Big news announcement for Micron Technology Inc! Great news to #GrowManassas! Virginia’s Largest Capital Investment in Modern History Comes to the City of Manassas Manassas City Mayor Hal Parrish: “Micron’s expansion in the City of Manassas represents one of the largest manufacturing investments in the history of Virginia and will position the Commonwealth as a leader in unmanned systems and Internet of Things,” said Governor … Continue reading Congratulations to Micron! $3 Billion expansion in Manassas City!
By: Theresa Coates Ellis — There are a lot of activities during Easter and month of April in the City of Manassas. Enjoy Spring break and celebrate the Easter holiday! Historic Manassas Inc. welcomes you to hop around from store to store for sweet surprises! For each purchase from a participating merchant, customers get to select an egg from the merchant’s basket and win a prize. Three … Continue reading Easter and April happenings!
The house was clean and the Christmas boxes with decorations were lined up in the garage waiting for a tree. We piled in our vehicle to visit Plantland to see Don Gray. Greeted by Tiger, the skilled mouser, we meandered through Douglas Firs (labeled ugly trees) and Grand Firs to pick a small reasonably priced evergreen. It didn’t quite work out that way. … Continue reading Singing Christmas Trees in Manassas City
I snapped a few fun location spots for a project during a recent photo shoot. If you live or work in the City of Manassas, you probably have seen them or pass them daily. Can you guess where to find them in the City of Manassas? Hints: 1. Inn, 2. Pins, 3. Candles, 4. The Heart of Manassas, 5. Happy Meal, 6. Stop, 7. … Continue reading Scouting Manassas
By: Theresa Coates Ellis — What happens when three adult daughters want family bonding time before dinner on a Friday evening? They book a clay sculpture class in Historic Manassas. I love the arts, but never had the chance to sculpt a slab of clay from scratch. My husband wanted to watch, but soon dug right in and took the craft quite seriously. With precision, … Continue reading Messy fun at Manassas Clay
By: Theresa Coates Ellis — Manassas is buzzing during the month of September! With school back in action, fall right around the corner, and new events popping up every weekend, there’s plenty to keep up with! Labor Day Weekend: September 2, 3, 4 Labor Day is the end of summer and preparing for the fall season as we celebrate achievements with family and friends. The … Continue reading Step into September
Every Tuesday in August: Take out Tuesday Concert Series 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm HARRIS PAVILION 9201 Center St get directions COST: Free CONTACT: Anna Marie Robinson 703-361-9800 Various local musicians performing a variety of songs. Visit one of the many old town restaurants and receive a 10% discount on a take out dinner to the concert. This is a very laid back and relaxing … Continue reading Awesome August Outings!
This summer I was introduced to a fidget widget — a hot commodity according to Colby, my seven-year-old grandson. Basically, a toy — a fancy replacement for playing with your pencil, clicking a pen, doodling or twirling your hair when you are bored or anxious. Finding this toy became a part of his mission during his solo visit with us during the week. When the opportunity … Continue reading Why we have them when we’re young
July is a month full of great music, food and fun! Check out what the City of Manassas has going on in July. Celebrate America Tuesday, July 4th, 3:00pm-10:00pm Historic Downtown Manassas Celebrate America this Independence Day with one of the largest fireworks displays in Northern Virginia! It’s an all-American party in Historic Downtown Manassas, sponsored by the City of Manassas and Historic Manassas, Inc.! … Continue reading Jump into July and have a blast!
Happy June! Here are some fun activities for the first month of summer! Friday, June 2nd: National Doughnut Day Celebrate this annual holiday by planning your morning stop for tomorrow morning! Click here to read about some of the businesses participating by giving away FREE donuts! Friday, June 2nd: First Friday in Historic Downtown Manassas 6:00pm-9:00pm in Historic Downtown Manassas, Cost: Free Enjoy the variety … Continue reading June is bursting with events!