1781 Brewing Co. Celebrates Grand Opening on May 13th

(SPOTSYLVANIA, VA) 1781 Brewing Co. will be hosting their grand opening on Sat., May 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  1781 Brewing Co., established in May of 2015, is one of the first farm breweries in the great state of Virginia. It shares its space with the beautiful, local favorite vineyard and winery, Wilderness Run Vineyards.

1781 Brewing Co. and Wilderness Run Vineyards are located at 1109 Plank Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553. This location is home to one of the most historically significant civil war battlefields, The Battle of the Wilderness. 1781 Brewing Co.’s name is significant, in that 1781 is the year that General George Washington and French General Marquis de Lafayette, along with 17,000 soldiers, defeated the British at Yorktown.

For the grand opening, the brewery will be showcasing and sampling, “The Portrait Collection.” This flagship line ties together the rich history of the breweries location with beer that would be worthy of Generals.

The brewery strives to produce the best French, Belgian and German influenced farmhouse ales using organic ingredients from their farm and local sources. To learn more, visit http://www.1781brewing.com/portrait-collection

Live entertainment with Quinto Son will start at 5pm and food truck, Ocean Meets Land will be on site at 12 p.m.

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ABOUT 1781 BREWING COMPANY

1781 Brewing Co and Wilderness Run Vineyards are located on a family owned farm at 1109 Plank Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553. The brewery is currently open on Fri, Sat & Sun 11a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information about 1781 Brewing Co. visit, www.1781brewing.com.

MEDIA CONTACT

Myandi Peterson

Peterson Randall Public Relations

MyandiPeterson@gmail.com

540.872.8350

1781 BREWING CO. CONTACT

Brandon Pallen

brandon@wildernessrunvineyards.com

540.220.0245

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1781 Brewing Co. Celebrates Grand Opening on May 13th

(SPOTSYLVANIA, VA) 1781 Brewing Co. will be hosting their grand opening on Sat., May 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  1781 Brewing Co., established in May of 2015, is one of the first farm breweries in the great state of Virginia. It shares its space with the beautiful, local favorite vineyard and winery, Wilderness Run Vineyards.

1781 Brewing Co. and Wilderness Run Vineyards are located at 1109 Plank Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553. This location is home to one of the most historically significant civil war battlefields, The Battle of the Wilderness. 1781 Brewing Co.’s name is significant, in that 1781 is the year that General George Washington and French General Marquis de Lafayette, along with 17,000 soldiers, defeated the British at Yorktown.

For the grand opening, the brewery will be showcasing and sampling, “The Portrait Collection.” This flagship line ties together the rich history of the breweries location with beer that would be worthy of Generals.

The brewery strives to produce the best French, Belgian and German influenced farmhouse ales using organic ingredients from their farm and local sources. To learn more, visit http://www.1781brewing.com/portrait-collection

Live entertainment with Quinto Son will start at 5pm and food truck, Ocean Meets Land will be on site at 12 p.m.

Beers

ABOUT 1781 BREWING COMPANY
1781 Brewing Co and Wilderness Run Vineyards are located on a family owned farm at 1109 Plank Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553. The brewery is currently open on Fri, Sat & Sun 11a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information about 1781 Brewing Co. visit, www.1781brewing.com.

MEDIA CONTACT
Myandi Peterson
Peterson Randall Public Relations
MyandiPeterson@gmail.com
540.872.8350

1781 BREWING CO. CONTACT
Brandon Pallen
brandon@wildernessrunvineyards.com
540.220.0245

New Homes at The Crossing holds Oktoberfest open house on October 22nd

(FREDERICKSBURG, VA) New Homes at The Crossing will hold an Oktoberfest open house on Sat., Oct. 22nd from 12 to 4 p.m. at 1241 Shenandoah Crossing Dr. in Gordonsville located in Louisa County.

The event will have live entertainment featuring Anthony Campbell and the King of Rock and Roll. Tours will be given of Shenandoah Crossing and New Homes at The Crossing lots for sale including waterfront lots. Custom homes can be built on these lots starting at $199,900 to $349,999. To view models homes at New Homes at The Crossing, visit http://newhomesatthecrossing.com/models

New Homes at the Crossing offers affordable, custom built homes within Shenandoah Crossing. Shenandoah Crossing, a hidden gem of Virginia, offers acres of rich woodlands and fields, a serene fishing lake that spans 60 acres, golf, horseback riding and more. Nestled among historical landmarks such as Monticello, Montpelier and the Spotsylvania Battlefields, as well as award winning vineyards, New Homes at the Crossing would be the perfect community to enjoy an active retirement lifestyle.

