Pratt repeats as Virginia Oyster Shucking Champion
Deborah Pratt repeated as champion of the Virginia State Oyster Shucking Contest, which was held Saturday at the Urbanna Oyster Festival. Pratt’s time of 3:23 to shuck two dozen oysters was nearly two minutes faster than Brokenborough, her nephew.
Gilley’s Antique Vehicles entry wins Grand Marshal’s Award
Winners have been announced for the 2008 Oyster Festival Parade, and Gilley's Antique Vehicles takes the top prize -- The Grand Marshal's Award.
Festival time is here!
Oysters, prepared with flair, will be everywhere; from bare on the half shell to warmed in stews or “sandwiched” in fritters. Hundreds of visitors will “Lion up” to get those famous oyster fritters, freshly handmade by the Middlesex Lion’s Club.
Kiwanis Club proceeds benefit the community
The Middlesex Kiwanis Club sponsors numerous activities in the schools and community to support the youth of Middlesex County. The Urbanna Oyster Festival provides this organization and many others the ability to give back to the community.