[Posted on Dec 07, 2016 | 325 views]
The Page Middle School Select Ensemble performed a variety of holiday tunes along Saturday’s parade route. Ensemble members, from left, are Kayleigh Brown, Juliana Graff, Phillis Gray, Philecia Gray, Abby Coxe, Payton Thorpe and Alec Daniel. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Per tradition, Santa Claus brought up the rear of the Gloucester Citizens’ Christmas and Holiday Parade. He waves to the crowd aboard the Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad’s rescue boat. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Members of the Bayside Youth Ballet won fourth place in the Best Youth Group category in the Gloucester Citizens’ Christmas and Holiday Parade. Shown promoting their upcoming performance, “The Enchanted Doll Shoppe and Journey to the Land of the Sweets,” are from left, Annabelle Morgan, Katherine Murphy, Arrybelle Siddons, Emily Thiel-Goin and Victoria King. The performance will begin at 2 p.m. on Dec. 18 at Mathews High School. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Cub Scout Pack 133, Bena, won first place in the Best Youth Group category in the Gloucester Citizens’ Christmas and Holiday Parade. Scout members shown on their float, from left, are Auggie Baker, Joshua Pinder, Drake Hall, Allyana Hall (visitor), Christian Ortiz and Christian “CJ” Bailey. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Members of the Gloucester Middle Schools Holiday Band entertained parade-goers Saturday with festive tunes of the season. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Gloucester Montessori School won first place in the Best in Elementary Schools category in Saturday’s Gloucester Citizens’ Christmas and Holiday Parade with the theme, “Montessori Kids Wish You a Sweet Christmas.” Students, shown from left, are Jaedon McManus, Luke James, Jaxson Heck with mom Tarah, Kyle Hudson, Ada Anderson and Olivia Harrison. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
The Petsworth Patriots are shown marching in Saturday's parade. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Boy Scout Troop 175, Gloucester, carried the American flag along Saturday's parade route. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
The Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast in Saturday's parade. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Baystars F.C. members are shown kicking their soccer balls along Saturday's parade route. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
 
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Godspeed open to public this weekend

Photo: Dick Turner, kneeling, and Doug Lindeman, standing, talk to students about some of the diversions enjoyed by sailors aboard the Godspeed in 1607, including playing cards. Photos by Charlie Koenig
The public is invited to Williams Wharf tomorrow and Sunday to tour the Godspeed.

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Putt announces for HOD; Budget approved

Board also hears plans for Vintage Automotive Festival and Tour de Chesapeake

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Area residents encouraged to Shop Local on Saturday

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Businesses in two counties partnering for event

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Mathews homes featured on this year’s Garden Week tour

Saturday tour is sponsored by the Garden Club of Gloucester

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