Over the Hump: Weekend Events in Prince William and Manassas

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By Prince William Living

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We’re over the hump in Manassas and Prince William. That means we’re looking forward to weekend events!

Prince William Events

Start your weekend with a 5K run/walk and free Family Festival! Action in Community Through Service (ACTS) and Image Church are partnering to host the 8th Annual IWALK for ACTS. Registration is $25/individual and $50/family. All proceeds benefit ACTS. To register for IWALK, visit iwalkforacts.com. Saturday, Oct. 6, 7:00 a. m.-1:00 p.m. | Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge

 There’s fun for kids of all ages at the Youth for Tomorrow Country Fair and Auctions. This annual event is held to To benefit Youth For Tomorrow, a residential youth home and private school for at-risk teenage boys and girls. Kids ride and play all day for free on more than 80 rides and amusements with paid admission. Saturday, Oct. 6, 10:00 a. m.-5:00 p. m. | Youth for Tomorrow, 11835 Hazel Circle Drive, Bristow

Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Russell Dickerson, Maddie and Tae, Lindsay Ell and Jessica Meuse will be performing at WMZQ Fall Fest at Jiffy Lube Live! Purchase tickets here:  wmzq.iheart.com/featured/wmzq-fall-fest/. Saturday, Oct. 6 starting at 4:00 p. m. | Jiffy Lube Live!, 9800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow

The Prince William Humane Society’s 6th Annual Paws-N-Pints fundraising event and silent auction will take place on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 12:00 – 5:00 p. m. at 2 Silos Brewing Company on the 8-acre Farm Brew LIVE at Innovation campus in Manassas.  This year our fundraising efforts will go to support Prince William Humane Society programs including our new Fur-Ever Together Pet Retention Program. Sunday, Oct. 7, 12:00-5:00 p. m. | 2 Silos Brewing Company, 9925 Discovery Boulevard, Manassas

No need to cook dinner on Sunday night – there’s a chicken dinner cookoff at River Mill Park! Competitors are The Bottle Stop, Madigan’s Waterfront and VFW Post 7916. Your vote picks the winner!  Ice Cream Dessert provided by Pretentious Gourmet. Ono craft beer cash bar. Visit occoquanhistoricalsociety.org/upcoming-events for more information. Sunday, Oct, 7, 4:00-7:00 p. m. | River Mill Park, 458 Mill Street, Occoquan

Ladies! Is Monday a holiday for you? Have you had your mammogram this year? If not, head over to Potomac Mills Mall for the Party on Wheels! Mobile Mammo Party. Join Sentara Healthcare in celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Sentara Healthcare’s Mammovan (mobile mammography unit) with 3D imaging will be on site for ladies to get their annual screening mammograms. Monday, Oct. 8, 11:00 a. m, – 3:00 p. m | Potomac Mills Mall (entrance to Costco/Saks), 2700 Potomac Mills Circle, Woodbridge

Manassas Events

Join McCall Studio Gallery for the Community Exhibit Opening, “THE ART OF ANTIQUE RUGS!” Diverse historical handmade, useful, and artistic rugs from the early 1900s! Kids can learn how to spin wool also from this educational and beautiful ART FOR SALE show! Friday, Oct. 5, 6:00-9:00 p. m. | McCall Studio Gallery, 9409 Battle Street, Manassas

The 36th Annual Fall Jubilee will be held Saturday on the streets of Historic Downtown Manassas. Vendors, food, music.. There’s something for everyone! Saturday, Oct. 6, 10:00 a. m.-5:00 p. m. | Historic Downtown Manassas

Farmers Markets

Don’t forget the Farmers Markets in Historic Downtown Manassas and at Potomac Mills Mall! These run every Saturday through October.

Manassas – Prince William Lot, across from Baldwin Elementary (1978 Eagle Way). 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p. m.

Potomac Mills Mall – In the parking lot near Matchbox – 9:00 a. m. – 1:00 p. m.

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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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