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Reedville Fishermen’s Museum’s upcoming holiday events

Posted on December 11, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    December 13 Santa Arrives 9 A.M. Saturday morning aboard the Elva C., a restored 1922 buyboat, followed by refreshments for the children at the adjacent Bethany UMC. The church’s sanctuary is open to visitors throughout the weekend. The Walker House is open for tours, complete with cookies and punch and Christmas carols played on the original pump organ. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum 504 Main Street, Reedville  Call 804 453-6529,

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  • Calendar of events, from December 11

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 8:02 pm

      Thursday, December 11 Colonial Beach Town Council meeting, 7 p.m.   Friday, December 12 Mobile Medical Unit will be in Tappahannock on Dec. 12 from 10 am to 2 pm at Lowe’s, 2000 Tappahannock Blvd. For more information call 804-675-6746.   Saturday, December 13 1774: A Stratford Hall Christmastide. 4:30 TO 8:30 P.M. Come to Stratford Hall on the evening of December 13 and plan to celebrate the season

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  • Bird Walk at George Washington Birthplace Monday, December 8

    Posted on December 3, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    On Monday, December 8, the Northern Neck Audubon Society (NNAS) will conduct a bird walk at George Washington Birthplace National Monument Park on Pope’s Creek between Montross and Oak Grove in Westmoreland County. This is a fascinating time of year to bird watch as the migrating waterfowl are arriving, sometimes in great numbers.  The National Park Service allows visitors to view wildlife at the birthplace of our first president.  In

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  • The drama is back at Richmond County Public Schools

    Posted on December 3, 2014 at 11:44 am

    The student cast and crew for “Frankenstein Slept Here.”

    A host of characters filled the stage at the Richmond County Intermediate School on a Friday evening in November. The Richmond County Public School (RCPS) Theatre Holiday Festival of 2014 showcased a seasonal collection of plays performed by Rappahannock High School (RHS) students and Richmond County Intermediate (RCI) students. The Competition Theatre Team presented a one-act play, “Frankenstein Slept Here.”  Over a dozen high school students were in the production,

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  • The pearl of the Rappahannock River: Coming together in support of Virginia’s thriving oyster industry

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 11:21 am

    Oysters, shucked and prepared in different ways, were enjoyed at the gathering in Topping.

    August 19, 2014 was the beginning of a new era in Virginia tourism with Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announcing the opening of the Virginia Oyster Trail. But although the Trail is new, the oyster industry in Virginia is not. On Saturday, November 15, there was a gathering of supporters for the oyster industry put on by the Friends of the Rappahannock and OCVA (The Oyster Company of Virginia) at the

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  • Kilmarnock Holiday Lighting Contest Returns

    Posted on November 21, 2014 at 12:15 pm

        The Town of Kilmarnock announces that the Holiday Lighting Contest is back again this year and is open to all residents and commercial businesses within the Town of Kilmarnock.  For business participants, judging on Sunday, November 23rd, beginning at 7:00 PM. Winners will be chosen from within Steptoe’s District and from those outside of Steptoe’s and will be announced on Tuesday, November 25 during the Illumination Party beginning

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  • Christmas on Cockrell’s Creek in Reedville, VA December 13-14, 2014

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    Christmas on Cockrell’s Creek is always the highlight of the year for Reedville and the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum. Reedville was established in 1867 and is still one of the most active fishing ports in America. Reedville residents are proud of their town and its fishing and farming heritage. Thus, they are pleased to open their beautifully decorated homes to the public and to share beautiful tablescapes and unique crafts and

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