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Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA 22554 Phone: 540-288-1400 Email Address: widewater@dcr.virginia.gov Web Site: www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/widewater Location: Visitors Center 10 am - Join the rangers as we explore the natural beauty of Widewater State Park, and learn the parks history along the way. Visitors will hear stories of train robberies and plane crashes that occurred on the peninsula and learn about some of the colorful residents that...

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JUN 15

Juneteenth Day of Remembrance

Venue: New City Fellowship
Jun 15, 2019 10:00 am - 07:00 pm

This Juneteenth "Day of Remembrance" event will be held from 10 am to 7 pm at the New City Fellowship Church, 200 Prince Edward St. in Fredericksburg, VA. For more information regarding the event, contact Eunice Haigler at blessedhaigler@aol.com or 540 455-9454. This year we are also commemorating the 400-year anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to the English colonies in 1619. This free event includes entertainment, song, music, spoken word, speeches, dance, food and...

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JUN 15

Juneteenth Celebration

Venue: New City Fellowship
Cost: Free
Jun 15, 2019 12:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Come visits us at Fredericksburg’s Juneteenth celebration, an event that commemorates of the end of slavery in Texas in 1865. The event will be held at New City Fellowship, 200 Prince Edward St., from 12:00 – 7:00pm

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JUN 17-21 JUN

Junior Rangers-Hands on History 4-6 Year Old

Venue: Widewater State Park
Cost: $40.00
Jun 17, 2019 09:00 am - Jun 21, 2019 12:00 pm

Widewater State Park 101 Widewater State Park Road, Stafford, VA 22554 Phone: 540-288-1400 Email Address: widewater@dcr.virginia.gov Web Site: www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/widewater Location: Visitor Center Description: Lets go back in time! During the second week of Junior Rangers children will get a chance to experience life in the past. We will make Native American crafts, play Colonial Games and taste some snacks similar to what they ate years ago. Snacks will be provided d...

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JUN 24-28 JUN

History Camp in Historic Fredericksburg

Venue:
Cost: $1 – 135
Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019

Explore history and follow in the footsteps of George Washington, his family, and his friends. Enjoy hands-on activities, projects, and games at the Rising Sun Tavern, George Washington’s Ferry Farm, Mary Washington House, Historic Kenmore, and Hugh Mercer Apothecary. Learn about Colonial food, medicine, and daily life. For rising 3rd through 6th graders (ages 8-12). Sponsored by The George Washington Foundation & Washington Heritage Museums. June 24-28 – 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ...

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SEP 19

FAM - Evening with An Expert Lecture Series: Hen Asem

Venue: Renwick Building
Cost: Free
Sep 19, 2019 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

FAM is pleased to announce the return of their lecture series, Evening with An Expert. This year’s series “Evening with An Expert: Hen Asem” will explore topics like African American history and genealogy. These programs will be held at the Renwick Building (previously the Fredericksburg City Renwick Courthouse), 815 Princess Anne Street, from 7:00 – 8:30 pm.

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Second Saturday at FAM: Kundum

Venue: Fredericksburg Historic Market Square
Cost: Free
Oct 12, 2019 11:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us in historic Market Square at 11am to celebrate the Ghanaian festival Kundum. This celebration will include special performances as well as family crafts, and activities! This pivotal program series is graciously sponsored by the City of Fredericksburg. All the events in this series are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Theresa Cramer (540-371-3037 x 138) or Sonja P. Wise (540-372-1010 x 304).


FAM - Evening with An Expert Lecture Series: Hen Asem

Venue: Renwick Building
Cost: Free
Oct 17, 2019 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

FAM is pleased to announce the return of their lecture series, Evening with An Expert. This year’s series “Evening with An Expert: Hen Asem” will explore topics like African American history and genealogy. These programs will be held at the Renwick Building (previously the Fredericksburg City Renwick Courthouse), 815 Princess Anne Street, from 7:00 – 8:30 pm.


FAM - Evening with An Expert Lecture Series: Hen Asem

Venue: Renwick Building
Cost: Free
Nov 21, 2019 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

FAM is pleased to announce the return of their lecture series, Evening with An Expert. This year’s series “Evening with An Expert: Hen Asem” will explore topics like African American history and genealogy. These programs will be held at the Renwick Building (previously the Fredericksburg City Renwick Courthouse), 815 Princess Anne Street, from 7:00 – 8:30 pm.