Kid Friendly

Woodland Hikes

2020-02-28T02:05:40-05:00

Free. 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. Dress appropriately and meet in the Visitor Center. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at eknappen@umw.edu or 540 654-1843

Woodland Hikes2020-02-28T02:05:40-05:00

Stafford County Heritage Day

2020-02-28T02:09:39-05:00

Explore Stafford County's rich historical legacy of more than three centuries with multicultural perspectives, historical interpretation, agricultural demonstrations, and presentations from local organizations. Family-friendly. Free admission. Contact: Jennifer Pinkerton at jpinkert@umw.edu or 540 654-1842

Stafford County Heritage Day2020-02-28T02:09:39-05:00

Art After Hours

2020-02-28T02:10:42-05:00

Join us for another toe-tapping evening of live music provided by local bands in the beautiful summer setting of our lawn and gardens. Enjoy homegrown Stafford County crafted beer, wine and food trucks. Visit the studio and galleries of American artist Gari Melchers. Sponsored by Stafford Tourism. Free admission. Tickets for beer/wine $5 and food trucks accept cash or credit. Questions please contact Meghan Pcsolyar, mpcsolya@umw.edu or 540-654-1848.

Art After Hours2020-02-28T02:10:42-05:00

Art After Hours

2020-02-28T02:11:22-05:00

Join us for another toe-tapping evening of live music provided by local bands in the beautiful summer setting of our lawn and gardens. Enjoy homegrown Stafford County crafted beer, wine and food trucks. Visit the studio and galleries of American artist Gari Melchers. Sponsored by Stafford Tourism. Free admission. Tickets for beer/wine $5 and food trucks accept cash or credit. Questions please contact Meghan Pcsolyar, mpcsolya@umw.edu or 540-654-1848.

Art After Hours2020-02-28T02:11:22-05:00

Saturday Garden Stroll – Cancelled until further notice

2020-04-01T09:37:06-04:00

Join Belmont Garden Manager Jody Wilken for a walking tour of the beautiful grounds at Gari Melchers Home and Studio. Approximately 45 minutes, rain or shine. Wear proper shoes for uneven terrain. Free admission- limited to 25 participants. Register with Jody Wilken at jwilken@umw.edu or 540 654-1839.

Saturday Garden Stroll – Cancelled until further notice2020-04-01T09:37:06-04:00

Gari Melchers’ Birthday Celebration

2020-02-28T02:14:32-05:00

Come celebrate the 160th anniversary of Gari Melchers’ birth. Admission is $1.60 to those who say “Happy Birthday!” Let Melchers inspire you to create your own art. Free-to-use art supplies will be available or you may bring your own. Birthday cake will be served. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at eknappen@umw.edu or 540 654-1843

Gari Melchers’ Birthday Celebration2020-02-28T02:14:32-05:00

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Contact Info

1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Phone: 1.800.458.556 / 1.800.532.2112

Web: RappArts