July Happenings 2022

July 1

Tot Open Gym
Stafford Gymnastics Center
$3, 10:30 am – noon

Friday Movie Matinees: Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Ark
Salem Church Library
2-4 pm

FXBG First Friday
5-9 pm

Culpeper First Friday
4:00 – 7:30 pm

Sounds of Summer Concert
Market Square, 6:30-8:30 pm
FREE

Family First Fridays – Stratford Hall
 $15 per adults and $10 per child (ages 6 to 13), children 5 and under are free
Pre-registration is encouraged

Registration opens for Aug. 28
Paleontology Excursion at Stratford Hall

July 2

Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market
7 am – 2pm, Hurkamp Park

Spotsylvania Stars & Stripes Spectacular–RAIN DATE Moved to July 3
4-10 pm (Fireworks approximately 9:20 pm)
Located at the Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania Elementary School, and Spotsylvania Courthouse Village. The event will consist of musical entertainment, children’s activities, historical site tours, and will culminate with a fireworks display. The event is free to the public.
FAQ’s

4th of July at Stratford Hall
Enjoy colonial music and games, a scavenger hunt for kids, and food from Daddy’s Baby BBQ
$4 admission, Under 5-FREE

Sunset Kayak – Caledon
7-9:30 pm
Parking +Extra fee: $19/solo, $25/tandem

July 3

4th of July at Stratford Hall
$4 admission, Under 5-FREE

Storytime every Sunday at Downtown Greens
10:30 am, No sign-up/Just drop in

July 4

FREE Day at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9 am – 5 pm

Fallen Heroes 5-Miler
7:30 – 9:30 am
The race will begin at Caroline Street between Lafayette and Frederick.

Children’s Roll & Stroll — Fredericksburg
9:30 am
Caroline Street & Frederick Street

Stafford’s 4th of July Spectacular
6 – 11 pm
Pratt Park

Fabulous 4th at Ferry Farm
10 am – 4 pm
$1 for everyone 3+

Fourth in Fredericksburg Festival
10 am – 4 pm

Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence
Hugh Mercer Apothecary
Three readings at 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3PM
FREE

Living History Village at the Fredericksburg Heritage Day Festival
10 am – 4 pm
Near the intersection of Charlotte and Sophia Street, across from the parking garage at the Riverfront Park.

Story Time for Kids
Lawn behind Rising Sun Tavern Museum
1304 Caroline Street, FREE
11:30 am – noon or 1:30-2 pm

Rikki’s Refuge Independence Day Picnic
12 – 3 pm, FREE

FIREWORKS — Fredericksburg
9 pm
Virginia Credit Union Stadium

FIREWORKS — Stafford County
~9:30 pm
Pratt Park

4th of July at Stratford Hall
$4 admission, Under 5-FREE

July 5

July 6

Stafford Hospital Farmers Market
11:30 – 5 pm

Wednesday Market Spotsylvania Hospital
2-6 pm

July 7

Unfamily Friendly Family Feud
Adventure Brewing
8-10 pm

July 8

Junior Ranger: I Speak for the Trees (Ages 8-10)
Widewater State Park, $10 for the day

Tot Open Gym
Stafford Gymnastics Center
$3, 10:30 am – noon

Sounds of Summer Concert
Market Square, 6:30-8:30 pm
FREE

July 9

Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market
7 am – 2pm, Hurkamp Park

Kids Fishing Day
Widewater State Park
9-11 am
Parking fees apply

Family Fun Day! Benefitting Hope for Horses!
Advantage Horsemanship
11 am – 4 pm
129 Hartwood Road
Entry fees is $20 per family.
Entry fee includes games, bouncy house, arts and crafts, meet the horses, demo, and ride ponies!

