Weekend Planner: Jan. 28 & 29
Events going on in the area.
Not sure what to do this weekend? Don't worry, Patch has got you covered. No need to head to D.C. or Arlington: here's a list of events for a range of ages going on in Centreville or within a 20-minute drive. Click on the links for addresses and more detailed information.
Book signing: Author Wolfgang Samuel will sign copies of his books, "Glory Days," "Watson's Whizzers," and "American Raiders" at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, from 1:30—5:30 p.m. Books are available to purchase at the Museum Store.
Arts Festival: The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival kicks off at 10 a.m. this morning and goes til Sunday at the Dulles Expo Center. More than 250 artisans will sell their pottery, sculptures, jewelry, home décor, furniture and home accessories, photographs and more. Many of the artists will be offering live demonstrations, so you can get a "behind the scenes" look at how their creations are made.
Theatre: Friday is opening night for "Frozen," presented by the Elden Street Players in Herndon. The group describes the plot on their website as "an extraordinary play that entwines the lives of a murderer, the mother of one of his victims and his psychologist to explore our capacity for forgiveness, remorse and change after an act that would seem to rule them out entirely."
Music: The Screaming Monkeys band will be playing at Fast Eddie's in Centreville at 9:30 p.m. $10 cover charge; call 703-266-2888 for more information. Texas Hold 'Em poker games will also take place at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
GMU Honors Music will hold a free jazz concert at Harris Theatre on their Fairfax campus at 8 p.m.
Storytime: For moms and dads who'd like to get out of the house after the last several days, Bull Run Regional Library in Manassas will host their weekly Saturday Story Time at 11 a.m.
Music: On the Bus, a Grateful Dead tribute band, will play at Fast Eddie's starting at 9:30 p.m. $10 cover charge. Call 703-266-2888 for more info.
O'Sullivan's Irish Pub in Herndon also has some live Irish music starting at 9:30 p.m. Saturday and going until 1:30 a.m.
Museums: The Manassas Museum has an special Civil War Espionage exhibit which is open daily for a limited time. $5 for adults; $4 for students and seniors. Free for age six and under.