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Mid-Atlantic Dachshund Phest

This was sent to us by Linda Mayberry:

The Mid-Atlantic Dachshund Phest (MADP) takes place October 2, 2010.  The event is for dachshund lovers to come together and celebrate everything dachshund and to promote dachshund rescue.  It will be held indoors at the Commercial Building at the Prince William County Fairgrounds (10624 Dumfries Road Manassas, VA 20112).  The Phest begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m.   There is no admission fee and there is on-site free parking.

There will be wiener races, one in the morning and one in the afternoon; blessing of the animals; a Hallowiener costume contest and parade plus raffles and vendors. Corbin’s Concessions will provide food for purchase. Janet Dobbs, an animal communicator, will also be available.

Christmas Parade Participant Submissions Due Soon

Update: Do you want to be a Christmas Parade participant? Email info@gmchristmasparade.org if you’re interested in participating in the 2010 parade! Deadline for submissions is Friday, October 22nd.

From Historic Manassas, Inc.:

Old Town Manassas Features 28th Annual Fall Jubilee

This was sent to us by Historic Manassas, Inc.:

It’s that time again for the beautiful log carvings of the popular Chainsaw Chix, 300 crafters and lots of entertainment at the 28th Annual Manassas Fall Jubilee to be held, Sat., Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Old Town Manassas, Va., presented by Clear, an Internet company based in Kirkland, Wash. With FREE admission and FREE parking, the event will feature hundreds of crafters, including exhibitors with handmade jewelry and products, woodcrafts, face painting, a pumpkin patch, live entertainment and rides.

Baseball Minor League Game Tonight at Pfitzner Stadium

Tonight, September 17, in Woodbridge, Virginia the Potomac Nationals, who are the single A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, will play for the Carolina League Championship. The game will be played at 7:00 p.m. at Pfitzner Stadium verses the single A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, the Winston Salem Dash.

Potomac currently leads the best of 5 series: 2 games to 1 game. If Potomac loses tonight, game 5 is tomorrow night at 6:30 pm at the same location. Play ball!

 

 

National Prescription Drug "Take-Back Day"

On Saturday, September 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the Potomac Mills and the Prince William County Police Department along with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are hosting National Prescription Drug "Take-Back Day.” The event is an opportunity for local residents to safely and legally throw away any unwanted, unused, or expired prescription drugs. It’s goal is to help discourage hazardous disposal, as well as theft and pill abuse. Medications will be collected at the Potomac Mills Food Court at 2700 Potomac Mills Circle in Woodbridge, VA.

Classy Kids Childrens Consignment Sale Coming Soon

Kids are just getting back to school, and with this tough economy back-to-school shopping is dreaded. However, locally owned and operated Classy Kids Children’s Consignment Sale is coming to town and is surely a way to save some extra money. The sale will be held at the Prince William County Fairgrounds October 13 through October 17.

Classy Kids Children's Consignment Sale is celebrating its 5th year and is still accepting consignors and volunteers. What once started in the basement of a church in Old Town Mansassas has grown into a massive event that fills the Home Arts and the Commercial building at the Prince William County Fairgrounds. Don’t miss out!

Free Admission to English Horse Show

The Prince William Horse Association is sponsoring an English Horse Show this upcoming weekend on Sunday, August 29. The show will feature pleasure and jumping events and begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Prince William County Fairgrounds in the Horse Arena. This English Horse Show is 1 of 14 competitions the Prince William Horse Association hosts each year.

The fairgrounds are located at 10624 Dumfries Road in Manassas. Admission is free! For more information call 703-330-7584.