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Brandishing alleged on Midsummer Lane in Woodbridge

The victim, a 59-year-old man, reported to police that he was in the above area to pick up a fare. An unknown man, later identified as the accused, entered the victim’s vehicle carrying a knife and brandished a firearm.

Virginia State Parks to honor veterans on Nov. 11

Virginia State Parks will continue the tradition of honoring veterans by waiving parking and admission fees for all visitors on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11. Special programs will also be offered in all 35 Virginia State Parks, managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Virginia State Parks to honor veterans on Nov. 11

Virginia State Parks will continue the tradition of honoring veterans by waiving parking and admission fees for all visitors on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11. Special programs will also be offered in all 35 Virginia State Parks, managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Lawyers join musicians in “Jazz for Justice” concerts to raise scholarship and service project funds

Prince William County Bar Foundation, Inc., George Mason University’s School of Music and Fairfax Law Foundation will team up to present two Jazz 4 Justice© concerts. These music events will support vital community and legal services in Prince William and Fairfax Counties and music scholarships for students at George Mason University.

Prince William County drama students to perform “The Election” before and after Election Day Nov. 6

A new, two act play about an election for student body president after the current president resigns will be performed Nov. 2 and 3 before the Nov. 6 Election Day and Nov. 9 and 10, right after Election Day. at 7:30 p.m. At Woodbridge Senior High School in Lake Ridge.VA

Bloom Hill Farm in Manassas–A haven for history lovers?

A historic house for rent near Manassas VA could grab the attention of any history buff. The house at Bloom Hill Farm, with origins in the late 1700s, and a little over an acre are available for lease. According to information from the RELIC Room at Bull Run Library in Manassas, Bloom Hill was part of the land holdings of Rutt Johnson, an immigrant farmer from New Jersey who purchased approximately 100 acres in 1770 from Patrick Hamrick.

Ready for biblical parodies set to music? ApologetiX to stop in Gainesville

The ApologetiX band, now on its 20th anniversary tour, will stop at Gainesville United Methodist Church, 13710 Milestone Court, in Gainesville VA on Saturday, Sept. 29. "ApologetiX specializes in biblical parodies of classic and modern rock songs" and is suitable for all ages, according to J.Jackson, the band's lead singer and songwriter. Tickets at the door.

Western Prince William County free Farm Tour welcomes visitors Sept. 29-30

Has your child ever met a farmer? Have you? Now you can and ask those questions you've always wanted to know about farms during a weekend in the beautiful Prince William County VA countryside. Ten locations with fun and educational activities for the whole family will be open to the public. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Stop #1 on Prince William County Farm Tour Sept. 29-30 - Brentsville Historic Courthouse Center

Sample farm life of yesteryear at Brentsville Courthouse, #1 stop of the 12th free western Prince William County Farm tour. There will be goats and chickens in the nearby pens to visit and feed. They will be able to pet the goats through the fence and offer feed to the chickens, said Mike Riley, manager of the Brentsville property. There will be apple butter making. Hours are 10-4 Saturday, 12-4 on Sunday.

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