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June 2018

Boutiques, Bubbles & Beautiful Artwork! Join us on Gloucester Main Street Thursday, June 14 from 4p-8p we will sip and stroll through the village, tasting 13 wines at 9 locations, listed below. As you stroll, you will see first hand how bloomin' beautiful the daffodil mural by Detroit Muralist, Louise Chen will be! Vashti’s Jewelers (check-in location) Yolanda’s Stewart Gallery The Silver Box Up South Smith’s Florist Northern Neck Popcorn Bag The Nines Pet Boutique Gloucester Arts On Main (check-in…

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Purchase Wine Walk tickets flyer

Who’s ready to GET FIT, DOWNTOWN FIT? We definitely are and want to celebrate the official kick off of this incredible new FREE community fitness program with YOU, Saturday, June 16 starting at 830am. Join the Downtown Fit team in the grassy area at the corner of Main Street and Heron Cove Way at 830 am for a ribbon tying ceremony with all of the partners who are making this event a possibility. We are all so happy that our…

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A Day With Words–The Gazette Journal Celebrates Summer Solstice

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GAZETTE JOURNAL, 6625 Main Street
Gloucester, Virginia 23061

The Gazette Journal is celebrating the Summer Solstice on Thursday, June 21 with a book fair, A Day with Words. Over 50 authors are expected to be present for you to meet and autograph your purchases. The event will be held on that day 1-4 p.m. Other Gloucester Main Street businesses have also joined in to host specials of their own in hopes of making this a great event all along Gloucester Main Street! Participating merchants are Good Life Kitchen, Field's Quilting, Anglewing Stationers, The…

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Main Street Merchants flyer

July 2018

First Friday Fun

July 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us along Gloucester Main Street for some good 'ole FIRST FRIDAY FUN on Friday, July 6!!! Various events will take place starting at 5p and end at 8p. Stewart Gallery will host an OPEN RECEPTION, 5p-7p for their current exhibit: LIGHT-SHADOW-REFLECTION where works will be displayed by artists:  Carolyn Dudley, Jordan Flower, Melanie Hartman, Lawrence Hollingsworth and ​Juli Schuszler. Kelsick Specialty Market requests your presence for their July 2018 monthly complimentary wine tasting starting at 5 pm to 7…

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Logo for 1st Friday

Meet and Greet the GMSA Executive Director and Board at Olivia’s in the Village

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Olivia’s in the Village, 6597 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061

Would you like to join the Gloucester Main Street Association or have you wondered what exactly is the Gloucester Main Street Association? It is a group of Main Street business owners, residents, commercial and residential property owners and other individuals who have joined together to form a non profit organization with its goal being to promote Historic Gloucester Main Street. We plan and implement events and attract additional businesses and residents. We want to make Gloucester Main Street beautiful, interesting,…

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Executive Director Gloucester Main Street Association Jennifer Dutton Haggerty

Paint Like a Pro

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gloucester Arts On Main, 6580-B Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States

Gloucester Arts on Main invites you to join them us for a fun paint-in night taught by professional artist Patrizia Giovanna Smith. Patrizia brings over 25 years experience as a painter & teacher to help you create your own masterpiece! In July, Smith will demonstrate how to create joyous colors and freely flowing paint in a process known as “Flow Art”, or Acrylic Pouring. $35pp, all supplies, 2 drinks & refreshments are included. Please reserve by 5pm the day prior

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Fermentation Workshop led by Katie Gilman at The Nurtury

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Nurtury, 6619 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061

Come and learn the basics of fermentation--you will leave with the experience and knowledge to ferment anything! This workshop will be held at The Nurtury on Gloucester Main Street and will take place on Sunday, July 29 starting at 2p. There is a $5-$20 suggested donation. Please bring your own vessel that you will take your ferment home in, whether it be a glass jar, plastic food grade container, ceramic crock, etc. This workshop is hosted by Katie Gilman, M.A.…

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August 2018

Faery Fest

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join The Nurtury for a Faery Fun day all along Gloucester Main Street on Saturday, August 4  starting at 10a-4p. Street performers, henna tattoo artists, face painting, Master Gardener Fairy Garden exhibit/ demonstration/sale, bubbles, games & activities, prizes, photo contest, pets in costume, coloring stations... and did I say BUBBLES??!! Costumes encouraged but optional. All ages! 10-11:30 Main Library - kickoff - FREE Faery Fun Activities and Displays + Pick up your FLYER for the rest of the events on…

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Girl in fairy costume in a field

September 2018

Gloucester Main Street Association Annual Meeting

September 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Gloucester Brewing Company, 6778 Main Street
Gloucester, Virginia 23061

Please join Gloucester Main Street Association on Thursday, September 27  for their 2018 Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held at Gloucester Brewing Company  from 5:30p to 7p. What a great time for a SNEAK PEEK! The purpose of the Annual Meeting is to bring the community together to keep stakeholders informed of what is going on in the Gloucester Village and to hear feedback. Please RSVP to Jennifer Haggerty by emailing and make sure to include the number…

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literal pic of Gloucester Main Street

October 2018


Sanders Retirement Village Annual Community Oktoberfest

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Riverside Sanders Retirement Community, 7385 Walker Avenue
Gloucester, 23061 United States

Sanders Retirement Village, a Riverside Health System community located in the heart of Gloucester’s Main Street district, will host a community Oktoberfest celebration Friday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Oktoberfest celebration will feature a Prost Food Truck catered lunch with desserts by the Sanders culinary team, German band and a caricature artist. The community event will take place at Sanders in the parking lot between the two Heron Cove residences at 7375 Heron Cove Way in…

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Chef Hans Schadler and Marvin Green
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