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“Winter White Sale” All-Member Show

Artful Dimensions Gallery 922 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA

The traditional Winter White Sale started in 1878 at Wanamaker’s Department Store in Philadelphia, as an idea to increase sales after the holidays. At that time, most bed linens and towels were only available in white. The idea was to have “a fresh start” for the New Year. At Artful Dimensions Gallery, we celebrate this […]

Art Exhibit – Healing through the preservation of our histories and our selves

Ridderhof Martin and duPoint Galleries VA

Thurs., January 27 – Thurs., March 24 | T-F 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., S-Sun 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Ridderhof Martin (1301 College Ave) and duPoint Galleries (1913 College Ave) UMW Galleries presents a large group exhibition of contemporary African American artists, borrowed from the Petrucci Family Foundation’s collection. This exciting show encourages […]

FXBG Drive-In Movie Series – Tom and Jerry

Old Mill Park 2216 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, VA

Come join us for a FREE family movie night in the park. The movie will be played through your car radio. We will have a food truck available for dinner.Gates open at 5:00pm Movie starts at 6:00pm Admission is FREE

“Red Alert” All-Member Show

Artful Dimensions Gallery 922 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA

One definition of “Red Alert” is a state of readiness to deal with emergency situations. At Artful Dimensions, we are ready … ready to serve all your gift-giving needs! Our artists have used the color that is most often associated with February and created a diverse array of works that are perfect gifts for everyone.

Jimmy Carter – Great Lives Lecture Series

Virtual Event From your own device, VA

The Crawley Great Lives Lecture Series is pleased to announce its 19th season, beginning on Tuesday, January 18, and continuing with 16 presentations through Thursday, March 10. *IMPORTANT SEASON UPDATE* Due to ongoing concerns regarding the COVID pandemic, the series will continue to use a virtual live-streaming platform for all lectures through at least February 3. Links to […]

Six Degrees of Phillis Wheatley

Virtual Event From your own device, VA

James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library Black History Month program. Dr. Tara Bynum, Assistant Professor of English & African American Studies at the University of Iowa, will introduce Phillis Wheatley as a singular writer and a new story for early African American writing. She will address with a careful certainty—the idea that Wheatley is not […]

Mother Teresa – Great Lives Lecture Series

Virtual Event From your own device, VA

The Crawley Great Lives Lecture Series is pleased to announce its 19th season, beginning on Tuesday, January 18, and continuing with 16 presentations through Thursday, March 10. *IMPORTANT SEASON UPDATE* Due to ongoing concerns regarding the COVID pandemic, the series will continue to use a virtual live-streaming platform for all lectures through at least February 3. Links to […]

Love FXBG Art Online Sale

Virtual Event From your own device, VA

To support Fredericksburg’s incredible art community, which has been hit particularly hard during this pandemic, the Fredericksburg Arts Commission is organizing its second annual weekend pop-up sale on February 4th-6th, 2022. If you are an artist who 1. lives in the City of Fredericksburg 2. or has a studio in the City 3. or is […]

Father-Daughter Dance

Lafayette Upper Elementary School 3 Learning Lane, Fredericksburg, VA

Attention Dads!! Join us for our Annual Valentine’s Dance for fathers, stepdads, grandpas, and uncles to treat their little sweethearts to an evening of dress-up, fun and dancing. It’s a magical evening for dads and daughters alike. Girls must be between 4-12 yrs old. We will have a professional photographer taking optional portraits for those of […]

Frosty Brew Thru

Fredericksburg Fairgrounds 2400 Airport Ave, Fredericksburg, VA

An Exclusive INDOOR Craft Beer/Wine/Cider and Spirits Unlimited Tasting Event. Details and tickets can be found here: http://frostybrewthru.com/  

Pioneer Female Aviators – Great Lives Lecture Series

VA

Everyone knows the name Amelia Earhart. But the other four women in O’Brien’s story were, in some cases, better pilots and their stories are no less compelling. O’Brien recounts for us the amazing exploits of Ruth Elder, the first American woman try to fly across the Atlantic Ocean after Lindbergh’s feat in 1927; Ruth Nichols, […]

Homer – Great Lives Lecture Series

VA

Mark Twain had a school-boy declare: ‘Homer was not written by Homer, but by another man of that name’ – which suggests that the myth of the author endures, despite scholarly attempts to debunk it. The earliest sources that mention Homer by name date to the sixth century BCE: from them we can establish that […]

The 7th Annual Fredericksburg Kids Expo

Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA

It’s all about the kids at the 7th Annual Fredericksburg Kid Expo at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center.  This a great event for families to come out in the middle of winter to learn, explore & play together! This two-day expo, February 12-13, offers fun experiences for kids of all ages...plus shopping and information for parents.  Parents […]

$5 – $8

Happy Birthday, George!

Mary Washington House 1200 Charles St, Fredericksburg, VA

Join us at the Mary Washington House as we celebrate the birth of our first president! Included with your tour are free cake and crafts for children (while supplies last.) Children 5-7 can enjoy a FREE story time, at 11 am. Afterward, they may stay for the paid tour and crafts. (Parents must remain on-site […]

Whooo Loves You? All About Owls

Motts Run Reservoir 6000 River Rd, Fredericksburg, VA

Owls are some of the most amazing creatures. Join the team from Earthquest as you discover all about their adaptations, dig into some owl pellets, and meet a few of these winged animals. After finding out more about owls and dissecting pellets, we will go on an Owl Prowl (short night hike) to see if we […]

Emmett Till – Great Lives Lecture Series

VA

Sixty-six years after his lynching, the story of Emmett Till is more prominent than ever. Beginning with the murder in 1955, Dave Tell will chart the long after-life of Emmett Till. Tell will explain how and why Till’s story was buried for 49 years before roaring back to life in the twenty-first century. Tell will […]

Ida B. Wells

VA

Born in Holly Springs, Mississippi, to enslaved parents during the tumult of the Civil War, Ida B. Wells (1862-1931) joined a generation of young Black men and women who aspired to professional careers and successful lives as full citizens in the decades after Reconstruction. Following her parents’ tragic deaths during the 1878 yellow fever epidemic, […]

Family Game Night

Dorothy Hart Community Center 408 Canal Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia

Families are invited to join us for a night of fun, friendly competition! Test your game skills against other families for the top prize. Bring your game face and good sportsmanship as you face off against one another. Families will participate as a team in game show style games throughout the evening that will test their […]

$20

The Big Day Bridal Bridal Show

Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA

Planning for a Wedding is made easy at the Fredericksburg Expo Center for The Big Day Bridal Expo February 20, 2022. Smell the flowers, taste the cakes, try the food and sit in the limos as you enjoy a leisurely day with the areas best wedding and event professionals all under one roof. Instead of driving from […]

$20.00

George Washington’s Birthday Celebration

George Washington's Ferry Farm 268 Kings Highway, Fredericksburg, VA

Celebrate George Washington’s 290th birthday (a day early!) at his boyhood home with fun activities for the whole family! Guests will be invited to several educational stations throughout the Ferry Farm property. They will engage with Archaeologists, Curators, Historians, and other experts as they learn about Ferry Farm, the Washington Family, and the enslaved people […]

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