‘Wounded Warriors’ enjoy relaxing sail on the river
On Saturday, July 9, some local yachtsmen had the opportunity to welcome four “Wounded Warriors” from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Silver Spring, Md., and their family members to Urbanna for an afternoon of sailing on the Rappahannock River.
Animal shelter to celebrate 2nd birthday with ‘Woofstock’
The “new” Gloucester-Mathews-Middlesex Animal Shelter in Gloucester County is now two years old. How time flies! It seems only yesterday that the 15,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art shelter opened its doors.
‘Great Skiff Race’ is Saturday at Maritime Museum
The Family Boatbuilding Week “Great Skiff Race” stage is set. This Saturday, July 16, at 10 a.m., on the maritime park’s waterfront, these newly-built craft will meet their first challenge as they begin the 9th annual “Great Skiff Race,” a tongue-in-cheek, splash-filled race for Family Boatbuilding Week (FBW) “braggin’ rights.”
HVFD Pig Pickin’ is Saturday
The Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual Pig Pickin’ from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at Grey’s Point Campground in Topping. Everyone is invited to attend. The menu consists of barbecue, cole slaw, baked beans, hot dogs, cold drinks and homemade desserts. There also will be a family carnival.