Category Archives: Downtown Fredericksburg

Under Contract: Welcome Home to 12004 Branchwater Street, Fredericksburg, Va. 22407


Welcome to your beautifully renovated dream home! This spacious split-level gem, spanning approximately 2,400 square feet, offers not only a modern and stylish living space but also a treasure trove of cherished memories waiting to be created. As you step inside, you’ll be greeted by the inviting atmosphere of fresh paint and luxurious LVP flooring that extends throughout the entire home. The heart of this residence, the kitchen, has undergone a complete transformation, boasting white shaker-style cabinets, elegant granite countertops, and gleaming stainless steel appliances. It’s a chef’s paradise ready to host holiday cooking extravaganzas and friendly cook-offs. The upper level features a generous living room and an adjacent dining room that seamlessly leads to a brand-new back deck overlooking the backyard. Imagine enjoying alfresco dinners and gatherings under the open sky, creating countless new memories with loved ones. Venturing down the hall, you’ll discover the primary ensuite, two more cozy bedrooms, and a well-appointed guest bathroom. This upper level is designed for comfort and convenience, providing ample space for rest and relaxation. The lower level of this home is a true delight, offering two additional bedrooms, another full bathroom, a spacious family room, and an expansive laundry room with plenty of storage and convenient outdoor access. It’s the perfect setting for movie nights, game days, and cozy evenings by the fireplace. Speaking of location, this fantastic property is ideally situated with a wealth of shopping and dining options just moments away. Plus, its proximity to I-95 ensures easy access to all the attractions and opportunities that the area has to offer. This home isn’t just a house; it’s a canvas for a lifetime of warmth, laughter, and memories. Don’t miss the chance to make it your own and create the next chapter in its story. Come and experience the true essence of welcoming, family-friendly living at its finest. Your new home awaits!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contacting Pat Licata.

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Norfolk Mac & Cheese Festival

  

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September 30 · 2pm – October 1 · 8pm

Waterside District

333 Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510

Get ready to dive into a world of cheesy indulgence at the 4th annual Norfolk Mac & Cheese Festival, coming to the vibrant Waterside District on September 30th & October 1st, 2023! This event is not just a festival; it’s a celebration of everyone’s favorite comfort food – Mac n’ Cheese! So mark your calendars and bring your appetites for a two-day extravaganza that promises to be cheesier and more delicious than ever before.

Imagine a festival where your taste buds dance with joy amidst the aroma of creamy, savory, and crispy Mac & Cheese delights. It’s more than a food festival; it’s a cheesy paradise where dreams of macaroni are made. From peppery kicks to crispy breadcrumbs, you’ll discover a spectrum of flavors that cater to every mac and cheese desire you’ve ever had.

But it’s not just about the cheese – it’s about the experience. This family-friendly event is loaded with entertainment that will keep you grinning from ear to ear. With live performances that set the stage for an unforgettable atmosphere, the festival also boasts thrilling eating contests that will have you cheering on contestants as they devour mouthfuls of cheesy goodness. And if you’re up for some friendly competition, grab a partner and join the Cornhole Tournament and other tailgate games that’ll keep the excitement going.

Picture yourself wandering through the festival’s artisan marketplace, discovering unique finds and delectable treats. But let’s not forget the kids! A Family Fun Zone awaits, complete with bounce houses, face painters, and even a free Pumpkin Patch & Painting station. And for the VIP experience seekers, there’s an exclusive area where you can savor all-you-can-eat mac and cheese, sip on crafted beverages, and enjoy special amenities that make your visit even more extraordinary.

Speaking of tickets, the General Admission ticket is a steal at just $9.99*. This grants you entry into the festival and includes a drink voucher to get you started on your cheesy journey. If you’re ready to go all out, the VIP ticket at $54.99* grants you early access, all-you-can-eat mac and cheese, multiple drink vouchers, and access to the VIP area with premium amenities.

