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.

Easter Events

Come out for a fun evening with face painting, live entertainments, Easter Bunny appearance and an Easter Egg hunt! Friday, April 19, 5:00-8:00 p. m. | Beehive Indoor Playground, 13412 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite J1, Woodbridge

Hoppy Easter! Celebrate Easter weekend with the Farm Brewery team. On Saturday, you can get pictures with Hops the bunny from 1:00-2:00 p. m. and an Easter egg hunt starts at 2:00 p. m.  There will be food trucks and music both days. Friday, April 19, 6:00-9:00 p. m.; Saturday, April 20, 1:00-7:00 p. m. | The Farm Brewery at Broad Run, 16015 John Marshall Highway, Broad Run

Spend Saturday in Occoquan shopping, dining, and looking at all the creative marshmallow Peep dioramas, you won’t believe what can be made with Peeps! Vote for your favorite and enter the drawing for a chance to win a Peep Swag Bag. You might even catch sight of the Easter Bunny hopping through town! This event is free and open to the public. Saturday, April 20, 11:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. | Historic Occoquan

Hunt for prize-filled Easter eggs at Leesylvania State Park. Kids can color eggs, play games and make crafts. Learn about the history of the Easter egg and why it became a holiday tradition. Saturday, April 20, 2:30 p. m. | Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge

Eggs are hiding among the grassy fields, trees, bushes and vines at Rippon Lodge Historic Site. We need you help to find them! Along with the search for eggs, crafts, games, prizes and tours of the historic house make this an enjoyable day for the whole family. Saturday, April 20, 11:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. | Rippon Lodge Historic Site, 15520 Blackburn Road, Woodbridge

Community Events

Free document shredding for the community! Help fill the shelves at the Haymarket Food Pantry. Bring some canned goods, non-perishable items, toiletries, gift cards or cash donations to support their inventory needs while getting your documents shredded for free! Saturday, April 20, 9:00 a. m.-12:00 noon | Haymarket Town Center, 15000 Washington Street, Haymarket

Bristow’s Annual Spring Fling will be held at the Sweet Zen7 Ice Dreamery on Saturday. Join the Sweet Zen team for a fun filled family community day. There will be face painting, music provided by Bach 2 Rock, Raffles & Prizes, a Bounce House and Vendors. Saturday, April 20,12:00-5:00 p. m. | Sweet Zen7 Ice Dreamery & Health Bar, 125757 Braemar Village Plaza, Bristow

Food and Drink

Head to Tim’s Rivershore for their Full Moon Party! There will be a huge bonfire on their sandy beach and full moon right on the Potomac River at the “8th most popular bar in America.” Friday, April 19, 7:00-11:00 a. m. | Tim’s Rivershore Restaurant, 1510 Cherry Hill Road, Dumfries

The Arts

Join Rooftop Productions this spring as it closes out its season with an eclectic, revamped production of Godspell (2012)! Based on the Gospel of St. Matthew, Godspell (2012) is the story of a comedic group of people who join Jesus as he spreads the message of peace, love and community. Call 703-330-2787 for ticket information. Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20, 8:00 p. m. both nights | Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle Street, Manassas

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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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