City welcomes meeting planners to FredNats Stadium

City welcomes meeting planners to FredNats Stadium

Sep 20, 2021by Lily Eghtessad in Tourism

Fredericksburg City staff welcomed seven meeting planners to include Sports Virginia and their guests to the FredNats stadium on Wednesday, September 15th for a tour of the stadium and ballgame viewed from the City suite.

City of FXBG hiring Tourism Marketing Assistant

City of FXBG hiring Tourism Marketing Assistant

Sep 17, 2021by Bill Freehling in All Articles

Fredericksburg’s Department of Economic Development and Tourism has an opening for a person well-versed in a variety of marketing efforts including videos, newsletters, blogs, social media strategies, interactions with travel media, advertising campaigns and more.

Unsheltered homelessness summit planned

Unsheltered homelessness summit planned

The Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care is partnering with the City of Fredericksburg to host an Unsheltered Homelessness Summit on September 29.

Tickets on sale now for Beach Boys concert

Tickets on sale now for Beach Boys concert

Sep 16, 2021by Bill Freehling in All Articles

The first FredNats Concert Series show is now in the books, and tickets are available for the next one.

UMW, City to unveil Historical Marker recognizing the Freedom Rides

UMW, City to unveil Historical Marker recognizing the Freedom Rides

The University of Mary Washington and the City of Fredericksburg on September 22 will unveil a historical marker commemorating Fredericksburg, Virginia, as the first stop of the Freedom Rides on May 4, 1961. Dion Diamond, a Freedom Rider, will speak at the event.

UMW’s Family Weekend returning October 1-2

UMW’s Family Weekend returning October 1-2

The University of Mary Washington’s annual Family Weekend is returning October 1-2.

Walkway nearing completion at Alum Spring Park

Walkway nearing completion at Alum Spring Park

Sep 14, 2021by Bill Freehling in All Articles, Parks

An ADA-compliant pathway that connects the VCR Trail to Alum Spring Park is nearing completion.

UMW earns top rankings

UMW earns top rankings

The University of Mary Washing …

VABBD hosts Black Business Expo

VABBD hosts Black Business Expo

The Virginia Black Business Directory (VABBD) hosted its second-annual Black Business Expo this past weekend, with over 100 Virginia Black-owned businesses in attendance. It was a weekend filled with shopping, networking, building positive relationships, and entertainment.

Community meetings planned on City Council priorities

Community meetings planned on City Council priorities

Fredericksburg City Council will hold community meetings Sept. 16 and Sept. 18 to discuss its recently adopted priorities.