10 a.m. – noon; $30 per person with limited seating so please reserve your spot!
Whether a novice or you have experience, you are bound to learn something new in this fun class as you make a book to use or display. You will also learn about bookbinding history, binding techniques and terminology as you create you own lovely hardbound book. The course is led by Angela Finet who has taught bookbinding across the United States for 15 years. Please bring an awl (or paper piercer), bone folder (or creasing tool), scissors, glue stick, pencil, ruler and a mouse pad or cutting mat. All other materials will be provided.
Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, 12229 Bristow Road, Bristow, VA 703-365-7895.
Herbal Teas and Medicines of the 19th Century
1 p.m. -3 p.m.; $30 per person, advanced registration is required.
Before the invention of “modern” medicine, many medicines were made from different plants and herbs ground into pastes, teas, elixirs, and foods. Join us for herbal inspired tea and appetizers as you learn about some of the different herbs used for medicines, what illnesses they treated and how effective they actually were. Price of admission includes tea, light refreshments and a special presentation at the Civil War hospital. A tour of the hospital is included after the program for all interested. Reservations are required.
Ben Lomond Historic Site, 10321 Sudley Manor Dr., Manassas, VA. 703-367-7872.
The Mid-Atlantic Police Motorcycle Rodeo.
100-150 motorcycle police officers will be competing in a riding skills rodeo. This provides training and networking for the officers and fun for the public to watch. We are also raising funds to support the Make-A-Wish foundation.
The Rodeo will be held Sept. 12-15. The 12-14 are practice days. Sept. 14 there will be practice and a challenge ride. Saturday the 15, opening ceremonies are at 0800 followed by competition until 1600.
There will be raffles on Saturday with fabulous items to win. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend and cheer on the riders, win prizes, and see a great show!
Prince William County’s premier Chili Cook-Off and Fall Fest at the Stonebridge, Potomac Town Center! Exhibitors, vendors, and top notch entertainment will begin at 11 am. Look for lots of interactive activities, and prizes. The event will close with a family friendly movie AT 7PM on the Potomac Town center’s Mega Tron with popcorn available compliments of Wegmans! COST OF ADMISSION IS FREE!!! Located just off Interstate 95 in Woodbridge, VA is the modern and lavish Potomac Town Center. Covering 120 acres, the Potomac Town Center offers vistors a unique shopping experience with over 500,000-square-feet of retail space! With an intelligent layout and elegant design, the Center entertains and welcomes all who visit. The enormous Wegmans grocery store is 138,000-square-feet and can be seen from the Interstate. VENDOR SIGN UP www.stonebridgefallfest.com Produced by KOJAM Productions, Inc. Karen@kojamproductions.com 703-328-4531
Friday, September 7th we’ll be showing Avengers: Infinity War!
Movies start at sundown, about 7:45pm for this date. Bring a blanket or lawn chair pick up a snack in town or pack your own and head down to River Mill Park for movie fun and stunning views of the Occoquan River. Feel free to come in costume!
Avengers Infinity War is rated PG-13.
Meet at Boat Launch #2 by Bushey Point Trail.
A magical, musical extravaganza is coming to the Gregory Theater. The Center for the Arts’ Pied Piper Theatre is bringing to life the most exciting, splendiferous, and fantastical presentation of SEUSSICAL, Jr. Join us as we bring to life all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including the Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Mayzie La Bird, Gertrude McFuzz, and the Whos of Whoville, and more! A delightful mixture of all of the Dr. Seuss books makes this both an entertaining and educational experience for all ages. Don’t miss this wonderful adventure into the imagination! Book by Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty, music by Stephen Flaherty & lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Seussical Jr. was conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty & Eric Idle &based on the works of Dr. Seuss. Music supervised, adapted, produced by Bryan Louiselle.
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