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Artist exchange openings, Sister City Potluck tickets

Updated: Jun 23, 2023

Dear friends of Este,

Here is your invitation to attend gatherings in honor of Franco Rubini, this year's exchange artist. His work is on display at the Visitor Center, at Salem Church library, and at Howell Library during April.

You can also have a chance to win one of his fabulous photos by contributing to the GoFundMe campaign, to offset some of the expenses.

Fredericksburg-Este Association Members receptions:

Welcome Reception

Thursday, April 6 6 PM

Fredericksburg Visitor Center

706 Caroline Street

Salem Church Branch Exhibit Opening

Monday, April 10 6-7:30 PM

2607 Salem Church Road

Howell Branch Exhibit Opening

Wednesday, April 12 6-7:30 PM

806 Lyons Blvd.

All-Member Potluck Supper (tentative)

Saturday, April 15 5 PM

Sue and Rick Henderson

110 Old Landing Court

LibertyTown GoFundMe Drawing

And Farewell Reception

Sunday, April 16 6 PM

Members and GoFundMe contributors


GoFundMe. Contribute to the Artist Exchange GoFundMe campaign and be eligible to win one of Rubini’s photographs. Drawing on Sunday, April 16, 6 PM, LibertyTown.

Here is the GoFundMe link:

Franco Rubini’s photography is for sale: small prints $50; Large, $100. The website,, has details.

Also, don't forget: Sister City Potluck Dinner, Thursday April 20, Dorothy Hart Community Center 6-9 PM. 408 Canal Street. Traditional Dress Welcome. Members-only event. $15 per person. 100 tickets available. Purchase by April 16 online by check to Dikchya Perry, 1004 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. Please note you sister city on the memo line.

See you soon, and a lot!

Kathryn Willis


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