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3 Gloucester homes on Garden Week tour April 27 (4/10/2019) - Gloucester’s portion of Historic Garden Week in Virginia takes place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. Tickets are on sale and box lunches may be ordered in advance.…
Arts & Crafts Competition at this year’s May Faire (4/10/2019) - This year’s Mathews May Faire on Saturday, May 4, will include an Arts & Crafts Competition at the Mathews Historical Museum, 198 Main Street. The competition is open to anyone…
Golden touch (4/10/2019) - Members of the Walter Reed Garden Club gathered daffodils at Ark Park last week for the club’s annual project for Gloucester’s Daffodil Show—“A Golden Touch.” Club members took the blooms…
May Faire (4/10/2019) - Sandy Warhol, center, chairman of the Mathews May Faire Committee was the guest speaker at the March 28 Chesapeake Bay Circle of The King’s Daughters and Sons meeting. She is…
Bird watching (4/10/2019) - Doug Dwoyer, Edie Bradbury, Tom Crockett and Kat Sharp, from left, were among the Middle Peninsula Bird Club members walking along the shoreline at the Bethel Beach Nature Preserve in…
Bird-watching April 18 on Ware House Road (4/10/2019) - The Middle Peninsula Bird Club will hold a bird-watching event on private property at 8 a.m. next Thursday, April 18, at 7134 Ware House Road (Route 621) Gloucester Court House.…
Enter your best pound cake on May 4 (4/3/2019) - Search for those pound cake recipes you’ve held on to for years or recall how your mom or grandmother made their pound cakes. It’s Pound Cake Contest Time and the…
Daffodil Show (4/3/2019) - Pick your best daffodils and consider showing them this weekend at the Gloucester Daffodil Show at Botetourt Elementary School. Another way to participate in the show is to take your…
The role of milkweed (4/3/2019) - A program on milkweed will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Gloucester Library at a meeting of the Friends of the Dragon Run. The presentation is free and open…
‘Flowers in the Forest’ (4/3/2019) - “Flowers in the Forest,” a spring plant walk led by members of the John Clayton chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society, will be held on Saturday, April 13, starting…
Children, adults invited to make daffodil arrangements (3/13/2019) - The Garden Club of Gloucester plans two chances to arrange Gloucester’s famous daffodils during the Daffodil Festival to be held on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7. The first…
Buxton to speak at Book and Author Luncheon (3/13/2019) - Southside Sentinel columnist and author Mary Wakefield Buxton of Urbanna will be the featured speaker at the 26th Annual Book and Author Luncheon on Friday, March 22, at Providence Baptist…
Main Street shops, residences encouraged to decorate for festival (3/6/2019) - Spring is almost here and that means many things to many people. For members of the Gloucester Daffodil Show Committee, it means weeks of preparations for this year’s show, which…
Panel discussion Monday on opioid abuse (2/13/2019) - The Gloucester Woman’s Club will hold a panel discussion on local opioid abuse issues at 3 p.m. Monday at Edge Hill House, Gloucester. Medical, law enforcement and mental health professionals…
NAMI support groups meet in Gloucester (2/13/2019) - The National Alliance on Mental Illness has scheduled several meetings to be held regularly each month. The first is a connection recovery support group that will meet the first and…
Feb. 21 bird walk begins at Gloucester Point beach; backyard bird count starts (2/13/2019) - The Middle Peninsula Bird Club will visit three areas in the lower part of Gloucester County on Thursday, Feb. 21, beginning at 8 a.m. Those interested in taking part in…
Wander through Onemo, on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay (2/6/2019) - Past Mathews Court House and between Winter Harbor and Bethel Beach on the Chesapeake Bay lies the community of Onemo. For decades it was a quiet fishing village and, while…
Sweetheart Brunch on Feb. 10 to benefit MRA (1/23/2019) - The Mobjack Rowing Association will host a benefit Sweetheart Brunch from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Community Building at Williams Wharf. Commemorative tickets for the…
Cooper’s hawk (1/16/2019) - “During cold, winter months, Cooper’s hawks are frequent visitors to the bird feeders in my yard,” said photographer Susan Leuci of Hayes. “While looking for prey, this hawk paused long…
Native bees (1/16/2019) - Gloucester Master Gardener Henry Thompson, above, is shown presenting information about native bees during a special program on Jan. 9 in the Gloucester Library, Main Street Center.
Bird walk Tuesday at Beaverdam (1/16/2019) - The Middle Peninsula Bird Club will guide participants in a bird walk on Tuesday at Gloucester’s Beaverdam Park; meet at the main entrance on Roaring Springs Road at 8 a.m.…
Gloucester Masons install officers for 2019 (1/2/2019) - Botetourt Lodge No. 7 AF&AM installed its officers for 2019 at an end-of-year program at the Gloucester Masonic lodge building on Dec. 7. Joe Pescador was installed as the lodge’s…
Central Village Homemakers (1/2/2019) - Installation of officers for the Central Village Homemakers was held at the organization’s annual Christmas luncheon on Dec. 5. Installed by Eileen Ripley, left, and serving for 2019 are, from…
Father/daughter Navy vets honored by UDC (12/26/2018) - Members of the Captain Sally Tompkins chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy participated in the UDC Military Award Ceremony for two United States Navy veterans, father and daughter,…
Wreath workshop (12/19/2018) - Virginia Cooperative Extension in Mathews and the Mathews-Middlesex Master Gardeners held their eighth annual Holiday Wreath Workshop on Dec. 1 at the Extension office in Mathews. With a little instruction,…