Winter and Christmas Fun 2018

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Name of Event: Tree Lighting

Date: 11/23/18                       Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Stonebridge At Potomac Town Center

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Join us for our annual holiday tree lighting on Friday, November 23rd beginning at 6 pm. We will have Those Funny Little People performing, New Dominion Choraliers of Prince William County, face painting and more. We will have horse drawn carriage that are free with a donation of a canned good benefiting Action in Community Through Service

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/219979825376908

Name of Event: Tiny Tots Concert

Date: 11/27/18                       Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Colgan High School

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

Description: Popular music from TV and movies performed by Colgan’s Wind Symphony, an ensemble comprised of Prince William County’s finest performing arts students. Guest appearance by favorite characters in costume, including Belle from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” We keep the auditorium lights on and encourage the children to dance and sing.

Link: http://www.colganband.com/tiny-tots

Name of Event: Tiny Tots Concert

Date: 11/27/18                       Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Colgan High School

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

Description: Popular music from TV and movies performed by Colgan’s Wind Symphony, an ensemble comprised of Prince William County’s finest performing arts students. Guest appearance by favorite characters in costume, including Belle from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” We keep the auditorium lights on and encourage the children to dance and sing.

Link: http://www.colganband.com/tiny-tots

Name of Event: Tiny Tots Concert

Date: 11/28/18                       Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Colgan High School

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

Description: Popular music from TV and movies performed by Colgan’s Wind Symphony, an ensemble comprised of Prince William County’s finest performing arts students. Guest appearance by favorite characters in costume, including Belle from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” We keep the auditorium lights on and encourage the children to dance and sing.

Link: http://www.colganband.com/tiny-tots

Name of Event: Dough Ornament Workshop

Date: 11/29/18                       Time: 7:00:00 PM

Location: Manassas Park Community Center- 99 Adams Street Manassas Park Va 20111

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

Description: Decorate and take home your own dough ornament. We supply all the materials – you supply all the creativity. $3/two ornaments

Link: https://www.manassasparkcommunitycenter.com/programsevents/

Name of Event: Holiday Shopping Night

Date: 11/30/18                       Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Marshall elementary

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: complete with pictures with Santa, face painting, vendor shopping, concessions and more!

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Name of Event: Santa Lights Manassas

Date: 11/30/18                       Time: 5:15 PM

Location: Old Town Manassas

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Santa Lights Manassas, also known as the Tree Lighting, has been a fixture in the Manassas community for over 25 years! It takes place on Friday, November 30 beginning at 5:15p.m. The magic of the evening begins with holiday musical performances and then Santa arrives at the Manassas Depot on the VRE train shortly after 6 p.m. After Santa lights the tree, he greets all the children and listens to their holiday wishes at the Harris Pavilion gazebo. Families can visit the Manassas Museum and store, as well as enjoy free wagon rides to get into the holiday spirit. The Harris Pavilion Ice Rink will be open for business as well as the downtown shops and restaurants.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/Santa-Lights-Manassas

Name of Event: Tree Lighting

Date: 12/1/18             Time: 5:30:00 PM

Location: Manassas Park Community Center- 99 Adams Street Manassas Park Va 20111

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Join us in our third annual tree lighting! There will be free refreshments, activities, and entertainment. To conclude the event, the Community Center tree will be lit! Kickstart your holiday season with your loved ones!

Link: https://www.manassasparkcommunitycenter.com/programsevents/

Name of Event: Manassas Chorale “Silver Noel” Winter Concert

Date: 12/1/18             Time: 7:30:00 PM

Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

Description: Get in the spirit of the season with all your favorite holiday tunes!

Link: manassaschorale.org

Name of Event: Breakfast with Santa

Date: 12/1/18             Time: 8:30 AM

Location: Old Country Buffet Smoketown Station

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

Description: BREAKFAST WITH SANTA!!BREAKFAST WITH SANTA!!

Join us on Saturday, December 1st, 2018 from 8:30-10am

at Old Country Buffet for Breakfast with Santa!

