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Shark Tooth Island event to remember

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 12:09 pm

Saturday, July 12 was a warm and sunny day, perfect for all those who gathered on Shark Tooth Island for live music, good food and good fun. For the third year in a row, Fredericksburg area band, Swamp Trash, played on Shark Tooth Island. Becky Morgans, who organized the event, ferried the band out to the island on their pontoon boat. After a day of music and fun, the band

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  • Kinsale celebrates July fourth

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 4:00 pm


    The July 4th celebration in the town of Kinsale was a sight to behold for those raised in cities and suburbs because the entire event was a page out of a story book of old Americana. The mid-town gazebo had live music from a local band, a food wagon with remarkably good eats, families galore sitting and chatting and people generally strolling through the town at a leisurely pace taking

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  • Wounded Warrior event is a success

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 4:00 pm


    The 6th annual Battle at the Beach was held this past weekend at American Legion Post 148 in Colonial Beach. Ambassador for the EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) James Harrison noted that this wounded warrior event was held to help support the wounded bomb technicians who have served us. They had hoped to raise enough funds to help support 3 families. The day’s activities ended up netting $4050 for this cause.

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  • Metal man to exhibit at County museum

    Posted on June 18, 2014 at 4:48 pm


    Most of us have, at one time or another, looked at a cloud or a piece of driftwood and seen a flower or a fish or a face. That’s what Page Winter of Zacata does, only he sees what bits and pieces of scrap metal could become, and turns them into amazing whimsical sculptures. Winter will display some of the fanciful art pieces that come into being under his creative

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  • Evening of Mural Art featuring award winning artist

    Posted on June 5, 2014 at 11:00 am


    The Greater Montross Partnership for Revitalization (GMPFR) in conjunction with the Montross Revitalization Steering Committee is happy to announce an evening of Mural Art featuring award-winning artists Melanie Stimmell and Anat Ronen on Friday, June 6, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  In addition to the First Friday Montross Art Walk, Stimmell, from California, and Ronan, from Houston, Texas, have been commissioned to paint three large-scale murals in the “village” of

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  • Menokin Pick Nick to raise funds

    Posted on May 16, 2014 at 3:28 pm

    The show opened with Old Dogs New Tricks.

    The skies over the Northern Neck threatened storms all day May 10, but in the end, the Menokin Music Festival Pick Nick went off unhindered by the weather. Set on the grounds of the home of Francis Lightfoot Lee (signer of the Declaration of Independence), the festival is an annual event to raise money for the preservation of Menokin and to help make the Menokin Project come to fruition. This

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  • Montross Market Days begin

    Posted on May 8, 2014 at 4:30 pm


    The day dawned bright and sunny and the populace showed their interest as numerous persons strolled through the courtyard square in Montross this past Saturday. Young and old stopped to peruse the vendors, chat with friends and listen to the band as the morning progressed.  From fresh baked goods by Pope’s Creek Baptist Church to the first strawberries of the season offered by Lois’s Produce, there were plenty of items

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