Oyster visionary named Oyster Festival Captain
Longtime oyster guru Robert “Captain Bob” Jensen of Topping has been named the Captain of the 57th annual Urbanna Oyster Festival and will be honored at this year’s festivities on November 7-8.
posted 09.24.2014Wings, Wheels & Keels is Saturday
Antique and classic planes, cars and boats will converge for the 19th annual Wings, Wheels & Keels show to be held Saturday, September 27, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Hummel Airfield on Route 3 at Topping.
posted 09.24.2014Proposed living shoreline receives $25,000 grant
A group of organizations proposing to build a “living shoreline” on Urbanna Creek has been awarded a $25,000 planning grant by the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, the parent company of Dominion Virginia Power.
posted 09.24.2014Pee wee pumpkin picker
Evelyn Vergara stacks pumpkins and gourds at last Saturday’s Urbanna Farmers’ Market, getting ready to sell the autumn decorations that were grown by her parents, Rebecca and Brandon Vergara, on their farm near Water View. Fall begins on Monday, September 22.