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Contest gives students opportunity to embrace their inner-sleuth

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:18 pm

The Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library announces its first-ever “Northern Neck History Detectives Poster Contest” for public, private, and home school students in grades 4-6 in Lancaster, Richmond, Northumberland, and Westmoreland counties.  Students are invited to submit creative artworks about local history in the colonial and revolutionary periods.  Contest Chairman Laurie McCord says, “We want students to imagine traveling back in time to the 1700s, especially during the lifetimes

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  • Visions By Shirl Will Soon Expand Studio and Gallery Space

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:14 pm

    Growing Pains sign

    Watch for a Grand Opening Soon!  The small Colonial Beach studio run by Shirley Rush, which is located at 116 Hawthorn St., will soon expand into the larger adjoining building which is now vacant.  For almost four years Colonial Beach artist Shirley Rush has been operating a tiny studio and gallery on Hawthorn St. in a little shop next to the public parking lot by the Colonial Beach Museum and

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  • Colonial Beach School of Rock Concert, January 17

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 7:18 pm

    Sleepless December

    The Colonial Beach School of Rock Concert, promoted by Straight Shooter Promtion (CBVA) in conjunction with Power Jam Music Alliance and the Maryland State Arts Council, will feature events that  are Drug, Alcohol and Obscenity Free at Colonial Beach High School, 100 First St., Colonial Beach, VA 22443, January 17 from 7 to 11 p.m. The  CBVA Winter Concert includes: Alternative Rock; Pop Punk; Punk Rock; Indie, with a taste

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National Entertainment


Congressman Rob Wittman to guest host The John Fredericks Morning Radio Show

Posted on January 22, 2015 at 4:42 pm

  It’s The Rob Wittman Show. Round three.Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA) will guest host The John Fredericks Morning Radio Show for the third time on Friday, January 23, 2015 from 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Wittman last commanded the microphone as a guest host for Fredericks in April 2014. The John Fredericks Morning Show is heard on WHKT AM 1650 in Hampton Roads and WNTW AM “The Answer” in Richmond and throughout Central

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  • Book signing at General’s Ridge Vineyard

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    General’s Ridge Vineyard (1618 Weldons Drive, Hague) will host a book signing reception with Phill Greenwalt in the the Vines Room on Friday, January 9 at 6 p.m. Info: 804-472-3172 or visit http://www.generalsridgevineyard.com. For directions, go to http://www.generalsridgevineyard.com/directions.

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  • Ingleside Barrel Tasting

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 3:57 pm

    Ingleside Winery will be hosting a barrel tasting event Saturday November 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. Included with admission to the event will be live music by the duo “Dorian + Bethany,” a tour of the facility, tastings of barreled wine, and a souvenir Ingleside wine glass.     Ingleside Winery opens up its cellars for tasting only three times a year; Winter, Spring, and Fall. Typically around 200

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