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Events for the Month of August, 2015


2nd Saturday Art Stroll  -  Chincoteague Island
(4/11/2015 - 11/14/2015)
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2nd Saturday

Art Stroll

 

Main Street and Maddox Boulevard
Chincoteague Island, VA  23336

 

 

On the 2nd Saturday of each month from April through November, participating galleries and shops on Main Street and Maddox Boulevard offer an array of special events from 5 to 9 pm (and sometimes earlier in the day).  Arts and crafts, demonstrations, book signings and readings, art exhibits, tastings, music, and the unexpected!

April 11
May 9
June 13
July 11
August 8
September 12
October 10
November 14

Contact
Evelyn Shotwell
Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce
6733 Maddox Boulevard
Chincoteague, VA  23310

757-336-6161

chincochamber@verizon.net
www.chincoteaguechamber.com

info@chincoteagueculturalalliance.org
www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 2nd Saturdays, April - November, 5 PM    
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Volunteer Fireman’s Carnival  -  Chincoteague Island
(6/26/2015 - 8/1/2015)

Chincoteague

Volunteer Fireman’s Carnival

Carnival Grounds
3648 Main Street
Chincoteague Island, VA  23336

June 26 & 27
July 3 & 4
July 10 & 11
July 17 & 18
July 24 & 25
July 27-August 1


Rides, games, food, live entertainment, raffles, and much more

Fun for the whole family

Contact
Evelyn Shotwell
Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce
6733 Maddox Boulevard
Chincoteague Island, VA  23336

 757-336-6161

chincochamber@verizon.net

www.chincoteaguechamber.com

 Proceeds benefit the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Department


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 7 PM      - 11 PM
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Musical Theatre - "The Enchantment of Beauty and the Beast"  -  Cape Charles
(7/27/2015 - 8/8/2015)
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Musical Theatre 

"The Enchantment
of Beauty and the Beast"

Children ages 8 - 16


A powerful witch is rejected by a selfish prince. After a curse is placed on him, he is destined to be a ‘Beast’ until he learns to love.

Cost per child:  $250

Performances
Friday, August at 7 p.m.
Saturday, August at 3 p.m.

Call Arts Enter at 757 331-2787 to register 


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 4 PM    
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Clam Slam & Boat Docking Contest + The Chesapeake Bay Annual Buy Boat Reunion  -  Cape Charles
(7/31/2015 - 8/2/2015)
Advanced Spy Camp & Nature Detective Camp  -  Onancock
(8/3/2015 - 8/7/2015)
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ADVANCED SPY CAMP 
&

NATURE DETECTIVE CAMP 

 AGES 9 - 13



Ker Place

69 Market Street
Onancock, VA 23417


The Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society and the Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District are offering an advanced camp in early American espionage tactics and becoming a Nature etective. Campers will create advanced codes, complete reconnaissance assignments, master the art of disguise and learn to travel behind enemy lines. All the while, they will broaden their observation skills and look more closely at the world around them to discover nature's mysteries. Campers will learn to identify a variety of animal tracks, birds and trees as well as mastering solar cooking techniques. The week culminates in the completion of a mission and a grand scavenger hunt. 

Campers must bring a packed lunch each day

Tuition: $165
ESVHS Members: $150 
Tuition includes all materials, a daily snack, and a camp T-shirt

To Register: call 787-787-8012 or 
email: education@shorehistory.org 


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 9 AM      - 4 PM
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"Art Rocks the Inns"  -  Cape Charles
(8/9/2015)

The Cape Charles B&B Association will host

"Art Rocks the Inns"

Sunday, August 9, 2015 from 1-4 pm

It will be the same as the past 2 years -
each inn will host different artists
who will be on the porches selling their artwork.

This will be part of the Harbor for the Arts Festival


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 1 PM      - 4 PM
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I Played the Palace  -  Cape Charles
(8/10/2015 - 8/14/2015)
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I Played

The Palace

Ages 10 - 16

Participants will each have the opportunity to select an act they would like to perform, whether it be a song, an excerpt from a play, a dance piece or an original script they create. They may like to share an act with other campers or have all campers design an act together. This is a week where students are expected to use their imagination and creativity and put together a final performance for all to see. They will have access to a selection of props and costumes and benefit from a qualified instructor for advice and coaching.

Cost per child:  $150

Performance
August 14 at 7 p.m.

Call Arts Enter at 757 331-2787 to register


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 10 AM      - 4 PM
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Art Plunge - “The Frog Prince and the Princess Brats”  -  Cape Charles
(8/10/2015 - 8/14/2015)
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Art Plunge 

“The Frog Prince
and the Princess Brats”

Children ages 5 through 7


Children will experience both the Visual and Performing Arts. The final performance/exhibition will showcase what they have learned. Morning schedule will be dedicated to memorization, stage presence, voice projection, rehearsals. Afternoon will include art class, playtime and some quiet time.

Cost per child:  $150

Performance
August 14 at 5 p.m.

Call Arts Enter at 757 331-2787 to register 


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 10 AM      - 4 PM
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Night Sky Summer Series - Assateague  -  Chincoteague Island
(8/13/2015)
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Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 7:30 PM      - 10:00 PM
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Second Friday  -  Onancock
(8/14/2015)


Second Friday in Onancock!


Second Friday is when shops in Onancock are open late


Free wine tasting at the North Street Market 4:00 - 6:00
www.northstreetmarket.com

The BANK Coffee House offers live music 6:30 - 8:30
www.thebankcoffeehouseva.com

Red Queen Gallery offers art & more
www.redqueengallery.com 


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 4:00 PM      - 8:30 PM
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Dreaming of the Future Camp by Abrakadoodle® - BIC  -  Machipongo
(8/17/2015 - 8/21/2015)
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Barrier Islands Center's Summer Camps

Dreaming of the Future Camp
by Abrakadoodle®


Ages 7-12


Barrier Islands Center

7295 Young Street
Machipongo, VA 23405

If you've ever dreamed of being a super sleuth, a super hero or heroine, race car driver, architect or space explorer - this is the Abrakadoodle camp for you! Follow the clues to create an artist's sketch of the perpetrator. Learn about fingerprinting and make your own special fingerprint art. Show your super might in a photo illustration. There's a little competition - and fun, as you create and race your own race car. Put your imagination into overdrive as you design a city for the future. Explore outer space while learning about the Hubble Telescope. Build and name your own star! There will be future focused games, music and a new adventure every day!

Cost: $125

Register
757-678-5550


Location :: Machipongo

Time :: 9 AM      - Noon
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Night Sky Summer Series - Assateague  -  Chincoteague Island
(8/27/2015)
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Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 7:30 PM      - 10:00 PM
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