Things to Do in August Around Lorton

Summer vacation may be coming to a close, but there’s still a whole month left for you to get out and enjoy these events around Lorton. Make a visit to Lorton’s own LOVEwork when it arrives at the Workhouse Arts Center, enjoy the Prince William County Fair, or join us on the Liberty Green for our last two free movie nights of the season.

All month long:

πŸ‘ Lorton Farmers Market – Lorton

  • Every Sunday in August, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Lorton Station Town Center

❀️ The Workhouse Arts Center Celebrates 50 Years of Love – Lorton

  • Tuesday, August 6 – Saturday, August 31
  • Workhouse Arts Center

First week:

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🚜 Frying Pan Farm Park Celebrates 50 Years of Love – Herndon

  • Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 4, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Frying Pan Farm Park

πŸ“œ Annual Manassas African-American Heritage Festival – Manassas

  • Saturday, August 3, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Grace E. Metz Middle School

🎨 Workhouse Mural Project and Festival – Lorton

  • Saturday, August 3, 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Workhouse Arts Center

πŸŒ™ National Night Out – Lorton

  • Tuesday, August 6, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Lorton Community Action Center

Second week:

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🎑 Annual Prince William County Fair – Manassas

  • Friday, August 9 – Saturday, August 17, opening times vary
  • Prince William County Fairgrounds

πŸš£β€β™€οΈ Sunrise Paddle Tour – Lorton

  • Sunday, August 11, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Occoquan Regional Park

β˜• Royal Tea Party – Lorton

  • Saturday, August 17, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Link Family Studio

🐢 Old Town Beer, Wine and Dog Festival – Alexandria

  • Saturday, August 17, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Waterfront Park

Third week:

πŸ“½οΈ Free Outdoor Movie Night: The Princess Bride – Lorton

  • Saturday, August 17, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Liberty Green

🍻 Yoga and Beer at Fair Winds – Lorton

  • Wednesday, August 21, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Fair Winds Brewing Company

🎣 1st Annual Meadowood Veterans Family Fishing Classic – Lorton

  • Saturday, August 24, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area

🎼 Experience The Glass Harp – Centreville

  • Saturday, August 24, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  • Centreville Regional Library

Later in the month:

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πŸŒ… Sunset Paddle Tour – Lorton

  • Saturday, August 24, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Occoquan Regional Park

🎬 Free Outdoor Movie Night: Ice Age – Lorton

  • Saturday, August 24, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Liberty Green

πŸŽ’ Backpack Dash Fun Run and 5k – Lorton

  • Sunday, August 25, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Occoquan Regional Park

🎡 Music You Didn’t Know You Knew – Manassas

  • Sunday, August 25, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
  • Harris Pavilion

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Featured image by: Prince William County Fair