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History of Mathews to be ‘launched’ at yacht club (3/4/2020) - “A Select History of Mathews County Virginia” by Conrad Mercer Hall will be released at the Mathews Yacht Club on Saturday, March 21, beginning with a reception at 10 a.m.;…
Judy Ward scholarship concert Sunday (3/4/2020) - A concert for the Judy Ward scholarship will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday in Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church. A free-will offering will be taken for the scholarship given each…
‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ comes to Flat Iron (3/4/2020) - Tickets are available for the upcoming show “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” an off-season adult comedy being presented by the Court House Players and Flat Iron Crossroads on Friday…
Benjamin Sheen Oxford organist to perform at Arts at Abingdon (2/26/2020) - Organist Benjamin Sheen of Oxford, England, will perform a concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 6, at Abingdon Episcopal Church, Route 17, White Marsh. This is part of the…
peter_pan_jr All-youth cast presents ‘Peter Pan, Jr.’ (2/26/2020) - The Court House Players will present the musical “Peter Pan, Jr.” on Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8, at the Gloucester Moose Lodge Family Center, 6565 Moose Lane off…
Gloucester Art Student Show opens Sunday (2/26/2020) - The Gloucester County Art Student Show, sponsored by the Phoenix Art Group, opens this Sunday during normal hours at the Gloucester County Public Library. It will be on display through…
Flat Iron Crossroads has busy weekend (2/26/2020) - Performing at Flat Iron Crossroads this weekend will be the Tidewinders, in photo above, and Clayton (C-Willis) Williams, below. Flat Iron Crossroads has a busy weekend ahead, with bands lined…
phil_dunn_talk Phil Dunn to give talk at Arts on Main (2/19/2020) - Mathews photographer Phil Dunn will give a gallery talk on the life and work of photographer Richard Samuel Roberts from 7–8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, at Arts on Main…
flatiron_02_23_showcase Virginia Songwriters Showcase (2/19/2020) - Four artists will perform in Flat Iron Crossroads’ first Virginia Songwriters Showcase, beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday at the music venue off Ware Neck Road in Gloucester. The doors open…
art_of_food ‘Art of Food’ exhibit opens Feb. 28 (2/19/2020) - An opening reception for “The Art of Food,” an exhibit featuring foods, drinks and theme-related items, will be held from 5–7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 in the Art Speaks…
prior_and_toboz Cole and MaryAnn at Flat Iron (2/12/2020) - Flat Iron Crossroads, Gloucester, will host the musical duo Cole and MaryAnn at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21. Tickets are $10, available at flatironcrossroads.com. A release said Cole Stevens and…
dunn_artist_of_month Mathews photographer is Artist of Month (2/12/2020) - Phil Dunn is the February Artist of the Month at the Bay School’s Art Speaks Gallery. Although Chicago born and raised, Dunn considers himself a southern artist. After a three-decade…
Auditions Tuesday for ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ (2/5/2020) - Auditions for the Court House Players’ production of the comedy classic “Arsenic and Old Lace” will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, 6470 Main Street,…
mug_meet_up Bay School to host ‘social ceramics’ event (2/5/2020) - The Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews will host its first ever Mug Meet-Up & Market beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, starting at 10:30 a.m. in…
painted_pottery_class Pottery workshop to be held at Arts on Main (2/5/2020) - Stephanie Kessel, owner and operator of York River Pottery Company at Gloucester Point, will demonstrate pottery painting techniques in a series of 10 workshops for adults to be held at…
The Charleston (2/5/2020) - Bayside Youth Ballet dancers were among those taking part in the Gloucester Library’s “Return of the Roaring Twenties” event last Thursday. Here, Savanna Klaus, Jessie Mills, Cody Herbert, Melody Thompson,…
Flat Iron Crossroads announces schedule (2/5/2020) - Upcoming shows at Flat Iron Crossroads, Ware Neck, have been listed as follows: Feb. 7, Mercy Creek; Feb. 14, Good Shot Judy; Feb. 20, Flat Iron Crossroads Songwriters Association; Feb.…
quaternaglia Brazilian guitar quartet to play in Arts at Abingdon concert (1/29/2020) - The Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet from Brazil will perform at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, in the third concert of the Arts at Abingdon Series. The concert will be held…
Bay School to hold Artisan Market (1/29/2020) - The Bay School Community Art Center will hold an Artisan Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the school on Main Street in Mathews. Participating…
juror_santiago_1 Juror selected for Art Speaks show at Bay School (1/29/2020) - Works, above and below, by Nicole McCormick Santiago, juror of the Bay School Community Art Center’s upcoming Art Speaks exhibition. Nicole McCormick Santiago, an artist and Assistant Professor at the…
water_down GHS students win One Act competition (1/22/2020) - The Gloucester High School Theater Department took first place in the Jan. 18 VHSL Region 5A One Act competition. Led by drama teacher Clint Alexander, the cast competed against a…
ballast_band_at_crossroads Playing at the Crossroads (1/22/2020) - On Saturday evening, the Ballast Band played to a nearly full house at Gloucester’s new music venue, Flat Iron Crossroads. An array of music from various decades was performed, and…
poetry_of_persistence Arts on Main to host ‘Poetry of Persistence’ exhibit (1/22/2020) - Arts on Main will open the exhibit “The Poetry of Persistence” during First Friday, to be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, at the gallery on Main Street…
Celtic service (1/15/2020) - Strings & Things Quartet will perform traditional Celtic music at the Celtic Service to be held at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at Kingston Parish Chapel, 370 Main Street, Mathews.…