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.

Lucasville School Open House

Celebrate African American History Month at historic Lucasville School during this open house weekend. Visit the reconstructed 19th century school used by the community of Lucasville.  Learn surprising facts of African American history in Prince William County and throughout the Northern Virginia region. Saturday, Feb. 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Lucasville School, 10516 Godwin Drive, Manassas

Rippon Lodge Game Day

Shall we play a game? Come find out what activities the Blackburns played during the cold winter months for entertainment. Whist is a card game, played with two opposing teams. Groups of four are encouraged to join and learn how to play this popular colonial parlor game. Saturday, Feb. 26, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. | Rippon Lodge Historic Site, 15520 Blackburn Road, Woodbridge

MerMagic Con 2022

Classes, workshops, and programming for all levels of mermaid enthusiast – guppy to pro! Mermaid Gala on Saturday night. Dress in your formal mermaid best (separate ticket, 21+, open bar). Vendor Hall is full of Mermaid Magic. Visit MerMagicCon.com for more information and follow facebook.com/MerMagicCon for the latest updates. Join the MerMagic Con Mingling group to connect with attendees before and after the con (facebook.com/groups/mermagiccon). Friday, March 4; Saturday, March 5; Sunday, March 6, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center, 9100 Freedom Center Blvd., Manassas

PJ Luau

Dress in your pajamas and head to Historic Manassas for a family-friendly evening of Hawaiian-style relaxation. With hula hooping, limbo, and a fruit roll-up contest. Friday, March 4, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Historic Downtown Manassas

March Madness

The Prince William County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (PWCAC-DST) will host its second March Madness Day Party. Day partyers can rep their favorite team with a basketball jersey, cap, and other paraphernalia. To add to the fun, there will be games, raffles, silent auction and giveaways. DJ A-Ron will “rock the house” with all the favorite jams. Ticket price is $35, and the proceeds will be used for college scholarships and PWCAC-DST programs in the community. Tickets may be purchased on EventbriteSaturday, March 5, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. | The Electric Palm, 12745 Sea Ray Lane, Woodbridge

Velocity Irish Dance

Velocity Irish Dance is a high-octane celebration of the past, the present, and—most especially—the future of Irish dance. In their exhilarating performance, two dancing wunderkinds—James Devine (the Guinness World Record holder for the Fastest Feet in the World) and David Geaney (five-time World Champion Irish dancer)—are joined on stage by a Celtic band, a DJ, and other award-winning hoofers. They dance at lightning-fast speeds, tackling impossible scuffles and shuffles. Sunday, March 6, 4:00 p.m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas

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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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