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March 2019

“La Cage Aux Folles” at Riverside

March 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$80.00

Our next outing to the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts (see https://www.riversidedt.com/) will be Friday evening, March 1, to see the very popular and entertaining, “La Cage Aux Folles.” We have a block of good seats, and will be making it an evening, starting with a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception at 5:30, followed by dinner and the show. Tickets are $80 per person, gratuity NOT included. Please make your check payable to Friends of Chatham and send it…

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March 2019 Member Mingle

March 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Colonial Tavern, 406 Lafayette Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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It is almost time for the annual Friends of Chatham pre-St. Patrick’s Day Dutch Treat Member Mingle. Colonial Tavern, Home of the Irish Brigade 406 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg Tuesday, March 12, starting at 5:30 Board Members will have Friends of Chatham updates and there will be time for plenty of conversation and Irish good cheer. Hope to see you March 12!

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June 2019

Music on the Steps

June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chatham Manor, 120 Chatham Lane
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
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Chatham Manor was once a place of wealth, cultural interests, and artistic endeavors. Residents often hosted visitors for weeks at a time and music was one of the main entertainments provided for guests. On Sunday, June 2nd, music will ring out once again from the grounds of Chatham Manor when the Quantico Marine Corps Band performs at historic Chatham. This event is free and open to all and will take place on the riverside lawn of Chatham, overlooking the Rappahannock…

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Annual Membership Meeting

June 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Chatham Manor, 120 Chatham Lane
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
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Our Annual Meeting will be held at Chatham Manor on Thursday June 6, 2019. Prior to the meeting from 4:30 to 5:30, members will enjoy special access to the house, including areas that are normally not open to the public. There will also be punch and cookies available in front of the house. At 5:30 the business portion of the Annual Meeting will commence.  At the meeting, changes proposed to the FoC Bylaws will be voted on.  To see the…

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Pirates of Penzance at Riverside

June 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Riverside Center, 95 Riverside Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22406 United States
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$80

Please join the Friends of Chatham for a fun evening at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts where we will see The Pirates of Penzance (or The Rascals of the Rappahannock). The Gilbert and Sullivan operetta has been given a delightful twist by the Riverside ... instead of being set on the rocky coast of Cornwall, this version is placed in late eighteenth century Virginia, when King George III ruled the colony. This is another Fun-Raiser for Friends of…

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July 2019

Member Mingle July 2019

July 20, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Paridise Diner, 260 Warrenton Rd
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
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July is Member Mingle Time! Please join us for a delightful Dutch treat breakfast at the Paradise Diner, 260 Warrenton Road, Fredericksburg 22405 Saturday, July 20, 9:30am - 11:30am Get Friends of Chatham updates and have an opportunity to chat and socialize. Bring along a friend or two - everyone is welcome. What a great way to start a Saturday! Directions to the Paradise Diner: From Route 1, go West on Warrenton Road. The Paradise Diner will be on the…

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September 2019

A Walk in the Garden

September 29, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Chatham Manor, 120 Chatham Lane
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
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$75.00

Come celebrate the return of Diana to Chatham! Friends of Chatham is hosting a once-in-a-lifetime sparkling reception to celebrate the glory of the gardens and the homecoming of the newly-restored statue of Diana on September 29, 2019 from 4:30pm to 7:00pm. This unique opportunity will include sparkling refreshments with Catering by Dori Farrell, self-guided and enhanced tours of the gardens, most notably to describe the demonstration garden area which pays homage to Ellen Biddle Shipman, the designer of the 1920s…

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October 2019

Plein Air Art Day Entry Deadline

October 5, 2019

FRIENDS OF CHATHAM Immediate Media Release WHAT: Plein Air Art Day WHERE: Chatham Manor, 120 Chatham Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22405 WHEN: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019 TIME: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm COST: FREE CONTACT: Catherine K. Walker at artsatchatham@gmail.com or 540-373-9338 for questions or more information. Friends of Chatham is hosting a Plein Air Art Day at Chatham Manor on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 10 am to 3pm. This event is made possible by our partnership with the Fredericksburg…

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2nd Plein Air Event

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chatham Manor, 120 Chatham Lane
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
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On October 19, 2019, approximately 20 local artists and photographers will spread out on the grounds of Chatham to participate in the second Plein Air event sponsored by Friends of Chatham. Plein-air denotes the manner of the 19th century style of painting outdoors, or with a strong sense of the open air that became the central feature of French Impressionism. Artists will check-in at the summer house and receive a bag of treats to keep them going while they create…

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October Member Mingle

October 22, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Alpine Chef, 200 Lafayette Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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Attention Friends of Chatham: October is a Member Mingle Month! In the spirit of Octoberfest, this Member Mingle will be a Dutch treat lunchtime gathering at The Alpine Chef. Please join us on Tuesday, October 22, from 11:30 to 1:30 at: The Alpine Chef (formerly The Bavarian Chef) 200 Lafayette Blvd Fredericksburg Board members will be on hand with Friends of Chatham updates and, as always, we will have a chance to chat and socialize. Hope to see you there!

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