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

Department of  Economic Development and Tourism

July 1, 2021
 
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In this week’s edition we take a tour of The Workshop with Founding Partner, Tim Eggers.  Tim describes the equipment available for use and the classes you can attend to learn how to properly use the equipment and actually build a project.  For more information about The Workshop check-out their webpage at fredworkshop.com or just stop by their location at 1104 Summit St.  

If you have a suggestion for a future Freehling Finds video drop us an
e-mail at INFO@visitfred.com.

For opening or expanding your business in Fredericksburg, VA
visit FXBGedt.com.

For tourism and event information, visit VisitFred.com.
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Fredericksburg advances several environmental initiatives

By Bill Freehling on Jun 30, 2021 01:40 pm
The City Council advances on pursuit of 2035 sustainability goals with recent budget actions by funding a new Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, purchasing new Police hybrid vehicles, and supporting an Energy Services Contract for government and school buildings.
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Blue Cow Ice Cream opening Thursday in downtown FXBG

By Bill Freehling on Jun 30, 2021 11:46 am
The Blue Cow Ice Cream shop in downtown Fredericksburg will open Thursday (July 1).
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Revamped First Fridays coming this fall

By Bill Freehling on Jun 30, 2021 10:39 am
Red round logo with wordsFirst Fridays in downtown Fredericksburg will look a little different this fall, and the organization spearheading it is looking for people to help.
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FXBG Focal Point, June 2021

By Amy Peregoy on Jun 30, 2021 10:02 am
Here are some news items from Fredericksburg businesses in June 2021:
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HFFI receives large land donation

By Bill Freehling on Jun 29, 2021 04:01 pm
logo for historic fredericksburg foundationThe Historic Fredericksburg Foundation Inc. (HFFI) will receive gifts of three plots of land in Spotsylvania County totaling more than 12 acres.
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Great July 4th on tap in FXBG

By Bill Freehling on Jun 29, 2021 11:28 am
There are an array of family-friendly activities on tap for July 4th in and around Fredericksburg this year.
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Bakery and cafe opening along Princess Anne

By Bill Freehling on Jun 28, 2021 08:13 am
Ike & Rita’s Bakery and Cafe will take over the front of the space at 1517 Princess Anne Street inside the Canal Quarter District art studio.
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New clothing store opening on Caroline Street

By Lily Eghtessad on Jun 25, 2021 01:53 pm
Downtown Fredericksburg's newest store, Mair Fior, is opening Saturday at 1101 Caroline St. 
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Riphean invests in cyber-security firm

By Bill Freehling on Jun 24, 2021 09:46 am
A new downtown Fredericksburg-based firm is investing in a company focused on cyber-security education.
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The City of Fredericksburg Department of Economic Development & Tourism office keeps a 22401 business database. We use this database to send out information about business/grant programs, promotional weeks (ie. Restaurant Week), to be featured in the FXBG Diverse City series and other marketing opportunities. 
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PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
905-909 Caroline St. 

The Galleria is a beautifully remodeled theater with a mixed use of commercial and residential units.  The combination of restaurant and retail co-tenants create a certain synergy like no other.  Upon entering you will find tiled hallways, full view window displays, hardwood flooring and first floor handicap access and bathrooms.  The 900 block is the epicenter for shopping and dining experiences.  One of the most heavily trafficked blocks in Downtown Fredericksburg.  
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