Sibleys to be captains of Urbanna Oyster Festival
Each year the Urbanna Oyster Festival Foundation honors certain individuals who have contributed to the local seafood industry—an industry that has played a vital role in the economic life of Middlesex County for centuries.
Festival Queen contestants & Community Service
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.
Maritime Museum meeting & oyster roast Saturday
The Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park’s Annual Members Meeting will be this Saturday, September 12, from 4 to 5 p.m. The meeting will be followed by an oyster roast for members and their guests from 5 to 9 p.m.
Museum exhibit opens Sept. 20
On Sunday, September 20, at 2 p.m., the Middlesex County Museum and Historical Society will open to the public its new exhibit, “The History of Public Education in Middlesex County.”