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Williamsburg photographer Bay School’s artist of the month (9/9/2020) - Photographer Sue Maida of Williamsburg is the Bay School Community Arts Center’s artist of the month. An exhibit of nine photographs in her Sea Glass collection is on display at…
Bay School to provide Saturday shopping opportunities (9/9/2020) - With Market Days canceled this year, the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews and the Mathews Farmers’ Market decided to provide shopping opportunities on Saturday in its stead. Vendors…
Virtual program on how Virginia’s enslaved cooks invented American cuisine (9/9/2020) - The Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday via a virtual platform. Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz will discuss her book, “Bound to the Fire:…
Folk Festival at Watermen’s Museum Sept. 26-27 (9/9/2020) - Fall activities at the Watermen’s Museum, Yorktown, will include a Folk Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 26 and 27, starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday and noon on Sunday.…
Mathews documentarian takes on story of ‘The Judge’ (9/2/2020) - Documentary filmmaker Robert Griffith of Moon is excited about his latest project. With a subject that has broad resonance and a major film star as the narrator, “The Judge: Character,…
Cook Foundation gives $15,000 to Arts on Main for securing matching donations (9/2/2020) - Arts on Main in Gloucester recently received a $15,000 check from the Cook Foundation of Gloucester, for securing matching contributions from “never-before” friends and donors during the past fiscal year.…
Jazz artist performs at Groovin’ in the Park (9/2/2020) - Jazz songstress Sharon Rae North will perform with the Josh Walker Trio from 6-8 p.m. Saturday in a Groovin’ in the Park bonus concert at Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson…
‘Pearl and its People’ exhibit opens tomorrow (8/26/2020) - “The Pearl and its People,” an exhibit at the Bay School Community Arts Center, opens Friday with a meet-and-greet with artists at the gallery on Main Street in Mathews. Live…
Jazz artist performs at Groovin’ in the Park (8/26/2020) - Jazz songstress Sharon Rae North will perform with the Josh Walker Trio from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5, in a Groovin’ in the Park bonus concert at Deltaville Maritime…
Wiatt completes 3rd book of local history, ‘Alleged Pirate’ (8/26/2020) - Thomas T. Wiatt of Newport News,has just completed his third book of local history, “Alleged Pirate: The Legend of Captain John Sinclair of Smithfield and Gloucester, Virginia.” It tells the…
Nurtury co-owners publish young adult fantasy book (8/19/2020) - Alexis and Sean Powell II, co-owners of The Nurtury which is located on Gloucester Main Street, published their book “The Tales of the Hedge Twins” in May. The siblings got…
Santiago is Bay School’s featured artist (8/19/2020) - Nicole M. Santiago is August’s featured artist at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews. The judge and juror of the Art Speaks 2020 Juried Show, now on virtual…
‘Continuum’ exhibit opens Sept. 4 (8/19/2020) - “Continuum,” an exhibition of works by Gloucester artist Theresa Wells Stifel, will open at Arts on Main’s First Friday on Sept. 4 at the Gloucester Court House studio. Live music…
Brad Parks to have virtual launch of new book (8/19/2020) - The Friends of Essex Public Library will celebrate a book launch virtually via Zoom with bestselling author Brad Parks at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept.1. Parks is marking the publication…
Artist seeks to express connection between physical, digital worlds (8/12/2020) - Artist Mensah Bey of Norfolk seeks through his paintings to express the connection between the physical world and the digital world. He views the virtual world as “an evolutionary subconscious…
Natalie Clark opens La Voce Studio (8/12/2020) - Local music educator and Mathews native Natalie Clark has opened La Voce Studio in Deltaville. She said her goal is to help her students “become the singers they have always…
Bayside Ballet scholarship (8/12/2020) - Bayside Youth Ballet awarded Mathews High School 2020 graduate Jessie Mills a college scholarship in the amount of $1,500 in memory of Jerry and Jahn Ramsey and Heidi Jo South.…
TAG gallery open Saturday (8/12/2020) - The Tappahannock Art Gallery at 200 Prince Street will again welcome COVID-19-protected visitors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Tappahannock’s Market Day. This will be one of the…
Comments sought on SWCD strategic plan (8/12/2020) - The Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District is requesting community input in preparing its 2021-2024 Strategic Plan. The district’s current mission statement is to promote the conservation of natural resources…
Made in Mathews tour to go on as planned (8/5/2020) - The 2020 Made in Mathews Studio Tour is scheduled to go on as planned, announced chair Lynn Abrams. This year the tour will on two weekends, and will be conducted…
Birthday crafts (8/5/2020) - Eloise Leslie celebrated her eighth birthday on Thursday, July 30, at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews, where instructor Jennifer Schroeder helped Eloise and her friends make birthday…
GHS history teacher completes 16th book (7/29/2020) - Gloucester High School history teacher and author Mike Cecere recently finished his 16th book just months after the publication of his 15th book. A colonial era enthusiast, Cecere wrote both…
Good Shot Judy to perform Saturday in Deltaville (7/29/2020) - Good Shot Judy will present a special performance at 6 p.m. Saturday as part of the Groovin’ in the Park series at the Deltaville Maritime Museum, 267 Jackson Creek Road,…
88 entries in this year’s Art Speaks Exhibition (7/29/2020) - The Bay School Community Arts Center, Mathews, opened its eighth annual Art Speaks Juried Exhibition last Saturday, July 25. This year’s show, a virtual exhibition due to the coronavirus pandemic,…
Arts on Main opens summer camp program (7/29/2020) - Arts on Main in Gloucester has opened its summer camp program this year, under physical distancing, a face-mask requirement and other safety protocols. Each week campers from ages 9 to…