Events -

October 2014

January 1 to December 31

(540) 658-8681
1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22554
Free!
April 1 to November 2
La Brabanconne

April 1-November 2
Spotlight Exhibition: Gari Melchers’ La Brabanconne

(540) 654-1841
224 Washington St. Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont
Fredericksburg, VA 224058
Included with museum admission.
April 26 to October 11

The Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center and Hallowed Ground Tours present walking to

(540) 371-3037
1001 Princess Anne St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
$5/adult, $2/child and $2/student
September 4 to October 5

 

Tuesday through Thursday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

(540) 654-1013
Ridderhof Martin Gallery, College Avenue at Seacobeck Street
Fredericksburg, VA
free
September 4 to October 5

The University of Mary Washington Galleries will debut two exhibitions to begin the new school ye

1301 College Avenue Ridderhof Martin Gallery at Seacobeck Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
FREE
September 6 to October 5

Tuesday through Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

(540) 654-1013
duPont Gallery, College Avenue and Thornton Street
Fredericksburg, VA
free
September 25 to October 5

 

Thursday, September 25  through Saturday, September 27: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

(540) 654-1111
duPont Hall, Klein Theatre University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA
$18 for general admission or $16 for students and senior citizens
September 29 to October 27
Fiber Art

Whimsical art can be functional, as well as delightful, as seen in the fiber art of Cheryl Bosch,

(540) 368-0560
824 Caroline Sreet
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
October 1 to October 31
VA Wine Month - Discover Your Local Crush

All month, Stafford and Spotsylvania’s wineries are celebrating Virginia Wine Month with tasting

Stafford & Spotsylvania, VA
$5 for 5 tastings at the region's 5 wineries
October 1 to October 31

Did you know that George Washington's mother, Mary, died of breast cancer?  Tie a ribbon to our f

(540) 373-1569
1200 Charles St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
October 2

(540) 372-1144
1201 Caroline Street central Rappahannock Public Library
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
free
October 2

The Village at Towne Centre & B101.5 present Music On The Green every Thursday evening starti

(540) 786-6660
137 Spotsylvania Mall
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Free
October 3 to October 5

Maize maze and Pumpkin patch plus: Dangerfield Downs, ZipLines, Straw Jump, Pumpkin Cannon, Trike

(540) 373-4478
Fredericksburg, VA
Starting at $12
October 3

The Creative Side, Inc.

(540) 846-8920
513 Jackson Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
admission is free/entry fee-$10 for first two pieces and $6 for each additional
October 3

Multi-mixed media on display by artists Elizabeth Seaver and Lynette Reed.

(540) 907-9732
915 A Sophia Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
October 3
Survivors

Join us October 3 for our First Friday Opening and celebrate “Fiber Creations” by Ceebs, and Medi

(540) 368-0560
824 Caroline Sreet
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
October 3
"People You May Know" new drawings by Stacey M Schultze

New works by artist Stacey M Schultze are inspired by Facebook friend suggestions.  These afforda

(540) 368-2120
1011A Princess Anne St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Free
October 3

The Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center (FAMCC) is proud to announce that it will be

907 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, VA
$5/Museum Member, $10/Non-Member
October 3

Returning for its 8th year in 2014 with all new and different DISTURBING SCENES OF HORROR, bigger

(540) 903-7899
6220 Massey Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22551
October 4
Capital Ale House Oktoberfest
October 4

In conjunction with First Saturdays at the Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market, Art in the Park is an

(540) 372-1086
500 William St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
October 4
Dog Fair Logo

Dog/Family friendly event with a Masquerade Dog Parade starting at noon followed by a Dog King &a

Fredericksburg Fairgrounds 2400 Airport Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
$5.00 to park; Donations accepted at the gate
October 4

Taste of the Market this Saturday October 4th!

(540) 850-5009
12101 Orange Plank Rd
Locust Grove, VA 22508
Free
October 4

This is the 24th birthday for The Fredericksburg Wine Festival which is celebrating its move to t

(540) 972-2749
Fredericksburg, VA
October 4
Fall Festival Stafford VA

To celebrate the one year anniversary of our opening, Embrey

(540) 492-4880
25 Apricot Street
North Stafford, VA 22554
Free
October 4

Enjoy wine from Rogers Ford Farm Winery and light hors d'oeuvres in the Mary Washington Garden.

