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. Mother’s Day is Sunday, so we’ll start out with local events celebrating moms.
Mother’s Day Events
On Saturday and Sunday, all Prince William County Historic Preservation Division sites will offer free tours to mothers and children under 6. Visitors will see beautiful historic houses, picturesque gardens, and hear juicy, dramatic stories of the past. Free refreshments available as well. Visit pwcgov.org/history or call 703-792-4754 for more information. Admission for dads and children older than 6 is $5. Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, 11:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. each day | Prince William Historic Properties
Ladies Choice Multisport Festival is a women’s race including triathlon, duathlon, aqua-bike, aqua-thon and tri-relay teams. Wonderful way to start off your Mother’s Day celebration! The distances are short, the course is basically flat, and the atmosphere is fun and friendly! Sunday, May 12, 7:30-10:30 a. m. | Freedom Aquatics & Fitness Center, 9100 Freedom Center Boulevard, Manassas
Celebrate Mother’s Day at the National Museum of the Marine Corps! Treat Mom to a special a-la-carte brunch menu in Tun Tavern. Reservations can be made by phone at (703) 649-2369 or by e-mail at [email protected]. Sunday, May 12, 10:00 a. m.-3:15 p. n. | National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle
Be Queen for the Day and celebrate Mother’s Day at Effingham Manor Winery. Treat yourself and do a little shopping with vendors such as Touchstone Crystal Jewelry, My Glass Garden and Tupperware. Manassas Olive Oil will be partnering with Effingham Manor and offering free tastings of a few wines paired with their flavored balsamic vinegars. Sangria is also now available for the summer! Please note that Effingham Manor is an adult only winery. Sunday, May 12, 1:00-5:00 p. m. | Effingham Manor Winery, 14325 Trotter’s Ridge Place, Nokesville
On Mother’s Day, the ladies that gave us life get a beer on the house! We’ll be celebrating moms all day long. Sunday, May 12, 1:00-8:00 p. m. | Tin Cannon Brewing Company, 7679 Limestone Drive #130, Gainesville
Got some spring cleaning items to let go of? Our annual spring yard sale is the place to take them! Our yard sale brings people from communities all over in one place! You’ll find clothes, toys, collectibles, furniture, and more! Saturday, May 11, 8:00 a. m.-12:30 p. m. | Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams Street, Manassas Park
Detox to Retox… Beer & Yoga is a monthly basic 60 minute Vinyasa Flow suitable for beginners and experienced students. Participants will enjoy basic and advanced poses, hand on assists and learn breathing techniques so you are ready to be more mindful when it comes to the Beer tasting! More information here. Saturday, May 11, 10:30 a. m.-12:00 noon |Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15021 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge
Celebrate spring at the Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre by learning about nature and history. Local experts will lead nature walks where visitors will learn about native and invasive trees. Local beekeepers will show how bees help the environment. Special crafts and activities will also be offered at the free event. Tours of the historic site will be available on the hour. Donations will be accepted. Saturday, May 11, 11:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. | Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, 12239 Bristow Road, Bristow
The Pied Piper Theatre is presenting “Annie” this weekend. The beloved redhead will leap from the comic strip and into your heart as she searches for her parents. Aided by the other orphans, Annie escapes from the cruel Ms. Hannigan’s orphanage and goes out in 1930s New York City to begin her search, making many new friends along the way. Tickets are available at the Hylton box office or by clicking here. Saturday, May 11, 2:00 and 7:00 p. m.; Sunday, May 12, 3:00 p. m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, 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.