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
Five Generations
Five generations celebrated during a bridal shower for Ashley Cunningham. From left to right are Mya Johnson, Ashley Cunningham, Penny Conner, Marie North and Clara Dennis. Cunningham said they all live fairly close to each other and go to church together. Clara Dennis is her Granny and she is... Read more
Chesterfield has gone pedestrian
Sidewalks are showing up from Meadowbrook to Ettrick in the south east of Chesterfield. A new pedestrian walk was recently completed on Cogbill Road from Meadowbrook High School west to Iron Bridge Road. The two-tenths-of-a-mile project also included landscaping with crepe myrtles and period streetlights as well as curb... Read more
New retail and residential on the books for Jefferson Davis Highway
Chester could see some improvements just north of Route 10. Two separate developments, one a combination retail and multifamily, and the other an over 55 development, could be completed in 2017. Shoppes Moore’s Lake is beginning to offer preleases through Thalhimer Real Estate. The retail space will total 300,000... 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
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, in partnership with the Chesterfield Department of Parks and Recreation, presents programs in support of homeschooling families. These programs, designed for all grade levels, are fun and engaging while covering specific learning objectives. Chesterfield Coal Tour the site of the first commercial coal... Read more
The Chesterfield County Public Library (CCPL) was recognized for winning a Virginia Association of Counties (VACo)Achievement Award for its “Created Equal: Engaging the Community through Conversation” program. In 2014, the library system participated in the grant-funded Created Equal program, which was designed to encourage communities to join in dialogue... Read more