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Events in Urbanna

How did such a small town get such a big reputation? The Urbanna Oyster Festival, of course. Virginia’s official oyster festival hosts 75,000 in the  fall. We have a juried art show, a holiday house tour, concerts in the park, street parades, boat parades, fireworks and a monthly farmer’s market, too. Throw your own party in an English garden, on the waterfront, in a pocket park or at a historic site. Get down and boogie. In Urbanna, Virginia.  

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January 14, 2015 | Urbanna Business Association Meeting

5:30pm | Women's Club

February 11, 2015 | Urbanna Business Association Meeting

5:30pm | Women's Club

February 14, 2015 | Chili Plunge

Support the Middlesex YMCA and take the plunge into frigid Urbanna Creek! Plungers will receive a limited edition Chili Plunge t-shirt and a hot lunch (Chili, hot dog and coffee or tea). All ages are welcome to test their resolve in the icy Urbanna Creek waters.
Click here for complete information and to sign up.

The public is invited to sample chilies prepared by amateur and professional artisans from the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck and to vote for their favorites. Enjoy music by local performers. Admission is free.

Click here for detailed information or to participate in the cook-off.

 

March 7, 2015 | For the Love of Music

Start out with an Early Bird Dinner Specials from 5 to 7 p.m. at local restaurants. Music from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. at Middlsex County Woman's Club in Urbanna. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are limited with a donation of $10 per person. There will be various musicians performing from the surrounding communities.

7pm | Middlesex County Woman's Club

March 11, 2015 | Urbanna Business Association Meeting

5:30pm | The Chesapeake Inn

April 8, 2015 | Urbanna Business Association Meeting

5:30pm | Women's Club

April 25, 2015 | RE Strong 2nd Annual Run

Anthem presents the 2nd Annual RE Strong Run benefiting VCU Massey Cancer Center. The event celebrates the life of Urbanna resident Ruth Ellen Hurley and all of those who have bravely battled cancer. The 5k and 10k courses take you along Urbanna’s beautiful waterfront, starting at Hewick Plantation and winding through town. The grand post-race festival features live entertainment, regional cuisine, children’s activities and more! For more information and to register visit www.restrongrun.com.

May 13, 2015 | Urbanna Business Association Meeting

5:30pm | Women's Club

Farmers Market
May 9, 2015 | Urbanna Farmer's Market

9am to 1pm | Now located at Taber Park | Click here to view map 
Stock up on home grown and homemade goodies: choice perennials, annuals, flower arrangements and topiaries, just-picked produce, fresh baked goods, artisan cheeses, clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles and who knows what else. Visit our special section just for local artist! Vendors, call the Urbanna Town Office, (804) 758-2613 or email webmaster@urbanna.com to reserve a space.

Complete Farmer’s Market Vendor Information

Urbanna Cup RegattaMay 16, 2015 | The Third Annual Urbanna Cup Regatta | Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing Association

9am to 6pm | Urbanna Town Marina| Free to spectators | These exciting little boats are fun to build and exhilarating to race. This isn't just fun for the men, it's a family sport with racing classes for children 12 and younger, children 13 to 16 and adults with different weight classes.

Click here to learn more!

Learn more about the Urbanna Creek Cocktail Class Association.

Farmers Market
May 16, 2015 | Music Under the Stars

7 to 9pm | Urbanna Town Marina | Musical guest: Jumbo Lump Daddy| Free. Bring your own chair or blanket. Come early and have a picnic, socialize and enjoy the music! Cooler NOT permitted for this event that coincides with the Second Annual Urbanna Cup Regatta.

May 30 - 31, 2015 | Arts in the Middle Festival

Join us on the grounds of Hewick Plantation for a juried art festival featuring two days of entertainment in the country with fine arts and fine crafts, music and local foods a stroll away from the river country’s most charming waterfront village. For more information visit www.artsinthemiddle.com.

June 10, 2015 | Urbanna Business Association Meeting

5:30pm | Women's Club

Farmers Market
June 13, 2015 | Urbanna Farmer's Market

9am to 1pm | Now located at Taber Park | Click here to view map 
Stock up on home grown and homemade goodies: choice perennials, annuals, flower arrangements and topiaries, just-picked produce, fresh baked goods, artisan cheeses, clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles and who knows what else. Visit our special section just for local artist! Vendors, call the Urbanna Town Office, (804) 758-2613 or email webmaster@urbanna.com to reserve a space.

Complete Farmer’s Market Vendor Information

Farmers Market
June 20, 2015 | Music Under the Stars

7 to 9pm | Taber Park | Musical guest: 33 East | Free. Bring your own chair or blanket. Come early and have a picnic, socialize and enjoy the music!

