Diversions, week of Oct 15, 2015

October 14, 2015 - garden totes

Through Oct. 28

In Our Gallery: Willa Frayser. International equine artist and long-lived favorite Willa Frayser earnings to a Montpelier Center for Arts and Education for a solo uncover (804) 883-7378. www.montpeliercenter.org.

Through Oct. 31

The Haunted History Tour will launch any dusk off a stairs of a Henry Clay Inn, 114 N. Railroad Avenue, Ashland, Virginia 23005. Tours will run by Oct 31. Tours are guided walking tours and final about 45 minutes. Tours will start after on Halloween night due to a vast series of Trick-or-Treaters and a Ashland Halloween Spooktacle. Tours singular to 10 guest per group. Ticket cost is $10 per person. If we are purchasing your sheet in allege online, pierce your printed receipt, or arrangement it on your mobile device when we arrive. Cash payments supposed on-site. To book a private tour, email to info@seesomethingwicked.com or call (540) 205-5629.

Through Nov. 28

New work by Lisa Neher Jocelyn Braxton Armstrong during Gallery Flux; paintings and porcelain sculptures. Meet a artists during an Opening Reception Ashland First Thursdays: Oct. 1 from 5:30-8 p.m. Reception Ashland First Thursdays: Nov. 5 from 5:30-8 p.m. www.galleryflux.com.

October 15-17

The Atlee Library Friends’ Fall Book Sale will be Friday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Atlee Library’s assembly rooms. A Preview Sale for stream members of a Friends is Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. You are acquire to join a Friends during a door. A outrageous preference of well-sorted books and other media will be for sale. All hardback books, DVDs, and CDs are usually $1 each. All paperback books, books on tape, and VHS tapes are any 50 cents. The best discount is to squeeze a Friends’ book/tote bag for $12 and fill it to a margin for free!

October 16

‘Courageous’ will be on a large shade during a Ashland Theater Friday, Oct. 16, during 7 p.m.; doors open during 6 p.m. Sponsored by a Ashland Police Department. The museum is located during 205 England Street in Ashland.

October 17

Don’t skip a 25th annual Short Pump Ruritan Club Craft Show – Saturday, Oct. 17. Fabulous food, fun, gifts and crafts of all kinds and more! Face Painting for children and prizes to win. Over 70 crafters/vendors are participating. Some of a crafts embody handmade jewelry, purses, tumble and Christmas décor, dog collars and clothes, scarves, internal American art, baked goods, homemade jellies and jams, breads, candy, note cards, photography, cedar record cabin birdhouses (one of a kind), scrapbooks, doll clothes, handmade soap and candles, and 31. Flu shots and giveaway blood vigour checks by Walgreen’s. Free acknowledgment and reason inside Short Pump Middle School located during 4701 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen. Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For some-more information or to participate, email suebzink@aol.com.

All-you-can-eat Salt Fish Breakfast to embody scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, spiced apples, biscuits, cornbread, coffee, and juice. Take-out plates will be available. Doswell Ruritan Club is located during 16433 N. Washington Highway, Saturday, Oct. 17, from 6 to 9 a.m. The cost is $9 for adults. $4.00 ages 4-10. Thanks for your support.

Shred-It eventuality during Kroger (in a Rutland selling core in Mechanicsville off of Route 301) Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 9351 Atlee Road. Please pierce a non-perishable food object for a internal Food Banks. There will also be a giveaway child reserve chair investigation provided. Call Deputy Jim McLaughlin during (804) 365-6110 for some-more information. Bring adult to dual boxes (10x13x18) or 3 paper grocery bags of your personal information to be fragment for free. Please usually pierce personal papers to be shred, no recyclable equipment will be accepted.

