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Ladies and gentlemen: Get your pound cakes ready (4/26/2017) - Get those family recipes out and plan to bake your entry in the May Faire Pound Cake Contest. On Saturday, May 6, the day of the event, entries will be…
Orchid talk (4/19/2017) - Arthur Chadwick of Chadwick and Sons Orchids, Richmond, gave a talk on orchids at the April 11 meeting of the Mathews-Middlesex Master Gardeners, which was held at Kingston Parish House,…
Children and flowers … a natural combination, found at the festival (4/12/2017) - Daffodils on Parade and Arts and Flowers, both signature events of the Garden Club of Gloucester, were rousing successes again this year.  “Thanks to the generosity of Arts on Main…
1,000+ visitors attend Gloucester Daffodil Show (4/5/2017) - The 2017 Gloucester Daffodil Show took place April 1-2 in the Botetourt Elementary School gym. More than 1,000 visitors viewed the many entries in the show, which is sanctioned by…
‘Tastefully Yours’ to benefit Foodbank (4/5/2017) - “Tastefully Yours,” a fundraising event for the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank, will be held from 6-9:30 p.m. next Thursday, April 13, at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. The food-tasting event gives…
A visit from Lafayette (3/29/2017) - The Marquis de Lafayette recently dropped in to meet with the members of the Williamsburg chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Actually, it was Colonial Williamsburg Foundation interpreter…
Rosewell Ruins open house Saturday starts 2017 season (3/29/2017) - The Rosewell Plantation Ruins will open for the 2017 season on Saturday. The season starts with an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On that day, visitors can…
Plantation tour (3/22/2017) - For the group’s March meeting, the members of Cricket Hill chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, and their guests enjoyed lunch at the Chickahominy House in…
Daffodil Festival offers workshops for children, adults (3/15/2017) - The Garden Club of Gloucester plans two chances to arrange Gloucester’s famous daffodils during the Daffodil Festival to be held April 1-2.  Arts on Main will host both the children’s…
Book/Author Luncheon (3/8/2017) - Roger Dale Loring of Hayes, author of “I Don’t Text While Driving, Walking, or Standing Still” will be the featured speaker at this year’s Book/Author Luncheon on Friday, March 24…
104th birthday (3/8/2017) - Elva Gerlach, formerly of Mathews, recently celebrated her 104th birthday with a party in her honor at the Mathews Woman’s Club. Among those attending were her daughters Barbara Bass, standing…
Daffodil Show (2/22/2017) -  
Mathews Woman’s Club (2/15/2017) - Tim Hudgins with the Mathews Land Conservancy spoke at Monday’s meeting of the Mathews County Woman’s Club, which was held at the clubhouse on Route 14. Hudgins, an architect, spoke…
Riverside expands dementia program into region (2/15/2017) - The Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health has expanded its F.A.M.I.L.I.E.S. program into the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck. The program name is short for Family Access…
MPNN CSB team receives Success Award (2/8/2017) - Recently, Parenting with Love and Limits presented to the Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Services Board and its PLL team of Deanna Lavery and Katie Chilton the Success Award for PLL…