August Happenings!

Every Tuesday in August:

Take out Tuesday Concert Series

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

HARRIS PAVILION

9201 Center St

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COST:

Free

CONTACT:

Anna Marie Robinson

703-361-9800

Various local musicians performing a variety of songs. Visit one of the many old town restaurants and receive a 10% discount on a take out dinner to the concert. This is a very laid back and relaxing evening. There is also a small farmer’s market going on at the same time.

August 1 – Harlen Simple
August 8 – Chris Rall
August 15 – Zac Quintana
August 22 – Joe Chiocca
August 29 – Gary Smallwood

Every Wednesday in August:

Wednesday Lunch Concert Series

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

HARRIS PAVILION

9201 Center St

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COST:

Free

CONTACT:

Anna Marie Robinson

703-361-9800

Tables and chairs will be set up to hear various musicians perform a variety of songs during the lunch hour. Please bring your own lunch or pick up from any of the 11 old town restaurants that are within walking distance of the Harris Pavilion.
August 2 – Franklin Carrington
August 9 – Deep Crater Boys
August 16 – Gina DeSimone & The Moaners
August 23 – Doug Tumer
August 30 – Rob Maletick

 Every Thursday & Saturday in August:

Farmer’s Market

7:30 am – 1:00 pm

PRINCE WILLIAM LOT (ACROSS FROM THE NEW BALDWIN SCHOOL)

9020 Prince William St

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CONTACT:

Erin Beckman

703-361-6599

erin@historicmanassasinc.org

Come out and enjoy our producer only Farmer’s Market.  Buy Fresh!  Buy Local!

We love them too, but no pets are allowed at the market. Free parking is available in the parking garage.  SNAP proudly accepted.

Check out our list of vendors here!

Make sure to follow us on Facebook for updates and specials this season!

Every Sunday in August:

Sunday Ice Cream Social

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

HARRIS PAVILION

9201 Center St

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COST:

Free

CONTACT:

Anna Marie Robinson

703-361-9800

Enjoy local orchestras and after the concert enjoy free ice cream!

Tuesday, August 1st:

National Night Out

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MANASSAS MUSEUM

9101 Prince William St

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COST:

Free

Join the annual community event held in conjunction with the Manassas City Police and enjoy music, entertainment and fun for the whole family.

Wednesday, August 2nd:

Cello Fury: Melodies, Moods + Movies

Summer Performances for Young Audiences

11:00 am

Hylton Performing Arts Center

Merchant Hall

This cello rock powerhouse featuring three cellists and a rock and roll drummer brings movie themes to life in a lively performance designed for children that fuses symphonic sounds with driving rock beats to create an unforgettable musical experience.

Tickets:
Adult: $15; Child $5

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Thursday, August 3rd:

Gallery Reception: Marti Patchell, Winner of 2016 Juried Show Exhibition

Botanical Fusion

6:00 pm

Hylton Performing Arts Center

Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

Marti Patchell expresses her passion for gardening and the beauty of nature through an exploration of her interest in the drawn line. Botanical Fusion features works illustrating the intricate layering of formal elements found in the natural world around us. Reflecting upon her “up close” encounters, the artist presents works including monoprint etchings and collages that encourage the viewer to dive deeper into the beauty found in the “power of nature’s display.”

Featuring wines by Stone Tower Winery.

Gallery Receptions are free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required. RSVP to spavia@gmu.edu

Gallery Sponsors: Buchanan Partners Art Gallery; Wegmans  

Friday, August 4th:

Friday Night Family Movie Night

8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

HARRIS PAVILION

9201 Center St

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COST:

Free

CONTACT:

Anna Marie Robinson

703-361-9800

Bring a blanket or a chair, wear your pajamas and bring popcorn and enjoy a great kid-friendly movie outdoors.

August 4 – Finding Dory
August 18 – Storks

Friday, August 4th:

Museum Exhibit – Tailor-Made: Vintage Fashions from the Museum’s Collection Unveiled @ Manassas Museum

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

MANASSAS MUSEUM

9101 Prince William St

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COST:

Free

Drawing almost exclusively from the museum’s large collection of textiles and accessories, this exhibit will look at the fashions of the first quarter of the 20th century.

Featuring guest curator Meaghan Reddick

Exhibit runs daily May 12 – September 24

Friday, August 4th:

First Friday ‘Dog Days of Summer’ @ Old Town Manassas

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

OLD TOWN MANASSAS

Another new month..time to celebrate First Friday! Come out and enjoy the shops and restaurants in Historic Downtown Manassas. Don’t forget…in August we celebrate the DOG Days of Summer. Bring out your dog for a fun evening.

Saturday, August 12th:

Saturday Adult Dance – The Fabulous Bel Airs @ Harris Pavilion

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

HARRIS PAVILION

9201 Center St

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COST:

Free

CONTACT:

Anna Marie Robinson

703-361-9800

annamg5250@aol.com

http://www.harrispavilion.com

Bring your jitter bug moves to the dance floor!! Please bring your own chair as we have a limited number of them!

Saturday, August 12:

An Evening of Comedy @ Center for the Arts

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CENTER FOR THE ARTS

9419 Battle St

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COST:

Adults $22, Senior/Student $18 Get Tickets

CONTACT:

Jordan Exum

(703)330-2787

jexum@center-for-the-arts.org

Ready to laugh the night away?  Join us as Rooftop Productions presents a night of stand up comedy, improv, and comedy skits. Limited seating, so get your tickets early.

Cash bar and refreshments available in the theatre lobby.

All tickets sales are final.  Please review the Ticket Policy for more details.

August 25th – 27th:

Civil War Weekend

7:00 pm – 5:00 pm

MANASSAS MUSEUM

9101 Prince William St

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COST:

Free

Everything Civil War and so much more, this annual event features keynote speaker Catherine Clinton, re-enactors from both armies, living history demonstrations on medicine, music and games all topped off with the traditional Saturday programs of free bourbon tasting, a dance and the rail car burning at the Museum.

Join us August 25 – 27.

There will also be events at Liberia Plantation at 8601 Portner Ave., Manassas, VA

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