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Your weekly source for Fredericksburg business and tourism information and events.

Department of  Economic Development and Tourism

December 3, 2020
 
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In this episode, Bill talks with Chris Ruble, who is the FXBG Rucking Group coordinator.  Chris explains what rucking is and tells us about the exercise, hiking and history touring activities this group has scheduled.  For more information about FXBG Rucking Group, search social media for FXBG Rucking Group or go to Rucking.com.  For more information about what to do in Fredericksburg, visit VisitFred.com.
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Construction progress, birthday message at Liberty Place

By Bill Freehling on Dec 02, 2020 10:14 am
Mellow Mushroom and Atlantic Union Bank are both now building out their new spaces at the Liberty Place development in downtown Fredericksburg.
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Caroline Street featured on Virginia tourism blog

By Bill Freehling on Dec 01, 2020 03:23 pm
"The holidays are absolutely magic on Caroline Street in Fredericksburg." Thus begins a recent post about downtown Fredericksburg on the Virginia Tourism Corporation's blog.
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Jubilation video provides overview of FXBG

By Bill Freehling on Dec 01, 2020 02:36 pm
A video that promotes a new 55-and-over residential community in Celebrate Virginia South also does a nice job of marketing the Fredericksburg region.
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FXBG Main Street wins ‘Idea Pitch’ contest

By Bill Freehling on Dec 01, 2020 10:39 am
Fredericksburg VA Main Street (FVMS) won Virginia's 2020 Main Street Idea Pitch competition, receiving a $5,000 award to help make the Scan & LOVE project a success.
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Battle of Fredericksburg to be commemorated virtually

By Bill Freehling on Nov 30, 2020 11:05 am
The Battle of Fredericksburg occurred December 11-15, 1862. While there will be no live park events commemorating the Battle of Fredericksburg, park grounds remain open and available as spaces of reflection and recreation.
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VRE unveils 3-D train tour

By Bill Freehling on Nov 30, 2020 10:55 am
The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) can now offer potential riders a three-dimensional train tour.
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Holiday season in full swing in FXBG

By Bill Freehling on Nov 30, 2020 10:46 am
With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror, we are now in the thick of the holiday season in Fredericksburg.
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Fredericksburg’s ‘Reverse Christmas Parade’ set for Saturday

By Bill Freehling on Nov 30, 2020 07:18 am
Fredericksburg Christmas Parade logo in red oval and green textOn Saturday, the Fredericksburg Christmas Parade will make its annual return to the streets of Fredericksburg but at a new location in Celebrate Virginia South.
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‘Rebuild VA’ grant program still available

By Bill Freehling on Nov 30, 2020 05:42 am
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced $70 million for Virginia small businesses and nonprofit organizations whose normal operations were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Santa Mailbox now in downtown FXBG

By Bill Freehling on Nov 29, 2020 11:10 am
The Rappahannock Fredericksburg Rotary Club on Friday placed a "Santa’s Mailbox" on the corner of Caroline and George streets, and is now offering return letters directly from the North Pole.
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