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January 2019

La Cage aux Folles

January 9, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 2, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 3, 2019

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22406 United States
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Riverside Center For The Performing Arts is thrilled to bring "La Cage aux Folles" to our stage. Based on the french farcical play of the same name and retold in the Robin Williams movie, The Bird Cage, the Jerry Herman Broadway musical La Cage aux Folles is the story of a gay couple who must pretend to be straight for one night - with one of the men in drag - to dupe the conservative political family of their son's…

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February 2019

Paint by the Pint and Mandala Pies

February 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Highmark Brewery, 390 KINGS HWY
Fredericksburg, VA United States
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$15 tickets, includes pint glass to paint, supplies, stencil packets and a beer!!! We will also have Mandala pies for sales. Fire Escape food truck

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March 2019

The Color Purple

March 13, 2019 - May 5, 2019
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 2, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Friday, repeating until May 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 5, 2019

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22406 United States
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Riverside Center For The Performing Arts is is proud to present "The Color Purple." An uplifting journey of redemption, grace and beauty. Featuring a joyous score spiced with jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music, and blues elements, The Color Purple is an epic family saga tempered by the healing and enduring power of love. Winner of several Tony, Drama Desk, and Theatre World Awards, this musical adaption of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel tells Celie's story, that of a downtrodden African-American…

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March 2020

Picturing New Connections

March 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 3, 2020 at 10:30 am

$5

Gari Melchers Home & Studio partners with the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Richmond Chapter, to offer a small, welcoming program that combines sensory-rich and interactive guided discussions in Gari Melchers’ studio with a related art-making experience afterwards. The hour-long program will feature a theme, paintings, and art project. Costs is $5 per person. Reservations required. Contact: Michelle Crow-Dolby at mdolby@umw.edu or 540 654-1851

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April 2020

Flower Moon Festival (3rd Annual)

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Highmark Brewery, 390 KINGS HWY
Fredericksburg, VA United States
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Join us for our 3rd annual Flower Moon Festival! We’ll have local craft vendors, live music, a corn hole tournament, a petting zoo, face painting, a barrel train, a drone flying demonstration, a Beer Mile Competition, a Shaved Ice Truck, Glory Dawgz Food truck & Fire Escape Food Truck! This a free event, family friendly, and will have a little something for everyone! https://facebook.com/events/s/flower-moon-festival/2488852924765633/?ti=as

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CANCELLED Free Spring Open House

April 26 @ 12:00 am
Stafford, VA United States
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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CANCELLED Spring Open House

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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free

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 between 1 and 3 PM, join a Preschool Palette class in the kitchen classroom between 1 PM and 4 PM, and explore the museum shop. Free admission. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at eknappen@umw.edu or 540 654-1843

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May 2020

An Evening with the Stafford Stars

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, 22401
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$25 – $40

The inaugural Stafford Education Foundation Gala will take place in May 2020 with the theme, “An Evening with the Stafford Stars.” About this Event The purpose of the event is to provide a platform for which Stafford County Public School's finest visual and performing artists can shine while raising funds in support of the Stafford Education Foundation's mission "to impact and advance education in Stafford County Public Schools." Schedule 6:00 p.m. The University of Mary Washington's George Washington Hall opens.…

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Golden Hours Sunset Photo Session

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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For only two nights in 2020, Belmont's grounds will be open after hours for photographers to catch that "golden hour" with their clients.  All interested photographers must reserve their spot by May 1.  On the day of the event, photographers must pay the $50 per client session photography fee upon arrival.  Spots will be limited, so register fast. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at eknappen@umw.edu or 540 654-1843

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June 2020

Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament

June 13 @ 5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Potomac River Stafford, VA United States + Google Map

Realtree Fishing 𝐊𝐁𝐅 𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐈𝐋 𝐒𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 Dee Zee Truck Accessories 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐭𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐜 𝐑𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫 This 2-day, catch-photo-release (CPR) KBF TRAIL Series Tournament will be held on the Potomac River If you want to utilize the Potomac River paddle launch at Widewater State Park, the gate to Widewater State Park’s Potomac Picnic Area will open at 5 am for both days of the tournament and provides direct access to the Potomac River.  Please be aware that there is a $10 parking…

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Art After Hours

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 16, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Free

Join us for another toe-tapping evening of live music provided by local bands in the beautiful summer setting of our lawn and gardens. Enjoy homegrown Stafford County crafted beer, wine and food trucks. Visit the studio and galleries of American artist Gari Melchers. Free admission. Tickets for beer/wine $5 and food trucks accept cash or credit. Stay tuned for registration details. Questions please contact Meghan Pcsolyar, mpcsolya@umw.edu.

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Monthly Guided Woodland Hikes

June 28 @ 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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Guided Woodland Hikes

June 28 @ 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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Free

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.

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July 2020

First Saturday Shoreline Cleanup

July 4 @ 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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Curator’s Tour

July 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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The public is invited to a behind the scenes tour of the museum operation at Gari Melchers Home and Studio led by 35-year veteran at the property, Joanna Catron. Start at Visitor Center. Members free, Non-members $10. Limited to 12. Reservations required. Contact: Jennifer Pinkerton at jpinkert@umw.edu or 540 654-1842

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6B&G Disc Golf Putting League

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 24, 2020

$5.00

6B&G is ecstatic to announce that we are starting a putting league on Tuesdays at 6:15pm, please be here no later than 6:00pm to sign up! 6B&G putting league will consist of two competitions, the first being 9 hole, par-2 course single elimination (bracket style). The second is a random draw doubles putting league (double elimination). $5 to play and anyone is welcome to play!! Large cash prizes will be awarded to the winners! A big thanks to our hole…

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Unfamily Friendly Family Feud

July 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Adventure Brewing, 33 Perchwood Dr.
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
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Free

Just like the tv show, our Unfamily Friendly Family Feud challenges you to defend your team's honor with lightning-quick responses. Each team has to guess the top answers for each set of questions. Come watch the fun or join in for a chance to win! Prizes to the winning teams.

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Karaoke Night at 6 Bears & A Goat Brewery with DJ Cathy

July 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 26, 2020

6 Bears & A Goat Brewing Company, 1140 International Pkwy
Fredericksburg, VA
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It's fun and it's lively! Karaoke at the Brew House is where you want to be on Friday nights! Sing, dance, cheer, and have fun! Grab a beer and dinner and make a night of it!

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December 2020

Stafford Race Series

December 12, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 am
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One event on April 4, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 8:35 am

One event on December 12, 2020 at 10:30 am

Join us for Stafford’s premier race series! Sign up and run all four races to receive a commemorative race series medal and gift on completion of final race. 2020 unites four Stafford County races into a series to keep you moving. A partnership has been created between the Stafford Hospital, the Jeff Rouse Swim & Sport Center, and Arsenal Events. Four races are in the series (click to see individual race pages) April 4th –Stafford Hospital’s Spring Fever 5K, 1/2…

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