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!

  • Memorial Golf Tournament

    Sep 26, 2014 Augustine Golf Club

    Golfing for a good cause and a lot of fun.

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  • Annual Harvest Fest at Potomac Point Winery

    Sep 27, 2014 Grape Stomping

    It’s that time of year again… Join us for our 8th annual Harvest Festival! Come out on September 27th for a day full of fall games, festive food, grape stomping, and live music by David Andrew Smith!

    Included Activities:
    Guest wineries James River and DelFosse will be in attendance offering complimentary wine tastings.

    Dept. of Game and Inland will have skeet shooting, casting and more for kids., Alpaca petting farm, Bounce House and Obstacle course, Wine & Lawn Games, Grape stomping, Special Bistro Menu Including Harvest Themed Foods, & Face Painting by Helen

    Tickets Include: All Activities, wine tastings from Potomac Point Winery & guest winery and live music!

    Ticket Price: $18.00++ for adults
    $16.00++ for club members
    $10.00++ for kids

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  • Fredericksburg Jazz Collective @ Gari Melchers Home and Studio

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    Fredericksburg Jazz Collective
    Gari Melchers Home & Studio at Belmont
    Sunday, September 28, 2 p.m.

    A Fredericksburg Jazz Collective presentation of “The Art of Playing Together,” demonstrating how jazz musicians communicate while improvising using a live band to illustrate the concepts, free.

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  • Uncork’d Art Class

    Oct 5, 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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  • Concert on the Lawn:  One Note Stand @ Gari Melchers Home and Studio

    Oct 5, 2014

    Concert on the Lawn: One Note Stand
    Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont


    Sunday, October 5, 5:30 p.m.
    This contemporary University of Mary Washington a cappella group will present a concert in their lively style, free.

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  • Wine Tasting:  Vines and Vistas @ Gari Melchers Home and Studio

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    Wine Tasting: Vines and Vistas
    Gari Melchers Home and Studio
    Sunday, October 12, 4 p.m.


    Sip a glass of wine in the tranquility of the Belmont gardens. Features Horton and Ingleside Vineyards. Studio galleries open for viewing of artworks. Includes complimentary wine glass and one wine tasting ticket. Friends of Belmont $20/ Non-members $30. Reservations requested. 540/654-1848.

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  • Celebrate Stafford’s 350 Anniversary!

    Oct 18, 2014 From George Washington to the present day, Government Island to the new Tech and Research Center, the Trail to Freedom to the Belmont-Ferry Farm Trail, Stafford County has much to celebrate. In 2014, the County will commemorate its 350th Anniversary and salute our past, present and future!

    From George Washington to the present day, Government Island to the new Tech and Research Center, the Trail to Freedom to the Belmont-Ferry Farm Trail, Stafford County has much to celebrate. In 2014, the County will commemorate its 350th Anniversary and salute our past, present and future.

    Some events have scheduled days, and other programs will span the entire year of 2014. For more information on any event or program, visit the official Stafford 350 website - Stafford350.com.

    List of events:

    Winter 2013 - Summer 2014 Educational Grants for Teaching Innovation

    January 4, 2014 Celebrate Stafford 350

    Spring 2014 History Adventure Packs, Passport to History

    May 3, 2014 Founders' Day

    June 25, 2014 Celebration Stage

    Fall 2014 History Fair

    October 18, 2014 Wings & Wheels

    November 1, 2014 Rowser African-American History Wall, Trail of Freedom Tour

    All Year Long:  Stafford County History Lecture Series, Tell Your Stafford Story, Interactive Media and Signage, Geocaching Youth Project, Short Video Project TBD Legacy Film

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  • The Great Pumpkin Derby & Workshop

    Oct 25, 2014

    3rd Annual Great Pumpkin Derby & Workshop!  Prizes given to winning racers and best decorated.  Workshop is included in registration.  Wheels, axles and craft supplies provided at the workshop.  Workshop is Wed, 10/22 from 6-7:30; Rowser Building, 1739 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford; Derby Race starts at 2 PM on Sat, 10/25 at Curtis Park, Hartwood.  Must pre-register; deadline 10/18 or until full; All ages (9 & under must have an adult) Please arrive by 1:45 PM to check in.

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  • Film Screening - The Great Confusion:  The 1913 Armory Show @ Gari Melchers Home and Studio

    Oct 26, 2014 The Great Confusion:  The 1913 Armory Show

    Film Screening
    The Great Confusion:  The 1913 Armory Show
    Sunday, October 26, 2 p.m.
    Introduction with Q & A afterward by Executive Producer Terri Templeton

    Thousands of Americans pushed their way through the doors of the 69th Regiment Armory on the east side of New York City while a battle was waging “for or against” Modern Art for the first time.  What they saw would annoy and infuriate some…and captivate, delight, and inspire many.

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  • Celebrate Stafford’s 350 Anniversary!

    Nov 1, 2014 From George Washington to the present day, Government Island to the new Tech and Research Center, the Trail to Freedom to the Belmont-Ferry Farm Trail, Stafford County has much to celebrate. In 2014, the County will commemorate its 350th Anniversary and salute our past, present and future!

    From George Washington to the present day, Government Island to the new Tech and Research Center, the Trail to Freedom to the Belmont-Ferry Farm Trail, Stafford County has much to celebrate. In 2014, the County will commemorate its 350th Anniversary and salute our past, present and future.

    Some events have scheduled days, and other programs will span the entire year of 2014. For more information on any event or program, visit the official Stafford 350 website - Stafford350.com.

    List of events:

    Winter 2013 - Summer 2014 Educational Grants for Teaching Innovation

    January 4, 2014 Celebrate Stafford 350

    Spring 2014 History Adventure Packs, Passport to History

    May 3, 2014 Founders' Day

    June 25, 2014 Celebration Stage

    Fall 2014 History Fair

    October 18, 2014 Wings & Wheels

    November 1, 2014 Rowser African-American History Wall, Trail of Freedom Tour

    All Year Long:  Stafford County History Lecture Series, Tell Your Stafford Story, Interactive Media and Signage, Geocaching Youth Project, Short Video Project TBD Legacy Film

    Learn more

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