Historic and new homes on Urbanna Christmas House Tours
A special feature this year includes a designer showcase of decorated rooms at Rosegill, Urbanna’s plantation home from the 1600s. Local decorators and designers have each selected rooms to feature and showcase their special style and flair and will offer items to be ordered or purchased.
Santa is coming to Hartfield Saturday for Christmas Village
The Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will hold its annual Christmas Village this Saturday, November 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hartfield Firehouse on Routes 33 and 3. Santa will arrive by fire truck at 10 a.m.
Marines to run 69 miles to honor Chesty Puller
Marines from Fort Lee will be completing a 69-mile run on Friday, November 14, to honor one of the most decorated Marines in the Corps’ 233-year history, General Chesty Puller.
Chesty Puller home opens to the public Friday
General Lewis “Chesty” Puller’s home on Gloucester Road in Saluda will be open to the public on Friday, November 14, to honor the famous officer. The open house will celebrate the life and service of the most decorated officer in the history of the Marines.
Pratt repeats as Virginia Oyster Shucking Champion
Deborah Pratt repeated as champion of the Virginia State Oyster Shucking Contest, which was held Saturday at the Urbanna Oyster Festival. Pratt’s time of 3:23 to shuck two dozen oysters was nearly two minutes faster than Brokenborough, her nephew.