Hungry yet? Over 15 Mac & Cheese Food Vendors, offering more than 40 styles of this delightful dish, will be waiting to impress your taste buds. To navigate this cheesy wonderland, the voucher system is in play. Purchase voucher sheets and exchange them for servings of your desired mac and cheese creations. And don’t worry – if you’re thirsty, there are bars, beverage stations, and a craft beer garden serving up your favorite drinks.

For those with a competitive streak, the Mac & Cheese Eating Contest will have you cheering and gasping in awe as participants battle to become the ultimate mac and cheese champion. And let’s not forget the awards ceremony – where the finest mac and cheese creations are recognized and celebrated.

So, gather your friends, bring your family, and join us at the Norfolk Mac & Cheese Festival for a cheesy celebration that’s bound to leave you smiling, satisfied, and perhaps a little bit cheesier than before. And remember, children 10 and under are free – making it an event that’s perfect for all ages. Don’t miss out on this cheesy extravaganza; your taste buds will thank you! So click the link below to purchase your tickets today.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/norfolk-mac-cheese-festival-tickets-690417115177?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by home owners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

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8th Annual Fur Ball Gala: Celebrating 80 Years of Compassion and Philanthropy!

Get ready to step into a time warp and relive the vibrant era of the 80s in the most heartwarming and charitable way possible! The 8th Annual Fur Ball Gala is back, and this year it’s celebrating a milestone – the 80th anniversary of the Fredericksburg SPCA. Presented by Royal Canin, this spectacular event promises an evening of nostalgia, glamour, and unwavering support for our furry friends.

Event Details

  • Date: Aug 27, 2023
  • Time: 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Location: Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center
  • 80s Style Extravaganza

Transport yourself back to the iconic 80s as you attend the 8th annual Fur Ball Gala. This is not just any gala; it’s a tribute to the past and a celebration of the present. Join on Saturday, August 26th at 6:00 PM at the Fredericksburg Convention Center for a night that promises to be an unparalleled blend of philanthropy and retro flair.

What’s Included

Your ticket to the Fur Ball Gala is your passport to a night of excitement and elegance. Each ticket includes:

  • A sumptuous seated dinner
  • Open bar with a wide selection of drinks
  • Entertainment that will keep you dancing all night long
  • Dress Code: 80s Extravaganza

Dust off your leg warmers, tease your hair, and break out those neon hues – the 80s style is in full effect! Embrace the spirit of the decade with your attire and add an extra layer of fun to the evening. Let’s make this a truly tubular night to remember.

A Night of Giving Back

The Fur Ball Gala isn’t just about reliving the past; it’s about shaping a brighter future for our beloved animal companions. Your participation directly contributes to the efforts of the Fredericksburg SPCA in providing care, shelter, and love to animals in need. It’s a night of making memories and making a difference.

Highlights of the Evening

  • Live music with DJ Bill Carroll to keep you dancing
  • Live and silent auctions with incredible items waiting to find their new owners
  • Old-school arcade games by Reclaim Arcade, adding a touch of nostalgia
  • Capture the moments with photos by Bryant Cox Photography
  • A surprise appearance by the Ghostbuster of Virginia!

Get Your Tickets Now!

Don’t miss out on the most anticipated philanthropic event of the year. Secure your spot and get ready to bust out your best moves on the dance floor while contributing to a worthy cause.

For ticket purchases and more information, visit Fur Ball Gala Tickets. Let’s come together as a community to make this year’s Fur Ball Gala an unforgettable and impactful experience. Your support matters!

Visit this link to learn more.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contacting Pat Licata.
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5228 Sweet Gum terrace, fredericksburg virginia

5228 Sweet Gum Terrace, Fredericksburg Virginia 22407 SOLD! by Licata Group EXP Realty LLC

This great townhouse boasts a spacious and inviting eat-in kitchen, perfect for entertaining guests or enjoying family meals. With three cozy bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms, there is ample space for all. The convenience of having laundry on the second floor makes daily chores a breeze, while the laminate flooring throughout the home adds a touch of elegance and durability. Step out onto the deck and take in the fresh air and sunshine in your own fully fenced-in backyard. Located in a prime location, this townhouse is just a stone’s throw away from shopping, restaurants, hospitals, the VRE, and I-95. Don’t miss the opportunity to make this house your home.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contacting Pat Licata.

