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Contest gives students opportunity to embrace their inner-sleuth

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:18 pm

The Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library announces its first-ever “Northern Neck History Detectives Poster Contest” for public, private, and home school students in grades 4-6 in Lancaster, Richmond, Northumberland, and Westmoreland counties.  Students are invited to submit creative artworks about local history in the colonial and revolutionary periods.  Contest Chairman Laurie McCord says, “We want students to imagine traveling back in time to the 1700s, especially during the lifetimes

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  • Visions By Shirl Will Soon Expand Studio and Gallery Space

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:14 pm

    Growing Pains sign

    Watch for a Grand Opening Soon!  The small Colonial Beach studio run by Shirley Rush, which is located at 116 Hawthorn St., will soon expand into the larger adjoining building which is now vacant.  For almost four years Colonial Beach artist Shirley Rush has been operating a tiny studio and gallery on Hawthorn St. in a little shop next to the public parking lot by the Colonial Beach Museum and

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  • Colonial Beach School of Rock Concert, January 17

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 7:18 pm

    Sleepless December

    The Colonial Beach School of Rock Concert, promoted by Straight Shooter Promtion (CBVA) in conjunction with Power Jam Music Alliance and the Maryland State Arts Council, will feature events that  are Drug, Alcohol and Obscenity Free at Colonial Beach High School, 100 First St., Colonial Beach, VA 22443, January 17 from 7 to 11 p.m. The  CBVA Winter Concert includes: Alternative Rock; Pop Punk; Punk Rock; Indie, with a taste

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  • Admission-free Stratford Hall’s events celebrating Robert E. Lee’s Birthday

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 6:39 pm

    Christmas Great Hall Dancing 2

    On Saturday, January 17, 2015, Stratford Hall will hold a commemoration of Robert E. Lee’s 208th birthday. This year will mark the 208th year anniversary of Lee’s birth at Stratford Hall on January 19, 1807. Admission is free and gates open at 9:30 a.m. Schedule of Events January 17, 2015 • FREE admissions 9:30 AM-4:30 PM • 10:00 AM-4:00 PM Virginia 150th HistoryMobile • 10:00 AM-4:00 PM FREE Great House

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  • Book signing at General’s Ridge Vineyard

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    General’s Ridge Vineyard (1618 Weldons Drive, Hague) will host a book signing reception with Phill Greenwalt in the the Vines Room on Friday, January 9 at 6 p.m. Info: 804-472-3172 or visit http://www.generalsridgevineyard.com. For directions, go to http://www.generalsridgevineyard.com/directions.

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  • University of Mary Washington Spring 2015 Calendar of Events

    Posted on December 20, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    University of Mary Washington Events Open to the Public January 2015 – May 2015 Note:  All events are held at 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, unless otherwise listed.   Saturday, January 3   Event, UMW Basketball’s Stafford County Public Schools Night, sponsored by Home Team Grill, Stafford County students receive free admission to the women’s and men’s doubleheader; Anderson Center; 1 p.m.; free promotion and other ticket prices remain the same;

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  • Unitarian Universalist Sunday Service Announcement, December 28: ‘Unitarian Universalism as a World Faith Movement’

    Posted on December 20, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    On Sunday, December 28, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Rappahannock (UUFR-VA,) Bob Weekley will present: “Unitarian Universalism as a World Faith Movement.” Our little White Stone UU congregation has partnered with the Walmsey Unitarian Chapel in Bolton, England. Our brothers and sisters at Walmsey represent the worldwide linking of Unitarian and Universalist faiths. And we have more global connections that can energize our spirits. Come and learn about

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