Over the Hump: Area Weekend Events

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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.

The Raleigh Ringers

The Manassas Symphony Orchestra presents the Raleigh Ringers at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. Under the direction of David M. Harris, The Raleigh Ringers is considered among the finest – if not the finest – handbell ensembles in the world. Tickets:  mso.me/rrtix22. Saturday, Aug 27, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas

Stage, Screen and All Things In Between

The Prince William Community Band presents Theatre! TV! Radio! Video Games! Bring a chair and enjoy a relaxing afternoon of music from all areas of the entertainment business. Sunday, Aug. 28, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center Street, Manassas

Every Day Full of Work: The African American Experience at Ben Lomond

Before the Civil War, enslaved men and women lived and worked at the Ben Lomond farm. Visitors will be able to explore the historic home and the original slave quarter to learn about the daily life of African Americans and can visit spaces not ordinarily open to the public. Additionally, visitors can experience the interactive virtual reality exhibit in the Ben Lomond Slave Quarters. Tours offered at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.; $5 per person, children 6 and under free. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event. Saturday, Sept. 3, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.| Ben Lomond Historic Site, 10321 Sudley Manor Drive, Manassas

Rippon Lodge Deco Game Day

Shall we play a game? Discover the games the Ellises played at lawn parties at Rippon Lodge. Croquet, badminton and bache ball are three fun games for groups of three or more. Guests are encouraged to play; dressing up in period costume is welcome! Saturday, Sept. 3, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Rippon Lodge Historic Site, 15520 Blackburn Road, Woodbridge

Manassas Out of the Darkness Community Walk

The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about. Learn more, register and support: afsp.org/Manassas. Saturday, Sept. 10, 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center Street, Manassas

Bands, Brews & BBQ

Historic Downtown Manassas will hold this annual festival, complete with a chance to ride a mechanical bull and try your hand at some axe throwing! Put those tossing skills to work and participate in a fun corn hole competition with a chance to win a trophy. Of course, there will be plenty of food, and drinks will be flowing while live bands play during the entire event.  Saturday, Sept. 10, 10:00 a.m. and Sunday, Sept. 11, 10:00 a.m. | Manassas Museum Lawn, 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas

Stonebridge Fall Fest & Chili Cookoff

A day of community fun at the Chili Cook-Off and Fall Fest at the beautiful Stonebridge Town Center in Woodbridge.  With over 150 vendors, food and non-food, there is something for everyone.  Come by early and sample the chili.  VOTE for your favorite. Two stages of music, performances, demonstrations and community outreach will keep you occupied as you fill your belly with some of the most delicious food in Prince William County.   Saturday, Sept. 10, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge

Arts Alive 2022!

Arts Alive! 2022 is the perfect way to experience the rich offerings of our region’s arts organizations. This free, family-friendly festival has something for everyone! Performances, visual art, writers, food and beverages and more! Sunday, Sept. 11, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, 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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