Rippon Lodge will be hosting a free World War II Weekend event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Learn about daily life of World War II soldiers in the European and Pacific theatres from living historians portraying Axis and Allied soldiers, according to a news release.

Hear about their equipment, armaments, historic military vehicles, and medical care on and off the battlefield. Explore how citizens at home supported the war effort, view original WWII artifacts, and learn about Admiral Black, the last owner of Rippon Lodge, a WWII veteran and survivor of Pearl Harbor.

Enjoy popcorn and beverages (available for purchase), historic house tours, crafts, live-fire demonstrations and more.

Rippon Lodge Historic Site is located at 15520 Blackburn Road, Woodbridge.

For more info, call 703-499-9812.

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