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๐Ÿšจ Get Outdoors Month Challenge Spotsy Spotlight: Ni River Reservoir! ๐ŸŽฃ๐ŸšฃThis 411-acre water reserve provides a picturesqu...
06/14/2021

๐Ÿšจ Get Outdoors Month Challenge Spotsy Spotlight: Ni River Reservoir! ๐ŸŽฃ๐Ÿšฃ

This 411-acre water reserve provides a picturesque scene for fishing, boating or simple nature exploration! Grab your rod and reel or your hiking boots and see all that #NiRiverReservoir has to offer! Jon boats are available for rent or pick your favorite spot along the shore to get your line wet. Try your hand at catching largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, chain pickerel, white perch, and crappie! Pack a picnic lunch and settle in at one of the picnic tables or under the picnic shelter.

#visitspotsy #findyouroutdoorspot #findyourfishingspot #spotsyspotlight #spotsylvaniava

06/13/2021

Introducing our latest highly sought-after high-proof spirit! Enter our online lottery today for your chance to purchase a bottle of our Limited Edition 10-Year Cask Strength Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Must be at least 21 years of age and able to pick up at the distillery! #ASmithBowman #CaskStrengthLottery https://asmithbowman.com/cask-strength-lottery/

Have you visited the incredible Shannon Air Museum yet!? Well Kidd O'Shea from WJLA-TV Channel 7 news has a few things t...
06/13/2021
Kidd Around Town: Historic Shannon Air Museum reopens for guests in Fredericksburg, VA

Have you visited the incredible Shannon Air Museum yet!? Well Kidd O'Shea from WJLA-TV Channel 7 news has a few things to tell you about itโ€ฆ โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿšจ๐ŸŽฅ

#visitspotsy #spotsylvaniava

Shannon Airport was founded in the 1950s by Sidney Shannon Jr, as part of his love for aviation and to honor his father Sidney Shannon Sr. Sidney Shannon Sr was one of the founders of Eastern Airlines with legendary World War I Ace Eddie Rickenbacker. Over the next 30 years the airport became a land...

Timeline Photos
06/11/2021

Timeline Photos

Next Wednesday is our 85th Anniversary! On June 15, 1936 we opened our state park system with six parks. This Saturday, June 12, many parks are offering special programs related to our history and culture. Find the list here: http://ow.ly/Qs5p50F6D4c

Guess which of the original six parks are pictured in each of these vintage photos - be sure to use the number with your guess.

๐Ÿšจ Get Outdoors Month Challenge Spotsy Spotlight: Patriot Park! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ This beautiful 131 acre park is home to 2 outdoor bask...
06/09/2021

๐Ÿšจ Get Outdoors Month Challenge Spotsy Spotlight: Patriot Park! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ This beautiful 131 acre park is home to 2 outdoor basketball courts, 6 baseball fields, 6 multi-use fields, an amphitheater, 3.1 miles in trails and a state-of-the-art playground! There's something for everyone at this facility!

Plus learn all about several courageous local heroes that have fields dedicated to them in honor of their service and sacrifice in the US military... more details can be found here: https://www.spotsylvania.va.us/367/Field-Dedication
#visitspotsy #findyouroutdoorspot #spotsyspotlight #spotsylvaniava

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06/09/2021

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๐Ÿšจ Get Outdoors Month Challenge Spotsy Spotlight: Wilderness Presidential Resort! Camping, kayaking, paddle boating, fish...
06/08/2021

๐Ÿšจ Get Outdoors Month Challenge Spotsy Spotlight: Wilderness Presidential Resort! Camping, kayaking, paddle boating, fishing, swimming, mini golfing, gem mining, rock climbing, adventure coursing (yes, we're making up words here!) and so much more! ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿฅพ๐ŸŽฃ๐Ÿšฃโ€โ™‚๏ธโ›บ๏ธ #wildernesspresidentialresort has everything you can think of for an afternoon, day or entire weekend of outdoor excitement! Grab a day pass or take the family on a mini-vacation.... WPR is a don't miss spot in #Spotsy!

Find more info here: www.wpresort.com

#visitspotsy #findyouroutdoorspot #spotsyspotlight #spotsylvaniava

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06/08/2021

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Our kid summer movies will begin on tuesday June 15th 2021 admission is free

๐Ÿšจ Get Outdoors Month Challenge Spotsy Spotlight: Chancellorsville Battlefield! From beautiful views and great walking pa...
06/07/2021

๐Ÿšจ Get Outdoors Month Challenge Spotsy Spotlight: Chancellorsville Battlefield! From beautiful views and great walking paths to the historic markers and story-telling signage, the Chancellorsville Battlefield is a wonderful place to get out, learn something and exercise all at once! Whether walking the park or taking a scenic driving tour, the Chancellorsville Battlefield will offer you a unique experience seen only in #spotsylvaniava!

