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
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The annual Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother silent and live auction event proceeds will serve thousands during the holidays. Photos by Chip Scavone. The Chesterfield- Colonial Heights Christmas Mother program hosted a live/silent auction on the evening of Nov. 4 at the Cultural Center of India. Around 320 people were... Read more
Poppies, pins, and red, white, and blue paraphernalia were on display Thursday as a veterans recognition ceremony was held at Dunlop House. This is the first time the ceremony was held at the senior living community. Amanda Griffith, the community relations coordinator at Dunlop House, said the event was... Read more
A salute to veterans
A few hundred braved the cold air during Saturday afternoon’s Veterans Day event, “Saluting Chesterfield County Veterans of all U.S. Wars,” sponsored by the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia held on the lawn of the Historic 1917 Courthouse. A march of veterans, with the walkway lined by soldiers the... Read more