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March 2019

Riverside Center Presents Steal Away Home

March 21 - May 4
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22406 United States
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$16.00

In this moving drama of escape from slavery and flight to freedom, two young slave children escape from a South Carolina plantation. With the help of many good people, both black and white, they make their way north to join their freed father in Pennsylvania. Come along with us and experience the adventures, dangers, hidings, disguises, narrow escapes, comic exploits and heart-rending experiences. Call our Box Office today to order tickets: 540.370.4300. Thursday, March 21 Saturday, March 23 Tuesday, March…

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April 2019

Free Spring Open House

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Spring Open House

The public is invited to tour the house, studio and galleries of the famous American painter Gari Melchers (1860-1932). Stroll the restored gardens and woodland trails, visit the Fannie Roots House on the property to hear about the latest restoration efforts, join a Preschool Palette class in the kitchen classroom and explore the museum shop. Free. Contact Buffy Knappenberger at 540-654-1843

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May 2019

National Kids to Parks Day

May 18
Widewater State Park, 101 Widewater State Park Road
Stafford, VA 22554 United States
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Kids in Kayaks - 10:00am - Meet at the Aquia Kayak Launch. Space is limited so registration is required. Call 540-288-1400. Paddle the Aquia Creek with the Rangers and see Widewater State Park from a different perspective. Program is approximately 1 1/2 hours. Turtle Talk - 1:00pm-1:30pm - Aquia Picnic Area Playground Can a turtle fall out of its shell? Can a box turtle swim? Join the Rangers as we discuss all of the cool things that turtles do. Mystery…

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Memorial Day event to Honor Stafford Veterans

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church, 135 Chapel Green Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
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As part of the Stafford County Cemetery Committee's ongoing mission to recognize US Veterans buried in Stafford County's family cemeteries, we are proud to announce that this year, we will be having a Service of Remembrance for the Veterans interred at the Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church. which was organized in 1868, after the civil war, when former slaves and free Blacks separated from the White Oak Primitive Baptist Church to start a church of their own. This event is free…

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June 2019

Monthly Guided Woodland Hikes

June 30 @ 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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