February 2023 Happenings

All Month Our Hearts Sparkle for These Veterans50 downtown Fredericksburg business will highlight local veteransVisit their store windows from Feb. 4-26Maps of participating business will be at the FXBG Visitor Center Indoor Play Park – Dorothy Hart Community Center – Fredericksburg Wednesdays from Feb. 1 – May 319:30-11:30 am$3/child for resident, $4/child for non-resident, punchContinue reading “February 2023 Happenings”

January 2023 Happenings

It’s time to jump into the NEW YEAR! Check out the January happenings in the Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania/Stafford and surrounding areas. Make sure to check back regularly as new events are being added. Ongoing: Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens — Free Admission — Jan. 9-15, 2023 Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens — 1/2 price Admission — Jan. 16-28, 2023Continue reading “January 2023 Happenings”

Santa Photos

Photos with Santa is an annual tradition. This post will break down all the best spots around Fredericksburg to grab a picture with the big guy without breaking the bank. Fredericksburg: Culpeper: Richmond: Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s is one of the best places to go to get FREE pictures with Santa.Continue reading “Santa Photos”

A Night in Bethlehem

December is a busy time, but it’s also a time to reflect on the birth of Jesus. Many area churches take the holiday season as a time to share Christ’s birth through Live Nativities or Walks through Bethlehem. Each year our family likes to attend a few of these events. There are always favorites andContinue reading “A Night in Bethlehem”

Belvedere Plantation

Fall fun at Belvedere Plantation: You’ll find a variety of fall activities here plus a huge pumpkin patch. Belvedere Plantation is a popular place for people in the Fredericksburg area to not only purchase pumpkins but to participate in so much more. They really do offer more than most farms in the area, but thatContinue reading “Belvedere Plantation”

Round Hill Farm

Round Hill Farm is a 700 acre crop and cattle farm located in beautiful Orange County Virginia. A tractor-drawn hayride carries your group to the Pumpkin Patch where you can pick-your-own pumpkin. There are also pre-picked pumpkins at the farm’s open-air market which also sells colored mums, apples, and corn stalks. Their barnyard petting zooContinue reading “Round Hill Farm”

Snead’s Asparagus Farm

There’s not another play area in central Virginia quite like Snead’s Asparagus Farm. This is such a fun spot; your kids won’t want to leave. Snead’s is a family farm located about 11 miles from Fredericksburg. It is a child’s paradise with animals, trails, play areas, a small log cabin and creeks. Your children can letContinue reading “Snead’s Asparagus Farm”

Liberty Mills Farm – Somerset, VA

One of the largest corn mazes in the country!34 acres! 9166 Liberty Mills Road, Somerset, VA 22972 (~1 hour from FXBG) Check the website for operating hours. We have been wanting to visit Liberty Mills Farm for years, and we finally made it! Our plan was to try three of the mazes. Well, that floppedContinue reading “Liberty Mills Farm – Somerset, VA”