What's Up: Upcoming Events

July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm


Annual BBQ cook-off is May 8

The annual barbeque cook-off competition presented by the Rotary Club of Chester will have some stiff competition among the entries with local favorites Sibley’s Bar-B-Que and Brocks Bar-B-Que battling for first place and beating out the reigning champ from last year’s cook-off – Bigs BBQ.

The Lost Charter of Chesterfield County

Little known is a story of the original county charter given to the people of Chesterfield County way back in 1749. At the time it was written, the colonies were under the rule of King George III and the English law was absolute.

EAGLE: Scout stabalizes livestock shelter

Did you know that the Chesterfield County Animal Shelter takes in livestock? They do. They have a small livestock shelter for all temporary housing for all types of livestock from pigs to horses. They have even sheltered llamas there for a short period of time.

The Shepherd’s Center urgent need for office volunteers

The Shepherd’s Center has a critical need for office volunteers to help seniors on the phone to arrange their urgent transportation needs to medical appointments and grocery shopping with our volunteer drivers.

Weekly calendar

Grill’n on the Green. Presented by the Rotary Club of Chester. 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Chester Village Green. $25 tickets sold at local retailers or online at

Matoaca Village receives its first Little Free Library

“It’s a ‘take a book, return a book’ gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back another book to share,” according to

Chesterfield Twinning group welcomes British for visit

The British are coming… Actually, they arrived April 22 in Chester as part of a Twinning community event for 2014 to commemorate the Chesterfield County Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.