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January 2020

Monthly Guided Woodland Hikes

January 26 @ 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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February 2020

Black History Month at Rowser Building

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rowser Building, 1739 Jefferson Davis Highway
Stafford, 22554
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Stafford County invites you to honor Black History Month with a free guided tour of the Rowser Building and the Path to Freedom Mural from 5-7 pm on February 11th, 2020. Frank White will discuss the significant contributions that African Americans have made to Stafford's history as well as America’s history. A special presentation will follow the tour. The Rowser Building, located at 1739 Jefferson Davis Hwy., was originally built in 1939 by the Public Works Administration as the Stafford…

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George Washington’s Birthday at Ferry farm

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
George Washington’s Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm, 268 King's Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
$5 – $17

Celebrate George Washington’s 288th birthday at his boyhood home with fun activities for the whole family, including games, crafts, exhibits, archaeology lab tours, living history activities, the Stone Throw Challenge (weather permitting), history theater, and birthday cake. “General Washington” will attend the birthday celebration to talk about his youth on the farm! Tour the Washington house at Ferry Farm! For more information, please call 540-370-0732 or email events@gwffoundation.org.

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March 2020

Bright Star

March 25 - May 17
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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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September 2020

Civil War Weekend at Falmouth

September 12 - September 13
moncure conway house, 305 king street
Falmouth, 22405
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Yearly Civil War Living History event at the Moncure Conway House. Nearly 100 re-enactors, living historians, and impressionists will be at the grounds of the Moncure Conway House on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The weekend is an opportunity for the public to interact with an assortment of knowledgeable living historians and compelling impressionists who portray notable figures of the period including President Abraham Lincoln, Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, Union…

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November 2020

Home for the Holidays

November 23 - December 30
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Enjoy the house decorated for the holidays in the spirit and style of American painter Gari Melchers and his talented artist-wife Corinne. Included with museum admission during regular hours. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at eknappen@umw.edu or 540 654-1843

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