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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.
Fly-Fishing Workshop at Silver Lake Regional Park
Try fly-fishing with this introduction workshop. Learn casting techniques, the basics of fly-fishing equipment, tools and safety concerns related to fly fishing. Compare the differences in fly fishing from spin casting, bait casting and what many think of as traditional fishing. Sign up here. Saturday, May 14, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Silver Lake Regional Park, 16198 Silver Lake Road, Haymarket
Family Day: Aviation
Manassas Viking Festival
Dress like a Viking for the day! Come enjoy the day at this very popular family friendly Living History Viking reenactment event by the Manassas Museum and Harris Pavilion. Get your photo by the 40-ft. Viking ship and the Gyrfalcon Viking boat presented by the Longship company. Also – Nordic breed dogs, lots of Viking era and Scandinavian type vendors. Free admission and everyone is welcome. Saturday, May 14, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Historic Downtown Manassas
Twilight Hike at Neabsco Creek Boardwalk
Latin American Artisans and Entrepreneurs Expo
LAREXPO is a multicultural event created with the purpose of disseminating Latin American culture through Art, Gastronomy, Folkloric dances, live music and craftsmanship that show the wealth of each participating country. The group’s mission is to empower a vibrant community of Latin American artisans and entrepreneurs by creating a space where they can showcase their work when engaging the public, inspiring appreciation of their cultural heritage. Sunday, May 15, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center Street, Manassas
Full Moon Yoga on the Boardwalk
Return to the Neabsco Creek Boardwalk Sunday and Monday evenings for Full Moon Yoga and Meditation on the Boardwalk’s South Deck. Get ready to celebrate the stimulating full moon energy with grace and power. Register here. Sunday, May 15 and Monday, May 16, 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Neabsco Creek Boardwalk, 15126 Blackburn Road, Woodbridge
The first annual Chalk Festival! During this event, the blank pavement and paths throughout Blooms Park will transform into a community art gallery- filled by YOU! Canvas and chalk supplied; you’ll supply the inspiration. Saturday, May 21, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Blooms Park, 9701 Manassas Drive, Manassas Park
ARTfactory Presents Calamity Improv
Enjoy an evening of improv! The performance will be held in the ARTfactory’s Kellar Family Theater on the third floor at 9419 Battle St., Manassas. Tickets are $20; available at VirginiaARTfactory.org/Tickets. Cash bar by CJ Finz will open at 6:45 p.m. All attendees at indoor performances at the ARTfactory must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or show a recent, negative COVID-19 test result. Face coverings are required indoors for patrons ages two and up. The performers will perform maskless. Saturday, May 21, 7:30 to 9:#0 p.m. | ARTfactory Kellar Family Theater, 9419 Battle Street, Third Floor, Manassas
KidsFest Spring Fair
(All activities are weather dependent and may change based on CDC and local regulations.) But parents – not to worry – there will be lots of arts & crafts vendors, food and live entertainment for your enjoyment, as well! Sunday, May 22, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Manassas Museum Lawn, 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas
Prince William Community Band Festival
Enjoy an afternoon of music with guest bands from surrounding communities, finishing the day with a concert from the Prince William Community Band. Old Town Manassas has various restaurants and shops that will be offering specials just for audience members when showing the digital program from your phone. So grab a bite to eat and relax while listening to the talent from around NoVa! Sunday, May 22, 3:00 to 6:30 p.m. | Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center Street, Manassas
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.