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Curator breakfast set July 10 at museum
The Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center will hold its "Breakfast With the Curator" at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10, in the museum's Document Gallery.
Beth Daly of the Central Rappahannock Heritage Center will be there for a light breakfast and a discussion of "Greetings From the Past," a joint exhibition between the Fredericksburg Area Museum and the Heritage Center, featuring the Heritage Center's greeting card collection.
Registration is free, but an RSVP is required. Contact Christopher Uebelhor at 540/371-3037, ext. 129, or
K.G. Art Show opens, winners announced
The 20th biennial King George Art Show at King George Middle School opened last week and runs through today.
Awards were selected by Jerry Shapiro, owner and director of the Red Door Gallery in Richmond.
A total of 100 artists entered 353 works in the judged show, with more than $2,000 given in awards.
Hubert Jackson of Colonial Beach received Best in Show honors for a mixed media painting "Appalachian Blues," and Arnold Hurley of Upper Marlboro, Md., won the John Shaw Award.
The Popular Vote Awards will be announced today at 5 p.m.
Show hours today are 1-5 p.m.
Extension office sets course on canning
Virginia Cooperative Extension will offer the course "Home Food Preservation 101" on July 6 (an introductory, mandatory class), July 12 and July 26. Classes are 9 a.m. to noon at the Fairview at River Club, 10835 Tidewater Trail.
Participants will learn the basics of home food preserving: hot water bath method, pressure canning, freezing and more.
The mandatory, introductory class is free. Each subsequent class is $15 per person.
People taking all three will pay $20.
Contact Extension Agent Peggy Wright at 540/775-3062 or
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Stafford church hosts bicycle safety rodeo
The Rappahannock Area Health District Bicycle Safety Rodeo will be held 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 161 Embrey Mill Road.
The event is free for children ages 5-12. The rodeo is designed to allow youngsters to safely learn, develop and practice property bicycle skills.
Free helmets will be provided for the event.
Pre-registration is required. Call Carrie at 540/322-5955 for information.
Museum schedules concert series