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Children's Play Area Launch Party At Potomac Mills

From Potomac Mills:

Potomac Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping and entertainment destination in Virginia, invites families to celebrate the launch of the Virginia-themed children’s play area with live entertainment from Rocknoceros, a widely popular local children’s music group, on January 24 at 10 a.m. in the Neighborhood 2 Grand Court.


City Square Café in Old Town Manassas, Va. is hosting two murder mystery dinners at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays, Jan. 13 and Jan. 20. Cost is $64 per person (not including tax and gratuity.) The four-course dinner will be paired with wine from Three Fox Vineyards in Delaplane, Va. This year’s theme is set for sailing the seas, aboard the SS Minnow, where staff will be dressed in boat cruising attire, and guests are welcome to dress according to the themed event as well. For reservations, call 703.369.6022 or visit www.citysquarecafe.com.

Washington Humane Society Announces 11th Annual Sugar & Champagne Affair

Washington Humane Society Announces 11th Annual Sugar & Champagne Affair


Smart Markets, DC ‘s most progressive and passionate farmers market moves to Bristow

Smart Markets, DC ‘s most progressive and passionate farmers market moves to Bristow

Smart Markets, the DC areas most progressive and passionate farmer’s market relocates to Bristow Commons, beginning January 8, 2012. The local foodie community is abuzz surrounding the impending arrival of the best locally sourced food products available in Northern Virginia.

In a move described as “enthusiastic‘” by Jean Jaansen, Smart Markets founder and manager; Smart Markets intends to demonstrate its commitment to the west end of Prince William County with the move deep into the heart of the Linton Hall corridor; into a convenient location for the surrounding communities of Bristow, Gainesville, Haymarket and Manassas. Additionally, the move embodies the markets signature pledge to provide a viable alternative to big box food shopping by delivering natural, locally sourced products straight to the consumer.

The Smart Markets model offers a hyper-local, sustainable way of life for residents and the local economy.

Need Help Securing College Funding?

From Prince William County Public Schools:

Check out Super Saturday on January 28, from 9 a.m.–noon at Stonewall Jackson High School, held in conjunction with the Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (VASFAA).  All current and rising college students and their parents are encouraged to attend.

January Events of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce

From the Prince William County Chamber of Commerce:

Student Art and Poetry Exhibit Open House Slated for Jan. 7

From Prince William County Public Schools:

The 8th annual “Off the Wall” visual arts and poetry student festival showcasing works created by Prince William County and regional high school students will be held December 22-February 1 in the Caton Merchant Family Art Gallery, located on the first floor of the Candy Factory, 9419 Battle Street, in Old Town Manassas.

An open house is scheduled for January 7 from 3-5 p.m.; the snow date is January 14.

The exhibit is sponsored by Lockheed Martin and Center for the Arts/Caton Merchant Family Gallery.