Events

Saturdays, April 7 - June 25 @ 8:30 AM
Mayor on the Move
Join Manassas Mayor Michelle Davis-Younger for a ride/walk from Osbourn High School ending at the Farmer's Market to celebrate healthy living. Find out more

Third Thursday of the Month beginning April 21 through October from 9 AM - 1 PM
Museum at the Market
FREE! Meet us at the Farmer's Market on the third Thursday of each month to explore objects from the Manassas Museum’s collection and pick up a FREE take-and-make craft!

May 7 @ 10 AM
Chair Yoga at Liberia
Enjoy chair yoga in Liberia’s beautiful garden and grounds sponsored by the Manassas Museum Associates. Please bring your own chair. Donations are gratefully accepted and support programs and projects at Manassas Museum sites. Spots are limited. Email lksgarden@aol.com to reserve. The session will be cancelled if it rains.

May 7 @ 2 PM
Family Workshop: Gardening at Liberia
$10 Adults, $5 children 
Whether you have a small windowsill or a big backyard, gardening is fun for the whole family! Families will explore the historic Liberia House and grounds and get started on their very own garden.  Register

May 15 @ 2 PM
Stories of Preservation and Progress: Bees
This ongoing speaker series showcases local and regional history and brings local historians, experts, and community members to the City's historic sites to discuss a variety of topics. Join Beekeepers George and Theresa Ellis and learn about the history and progress of the apiary at Liberia House, 8601 Portner Ave. No registration necessary.

May 21 @ 2 PM
Liberia Basement to Attic Tour
$15 Adults, $5 children under 16
Discover this 1825 historic gem where President Lincoln may have eaten ice cream on the porch and where soldiers left their marks on the walls. Explore the house from the basement to the attic and see stunning architectural details while learning about some of the people who once occupied the house. Get tickets

May 22 @ 4 PM
History Hike at Cannon Branch Fort
$10 Adults, $5 children under 16
Explore the flora and fauna of the city’s historic sites with a different expert each month throughout the season! Connect with nature while learning about the rich history of Manassas. This month, join Virginia Master Naturalist Valerie Huelsman at Cannon Branch Fort and learn about this historic site while discovering the different species of plants and animals that call it home. Get tickets

June 26 @ 4 PM
History Hike 
$10 Adults, $5 children under 16
Explore the flora and fauna of the city’s historic sites with a different expert each month throughout the season! Connect with nature while learning about the rich history of Manassas. Get tickets



Let us know what exhibits and programs you'd like to see when the renovated Museum reopens:
Please leave your comments at: https://form.jotform.com/210144890870152 or email rgoldberg@manassasva.gov


Self-Guided Field Trip
Take your family on a screen-free field trip and explore three different important historic sites in Manassas that showcase the important contributions of African American residents of the city. The Manassas Museum and the new Manassas City Public Library have partnered to create a guide that includes family-friendly activities and conversation starters as well as a hands-on art activity to complete together. The guide is FREE and available for curbside pickup at the MCPL, at the Manassas Museum, or you can download it here.

Visit Facebook or YouTube for a variety of Spotlight Talks, Book Talks, Tours, and Hands-On History sessions.


 

 

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