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Artists in Action Day at the Montpelier Center

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 1:16 pm

The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education invites you to Artists in Action Day, Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  This Artist in Action celebration is the final event in a series of educational opportunities designed for the community to interact with artists and participate in visual art classes and demonstrations by local and regional artists. Students, young and old, participated in activities starting in October of

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  • Old Church Garden Fair upcoming

    Posted on April 24, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    Shop for deals on garden plants and homemade baked goods, and enjoy live bluegrass music, homemade pulled chicken barbeque, historic church tours and kids’ activities, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 3, at Immanuel Episcopal Church, 3263 Old Church Road, Mechanicsville. You’ll find old fashioned perennials and cuttings from the gardens of parishioners as well as a variety of bedding plants, herbs, shrubs and trees at the popular

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  • Diversions week of April 24, 2014

    Posted on April 24, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    Vendors needed Flea Market– May 3 at Doswell Ruritan Club – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $15 per space, and tables at $5. Call (804)370-8577 or (804) 227-3219 to reserve a space. Bake sale, food and drinks on site. 47” LG HD Flat-Screen TV raffle at $2, or $3 for 5. All proceeds will support the Doswell Ruritan Scholarship program.   Volunteers needed Cmmunity Garden coming spring 2014 next to

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  • Ashland Street Parties begins its season May 17

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:17 am

    Ashland Street Parties opens its 2014 season May 17 by bringing to town two of Metro Richmond’s premier entertainers – Steve Bassett and Robbin Thompson for “Spring into Summer,” presented by Hometown Realty Services. ASP also will sponsor street parties in August and September. Music, dancing and fun will be held from 6:30 to 11 p.m., at the plaza behind the Ashland Library. Food and beverages will be available throughout

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  • Tomato Un-Cookoff set for July 11

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:16 am

    Hanover County Parks and Recreation will host the Tomato Un-Cookoff Friday, July 11. Competitors will un-cookoff head to head to transform the famous Hanover Tomato into tantalizing tomato recipes. All underground chefs (supper club, private/caterer, and competition chefs) and above ground chefs are welcome to compete. Suggestions for dishes could include: salsa, bruschetta, tabbouleh, caprese salad, tomato sauces or perhaps a delicious stuffed tomato. The tomato cuisine lineups are endless.

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  • Wine Festival helps preserve heritage

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 11:57 am

    A wine taster savors the last drop during last year’s Beaverdam Wine Festival. This year’s event is set for April 12.

    Beaverdam’s pride and spirit will be alive and well April 12 at the third annual community wine festival, which organizers hope will expose its heritage and history to more people.

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  • Oyster Roast benefits Hanover Habitat

    Posted on March 10, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    Hanover Habitat for Humanity and The Mechanicsville Ruritan Club’s 34th annual Oyster Roast and Tractor Pull will be held at Courthouse Ruritan Park in Hanover, Saturday, March 29 from noon to 5 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m., rain or shine. Meals will be served from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be two live bands: Sweet Justice and The Honky Tonk Experience. The menu includes raw, steamed and fried

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