September 27, 2018
Your Weekly Updates
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
Here is a list of some of the events scheduled in Fredericksburg over the next week.
Museums as Viewing Machines: Work by Jeffrey Abt (Through Oct. 14)
The Amish Project (Through Sept. 30)
2018 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo (Through Saturday)
Smart Roads Hackathon (Friday & Saturday)
Sounds of Summer -- last one of the year! (Friday)
Farmers Market (Saturday)
Mary's Ribbons (Saturday through Oct. 31)
Braehead Farm Fall Harvest Festival Weekends (Through Oct. 28)
Fredericksburg Independent Book Festival (Saturday)
Fall Fairy Festival (Saturday)
Fall Follies Concert (Saturday)
Local Author Visit -- Jennifer Nsenkyire (Saturday)
Dustin Lynch at CVAH (Saturday)
A Day of Opportunities... Where Everyone Plays! (Sunday)
UMW Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble: Latino Identities Concert (Sunday)
Community Diaper Drive (Through Sunday)
Fall Opening St. James' House (Monday-Saturday)
Fredericksburg Roundtable (Tuesday)
Washington Heritage Museums' Speaker Series (Thursday)
October Blood Drive (Thursday)
Rappahannock Repast (Oct. 7)
Ways to explore Downtown!
To add your event to VisitFred.com, contact Fredericksburg Visitor Center Manager
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.
Video features 25-30 Espresso
On this episode of "Freehling Finds," we tell you about some recent improvements to a long-time downtown coffee shop.
ARB agenda features numerous projects
Among the items on the October 8 Architectural Review Board agenda are the Lofts at Frederick Street project, a downtown townhouse community and more.
Public hearing scheduled on data centers
A public hearing is scheduled at the October 9 City Council meeting regarding adding a definition for data centers in the City's Unified Development Ordinance.
Smart Roads Hackathon is this weekend
Competition planned for Friday and Saturday at Germanna's FredCAT facility will offer prizes for teams that create concepts and solutions using VDOT highway, safety and traffic data from SmarterRoads.com.
Property of the Week: 807 William St.
2,168 s.f. available for sale -- two stories with full basement. Excellent visibility from William Street. Located near UMW and heart of Downtown Fredericksburg. Off-street parking available.
View property listing
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