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.

Peep Week in Occoquan

Occoquan’s fun-filled week of spring events returns April 12 through 17. Get ready to enjoy Peep Week throughout the riverside town, with three fun ways to participate: The Peep Show, Peep Show, and Shop Late in Occoquan. Details here.  Daily through Sunday, April 17 | Historic Occoquan

Spring Carnival

Over 20 rides for thrill seekers of all ages! Start your spring with an outdoor adventure. Bring the whole family and ride some rides, play some games, and enjoy that classic carnival food! Unlimited Ride Wristbands will be available for purchase on the midway or here. Admission to the carnival is free. Friday, April 15; Saturday, April 16; Sunday, April 17; 2:00 to 10:00 p.m. | Prince William County Fairgrounds, 10624 Dumfries Road, Manassas

Stream Monitoring Workshop

Prince William Soil & Water Conservation District is looking forward to collecting more data on Russia Branch, the only monitored stream in Manassas Park. It’s about a 10-minute walk to the site location and it can be hilly at times, so please come prepared with some good walking shoes. Meet in front of the main building in the parking lot. Saturday, April 16, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Blooms Park, 9701 Manassas Drive, Manassas Park

Live Music at Tacketts Mill

Independent Virginia musicians perform at the Clearbrook Center of the Arts: Onokio (Harrisonburg Electronic), The People (DC Synthy Lofi) and Hogbarber (RVA Psych). $10.00 donation. Wear a mask and have proof of vax/test. Saturday, April 16, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. | Clearbrook Center of the Arts, 2230 Tacketts Mill Drive #B, Lake Ridge

Women’s Self-Defense Seminar

Surviving an attack is more than training your body — it includes training your mind and spirit to be resilient. Krav Maga can help you find the potential for strength that you already have and push you to develop it. This women’s self-defense class incorporates training methods to build a fighting spirit and to train women how to respond both mentally and physically in a time of need. Join a community of women who leave classes feeling safe, strong, empowered, and firm in the knowledge that they are not a victim. Friday, April 22, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. | American Drengr Krav Maga, 10079 Market Circle, Manassas

Old Town Manassas Art Show & Craft Spring Fair

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Old Town Manassas ~ support local small businesses and independent artisans and crafters! Over 60 local artisans and crafters, independent consultants, and other small businesses are looking forward to showcasing their products. Saturday, April 23, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Manassas Museum Lawn, 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas

History Hike

Connect with nature while learning about the rich history of Manassas. This month’s History Hike will be a Walk with a Hawk! Meet Rosie the Red-Tailed Hawk and explore the beautiful new trails at Liberia House while learning about Manassas history! To reserve your spot, click here. Sunday, April 24, 4:00 p.m. | Liberia House, 8601 Portner Ave., Manassas

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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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