MiddleNeck Living


  • Monday April 13th, 2015 ashburn
    Q & A with Carroll Ashburn Carroll Ashburn is a life-long resident of Kilmarnock, and has seen many changes during his years here. His first job was as a clerk in a grocery store. He says: “It wasn’t like a grocery store clerk today. We were behind a counter, and people would come in and ask for whatever they wanted. Some things were available for them to ...
  • Monday April 13th, 2015 virginia_watermen
    Local watermen seek to increase regional tourism by offering “hands-on” tours that demonstrate oystering, crabbing and fishing on the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. A group of enterprising working watermen from the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula is offering “hands-on” tours to the general public through the newly launched “Virginia Watermen’s Heritage Tour Program” (watermentours.com). The spring kickoff of the program will occur at Merroir, 784 Locklies Creek Road ...
  • Monday April 13th, 2015 are_you_going
    This year, shoppers at the season-opening Heathsville Farmers Market on Saturday, April 18th will find a lot more than just fresh produce. Yes, there will be the usual vendors purveying fine organic meat and honey, flowers and nursery plants, bread and baked goods, fruits and vegetables, and locally-made handcrafts. But in addition, visitors will find a whole section devoted to Earth Day, a Wine Tasting festival, ...
  • Monday April 13th, 2015 HOTSARDINEScoversocials
    With a blustery brass lineup, a rhythm section led by a stride-piano virtuoso in the Fats Waller vein, and a one-of-the-boys frontwoman with a voice from another era, the Hot Sardines, led by bandleader Evan “Bibs” Palazzo and lead singer Miz Elizabeth combine with the Sardine ensemble of powerhouse musicians – and their very own tap dancer – to play “hot jazz” as it was in the ...
  • Monday April 13th, 2015 beauty_pageant
    On April 18th at 7 pm the men of Gloucester Moose Lodge will compete for the title of “Misster Moosette” in a crazy fun womanless beauty contest! Proceeds will benefit The Giving Garden Foundation and Women of the Moose community projects. There will be Light hor d’oeuvres, cash bar, Raffles, DJ & Dancing. Tickets are $15 per person in advance and $20 at the door. Advance tickets are available ...
  • Thursday April 09th, 2015 tag-guild-logo-med
    Northum­ber­land native Jackie Leav­itt is now being fea­tured at the Tap­pa­han­nock Art gallery in a show enti­tled “Win­dows to the World.” Leav­itt joins Carol Woll­stein, an artist from Colo­nial Beach, in exhibit­ing paint­ings that depict what makes this area unique. The show will run through mid-May at the Gallery at 200 Prince Street in Tap­pa­han­nock. Reg­u­lar hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thurs­day through Sun­day. Leav­itt ...
  • Monday April 06th, 2015 daffodil-Festival-2015
    The Daffodil Festival returns! Since 1987, Gloucester has held this beloved festival which welcomes spring with all day entertainment, tours of Brent and Becky’s Bulbs, arts and crafts shows featuring local and regional artists, and so much more. The food court will feature fresh seafood, burgers, chicken, barbecue, funnel cakes, etc., so you will not go away hunger. Clowns, face-painting, pony rides and games will be ...
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