A FREE Treat for Each Child!

  • Kid’s Breakfast-under 3 FREE
  • 4-11yrs. $4.79 beverage included, plus tax
  • Adults $ 8.29 plus beverage and tax
  • Seniors 60 and up $7.49 plus beverage and tax

No reservations! First come, first served.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/356093655138976/

Name of Event: Manassas Christmas Parade

Date: 12/1/18             Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Old Town Manassas

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: The 73rd Annual Greater Manassas Christmas Parade will be taking place beginning at 10am on Saturday, Dec. 1st.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/320454378787165/

Name of Event: Family Advent Night

Date: 12/2/18             Time: 5:00:00 PM

Location: St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 8899 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA 20110

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: The evening will begin with dinner at 5pm and will feature Advent wreath making, Chrismon ornament making, the Hanging of the Greens service, and Christmas caroling! There is a suggested $25 donation per family to help cover costs of dinner and the activities. Come for all or part of the evening, whatever works for you and your family. Childcare will be available for those with little ones. Please RSVP by contacting the church office so we can plan for you and your family! (703)368-5161 or receptionist@stthomasumc.org

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/351026708983388/

Name of Event: Merry Old Town

Date: 12/2/18             Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Old Town Manassas

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Enjoy free carriage rides from the around Historic Manassas! The line will start outside of the Historic Manassas Visitor Center (9431 West St).

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/255946711726034/

Name of Event: Gingerbread House Decorating

Date: 12/6/18             Time: 7:00:00 PM

Location: Manassas Park Community Center- 99 Adams Street Manassas Park, Va 20111

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

Description: Join us for our annual gingerbread house decorating party! We will have fun building with lots of sweet treats. Pre-registration is required at least 3 days prior to event. $5/house kit

Link: https://www.manassasparkcommunitycenter.com/programsevents/

Name of Event: Light Parade

Date: 12/8/18             Time: 5:45:00 PM

Location: Begins at the intersection of Manassas Dr. and Carondelet Dr. and ends at the Manassas Park Community Center.

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: This amazing display of lights on wheels will be sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Our annual Light Parade is a highlight and a resident favorite. The parade begins at 5:45pm at the intersection of Manassas Dr. and Carondelet Dr. and ends at the Community Center. Vehicles needed! Contact Kaitlyn Collier at k.collier@manassasparkva.gov for details. Must complete a vendor form prior to the event. $10/per vehicle

Link: https://www.manassasparkcommunitycenter.com/programsevents/

Name of Event: Breakfast with Santa

Date: 12/8/18             Time: 8:30:00 AM

Location: Manassas Park Community Center- 99 Adams Street Manassas Park, Va 20111

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

Description: Join Santa for pancakes, photos, and holiday fun! Children of all ages are welcome to come have breakfast with Santa, play games, crafts, and more. Children under the age of 2 are included in the parent’s registration. $5/person

Link: https://www.manassasparkcommunitycenter.com/programsevents/

Name of Event: Santa Paws

Date: 12/8/18             Time: 10:45:00 AM

Location: Manassas Park Community Center- 99 Adams Street Manassas Park, Va 20111

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

Description: Bring your pup for pictures with Santa! Enter through the patio located behind the Community Center. $5/dog

Link: https://www.manassasparkcommunitycenter.com/programsevents/

Name of Event: Drive-Thru Living Nativity

Date: 12/8/18             Time: 5:30:00 PM

Location: 8899 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA 20110

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Experience the magic of the times surrounding the birth of Jesus first hand as it is created before your eyes. St. Thomas United Methodist Church will be presenting its Drive-Thru Living Nativity, free for the community, on Saturday, December 8, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Manassas Campus parking lot at 8899 Sudley Rd. (corner of Sudley Rd. and Grant Ave.) in Manassas. Rain Date: Sunday, December 9. For more information, contact the church office at 703-368-5161.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/312583152800845/?active_tab=about

