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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”


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”


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