NEWS

Category: Community


Familiar faces, as part of a famous familiar series, are set to return to Main Street in Gloucester this summer, the Gloucester Arts Festival committee announced this week. As part of the annual summer 2019 arts event, iconic Seward Johnson life-size works of art will arrive on Main Street and kick off with a community … Continue reading “Gloucester Arts Festival to Feature 10 Seward Johnson Sculptures at Community Unveiling”


Do you love our Main Street community and craft beer? Live music and food trucks? Good times? Well, we have good news! As we gear up for the 2019 Beer Garden, happening Saturday, April 6 at the Daffodil Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., we NEED YOUR HELP! We’re looking for volunteers to help … Continue reading “Volunteers Wanted for 2019 Beer Garden at Gloucester Daffodil Festival”


You’re invited! Please join us on Gloucester Main Street for the Puller Center Open House on April 11, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 6632 Main Street, Gloucester, Virginia 23061 Come celebrate with VersAbility as we thank our community partners who generously support people with disabilities and the Puller Center. RSVP to Keltie Klijanowicz … Continue reading “The Puller Center Open House on Gloucester Main Street”


Do you have an employee that is always going above and beyond? Well Split Enz Salon on Gloucester Main Street is hosting an “Employee of the Month” Beauty Giveaway, allowing all business owners and supervisors throughout our community the opportunity to nominate their  SUPER STAR  for a little EXTRA gratitude for their job well done! … Continue reading “Split Enz Salon to Host Employee of the Month Giveaway”


Kelsick Specialty Market right here on Gloucester Main Street said it perfectly: “one of the incredible things about living and doing business in Gloucester is the kindness of the people here. So kind, in fact, that our community is filled with countless organizations that’s sole mission is to help others.” This year, just as they … Continue reading “Kelsick Specialty Market Announces 2019 Year of Giving Recipients”


Heart Felt Touch Massage Therapy and Caregivers of the Commonwealth will host a unique opportunity for family and professional caregivers to learn a new skill called Compassionate Touch®. Compassionate Touch® is an approach combining skilled touch and specialized communication shown to prevent behavioral expression in people with dementia and reduce job stress in care-partners. In … Continue reading “Compassionate Touch Specialist Workshop”


Outdoor enthusiasts who want to explore the Middle Peninsula waterways like Captain John Smith, wade in the waves like a waterman, or paddle the bays, creeks and rivers of the Commonwealth’s premier rural coastal Virginia region can now plan their outing and experience more easily thanks to the newly launched Virginia Water Trails interactive web … Continue reading “New Interactive Web Site Highlights Middle Peninsula Waterways”


With spring on the way, Gloucester Clean Community Office announces March 16, 2019, 8 a.m. to Noon, as the official date and time for Clean Gloucester Day. This county-wide litter cleanup has become a community tradition with hundreds of volunteers removing litter from roadways, businesses, schools, neighborhoods and parks. Church groups will be encouraged to … Continue reading “Clean Gloucester Day”


AFRICAN AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION NAMED AMONG TOP ENDANGERED ARTIFACTS The Fairfield Foundation is proud to announce it is a 2018 honoree of the Virginia Association of Museums Top 10 Endangered Artifacts program for its recently discovered artifact, Images of African American Life in Mid-20th Century Gloucester County: Photographs and Mementos from the Freedom B. Goode … Continue reading “Fairfield Foundation needs your vote now in the Virginia Association of Museums Top 10 Endangered Artifacts program”


Announces over a Million Dollars in Investment in downtown facades & interiors since 2011. The Main Street Preservation Trust has opened applications for 2019 for business and property owners along Main Street in Gloucester who wish to improve their facades or interiors of their buildings in the commercial area of Main Street. The program is … Continue reading “Main Street Preservation Trust Opens Applications for 2019 Facade & Interior Grants”


UPCOMING EVENTS
  1. Logo for 1st Friday
    November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Logo for 1st Friday
    December 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm