Local Historic Garden Week Tours April 15, 2023 The Garden Club of Virginia’s Historic Garden Week is this spring from April 15-22. For this one week, visitors can tour private landscapes, public gardens and historic sites all across Virginia. Mathews and Gloucester County Garden Tour is Saturday April 15, 2023. There are two tours to […]
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Urbanna Oyster Festival
A two-day festival in Urbanna, Virginia dedicated to everything oysters! This Bi-valve festival is held annually, the first Friday and Saturday of November. If you love oysters this festival is for you. If slurping oysters is not your thing, there is still plenty for all to enjoy! The Oyster Festival offers hundreds of vendors. From […]
Gloucester Daffodil Festival – 1st Weekend in April
Almost all of us recognize the ubiquitous Daffodil flower to be one of the first signs of the Spring season throughout the majority of these United States, but did you know that nearby Gloucester County, Virginia, (established in 1651) has long been considered “The Daffodil Capitol of the America”? Ok, so in all fairness, this […]
Top Wedding Venues of Charming Mathews County
The tip of the Middle Peninsula of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay region is a wonderful place to share your vows and say those ‘I do’s’ as it is secluded, surrounded by waterfront and beaches, and holds that small town charm that will make you feel right at home. According to many newlyweds and their families, these are […]
Come to Party at the Wharf in Mathews County!
You don’t want to miss the bi-annual Party at the Wharf to get the whole Chesapeake Bay experience! Twice a year, the Mathews Land Conservancy (MLC) hosts a Party at William’s Wharf, the MLC’s official headquarters. Currently renovations are making headway to preserve the historical landmarks on the public waterfront, and also build facilities including […]
Mathews Market Days – Festival Fun Celebrating Life on the Bay
Each year the weekend after labor day, Mathews County puts on a two day long event on it’s historic Court Green. Since 1975, Mathews has aimed to welcome its neighbors, and travelers from near and far to enjoy some of the best goods that it can offer. The festival features nearly a hundred booths with […]
The Mathews Farmers Market – The Heart of a Small Town
Our advice to weekend travelers: you should always stop by the local farmers’ market when you’re visiting a small town. Not only are you bound to meet some of the friendliest, hard-working folk of the county, you will be tickled silly by the crafts and goodies that you can find unique to each town. A […]
Top 10 Reasons to Visit Mathews in the Summer
On the eastern tip of the Middle Peninsula facing the Eastern Shore, you will find a charming county that fits the epitome of ‘small town.’ This particular town, however, hogs the most amount of shoreline of any in Virginia. Here in Mathews County we feel like we live in a simpler time with little to […]
Father’s Day Ideas – Waterfront Getaway
Looking for a special gift or gift certificate for dad this Father’s Day? Come celebrate your Father’s Day with us at the Inn at Tabbs Creek filled with the activities he loves to do! We have some great ideas that everyone can enjoy. Maybe he needs a weekend of relaxation casting a line from the […]