Over the Hump: Area Weekend Events

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By Prince William Living

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 over the coming weekends.

Calligraphy Class in the Brentsville School

When the Brentsville Schoolhouse was in use between 1929 and 1944, one of the skills taught to students was penmanship. Have you ever wanted to improve your handwriting skills or be able to make your own invitations? During this two-hour workshop you will learn about the historic importance of writing forms, a few basic traditional calligraphy styles, have the chance to try out your own new calligraphy skills, and learn some history along the way. Advance registration is required: 703-365-7895. Saturday, Jan. 29, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, 12229 Bristow Road, Bristow

Operation CARE: Uniforms

A brand-new workshop for adult audiences! Participants will learn how to conserve and care for items in their home collection. Curators and collections staff will discuss and demonstrate how to properly store a uniform. Participants are encouraged to bring their uniforms to the workshop, as materials and storage boxes will be provided. Reservations are required for this workshop: laura.hockensmith@usmcu.edu. Saturday, Jan. 29, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle

Grand Opening Celebration: Five14 Wine & Paint Bar

Join the team from Five14 Wine & Paint Bar as they celebrate their grand opening and ribbon cutting. Friday, Feb. 4, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. | Five14 Wine & Paint Bar Studio, 3928 Lansing Court, Dumfries

Souper Bowl 2022

This annual soup competition began in 2014. Competitors enter their best soup for a chance to win cash prizes! Purchase a $10 tasting pass to sample all the soups and vote for your favorites! Tasters will be given a taster pass upon entry. Samples will not be handed out to anyone without a taster pass. Friday, Feb. 4, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Historic Downtown Manassas

Let’s Celebrate Arts

Let’s Celebrate Arts! Join #McCallGallery for their next #Community Event and Let’s Celebrate 2022 & the Arts in Historic Manassas! Exhibits, including #2022ArtShow “Original Paintings.” Live music: S. Thompson, keyboards, and complimentary wine. Friday, Feb. 4, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. | McCall Studio Gallery, 9409 Battle Street, Manassas

Virtual Artist Talk

In celebration of Black History Month and James Brown Jr.’s current exhibit at ARTfactory, the Prince William County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host a free Virtual Artist Talk. Hear from the artist firsthand about his artwork and creative process, followed by a Q&A. Event link: bit.ly/PWCACDST_BHMArt Saturday, Feb. 5, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Zoom

Daddy-Daughter Dance

The Daddy Daughter Dance is the perfect opportunity for fathers and daughters to dress up and spend some time together. Enjoy music, games, activities, and light refreshments. For daughters ages 3 to 12. This event sells out every year, so register early! Saturday, Feb. 5, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. | Sharron Baucom Dale City Recreation Center, 14300 Minnieville Road, Dale City

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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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