Tuesday, October 3, 2023

These are some lucky turkeys

The Virginia Living Museum's 9th annual Turkey Pardoning is this week (HNNDaily Photo/ Courtesy of the Virginia Living Museum)
The Virginia Living Museum’s 9th annual Turkey Pardoning is this week. (WYDaily Photo/ Courtesy of the Virginia Living Museum)

The Virginia Living Museum will pardon its four wild turkeys — three hens and one tom — on Wednesday.

The event is $20 for adults, $15 for children ages 3- 12 and ages 2 and younger are free. Museum admission is included.

In addition to the turkey pardoning, the event features a parade, hot cider, turkey-related crafts and other activities, according to the VLM’s announcement.

Tina Vick, the city’s vice mayor will lead the opening ceremony.

The 9th Annual Turkey Pardoning is at the Virginia Living Museum, 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information visit museum’s website or call 757-595-1900.

John Mangalonzo
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John Mangalonzo (john@localdailymedia.com) is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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