5 Labor Day Weekend Events
Here it is, Labor Day Weekend 2015. Where did the summer go? Grab some end-of-the-summer fun. Here’s our pick of five Labor Day Weekend events in the Fredericksburg region.
First Friday Fredericksburg
Friday, Sept. 4, 6 – 9 p.m.
Galleries and studios host open houses, which highlight featured artists and include refreshments and often live music. Some of the city’s restaurants, businesses and museums join the fun, offering entertainment, exhibits and specials of their own.
Highlights this month:
B101.5’s Dee Daniels hosts this month’s First Friday History Trivia Night from 6 to 8 p.m. in the James Monroe Museum Garden, 908 Charles St. Match wits with friends and family in team competitions while enjoying light refreshments, a cash bar, 50/50 raffle, and music. In addition, the museum galleries will be open free of charge.
Wylder performs in the final 2015 Sounds of Summer series concert. It begins at 7 p.m. in Market Square behind Old Town Hall at 1001 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg.
49th Annual Colonial Beach Arts & Crafts Show
Saturday, Sept. 5, and Sunday, Sept. 6, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
On the Boardwalk in Colonial Beach, Va.
Many different vendors with many different wares to sell including wind chimes, hand-made soaps, jewelry, watercolors, glassware, food and much, much more.
Orange County Street Festival
Saturday, Sept. 5, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Music continues in Taylor Park until 8 p.m.
Along Main Street in historic downtown Orange, Va.
More than 150 vendors, kids fun zone, live music in Taylor Park. There will also be a beverage garden in Taylor Park, featuring hard cider, craft and domestic beers.
Savor and Sip Culpeper
Saturday, Sept, 5, 12 – 5 p.m.
The Depot, 109 South Commerce St., Culpeper, Va.
The wine tasting celebration includes free cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts vendors, live music, kids’ activities and the Downtown Culpeper Waiters’ Race — the test of a waiters speed and ability while carrying a full tray. General admission is $5. Those 12 and under are free. The $25 tasting ticket includes a souvenir wine glass and tastings of some 40 wines.
Montpelier Garden & Grounds Tours
Saturday, Sept. 5, 2 p.m. Meet at the visitor center.
Montpelier, Home to President James Madison, Father of the Constitution and Architect of the Bill of Rights, and Dolley Madison, America’s first “First Lady.”
11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, Orange County, Va.
125th Anniversary Celebration of “Saving Mary’s House”
Sugar Shack Donuts is Open in Fredericksburg
Downtown Fredericksburg’s Historic National Bank Building Sold
Giant Food to Remodel Eagle Village Store
Meet Found in Fred’s Inaugural Merchants
New Downtown Restaurant Nearing Completion, Now Hiring
Harvest Market and Skin+Touch Therapy Team Up
Indian Motorcycle of Fredericksburg Grand Opening
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