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Earth Day, Wings and Wheels, Brew Fest and More Weekend Fun

Compiled by Susan Larson

Grand Slam Nationals Karate Tournament
Friday, April 17, 12 – 11 p.m.
Saturday, April 18, 7:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Meadow Event Park, 13111 Dawn Blvd., Doswell, Va. (In the Farm Bureau Center – A Side)
This national sport karate tournament features world champions from all over North America competing in fighting forms, weapons, breaking and self defense.
Admission is $15-$30 for spectators.

Remembrance Days: Culpeper’s Living History
Friday, April 17, through Sunday, April 19, 2015
A weekend of programs, demonstrations, and activities commemorating and celebrating Culpeper’s rich history.
Various locations in and around Culpeper.
Most events are free and fun for the entire family. Click the hyperlink above for the schedule of events.

P. Buckley Moss Gallery Show and Barn Open House
Friday, April 17, and Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, April 19, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
P. Buckley Moss Museum, 150 P. Buckley Moss Dr., Waynesboro, Va.
Meet artist P. (Pat) Buckley Moss at her home (The Barn). You are invited to bring two previously purchased Moss prints or paintings for personalization.
Free.

Civil War Dance Lessons
Friday, April 17, 7:30 p.m.
Marshall Center, 8800 Courthouse Rd., Spotsylvania, Va.
No special dress or partner needed for the lessons, but wear slick bottom shoes — no tennis shoes.
$1

Family Fun Fest
Saturday, April 18, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Spotsylvania Towne Centre, 137 Spotsylvania Mall, Fredericksburg
Diaper Derby, meet movie and television star Corey Feldman, have your photo taken with an NFL legend.
Free admission. Fees for some events.

Wings and Wheels of Culpeper Vintage Car and Aircraft Show
Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Rain or shine
Culpeper Regional Airport, 12517 Beverly Ford Rd., Brandy Station, Va.
Tour classic cars alongside vintage aircraft from the WWII, Korea and Vietnam eras. Enjoy food, flybys, airplanes rides and unique photo opportunities.
Registration is $15 at the gate for show vehicles. Free for spectators.

Fredericksburg Earth Day Festival
Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Old Mill Park, 2410 Caroline St., Fredericksburg
Enjoy dozens of environmental exhibitors, live music, food, birds of prey, and hands-on activities.
Free

Fredericksburg Brew Fest 2015
Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fredericksburg Fairgrounds, 2400 Airport Ave., Fredericksburg
Craft beer, live music, food and fun.
$30 advance, $40 at the gate, designated drivers age 16+ are $10, kids age 15 and under are free.

Going In-Seine at Westmoreland State Park
Saturday, April 18, 1 – 2 p.m.
Westmoreland State Park, 1650 State Park Rd., Montross, Va.
Learn how to seine, then search for aquatic insects and other invertebrates in the Potomac River. Meet the interpreter at the boat house.
Free

Five 40 Roller Girls Season Opener
Saturday, April 18, 6 – 9 p.m.
Golden Skateworld, 12220 Five Mile Rd. Extended, Fredericksburg
Come see your local derby girls in action against the Southern Delaware Roller Girls
$12 at the door for 10 and up.

Montpelier Working Woods Walk
Sunday, April 19, 2 p.m.
James Madison’s Montpelier, 11407 Constitution Hwy., Montpelier Station, Va.
Venture deep into the Montpelier Demonstration Forest on a two-hour hike guided by experts in forest conservation.
$10/person or $5/person with purchase of a mansion ticket. This guided tour begins at the Visitor Center. Dogs on leashes are permitted.

St. George’s Chamber Music Concert
Sunday, April 19, 3 p.m.
St. George’s Episcopal Church, 905 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg,
“Trios and More,” featuring members of the St. George Chamber Orchestra playing the music of Beethoven, Mozart, Hovhaness, Pleyel, and Copland.
Admission is $10; children and students are admitted free.

UMW Choirs Concert
Sunday, April 19, 7:30 p.m.
University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave., George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium, Fredericksburg
Free

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