February 2023 Happenings

All Month

Our Hearts Sparkle for These Veterans
50 downtown Fredericksburg business will highlight local veterans
Visit their store windows from Feb. 4-26
Maps of participating business will be at the FXBG Visitor Center

Indoor Play Park – Dorothy Hart Community Center – Fredericksburg
Wednesdays from Feb. 1 – May 31
9:30-11:30 am
$3/child for resident, $4/child for non-resident, punch cards available
Pre-register

Agecroft Hall Gardens in Richmond are FREE for the month of February.

Feb. 1

Discover Stafford Scavenger Hunt Begins
Pick up a booklet at any Central Rappahannock Library Location
All ages, FREE

Indoor Play Park – Dorothy Hart Community Center – Fredericksburg
Wednesdays from Feb. 1 – May 31
9:30-11:30 am
$3/child for resident, $4/child for non-resident, punch cards available
Pre-register

Spotsy Career and Tech Center Taste Test Night
5-7 pm
Get a taste of the opportunities Spotsy CTC programs provide
FREE ice cream!

Chess Time
Fredericksburg Branch Library
5:30-7:30 pm

Feb. 2

Feb. 3

Spring Home and Remodeling Show
Fredericksburg Expo Center
1 – 6 pm
$$

First Friday FXBG
5-9 pm
Free Trolley Shuttle runs from 5:00 – 8:30pm

Galentines Night Out
5-9 pm

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

Feb. 4

Take Your Child to the Library Day
All CRRL Locations
Grab and Go activity bags available all day!

Spring Home and Remodeling Show
Fredericksburg Expo Center
9 am – 5 pm
$$

Fairfax City’s Chocolate Lovers Festival
9:30-3:30 pm

Art Extravaganza
Ron Rowser Building
2 Sessions: 9-11:30 am/12:30 – 3 pm
$10/pp, ages 4-12

Opossum Valentine’s Day Event!
211 William Street
12 – 5 pm, FREE
(Meet Franklin the armadillo)

Escaping to Freedom
Leesylvania State Park
FREE, parking fees apply
1 – 2 pm

Forgotten Patriots Ceremony – Honoring African American & Native American Patriots
Yowell Meadow Park – Culpeper
4-5 pm, FREE

$5 Birthday Night
Bella Joy Ballroom
Lesson-Music-Party-Cake
Every 1st Saturday, 6 pm
$5/pp, All ages welcome

Feb. 5

Reusable Bag Bee
Fredericksburg Food Co-op
2-3:30 pm, FREE

Spring Home and Remodeling Show
Fredericksburg Expo Center
10 am – 3 pm
$$

Feb. 6

Feb. 7

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

Toddler Time
Bounce With Us – Culpeper
10 am – 12 pm
$8/pp — 1 and Under are FREE
Everyone must wear socks

Feb. 8

Indoor Play Park – Dorothy Hart Community Center – Fredericksburg
Wednesdays from Feb. 1 – May 31
9:30-11:30 am
$3/child for resident, $4/child for non-resident, punch cards available
Pre-register

Grow a Reader Special: Happy Valentine’s Day
Howell Branch
10 – 10:30 am
All ages with a caregiver

Chess Time
Fredericksburg Branch Library
5:30-7:30 pm

Men on Boats
Klein Theatre – University of Mary Washington
Pay-What-You-Can-Preview
7:30 pm

Feb. 9

Grow & Giggle — Valentine’s Day
(Register: Jan. 3-Feb. 3)
Lee Hill Community Center
$10/per child, Ages 2-5

Messy Church
6 pm, Hillcrest UMC
FREE

Feb. 10

Grow a Reader Special: Happy Valentine’s Day
Salem Church Library
10 – 10:30 am
All ages with a caregiver

Grow a Reader Special: Happy Valentine’s Day
Newton Branch & Cooper Branch
11 – 11:30 am
All ages with a caregiver

Fabulous Friday: I Survived
Snow Branch Library
4:30-5:15 pm, K-6

Galentine’s Night Out at The Salted Lemon
Culpeper
5-7 pm

Cookie Decorating Night
25 30 Espresso at 400 Princess Anne St.
5:30 – 7:30 pm
$25/pp + $1.95 processing fee
Tickets are on Eventbrite

Feb. 11

Seek Lavender Galentine/Valentine Open House
Seek Lavender, Culpeper
10 am – 3 pm

FXBG Kids Fest
Fredericksburg Expo Center
10 am – 5 pm, $$

Log Cabin Story Time
Motts Run Reservoir
11 am
FREE

JcPenney Kids Zone Valentine Craft
11 am – 12 pm
Stop by anytime for a pick-up craft

The Princess and the Frog Valentine’s Day Event
Miss Minerva’s Tea – Culpeper
11 am – 4 pm
$$$ — Reservations required

Family Day – Black History Month
National Museum of the Marine Corps
11 am – 2 pm
FREE

Love Bugs
Motts Run Reservoir Nature Center
1 – 2:30 pm, ages 2+
$6/pp, pre-registration required

National African American Read-In
Porter Library Branch
2-3 pm, FREE

Cookie Decorating Night
25 30 Espresso at 7501 Graham St. Suite 120
2 – 4 pm
$25/pp + $1.95 processing fee
Tickets are on Eventbrite

Book Reading: Penelope’s Bully
Fredericksburg Food Coop
3 pm, FREE

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

Whooo Loves You? All About Owls
Motts Run Reservoir
5-6:30 pm
$20/pp or $50/family (up to 4)
Pre-registration required

