Here’s a look at what’s happening in our area this weekend:
Valentine’s Day is on Wednesday so it’s a great time to check out Virginia’s LOVEworks (https://www.virginia.org/love) . These unique giant LOVE art installations make a great photo-op. The ones closest to us are in Occoquan, Manassas, and Leesburg.
The 2018 Chocolate Walk (http://www.historicoccoquan.com/) is this Saturday from 11am to 4pm in Occoquan. Enjoy free chocolate treats at participating retailers while you shop.
It’s Second Saturday Art Walk (http://www.workhousearts.org/event/second-saturday-art-walk-13/) at the Workhouse Arts Center from 6 to 9pm in Occoquan. Meet featured artists and exhibits during extended hours every second Saturday of the month.
Celebrate the Frederick Douglas Bicentennial at the Lucasville School (http://www.pwcgov.org/government/dept/publicworks/hp/Pages/Lucasville-School.aspx) in Manassas this Saturday from 10am to 4pm. Each family will receive a special addition copy of the Narrative and the Life of Frederick Douglass while supplies last. This is a free event, but donations are encouraged.
This is the last weekend to sample and vote for your favorite cherry themed item in the Cherry Challenge (http://washingtonbirthday.com/cherry-challenge/) . To kick-off George Washington’s birthday celebration, participating restaurants have developed a cherry themed cocktail, appetizer, entrée, and/or dessert. Guest will be given instructions on how to vote. The winner will be announced on Parade Day.
Learn about Brunswick Stew with author Joseph R. Haynes at the Manassas Museum’s Free Book Talk (http://www.manassascity.org/2381/Free-Book-Talks) this Sunday starting at 1:30pm.