Prince William County community calendar

October 27, 2013
Sunday, Oct. 27

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

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.

Bingo, proceeds support veterans. 2 p.m. Sundays, 7:15 p.m. Mondays, Woodbridge American Legion, 3640 Friendly Post Lane, Woodbridge. $10 minimum. 703-494-4304.

“Two by Two,” pottery by Marianne Cordyack of Reston and photography by Gerry Gantt of Fairfax. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Nov. 4, Artists’ Undertaking, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-494-0584.

“Uncommon Artwork That Won’t Match Your Sofa,” paintings by Charla Wilkerson. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 3, Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-490-1117.

“Dracula,” by Prince William Little Theatre. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 3, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. $15; seniors and active military, $12; children 11 and younger, $8. 703-993-7759.

Manassas Ballet Theatre,“Dracula,” with live music by the Kim Reynolds Band. 3 p.m., Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. $25, $35, $45. 703-993-7759.

Monday, Oct. 28

“In Which We Reside,” mixed-media sculpture by Lauren Jacobs of Woodbridge. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, through Thursday, Northern Virginia Community College, 6901 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-257-6657.

Brit Lit Book Club, a discussion of “Fahrenheit 451,” by Ray Bradbury. 1 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-4800.

Virginia Health Insurance Marketplace information, learn about the enrollment process, financial aid eligibility and exemptions. 6:30 p.m., Greater Prince William Community Health Center, 4379 Ridgewood Center Dr., Suite 102, Woodbridge. 703-680-7950.

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.

Woodbridge Community Choir, members rehearse for their holiday concert season. No audition required. 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, Oct. 29

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. 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Parking Lot F, Prince William and Main streets. 703-361-6599 or www.visitmanassas.org.

Paranormal talk, Manassas Park “ghost investigator” Suzanne Sorrell and her team from Evermore Paranormal discuss ghost hunting. 7 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. 703-792-4530.

NOVA Novel Book Club, participants discuss “The Sandcastle Girls,” by Chris Bohjalian. 7:30 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-4800.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Frederick Markham exhibit, landscapes in oil and graphite. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 12, Center for the Arts, Caton Merchant Family Art Gallery, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. Free. 703-330-2787 or www.center-for-the-arts.org.

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.

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; children 5 and younger, free. 571-572-9410 or www.haunted-occoquan.com.

Thursday, Oct. 31

Trunks of Treats trick-or-treat in the parking lot with a moon bounce, movies and snacks. 6-8 p.m., St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 8899 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-368-5161.

Kids Halloween parade, for ages 2-6, participants wear costumes for parade; plus stories and songs. 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

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. 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Parking Lot F, Prince William and Main streets. 703-361-6599 or www.visitmanassas.
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Spanish chat, bring lunch and practice 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.

Friday, Nov. 1

Holiday marketplace, holiday decorations, jewelry, birdhouses and a silent auction. Proceeds support patient care at Novant Health. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Novant Health Prince William Medical Center, Medical Building 1, 8650 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-369-8173.

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

Manassas Gallery Walk, Old Town businesses will host artist receptions and live music. 6-9:30 p.m., Old Town Manassas. Free. 703-361-6599 or www.visitmanassas.org.

“Dracula,” by Prince William Little Theatre. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. $15; seniors and active military, $12; children 11 and younger, $8. 703-993-7759.

Macbeth,” the Castaways Repertory Theatre performs Shakespeare’s tragedy. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday, Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building, 15941 Donald Curtis Dr., Woodbridge. $14; seniors, students, military, $11; matinee, $10. 703-232-1710 or www.castawaystheatre.org.

“Nunsense,” Rooftop Productions performs the comedy of errors. 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, through Nov. 16, Candy Factory, Kellar Theater, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. $18; seniors 65 and older and students, $15. 703-330-2787 or www.center-for-the-arts.org.

Saturday, Nov. 2

Holiday bazaar, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Prince William Senior Center, 9320 Mosby St., Manassas. 703-792-6405.

Holiday craft show and bake sale, by the Women of Dumfries United Methodist Church. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Dumfries United Methodist Church, 3890 Cameron St. 703-221-7440.

Seton Crafters Fall Bazaar, crafts, art, a silent auction, baked goods and a raffle to support local charities. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 12805 Valleywood Dr., Woodbridge. 703-494-8054.

Jennie Dean portrayal, interpreter Marion Dobbs portrays the founder of the Manassas Industrial School for Colored Youth. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St. Free. 703-368-1873.

Manassas schools superintendent meeting, the first in a series of informal public meetings with Manassas Schools Superintendent Catherine Magouyrk, who will give updates on the schools. 10 a.m., Baldwin Elementary School, 9705 S. Main St., Manassas. 571-377-6000.

“Bands 4 Bucks,” bands perform to raise money for breast cancer research. Noon-7 p.m., All American Steakhouse, 5594 Ashland Community Sq., Manassas. Free. 703-791-3305.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane

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