Bristoe Station Battlefield staff and volunteers will provide guided tours of the hallowed grounds that contain camps, cemeteries, and battlefields. Learn about Camp Jones and the battles that took place in 1862 and 1863. Tours begin on the hour and depart from the kiosk in the parking lot on Iron Brigade Unit Avenue. The last tour leaves at 3PM. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Insect repellant is encouraged. No pets please.
This month’s Family Day theme is GIRLS MAKE HISTORY. Spend the afternoon with Felicity, Molly, Addie, and all their friends while you take a journey through Marine Corps History, from 1775 to the present day. Games, hands-on activities, special guests, and crafts will be on hand as well, making this a wonderful, family day at the Marine Corps Museum. As always, parking and admission are free to the MCM!
Join the annual community event held in conjunction with the Manassas City Police and enjoy music, entertainment and fun for the whole family.
Come out for a rare opportunity to dissect owl pellets, learn about different owls, and learn the calls of each local species.
Coming August 11-19, 2017 2017 Tickets Will Be Available at The Fairgrounds and Online. Please visit the Fairgrounds at 10624 Dumfries Rd. Manassas, VA 20112 to buy tickets! One Admission Adult Ticket $10 One Admission Child/Senior Ticket $6 Ride wristbands: Weekdays: $18 Sun 8/14: $22 Fri 8/19: $20 Sat 8/20: $22 Specials: Tickets are half price on Half Price Night—Aug 14th. FREE GATE ADMISSION. 2-5pm only on Tues, Aug 15th. Ladies admitted FREE on Ladies Night—Aug 16th. Children 4 and under and Active Military admitted FREE daily. NO TAX DOLLARS The County Fair receives NO FUNDS from federal, state, or local governments. The Fair is privately owned by the Prince William Veterans Farm Club. Mark your calendars for the 68th annual event August 11-19, 2017, and join the FUN4U. Be sure to Like the Fair Facebook page for updates (Click Here) and share it with your friends! ABOUT The Prince William County Fair is the largest County Fair in the state of Virginia. The annual event in Manassas includes livestock exhibits, home arts exhibits, tractor pulls, a rodeo, demolition derbies, baby contests, live music and a variety of midway shows. Games and carnival rides are provided by America’s #1 Carnival Company, Deggeller Attractions Inc. Prince William County 4-H Clubs participate in numerous activities and demonstrations. Upwards of 90,000 to 100,000 spectators are expected to pass through the turnstiles this year. HISTORY The Fair began in 1949 by a group of young World War II veterans who wanted to promote the agricultural industry in the county. The Fair history book, “Farms Forever – Forever Farms” is available at the Fair office (703-368-0173).
From July 21 until the end of August, 1861, Ben Lomond was converted into the Pringle House Hospital to care for hundreds of wounded soldiers after the fateful events of the first major battle of the Civil War. Join site historians in a unique opportunity to spend the night in the hospital and learn about the wounded soldiers who were treated there, the families who were impacted, and the effects of the war on Northern Virginia. The evening will include a tour of the hospital, an evening campfire, and more. Breakfast will be provided in the morning. Participants must bring their own sleeping materials.
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