There is always something to do in the community.  Whether you would like to attend a festival/event nearby or support a local school, charity, business! Below are some fun things to do! Check back often for updates!

November 17: National Take A Hike Day Take the day and get outside with family and friends to Government Island

November 17:  Gingerbread House Construction learn how to build a great gingerbread house

November 22:  Rock the Mall  If you are looking for someplace to walk off that Thanksgiving meal head over to Spotsylvania Mall for some giveaways!

November 30-December 2:  Fredericksburg Holiday Craft Show   enjoy the largest craft show ever at the Fredericksburg Expo

December 1:  Fredericksburg Christmas Parade  Parade starts at 5:30pm

December 1: Holiday Open House @ Rising Sun Tavern  Free Event, 6:00-8:30pm

December 1:  Misteltoe Market Head to the Frede3ricksburg Farmers Market for some holiday goodies!

December 8: Shop Til Yule Drop, Local holiday market at Strangeways Brewing Company

December 8: Christmastide enjoy music and festivities in the great house at Stratford Hall

December 15: Victorian Christmas at Ellwood Manor enjoy 19th Century period decorations

December 31:  Family Fun Night New Years Eve  enjoy a family friendly event that will help you ring in the new year

For those of you wanting to venture outside our local area, check out these events:

November 19 – December 18 :  Holiday Season at the National Harbor enjoy a different holiday movie every weekend

November 23- December 16:  Mount Vernon by Candlelight enjoy candlelight tours at the home of George Washington

November 23 – January 1:  ZooLights at the National Zoo This is a great FREE event!

November 30:  The Grand Illumination of James Center  Arrive early to get your space as The James Center lights kick off at 5:50pm

December 1:  The District’s Holiday Boat Parade  enjoy beautifully decorated boats and more!

December 2:  Old-Fashion Christmas  enjoy horse drawn carriage rides and more!

December 1 & 2:  Nationals Winterfest  for all the baseball fans out there!

December 7:  European Holiday Ball at the French Embassy  For those of you who want to splurge on a unique holiday event




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