July Jingle Run
The Horn family participated in the July Jingle Run on July 28 at Pocahontas State Park. From left are Daniel Horn, Braydan Horn and Heather Horn, with “Little Horn” on her back. More than $9,000 was raised from the second annual event to benefit the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother... Read more
Third Thursdays: Burrito Riders League to perform Aug. 16
The Chester Village Green’s Third Thursdays concert series continues Aug. 16 when Burrito Riders League takes the stage. The band came together in the spring of 2015 after Chester musician Slim Stanton posted on Facebook something to the effect of: “Before I die I need to play in a... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – There is still time for residents to plan and register neighborhood events for the 35th annual National Night Out, which will take place Tuesday, Aug. 7. On “America’s Night Out Against Crime,” neighborhoods and businesses throughout Chesterfield will host a variety of special events, such as block... Read more
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