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Guests craft Christmas decorations during the 2011 Deck the Halls event at Pine Grove Farm in Ashland.

Annual ‘Deck the Halls!’ supports Hanover Safe Place

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 4:00 pm

This holiday season, decorating your home for Christmas can double as a way to give back to the community. This year’s “Deck the Halls!” supports Hanover Safe Place and will be held Sunday, Dec. 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Pine Grove Farm, the home of Carolyn and Jerry Peart, 12438 Elmont Road, Ashland.

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  • Diversions week of Nov. 27, 2014

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    Through Dec. 27 In Our Gallery at The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education: Nov. 1-Dec. 27. Eighth annual Grand Local Artists Show and the third annual Hanover County Landmarks & Legends: Small Works of Art Show. The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education, 17205 Mountain Road, Montpelier. (804) 883-7378; www.montpeliercenter.org. Gallery hours: Monday – Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday

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  • Local library branches hold Family Game Night, Storytimes

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    All Library branches will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28. Ashland Branch Library   Teen Movie and Pizza Night Friday, Nov. 14, 6 – 8 p.m. See a great movie with your friends on the big screen! Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library. American Girl Movie Morning Saturday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. – noon. Ages 5-12. Celebrate the fun of American Girl books and movies! 

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  • 7th annual ‘No Room at the Inn’ Nativities Gala set for Dec. 5

    Posted on November 6, 2014 at 9:49 am

    No Room at The Inn

    Just in time to bring people into the joyful season of Christmas, The Church of the Redeemer Catholic Church in Mechanicsville will present its seventh annual Gala and museum quality exhibit of Nativities Friday, Dec. 5.

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  • 19th annual Heavenly Creations Arts & Crafts Show upcoming

    Posted on November 6, 2014 at 9:48 am

    You are cordially invited to St. James the Less Episcopal Church in Ashland, for the 19th annual Heavenly Creations Arts and Crafts Show. The show begins Friday evening, Nov. 21, with an Opening Night Wine and Cheese Reception from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., and continues Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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  • Train Day chugs along thanks to support

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    Pam Bishop

    Ashland Main Street Association is very grateful to businesses and organizations that support Ashland Train Day. Off And Dancing! Studio is allowing their venue to be a part of the larger display of G scale model trains commonly called “garden trains.”

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  • Whistle Stop Theater presents ‘The Little Mermaid’

    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    "The Little Mermaid" runs this weekend at Firehouse Theater in Ashland.

    Hans Christian Anderson’s famous fairy tale is given a modern twist that is no less magical in “The Little Mermaid,” performed by the Whistle Stop Theater. Written and directed by Louise Keeton, the production will run this weekend, Oct. 25-26, at Ashland’s Firehouse Theater.

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