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Fall festival Saturday in Bohannon (10/20/2021) - The West Mathews Community League will hold its fall festival from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the league building located in the former Peninsula School on East River Road, Bohannon.…
Political forums tonight, next week (10/20/2021) - A pair of political forums featuring candidates for Mathews County Board of Supervisors and Mathews School Board will be held this morning and tonight in Mathews, and a third has…
LVHS lecture focuses on immigration history (10/20/2021) - The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society’s Genealogy Research Topics, Tools, and Tips Lecture Series continues next Thursday, Oct. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m., with in-person and Zoom attendance options. Professional…
Jo Ann Davis Ride to be held Oct. 31 (10/20/2021) - A motorcycle ride to honor the late Jo Ann Davis, raise awareness for breast cancer, and raise donations for the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation will be held on Sunday, Oct.…
Chowning to speak at 4th Friday event (10/13/2021) - Author Larry Chowning will be the guest speaker for the Guinea Heritage Association’s 4th Friday event at the C.B. Rowe & Son General Store Museum in Bena starting at 6…
Gloucester supervisors, school board to meet Tuesday (10/13/2021) - Gloucester supervisors and school board members will discuss Gloucester County Public Schools’ capital project request at a joint work session at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the T.C. Walker Education Center.…
Victory at Yorktown to be observed this weekend (10/13/2021) - Victory at Yorktown Weekend, a commemoration of the 240th anniversary of the siege of 1781, will be observed on Saturday and Sunday. The weekend will include a living history program,…
Al Carpenter to address aeronautical group (10/13/2021) - The Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck chapter of the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society will host its monthly luncheon presentation at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21, at the Pilot House restaurant, Topping.…
Mathews Library to host Howl-A-Palooza on Oct. 30 (10/13/2021) - Howl-A-Palooza, a Hallow-een event in downtown Mathews, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30, in the backyard of the Bay School at 279 Main Street. According to…
Legion breakfast returns Saturday (10/13/2021) - American Legion Post 75, Gloucester, will hold its community breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. “Be advised that Saturday will be a new day for us,” a notice stated.…
VIMS to celebrate ‘Oystober’ throughout the month (10/13/2021) - Throughout the month of October, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science will celebrate “Oystober”—a month dedicated to learning more about oysters through lectures, oyster-themed lab tours, and special events online…
Harvest Festival to benefit Toys for Tots (10/13/2021) - The southern rock band “Rip Tide” will perform at the Gloucester Moose Lodge’s Harvest Festival Saturday. All proceeds of the event will go to Toys for Tots. Pictured above, from…
1st Mathews Marathon & Half Marathon to take place Saturday (10/13/2021) - Mathews Outdoor Club will host the first ever Mathews Marathon & Half Marathon this Saturday. Mathews High School student athlete Aiden Sowers designed the race logo, shown above. “It’s probably…
Fall Fun Roundup (10/13/2021) - A listing of things to do as the days grow shorter and pumpkins begin to glow. Here are some of our finds. Friday, Oct. 15 FALL FESTIVAL begins at Salem…
NAMI walk Saturday in Gloucester (10/6/2021) - The National Alliance on Mental Illness Mid-Tidewater Affiliate invites the public to participate in NAMIWalks Your Way Virginia 2021. The local walk will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the…
NAACP Fall Bazaar Saturday (9/29/2021) - The Gloucester NAACP will hold its first ever Fall Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the First United Baptist Church, 6188 George Washington Memorial Highway, Gloucester. The…
Registration underway for Christmas and Holiday Parade (9/29/2021) - The holidays will be here before you know it, and Gloucester’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism is already making plans for this year’s Christmas and Holiday Parade. Registration is…
NAMI Peer-to-Peer begins Oct. 5 (9/29/2021) - NAMI Mid-Tidewater is sponsoring a NAMI Peer-to-Peer educational program beginning Tuesday. The free, eight-session course is for adults living with mental health challenges. It offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope,…
Taste of Brunswick Festival Oct. 9 (9/29/2021) - If you are longing for Brunswick stew, the Taste of Brunswick Festival, to be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, may be on your menu. The annual festival…
Library to hold class on making wildlife habitats (9/29/2021) - The Gloucester Library will have a class on how to create a certified wildlife habitat for wild birds on Thursday, Oct. 14 from 6-8 p.m., at Main Street Center. The…
Comedy show, Reggae Fest at Flat Iron Crossroads (9/22/2021) - Flat Iron Crossroads in Gloucester has an exciting weekend planned, offering the venue’s first comedy show on Friday, followed by an all-day Reggae Fest on Saturday that’s jam-packed with a…
Groovin’ series ends with Tom Euler Band (9/22/2021) - The Tom Euler Band will perform from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park on Jackson Creek Road in Deltaville. This last…
Li’l Ole Opry to sing ‘Songs from the Road’ (9/22/2021) - Virginia’s Li’l Ole Opry will offer a new show, “Songs from the Road,” at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Harry M. Ward Auditorium at Mathews High School. Doors open at…
Author event Sunday in Kilmarnock (9/22/2021) - Three authors will be featured Sunday in a gathering and food drive at A-Ibañez Museum and Gallery, 199 Whittaker Lane, Kilmarnock. The author event starts at 3 p.m., and those…
Search and rescue training Friday (9/22/2021) - Search and rescue training will take place on Friday afternoon in the York River between local and federal agencies. The training will take place out of Machicomoco State Park and…
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