Thursday, June 12, 2008

Events this weekend

Biggest event this weekend is going to be the 5th annual soap box derby. Check out all the details here: .

If you want to get out on the river, Friends of the Rappahannock is having a canoe float:

June 14 - Civil War Canoe Float
Park Service Historian Greg Mertz will lead this engaging canoe trip through the history of the Civil War…from the river’s perspective. As you paddle down the river, you will stop at several sites to learn about significant Civil War events. This trip fills up fast, so register early! Bring a bag lunch. Min. age 8 yrs. 9am-4pm. $30 indiv/$60 family.

The great American canoe race has been postponed due to high water, but on Sunday you can still do paddle for a cause to benefit hospice and the SPCA.

A couple of places to catch some tunes:
KC's, The Colonial Tavern, The Griffin Bookshop, as well as many other local spots have live music. Monday night the library has the John Vreeland Jazz Quartet.

1 comment:

kcw said...

Tomorrow, the Rappahannock Regional Soap Box Derby will roll through Fredericksburg again.

To ensure the safety of the drivers, roads near the track will be blocked off.

William Street will be closed to traffic between College Avenue and Washington Avenue.

Barricades will be placed on Sunken Road, Littlepage Street and Kenmore Avenue one block from their intersections with William Street.

Brompton Street will be open to resident traffic only.

The closures will last from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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