Ella E. Schneider Hilton survived a remarkable childhood that took her through the purges of Stalinist Russia, the refugee camps of Nazi and post-war Germany, and life in the cotton fields of Jim Crow Mississippi. On Tuesday, October 13, at 11:30 a.m. at Webber Memorial Baptist Church, she will... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will offer a course of six classes entitled, “Chasing Your Ancestors: Beginning Genealogy” on Saturday mornings, starting on October 3 thru November 7 in the society research library located in Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Rd. Each two-hour class will begin... Read more
SEPTEMBER 23 ANCESTRY.COM – Get Started at CCPL – Central Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Register at library.chesterfield.gov FROM A RICHMOND STREETCAR: THE HARRIS STILSON PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION. Streetcar driver Harris Stilson’s great-granddaughter, Kitty Snow, will share some of Harry’s photos and stories. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.... Read more
Performers and Artists Mixing Bowl
Local artists, Drs. W. Baxter Perkinson, Jr. and Ivan W. Perkinson, entertained guests at Swift Creek Mill Theatre to help celebrate and launch the theatre’s 50th Anniversary Season with the opening of their art exhibit, “Perkinson Twins Art Exhibit, Reception & Play.” The exhibit and reception highlighted the Featured... Read more
Henricus Publick Days offers living history experience
Hundreds of visitors roamed the revered grounds of Henricus Historical Park over the weekend, taking in the flavor of a 1611 setting. Historical re-enactors who protrayed blacksmiths, farmers, seamstresses, soldiers of Civil and Revolutionary wars and Native Americans and more, manned the period correct colonial buildings and Native American... Read more
Join the Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF) for a race the entire family can enjoy. Costumes are highly encouraged and treats will be given along the way. Also not to be missed is the pre-race Halloween party with a DJ, food, and more! Sign up today – this SPOOKtacular race... Read more
Thomas Dale High School is inviting the public to participate in their Fall Brawl Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament. The Fall Brawl will be held Wednesday, October 28 at Meadowbrook County Club. Registration begins at 2 p.m. with buffet, door prizes and awards taking place at 6 p.m. Proceeds will... Read more
SEPTEMBER 16 INTRODUCTION TO 3-D PRINTING – Central Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration on line at library.chesterfield.gov CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET Final market for the season– 3 – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING -3 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Public... Read more
Southland Band starts ChesterFest celebration on Sept. 24
The Chester Community Association’s (CCA) Second Thursdays has been completed for the year, but due to an overwhelming turnout, the Southland Band will return to play a special pre-ChesterFest show on Thursday, Sept. 24 on the Village Green, 11801 Centre St. in Chester. “We have had a very successful... Read more
The members of Chester United Methodist Church want to invite everyone in the community to join them for Gospel on the Green on Sunday, September 20. There will be three food trucks available from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.on the lawn of the Chester Village Green. Featured vendors will... Read more