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  • Fall guide: Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula

    From moms with handcrafted hair bows to painters with works valued in the thousands, Peninsula arts and crafts shows offer something for every interest, and the fall season is ripe with shopping opportunities. Consider this your comprehensive guide to...
  • Donation is music to Easton High School Band's ear

    Donation is music to Easton High School Band's ear
    The Easton Area High School band will get five new wind instruments thanks to a $5,000 donation from a local philanthropist. The donation from the Trigiano Foundation was presented at Tuesday night's school board meeting by Elaine Trigiano to high school...
  • Notes and notables

    Get the picture? When someone is arrested and booked, that person gets photographed. These "booking mugs" have become a part of the American culture, from ghastly celebrity pics to the burgeoning online galleries of everyday felony suspects. So we...
  • Smithfield Foods to sell 'Duck Dynasty' peanuts

    Look for "Duck Dynasty" peanuts and peanut brittle for sale in local stores and online next week from Smithfield Specialty Foods Group. "We think the two brands together will do extremely well," said Pete Booker, Smithfield Specialty Foods Group vice...
  • Fall art preview: 11 shows not to miss

     Fall art preview: 11 shows not to miss
    What to see this fall? Play it close to home with shows about Chicago, motherhood, composting, American history, demons and failure, or go far out and explore the entire galaxy. Here's how: "The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle": Contrary to...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
     Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Colonial Williamsburg offers discount to adults 50 and older

    Colonial Williamsburg offers discount to adults 50 and older
    Colonial Williamsburg is offering guests age 50 and older the chance to pay for a single-day admission ticket and return for free the rest of the year.  The "50+ Pay for a Day" promotion will be available to purchase through Oct. 31. The price of a...
  • Ebert documentary 'Life Itself' comes to town, with director making an appearance

    Ebert documentary 'Life Itself' comes to town, with director making an appearance
    'Life Itself.' Documentary filmmaker Steve James, a Hampton native, will be at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk on Wednesday night to introduce and discuss a screening of his film "Life Itself," about the life and career of Roger Ebert (pictured)....
  • Karen A. Stuart, archivist

    Karen A. Stuart, archivist
    Karen A. Stuart, a Library of Congress archivist who had been head librarian at the Maryland Historical Society, where she was also associate editor of Maryland Historical Magazine, died of cancer Aug. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 59. "As head...
  • Ferguson Enterprises commits $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream

    Ferguson Enterprises commits $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream
    Ferguson Enterprises has pledged $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream Academy through 2024, renewing a long-standing partnership between the wholesale plumbing distributor and the school in Southeast Newport News. The company will provide scholarships...
  • New Colonial Williamsburg lab unravels secrets of the 1700s

     New Colonial Williamsburg lab unravels secrets of the 1700s
    WILLIAMSBURG — No one who works for Colonial Williamsburg's vast and perpetually busy collections department signs up for the job because they think it will be easy. Starting with nearly 70,000 examples of American and British fine, decorative and...