The City of Fredericksburg’s Department of Economic Development and Tourism and Parks and Recreation and Public Facilities are pleased to announce the second, annual Family Table event planned for August 4th – 12th, 2012. The Family Table‘s message will be choosing locally grown food, promoting healthy, family eating habits and highlighting the myriad of city dining options. The Saturday kick-off will include an expanded farmer’s market at Hurkamp Park with additional interactive displays from the Explore It! Children’s Museum, the Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center, and a vegetable and fruit carving demonstration by James Parker of Veggy Art (www.veggyart.com) .
This day of exciting and healthy programming will be the start of a family-friendly restaurant week running August 4th – 12th. Participating restaurants will feature special kid’s meals nightly from 5-6:30pm and a ‘two for twenty’ adult menu where diners can select two courses for only twenty dollars. For a complete schedule of events and a list of participating restaurants and menus go to www.VisitFred.com .