Events

Events

Welcome to Stafford County! We have a multitude of exciting activities and events for you to enjoy -- historic tours, fine arts and culture, or recreational outings along the river. Take a look around and see what we have to offer. Or, better yet, make the drive (we’re easy to find) and experience the best of Stafford County live and in person!

  • Vino Rows: Kayaking & Wine

    Aug 2, 2014 Kayaking on the Potomac River followed by a wine social

    Enjoy the serenity of kayaking on the Potomac River while hunting for treasure and viewing lost shipwrecks; followed by a wine and cheese social.  Trips will take place from 11am-3pm and 330pm to 7pm. Participants should arrive to PPW 20-30 minutes prior to departure.

    Ticket price: $69/person and $65/club member, $119/couple in a tandem kayak-limited quantity (Participants must be 21 years of age or older)

    Ticket includes: transportation from PPW to the launch site; and return shuttle, life vest rental, kayak and oar rental, private wine and cheese social, bottled water.

     

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  • Vino Rows: Kayaking & Wine

    Aug 2, 2014 Kayaking on the Potomac River followed by a wine social

    Enjoy the serenity of kayaking on the Potomac River while hunting for treasure and viewing lost shipwrecks; followed by a wine and cheese social.  Trips will take place from 11am-3pm and 330pm to 7pm. Participants should arrive to PPW 20-30 minutes prior to departure.

    Ticket price: $69/person and $65/club member, $119/couple in a tandem kayak-limited quantity (Participants must be 21 years of age or older)

    Ticket includes: transportation from PPW to the launch site; and return shuttle, life vest rental, kayak and oar rental, private wine and cheese social, bottled water.

     

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  • Uncork’d Art Class

    Aug 3, 2014 Group Shot, Finished Product!

    Uncork your creative spirits by joining us at Potomac Point Winery on the first Sunday of each month for a fun day of sipping wine and painting. Come a little early to enjoy lunch from Le Grand Cru Bistro.

    Uncork’d Art ™ first priority is to ensure that everyone has a fun day out! Some confuse our “Just For Fun” sessions with a typical art class, but we like to consider ourselves a painting party. We are the opposite of serious painting lessons, but, our team at Uncork’d Art will guide you step-by-step through the painting process to create your own masterpiece. Fun day, great art, and something different to try!

    Tickets Include: Wine Tasting of 5 different Potomac Point Wines Artisan display to nibble on Art supplies to complete your vineyard masterpiece Additional wines and sangria available for purchase (must be 21 and up) 

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  • We Wished for Night: Campfire Program at Chatham

    Aug 8, 2014 Image

    After a year’s hiatus, the National Park Service is pleased to announce the 2014 schedule for its popular Friday evening “History at Sunset” programs. Now in its twelfth year, the series explores lesser known aspects of the Civil War in the Fredericksburg area. The program begins at 8:00 p.m. and is free. Peter Maugle and Andrea DeKoter will be the program speakers for this History at Sunset event. 

    Bring a lawn chair and flashlight.

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  • Stafford’s Select A Sport Day

    Aug 10, 2014

    Stafford County Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities has partnered up with The Gauntlet Golf Course along with many of the local sports leagues to offer this one of a kind event for this area. Stafford Select A Sport Day is the perfect opportunity for you to get outside and see which sports catch your interest! Try each sport and your name will be entered in the door prize drawing's for a chance to win awesome prizes! Pack a Picnic lunch or purchase refreshments from food vendors onsite. Come for an hour or stay for the whole day! This event is designed to let participants try the multitude of sports Stafford County has to offer. Sports include: Golf, swimming, skateboarding, hiking, baseball, biking, softball, tennis, basetball, football, soccer, field hockey and volleyball. You can even try a swing at Golfzilla!

