City to Host Civil War Weekend‏

City Of Manassas, Virginia
9027 Center Street, Manassas, VA 20110

For Immediate Release
June 12, 2013
NR#055
Contact: Patty Prince
703-257-8456 or 703-895-6535

City to Host
Civil War Weekend

City of Manassas, VA . . . The City of Manassas is hosting a Civil War Weekend Aug. 23-25, 2013. The weekend features live music and dancing, living history, a Civil War parade, activities for children, featured speakers (to be announced) and much more. The list of activities is as follows:

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23
Manassas Museum Exhibits and Gallery – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Live music and dancing to Southern Persuasion at the Harris Pavilion – 8 p.m.
Battle Street LIVE! – 8-11 p.m. – Live entertainment & food
Stories in Stone Twilight Tour of the City of Manassas Cemetery – 8 p.m.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24
Manassas Museum Exhibits and Gallery – 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Farmer’s Market (Lot B) – 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Manassas Museum Living History – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Liberia Plantation Living History – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Cannon Branch Fort – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Mayfield Fort – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Manassas Confederate Cemetery – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Children’s Activities – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Manassas Civil War Weekend Parade – 10-11 a.m.
Civil War Baseball at Osbourn High School – 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Lectures on the Manassas Museum Lawn – 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Commemoration of Jackson’s Raid on the Junction at Manassas Museum – 5:30-9 p.m.
Battle Street LIVE! – 8-11 p.m. – Live entertainment & food

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25
Interfaith Service on the Manassas Museum Lawn – 9 a.m.
Manassas Museum Exhibits and Gallery – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Manassas Museum Living History – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Liberia Plantation Living History – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Cannon Branch Fort – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Mayfield Fort – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Manassas Confederate Cemetery – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Children’s Activities – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Lectures on the Manassas Museum Lawn – 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Civil War Baseball at Osbourn High School – 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
Manassas Symphony Concert & Ice Cream Social at the Harris Pavilion – 3-4:30 p.m.

More details of the Civil War Weekend events are available at http://www.manassascivilwar.org

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Patty Prince
Communications Coordinator
703-257-8456
703-895-6535
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