Prince William County community calendar, Aug. 22 to 28, 2013

August 21, 2013
Thursday, Aug. 22

Manassas farmers market, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, Loy E. Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center St. 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Parking Lot B, West Street (next to the train station visitors center). 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Parking Lot F, Prince William and Main Streets. 703-361-6599 or www.visitmanassas.org.

“9/11: We Remember,” features an I-beam from the World Trade Center, a Pentagon building fragment and other items in commemoration of the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle. Free. 877-635-1775.

“Enduring Legacy: Liberia Plantation 1825-2013,” an exhibit detailing the history of the plantation. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. $5; seniors and children, $4; Baldwin students and their families, free. 703-368-1873.

“REmerging Technologies,” Don Hurlbert, GC Schow and Kathy Strauss use various photographic processes to express their personal vision. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays, through Sept. 19, Center for the Arts, Caton Merchant Family Art Gallery, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. Free. 703-330-2787 or www.center-for-the-arts.org.

“Artistic Impressions,” pottery by Sherri Johnson of Fairfax and digitally painted photographs by David and Jane Ernst of Springfield. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Sept. 2, Artists’ Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-494-0584.

“Portraits and Patterns,” original block prints by Linda Larochelle. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 1, Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-490-1117.

Battle of Bristoe Station discussion, with military historian Ron Mayer. 11 a.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-792-4530.

Spanish chat, bring lunch and practice speaking Spanish. Noon-2 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. 703-361-8211.

Gainesville farmers market, 2-6 p.m. Thursdays, Marque at Heritage Hunt, 13550 Heathcote Blvd., Gainesville. 703-754-7711.

Haunted Occoquan walking tour, paranormal investigator Kay Pietrewicz leads tours through the town. 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, Occoquan Visitors Center, 200 Mill St. $12; children 6-12, $6; 5 and younger, free. 571-572-9410 or www.haunted-occoquan.com.

Thomas Jefferson Toastmasters Club, regular meeting. 7:30 p.m., Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 14999 Birchdale Ave., Dale City. $66 annual dues. 703-590-2926.

Toastmasters International, Woodbridge club. 7:30 p.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church, 13020 Telegraph Rd., Woodbridge. $39 membership fee. 703-731-2120.

Movie Night on the Lawn,The Hangover Part III.” 8 p.m., Northern Virginia Community College, Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater, 6901 Sudley Rd., Manassas. $2; NVCC students, faculty and staff, free. 703-530-3029.

Friday, Aug. 23

Manassas Civil War Weekend, a living history commemoration, military and medical demonstrations, speaker James “Bud” Robertson, period baseball games, music, food and more. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St. Free. 703-361-6599 or www.manassascivilwar.org.

Manassas Park farmers market, 3-7 p.m., Manassas Park City Hall, 1 Park Center Ct. 703-335-8800.

The Art of Marriage, a conference on marriage presented by Family Life. 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Lake Ridge Baptist Church, 12450 Clipper Dr., Lake Ridge. $55, registration required. 703-494-8413.

Saturday, Aug. 24

Occoquan farmers market, 8 a.m.-noon, Mill Street parking lot, next to Route 123 bridge, Occoquan. 703-491-1918.

Friends of Feral Cats fundraiser, the nonprofit organization will sell baked goods and collect donations of cat food. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Giant Food, 10100 Dumfries Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-369-0888.

Home seller seminar, presented by real estate broker Bob Hummer. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Strayer University, 13385 Minnieville Rd., Woodbridge. Free. 703-878-4866 or www.military-realestate.com.

Bristoe Station Battlefield guided tours, learn about two Civil War battles at the site in 1862 and 1863. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. second and fourth weekends of each month. Tours leave on the hour, Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park, 10708 Bristow Rd., Bristow. Free. 703-366-3049 or www.pwcgov.org/historicsites.

Canoe tour, a ranger leads a guided tour on Powell’s Creek. 11 a.m. Saturday, 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Dr., Woodbridge. $9, registration required. 703-583-6904.

Children’s multicultural book club, for children 3 and older with a parent or guardian. 1-2:30 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

Nunsense” auditions, for the musical comedy presented by Rooftop Productions in November. 3-5 p.m., Candy Factory, Kellar Theater, Kellar Theater, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. 703-330-2787 or www.center-for-the-arts.org.

Family movie night,The Muppet Movie.” Bring a blanket or lawn chair. 7 p.m. Saturdays, Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, 14900 Potomac Town Pl., Woodbridge. Free. www.stonebridgeptc.com.

Tinkus Cochabamba and Muyu Muyu, “Bolivia’s Dance Traditions” is presented as part of NVCC’s Evenings Under the Stars series. 7:30 p.m., Northern Virginia Community College, Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater, 6901 Sudley Rd., Manassas. $5, $3 seniors, $1 kids 5 to 11. 703-530-3029.

Sunday, Aug. 25

Dale City farmers market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Dale City Commuter Lot, behind Center Plaza Shopping Center, Dale Boulevard. 703-670-7112, Ext. 227, www.pwcparks.org.

Sundays in Victorian America, a program by Historic Faith Ministries focused on 19th-century worship practices and church-centered activities. 11 a.m. Sundays, Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, Union Church, 12229 Bristow Rd., Bristow. Free. 703-365-7895.

Monday, Aug. 26

New Dominion Choraliers, members rehearse for their fall season. 7:30 p.m.; registration for new members begins at 7 p.m. Old Bridge United Methodist Church, 3966 Old Bridge Rd., Woodbridge. $35 membership fee. 703-498-8906, 703-590-2147 or www.newdominionchoraliers.org.

Prince William Community Band, rehearsal, for musicians 19 and older, no auditions necessary. 7:30 p.m., Saunders Middle School, 13557 Spriggs Rd., Manassas. 703-791-4119 or www.pwcb.org.org.

Woodbridge Community Choir, members rehearse for their holiday concert season. No auditions required. Registration, 7 p.m.; rehearsal, 7:30 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Covenant, 15008 Cloverdale Ave., Dale City. $30 membership fee. 703-491-1820 or www.woodbridgecommunitychoir.org.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Writers of children’s literature, 7 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. 703-792-4530.

Manassas Chorale open rehearsal, new members welcome. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Manassas Baptist Church, 8730 Sudley Rd. 703-361-2146, Ext. 291, or www.manassaschorale.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

English Conversation Club, new speakers of English practice their skills. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-4800.

Job search network group, 6-7:30 p.m., House of Mercy, 8170 Flannery Ct., Manassas. 703-659-1636.

Lake Ridge Toastmasters Club, Lake Ridge Club 8913. 7:30 p.m., Tall Oaks Community Center, 12298 Cotton Mill Dr. $62 membership fee. 703-491-3020.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane

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