Over the Hump: Weekend Events in Prince William and Manassas

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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 in Prince William and Manassas.

Prince William Events

Join Personally Yours in Historic Occoquan for their Annual Spring Fling event all weekend long. The shop will be decorated for spring with the latest florals, decorations and gifts. Refreshments will be served. Shop special sales, enter for door prizes and find gifts for all those special occasions.​ Friday, March 1; Saturday, March 2; Sunday, March 3, 10:00 a. m.-5:00 p. m. | Personally Yours, 402 Mill Street, Occoquan

In honor of Women’s History Month, Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association from Masroor Mosque invites you to join us on March 2 at our first Qur’an Exhibition and Book Fair at Masroor Mosque. Dive into a world full of books, crafts, and food. This is a ‘women only’ event. Saturday, March 2, 10:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. | Masroor Mosque, 5640 Hoadly Road, Manassas

Head over to 2nd and Charles on Saturday afternoon  for a celebration of the birthday of the legendary Dr. Seuss. Saturday, March 2, 2:00-4:00 p. m. | 2nd and Charles, 2904 Prince William Parkway, Woodbridge

Laissez les bons temps rouler! It’s Mardi Gras once again in the Republic. Join them on Saturday night for the wildest party this side of Bourbon Street. They will have have beer, live music, a Cajun-inspired menu, and a major award for the best dressed (by popular vote, of course)!  Masks are encouraged and fun is required! Saturday, March 2, 7:00-11:00 p. m. | Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge

Manassas Events

Start Sunday morning off with a Shrove Sunday Breakfast! We’ll have pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Free; donations accepted. Sunday, March 3, 9:30-11:30 a. m. | Trinity Episcopal Church, 9325 West Street, Manassas

Come to the Center for the Arts for Boozie Batik: Silk Scarf Workshop. Make an original hand-painted silk scarf while savoring delicious wine. We will provide refreshments, design inspiration and material guidance. You will choose your colors and play to your heart’s content. Unleash your creativity and enjoy some relaxed, stress-free “me time.” Must be over 21. Preregister hereSunday, March 3, 2:00-4:00 p. m. | Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle Street, Manassas

Ice Skating

The Harris Pavilion, in the center of Historic Downtown Manassas, transforms every winter into a beautiful ice rink perfect for family and friends outings. This is expected to be the final weekend for ice skating this season! 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 Markets

The Manassas 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

The Dale City Farmers Market has nearly 50 vendors and is one of the largest farmers markets in the region. The market is a producer-only market, meaning all products must be grown or made by the seller. They do not accept “resales” or craft items.  Sundays through March, 10:00 a. m. – 1:00 p. m. | VDOT Commuter Lot (off Dale Boulevard), 14090 Gemini Way, Dale City

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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? Visit princewilliamliving.com/events/community/add.

 

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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