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January 2019

FREE Film Screening: A Plastic Ocean at Gari Melcher’s Home and Studio

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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When he discovers the world's oceans brimming with plastic waste, a documentary filmmaker investigates the pollution's environmental impacts. Please join Friends of the Rappahannock, Fredericksburg Clean and Green Commission, and the University of Mary Washington at Gari Melcher's Home and Studio for a free screening of the powerful documentary film 'A Plastic Ocean.' Reservations NOT required. Can't make the screening? Watch the film on Netflix. Dr. Andrew Dolby, University of Mary Washington Biology Professor, will lead a discussion after the screening.…

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March 2019

Wild and Scenic Film Festival

March 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
University of Mary Washington Dodd Auditorium, 1301 College Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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$15 – $50 400 tickets left

Wild & Scenic Film Festival showcases the best and most inspiring environmental and adventure films of the past year. The festival celebrates the wild and fragile beauty of our environment, the animals and plants that populate it and the people who work to preserve it.   Through these stunningly beautiful films you will be inspired to explore the wild places in your own backyard and around the world. Join us and become a partner in protecting the health and scenic…

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April 2019

Shuckapalooza

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Virginia Rivers Realm, 49 Seahorse Ln
Christchurch, VA 23031 United States
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1 day. 7 unique experiences. 7 amazing locations. Rock this oyster party! The Shuckapalooza ticket is your backstage pass to the hottest new oyster scene. This self-guided driving tour event gives you celebrity access to private oyster farms, harvest methods, ecology with a real-life waterman, samplings of oysters, plus wine and beer pairings. Tickets will sell out! Proceeds benefit FOR. Buy tickets here.

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May 2019

Girl Scouts Journey in a Weekend

May 4 @ 9:00 am - May 5 @ 2:00 pm
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$30 54 tickets left

Any Brownie, Junior, and Cadette that will participate in the weekend events need to purchase a ticket. Troop leaders, parents, and any other chaperones do not need to purchase tickets and are welcome to participate in the weekend activities. Adults will need to stay overnight with the Girl Scouts if they are planning on camping.

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June 2019

Mount Airy Bluegrass Festival

June 28 @ 4:00 pm - June 29 @ 10:00 pm
Mount Airy Farm, 361 Mill Pond Road
Warsaw, VA 22572 United States
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Attend the 2019 MOUNT AIRY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL located in Warsaw, Va. along the Rappahannock River at the historic home Mount Airy. The music begins on Friday June 28th at 6pm with the special bluegrass stylings of CAROLINA BLUE followed at 7:30 by local Rappahannock pickers, JOSH GRIGSBY & COUNTY LINE! A special VIP pre-party meet and greet with Carolina Blue and Josh Grigsby will happen before the show for VIP ticket holders. On Saturday things kick off at 5:30pm with…

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By the Numbers in 2018

Challenges facing the Rappahannock gave it a C rating in our 2018 River Report Card. We’re raising that grade. Be inspired by some of our favorite stories across the watershed.

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