B Scene Weekend Picks July 17 – 19

by | Jul 16, 2015 | Events

Compiled by Susan Larson for Fredericksburg Today online news and the B Scene, 7:35 a.m. Fridays on B101.5 FM

UniverSoul Circus
Daily through Sunday, July 19, 2015
National Harbor, 300 Waterfront St., National Harbor, Md.
UniverSoul Circus is a highly interactive, family-friendly combination of circus arts, theater, and music.
Tickets available by phone (800-745-3000), via Ticketmaster, and at the box office (open 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily) outside the climate-controlled Big Top.
Ticket prices vary by date and seat location. Discounts for military, first responders and AARP members.

Capital Ale House National Beer Expo
July 16 – 18 in Richmond
Taste 200+ craft beers from Virginia and the U.S., and mix and mingle with local and national brewery owners, brew masters and representatives.
The Walk-Around Grand Tasting is the best opportunity to taste artisan-made American craft beer. The tasting will be held indoors at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. There will also be brewery parties, a culinary walking tour of Church Hill, educational seminars and more. Tickets prices vary.

Mineral Bluegrass Festival
July 16 – 19, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Walton Park, 81 Louisa Ave., Mineral, Va.
All you need to bring is a lawn chair. There will be food, beverages and music.
Advance sale tickets (through July 9) are $25. At the gate, tickets are $30. There are three-day passes and camping passes available.

Historicon – Historical Miniatures Gaming Society Annual Convention
July 16 – 19, 8 a.m. through the “wee hours”
Fredericksburg Expo Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Pkwy, Fredericksburg
This year’s theme: End of empires throughout history.
Each year HISTORICON draws more than 3,500 people from around the world and around 100 vendors offering everything you need to recreate military battles from across history or alternate battles drawn from your own imagination. There are tournaments, seminars and a Hobby University of painting classes and events.

Art in Hurkamp Park
July 18, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Hurkamp Park, 500 Prince Edward St., Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg Farmers Market showcases local artists.
Free admission.

Colonial Games and Puzzles at the Rising Sun Tavern
July 18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Rising Sun Tavern, 1304 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg
Staff of the Rising Sun Tavern, one of the properties owned and managed by Washington Heritage Museums, will interact with visitors of all ages in playing games and working/making puzzles that were popular in the early days of America. Free.

Kelly’s Ford Canoe/Kayak Wine Run
July 19, 10:30 a.m.
The Inn at Kelly’s Ford, 16589 Edwards Shop Rd., Remington, Va.
Join Kelly’s Ford river guides for a canoe or kayak adventure on the Rappahanock River. You’ll be greeted at Mountain Run with a catered wine and a gourmet lunch. Stay as long as you like before being returned by passenger van to Kelly’s Ford.
Cost is $35 per person with your own canoe or kayak. $60 per person if you use a Kelly’s Ford canoe or kayak. Call 540-399-1800 for reservations.

Stafford Songfest Sunday
July 19, 3 – 5 p.m.
John Lee Pratt Memorial Park, 120 River Rd., Fredericksburg
Darkwater Redemption will perform classic country favorites on Celebration Stage. B101.5’s Buzzy will be there, too!
Admission is $10 per car. Bring a picnic or purchase food from the concessions will be available. Concert will be held rain or shine.

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