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Community Calendar, week of October 30

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Ongoing *The food pantry at Bowling Green United Methodist Church is open on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 5 p.m. for registration. Food will be distributed from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. *Bowling Green Community Farmers Market, located on the front lawn of Union Bank, 211 N Main St., is open every Saturday until Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. *Glory Outreach, a clothing and

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  • Goblins to Ghostbusters flock to Fall Fun Festival at Caroline Agricultural Fairgrounds

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Callum Mundy, 4, won the "scariest" award for his costume in the 5 and under category.

    By Lisa Gattie CP Correspondent   “We just love doing stuff for children,” stated Debbie Wright, volunteer coordinator for this year’s annual Fall Fun Festival held at the Caroline County Agricultural Fairgrounds in Ruther Glen Saturday. Wright, along with a host of volunteers, the support of the Board of Supervisors, and numerous local businesses, created a day for families to not only have fun in the autumn weather, but to

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  • A Fantastic Festival Full of Fun, Food and Fabulous Fords

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 2:41 pm

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    Bowling Green got a hearty helping of perfect fall weather for its 25th annual Harvest Festival on Oct. 18. Although exact numbers aren’t available, some 12,000 to 15,000 people flocked to Main Street and the surrounding area between the start of the event at 9 a.m. and its conclusion in late afternoon to take advantage of the music, food, vendors, and other entertainment on offer. “I have gotten nothing but

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  • Community Calendar, week of October 23

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 5:52 pm

    Ongoing *The food pantry at Bowling Green United Methodist Church is open on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 5 p.m. for registration. Food will be distributed from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. *Bowling Green Community Farmers Market, located on the front lawn of Union Bank, 211 N Main St., is open every Saturday until Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. *Glory Outreach, a clothing and

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  • State Fair officials ‘thrilled’ with this year’s turnout

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 9:48 am

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    Official attendance figures show 238,000 people visited this year’s State Fair of Virginia, a 4 percent increase over last year’s attendance. “We couldn’t have asked for a better combination of mostly sunny skies, cooler temperatures, and large crowds. We are thrilled with the attendance figures,” said Greg Hicks, the fair’s vice president of communications. “Last year’s fair was a success, and we incorporated lots of guests’ suggestions when planning for

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  • Community Calendar, week of October 16

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    Ongoing *The food pantry at Bowling Green United Methodist Church is open on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 5 p.m. for registration. Food will be distributed from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. *Bowling Green Community Farmers Market, located on the front lawn of Union Bank, 211 N Main St., is open every Saturday until Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. *Glory Outreach, a clothing and

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  • Bowling Green Harvest Festival goes hi-tech

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Alongside the tractors, antique cars, and booths that will line the streets of Bowling Green at its annual Harvest Festival this Oct. 18, a more unusual sight will be visible to visitors: drones. In the 25th year of Caroline County’s biggest festival, Bowling Green is looking to new technology to provide a fresh twist on its old favorites. The drones, which will produce aerial

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