Urbanna is subject of Art on the Half Shell poster
The Art on the Half Shell Festival Foundation is happy to offer as this year’s festival poster, “Afternoon Reflections,” by Heathsville fine artist Charles VanDenburgh.
Celebrating a way of life through art
William Henry Clarke is a folk artist with a mission. Baptized in a muddy pond in Nottoway County, he spent his youth watching the traditions of black southerners slowly ebb away. His paintings capture the stories and images of his childhood and celebrate a way of life that only exists in people’s memory.
First Working Waterman’s Weekend pleases officials
Museum officials estimated about 2,000 people visited the museum and park. “I thought it was a really unusual affair,” said museum president Bob Kates. “It’s the first time we have honored our local watermen in this way, and I think it’s a stepping stone for a greater event in the future.”
11th annual kayak tour is Saturday
The 11th Annual Kayak Tour, a part of The Southern Chesapeake Leukemia Cup Regatta Series, will on Saturday, May 9, at 9:30 a.m.