This time of year, especially during September and October, is the best for fall themed events for the entire family to enjoy! Check out our infographic below for local autumn events happening soon in Manassas!
Arcadia Run events
10 Upcoming Events in NoVA
Looking to get out and enjoy the beautiful spring weather in Northern Virginia? Be sure to add a few of these upcoming events to your spring calendar!
Shakespeare in the ‘Burg Theatre Festival (Middleburg, VA)
Head on over to Middleburg for the American Shakespeare Center’s annual shakespeare festival, with a champagne brunch, playwriting competition, and stagecraft and acting workshops. Tickets range from $25-$40—visit the Shakespeare in the ‘Burg Theatre Festival website for additional information.
Manassas Bicycle Tours (Manassas, VA)
April 2, 9:00 – 11:00 am
Spend the afternoon cruising through our beautiful hometown and learning more about a few of the many hidden gems of historic Manassas—with a Manassas Bicycle Tour. Bike tours are $5 per person.
Festival of Spring (Haymarket, VA)
Burnside Farms’ annual Festival of Spring is well-known as the largest Pick-Your-Own-Flower event in North America! Peruse 8 acres of beautiful blossoms and flourishing flowers, and take a break for an afternoon picnic! Visit the Festival of Spring website for additional information.
The North Face Endurance Challenge (Sterling, VA)
The North Face Endurance Challenge is back once again this year, in Sterling’s Algonkian Regional Park & Golf Course! This course is sure to keep runners on their toes—with a 50% single track, 30% dirt / gravel doubletrack, 10% gravel carriage road and 10% paved road. For start times and registration information, visit The North Face Endurance Challenge website.
Design & Wine (Herndon, VA)
April 12, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Unlock your creativity and imagination, with an acrylic paint class, where you’ll be able to create your very own, one-of-a-kind wine glass. Cost is $30 per person—visit the Design & Wine website for additional information and registration details.
Live Well Festival (Manassas, VA)
April 16, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The 10th Annual Live Well Festival offers Manassas residents a chance to clean out their closets, and recycle gently used household items by donating them to a worthy cause.
The Northern Virginia International Film & Music Festival (Fairfax, VA)
NoVA Fest is well-known across the region as the biggest film festival in the Mid-Atlantic. Stop by this exciting festival for a little slice of Hollywood, just minutes from the Capital! Visit the NoVA Fest website for additional information.
Cherry Blossom Celebration (Purcellville, VA)
April 9, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Stop by the Breaux Vineyards in Purcellville, VA for their annual Cherry Blossom Celebration—complete with live music, wine tastings, craft vendors, with The Cured Food Truck and 3 Barrel Food Truck onsite selling delicious food as well. Visit the Breaux Vineyard website for additional information.
Leesburg Beer Fest (Leesburg, VA)
April 30, Noon – 6:00 pm
Live music, souvenir glasses, delicious food and over 75 beers to sample—need we say more? Visit the Leesburg Beer Fest website to purchase tickets and access additional information.
Sources: virginia.org, manassascity.org, visitloudoun.org
Holiday Events in Manassas
It’s official! The holidays are upon us! What do our Arcadia Run residents have planned for the coming weeks? In Manassas, there’s so much fun stuff to do that it can be hard to only choose a few activities! So, we’ve put together a list of classic Manassas events happening over the next week to get our tenants into the holiday spirit. Enjoy!
‘Merry Old Town’ Celebration – 12/6/13
Residents of Manassas know not to miss the “Merry Old Town” celebration in Old Town Manassas starting at 5:30pm! Meet Santa at the Manassas Depot to skate at the Harris Pavilion ice rink and ride around Old Town on a free hayride. Afterwards, head over to The Manassas Museum for their annual Holiday Open House. Enjoy hot cider, cookies, visits with Santa and the annual tree lighting on the Museum lawn.
Danú: Christmas in Ireland – 12/6/13
Want to hear traditional Celtic Christmas music? The award-winning group, Danú, performs traditional Irish music of the season at the Hylton Performing Arts Center at 8:00pm. For more information on how you can purchase tickets for you and your family, visit www.HyltonCenter.org or call 888-945-2468.
A Rippon Lodge Christmas – 12/7/13
Want to discover a little Manassas history with your holiday festivities? You’ll love the candlelight tour of Rippon Lodge to experience holiday celebrations from colonial Virginia. Tours are on the half hour, and they fill up quickly! Be sure to make your reservations early by calling 703-499-9812.
Manassas Chorale: ‘Tis the Season – 12/7/13
The evening following Danú’s performance, there will be two showings of the Manassas Chorale: ‘Tis the Season at the Hylton Center. This is a great show that everyone will enjoy! Find more ticket information at www.HyltonCenter.org.
Winter Wonderland Train Show – 12/11/13 through 12/15/13
Love trains? Then you’ll love the Winter Wonderland Train Show taking place at the Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory. In lieu of an admission fee, a donation of canned goods or unwrapped toys to benefit SERVE will be accepted. This magical and festive exhibition is open from 5-8pm on weekdays, 10am-5pm on Saturday, and 10am-4pm on Sunday.
Arcadia Run Holiday Party – 12/14/13
Arcadia Run is also hosting a holiday party on December 14. Santa will be paying a special visit to our apartment community, complete with a Santa train for children to ride, free pictures with Santa himself, Christmas carolers and holiday treats provided by R & R Catering. Don’t miss this chance to meet and mingle with your new neighbors and pass along the holiday cheer!