What's Up: Upcoming Events


Chester couple wins $2.5 million prize on Virginia Lottery Scratcher

Ed Murray and Tracy Bailey like to set aside a little money for fun. It was that “fun” money that they used to buy a ticket in the Virginia Lottery’s “Right on the Money” Scratcher game. Their ticket ended up winning the game’s $2.5 million top prize.

Diane Stark is 2014 Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother

Christmas Mother 2103, Ann Muttart, formally introduced Christmas Mother 2014, Diane Stark, during the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother reception at Magnolia Grange in Chesterfield last month.

Richmond Elite owner to talk basketball

Joyce Patterson, President, CEO and owner of the Richmond Elite semi-professional basketball team located in Richmond will be at the Rotary Club of Chester breakfast meeting on Wednesday, November 19 held at the Ironbridge Sports Park on Ironbridge Road in Chester beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Historical Society presents Police Anniversary Exhibit at Historic 1892 Jail

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia will open an exhibit commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Chesterfield County Police Department on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Historic 1892 Jail, located at 6819 Mimms Loop in Chesterfield. The exhibit is titled, “The Chesterfield County Police Department: Celebrating 100 Years.”

Larry Grina watercolors on display for two months

On Saturday, the Chester Public Library opened another chapter of it’s two-month series of exhibitions that present the work of local artists. From November 1 to December 29, a collection of twenty watercolor paintings by Chesterfields Larry Grina can be viewed in the main display room of the library.

Trunk-or-Treat for the Food Bank

The Chesterfield Food Bank received a big treat on Halloween with the delivery of a month-long Applebee’s food collection and 300 pounds of apples that were to be handed out during the food bank’s Friday night food distribution at their center on Iron Bridge Road.

Boaters! It’s Time to Register for Parade of Lights

Summer has ended, but there’s still plenty of boating fun to be had by participating in the 22nd Annual James River Parade of Lights, which will be held the evening of Dec. 13.