Docents in colonial attire to guide visitors at Lansdowne
The annual Urbanna Christmas Tour will be Saturday, December 5, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with some locations open again on Sunday, December 6, from noon to 4:30 p.m. The 2009 tour will again feature a “designer showcase” home, “Walesa,” just outside of Urbanna on Old Virginia Street.
Farmers’ market, ‘Pierwalk Promenade’ due
Okay! So you’ve burned yourself slam out running the malls on Black Friday and aren’t quite ready to shoulder back into the fray. If so, the Holiday Farmers’ Market is the place to be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday, November 28, at the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park.
Local shells could be over 20 million years old
Petuch said 20 million years ago Urbanna and most of Middlesex was in the middle of a huge body of water called the Calvert Sea, and shells from that period can be found today along the river and creek banks throughout the county.
I’m not in Kansas any more
A transplanted Kansan’s eyewitness report on what is being deemed a historic combination of the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida and a nor’easter. I write this as if I had prior knowledge of either. I didn’t—not until having experienced and survived the past 3 days living in Deltaville.