Django Tango brings gypsy jazz to Chester
The July 19 Third Thursday summer music series at Chester Village Green will feature a unique style of jazz. Django Tango is a Richmond-based gypsy jazz swing ensemble formed to celebrate the music of legendary French Manouche guitarist Django Reinhardt and the Quintette du Hot Club de France. Members... Read more
The Chesterfield County Fairgrounds will be the site of a Fourth of July event this year from 5-9 p.m., and Fort Lee will host a musical event starting at 5:15 p.m. with fireworks to begin at 9:35 p.m. The fairgrounds, located at 10300 Courthouse Road across from L.C. Bird... Read more
Farmer’s market to open Saturday
Lauren Smith grew up on a farm, but when asked to help manage this Chester Farmer’s Market, her response was, “Hell no!” She later changed her mind, explaining that it is because she was already going to be involved with the market. “I just want everybody to be happy,”... Read more
Chesterfield – The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia and the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation present a free lecture by H. V. “Bo” Traywick, “Diary of a Southern Soldier Boy” at noon, April 7, at Magnolia Grange House Museum, 10020 Iron Bridge Road. The event is part... Read more
CHESTER – It’s spring and the spring fashions are in. The Woman’s Club of Chester has scheduled its annual spring fashion show and luncheon April 7. Hoping for a little warmer weather for spring casuals and dresses, ”Fashions Al Fresco” fashion show and luncheon will be held 11 a.m.... Read more
Rexes celebrate 74th wedding anniversary
It was laughs and smiles all around as Stewart and Helen Rex celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary last week. The couple, who were married March 11, 1944, were honored with a vow renewal ceremony at Lucy Corr Health Care Center. The event was a surprise for Stewart, whose humorous... Read more
Comic Con: Meadowdale Library set to bring comic book characters to life at annual event on Saturday
NORTH CHESTERFIELD – Pull out your capes, boots, lightsabers, wings, horns, trench coats and sonic screwdrivers – it’s time for Comic Con. Chesterfield County Public Library will host its sixth annual Chesterfield Comic Con on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd, North Chesterfield. It’s a... Read more
The Old Dominion Chapter Modelers are pleased to announce that they will be open for extended hours during the Christmas Season. For four weekends starting Nov. 25 the huge HO model will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays for the viewing pleasure of adults... Read more
At Henricus Historical Park’s Three Centuries of Virginia Christmas event, Saturday, Dec. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. interpreters will be demonstrating the changing traditions of English Christmas during the reigns of King James I (1621), King George III (1776) and Queen Victoria (1864). From 6 p.m. to 9... Read more
To open for the holidays we give thanks for our good fortune