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November 2019

Noting Nature

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Widewater State Park, 101 Widewater State Park Road
Stafford, VA 22554 United States
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Free

Discover a whole new way of seeing the world around you! Keeping a nature journal can improve mental clarity, boost confidence and emotional intelligence, self-discipline and creativity. Join the rangers as we explore Widewater and take the time to slow down and absorb the beauty around us. Each session will begin with an in depth look at one of the parks natural residents. Program is FREE and open to all ages. Participants may bring their own journals. Program is held…

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Gimme S’more Saturday Nights

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Widewater State Park, 101 Widewater State Park Road
Stafford, VA 22554 United States
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Free

Join our park rangers to learn how to build a fire and then stay and share stories and s'mores with us. Bring along your favorite chair and cozy blanket. Program and campfire are free. S'mores kits will be available to purchase for $1 each. Call 540-288-1400 for more information.

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Monthly Guided Woodland Hikes

November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center. Free.

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Riverside Christmas Spectacular

November 27 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 29, 2019

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22406 United States
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Back by popular demand and updated for 2019! Experience the excitement, memories, and joy of Christmas as our spectacular cast of singers and dancers present the heart and essence of the holiday season in this pageant of your favorite songs and music. Escape the hustle and stress and rekindle your Christmas spirit at Riverside Center with this glittering celebration of everything that makes this “the most wonderful time of the year”! November 27 - December 29, 2019 11:30am: Dinner &…

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December 2019

Meet Woodland Santa

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 22, 2019

Widewater State Park, 101 Widewater State Park Road
Stafford, VA 22554 United States
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Free

Why wait in line at the mall? Bring the family to Widewater State Park and get your picture taken with our own Woodland Santa. Relax by the bonfire and sip hot Apple Cider! Woodland Santa will have his special mailbox on hand so your children can give their letters directly to him. Do the little ones still need to write their letter to Santa? Warm up in the Visitors Center while visiting our "Wishes from Widewater" letter writing station. Donations…

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A Christmas Carol

December 5 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on December 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 10, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on December 12, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on December 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 17, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on December 19, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on December 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22406 United States
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Andrew and his family decide to spend Christmas at their Aunts’ country cottage in a bid to drag their brother out of his “Bah, Humbug” Christmas feeling. The house, however, has ideas of its own in this wonderful retelling of Dickens’ timeless classic. When a power cut threatens to ruin their ‘grown-up’ family Christmas, they decide to tell each other one of the most well known Christmas tales which, with the magic of the season and Hulse’s wonderful storytelling style,…

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First Saturday Shoreline Cleanup

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2020

Widewater State Park, 101 Widewater State Park Road
Stafford, VA 22554 United States
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Free

Widewater is a beautiful and unique place. Put on your hiking boots and join park rangers keep our shoreline the fascinating place that it is. Teams of volunteers will be given areas to focus on. All supplies will be provided. All we need are energetic, smiling faces. Students needing community service hours will be provided documentation of service.

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Christmas in Stafford

December 14 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Jeff Rouse Swim & Sports Center, 1600 Mine Road
Stafford, VA 22554 United States
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Free

Join us for the 3rd annual Christmas in Stafford Event. This year, the event will feature the following activities: -Pictures with Santa -Ice Skating Rink ($10) -Food Trucks -DJ featuring holiday music -Christmas Marketplace to shop for last minute Christmas gifts -Carnival Games -Picture Stations -Annual Frosty 5K and Reindeer Run -Christmas Tree lighting For a full schedule and more information on this amazing holiday event, visit www.ChristmasInStafford.com

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March 2020

27th ANNUAL ST. PATRICK’S DAY SOCCER TOURNAMENT

March 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

The year 2020 brings us to our 27th annual soccer tournament right here in historic Stafford County! Games will be played on fields all around the county with our main field at beautiful Embrey Mill. Soccer clubs can register at staffordsoccer.com. Visitors can come out and catch the awesome action on the pitch the weekend of the tourney!

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Bright Star

March 25, 2020 - May 17, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 17, 2020

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22406 United States
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$25 – $72

Inspired by a real event and featuring the bluegrass-tinged Grammy-nominated Steven Martin and Edie Brickell score, Broadway’s Bright Star is a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ’40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her…

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