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A Special Saturday Before Memorial Day Tribute at Ellwood Manor

Saturday, May 25, 2019

(Rain or shine, although severe weather may result in cancellation)

Please join us on Saturday, May 25, as we honor those Civil War soldiers who gave their lives on the Chancellorsville and Wilderness Battlefields.   The program will be held on the groun...

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JUN 01

Join historian Nathan Varnold for a hike along the elevation change on the southern end of the Fredericksburg battlefield. Learn how terrain, and the slope of Prospect Hill, gave an advantage to the Confederate counterattack on December 13, 1862. Meet at Tour Stop #6, Fredericksburg Battlefield (GPS Coordinates: 38.248090, -77.435651) Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park will once again combine health and history with a new series of “Fit-History” hikes this fall. These...

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JUN 05

Discovering Kenmore: Tour with the Expert

Venue: Historic Kenmore
Cost: $6 – 12
Jun 05, 2019 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

A Key Moment in Saving Kenmore

On the first Wednesday of every month, take a tour of Kenmore with our history experts as they uncover the mysteries of Kenmore. Zac Cunningham, Manager of Educational Programs, will lead the May tour as he discusses William Key Howard, Jr., who repaired Kenmore’s damaged plaster ceilings when he lived in Kenmore with his family in the years following the Civil War. Please note: On this tour, participants visit each floor in the ...

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JUN 07

Mindful Mornings FXBG

Venue: Spencer Devon Brewing
Cost: Free
Jun 07, 2019 08:00 am - 09:15 pm

Mindful Mornings is a monthly one-hour forum where mission-driven do-gooders convene, collaborate, and learn. From yogis, to nutritionists, to nonprofit leaders and wellbeing advocates, this meetup is meant to break down silos by creating a community of people willing and able to help one another achieve their goals in support of the bigger mission -- making the world a better place. If you want to learn from others working to overcome similar obstacles, or simply enjoy some time together app...

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JUN 15

Virginia State Parks History and Culture Day

Venue: Widewater State Park
Jun 15, 2019 10:00 am - 04:00 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: 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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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...


History Camp in Historic Fredericksburg

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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. ...


Mindful Mornings FXBG

Venue: Spencer Devon Brewing
Cost: Free
Jul 05, 2019 08:00 am - 09:15 pm

Mindful Mornings is a monthly one-hour forum where mission-driven do-gooders convene, collaborate, and learn. From yogis, to nutritionists, to nonprofit leaders and wellbeing advocates, this meetup is meant to break down silos by creating a community of people willing and able to help one another achieve their goals in support of the bigger mission -- making the world a better place. If you want to learn from others working to overcome similar obstacles, or simply enjoy some time together app...


Mindful Mornings FXBG

Venue: Spencer Devon Brewing
Cost: Free
Aug 02, 2019 08:00 am - 09:15 pm

Mindful Mornings is a monthly one-hour forum where mission-driven do-gooders convene, collaborate, and learn. From yogis, to nutritionists, to nonprofit leaders and wellbeing advocates, this meetup is meant to break down silos by creating a community of people willing and able to help one another achieve their goals in support of the bigger mission -- making the world a better place. If you want to learn from others working to overcome similar obstacles, or simply enjoy some time together app...