Friday, Aug. 23, 7 p.m.
Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center, Market Square, 907 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg
Free; extended museum hours from 5 - 9 p.m., members reception and activities for children.
The Dog Days of Summer at the Marine Corps Museum
Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Come to the museum to see military police working dogs, pets for adoption and Virginia raptors at the fifth annual Dog Days of Summer. The K9 Unit will perform at 12 noon. Check out the special guests from Stafford SPCA and the German Shepherd Rescue League. Free.
2013 Annual Crab Feast
Saturday, Aug. 24, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church, 12326 Spotswood Furnace Rd., Fredericksburg
Gate opens at 11 a.m. Tickets are $30 and include unlimited crabs, hot dogs, water, limited beer (5), and a dessert. Entertainment by the band Sour Mash. The event will be held RAIN or SHINE. Tickets may be purchased at Todd’s Taver, 2400 Diner, Hair Mosaic’s and Napoleta. NO TICKETS SOLD AT DOOR. Bring a canopy. Table and chairs provided.
Historic Fredericksburg Foundation Car Hop
Saturday, Aug. 24, 4 - 8 p.m.
The Family Diner, 2100 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg
Children’s activities, great food and plenty of 1950s rock and roll. Slick back your hair and put on your poodle skirt, have a burger and shake. Free admission.
Fredericksburg Community Concert Band Concert
Saturday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m.
Spotsylvania Courthouse Village Pavilion, 9010 Old Battlefield Blvd., Spotsylvania
Music from Star Wars, Superman, 1941, Star Trek and more. Come dressed as your favorite movie charactor, or not, bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the evening. Free.
Blessing of the Backpacks
Sunday, Aug. 25, during the 10 a.m. Worship Service
St. George’s Episcopal Church, 905 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg
A St. George's tradition honoring all those picking up their bags and heading back out into the world. Bring you backpack (or bag) to church and have it blessed.
Pamper Me Expo and Craft Show
Sunday, Aug. 25, 12 - 4 p.m.
107 Westwood Office Park, Fredericksburg
Bring back a day designed just for you to shop, pamper yourself and enjoy a sale from some of the most valued vendors in town. Free admission.
For more events, check these calendars:
- Fredericksburg Patch Upcoming Events
- Arts Along the River Calendar of Events
- Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center
- Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center Calendar of Events
- Fredericksburg Parent Calendar
- Macaroni Kid Fredericksburg Calendar of Events
- Riverside Center
- University of Mary Washington Events
- Visit Fredericksburg Events
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