Area kennel club plans dog obedience classes
The Gloucester Kennel Club of Virginia will hold basic obedience classes open to mixed and purebred dogs on Wednesday nights from October 20 to November 24 at the club building and grounds at 10360 Woods Cross Roads on Route 610, north of Gloucester Court House.
Holly Point Art & Seafood Festival is Saturday
No matter who’s saying it, the “Best Little Art Festival on the Peninsula,” which is also becoming “the Best Little Seafood Festival on the Peninsula,” is this Saturday, October 9, at Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park in Deltaville from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Festival admission is free.
Payne brothers named Oyster Festival captains
Brothers Ed and Jonesey Payne of Urbanna have been named captains of the 53rd annual Urbanna Oyster Festival set for Friday and Saturday, November 5-6. The men of Tangier were some of the most astute commercial fishermen on the Bay, and they brought that expertise to Urbanna.
13 seek title of Oyster Festival Queen
As the Oyster Festival evolved over the years, so has the selection process for the Queen and Little Miss Spat. It originally was a type of beauty pageant, but is now a scholarship competition for the Queen contestants.