October 2022 Happenings

All Month Scarecrows will be coming to downtown Fredericksburg Grab a map & vote for your favorite. Mary’s RibbonsMary Washington HouseBreast Cancer Awareness Oct. 1 Virginia State Fair Spotsylvania Elementary School’s Fall Festival–CANCELED10 am – 2 pm, FREEFun for the whole family including games, bounce houses, vendors, petting zoo, food and more!  Braehead Fall Festival9Continue reading “October 2022 Happenings”

Haven Hills Farm – Bealeton

Pony Rides & Farm Visits “We are a small inclusive hobby farm dedicated to educating and sharing the love of our farm animals with our community.  We have 4 pot belly pigs, a pony, a mini pony and 2 farm dogs. We offer private tours to snuggle and feed our animals, ride the pony, learnContinue reading “Haven Hills Farm – Bealeton”

Menokin Makers Day 2022

“Menokin celebrates the building arts every day, but once a year we bring makers from our community to Menokin to celebrate the maker movement with Makers Day.” We had an amazing time at Menokin Makers Day! Have you heard of Menokin? We hadn’t either until a visit to Warsaw last summer. We were intrigued byContinue reading “Menokin Makers Day 2022”

Siegen Forest – Locust Grove

This week we explored some new to us hiking trails in Siegen Forest in Locust Grove, VA. I’ve lived in this area for almost 18 years and just recently heard about these trails. Siegen Forest is a 170-acre forest behind the Fort Germanna Visitor Center. We started off our adventure by visiting the Fort GermannaContinue reading “Siegen Forest – Locust Grove”

Hope and Serenity Farm Sanctuary — Nokesville

THIS FARM!! My kids can’t stop talking about it! “A stress-free place for people and animals” This farm is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to providing a beautiful, loving environment that encourages relationships between the sanctuary animals and the people who visit them. Location: 10445 Manley Road, Nokesville, Virginia 20181 (~1 hr. from Fredericksburg) Hours:Continue reading “Hope and Serenity Farm Sanctuary — Nokesville”