Don’t Miss Out: 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.

Fridays at 5

On Friday, Sept. 16, head to Fridays at 5, a family friendly concert series including live music performances from The Tribe Band and face painting for the kids. Food and beer (for guests 21 and over) will be available for purchase. Friday, Sept. 16, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Sean T. Connaughton Community Plaza, County Complex Court, Woodbridge

Trivia Night at River Mill Park

Test your knowledge during outdoor Trivia Nights in River Mill Park! Play six rounds of brain busters for your chance to win a $100 gift card Grand Prize! Bring your up to 8-person team, camp chairs or blankets, and a packed picnic.  Visit for the full schedule and to register. Friday, Sept. 16, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. | River Mill Park, 458 Mill Street, Occoquan

GFWC Woman’s Club of Manassas Yard & Bake Sale

The GFWC Woman’s Club of Manassas is holding a Yard and Bake Sale at Grace United Methodist Church. Proceeds from the sale support charities within Manassas and Prince William County. Saturday, Sept. 17, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Grace United Methodist Church, 10201 Hendley Road, Manassas

Celebration of Fall

Honey Healing is a Gift from Nature & Kundalini Yoga a physical state of awareness and peace. Enjoy a fun and educational presentation about the many benefits of honey and then join us for a Kundalini Yoga Practice. Products from Dale City Farmers Market supporting local produce growers. Saturday, Sept. 17, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. | Harbor Drive Wellness Park, 13030 Harbor Drive, Woodbridge

Latino Fest

The City of Manassas Park Latino Fest promises music, food and fun! Saturday, Sept. 17, 10:00a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams Street, Manassas Park

Brentsville Bluegrass Festival

For hundreds of years, the Brentsville Public Lot has been a place of entertainment and festivities and we are continuing that tradition into today! Bring your chairs, kick up your heels, and enjoy some Bluegrass, antique cars, and food trucks at Brentsville! Enjoy three bands throughout the day, explore the historic site and enjoy hands-on activities for the kids. Food and beverage will be available for purchase on site. Saturday, Sept. 17, 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. | Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, 12229 Bristow Road, Bristow

World-Renowned Clydesdale Budweiser Horses

The World Renowned Budweiser Clydesdale Horses visit the National Museum of the Marine Corps! This family friendly event will allow you to take pictures in front of the famous Clydesdale carriage and see the horses in action as they do a parade around the outer NMMC parking lot. This FREE event is open to the public. Friday, Sept. 23, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. | National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle

Repair Cafe

Could your bicycle, wooden furniture, jewelry or clothing use some TLC? Bull Run Library will be hosting a Repair Café. Vendors will be offering repairs on an appointment-only basis. Book your appointment today: Saturday, Sept. 17, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Bull Run Library, 8051 Ashton Avenue, Manassas

Fall Arts & Crafts Show

Occoquan kicks off the fall season with the Fall Arts & Crafts Show. More than 200 crafters, artisans, and local boutique owners will fill the streets of the historic district with vendor booths in just a few short weeks. The Craft Show will take place rain or shine. There is no admission fee at the gate. Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Historic Occoquan

Old Town Manassas Art Show & Craft Fall Fair

Over 60 artisans and crafters, independent consultants, and other small businesses are looking forward to showcasing you their products in the first Art Show and Craft Fair in Old Town Manassas! Jumpstart your holiday shopping season! Saturday, Sept. 24, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Manassas Museum Lawn, 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas

Community Fair

The Prince William County Police Department will host a community fair to celebrate the county’s diversity, embrace unity among the various communities in the county and showcase the many facets of police work in the county. There will be displays from county agencies, fun activities, appointments with a Prince William County Police Department recruiter, and pet adoptions. View the video invitation from Police Chief Peter Newsham! County staff and community organizations will be available to register voters, sign up election officer volunteers, facilitate companion animal adoptions, complete Child ID forms for children’s safety and more. There will also be food trucks and music! Saturday, Sept. 24, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. | Sean Connaughton Plaza, County Complex Court, Woodbridge

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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.

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