7 Weekend Events in Fredericksburg

by | Mar 20, 2015 | Events

By Susan Larson

Sally Struthers in 9 to 5 the Musical
Riverside Center Dinner Theatre, 95 Riverside Pkwy., Fredericksburg
Friday and Saturday, dinner begins at 5:30, show at 7:30
Sunday Matinee, luncheon begins at 1, show at 3
Ticket information and online purchasing here

UMW Jazz Festival
Friday, March 20, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 21, 7:30 p.m.
University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave., George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium, Fredericksburg.
Includes local artists, groups and the UMW Jazz Combo

Fourth Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival
Saturday, March 21, doors open at 8 a.m., films begin at 8:30 a.m.
Paragon Village 12 Theaters, 51 Towne Centre Blvd., Fredericksburg
The fourth annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival, sponsored by Friends of the Rappahannock, Piedmont Environmental Council and Trout Unlimited. This event is an opportunity for all ages to enjoy wildlife, global activism and thrilling outdoor adventures from cinematographers across the globe.
Tickets: $8 online in advance / $10 at door

Kenmore Behind-The-Scenes
Saturday, March 21, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, March 22, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Kenmore, 1201 Washington Ave., Fredericksburg
An extra ordinary tour of the mansion, including a visit to spaces not on the regular tour, including the cellar, second floor and attic.
Reservations required.
Please call 540-370-0732 x24 or email [email protected].
Admission: $12.00 adults, $6.00 ages 12-17.
Please note: on this tour, participants visit each floor in the mansion, climbing a total of 80 stairs. A few passageways and stairwells are narrow and confined.
Built by George Washington’s sister, Betty Washington Lewis, and her husband, Fielding Lewis, this Georgian-style, brick mansion reflects the pre-Revolutionary-War wealth and status of the Fredericksburg merchant.

Fredericksburg Spring Arts & Craft Faire
Saturday, March 21, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, March 22, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fredericksburg Expo Center, 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy., Fredericksburg
$7 Adults, Seniors $6, Kids 12 and Under free

National Quilt Day
Saturday, March 21, 1:30 – 5 p.m.
Salem Church Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg
Virginia Star Quilters celebrate National Quilt Day with quilt exhibit and demonstrations.

Stafford High School
Sunday, March 22, 5 to 7 p.m.
Stafford High School, 33 Stafford Indians Lane, Fredericksburg
Cross Country and Track teammates are holding a fundraising dinner to help fellow student Michael Oliver, who has cancer.
$10 per person.

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