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Earth Day celebration at the tavern

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 10:23 am

The organizers couldn’t have ordered a better day for the first Heathsville Farmers Market of the year Saturday. The skies were clear and the weather warm. That, coupled with the Market’s teaming up with the YMCA and the Northumberland Association for Progressive Stewardship drew the largest crowd yet seen at the market and a record number of vendors, 66. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, which operates the market, teamed with NAPS to

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  • Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital Hosts Town Hall Meeting

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 10:38 am

    Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital Hosts Town Hall Meeting Participants to learn about Bon Secours services and future plans WHO: •    James Holmes, Jr., CEO, Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital •    Michael Robinson, CEO, Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center •    Jill Kennedy, Chief Nurse Executive & VP of Patient Care, Bon Secours Virginia •    Thomas Auer, PhD, CEO, Bon Secours Virginia Medical Group •    Leigh Sewell, VP of Service

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  • Living history at Lancaster Court Day

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 9:37 am

    The militia fires a round from their muskets.

    From its opening moments a steady stream of visitors came to Lancaster Court Day at Lancaster Courthouse. From the Lancaster militia in period costumes carrying period muskets opening the day by marching in to their encampment and firing several smoky volleys, visitors were surrounded by the colonial past. Sailors in 17th century garb showed off the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum’s recreation of the shallop in which John Smith explored the Chesapeake

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  • Easter egg hunting by the creek

    Posted on April 10, 2015 at 9:07 am


    It was a slightly smaller crowd than last year at the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 4, according to the museum’s Executive Director, Shawn Hall.  That might have had something to do with the wind that kept the sunny morning on the cool side. “We’ll see how well the boat does.  It is a little gusty,” Hall said. However, the Easter Bunny arrived at the dock

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    Posted on April 9, 2015 at 9:28 am

    This Weekend! LANCASTER COURT DAY COLONIAL FESTIVAL SATURDAY, APRIL 11 10:00 – 4:00 Entertainment and educational fun for the whole family! 804-462-7280  www.fb.com/mbwm.org Free parking at the new courthouse across the street.  No pets on the grounds, please. SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES (subject to change) MAIN STAGE: LIVING HISTORY PERFORMANCES AND ENTERTAINMENT 10:00 Welcome and militia march in 10:15 Awards to student winners of poster contest 10:30 “The Belfields of Virginia:

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  • Easter egg fun at Callao firehouse

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 9:06 am

    Lucas McEntire and Leslie Hinson with Mr. Bunny at the Callao Fire Department Easter egg hunt on Sunday.

    The fire engines were parked outside the Callao Fire station, but the action was inside as children and parents filed inside Sunday afternoon for and Easter egg hunt. Weather did not permit hunting outside, especially for the many  tots and toddlers attending. There was plenty to do inside though. There were five groups for each hunt, 0-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 and 9-10. One group would be hunting for eggs in

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  • Northumberland County Historical Society Celebrates the Home Front during World War II

    Posted on April 2, 2015 at 10:24 am

    On April 12, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. the Northumberland County Historical Society is proud to offer a presentation to celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the end of World War II. Admission is free and open to the public. As part of this celebration, Dr. Susan Anthony-Tolbert will discuss “The Home Front in Northumberland County, Virginia in World War II.”  This talk will be based on what she discovered while writing

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