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Musical Sunday to benefit special needs children (4/26/2017) - A musical to benefit special needs children will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Westville Christian Church, Mathews. Sponsored by Disciples of Christ, the annual event will include several…
Reception Saturday at #FFFHEX art gallery in Mathews (4/26/2017) - A book series titled “Serendipity: Williams House 2014-2016” that features art installed in an old home in Onemo will be on display at a reception from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at…
Bohn to perform in comedy benefit show (4/19/2017) - Comedian Lucas Bohn will return to his native Mathews on Saturday, April 29, to perform his one-man comedy show “Lesson Plans to Late Night.” The show will be held at…
Van Dyke exhibit part of First Friday (4/19/2017) - An exhibit of paintings by Gloucester architect and artist Kay Van Dyke will be on display from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, May 5, at Arts on Main, Gloucester. The show…
Community Orchestra to give free concert at MHS (4/19/2017) - The Courthouse Community Orchestra will perform a free concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, at Mathews High School. Conducted by Guy Hayden, the orchestra members are adults and…
Deadline extended for Arts on Main exhibit (4/19/2017) - The deadline for submissions to the upcoming Open Juried Exhibition at Arts on Main in Gloucester has been extended to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 30. Entries will be judged by…
Pianist to perform at Bethany UMC (4/19/2017) - Pianist John Sheppard will perform “Rhythm by the River,” the season finale concert of Bethany United Methodist Church, at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church on Hayes Road, Gloucester Point.…
Red Priest to perform at Arts at Abingdon (4/12/2017) - Red Priest, an early music foursome described as having a “break-all-rules, rock-chamber concert approach to early music,” will perform at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, in the Arts at…
Bayside Youth Ballet to present spring gala (4/12/2017) - Bayside Youth Ballet will present its spring gala “Celebrating the Classics and the Contemporary” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, in the Harry M. Ward Auditorium at Mathews High…
Gloucester Arts Festival to be held May 20-27 (4/5/2017) - A full schedule of events and impressive roster of artists has been announced for this year’s inaugural Gloucester Arts Festival, which will be held the week of May 20-27. The…
Concerts on the Green series begins May 17 (4/5/2017) - Gloucester County Parks, Recreation and Tourism has scheduled nine programs for its Concerts on the Green series this year. All shows will begin at 6 p.m. on the court green…
$2,000 grant received by Bay School (4/5/2017) - The Bay School Community Arts Center has received a $2,000 grant from the Jim and Amanda Taylor Charitable Fund, a donor-advised component fund of the Mathews Community Foundation.  The Taylors…
RiverJam to benefit Arts on Main (3/29/2017) - RiverJam, an event to benefit Arts on Main, will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, on the grounds of historic Little England Plantation. Two popular local bands,…
Through Special Eyes (3/29/2017) - Open Arts, Through Special Eyes, an annual exhibit of artwork created by local artists with special needs, was recently on display at the Bay School Community Arts Center, Main Street,…
‘Arts and Daffodils’ exhibit this weekend (3/29/2017) - Arts on Main and the Garden Club of Gloucester are collaborating on the third annual “Art and Daffodils” exhibition, which will be held Saturday and Sunday during the Gloucester Daffodil…
Artists to paint canoes at Daffodil Festival (3/29/2017) - An interactive artist participation activity titled “CANOE” will be held at Tabb House on Main Street during the Gloucester Daffodil Festival this weekend. During the activity, artists Thomas Dixon, Asa…
Regional clay guild forming (3/29/2017) - The Bay School Community Arts Center has announced the formation of a regional clay guild. The first meeting for the fledgling guild will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the…
Bay School to hold fashion show fundraiser (3/22/2017) - A fashion show fundraiser will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, at the Bay School Community Arts Center, Main Street, Mathews. “Classics in Fashion” will feature many…
‘The Day They Kidnapped the Pope’ (3/22/2017) - Pope Albert IV, portrayed by Chris Knoller, left, watches news about his own kidnapping in the home of his captor, Sam Leibowitz (John Dempsey), right, along with family members, beginning…
Arts on Main to showcase folk/pop singer Julie Clark (3/15/2017) - Folk/pop singer Julie Clark will perform at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Arts on Main in Gloucester. The show opens a new series of performances by local singer/songwriters at the Main…
Players to present comedy March 23-26 (3/15/2017) - “The Day They Kidnapped the Pope,” a comedy by João Bethencourt, will be presented by the Court House Players Thursday through Sunday, March 23-26, at the Piankatank Ruritan Club, Hudgins.…
Daffodil Show photo contest (3/15/2017) - The 2017 Daffodil Show will take place on April 1-2 at Botetourt Elementary School. There will be six classes for photography, and many entries are expected. Daffodil Show committee members…
Submissions sought for juried art show (3/15/2017) - Arts on Main is calling all artists for submissions to its inaugural Open Juried Exhibition, which be held in June at the Gloucester Main Street gallery. Entries will be judged…
Last call for entries for Bay School show (3/8/2017) - The Bay School is making its last call for entries for its fifth annual Arts Speaks on the Bay Juried Show, which will run from May 6 to June 3…
Pianist Alpin Hong to play at MHS (3/8/2017) - Pianist Alpin Hong will perform at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, at Mathews High School in the Concerts by the Bay series. Hong offers a combination of stunning technique,…