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Discover Western Prince William November 2018
10
Bull Run Festival
of Lights Nov. 21-
Jan. 6, 5:30-9:30pm
(Fridays, Saturdays,
Thanksgiving, Christmas
Eve and Day, & New
Year's Eve and Day
open until 10pm),
7700 Bull Run Dr.,
Centreville. Kick off
the holiday season
at Bull Run Regional
Park, and enjoy the
animated light shows, a
Winter Wonderland Holiday Village,
pictures with Santa, and more!
Tickets are $25/car Dec. 1, 8, 14-
30, $20/car Nov. 21-30, Dec. 2-7,
Dec. 19-13, and Dec. 31-Jan. 6. $5
coupons valid Monday-Thursday.
Visit
www.bullrunfestivalofl ights.
com.
Historic Old Town Manassas
Manassas Museum Holiday
Open House and Christmas Tree
Lighting,
Nov. 30, 5-8pm. Holiday
fun begins with Santa arriving by
train and lighting the Old Town
tree at 6:15. Get a head start on
holiday shopping at Echoes, the
Museum Store, and enjoy a 10%
discount. Visit
www.manassascity.
org. 73rd Annual Greater
Manassas Christmas Parade,
Dec. 1, 10am. Begins on Mathis
Avenue and continues down
Center Street in Old Town. Visit
www.gmchristmasparade.org.
Gingerbread House Workshop,
Dec 2, noon-1:30pm (teens and
adults), 2-3:30p.m (families), Center
for the Arts, 9419 Battle St. Build
your own gingerbread house! $20-
$24. Call
703-330-2787. Carriage
Rides Around Downtown,
Dec. 2,
9 & 16, 1-4pm, Manassas Train
Depot. Hop in a carriage and tour
the historic streets of Manassas,
taking in the sights and sounds
of the season. Complimentary
carriage rides provided, weather
permitting.
Jolly Ol' Confections,
iscover the spirit of the season in our communities, where you can celebrate the holidays with
friends and family in the warmth and beauty of "home sweet home."
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GFWC Woman's Club Holiday
House Tour,
Dec. 9, 1-4pm.
Explore four beautiful Historic
Manassas homes decked out in
holiday fi nery. Liberia House hosts
refreshments, entertainment, White
House ornament sale, and district
merchants' unique merchandise.
Tickets are $20 and available at
The Things I Love, the Manassas
Museum, Manassas Train Station,
and the Flower Gallery. Call
703-
368-6183 or 703-365-8604.
Wreaths Across America, Dec.
15, Quantico National Cemetery,
5100 Russell Rd., Quantico. Join
in this nationwide annual event to
honor fallen soldiers. Visit
www.
wreathsacrossamerica.org.
Concerts/Theatre
Unless otherwise noted, the
following productions will be
presented at the Hylton Performing
Arts Center, 10960 George Mason
Circle, Manassas.
Virginia National Ballet The
Nutcracker,
Nov. 23, 2pm & 7pm. A
stellar cast of professional award-
winning international dancers
and the students of the Virginia
National Ballet
School. Tickets
are $25-37. Visit
www.hyltoncenter.org.
Northern Virginia Ballet
The Nutcracker,
Nov. 24, 2pm
& 6pm. This year's production
features a family-friendly version
of this holiday classic which
includes international guest artists
and award-winning dancers from
the Academy of Russian Ballet.
Tickets are $35/adults and $25/
seniors, students, and children under
18. Visit
www.hyltoncenter.org.
Center for the Arts at the Candy
Factory A Christmas Carol, The
Musical,
Nov. 24 & 30, Dec. 1, 7 &
8, 8pm, Nov. 25, Dec. 2 & 9, 2pm,
9419 Battle St., Manassas. Get in
the holiday spirit with the Broadway
version of this holiday classic.
Tickets are $22/adults, $18/seniors
and students. Visit
www.center-for-
the-arts.org/tickets.
Chanticleer
A Chanticleer
Christmas,
Nov. 25, 2pm. Twelve
extraordinary male voices kick
off the season in this a cappella
concert. Tickets are $33-$55. Visit
www.hyltoncenter.org.
