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Moth night combines info with fun (8/7/2019) - More than 30 Gloucester residents took part in an educational night out on Friday, July 26, at Beaverdam Park, learning all about moths with the newly-chartered Middle Peninsula Master Naturalist…
Bird-watching party Tuesday in Port Haywood (7/31/2019) - The Middle Peninsula Bird Club will hold a bird-watching event at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the home of Louise Witherspoon, 724 Turpin Lane, Port Haywood. The property has waterfront on…
Handmade with love (7/24/2019) - The River Country Quilt Guild recently donated a wagonful of quilts to the cancer treatment center at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital. From left are guild charity quilts chairman Mickey Sears,…
Kokedama workshop at Brent and Becky’s (7/17/2019) - A kokedama workshop, explaining the craft of making containers of live moss to hold a plant’s root and soil, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 27 at…
Deadline approaches for quilt show (7/17/2019) - The Quilts of River Country Show will be held Sept. 20-21 in and around Gloucester’s colonial court circle. Show hours are noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 and 10…
Learn about moths in event on July 26 at Beaverdam Park (7/17/2019) - The Middle Peninsula Master Naturalist chapter will hold an evening dedicated to moths beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 26 at the north entrance of Beaverdam Park off Fary’s Mill…
Bird walk Tuesday at Brent and Becky’s (6/26/2019) - The Middle Peninsula Bird Club will guide participants in a bird walk at 7 a.m. Tuesday at Brent and Becky’s, 7900 Daffodil Lane, Ware Neck area. Participants are invited to…
‘Food From the Heart’ returns July 24 (6/26/2019) - The “party barn” doors at White Hall Plantation in Zanoni will once again open Wednesday, July 24 to “Food From the Heart,” an event sponsored by Charles and Mari Ann…
Fashion show (6/19/2019) - Styles for every occasion were displayed June 8 at a fashion show held at the Deltaville Maritime Museum as a benefit for the Mathews Ruritan Club. Four shops provided fashions…
Master Naturalists to hold public information sessions (6/12/2019) - The newly chartered Middle Peninsula chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists will hold a series of public information sessions this month in advance of the Master Naturalist Basic Training Class.…
P.E.O. scholarship (6/12/2019) - P.E.O. Chapter CA recently presented a scholarship to help a student pursue her doctoral degree. Meeting in Mathews at the home of chapter member Jan Delf, local P.E.O. president Jackie…
Brent and Becky’s offers plant classes (6/5/2019) - Two public classes are planned this month at Brent and Becky’s Bulbs, Ware Neck. Okie Sidehamer of Newport News will give instruction in making kokedama—live moss that holds a plant—at…
Fashion show Saturday at Deltaville Museum (6/5/2019) - Tickets are on sale at the Mathews County Visitor and Information Center for a fashion show to be held Saturday at the Deltaville Maritime Museum, sponsored by the Mathews Ruritan…
Art raffle (6/5/2019) - A stained-glass heron window hanging by Angel Rowe is being raffled off as a fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters by the York River Circle of The…
Plant walk Saturday in Williamsburg (6/5/2019) - Helen Hamilton of the John Clayton chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society will lead a plant walk from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at College Landing Park in Williamsburg.…
Bird walks to be held in Gloucester (5/29/2019) - Members of the Middle Peninsula Bird Club will visit three areas in lower Gloucester County on Tuesday, beginning at 8 a.m. The public is invited to join the bird walk.…
Fashion show to benefit Ruritan charities (5/15/2019) - A fashion show to benefit community projects of the Mathews Ruritan Club will be held from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at the Deltaville Maritime Museum. Fashions will be…
York River Circle (5/15/2019) - Diane Garrison of Newport News, vice president of the Mattaponi Healing Eagle Clinic, spoke of her Cherokee ancestry when growing up in Kansas and Oklahoma during the May 7 meeting…
Countywide yard sale to be held June 1 (5/15/2019) - The annual Mathews County Community Yard Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at various sites around the county. Residents and visitors are…
May Faire Arts & Crafts winners announced (5/8/2019) - Winners have been announced in the Arts & Crafts competition held as part of Saturday’s May Faire celebration in Mathews Court House. Cheryl Dale, chair, said the show had a…
Entries sought for May Faire Arts & Crafts competition (5/1/2019) - Saturday’s Mathews May Faire will include an Arts & Crafts competition at the Mathews Historical Museum, 198 Main Street, Mathews. The competition is open to anyone with a Mathews County…
Little Free Library (4/24/2019) - The 5 Rivers Woman’s Club recently placed a pair of free lending libraries in the county, part of the Little Free Library project. The lending libraries are boxes where people…
1,800+ stems entered in Daffodil Show (4/17/2019) -   This year’s Gloucester Daffodil Show on April 6-7 had more visitors and exhibitors than ever before, according to a release from the Daffodil Show Committee. Botetourt Elementary School’s gymnasium…
Smith to speak at NARFE meeting (4/10/2019) - Gloucester Commonwealth’s Attorney Holly Smith will be the guest speaker at Tuesday’s meeting of Chapter 1757 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees at Olivia’s in the Village, Gloucester.…
Womanless Beauty Pageant to benefit Giving Garden Foundation (4/10/2019) - The sixth annual Womanless Beauty Pageant will be held from 7-11 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at the Moose Family Center off Route 17, south of Gloucester Court House. WXGM…