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 Manassas and Prince William.
Start your weekend at Paint Night-Bard Board Snow Bird! For more details and to sign up, click here.. Use discount code PAINTDC40. The Frenchman Food Truck will be on site for your dinner needs. Friday, Jan. 18, 7:00-9:00 p. m. | Tucked Away Brewing Company, 9420 Kao Circle, Manassas
Learn about the past through geneaology at the Manassas Museum on Saturday. Join local experts as they show you the way to navigate ancestry records. Computer stations will be set up throughout the Museum for you to learn how to search the past and maximize your efforts. To make a reservation visit Echoes Online Store, call 703-368-1873 or visit Echoes, the Manassas Museum store. Saturday, Jan 19, 10:00 a. m. – 1:00 p. m. | Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas
Learn how to weave on a Heddle Loom in Occoquan on Saturday. Great opportunity to learn a new skill and use up that yarn stash. Register online at YarnCloud.com. Saturday, Jan. 19, 1:00-4:00 p. m. | Yarn Cloud, 204 Washington Street, Occoquan
“We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” will be held at the Hylton Center on Sunday afternoon. Hear the compelling words of the great Martin Luther King, Jr. interwoven with incredible music created by African-American artists during the Civil Rights movement in this inspired production. Conceived and created by the accomplished musical artist Damien Sneed, We Shall Overcome blends actual recordings of Dr. King’s speeches with music from African-American traditions. Tickets: hyltoncenter.org. Sunday, Jan. 20, 3:00 p. m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
Celebrate the birthday of trees with Congregation Ner Shalom! Join us on our magical mystery tour through the ecological year, the fruits of Israel, and the mystical worlds of Judaism. In addition to the traditional fruits and nuts of the Tu B’Shevat Seder foods, pizza dinner will also be served. Sunday, Jan. 20, 5:00-8:00 p. m. | Congregation Ner Shalom, 14010 Spriggs Road, Woodbridge
Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association from Masroor Mosque Virginia is partnering with Harvest Pack for a Meal Packing event on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Join them to celebrate a Day of Service. They hope to pack 25,000+ meals from 10:00 a. m.-1:00 p. m. (10:00-11:00 a. m. is exclusive for women; 11:00 a. m. to 1:00 p. m. is open to all). This event is open to public. Please click here to volunteer, donate, or both. Monday, Jan. 21, 10:00 a. m. – 1:00- p. m. | Masroor Mosque, 5640 Hoadly Road, Manassas
The Harris Pavilion, in the center of Historic Downtown Manassas, transforms every winter into a beautiful ice rink perfect for family and friends outings. Featuring premium lighting and music to skate by, the rink is just a one-minute walk from the Manassas Train Depot and the VRE parking garage. Fridays 3:00-10:00 p. m.; Saturdays 12:00-10:00 p. m.; Sundays 12:00-5:00 p. m.- weather permitting | Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center Street, Manassas
Winter Farmers Markets
The Manassas Farmers Market is still going through the winter. Look for craft vendors, a coffee vendor, Rainbow Acres Farm (eggs and meat), 7 Acres Farm, Great Harvest Bread, Redfox creations, Tanas Kitchen, Happy Family Ranch, and more. It will be smaller than the prime market but just as good. SNAP still accepted. Saturdays through March 16, 8:00 a. m. – 1:00 p. m. | 9024 Prince William Street, Manassas
The Dale City Farmers Market has nearly 50 vendors and is one of the largest farmers markets in the region. The market is a producer-only market, meaning all products must be grown or made by the seller. They do not accept “resales” or craft items. Sundays through March, 10:00 a. m. – 1:00 p. m. | VDOT Commuter Lot (off Dale Boulevard), 14090 Gemini Way, Dale City
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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.