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National Park Service plans prescribed fire at Antietam National Battlefield

The National Park Service (NPS) is preparing for a prescribed 13-acre fire at Antietam National Battlefield between March 26 and April 5, 2019. These dates may be extended depending upon weather conditions.

Quilt show at PWC Fairgrounds March 30-31

See 180+ quilts at the annual Cabin Branch & Stone House Quilters' Quilt Show is this coming weekend at the Prince William Fair Grounds. Show dates and hours are Saturday, March 30, from 10-5, and Sunday, March 31, from 10-4.

Retrace August 30, 1862 Civil War battle in Manassas on walking tour led by historian John Hennessy

Civil War buffs will be able to retrace a noted Civil War battle that occurred in Manassas on the afternoon of August 30, 1862 during an April 14 walking tour at Manassas National Battlefield Park (Va. 234 and US 29) led by historian John Hennessy.

Va. is for Lovers turns 50 - Many new attractions this year for tourists and visitors

Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) released What’s New to LOVE in Virginia, the agency’s curated guide to what is new and newsworthy for the travel industry in 2019. The guide is produced annually and offers a regional and by-interest look at what’s to come in 2019.

Upcoming volunteer opportunities in our community - Jan. 18, 2019

The PWC Library System is having a Nonprofit Resource Fair at Potomac Library in February 2, 10am-2pm and at the Central Library on February 23rd, 10am-2pm. Meet representatives from area organizations to learn the many ways to help the folks they serve.

What visitors can expect in D.C.-area national parks during the partial government shutdown

During the partial shutdown of the federal government, D.C.-area national parks will remain as accessible as possible, while still following all applicable laws and procedures, according to a news release from the NATIONAL PARK SERVICE.

Art by 35 high school students’ showcased in Center for the Arts 15th “Off the Wall” exhibit

Off the Wall student art show and competition has returned to Center for the Arts on Battle Street across the tracks from the historic train station in Old Town Manassas for its 15th year through Jan. 25.

History talk Jan. 15 on hospitals associated with Battle of First Manassas

On Jan. 15 at 7 p.m., RELIC is hosting the program Revealing the Carnage and Chaos of the Hospitals of First Manassas, a talk hby historian Paige Gobbons-Backus about how unprepared the Union and Confederate armies were to handle the deluge of wounded after the Battle of First Manassas. RELIC is the Ruth E. Lloyd Information Center at Bull Run Regional Library, and is a genealogy and history service offered by the Prince William County Public Library System.

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