New Homes at The Crossing’s commitment to excellence led them to partner with Richmond Building Group LLC, a trusted construction group of Central Virginia. From 1,800 square feet to over 10,000 square feet the group focus is on giving their customers exactly what they want, cost-effectively and fast. For more information, visit http://richmondbuildinggroup.com

ABOUT NEW HOMES AT THE CROSSING
New Homes at the Crossing is committed to providing luxury, custom built retirement homes at an affordable price. David Snow, CEO of New Homes at the Crossing, has dedicated over thirty years to serving homeowners in various capacities. Mr. Snow hand selected the inland and waterfront lots within Shenandoah Crossing with a vision to design and build an active lifestyle retirement community. With the same critical selection process used during lot acquisition, he selected Richmond Building Group of Central Virginia. Known for their expansive knowledge and sincere commitment to consumers, Matt Crisp, Operations Manager, and Rick Bishop, Business Manager, make an impactful and successful team. New Homes at the Crossing and Richmond Building Group have joined together, with years of education and experience, to guide homeowners through each step of the homebuilding process. For more information, contact Janice Pearson with United Real Estate Premier at 540.295.0952 or jpearson1031@gmail.com. Visit http://newhomesatthecrossing.com & https://www.facebook.com/newhomesatthecrossing

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REALTOR CONTACT
Janice Pearson & Associates
United Real Estate Premier
jpearson1031@gmail.com
540.295.0952 or 540.374.1111

MEDIA CONTACT
Myandi Peterson
Peterson Randall Public Relations

MyandiPeterson@gmail.com

540.872.8350

CONTACT
David Snow
New Homes at The Crossing LLC

newhomesatthecrossing@gmail.com

540.841.8777

Brock’s 5th Annual Bartenders Ball to Benefit the Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation January 17th

(FREDERICSKBURG, VA) Brock’s Riverside Grill with host their 5th Annual Bartenders Ball to benefit the Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation on Sunday, January 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased at Brock’s or by calling and reserving a ticket by phone.

Several local Fredericksburg area bars will attend the ball and each will serve a specialty cocktail to guests for the chance to compete and win $1,000. Guests will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite cocktail and their favorite bar.

The evening will open with a solo acoustic set with local musician, Shannon Peterson, followed by D.J. Bill Carroll. There will be a silent auction with various items donated from local business and B101.5 is the official sponsor for the ball.

One hundred percent of all proceeds will go directly to benefit the Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation. Raffle items and the specialty drink winner will be announced at midnight. Brock’s will be providing complimentary limo services with Platinum Access Limousines within a 10 mile radius from Brock’s for guests to arrive safely home. To make reservations, call 540.370.1820.

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ABOUT THE GRACE OUGHTON CANCER FOUNDATION:
The Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation (GOCF) was originally established in 2006 to support the needs of the Oughton Family after Grace was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare and deadly form of cancer. After Grace’s death in 2007, the mission has undergone a remarkable evolution and the foundation has become a leader in program development in the Greater Fredericksburg Region. The Grace Oughton Cancer Foundation is committed to helping Fredericksburg Area families fighting pediatric cancer by providing clinical, psycho-social, wellness, financial, and logistical support. To learn more about the foundation and services provided, please call 888-900-GOCF (4623) or visit our website at http://www.thegocf.org or https://www.facebook.com/TheGOCF

BROCK’S RIVERSIDE GRILL CONTACT
Dave Morris
davemorris@brocksgrill
540.370.1820

MEDIA CONACT- PETERSON RANDALL PUBLIC RELATIONS
Myandi Peterson
MyandiPeterson@gmail.com
540.872.8350

Cruising For Heroes hosted their 6th Annual Santa’s Helpers Toy Run

(STAFFORD/FREDERICKSBURG, VA) Cruising For Heroes hosted their family friendly 6th Annual Santa’s Helpers Toy Run on Saturday, December 12th.

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ABOUT CRUISIN FOR HEROES
Cruisin For Heroes is a group whose mission is to bring a family friendly Vehicle Display to an event that will raise awareness and funding for the Fisher House Foundation as well as other charities/local community service groups supporting Military Organizations, Veterans and First Responders throughout Virginia while encouraging interest in preserving the great Classic Automobile hobby for future generations. For more information contact Dan Crane at whoop75@aol.com or 540-842-6891 or Chuck Shotwell at  wherewereyouin62@comcast.net or 540-878-8261 or visit http://www.cruisinforheroes.com

‘When The Sky Cracks Open Tour’ to Benefit MANARC and the Semper Fi Fund at Hard Times Cafe-Four Mile Fork July 27th

(FREDERICKSBURG, VA)-Hard Times Cafe-Four Mile Fork will host a concert event, ’When The Sky Cracks Open Tour‘ to benefit MANARC and the Semper Fi Fund on Monday, July 27 at 7 p.m. National touring acts, 10 YEARS and Nonpoint, with Special Guests The Family Ruin, and Awaken The Empire have teamed up for a unique musical event.