Name of Event: Winter Wonderland Vendor Event

Date: 12/8/18             Time: 10:00 AM

Location: KerrydaleElementary

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: So excited to bring our Winter Wonderland Vendor and Craft Event back again this year! We are looking for folks who are interested in joining us as both vendors and shoppers Please email us at kerrydalepto@gmail.com – Subject: 2018 Vendor Application and we will send along the form! I hope that you will come and join us to shop either way

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/328285614655722/

Name of Event: Winter Wonderland

Date: 12/8/18             Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Tackett’s Mill

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Get in the festive mood at Tackett’s Mill’s Winter Wonderland, taking place directly after Santa’s Lake Ridge Parade! Take selfies with Santa while jamming to live music. Enjoy games, crafts, balloon art and traditional Victorian carolers! Walk in a Winter Wonderland with us at Tackett’s! ⛄

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/626610284402845/

Name of Event: Santa’s Lake Ridge Parade

Date: 12/8/18             Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Lake Ridge, VA

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: By popular request, this year’s theme is “A Christmas Around the World”. It’s all part of WinterFest, a full day of planned activities through out the LOL region.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/204615026759749/

Name of Event: Breakfast with Santa

Date: 12/8/18             Time: 8:30 AM

Location: Forest Park High School

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

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Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2026518174065530/

Name of Event: Dumfries Christmas Parade

Date: 12/8/18             Time: 12:00 PM

Location: Main Street Dumfries VA

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: We are seeking Volunteers and Sponsors for all our events. Sign up now to participate. Dumfries Christmas Parade will step off at noon on December 8, 2018 from Main St. to end at Dumfries Shopping Center. There will be food, music and fun for everyone at the shopping center during and after the parade. This year’s theme is a ‘Nutcracker Christmas’. The Christmas Tree Lighting will begin at 5:00 pm back at Main St. in front of the new Town Hall building at 17739 Main St. Bring the kids out to enjoy Santa, Mrs. Claus, more song, a Christmas story, goodies and hot coco as the Christmas Tree is lit. For more information call our office M-F 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at 703 221-3400

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/345678239307996/

Name of Event: Old Town Christmas Market

Date: 12/8/18             Time: 10:00 AM

Location: 9101 Prince William St, Manassas, VA 20110-5615, United States

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Just in time for the holidays, come check off your shopping list! From arts and crafts to jewelry and baked goods, to body and hair care, our vendors have everything you wish to surprise your loved ones with! Happy Shopping!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2195523677387169/

Name of Event: Christmas Tunes and Treats

Date: 12/9/18             Time: 3:00:00 PM

Location: Grace United Methodist Church. 9750 Wellington Road. Manassas, VA 20110

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: This is a sensory friendly event open to all! Bring fidget items and headphones as needed. Concert with live music will start at 3pm, followed by treats afterwards. Open to ALL, and especially geared toward our friends with special needs.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/262908761083200/

Name of Event: Merry Old Town

Date: 12/9/18             Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Old Town Manassas

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Enjoy free carriage rides from the around Historic Manassas! The line will start outside of the Historic Manassas Visitor Center (9431 West St).

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/255946711726034/

Name of Event: Christmas in Dublin

Date: 12/15/18                       Time: 4:00:00 PM

Location: Mackey’s on Main 9329 Main Street Manassas VA

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Phoenix irish Dance Academy is raiding money for a permanent dance studio location, and bring a taste of Irish Christmas to Manassas in the process! There will be live irish dancers, vendor tables, silent auctions, and a cake walk!

Link: https://m.facebook.com/events/336420633575067?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2298%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D&aref=98

Name of Event: Family Christmas Musical

Date: 12/15/18                       Time: 11:00 AM

Location: 13199 Kerrydale Rd, Woodbridge, Virginia 22193

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Name of Event: Old Town Christmas Market

Date: 12/15/18                       Time: 12:00 PM

Location: Harris Pavillion

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Just in time for the holidays, come check off your shopping list! From arts and crafts to jewelry and baked goods, to body and hair care, our vendors have everything you wish to surprise your loved ones with! Happy Shopping!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1846579902019505/

Name of Event: Christmas Party for Jesus!

