Many of these slide shows include audio.
July 4th Fireworks Over Middlesex
Fireworks light up the sky over Middlesex County on July 3rd and 4th. Photographers Stephen Blue and Mike Kucera capture the beauty from different perspectives using varying shutter speeds and composition. The locations include Deltaville Ballpark and Rosegill Plantation as seen from across Urbanna Creek.
posted 07.10.2010July 4th Urbanna Boat Parade
Ten boats participated in the July 4th Urbanna Boat Parade this year, each of them adorning various symbols of patriotism. Flags, bald eagles, balloons and banners decorated the vessels. Smiling passengers waved to onlookers as they passed by the judges stand at Urbanna Town Marina. Awards were given for Most Patriotic, Most Creative and Most Outrageous.
posted 07.09.201023rd 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.