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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Leanna from Midlothian, VA
  • Jun-07-2015 I am a current student here

    Historic downtown Fredericksburg is really quaint. There's several coffee shops, a lot of cafes and restaurants, and plenty of shops. And it's a short walk from campus! A lot of students go down there on weekends. And if you have a car there is a huge shopping center not that far away. We are also right at the midway point between Richmond and DC, so it's great for taking a weekend trip either way. There are a few good parties here and there for those who know the right people, but UMW isn't a party school, so if that's what you're in the market for, try something else.

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  • Rebeca from Fredericksburg, VA
  • Nov-12-2014 I am a current student here

    I am on a sports team and find it a lot of fun and what I spend most of my free time doing. There's a lot to explore in the downtown Fredericksburg area and if you're of drinking age, there's some pretty decent bars. There is a Hop and Wine shop in Eagle Village that is convenient and have great options. If you're a history enthusiast, there's a lot of history in the area including battlegrounds, museums, and tours. There's not much of night life since it's a quieter city, but there is always an event to attend, whether it's club related, a sporting event, concert, etc.

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  • Emma
  • Nov-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Homecoming week has a lot going on, including Lip Sync, where groups choreograph and perform lip sync-d songs for the student body. Downtown Fredericksburg is cute and has a lot of shops and dining as well. On the weekends there are usually school sponsored activities and sports.

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  • Kimberly from Richmond, VA
  • Oct-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Not a whole lot here. There are super cheap movies every weekend and some game-type stuff during the week (Bingo, trivia, acoustic night). But otherwise, that's about it. And you have to know people to get into the parties-- which there are few of, if that's your thing.

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  • UMW student
  • Oct-07-2014 I am a current student here

    The buses are free so you can easily go to restaurants the mall movies and they have a place called funland which is like somewhat a Dave and buster, sorta. As far as clubs I'm pretty sure you won't find one but there are hookah bars like Aladdin and also another one.

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  • Leslie from Raleigh, NC
  • Jul-23-2014 I am a past student here

    LOTS to do in Fredericksburg! the town is within walking distance from the campus. It is always busy with live music/entertainment.

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  • Music Major from Fredericksburg, VA
  • Mar-02-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are looking for fun things to do then join clubs. Most students at UMW are in more than one club and that is how they build their social lives. There are tons of acapella groups, and sports clubs, and cultural clubs. There is really something for everyone and that is no lie.

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  • Suleman from Stafford, VA
  • Jan-13-2014 I am a current student here

    They do run a number of events at the school that are entertaining. Such as multicultural shows and events, dances, they have brought comedians in to entertain students before.

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  • Jessie from Williamsburg, VA
  • Dec-26-2013 I am a current student here

    UMW has quite a lot of student activities on Ball Circle, so be sure to jump in and enjoy it (especially when free food is involved). If you get bored, you can always join one of the many clubs on campus which give you a group of people to go do fun stuff with. On weekends I tend to go downtown and look at all the little stores which always are a surprise (I found a cupcake store last time). Also, if you are a biker I would recommend bringing it to campus because UMW is definitely a bike friendly campus.The Underground also hosts all kinds of fun and entertaining events that you and your friends can enjoy.

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