Dragon Run Day is Saturday
The public is invited to join in the fun at the 4th Annual Dragon Run Day on Saturday, October 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Thousand Trails Campground near Glenns in Gloucester County.
Classic sailboats to race this weekend
More than 100 classic sailboats are expected on the Rappahannock River October 10 through 12 for the annual Hospice Turkey Shoot Regatta. Races will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.
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.