Great Lives: Female Code Breakers of WWII – UMW Lecture Series

Code Girls Lecture Enigma
World War II took place less than a century ago, meaning it is still very much a part of modern history. Yet, the number of survivors from that era dwindles every day. It can be difficult to fully imagine what it was like to live through the biggest, costliest, and... [read more]

Be Merry at the Fredericksburg Christmas Parade

Fredericksburg Christmas Parade
With the turkeys put away and the Thanksgiving leftovers finally running out, it's time for a change of seasons. One of the City of Fredericksburg's favorite holiday events is taking place this weekend, and it's sure to draw as big a crowd as ever. Rally your friends, family, and kids for... [read more]

Bring an Ornament to the Don Moncho Christmas Tree Lighting

Don Moncho Christmas Tree Lighting
To celebrate a successful Thanksgiving and usher in the festivities of Christmastime, many cities hold tree lighting ceremonies. Fredericksburg is no exception, and there are several you can choose from. But while many offer you the chance to watch, this may be the only lighting ceremony that lets you participate.... [read more]

Have Breakfast With Santa This November

Breakfast with Santa
There's no denying that Santa Claus is one of the most recognizable faces of Christmas cheer. Normally, the only times that kids will get a chance to see him are when they give him their list and when he comes to visit on Christmas Eve. But that's all changing this year. Now,... [read more]

Concert in Lights Kick-off Festival Happening this Saturday

Concert in Lights Kick-Off
The debate on when to start celebrating Christmas and the holiday season never ceases. There are the strict, no-tree-before-Thanksgiving types, then there are the folks hanging mistletoe the day after Halloween. In Fredericksburg, one brave organization has come to set the record straight. This Saturday marks the kickoff of the Concert... [read more]

Fredericksburg’s Best Drug Stores for Cold & Flu Season

Drug Stores in Fredericksburg
The holiday season is filled with fun surprises, warm memories, and cozy sweaters. But one guest arrives unwelcomed every year – cold-weather sickness. It's bound to happen when people are spending so much time indoors with dry, humidity-depleted air. This cold and flu season, keep yourself protected by visiting one of... [read more]

4 Ways to Wear a Scarf This Fall & Where to Find Them

How to Tie a Scarf
A scarf offers more than just protection against a chilly breeze. This cold-weather accessory has become a staple in modern fashion. It's no surprise, then, that they come in myriad styles, prints, and patterns. But the variety in design is rivaled only by the countless creative ways there are to... [read more]

Find Baby Shower Gifts in Fredericksburg

Baby Shower Gifts in Fredericksburg
Once you reach a certain age, it seems like there’s always someone you know who’s having a baby. Some parents-to-be don’t register at a baby store, making it difficult to know what they could use. Other times, friends and family prefer to pick a more personalized gift as opposed to... [read more]

Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Latte

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte
Ah, the pumpkin spice latte. Throw in a pair of UGG Boots and you have the quintessential image of fall. But getting your PSL fix can cost you. A grande version of the drink costs about $5 at Starbucks. If you order a few every week, that can add up... [read more]