Fancy Me Mad – Tales from Edgar Allan Poe and Graveyard Tours Saturday, Oct. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. during St. John’s Church, 2401 E. Broad Street, Richmond VA 23223. Sponsored by:  St. John’s Church Foundation and The Poe Museum. Join us for a walking debate of a graveyard, accommodate some of a many famous spirits, and afterwards join Edgar Allan Poe in a church for resounding tales. Among a spirits represented: Edgar’s mom Eliza Poe, George Wythe and his ruthless nephew, Daniel Denoon, and his torpedo James McNaught, and hear from a Confederate infantryman looking for Union perspective Elizabeth Van Lew. The cost is $5. You might compensate during a embankment or squeeze allege tickets during http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2074296 or go to browpapertickets.com and hunt Fancy Me Mad. The Visitor Center will be open for selling featuring equipment from The Poe Museum and St. John’s Church – and apportionment refreshments.

Ashland Harvest Run and Pumpkin Walk – 12th annual 10k/5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Family Fun Walk to advantage ACES and Hanover Safe Place will be reason Saturday, Oct. 17. 10k Run starts during 8 a.m., 5k Run/Walk starts during 8:10 a.m., 1 Mile Family Fun Walk starts during 8:20 a.m. Entry fees: $30. Location: Carter Park, 1112 Maple Street, Ashland. Awards will be given, winners accept money prizes. For some-more information, call Julie Lefever during (804) 647-8645; Tricia Duvall during (804) 387-8999, or Stacie Francis during (804) 752-2728.

The Hot Club of Cowtown has fast grown to be a many globe-trotting, hard-swinging Western Swing contingent on a planet! Don’t skip their Cultural Arts Center entrance Oct. 17, during 7 p.m., delivering a riveting unison with a low-pitched operation that includes prohibited jazz, western swing, folk, roots, hobo jazz, americana, traditional, and ameripolitan! The group’s new seventh studio manuscript release, Rendezvous in Rhythm, is a stirring arrangement of this Texas trio’s virtuosity and a elegant, some-more European inspirations. Tickets are usually $32 and are accessible online during www.artsglenallen.com or by job (804) 261-ARTS (2787) today. The Cultural Arts Center during Glen Allen is located during 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060.

Hillcrest Baptist Church is carrying a Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. during 11342 Hillcrest Road in Hanover. Come on out for a fun-filled day, including live music, food, a classical automobile journey in, qualification vendors, a wordless auction, Hanover Fire Department will be hosting a Brunswick Stew sale, Police Department with McGruf a crime dog, a cake walk, Bingo, hayrides, a petting zoo (from 10 a.m. to noon), children’s crafts, games, a rebound house, pumpkin decorating, Walgreen’s health screenings, influenza shots, a print booth, and more.

October 18

The Henry Volunteer Fire Company will reason an Open House Sunday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. during Station 6, 9634 Chamberlayne Road in Mechanicsville. A village eventuality for fun and learning. They’ve designed this around lunchtime/midday and will have food available. Please attend this eventuality to uncover support for a puncture responders. Family fun for all ages, including a glow reserve house, car extrication, face painting, moon bounce, live glow and K-9 hunt demonstrations, law coercion officers will attend, and probable appearances from some special guests! For some-more information, call Station 6 during (804) 365-4906 or “Like” Henry Volunteer Fire Department on Facebook.

October 20

Ronald L. Hurst, Vice President for Collections, Conservation, and Museums and The Carlisle H. Humelsine Chief Curator during a Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will pronounce Tuesday, Oct. 20, during 7 p.m. during Hanover Tavern. Mr. Hurst’s presentation, “Analysis and Research: Assessing Art and Antiques in a 21st Century,” will plead how scholarship is changing a approach we learn about objects such as furniture, paintings, textiles, and ceramics. Admission is free. For some-more information, revisit www.hanovertavern.org.

October 22

Hanover County Civic Association Candidates forum between Board of Supervisors, Mechanicsville District possibilities W. Canova Peterson, Republican and Glenn Millican, Democrat, Thursday, Oct. 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. during a Pride of Hanover Lodge, 218 Berkley Street, Ashland. Each claimant will give an opening matter followed by prepared questions from a judge or questions from a ubiquitous public. Each claimant will have time to respond. The open is invited to attend.

