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Diversions, week of May 28, 2015

Posted on May 28, 2015 at 11:10 am

Through May 31 Randolph-Macon College hosts “Hidden Hanover” at Flippo Gallery featuring a selection of works from the last three years that display sites in the county that are hidden from plain view and represent special areas of resurgence and change in the landscape. Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and by appointment. Flippo Gallery, Pace-Armistead Hall (211 N. Center Street, Ashland). Free and open to the public.

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  • Fundraiser for Mechanicsville man set June 4

    Posted on May 28, 2015 at 11:08 am

    A fundraiser for Brent Tucker will be held Thursday, June 4, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Riverbound Café, located at 8005 Creighton Pkwy, Unit K, Mechanicsville, VA 23111. Brent was seriously injured in an automobile accident May 14. He suffered severe brain trauma along with extensive facial damage and all did not look well. After nine long hours, news came that Tucker was stable and surgery went well.

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  • Tomato Festival accepting applications for Tiny Miss/Little Miss pageant

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 10:06 am

    Applications are being accepted for the 2015 Tiny Miss and Little Miss Tomato Festival pageant.

    What little girl doesn’t love tiaras, dresses, and tomatoes? Even if she doesn’t go for the fruit, she may still be eligible to participate in the 2015 Tiny Miss/Little Miss Hanover Tomato Festival pageant. The Hanover Tomato Festival is now accepting applications for the Tiny Miss and Little Miss Hanover Tomato Pageant. The pageant and reception will take place on Saturday, June 27, at East Hanover Volunteer Rescue Squad. Entry

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  • Lecture on Chief Totopotomoy at Rural Plains May 28

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 10:15 am

    The Rural Plains Foundation announces a free series of Lectures on the Lawn, Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. at the Totopotomoy Creek Battlefield at Rural Plains, in Mechanicsville. The lectures began May 21, and continue May 28 and June 4. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and food. Chairs will be available as well. May 28, Dr. Buck Woodard speaks about “Chief Totopotomoy and the Pamunkey: Lower Hanover County in

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  • Hanover Memorial Day program set May 25

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 10:09 am

    The public is invited to attend the Hanover Memorial Day Program being held at the Hanover Veterans Memorial located at Hanover Wayside Park Monday, May 25, at 10 a.m. Veterans who gave their life defending their country and those who are currently serving our country to ensure our freedom will be honored. The Honorable Canova Peterson, Hanover County Board of Supervisor and Vietnam Veteran, will be the honored guest speaker

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  • VFW Post 9501 Memorial Day Service set May 24

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 10:09 am

    Memorial Day Service Set for May 24th  “Honoring Local Veterans” The annual VFW Post #9501 Memorial Day Service is set for Sunday, May 24, at 3 p.m. This event will be held at the Caleb and Mary Pollard Family Veterans Memorial Park adjacent to the VFW Building on Route 30, four miles north of Route 360 at Central Garage in King William, Virginia. This year’s primary speaker will be King

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  • Hanover Tomato Festival vendor spaces filling fast

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 11:17 am

    The Hanover Tomato Festival is in search of vendors who make or sell unique tomato-related products. This fun-filled event highlights the Hanover Tomato and features children’s activities, crafters, artisans, and live entertainment. With so much to offer, Hanover’s most popular event draws close to 40,000 attendees, making it a great platform for companies to reach thousands. The Hanover Tomato Festival will take place on Saturday, July 11 from 9 a.m.

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