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UMW Public Events June – August 2014

Compiled by Melina Downs, UMW Office of Media and Public Relations

The following events at the University of Mary Washington are open to the public during the summer of 2014.  All are at 1301 College Ave. in Fredericksburg, unless otherwise noted.
Ongoing Event
Through Sunday, November 2:   Exhibition, La Brabanconne; on loan from the Annmary Brown Memorial Collection, Brown University; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Wednesdays; $10 for adults, free for up to two students ages 18 and under with paying adult, additional students $5 each; (540) 654-1015.
June 2014 Events
Tuesday, June 10   Workshop, Preschool Palette: We Love Patterns, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $8 per child; classes limited to 12 children; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Thursday, June 12   Workshop, Preschool Palette: We Love Patterns, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $8 per child; classes limited to 12 children; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Friday, June 13   Workshop, Preschool Palette: We Love Patterns, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $8 per child; classes limited to 12 children; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Saturday, June 14   Class, Yoga in the Garden, a drop-in yoga class taught by an instructor from Healing Arts Yoga; open to all ages and skill levels; James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 9-10 a.m.; $8; (540) 654-1043.

Saturday, June 14   Event, Raise It Up! National Sing-along of The Star Spangled Banner; celebrate the 200th anniversary of the American flag and join in on the nation-wide sing-along with a James Monroe version on kazoos, includes kazoos and ice cream; James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library garden, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 3:45 p.m. rehearsal, 4 p.m. showtime; free; reservations appreciated at [email protected]

Friday, June 20   Seminar Series, Business 101; by Chris Garcia, assistant professor of business at UMW, about business analytics, laptop with Excel required; Chamber Office, 2300 Fall Hill Ave., Suite 240, Fredericksburg; 8-10 a.m.; $15/session, $150/full year of sessions; registration required at fredericksburgchamber.org, click Events Calendar and the date of the event.

Friday, June 20   Lecture, Partners in Command: Eisenhower and Marshall, by Mark Perry; Hyatt Place Hotel, 1241 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, 22401; 3 p.m.; free; [email protected]

Friday, June 20   Event, Honoring our Heroes: A Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of America’s WWII Landings in France, includes dinner, music and tributes to World War II veterans; Jepson Alumni Executive Center, Rappahannock Grand Ballroom; 5 p.m.; $100; purchase tickets at fredericksburgfrejus.org.

Saturday, June 21   Class, Yoga in the Garden, a drop-in yoga class taught by an instructor from Healing Arts Yoga; open to all ages and skill levels; James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 9-10 a.m.; $8; (540) 654-1043.

Saturday, June 28   Class, Yoga in the Garden, a drop-in yoga class taught by an instructor from Healing Arts Yoga; open to all ages and skill levels; James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 9-10 a.m.; $8; (540) 654-1043.

Sunday, June 29   Tour, Guided Woodland Walks, by Virginia Master Naturalists; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 2 p.m.; free; (540) 654-1839.
 July 2014 Events
Friday, July 4   Event, First Friday History Trivia Night; match wits and win prizes in history trivia competitions featuring celebrity Quizzmasters, light refreshments, cash bar and 50/50 raffle; James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 6-8 p.m.; free; (540) 654-1043.

Monday, July 7 – Tuesday, July 8   Camp, Major Monroe’s History Camp, a hands-on history camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12; includes games, crafts, demonstrations and tours to introduce children to the life during the American Revolution and the War of 1812, light refreshments, no lunch; James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 9 a.m. – noon; $40, space is limited to 15 children; reservations required at (540) 654-1043 or [email protected]

Wednesday, July 9 – Sunday, July 27   Performance, Always…Patsy Cline; duPont Hall, Klein Theatre; July 9-12, 16-19 and July 23-26 at 7:30 p.m., July 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27 at 2 p.m.; $40/general admission, $35/students, senior citizens, military, UMW alumni, $25 each/groups of 10 or more; (540) 654-1111.

Thursday, July 10   Workshop, Preschool Palette: Ish Drawings, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $8 per child; classes limited to 12 children; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Friday, July 11   Workshop, Preschool Palette: Ish Drawings, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $8 per child; classes limited to 12 children; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Monday, July 14   Event, Cinema on the Circle, family friendly movies for the community, bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets and enjoy free popcorn and snow cones; Ball Circle; movie begins at dusk; free; http://goo.gl/7NhFAJ

Tuesday, July 15   Workshop, Preschool Palette: Ish Drawings, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $8 per child; classes limited to 12 children; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Friday, July 18   Seminar Series, Business 101; by Dave Henderson, assistant professor of business at UMW, about accounting; Chamber Office, 2300 Fall Hill Ave., Suite 240, Fredericksburg; 8-10 a.m.; $15/session, $150/full year of sessions; registration required at fredericksburgchamber.org, click Events Calendar and the date of the event.

Monday, July 21   Event, Cinema on the Circle, family friendly movies for the community, bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets and enjoy free popcorn and snow cones; Ball Circle; movie begins at dusk; free; http://goo.gl/7NhFAJ.

Sunday, July 27   Tour, Guided Woodland Walks, by Virginia Master Naturalists; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 2 p.m.; free; (540) 654-1839.

Monday, July 28   Event, Cinema on the Circle, family friendly movies for the community, bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets and enjoy free popcorn and snow cones; Ball Circle; movie begins at dusk; free; http://goo.gl/7NhFAJ.
August 2014 Events
Friday, August 1   Event, First Friday History Trivia Night; match wits and win prizes in history trivia competitions featuring celebrity Quizzmasters, light refreshments, cash bar and 50/50 raffle; James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 6-8 p.m.; free; (540) 654-1043.

Tuesday, August 5   Workshop, Preschool Palette: Mural Magic, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $8 per child; classes limited to 12 children; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Thursday, August 7   Workshop, Preschool Palette: Mural Magic, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $8 per child; classes limited to 12 children; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Friday, August 8   Workshop, Preschool Palette: Mural Magic, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $8 per child; classes limited to 12 children; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Saturday, August 9   Concert, Fiddlestix Summer Concert Series, featuring The Laurie Berkner Band; William M. Anderson Center; 3 p.m.; prices ranging from $25 to $100; umwphilharminc.tix.com or (540) 654-1234 for tickets.

Friday, August 15  Seminar Series, Business 101; by Lance Gentry, associate professor of business, about customer service 101; Chamber Office, 2300 Fall Hill Avenue, Suite 240, Fredericksburg; 8-10 a.m.; $15/session, $150/full year of sessions; registration required at fredericksburgchamber.org, click Events Calendar and the date of the event.

Saturday, August 23   Event, Every Species of Lawless Adventure: James Monroe and the Fight against Piracy; family-friendly games, crafts and other activities with a pirate theme; James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; free; (540) 654-1123.

Saturday, August 23   Event, Pirates and Punch; by Daniel Preston, editor of the Papers of James Monroe, about the fight against piracy in Spanish Florida during Monroe’s presidency and by Brian Prewitt, master distiller at A. Smith Bowman Distillery, on the history of rum, followed by colonial rum drinks and tavern punch tasting; Rising Sun Tavern, 1304 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg; 6:30 – 9 p.m.; $20 general admission or $15 for members of the Friends of James Monroe; RSVP to (540) 654-1123 or [email protected]

Sunday, August 31   Tour, Guided Woodland Walks, by Virginia Master Naturalists; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 2 p.m.; free; (540) 654-1839.
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