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In 2018 the Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany and OSTKREUZ Agentur der Fotografen are jointly sponsoring the exhibition “Totally East” about everyday life in East Germany. It features photos by the renowned photographer Harald Hauswald and texts by Stefan Wolle, Scientific Director of the GDR Museum in Berlin.
UMW Combs Hall - Basement
This exhibit is part of UMW's 2018 German Campus Weeks –...

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NOV 15

The Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM) is pleased to announce the return of their lecture series, Evening with an Expert. This year series, “Evening with an Expert: Our Community’s Diversity” will celebrate Fredericksburg’s diversity while examining how we can create a more inclusive future. Mary will give a brief history of how early programs intended to educate and train individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) had the unintended consequence of isolating them from...


NOV 16

Poetry Jam at Katora Coffee

organized by: Katora Coffee
Nov 16, 2018 08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

DTV the label presents a spoken word and poetry jam every Friday (except the first)... all month long. Revolving hosts bring their works and share in a non-judgmental environment full of people from all walks of life.


NOV 17

The Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society Board of Directors cordially invites you to attend the inaugural meeting of The Fredericksburg Chapter of the Virginia Historical Society Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Shannon Air Museum in Fredericksburg, Virginia Casual attire. Coffee and pastries provided RSVP Or call 540-376-3265


NOV 17

Landscape Series: The Fall Forest

organized by: Stratford Hall Plantation
Nov 17, 2018 09:30 am - 12:30 pm

Bring the whole family to witness the wonders fall brings at our Family Trek – The Fall Forest of Stratford Hall event! The color of the changing leaves along our trails, cliffs, and fields are truly breathtaking. This event starts off with light refreshments in the duPont Library followed by a short introduction to the trek by Mr. Harry Puffenbarger, Master Naturalist. Concluding this, attendees will be lead on a guided nature hike along the trails of Stratford Hall. Please dress for t...


NOV 17

HFFI Book Launch

organized by: Historic Fredericksburg Foundation, Inc.
Nov 17, 2018 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

The Historic Fredericksburg Foundaiton, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of its brand new publication, Homes for the Holidays: Historic Fredericksburg's Candlelight Tradition. The new book will give you a look back at the Candlelight Tour since its inception in 1971. Learn the history of houses that have been featured on the tour, see historic images, and read how the tour has come to be the treasured event we know today. The event is FREE and open to the public! Bring your friends! ...


Enjoy the house decorated for the holidays in the spirit and style of American painter Gari Melchers and his talented artist-wife Corinne. Included with museum admission during regular hours. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at or 540 654-1843

Rising Sun Tavern Keeper John Frazer died on the property shortly after opening the business in the 1790’s – and some say he never left. Join us for a “spirited” candlelight tour highlighting the life of John Frazer and his alleged afterlife pranks! Thanks to Culpeper Paranormal Investigations, we have new and exciting information to share with you! Don’t miss this event! LIMITED AVAILABILITY ADMISSION. Timed tours are given each ½ hour. Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for the gen...

Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center. Free.

A Beautifully Broken Virginia

Nov 27, 2018 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

Come enjoy an evening full of powerful imagery and fascinating stories from Virginia's abandoned afterworld. The presentation is not only full of beautifully decaying landmarks such as houses, churches, schools, insane asylums and more, but of beautiful stories of the people associated with so many broken places. This talk is sponsored by the Central Rappahannock Regional Library in conjunction with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The hosting branch is located at 1201 Caroline Street, Frede...