With the final 2022 20 th Anniversay Reception happening at the Deltaville Maritime
Museum & Holly Point Nature Park it will an all-day affair Saturday at the Maritime Park.
Not only will the Holly Point Market be starting at 9am , but there’ll be live music in the
Waterfront Park, donation only admission to the Museum, workboat tours on the pier,
model trains in the Children’s Garden, egg sandwiches at the Tea House, food on the
Waterfront and the Holly Point Market starts at 9am as the Museum opens .
It’s Holly Point Market 9am- 1pm, breakfast sandwiches at 9,” Pierwalk” exhibits at 10am,
deadrise cruises at 10,Groovin’s 14 th Anniversary and the Museums 20 th Anniversay
Reception at 4 and “Groovin’ in the Park” with the Steve Bassett Band at 6pm-8pm . Gates
open at 3:30 and we have cake for 200.
Clayton Neal and Events Director Bill Powell will share tales of the early days of Groovin at
the 4 pm Reception.. The Market vendors crank up at 9am as the Museum opens an hour early with donation
only admission 9-1 just for the Market. Our “Lighthouses of the Chesapeake” is a must
Don’t miss our neat gift shop in the Museum. Lots of things for the kids.
The new Museum History Book is now on sale.
Starting at 9am, the Holly Point Market’s starts off in style in the arbors and gardens of
the Maritime Park events and waterfront areas. The vendors, offering a wide variety of
foods, crafts art and handmades line the Market Lanes.
The Bistro East operating out of the ever evolving Tea House Kitchen offers , egg
sandwiches, hot dogs and other goodies will start serving at 9am. . Bloody Mary’s,
Mimosas and cold beverages are also available.
Marty with his popular flavored Swine Skins and funnel cakes will be serving in the
Waterfront area next to the Dolphin Garden.
The Museum’s own “Elevated Railway” model train and village is now operating at every
market in the “Children’s Garden”. Thanks to the intrepid folks from the Rappahannock
Railroaders they always run the trains on time.
David Moran, our musical chronicler of the American road, will be playing on the
Waterfront at 10 am the “Pierwalk” opens with the restored Buyboat the “F.D. Crockett”, the
Museum’s flagship and premier Bay ambassador open for tours. Catch the “Crockett”
before she takes off to the Annual Buyboat Rendezvous next week.
Captain Pete will , weather permitting, bring the Museums restored deadrise the “Jennie
May” for tours of Mill and Jackson /Creeks. Check out the website for updates.
The “Explorer”, the Museum’s 1608 John Smith shallop will be on display under the
“Explorer Shed” next to the Museum or on the Pierwalk .
Tickets for the “Steve Bassett “Special Performance” Groovin’ are $15 advance and $20 at
the door. Get yours at the Museum office, on the Museum’s website or at Nauti-Nell’s in
Deltaville. Children under 12 are free.
Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park, a volunteer, all donation, non-
profit organization, is located in Deltaville, VA. at 287 Jackson Creek Road. To get to the
Museum and Park, follow Route 33 through Deltaville and turn right across from the Citgo
Station. The Park is open dawn to dusk daily. Boat and marine equipment donations
To find out everything you need to know about the Museum and Park, purchase event
tickets, donate, volunteer, or become a Member with all its many benefits visit our
website www.deltavillemuseum.com , or Google “Deltaville Maritime Museum”. You
may also e-mail the Museum office at: firstname.lastname@example.org write to Box 466,
Deltaville, VA or call the office at 804-776-7200.