Events and Programs

 2019 Calendar of Events


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All Summer
Through September 22, 2019
New Exhibit: Bridging Cultures: The Latino Community in Manassas
Produced in partnership with the local Hispanic community, this exhibit with a modern day theme will examine such topics as music, food, holiday traditions and other subjects important to the local community.
Through November 2
2 p.m.; $5 - 12 & under free
Downtown Walking Tours
Enjoy a leisurely stroll through picturesque Historic Downtown and learn about Manassas in its early days through the present day.  Tours run every first Saturday of the month through November 2.  To make a reservation visit Echoes Online Store, call 703-368-1873 or visit Echoes, the Manassas Museum store.
October 12
Museum at the Market; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; free
Discover hands-on activities for the whole family at the Saturday Farmer's Market, Prince William Commuter Lot, across from Baldwin Elementary.
Through September 28
2 p.m.; $5 - 12 & under free
Liberia House Tours
Discover this 1825 historic gem that was visited by President Lincoln and hosted both Civil War armies.  Tours run every fourth Saturday of the month through September 28.  To make a reservation visit Echoes Online Store, call 703-368-1873 or visit Echoes, the Manassas Museum store.

August - September 2019

September 21
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; free
Edgar Rohr Car Show & Sidewalk Sale
Enjoy this classic car experience on the Museum lawn and shop for unique bargains during the Echoes Sidewalk Sale.
September 22
12 Noon - 5 p.m.; free

Bridging Cultures: Latino Festival Celebration

Enjoy a performance by internationally acclaimed musician Jonathan Acosta, dance, food, and vendors that will celebrate Latino culture and the completion of the Bridging Cultures exhibit at the Manassas Museum. Thanks to the Prince William Chamber of Commerce
Hispanic Council for co-sponsoring this event.

October - December 2019

October 4, 2019 - February 23, 2020
New Exhibit: Native Legacy: The Patawomeck Indians of Virginia
Learn how the first people to settle this area lived. Reproduction tools, sketches by 17th century artist John White, and other objects will illustrate the life of the Native peoples who lived here for thousands of years before Europeans arrived.
 Join us for the Exhibit Opening Reception on October 5 at 6 p.m.
October 5
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; free
Fall Jubilee
This year's Jubilee will include an assortment of fun for both kids and adults with over 100 craft and community booths, live music, entertainment, and more!  For more information visit www.visitmanassas.org
October 9
3 p.m.; free
Stories of Preservation and Progress Speaker Series
 
October 11
8 p.m.; $5
Cemetery Tour
Learn About Manassas notables and some notorious local stories of murder, mayhem, and scandal. To make a reservation visit Echoes Online Store, call 703-368-1873 or visit Echoes, the Manassas Museum store.
October 26
12 Noon - 3 p.m.
Annaburg Community Meeting

Share your voice and help envision the future of Annaburg Park. Join in a community conversation about planning future park amenities and take a peek inside the historic Annaburg Manor.
October 26
6, 7, and 8 p.m.; $15 adults; $7.50 under 12
Spirits of Liberia

In its nearly 200-year history, presidents, generals, soldiers and prominent families have all visited or called Liberia home.  Hear the tragic and uplifting stories of those who passed through this historic landmark. To make a reservation visit Echoes Online Store, call 703-368-1873 or visit Echoes, the Manassas Museum store.
November 1-11   
Bull Run Rotary Flag Display on the Museum Lawn 
Witness the colorful transformation of the Museum Lawn into a sea of red, white and blue.
November 2
11 a.m.; free
Northern Virginia Veterans Parade and Museum Veterans Display
 
Stop by the Museum after the 11 a.m. parade to see a special tribute to veterans. Veterans and active duty military get a special discount at Echoes, the Museum store.
November 13
3 p.m.; free
Stories of Preservation and Progress Speaker Series
 
December 6 - 31 
free
New Exhibit: Deck the Halls Museum (partnership with MCPS)
This is the fifth and final year of the holiday display of Christmas trees decorated by local elementary school students, this time from Weems Elementary. Kindergarten and First Graders decorate the trees based on a theme they choose--usually a favorite book.
December 6 
5 - 8 p.m.; free
Manassas Museum Holiday Open House
Be a part of this annual tradition as Santa arrives by VRE train after 6 p.m. and lights the city tree on the lawn.  Enjoy cookies and a holiday display in the Museum courtyard, and enjoy special discounts at Echoes, the Museum Store.
December 11
3 p.m.; free
Stories of Preservation and Progress Speaker Series
 
Check back for more information. 
December 15
1 - 4 p.m.; free
Holiday Open House at Liberia
Enjoy this historic house decked out for the season and raise a toast to the season!