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A. Smith Bowman Summer Fest

Join us for our first annual A. Smith Bowman Summer Festival on August 5th from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The Friends of the Rappahannock, Fredericksburg Roller Derby, and A. Smith Bowman Distillery invite you to mix and mingle with local vendors while enjoying live music from MarJo DELUX and The LowRiders Blues Band!

Get rid of those end-of-summer blues while sipping on frozen daiquiris, beer, or cocktails! Proceeds from drink tickets will be donated to the Friends of the Rappahannock – have a good time while helping to protect & restore the Rappahannock River! Explore our vendors village filled with local artists — Listen to the stories behind their products and purchase hand-made goodies!

That’s not all! Have you ever wondered if you could outrun a roller derby team!? We have, and this is your chance to prove you can! Participate in our Sour Mash Dash at 1:30PM with a special prize for anyone that can escape the chasers.

If running from Lefty Lucy, GesundFight, or Rollin’ Pin is not your speed, we will be offering a tour of Virginia’s oldest and most award-winning distillery as well a complimentary tastings. Want some memorabilia to remember your time? Our gift shop will be open for you to take a gander and walk away with those award-winning spirits or some cozy swag.

Admission and parking are free. We will have 716 Slice, Juan More Taco, and The Food Truck from Elda Gardens on site. Drink tickets will be available for purchase upon entry.

We can’t wait to see you there!

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Event Details
Saturday, August 5, 2023
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
1 Bowman Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22408, USA