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It’s Wednesday and we’re over the hump! That means we’re looking forward to weekend events in Manassas and Prince William.
The Second Friday Series of “Friday Night Un-Wine’d Paint & Sip” is at Jirani Coffeehouse for an evening of painting and socializing. Your cost includes step-by-step painting instructions of the featured painting, materials and supplies and one beverage of choice. Get tickets here. Friday, Jan. 11, 7:00-9:00 p. m. | Jirani Coffeehouse, 9425 West Street, Manassas
Catch the Pied Piper Theatre’s production of Disney’s “Newsies” this weekend on the Hylton stage! It’s the summer of 1899 and New York City’s newsboys are on strike against the New York Journal and the New York World papers. Protesting price hikes for the newspapers they are selling, the newsies refuse to work and form a union to demand a price reduction. Newsies won Tony awards in 2012 for Best Actor, Best Choreography, and Best Original Score. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2:00 p. m. and 7:00 p. m.; Sunday, Jan. 13, 3:00 p. m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
For 38 years, Dance Etc. School of the Arts, directed by Ann Boyle, has wowed local audiences with diverse performances of highly trained young artists. Enjoy their 38th Annual Winter Concert program that includes monologues, classical piano pieces, art displays, and more. Tickets: hyltoncenter.org. Saturday, Jan. 12, 7:00 p. m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
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Brew Republic Bierwerks‘ monthly beer and yoga class is a 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! $20 per person includes class and a post-yoga pour of any beer on tap. Saturday, Jan. 12, 10:30 a. m. – 12:00 noon| Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge
Head to the National Museum of the Marine Corps for the exhibit on Marine Corps movie posters, Hollywood Leathernecks! These posters provide a glimpse into how Marines are portrayed in popular culture from the early days of the silver screen to Hollywood’s biggest films today. Explore the gallery to get your creative juices flowing to make your very own poster to keep! Saturday, Jan. 12, 12:00-3:00 p. m. | National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle
There’s a Tatting Social in Occoquan on Saturday afternoon. Stop in at Yarn Cloud to learn and share this ancient lace making technique. Register at the shop or at YarnCloud.com. Saturday, Jan. 12, 1:00-4:00 p. m. | Yarn Cloud, 204 Washington Street, Occoquan
Come out for some laughs, fun, friends, and the Home Improv Mints as they bring you to tears.The Home Improv Mints are a DC-based Improv troupe performing short-form comedy sketches in and around the area. Little Lady Grill Food-Truck will be on site serving up some delicious food. Saturday, Jan. 12, 5:00-7:00 p. m. | Tucked Away Brewing, 8420 Kao Circle, Manassas
The Harris Pavilion, in the center of Historic Downtown Manassas, transforms every winter into a beautiful ice rink perfect for family and friends outings. Featuring premium lighting and music to skate by, the rink is just a one-minute walk from the Manassas Train Depot and the VRE parking garage. Fridays 3:00-10:00 p. m.; Saturdays 12:00-10:00 p. m.; Sundays 12:00-5:00 p. m.- weather permitting | Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center Street, Manassas
Winter Farmers Market
Your Farmers Market is still going through the winter. Look for craft vendors, a coffee vendor, Rainbow Acres Farm (eggs and meat), 7 Acres Farm, Great Harvest Bread, Redfox creations, Tanas Kitchen, Happy Family Ranch, and more. It will be smaller than the prime market but just as good. SNAP still accepted. Saturdays through March 16, 8:00 a. m. – 1:00 p. m. | 9024 Prince William Street, Manassas
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