Weekend Planner: Occoquan Craft Show, Rascal Flatts, Restaurant Week

This weekend in Lake Ridge.

By Greg Hambrick

Jiffy Lube Amphitheater has been pulling in hot country acts all summer. And they’re not ready to stop just yet. This weekend, Rascal Flatts takes the stage with The Band Perry. One of the most popular country acts of the past decade, Rascal Flatts is best known for hits like “Bless the Broken Road,” “What Hurts the Most,” and the track “Life is a Highway” from the “Pixar’s Cars” soundtrack.  From $40.25. 5 p.m. Saturday. 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow.

The Occoquan Craft Show returns for it’s fall event. Contemporary and country crafters and artisans will have booths on the streets of the historic community. Other vendors will also be on hand.  10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Note: Occoquan streets are closed during the event. Parking is available at one of several nearby commuter lots.

Historic Manassas Restaurant Week continues through Saturday. Participating restaurants will have a 3-course meal for $35 or $25 per person. Restaurants include Okra’s, Carmello’s and more.

That’s not the only deal in Manassas this weekend. The Bands, Brews and Barbecue Festival to the Manassas Museum lawn. Admission is free, but beer sampling tickets available for purchase. The music will include classic rock and jazz. Noon to 7 p.m. Saturday. 9101 Prince William Street.

And nearby:

Get ready to give those celebrity dancers on TV a run for their money. The Workhouse Arts Center kicks off this fall’s Ballroom Social program. The evening begins with a mini-lesson of the American-style Tango, followed by the main event: an open dance. Refreshments and a cash bar will be available. Dress is casual. All skills welcome. $5 for the mini-lesson, 7:30 p.m. $10 for open dance, 8-10:30 p.m. Saturday at 9601 Ox Road, Lorton.

Do you have an event to share on Patch? Email greg.hambrick@patch.com.


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