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Events for the Month of October, 2014


Birthday Party Packages - Delmarva Discovery Center  -  Eastern Shore
(10/1/2013 - 12/31/2014)
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Location :: Eastern Shore
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Farmers & Artisans Market  -  Onancock
(5/3/2014 - 10/25/2014)
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Farmers &


Artisans Market


Farmers -- Watermen -- Artisans

Open Every Saturday


 Rain or Shine!

 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
May - October 2013

At the corner of Market Street and Ames Street
Across from the Post Office
Downtown Onancock, Virginia

Weekly Events
www.OnancockMarket.com


Location :: Onancock

Time :: Saturday, 8 AM - Noon    
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Film - Watermen - Barrier Islands Center  -  Machipongo
(7/14/2014 - 12/31/2014)
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Barrier Islands Center

7295 Young Street
Machipongo, VA  23405


Location :: Machipongo
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Flat Footing Fridays at the BIC!  -  Machipongo
(7/25/2014 - 12/26/2014)
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Barrier Islands Center

7295 Young Street
Machipongo, VA  23405


Location :: Machipongo

Time :: Last Fridays, 7 - 9 PM    
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Beginning Birding Classes and Field Trips - Barrier Island Center  -  Machipongo
(8/8/2014 - 10/3/2014)

 

 

NEW CLASS at the Barrier Islands Center!

Beginning Birding with Roberta Kellam

 

   

Barrier Islands Center

7295 Young Street
Machipongo, VA  23405

Please visit our website at www.barrierislandscenter.com.


Location :: Machipongo

Time :: Classroom: 8/8, 8/29, 9/19 - 2-3:30 PM; Field Trips: 8/15, 9/12, 10/3    
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Fall Recreation Programs  -  Cape Charles
(9/3/2014 - 11/21/2014)
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Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 10:30 AM    
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Master Naturalists Training Course  -  Onancock
(9/11/2014 - 11/13/2014)

Eastern Shore

Master Naturalists Training Course

Historic Onancock School
6 College Avenue
Onancock, VA  23417

Registration is open for the Eastern Shore Master Naturalists
2014 Basic Training Course

The training, which consists of classroom and field sessions, offers an overview of the special character of the Shore’s natural history led by experts in their field.   Topics covered include botany, geology, forestry, entomology, and ornithology, as well as the natural processes that create the barrier islands and the bayside coasts.               

No special skills or knowledge are required – just a curiosity about the Shore’s environment and ecology and how it all works together.    The training is also an ideal way to meet others with similar interests, and it provides an avenue for future participation in citizen science projects, stewardship and outreach.

Fee for the 10-week course: $95
covers all materials and field trips

Space is limited and pre-registration is necessary

For more information and to download the registration form visit
http://masternaturalistesva.com

or call Susan Vreeland
757-442-7029


Location :: Onancock

Time :: Thursdays,     
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ACES Winterfest 34 - “The Banjo in America” - Bill Evans  -  Onancock
(10/4/2014)
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 The Arts Council

of the Eastern Shore Presents

Bill Evans

“The Banjo in America”


Historic Cokesbury Church

Market & West Streets
Onancock, VA  23417

Sponsored by Red Queen Gallery in Onancock

www.billevansbanjo.com

Recognized as a consummate banjo player, Bill Evans Presents “The Banjo in America” traces the history of the banjo on a variety of vintage instruments, ranging from an African ekonting to a minstrel banjo, a modern bluegrass banjo and even an electric banjo.  From an African dance tune to the music of the Civil War, and from ragtime to folk and bluegrass styles to Bill’s own original music, Bill Evans’ performances illuminate as well as entertain.

Tickets

At Outlets            $ 20
Online                 $ 20
At the door          $ 22
Students              $  5

 Online
www.acesva.org

Outlets
Book Bin, Onley
C.D. Marsh Jewelers, Onancock
Rayfield’s Pharmacies, Nassawadox & Cape Charles
H&H Pharmacies, Oak Hall & Chincoteague Island
  

www.acesva.org
infoaces@verizon.net
757-302-0366


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 8 PM    
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Lunch & Lecture: The Oyster Wars on the Eastern Shore  -  Onancock
(10/8/2014)
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Lunch & Lecture

The Oyster Wars on the
Eastern Shore

Ker Place
69 Market Street
Onancock, VA  23417 

Part I.  While the Governor has declared Virginia as the ‘Oyster Capital of the East Coast,’ the love and passions for this culinary treasure has been around for decades.   We’ll let you guess what’s on the menu this day at Ker Place as Dr. Paul Ewell gives us a glimpse of the very serious conflicts that occurred in our waters not so long ago.

