UPCOMING EVENTS: Turkey Trots, Stonebridge Tree Lighting, The Nutcracker | Lifestyles


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“Wild Webs” free fiber exhibition: Until January 21. ARTfactory, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. Showcases the freeform and fiber art creations of local artist Karen Ballard and U.S. Prime Minister Prudence Mapstone.50 years of Flower Power. “Contact Jordan Exum at 703-330-2787 or email [email protected]






“We the People – Portraits of Veterans in America”, will be on display at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle, until July 22, 2022. Renowned artist Mary Whyte’s remarkable series depicts military veterans of all ages and backgrounds.




We the People – Portraits of Veterans in America: National Marine Corps Museum, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle. Until July 22, 2022. Renowned artist Mary Whyte’s series portrays military veterans of all ages and backgrounds. Images including a dairy farmer from Missouri, a lobster from Rhode Island, a science teacher from Pennsylvania, a single mother from South Carolina and 46 other moving portraits presented together in a timeless portrait. For more information, call 1-877-653-1775. Open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Women of the same blood: Until January 9. Hylton Performing Arts Center, Buchanan Partners Art Gallery, Science and Tech, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas. Through analog photographic processes, the artist, photographer, archivist and historian of the Zia Palmer family records the often slow changes in communities, landscapes and architecture, in particular the legacies and remains of her ancestral places in the northeastern New Mexico. The Hylton Performing Arts Center requires proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result for all visitors.

Thursday 25 November

All Prince William County Libraries Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Prince William Turkey Trot: 8:30 am to noon. Family event. The 5K and the 1 mile are open to all ages. For information and registration, visit: https://princewilliamturkeytrot.com/. Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, 9100 Freedom Center Blvd., Manassas. $ 14 to $ 45.

Chris Young Memorial 5K Turkey Trot: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Proceeds fund the Chris Yung Memorial Fund. For more information, send an email to: [email protected] Farm Brew Live, 9901 Discovery Blvd., Manassas. Individual $ 35; children under 12, $ 25. To register, go to: https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Manassas/TeamPWChrisYung5K

Brain and Beer Trivia Evening: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday. Bring a team of up to six players; the winning team receives a prize. Social distancing. Tin Cannon Brewing Company, 7679 Limestone Drive, Gainesville.

Friday November 26

All Prince William County Libraries Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Nutcracker: 2:00 p.m. With the Virginia National Ballet. For tickets and information, call 703-330-2787. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas. Tickets from $ 18 to $ 55. The Hylton Performing Arts Center requires proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result for all visitors.

Tree lighting: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Horse-drawn carriage rides with donation of preserves, face painting, ice sculpture, New Dominion choral performances and more. Stonebridge in downtown Potomac, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge.

Friday night karaoke: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Bring a friend and show off your vocal skills on stage. Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge.

Open mic evening: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Come and share your talent. Hidden Brewing Company, 8420 Kao Circle, Manassas.

Tin Cannon 7th Anniversary Party: Noon to 10 p.m. Live music all day, ax throwing, pastries, raffles, food truck and more. Tin Cannon Brewing Company, 7679 Limestone Drive, Gainesville.

Saturday November 27

All libraries in the Prince William County neighborhood closed for the holiday weekend






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Friday and Saturday November 26-27: The Nutcracker will be performed by the Virginia National Ballet and the Academy of Russian Ballet at the Hylton Performing Arts Center.




Nutcracker: 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. With the Virginia National Ballet and the Virginia Academy of Russian Ballet. For tickets and information, call 703-330-2787. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas. Tickets from $ 18 to $ 55. The Hylton Performing Arts Center requires proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result for all visitors.

Christmas chaos: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Presented by Rooftop Productions. All indoor show attendees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or show a recent, negative COVID-19 test result. Face coverings are mandatory indoors for guests 2 years of age and older. For reservations and tickets, call 703-330-2787. ARTfactory, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. $ 25 adults; $ 20 students / seniors.