(540) 373-1569
1200 Charles Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
$10 for WHM members and $15 for non-members
October 4
pudgy owl acrylic on 16x20 stretched canvas

(540) 846-8920
513 Jackson Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
$35
October 4

Returning for its 8th year in 2014 with all new and different DISTURBING SCENES OF HORROR, bigger

(540) 903-7899
6220 Massey Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22551
October 5

Starting September 7th, area foodies won’t have to travel far to enjoy brunch. From 11 a.m.

25 Apricot St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22554
October 5

This is the 24th birthday for The Fredericskburg Wine Festival which is celebrating its move to t

(540) 972-2749
Fredericksburg, VA
October 5
UMW One Note Stand

This contemporary University of Mary Washington a cappella group will present a concert in their

(540) 654-1015
224 Washington St.
Falmouth, VA 22405
Free
October 6
October 6

Presenting Republication Rep.

George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA
free
October 7
Perfect Square

Please register for class online: 

(540) 654-1851
224 Washington St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
$10/$8 member
October 7

Taste of Home Cooking School is coming to FREDERICKSBURG!!!

(540) 548-5555
2371 Carl D Silver Parkway Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
VIP: $35, GENERAL: $20, KID: $10
October 7

Central Virginia Television Network announces Shine, Central Virginia! 

(877) 287-4511
1707 Princess Anne St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
FREE
October 7
October 7

Join us for drink specials and live music on our "stage" from 8PM to 11PM.  No cover!

(540) 371-9999
309 William St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Free
October 7

Join us for drink specials and live music featuring Laurie Rose Griffith & Peter Mealy on our

(540) 371-9999
309 William Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
0.00
October 9
Perfect Square

Please register for class online: 

(540) 654-1851
224 Washington St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
$10/$8 member
October 9

Food Fight Fredericksburg is one of the most unique and creative collaborations between the Museu

(540) 371-3037 x135
1001 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Food Fight & After Party: $50/person; After Party: $20/person
October 9

The Village at Towne Centre & B101.5 present Music On The Green every Thursday evening starti

(540) 786-6660
137 Spotsylvania Mall
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Free
October 9
The Fredericksburg Jazz Collective

Come join us for live bebop jazz and latin standards at the Colonial Tavern in downtown Frederick

(540) 286-0241
406 Lafayette Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Free
October 10 to October 12

A Civil War Photography Seminar.

(614) 656-2297
CCWP Members Early Bird Registration (before August 15): $ 290.00; CCWP Members Regular Registration (after August 15): $ 320.00; Non-members Early Bird Registration (before August 15): $ 325.00; Non-members Regular Registration (after August 15): $ 355
October 10 to October 12

Maize maze and Pumpkin patch plus: Dangerfield Downs, ZipLines, Straw Jump, Pumpkin Cannon, Trike

(540) 373-4478
Fredericksburg, VA
Starting at $12
October 10
http://l2.johnmaxwell.com

Leadership can take a lot out of you. You need encouragement.

9400 Thornton Rolling Rd
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Early Bird $85 | Reg Price $97 (Sept 1) | Late Registration $117 (Oct 1)
October 10
Perfect Square

Please register for class online: 

(540) 654-1851
224 Washington St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
$10/$8 member
October 10

Returning for its 8th year in 2014 with all new and different DISTURBING SCENES OF HORROR, bigger

(540) 903-7899
6220 Massey Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22551
October 11

The Now and Then Doll Club of Fredericksburg presents their annual doll show and sale.  There wil

(540) 720-5644
11309 Tidewater Trail Fredericksburg Elks Lodge #875
Fredericksburg, VA
$5.50 adults / children $2.50
October 11

Enjoy the seasonal offerings from Virginia craft breweries and wineries at beautiful Lake Anna. 

