If you missed the Companion Dinner at Chester Baptist Church on September 17, you missed out on a delicious meal and some good fellowship. But it is not too late. The meals take place on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month, September thru May. October 1, this... Read more
Thousands Weather the Storm to Attend ChesterFest
The rain is both a fading memory and a distant promise is a metaphor that fits perfectly for ChesterFest, last week’s 14th annual event. While only about three-fourths of the 150 scheduled vendors set up at the Fest, those crafters, merchants and charities were happy with the day. The... Read more
Historical Society present lecture on Numismatics and the Civil War
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present a lecture on Numismatics and the Civil War at historic Magnolia Grange House Museum on Saturday, October 3 at 12 p.m. The lecture will be presented by local numismatist (collection of coins) and currency dealer Parry Bragg who serves as... Read more
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