    For more information please call Stafford County Parks and Rec at 540-658-4572,or visit their website www.staffordparks.com

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  • Drool in the Pool

    Sep 6, 2014

    Come to our 7th annual dog paddle pool event held at Curtis Memorial Park, Hartwood, VA.  There will be paddle races, doggie swimsuit styling, bobbing for tennis balls, and pet vendor displays.  Limited spaces.  Owners must provide written proof from a vet showing their dog's current rabies vaccination to attend.  A dog tag is insufficient.  Dogs must be at least 6 months of age; no dogs in heat.  All leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome.  Must pre-register.  Visit www.staffordparks.com for more information or call 540-658-5116.

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  • Vino Rows: Kayaking & Wine

    Sep 6, 2014 Kayaking on the Potomac River followed by a wine social

    Enjoy the serenity of kayaking on the Potomac River while hunting for treasure and viewing lost shipwrecks; followed by a wine and cheese social.  Trips will take place from 11am-3pm and 330pm to 7pm. Participants should arrive to PPW 20-30 minutes prior to departure.

    Ticket price: $69/person and $65/club member, $119/couple in a tandem kayak-limited quantity (Participants must be 21 years of age or older)

    Ticket includes: transportation from PPW to the launch site; and return shuttle, life vest rental, kayak and oar rental, private wine and cheese social, bottled water.

     

    Learn more

  • Vino Rows: Kayaking & Wine

    Sep 6, 2014 Kayaking on the Potomac River followed by a wine social

    Enjoy the serenity of kayaking on the Potomac River while hunting for treasure and viewing lost shipwrecks; followed by a wine and cheese social.  Trips will take place from 11am-3pm and 330pm to 7pm. Participants should arrive to PPW 20-30 minutes prior to departure.

    Ticket price: $69/person and $65/club member, $119/couple in a tandem kayak-limited quantity (Participants must be 21 years of age or older)

    Ticket includes: transportation from PPW to the launch site; and return shuttle, life vest rental, kayak and oar rental, private wine and cheese social, bottled water.

     

    Learn more

  • Uncork’d Art Class

    Sep 7, 2014 Group Shot, Finished Product!

    Uncork your creative spirits by joining us at Potomac Point Winery on the first Sunday of each month for a fun day of sipping wine and painting. Come a little early to enjoy lunch from Le Grand Cru Bistro.

    Uncork’d Art ™ first priority is to ensure that everyone has a fun day out! Some confuse our “Just For Fun” sessions with a typical art class, but we like to consider ourselves a painting party. We are the opposite of serious painting lessons, but, our team at Uncork’d Art will guide you step-by-step through the painting process to create your own masterpiece. Fun day, great art, and something different to try!

    Tickets Include: Wine Tasting of 5 different Potomac Point Wines Artisan display to nibble on Art supplies to complete your vineyard masterpiece Additional wines and sangria available for purchase (must be 21 and up) 

    Learn more

  • Stafford County Agricultural Fair & Hartwood Days Festival

    Sep 12-Sep 14, 2014 Growing with Stafford for the last 15 years, join us for the 350th Anniversary of Stafford this year!

    This FREE event is held in the Historic Hartwood District of Stafford County VA (Greater Fredericksburg Area) along the Civil War Trail. The Stafford County Hartwood Days Festival & Agricultural Fair will offer Families and Youth of ALL ages many opportunities to have fun and learn something new (or maybe something old).

    Thrill yourself Riding some Rides, Take a “Walk through Time” in the interactive Living History Area, visit the new Agricultural Area and check out the Stafford County Agricultural Competitions, check out the First Responders Area, Grab a bite to eat, play one of the games, listen to a FREE Concert, and check out all of the different booths, demonstrations, exhibits, and vendors, from Arts & Crafts to 'great to have' things.  LOTS of activities for Youth, including the Trailblazer® Adventure program!! Make sure that if you have Girl, Boy, or Cub Scouts in your area, you bring them out to the Badge Day event, held on the grounds! Dont forget the Neighbors Kids too!!!

       Additional fee for rides @ $20.00, or buy tickets in advance online.

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