SOUPer Saturday, Scotch Whiskey and Country Line Dancing

Find out where to have fun in Fairfax County and beyond this weekend.

Do some country line dancing this from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Sunday at the Manassas Park Community Center in Manassas Park.
Do some country line dancing this from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Sunday at the Manassas Park Community Center in Manassas Park.

The ‘Stuff the Bus’ food drive begins in Fairfax County on Saturday and lasts into February. Can't wait to the bus visits Clifton on Jan. 25? Don't worry you can donate at Fair City Mall Shopper at 9622 Main St. in Fairfax.   Find out more about how to donate.

Sing for Facets. Six Degree Singer’s, a young professional voice choir, will perform a benefit concert at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax. Proceeds will go toward FACETS, a Fairfax County organization that works to provide services for the poor in Fairfax County. Tickets are $15 at the door. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the church on 2709 Hunter Mill Road in Oakton. Learn more about the event.  

Train enthusiasts. The Washington, Virginia & Maryland Garden Railway Society will have a garden gauge (g) scale model train display at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the museum on 11200 Fairfax Station Road in Fairfax Station. For more information on the Museum events, www.fairfax-station.org.

A Scotch Whisky Master Class is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18  the Hylton Center  Dougie Wylie, “The Scotch Whisky Man,”  will showcase scotch whisky from all over Scotland.  Tickets to the Scotch Whisky Master Class are $45 per person. To purchase, visit the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s box office which is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 to 6 p.m. and Thursday from 10 to 8 p.m. or visit hyltoncenter.org/scottish/ or call 888-945-2468. 

Date night. The Workhouse Arts Center is launching a new Date Night program. The program is a series of cooking classes. The first event is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the center on 9601 Ox Road in Lorton.

SOUPer Saturday. The annual SOUPer Saturday event at the Torpedo Factory in Old Town Alexandria will help raise money for the United Community Ministries food pantry. Artists will be selling handcrafted bowls made by Torpedo Factory potters with the proceeds going to UCM. The event is from 9 a.m. to noon at the center on 105 N. Union St. on the waterfront in Old Town Alexandria.

Teen Tournament. If you have a teen in your family who loves video games, The Tech Titans is hosting a tournament to compete in Street Fighter 4. Each competitor will go heads up against a peer. The event is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bull Run Regional Library at 8051 Ashton Ave. in Manassas. Participants must be between the ages of 6 and 12. Register online.

Do some country line dancing this from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Sunday at the Manassas Park Community Center in Manassas Park. Get moving with some simple dances, then learn the steps to more complex ones. Pre-registration is required for the event. Just $30 for center members $40 or Manassas Park residents and $50 for non-residents. No charge for All Access Passport holders. Call the Manassas Park Community Center at 703-335-8872. 

Wanna play some hoops? The Adult Basketball Drop-in is from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Manassas Park Community Center. Free for center members, but the drop in rate applies for non-members. Call 703-335-8872 for more info. 

Visit the Farmer's Market in Old Town Manassas from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in "Lot B" at Prince William and West streets. Contact Annie Blewett at 703-361-6599 or Ablewett@historicmanassasinc.org or more info. 

Take some time this weekend to complete the Prince William County Library Technology Impact Survey. The system wants to gauge the impact technology has on library patrons. Find it here. 

Book Discussion. Sci-fi fans may want to check out the Science Fiction Book Discussion group at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Central Community Library on 8601 Mathis Ave. in Manassas. The group will discuss Guards! Guards! by Terry Prachett.

Human Rights Day. The Prince William County Human Rights Commission is celebrating Universal Human Rights Day this weekend. The program commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act with Sen. Henry Marsh to deliver the keynote address.  The event is at 9 p.m. Saturday at the James J. McCoart Government Building, located at 1 County Complex Court in Woodbridge.


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