In a nail-biting gathering last Wednesday, 10 business-owners were revealed as recipients of part of an $80,000 matching grant issued by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for proposals to improve their shopfronts in downtown Montross.
Grand Marshall Carol Chandler and the dancers from the Caporales Centralistas USA were among the highlights that wrapped up this year’s Montross Fall Festival.
Montross native Bill Jenkins received the title Earl of Windsor from Michael Dunbar in 2006 after taking all 11 of that master chairmaker’s Windsor chair classes.
Jean Fisher has been connecting threads for nearly three quarters of a century, since the age of 12 when her dad taught her, a sister and a few friends how to crochet.
Phil McKenney is the featured artist for this month’s art and wine event at the museum that begins with an opening reception Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m.