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Chincoteague Chamber

Schedule of Events

July 25-29, 2016
Free showing of Misty of Chincoteague
Island Theatre. Go to islandtheatres.com

July 25-30, 2016
91st Annual Volunteer Fireman's Carnival
Rides, food, fun!!! Carnival leads up to the world famous Pony Swim & Auction. 7PM - 11PM Carnival Grounds 3648 Main Street.

July 28, 2016
91st Annual Pony Auction
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co.  8am. Carnival Grounds. For more information call 757-336-6161 or go to www.chincoteaguechamber.com

July 28, 2016
Thursday Evening Tastings

Poseidon's Pantry Gourmet Grocery & Deli, 6219 Maddox Blvd. 5pm-7pm. For more information go online to poseidonspantry.com

July 28, 2016
Movies in the Park - National Velvet
Bring a chair or blanket to Robert N. Reed Downtown Waterfront Park, Main Street and enjoy free films outdoors on the big screen! Films begin at dusk. In case of rain, films will be screened a block away at CCA Headquarters.
chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

July 29, 2016
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

Rocket Launches: Learn about the sub-orbital sounding rockets and see the principles in action by launching model rockets or straw rockets. All ages. 2pm. (approximately 30 minutes) Route 175, Wallops Island. *The straw and model rocket launches are weather permitting. If we are unable to launch straw and model rockets we will conduct a Rocketry presentation in the Visitor Center Auditorium.


July 29, 2016
Friday Afternoons on the Porch
2pm - 4pm. Join us on the front porch of the Chincoteauge Chamber of Commerce and meet local organizations and artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague, Assateague, and Wallops Islands through interactive demonstrations. Fridays from June 17 - September 2. Free. 6733 Maddox Boulevard.
chincoteaguechamber.com  (757) 336-6161.

July 30, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

July 30, 2016
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

Peculiar Planet: Have you ever wondered about other planets when looking up at the night sky?  Join us for a short program to learn about one of the other planets in our solar system.  All ages. 11am & 2pm. (15 minutes) Route 175, Wallops Island.

July 31, 2016
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

Make & Take Crafts: Drop in activities that may include crafts, activity sheets, and more! All ages. 11am-3pm. Route 175, Wallops Island.

August 2, 2016
Tuesday Nights at the Museum
David Quillen - "The Ash Wednesday Storm Through the Eyes of a 14 Year OId Boy"

7125 Maddox Blvd. Doors open at 6:30pm. $4 admission for adults. (Free admission for children 12 & under, active military, and museum members.) For questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 757-336-6117

August 3, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

August 3-5, 2016
Advanced Marine Invertebrate Study

Chincoteague Bay Field Station, 34001 Mill Dam Rd, Wallops Island. Attention Vertebrates! A stunning 97% of the world's organisms lack a backbone! If you are interested in spineless marine creatures, such as mollusks, arthropods, and cnidarians, then this program is perfect for you. Participants will discover the remarkable life history, behavior, development, physiology, and anatomy of the main phyla of invertebrates. A special emphasis will be placed on coastal Atlantic marine species. Fieldwork, both shore- and boat-based, and laboratory time will focus on collection and identification of local invertebrates, with opportunities for behavioral and/or physiological experimentation. During this program students will be supervised by summer camp counselors. Students will attend the program alone without a parent or adult chaperone. Student will be housed with other homeschool students of the same gender. Tuition $199 per person (Prices include all instruction, field trips, transportation to field trip sites, materials, meals and lodging.) To sign up or for more information click here.

August 4, 2016
Summer Story Time - Baseball

10am. Chincoteague Island Library, Main Street. Stories, songs & crafts for children from 3-7 years old.  For more information call 757-336-3460.

August 5, 2016
Incredible Invertebrate

Chincoteague Bay Field Station, 34001 Mill Dam Rd, Wallops Island. Attention Vertebrates!  A stunning 97% of the world's organisms lack a backbone!  If you are interested in spineless marine creatures, such as whelks, urchins and blue crabs then this program is perfect for you.  Participants will learn about the remarkable life, behavior, and anatomy of the main phyla of invertebrates.  We place special emphasis on coastal Atlantic marine species.This program is best for ages 7+ but all are welcome! 8:30am-11:30am/ $15/person.To sign up or for more information click here.

August 5, 2016
Summer Watercolors Class

"Trees & Foliage" for those with some experience in watercolor with Daniel Turner Thomas/Tryfan Gallery. Chincoteague Island Family YMCA, 6395 Maddox Boulevard. 5pm-8pm. $35. Register at 757-336-6222.

