April Happenings 2022

Monthlong

Aspire Christian Theatre – Camp Rock the Musical
April 1-3, 8-10
Caroline Community Service Center
Tickets are FREE

Take & Make Grownup Activity Bags: Origami & Paper Butterflies
CRRL Library

April 1st

Fredericksburg First Friday
5-9 pm

Culpeper First Friday
4:00 – 7:30 pm

Boys Night Out – Monster Trucks
Marshall Center, 6-8 pm
Boys 2-10 years old
$20 per child/1 adult FREE

Beyond the Stars Dance Competition
Expo Center

April 2nd

Co-op Anniversary Celebration
Fun all day long, with champagne and cake at 5pm!
OPEN TO EVERYONE

Spring Yard Sale/Easter Egg Hunt
American Legion Post
8 am – 2 pm, Open to the public
Yard Sale starts at 8am and Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10 am

Joy Doll Hospital
11 am – 4 pm
Spotsylvania Towne Centre – Food Court

Awesome Kids Easter Egg Hunt
U. S. Academy of Taekwondo
Games, prizes, egg hunts, and MORE!
FREE, 9 am – 12 pm

Annual Egg Hunt and Egg Drop Challenge

Easter in the Park, Cosner Park
9 am – 12 pm
We invite you to join us for an egg hunt, games and fun!  Bring a ball, frisbee, skateboard.

Easter in the Park, Caroline Recreation Park
3-6 pm
We invite you to join us for an egg hunt, games and fun! Bring a ball, frisbee, skateboard.

Beyond the Stars Dance Competition
Expo Center

Car, Truck, and Tractor Show
Spotsylvania High School
10 am – 3 pm, FREE admission

Germanna’s Science & Engineering Day
10 am – 2 pm, FREE
Activities, music, & food

April 3rd

T-shirt Tote Bag Bee
Fredericksburg Food Coop
2 pm
Bring scissors, shirts will be provided unless you have some to bring

Spring Fling Family Dance
Fredericksburg United Methodist Church, 4-6 pm

Beyond the Stars Dance Competition
Expo Center

April 4th

Homeschool Nature Nerd
Happy Herpetology
9 am – 12 pm
$20/child

April 5th

Open Gym for Little Ones
Dorothy Hart Community Center
10-11:30 am, Ages 1.5-5 years

April 7th

Pre-K Nature Explorers
Aquia Landing, Stafford
10-10:50 am, Ages 3-5, $6

April 8th

Moonlight Easter Egg Hunt – Culpeper
6-8 pm, ages 2-12, must register, FREE

Dance Fundraiser for Healthy Kids Day
Open to members and non-members ages 8 and up
Ron Rosner YMCA, 6:30-7:45 pm

Germanna Foundation’s Siegen Forest Walk
11 am & 2 pm
FREE, $10 suggest donation
1.5 hours round trip
Must register

All About Bats
Friends of the Rappahannock
$$

April 9th

Easter Bunny Pictures at Mimi’s Vintage Cottage
9 am – 2 pm

Family Community Egg Hunt
King George
Pre-registration required by April 7
Egg hunt starts at 8 am

Spotsylvania Farmer’s Market Opens
8 am – 1 pm

32nd Multicultural Fair
UMW Fredericksburg Campus
10 am – 5 pm

Easter Pics at Petsmart
12-3 pm
Register online

Hop Fest
Bees & Trees Farm, Elkwood
11 am – 4 pm

Easter in the Park, Hurkamp Park
9 am – 12 pm
We invite you to join us for an egg hunt, games and fun!  Bring a ball, frisbee, skateboard.

Saturday Gardens & Grounds Stroll
Gary Melchers Home & Studio
10:30-11:30 am, $$

Centennial Block Party
10 am – 2 pm
Tickets are $5 for adults (18 & up) and free for children (17 & under)

Easter Eggstravaganza – Caroline County YMCA
9:30 am – 12 pm

Big Oink Piggy Banks Drop-off at Spotsylvania Towne Centre
10 am – noon

Easter at Braehead Farm
$11

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Marshall Center
Ages 2-7, $$$

The Bridge Easter Extravaganza
10 am – 1 pm, FREE
Courtland High School

Easter EGGsplosion at Choice Baptist Church
FREE registration, 1-4 pm

Dog Easter Egg Hunt
1 pm, Maury Park, $

Spring Festival & Easter Egg Hunts
The Way Church
5 pm, Hurkamp Park, FREE
Egg hunts for both kids and adults

Messick’s Farm Market’s Easter Festival
10 am – 5 pm
POSTPONED TO APRIL 16

Ashland FREE Easter Bunny Photos
12-2 pm

Children’s Easter Celebration
Ferry Farm Church
10-11:30 am, 0-Grade 5

Easter Eggstravaganza
Wilderness Community Church
12-4 pm

April 10th

Wildlife Wagon Ride
Caledon State Park
2-4 pm, $$
Registration required

Capitol Sheds of Fredericksburg Easter Egg Hunt
12-3 pm

Easter at Braehead Farm
$11

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Grace United Methodist Church-Hartwood
12 noon

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

April 11th

Possum Storytime & Easter Craft
10-11 am, 211 William St.
FREE, Registration required

April 12th

Open Gym for Little Ones
Dorothy Hart Community Center
10-11:30 am, Ages 1.5-5 years

April 13th

Hands on History – Culpeper
10:30-11 am, FREE
Ages 2-5
Registration required

Frog Finders-Hunting Run Reservoir
8:30-9:45 pm
Ages 6-17, FREE

April 14th

Grow & Giggle Earth Day
$10 per child, Ages 2-5, 10-11:30 am
Pre-registration required

Afterschool Nature Club
Pollen-Nation, Motts Run Reservoir
Ages 5-12, $10
4:30-6 pm

