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GLOUCESTER, Virginia – Returning for its 2nd year, Gloucester Main Street Association happily announces LAST CALL BEFORE FALL 🎶🍺😎 “We are beyond excited to have this event return this year and are looking forward to a FUN time with everyone!” states GMSA’s Executive Director, Jennifer Dutton Haggerty . “We are thrilled to have the continued … Continue reading “Early Bird Tickets Almost Sold Out – Chesapeake Bank & MSPT Present LAST CALL BEFORE FALL”


Main Street Preservation Trust welcomes the arrival of experienced nonprofit executive Diana West as the new Executive Director. West first came to Gloucester in 1994, visiting Brent and Becky’s – planning what her family still calls “the daffodil wedding.” Diana loves all daffodils, but her favorites are doubles, jonquils, and tazettas. West comes to Gloucester … Continue reading “MAIN STREET PRESERVATION TRUST WELCOMES DIANA WEST AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR”


As part of an exciting, updated lease agreement, the Gloucester County Main Library, located in Main Street Center, will be receiving from the Main Street Preservation Trust (MSPT) approximately $200,000 over the next two years for various improvements to be made within the facility. Library patrons and members of the public are invited to share … Continue reading “Gloucester County Library Seeking Public Input on Potential Improvements – Main Street Preservation Trust to Contribute $200,000”


The 2022 cycle for our Façade and Interior Grants has been exciting. The matching funds awarded this year will help fund improvements made to individual commercial properties that enhance our entire Main Street business district. The impact this year builds upon twelve (12) years of the Trust’s investment in preserving historic structures while enhancing the … Continue reading “Main Street Preservation Trust Announces 2022 Grantees”


Gloucester Main Street Association will once again host the popular Daffodil Festival Beer Garden on Saturday, April 2nd from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Versability Resources, located at 6632 Main Street in downtown Gloucester Village. The last Daffodil Festival Beer Garden was hosted in 2019 with thousands in attendance, marking … Continue reading “Beer Garden Returns to Main Street for 2022 Daffodil Festival”


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”


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