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Monday, July 6, 2015

Pictures and Press on the 2015 Visit

See pictures and a press link regarding the visit here.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Reception tonight at 7:30pm

Our friends are on their way. Unfortunately, the plane took off two hours late. Therefore, we push the reception at the Marriott tonight back to 7:30pm.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Our Friends Are coming!

As most of you know, 14 visitors from Schwetzingen will be in Fredericksburg June 19-26. I hope as many of you as possible will be able to meet them when they’re here. They will be staying at Courtyard by Marriott on Caroline Street, arriving early Friday evening, June 19. We’ve planned an informal welcoming reception for them at the Marriott. Check the schedule below for times.
Marcel Rotter will be asking you to sign up for the potluck farewell picnic on Thursday, June 25. You’re welcome to participate in any of the events listed; there’s a charge for the trolley tour ($8) and for visiting Stratford Hall ($11).
Nancy


Here’s the schedule for the visit:

7 p.m., welcome reception at Courtyard by Marriott

9 a.m., Civil War tour with Matt Kelly
6 p.m.,  dinner with local hosts; meet them in lobby at Marriott

2 p.m., Trolley Tour 
7 p.m., Shakespeare on the Lawn at Kenmore—optional activity. We can provide chairs.

9 a.m. and 2 p.m., special interest tours

Noon, music and picnicking at Hurkamp Park
7:30 p.m., City Council meets

9 a.m., meet at Marriott for trip to Stratford Hall, other Northern Neck sites

5 p.m., farewell picnic at Alum Spring Park

10 a.m., leave by van for Georgetown Marriott.

 If  we get tickets for a White House tour—date still not determined—we will have to revise the weekday schedule.