Under one roof
Hands Across Middlesex and Habitat for Humanity may finally get a home. Last week, the Middlesex Planning Commission recommended approval of a zoning change that would allow a 9,600-square-foot headquarters where the two charitable organizations would be combined.
New artists to be featured at Art on the Half Shell
There will be something for everyone at this year’s Art on the Half Shell fine art festival on Saturday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Urbanna. “I never get tired of meeting new artists and seeing the products of their creative energy,” said Ginny Sawkins, artist coordinator for the festival. “It’s like Christmas in May"
From the Chesapeake to the Caribbean
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba—The Coast Guard, as one of the nation’s smallest services, is a tight-knit community of people who share a love for country and of the water. Not too far from the mainland, at a naval base on the island of Cuba, another small, tight-knit community exists.
Amish to build carriage house
The Amish will be at the King and Queen Tavern Museum Thursday, April 16, beginning about 6 a.m. to construct a carriage house adjacent to the log schoolhouse and the Tavern Museum for the King and Queen Historical Society.
Preakness Party is now accepting reservations
On Saturday, May 16, from 3 to 7 p.m., the 5th Annual Preakness Party and Auction to benefit the Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation (RCC/EFI) will move back to the Northern Neck to the Wirtland estate, the home of Fletch Flemer on the grounds of Ingleside Vineyards near Oak Grove.