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  • 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...
  • Directory of Peninsula-area sports summer camps

    Baseball 3D Sports/Ozzie Smith Sports Academy. A.I.M. baseball hitters camps: 9 a.m.-noon July 8-13, Spratley Middle School, Hampton, and July 15-19, Hines Middle School, Newport News. For ages 8-14; cost $119. Info: 3dsportsinc.info. Apprentice...
  • Japanese port city of Nagasaki has long East-West connection

    Japanese port city of Nagasaki has long East-West connection
    NAGASAKI, Japan — On my first trip to Nagasaki, just out of college, I knew what most of the world knows: An atomic bomb fell here on Aug. 9, 1945, bringing World War II to a close. It wasn't until my second visit, more than 20 years later on a...
  • Early Southern painting explored in landmark Colonial Williamsburg exhibit

     Early Southern painting explored in landmark Colonial Williamsburg exhibit
    For as long as art historians have been writing about painting in the early South, it's been common to think of the region's artists as relatively independent and even isolated figures. Many show up in the records as episodic visitors from Europe or...
  • Harford's AMC Holiday House Tour set for Dec. 15

    This year's AMC Holiday House Tour in Harford County will be held on Sunday, Dec. 15, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The tour benefits the AMC Cancer Fund and Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology Center. For further information, call 410-734-4808. Visitors will...
  • Colonial Williamsburg discounts admission through LivingSocial

    Colonial Williamsburg discounts admission through LivingSocial
    Colonial Williamsburg is offering half-off single day admission tickets through the daily deal website LivingSocial.com. The deal offers single-day admission tickets for $18 for adults and $9 for youth. Tickets must be used by Dec. 31, 2013. Shoppers...
  • The Last Bison hunkers down with new material, prepares for Nov. 30 NorVa show

    The Last Bison hunkers down with new material, prepares for Nov. 30 NorVa show
    When we last checked in with Chesapeake indie-folk act The Last Bison, the group was preparing to play FloydFest with help from members of the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums. That show was one part of a summer tour that included stops at some of...
  • Colonial Williamsburg extends Good Neighbor sale

    Colonial Williamsburg extends Good Neighbor sale
    Good Neighbor pass holders will receive a 25 percent discount on purchases during Colonial Williamsburg’s Good Neighbor sale Monday, Oct. 21 through Friday, Oct. 25. “This year we have extended the Good Neighbor sale to five days,”...
  • Hampton Roads Literary Events through Nov. 4

    Hampton Roads Literary Events through Nov. 4
    Here's a look at what's going on this coming week in the Hampton Roads writing and reading community. Friday, Oct. 25 Eileen Rockefeller Growald - Author talk/book signing 4:00 p.m. Hennage Auditorium of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg...
  • P. Allen Smith: Meet nationally known garden expert in Colonial Williamsburg Saturday, April 13

    P. Allen Smith: Meet nationally known garden expert in Colonial Williamsburg Saturday, April 13
    Designer, gardening and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith presents “How to Get More Out of Your Garden than a Backache” during a book signing and lecture 4-5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13,in the Colony Room of the Williamsburg Lodge, Colonial...
  • Orlando Ridout V, architectural historian

    Orlando Ridout V, architectural historian
    Orlando Ridout V, a historian of early Maryland buildings who explored crawl spaces and attics for their social and architectural details, died of pancreatic cancer complications April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The lifelong Annapolis resident...