Over the Hump: Area Weekend Events

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By Prince William Living

It’s Wednesday and we’re over the hump! We’re here twice a month to let you know what’s going on in the area each weekend. Here are just a few of the events happening locally the next two weekends.

Free Entry to Prince William Forest Park

In celebration of Veterans Day, the National Park Service is offering free entry to Prince William Forest Park. Thursday, Nov. 11, all day | Prince William Forest Park, 18170 Park Entrance Road, Triangle

Nights of Lights at Prince William Fairgrounds

The Prince William County fairgrounds will be putting on a drive-through lights fest combined with a walk-through Christmas Village and Carnival Attractions that will inspire hope, joy and unity this holiday season! Visit nightsoflightsva.com for hours of operation. Show runs through Jan. 9, 2022.  Opens Friday, Nov. 12 | Prince William County Fairgrounds, 10624 Dumfries Road, Manassas

Trivia in the Park

Test your knowledge during outdoor trivia nights in the park! Play six rounds of seasonally themed brain busters for your chance to win the $100 gift card Grand Prize! Learn more at visitoccoquanva.com/trivia. Friday, Nov. 12, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. | River Mill Park, 458 Mill St., Occoquan

Family Day & Scout Day: Birthday and Anniversary Celebration through Art 

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the National Museum of the Marine Corps and the 246th birthday of the Marine Corps with a special art project! Participants from various scouting organizations can work towards an art badge based on their organization’s requirements by constructing their own take-home mini-museum while learning how museums are put together! Registration is required for Scout groups by Nov. 12; email laura.hockensmith@usmcu.edu. Families do not need to register. Saturday, Nov. 13, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. | National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle

Fall Festival

Enjoy a fun-filled day with family and friends at the Farm Brewery at Broad Run’s Fall Festival. Candy Apples, Moon Bounce, Obstacle Course, Rock Climbing, Slides, and more! Saturday, Nov. 13, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. | The Farm Brewery at Broad Run, 16015 John Marshall Hwy, Broad Run

‘Tis the Season for Photos with Santa!

The ultimate holiday tradition is back at Potomac Mills: Photos with Santa! Click here to make your reservation today. More information here. Starts Thursday, Nov. 18, 11:00 a.m. | Potomac Mills Mall, 2700 Potomac Mills Circle, Woodbridge

Gobble Up Turkey Trot

Unleash a pre-emptive strike on holiday calories by running a 10K along the tree-lined roadways of Marine Corps Base Quantico. Runners of all ages are invited to gobble up the Turkey Trot 10K or 1 Mile. Open to runners ages 8 and over, the 10K features the most original and wild Turkey Trot participant shirt. Saturday, Nov. 20, 9:30 a.m. | Marine Corps Marathon, 3399 Russell Road, Quantico

Occoquan HolidayFest

There’s nothing like the holidays in historic Occoquan! This year, see the popular annual tree lighting at Town Hall, the Shop & Win! contest, #ShopSmall promotions at businesses, Santa arriving by boat, and a staged reading of A Christmas Carol in the park. NEW to the line up is a two-day Holiday Artisan Market in the park with crafters and artists, carolers, hot cocoa a-plenty and a special visit from Santa! Learn more here. HolidayFest runs through Sunday, Dec. 12. Starts Saturday, Nov. 20 | Historic Occoquan

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Want to know what else is going on this weekend? Visit our Events Calendar. Have events of your own to submit? Email calendar@princewilliamliving.com.

These events are current as of the time we receive the information. While we make every attempt to be accurate, please check with the event sponsor or hosting organization prior to attending any event. Prince William Living is not responsible for event schedule changes or group policies.

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