Stafford County Events
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Stafford Race Series 2022 Join us for the 5th Annual Stafford Race Series! Run or walk with us in this three race series and stay active all year long! By registering for the three race series bundle, you'll receive $5 off of each of the races. All series finishers will also receive an extra gift. […]
Riverside Center for the Performing Arts presents Nunsense - starring Sally Struthers! Tickets are available for purchase online at www.riversidedt.com or our box office at (540) 370-4300. Tickets for the full meal and show experience are available for purchase, as well as tickets for the show only. The approximate run time is 2 hours with […]
National Kids to Parks Day: Widewater State Park Celebrate the 12th anniversary of National Kids to Parks Day at Widewater! Held every third Saturday in May, this event strives to encourage more children and their families to visit their local parks. This year at Widewater join rangers for multiple activities throughout the day! Fishing along […]
Spring Open House: Gari Melchers Home and Studio Belmont opens its doors to the public for a free tour of the house, studio, and galleries of famous American painter Gari Melchers (1860-1932). Stroll the restored gardens and woodland trails. Visit the restored dairy barn, rebuilt run-in shed, and explore the museum shop.
Silhouettes by Hand: Gari Melchers Home and Studio Don’t miss a special opportunity to have a silhouette cut by internationally renowned Master Traditional Artist Lauren Muney. Masking and proof of vaccination are required. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at [email protected] or (540) 654-1843.
Join us at the National Musem of the Marine Corps on Memorial Day for an inspirational and patriotic concert by the Quantico Marine Corps Band. Visitors are encouraged to bring a blanket or camp chair and join us on the parade deck. The concert is a free public event. Please note that if there is […]
Trees are everywhere, but why are they important? Junior Rangers will spend the day with Rangers learning all about the importance of trees, what makes them all unique, and how to be good stewards. Children will play games related to trees, hike through wooded areas, and spot many different species. Snacks and lunch will not […]
National Trails Day: Water Trails at Widewater State Park About: Celebrate National Trails Day by taking a "hike" on one of Northern Virginia's blueways. What are blueways? Hop in a kayak and paddle Aquia Creek with a ranger to learn about the growing importance of blueways, or water trails, in Virginia. Along with the paddle, […]
Clean the Bay Day: Widewater State Park Join more than 6,000 volunteers statewide and make a significant impact on the health of the Chesapeake Bay. Think what happens in your backyard doesn't affect the bay, think again. You'd be surprised at the amount of non-point source pollution that harms the bay each year. This year, […]
Dig up artifacts! Meet real archaeologists! Witness the wonders of the “science of history” and leave this camp with newfound knowledge of the mysteries beneath your feet. Campers get a crash course in the entire archaeological process and discover the importance of archaeology to understanding George Washington’s life and the history of Ferry Farm. Session […]
Let's look high and low to see what lives at Widewater. Children will search the woods for evidence of animals and learn about all the native and non-native species that make the park their home. We will play games that teach the kids about what an animal needs to survive. Snacks and lunch will not […]