Christopher Run Campground 6478 Zachary Taylor Hwy
Mineral, VA 23117
$25 online, $35 at gate, $45 VIP online, $55 VIP at gate
October 11
Go for Bo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(540) 659-1349
161 Embrey Mill Road
Stafford, VA 22554
$15.00 for 5K
October 11

Contact Person: Bryan Jones

(540) 659-1349
161 Embrey Mill Rd.
Stafford, VA 22554
$10-$25
October 11
Strength & Honor MC will present: Hogs, Hot Rods, & Hooch at A. Smith Bowman Distillery

From 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct.

(540) 373-4555
1 Bowman Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
October 11

The Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center, along with Hallowed Ground Tours, presents a

(540) 371-3037
1001 Princess Anne St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
$5/adult, $2/child and $2/student
October 11

Followed by reception.

George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA
$85.00
October 11

Returning for its 8th year in 2014 with all new and different DISTURBING SCENES OF HORROR, bigger

(540) 903-7899
6220 Massey Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22551
October 12

Sip a glass of wine in the tranquility of the Belmont gardens.

(540) 654-1848
224 Washington St.
Falmouth, VA 22405
Friends of Belmont $20/ Non-members $30
October 14

Central Virginia Television Network announces Shine, Central Virginia! 

(877) 287-4511
1707 Princess Anne St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
FREE
October 14

Join us for drink specials and live music on our "stage" from 8PM to 11PM.  No cover!

(540) 371-9999
309 William St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Free
October 14

Join us for drink specials and live music featuring the Tonya Lazenby Jackson Trio on our "stage"

(540) 371-9999
309 William Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
0.00
October 15

In honor of Mary Washington's battle with breast cancer and death in 1789, Washington Heritage Mu

(540) 373-1569
1200 Charles Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
October 15

Dan Wolfe ‘84, executive vice president of Worldwide Crefrative @ NBC Universal

(540) 654-1242
UMW Stafford Campus, 121 University Blvd., Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg, VA
free; Reservations required
October 17 to October 19

FREE Admission - FREE Parking *** Come join the fun at the STAFFO

(540) 840-8992
2135 Mountainview Road
Stafford, VA 22554
FREE
October 17 to October 19

Maize maze and Pumpkin patch plus: Dangerfield Downs, ZipLines, Straw Jump, Pumpkin Cannon, Trike

(540) 373-4478
Fredericksburg, VA
Starting at $12
October 17

Returning for its 8th year in 2014 with all new and different DISTURBING SCENES OF HORROR, bigger

(540) 903-7899
6220 Massey Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22551
October 17

It is that time of year again for some spooky, silly fun.

(540) 765-9622
5700 Smith Station Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Carnival $3; Haunted House $3; Hayride $3
October 18

Bring the family and ride along Deep Run on a fall foliage train ride excursion aboard restored m

(301) 653-7983
11700 Main St
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Voluntary donation
October 18

Come out for the 10th Annual Wings & Wheels Festival!

Stafford Regional Airport, 75 Aviation Way
Stafford, VA 22406
October 18 to October 19

The remodeled Fredericksburg Fall Home and Crafts Festival.  That’s right, The Fredericksburg Fal

(540) 548-5555
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center 2371 Carl D SIlver Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
$8 Adults at Door - $7 Ticket online available - Seniors: $7 Kids 12 and under FREE
October 18

Join Buzzy the Bee and B101.5 at Wilderness Presidential Resorts for our GRAND OPENING of the Adv

(540) 972-7433
9220 Plank Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
$10 one lap, $15 two laps
October 18

Join us for a night of fright as you stroll through our Haunted Trail!

(540) 972-7407
9220 Plank Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
$5 per person
October 18

Returning for its 8th year in 2014 with all new and different DISTURBING SCENES OF HORROR, bigger

(540) 903-7899
6220 Massey Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22551
October 18

It is that time of year again for some spooky, silly fun.

(540) 765-9622
5700 Smith Station Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Carnival $3; Haunted House $3; Hayride $3
October 18

If you've mastered our course and need a new challenge or haven’t yet adventured on our aerial ob

(540) 972-7407
9220 Plank Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
$20 per person for two laps
October 18
Live Celtic Song and Dance

The powerful Celtic Band AON reunites for an evening of traditional Irish song and dance.