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 15 for $15 for ages 21 and up and $18 for ages 18 to 20 and can be purchased at Hard Times Four Mile Fork or in advance online, visit https://tickets.national-acts.com/event/tenyears/pre-sale

A portion of tickets sales will go to benefit MANARC, Borne the Battle, a 501( C ) 3 is a non-profit organization and thrift store, established to support veterans in the Greater Fredericksburg region. MANARC will donate 100% of all funds raised to the Semper Fi Fund.

The Semper Fi Fund, and its program America’s Fund, provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post 9/11 wounded, critically ill and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, and their families. The fund aims to ensure that these veterans have the resources they need during their recovery and transition back to their communities. For more information, visit https://semperfifund.org.

Glenn Melvin, owner and operator of Hard Times Cafe-Four Mile Fork has aimed to support local Fredericksburg area veterans by creating opportunities in conjunction with the national acts entering his live music venue. “I see the value and importance of supporting our local veterans. The partnerships that are created between the bands and veterans organizations impact our community as a whole,” said Melvin.

10 YEARS will co-headline the evening and release their new studio album, “From Birth To Burial,” featuring the new hit single, “miscellanea.” From Birth To Burial represents the sum total of a decade of experience, channeled through exceptionally authentic hard rock music as timeless as it is loud. For more information on 10 YEARS, visit http://www.10yearsmusic.com

Nonpoint: “There’s no doubt this forceful performance will make you sweat and even pull through those dreadful last 15 minutes at the gym, especially since Nonpoint, both the album and band, are filled with “continuous flow of unyielding energy.” – Loudwire Visit http://loudwire.com/nonpoint-nonpoint-album-review/?trackback=tsmclip

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ABOUT HARD TIMES CAFE-FOUR MILE FORK

Hard Times Cafe Four Mile Fork opened in Fredericksburg, October 2004 and is owned and operated by Glenn Melvin. Hard Times Four Mile Fork is a 14,000 sq. Ft. restaurant, sports bar, billiard room and the largest live music venue in the tri-county area. The establishment is a first class sports viewing facility and live entertainment venue that attracts sports and music fans from near and afar. National touring music artists such as Saving Abel, Fuel, Alien Ant Farm, Drowning Pool, We Are Harlot, The Fighting Jamesons, Saliva and Confederate Railroad have all played the Hard Times stage. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/HardTimesCafeFourMileFork

ABOUT MANARC-BORNE THE BATTLE
MANARC, Borne the Battle has been established as a non-profit organization operating on donations from the community with the express purpose of providing support to local established Veterans organizations to improve the level of support to Veterans. MANARC-“Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force, Reserve and Coast Guard”—opened its doors in September of 2014 with a mission to support Veterans. MANARC’s thrift store is located at 107 William Street. Store hours are Sunday through Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Donations are accepted during all hours of operation. For more information on MANARC, please visit http://www.manarcgives.org and follow their Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/manarcthriftstore

CONTACT
Glenn Melvin
Hard Times Cafe-Four Mile Fork
gmelvin10@gmail.com

540.710.6771

MANARC CONTACT:
Deborah Franks
MANARC-Borne The Battle
manarc2014@gmail.com
540.371.1643

MEDIA CONTACT
Myandi Peterson
Peterson Randall Public Relations
randallpr@hotmail.com

540.872.8350

Hard Times Four Mile Fork June Happenings

THE WORX with The Jerry Wimmer Trio at Hard Times Four Mile Fork on June 5th

WHO: The Worx & The Jerry Wimmer Trio

WHEN: Friday, June 5th

TIME: 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Hard Times Cafe – Four Mile Fork
5099 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

COST: $10 cover at the door

MORE DETAILS:
Award-winning multi-genre cover-party band from Roanoke Va. The Jerry Wimmer Trio for Early Eve Entertainment (6:30-9:00)
http://www.theworxband.com/

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The Fredericksburg Beard Coalition Hosts the 2nd Annual Beard and Mustache Competition to Benefit MANARC on June 13th

(FREDERICKSBURG, VA) The Fredericksburg Beard Coalition (FXBC) is holding its Second Annual Beard and Mustache Competition on June 13th at 6 p.m. at Hard Times Cafe Four-Mile Fork located at 5099 Jefferson Davis Hwy. All proceeds from the event will go to benefit MANARC.

