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10 Weekend Events for June 24 – 26

Compiled by Susan Larson for Fredericksburg Today and the B Scene with Dee Daniels, 7:35 a.m. Fridays on B101.5 FM.

A selection of special events for the weekend of June 24 – 26, 2016. Click the hyperlinks for additional details. Don’t see your event? Feel free to add it in the comments section.

“Honk!” A musical based on “The Ugly Duckling.”
Friday, June 24, 2 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 25, 2and 7 p.m.
Spotsylvania High School, 6975 Courthouse Rd., Spotsylvania, Va.
CYT (Christian Youth Theatre) Fredericksburg presents Honk!
$15 – Individual Online
$16 – At-the-Door Price
$13 – Group Discount (10 ticket minimum)

“The Tempest” in Hurkamp Park
Friday, June 24, and Saturday, June 25, 6:30 p.m.
Hurkamp Park, 500 William St., Fredericksburg
Rain location: KittCreative, 810 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, Va.
Stage Door Productions presents Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.”
Free. Donations accepted.

History at Sunset
Friday, June 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center, 9001 Plank Rd., Spotsylvania, Va.
Beth Parnicza presents “A Modern Battlefield: Mission 66 at Chancellorsville.”
The National Park Service’s 15th annual History at Sunset 10-part series will feature eight programs never presented before. In recognition of the Centennial of the National Park Service, four programs will focus on the evolution of the park.

Sounds of Summer Concert Series
Friday, June 24, 7 p.m.
Historic Market Square, 907 Princess Anne St. in downtown Fredericksburg, Va.
The Phipps and the Funk Junkies perform this week at the Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center’s summer concert series.

An Evening with Gaelic Storm
Friday, June 24, 8 p.m.
The State Theatre, 305 South Main Street, Culpeper
After nearly two decades and more than 3,000 live shows, Gaelic Storm — the chart-topping, multi-national Celtic band — is looking sharper than ever with their latest release, “Matching Sweaters.” The new album mixes traditional Irish music with modern influences, creating a sound that’s as wide-ranging as the band’s own audience.
$40 Front orchestra; $30 rear orchestra; $20 balcony

Saturday, June 25, 12 – 5 p.m.
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 West Broad St., Richmond, Va.
Put on your play clothes and step into the Splash Zone for slingshot painting, liquid Nitrogen explosions and volcanic eruptions. Can you walk on slime? Join us in the Slime Zone for an oobleck run and make your own ooze to take home! Head over to the Bubble Zone to get sudsy in a kid-friendly foam pit, make enormous super bubbles and see hydrogen bubbles explode. Watch ping pong balls fly into the air, play with air cannons and race C02 cars in the Blast Zone. Come make a mess!
$13 – $18. Members, free.

The Richmond Vegetarian Festival
Saturday, June 25, 12 – 6 p.m.
In the Azalea Gardens at Bryan Park, 4308 Hermitage Rd., Richmond
Food, music, speakers, local businesses, nonprofits, family fun.
Free admission.

Wes Iseli Illusion and Magic Show
Saturday, June 25, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
State Theatre of Culpeper, 305 S Main St, Culpeper, Va.
Wes Iseli has been performing magic since he was 7 years old. He is perhaps best known for his amazing escapes.

Belmont Guided Woodland Hike
Sunday, June 26, 2 p.m.
Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Fredericksburg.
Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center.

Elizabeth Monroe Birthday Tea
Sunday, June 26, 2 – 4 p.m.
James Monroe Museum, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg
Celebrate the birthday of First Lady Elizabeth Monroe with an elegant afternoon tea. Living history interpreters bring the Federal period alive.
Register in advance. $20 – $25.

This Week in Culpeper, June 22 – 28

Fredericksburg Live Music Calendar June 21 – 28

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