PO Box 104, The Plains, VA 20198

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12.06.2018 YOUNGBLOOD ART STUDIO 2019 NEW YEAR VISION AND ART THERAPY WORKSHOP - With Lilla Ohrstrom and Erin Brindle

Explore your 2019 journey through a continuing art-based adult workshop, which offers nurturing ways to blossom your soul!

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12 FROM 10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM
Youngblood Art Studio
6480 Main Street
The Plains VA 20198

Give yourself or a loved one the gift of wellbeing 
Saturdays January 12, April 6, September 7, and November 9
$150 per session 
Early bird special $400 for the four session 2019 course if you sign up and pay by December 10th 2018. After that the Cost is $500 for the four session 2019 course
Sign up now. Space is limited to 10 adult participants. Must have four to run the workshop

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12.04.2018 December activities at St. Marks and Grace Churches. St. Marks Church -

Mt. Vernon Choir will have its dress rehearsal at St. Marks on December 15th at 1:00 p.m. Please invite friend to join.

Grace Church -

Celtic Evensong & Supper
Thursdays December 6, 13 & 20 at 6:00 p.m.
 
Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols  
Reception to follow 
Sunday, Dec. 17 at 5:00 p.m.
 
Monday, December 24  Christmas Eve 
4:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist with Congregational Carols
5:00 p.m. Holy  Eucharist with Congregational Carols
10:00 p.m. Prelude & Congregational Carols 
10:30 p.m. Festival Eucharist with Choir, Organ and Brass
 
Tuesday, December 25  Christmas 
ONE SERVICE  10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist 
 
Amahl & the Night Visitors 
In December, Shakespeare Opera Theatre will present this classic Christmas tale at Grace The Plains. Performances will be held in the Parish Hall, on December 7,8,9,14 & 15. Tickets are available at shakespeareoperatheatre.com.
 
12.01.2018 ST. MARK'S CHURCH - BAZAAR St. Mark's United Methodist Church is hosting a Bazaar on Fri, Nov 30th from 12 noon to 6 p.m,, and Sat Dec 1st from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be homemade Brunswick Stew, Vegetable Beef soup, and Chicken & Dumplings, a bake sale, and Christmas items for sale, such as wreaths, baskets, decorations, etc.
12.01.2018 GRACE CHURCH - SHAKESPEARE OPERA THEATER Dec. 7, 8, 9, 14 & 15 Shakespeare Opera Theatre presents Amahl & The Night Visitors (tickets at shakespeareoperatheatre.com) click here to read more »
12.01.2018 COMMUNITY LEAGUE MEETING AND PARTY The Plains Community League Board meeting is Thursday December 6 at 7:00 p.m.

The Plains Community League Christmas party with Santa Claus photo opportunity, refreshments, craft and gifts for children is on Wednesday December 19th at 6:00 pm.
12.01.2018 DECEMBER COMMUNITY LEAGUE NEWSLETTER click here to read more »
09.13.2018 HOW TO REPORT A STREET OR ROAD PROBLEM: VDOT maintains most of our streets, sidewalks and signs throughout the town. Click on the link to make a report. click here to read more »
08.20.2018 MAKE YOUR PAYMENTS ONLINE HERE Want to make payments on-line. Go to this link to make your payments. click here to read more »
04.02.2017 2017 TOWN BUSINESS LICENSE Here is the 2017 Town Business License application. click here to read more »
01.31.2014 TAXES, LICENSES & VEHICLE DECALS DUE DATES MARCH 2019 - Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes are mailed on December 1st each year and are due by March 15th. After March 15th, there is a 5% penalty; after June 30th, 6% interest is applied.

APRIL 2019 - Business Licenses are mailed on April 1st each year and are due by May 15th. After May 15th there is a 10% penalty.

MARCH 2019 - Town Vehicle Decals go on sale in February each year and are to be placed on vehicles by March 15th.

Zoning Permits will not be processed until all taxes and license fees are current.

Nancy E. Brady, Treasurer - Town of The Plains, PO Box 104, The Plains, Virginia 20198. CALL 540-364-4945 with any questions.
12.05.2013 DECEMBER 2018 TOWN MEETINGS TOWN COUNCIL - The Town Council meets on the third Monday of each month. The next meeting will be held DECEMBER 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM at the Fire Hall second floor meeting room. The Town Council agenda has a spot for "Citizen Comments" for any citizen to address the Council without prior notice and after the business portion of the meeting that evening. Agendas are provided about a week in advance to members of the Town Council, applicants, interested citizens and others, as well as being posted on the Post Office and Community Center bulletin boards.

PLANNING COMMISSION - The Planning Commission meets on the first Monday of each month. The next meeting is scheduled DECEMBER 3, 2018 at 5:30 PM. Meetings are held in the Fire Hall, second floor. Agendas are provided about a week in advance to members of the Planning Commission, Town Council, applicants, interested citizens and others, as well as being posted on the Post Office and Community Center bulletin boards. NOTE: PLANNING COMMISSION REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS ARE NOW ON THE FIRST MONDAY OF EACH MONTH. The Planning Commission is in a Work-session from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM. Regular agenda items and applications will be heard and discussed at 7:00 PM.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD (ARB) - The ARB meets on the first Monday of each month in the Community Center. The next regular monthly ARB meeting is JANUARY 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Meetings are held in the Community Center located on Main Street. ARB agendas are normally posted on the Post Office and Community Center bulletin boards. Please have all materials into the ARB two weeks prior to their regular meeting date. Next regular meeting: JANUARY 7, 2019.

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS (BZA) - Meets on an "as need" basis.

PARKS BOARD - Meets on an "as need" basis.

TRAFFIC CALMING COMMITTEE - Meets on an an "as need" basis.

These regular meetings may be cancelled or rescheduled from time to time. Check with us at the town office 540-364-4945. Go to the "Contact" page of this website for more information. Copies of permits and applications are provided on this website for your use.

Welcome to The Plains, Virginia

WELCOME TO OUR TOWN

Our website is designed with you, our residents and our many visitors, in mind. We hope you'll find your visit here valuable and informative, and hope that you will find what you're looking for.

Take time to visit our shops and restaurants. Slow down and enjoy your time with us. Relax. Our shopkeepers and chefs can't wait to see you again.  Everything is within easy walking distance. Just park your car and enjoy a peaceful stroll on Main Street in The Plains.  We are a nationally recognized historic community with plenty of small town charm. Come on by and get to know us.

Mayor Blakeney Gallagher