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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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  • Holiday House Tour

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    Sponsored by the Westmoreland County Museum in Montross and Murphy’s Seed in Mt. Holly, our 5th annual “Holiday House Tour,” scheduled for Sunday, December 7th from 2 PM until 6 PM, will highlight Hague homes this year.  Seeing these houses -decorated for the Holidays- will get you in the spirit to start your own decorating, shopping and celebrating with family and friends! Tickets are now on sale for the 2014

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  • A show of support for Virginia’s growing oyster industry in Topping, November 15

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    August 19 was the beginning of a new era in Virginia tourism with Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announcing the opening of the Virginia Oyster Trail.  Although the Trail is new, the oyster industry in Virginia is not.  Advocates of the Chesapeake Bay and its life will be meeting this Saturday, November 15, in Topping, Virginia to support the oyster industry and to bolster a fading culture in Virginia. In 1607,

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  • Salvation Army invites 4-Hers to be bell ringers

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 11:27 am

    4-Hers have been invited to ring the bell for the Salvation Army on Saturday, November 29 in Warsaw.  This bell ringing is an opportunity for youth to connect to communities and learn to give back to others.    Generosity is one of the core ideals of 4-H – “I pledge my hands to larger service” is part of the 4-H pledge. Details Westmoreland/Richmond County 4-H has an opportunity to give

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  • Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail Fall Oyster Crawl 2014

    Posted on November 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    From the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail: Please join us for our Fall Oyster Crawl 2014, happening Sunday, November 9. Here are some of the delicious oyster dishes being served: Athena Vineyards and Winery - Oyster Gumbo Belle Mount Vineyards - Fried Oysters and a glass of wine The Dog and Oyster Vineyard - “Oyster shooters” (raw oysters seasoned to your liking with cocktail sauce, lemon, mignonette, tabasco, etc) General’s Ridge Vineyard - Oysters Rockefeller

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  • River Stars grace the stage for YMCA

    Posted on November 5, 2014 at 3:40 pm

    Peyton Motley with Anne Barker. See more photos of the River Dancers on A8 of the November 5 Northern Neck News!

    There was Cuban hip motion, fancy footwork, sway, shadow positioning, heel turns and plenty of teamwork at the YMCA’s “Dancing with the River Stars.” On the evening of November 1, at Times Square Shopping Center in Warsaw,   volunteers made up the eight dancing couples that amazed and delighted the audience and judges with their twirls, lifts and a bit of theater. The teamwork extended beyond the several months of

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