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.

The Arts

Sleeping Beauty, the ballet has all the magical elements of a classic – a princess, prince, fairy godmothers, the evil fairy Carabosse, and a beautiful score by Tchaikovsky. All ages will delight in this performance featuring the popular storyline and accompaniment by Manassas Ballet Theatre Orchestra. Rickets: hyltoncenter.org. Friday, May 17, 7:30 p. m. ; Saturday, May 18, 3:00 and 7:30 p. m.; Sunday, May 19, 3:00 p. m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas

Join the Center for the Arts for a Sunday Ballroom Dance. Arrive at 3:30 p. m.for a lesson in SWING, followed by an open dance session from 4:00-6:00 p. m. Cost is $15.00 per person for lesson and dance session, $10.00 for dance session only. Pay at the door. Sunday, May 19, 3:30-6:00 p. m. | Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle Street, Manassas

Hiking for a Cause

Semper K9’s second Annual Hero Hike will take place at Semper Fidelis Memorial Park at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Join us as we all hike in honor or memory of our heroes while enjoying the beautiful monuments and memorials throughout the museum grounds. Hikers can run/walk the 5K course. Register here. Saturday, May 18, 8:30 a. m.-12:30 p. m. | National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle

Outdoor Festivals

Join the community for Nokesville Day – a day of fun for kids and adults! There will be children’s activities and games, moon bounces, food, crafts, vendors, antique cars, tractors and more! The parade starts at 11:00 a. m. Saturday, May 18, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m. | Fitzwater Drive, Nokesville

Saturday is National Kids to Parks Day. Join a ranger at Leesylvania State Park for some exciting outdoor activities. Choose the activity that meets your interest and we will make sure that you and your family have a fun time. For more information, or to register to Build a Bird House, call the Visitor Center at 703-583-6904. Saturday, May 18, 10:30 a. m.-3:30 p. m. | Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge

Discover Occoquan on Saturday! This event features a full day of free activities for everyone, including interactive classes and free demonstrations hosted by Occoquan businesses, historic tours, a scavenger hunt, a photo booth, live entertainment, and much, much more! Saturday, May 18, 11:00 a. m.-8:00 p. m. | Historic Occoquan

Remember recess? Find it again at Adult Field Day at the Farm Brewery at Broad Run! It only gets better with age (AND BEER)! This is a throw-back to grade school (built with adults in mind) that you won’t want to miss! Will your team have what it takes to take home the King of the Field title? Rally your friends, build your team, and ‘get your game on’! Saturday, May 18, 11:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m. |The Farm Brewery at Broad Run, 16015 John Marshall Highway, Broad Run

Spend Saturday celebrating country music at Jiffy Lube live while enjoying live music by Chris Young and many more at the WMZQ Country Festival. Click here for ticket information. Saturday, May 18, 4:00 p. m. | Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow

Helping Others

The Osbourn Park Senior AP Gov classes have a goal to raise supplies for Help Us Grow Strong (HUGS). The mission of HUGS is to provide basic needs for persons experiencing homelessness while working towards affordable housing in Prince William County. Join them for a donation festival on Saturday and their donation drive on Sunday. For a list of requested items, click here. Saturday, May 18, 10:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.; Sunday, May 19, 11:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. | Osbourn Park High School, 8909 Euclid Avenue, 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.

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