Saturday Jun 15
Racing Rubber Ducks Revisit Occoquan
The Duck Splash returned to Occoquan this year, and about 3000 rubber ducks plunged into the river and raced from the footbridge to a spot near the Route 123 bridge.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Duck Splash Race This Saturday in Occoquan
Tickets are now on sale for the annual Duck Splash race in Occoquan, the net proceeds of which benefit the 501 Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition, an organization that works to create trails and streams access points throughout Prince William County.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Father's Day: 8 Occoquan Gift Ideas
When shopping for Father's Day this year, stay local with our Occoquan gift guide.
Derecho Potential: Major Storm Could Bring 'Limbs and Trees Down,' Power Outages to Northern Virginia
A network of damaging thunderstorms and winds could cause power outages and flooding in Northern Virginia, with isolated storms Wednesday night and a more severe follow-up punch Thursday, according to weather forecasters.
Father's Day: What Did Your Father Teach You?
What did you learn from the father figure in your life? "If you drink coffee, it'll put hair on your chest," Holly VandenHeuvel of Puzzle Palooza said.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Father's Day: MJ's Ice Cream-N-More
Consider staying local this year, and shop for your Father's Day gift in Occoquan.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Virginia Primaries: Where to Vote, Candidate Info and More Coverage
Here's a rundown of what you need to know for the election: The Virginia primaries will be held on Tuesday, June 11. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Where Do I Vote? You can look up your polling place by address.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Occoquan Dedicates New Historical Marker This Weekend
Visit Occoquan this Saturday, June 8, to meet some talented artists and participate in the dedication of a new historical marker.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
About Your Business: Art ala Carte Gallery
We recently asked local business owners to tell us about their business for a new feature on Patch.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Coming Soon! Lake Ridge - Occoquan Patch Gets a New Look
Lake Ridge - Occoquan Patch is getting a whole new look. Very soon, Patch will be even easier to use and be an even better place to connect and share.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Occoquan Spring Craft Show Brings Thousands to Town
Visitors flooded the streets of Occoquan today, the last day of the Occoquan Spring Arts and Crafts Show, to peruse the booths featuring local and handmade art, crafts, and jewelry.
Fri May 31, 2013
14 Good Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Dan Fastenberg As tough as the labor market is, college grads still have an easier time than those with only a high school degree.
Thu May 30, 2013
Puzzle Palooza Owner Reports Possible Ghostly Presence in Occoquan
A ghostly child may be haunting Puzzle Palooza in Occoquan, according to owner Donna Carleton and local paranormal investigator Kay Pietrewicz.
Wed May 29, 2013
Workhouse Promises Fireworks, Free Concerts, Artistic Programs
For the fourth year, the Workhouse, in collaboration with Urban Art Syndicate , presents an exhibition of artists from around the country who are part of the populist movement described as "low-brow urban art." The multi-media work is influenced by punk music, graphic novels, tattoo culture and street art, and is "seen by many in the art world as ... (more)
Occoquan Spring Craft Show Returns This Weekend
This weekend, Occoquan will once again draw thousands of visitors into town with its Spring Arts & Crafts Show.
Mon May 27, 2013
Memorial Day 2013 Virginia traffic: Some light congestion on 95
When you see those brake lights coming at you, especially on a long holiday road trip, you probably feel a lot like Rob Sweitzer.
Memorial Day 2013: What's Open, Closed in Lorton
Making Memorial Day weekend plans? If you're staying here in Lorton, here's what you need to know about what's open and what's closed on Memorial Day 2013 and throughout the weekend.
Fri May 24, 2013
Where's the Cheapest Gas in Lake Ridge?
Click here for a full-screen view of the gas price map. If you don't see a map of our local area, click the magnifying glass in the upper right to enter your address.
Wed May 22, 2013
Zumba Instructor Remembers Growing Up Hungry in Virginia
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60 th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary's historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains.
Tue May 21, 2013
Long Lines, Strong Cravings at Bobby's Burger Palace Opening
By the time the doors of Bobby's Burger Palace opened at noon on Wednesday, a couple hundred people were in line outside.