Check smoke detector batteries
Fire Prevention Week is October 5-11, dates that mark the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire which occurred October 8-10, 1871, and left 100,000 people homeless.
Festival Queen contestants are active in sports
The selection of the Urbanna Oyster Festival Queen is a long-standing tradition that dates back to 1960, the year before Urbanna Days became the Urbanna Oyster Festival. The first queen was crowned on a flatbed trailer on the day of the festival.
Take a stroll along the Pierwalk
The new 350-foot Pierwalk located on Mill Creek will be abuzz with things to see and to do this year at the Holly Point Art Show and Seafood Festival at the Deltaville Maritime Museum on Saturday, October 11.
Reception for Jamestown exhibit is Sunday
Archaeologists from the Jamestown Rediscovery project are uncovering James Fort’s oldest artifacts, and creating a revised picture of life in the first permanent English settlement in America.