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Blue Star Museums in FXBG
Blue Star Museums in FXBG

Blue Star Museums offers free museum admission for military families. Five of these museums can be found in Fredericksburg .

Summer 2022 Restaurant Week is upon us
Summer 2022 Restaurant Week is upon us

From July 29th-August 7th, Fredericksburg will hold its Summer 2022 Restaurant Week. It is no secret that we take Restaurant Week seriously in this city, as evidenced by the wide and plentiful variety of establishments that are involved. In those two weeks, swing by...

Destination FXBG – Reclaim Arcade
Destination FXBG – Reclaim Arcade

When I was a kid, my dad used to take me to play Galaga at Fashion Square Mall in Charlottesville. It was a great bonding experience for both of us, although I am pretty sure he was just hoping to beat his score from high school. That is why I was so excited to tell...

A Bike around Town in Fredericksburg
A Bike around Town in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg is the perfect city for biking, due to its long list of scenic trails, activities to find for all ages, and good weather. Whenever I ride my bike, I always start on the canal path, because of its serenity and comfortable paved trail. From my house on...

Wild Hare Cider Pub in FXBG
Wild Hare Cider Pub in FXBG

The opening of Wild Hare Cider Pub in downtown Fredericksburg has been met with resounding excitement and success.

Carl’s Frozen Custard
Carl’s Frozen Custard

Guests and residents of Fredericksburg have been savoring an ice cream shop on Princess Anne Street since 1947. Carl’s Frozen Custard is a Fredericksburg delicacy, and has grounded itself as a staple in the city’s history. Founded by Carl Sponseller, this wonderful...

Know Before You Go: FXBG First Friday
Know Before You Go: FXBG First Friday

If you were in downtown Fredericksburg on the first Friday of this past February or March, perhaps you noticed people along the street sipping on an alcoholic beverage, and strolling into the local galleries. That is because FXBG First Friday has taken their...

The History of Fredericksburg Churches
The History of Fredericksburg Churches

When we think of places that connect us with Civil War history, battlefields are often top of mind, but Fredericksburg churches bore witness to the battles of more than 150 years ago.

Best Fredericksburg Instagram Spots
Best Fredericksburg Instagram Spots

There are so great options for Fredericksburg Instagram spots. Local photographer, Sara Robichaud, gave us a few inside tips on how to make the most of every season to create amazing pictures. These tips work well for families, headshots, engagement photos, maternity...

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