Feb. 12

FXBG Kids Fest
Fredericksburg Expo Center
10 am – 3 pm, $$

Possum Story Time
11 am – 12 pm, 211 William Street
Fun story time, animal experience and craft

The Princess and the Frog Valentine’s Day Event
Miss Minerva’s Tea – Culpeper
11 am – 4 pm
$$$ — Reservations required

Escaping to Freedom
Leesylvania State Park
FREE, parking fees apply
1 – 2 pm

Love is in the Air
Motts Run Nature Center
2-3:30 pm
$6/pp, pre-registration required
Ages 5+

Feb. 13

Grow a Reader Special: Happy Valentine’s Day
Montross Branch
6:30-7 pm
All ages with a caregiver

Feb. 14

Grow a Reader Special: Happy Valentine’s Day
Fredericksburg Branch
9:30-10 am
All ages with a caregiver

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

Toddler Time
Bounce With Us – Culpeper
10 am – 12 pm
$8/pp — 1 and Under are FREE
Everyone must wear socks

Preschool Play Date: Love in Any Language
National Museum of the Marine Corps
10 am – Noon
FREE

Can You Feel the Love Tonight?
Lion King Dinner Party
Grounds Bistro & Cafe
Seatings at 5 & 6:30 pm/Call for Reservations

Feb. 15

Indoor Play Park – Dorothy Hart Community Center – Fredericksburg
Wednesdays from Feb. 1 – May 31
9:30-11:30 am
$3/child for resident, $4/child for non-resident, punch cards available
Pre-register

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

Chess Time
Fredericksburg Branch Library
5:30-7:30 pm

Free Paint Night at Bella Joy Ballroom
7 pm, FREE
Please visit their website, call or email to register!

Feb. 16

Virtual Preschool Play Date: Love in Any Language
National Museum of the Marine Corps
10 – 11 am
FREE but must pre-register
Please send registration requests to anna.polanco@usmcu.edu

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

Morning with a Firefighter
Dorothy Hart Community Center
11 – 11:45 a.m.
Ages 1.5-5 years
FREE

I Love Gymnastics Preschool Party
Stafford Gymnastics
1 – 3 pm
$15/pp (Ages 2-5), Pre-registration required

Feb. 17

Drive-in Movie in the Park
West Side Story
Old Mill Park

Frozen Jr.
Aspire Christian Theatre
Caroline County Community Center
7 pm, FREE

Feb. 18

Culpeper Downtown Carnival-Mardi Gras Celebration
10 am – 8 pm

Dahlgren Heritage Trail Half Marathon
9 am – 2 pm
$$

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

Chatham Living History Day
160th Anniversary of the US Army of the Potomac’s Winter Encampment
10 am – 4 pm
Family Friendly/FREE

UMW Eagle Con
10 am – 4 pm
$10/pp, Children 10 & Under/FREE
Pay with CashApp or Venmo

Walking Tour: Black Businesses and Entrepreneurship in Fredericksburg
11 am
HFFI Offices, 1200 Caroline Street
$25 General Public

Gold Panning
Lake Anna State Park
11 am – Noon or 2 – 3 pm
FREE, but parking fees apply
Pre-register

Polar Plunge
Leesylvania State Park
11 am – 3 pm
Parking fees apply, $100 for plunger

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).

Frozen Jr.
Aspire Christian Theatre
Caroline County Community Center
2 and 7 pm, FREE

UMW Philharmonic: “East meets West”
Dodd Auditorium
7:30 – 9:00pm

Feb. 19

Escaping to Freedom
Leesylvania State Park
FREE, parking fees apply
1 – 2 pm

Frozen Jr.
Aspire Christian Theatre
Caroline County Community Center
7 pm, FRE3

Feb. 20

Presidential Fredericksburg Walking Tour
Traipse App

FREE Admission for George Washington’s Birthday
Mount Vernon
9 am – 5 pm

George Washington’s Birthday Celebration
Ferry Farm
$5.00 + 0.72 processing fee – adults
Free – 17 & under

Half-Price Admission Day– In Honor of Washington’s Birthday
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, Mary Washington House, Rising Sun Tavern
11 am – 4 pm

Feb. 21

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

Toddler Time
Bounce With Us – Culpeper
10 am – 12 pm
$8/pp — 1 and Under are FREE
Everyone must wear socks

Feb. 22

Free Admission for George Washington’s Birthday
Mount Vernon
9 am – 4 pm

Indoor Play Park – Dorothy Hart Community Center – Fredericksburg
Wednesdays from Feb. 1 – May 31
9:30-11:30 am
$3/child for resident, $4/child for non-resident, punch cards available
Pre-register

Chess Time
Fredericksburg Branch Library
5:30-7:30 pm

Feb. 24

Family Game Night
Dorothy Hart Community Center
6:30-8:30 pm
$20/family, Pre-registration required

Frozen Jr.
Aspire Christian Theatre
Caroline County Community Center
7 pm, FREE

Feb. 25

King George Co. and Friends of the Rappahannock
Remove litter along 301
9 am – Noon

Heart Hike
Motts Run Nature Center
1 – 2:30 pm
$6/pp, pre-registration required

Frozen Jr.
Aspire Christian Theatre
Caroline County Community Center
2 and 7 pm, FREE

Feb. 26

Frozen Jr.
Aspire Christian Theatre
Caroline County Community Center
3 pm, FREE

Feb. 28

Toddler Time
Bounce With Us – Culpeper
10 am – 12 pm
$8/pp — 1 and Under are FREE
Everyone must wear socks


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