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.
End of an era: P&P Produce closes
The recent closing of P&P Produce in Saluda is just about the final chapter in a long and colorful era of general country stores in Middlesex County. Just a half century ago, small country stores speckled the countryside, from Laneview to Stingray Point, and across the county from the Piankatank to the Rappahannock rivers.
“Working Waterman’s Weekend” to open 2009 season
There will be something for everyone this Friday and Saturday, May 1-2, at Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park. The official start of the museum’s warm weather season expands this year into their First Annual Working Waterman’s Weekend with both land and water exhibits.