$20 members
$25  non- members

www.shorehistory.org
757-787-8012


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 11:30 AM      - 1:00 PM
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Birding and Wildlife Festival  -  Eastern Shore
(10/10/2014 - 10/12/2014)

22nd Annual

Eastern Shore
Birding and Wildlife Festival


Location :: Eastern Shore
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Oyster Festival  -  Chincoteague Island
(10/11/2014)
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42nd ANNUAL

CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND

OYSTER FESTIVAL


All you can eat from Noon to 4 p.m.
$40 per person (ages 5 & up.)
OYSTERS, OYSTERS, OYSTERS...
on the half shell, steamed, single fried, fritters,
clam chowder, clam fritters, steamed crabs,
salad bar, french fries, hush puppies, hot dogs,
Coke and more.....

This event is held to promote the seafood industry and  
mark the arrival of the oyster season. It is an all you can
eat festival consisting of oysters - raw, steamed, fritters,
and single fried; steamed crabs; clam fritters; clam
chowder; hush puppies; salad bar; hot dogs;
and various beverages.

There will be live entertainment for everyone's enjoyment. An Extravaganza Raffle is held. The winner will receive T-shirts, tickets, lodging, gift certificates for meals and
much more for the following year's festival.

A favorite at the festival is the "Best Place/Space Award." This is given to the best decorated area. Call the chamber
for details. There will also be a variety of souvenirs
available for purchase. 

 
This is an advance-ticketed event
Tickets sell out quickly
There are usually no tickets sold at the gate
Order e-tickets online
at www.chincoteaguechamber.com

Admission Fee: $40 Adults
Children Under 5 Are Free
All Sales are Final

Festival Held Rain or Shine

No pets inside the festival grounds

Tom's Cove Campground
8128 Beebe Road
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
(757) 336-6498

www.tomscovepark.com
joboo@shore.intercom.net

Contact
Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce
6733 Maddox Boulevard
Chincoteague Island, VA  23336
757-336-6161

chincochamber@verizon.net
www.chincoteaguechamber.com
www.chincoteagueoysterfestival.com


Location :: Chincoteague Island
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2nd Saturday Art Stroll  -  Chincoteague Island
(10/11/2014)
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2nd Saturday

Art Stroll

On the Second Saturday of each month, from April through November, the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance sponsors the 2nd Saturday Art Stroll featuring:

Arts and Crafts Demonstrations, Exhibits, Live Music,
Readings and Book Signings,
Wine Tastings...
and the unexpected.

The Art Stroll takes place at participating galleries and shops around the Island  from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  In many cases, there are also special events during the day at the downtown park.  Come out and meet local artists, see exhibits of a wide variety of visual arts, listen to live music and MORE! 


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 6 PM      - 10 PM
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Workshop - Hand Spinning and Natural Dyeing  -  Wallops Island
(10/11/2014)
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Workshop

Hand Spinning

and Natural Dyeing



Chincoteague Bay Field Station

34001 Mill Dam Road
Wallops Island, VA  23337


Calling all knitters!  Have you ever wanted to create your own yarn? In this day long workshop join local spinner, researcher, writer and educator, Nancy Ferguson, to learn the secrets of hand spinning and dyeing.  Did you know that sheep once roamed the woods and open spaces on Assateague?  Listen and learn as Nancy interprets the history, form, and function of the sheep and wool spinning on mid-Atlantic barrier islands. Program participants will learn the process of dyeing wool and how to turn it into yarn for knitting. Each participant will receive a take home kit with all of the supplies needed to created yarn at home.

