FUN FOR KIDS!

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Lake of the Woods, Virginia

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PLACES TO EXPLORE WITH THE KIDS

REMEMBER…IT IS IMPORTANT TO CHECK WITH THESE LOCATIONS FOR CHANGES IN HOURS OF OPERATION, TICKETS, RESERVATIONS AND IMPORTANT INFORMATION PRIOR TO YOUR VISIT. LINKS HAVE BEEN APPLIED WHERE APPLICABLE SO THAT YOU MAY CHECK OUT THE WEBSITES AND PLAN YOUR FAMILY TIME MORE EASILY. LOCATIONS IN OR WITHIN 10 MILES OF LOW ARE MARKED WITH A ♦.


LAKE OF THE WOODS


♦ HOLLYFIELD PARK – Section 9, accessible from Yorktown Blvd. – Tennis, Baseball, Playground, and restroom.

♦ SPOTSWOOD PARK – Section 14, off of Lakeview Parkway, – Swings, Picnic Tables,  Shelter, Charcoal Grills.

♦ SWEETBRIAR PARK – Section 10, off of Freedom Rd – Pool, Playground, Picnic Shelter, Picnic Tables and soccer fields – Community Center

♦ KEATON’S RUN PARK – Section 13, at the small lake, off of Eastover Parkway, Playground, and picnic tables.

♦ LAKE OF THE WOODS EQUESTRIAN CENTER – Trail Rides & Pony Rides, M-Sun, 9:30 am to 3 pm – Appointment only. Must call for reservations at least 24-hours in advance. We cannot accommodate walk-ins.
CALL 540-972-2238 for reservations or more information.


FREDERICKSBURG AREA


♦ CREATIVE ART STUDIO – 7001 Harrison Rd. by Harrison Crossing. Rebecca Russell, Owner/Operator, Call for more information –  703.973.4422,  artstudiobecca@gmail.com. Fun and Creative Children’s Painting classes and parties.

TROLLEY TOURS OF FREDERICKSBURG -Tours for the daily downtown trolley start at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center, located at 706 Caroline Street in Fredericksburg, Va. Tickets may be purchased online until 9:00 AM. Then same-day tickets are sold at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center. These tours take you back through time—from the days when the Native Americans hunted and farmed the area through the arrival of settlers from Jamestown, Yorktown and other far away lands in the 1600s, and on through the birth of our Nation and its growing pains during the Civil War era.

CHILDREN’S WALKING TOUR OF FREDERICKSBURG Here is a map!  Go to visitfred.org for more details.

ALUM SPRINGS STATE PARK – 99 Greenbriar Dr. FREDERICKSBURG- picnicking and trails

Splitsville Bowling and Arcade – SPOTSYLVANIA TOWNE CENTRE, 51 Towne Centre BlvdFredericksburg, VA . 540.785.BOWL (2695)

AMF FREDERICKSBURG LANES  – 12100 Kilarney Dr. Fredericksburg, VA 22407 Phone: (540) 786-2695

CENTRAL PARK FUNLAND –  1351 CENTRAL PARK BLVD, 40,000 sq. ft. of indoor fun and entertainment, 7 acres of outdoor activities.  540.785.6700

CAVALIER FAMILY SKATING CENTER – 1924 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford – 540-657-0758.

CHAMPION CHEF COOKING SCHOOL AND PARTIES –4701 Plank Road, Suite 101   Fredericksburg, VA  22407
Phone: (540) 621-5493

RIVERSIDE CHILDREN’S THEATER – Children’s Theater at Riverside Center, 95 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22406  Please call(540) 370-4300 for more information.

