Master The Carpool Line For A Stress-free School Year

getting ready for school carpool
It’s normal for kids and parents to be anxious about the start of the school year. This time of the year brings a lot of changes and adjustments. To ease your worries, you should prepare yourself well. This includes the task of getting your kids to and from school. Safety... [read more]

Beat The Heat With These 10 Things To Do With Your Kids Inside

Family Playing Board Game At Home
If the weather is not friendly to playing outside, you may want to keep your kids indoors. However, this can pose some challenges. Your kids may complain of being bored. This doesn’t mean leaving them to watch TV or spend hours on smartphones or other electronic devices. There are plenty... [read more]

Plan A Stay At The Richard Johnston Inn

Beautiful fireplace room in classic style
Situated in the heart of historic Fredericksburg, the Richard Johnston Inn is a stunning historical building. In each room, guests can dive into a blend of old and modern. While locals may have seen the outside of this lovely, restored building, there’s nothing like booking a stay. There are only seven... [read more]

Enjoy A Tasty Sandwich From Basilico

Artisan Salami Sandwich
Basilico New York Deli brings something unique to Fredericksburg by combining fresh, made from scratch Italian food and filling New York Deli-style nosh. In addition, guests can shop for fine Italian products to take home to create their dishes. But many customers rave about the dazzling array of soups, salads,... [read more]

Visit the Belle Grove Plantation for a Glimpse into History

Enslaved Experience and History Tour
Get a feel for some of Fredericksburg's important, yet sometimes forgotten, history with the Enslaved Experience and History Tour. This tour takes place at Belle Grove Plantation on a regular basis. It is the result of several years of research into the plantation’s history. Going on the Tour If you want to go... [read more]

See John Waite in Richmond This September

John Waite Richmond, VA
Get ready to listen to some amazing music performed by John Waite at the Tin Pan in September. The upcoming concert will be a night to remember and will be filled with Waite’s own songs. John Waite has been in the music industry, writing, performing, and recording for 35 years,... [read more]

It’s Time for the 2017 Heritage Festival

Every year, the Prince William Forest Park hosts the Heritage Festival, and the 2017 event is coming up in September. As always, the Prince William Forest Park Heritage Festival celebrates the park’s history since colonial times and brings the local community together. Where and When This year’s Heritage Festival is in Cabin... [read more]

All-You-Can-Eat Ruther Glen Crab Feast

Crab Feast in Ruther Glen
The Crab Feast in Ruther Glen is back, just a short drive from Fredericksburg and waiting for crab-lovers to enjoy as much of this seafood as they want. As always, the annual Crab Feast is being hosted by the Caroline Chamber of Commerce and puts all the seafood you can... [read more]

Take Your Pup Out on the Town for National Dog Day

Photo of Dachshund Miniature Purebred pups for National Dog Day
As a proud owner of a dog, one of the ways you show him love is by spending quality time together. August 26 is National Dog Day, a time when many Fredericksburg restaurants will extend their hospitality to you and your pet. In honor and appreciation of your furry friend,... [read more]

Grab a Scoop of Ice Cream at These Local Shops

Ice cream scoops in cones
What better way to stay cool during one of the hottest summers on record than with a delicious scoop of your favorite ice cream? You will have no problem finding great ice cream in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Take a look at some of the tasty options below. Carl’s Frozen Custard Carl’s offers delicious,... [read more]