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

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

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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Events

Warsaw Baptist Church mission trip fund raiser

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 3:32 pm

Warsaw Baptist Church is getting into the spirit of Christmas by hosting a luminaria night. The church’s first luminaria endeavor will take place on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. The tradition of lighting luminaries on Christmas Eve is that the lights will guide the spirit of the Christ child to one’s home. Community members can buy luminaria kits ahead of time and place them around their property and steps for that

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  • Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Groups in the Northern Neck

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 4:11 pm

    The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings.  They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems.  The groups encourage caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for the person with dementia.  For more information contact the Alzheimer’s Association Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck office at 804-695-9382.   Northern Neck

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  • River Clean-up at Jones Creek Landing in Richmond County

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    NNSWCD River Clean-up Sunday • October 19 • 1:00 – 3:00 pm Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District (NNSWCD), in partnership with Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR), is coordinating a fall waterways cleanup event at Jones Creek Landing in Richmond County. This annual event is part of the annual Virginia Waterways Cleanup organized by Clean Virginia Waterways (CVW) of Longwood University and the International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest

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