[Posted on Dec 04, 2019 | 356 views]
Gathered for Thanksgiving dinner at the Courthouse Restaurant last Thursday for the 10th and possibly the last time were, from left, Nathan Smith, Dana Smith, Steuart Smith, Kim and Doug Hibbs, Dawn Gates, Harry and Joanie Saunders and Josh Hibbs. Photo by Charlie Koenig
A good crowd attended Sunday’s annual Christmas Sing-Along sponsored by the Central Village Homemakers Club and held at Central United Methodist Church in Mathews. The master of ceremonies Roy Ethington. Photo by Elsa Verbyla.
Among the guest performers featured during Sunday's annual Christmas Sing-Along at Central United Methodist Church were sisters Gabrielle and Emily Lewis. The master of ceremonies was Roy Ethington. Photo by Elsa Verbyla
Thanksgiving helpers Young Kingston Parish church members and friends cheerfully helped set the tables last Wednesday the following day’s community Thanksgiving meal, held annually at the parish house on Main Street in Mathews. The volunteers, from left, were Lyman Hayes, Carter Hayes, Sally Ann Ford, Aubrey Adams and Eloise Leslie. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Artist Mark Williamson of The Arter’s Opus at Hudgins, discusses his turned wooden pieces with Patti Rowe of Mathews and Keswick, during Saturday’s Made in Mathews Open Studio Tour. He said his studio had been busy and that he had sold “some really good pieces.” Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Gabi Keller Malonson of Gloucester purchases yarn while artist Larry Brown of Bentwaters Farm at Susan, south of Mathews C.H., works a loom during Saturday’s tour. Fabric artist Rosalie Brown, also of Bentwaters Farm, said this year’s weekend-long tour was a success. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Approximately 200 Thanksgiving dinners were served during last Thursday’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh. That number includes the 37 dinners that were assembled and delivered for Meals on Wheels recipients. Tasked with carving the ham and turkey were, from left, Jay Austin, Keith Webb, Thom Byrne, John Myles, Bill Cumberland, David Evans and Sherie Austin. The carvers arrived at 7:30 a.m., so the Meals on Wheels could be packed up at 8, with the community dinner starting three hours later. The carvers shown here are parishioners at Abingdon. The church also had outside helpers delivering the Meals on Wheels and helping in other ways. Photo by Linda Tjossem

{image_1} The Hibbs family gathers at the Courthouse Restaurant for possibly the last time

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