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Diversions: Week of Jan. 22, 2015

Posted on January 22, 2015 at 4:03 pm

Diversions is the Herald-Progress' weekly roundup of events and entertainment happening in the Hanover County and Ashland communities. This installment runs through Feb. 22. Submit your events via email to hpnews@lcs.net for inclusion in our next installment.

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  • Hanover Tomato Festival seeking vendors

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 3:07 pm

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    The Hanover Tomato Festival is in search of vendors who make or sell unique tomato-related products. This fun-filled event highlights Hanover’s prized produce and features children’s activities, crafters, artisans and live entertainment.

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  • Ashland Museum presents program on 19th Century Women’s Clothing

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 3:02 pm

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    Rosanne Shalf, president of the Ashland Museum, and Sherry Graves, member of the Virginia Homespun Dance Ensemble, will present a program about 19th Century Women’s Clothing Sunday, Feb. 8 at 2:30 p.m. at the Ashland Museum, located at 105 Hanover Avenue in Ashland.

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  • CVMC presents December concerts

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    The Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale, based right here in the Center of the Universe, is busily preparing for its 2014 Christmas concert, “Sing Glory!” Now in its eighth year, the Chorale is excited to present what promises to be a spectacular musical experience. Artistic Director David Sinden will conduct the chorus and the musicians, and Margaret Taylor will accompany. Featured in this year’s concert are Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria, accompanied by

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  • Humane Society hosts ‘Pet Photos with Santa’ event

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Dress your pet in his or her holiday finery and join the Hanover Humane Society Saturday, Dec. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for its inaugural “Pet Photos with Santa.”  The event will be held at Hanover Humane’s facility at 12190 Washington Highway in Ashland. For a $10 donation, Hanover Humane will provide a framed digital print of your pet with Santa. As an added bonus, the digital file

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  • Hanover Humane Society holds fundraiser Dec. 23

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 4:12 pm

    Join the Hanover Humane Society Tuesday, Dec. 23 from 5-9 p.m. at Stevi B’s, located at the corner of Route 301 and Atlee Road, for a fundraiser. No voucher is needed for this fundraiser – just mention Hanover Humane at the register during check-out.  This fundraiser applies to all dine-in, carry-out, and token sales. The restaurant’s exact address is 9158 Atlee Road. For more dining information, call (804) 723.5035 or

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  • 2nd annual Santa Paws Tree benefits Hanover’s homeless animals

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 4:12 pm

    Would you like to help homeless animals during this holiday season? Last year Hanover residents were extremely generous with their donations to the pound at Hanover Animal Control. Over 3,000 pounds of food was collected, along with many other items including bedding, toys, carriers, and pet beds. Once again, Friends of Hanover Dog Parks will be collecting needed items throughout the month of December. The Santa Paws Tree is decorated

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