Join a Hanover Humane Society and Marty’s during Rutland Crossing (Atlee and 301) on Monday, Nov. 23, for a fundraiser. Enjoy good dishes all day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), and Marty’s will benefaction a apportionment of your add-on to a Hanover Humane Society. There’s no need to benefaction a voucher–just discuss Hanover Humane Society during a register! Tell your friends, family, colleagues, etc. as it’s a super approach to suffer a smashing dish and assistance a good cause!


Le Petit Prince

Le Petit Prince

October 22-25

Latin Ballet of Virginia Presents “Le Petit Prince” Oct. 22-25, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Le Petit Prince, The Little Prince, is a dance entertainment production, formed on a poetic, pensive and undying anticipation created by French author, journalist, and pilot, Antoine de Saint-Exupery. The Little Prince book has been translated into over 250 languages, is a third many translated book in a universe and was voted a best book of a 20th century in France. The Cultural Arts Center during Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd, Glen Allen. Tickets cost $20 adults, $15 students, seniors and military. Discount tickets accessible during $10 for groups of 10 or more. For some-more information, greatfully call (804) 356-3876, or email to latinballet@latinballet.com.

October 23 24

Taylor’s Spookie Fun Fest! Families with children 11 and under, this giveaway fun night is only for you. Kids, wear your favorite dress and join Taylor and friends for flashlight fondle and candy hunts (hunts around a evening), pretence or provide booths, rides, games and activities from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Children can pierce and slit in Taylors “Lil’ Frankenstein’s Monster Mash Bash” dance area. Concession equipment and newness food equipment will be accessible for purchase. Be certain to pierce a flashlight and bag for all your pretence or provide goodies. Plus, during a end of a final flashlight candy hunt (approximately 7:45 p.m.), your whole family can perspective a G-rated display of “Monsters University” on a hulk inflatable shade from a comfort of your car or feel giveaway to pierce grass chairs and a blanket. Oct. 23 during Pole Green Park, 8996 Pole Green Lane, Mechanicsville; Oct. 24 during Poor Farm Park, 13400 Liberty School Road, Ashland. For some-more info, call (804) 365-7150.

October 23

‘Restoration Band Concert’ sponsored by Restoration Church will take place during a Ashland Theater Friday, Oct. 23, during 6 p.m.; doors open during 5 p.m. This is a giveaway event; and is open to a Public! The museum is located during 205 England Street in Ashland.




October 24

‘Beetlejuice’ will be on a large shade during a Ashland Theater Saturday, Oct. 24 during 7 p.m.; doors open during 6 p.m. This is a fundraiser for St. Ann’s Church Haiti Ministry; sponsored by F. Richard Wilton Jr., Inc. Contractor. The museum is located during 205 England Street in Ashland.



Lebanon United Methodist Church located during 8492 Peaks Road is hosting a Yard and Bake Sale and Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 24. The Yard and Bake Sale runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and deduction advantage missions. The Fall Festival hours are 10 a.m. by 2 p.m. Lots of children’s and adult activities, food and internal music. For additional info, hit a church bureau during (804) 746-0980.

Investigate a vivid stories that have tormented Hanover Tavern and a ancestral Courthouse Complex for scarcely 3 centuries. For a initial time, Transcend Paranormal investigators will be heading tiny groups on investigations of 5 locations: Hanover Tavern, a Historic Courthouse, Old Stone Jail, Nutshell House, and a Hanover Library. Investigation starts during 10 p.m. All knowledge levels are welcome. Tickets are $50. Reservations are compulsory and can be done during www.hanovertavern.org. All deduction advantage a Hanover Tavern Foundation.

Keepsakes by Ellen will horde a Holiday Open House Saturday, Oct. 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. during Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 11515 Ashcake Road, Ashland. Handcrafted jewelry, fabric and chronicle accessories, domestic Christmas ornaments, wooden toys, and Christmas crafts will be accessible for purchase.


October 25

Pumpkin Decorating Event. Come out for booze tasting and pumpkin decorating, with anniversary wines to sample, prohibited chocolate, and cider, and live song and a food truck. This is a no-carving event! But there will be a best flashy contest! Noon – 5 p.m. James River Cellar Winery (804) 550-7516 www.jamesrivercellars.com.

