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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
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
Kwadwo Birikorang Adjei Premiere Photography Exhibition
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
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
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.