Many of these slide shows include audio.
23rd annual Deltaville Heritage Day
The 23rd annual Deltaville Heritage Day celebration on Saturday, July 3 brought scores of people young and old to the lower end of Middlesex County to observe the anniversary of our nation's independence. Art, craft and food vendors lined the street, and folks enjoyed an array of activities including a pet parade, a children's parade, and the signature Heritage Day parade.
posted 07.09.2010Water View Independence Day Celebration
The Upper Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary celebrated the 25th anniversary of their Independence Day Celebration Parade on Saturday, June 26, at the Water View Firehouse. The extreme heat did not stop hundreds of county residents from celebrating the nation’s birthday in Water View. See photos of the celebration and parade in this slide show by Larry Chowning.
posted 07.01.2010Rivah Bluegrass: It’s all about the music
On every other Thursday, a garage at Mattaponi, near West Point, becomes the Dew Drop Inn, with more than a dozen bluegrass musicians taking turns at the front of the stage. John Howard Walton said it all started about 11 years ago with a few musicians in his kitchen. They outgrew that and moved to the garage—he eventually had to enlarge that to hold all the music lovers.
posted 05.02.2010Cattle roundup on horseback
Cattle are still rounded up with horses at Louise Harrell’s Corbin Hall Farm in Water View. In this slideshow, Ronnie Russell and David Brincat saddle up and ride out. They carry on a tradition that is not often seen on today's farms. Just press play!
posted 04.16.2010Sixth Annual Fine Arts Festival
The 6th annual Middlesex Fine Arts Festival at the high school showcased artwork from students in all three public schools and concluded with live performances. Here from the artists themselves and see some of their artwork in this Soundslide by Tom Chillemi.