This Week in Fredericksburg
By CHARLOTTE RODINA
Thursday, Sept. 20
There will be a cardio kickboxing session in the Goolrick Hall dance studio #4 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free.
The Underground is hosting a fill-in-the-blank trivia night, starting at 8 p.m. Admission is free.
The student production, “Talking With,” premieres at Klein Theatre in duPont Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 for general admission or $10 for students and senior citizens.
There is a lecture on “Cuba Today: Changes to Remain Unchanged,” by former Cuban diplomat Jose “Pepe” Viera Linares in Lee Hall, room 411, at 7 p.m.
Wendy Sulc will lecture on the “Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Treatment: What They Are, What We’re Doing About Them, and Where We’re Going” in Combs Hall, room 139, at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 21
There will be a T.G.I.F. Yoga session in the Goolrick Hall dance studio #5 from 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
“Talking With” plays for a second night in Klein Theatre at 8 p.m.
There is a lecture on “Fireside Chat: Looking at the Emancipation Proclamation,” featuring three prominent authors who will interpret and evaluate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. The event will be held in George Washington Hall’s Dodd Auditorium at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but those interested in attending must request registration at the Virginia Civil War website.
An exhibition on “Mapping Nowhere: Rosemary Kate Jesionowski” will be held at the duPont Gallery, featuring the work of Rosemary Jesionowski, assistant professor of art at UMW. Admission is free and the exhibit is open between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The Ridderhof Martin Gallery is hosting the exhibition “Reinterpreting the Decorative Arts” between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Admission is free.
UMW Women’s Volleyball will be playing Virginia Wesleyan at 6 p.m. in the William H. Anderson Center.
Saturday, Sept. 22
“Talking With” will be playing at the Klein Theatre at 8 p.m.
The “Annual Fredericksburg Welsh Festival,” featuring Welsh traditional music, dancing, arts, crafts and food, begins at noon and ends at 5 p.m. The event will take place at 908 Charles St. There is a suggested donation of $5 for adults and $1 for children.
There is a “Department Showcase,” featuring the UMW Philharmonic Orchestra, the UMW Concert Band, the UMW choir groups, the UMW Jazz Ensemble, the UMW Flute Ensemble, the UMW Guitar Ensemble and the UMW chamber groups at Dodd Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.
The exhibition, “Mapping Nowhere: Rosemary Kate Jesionowski” will continue to be displayed between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the duPont Gallery.
“Reinterpreting the Decorative Arts” will continue its display at the Ridderhof Martin Gallery between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 23
There is an Ab Attack session in the Goolrick Hall dance studio #4 between 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Zumba will be held in the Goolrick Hall gymnasium at 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
“Talking With” will have a matinee showing at the Klein Theatre at 2 p.m.
A Lecture on “Process and Paradox” by Eric Standley, associate professor of studio art at Virginia Tech, will be held in conjunction with the “Reinterpreting the Decorative Arts” exhibition in Combs Hall, room 139, at 2 p.m. The admission is free, but those interested in attending the event should call (540) 654-1013 and register a request.
The exhibition, “Mapping Nowhere: Rosemary Kate Jesionowski” will continue its display.
“Reinterpreting the Decorative Arts” will be on exhibit at the Ridderhof Martin Gallery.
Family Weekend Events
Events for family weekend will continue through the weekend. Students can register on the UMW website for all family weekend events.
Friday, Sept. 21
The “Education Abroad Fair” will showcase education abroad opportunities at UMW at the Woodard Campus Center in the Great Hall between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Admission is free.
There are admissions tours, which feature 30-minute information sessions followed by hour-long tours of campus. Tours begin at Lee Hall, room 411 and there are two sessions: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission to the tours is free.
There is a lecture on “Taking Your Business Degree to the Next Step” in Combs Hall, room 237 between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 22
There will be a cookout and club showcase, which includes lunch and performances by student clubs and organizations in Ball Circle at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children, with advance registration, and $12 for adults and $6 for children at the door.
There will be a series of Faculty and Department Showcases, where departments and offices across campus will host open houses for parents and families to participate alongside students. A full listing of the events and times is available at the UMW website.
“The Angel of Marye’s Heights,” a documentary film, will be held in Monroe Hall, room 11, at 2 p.m.
Brompton, the home of the UMW president, will be open for a tour to the public between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Brompton is located at 704 Sunken Rd. Admission is free.
**This report was compiled using Campus Recreation Calendars, SAE Calendar of Events, Public Relations Calendar of Community and Cultural Events and UMW Eagles Athletic Calendar.