Sunday, Sept. 29

Manassas Latino Festival, with live music, folkloric dancing performances, arts and crafts, food vendors and children’s activities. Noon-5:30 p.m., Loy E. Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center St., Manassas. Free. 703-361-9800 or

Author Andrew Carroll, will discuss his book “Here Is Where: Discovering America’s Great Forgotten History,” a travelogue. 2 p.m., Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. Free. 703-368-1873.

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,

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.

Occoquan Fall Arts and Crafts Show, with juried local and national crafters and artisans, live entertainment and vendors. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Occoquan. 703-491-1918 or

Ben Lomond Heritage and Farming Festival, a Civil War encampment and living history demonstrations. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Ben Lomond Historic Site, 10321 Sudley Manor Dr., Manassas. Free. 703-367-7872.

Bristoe Station Battlefield guided tours, learn about two Civil War battles in 1862 and 1863. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. second and fourth weekends of each month. Tours leave on the hour, Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park, 10708 Bristow Rd., Bristow. Free. 703-366-3049 or

“Two Visions,” sculptures by Francesca Di Lorenzo and paintings by Denise Shamoun Phalan. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 6, Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-490-1117.

PWC Farm Tour, learn about farm life during the mid-1800s, help make apple butter, play historic games. Noon-4 p.m., Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, 12229 Bristow Rd., Bristow. Free. 703-365-7895.

Monday, Sept. 30

Prince William Community Band, rehearsal, for musicians 19 and older, no auditions necessary. 7:30 p.m., Saunders Middle School, 13557 Spriggs Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-791-4119 or

Woodbridge Community Choir, members rehearse for their holiday concert season. No auditions required. 7:30 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Covenant, 15008 Cloverdale Ave., Dale City. $30 membership fee. 703-491-1820 or

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Matinee Idylls,a buffet lunch followed by a performance by pianist Thomas Pandolfi. 12:30 p.m., Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. $43; concert only, $20. 703-993-7759.

Manassas farmers market,4-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Parking Lot F, Prince William and Main Streets. 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 (next to the train station visitors center). 703-361-6599 or

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Candidates forum, dinner, followed by a debate of the candidates for the 31st and 51st districts of the Virginia House of Delegates, sponsored by the Prince William Committee of 100. 6 p.m., Westminster at Lake Ridge, 12191 Clipper Dr., Lake Ridge. $30; members, $25. 703-496-3400 or

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.

Medicare 101, Rosemari Walker of the Department of Aging discusses Medicare parts A, B and D, fraud and abuse. 7 p.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-494-8126.

Lake Ridge Toastmasters Club, an open house for 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; 5 and younger, free. 571-572-9410 or

Thursday, Oct. 3

Spanish chat, bring lunch and practice speaking 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.

Ship Ahoy,” World War II-era musical comedy, with Frank Sinatra and Eleanor Powell. 7 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-792-4530.

Friday, Oct. 4

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

Haunted Heights Ghost Walk, listen to ghost tales while touring the Heights area of Dumfries. The 45-minute tours begin on the half-hour and end with hot chocolate and cider by a campfire. 7-8:30 p.m., Weems-Botts Annex, 3944 Cameron St., Dumfries. $5; age 6 and younger, free. Reservations recommended. 703-221-2218.

Homebuilders couples session, small groups discuss real-life topics relating to marriage and family, based on the Homebuilders Series Bible study. 7 p.m., Lake Ridge Baptist Church, 12450 Clipper Dr., Lake Ridge. Free. 703-494-8413.

Saturday, Oct. 5

Occoquan farmers market, 8 a.m.-noon, Mill Street parking lot, next to Route 123 bridge, Occoquan. 703-491-1918.

CASA All in Motion health and wellness event, a 10K run, 5K run/walk, one-mile fun run and exercise demonstrations. Proceeds benefit Court-Appointed Special Advocates services. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Manassas National Battlefield Park, 6511 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 10K, $35; 5K, $30; one-mile fun run and fitness fair, $25. 703-330-8145 or

Country Fair and Auctions, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., a benefit for Youth For Tomorrow, a residential youth home and private school for at-risk teenage boys and girls. Rides, farmers market, petting zoo, a junior rodeo and more.11835 Hazel Circle Dr., Bristow. $10; children, $5. 703-368-7995 or

Fall Jubilee, the annual event features log carvings by the Chainsaw Chix, an interactive dance area, craft vendors, a pumpkin patch, children’s entertainment and activities, live music and performances. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Old Town Manassas, Center Street, Manassas. Free. 703-361-6599 or

Self-defense karate class, for adults, Kris O’Hop, a brown-belt in karate, presents a short demonstration. Attendees should wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 2 p.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. Free, registration required. 703-494-8126.

“Fahrenheit 451,” Aquila Theatre presents the play based on the classic novel. 8 p.m., Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. $28, $36, $44. 703-993-7759.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane