Give you and yours Luck as you March!

Embrace the Marching Month with Good Fortune and Joy for You and Your Loved One!

Hi There! 

I am your date night #1 cheerleader Jerome Patrick.

Friends call me JP. 

I reside with my beautiful wife Eydie and our Fam of eight in Spotsy.

I want to welcome you to the Couples Call FXBG!

We are your local concierge for quality time and fun with your loved one. 

Here are the top places for you and yours to feel lucky, have fun, and have a great time during March!

Love, Laughter, and Leprechauns: Your Ultimate St. Patrick's Day Couple's Guide

Get ready for a festive St. Patrick's Day weekend with a variety of events, including the whimsical Shamrocks and Shenanigans Festival at A. Smith Bowman Distillery, Barley Naked Brewery's St. Patrick's Day celebration featuring their award-winning beers, and the lively St. Patrick’s Dueling Pianos at Potomac Point Winery. Additionally, join the Grand Slamrock 5K to celebrate the season and cap off the weekend with the St. Patrick’s Day Shambles golf event at Augustine Golf Club for a day of fun, music, and outdoor activities.

Shamrocks and Shenanigans, March 16, 2024, 11 AM, A. Smith Bowman Distillery, Get ready for a day filled with whimsical shenanigans at our inaugural Shamrocks and Shenanigans Festival sponsored by the Fredericksburg Roller Derby on Saturday, March 16th  from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

A Barley Naked St. Patrick's Day, March 16, 2024, Fresh off their Gold Medal at the Great American Beer Festival, Barley Naked Brewery will have a St Patrick’s Day event From 12 pm to 9 pm, Address: 15 Tech Parkway, Stafford, VA, USA. 

St. Patrick’s Dueling Pianos at Potomac Point Winery, Get ready to sham-rock and roll this St. Patrick’s Day Weekend with an evening of music, merriment, and mayhem! Join us for a lively piano show featuring Irish tunes, comedic twists, and audience interaction. Enjoy our “nibbles & wine” menu, including Shamrock Sangria, while tapping your feet to the beat! Doors open at 7:00 pm, show runs from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm. Tickets are $27 per person, including seats and entertainment. Shared seating for up to 10 guests per table adds to the fun!

Grand Slamrock 5K, March 16, 2024, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, Come and celebrate St. Patrick's Day and the approach of baseball season at the 3rd Annual Grand Slamrock 5K.  This is the perfect event to slide into Spring after you've dug out from a long winter of cold and snow.  Runners and walkers alike are welcome to join us in this race!  The 5K is stroller-friendly, but no dogs are allowed in any of the races, so leave the pups at home!

St. Patrick’s Day Shambles, Alright Golfers Augustine Golf Club will be holding an event on Sunday, March 17, 2024, at 11:00 am, Format: Four-Player Team, Shamble Registration: AGC MEMBERS $49 • GUESTS of MEMBERS $79 • PUBLIC GOLFERS $99; Includes Green and Cart Fee, Range Balls, Post-Play Buffet, Prizes and more!

Eat, Shop, Play, and More!

Dive into March Madness with Potomac Point Winery’s thrilling wine tastings, offering a slam-dunk experience with an Elite Eight wine bracket and fourteen unique tastes. Later in the month, savor Culpeper Downtown Spring Restaurant Week, featuring specially priced menus and the perfect opportunity to try something new or revisit old favorites. Don't miss out on Culpeper Con, a family-friendly graphic novel and pop-culture event, and Nerf Mania at Virginia Credit Union Stadium, where action-packed Nerf battles await participants of all ages. March is packed with palate-pleasing madness and diverse entertainment for you and yours to explore!

March 1 - 3rd

Dribble into the thrilling world of flavor with Potomac Point Winery’s March Madness Wine Tastings, running throughout March. Experience a unique twist as each contender receives a wine bracket featuring our Elite Eight wines, accompanied by two wine glasses for the ultimate taste-off. Savor the excitement of eight different wines, enjoying fourteen tastes and culminating in a half glass of your chosen “top pick”. It’s a slam-dunk experience, perfect for seasoned enthusiasts and novice tasters. Join us in March for a month-long celebration of palate-pleasing madness! 

March 18 - 24

It’s time to prepare your taste buds & appetites for Culpeper Downtown’s Spring Restaurant Week, the best way to try something new or enjoy an old favorite—while supporting our downtown restaurant community!

Break out of the typical work-week patterns and share a meal with family and friends. With specially priced menus — Lunch/Brunch Menu Options $15 or $25 and Dinner Menu Options $35 or $50 — it’s a great excuse to revisit old favorites or visit an establishment you’ve always wanted to try.

March 22

Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center, Culpeper Con is a graphic novel and pop-culture-inspired event sponsored by the Culpeper County Library. CulpeperCon is a fun, free, family-friendly event that brings together fans and creators to celebrate the importance of stories and fandoms that connect us and enrich our lives. Highlighting graphic literature, sequential art, and comics as a literary medium, CulpeperCon includes a cosplay contest, keynote speaker, games, artwork, graphic novels, demonstrations, and community superheroes allowing attendees to dive into topics these interest.

March 23

Virginia Credit Union Stadium, March 23, Come to Virginia Credit Union Stadium for some action-packed fun as we transform the park into a Nerf battlefield. Nerf Mania will feature play for all ages. Bring your own Nerf gun(s) and protective eyewear. We will supply the Nerf bullets (basic Nerf bullets). Players must wear protective eyewear. Staff reserves the right to deny using any participant’s Nerf gun that they feel is too powerful.

Pre-Registration: $12/wave On-Site Registration: $15/wave (only if space permits)
Pre-register here.

Your other Notables

FXBG First Fridays - 30-year tradition featuring local art, live music, and a diverse array of culinary and shopping delights.

Arboretum's First Saturday Guided Walk - March 3, 2024, 10 AM - 11 PM.

FREE Film Screening - Art of the Game: Ukiyo-E Heroes, Melchers, Falmouth, VA.

Spring Artisan Market at Eden Try Winery, Eden Try Winery, March 23, 2024, 12 PM - 5 PM.

I hope that you find this helpful in finding Luck in creating quality time with your significant other!

Until next month….

Have a great start to Spring!

J. Patrick

Your #1 Couples Cheerleader

Couples Call

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