October 4, 2018
Your Weekly Updates
The Fredericksburg Department of Economic Development and Tourism is pleased to bring you Fred Focus, an e-newsletter that goes out every Thursday and keeps you up-to-date on Fredericksburg events and business news.
Many events upcoming in Fredericksburg
To add your event to VisitFred.com, contact Fredericksburg Visitor Center Manager Danelle Rose .
What properties sold in September

The list includes a commercial property on Caroline Street and in Central Park.

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Residents seeking out downtown Fredericksburg

A local developer sees a "pent-up demand" for modern, maintenance-free residences in and near downtown Fredericksburg.

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Scarecrows back in downtown Fred

The annual display and contest organized by Fredericksburg VA Main Street features custom-designed scarecrows in windows throughout downtown through October 31. There are four different award categories.

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Downtown meetings next week

The City's planning department is taking an intensive look at what makes downtown a great place for residents and visitors alike and how to improve its livability. We are continuing this process with a five-day charrette next week at 1001 Princess Anne Street.

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Opportunity Zone data now on Fred GIS

More than half of Fredericksburg is eligible for the federal government's new Opportunity Zone investment program, and now there's an easy way to find information on qualifying properties.   
Freehling Finds Porktoberfeast

Video features Saturday event

On this episode of "Freehling Finds," we preview an upcoming new event at the fairgrounds called Porktoberfeast.

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New exhibit debuts at FAM 

The Fredericksburg Area Museum is opening a new exhibit that serves two purposes: to highlight the accomplishments of Sophia Pineda -- a teenager who's passionate about art and dancing, music and her family -- and to educate the community about Down syndrome, which Sophia has.
City music store celebrates 40 years

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Roberson's Music will host an open house with food, prizes and of course, music.  

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Oktoberfest event draws 6,000 attendees

The annual event on Caroline Street was held this past Saturday amidst beautiful fall weather.
Salon opens on William Street

Joshua Lawrence Salon recently opened inside a beautifully renovated space at 417 William Street in downtown Fredericksburg.
Why one company chose Fredericksburg
Service Disabled Veteran, Gerald Childress

Gerald Childress, president & CEO of The Childress Agency, speaks about his business and why he located it in downtown Fredericksburg.

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Kickshaws closes, seeks new space

Market and restaurant had been at 101 William St.

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Property of the Week: 521 William St. (Amelia Square)
Offering 650 +/- s.f. of new prime ground-floor commercial space with an adjacent 420 +/- s.f. outdoor patio. Interior and exterior spaces front William Street. The warm shell includes 11+ ft ceilings, finished and primed drywall, one finished restroom, 12 recessed lights and HVAC.
City of Fredericksburg | Economic Development & Tourism | 
540.372.1216 |  FredericksburgVA.com

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