Lunch is included

Age 16 and older / $55 per person

More Details
757-824-5636
www.cbfieldstation.org


Location :: Wallops Island

Time :: 8:30 AM      - 3:30 AM
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Workshop - Nature Journaling  -  Wallops Island
(10/11/2014)
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Workshop

Nature

Journaling


Chincoteague Bay Field Station

34001 Mill Dam Road
Wallops Island, VA  23337

Interested in honing your observation skills and seeing the world in new ways? Learn the techniques of keeping a Nature Journal! Nature journaling helps us connect with our surroundings in a new way and encourages us to make room in our lives for observation of the natural world. Nature Journaling is a great way to develop observation abilities and creative techniques while learning about the surrounding environment. Through a series of drawing and writing exercises we will practice journaling techniques by recording our feelings, questions and observations. The focus of this nature journaling workshop is to relax, enjoy the moment and have fun with natural subjects. No previous art experience is needed!

Program cost includes instruction, lunch,
transportation to field sites and all nature journaling materials

Age 16 and older / $45 per person

More Details
757-824-5636
www.cbfieldstation.org


Location :: Wallops Island

Time :: 8:30 AM      - 3:30 PM
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Workshop - Native American Tools and Flint Knapping  -  Wallops Island
(10/11/2014)
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Workshop

Native American Tools

and Flint Knapping



Chincoteague Bay Field Station

34001 Mill Dam Road
Wallops Island, VA  23337

During the flint knapping workshop students will take a voyage back in time, learning the ancient skill of stone tool making.  The flint knapping class will begin by looking into how rocks break.  Working with glass and flint, class participants will focus on the proper form and early stages of reduction which include percussion flaking, and bi-facing.

Age 18 and older / $125 per person

More Details
757-824-5636
www.cbfieldstation.org


Location :: Wallops Island

Time :: 8:30 AM      - 4:00 PM
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Antares ORB-3 Launch  -  Wallops Island
(10/14/2014)
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Antares ORB-3 Launch

 

 

The launch for Antares ORB-3 is scheduled for
No Earlier Than (NET) October 14th

 

The launch time has not been determined


Location :: Wallops Island

Time :: Not Yet Determined    
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Living a Modern Life with History: Audubons, Maps & Redoutes  -  Onancock
(10/17/2014 - 10/18/2014)
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Living a Modern Life with History

Audubons, Maps & Redoutes

Ker Place
69 Market Street
Onancock, VA  23417

Friday, October 17.  (6 PM)  Cocktail reception & Exhibit Preview  & Dinner
Saturday, October 18.  (9AM- 3PM)  Exhibit, lectures & appraisal

An exhibit featuring original Audubons, early Virginia maps and rare Redoutes botanicals will be loaned to the Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society and on display at Ker Place for one month.  Join us as we welcome world renowned antique map dealer, Graham Arader for a 2 part special lecture series and a “road show” style appraisal service.  

$20 members
$25  non- members

www.shorehistory.org
757-787-8012


Location :: Onancock

Time :: Friday Reception, Preview & Dinner - 6 PM; Saturday Exhibit, 9 AM - 3 PM    
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Between the Waters Bike Tour  -  Onancock
(10/25/2014)

Between the Waters Bike Tour
Onancock, VA
Saturday, October 25, 2014

There is no better way to explore the Eastern Shore of Virginia than by bike.  The Between the Waters Bike Tour is sponsored by Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore (CBES) and  winds through interesting historic towns and communities and along back roads to scenic rest stops that overlook the Atlantic seaside and the Chesapeake Bay.  The Bike Tour is scheduled for the 4th Saturday in October with start/finish locations rotating between Wachapreague, Nassawadox, Onancock and Cape Charles.

This one day bike tour is an ecotourism event for CBES, a non-profit organization serving Northampton and Accomack counties, and the Between the Waters Bike Tour is one of the major fundraisers of the year for this group. With very little vehicle traffic, the ride is sure to be relaxed and peaceful as well as easygoing because of the flat terrain. Snack and drink stops are provided and a complimentary picnic lunch is served.

Riders have a choice of either 20, 40, 60 or 100-mile routes with staggered start times.

