Over the Hump: Area Weekend Events

Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr +

Like this article? Support us by subscribing here. Your donation will help us continue to provide quality of life news and make local impact possible.

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 over the coming weekends.

Prince William County Fair

The County Fair is back with music, rides, food, midway shows, interactive animal exhibits, home arts demonstrations and more! Visit pwcfair.com for information on daily hours and events. Friday, Aug. 12 through Saturday, Aug. 20; hours vary | Prince William County Fairgrounds, 10624 Dumfries Road, Manassas

Naturalist Walk: Cicadas and Katydids

This guided naturalist walk will focus on the insects that produce the stunning chorus of summer songs. Program offered in partnership with the Bull Run Mountains Conservancy. Saturday, Aug. 13, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Leopold’s Preserve, 16290 Thoroughfare Road, Broad Run

Community Health Fair

Saved Hands Foundation is hosting a community health fair. Vendors, resource tables, free backpacks and school supplies! Saturday, Aug. 13, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. | The VFW Post 1503 Dale City, 14631 Minnieville Road, Dale City

Discover Occoquan

Celebrate Occoquan businesses with a week of activities including interactive classes and free demonstrations hosted by town merchants, plus a Scavenger Hunt, Taste of Occoquan, and Sip & Shop event! Plus, Trivia Night, our famous Duck Splash, a corn hole tournament, a concert, and more! Visitors are invited to browse the town’s unique shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and cafes to experience all that Occoquan has to offer. Details and daily schedules can be found at visitoccoquanva.com/discover. Saturday, Aug. 13 through Sunday, Aug. 21; hours vary | Historic Occoquan

Fridays at 5 Summer Concert Series

Sponsored by VaStrEATS and Prince William County Parks, Recreation & Tourism. Face Painting, Food Trucks, a Beer Garden (over 21 ID required) and Live Music. Free admission and free parking. Food and beer tickets available for purchase. Bring your own chairs/picnic blankets. A two=band night: MagneLove and Max Impact. Friday, Aug. 19, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Sean T. Connaughton Community Plaza, 5 County Complex Court, Woodbridge

Kwadwo Birikorang Adjei Premiere Photography Exhibition

The Prince William County Arts Council will hold an exhibition and creative showcase featuring Kwadwo Birikorang Adjei premiere Photography. The exhibition is slated to include Ghanaian drummers and the Tema Choir. The showcase will explore Ghana through rich, vividly colorful photography, documentary, and authentic Ghanaian artifacts. RSVP by Aug. 15, 2022 to (571) 361–3276. Friday, Aug. 19, 7:00 p.m. | Open Space Arts Gallery, 15000 Potomac Town Center, Suite 140, Woodbridge

Annual Crab Feast

The Prince William County Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. (PWCAC DST) will hold its Annual Crab Feast. Guests will enjoy All-You-Can-Eat Steamed Crabs, scrumptious buffet, small business vendors, cash bar, DJ Dirty Reddz, karaoke, dancing, and more opportunities to support the chapter’s scholarship and community programs. All proceeds will benefit scholarships and public service programs in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park. Saturday, Aug. 20, 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. | epiQ Live! Event Hall, 14067 Noblewood Plaza, Woodbridge

Glow in the Park after Dark!

End your summer vacation BRIGHT! with some glow-in-the-dark activities like bowling, tic-tac-toe, and more, all while partying to the best summer music. Saturday, Aug. 20, 7:45 to 9:15 p.m. | Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams Street, Manassas Park

New Dominion Choraliers Concert

The New Dominion Choraliers offer an afternoon of music, dance, and joy! There’s a pre-show performance by students from the McGrath Academy of Irish Dance. Come prepared for a treat for the eyes and ears as NDC is joined by dancers from the McGrath Academy, Dance Etc. School of the Arts and swinging style from the musicians of Legacy Brass. From haunting renditions of familiar folk songs to get-out-of-your-seat-and-swing melodies, the New Dominion Choraliers promise a good time for all. Sunday, Aug. 21, 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. | First United Presbyterian Church of Dale City, 14391 Minnieville Road, Woodbridge

Sign up here to get this column in your email!

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.

omni ride logo for over the hump

 

Share.

Comments are closed.

Follow this blog

Get a weekly email of all new posts.