Pre-K Nature Explorers
St. Clair Brooks-Bumblebees, Stafford
10-10:50 am, Ages 3-5, $6

Peter Rabbit Comes to Town
Rowser Building/Open to Stafford County residents
Ages 10 & Under
$5/child
Pre-registration required

April 15th

Maple Tree Farm Bunny Trail
Tickets required — $8/child, $10/adult

Out of School Day Camp
Dorothy Hart Community Center
9 am – 4 pm, $25
5-12 years

Peter Rabbit Comes to Town
Rowser Building/Open to Stafford County residents
Ages 10 & Under
$5/child
Pre-registration required

Light Up the Night – Lake Anna State Park

Doswell VA Pro Rodeo Bulls Broncs and Barrels
Meadow Event Park in Doswell, 8 pm, $$

The Vintage Nest Easter Event – Culpeper
12-4 pm, Pictures with the Easter Bunny

April 16th

Rappahannock Railroad Spring Open House
10 am – 4 pm

Easter Egg Hunt At Widewater State Park
Ages 0-12
1-3 pm, Parking fees apply

Easter Egg Hunt at Rikki’s Refuge
12-2 pm
Reservations required

Maple Tree Farm Bunny Trail
Tickets required — $8/child, $10/adult

Easter at Braehead Farm
$11

Easter Trunk Hop
Andrew Chapel UMC – Stafford
2-4 pm

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
10 am, Colonial Beach

Eggstravaganza at Alvis Farms
Manakin Sabot, VA 23103
10 am – 2 pm

Doswell VA Pro Rodeo Bulls Broncs and Barrels
Meadow Event Park in Doswell, 8 pm, $$

Dominion Energy Family Easter – Maymont
9 am – 3 pm
FREE activities & $2 activities

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Deep Roots Home & Garden Center
10 am

Easter Egg Hunt at Billiken’s
12- 3 pm, FREE but must register
Easter Egg Hunt, family friendly tunes from a DJ, and an Easter Egg dye station.

Community Easter Egg Hunt
River Rock Church Caroline
Lewis & Clark Elementary, 10:30 am

Passover at Beth Sholom Temple
6:30 pm
1st in-person Seder in 2 years
$$$, Must register

Messick’s Farm Market’s Easter Festival
10 am – 5 pm
NEW DATE — APRIL 9TH WAS POSTPONED BECAUSE OF WEATHER

King’s Dominion Easter Celebration

Paragon Gym’s Open Gym Easter Egg Hunt
6 pm
Pre-registration is required

UMW Philharmonic Concert
FREE, 8 pm

April 17th

Maple Tree Farm Bunny Trail
Tickets required — $8/child, $10/adult

Easter Eggstravaganza at Funland
10 am
$25/child

King’s Dominion Easter Celebration

Encounter Church Easter Egg Hunt
12240 Five Mile Rd, Fredericksburg

April 18th

Out of School Day Camp
Dorothy Hart Community Center
9 am – 4 pm, $25
5-12 years

April 19th

Open Gym for Little Ones
Dorothy Hart Community Center
10-11:30 am, Ages 1.5-5 years

April 21st

Hillcrest UMC Messy Easter
6 pm

April 22nd

Frog Finders – Hunting Run Reservoir
8:30-9:45 pm
Ages 6-17, FREE

Nature Hike
Westmoreland State Park
1-2 pm, parking fees apply

April 23rd

Young Eagles Free Flights
Shannon Airport
Ages 8-17

Owl Pellet Dissection
Westmoreland State Park
3-4 pm, $10, parking fees apply

Earth Day
Old Mill Park, 11 am – 4 pm

Culpeper Palooza
11 am – 11 pm, $$

Virginia DWR Kids Fishing Day
8 am – 1 pm, Old Cossey Pond
Ages 12 and under. Door prizes and limited loaner road and bait provided. Hot dog lunch.

Shakespeare’s 485th Birthday
Agecroft Hall, 10 am – 4 pm
FREE

April 24th

Woodland Hike
Gari Melchers Home & Studio
2-3:30 pm, FREE

Earth Day: Great Global Clean Up
Widewater State Park
10 am-12 noon
Parking fees apply

April 25th

St. James’ House Spring Opening
1-4 pm, $5/pp

April 26th

Open Gym for Little Ones
Dorothy Hart Community Center
10-11:30 am, Ages 1.5-5 years

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

St. James’ House Spring Opening
1-4 pm, $5/pp

April 27th

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

St. James’ House Spring Opening
1-4 pm, $5/pp

April 28th

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

St. James’ House Spring Opening
1-4 pm, $5/pp

April 29th

Schoonmaker Concert
Ferry Farm
Gates open at 6:30PM, Music begins at 8PM
The concert will be followed by a memorable fireworks display!

St. James’ House Spring Opening
1-4 pm, $5/pp

Little Adventures in the Park
Arbor Day Leaves – Brooks Park, Stafford
10:30 am, $8
Pre-registration required

April 30th

FREE Tomato Giveaway
Meadow Farms Nursery
11 am – 1 pm

King George Family Day
King George High School
12-3 pm, FREE

10th Annual Autism Awareness Day
12-4 pm, Chancellor HS
FREE

Horse Expo at Frying Pan Farm
11 am – 5 pm

YMCA’s Free Healthy Kids Day
10 am – 1 pm

St. James’ House Spring Opening
1-4 pm, $5/pp

 Salubria Public Access Day
Historic Salubria Manor is located at 19173 Salubria Lane (off Route 3/Germanna Highway) in Stevensburg, VA, about 15 minutes from the Fort Germanna Visitor Center.

Ashland Train Day
10 am – 4 pm
FREE

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