Visit https://www.facebook.com/cityofmanassasleisure or https://www.youtube.com/user/ManassasCityVA/feed for a variety of Spotlight Talks, Book Talks, Tours, and Hands-On History sessions.
Through November 15
Exhibit: Consider the Source: Interpreting Manassas History on Paper
October 16th and 23rd -- Cemetery Tours
6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. each evening / $5 per ticket
Explore the Manassas City Cemetery and learn about some notable Manassas residents. Reservations are required and tickets are limited. Please wear a mask and help us social distance!
October 24th -- Spirits of Liberia
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. / $12 Adults/$6 children under 12
Visitors often ask if Liberia House is haunted. Judge for yourself during this drop-in program that includes short, family-friendly historical talks, activities, and self-guided tours of the house. Reservations are required and tickets are limited. Please wear a mask and help us social distance!
October 27, November 18, December 30 -- Stories of Preservation and Progress
3 p.m. / free
On October 27, join us in the outdoor courtyard at The Things I Love in downtown Manassas for an afternoon of ghost stories and history told by Andrew Mills, author of “Haunted Prince William County.” Reservations and masks are required, tickets are limited, and social distancing guidelines will be followed; reserve at manassasechoes.com or call 703-257-8453. Also watch on facebook.com/cityofmanassasleisure
Limited tickets available for these in-person talks on topics of local historical interest. You can also watch the talks on on Facebook.
December 5 -- Front Porch Talk with the founder of the Slave Dwelling Project
Save the Date! Joe McGill, founder of the Slave Dwelling Project and History and Culture Coordinator at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens in Charleston, S.C. will visit Liberia for a talk honoring the 80 enslaved who once lived and worked at Liberia House. Details on a live-stream broadcast will follow.