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Since 1994, Fredericksburg First Night® has become a holiday tradition and regional treasure.


Historic Downtown Fredericksburg is the stage for the evening with revelers enjoying – and even joining in – the multiple, simultaneous, and continuous performances and activities put on by our region's diverse artists.


The New Year is welcomed in at Riverfront Park with a midnight fireworks celebration and world illumination /countdown. Held in historic churches, Old Town streets, and businesses, all First Night® sites are alcohol free, allowing our city's celebration on New Year's Eve to be an event that everyone can enjoy.


Tickets/buttons only $5 in advance and $8 at the event. Buy them now at the Visitors Center and on line at http://firstnightfred.eventbrite.com/

For a complete entertainment schedule and more information, visit http://fredericksburgfirstnight.com gelogoman

 

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Pouches' Community Corner

Adoptive parents in Fredericksburg now have a new partner on their journey to a healthy family. In 2016, Children’s Home Society was awarded a $125,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Social Services to extend their Richmond area post-adoptive services to the Fredericksburg area.

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Now CHS is looking to find adoptive families in the area who need support before they hit a crisis point. “It doesn’t matter which agency they adopted from, or when that happened,” said Buckheit. “We want to offer a lifetime of support to adoptive families in the Fredericksburg area, especially those who haven’t been aware of our services in the past.”

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