Weekend Beat: Tour Prince William Football, Farming, Folklore

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

Alyssa Gordon and her mom Angela of Gainesville enjoy Prince William petting zoos at the County Fair in Aug.

Get ready for another exciting weekend from Patriot Pioneers tailgating before Fall Festival and “homecoming weekend” to tours of local western Prince William farms. See you around town!

Fri. Sept 28: 

Friday is all about football. Join the Patriot Pioneers as they kick off their fall festival weekend at 6 p.m. in the back parking lot of Patriot High School with a lively tailgate party. While your there support local food vendors with “Taste of the Town,” and enjoy entertainment, games and prizes.

At 7:30 the big game starts. The Patriot Pioneers face off against South Ridings Freedom High School. It’s bound to be a big game as this weekend the Patriot students celebrate Fall Festival.

Sat., Sept 29: 

Head out to the Wild West…Wild Western Prince William that is for Wild Western Prince William County Farm Tours. Visit ten unique farms and locales that include a flower farm, alpaca farm, pumpkin patch and winery from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Events are free, just drive yourself to points along the route. Children welcome. No pets allowed.

Enjoy a day in Occoquan. Saturday is Occoquan Arts and Crafts Show, featuring crafts, live entertainment and vendors. Also enjoy the wonderful independent stores along Mill Street.

The Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center in Haymarket is holding its second annual memory of Amy Granville-Sept from 7:30 – 10 p.m at the Harris Pavilion on Center Street in Manassas. Proceeds will benefit the sensory integration and universal playground. The concert features Peter Mayer and Scott Kirby performing their special blend of coastal folk rock!

Ballet Folklorico de Mexico (Photo Credit Robert Shomler)

Sunday, Sept. 30: 

Didn’t get out to the farms Sat? Sun. is your second chance. Tour Prince Williams finest farms from 12-4 p.m. Take the children to farms with the most activities, or go for more adult activities like touring an art studio and wine tasting at La Grange Winery.

Digital Artistry by Stacie is holding a $50 photo sessions to benefit the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. The photo shoot will be held at the Freedom Aquatic Center. Call ahead for an appointment. Outdoor and indoor photos are available if the weather cooperatives. Perfect for homecoming couple photos, children and holiday card photos. Contact the Freedom Center at 703-220-6694. Find out more info here. 

At 7 p.m. the Hylton Performing Art Center at 10900 University Blvd. in Manassas is featuring the award-winning ensemble of Mexican cultural folk dances, Ballet Folklorico. Celebrated choreographer Amalia Hernandez founded the dance company 60 years ago to preserve and honor the cultural tradition. Tickets costs ranger from $28-$44.

 

 

 

 

 

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