ICE CREAM SOCIAL -- 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday. With music by 3rd Degree. Loy E. Harris Pavilion, West and Center streets, Old Town Manassas. Free. 703-361-9800 or www.harrispavilion.com.
"SMALL WONDERS VIII" -- 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Wednesday through Aug 3. Paintings and other two- and three-dimensional artwork by artists from the Prince William Art Society will be on display. Many of the pieces will be available for purchase. Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-590-3144 or pwcweb.com/artsociety.
"INTRINSIC AESTHETICS" -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, through July 23. Six regional art associations will display artwork that include photographs, watercolors, acrylics and oils, in this juried exhibit. Member artists from the associations will bring their best works. Center for the Arts, Caton Merchant Family Gallery, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. Free. 703-330-2787.
"IT'S SIMPLY NATURAL" -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Monday. Sepia-toned plant photograms created by photographer Jan Bender are on display, along with basketry made by Virginia Jenkins. Bender's photograms, made without using a camera or film, are arranged on photographic paper. Jenkins uses natural dyes from nuts and flowers to color the cane, reed and sea grass she weaves into unusually shaped baskets. Artists' Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-494-0584.
NEW ART -- 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, through July. Four new artists display their works -- watercolors and oils by Margaret Brown and Darlene Kaplan and photography by Glenn Miller and Elizabeth Linares. Ste. Felix Galerie, 312-A Poplar Alley, Occoquan. Free. 703-490-4477 or www.stefelixgalerie.com.
"THE TIME IS NOW" -- 11 am.-4 p.m. today and tomorrow, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. This exhibit by Karen K. Ching features watercolors, pastels and oils. Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-490-1117 or www.loftgallery.org.
"WORD ART" -- 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, through Aug. 22. Paintings and digital transparencies combined with poetry. Artists Kyle Fisher, Zoie Craft, M.T. Gallagher and Patty Gulledge. Colgan Hall, Northern Virginia Community College, 6901 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-257-6532.
FREEDOM MUSEUM -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday. The museum chronicles U.S. military history through pictures, memorabilia, interactive displays and vehicles. Manassas Regional Airport, 10400 Terminal Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-393-0660 or 877-393-0660.
MANASSAS MUSEUM -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 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., Manassas. $3; seniors and youths 6-17, $2; 5 and younger, free. 703-368-1873.
FRIDAY FLICKS -- 10:30 a.m. tomorrow. Movies based on books for children age 3-7. Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.
"REPTILES ALIVE!" -- 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Reptiles are on display, and visitors can interact with some of them. Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free, geared for ages 6 and older. Those attending should make reservations. 703-792-4800.
LUNCH AT THE PAVILION -- 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays through August. Bring a bag lunch or purchase a box lunch from area restaurants and take in live entertainment at the Loy E. Harris Pavilion. Tables and chairs are provided. West and Center streets, Old Town Manassas. Free. 703-361-9800 or www.harrispavilion.com.
OLD MINE RANCH -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Wild West fun: ponies, a petting farm, hiking trails, rope swings and fun tunnels. Also, a hayride and a Jack Russell terrier race. Bring a lunch and picnic in the pavilions. Old Mine Ranch, 17504 Mine Rd., Dumfries. $5. 703-441-1382.
PRINCE WILLIAM FOREST PARK -- Dawn-dusk daily (park), 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (visitors center). Topics of the center's eclectic displays include spy training during World War II, the Civilian Conservation Corps, cemeteries on park property, pyrite mines, birdcalls and a touching table. Videos are available on subjects such as beavers and owls. Orienteering and nature hikes can be arranged for groups. Prince William Forest Park, Interstate 95 Exit 150-B, Triangle. Free. 703-221-7181.
MARRIAGE TIMES SEVEN -- 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, through July 11. "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" is a stage adaptation of a popular MGM movie musical. When the oldest of seven brothers brings home a bride, his siblings decide they, too, need wives. They round up six women and bring them to their cabin, only to learn some much-needed lessons about life and love. Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre, Route 1, off Interstate 95, Woodbridge. Saturdays, $36.95; other days, $34.95. Children 11-15, $30; children 10 and younger, $20. 703-550-7384 or www.lazysusan.com.
MOTOWN MUSIC -- 8 p.m. July 10. Sounds from Detroit, the Motor City, will be performed by the Midnight Movers for listening and dancing. Loy E. Harris Pavilion, West and Center streets, Old Town Manassas. Free. 703-361-9800 or www.harrispavilion.com.
"THE SPITFIRE GRILL" -- 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14 through Oct. 13. This musical revolves around a young woman with a past who tries to change her future in a small town. The townsfolk find their lives also are changed. Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre, Route 1, off Interstate 95, Woodbridge. Saturdays, $36.95; other days, $34.95. Children 11-15, $30; children 10 and younger, $20. 703-550-7384 or www.lazysusan.com.
-- Compiled by CAMILLE ROSS
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