I attended the Appomattox Oyster & Seafood Festival, and it was a roaring success for the Appomattox County Historical Society and most of the vendors onsite.
The great weather and the apparent pent-up demand to get out in the public and enjoy the company of others fueled the largest attendance in the history of the event. One attendee remarked that she was just so happy to see a large number of people in one place for a change.
Several other factors contributed to the increased popularity of the event. Moving the festival to the Devault Family Vineyard was instrumental in drawing the increased numbers. Parking, although not without a minor glitch or two, was much, much better than it had been in previous years at Clover Hill Village.
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