(540) 371-7799
3300 Dill Smith Dr.
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
free admission, pay for food and beer
October 18

Narrated by Jamie Bernstein

(540) 654-1324
orge Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA
Purchase tickets online
October 18

One Night Only! Cabaret at Fredericksburg Square presents grand Guitarists Bucky

(540) 373-9601
525 Caroline Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
$25.00 - $50.00
October 19

To thank our community for 75 years of support and impact in changing lives, we’re throwing a par

(540) 373-0041
2400 Airport Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
FREE
October 19
"Stations" New Work by Artist Stacey M Schultze

Take a fresh journey through the Scriptural Way of the Cross in these 15 new mixed media works on

(910) 478-6558
1113 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Free
October 20
Fawn Lake Country Club Golf Course

Mike Nelms and the Central Virginia Television Network (CVTV) are hosting the 2nd Annual Celebrit

10304 Spotsylvania Ave 4th floor
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
$125 per individual
October 21

Join the Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center for coffee and a light breakfast during

(540) 371-3037 x140
1001 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Free and Open to the Public
October 21
A.D.S. Meeting & Training Center | Fredericksburg Meeting Rooms

(Fredericksburg, Stafford)  Are you looking for a way to build stronger synergy relationships?

(540) 316-0886
107 Westwood Office Park
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
October 21

Central Virginia Television Network announces Shine, Central Virginia! 

(877) 287-4511
1707 Princess Anne St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
FREE
October 21

Join us for drink specials and live music on our "stage" from 8PM to 11PM.  No cover!

(540) 371-9999
309 William St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Free
October 21

Join us for drink specials and live music featuring Smith, Party of 3 on our "stage" from 8-11PM.

(540) 371-9999
309 William Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
0.00
October 22

Join us for an Open House on October 22nd.

(540) 582-6263
6901 Meeting St
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
Free
October 22

This public forum on the evolution of the office of Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia from

(540) 654-1043
University of Mary Washington Lee Hall, Room 411
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
free
October 22

Join author Steve Watkins in a four-week memoir writing workshop designed to help you tell your s

(540) 907-9732
915 A Sophia Street
Fredericksburg, VA
$160
October 23 to December 7

 

Tuesdays through Fridays:  10:00 am - 4:00 pm

(540) 654-1013
Ridderhof Martin Gallery, College Avenue at Seacobeck Street University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA
free
October 23 to December 7

 

Tuesdays through Fridays:  10:00 am - 4:00 pm

(540) 654-1013
duPont Hall, Klein Theatre University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA
free
October 23
October 23
October 24 to October 26

Maize maze and Pumpkin patch plus: Dangerfield Downs, ZipLines, Straw Jump, Pumpkin Cannon, Trike

(540) 373-4478
Fredericksburg, VA
Starting at $12
October 24 to October 27

Piecing History, One Stitch at a Time

(540) 659-4909
2001 Parkway Blvd
Stafford, VA 22554
Free
October 24

Event, Ghost Walk, a haunted tour led by costumed guides and ghosts from the UMW Historic Preserv

1300 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
October 24

Returning for its 8th year in 2014 with all new and different DISTURBING SCENES OF HORROR, bigger

(540) 903-7899
6220 Massey Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22551
October 24

Friday, October 24 -  Concert, Around the World in 80 Minutes, featuring harpist and UMW professo

(540) 654-1012
1300 College Ave.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Free
October 24

LIVE MUSIC EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT AT HOMETEAM GRILL  across from UMW.

(540) 479-1011
1109 Jefferson Davis Hwy Hometeam Grill across from UMW
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
$0
October 25

Bring the family and ride along Deep Run on a fall foliage train ride excursion aboard restored m

(301) 653-7983
11700 Main St
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Voluntary donation
October 25

Braehead Farm is the last remaining farm in the City of Fredericksburg!  Join us for our Fall Har

(540) 899-9848
1130 Tyler Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
$7.50 per person, 2 and under free
October 25

The Fredericksburg Police Department is hosting the annual Downtown Trick or Treat from 11 a.m.

