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, Manassas, and Manassas Park.

Easter Egg Hunts

It’s the Flashlight Egg Hunt! Bring a flashlight and get ready to find eggs hidden around the park! There may be special surprises hidden in a few lucky eggs. Pre-registration is required. $5/child. For more information, visit mpdpr.com/flashlight_egg_hunt2019. Friday, April 12, 7:00-8:00 p. m. | Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams Street, Manassas Park

Another egg hunt, this time during the morning! We’ll look for Easter eggs and take photos with the Easter Bunny! Egg hunts will be divided into groups, so be sure to register your child in the right age group. Pre-registration is required. $5/child. For more information, visit mpdpr.com/easter_egg_hunt2019. Saturday, April 13, 10:00 a. m. – 12:00 p. m. | Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams Street, Manassas Park

Join Ben Lomond Historic Site for a special Eggstravaganza celebration! Throughout the day, make some new animals friends, enjoy historic, hands-on activities, kid friendly games and crafts, and more! Find the golden egg and win a special prize! Saturday, April 13, 10:00 a. m.-2:00 p. m. | Ben Lomond Historic Site, 10311 Sudley Manor Drive, Manassas

Outdoor Activities

Volunteer in the Wildlife Garden at Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area. They need help to keep nonnative invasive in check to maintain high quality habitat. Even if you can come just once, your help makes a big difference! Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and long socks. Read more about Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area HERE. RSVP greatly appreciated to [email protected], 703.490.5200. Saturday, April 13, 9:00 a. m. – 12:00 noon | Merrimac Farm, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville

Come to Lake Ridge Golf Course on Saturday and have a blast playing complimentary golf, FootGolf and Mini-Golf. There will also be a Food Truck, Bounce House, games, contests, giveaways and complimentary instruction. Saturday, April 13, 10:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m. | Lake Ridge Golf Course, 12350 Cotton Mill Drive, Woodbridge

It’s Family Day at the National Museum of the Marine Corps and the theme is “Kids Save the Planet!” Come join us and celebrate the Month of the Military Child as we explore how future generations can help save the planet. Environmental partners will be on hand with activities and information. Saturday, April 13, 12:00-3:00 p. m. | National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle

The 5k Happy Hour ™ is a unique night 5K fun run focused less on speed and more on Margaritas, Wine, Or Beer fun with friends and family. 5k Happy Hour Participants come from all different ages, shapes, sizes, and speeds; every participant will get a Margarita, Wine, Or Beer and have the time of their life. Saturday, April 13, 3:00-8:00 p. m. | Prince William County Fairgrounds, 10624 Dumfries Road, Manassas

Come back to Merrimac Farm on Sunday for the Bluebell Festival.
Meet local organizations and people who are working to improve our community. With some of the best Northern Virginia naturalists leading tours and activities, we’re looking forward to a special day at an outstanding natural area. Sunday, April 14, 10:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. | Merrimac Farm, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville

For Families

Saving Prince William’s Littles will be hosting a free car seat check event on Saturday. Please go to the Events tab on Facebook for more information or email savingprincewilliamslittles.com. All car seat checks performed by certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians. Saturday, April 13, 9:00 a. m.-12:00 noon | Target, 4310 Fortuna Center Plaza, Dumfries

Artists Receptions

Meet Melanie Barry and Karen Hill on a “Journey Through Colorful Expression.” Unique beaded giftware, tableware,wine accessories and fashionable thermal tumblers will lay the pathway through the journey. Please join them at their reception where wine and light refreshments will be served. Saturday, April 13, 2:00-5:00 p. m. | Art a la Carte, 310 Mill Street, Occoquan

The “Simply Spring” artists reception will be held on Sunday. April featured artists at the gallery are David & Jane Ernst, exhibiting their photography and digital paintings, Tyler Kulenguski, showcasing her jewelry, and Lauren Jacobs, displaying her fiber work. The exhibit runs April 2 – May 6.​ Sunday, April 14, 11:00 a. m.-5:00 p. m. | Artists Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill Street, Occoquan

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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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