Habitat for Humanity news
Habitat for Humanity of Middlesex County (HFH-MC) is pleased to announce selection of the family for our next build project. Lou-Ann and Terry Lundy were selected from among a large number of applicants based on need and ability to partner with Habitat under the Habitat working model.
Local oyster shucker featured in new book
Middlesex County’s own national oyster shucking champion, Deborah Pratt, is featured in a watercolor painting and sketch in a recently-published book by renowned artist Mary Whyte titled Working South. The painting of Pratt is titled “Pearl, Oyster Shucker, Urbanna, Va.”
Boats, food, arts, music, exhibits to open museum/park season
Let’s hear it for sunny days and warm breezes on Friday and Saturday, April 29-30, as the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park celebrate the official season opening of their 8th year at “Working Waterman’s Weekend.”
Railroad club to host open house & display trains
The Rappahannock River Railroaders will host an open house on Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the club building on Ball Park Road, which is off Route 33 in Deltaville. There will be eight trains running on three layouts. They consist of three gauges—HO, O and G.