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Children enjoy the Bungee Trampoline at Rivahfest in Tappahannock.

RivahFest in Tappahannock around the corner

Posted on May 27, 2015 at 10:22 am

The anticipation rises as RivahFest nears, especially for those of us who enjoy spending time with family on a beautiful day outdoors.  While traveling the festival streets on Saturday, June 20, 2015, be sure to swing by two of RivahFest’s most popular event areas: the Maritime Display Area and the Children’s Area. There would be no RivahFest without the “rivah” and thanks to the Maritime Displays, festival attendees can peruse

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  • Memorial Day Weekend dinner from Kinsale

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 1:21 pm

    Friday, May 22. Cople District VFD’s Coles Point substation (corner of Coles Point Road and Tucker Hill Road) will be the scene of pick-up (5-7 p.m.) for the Kinsale Firemen’s annual Memorial Day Weekend Friday totally delicious grilled chicken dinners. This is all take-out. Home delivery is also available at 5 p.m. by calling IN ADVANCE to Lynn King (804-214-0955) with name, address, number of dinners.

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  • Bay School Community Arts Center Ceramics Open House to be held May 16

    Posted on May 14, 2015 at 3:54 pm

    The Bay School Community Arts Center is hosting its second Ceramics Open House on Saturday, May 16, from 10-4.  Local potters and ceramic artists will display their functional and decorative artwork in the Bay School’s classroom while demonstrating their craft in the pottery studio.  Susan Hill, Bobbie Skerrett, Linda Brent and others will demonstrate wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques and offer visitors a chance to try it themselves.  This is a relaxed time

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  • Moonshine tales to take spotlight at Rappahannock Community College Friends of the Library’s Annual Meeting

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    The Annual Meeting of the Rappahannock Community College Friends of the Library will be held Thursday, May 21, at 5 p.m. in Wellford Hall at St. John’s Church in Warsaw. Guest speaker, Robert “Bobby” Watkins, will describe some of his incredible moonshine stories from the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck which are included in his book, Not Necessarily in Them Thar Hills. Watkins served as a Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control

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  • Kentucky Derby Party at Rice’s Hotel / Hughlett’s Tavern, May 2

    Posted on April 30, 2015 at 10:06 am

    A festive gathering takes place during last year’s Kentucky Derby Party at the Tavern.

    Saturday, May 2 is the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs and the tenth “Run for the Roses” Kentucky Derby Party at Rice’s Hotel / Hughlett’s Tavern in Heathsville. Everyone is invited! Tavern party-goers will be able to watch the race on a big screen TV and bet on their favorite ponies, while they dine on sumptuous food and sip on Mint Juleps. There will also be

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  • RiverStars Summer Theatre Camp: On the way to Never Neverland

    Posted on April 30, 2015 at 10:00 am

    Directors Brittany Orolin (left) and Whitney Myers finalize the daily camp schedule for Tappahannock Area Youth Theatre Programs’ 2015 RiverStars summer camp which will take place at Old Beale Courthouse in Tappahannock from July 6-10.

    As the deadline approaches for the 2015 RiverStars Summer Theatre Camp, plans are well underway for this year’s exciting program.  Up to 30 area youth will have the opportunity to participate in a week-long theatre experience beginning July 6th and culminating with a showcase performance on Friday night, July 10 at 7 p.m. This performance at Old Beale Courthouse in Tappahannock is free and open to the public. Each day

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  • Farm and Field Day at Northumberland High School, April 25

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 3:25 pm

    Farm & Field Day is open to the public and is on Saturday, April 25th from 8:30 AM until 3:00 PM at Northumberland High School. It is open to the public and will have a petting zoo, farm equipment, the PAES greenhouse plant sale, a rain barrel workshop, plus over 45 indoor and outdoor vendors and displays. There will be something for everyone: ice cream, BBQ, livestock, gift items, jewelry,

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