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University of Mary Washington events open to the public, September – December 2014

Posted on September 25, 2014 at 4:56 pm

Friday, September 26   Workshop, Preschool Palette: Monsters Love Colors, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10-11 a.m.; $10 or $8 for members of Friends of Belmont; classes limited to 12 children; (540) 654-1851.   Sunday, September 28   Event, Fredericksburg Jazz Collective, presentation of  The Art of Playing Together, illustrating how jazz musicians

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  • Crowds pack park for second annual Oktoberfest in Warsaw

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 11:26 am

    Working the grill are Brian Lloyd (left) and Greg Smith.

    The Rotary Club of Warsaw held its second annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 20 in the Warsaw town park from 5 to 11 p.m.  With the perfect weather and the support from the local communities and area visitors, the event was successful in raising money to support the goals of the Rotary Club. The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others and advance goodwill and peace through

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  • University of Mary Washington’s calendar of cultural and community events

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    The following events are open to the public on the campus of the University of Mary Washington (1301 College Ave., Fredericksburg, VA 22401). Thursday, September 4 – Sunday, October 5   Exhibition, The [Visual] Poetry of Logical Ideas with Arthur Hash; Ridderhof Martin Gallery, College Avenue at Seacobeck Street; Tuesday- Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 1-4 p.m.; free; (540) 654-1013.   Thursday, September 4 – Sunday, October

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  • Andy Vaughan and the Driveline return to Richmond County Fair

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Andy Vaughan and the Driveline

    Country artist Andy Vaughan used to watch a lot of Western movies when he was a kid. The Richmond native noticed how, in the older films, “everything was really black and white” when the good guys wore the white hats and the bad guys wore the black hats, and “you knew exactly who was who.” But then came the newer, “Spaghetti Western” moves in which many shades of gray emerged

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  • Northumberland YMCA to kick off First Annual ‘Guns and Hoses Bowl’ September 6

    Posted on August 8, 2014 at 4:58 pm

    The day before the first NFL Sunday of 2014, local residents can get their fill of football excitement with the first-ever Guns and Hoses Bowl hosted by the Northumberland Family YMCA! The Northumberland and Richmond County sheriff’s offices will team up with Virginia State Police to square off against the Fairfields and Callao Volunteer Fire Departments in a game of flag football. The inaugural event, organized and coordinated by Northumberland

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  • 26th Annual Richmond County Fair August 12-16

    Posted on August 6, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    Jonathan Austin, who will stage his 24- Hour Emergency Juggling & Magic Service Show next Friday and Saturday evening.

    The Richmond County Fair starts next week! The fair takes place at the fairgrounds, located near the Rt 3 Bypass in Warsaw, look for the big ferris wheel, named after George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.   Tuesday and Wednesday, gates open at 6 pm.  Thursday and Friday, gates open at 10 am.  Saturday, gates open at 9 am.  Each night, the fair closes at 11 pm.  Admission is $2 per

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  • Tappahannock Farmers Market July 19

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 9:07 am

    Tappahannock Farmers’ Market is here again on Saturday July 19th with a full array of vegetable, fruit, flowers, seafood, bread and baked goods, ready to go food, wine garden, crafts and a wide variety of other vendors. Come and enjoy the mid-summer festivities on Cross Street, Courthouse and Fountain Greens starting at 9 am.

    Put the July 19 Tappahannock Farmers’ Market on your calendar, and you’ll experience the abundance and artistic creativity of this beautiful, riverfront community under the shade trees around the courthouse.  This month, you can find the Welcome Tent in front of the wine garden on Cross Street.  Stop by and pick up a program to locate new and returning vendors and ask how you can get involved in supporting the

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