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Project Community Love to be held Aug. 22 (7/28/2021) - Project Community Love will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 22, at the Gloucester Moose Lodge. “This is a 100 percent free event for the community. Come as…
Field Day of the Past moves to Amelia County (7/28/2021) - The popular Field Day of the Past program is moving from Goochland to Redfield Farm in Amelia County. The 29th annual event will be held Sept. 17-19. The move comes…
Cantori Choral Ensemble concert ‘a gift to the community’ (7/28/2021) - Cantori Choral Ensemble will hold a special summer concert at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 22, at Walnut Hills Baptist Church, 1014 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg. “A Red, Red Rose” features…
Buyboat reunion comes to Port Haywood (7/28/2021) - Hudgins Horn Harbor Marina will be filled with buyboats as it hosts the 2021 Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Reunion on Aug 6 through 8. Jeannie Hudgins of Hudgins Horn Harbor Marina…
Gloucester Chamber to hold murder mystery party (7/28/2021) - The Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Abingdon Ruritan Club, will hold a murder mystery dinner theater party from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7 at the…
Sales tax holiday to be held Aug. 6-8 (7/28/2021) - Virginia’s state sales tax holiday—helping consumers with back-to-school, emergency preparedness and energy-efficient appliance purchases—will be held on the first weekend in August. The three-day event starts at 12:01 a.m. on…
Agriculture Field Day returns Friday (7/28/2021) - After being closed to the public since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Virginia State University’s Randolph Farm is reopening with its popular Agriculture Field Day. “COVID highlighted the importance of agriculture…
VA Ag Expo comes to Middlesex County (7/28/2021) - The Virginia Ag Expo 2021 will be held next Thursday, Aug. 5, at Corbin Hall Farm in the Water View community of Middlesex County. This year’s theme is “Farming: A…
National Night Out Aug. 3 in Shacklefords (7/28/2021) - The King and Queen Sheriff’s Office will mark the 2021 National Night Out from 6 to 9 o’clock on Tuesday, Aug. 3, at the Farmers’ Market at 4521 Lewis B.…
Quilters to hold ‘Make it Merry’ program Tuesday (7/21/2021) - The River Country Quilters Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Covenant Church, Gloucester, for the group’s annual “Make it Merry” program. Interested quilters and others are invited,…
‘Fairies at the Farm’ Saturday at CA & J Farm (7/21/2021) - “Fairies at the Farm—Fae Thee Well!” will be held from 1-8 p.m. Saturday at CA & J Farm, 5620 East River Road, Bohannon (turn at Foster). This day of “magical…
Stock up on vehicle breakdown supplies (7/21/2021) - (METRO) Unforeseen situations can crop up at any time. Anyone who has had a roadside breakdown in their car understands this. A flat tire or an engine malfunction is something…
Tips to safely sell a car on your own (7/21/2021) - (METRO) More and more auto buyers are considering and ultimately purchasing preowned vehicles. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, used vehicle sales in the United States have risen every…
Ways to cut costs during retirement (7/21/2021) - (METRO) The average person will spend more than 50 years in the employment sector. As retirement draws closer, many professionals begin to daydream about giving up the commute and having…
Finding the right skilled nursing facility (7/21/2021) - (METRO) Humans’ desire to live independently begins in adolescence and continues into older adulthood. Though many seniors can handle the tasks of daily life on their own, others may need…
Simple ways to cut mortgage costs (7/21/2021) - (METRO) Monthly mortgage payments are the biggest single expense for many homeowners. So it’s understandable why plenty of homeowners would love to trim those costs. A host of factors determine…
Why buy life insurance? (7/21/2021) - (METRO) Facing one’s mortality and the prospect of leaving family members behind is not always easy. Death, financial security and planning for the future are all difficult subjects, but planning…
Things people should know about creating wills (7/21/2021) - (METRO) Drafting a last will and testament is an essential component of estate planning. Despite the importance of having a will, a recent survey from AARP found that two out…
Tips for first-time boat buyers (7/21/2021) - (METRO) Boating is a rewarding hobby that can be great for people from all walks of life. Many people buy a boat because they already have a passion for fishing…
Weekend of jazz at Flat Iron Crossroads (7/14/2021) - Flat Iron Crossroads has a weekend of jazz lined up at the entertainment venue on Flat Iron Road in Gloucester. Fade to Blue will return to the Flat Iron stage…
Rejoice on the River series continues Sunday (7/14/2021) - Richard Callis, left, and Pastor Marcus Stallworth will be the featured performers during Sunday’s Rejoice on the River at Williams Wharf in Mathews. Shades of Country will headline the concert.…
Virtual training programs offered this summer (7/14/2021) - The Prevention, Health and Wellness Division of the Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Services Board offers a number of virtual training programs this summer. On Thursday, July 29, from 4-8 p.m.…
Seafood Summerfest Saturday in Yorktown (7/14/2021) - The Watermen’s Museum in Yorktown will host Yorktown Seafood Festival, or Seafood Summerfest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at various locations along the waterfront. It is free of…
Cappahosic House to be setting for Oct. 2 Historic House Party (7/14/2021) - Cappahosic House, one of Gloucester’s most iconic historic houses, will be the setting for the Fairfield Foundation’s eighth annual Historic House Party, a fundraiser supporting its public archaeology and educational…
Ribbon cutting for Gloucester’s ‘LOVE’ sign to be held July 21 (7/14/2021) - Gloucester’s Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department will formally unveil the county’s new “LOVE” sign with a ribbon cutting scheduled for 11:30 a.m. next Wednesday, July 21. The sign is located…