STAFFORD COUNTY ENEWS                                                                         April 2015

STAFFORD TRAIL TOUTED
BELMONT-FERRY FARM TRAIL INCLUDED IN VIRGINIA TOP 10 LIST
 
Spring has arrived and to prepare tourists for the upcoming warm weather, Virginia's state tourism website released a list of " 10 Trails for Spring Adventure." The Belmont-Ferry Farm Trail in southern Stafford County made the list!

The paved trail runs through the Historic Port of Falmouth, along the Rappahannock River and through Brooks and Pratt parks. Plans are in the works to extend the trail to Ferry Farm, George Washington's boyhood home.  


BELMONT SPRING OPEN HOUSE
GARI MELCHERS HOME & STUDIO TO HOST
FREE SPRING OPEN HOUSE

Sunday, April 12, 10-5 pm
 
Enjoy the restored gardens in bloom, the art of Gari Melchers and the history of Belmont. The Spring Open House is a great opportunity to share Belmont with family and friends.

CROW'S NEST NATURAL AREA PRESERVE
Crow's Nest Debuts Facebook Page
Stay in touch with Stafford's Natural Area Preserve by Liking their recently launched Facebook Page.
Facebook fans will learn about volunteer opportunities, events, and the grand opening of its canoe launching facility.

 
TOP TEN THINGS TO DO IN SPRING
Stafford Attractions Highlighted in Tourism
Top 10 List

Here are a few reasons to move Stafford to the top of your spring getaway wish list!


 
STAFFORD TOURISM
In the News

 

 


Restaurant review: Panaderia Emanuel Bakery and Cafe is a real treat 

Interview:  TV and film star Sally Struthers stars in Riverside Center Dinner Theater's ˜9 to 5: The Musical"

Personalized greeting card shop opens in Stafford

Garaffa's Pizza in Falmouth serves up family-friendly atmosphere

Gari Melchers Home and Studio unveils 'Crimson Rambler' this Saturday

 

Adventure Brewing to release first bottles  

 

Blog Post:  Adventure Blazing Trail IPA  

 

In This Issue
Quick Links
FAQ
National Museum of the Marine Corps Events
Highlights
April 1 & 15
Listen to 1230AM

Tune into WFVA's Town Talk to hear about Stafford's special events and new attractions.  
8 - 9am
Becoming George Washington:  The Virginia Farm Where the First President Grew Up
This excellent article and video highlights how Ferry Farm shaped our nation's first president.
 

Augustine Golf Club's Course is Now Open for Play 

 

Potomac Point Winery's Easter Brunch
April 5
 

   

Stafford Hospital 5K Run/Walk
April 18
 
Civil War Talk
Porter Branch Library

April 7, 7 pm
Authors and historians, Al and Jane Conner will  give a talk on "Fascinating Firsts in Civil War Stafford." 

Riverside Dinner
Theater's April Lineup

Through May 3
 
 
   
Through May 9

Stafford County Tourism
tourinfo@staffordcountyva.gov  TourStaffordVa.com

    1300 Courthouse Road  | P.O. Box 339, Stafford, VA  22555
(800) 325-2059  |  (540) 658-8681