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Auditions for "Charlotte's Web" in Manassas

Calling all actors ages 8-18! On Friday, September 10 and Saturday, September 11 auditions will be held for the November production of the Pied Piper Children's Theatre "Charlotte's Web." Auditions will be conducted at the Center for the Arts located at 9419 Battle Street in Manassas, VA.

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.

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.

September Brings Festivals and More to Old Town Manassas

You want to make sure to stay in town for Saturday, September 18. Old Town Manassas is holding a variety of different festivals on this day, all within blocks of each other! The 35th Annual Edgar Rohr Memorial Car Meet will be from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the lawn of the Manassas Museum.

Other festivals on this Saturday in September include the 7th Annual Old World Festival and the Taste of Manassas Arts and Food Festival. These will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Harris Pavilion. Don’t miss out on the farmers market or the sidewalk sale either!