2021 Poster Signing Update

Unfortunately, we had to make the decision to cancel the 2021 Mathews Market Days Poster Reveal & Signing scheduled for Saturday, August 28. We apologize for any inconvenience. We are delighted to reveal the image used for this year’s poster: a painting of the buyboat the “Lavenia H.” by local artist Mr. W. Langley Deagle, …

2021 Festival Proceeds Will Benefit First Responders

In previous years, the Mathews Market Days committee used a grant program to donate the proceeds of each year’s event to local organizations in need. We are proud to announce that the 2021 event will honor the first responders in Mathews County – and remember the lives lost on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 …

MMD 2020 Postponed Until 2021

The Mathews Market Days Committee held their first monthly meeting in person since COVID-19 yesterday evening. The final decision was made on whether to go forward with the annual event or cancel it. Two major factors influenced our decision: COVID-19 restrictions and funding for the event. After a rigorous and emotional discussion, the unanimous decision …

First Meeting Since COVID-19

We will be having our first in person meeting since COVID-19 pandemic started exactly one week from today on Thursday, June 25th. The meeting will be held at the Old Historic Courthouse Building at 6 PM in Mathews County, VA. We would like to invite anyone to join us as we discuss our plans for …

2020 Official Poster Contest

“Strength in Community: Maintaining Strong Bonds through Tough Times” This has been a year of unprecedented challenges for the world and for our county – we’ve experienced grief and witnessed acts of generosity in the community that have drawn us closer. Create a design that represents your impression of the strong community spirit of Mathews …