2014 Bike Tour eBrochure

Online Registration

Downloadable PDF Registration Form

Riders come from the Tidewater region as well as from North Carolina, Maryland and the D.C. area.  Word has gotten out that it’s a good ride through some beautiful countryside.  There is more to the Eastern Shore than just Route 13.

Come for the day or enjoy the Shore for the weekend.  CBES offers a Friday afternoon guided fun ride that usually has a 10 and 20 mile route for riders to enjoy.  There are many lodging choices available from the quaint B&Bs in several of our towns, warm and friendly hotels and motels as well as rental houses.

Questions?
757-678-7157
Phyllis@CBES.org
www.CBES.org


Location :: Onancock
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Haunted Harbor  -  Cape Charles
(10/25/2014)

Cape Charles Haunted Harbor


Location :: Cape Charles
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Oyster and Wine Lovers’ Weekends  -  Eastern Shore
(10/31/2014 - 11/29/2014)
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  • Wine Tasting and Oyster Pairing on Friday evening featuring Sewansecott Oysters harvested on the Eastern Shore of Virginia

  • Lunch at Mallards at the Wharf featuring Johnny Mo’s signature Oysters Rockefeller Soup

  • A seaside cruise out of the town of Oyster guided by a local expert on Eastern Shore aquaculture

  • Tickets to the annual Merroir , Terroir event at Chatham Vineyards complete including wine tasting and heirloom Virginia oysters

  • A complimentary Chatham Vineyards gift from your hosts

  • A tour of an aquaculture farm (Sunday)

This event will fill quickly, so call now to make your reservations.

The Inn at Onancock – 757-789-7711

The cost ranges from $595-$635 for the entire weekend (tax not included); VALUE $670-$710

Cape Charles House B&B: 757-331-4920

The cost ranges from $485-$595 for the entire weekend (tax not included); VALUE $590-$680

 

November 14-16, 2014    Oyster and Wine Invitational

This is a full weekend (2-night minimum)with a special offer of 50% off on a third night. In addition to your fabulous accommodations and gourmet breakfasts, you’ll enjoy:

  • Wine Tasting and Oyster Pairing on Friday evening featuring  Sewansecott Oysters harvested on the Eastern Shore of Virginia

  • Lunch at Willis Co. BBQ at Willis Wharf

  • A tour of the Terry Brothers aqua-farm (source of The Inn’s oysters)

  • 2 tickets for a Private Oyster and Wine Pairing at Chatham Vineyards

This event will fill quickly, so call now to make your reservations.

The Inn at Onancock – 757-789-7711

The cost ranges from $530-$570 for the entire weekend (tax not included); VALUE $540-$580

Cape Charles House B&B: 757-331-4920

The cost ranges from $410-$520 for the entire weekend (tax not included); VALUE $450-$540     
          

November 28-29, 2014    Art Studio Wine Tour and Oyster Roast

This is a full weekend (2-night minimum) with a special offer of 50% off on a third night. In addition to your fabulous accommodations and gourmet breakfasts, you’ll enjoy:

  • Wine Tasting and Oyster Pairing on Friday evening featuring  Sewansecott Oysters harvested on the Eastern Shore of Virginia

  • Art Studio and Chatham Vineyards Tour

  • 2 tickets to Cape Charles Historical Society Oyster Roast

This event will fill quickly, so call now to make your reservations.

Cape Charles House B&B: 757-331-4920

The cost ranges from $410-$520 for the entire weekend (tax not included);

VALUE $450-$540

        www.capecharleshouse.com            www.innatonancock.com


Location :: Eastern Shore
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Concert and Show - The Monster Ball  -  Onancock
(10/31/2014)
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 The Monster Ball 

Roseland Theatre
48 Market Street
Onancock, VA  23417

Come see, The Deloreans, perform Live at the Roseland

This 80's cover band will be playing on Halloween night with their signature flashy wardrobe and rockin’ retro tunes that will send you back to when you were watching MTV for the first time.

And get ready, on this night, we are going to judge your outfit

Prizes will be awarded for
Best 80’s vintage
Best Couple
Greatest Historical Figure
Most Creative Overall

Ticket Price
$25 per person

www.shorehistory.org
757-787-8012


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 8 PM    
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