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Live Music – First Wednesday Open Mic Night  -  Nassawadox
(1/3/2018 - 12/5/2018)
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The Great Machipongo Clam Shack presents First Wednesday Open Mic Night hosted by Peg Volk and showcasing talented local musicians, poets and entertainers.

CONTACT INFO
757-442-3800

WEBSITE
www.thegreatmachipongoclamshack.com

ADDRESS
Route 13, 6468 Lankford Highway, 23413

COST
Event free, food & drink for purchase

DATES
Wednesday, January 3 - Wednesday, December 5

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Nassawadox

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Live Music - Fridays  -  Cape Charles
(1/5/2018 - 12/28/2018)

Jump start your weekend with a warm welcome, live entertainment, and a glass of wine at the Lemon Tree Gallery and Studio.  Complimentary refreshments/cash bar.

CONTACT INFO
757-331-4327

WEBSITE
www.LemonTree.Gallery

ADDRESS
301 Mason Avenue, 23310

COST
Free

DATES
Friday, January 5 - Friday, December 28

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Flatfoot Dancing – Live Bluegrass Music  -  Cape Charles
(1/12/2018 - 12/14/2018)
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Enjoy flatfoot dancing every second Friday at the Lemon Tree Gallery and Studio with live music by local bluegrass bands.

CONTACT INFO
757-331-4327

WEBSITE
www.LemonTree.Gallery

ADDRESS
301 Mason Avenue, 23310

COST
Free

DATES
Friday, January 12 –Friday, December 14

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Open Mic Poetry/Storytelling Night Third Thursdays – Hosted by Ken Sutton  -  Nassawadox
(1/18/2018 - 12/20/2018)
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The Great Machipongo Clam Shack presents Third Thursday Open Mic Poetry/Storytelling Night with Ken Sutton. Listen or share your poems and stories with open mic.

CONTACT INFO
757-442-3800

WEBSITE
www.thegreatmachipongoclamshack.com

ADDRESS
Route 13, 6468 Lankford Highway, 23413

COST
Event free, food & drink for purchase

DATES
Thursday, January 18 – December 20

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Nassawadox

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Live Music - Open Mic Night Third Fridays  -  Cape Charles
(1/19/2018 - 12/21/2018)
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Lemon Tree Gallery and Studio presents Open Mic Night where you can show your talents or support their expanding repertoire of budding artists. Complimentary refreshments and a cash bar are available.

CONTACT INFO
757-331-4327

WEBSITE
www.LemonTree.Gallery 

ADDRESS
301 Mason Avenue, 23310

COST
Free

DATE
Friday, February 16

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Live Music & Art  -  Chincoteague Island
(1/20/2018 - 12/8/2018)
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Each month enjoy a variety of arts and performances by acoustic musicians and spoken word artists at the Island Coffeehouse. View art and savor food and drinks. 

CONTACT INFO
757-381-7733

WEBSITE
https://www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/ 

ADDRESS
6309 Church St, 23336

COST
$5, $3 students 22 and under, art, food & drink for purchase

DATES
3rd Saturdays, January 20 - December 15

TIME
6:30 pm


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 6:30 pm    
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Wine/Beer - Second Friday Wine Tasting  -  Onancock
(3/9/2018 - 1/25/2019)
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Enjoy wine tastings at the North Street Market every second Friday.

CONTACT INFO
757-787-8805

ADDRESS
5 North Street, 23417

COST
Free

DATES
Every second Friday

TIME
4 pm - 6 pm


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 4 pm      - 6 pm
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History/Heritage - Piecing It All Together: Quilts of the Eastern Shore  -  Onancock
(3/30/2018 - 7/14/2018)
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"Piecing It All Together: Quilts of the Eastern Shore” features quilts from the Nabb Research Center collection. The exhibit highlights technical information about the quilts, including pattern names, the number of stitches per inch and types of fabric as well as the history behind the quilt.  The exhibit takes place at Ker Place and includes quilts from several families on the Eastern Shore. 

CONTACT INFO
757-787-8012

WEBSITE
http://www.shorehistory.org/ker-place/

ADDRESS
69 Market St, 23417

COST
Free

DATE
Friday, March 30 opening reception
Friday, March 30 - mid-July exhibit

TIME
6 pm, opening reception
Call for exhibit hours


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 6 pm    
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Arts & Crafts - Farmers and Artisans Market  -  Chincoteague Island
(4/21/2018 - 10/27/2018)
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Great things from the farm, field and bay plus quality arts, crafts, and attic treasures for sale at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Community Center for the Arts.