#visitspotsy #nationalparkservice #Spotsy #findyouroutdoorspot #findyourhistoryspot

Sunbeams ๐Ÿ“ธ: Chris Landon Photography

Thanks for visiting the area, The Munch Travelogue! Check out the details from Shenise's visit here: http://themunchtrav...
06/04/2021
Fredericksburg, VA โ€“ The Munch Travelogue

Thanks for visiting the area, The Munch Travelogue!

Check out the details from Shenise's visit here: http://themunchtravelogue.com/2021/05/fredericksburg-va/?fbclid=IwAR1B_Fr3rEBKp4vuP54-LvN2XyzktzuDy_DrgJf_hRiKZfw3zsJOXdeR1E0

A. Smith Bowman Distillery The Battlefield Country Store

#visitspotsy #spotsylvaniava #fredericksburg #findyourspot

Fredericksburg, VA Summer 2021 Anybody that has taken a road trip thru Virginia on the interstate 95 corridor probably has experienced gridlock around the Fredericksburg area. I like to think of Fredericksburg as the city that welcomes visitors to the Northern Virginia region and all the great food....

06/04/2021

Sometimes itโ€™s nice to unplug and play - paddle date today for these two and our rentals. #lakeanna #lakeannava #lakeannalife #lka #lakeannaoutfitters

๐Ÿšจ Get Outdoors Month Challenge SPOTSY SPOTLIGHT: Miller Farms Market! Naturally Farm Fresh to You... ๐Ÿ“The Miller Family ...
06/03/2021

๐Ÿšจ Get Outdoors Month Challenge SPOTSY SPOTLIGHT: Miller Farms Market! Naturally Farm Fresh to You... ๐Ÿ“

The Miller Family farms year round, planting and producing fruits and vegetables so they can provide their customers with seasonal farm fresh produce. Pick your own Strawberries and Pumpkins. They also offer a CSA on the Farm. They are proud to offer a unique shopping experience where you can select quality natural, non GMO produce while enjoying a friendly, family atmosphere. Grass fed Beef from their Angus Cows, grazed on the Farm. Milk from South Mountain Creamery in Md., Papa Weavers Pork from Orange Va., Orange Roasters Coffee from Orange Va., Raw Honey from Spotsylvania, and Local Jams, Jellies, and Sauces. Located at 12101 Orange Plank Road.

06/03/2021

COME JOIN US EVERY WEEKEND IN JUNE ! GREAT MUSIC, AWESOME CRAFTED BEER & WINE AND LOCAL FOOD VENDORS

06/03/2021

โ˜€๏ธ Are you ready for some fun in the sun?! LKA Watersports has some great options to make your time at #lakeanna even more enjoyable... check them out!!

#visitspotsy #findyouroutdoorspot #findyourlakespot #spotsylvaniava

๐Ÿšจ Get Outdoors Month Challenge SPOTSY SPOTLIGHT: Hunting Run Reservoir! ๐ŸŽฃ Hunting Run Reservoir is a 420-acre water supp...
06/02/2021

๐Ÿšจ Get Outdoors Month Challenge SPOTSY SPOTLIGHT: Hunting Run Reservoir!

๐ŸŽฃ Hunting Run Reservoir is a 420-acre water supply reservoir owned and operated by Spotsylvania County. The lake was stocked by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources and opened to fishing by Spotsylvania County in fall 2007. There is one access point near the upper end of the lake off Elyโ€™s Ford Road. The lake has an excellent largemouth bass population!

Anglers need an access pass to fish on the reservoir. Season passes for Hunting Run Reservoir are only $8 for anglers from Spotsylvania, $10 for Fredericksburg and Stafford. Daily passes are also available and cost $3 for Spotsylvania, $5 for Fredericksburg and Stafford and $7 for all others, respectively.

Enjoy fishing, scenic views, walks by the water, or boating!!

๐Ÿ“ธ: Spotsylvania Parks Recreation

06/01/2021

Happy June!!!
Wear a rainbow and Heather will give you a high-five ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿปโœจ #pridemonth (although that offer is year round โœ‹๐Ÿ˜Ž)

Weโ€™ll be open from 4-8 today, so drop in and see Heather for a tasty beverage! Todayโ€™s photograph features the deliciously fruity and tart Dented Kettle Sour: Peach Blueberry ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿบ
Or grab a pint of our seasonal blonde ale: Merica! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿฆ…๐Ÿบ

No food truck today, but feel free to Bring Your Own Food or order delivery to the brewery!

See ya soon ๐Ÿ˜Ž
#localbrewery #sourbeer #blondeale #tipsytuesday

๐ŸงLove a good ghost story? Into the paranormal? Then #Spotsy might just be the place for you! See where the host of the a...
06/01/2021
Co-creator of popular podcast blames fascination with ghosts on growing up in Spotsylvania

๐ŸงLove a good ghost story? Into the paranormal? Then #Spotsy might just be the place for you! See where the host of the award-winning podcast, And That's Why We Drink, got his early inspiration and love for the mysterious... RIGHT HERE!!