July 4, 2015 | Independence Day Festivities

Music and food at the Urbanna Town Marina at Upton’s Point
6pm Boat Parade on Urbanna Creek with a contest for the best boat decorations.
9pm Fireworks over Urbanna Creek.  Anchor your boat or watch from land.

July 8, 2015 | Urbanna Business Association Meeting

5:30pm | Women's Club

Farmers Market
July 11, 2015 | Urbanna Farmer's Market

9am to 1pm | Now located at Taber Park | Click here to view map 
Stock up on home grown and homemade goodies: choice perennials, annuals, flower arrangements and topiaries, just-picked produce, fresh baked goods, artisan cheeses, clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles and who knows what else. Visit our special section just for local artist! Vendors, call the Urbanna Town Office, (804) 758-2613 or email webmaster@urbanna.com to reserve a space.

Complete Farmer’s Market Vendor Information

July 18, 2015 | Music Under the Stars

7 to 9pm | Taber Park | Musical guest: Salty Dawgs with Faith | Free. Bring your own chair or blanket. Come early and have a picnic, socialize and enjoy the music!

August 12, 2015 | Urbanna Business Association Meeting

5:30pm | Women's Club

Farmers Market
August 8, 2015 | Urbanna Farmer's Market

9am to 1pm | Now located at Taber Park | Click here to view map 
Stock up on home grown and homemade goodies: choice perennials, annuals, flower arrangements and topiaries, just-picked produce, fresh baked goods, artisan cheeses, clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles and who knows what else. Visit our special section just for local artist! Vendors, call the Urbanna Town Office, (804) 758-2613 or email webmaster@urbanna.com to reserve a space.

Complete Farmer’s Market Vendor Information

August 15, 2015 | Music Under the Stars

7 to 9pm | Taber Park | Musical guest: TBA | Free
Bring your own chair or blanket. Come early and have a picnic, socialize and enjoy the music!

September 9, 2015 | Urbanna Business Association Meeting

5:30pm | Women's Club

Farmers Market
September 12, 2015 | Urbanna Farmer's Market

9am to 1pm | Now located at Taber Park | Click here to view map 
Stock up on home grown and homemade goodies: choice perennials, annuals, flower arrangements and topiaries, just-picked produce, fresh baked goods, artisan cheeses, clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles and who knows what else. Visit our special section just for local artist! Vendors, call the Urbanna Town Office, (804) 758-2613 or email webmaster@urbanna.com to reserve a space.

Complete Farmer’s Market Vendor Information

October 7, 2015 | Urbanna Business Association Meeting

5:30pm | Women's Club

October 31, 2015 | Crawl-O-Ween

Put on your spookiest or funniest costume and hit the streets like you’ve never done before. Halloween is the perfect time to celebrate it here with wicked music, ghoulish friends, and spooktacular beverages. Crawl to our favorite haunts in Urbanna! Prizes for the best costumes will be awarded.

November 7 and 8, 2015 | Urbanna Oyster Festival

Friday: 9am to Midnight
Saturday: 9am to 6pm
Virginia’s official oyster festival. Over 75,000 visitors come to walk around one of the nation’s oldest seaports, sampling oysters, seafood and other tasty regional specialties, taking in music and waterfront exhibits and snapping up funky novelty items and fabulous finds like hand-knit sweaters at bargain prices and one-of-a-kind arts and crafts. Highlights include Friday night’s Firemen’s Parade (7pm), Saturday’s Virginia State Oyster Shucking Contest (11am) and the right-out-of-Norman-Rockwell Oyster Festival Parade (2pm).

November 11, 2015 | Urbanna Business Association Meeting

5:30pm | Women's Club

December 4, 2015 | Urbanna Christmas Parade

Festivities start at the Fire House at 4:30pm with good food provided by the Woman's Auxiliary. At 7pm the Mayor cuts the ribbon and the parade begins. After the parade children are invited to the free Santa Party. Family fun for all!

December 5, 2015 | The Urbanna Christmas House Tour

10am to 4pm | Tickets are $25

Sneak Peak of Rosegill with luncheon and fashion show $40

Advanced ticket purchase:
TBA

The ticket sales center is located at Urbanna United Methodist Church on Marston Avenue and can be purchased the day of the tour.

It’s all about Christmas, Urbanna style – twinkling lights, carols, decorated store-fronts, the shops dressed in their festive best and  local restaurants primed and ready for the occasion, especially right now when Rappahannock River oysters are at their mouth-watering best. Look for special open houses at several of the boutiques and galleries and a wine tasting at “Taste of Urbanna” all right on Virginia Street in the heart of the village.

Homes to be announced.

Visit our Facebook page for additional information.

December 9, 2015 | Urbanna Business Association Meeting

5:30pm | Women's Club

 

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