Three major upcoming events—Mathews Market Days, the Guinea Jubilee and Autumn on Main & Vintage Market—have all been canceled as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.
A joint statement was issued on Tuesday afternoon by Guinea Jubilee co-chairman Nick Bonniville on behalf of the Guinea Heritage Association, the Mathews Market Days Committee and Mathews Visitor and Information Center.
“After much consideration and collaboration, the Guinea Heritage Association’s Guinea Jubilee Committee, Mathews Market Days Committee, and Mathews Visitor and Information Center are jointly announcing the cancellation of community festivals for the second straight year due to COVID-19,” the release stated.
“The committees sought counsel from the Three Rivers Health District, which includes both Mathews and Gloucester counties. With the latest surge of the Delta variant, every jurisdiction in Virginia is in a high level of community transmission of COVID-19, which has not been seen even at the he...
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