The James River Parade of Lights, sponsored by the James River Advisory Council, is one of the region’s most cherished holiday events. The Parade of Lights will take place on Saturday, Dec. 12. For those boaters who would still like to enter their boat in the parade, prizes are... Read more
Join Henricus Historical Park on December 5th for the inaugural Boar’s Head Feast. Tis’ the season to step back into time and discover the sights, sounds, and flavors of Christmas as it was in the year of 1590. Guests will experience a multi-course feast including roasted meats, pies, ale,... Read more
Joy Wallace can frequently be seen at local fires. Just like any of the male firefighters, Wallace would suit up in the turnout gear (protective clothing) and don the self contained breathing apparatus, which would weigh around 60 pounds or more. She would risk her life while facing infernos... Read more
Henricus Historical Park hosted the inaugural Hops in the Park Harvest Festival last Saturday. With approximately 3,500 attendees and proceeds going to support the children’s education fund at Henricus and the Old Dominion Hops Cooperative. Organizers and festival goers are calling this harvest festival a great success. “The inaugural... Read more
Prep time: 30 minutes Total time: 3 hours Servings: 52 cookies 1 cup Cocoa Pebbles, divided 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 1 3/4 cups sugar,... Read more
In the 1947 movie and the remake in 1994, “Miracle on 34th Street,” the Macy’s Santa Claus recommends other stores when Macy’s does not have a particular product. When LLC, “Love Local Chester,” proprieters, a group of nine stores, do not have particular merchandise in stock, the individual store... Read more
Thomas Dale High will present “Shrek the Musical” at 7 p.m. Nov. 19-21. Tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults. Read more
Keynote speaker, at the annual Veterans Day ceremony at Bensley Park, Captain William G. Haneke, USA (Ret.), brings a message of hope to wounded veterans and their families. His message is one of life-or-death survival in a war zone. His story is one of paying it forward. On Saturday,... Read more
Deputy Fire Chief Mark D. Sacra will retire from the Chesterfield County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department on December 1, 2015. Deputy Chief Sacra graduated from Recruit School No.10 in November, 1979, and has faithfully served the county for over 36 years. He was promoted to the rank... Read more
1864 Bermuda Hundred Campaign Tour
The Chesterfield Department of Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia offers a guided driving tour of the Civil War battle sites that played a major role in the 1864 Bermuda Hundred Campaign on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. beginning... Read more