Knights of Columbus Religious Freedom Day parade in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg Today Weekend Calendar January 8 – 10

by | Jan 7, 2016 | Events

Compiled by Susan Larson. Photo: The Knights of Columbus lead the 2014 Fredericksburg Religious Freedom Day parade. Photo by Karen Klugh.

A selection of events in the Fredericksburg region for January 8 – 10, 2016.

Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times
Daily through Sunday, Jan. 10, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Virginia Historical Society, 428 N Blvd., Richmond, is open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.
Admission and parking are free to the museum. Admission to Dressing Downton is $20 a person.

Twelfth Night at Kenmore
Friday through Sunday, January 8 – 10, at 3, 3:45, 4:45 and 5:30 p.m.
A dramatic presentation of the first Christmas Fielding and Betty Washington Lewis celebrated in their newly built home on Kenmore Plantation in 1776.
Reservations required. Call 540-370-0732 x24 or email [email protected]
Cost: $12 adults, $6 ages 3-17; free ages 3 and under.

First Friday Fredericksburg
Friday, Jan. 8, evening hours at downtown Fredericksburg studios and galleries. Click the hyperlink for details.

Winter Birding with Andrew Dolby: “Waterfowl and Other Overwintering Birds
Saturday, Jan. 9, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Rd., Stratford, Va.
A lecture, walk and caravan tour of winter birding.
$22 for adults, $15 children 13 and under.

Greenberg’s Great Train & Toy Show
Saturday and Sunday, January 9 and 10, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fredericksburg Expo Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Pkwy., Fredericksburg
Operating model train displays, workshops and demonstrations.
$7 online. $9 at the door. Kids 11 and under are admitted free.

40th Annual Religious Freedom Day Celebration
Sunday, Jan. 10, 1:30 p.m.
The parade begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Fredericksburg train station, 200 Lafayette Blvd., and continues to the Thomas Jefferson Religious Freedom Monument on the Washington Avenue Mall at Pitt Street in Fredericksburg. The ceremony at the monument begins at 2 p.m.
All religious groups are invited to march in the parade and may carry a banner identifying their affiliation and showing their support for religious freedom. After a short parade through downtown Fredericksburg, a ceremony at the monument will feature a keynote address on the importance of religious freedom and an official proclamation from Mayor Katherine Greenlaw commemorating the bill. Virginia State Delegate Bobby Orrock will serve as the master of ceremonies. The festivities will culminate with the laying of a wreath at the monument.

“The President’s Own” Band Concert: “Sousa Season Opener”
Sunday, Jan. 10, 2 p.m.
Center for the Arts Concert Hall, George Mason University, 4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, Va.
“The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band performs an all Sousa show. John Philip Sousa is known as the American March King. He conducted the U.S. Marine Band from 1880 – 1892. Among his best-known marches are “The Stars and Stripes Forever” (National March of the United States of America), “Semper Fidelis” (Official March of the United States Marine Corps).

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