MANARC, Borne the Battle, a 501( C ) 3 is a non-profit organization and thrift store, established to support veterans in the Greater Fredericksburg region. MANARC will donate 80% of all funds raised to the Semper Fi Fund and 20% would be used to fund MANARC operating expenses.

The Semper Fi Fund, and its program America’s Fund, provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post 9/11 wounded, critically ill and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, and their families. The fund aims to ensure that these veterans have the resources they need during their recovery and transition back to their communities. For more information, visit https://semperfifund.org.

“We hope that we have a successful partnership with MANARC for our upcoming competition, and are able to raise a good amount of cash for the Semper Fi Fund,” said Joe Reichard, President of FXBC.

Deborah Franks, CEO and Founder of MANARC and is honored that MANARC was asked to partner with FXBC for their annual beard and mustache competition. “We are looking forward to presenting a check to the Semper Fi Fund to help support our local area veterans,” said Franks.

The beard and mustache competition consist of 8 separate categories, which include full beard-under six inches, full beard-six inches and over, partial beard and goatee, mustache-natural, mustache-styled, freestyle, whhiskerina and military. There will be an award for the winner of each category, as well as a 50/50 raffle and a prize raffle. The cost to participate in the competition is $20 per person. For more information on the competition and to register, visit http://fxbc.fikket.com/event/2015-fxbc-beard-mustache-competition

FXBC is open to men, women, and children who share a love of facial hair, whether it’s beards, mustaches or chops. FXBC’s aim is to bring together like minded people to inspire creativity, share in our fondness for facial hair, and work together in helping to better the community. For information on FXBC, visit http://www.fredericksburgbeard.com or https://www.facebook.com/FXBCVA

DJ Bill Carroll will be the emcee for the competition. Local Fredericksburg rock band, Phoenix 90 will be performing at 9 p.m. following the FXBC competition, visit, http://www.Facebook.com/phoenix90rock

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Phoenix 90 http://www.Facebook.com/phoenix90rock
Phoenix 90
http://www.Facebook.com/phoenix90rock

ABOUT MANARC-BORNE THE BATTLE
MANARC, Borne the Battle has been established as a non-profit organization operating on donations from the community with the express purpose of providing support to local established Veterans organizations to improve the level of support to Veterans. MANARC-“Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force, Reserve and Coast Guard”—opened its doors in September of 2014 with a mission to support Veterans. MANARC’s thrift store is located at 107 William Street. Store hours are Sunday through Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Donations are accepted during all hours of operation. For more information on MANARC, please visit http://www.manarcgives.org and follow their Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/manarcthriftstore

MANARC CONTACT:
Deborah Franks
MANARC-Borne The Battle
manarc2014@gmail.com
540.371.1643

FXBC CONTACT:
Joe Reichard
fredericksburgbeard@gmail.com
540.735.4738

MEDIA CONTACT:
Myandi Peterson
Peterson Randall Public Relations
Randallpr@hotmail.com
540.872.8350

POISON’D at Hard Times Four Mile Fork June 20th

WHO: POISON’D (The Best POISON Tribute band in country!)

WHEN: Saturday, June 20th

TIME: 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Hard Times Cafe – Four Mile Fork
5099 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

COST: 7$ cover at the door

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Pat Romano and The Machine Gun Preachers

WHO: Pat Ramano and The Machine Gun Preachers

The Machine Gun Preachers featuring acclaimed NoVa guitarist Pat Romano and former Brett Michaels Band bassist, Roy Scheuring.

WHEN: Saturday, June 27th

TIME: 9:00 p.m. t0 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:
Hard Times Cafe – Four Mile Fork
5099 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

COST: $7 cover at the door

ABOUT HARD TIMES FOUR MILE FORK
Hard Times Cafe Four Mile Fork opened in Fredericksburg, October 2004 and is owned and operated by Glenn Melvin. Hard Times Four Mile Fork is a 14,000 sq. Ft. restaurant, sports bar, billiard room and the largest live music venue in the tri-county area. The establishment is a first class sports viewing facility and live entertainment venue that attracts sports and music fans from near and afar. National touring music artists such as Saving Abel, Fuel, Alien Ant Farm, Drowning Pool, We Are Harlot, The Fighting Jamesons, Saliva and Confederate Railroad have all played the Hard Times stage. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/HardTimesCafeFourMileFork