Community projects of Festival Queen contestants
As the Oyster Festival has evolved over the years, so has the selection of the Queen and Little Miss Spat. It originally was a type of beauty pageant, but is now a scholarship competition for the Queen contestants, who also must complete a community service project.
Sacred music traditions at ‘Roots’ music fest
The Foundation for Historic Christ Church continues its lecture series on American Roots Music with a lecture “Spirituals to Shout Bands: Sacred Musical Traditions in Virginia” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 24, at the Lancaster Community Library in Kilmarnock.
Custom cars sparkle at Water View show
Before they were called Hot Rods, custom cars made to go fast were known as “home builts,” said Lat Spinney of White Stone. Spinney’s latest home-built creation replicates the look of a board track roadster that used to race on the indoor one-eighth mile oval tracks.
Goodbye, ‘Miss Ann’
About 30 boats turned out on the morning of September 14 for a bid send-off for a grand lady, “Miss Ann.”