The City of Fredericksburg on Thursday (Feb. 23) is set to unveil its Civil Rights Trail: “Freedom, a Work in Progress.” The three-mile walking trail guides participants through post-Civil War history, drawing together the stories — one never-before-heard testimony at a time — of Fredericksburg-area people and places that have helped shape the civil rights narrative.
Find updates on Fredericksburg events, happenings, and accolades
Fredericksburg Area Museum to host Black History Month Walking Tour
The Black History Month Walking Tour will meet at the Historic Fredericksburg Foundation on Saturday, February 18th.
Great Lives – UMW Lecture Series to start its 20th anniversary season
Great Lives is a historical lecture series at the University of Mary Washington, and will begin its 2023 season on January 19th.
Jurassic Quest Fredericksburg returning to the Expo Center
Jurassic Quest Fredericksburg will roar back to the city from January 6-8.
Big event weekend upcoming in Fredericksburg
Here are four events this weekend in Fredericksburg.
New interstate bridge to open over I-95
Lane closures and temporary traffic patterns are needed over nearly 36 hours on Dec. 5-7 to support the opening of a new interstate bridge over the Rappahannock River.
Superintendent named for Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
Lewis Rogers has been announced as the next superintendent of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. He begins his new assignment December 18.
FXBG Cookie Crawl
The first FXBG Cookie Crawl will take place on this coming First Friday, December 2nd.
Condominium project planned in downtown FXBG
The City of Fredericksburg is reviewing plans for a condominium project at the corner of Princess Anne and Hanover streets downtown.
UMW hosting NCAA tournaments this weekend
The University of Mary Washington will host opening rounds of the NCAA Division III volleyball and men’s soccer tournaments this week on campus.
Auction Block exhibition opening Saturday at FAM
The Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM) on Saturday will open a new exhibition featuring the City of Fredericksburg’s “Auction Block,” which was removed from the corner of William and Charles streets in the summer of 2020.
UMW honors outstanding business alumni
Several business leaders shaped by their University of Mary Washington educational experiences returned to campus last week as College of Business (COB) honorees.