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Desserts and music

In an arts center at Gloucester Court House, built in 1920 as a Ford Automobile Agency and later the home of Lord Botetourt Antiques, ticket holders are in for a very special treat on Friday.

Today this spacious building of 5,800 square-feet is the home of Gloucester Arts On Main. This non-profit arts organization is operated by a board of directors, who are primarily local artists with Kay Van Dyke serving as executive director. The goal is to provide an environment for art-making, art education and art exhibition.

Come Friday, the doors will open at 6 for a special evening of seasonal music and fancy desserts. This will be just one more of the outstanding events this dedicated group has brought to the public.

The Courthouse Community Orchestra will be providing the music but it is Shari Jordan, daughter of Van Dyke, who will be providing the dessert. An engineer by trade, wife, mother of two and grandmother of one, Shari finds cooking a joyful release after a busy day. “It&r...

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