St. Patrick's Day

Weekend Events Calendar March 11 – 13

by | Mar 11, 2016 | Events

Compiled by Susan Larson. Heard on the B Scene with Dee Daniels at 7:35 a.m. Fridays on B101.5 FM. Image courtesy of Heavypong at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

A selection of special events in the region for the weekend of March 11 – 13, 2016. Click the links for more details.

The Fredericksburg Spring Home Show
Friday, March 11, 1 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 12, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 13, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy, Fredericksburg, Va. 22401
Featuring the latest trends in home and gardening, landscape displays, and ​advice from the area’s top professionals.
Click the hyperlink for ticket information.

Fiddler on the Roof
March 11, 12 and 13 (Repeats March 18, 19 and 20)
Spotsylvania High School, 6975 Courthouse Rd, Spotsylvania, Va. 22551
Christian Youth Theatre (CYT) presents the story of Tevye and his five daughters.
Tickets range from $13 – $15.

Beware the Man Eating Chicken
Friday, March 11, and Saturday, March 12, at 7 p.m. (Repeats March 18, 19 and 20)
Central Rappahannock Regional Library Headquarters Branch, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg
The Fredericksburg Theatre Ensemble presents “Beware the Man Eating Chicken” by Henry Meyerson.
The show contains adult humor.
Tickets at re $10.

12th Annual Orange County Angler’s Expo
Saturday, March 12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 13, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Orange County High School Hornet’s Sports Center, 201 Selma Rd, Orange, Va. 22960
An indoor gala and market for anglers, including a trout pond. There’s a casting contest for kids.

14th Annual Blue & Grey/Adventure South Brewing St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration
Saturday, March 12, 12 noon
Blue & Grey Brewing Company, 3300 Dill Smith Dr, Fredericksburg, Va. 22408
The 14th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins at 12 noon. and includes fire trucks, classic cars, community organizations, Irish dancers, horses, local pageant winners, and the Easter bunny. The parade ends at Blue & Gray Brewing, where food and beer services begins at the brewery following the parade. Irish music and Irish dancers will be featured.
Free admission.

en Route! A Touring Dance Project
Saturday, March 12, 7:30 p.m.
The Hurley Convergence Center at the University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, Va. 22401
en Route! is a touring dance project that facilitates performances for local artists.
Click the hyperlink for ticket information.

Historic Fredericksburg Foundation Annual Meeting and Reception
Sunday, March 13, 1:30 p.m.
Central Rappahannock Regional Library Headquarters Branch, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, Va. 22401
Award presentations, updates on the successes and challenges of the past year, and refreshments.

Dinosaurs at Belmont
Sunday, March 13, 2 p.m.
Gari Melchers Home & Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St, Falmouth, Va. 22405
Calvert Marine Museum Research Associate Robert E. Weems leads a walking tour to view the dinosaur footprints found in Belmont’s stonework.

Terra Voce Performs Music for Cello, Flute and Piano
March 13, 3 p.m.
St. George’s Episcopal Church, 905 Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg, Va. 22401
Terra Voce performs music for cello, flute, and piano. $10 admission; students and children free. This concert made possible in part by a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts.

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