Puller Memorial due Sunday
The Old Dominion Chapter of the First Marine Division Association will once again sponsor a memorial service to honor Virginia native, Lieutenant General Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller for his service to the United States and the U.S. Marine Corps.
Chorale concert tickets on sale
Tickets are now on sale for the Chesapeake Chorale's annual holiday concerts. Performances of "A Chesapeake Chorale Christmas" are scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday, December 5, at Lancaster Middle School in Kilmarnock and 3 p.m. Sunday, December 6, at St. Clare Walker Middle School in Locust Hill.
Activities on the waterfront during Oyster Festival
Visitors to the Oyster Festival waterfront at the Urbanna Town Marina at Upton’s Point will once again be able to step back in time and enjoy several maritime heritage exhibits. This year festival-goers will again be able to step aboard historic oyster buyboats that once worked the waters of the Chesapeake Bay to bring the delectable mollusk to our markets.
Longtime Festival emcee Harvey Hudson Jr. dies
Veteran Richmond broadcaster and longtime Urbanna Oyster Festival Pageant emcee Harvey Lee Hudson Jr. died Sunday in a Richmond hospital at the age of 88. Hudson emceed the Urbanna Oyster Festival pageant in the old Rappanna Theater building on Virginia Street in Urbanna throughout the 1970s.