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Pack Walk at Pratt Park Coming in March!

Certified Dog trainer Stana Clark, deemed Best of the Burg 2022 with Doggy See, Doggy Do Training, has orchestrated a pack walk for your furry best friends to get out and meet new friends. This event is to help socialize your dog with other dogs as well as humans. It offers opportunities for your fur friend to gain social skills and other training.  This event will take place Saturday, March 11th, 2023 at 9 am at Pratt Park (120 River Road, Fredericksburg). It is a hands-on training event and a great way for you and your doggy to connect on a different level while learning together. For more information click here.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contacting Pat Licata.

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Outdoor Aventure & RV Expo at Fredericksburg Exp Center

Imagine this…it’s 2023 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and you’re at the Outdoor Adventure & RV Expo, driving away with a brand new RV that fits your whole family with an epic adventure ahead of you. The Fredericksburg Expo Center is hosting the Outdoor Adventure & RV Expo March 3rd – 5th, 2023. Show hours are Friday, March 3rd, 1 pm – 7 pm, Saturday, March 4th, 10 am – 6 pm, and Sunday, March 5th, 11 am – 3 pm. Don’t miss out on this perfect opportunity to view the different makes and models of RVs and the latest camping gear. Have a question? Take a moment to speak with the pros. To buy tickets to this event, click here.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contacting Pat Licata.

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FXBG Kid Fest 2023!

We all know the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference center is on its A-game when it comes to organizing events. It doesn’t stop at the FXBG Kids Fest event this February 11th-12th, 2023. Doors will be open from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and 10am – 3 pm on Sunday. As presented on their website, this event is about celebrating the kids.  For the kiddos, it will be like a second birthday of the year. Pack them up and bring them over to the FXBG Kids Fest, where they get to unload all their extra energy and make you the #1 person in their world, even if it’s for one day.  Kid’s tickets are $5 each, while general admission for adults is $8. There are additional fees for select activities once inside the venue. For more information about this event and to purchase tickets, visit here.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contacting Pat Licata.

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FXBG Taco and Beer Festival Returns May 2023 in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Everyone loves Taco Tuesday, but what about Taco and Beer Saturday? The FXBG Taco & Beer Festival will be taking place at the Fredericksburg Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 13th, from 11 am to 4 pm. For a small fee of $40.00 per person, you will receive unlimited crafted beer samples and two taco vouchers to use at some of the best restaurants and food trucks in the NOVA area. Live music will be setting the mood, and people will be competitive on the lawn games, checking out other vendors, or hanging out at the Margarita Bar. The event supports the Frederikson Outreach Coalition helping to fund child education and assist in youth sports.  For more information about this event or to purchase tickets, click here!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contacting Pat Licata.

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snowball fight frednats fredericksburg virginia

Snowball Fight Melee at FredNats Stadium

Calling all kids! Are you bummed because you haven’t seen or felt the snow yet this year? Well, you still can! Stop by the FredNat Stadium and be part of the snowball games on February 18, 2023, at 3 pm. The cost to join is $3 per person or $5 for two. You must pre-register at fxbgparks.com. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  So sign up and enjoy a  round of snowball games. From snowball fights, snowball chin races, and snowball cup tower knockdowns, there will be plenty of fun for all. 

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contacting Pat Licata.

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Blacksmith Knife Class Offered in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Are you a fan of Forged in Fire? Have you ever wanted to forge your own Blacksmith Knife? If so, come join in on this perfect opportunity to learn traditional methods of forging and how to properly heat treat and temper your creation. 

Hosted by 19Hands (http://www.19hands.org),  the Blacksmith Knife class will be held Saturday, January 21, 2023,  from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm,  located at Black Horse Forge, 29 Utah Place, Fredericksburg Virginia 22405. All are welcome to attend with proceeds going toward helping veterans and first responders.  This will be a great way to give back to your community and have fun while doing it.   Sign up and learn more about what this event entails by clicking, here!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contacting Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.