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Calling All Moms: Fall Consignment Sales Event

“Just Between Friends” is the nation’s leading children’s and maternity consignment sales event franchise. JBF of Prince William County is hosting a fall consignment event on September 11th and 12th at the Prince William County Fairgrounds. They are now accepting consignors and volunteers!

The event will be held in the Arts and Crafts Building at the Prince William County Fairgrounds and run from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday the 11th and from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday the 12th. Admission is $5 a person from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The fairgrounds are located at 10624 Dumfries Road in Manassas, VA. Remember to register for special presales! Check out more information at http://princewilliam.jbfsale.com/.

 

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Search for Trooper's Killer Continues 26 Years Later

MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA) - Virginia State Police said they are still working to solve the fatal stabbing of a state trooper that happened in 1984.

Authorities said Trooper Johnny Rush Bowman answered the front door of his residence in the Bristoe Station development of Manassas, Va., on August 19, 1984 at 4:15 a.m.

Police said when he opened his door he was repeatedly stabbed by an unknown assailant who fled on foot.

Bowman died a short time later at a local hospital.

A task force created by the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Criminal Intelligence Division, Manassas City Police Department, and the Prince William County Commonwealth Attorney's Office continues to pursue this case and are actively pursuing new leads.

1st Annual Wine & Arts Festival

Save the date! Old Town Manassas will be holding its first ever Wine & Arts Festival on Saturday, September 18. The festival will feature free tastings from local restaurants, wineries and art work from local artists.

The Wine & Arts Festival will also feature live music by Jason Paul Curtis with the Fabulous Bob Meyer Trio. The event will run from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Old Town Manassas and the food tastings are FREE. However, if you are a wine-taster, the admission cost will be $10 a person.  For more information about the festival check out www.visitmanassas.org.

Manassas Museum Event Tickets On Sale Now

It may be your last chance to buy tickets to the Manassas Museum’s “Spies in the Attic” at Liberia Manassas on August 28. The 10:00 a.m. tour is already sold out, but there are a few tickets left of the 1:00 p.m. tour. You better act fast!

On Saturday, September 11, at 2:00 p.m. the Manassas Museum is sponsoring A Civil War Trails Old Town Walking Tour. It is easy to forget that the Manassas sidewalks were once crowded with 24,000 Confederate soldiers. The tour will bring to life the stories about the transformation and the destruction of the area during the Civil War.

The walking tour is $15 and advance tickets are required. If there is inclement weather, the new date will be September 25. To purchase tickets you can visit www.manassasmuseum.org or call 703-368-1873.

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Candlelight Vigil for Local Teens Killed in Car Accident

There will be a candlelight vigil tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Battlefield High School in Prince William County in honor of Derek Meffert and Stephen Dixon. Meffert, 15, and Dixon, 18, were killed over the weekend in a car accident coming back from a Rascall Flatts concert when their car spun out of control and was struck by another vehicle.

Dixon graduated from Battlefield this past spring and Meffert was about to enter into his sophomore year. Meffert was an avid reader, musician, athlete, and had a great sense of humor, said his mother, Yolanda Meffert.

Prince William County police spokesman said that both speed and alcohol were believed to be factors in the accident that occurred at 3:30 a.m. on Sunday on Logmill Road. The vigil tonight at Battlefield High School is located at 15000 Graduation Drive in Haymarket, VA.

 

Last Chance to Visit "From Cows to Condos" Exhibit

The Manassas Museum has been hosting “From Cows to Condo” exhibit since October 3 of last year. The exhibit will be ending on September 6, so if you did not get a chance to visit yet you should plan to head there soon! It is an opportunity to learn about Manassas and Prince William County’s 20th Century transformation from an agricultural community to a suburban community.

The Manassas Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday and Mondays on Federal Holidays. The hours of visitation are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Adults are $5.00, seniors over 60 and children are $4.00, and children under 6 are free.

The Harris Pavilion Offers Movies, Ice Cream Socials, and Concerts

 

The Harris Pavilion at 9201 Center Street in Manassas, VA is offering some fun events before the summer slips away. Tonight is one of the ‘Friday Family Movie Nights’ and the movie The Any Bully will be played at 8:25. Then on Friday, August 20 The Tooth Fairy will be played. The event is free to attend, but just remember to bring your own chair and blanket in case it gets chilly!

On every Sunday in August, The Harris Pavilion offers ‘Ice Cream Social and Concerts’! From 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. you and your family can come out and enjoy a variety of different orchestra bands and be treated to some ice cream! Bring your own chairs to this event as well.