(540) 373-1776
600 Sophia St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Free
October 25

Mary Washington was known for her gingerbread.

(540) 373-1569
1200 Charles Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
$10 for members and $15 for non-members
October 25

Event, Ghost Walk, a haunted tour led by costumed guides and ghosts from the UMW Historic Preserv

1300 College Ave.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
October 25

Join us for the Annual Fredericksburg Witches Masquerade Ball Charity event.

Riverside Conference Center 95 Riverside Pkwy.
Fredericksburg, VA 22406
75.00 per person
October 25

Join us for a night of fright as you stroll through our Haunted Trail!

(540) 972-7407
9220 Plank Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
$5 per person
October 25

Returning for its 8th year in 2014 with all new and different DISTURBING SCENES OF HORROR, bigger

(540) 903-7899
6220 Massey Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22551
October 25

If you've mastered our course and need a new challenge or haven’t yet adventured on our aerial ob

(540) 972-7407
9220 Plank Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
$20 per person for two laps
October 25
Image of Missy Raines & The New Hip

Missy Raines & The New Hip

(540) 967-8191
1 Bowman Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
$18 online/$20 at the door
October 25
Halloween swing dance at FLY Fitness
October 26

Braehead Farm is the last remaining farm in the City of Fredericksburg!  Join us for our Fall Har

(540) 899-9848
1130 Tyler Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
$7.50 per person, 2 and under free
October 26

Sunday, October 26 Event, Pumpkin Palooza: harvest and Halloween crafts, games, and campus trick-

(540) 654-1802
1300 College Ave.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
free
October 26
The Great Confusion - the 1913 Armory Show

Film Screening
The Great Confusion:  The 1913 Armory Show

(540) 654-1851
224 Washington St.
Falmouth, VA 22405
Free
October 26

The Historic Fredericksburg Foundation, Inc.

(540) 371-4504
908 Charles Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
FREE
October 26

Featuring Onoe Rye Dance, classical Japanese dance; a Cultural Awareness Series event

(540) 654-1044
George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA
October 28

German author Martin Jankowski will read from his novel Rabet, in which he chronicles the peacefu

(540) 654-1996
Lee Hall, Room 412 University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA
free
October 28

Central Virginia Television Network announces Shine, Central Virginia! 

(877) 287-4511
1707 Princess Anne St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
FREE
October 28

Join us for drink specials and live music on our "stage" from 8PM to 11PM.  No cover!

(540) 371-9999
309 William St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Free
October 28

Join us for drink specials and live music featuring Clay Mottley on our "stage" from 8-11PM.

(540) 371-9999
309 William Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
0.00
October 28

‘Operation Drowning Pool’ Benefiting The Virginia Wounded Warrior Program Hosted by Hard

(540) 710-6771
5099 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
$15.00/ $2 off for Active Duty Military & Veterans if purchased at Hard Times Four Mile Fork
October 29

This regional summit brings together local business leaders, elected officials and government adm

UMW Stafford campus, 121 University Boulevard
Fredericksburg, VA
free
October 29

Join author Steve Watkins in a four-week memoir writing workshop designed to help you tell your s

(540) 907-9732
915 A Sophia Street
Fredericksburg, VA
$160
October 30

Steal the Pint Night featuring Lonerider Brewery.  Fun Give-a-ways and great beer!!

(540) 479-1011
1109 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
0
October 30

Performance of the UMW slam artists, prizes for best costumes and screening of the 21st-century G

(540) 654-1996
Combs Hall, Room 237 University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA
free
October 31 to November 2

Maize maze and Pumpkin patch plus: Dangerfield Downs, ZipLines, Straw Jump, Pumpkin Cannon, Trike

(540) 373-4478
Fredericksburg, VA
Starting at $12
October 31

Returning for its 8th year in 2014 with all new and different DISTURBING SCENES OF HORROR, bigger

(540) 903-7899
6220 Massey Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22551
October 31

Halloween Party featuring live music by The Acoustic Onion Band.  Complete with costume contest. 

(540) 479-1011
1109 Jefferson Davis Hwy Home Team Grill across from UMW
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
0