King George Independence Celebration
7 pm

July 10

July 11

Possum Storytime
10-11 am, 211 William Street
Fun storytime, animal experience and craft

Music on the Steps
7-8 pm, FREE
Front steps of the CRRL Fredericksburg branch

July 12

Ebenezer presents Tuesdays at the Park!
Autumn Ridge Park, 9-11 am
FREE

Belmont’s Preschool Palette
10-11 am, 2-5 years old with adult
$12/per pair

July 13

Belmont’s Preschool Palette
10-11 am, 2-5 years old with adult
$12/per pair

Wednesday Market Spotsylvania Hospital
2-6 pm

Back to School Spotsylvania County
Merchant Square
4:30-7:30 pm

July 14

Belmont’s Preschool Palette
10-11 am, 2-5 years old with adult
$12/per pair

Bastille Day – Market Square Fredericksburg
6-10 pm

July 15

Junior Rangers: Wildlife Adventures (ages 8-10)
Widewater State Park
9 am – 3 pm

Tot Open Gym
Stafford Gymnastics Center
$3, 10:30 am – noon

Cops & Bobbers Fishing Clinic
Ni River Reservoir
9 am – Noon
9-14 years of age
(Registration ends July 8)

Sounds of Summer Concert
Market Square, 6:30-8:30 pm
FREE

Beginner Crafts: Watercolor Flowers
CRRL – Fredericksburg Location
10 am – 12 noon, Registration required, FREE

July 16

Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market
7 am – 2pm, Hurkamp Park

Belmont’s Preschool Palette
10-11 am, 2-5 years old with adult
$12/per pair

Fredericksburg Comic and Toy Show
Fredericksburg Expo Center
10 am, $10-15, Kids 10 & under FREE

First Africans Day
Stratford Hall
FREE

July 17

July 18

Music on the Steps
7-8 pm, FREE
Front steps of the CRRL Fredericksburg branch

July 19

Ebenezer presents Tuesdays at the Park!
Autumn Ridge Park, 9-11 am
FREE

July 20

Wednesday Market Spotsylvania Hospital
2-6 pm

July 21

July 22

Junior Ranger: Wetland Ecosystems (Ages 8-10)
Widewater State Park, $10
9 am – 3 pm

Tot Open Gym
Stafford Gymnastics Center
$3, 10:30 am – noon

Sounds of Summer Concert
Market Square, 6:30-8:30 pm
FREE

July 23

Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market
7 am – 2pm, Hurkamp Park

FAM Kat’s Welcome Party
Fredericksburg Area Museum
10 am – 12 pm

Pockets 25th Birthday
Motts Run Reservoir
Stop in anytime between 2-4 pm

Countdown to Christmas Expo
9 am – 4 pm
$$

Back to School Bash
The Bridge Church
Courthouse Road Elementary, 5-6:30 pm

July 24

Countdown to Christmas Expo
10 am – 3 pm
$$

July 25

Music on the Steps
7-8 pm, FREE
Front steps of the CRRL Fredericksburg branch

July 26

Ebenezer presents Tuesdays at the Park!
Autumn Ridge Park, 9-11 am
FREE

July 27

Learn with Me Day: I Dig George
9:30 – 10:30am; 11am – 12pm; 1pm – 2pm; 2:30pm – 3:30pm
$10/children and $5/adults (plus processing fees), space is limited

Wednesday Market Spotsylvania Hospital
2-6 pm

July 28

July 29

Junior Ranger: Hands on History (Ages 8-10)
Widewater State Park, $10
9 am – 3 pm

Tot Open Gym
Stafford Gymnastics Center
$3, 10:30 am – noon

Sounds of Summer Concert
Market Square, 6:30-8:30 pm
FREE

July 30

Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market
7 am – 2pm, Hurkamp Park

Mother/Son Tea
2-4 pm
Central Rappahannock Regional Library

Fredericksburg Foam Flingers
9:30 am, $10 to play
2400 Caroline Street

Christmas in July – Vendor and Craft Festival
Revatone Farm
10 am – 5 pm

Shot Thru the Heart (Ultimate Bon Jovi Experience)
Strangeways Brewing
8:00 pm, $20

July 31

Guided Woodland Hike
2-3:30 pm
FREE

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