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
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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
Bensley honors veterans
A guest speaker during Bensley’s 22nd annual Veterans Day ceremony, Ret. Army 2nd Lt. James “Jimmy” Boehling gave a detailed account of an April 21, 1945 bombing mission he was on where the plane stalled and went down. Boehling alerted others on the crew, made a split decision to... Read more
Christmas Parade CANCELLED
The Kiwanis Christmas parade is CANCELLED. This year’s parade theme is “Parade of the Christmas Toys.” Dickie King as our Grand Marshal. West Hundred Road between the Chester YMCA and Harrowgate Road will close starting at 1:45 p.m. Sunday. The parade will begin at 2 p.m., and West Hundred... Read more
In collaboration with Capital Ale House, the Henricus Foundation presents the third annual Hops in the Park festival at Henricus Historical Park on Nov.11 from Noon to 6 p.m. This one-of-a-kind premiere harvest festival features Virginia craft beer, Virginia hops farmers, a Virginia farmer’s market, and of course, Virginia... Read more
Centralia Animal Hospital hosted the 2017 ChesterFest dog show. This year brought more wagging tails to the stage under the big tent and provided lots of entertainment for festival-goers. Following are the winners.       Read more