The 16th annual Pumpkin Patch at Trinity United Methodist Church (TUMC) starts Saturday, September 27. TUMC is located at the corner of Ironbridge Rd and 6600 Greenyard Rd across from Chesterfield Meadows Shopping Center. Volunteers will be available weekdays (4:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 29-Oct. 10 and 3:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 14–30)
The Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library recently pledged $20,000 for the Chesterfield Center for the Arts. The Center will be built adjacent to the Chester Library, and plans include a common entry. Each venue will be enhanced by the presence of the other venue.
Recently, I experienced something new that was really fun! At the Chesterfield Chamber luncheon a couple of months ago, I met Holly Seon-Wilson. She was very enthusiastic about her company, A Toast to Canvas. She asked the members at our table if we knew of any venues that would have the space to offer her painting class.
Oil Pastel Flower Party.10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Central Library; 1 p.m. - 2 p.m., Meadowdale Library. Register online at library.chesterfield.gov or call 751-CCPL.
The Chester semi-pro baseball team had to have filled the bleachers in 1915. It was the top spectator sport of its time.
For the last eleven years the Military History Committee of the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia has been slowly acquiring properties thru working with landowners to make deals with land donations, American Battlefield Protection Program grants, private donations and fund raising.
Throughout Chesterfield County you can find an abundance of historic buildings, some in the hands of private owners and a handful that belong to the people of Chesterfield County. Historic sites and structures dot and enhance the beauty of the county landscape.