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Historic Manassas is having their 5th Annual Souper Bowl Competition on First Friday. You can purchase tickets for just $10 for unlimited soup samples. Be sure to stop in and look around at McCall Studio Gallery on Battle Street; they’ll be serving up soup from Crossroads Tavern. Friday, Feb. 1, 6:00-9:00 p. m. | Historic Downtown Manassas
Right Angle Entertainment presents “The Simon & Garfunkel Story” at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. Using huge projection photos and original film footage, featuring a full live band performing all the hits including ‘Mrs. Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more. Tickets: hyltoncenter.org. Friday, Feb. 1, 8:00 p. m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
Saturday is Groundhog Day, and the Manassas Host Lions are serving up their Groundhog Supper! Tickets are $7; $3 for age 12 and under. Bring your old eyeglasses. Saturday, Feb. 2, 4:30-7:30 p. m. | St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 8899 Sudley Road, Manassas
Manassas Park Events
Manassas Park Community Center is offering Love Me Some Pottery on Saturday afternoon. Ages K-12 will create a Valentine’s Day themed piece of pottery to take home! Call 703-335-8872 for pricing. Saturday, Feb. 2, 1:00-2:30 p. m. | Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams Street, Manassas Park
Prince William Events
Have you ever considered serving as a hospitality ambassador at the National Museum of the Marine Corps? They’re holding training this weekend for their hospitality ambassador positions. Please contact [email protected] for more information. Saturday, Feb. 2 & Sunday, Feb. 3, 8:00 a. m. – 12:30 p. m. | National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle
Join Brew Republic Bierwerks for the third annual Hula in the Coola Party – a summer party in winter. There will be live music, summer-themed food and drink options, a hula dance contest, limbo contest, and an ugly Hawaiian shirt contest… all with major awards. Fun is guaranteed; you don’t want to miss this party! Shorts and flip flops are encouraged. Saturday, Feb. 2, 5:00-9:00 p. m. | Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge
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.