Rappahannock Station is today known as Remington and lies about halfway between Warrenton and Culpeper. This small town covers much of the battlefield making a visit difficult. Please respect the rights of property owners. To reach the battlefield from Fredericksburg, take Rt. 3 west to Culpeper, then take Rt. 15/29 north from Culpeper toward Warrenton. Approximately 7 miles north of Culpeper you will see a sign directing you to Remington via Business Rt. 15/29. Pull off the road at this point. Read the walking tour of the Battle of Remington.
Pedal through history on one of Remington’s bicycle trails and see why the small town is on the crossroads of history. Trails marked for three-, six- and 12-mile rides take visitors through the beautiful Virginia countryside surrounding Remington. Provided by Remington Community Partnership, the tours are also available in Town Hall. Download the Remington Civil War Bicycle Tour PDF
Complete with Ferris wheel, cotton candy, and beauty queens, Remington’s annual Fireman’s Carnival and Parade is what small-town living is all about. Held this year from May 27 through May 30 with the parade at 6:30 pm on Friday, May 29, the event is a treat for children and adults alike. For more information on this year’s parade, contact Randy McCuin at firstname.lastname@example.org. For Carnival information, contact the fire department at (540) 439-8010.
Situated amidst the historic Kelly’s Ford Battlefield, The Inn at Kelly’s Ford is a must-stop for anyone visiting Remington. Experience elegant dining prepared by Chef Jean Paul Pessaint in the inn’s intimate, 30-seat restaurant. Downstairs, discover Pelham’s Pub, serving your favorite beverages and live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night. The inn is also ideal for a weekend getaway, wedding, or family reunion. Visitors can enjoy hiking, canoeing, and biking, and the inn’s Equestrian Center offers horseback-riding lessons and hosts equestrian events. For more information or to book a reservation, call 540-399- 1779 or visit www.innatkellysford.com.
The Town comes alive in May every year with their Annual Spring Yard Sale. The 2016 Spring Yard Sale is May 14th. Drop by the Remington United Methodist Church or the Town lot at 105 East Main Street. Maps available of local home participants. It’s a fun time for all.
Each October, the streets of Remington fill with vendors, music, and food during the annual Fall Festival. This year the Remington Fall Festival is on Saturday, October 08, 2016. For vendor information, contact the fall festival committee at RemingtonFallFestival@gmail.com.
Starting April 2016, the Town of Remington will be showing a free movie on the lawn at the Community Gardens on West Bowen Street. The movie will start at dusk. Check out the Town’s facebook page at www.facebook.com/Town of Remington Va for rain dates. The schedule for 2016 is as follows:
April 16, 2016 – A Bug’s Life
May 21, 2016 – Brave: Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.
June 18, 2016 – Grease: Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, wil they be able to rekindle their romance?
July 16, 2016 – The Minion Movie: Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
August 20, 2016- The Lion King: Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness o please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble.
September 17, 2016- Ratatouille: Remy is a rat, constantly risking life in an expensive French restaurant because of his love of good food, as well as a desire to become a chef. Yet. obviously, this is a rather tough dream for a rat. But opportunity knocks when a young boy, who desperately needs to keep his job at the restaurant, despite his lack of cooking abilities, discovers and partners with Remy.
October 8, 2016- Ghostbusters: After being kicked out of their university, parapsychology professors Spengler, Stantz and Venkman decide to go into business for themselves by trapping and removing ghosts from haunted houses. After some initial skepticism, business is soon booming as The Ghost Busters rid New Yourk of its undead. When a downtown skyscraper becomes the focal point of spirit activity linked to the ancient god Gozer, however, the problem may be more than the team can handle.