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!
Fourth of July Celebrations
It’s the Freedom Fest at Farm Brew Live! Fourth of July weekend kicks off with live performances at The Yard at Farm Brew Live, craft beverages, ice cream and more! Headliners include Eve 6 and Tonic. Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6, 2:00-10:30 p. m. both days | Farm Brew Live, 9901 Discovery Blvd., Manassas
Join Mayor Derrick Wood in Dumfries to watch Fireworks, enjoy music, and good food. Event is sponsored by Potomac Landfill and Premier Automotive. Saturday, July 6, 7:30-10:30 p. m. | Cecil W. Garrison Park, 11749 Main Street, Dumfries
Volunteer at the wildlife garden at Merrimac Farm WMA. We 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. RSVP appreciated to firstname.lastname@example.org, 703.490.5200. Saturday, July 6, 9:00 a. m.-12:00 noon | Merrimac Farm, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville
Head to Occoquan on Sunday evening for a sunset paddling tour of the Occoquan River! This guided trip is approximately two hours in duration and launches from behind Madigan’s Waterfront Restaurant in Old Town Occoquan. This paddle trip will leave the start point and take you past the old Occoquan Mill Ruins, Occoquan Regional Park, and along a beautiful river scene packed with waterfowl, fish and other critters. Sunday, July 7, 6:00-8:00 p. m. | Penguin Paddling, 201 Mill Street, Occoquan
The Sidleys (rock/soul) perform Friday evening in Occoquan. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, pack a snack or picnic, and head down to River Mill Park for great entertainment and stunning views of the Occoquan River! Friday, July 5, 6:00-8:00 p. m. | River Mill Park, 458 Mill Street, Occoquan
Linwood Taylor performs at the SummerSounds Concert Series on Saturday evening. Linwood hails from the Nation’s Capital Blues Scene, with one of the most highly respected names in the Blues Community with touring credits throughout the U.S. and European Blues circuits. Saturday, July 6, 6:30-8:30 p. m. | Harris Pavilion, 9201 Church Street, 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.