Swing Machine 6th Annual
Christmas Extravaganza,
Nov. 29,
7:30pm. Celebrate the season with
Swing Machine, DC's premier big
Celebrations
McCall Studio Gallery of
Manassas Watercolor
Classes,
Nov. 17, 24 &
Dec. 1, 1-3:30pm. Visit
Eventbrite.com and
search McCall Gallery
events to RSVP for one
or more classes.
1st Friday "The Art of
Antique Rugs!",
Dec.
7. View the exhibit and
learn how to spin wool. New
Year's Ball,
Jan 6, 5-9pm. Dress
up in your favorite play, ballet,
or period costume. $55/person.
Group Museum Tours & Tea,
by appointment. A great holiday
treat for adults, teens, groups, or
individuals. All events are onsite at
9409 Battle St. Call
571-379-7598.
Prince William Chamber of
Commerce Holiday Silent
Auction Luncheon,
Nov. 29, 3:30-
5:30pm, Farm Brew LIVE, 9901
Discovery Blvd., Manassas. Join in
a festive holiday luncheon and bid
on fabulous silent auction items.
$40/members, $55/non-members.
Visit
www.pwchamber.org.
Manassas Museum Deck the
Halls Museum,
Nov. 30-Dec.31,
9101 Prince William St. The fourth
annual holiday display of Christmas
trees decorated by Round
Elementary School students. Call
703-257-8453.
Novant Health Annual Circle of
Lights,
Dec. 6, 5pm, Prince William
Medical Center, 8700 Sudley Rd,
Manassas. Purchase a light ($10/
each) to honor, remember, or
thank a special person or group.
Refreshments following the
ceremony. Call
703-369-8173.
CASA of Prince William County
Ladies Night Out,
Dec. 6, 6:30-
10:00pm, Hylton Performing Arts
Center, 10960 George Mason Cir.,
Manassas. A ladies-only night of
holiday shopping and fun to help
abused, neglected, and abandoned
children fi nd the safe, loving,
permanent home they deserve.
Reserved tables of 10 are $750;
individual tickets are $75. Visit
www.casacis.org.
band! Tickets are $10,
free for children age
2 and younger. Visit
www.hyltoncenter.
org.
Black Nativity by
Langston Hughes
Dec. 1, 2, 8 & 9,
3pm. The holiday
season kicks off with
a glorious celebration
of the birth of Jesus
Christ wrapped in the
soul-stirring classic Black Nativity,
which includes narration, scripture,
music, and dance. Tickets are $20
in advance and $25 at the door. Visit
www.hyltoncenter.org.
Manassas Chorale Silver Noel,
Dec. 1, 7:30pm. Find your Christmas
spirit at this festive performance of
carols and seasonal songs while
enjoying familiar sounds of the
season. Bring a non-perishable food
item to support SERVE. Tickets are
$18-$20/adults and free for Mason
students and children 18 and under.
Visit
www.hyltoncenter.org.
2018 Annual Messiah Sing-
a-long, Dec. 4, 7pm. Choir
and orchestra students
from Osbourn Park, Patriot,
and Brentsville District High
Schools present Handel's
Messiah as a sing-a-long. Tickets
are $15/adults, $10/seniors, and
$5/students 5-17. Visit
www.
hyltoncenter.org.
American Festival Pops
Orchestra Holiday Pops: Songs
of the Season,
Dec. 7, 8pm. A joyful
performance of cheerful carols and
cherished holiday tunes. Tickets are
$33-$55. Visit
www.hyltoncenter.
org.
Manassas Symphony Orchestra
All Creatures Great and Small,
Dec.
8, 3:30pm. A delightful concert about
animals of all sizes and includes
an exclusive indoor light show.
Tickets are $16-$20. Visit
www.
hyltoncenter.org.
Family
6th Annual Snowfl ake Stampede
Bull Run Festival of Lights,
Nov.
17, 5:30pm, 7700 Bull Run Dr.,
Centreville. See the Festival of
Lights on foot and before the crowds
and take time to stop and pose for
pictures! $22/adult, $17/children
age 12 and under, free for children
2 and under. Register at
www.
eventbrite.com (search "Snowfl ake
Stampede").