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April 8 – April 10, 2022

NOW – April 16
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
@University of Mary Washington (Klein Theatre)
UMW Theatre will end its 2021-22 season with The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with music and lyrics by William Finn and book by Rachel Sheinkin.  The show offers a comical look into the world of competitive spelling.  The winner of this bee will go on to take the stage in Washington, DC at the National Spelling Bee, so stakes are high.
Showtimes/Dates: March 31-April 2, April 7-9, & April 14-16 at 7:30 p.m., and April 3, 10, 16 at 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 – $30
CLICK HERE for details


Fri., Apr 8
1920’s Swing Dance
@Fredericksburg Area Museum
Join the FAM for an unforgettable night of swing dancing! Joel of Dance FXBG will teach a dance lesson then the full party begins! Attendees are encouraged to wear their best 1920’s attire!
Time: 7:30-10pm
Cost: $35
CLICK HERE for details


Sat., Apr 9 & Sun., Apr 10
Everything But the Garage Sale
@Fredericksburg Expo Center
Shop at the largest Indoor Garage Sale in with up to 100 Sellers under one Roof!  Sellers have been clearing out their houses, garages, basements, sheds, and storage units    Find a wide variety of items: sporting equipment, clothing, furniture & so much more!
Times: 4/9 (9am-5pm) & 4/10 (10am-3pm)
Cost: $7.00
CLICK HERE for details


Sat., Apr 9
Spotsylvania Farmers Market
@Gordon Road VDOT Commuter Lot
Come out to see all your favorite vendors and a few new faces!  It’s a great time of year to pick up some seedling plants to start your hobby garden or get a head start on sprucing up the flower garden.  And while you’re at it, grab yourself a delicious snack and beverage!
Time: 8am-1pm
Cost: FREE
CLICK HERE for details


Sat., Apr 9
Easter Bunny Visits
@Mini’s Vintage Cottage
The Easter Bunny is hoping over to Mimi’s Vintage Cottage to take pictures and visit with friends at our Outdoor Vendor Bazar.  Bring your camera to take your pictures with him for free.  We are teaming up with the Alumni Chapter of Fredericksburg Tri-Delta Sorority for this month’s Community Kindness event.  We will be collecting donations that will be sent to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Time: 9am-2pm
Cost: FREE
CLICK HERE for details


Sat., Apr 9
Soup & Song Series
@Lake Anna Winery
Songwriter, Danny Kensy brings his edgy/traditional country music sound.  Kick back, listen to some great music and enjoy a warm bowl of soup and chilled glass of wine (or two).
Time: 12-4pm
Cost: FREE
CLICK HERE for details


Sat., Apr 9
Saturday Night NASCAR Racing
@Dominion Raceway
Races: Twin Late Models, Dominion Stocks, Mini Stocks, Anycars, Legends, Bandoleros
Time: 5:00pm / 7pm – Green Flag
Cost: $18
CLICK HERE for details


Sat., Apr 9
Radio Romance in Concert
@The Groove Music Hall
Country band Radio Romance brings a youthful, party-loving energy to the Nashville scene with upbeat, harmonic, and hook-friendly songs influenced by acts like Alabama, Eric Church , and Jason Aldean.
Time: 6pm
Cost: $15
CLICK HERE for details


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