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Great Lives Lecture- Martin Luther King Jr.

Dodd Auditorium George Washington Hall, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg

Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture Date: February 27, 2024 The John and Linda Coker Lecture In hallowing Martin Luther King Jr., we have hollowed him. We have replaced his radical vision for justice with a romantic image of a man who stands for little more than love and peace. For the past seven years, Jonathan […]

Park Master Plan Meeting

Dorothy Hart Community Center 408 Canal Street, Fredericksburg, VA, United States

We want to hear from you! Please join us as we discuss the master plans for Alum Spring Park, Ficklen Island, and Old Mill Park. Wednesday, February 28 at 6pm Location: Dorothy Hart Community Center

Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Penny Lanes 51 Towne Center Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA

Spare a day for fun while supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission to provide mentors to children in the community! You are an integral part of our celebratory Bowl for Kids' Sake event! Put together a bowling team and invite family and friends to donate toward your fundraising pages OR support us by donating to a […]

Great Lives Lecture- Rosemary Kennedy

Dodd Auditorium George Washington Hall, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg

Rosemary Kennedy Lecture Date: February 29, 2024 The Coldwell Banker Elite Lecture Rosemary, Joe and Rose Kennedy’s strikingly beautiful eldest daughter attended exclusive schools, was presented as a debutante to the queen and king of England, and traveled the world with her high-spirited sisters and brothers. Yet Rosemary was intellectually disabled, a secret fiercely guarded […]

Lafayette’s World: Revolutionary Ideals and the Limits of Freedom Exhibit Opening

Fredericksburg Area Museum 907 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA, United States

The Fredericksburg Area Museum is excited to announce the opening of the new special exhibition, Lafayette’s World: Revolutionary Ideal and the Limits of Freedom, opening March 1st, 2024. Curated by Dr. Gaila Sims, Curator of African American History and Special Projects. In 1824, the Marquis de Lafayette visited the city of Fredericksburg as part of […]

Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Penny Lanes 51 Towne Center Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA

Spare a day for fun while supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission to provide mentors to children in the community! You are an integral part of our celebratory Bowl for Kids' Sake event! Put together a bowling team and invite family and friends to donate toward your fundraising pages OR support us by donating to a […]

39th Annual Benefit Oyster Roast

Fredericksburg Agricultural Fairgrounds 2400 Airport Avenue - Fredericksburg Agricultural Fairgrounds, Fredericksburg, VA, United States

This is an annual benefit to raise money for someone in our area with catastrophic illness and medical bills. This year the recipient is a two year old with leukemia. Donations only accepted.

Free

Puppies & Pajamas

Old Dominion Humane Society 3602 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksksburg, VA

Old Dominion Humane Society (ODHS) has created the perfect evening for families with “Puppies and Pajamas” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 2. At this first-ever event at ODHS, guests are asked to come dressed in their favorite pajamas and bring a favorite book to read to the puppies. Don’t have a […]

$10

Digging Deeper into Grazing

The Marshall Center 8800 Courthouse Road

Every Tuesday in March at the Spotsylvania County Extension Office inside the Marshall Building!

Benefit Concert

6 Bears & A Goat Brewing Company 1140 International Pkwy, Fredericksburug, VA, United States

Whiskey Tango-6 is holding a benefit for the Hurst family, of Fredericksburg, whose house burned to the ground, at 6 Bears & A Goat Brewing Co. in Fredericksburg from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8. The family received news almost at the same time that mother, Brooke Hurst, was diagnosed with spindle […]

Driven to Stop Addiction 2024

Spotswood Baptist Church 4009 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA, United States

2nd annual Car, truck, bike, big rig car event benefiting Zoe Freedom Center charity in Fredericksburg. Event is a non profit event with all proceeds going to Zoe Freedom Center. Event is to help raise money for the charity and those struggling with addiction. Raised $5,000 last year from the car event.

$25.00

BRIDES ON A BUDGET

This is an event for the budget minded bride. Entrance for shoppers is free. Come shop for reasonably priced vendors and gently used decorations/wedding items.  For the newly weds, we offer a venue to sell your gently used wedding items and decorations.  We offer an 8ft space and table for $25.  For more information, email […]

Great Lives Lecture- Edith Wilson

Dodd Auditorium George Washington Hall, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg

Edith (Mrs. Woodrow) Wilson Lecture Date: March 12, 2024 The Chancellor's Village Lecture Beautiful, brilliant, charismatic, catty, and calculating, Edith Bolling Galt Wilson was a complicated figure whose personal quest for influence reshaped the position of First Lady into one of political prominence forever. And still nobody truly understands who she was. She climbed her […]

Great Lives Lecture- Billie Jean King

Dodd Auditorium George Washington Hall, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg

Billie Jean King Lecture Date: March 14, 2024 The UMW James Farmer Multicultural Center Lecture When Billie Jean King set out to be a champion tennis player in the 1960s, she quickly realized the world she wanted didn’t exist yet for women. So she set out to help create it. Her early life played out […]

Bluebird Basics and Bluebird Monitoring Training

Central Rappahannock Regional Library 1201 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA, United States

About Bluebird Basics And Bluebird Monitoring Training DESCRIPTION: Anne Little will take you throught the lifecycle of the bluebird from start to finish. There will be a 45 minute presentation followed by question and answer period. Following the presentation, the bluebird monitors will stay for an addition 30 minute training for hand-on trail monitoring. The public […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

University of Mary Washington 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA, United States

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is one of the largest environmental film festivals in North America and we are excited to bring the festival to our river community for the 12th year! Join us for a series of inspirational films that feature adventure, conservation and calls to action you can make possible in your […]

$20 – $60

ShamRockabilly Swing

The Old Silk Mill 1707 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA, United States

Get ready to ShamRock and Roll at the ShamRockabilly Swing event on Sunday, March 17th! Join the Downtown Dolls, the Silver Tones Swing Band, The Silver Belles: vocal trio of the Silver Tones Swing Band and Dancefxbg: Lindy In the 'Burg for a memorable evening at the Inn at the Old Silk Mill filled with […]

$75.00

Backyard Composting 101

Composting 101: How to Put Kitchen and Yard Waste to Work in Your Garden  Backyard composting is a key step toward improving soil quality. Come learn how to make "black gold" from our Master Gardner Jonathan Stevens.

Free

Great Lives Lecture- Elizabeth Taylor

Dodd Auditorium George Washington Hall, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg

Elizabeth Taylor Lecture Date: March 19, 2024 The Jubilation by Silver Companies Lecture No celebrity rivals Elizabeth Taylor’s glamour and guts or her level of fame. She was the last major star to come out of the old Hollywood studio system, and she is a legend known for her beauty and her magnetic screen presence […]

Homeschool Investigators: Dinosaur Discoveries

Fredericksburg Area Museum 907 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA, United States

Dinosaur Discoveries (March 20th, 10am – 11:30am): Families will become paleontologists and explore FAM’s newest exhibit Stomp FXBC. Using their observation skills, students will study local fossils, compare dinosaur characteristics, make their own dinosaur track and much more! This program is designed for children ages 5 – 10 years old.

$8