Sheltered waters in deep creeks just off the Chesapeake Bay, marinas to suit every boater, wonderful regattas, stunning sunsets over the rivers, the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park, shops, restaurants, horse farms, local tomatoes, corn and melons, a farmers' market, fresh blue crab and softshells, fishing charters, tennis, golf, swimming - Deltaville has it all, under its peaceful and private veneer. The town is in Middlesex County, at the eastern tip of Virginia's Middle Peninsula, where the mouth of the Rappahannock flows into Chesapeake Bay.

In our headline image: enjoying lunch at Piankatank Golf Club on Stormont Road in nearby Hartfield; a marina view at sunset; Heaven Scent Bed & Breakfast at Chick Cove Manor on Route 33.

What's happening

Details and listings for the rest of the year are on our Events page.

News from the Southside Sentinel, Urbanna, VA

Our local weekly newspaper covering Middlesex county (Urbanna and Deltaville)
Community News
Maritime museum elects 2014-15 board members
On Saturday, September 27, Groovin’ in the Park’s last concert of the year will feature the eclectic bluegrass sounds of “Recklessly Abandoned.” Gates open at 5 p.m. and the band takes the stage from 6-8 p.m.

‘The Fabulous Hubcaps’ are in concert Sunday
Back by popular demand, “The Fabulous Hubcaps” will open the Concerts By The Bay season on Sunday, September 21, at 3 p.m. in the Mathews High School Auditorium, 9889 Buckley Hall Rd., Mathews.

Dinner-show is Sept. 20 at Gloucester Arts on Main
Gloucester Arts on Main will hold a dinner-show on Saturday, September 20, featuring a special performance by “The East Coast Edition Quartet” and dinner by Shari.

Academy oyster roast raffle tickets on sale
Chesapeake Academy’s Community Oyster Roast raffle tickets are on sale with a chance to win one of three prizes. Tickets are $5 each, three for $10 or 18 for $50.

Blues concert Sunday to benefit Urbanna Cat Project
The Urbanna Cat Project will hold a blues benefit concert on Sunday, September 14, from 2-4 p.m. at the Town of Urbanna Marina. The public is invited to bring a picnic and listen to “Planet Full of Blues” perform.

Oyster roast and dance at museum this Saturday
The 8th Annual Oyster Roast and Dance will be held from 5-9 p.m. this Saturday, September 13, at the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park. And it will be oysters, oysters, oysters…

Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda wins prestigious award
The Library of Virginia and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts recently announced “The Embrace: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo” by Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda as the winner of the second annual Art in Literature: Mary Lynn Kotz Award.

‘Holmes Brothers’ to be honored in Sept. 19 concert
The Holmes Brothers—blues, gospel, and R&B musicians Wendell Holmes, Sherman Holmes, and Popsy Dixon—will be honored in Washington, D.C., next month as a 2014 NEA National Heritage Fellow, the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.

Art, books, music & food featured at Gloucester Arts on Main
On Friday, September 5, starting at 6 p.m., Gloucester Arts on Main (GAM) will host its First Friday event for September, which will feature three separate attractions.

The Quilts of River Country
The Quilts of River Country Show will be held from noon-4 p.m. Friday, September 12, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, September 13, in the Gloucester Court House area.