August 5, 2016
Friday Afternoons on the Porch featuring Chincoteague Pony Drill Team
2pm - 4pm. Join us on the front porch of the Chincoteauge Chamber of Commerce and meet local organizations and artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague, Assateague, and Wallops Islands through interactive demonstrations. Fridays from June 17 - September 2. Free. 6733 Maddox Boulevard.
chincoteaguechamber.com
 
(757) 336-6161.

August 6, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


August 6, 2016
Music at the Dock

A summer series of free, live music concerts held in Robert Reed Park in Chincoteague's historic downtown. Bring a blanket or chairs, or dock your boat,  and enjoy the music! chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


August 8-12, 2016
History Camp: Advanced Spy Camp & Nature Detective Camp

9am-4pm. Ker Place, 69 Market Street, Onancock. 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 cracking Nature's codes. 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. Click here to purchase tickets or for more information go to shorehistory.org

August 9, 2016
Tuesday Nights at the Museum
Jay Cherris - "Growing Up Teaguer: Addicted to the Water & Carving"

7125 Maddox Blvd. Doors open at 6:30pm. $4 admission for adults. (Free admission for children 12 & under, active military, and museum members.) For questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 757-336-6117

August 10, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers.
chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

August 10, 2016
Summer Fashion Design Camp

Fairfield Inn and Suites, 3913 Main St & MamerSass, 6207 Maddox Blvd. 8:30am-7pm. A one day camp that lets students “become” New York fashion designers for the day, complete with a NYC commute (on the Chincoteague Trolley) between their design studio in NYC’s Garment District (the Fairfield Inn) to their fashion “show” at Bryant Park (MamerSass). Camp is limited to the first 10 campers per week and open to kids ages 7-14 years old. To register and pay online go to www.mamersass.com.

August 11, 2016
Summer Story Time - Butterflies

10am. Chincoteague Island Library, Main Street. Stories, songs & crafts for children from 3-7 years old.  For more information call 757-336-3460.

August 11, 2016
2016 Free Tennis Lessons!
Register now for a free tennis clinic at the Memorial Park Courts on East Side Drive, Chincoteague. Adult class (16+) is 9am-10am and youth class (6-15) is 10:15am-11:15am. Participants must wear tennis shoes. Water, hats and sunscreen are strongly recommended. Bring your racquet or we will provide one for you. For more information and to register, call Peter Lukacs at 301-370-8439 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

August 11, 2016
Movies in the Park - Galaxy Quest
Bring a chair or blanket to Robert N. Reed Downtown Waterfront Park, Main Street and enjoy free films outdoors on the big screen! Films begin at dusk. In case of rain, films will be screened a block away at CCA Headquarters.
chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

August 12, 2016
Friday Afternoons on the Porch featuring Chincoteague Island Library
2pm - 4pm. Join us on the front porch of the Chincoteauge Chamber of Commerce and meet local organizations and artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague, Assateague, and Wallops Islands through interactive demonstrations. Fridays from June 17 - September 2. Free. 6733 Maddox Boulevard.
chincoteaguechamber.com  (757) 336-6161.

August 12, 2016
Astronomy & Night Sky Summer Series
- Perseid Meteor Shower
7:30pm-9:45pm - The NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center will host an Astronomy and Night Sky Summer Series at the Assateague Island National Seashore, VA during the months of July and August. The series will feature an Astronomy 101 presentation at the Herbert H. Bateman Education Center Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. followed by night sky observations through telescopes and binoculars at the north end of parking lot #1 at 8:45 p.m. The Summer Series is a collaboration between the Assateague Island National Seashore, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation, and the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center. The Astronomy 101 presentation will occur regardless of cloud cover, however, the telescope viewing at the beach is subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. This series is free and open to the public, however park entrance fees still apply.


August 12, 2016
Summer Watercolors Class

"Paint a Chincoteague Sunset" for beginners/intermediates with Daniel Turner Thomas/Tryfan Gallery. Chincoteague Island Family YMCA, 6395 Maddox Boulevard. 5pm-8pm. $35. Register at 757-336-6222.


August 13, 2016
Farmer's Market and Artful Flea

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Farmer's Market - Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers.