DIXON PARK –1300 Dixon Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.  540) 372-1086 – Parks & Recreation Office
(540) 310-0665 – Pool Phone

FREDERICKSBURG OLDE TOWNE CARRIAGE TOURS – Christine Kovacs (540) 371-0094.  info@oldetownecarriages.com Olde Towne Carriages, 706 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401

GEORGE WASHINGTON’S BOYHOOD HOME AT FERRY FARMS – 268 Kings Hwy , Fredericksburg, VA 22405
Tel: (540) 370-0732

SKY-ZONE TRAMPOLINE PARK – 1410 CENTRAL PARK BLVD, FREDERCKSBURG, VA  – 540-369-2227

LORIELLA PARK – 10910 LEAVELLS RD, FREDERICKSBURG.208 Acres District Park (Amenities: Baseball Small Diamond, Baseball Small Diamond Lighted, Baseball Large Diamond Lighted, Trail 2.9 miles, Multi-Purpose Field-3, Playground, Swimming Pool, Lighted Tennis Courts-4, Disc Golf Course, Picnic Area-2, Restrooms-4)

♦ MINIATURE GOLF COURSE AT WILDERNESS PRESIDENTIAL RESORT -Contact Recreation Department (540) 972-7433 laurap@wpresort.com Wilderness Presidential Resort Mini Golf Course, 9220 Plank Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553

MOTTS RUN NATURE CENTER- (540) 372-1086 River Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 http://www.fredericksburgva.gov/Facilities/Facility/Details/Motts-Run-Nature-Cen…   Manned by volunteers, this beautiful one-room log cabin features hands-on nature displays, our resident snake “Pocket” and information that the whole family will enjoy. Looking for a fun family day? Visit our Nature Center and then head off on one of the hiking trails or grab a picnic table for your family lunch. For more information about the Nature Center or Nature Programs, 372-1086.

PARAGON VILLAGE 12 -12 movie theaters (2800 seats) with stadium seating and the first all-digital Sony 4k projectors in Virginia, four 3D screens – the most in the region, plentiful and unique concessions, 3 theaters with 65-foot floor to ceiling screens. It’s always a red carpet event at Paragon. Located in Spotsylvania Towne Center – 50 Towne Centre Blvd 540-785-7328

REGAL FREDERICKSBURG 15- (540) 786-4900,  3301 Plank Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 http://www.fandango.com/theaterlistings.aspx

STAGE DOOR PRODUCTIONS – 810 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA  (540)903-3808 -Stage Door Productions, Inc. has provided theatre opportunities in the Fredericksburg, Virginia, community for over 18 years. Through main stage shows, youth productions, camps, and other educational programming, Stage Door has touched countless individuals in the area who seek the unique experience that is live theatre. Our Stage Door family includes theatre professionals, late-blooming novices, talented amateurs, aspiring youth, enthusiastic supporters, and appreciative audiences.

THE BREAKOUT GAME FREDERICKSBURG – The Breakout Game Fredericksburg, 309 Chatham Heights Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22405.   The Breakout Game Fredericksburg is the area first real life escape the room game.  You have 60 minutes to work through a series of puzzles, games and combinations to break out of the room.  This is a great family event, co-workers, first date or just something different.


Culpeper Area


Dominion Skating Center | 1550 N. Main Street, Culpeper, Lace up your old roller skates (or rent a pair) and introduce your kids to the nostalgia of a roller rink. Weekend skate times make family memory-making easy, and admission is never more than $5 per person.

MOUNTAIN RUN BOWLING CENTER 584 Culpeper Town Square, Culpeper
Eighteen lanes of bowling fun plus a giant arcade, billiards, and the all-important snack bar make Mountain Run Bowling Center a fantastic place to duck in from the cold, heat, or rain.

CIBOLA FARMS SEE BISON BY THE HERD!- 10075 Stone Bridge Road, Culpeper, Virginia  – 540-212-9455  – Self-Guided Walking Tours.  During Normal Daylight Business Hours. We welcome all visitors to our farm. Come learn how we operate and see our bison herd!

INDENPENDECE “FUN”IE” FARM  is located on an 88-acre farm in rural Culpeper County on land that gently slopes to wooded acreage with a beautiful stream running through it.  We raise antibiotic & hormone free goats, pigs, horses, dairy cows, turkeys, & chickens.  While in season, we offer a small scale pick-your-own veggies.

