February Happenings 2022

Spotsylvania’s Looking for Love Challenge
All month, entries due Feb. 28

Spotsylvania County Black History Month
Every week in the month of February, the Spotsylvania County Museum is featuring notable historical figures who are from or have impacted Spotsylvania County to honor Black history month.

Cooking classes at Whittingham

February 1st

Wren & Sparrow Bird Walk
9-10 am, 12+, FREE
Registration required

February 4th

Fredericksburg First Friday
5-9 pm, FREE Trolley

Fredericksburg’s Father-Daughter Dance
6:30-8:30 pm, 4-12 years old, $8/person pre-registration, $10/person at the door

Mountain View Community Church’s Daddy/Daughter Dance
7-9 pm, Culpeper location, $15

February 5th

Wreath Clean Up at Oak Hill Cemetery
10 am – Noon

Wintering in the Woods
10 am – Noon, Curtis Park, $

St. Valentine Lisa Pitts Eley Cancer Foundation
11 am – 5 pm

Valentine Tie-Dye Fun
Locust Shade Park, $18
12:00 – 1:30 pm

February 8th

Preschool Play Date
Marine Corps Museum
10 am – 12 pm, FREE

February 9th

Hands on History – Museum of Culpeper History
10:30 am, FREE, ages 2-5

February 10th

Duck Watching
Crow’s Nest
8:30 am – 12 pm, $

Historical Marker Unveiling
1 pm, Dorothy Hart Community Center

Messy Church
6 pm, Hillcrest UMC

February 11th

FXBG Drive-In Movie at Old Mill Park
FREE
Shang-Chi & the Legend of the Ten Rings

February 12th

Happy Birthday, George! Mary Washington House
11 am – 4 pm
Included with your paid admission are free cake and crafts for children (while supplies last). Children 5-7 can enjoy a FREE story time, at 11 am. Afterward, they may stay for the paid tour and crafts. (Parents must remain on-site during the story time).

Whooo Loves You All About Owls?
4:30-6:30 pm, Motts Run Reservoir, $$

Fredericksburg Kids Expo
9 am – 5 pm
13+: $10, 60+: $8, 3-12: $5

Lady & The Tramp themed family friendly Valentine’s dinner
Grounds Bistro
Reservations required 5p & 7p seatings

Family Day: Black History Month
Marine Corps Museum, 10 am – 1 pm

Valentine’s Day Sip & Shop- The Silver Collection
5-7:30 pm

University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates 50 years
8-10 pm, FREE
1) vaccination card (or picture of it) or a negative COVID test dated no later than Feb. 10, 2022, will be required enter Dodd Auditorium
2) all audience members must wear a face mask throughout the event
3) the audience capacity will be limited to 400

February 13th

Learn about the Underground Railroad
Leesylvania State Park
2- 3 pm

Fredericksburg Kids Expo
10 am – 3 pm
13+: $10, 60+: $8, 3-12: $5

Outdoor Adventures for 18+
Track & Scat ID
Sundays, 3-4:30 p.m. @ Motts Run Reservoir$6/session, $20/series

February 15th

Wren & Sparrow Bird Walk
9-10 am, 12+, FREE
Registration required

February 17th

Fredericksburg’s Afterschool Nature Club
Tracks & Scat
Motts Run Reservoir, 4:30-6 pm, Ages 5-12
$10 per session, $35 for all 4

Iwo Jima Commemoration
Marine Corps Museum, 10 am – 1 pm

February 18th

Entry Deadline for Fredericksburg Fine Arts Show

Family Game Night

6:30-8:30 pm, Dorothy Hart Community Center, $20 per family
Pre-registration required

February 19th

Who Loves You? All About Owls
4:30 pm, Motts Run Reservoir
$20/Person or $50/Family (up to 4)

FXBG Snowball Fight Melee
3-5 pm, Fred Nats Stadium
Pre-registration is required. Admission: $3 per person or $5 for two people.

Great Backyard Bird Count at Widewater
10 am – 4 pm
Groups will head out at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. accompanied by a ranger

February 20th

Winter Forest Hike
Caledon
12-2 pm

Birding at the Wetlands
Neabsco Boardwalk
9:30-10:30 am, $

Love is in the Air – U.S. Army Concert Band
3-4:30 pm, FREE, Registration required
Dodd Auditorium, Mary Washington University

February 21th

George Washington’s 290th Birthday Celebration
Ferry Farm, Adults $5 + $1.29 convenience fee, Children (17 & under) FREE

1/2 Price for Washington’s Birthday
Location: Mary Washington House, Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, Rising Sun Tavern
Adults tour for $3.50 per museum, youth 6-17 tour for $1.50 per museum.

FREE admission to Mount Vernon for Presidents’ Day
Tickets must be reserved.
Tickets will be released to Mount Vernon members on February 11 and to the general public on February 15. A limited number of tickets are available.

Fossil Creation – Westmoreland State Park
2-3 pm

February 22nd

FREE admission to Mount Vernon for George Washington’s Birthday
Tickets must be reserved.
Tickets will be released to Mount Vernon members on February 11 and to the general public on February 15. A limited number of tickets are available.

February 26th

Downtown Culpeper Carnival
10 am – 8 pm, Downtown Culpeper

Learn with Me Day: Boy Before Legend
Ferry Farm
 $10 per student, $5 per parent attendee.

Tracks & Scat
Motts Run Reservoir
10 – 11:30 am, 5+

February 27th

Woodland Hike
Gari Melcher’s House, 2-3:30 pm
January’s hike was canceled. Check website to see if February’s is still on.

Learn about the Underground Railroad
Leesylvania State Park
2- 3 pm

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