Thanks to member Dan Verner, Write by the Rails will have a table and ten writers at the 18th Annual Manassas Railway Festival, sponsored by Historic Manassas, Inc. this Saturday, 06/02/2012, from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. We will be in booth V8, Freelance Writing, behind the Railroad depot on Prince William Street and diagonally across from the antique construction equipment. Plan to come and enjoy the fun and support your local writers!
The 18th Annual
Manassas Heritage Railway Festival is a family celebration of the rich
railway history that Manassas has to offer. Manassas Junction was the
site of both the 1st and 2nd Battles of Manassas during the Civil War
and of the nation’s first military railroad.
30,000 individuals from the MD, DC, and Northern Virginia areas,
Festival attendees can enjoy a day of train fun for the whole family.
Attendees can enjoy elaborate model train displays, live music (Country
to Blue Grass), performances by community groups, inflatables, vendors
specializing in train memorabilia, or take an excursion ride on the VRE!
Scenic Excursion Train Rides (to Clifton and back) will be available
for purchase at the Manassas Train Depot (9431 West Street) starting on
Monday, April 30th (M-F, 9AM-5PM). All trains board 10 minutes prior to
train times. Everyone boarding the train will need a ticket. Train
Ride Times: 10:00AM/11:00AM/12:00PM/1:00PM Tickets are $5.00 each
(Cash/Check/Charge). All checks should be made out to Historic