PLATINUM ALPACAS -10623 Gravel Road, Brandy Station, Virginia 22714 who wish to meet our alpacas in person and visit our farm for a tour should contact us for an appointment.   540-825-2055

♦ LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PACKARD CAMPUS FOR AUDIO-VISUAL CONSERVATION – Set on a beautiful 45 acre campus with stunning architectural design and landscaping, the Packard Campus of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center is a state-of-the-art facility where the Library of Congress acquires, preserves and provides access to the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of films, television programs, radio broadcasts, and sound recordings. Want to see a free movie and learn more about this unusual theater – check out this link. The Packard Campus Theater programs events year round, usually on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. The schedule for each month is posted approximately two weeks in advance. Short subjects are presented before select programs. Titles are subject to change without notice.

YOWELL MEADOW PARK/CULPEPER SKATE PARK, – Corner of Blue Ridge Ave and Route 522 North, Culpeper, Virginia 22701 – 540-829-8260, Dawn to Dusk.  This easily accessible park in Downtown Culpeper offers aone-mile walking trail and a more adventurous nature trail, you can shoot some hoops, or play volleyball or tennis. Skateboarders will enjoy the modular ramps at the Skate Park Facility, recently renovated in 2013, including a 6ft mini, huge pyramid with ledges, banks, quarters, and 2 rails. It also has a spine and flybox!

Make The World More Beautiful – One Rock At A Time

Unless you have been living under a "Rock" lately you know the newest creative craze to hit Locust Grove and in fact, the nation is Rock Hide and Seek.  Kids and Adults alike are getting great joy from painting rocks to look like Lady Bugs, pieces of pizza, Minions, anything they can imagine and placing them [...]

June 22nd, 2017|

What is the creative new wave that is “Rocking” the nation?

What is the creative new wave that is “Rocking” the nation? Yes, you guessed it, the Painted Rock Craze!!  The purpose: To spread a little joy, share the love, to inspire, to honor and remember loved ones or just to have a little fun.  These random acts of kindness have been dubbed across the nation with [...]

June 11th, 2017|

The Ladies of Orange County Support the Adaptive Watersports Event

The Ladies of Orange County will be at the LOW Clubhouse Point to support this June 1oth event -  The Lake of the Woods Adaptive Watersports Foundation is teaming up with the Wounded Warrior Project for the third year running to give wounded veterans and their families an amazing day on the water!  The Ladies of [...]

May 29th, 2017|

These Kids Were Having A Ball!

March Madness took the LOW Community Center by storm on March 24th  - or at least a "Shorter" version of it.  However, what the participants of this event lacked in the height was more than made up for in the stature of their hearts, the size of their smiles and their limitless amounts of energy.   [...]

April 3rd, 2017|

CASCREATIVART STUDI

7001 Harrison Rd, Fredericksburg

(At Harrison Crossing, Across Rt 3 from Home Depot)

703.973.4422

https://www.facebook.com/thecreativeartstudio/

MONDAY -FRIDAY WEEKLY SUMMER ART CAMPS

1:30 pm to 4 pm – $130 per child

JUNE 12 – 16TH – LANDSCAPES
JUNE 19 – 23RD – SUPERHEROES
JUNE 26 – 29TH – SUMMER/BEACH
JULY 3 – 7TH – BIRDS
JULY 10 – 14TH– WIZARD OF OZ
JULY 17 – 21ST – CAREERS
JULY 24 – 28TH – WINTER IN JULY
JULY 31 – AUG 4TH – PRINCESS MOVIES
AUG 7 – 11TH – VILLIANS
AUG 14 – 18TH – FLOWERS
AUG 21 – 25TH – MOVIES

THURSDAY MINI DAY CAMPS SUMMER 2017

10:30 AM – 1 PM $30.00 PER CHILD

JUNE 15TH – MERMAIDS
JUNE 22ND – BEACH
JULY 6TH – BIRDS
JULY 13TH– OUTER SPACE
JULY 20TH – SILHOUETTES
JULY 27TH – FAIRYTALE
AUG 3RD – DISNEY HEROINES
AUG 10TH – UNDER THE SEA
AUG 17TH – PAINT YOUR PET
AUG 24TH – PANDA

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