Date: 12/16/18                       Time: 9:45:00 AM

Location: Grace United Methodist Church – 9750 Wellington Road, Manassas, VA 20110

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Kids will have a birthday party with Jesus during Sunday School (9:45-10:30), and adults can enjoy cake after each service (8:25, 9:45, 11)!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/GraceUMCManassas/

Name of Event: Cantata Sunday

Date: 12/16/18                       Time: 11:00:00 AM

Location: St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 8899 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA 20110

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Join us for worship as the music ministry shares the joy of the season through dramatic readings and music. The 8:15 and 11 a.m. services will feature a full orchestra and chancel choir, the 9:40 a.m. service will feature the Praise Band.

Link: https://www.stthomasumc.org/

Name of Event: Live Nativity and Bethlem Village

Date: 12/16/18                       Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Good Shepherd Church 14999 Birchdale Ave Dale City

Fee: No, this is a free event

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Name of Event: Merry Old Town

Date: 12/16/18                       Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Old Town Manassas

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Enjoy free carriage rides from the around Historic Manassas! The line will start outside of the Historic Manassas Visitor Center (9431 West St).

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/255946711726034/

Name of Event: Breakfast with Santa

Date: 12/22/18                       Time: 8:00:00 AM

Location: Chick-Fil-A Fair Lakes. 4516 Fair Knoll Dr Fairfax va

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Enjoy breakfast with Santa, photos, crafts, and more

Link: Www.facebook.com/cfafairlakes

Name of Event: Children’s Christmas Drama

Date: 12/23/18                       Time: 9:40:00 AM

Location: St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 8899 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA 20110

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Come and enjoy our KidzRock Choir and a special children’s drama with costumes that retells the birth story of Jesus in a stable long ago.

Link: https://www.stthomasumc.org/

Name of Event: Family Friendly Christmas Eve Service

Date: 12/24/18                       Time: 4:00:00 PM

Location: St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church 5290 Saratoga Ln Woodbridge VA

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: A Christmas Eve service the whole family can enjoy with easy to sing music, a children’s sermon and activity bags for children.

Link: http://www.stmargaretsepiscopalva.org/

Name of Event: Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

Date: 12/24/18                       Time: 7:00:00 PM

Location: St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 8899 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA 20110

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Contemporary Service will be held at 7 p.m. and Traditional Service will be held at 9 p.m. Both services will feature beautiful music, holy communion, and the passing of the light during Silent Night.

Link: https://www.stthomasumc.org/

Name of Event: Birthday Party for Jesus

Date: 12/24/18                       Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Good Shepherd Church 14999 Birchdale Ave Dale City

Fee: No, this is a free event

Description: Birthday Party for Jesus then a brief yet meaningful Christmas Eve service for families with young childrern.

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Name of Event: Kids Camp: The Peanuts Movie

Date: 12/28/18                       Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Alamo Drafthouse Stonebridge

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

Description: You pick the price – tickets just $1, $3, or $5! Proceeds benefit ACTS. Simply select “Edit Order” in the check-out process to choose your ticket amount.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2251516741772596/

Name of Event: Kids Camp: The Peanuts Movie

Date: 12/29/18                       Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Alamo Drafthouse Stonebridge

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

Description: You pick the price – tickets just $1, $3, or $5! Proceeds benefit ACTS. Simply select “Edit Order” in the check-out process to choose your ticket amount.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2251516741772596/

Name of Event: Kids Camp: The Peanuts Movie

Date: 12/30/18                       Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Alamo Drafthouse Stonebridge

Fee: Yes, there is a fee for this event

Description: You pick the price – tickets just $1, $3, or $5! Proceeds benefit ACTS. Simply select “Edit Order” in the check-out process to choose your ticket amount.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2251516741772596/