"TRADITIONS REVISITED" -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, April 8 through May 5. A display of porcelain and stoneware by local artist David Cowdrill, including a collection of vases, bottles, pitchers and other vessels fashioned on his potter's wheel. Danette Bishop will showcase her creations of quilts made with contemporary fabrics and metallic or rayon threads. Artists' Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-494-0584.

"SUNLIGHT AND SHADOWS" -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Monday. Alexandria artist Bonnie Keyner displays works inspired by her travels to South Korea, and Erwin Straubinger showcases his stained-glass windows, which are custom-designed. Artists' Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-494-0584.

"A DIFFERENT VIEW" -- 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays through April 28. Paintings by adult students at the Art Workshop, a Dutch school for artists with mental disabilities. This collection is part of an exchange program between educators from the Virginia Community College System and their counterparts in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Netherlands. Colgan Hall, Nothern Virginia Community College, 6901 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free. 702-257-6532.

FREEDOM MUSEUM -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays. The museum chronicles U.S. military history in the 20th century through pictures, memorabilia, interactive displays and a collection of military vehicles. Manassas Regional Airport, 10400 Terminal Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-393-0660 or 877-393-0660.

MANASSAS MUSEUM -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Two videos, "A Place of Passages" and "A Community at War," accompany the museum's permanent collection of Native American, Colonial, railroad, Civil War and local artifacts. 9101 Prince William St., Old Town Manassas. $3; seniors and children 6-17, $2; 5 and younger, free. 703-368-1873.

MANASSAS-WARRENTON CAMERA CLUB -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays through Saturday. A photography exhibition documenting the Liberia Plantation. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. Free. 540-439-0566. Club members also display their photographs during store hours through September, with new works every month, at Jamie's General Bean, 5967 Centreville Crest Lane, Centreville. Free. 703-369-0293.

BUG BOX -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. This insect zoo displays up to 35 live species at any given time. There are hundreds of specimens (dead bugs) lining the hallways, an exhibit on household pests such as termites and ants, live snakes, lizards and a frog pond. Children get an information packet, an insect ring and a puzzle with admission. Bug Box, 12505 Dillingham Sq., Woodbridge. Adults, free; children 2-14, $2. 703-551-0071.

"CANDY FACTORY FIRST" -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays, through April 19. A juried art show offering a variety of mediums, including etchings, collages, graphite and photography created by local artists. Center for the Arts, Caton Merchant Family Gallery, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. Free. 703-330-2787.

For Children

WEDNESDAY WONDERS -- 4 p.m. Wednesday. Children 3-8 share stories and sing songs. Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

SILLY STORIES -- 10:30 a.m. today. Stories, songs and finger plays for children of all ages. Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-792-4500 or 703-792-4524 (TTY).

"COME MEET CORDUROY" -- 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Children of all ages are invited to bring a teddy bear and watch a movie. Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free; registration required. 703-792-4500.


FRIDAY FLICKS -- 10:30 a.m. Friday. "Grins and Giggles," for ages 3-7. Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Prince William. Free. 703-792-4800.

Sports and Recreation

BATTLEFIELD HIKE -- 1 p.m. Saturday. A five-mile guided hike through Manassas National Battlefield Park. Dress appropriately and bring water. Meet at the Henry Hill Visitor Center, 6511 Sudley Rd., Manassas. $3 park entry fee. 703-440-1805 or www.nvhc.com.

PRINCE WILLIAM FOREST PARK -- dawn-dusk daily (park), 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (visitor's center). The center's eclectic displays include spy training during World War II, the Civilian Conservation Corps, cemeteries on park property, pyrite mines, bird calls and a "touching table." Videos are available on topics such as beavers and owls. Orienteering and nature hikes can be arranged for groups. Prince William Forest Park, Interstate 95 Exit 150B, Triangle. Free. 703-221-7181.


"ANNIE" -- 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Little Orphan Annie and her faithful dog, Sandy, charm their way into the heart of Daddy Warbucks in this Pied Piper Theatre production of the Broadway musical, the final show of the Center for the Arts' season. Osbourn Park High School, 8909 Euclid Ave., Manassas. $7 in advance, $8 at the door. 703-330-2787.


ART SHOW -- 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. The Prince William Art Society will present its fifth annual spring art show and sale. Canterbury Woods Community Center, 12184 Chaucer Lane, Woodbridge. Free. 703-791-5767 or myarcadia@juno.com.

MODEL RAILROAD CLINICS -- 11 a.m. Saturday. Learn about hard shell scenery; hosted by the Prince William Model Railroad Club. Rip Track Train Store, 2885 PS Business Ctr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-878-0692 or 703-590-6901.

AWARDS CEREMONY -- 12:30-1:45 p.m. Tuesday. The 14th annual Manassas campus writing competition will honor winners in poetry, essay and short fiction writing. Students will read from their works, as will poet Mark DeFoe, chairman of the English department at West Virginia Wesleyan College. Colgan Hall, Northern Virginia Community College, 6901 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-257-6694.

Plan Ahead

CONCERT -- 2:30 p.m. April 13. A performance by Prince William Symphony Orchestra's String Quartet. Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-361-8211.

-- Compiled by Camille Ross

Prince William Extra entertainment calendar lists events as space permits. Mail announcements and photos-noting date, time, address, cost and phone number-to Camille Ross, Prince William Entertainment Calendar, The Washington Post, 9420 Battle Street, Manassas, Va., 20110. You also may e-mail announcements to rossc@washpost.com or fax them to 703-392-1406. Deadline is 14 days before publication.