‘Make It a Heathsville Saturday’ to debut

Ask residents of Lancaster, Richmond and Westmoreland counties about Heathsville and surrounding Northumberland County and they’re likely to respond, ‘Why should I go there?’ The answer may surprise them.

On third Saturdays, beginning April 20, the entire Heathsville community is coming together to offer a variety of fun shopping and things to do. “Make It a Heathsville Saturday,” will start with the season-opening Heathsville Farmers Market at historic Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville, reported manager Corinne Becker.

The Heathsville Farmers Market, opening at 9 a.m., will offer fresh Northern Neck produce, oysters and eggs, canned goods, flowers and nursery…