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March 2020

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March 8 - May 14
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 15, 2020

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22406 United States
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$25 – $72

Here is Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding "Burger Palace Boys" and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking "Pink Ladies" in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this rollicking musical. Head "greaser" Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high romance of their "Summer Nights" as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such songs as "Greased Lightnin'," "It's Raining on Prom Night," "Alone…

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April 2020

Unfamily Friendly Family Feud

April 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

April 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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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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Monthly Guided Woodland Hikes

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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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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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First Saturday Shoreline Cleanup

May 2 @ 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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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 1-day, catch-photo-release (CPR) KBF TRAIL Series Tournament will be held on the Potomac River Register on TourneyX: https://tourneyx.com/app/tourney/2020-kbf-trail-potomac-river Details & rules on KBF Event Page: https://kayakbassfishing.com/event/2020-kbf-trail-potomac

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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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July 2020

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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August 2020

Gari Melchers’ Birthday Celebration

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Come celebrate the 160th anniversary of Gari Melchers’ birth.  Admission is $1.60 to those who say “Happy Birthday!” Let Melchers inspire you to create your own art.   Free-to-use art supplies will be available or you may bring your own.  Birthday cake will be served. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at eknappen@umw.edu or 540 654-1843

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Spring Fever 5K

August 29 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Stafford Hospital Medical Pavilion, 125 Hospital Center Boulevard
Stafford, 22554
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$15 – $30

Join the Stafford Hospital Foundation for our rescheduled 2020 Spring Fever 5K Run/Walk and Kids ½ mile Fun Run. We welcome devoted runners, weekend joggers and families to participate in this community event! The Spring Fever 5K is a part of the Stafford Race Series and Fredericksburg Area Running Club Coldwell Banker Elite Grand Prix Series. Proceeds from the event benefits Stafford Hospital and the patients and families it serves. This is a rain or shine event, refunds are unavailable.

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September 2020

Picturing New Connections

September 3 @ 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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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

September 9 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 1, 2020

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22406 United States
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$25 – $72

A progressive white couple's liberal sensibilities are put to the test when their daughter brings her black fiancé home to meet them in this fresh and relevant stage adaptation of the iconic Sidney Poitier film, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. Blindsided by their daughter's whirlwind romance and fearful for her future, they quickly come to realize the difference between supporting a mixed-race couple in your newspaper and welcoming one into your family--especially in 1967. Her parents aren't the only ones…

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Civil War Weekend at Falmouth

September 12 - September 13
moncure conway house, 305 king street
Falmouth, 22405
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Free

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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7th Annual Stafford Education Foundation Golf Tournament

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Augustine Golf Club, 76 Monument Drive
Stafford, VA 22554 United States
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WHY CHOOSE THE STAFFORD EDUCATION FOUNDATION? Our Golf Tournament is an excellent opportunity to give back to the community. With your help, we can achieve this goal. You can be certain that your donation will make a difference in many local lives. Help us and show your support by choosing from one of the following levels of sponsorship.Your participation as a player, sponsor or donor will go a long way to show your support of Stafford County Public Schools. We…

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