ICE CREAM SOCIAL -- 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Ice cream and music, the latter provided by the Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra. Loy E. Harris Pavilion, West and Center streets, Old Town Manassas. Free. 703-361-9800,


JEWELRY AND COLLAGES -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through July 6. Colorful, bead-woven jewelry crafted by artist Carol Holmes is on display, along with three-dimensional mixed-media collages by Alice Webb. Holmes makes her pieces with glass beads from the Czech Republic and Japan, as well as gemstone chips. The result is jewelry with a mixture of textures, bright colors and patterns. Webb creates whimsical handbags and jewelry boxes, incorporating vivid hues and a variety of materials. Artists' Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-494-0584.

"IMAGES OF AMERICA" -- 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday through July 3. Jewell Pratt Burns's paintings of scenes from photographs of her travels throughout the United States, including landscapes, birds and waterfowl painted on canvas and paper. Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-490-1117.

WATERCOLORS -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday, through Wednesday. The Center for the Arts displays works by Chris Krupinski. Caton Merchant Family Gallery, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. Free. 703-330-2787.

"BLACK AND WHITE" -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, through June 26. Works by 20 local artists. ArtBeat Gallery, 9407 Main St., Manassas. Free. 703-365-8558,

"THE ART OF DOING BUSINESS" -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, through June 26. Calendars, postcards, shipping boxes, plates, photos, signs and other items used by area businesses from the 1890s through the 1950s. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. $3; seniors and ages 6-17, $2; ages 5 and younger, free. 703-368-1873,

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. From May through September, the Manassas-Warrenton Camera Club presents a photography exhibition. 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 history artifacts. 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. $3; seniors and youths 6-17, $2; ages 5 and younger, free. 703-368-1873,

For Children

FRIDAY FLICKS -- 10:30 a.m. tomorrow. Movies based on books for children ages 3-7. Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.


And Sports

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 provided. West and Center streets, Old Town Manassas. Free. 703-361-9800,

OLD MINE RANCH -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Ponies, a petting farm, hiking trails, rope swings, tunnels, hayrides, Ducky Downs racetrack, panning for gold and gem mining. Old Mine Ranch, 17504 Mine Rd., Dumfries. $5 entrance fee; additional fees for gold panning and gem mining. 703-441-1382,

PRINCE WILLIAM FOREST PARK -- Park open dawn to dusk daily; visitors center, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Topics of the center's eclectic displays include spy training during World War II, the Civilian Conservation Corps, cemeteries on park property, pyrite mines and birdcalls. Videos are available on such subjects 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,


"ARSENIC AND OLD LACE" -- 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Theatre for the Community performs Joseph Kesselring's classic farce, about a theater critic who discovers that his sweet, elderly aunts are poisoning lonely men and burying the bodies in the basement of their Brooklyn home. Cramer Center, 9008 Center St., Manassas. $12; senior citizens and students, $8. 703-365-8350.

"THE PAJAMA GAME" -- 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 8:30 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, through July 17. Sparks fly between the new superintendent of the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory and the head of the employees' grievance committee in this tuneful show from 1950s Broadway. Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre, Route 1 off Interstate 95, Woodbridge. $36.95, Saturdays; $34.95, other days; $30, children 11-15; $20, children 10 and younger. 703-550-7384,

Plan Ahead

MODEL TRAIN SHOW -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 8, noon-5 p.m. June 19. The Manassas Recreation and Parks Department sponsors a two-day exhibition that includes model and toy trains, layouts, children's activities and railroad movies. Behind Jennie Dean School, 9676 Wellington Rd., Manassas. $5. 703-257-8313,

To Submit an Item


Fax: 703-392-1406

Mail: Camille Ross, Prince William Entertainment Calendar, The Washington Post, 9420 Battle St., Manassas, Va. 20110

Details: Announcements must note date, time, address, cost and phone number. The deadline for submissions is 14 days before publication.