CONTACT INFO
757-381-7733

WEBSITE
https://www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/markets.html

ADDRESS
6309 Church Street, 23336

COST
Free, items for sale

DATES
Saturdays, April 21 – October 27, plus Friday, October 26
Wednesdays, May 30 – August 29, plus Tuesday, July 24

TIME
9 am – 1 pm


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 9 am      - 1 pm
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Culinary - Farmers Market  -  Cape Charles
(5/1/2018 - 10/30/2018)
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The Cape Charles Farmers Market offers selections of prepared foods, including barbecue, breads, sweet and savory baked goods, chef-prepared ready-to-eat salads and take-and-bake seasonal dishes, honey, jams, and more delicious offerings for your table.

CONTACT INFO
757-607-6483 
https://www.facebook.com/capecharlesfarmersmarket/ 

ADDRESS
814 Randolph Avenue,  23310

COST
Event free, items for purchase

DATES
Tuesday, May 1 - Tuesday, October 30

TIME 
3 pm - 6 pm


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 3 pm      - 6 pm
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Antique Shows/Flea Markets - Farmer's Market  -  Onancock
(5/5/2018 - 11/17/2018)
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Find fresh, seasonal, and locally grown and manufactured products and art, as well as entertainment, at the Onancock Market.

CONTACT INFO
757-787-2028

WEBSITE
http://onancockmarket.com/

ADDRESS
Corner of Market and Ames Streets, 23417

COST
Free, food and art for sale

DATES
Saturdays, May 5 - November 17

TIME
9 am - 12 noon


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 9 am      - 12 noon
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Arts & Crafts - Second Saturdays Artful Flea  -  Chincoteague Island
(5/12/2018 - 10/13/2018)
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Shop an amazing array of arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles, and attic treasures at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Community Center for the Arts.

CONTACT INFO
757-381-7733

WEBSITE
https://www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/markets.html

ADDRESS
6309 Church Street, 23336

COST
Free, items for sale

DATES
Second Saturdays, May 12 – October 13

TIME
9 am – 2 pm


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 9 am      - 2 pm
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Workshops/Classes - Spirit Movement Ecstatic Dance Wave  -  Onancock
(5/20/2018 - 12/30/2018)

Benefit body, mind and soul with Spirit Movement - Ecstatic Dance Wave’s class, upstairs above Onancock Town Hall. No experience necessary.  

CONTACT INFO
757-710-6532

ADDRESS
15 North Street, 23347 

COST
Donations

DATES
First, third & fith Sundays monthly

TIME
11 am - 12:30 pm


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 11 am      - 12:30 pm
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Family Fun - Picnic at the Barn  -  Eastville
(6/3/2018)
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Celebrate Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore 30th year with a relaxing, fun afternoon at Cherry Grove Farm's century old barn along the peaceful banks of Cherrystone Creek. Bring your lawn chair/blanket and enjoy live music, BBQ chicken, pulled pork, baked beans and more.

CONTACT INFO
757-678-7157

ADDRESS
1734 Savage Neck Dr., 23347

WEBSITE
www.cbes.org

COST
$25

DATE
Sunday, June 3

TIME
4 pm - 7 pm


Location :: Eastville

Time :: 4 pm      - 7 pm
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Music - Blue Grass Gospel  -  Chincoteague Island
(6/3/2018)
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Enjoy this outdoor concert at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance.  Bring your own chair.

CONTACT INFO
757-381-7733

ADDRESS
6309 Church Street

COST
$5, suggested donation

DATE
Saturday, June 2

TIME
2 pm


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 2 pm    
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Sporting & Music - Kayak and Dalton Elliott  -  Onancock
(6/3/2018)
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Enjoy a fun paddle on beautiful Onancock Creek followed by live music by Dalton Elliott on Mallards waterfront deck.

CONTACT INFO
757-710-5137

WEBSITE
www.BurnhamGuides.com/virginia

ADDRESS
2 Market Street, 23417

COST
Free with own kayak, $20 to rent one

DATE
Sunday, June 3

TIME
3 pm - kayak, 4 pm - music


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 3 pm    
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History/Heritage - "The Strength of Diversity: How Genetic Research Can Help Restore Maryland Oysters"  -  Wachapreague
(6/6/2018)

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science sponsors a lecture by University of Maryland scientist Katie Hornick, who focuses on current efforts and tools used to monitor genetic diversity of oysters produced in the hatchery as well as those at restoration sites to determine changes over time.

CONTACT INFO
757-787-5816 

WEBSITE
www.VIMS.edu/esl/index.php

ADDRESS
40 Atlantic Avenue,  23480

COST
Free 

DATE
Wednesday, June 6

TIME
7:30 pm


Location :: Wachapreague

Time :: 7:30 pm     
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Workshops/Classes - Acrylic as Watercolor: The Lighthouse  -  Chincoteague Island
(6/6/2018)
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Students learn techniques in airbrushing, image transfer, and using acrylic as a watercolor with instructor Jenny Somers.

