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Dew Photography VA’s, The “Old Barn” Lady, Dawn Whitmore focuses on ‘barnscapes’. Her specific vision “to assist farmers and their families to create and preserve the history of their farmland for future generations.” She plans to complete this vision by photographing the property for the owners and telling the story of their old barns.

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APR 06

Mother’s Day and graduations will be here before you know it! Visit the Annual Fredericksburg Spring Arts & Crafts Faire to get all of your gift shopping done in one place. Vendors will display their handcrafted artwork, pottery, bath products, jewelry, woodwork, gourmet foods, and so much more. You’ll have a blast searching for unique gifts, but don’t forget a very important person on your shopping list: you! Show Hours: Saturday, April 6: 10:00am - 6:00pm Sunday, April 7: 11:00a...


APR 06

Imbibe: Fredericksburg

Venue: Fredericksburg Field House
Apr 06, 2019 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Imbibe is a unique craft beer and arts festival boasting more than 100 tasty libations with some special love being shown for our local breweries and cideries. Non-drinkers can also enjoy samples throughout the day in the festival's Craft Soda Garden, which will house upwards of twenty handcrafted sodas. Expand your craft brew knowledge by sitting in on a session at our Brew U Craft Beer Education Stage which will feature everything from homebrew demonstrations to panels and beer-centri...


APR 12

Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce will host a duo exhibit during the Colonial Beach 1st Annual Osprey Festival. Dew Photography VA's, The "Old Barn" Lady will be sharing her bird themed photography during this event.


MAY 03

LibertyTown Arts Workshop

Venue: LibertyTown Arts Workshop
Cost: Free
May 03, 2019 05:00 pm - 05:00 pm

First Friday reception from 5pm-9pm. The show runs all month. The gallery is open daily from 10am-8-pm, and 10-6pm on Sundays. LibertyTown Arts Workshop is a 13,000 square foot gallery with nearly 60 local craftspeople and artists. Here our artists create and show right on site in 27+ active studio spaces. We have potters, wood workers, welders, blacksmiths, oil painters, pastel artists, water colorists, and fiber art.


MAY 03

First Friday in Downtown Fredericksburg

Venue: Downtown Fredericksburg
May 03, 2019 05:00 pm - 09:00 pm

On First Fridays, the galleries and shops are open late showcasing works of art in Downtown Fredericksburg. Discover the galleries, try a new place to dine, listen to some live music, and do a little shopping! Take a ride on the First Friday Trolley from 6 pm to 9pm. The trolley is a free public transportation service connecting the network of galleries, restaurants, and other business that host art openings and related events on the first Friday of every month in downtown Fredericksburg. Fun...


First Friday at Darbytown

Venue: Darbytown Art Studio
May 03, 2019 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Each month we participate in Fredericksburg First Friday which is a local event supporting local studios and galleries around downtown Fredericksburg. Jump on the free trolley and stop by Darbytown. We will be open the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm throughout the year. Come for refreshments, art, friends and always good conversation. This is your chance to meet the artists in person, ask questions about styles and techniques and of course purchase art.

First Friday at Kenmore

Venue: Historic Kenmore
Cost: Free
May 03, 2019 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Kenmore is excited to be participate in Fredericksburg First Friday! Jump on the free trolley and stop by Kenmore! See an exhibit by a local artist in the Crowninshield Museum building, just to the left of the front gate. Tour the gallery to see Kenmore's art collection, displays of eighteenth-century furniture, and decorative arts. The Kenmore mansion will be closed to tours.

The Art of Remembrance: A Holocaust Presentation: Saturday, May 4th, 7:30 PM - Beth Sholom will host speaker Bernice Steinhardt, President of Art and Remembrance. Her mother, Esther Nisenthal Krinitz, created 36 fabric collage & embroidery panels documenting her story of Holocaust survival. Bernice will present the short award-winning documentary "Through the Eye of the Needle" which tells the story of her mother and the panels. This insp...

Fxbg Punk Rock Fleamarket

Venue: Riverfront Park
Cost: $donations - GoFundMe
May 25, 2019 10:00 am - 05:00 pm

Back for a 3rd time! This year I am going much bigger and will be located right in the heart of Fredericksburg. Join us May25th from 10am to 7pm at the Riverfront Park on the corner of Sophia & Hanover streets.