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 2019 World Heritage Festival is making its final stop of the year at the Manassas Museum! Several food vendors will showcase ethnic food, fresh smoothies and traditional beverages. Enjoy a cultural performance show with folk dances from Bolivia, Brazil, Egypt, Hungary, India, Japan, Lebanon, Romania, Turkey and much more! The kids zone has activities and games throughout the day. Saturday, Sept. 14, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas
Take an exploratory walk down the Neabsco Creek Boardwalk. Explore the residents of this ecosystem up close and personal, and along the way will discover why the wetlands are important to every living thing. Additional information and registration here. Saturday, Sept. 14, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. | Neabsco Regional Park, 15125 Blackburn Road, Woodbridge
Have you always wanted to go camping? Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Leesylvania by camping out with friends and familia. Enjoy fun ranger-led programs such as canoeing on Powells Creek, a night hike on a trail, stargazing under the cool summer night, and a warm campfire program with delicious s’mores. If you have your own canoe or kayak, you are more than welcome to bring it. Please register 24 hours in advance by calling the visitor center at (703) 583-6904. Campers who plan on staying the night must leave by 10:00 a.m. the next morning. Saturday, Sept. 14, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m | Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge
For Families and Women
Families are invited to learn about the use of robotics in the Marine Corps! Children will be able to participate in robotic themed activities. Partners from area robotics labs and universities will be on hand with live demonstrations. Saturday, Sept. 14, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. | National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle
Join the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Auxiliary, Virginia for an enlightening event and hear from dynamic speakers on how women can contribute to the peace process at the Women’s Peace Symposium. Female faith leaders and representatives of secular organizations will lead the discussion. This is a “ladies only” event. Register here. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. | Masroor Mosque, 5640 Hoadly Road, Manassas
The Kids for Kids Triathlon is a family-friendly event that encourages kids to get out and get active while having tons of fun doing it! Call Chinn Aquatics and Fitness Center at 703-792-8600 for more information. Sunday, Sept. 15, starting at 7:00 a.m. | Chinn Aquatics & Fitness Center, 13025 Chinn Park Drive, Prince William
Food & Drink
Brew Republic’s monthly beer and yoga class is a basic 60 minute Vinyasa Flow suitable for beginners and experienced students. Participants will enjoy basic and advanced poses, hand on assists and learn breathing techniques so you are ready to be more mindful when it comes to the beer tasting! Mats, blocks and towels are provided; bring your own mat if you have one as well as a water bottle. $20 per person includes class and a post-yoga pour of any beer on tap. Saturday, Sept. 14, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge
Celebrate three years of W.E. Brew! The party will include guest beer taps, wine and cider, BBQ and food onsite, two live music acts, an outdoor beer garden, raffles and games, a firkin tapping and more. Saturday, Sept. 14, 12:00 to 11:00 p.m. | Water’s End Brewery, 12425 Dillingham Square, Lake Ridge
Arts Alive! is a free, family-friendly local arts festival presented by the Prince William County Arts Council and the Hylton Performing Arts Center. The event offers hands-on arts-related activities for children and adults, as well as artwork and craft vendors with items for sale. Sunday, Sept. 15, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
Do you love Game of Thrones? If you do, then you love the music that goes along with this epic show. Come out for an evening of live music by Ramin Djawadi at the Game of Thrones Music Experience and experience it for yourself. Get tickets here. Sunday, Sept. 15, 8:00 p.m. | Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow
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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.