Festival fever grips Urbanna
The Urbanna Oyster Festival tradition, which was started by a dozen or so local merchants and “town fathers” in 1958, continues on Friday and Saturday, November 7-8.
‘Halloween in the Park’ Friday at Holly Point
Holly Point Nature Park is in the final countdown for “Halloween in the Park,” which is set for this Friday, October 31, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Christmas house tours planned in Urbanna
The chill is in the air, football games abound, children of all ages are wishing for snowflakes, and one sees and feels festive spirits everywhere. The holidays are here again and it’s time to experience the “wonderful life” of historic Urbanna with its annual Christmas House Tour on Saturday, December 6.
John Barber premiers new painting this weekend
John Morton Barber, the nationally-acclaimed American artist who has painted the Chesapeake Bay and the eastern seaboard for three decades, will personally debut his latest painting, “Chesapeake Bound-Making Sail Aboard the Schooner Man A Way, Urbanna, Virginia-Circa 1930," at the Middlesex Art Guild Gallery.
Pratt wins women’s U.S. oyster shucking title
Virginia Oyster Shucking Champion Deborah Pratt of Jamaica in Middlesex County won the Women's Division of the National Oyster Shucking Contest at St. Mary's County, Maryland, last Saturday.