Oyster Festival Queen contestant finds joy in helping nursing home residents
Urbanna Oyster Festival Queen contestant Iesha Lee, a senior at Middlesex High School, volunteered her time twice a week at Mizpah Health Care Center in Locust Hill and Riverside Convalescent Center in Saluda.
Holly Point Art & Seafood Festival set for October 8
The 8th annual Holly Point Art & Seafood Festival set for Saturday, October 8, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. offers something of fun and interest for each and every member of the family. There’s art, of course, in all media, to tickle the most discerning fancy, but there’s also much, much more at this one-of-a-kind fall festival.
Music of John Denver to be featured in Mathews
The songs are timeless. The resemblance is remarkable. Accomplished musician and singer Jim Curry will bring a rebirth to the enduring music of America’s troubadour, John Denver, in his production of “Take Me Home: the Music of John Denver” set for Sunday, October 9, at Mathews High School.
Civil War-era documents sought; venue changed
The Middlesex Chapter of the State Sesquicentennial Committee is seeking documents of any kind from before, during, and after the Civil War. This effort is part of the Virginia State Library’s Legacy Project, whose goal is to identify, scan, and preserve documents and photos from the time around the Civil War.