“Currency in Conflict,” the exhibit, on loan from the American Numismatic Association Money Museum, examines the role of money in the Civil War. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Feb. 3, Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. $5; seniors and children, $4; children 5 and younger, free. 703-368-1873.
“Weapons Platoon: A Marine’s Life in Afghanistan,” photographs by Stephen Dupont, who was embedded with a Marine platoon in 2009. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle. 877-635-1775.
“In Retrospect,” works by Cedric Baker. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 13. Center for the Arts, Caton Merchant Family Art Gallery, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. 703-330-2787 or www.center-for-the-arts.org.
Spanish chat, bring lunch and practice speaking Spanish. Noon-2 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. 703-361-8211.
Read to Rover, for ages 6-10, read to a registered therapy dog. 4 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-4800.
Living Nativity, drive through the campus and view a series of scenes staged on the lawn, sponsored by the Worship Center. 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Hylton Memorial Chapel, 14640 Potomac Mills Rd., Woodbridge. 703-928-2105.
Dale City Civic Association meeting, 7:30 p.m., Birchdale Recreation Area, 14730 Birchdale Ave., Dale City. 703-670-3291.
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.
Friday, Dec. 14
Holiday senior luncheon, bring a side dish or dessert to share. 1-2:30 p.m., Dumfries Community and Cultural Center, 17757 Main St., Dumfries. 703-221-3400.
Manassas Ballet Theatre,
“The Nutcracker.” 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 3 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 23, Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. $35-$55. 703-993-7759.
Saturday, Dec. 15
Quantico Marine Corps Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, noon, National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle. 877-635-1775.
Santa and Mrs. Claus visit, give Santa your wish list and make an ornament. Noon-2 p.m., National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle. 877-635-1775.
Woodbridge Community Choir, 2 p.m., National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle. 877-635-1775.
Washington Metro Investment Club, an open house meeting. 4 p.m., McCoart Administration Building, 1 County Complex Ct., Woodbridge. Free. 703-801-1465 or email@example.com.