Orchestra to include student musicians
Twenty years after its inception, the Northern Neck Orchestra continues to attract musicians of all ages including young players with an interest in the classical music repertoire. According to orchestra president Nancy Rowland, “Our mission includes providing opportunities for area musicians, including students, to perform orchestral music.
Tickets on sale for Urbanna Holidays Home Tour
Nearly every year since 1990, Urbanna homeowners have opened their doors on the first Saturday of December to celebrate and share their holiday traditions with the public. This year’s Historic Urbanna Holidays Home Tour includes five waterfront homes, a gracious 18th century dwelling, and a festive holiday tablescapes exhibition.
Celia Rowlson-Hall earns ‘Bessie Award’
Former Urbanna resident Celia Rowlson-Hall recently received the “Bessie Award” for her dance performance in Faye Driscoll’s “837 Venice Boulevard” in New York City.
“The Bessies are awards given on awards night for the New York dance community . . . and is as close as us downtown folks get to the red carpet!” said Rowlson-Hall.
Religious freedom lives
VIDEO: One of the most significant events in Middlesex County history was the arrival of Baptists spreading a new style of religion throughout the area. The Baptist movement spread like wildfire in the county, creating animosity and unrest for those of the Anglican faith.