**Don't worry... not everything in Spotsy is haunted. There's plenty to see if "creepy" isn't your thing!**

#findyourspookyspot #visitspotsy #spotsylvaniava #spotsyghoststories

Growing up in Spotsylvania County, Em Schulz drank in ghost stories and paranormal tales that form the core of the popular โ€œAnd Thatโ€™s Why We Drinkโ€ podcast he co-hosts with

05/30/2021

GRAVITY POWERED AND STEM DRIVEN!

Soap Box Derby INSPIRES. Itโ€™s ENGAGING and CHALLENGING and creates PASSION. It provides EDUCATION in SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, and MATH. It teaches LEADERSHIP, SPORTSMANSHIP, and PERSEVERANCE. It provides MENTORSHIP, COMPETITION, FRIENDSHIP, and TEAMWORK. Itโ€™s rooted in FAMILY and COMMUNITY and creates CHAMPIONS on and off the track! Join us on Sunday June 6th for the Rappahannock Regional Soap Box Derby!!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/427146705220493?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%7D]%7D

Need a boat rental for your next Lake Anna getaway? Check out Sturgeon Creek Marina!! ๐Ÿšคโ˜€๏ธ
05/30/2021

Need a boat rental for your next Lake Anna getaway? Check out Sturgeon Creek Marina!! ๐Ÿšคโ˜€๏ธ

๐Ÿ‘€ Check out this SNEAK PEAK!!
05/29/2021

๐Ÿ‘€ Check out this SNEAK PEAK!!

Wishing all a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
05/28/2021

Wishing all a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

All aboard!! ๐Ÿš‚ The Rappahannock Railroad Museum will be back open THIS SATURDAY!!!
05/27/2021

All aboard!! ๐Ÿš‚ The Rappahannock Railroad Museum will be back open THIS SATURDAY!!!

Have you toured A. Smith Bowman Distillery yet!? Learn all about the incredible process that goes into creating these aw...
05/26/2021
Visit Us | Free Tours | Fredericksburg, VA | A. Smith Bowman Distillery

Have you toured A. Smith Bowman Distillery yet!? Learn all about the incredible process that goes into creating these award-winning spirits! ๐Ÿฅƒ

Come enjoy a free tour and tasting at Virginiaโ€™s oldest distillery! We canโ€™t wait to show you around A. Smith Bowman Distillery!

Fruits, veggies, flowers... oh my! ๐Ÿฅฌ๐Ÿ“๐ŸŒผThe Spotsylvania Farmers Market is at the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center TOD...
05/26/2021

Fruits, veggies, flowers... oh my! ๐Ÿฅฌ๐Ÿ“๐ŸŒผ

The Spotsylvania Farmers Market is at the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center TODAY!!

Visiting Lake Anna this summer?? Here's your guide to DINING BY BOAT!! ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ›ฅ
05/26/2021

Visiting Lake Anna this summer?? Here's your guide to DINING BY BOAT!! ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ›ฅ

For those vacationers who have rented a boat, this article about "Dining by Boat at Lake Anna" will help you plan your dinner outings! https://lakeanna.guide/article/dining-boat-lake-anna/

05/25/2021

We are kicking off our Summer Sunset concert series this Friday with Big Rob Music out in the yard. Bring a beach blanket and lay out in the yard and enjoy! Show starts at 6pm. We will have drink ๐Ÿบ and taco ๐ŸŒฎ specials for you. #fxbg #rva #lka #vaisforlovers #livemusic

It's the last week of school and we are all looking forward to a three day weekend... what better way to make it through...
05/24/2021

It's the last week of school and we are all looking forward to a three day weekend... what better way to make it through this week then with a decadent, delicious treat from The Battlefield Country Store!! ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿจโ˜€๏ธ

#visitspotsy #spotsysmallbusiness #schoolsoutforsummer #summertreats

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Welcome to #Spotsy, Himalayan Heritage VA! ๐ŸŽ‰
05/21/2021
Ribbon Cutting- Himalayan Heritage Restaurant

Welcome to #Spotsy, Himalayan Heritage VA! ๐ŸŽ‰

Himalayan Heritage Restaurant, located in the former Friendlyโ€™s restaurant will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM. The Himalayan Heritage Restaurant serves traditional, authentic, healthy and affordable Neali and Indian food. They cook in a classic clay oven ...

Photos from Spotsylvania Farmers Market's post
05/18/2021

Photos from Spotsylvania Farmers Market's post

64th Annual Germanna Conference
05/18/2021
64th Annual Germanna Conference

64th Annual Germanna Conference

Welcome to the 2021 Germanna Conference online, "The Peoples of Germanna," July 13-17, 2021. Register today!

Address

4704 Southpoint Pkwy
Fredericksburg, VA
22407

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:30
Thursday 09:00 - 16:30
Friday 09:00 - 16:30
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(540) 507-7090

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In scenic Spotsylvania County you will find exciting events for Food Festivals, Hiking trails, Water activities, Wineries, Micro Breweries, Distilled Spirits, Farmer's Markets & Festivals, Museums, Live Music and Family Outings of all kinds... and so much more!

And of course, our amazing and unique local history is some of the earliest and most significant in our country's history!

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