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Arts on Main gala opening Friday (5/24/2017) - Twenty artists from the Mid-Atlantic area have been out and about this week painting scenes of Gloucester County as part of the Gloucester Arts Festival’s inaugural plein air painting event.…
John Atkinson releases two books on Kindle (5/24/2017) - Mathews author John Atkinson has released two new books as Amazon Kindle editions. “Meet Dr. Kingsnake” is about Atkinson’s struggle with illiteracy, a struggle he characterizes as a battle with…
Gloucester Arts Festival kicks off Saturday (5/17/2017) - The weeklong Gloucester Arts Festival kicks off this Saturday, with activities that give people of all ages and abilities a chance to paint side-by-side with the area’s premiere artists. “The…
String quartet performs Saturday at Abingdon (5/17/2017) - The Aurelius Quartet, former Fellowship String Quartet in Residence at the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival in Virginia, will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday at Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh. The…
Art deTour to be held Saturday (5/17/2017) - Art deTour will be held Saturday at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews. Offered in conjunction with the annual Tour de Chesapeake, Art deTour offers bicyclists, their families,…
Symphony Under the Stars returns May 27 (5/17/2017) - Symphony Under the Stars, the annual free family concert sponsored by the Cook Foundation and many other donors, will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 27, on the…
Art Speaks on the Bay show ends June 2 (5/17/2017) - The Art Speaks Gallery will mark the end of its fifth annual Art Speaks on the Bay juried art show with a closing reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, June…
Upcoming exhibit to celebrate Mathews (5/17/2017) - Artists who work in all media are invited to submit their artwork to be featured in the upcoming art show, “The Pearl & Its People: A Celebration of Mathews,” at…
Dramatic reading Sunday at library (5/17/2017) - “Under Milk Wood” by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas will be presented as reader’s theater at 1 p.m. Sunday at Mathews Memorial Library. Sponsored by the Court House Players and the…
Plein air painting contest part of Gloucester Arts Festival (5/10/2017) - Art enthusiasts of all ages and abilities who register for Gloucester Arts Festival events taking place May 20-28 will have the opportunity to learn from and compete right alongside the…
Concert on the Green (5/10/2017) - Good Shot Judy, a piano, upright bass, drum and vocal quartet specializing in jazz standards, will perform at 6 o’clock next Wednesday, May 17, on the lawn of the colonial…
Bay School opens juried arts show (5/10/2017) - The Bay School Community Arts Center opened its fifth annual juried art show, Art Speaks on the Bay, on Saturday with a reception and awards presentation. The show, featuring works…
Gloucester author muses on the animals we eat (5/3/2017) - Anthropologist and author Barbara J. King of Gloucester has released a new book, “Personalities on the Plate: The Lives and Minds of Animals We Eat.” The book “asks us to…
Mathews scavenger hunt book on sale at May Faire (5/3/2017) - A new book featuring a scavenger hunt to identify buildings in Mathews Court House will go on sale Saturday at May Faire. “Mathews County Scavenger Hunt—A Different Point of View”…
‘Elf Jr.’ (5/3/2017) - James King plays Buddy the Elf this weekend in The Court House Players production of the musical “Elf Jr.” Directed by Amanda Adams, the show features a large cast of…
Winners announced for school art show to be held Sunday at Mathews Woman’s Club (5/3/2017) - The Mathews County Woman’s Club will hold an open house from 1-3 p.m. Sunday to present artwork from the three county public schools. The art has already been judged by…
In concert (4/26/2017) - The Courthouse Community Orchestra will give a free public concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Mathews High School. Music in a variety of styles will be performed, a release said.…
Phoenix Art Group (4/26/2017) - Art by students participating in the Phoenix Art Group’s after school art program at four Gloucester elementary schools is on display through Saturday at Arts on Main in Gloucester. A…
Virginia’s Li’l Ole Opry begins 42nd season (4/26/2017) - Virginia’s Li’l Ole Opry will open its 42nd season of country music shows this Saturday with an “All Star Opry” featuring the house band, Shades of Country, and all of…
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…