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March 2020

Bright Star

March 25 - May 17
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 17, 2020

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22406 United States
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$25 – $72

Inspired by a real event and featuring the bluegrass-tinged Grammy-nominated Steven Martin and Edie Brickell score, Broadway’s Bright Star is a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ’40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her…

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April 2020

CANCELLED Free Spring Open House

April 26 @ 12:00 am
Stafford, VA United States
Spring Open House

The public is invited to tour the house, studio and galleries of the famous American painter Gari Melchers (1860-1932). Stroll the restored gardens and woodland trails, visit the Fannie Roots House on the property to hear about the latest restoration efforts, join a Preschool Palette class in the kitchen classroom and explore the museum shop. Free. Contact Buffy Knappenberger at 540-654-1843

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Monthly Guided Woodland Hikes

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center. Free.

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September 2020

Civil War Weekend at Falmouth

September 12 - September 13
moncure conway house, 305 king street
Falmouth, 22405
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Free

Yearly Civil War Living History event at the Moncure Conway House. Nearly 100 re-enactors, living historians, and impressionists will be at the grounds of the Moncure Conway House on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The weekend is an opportunity for the public to interact with an assortment of knowledgeable living historians and compelling impressionists who portray notable figures of the period including President Abraham Lincoln, Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, Union…

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November 2020

Home for the Holidays

November 23 - December 30
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Enjoy the house decorated for the holidays in the spirit and style of American painter Gari Melchers and his talented artist-wife Corinne. Included with museum admission during regular hours. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at eknappen@umw.edu or 540 654-1843

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