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Girl Scouts Love State Parks

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

September 12, 2021. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. For Girl Scouts Love State Parks 2021, enjoy a variety of activities at the park and work towards earning your Girl Scouts Love the Outdoors Challenge Patch. Registration is not required. By using Leave No Trace principles, visitors will learn how to use those skills to make […]

You don’t belong here! – Invasive Species

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

September 18, 2021. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Let's hike the trails at Widewater and find what doesn't belong. Multiflora Rose is pretty, but should it be here? Rangers will answer that question and a lot more as we go in search of the invasive species that inhabit the state park. For more information, call […]

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Via Colori Street Art Festival

Lisa and Atlas

Prepare to be amazed at what can be done with chalk and asphalt as artists from the region transform an entire parking lot during the first-ever Via Colori Stafford street painting festival! Via Colori® is the modern day version of a centuries-old tradition in which dozens of volunteer artists create large-scale pastel artworks directly on […]

Free

39th Annual Big Blue Marching Band Invitational

Come enjoy amazing performances by local High School bands and the CNU Marching Captains! Concessions, raffles, and more available! Join us at NSHS Football Stadium 839 Garrisonville Rd, Stafford, VA Tickets are only $10 at the gate! Find more info at northstaffordband.com

$10

Gimme S’more Saturday Nights!

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

Learn how to build a fire, campfire safety, and how to make the perfect s'more. Bring along a chair to sit around the fire and listen to stories from the rangers. S'mores kits will be available to purchase. Call 540-288-1400 for more information.

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Barley Naked Oktoberfest Weekend Celebration

Barley Naked Brewing Company 15 Tech Pkwy, Suite 109, Stafford, VA

Join Barley Naked to celebrate Oktoberfest on October 9th and 10th! From 12 PM - 9 PM on October 9th and 12 PM - 6 PM on October 10th, Barley […]

Free

Gimme S’more Saturday Nights!

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

Learn how to build a fire, campfire safety, and how to make the perfect s'more. Bring along a chair to sit around the fire and listen to stories about the […]

Haunted Long Pond Trail

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

Start off the spooky season with a haunted hike at Widewater. Stop inside the Visitor Center first to grab a map, then venture out on the trail to "trick-or-treat" with […]

Gimme S’more Saturday Nights!

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

Learn how to build a fire, campfire safety, and how to make the perfect s’more. Bring along a chair to sit around the fire and listen to stories from the […]

Hiking with History

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

Join the rangers as we explore the natural beauty of Widewater State Park, and learn the park's history along the way. Visitors will hear stories of some of Widewater's first […]

Roving Ranger

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

Be on the lookout for our Roving Ranger as they roam the picnic areas with interesting items from the park. The Roving Ranger will be happy to share information about what they brought with them as well as answer any questions that you may have about the park.

Wild Wetlands

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

Explore Widewater State Park from exclusive new angles. Join one of our rangers as we learn about the plants, animals, and fungi that inhabit the wetlands surrounding our park. Rangers […]

Roving Ranger

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

Be on the lookout for our Roving Ranger as they roam the picnic areas with interesting items from the park. The Roving Ranger will be happy to share information about […]

Roving Ranger

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

Be on the lookout for our Roving Ranger as they roam the picnic areas with interesting items from the park. The Roving Ranger will be happy to share information about […]

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Gimme S’more Saturday Nights!

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

Learn how to build a fire, campfire safety, and how to make the perfect s’more. Bring along a chair to sit around the fire and listen to stories from the rangers. S’mores kits will be available to purchase. Call 540-288-1400 for more information.

Stargazing at Widewater!

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

Come see Widewater when the sun goes down. Join the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club and use their telescopes to see the stars. Visitors can expect to see view celestial objects […]

Noting Nature – Nature Journaling

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA

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. Explore Widewater with […]

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Monthly Guided Woodland Hikes

Gari Melchers Home and Studio 224 Washington Street, Falmouth, VA

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 […]

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Guided Woodland Hikes

Gari Melchers Home and Studio 224 Washington Street, Falmouth, VA

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

Merry Trees Open House

The Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM) is pleased to announce the sixth annual Merry Trees exhibit. FAM’s gallery spaces will be filled with fifteen miniature trees decorated by the second-grade students […]

Free

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