October 27

Tuesday, Oct. 27, during 5:30 p.m., Hanover Safe Place will respect and remember victims and survivors of domestic assault during Memorial Regional Medical Center in their annual Candlelight Ceremony. All are invited to join us for a rite and accepting after, in a Healing Garden. Memorial Regional is located during 8260 Atlee Road, in Mechanicsville.

October 28

Many trust Hanover Tavern is haunted. Decide for yourself! Tour a Tavern with paranormal professionals and hear resounding tales of tangible events and available paranormal activity during a Tavern. Recommended for children ages 10 and up. Guided tours any half hour starting during 6 p.m. and finale during 8 p.m. Tickets are $8 per person. Tickets are compulsory and can be purchased during www.hanovertavern.org.

October 29

Halloween Bash. Ages 14 and up. Come out for a Halloween Social. Wear your favorite dress and suffer a fun night of dancing with friends. Light refreshments. Pre-registration compulsory (Therapeutic Recreation) 6:30-8:30 p.m. Church of a Redeemer, (804) 365-7150 or hanoverparksrec.com.

October 31

Haunted Halloween. Come to Scotchtown for a Trick or Treat tour; costumes are encouraged. Regular admission, any vivid giveaway with admission. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown, 16120 Chiswell Lane, (804) 227-3500 scotchtown@preservationvirginia.org.


Ashwood Gardens  Nursery Pumpkin Chunk-A-Thon

Ashwood Gardens Nursery Pumpkin Chunk-A-Thon

Pumpkin Chunk-A-Thon presented by Ashwood Gardens Nursery, 11374 Ashcake Road, Ashland, will be reason Saturday, Oct. 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a pumpkin chunking competition around a wooden trebujet; mid games; pumpkin decorating; gratifying food and treats; dress contests; face painting; raffle prizes; hayrides, and more. Proceeds advantage The Arc of Hanover, a non distinction classification that works for  A Life Like Yours for children and adults with developmental and egghead disabilities and their families.

November 4

Modern folk twin Friction Farm will perform during The Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover Wednesday, Nov. 4, during 7 p.m. Modern folk twin Friction Farm is guitarist/vocalist Aidan Quinn and bassist/vocalist Christine Stay. Blending country, folk and cocktail into a seamless package, they pierce a singular mutation and impetuosity to a stage. Their new CD “I Read Your Book” facilities songs any desirous by a opposite book. The theatre is where they gleam a brightest. Their live opening is full of humorous and touching stories, extemporaneous diversions, assembly participation, good music, and lots of fun. The ancestral Hanover Tavern offers food and splash and a friendly insinuate environment for a concert.

November 7

13th Annual Train Day Celebration of a Town’s tyrannise heritage. Trolley rides, stores and music, free. Downtown Ashland, along a tyrannise tracks, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (804) 412-7288 or email AshlandTrainDay@yahoo.com. www.mainstreetashland.org/train-day.

November 10

Please devise to join Clay Spring Garden Club Tuesday, Nov. 10, during First Baptist Church, Ashland, during 1 p.m. to see an superb multimedia module “Attracting Birds with Water,” presented by Bob Schamerhorn. Mr. Schamerhorn is a member of a Richmond Audubon Society and an award-winning photographer. He shows over 60 class of birds filmed drinking, showering and splashing! Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Ricki Carson, broadside chairman, during (804) 798-1782, so a hostesses will have copiousness of cookies.

November 11

Veteran’s Day Ceremony. Free and open to a public, 2-3 p.m. during Hanover Wayside Park. Sponsored by a Hanover Veterans Committee. (804) 365-7150.

November 14

Off a Rails Craft Beer Festival facilities beers from internal qualification breweries, live music, and food trucks during Hanover Arts Activities Center. 2-8 p.m., www. hanoverarts.org or www.facebook.com/ashlandofftherails.com.

November 20, 21

Artists and crafters are wanted for a 20th annual Heavenly Creations Arts Crafts Show Nov. 20 and 21. The juried uncover will be reason during St. James a Less Episcopal Church, 125 Beverly Road, Ashland. For information, hit Marcia Hill during (804) 334-3731 or during heavenlycreationsstjl@gmail.com.

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