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Northern Neck Resource Fair at Rappahannock Community College in Warsaw

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:51 pm

A Northern Neck Resource Fair will be held in Warsaw at Rappahannock Community College, Warsaw Campus on Wednesday, March 4th, from 10AM-3PM.  The goal of the Resource Fair is to bring together small businesses, entrepreneurs, and job-seekers with organizations and agencies that can provide information, and assistance.   The Resource Fair is free, and open to the public. The Resource Fair is organized by the Northern Neck Planning District Commission, the

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  • Seeing the Northern Neck through artists’ eyes

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    Photo from Kathryn Murray: Red Sunset with Trails

    Interpretations of the Northern Neck’s scenic beauty may be seen at the art exhibit at the Northumberland County Library running through the end of January. Sisters Bonnie and Kathryn Murray display their artistic skill in oil paintings, collagraphs (form of print making–all hand pulled) and photography. This collaboration between the two, one in St. Louis and the other at Naylors Beach (near Warsaw) has brought about many works that capture

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  • Festival Halle Show Case – Open House in Northumberland

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 1:55 pm

    Festival Halle

    On Sunday, January 25, from 2 to 5 pm,  the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum will host the first Festival Halle Show Case. This is a free open house featuring the newly renovated Festival Halle. Whether you have an event coming in the future or would just like to see all the improvements, please stop on by. We will be happy to answer all your questions. The building is the former Reedville

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

    Posted on January 18, 2015 at 8:05 pm

    Note:  All events are held at 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, unless otherwise listed.   Sunday, January 18   Event, A Wedding Sampler, an intimate gathering of local vendors specializing in wedding fare; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 1-4 p.m.; $10 general admission; registration suggested at (540) 654-1848.   Tuesday, January 20   Workshop, Preschool Palette: Snowy Day, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums

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  • 26th Annual Essex County King Celebration

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 1:34 pm

    The Twenty-sixth Annual Essex County Community Celebration of the Life and Work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held on Monday, January 19, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the Angel Visit Baptist Church, Dunnsville, Virginia, the Reverend Dr. Carla E. Lightfoot, Pastor. The Reverend Dr. Steven G. Blunt, Pastor of the First Baptist Church Mahan, Suffolk, Virginia, and President of the Baptist General Convention of Virginia, will be

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  • Admission-free Stratford Hall’s events celebrating Robert E. Lee’s Birthday

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 7:59 pm

    On Saturday, January 17, 2015, Stratford Hall will hold a commemoration of Robert E. Lee’s 208th birthday. This year will mark the 208th year anniversary of Lee’s birth at Stratford Hall on January 19, 1807. Admission is free and gates open at 9:30 a.m.   Schedule of Events January 17, 2015 • FREE admissions 9:30 AM-4:30 PM • 10:00 AM-4:00 PM Virginia 150th HistoryMobile • 10:00 AM-4:00 PM FREE Great House self-guided

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  • Acclaimed Storyteller to perform at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 7:46 pm


     On Saturday, January 24, award-winning storyteller Lynn Ruehlmann will visit Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury in Irvington to spin a captivating yarn about Civil War spy Elizabeth Van Lew. The performance begins at 4:00 p.m. in RWC’s Chesapeake Center, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington, and is open to the public. Ruehlmann was bitten by the storytelling bug after having spent years in the theater where she was named “Best Actress in a Comedy” by

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