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Research Shows Emotional Benefits of Flowers, Smith’s Florist & Gift Shoppe Encourages everyone to ‘Petal It Forward On October 20, 2021, Smith’s Florist and Gift Shoppe in partnership with Helping the Homeless will be Petaling it Forward. Wrapped bouquets will be provided to the first 100 people who bring in one or more food items … Continue reading “Pedal It Forward”


A cool new event coming to Main Street means a cool new souvenir cup and thanks to Split Enz Salon, that’s what event attendees will receive! Owner, Samantha Smith decided to pull double duty when Gloucester Main Street Association made plans to debut LAST CALL BEFORE FALL with the lawn of the salon being the … Continue reading “Split Enz Salon is ready to toast with you”


Labor Day weekend is a welcome respite for most of us, but first responders and military don’t take a holiday from giving back. That’s among the many reasons Phillips Energy wanted to sponsor a tent for both groups at Last Call Before Fall, the Gloucester Main Street event set for Sunday, Sept. 5 from noon-5 … Continue reading “Phillips Energy Will Celebrate First Responders, Military with Sponsor Tent at Last Call Before Fall”


GLOUCESTER, Virginia – As summer’s end is on the horizon, Gloucester Main Street Association happily announces a NEW event, LAST CALL BEFORE FALL. “All great things must get their start from somewhere!” states GMSA’s Executive Director, Jennifer Dutton Haggerty enthusiastically. “We are thrilled to have the support of Chesapeake Bank and Main Street Preservation Trust, … Continue reading “Chesapeake Bank and MSPT Join Forces to Co-PRESENT New Gloucester Main Street Event”


Artist Daniel Robbins embraces history and the spirituality of the water and the Richmonder combined both to win Best in Show at the Gloucester Arts Festival, which was announced at the Plein Air Art Gala held at the private estate Sussex on the York River on June 11. Judge Larry Moore presented the top award … Continue reading “Virginia Beach Native Earns Best in Show at Gloucester Arts Festival”


Artist Steve Prince will join artists in brightening the downtown sidewalks of Gloucester on Saturday, June 12, during the Gloucester Arts Festival’s Paint Main 2.0 event. While Plein Air festival painters compete in a fast-paced paint-out creating works of art on easels, Prince will work his magic with chalk, starting shortly after 10 a.m. As … Continue reading “Join Muscarelle Artist-In-Residence Steve Prince for Chalk Art Creation on June 12 on Gloucester Main Street”


It’s almost time to enjoy the month-long Gloucester Arts Festival that celebrates the art and the beauty of one of Virginia’s most picturesque coastal towns. Many of the festivities are free, including a sculpture unveiling along Gloucester Main Street on Thursday, June 3, the inaugural event of the 2021 festival. Join New Yorker Jay Lagemann, … Continue reading “Your Guide to What’s Free at the Gloucester Arts Festival”


The Cook Foundation and the Gloucester Arts Festival is pleased to announce that the Symphony Under the Stars free family concert will return this year but in a different location. The free family concert will take place at Woodville Park on Saturday, June 5 at 8 p.m. The concert will feature the Virginia Symphony Orchestra … Continue reading “Symphony Under the Stars FREE Family Concert in Gloucester Hosted in New Location in 2021”


CHICAGO (April 2021) – The Main Street Preservation Trust in Gloucester Village, Virginia, is one of six winners of the Main Street Forward Awards, which recognize communities that have shown exemplary recovery and resilience efforts amid the multiple crises of 2020. Selected from 68 total submissions by a national jury of economic development experts, the … Continue reading “Gloucester Main Street Earns National Revitalization Award”


CEO of Proximo Marketing Strategies Courtney Riley always knew she had a creative spirit, but what she didn’t have was a desire to become an entrepreneur. Having been raised by two serial entrepreneurs – both owners of building, construction and real estate companies – Courtney got the full view of what it really means to … Continue reading “GMSA Board Member Spotlight”


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