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​Online Application Showcases Historical Markers in the County

Provided by Prince William County Good news for history buffs and those who have a goal of seeing all 101 historical markers in Prince William County! The county created a new web-based application where users can learn about the location of historical markers and read the the markers’ citations. “The web application is an innovative presentation of the Historical Commission’s …

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Paws in the Park

Celebrate responsible pet ownership and have a ball with your four-legged friends. Bring your canine companions to Prince William Forest Park on April 28, 2018, from 10:00 a. m. to 3:00 p. m. There will be working dog demonstrations, information booths, local rescues, a “Dogs Got Talent” show, and a one-day-only off-leash dog park. Don’t miss out on this event …

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Step Back in Time at Prince William Forest Park’s Heritage Festival

Provided by Prince William Forest Park Prince William Forest Park will hold its annual Heritage Festival this Saturday, September 16, from 11:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m, rain or shine. This is a fee-free event open to the public. Festival goers will enjoy demonstrations by skilled craftsmen, live music, children’s games, and more. Woodworkers, blacksmiths, and sawyers will be …

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September Events in Prince William and Manassas

Provided by Discover Prince William & Manassas There are lots of reasons for visitors to enjoy Prince William & Manassas this summer. Events include concerts, festivals and family friendly events for the community. For more events in Prince William & Manassas, click here.  Brewery, Winery & Distillery Events:  September 2 – 6th Annual Craft Festival! At The Winery at La Grange …

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Finding More Time Now For Fun Stuff Later

By Melissa Davies April is one of the best weather months in this region!  We enjoy longer days and consistently warmer temperatures. It’s easy to let important tasks fall behind when all you want to do is be outside. So how do we ensure that we have more disposable time to play outside and enjoy the fun side of life? …

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Orienteering: A True Outdoor Adventure Sport

Story and photos by Delia Engstrom  Our daily commutes often find us stuck in traffic daydreaming about the weekend. We mentally map out ways to spend time with family and friends and squeeze in some stress-relieving exercise. We hope to enjoy some fresh air while exploring places we haven’t been before and put the reality of the work week in …

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Prince William County Offers More Than 100 Miles of Trails to Enjoy

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Department of Parks and Recreation manages 42 miles of trails. Add in trails at the state and federal parks located in the county, and there are more than 100 miles of trails for people to enjoy for hiking, biking and even horseback riding. Parks and Recreation Trail Planner Ryan Delaney said …

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Celebrate the 100th Birthday of the National Park Service

By Delia Engstrom You’re invited to a birthday party! Don’t worry about buying a gift or leaving room for cake. Instead lace up your hiking shoes, grab a water bottle and celebrate the great outdoors as the National Park Service turns 100. Plenty of party venue options are available in Virginia. The Commonwealth is home to 22 designated National Parks …

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August and September Events in Prince William & Manassas

Provided by Discover Prince William & Manassas Music on the Mill Summer Concert Series – August 6 – September 3 Come out and enjoy live music every Saturday evening 5:00 p. m. – 7:00 p. m. from August 6 – September 3 at River Mill Park in Historic Occoquan, opening on 7/30/16. Concerts are free, so bring a blanket and lawn chair …

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Russian and German Missionaries Coming to Virginia July 8 – July 18, 2016

Provided by Crossroads Presbyterian Church This July, missionaries from the former East Germany and Russia will be making a historic trip to Dumfries, VA to work with members of Crossroads Presbyterian Church for a series of work projects in Prince William County. Crossroads has partnered with two “sister” churches, a Baptist church in Gera, Germany, and another in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. …

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