May Museum Events in Fredericksburg

by | May 1, 2018 | Around Town, Events, History, Non-Profits

From Washington Heritage Museums

Thursday, May 3 – Washington Heritage Museums Speaker Series, 10 AM

Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline Street

Amanda Isaac, Associate Curator at Mount Vernon, will discuss the exciting re-discovery of three rare fine art prints at the Mary Washington House, all with a history in the Washington family. These remarkable mythological and landscape scenes provide a new look at George Washington’s little known role as a collector and promoter of the arts.


Saturday, May 5 – Spring Concert on the Lawn featuring Colonial Faire, 2:30 – 5:00 PM

Rising Sun Tavern, 1304 Caroline Street

Enjoy a live spring concert by Colonial Fare in honor of Charles Washington’s birthday! Cake will be served. $15 admission includes a tour of the Tavern, birthday cake, and enjoyment of the garden concert at your leisure.

Charles Washington, George Washington’s brother, built the dwelling as his residence, before it became a tavern.

Tickets Available, phone 540-371-1494 or email [email protected]


Saturday, May 5 – Mother and Daughter Tea at the Mary Washington House. 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Mary Washington House, 1200 Charles Street

Join us as we pay homage to Mary, the mother of George Washington, and our own mothers as we enjoy delicious treats and tea in the beautiful gardens of the Mary Washington House. $30 for guests and seating is limited. Reservations required. Tickets Available, phone 540-373-1569 or email [email protected]

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