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Homeowners gathered at a party in their honor at the home of Betsy and George Sisson held Sunday, April 12.

Exploring Kinsale as part of Historic Garden Week

Posted on April 15, 2015 at 12:33 pm

It’s time once again for Historic Garden Week across the Commonwealth and this year the Garden Club of the Northern Neck invites you to “Explore the Treasures of Kinsale” in Westmoreland County. The tour will be held on Wednesday, April 22 from 10am until 4pm, rain or shine. Five lovely homes in Kinsale and Hague are featured and may be visited in any order after you purchase a ticket at

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  • Kinsale Strawberry Festival, May 9

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    Service with a smile --  Kinsale servers love sharing luscious strawberries with neighbors for a very good cause -- to help raise funds so Cople District VFD can continue to save lives and property.

    Strawberries galore (and homemade shortcake too) are coming to Kinsale for YOU on Mother’s Day Saturday, May 9, 2015, from 10-3 for the 5th annual Kinsale Strawberry Festival, a fund-raiser for Cople District VFD. So much will be going on in Kinsale you’ll want to spend quite awhile in town, having fun and listening to music by Black Coffee and Heavy Cream (11-3), at events stretching from the Firehouse to

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  • Auditions for ‘Harvey’ at Westmoreland Players, April 6 and 7

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 9:20 pm

    Auditions for “Harvey,” a comedy by Mary Chase will  be held at the Westmoreland Players playhouse from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on April 6 and 7.  There are roles for six men and six women ranging in ages from 20 to 70. The characters are as follows: Myrtle Mae Simmons, a single woman who is looking to connect with a man but cannot because her uncle Elwood and his

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  • Westmoreland County Museum & Inn at Montross Kids Day

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 9:13 pm

    Westmoreland County Museum and the Inn at Montross are hosting an artists’ reception tomorrow March 28, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. open to both the students and the community to highlight our local talent.  Some of the fun activities include: hula hoops, volleyball, and face painting behind the museum, “Take your kid’s photo with the Easter Bunny” at the Inn at Montross, art creation on Bridget’s Bouquets windows, and Montross Library’s sidewalk

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  • University of Mary Washington events open to the public through May 2015

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:24 pm

      Note:  All events are held at 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, unless otherwise listed.   Saturday, February 28 – Sunday, June 7   Spotlight Exhibition, Melchers’ The Crimson Rambler, exemplifies how the garden as subject matter was ideally suited to Melchers’ adoption of impressionistic painting; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; daily 10 a.m – 5 p.m., except Wednesdays, through March 31 museum closes at 4

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  • Free Lasagna dinner in Oak Grove

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 1:13 pm

    Free Lasagna dinner, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Oak Grove 224-7309. Friday February 27 5:30 – 7:00. Everyone is welcome!

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  • Understanding consequences, causes of flooding of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 11:41 am

    Dr. Ivor van Heerden

    The Reedville Fishermen’s Museum continues the 2015 Winter/Spring lecture series with Dr. Ivor van Heerden’s presentation of “Hurricane Katrina Ten Years Later, and Lessons Learned.”  The lecture will be on Monday, March 2 and begins at 7:00 PM in Festival Halle located at 177 Main Street in Reedville, VA. Dr. Ivor van Heerden played a key role in the dissemination of information related to the consequences and causes of the

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