Fredericksburg Big Band

Weekend Calendar March 4 – 6

by | Mar 4, 2016 | Events

Compiled by Susan Larson. Heard on the B Scene with Dee Daniels at 7:35 a.m. Fridays on B101.5 FM.

A selection of special events in the region for the weekend of March 4 – 6, 2016. Click the links for more details.

First Friday Fredericksburg March 2016
Join the art galleries and studios of downtown Fredericksburg for First Friday Art Walk on March 4, 2016. Featured artists and studio hours are listed at the link. Opening receptions are from 6 – 9 p.m., unless otherwise indicated.

Atlantic-10 Women’s Basketball Championship
March 2 – 6
Richmond Coliseum 601 E Leigh St, Richmond, Va. 23219
The Atlantic 10 Conference consists of 14 college member teams from seven states and Washington, D.C., including George Mason University, The George Washington University, the University of Richmond, and Virginia Commonwealth University.
Wednesday, March 2, 4:30 and 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 3, 11 a.m., and 2, 4:30 and 7 p.m.
Friday, March 4, 11 a.m., and 2, 4:30 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 5, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 6, 12 p.m.
Ticket information at Richmond Coliseum Tickets.

6th Annual Virginia Spring Market
March 4 – 6
The Exhibition Center at Meadow Event Park, 13111 Dawn Blvd, Doswell, Va. 23047
Friday, March 4, and Saturday, March 6, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, March 6, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
An blend of artisans, crafters, boutiques and specialty food shops from all across the nation.
Click the hyperlink for ticket information.

35th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration and Parade in Alexandria
Saturday, March 5, in Old Town Alexandria
Classic Car Show at 100 North Pitt St. from 9 – 11:45 a.m.
Fun Dog Show in Market Square from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Parade begins at 12:30 p.m.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebrations at CRRL
Saturday, March 5
National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day) is officially Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Celebrate at Central Rappahannock Regional Library on Saturday, March 5, with special programs at Headquarters Branch (10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.), Salem Church (2 – 4 p.m.), England Run (2 – 4 p.m.), Porter (10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.).

Annual President Madison’s Birthday Social.
Saturday, March 5, 12 – 9 p.m.
Belle Grove Plantation, 9221 Belle Grove Dr, King George, Va. 22485
Join President and Mrs. Madison for a day filled with activities celebrating President Madison’s birthday, which is March 16, 1751.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under.

Local Musician Ashleigh Chevalier Releases New Single
Saturday, March 5, 9 p.m.
The Colonial Tavern, 406 Lafayette Blvd, in Fredericksburg
Ashleigh Chevalier will debut her new single “Z’upo” in a performance with the Bobby Thompson Project and special guest Ron Holloway.

Fredericksburg Big Band 50th Anniversary Concert
Sunday, March 6, 2 p.m.
University of Mary Washington Dodd Auditorium. 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, Va. 22401
This free concert is in celebration of the band’s 50th anniversary.

Banff Mountain Film Festival in Charlottesville
Sunday, March 6, 6 p.m.
Monday, March 7, 7 p.m.
The Paramount Theater, 215 East Main St. in Charlottesville, Va. 22902
The Shenandoah National Park Trust presents the Banff Mountain Film Festival. Enjoy the majestic beauty of mountain landscapes and cultures close to home and across the globe. This much-anticipated event brings the best skiing, rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking and mountain culture films from the world-acclaimed Banff Mountain Film Festival to Charlottesville for two nights. Proceeds benefit the Shenandoah National Park Trust. Tickets are $16 in advance, $18 at the door.

Downton Abbey Finale and High Tea at Belle Grove Plantation
Belle Grove Plantation, 9221 Belle Grove Dr, King George, Va. 22485
Sunday, March 6, 8 – 11 p.m.
Watch the finale of Downton Abbey in the Ladies Parlor of Belle Grove Plantation, while enjoying high tea.
Purchase tickets ($30) online in advance. Space is limited.

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