Hight to speak on county history at museum meeting
Bill Hight will be the featured speaker for the Middlesex County Museum & Historical Society’s annual meeting on Sunday, October 23, at 2 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse in Saluda. “Mr. Hight has a rich appreciation of our county and its citizens,” said a museum spokesperson.
Oyster Festival Queen contestant helps autistic child
For her community service project, Urbanna Oyster Festival Queen contestant Lara Lucas gave horseback riding lessons for 4 weeks to five different students to raise money for an autistic child at Middlesex Elementary School. The money will allow the child to receive riding lessons at Dream Catchers Therapeutic Riding Center.
‘Crockett’ continues cruises in outreach effort
On September 9-10, Crockett participated in the Antique and Classic Boat Gathering presented by the Tidewater Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society in conjunction with the Reedville Fisherman’s Museum in Reedville. Docked at Butler’s Marina, the Crockett gave continuous tours to the folks. She also participated in the classic boat parade on Saturday.
Oct. 23 oyster tasting to benefit Jacob’s Ladder
Rappahannock River Oysters LLC will host an “oyster tasting” to benefit Jacob’s Ladder on Sunday, October 23, from 3-5 p.m. at Locklies Marina (rain or shine). Guests will have the opportunity to taste Rappahannocks, Olde Salts, and Stingrays—three native oysters re-introduced into the Chesapeake Bay by Ryan and Travis Croxton, owners of Rappahannock River Oysters.