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What's Happening

Thursday, December 6, 2007


HOLIDAY CONCERT-- 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The New Dominion Choraliers perform. Gar-Field Senior High School, 14000 Smoketown Rd., Woodbridge. $7; seniors and students, $5; children 6 and younger, free. 703-590-2147, 703-590-3995, http://www.newdominionchoraliers.org.

PRINCE WILLIAM SYMPHONY-- 8 p.m. Saturday. A holiday concert featuring Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker Suite," with excerpts from Ogden Nash's "The New Nutcracker Suite." Grace E. Metz Middle School, 9950 Wellington Rd., Manassas. $20; seniors, $15; teachers and students 21 and younger, free. 703-659-0103, http://www.pwso.org.

CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL-- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Students with the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts at Woodbridge Senior High School perform. Grace Baptist Church, 14242 Spriggs Rd., Dale City. Free; donations accepted. 703-497-8147.


FREEDOM MUSEUM-- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays. Pictorial exhibits, artifacts and a 20th-century timeline. Freedom Museum, Manassas Regional Airport, 10600 Harry Parrish Blvd., Manassas. Free. 703-393-0660, http://www.freedommuseum.org.

"THE SPLENDOR OF LIGHT"-- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays, through Jan. 20. Original works by member artists. ArtBeat Gallery, 9407 Main St., Manassas. Free. 703-365-8558.

"HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS"-- 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m. -5 p.m. Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 30. Artist reception: 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Embellished watercolors by Jane Andrle Gillette. Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-490-1117, http://www.loftgallery.orgw.

"THINK SNOW"-- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays-Wednesdays and Fridays; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays; and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays. Artist reception: 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Watercolors, etchings, mixed media collage, photography, fused glass and more by local artists. Artists' Undertaking, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-494-0584, http://www.artistsundertaking.com.

"MANASSAS THROUGH THE LENS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY HOWARD CHURCHILL"-- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, through Jan. 13. Seventy photographs by local photographer Howard Churchill, chosen from more than 30,000 of his negatives, documenting decades of daily life in Manassas. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. Museum admission: $4; seniors and children, $3; children 5 and younger, free. 703-368-1873.

"ART SHOP"-- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 1-5 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 14. A six week exhibit and silent auction featuring original works by local artists. Caton Merchant Family Gallery, Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. Free. 703-330-2787, http://www.center-for-the-arts.org.

Holiday Events

SANTA VISIT-- 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Children 10 and younger can talk to Santa and have their picture taken. Chinn Aquatics and Fitness Center, 13025 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Photograph with Santa, $8. Registration required. 703-730-1051, http://www.pwcparks.org.

DUMFRIES HOLIDAY PARADE-- 1 p.m. Saturday. The theme is "holiday magic." Town Hall, 17755 Main St., Dumfries. Free. 703-221-3400.

WEEMS-BOTTS MUSEUM HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE-- 2-5 p.m. Saturday. After the Dumfries parade. Duke and Cameron Streets, Dumfries. Free. 703-221-2218.

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