Artful Flea - Featuring an amazing array of arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles and attic treasures. plus food, music and fun for all. You never know what you'll find! chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

August 13, 2016
Second Saturday Art Stroll
Participating galleries and shops on Main Street and Maddox Boulevard offer an array of special events including arts and crafts, demonstrations, book signings and readings, art exhibits, tastings, music, and the unexpected!
5pm - 9pm. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

 

August 15-19, 2016
The first ever Summer Theatre Day Camp on Chincoteague

Presented by the Chincoteague Island Theatre Company. For students 10-18 years of age. Taught by Lexi Hubb, Artistic Director of CITC. During the week, students will rehearse a play, discuss theatre production elements, create a prop or costume piece significant to their character, explore their characters through acting and improvisational games, and help to create simple set pieces.  On the evening of Friday, August 19, the group will present their play for family, friends and the community. 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters, 6309 Church Street. Sponsored by Chincoteague Cultural Alliance. $125 per student (A $10 discount is available when enrolling siblings) Camp registration and payment can be completed at Sundial Books or at chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/upcoming-plays-and-events.html

August 16, 2016
Tuesday Nights at the Museum
Dino Johnson - "Showcasig a Chincoteague Memorabilia & Photo Collection"

7125 Maddox Blvd. Doors open at 6:30pm. $4 admission for adults. (Free admission for children 12 & under, active military, and museum members.) For questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 757-336-6117

August 17, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


August 17-19, 2016
Coastal Sampler

Chincoteague Bay Field Station, 34001 Mill Dam Rd, Wallops Island. The Coastal Sampler program is a hands-on program open to all ages. This program includes one full day of classes with two nights of lodging. Classes offered during this sampler include crabbing, beach exploration on restricted Wallops Island, and intertidal class . Evening activities include a rousing family campfire with songs and skits, and a seafood feast served family style. Families can pick and choose activities based on age range and interest.Tuition: $105 per person Commuter Tuition: $75 (Commuter Tuition includes all meals.) Kids 3 years old and younger are free. (Prices include all instruction, field trips, transportation to field trip sites, materials, meals and lodging.) Students must attend the program with a parent or adult chaperone.To sign up or for more information click here.

August 18, 2016
Summer Story Time - NASA Outreach "The Air We Breathe"

10am. Chincoteague Island Library, Main Street. Stories, songs & crafts for children from 3-7 years old.  For more information call 757-336-3460.

August 19, 2016
Serving Up The Shore

Chincoteague Bay Field Station, 34001 Mill Dam Rd, Wallops Island. Serving Up the Shore is an annual event where CBFS partners with some of the Eastern Shore's top chefs and farmers to create a multi-course meal that celebrates locally grown and produced foods. All proceeds from these events go toward environmental education programs for local students.Tickets are $75. Click here for more information.

August 19, 2016
Friday Afternoons on the Porch featuring National Park Service
2pm - 4pm. Join us on the front porch of the Chincoteauge Chamber of Commerce and meet local organizations and artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague, Assateague, and Wallops Islands through interactive demonstrations. Fridays from June 17 - September 2. Free. 6733 Maddox Boulevard.
chincoteaguechamber.com  (757) 336-6161.

August 20, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


August 20, 2016
Island Coffeehouse at Chincoteague Cultural Alliance
Each month, the Island Coffeehouse presents a variety of arts in a listening room environment. Enjoy performances by acoustic musicians and spoken word artists, view some visual art, and savor food and drinks in a convivial atmosphere. Everyone is welcome.
Doors open at 6:30pm. Performances begin at 7pm. $5 Adults. $3 Students (aged 22 and under). 6309 Church Street. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


August 22-25, 2016
Summer Coastal Ecology Course

Chincoteague Bay Field Station, 34001 Mill Dam Rd, Wallops Island. Enjoy a week of coastal exploration off the beautiful coastal islands of the Eastern Shore of Virginia! Families will throw a trawl net and collect marine creatures on an ocean research vessel, explore marine habitats, kayak through tidal creeks, walk knee deep in marsh mud, and enjoy the sun on a barrier island beach. This science-based program is full of hands-on learning opportunities. Wild ponies, egrets and horseshoe crabs all await you! We provide the meals and activities, so your family can focus on new experiences, learning, share stories and laughing together in a relaxed outdoor atmosphere. While all ages are welcome students must be 9 years or older to attend the research boat trip. Click here for pricing and availability.

August 23, 2016
Tuesday Nights at the Museum
Chip Lewis - "Life of a Waterman & Aquaculture Farmer"

7125 Maddox Blvd. Doors open at 6:30pm. $4 admission for adults. (Free admission for children 12 & under, active military, and museum members.) For questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 757-336-6117

August 24, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


August 25, 2016
Special Summer Program - Build with LEGOS

10am. Chincoteague Island Library, Main Street. 3-7 years old.  For more information call 757-336-3460.

August 25, 2016
Movies in the Park - A Face In The Crowd
Bring a chair or blanket to Robert N. Reed Downtown Waterfront Park, Main Street and enjoy free films outdoors on the big screen! Films begin at dusk. In case of rain, films will be screened a block away at CCA Headquarters.
chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

August 26, 2016
Friday Afternoons on the Porch featuring Capt. Steve's Bait and Tackle
2pm - 4pm. Join us on the front porch of the Chincoteauge Chamber of Commerce and meet local organizations and artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague, