March Happenings 2022

March 1st

Wren & Sparrow Bird Walk
Old Mill Park, 9-10 am
Ages 12+, FREE

March 4th

Fredericksburg RV & Outdoor Adventure Expo
FXBG Expo Center, 1-7 pm
$5 admission day when purchased online, Kids 12 & Under are FREE

First Friday
5-9 pm

Owl Prowl
6:30-8:30 pm, Motts Run Reservoir
$6/pp

March 5th

Calves, Pigs, and Goats, Oh my!
Graves Mountain, 9:45-10:15 a.m., FREE
*Come Interacts with our calves, pigs, and goats! You’ll have the chance to walk the calf as well as the pet pigs, and you’ll get to play with the baby goats! This event is free and you don’t need a reservation. It starts every Saturday and Sunday at 9:45 AM.

Spring Festival
Revatone Farm, 10 am – 5 pm

Stafford’s Daddy/Daughter Dance
4 pm, Ages: 4-10, Members: $12/person, Non-Members: $20/person

FXBG Drive-In Movie at Old Mill Park
Monsters, Inc.
FREE

Girl Scout Day
George Washington’s Ferry Farm
Brownie session: 9:30am-12:00pm/Junior session: 1-3:30 pm
$10/scout, $3/adult

March 6th

Outdoor Adventures for 18+
Archery 101
Sundays, 3-4:30 p.m. @ Motts Run Reservoir$6/session, $20/series

Come meet St. Patrick and Fredericksburg’s largest leprechaun!
Lisa Pitts Eley Cancer Foundation St. Patrick’s Fund Raiser
Irish Eyes of VA
11 am – 6 pm
(Also, March 10, 12-17, & 20)

March 7th

Homeschool Nature Nerd – Birding Basics
9 am – 12 pm
$20/child

Miniature Birdhouse Painting
Westmoreland State Park
Standard parking fees apply/free parking for homeschoolers
3:30-4:30 pm, $5 activity fee

March 8th

Preschool Play Date: Women’s History
Marine Corps Museum, 10 am – 12 pm

March 10th

Messy Church Lent at Hillcrest UMC
6 pm, all ages, FREE, dinner served at 6 pm

March 11th

Birdwatching 101
10-11 am, Motts Run Reservoir, $$

Fredericksburg Fine Arts Show
Dorothy Hart Center, 10 am – 8 pm
FREE

March 12th

Leprechaun Lookout Scavenger Hunt
Runs March 12-20, Loriella Park

Fredericksburg Fine Arts Show
Dorothy Hart Center, 10 am – 6 pm
FREE

Birdwatching 101
10-11 am, Motts Run Reservoir
$10/pp

Family Day: Women’s History
Marine Corps Museum, 10 am – 1 pm

For Goodness Snakes
2-3:30 pm, Motts Run Reservoir
Ages 5-12, $6/pp

Celtic Festival
Montpelier Center
17205 Mountain Rd, Montpelier, VA 23192 (45 min. from FXBG)
12-5 pm, 12 & under FREE, Adults-$5

This Land Was Theirs: The Patawomeck Tribe
Widewater State Park
11 am – noon
Standard parking applies/free parking for homeschoolers

Living History – Madison Birthday Celebration
Belle Grove Plantation
Meet Mr. Madison and Colonel James Monroe – Free to the public, 10 am -12 noon
Afternoon Tea with Mrs. Madison – $35 for all ages, 11 am – 12 noon
James Madison Birthday Ceremony – Free to the public, 1- 2pm
Madison Birthday Dinner – $45 for all ages, 6-9 pm

March 13th

Fredericksburg Fine Arts Show
Dorothy Hart Center, 10 am – 4 pm
FREE

Night on Broadway
Stafford Regional Choral Society
3 pm, FREE

March 14th

Dinosaur Dig
Mary Lee Carter Park, FREE
2-3 pm

Fredericksburg Spring Break Nature Camp
March 14-18, Fee: $65/$75 (resident/non-resident)

March 15th

Wren & Sparrow Bird Walk
Old Mill Park, 9-10 am
Ages 12+, FREE

Grand Archaeology Camp
Ferry Farm/10 am – 3 pm
Ages: Children, 8-12; Grandparents of any age
$30/pp

March 17th

Grand Archaeology Camp
Ferry Farm/10 am – 3 pm
Ages: Children, 8-12; Grandparents of any age
$30/pp

March 18th

27th Annual Children’s Art Show
Dorothy Hart Community Center, 10 am-4 pm, FREE to view

Owl Pellet Dissection
Westmoreland State Park
Standard parking fees apply/free parking for homeschoolers
2-3 pm
$10 activity fee

March 19th

27th Annual Children’s Art Show
Dorothy Hart Community Center, 10 am – 2pm, FREE to view

March 20th

Wetland Walk
Leesylvania State Park
2-3 pm
Standard parking fees apply/ free parking for homeschoolers

Eagle Walk
Caledon State Park
10-noon, $5 parking/free parking for homeschoolers

First Day of Spring Hike
Caledon State Park
2-4 pm, $5 parking/free parking for homeschoolers

Wild Wetlands
Widewater State Park
11 am – noon
Standard parking fees apply/free parking for homeschoolers

March 21st

Homeschool Nature Nerd – Pollen-Nation
9 am – 12 pm
$20/child

March 22nd

Preschool Palette
Gari Melchers Home & Studio
10-11 am, 2-5 years old
$12 per child/adult pair

March 23rd

Preschool Palette
Gari Melchers Home & Studio
10-11 am, 2-5 years old
$12 per child/adult pair

March 24th

Preschool Palette
Gari Melchers Home & Studio
10-11 am, 2-5 years old
$12 per child/adult pair

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Fredericksburg Food Co-op, 4:30 pm
Refreshments, door prizes, giveaways

March 25th

10th Annual Canstruction
Spotsylvania Towne Centre

Nerf Mania
5-8 pm, Fredericksburg Nationals Stadium
$10 pp

BrickFair Lego Fan Expo
10 am – 5 pm, Fredericksburg Expo Center

March 26th

10th Annual Canstruction
Spotsylvania Towne Centre

Learn with Me Day: Bird’s Eye View of the 18th Century
Ferry Farm
$10 child/$5 parent

Amazing Amphibians
2-3:30 pm, Motts Run Reservoir
$6/pp

BrickFair Lego Fan Expo
10 am – 4 pm, Fredericksburg Expo Center

Tinsmithing
Leesylvania State Park
Standard parking fees apply, free parking for homeschoolers
1-2 pm, all materials provided

March 27th

10th Annual Canstruction
Spotsylvania Towne Centre

Woodland Hike
2-3:30 pm, Gari Melcher’s Home & Studio

VYBS Purim Carnival
11:30- am – 1 pm
$5 pp/ Meal $5

March 29th

Reservoir Cleanup Day
Motts Run Reservoir
Lunch provided, pre-registration

March 30th

Junior Naturalist
Wednesdays, 4:30-6:00 p.m. March 30 – April 27 (no class April 20)
Motts Run Nature Center
Ages: 10-16 Fee: $55/$67 (resident/non-resident)

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