By Prince William Living
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It’s Wednesday and we’re Over the Hump! That means we’re looking forward to weekend events on this long Thanksgiving weekend.
Food & Drink
Head to Brew Republic Bierwerks for the fourth annual Thanksgiving Eve Party: a rare mid-week bash in the tap room. They’ll have beer, wine, delicious Thanksgiving food, 20% Off Growler Fills (until 9:00 p.m.), Pop Music Bingo, and more. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. | Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15021 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge
Can’t make it to Brew Republic on Wednesday night? They’re open on Thanksgiving Day! There’s a buffet with turkey and all the fixins (sweet potatoes, green beans, stuffing, mac n cheese, cranberry sauce, and more), plus pumpkin pie! Buy your ticket here. Thursday, Nov. 28, 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. | Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15021 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge
Join KO Distilling for the 4th Annual Spirited Black Friday Celebration! Food and drink and music and more! RSVP: koblackfriday19.eventbrite.com. Friday, Nov. 29, 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m. | KO Distilling, 10381 Central Park Drive, Suite 105, Manassas
Work Off That Turkey!
The Prince William Turkey Trot is a family-friendly event that is a fun and festive celebration of Thanksgiving Day. Feel free to wear your best-themed gear: Pilgrim, Turkey, Pie, Native American, Colonial – whatever screams “Thanksgiving” to you! Every runner will receive a complimentary Duck Donut! Register online. Thursday, Nov. 28, 8:30 a.m. | Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center, 9100 Freedom Center Boulevard, Manassas
Free admission Thursday night for Customer Appreciation Day at Skate N Fun Zone. Skate rentals $4.50. Thursday, Nov. 28, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Skate N Fun Zone, 7878 Sudley Road, Manassas
The first professional Nutcracker Ballet of the season is presented by Virginia National Ballet (VNB). VNB’s outstanding production features world class professional dancers and students of VNB’s School, with gorgeous choreography, dancing, scenery, costumes, and special effects. Tickets: hyltoncenter.org. Friday, Nov. 29, 2:00 p.m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
Head to the Kellar Family Theatre for Rooftop Productions’ “Elf the Musical.” It’s Christmas time at the North Pole and Buddy, the lovable elf, has just discovered that he is different from the other elves. Santa sends him “back home” to bustling New York City to find his true father. And so Buddy’s adventure begins. Tickets: center-for-the-arts.org/tickets. Saturday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 1, 2:00 p.m. | Kellar Family Theatre at the Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle Street, Manassas
What better way to kick off the season than a concert by the Prince William Community Band! From classics to modern sounds this will be sure to get your holiday started off right. Sunday, Dec. 1, 3:00 p.m. | Osbourn Park High School, 8909 Euclid Avenue, Manassas
Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday is an annual shopping tradition dedicated to supporting small businesses. Come out and support the businesses of Historic Downtown Manassas! Saturday, Nov. 30 | Historic Downtown 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.