CONTACT INFO
757-336-3130

WEBSITE
https://www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/adult--youth-classes.html

ADDRESS
6309 Church Street, 23336

COST
$35, includes supplies

DATE
Wednesday, June 6

TIME
1 pm - 3 pm


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 1 pm      - 3 pm
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Performances - Legend of the Tree  -  Cape Charles
(6/7/2018)

A lovely story written by Sheila Cardano, adapted for dance by Mara Ifju, performed on stage in the Historic Palace Theatre by Mara Ifju Dance Company and produced by Clelia Cardano Sheppard.

CONTACT INFO
757-331-4327

ADDRESS
305 Mason Ave, 23310

COST
$10, adults
$5, students

DATE
Thursday, June 7

TIME
7 pm


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 7 pm     
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Music - Peter Hartzler  -  Nassawadox
(6/8/2018)
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The Great Machipongo Clam Shack presents vocalist and guitar player Peter Hartzler.

CONTACT INFO
757-442-3800

WEBSITE
www.thegreatmachipongoclamshack.com

ADDRESS
Route 13, 6468 Lankford Highway, 23413

COST
Event free, food & drink for purchase

DATE
Friday, June 8

TIME
7 pm - 9 pm


Location :: Nassawadox

Time :: 7 pm       - 9 pm
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Music - Rudeboy Riddim  -  Exmore
(6/9/2018)
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Eastern Shore's Own Arts Center presents a concert in Exmore Town Park.

CONTACT INFO
757-442-3114

WEBSITE
www.exmore.org

ADDRESS
Bright & Main Street, 23350

COST
Free, bring a lawn chair

DATE
Saturday, June 9

TIME
4 pm - 7 pm 


Location :: Exmore

Time :: 4 pm      - 7 pm
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Wine/Beer - Tastings & Tour of Historic Chatham  -  Machipongo
(6/9/2018)
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Visit Chatham Vineyards for tastings, followed by a tour of the 200 year old historic home on Church Creek.

CONTACT INFO
757-678-5588

WEBSITE
Info@ChathamVineyards.com

ADDRESS
9232 Chatham Road, 23405

COST
$25

DATE
Saturday, June 9

TIME
10 am - 5 pm


Location :: Machipongo

Time :: 10 am      - 5 pm
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Workshops/Classes - NASA Engineering Challenge: Payload Drop  -  Wallops Island
(6/9/2018)

Assemble a team and engineer a way to drop an egg from the roof without breaking it at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.  For ages 6 to adult.

CONTACT INFO
757-824-2298

WEBSITE
www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter

ADDRESS
Rt. 175, Bldg. J-20, 23337

COST
Free

DATE
Saturday, June 9

TIME
2 pm – 3 pm


Location :: Wallops Island

Time :: 2 pm      - 3 pm
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Antique Shows/Flea Markets - Community Wide Yard Sale  -  Cape Charles
(6/9/2018)
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Spend a day in historic Cape Charles and find great treasures in this community yard sale. 

CONATACT INFO 
757-331-4785

ADDRESS
Mason Ave & surrounding community, 23310

COST
Event free, items for purchase

DATE
Saturday, June 9

TIME
Call for information


Location :: Cape Charles
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Music - Emily Guemple  -  Nassawadox
(6/9/2018)
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Enjoy a rocking country acoustic flavor with Emily Guemple performing at The Great Machipongo Clam Shack.

CONTACT INFO
757-442-3800

WEBSITE
www.thegreatmachipongoclamshack.com

ADDRESS
Route 13, 6468 Lankford Highway, 23413

COST
Event free, food & drink for purchase

DATE
Saturday, June 9

TIME
7 pm - 9 pm


Location :: Nassawadox

Time :: 7 pm       - 9 pm
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History/Heritage - Decoy Carver Demonstrations  -  Chincoteague Island
(6/9/2018 - 8/25/2018)

The Museum of Chincoteague Island sponsors a decoy carver demonstration in the Miles Hancock Workshop at the museum every Saturday.

CONTACT INFO
757-336-6117

WEBSITE
http://www.chincoteaguemuseum.com/programs

ADDRESS
7125 Maddox Blvd., 23336

COST
Museum admission $4

DATES
Saturdays, June 9 - August 25

TIME
12 pm - 3 pm


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 12 pm      - 3 pm
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Workshops/Classes - NASA Space Races: Planet Jumble  -  Wallops Island
(6/9/2018)

Bring the little ones to watch the animated adventures of the spaceship cadets as they explore the solar system, then participate in a related activity,  at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center. For ages 4 - 8.

CONTACT INFO
757-824-2298

WEBSITE
www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter

ADDRESS
Rt. 175, Bldg. J-20, 23337

COST
Free

DATE
Saturday, June 9

TIME
11 am – 11:30 am


Location :: Wallops Island

Time :: 11 am      - 11:30 pm
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