FRIDAY 5/22: Do Drop Inn Features Scott & Melinda, Bradford Lee Folk

Bradford Lee Folk & the Bluegrass Playboys at Giddens’ Legendary Do Drop Inn is the main feature Friday, May 22. Scott & Melinda & Andy open at 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 at A & J’s Meat Market in Cheriton, $15 at door. 8204 Bayford Road, Weirwood. Check out Bradford at

TUESDAY 5/26: Gardening for Butterflies at Eastern Shore Public Library

At 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, Gardening for Butterflies on the Eastern Shore of Virginia with Master Naturalist Carolyn McGavock opens the 2015 season of Fourth Tuesdays at the Library, an initiative of the Friends of the Eastern Shore Public Library. McGavock will share tips about using native plants to plan a butterfly garden and the variety of butterflies these plants will attract.  Before moving to the Shore, she owned a small nursery with a display garden.  [Read more…]

June 1 Deadline for 4-H Camp Registration

Northampton County 4-H Junior Camp will be held July 6-10 at Airfield 4-H Center in Wakefield for children ages 9-13; campers must be 9 years old by September 30.Participants do not have to be a 4-H member.  The cost is $245 which includes transportation, meals, lodging, classes, and a t-shirt.  Camp scholarships will be available through United Way and the Northampton Farm Bureau which also paid for the buses to Wakefield. For more information or to register a child contact the Northampton Cooperative Extension Office at 757-678-7946 or email [email protected] or visit their website. Registration deadline is June 1; no deposit is necessary to register. [Read more…]