Weekend: Quilts, Boats, Basketball and Hot Chocolate

by | Jan 25, 2015 | Events

By Susan Larson

Fredericksburg Boat Show
Friday, Jan. 23, 1 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 24, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 25, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy., Fredericksburg
Visit displays by 15 boat dealers and more than 20 vendors. Register to win a Bayliner Element 160 boat and a paddle board.
Admission: Adults $9 at door, $8 online ($1 discount for seniors age 60+). Children 12 and under are free.

Quilt National
Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.
Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center (FAMCC), Town Hall Market House, 1001 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg
View a display of 26 quilts from the Quilt Nation ’13 collection. The exhibit closes January 31, 2015.
Museum admission $7 adults, $2 children, age six and under are free. Discounts with ID for AAA, AARP, teachers and active military. Free for FAMCC members.

Appomattox: Victory, Defeat and Freedom at the End of the Civil War
Friday, Jan. 23, 7 – 9 p.m.
Central Rappahannock Regional Library Headquarters Branch, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg
Author Elizabeth Varon discusses her book, “Appomattox: Victory, Defeat and Freedom at the End of the Civil War”

Chocolate and Silver at the James Monroe Museum
Saturday, Jan. 24, 3 p.m.
James Monroe Museum, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg
Taste hot chocolate based on a recipe from 1750. View pieces – including a hot chocolate pot – from the Monroes’ silver collection. Tour the museum.

UMW Basketball’s Veteran’s (Camo) Night
Saturday, Jan. 24, 3 p.m.
University of Mary Washington Anderson Center — Directions and parking.
Women’s and men’s doubleheader and recognition of Hall of Fame 2015 Inductee Class.
Veterans receive free admission with ID. Other ticket prices remain the same; umweagles.com or 540-654-1039.

Woodland Hike
Sunday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m.
Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth
Members of the Central Rappahannock Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalist program will lead the woodland hike.

Live music this week: Trucker Troy & The Convoy Anniversary Concert and More Music in the Burg

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