By Prince William Living
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It’s Wednesday and we’re Over the Hump! Here are a few things to look forward to this Labor Day weekend:
Start your holiday weekend early with lunch at Food Truck Fridays at the Manassas Regional Airport. Let your taste buds take flight with the lunch options served in front of the terminal. Friday, Aug. 31, 11:30 a. m. – 2:00 p. m. | Manassas Regional Airport, 10600 Harry J Parish Blvd., Manassas
On Friday night, there’s Karaoke in the Taproom. Get some beer and wine, and then use your newfound courage to put on a show! No judgment; just fun! Friday, Aug. 31, 7:30-10:30 p. m. | Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge
Waterstock is going on all weekend at Tim’s Rivershore Restaurant. Bands all Day all weekend long! Friday night kicks off with Teaze band at 8:00 p. m. Friday, Aug. 31, 8:00 p. m. to 12:00 a. m. Sept. 1; Saturday, Sept. 1, Sunday, Sept. 2, Monday, Sept. 3 starting at 11:00 a. m. | Tim’s Rivershore Restaurant, 1510 Cherry Hill Road, Dumfries
If you like craft shows, you’ll want to get to the Annual Labor Day Craft Festival at the Winery at La Grange for local crafters and live music and food trucks each day. Saturday, Sept. 1–Monday, Sept. 3, 12:00-6:00 p. m. each day | Winery at La Grange, 4970 Antioch Road, Haymarket
Come to the kids fishing tournament at Leesylvania State Park and see what you can catch! Ages 2-15 are welcome. There is some fishing equipment that participants can borrow, but folks are encouraged to bring their own. Volunteers will be on hand to give participants help. Sponsored by the Friends of Leesylvania State Park. Saturday, Sept. 1, 9:00-11:00 a. m. | Leesylvania State Park, Marina in Lot #1, 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge
Color Vibe 5K Run/Walk is coming to Manassas on Saturday! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a local charity. Get your tickets here. Kids 12 and under run for free. Saturday, Sept. 1, 9:00-11:00 a. m. | George Mason University, 10900 University Boulevard, Manassas
Miss Rivershore Charters depart every other Sunday from Leesylvania State Park and cruise along the Potomac River for about ten miles. Visit missrivershorecharters.com/ for cruise times and to buy tickets. Cash bar and snacks available. Contact Capt. Mark for more information: 703-498-4348. Sunday, Sept. 2; Cruise times from 11:00 a. m. to 6:30 p. m. | Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge
And since this Monday is part of the weekend for most of us, check out Jirani Coffeehouse’s Military Appreciation Mondays for a 10% discount off of any coffee or specialty drink to all active duty, retired and military veterans. Monday, Sept. 3, 8:00 a. m. – 9:00 p. m. | Jirani Coffeehouse, 9425 West Street, Manassas
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 the new 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.
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.