Parade: 10 - 11 am
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On the Showmobile Stage
National Anthem sung by Sasha Eleyce Miceli
Welcome by Supervisor Michael Frey,
Presentation of Parade Awards, Essay Contest Winners
Long & Foster Presentation
12:00: Blues Rock
1:00: Free Range Rock
2:00: Contemporary Dance
Izzo Academy of Dance
3:00: Country/Blue Grass
Jana Leigh Band
5:00: Metal Alternative
Shrine of the Silver Monkey
Scheduled Historical Activities
12, 2, and 4 pm NEW! Tour of Historic Centreville. Leaves from the front door of the Old Stone Church (Church of the Ascension) on Braddock Road. Sully District History Commissioner Debbie Robison will lead tours of �old� Centreville. Learn where the original main street of town was, who dined at Newgate Tavern, and whether roads were as important an issue in the 18th and 19th centuries as they are now.
12:30 pmSt John�s Episcopal Church Public Safety Plays & Displays Good Knights Presentations begins at 12:30 pm in the lower level parish hall at St John�s Church on Mt. Gilead Road. Dressed as medieval princesses and knights, the members of this nonprofit group use fairytale presentations and the knighthood theme to teach the ABCs of protection to children and parents. Typical deceptions used to by those with intent to harm children are described. Presentation lasts one hour.
1 pm. Ribbon Cutting & Dedication of the Spindle Sears House by the Fairfax County Park Authority. Located at the Sears House on Mt Gilead Road. In 1934 Roger and Wilma Spindle built a house they ordered from the Sears & Roebuck Company. Seventy-four years later, visitors can once again see the house as it looked in the 1930s now that is has been restored inside.
1 pm. Tour of Civil War Fortifications. Leaves from the front door of St John�s Church (the historic wing). Join John McAnaw, President of the Bull Run Civil War Roundtable, for a walk through some of Centreville�s hidden treasures. Mr. McAnaw has an encyclopedic knowledge of local Civil War history.
TBA Take a lesson in the art of fencing with the Swordmasters of the 18th Century. Schedule TBA.
3 pm. Slide �Tour� of Centreville Then and Now. at the Old Stone Church on Braddock Road. The Civil War was one of the first wars to be extensively photographed. Let author, photographer, and historian Michael O�Donnell amaze you with a slide show illustrating the contrasts between then and now and the developments that occurred in-between
ONGOING ACTIVITIES THRU THE DAY
WKDL 1250 AM Classic County Broadcast from Centreville Day Listen for news, interviews and more through-out the day!
History Scavenger Hunt HuWin a prize from Chick-Fil-A. Kids hunt through the historic sites and gather answers to a set of questions from on-site interpreters to complete the scavenger hunt page printed in the Centreville Day Program. Scavenger hunt is printed in the program.
ON BRADDOCK ROAD
The Digital Bookmobile at the Centreville Regional Library. Hop the shuttle from Historic Centreville to Centreville of the Future to test out the latest in digital library services at the digital bookmobile. Cosponsored by the Centreville Regional Library and OverDrive, Inc. All ages
Fun Games for Kids at CPI Rice table treasure hunt, fishing game, penny drop, sidewalk chalk, bubbles and more at Centreville Preschool Inc.
NEW! Harrison House. On the corner of Braddock Road and Mt Gilead. Music by the Mystic Warriors. Demonstrations in self-defense by Dave Patton and Cub Run Budoshin Jujitsu. Be sure to stop by and see what�s new at this old historic site.
Visit the MATT Bus A traveling classroom on a bus? Videos? Come see the latest in Mobile Accessible Travel Training!
An Old-fashioned Cake-Walk by Cakes for Happy Eatery The Old Stone Church on Braddock Road. Tickets $1. Sponsored by Cakes for Happy Eatery, the cake walk prizes will be a cupcake and a coupon for treats and this unique Centreville bakery. Proceeds of ticket sales will benefit the Centreville Community Foundation.
Tours of the Old Stone Church (the Church of the Ascension). Through-out the day. Located on Braddock Road. Used as a hospital for both battles of Manassas, this church has some amazing stories to tell. Hear them from Lee Hadden and other interpreters dressed in period attire. Stop at the parish hall for some old-fashioned hospitality or a Ploughman�s Lunch.
ON MT GILEAD ROAD
Tours of the Sears House. Cultural Resources Division of the Fairfax County Park Authority. Michael Reirson oversaw the restoration project and will be at the house through-out the day to describe the process.
NEW! Children�s Music Garden Kids can make their own music at the top of the hill in their own special garden with the folks from Little Hands Kinder Music. Parents can enter the drawing for the Alec T. Monroe Kinder Music Scholarship.
MARKETPLACE! Visit all the great church groups that have lots of fun activities for kids. Come indulge yourself with a special treat, meet great local businesses that can help you remodel your house, save for retirement, get away for a weekend. Learn more about which candidates to vote for this November or how you can help your community or your planet. These folks help make Centreville Day possible. Please stop by and say thanks!
Great rides by JumpWorks. Ticket prices vary. Acro-Spring, Jungle Climb, Twister Slide and Safari Obstacle. The rides area is located behind the Marketplace on Mt Gilead Road.
NEW! Children�s Free Craft and Activities Area on the corner of Mt Gilead and Mt Gilead. Join the Girl Scouts of Troop 4260 and make crafts courtesy of the Clay Caf� Studio and the Herndon Council of the Arts. Meet a Big Apple Circus, Circus to Go! Clown from 2-4pm! Face Painting courtesy of The Fairfax County Department of Foster Care and Adoption, more fun activities courtesy Sully Historic Site, Score! and more!
NEW! Public Safety Displays at St John�s Church. Come see the fire trucks and other emergency vehicles on display in the parking lot and other displays by Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the Fairfax County Emergency Preparedness Office, and the Fairfax County Police Department.
Also through-out the day St John�s will be accepting donations for the Western Fairfax Christian Ministries Food Bank.
At St John�s Church Come see Centreville as it once was. Mildred DeBell returns this year with a sampling of her collection of Centreville memorabilia. NEW this year are items from the Centreville Historic Society.
Meet the Bull Run Civil War Roundtable on the lawn of the church and see the map illustrating how central Centreville is.
AT MT GILEAD & WHARTON LANE
FOOD COURT, PICNIC AREA & STAGE Stop for a great selection of foods, from local restaurants and carnival fare too. Sit at a table, or bring a blanket, an eat in the shade of our dining area while taking in the great entertainment on the Showmobile stage.
ATM Need cash? Stop at the mobile ATM, courtesy of M & T Bank.
AT MOUNT GILEAD HOUSE
Activites on the lawn. Play colonial children�s games, see a bee hive and taste fresh honey, and participate in demonstrations of colonial era carpentry with the staff and volunteers of E.C. Lawrence Park dressed in colonial period attire.
Live the life of a Centreville Civil War soldier with re-enactors of the 17th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company D and the 42nd Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company I. The 17th Virginia, also known as the �Fairfax Rifles� included many Centreville area men. The 42nd fought in this area during the Battle of Second Manassas.
We expect some additional first-person interpreters from Sully Historic Site and perhaps a period musician or two.
Tours of Mount Gilead. Built as a tavern in 1785, Mount Gilead is the only building that has survived from the village of Newgate.
ON YOUR WAY HOME -- Stop at the Car Wash at The Elms Apartments on Braddock Rd across from Grand Mart. Proceeds go to charity.