Live music at the Eavesdrop brewery: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. With the Working Man’s Band. Eavesdrop Brewery, 7223 Centerville Road, Manassas.

Live music at Farm Brew Live: 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. With Scott Kurt. Farm Brew Live, 9901 Discovery Blvd., Manassas.

Live music at Tucked Away Brewing Company: 5 to 7 p.m. With Shane Brady Acoustic. Hidden Brewing Company, 8420 Kao Circle, Manassas.

Sunday November 28

Christmas chaos: 3 p.m. Presented by Rooftop Productions. All indoor show attendees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or show a recent, negative COVID-19 test result. Face coverings are mandatory indoors for guests 2 years of age and older. For reservations and tickets, call 703-330-2787. ARTfactory, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. $ 25 adults; $ 20 students / seniors.






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Sunday November 28: A Christmas Chanticleer, a holiday program featuring American hymns, Christmas carols from around the world, gospel tunes and Renaissance motets, takes place at 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 28 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center.


A Christmas Chanticleer: 4 p.m. Holiday program with American hymns, Christmas carols from around the world, gospel tunes and Renaissance motets. For tickets and information, call 703-330-2787. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas. $ 55, $ 47, $ 33, half price for youth up to grade 12. The Hylton Performing Arts Center requires proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result for all visitors.

Dale Town Farmer’s Market: From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Outdoor market. Masks required. Do not show up if you are sick or have been exposed to the virus. Vendors will frequently disinfect surfaces and electronics. Dale Town Farmers Market, Dale Town Suburban Lot, Dale Town.

Bewitching historical walking tour of Occoquan: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Family. Wear comfortable shoes; bring water and bug spray. Hear stories of famous and beloved ghosts. Reservations required, call 703-357-3850. Occoquan Spirits, 408 Mill St., Occoquan. $ 15 per person.

Sunday Sunday in the Republic: Noon to 8 p.m. Board games, professional sports on TV, bring the kids and more. Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge.

Live music at the Eavesdrop brewery: 2 to 5 p.m. With Nathaniel Davis. Eavesdrop Brewery, 7223 Centerville Road, Manassas.

Live music at Farm Brew Live: 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. With Sharif. Farm Brew Live, 9901 Discovery Blvd., Manassas.

Monday, November 29

English conversation group: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. For adults. Improve your speaking skills in a relaxed atmosphere where speakers of all languages ​​are welcome. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Central Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. To free.

Crafts to take away: All day. For adults. Get a take-out craft bag that includes all the supplies you need and instructions. No registration necessary, while stocks last. Call 703-792-8700 for curbside pickup. Haymarket Gainesville Library, 14870 Lightner Road, Haymarket. To free.

Monday trivia: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Teams are welcome and encouraged. Fun and prizes. Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge.

Tuesday, November 30

NOVA Novels: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. For adults. The group reads and discusses a variety of current bestsellers. November is “Anxious People” by Frederik Backman. Masks required. Refreshments provided. To join the group, send an email to: [email protected] Chinn Park Library, 13065 Chinn Park Drive, Woodbridge. To free.

Storytime for toddlers: 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. For ages 18 to 36 months with a guide. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Tickets handed out 15 minutes before the start time. Masks required. Montclair Library, 5049 Waterway Drive, Dumfries. To free.

Wednesday December 1

Meet the Artist-Sharie Boyle’s Art Exhibition and Discussion: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Meet the artist and enjoy his exhibition “Pieces of My Mind”. Masks required. Montclair Library, 5049 Waterway Drive, Dumfries. To free.

Conversation in Spanish: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. For adults. Improve your speaking skills in a relaxed atmosphere where speakers of all languages ​​are welcome. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Masks required. Chinn Park Library, 13065 Chinn Park Drive, Woodbridge. To free.

Musical bingo:7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Get a bingo card and pay attention to the melodies on your card. You could win big prizes. Brew Republic Bierwerks, 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge.


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