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C.H. Players will present ‘Bus Stop’ March 8-11 (3/7/2018) - The Court House Players will present the comedy “Bus Stop” by William Inge as dinner theater on March 8-10 and as show-only on March 11 at the Piankatank Ruritan Club,…
RiverJam returns April 28 (2/28/2018) - Arts on Main will hold its second annual RiverJam music festival from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 at Little England Farm, Hayes. Steve and Karen Barrs will…
‘Common Ground’ exhibit opens March 2 (2/21/2018) - “Common Ground,” an exhibition of works by Melanie Chambers Hartman of Yorktown, will open with a reception from 6-8 p.m. at First Friday on March 2 at Arts on Main…
Va. Mountain Boys to perform at Bethany UMC (2/21/2018) - The George Nelson Memorial Concerts Series, Rhythm by the River, welcomes back Bill Jenkins and the Virginia Mountain Boys at 4 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary of Bethany United Methodist…
Student art on display at Arts on Main (2/21/2018) - More than 60 pieces of art by students of Gloucester’s public, private and home schools are on display at Arts on Main in Gloucester. The exhibit is free and open…
Concert organist to perform at Arts at Abingdon (2/21/2018) - Concert organist Isabelle Demers will perform at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, in the Arts at Abingdon concert series. Admission is free, but…
MSG Acoustic Blues Trio to perform at Arts on Main (2/14/2018) - MSG Acoustic Blues Trio will perform from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, at Arts on Main in Gloucester. There will also be a pre-concert dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m.…
Exhibit opens Feb. 23 at Art Speaks Gallery (2/14/2018) - An opening reception for “Painted Perspectives,” an exhibit featuring the work of Bob Carlson and Rebecca Grow, will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, in the Art…
HU professor to speak at library (2/14/2018) - Professor Robert Watson of Hampton University will give a talk at 3:30 p.m. next Thursday, Feb. 22, at Mathews Memorial Library. Watson, who teaches history, will detail the establishment of…
Gloucester author writes novel about Blackbeard (2/7/2018) - Gloucester author Shawn A. Lawson has written a new book, “Knight of the Black Flag,” about Blackbeard, the pirate who roamed the seas in the early days of the American…
Tickets for ‘Bus Stop’ on sale this weekend (2/7/2018) - Tickets go on sale this weekend for the Court House Players production of “Bus Stop” by William Inge. The show will be performed March 8-11 at the Piankatank Ruritan Club…
Virginian-Pilot editor to talk about ‘fake news’ (1/31/2018) - The Chesapeake Bay Writers will hold their luncheon meeting and election beginning at 11 a.m. on Feb. 14 at the Center Street Grill in Williamsburg. Dan Duke, entertainment editor of…
Tourism workshops being offered by Middle Peninsula Alliance (1/31/2018) - The Middle Peninsula Alliance, in partnership with the Virginia Tourism Corporation, the Middle Peninsula Alliance is offering a series of Vibrant Communities Through Tourism Workshops for tourism venues in the…
Auditions for ‘Wizard of Oz’ to be held Sunday (1/31/2018) - Auditions for the Court House Players’ children’s musical “The Wizard of Oz” will be held from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at Ware Episcopal Church Parish House, Rt. 14, Gloucester.…
Merritt to hold First Friday exhibit (1/24/2018) - An exhibition of works by artist and musician Jackie Merritt will open on First Friday from 6-8 p.m. on Feb. 2, at Arts on Main in Gloucester. Live music will…
Bluegrass duo to perform at Arts at Abingdon (1/24/2018) - The bluegrass duo Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley will perform at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, in the Arts at Abingdon concert series at Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh.…
Artists invited to participate in juried show (1/17/2018) - The Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews has issued a call for artists for the sixth annual Art Speaks Juried Art Show. The show opens April 28 with a…
‘Altered’ show to open (1/17/2018) - The opening reception of the art exhibit “ALTERED: Exploring the Work of Patrick Andrews” will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, in the Art Speaks Gallery at…
‘One Slave, Many Owners’ topic of Tappahannock lecture (1/10/2018) - “One Slave, Many Owners” will be the topic of a lecture by Renate Yarborough Sanders during a meeting of the Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society at 11 a.m.…
Open Mic Sundays series continues at library (1/10/2018) - Chesapeake Bay Writers will continue is Open Mic Sundays series at 1 p.m. this Sunday, Jan. 8, at Mathews Memorial Library. The event is free and open to the public.…
Steampunk opening moved to Friday (1/10/2018) - The opening of a Steampunk exhibition scheduled for last Friday at Arts on Main in Gloucester was postponed because of the weather and will be held instead from 6-8 p.m.…
Artisan Trail Sip n’ Learn to be held Jan. 17 (12/27/2017) - An Artisan Trail Sip n’ Learn will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Arts on Main in Gloucester. The gathering will be the final enrollment event…
Cheers to 2018: Alcohol-themed art featured at RWC (12/27/2017) - Oenophiles take note: Virginia’s “wine artist” will be featured in Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury’s first show of 2018, beginning Monday. Residents and community members are invited to view and purchase artwork from…
Artists invited to enter juried exhibit at Arts on Main (12/27/2017) - The Gloucester Arts Festival committee is holding an open call for entries in an exhibition to be held in June. The show will be judged by Jeff Harrison, chief curator…
Auditions to be held Jan. 7 for ‘Bus Stop’ (12/20/2017) - Auditions for the Court House Players’ first 2018 production, “Bus Stop,” will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 7, at Ware Episcopal Church parish house on John Clayton…