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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 […]

Price varies

Half Price Admission for Washington’s Birthday at the Washington Heritage Museums

Washington Heritage Museums 1300 Charles St., Fredericksburg, Virginia

Enjoy 1/2 price our standard admission prices as we celebrate George Washington's Birthday at the Mary Washington House, Rising Sun Tavern and Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop. Adults tour for $3.50, youth 6-17 tour for $1.50. 11:00 am - 4pm See more info here. 

Indira Gandhi – Great Lives Lecture Series


One of first female Prime Ministers in the world and the first and only in India, Indira Gandhi was born in 1917 to a prominent political family at the height of India’s nationalist movement for freedom from British colonial rule. She spent a lonely childhood as her father, Jawaharlal Nehru, noted nationalist leader and later, […]

America’s Pirates


Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates reveals the dramatic and surprising history of American piracy’s “Golden Age”—spanning the late 1600s through the early 1700s—when lawless pirates plied the coastal waters of North America and beyond. In his slide show and presentation, Eric […]

Sandra Day O’Connor


Sandra Day O’Connor was born in 1930 in El Paso and grew up on a cattle ranch in Arizona. At a time when women were expected to be homemakers, she set her sights on Stanford University. When she graduated near the top of her law school class in 1952, no firm would even interview her. […]

Dolly Parton – Great Lives Lecture Series


Dolly Parton is having a moment in popular culture, from lifetime achievement awards to adulation from much younger generations. Reduced to jokes about her figure over decades of her impressive career, Parton is finally being recognized as a creative genius and a trailblazer for her gender. What does her emergence as a uniquely unifying figure--a […]

Fredericksburg RV & Outdoor Adventure Expo

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

Some RVers coming to the Fredericksburg RV  & Outdoor Adventure Expo want to upgrade, while others are looking to downsize. Many happy campers are looking to get started, while plenty are seasoned RV enthusiasts. Whatever category these campers fit into, March 4-5-6 at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center is the place to be.  There […]

$6.50 – $11.50

FXBG Drive-In Movie Series – Monsters, Inc.

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

Sylvia Plath – Great Lives Lecture Series


In this talk, Heather Clark will discuss her award-winning biography of Sylvia Plath, an iconic poet who holds a mythic place in the public imagination. Clark will discuss her reasons for embarking upon a new biography of Plath; her determination to present Plath as an innovative writer rather than a psychological “case”; and the challenges […]

C.S. Lewis – Great Lives Lecture Series


Although Clive Staples Lewis died over a half-century ago, his works live on in the hearts and minds of countless readers, young and old, all over the world. From the Lewis Memorial recently installed in Poets' Corner to the new Narnia films scheduled for release by Netflix over the next decade, the life and legacy […]

10th Annual Canstruction®

Spotsylvania Towne Centre 137 Spotsylvania Mall, Fredericksburg, VA

Who: You and your team, group, or company! What: Canstruction® 2021. This year, we give participants the option to create in their preferred location or the Spotsylvania Towne Centre. You will collect cans, design and build a structure in a 10X10 space. This could be in your garage, basement, office, or the Spotsylvania Towne Centre.    When: Spring 2022, […]


An Evening at Brock’s Riverside Grill

Brock's Riverside Grill 503 Sophia St, Fredericksburg, VA

An Evening at Brock’s Riverside Grill Friends of Chatham is having a fundraiser at Brock’s Riverside Grill on Tuesday, March 29, from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.  Come and celebrate spring with us, and enjoy a fun evening with delicious food, fun gift baskets to win, and great company. The address is 503 Sophia Street, […]


Historic Garden Day

Downtown Fredericksburg Fredericksburg, VA

Visitors will tour a cherished gardens, private landscapes and historic sites located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. See the latest updates on the Historic Garden Week in Fredericksburg Facebook page here.    

Sophia Street Pottery Throwdown


The Sophia Street Pottery Throwdown is a one day all pottery festival on Sophia Street, in the 1100 block in downtown Fredericksburg, VA. There are 20-25 potters set up in booths on both sides of the street offering many different styles of work for sale. We encourage the artists to demonstrate in their booths when […]