Here's a look at some of the events happening in and around Prince William County this weekend: 

First Friday in Manassas

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Friday, July 6, 6-9 p.m.

July’s First Friday in Manassas has an American history theme. Explore Historic Downtown Manassas to find 12 mystery American history questions placed around downtown. If you answer all questions correctly, you can spin the prize wheel for a chance to win discounts from area businesses. The event also includes live music, kids’ activities, art displays and more. An adult dance to classic rock music starts at 8 p.m. at Harris Pavilion. For more info, go to visitmanassas.org.

 

Music on the Mill Summer Concert Series: Movie Night

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Friday, July 6, 6-8 p.m.

Enjoy an outdoor screening of “Moana” in this next installment of the Music on the Mill Summer Concert Series. River Mill Park, 458 Mill St., Occoquan. Free.

 

 

Friday Night Hikes-Moonlight walk through natural history

Friday, July 6, 7:30-9 p.m. 

Enjoy a hike as you listen to and identify the musicians of the night. Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge.  

 

Walking Tours of Historic Towns-Occoquan

Friday, July 6, 7 p.m.

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The Prince William Historic Preservation Foundation’s Walking Tours of Historic Towns series continues with a tour of historic Occoquan. Meet at town hall. Historic Occoquan, Mill Street, Occoquan.   

 

World War II Weekend

Saturday, July 7, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Learn about World War II soldiers, view artifacts, house tours, crafts and more. Rippon Lodge Historic Site, 15520 Blackburn Road, Woodbridge. Free. 

 

Revolutionary War Weekend at the Weems-Botts Museum

Saturday, July 7, and Sunday, July 8, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Take a tour of the Weems-Botts Museum and learn about the ways colonists rebelled before and during the American Revolution. Taste herbal teas consumed by boycotting colonists, weave a piece of “homespun” fabric” write a coded message and more. Free with museum admission, which is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students and free for children under 6. Weems-Botts Museum, 3944 Cameron St. Dumfries.

 

Beat the Heat Walking Tour

Saturday July 7, 3-3:30 p.m.

Learn about Manassas as an interpreter escorts you on an indoor tour at the Manassas Museum. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. Free. 

 

Movies Under the Stars

Saturday, July 7, 8-10 p.m. 

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Bring a blanket or a low chair to enjoy this outdoor screening of “A League of their Own.” The movie is shown on the big screen near the fountain. Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, 14900 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge.   

 

Fireworks in Dumfries

Saturday, July 7, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Did July 4th leave you wanting more fireworks? Dumfries has you covered. Bring a chair or blanket to enjoy this free fireworks display. Free, hot dogs, chips, drinks and freeze pops while supplies last. Garrison Park, 17755 Main St., Dumfries. Free. 

   

 

Sunday Ice Cream Socials

Sunday, July 8, 3-4:30 p.m. 

Enjoy a concert featuring the St. Thomcats Band and then have free ice cream. Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center St., Manassas. Free. 

 

For more local events, or to submit your own event, visit www.princewilliamtimes.com/calendar.

 

 

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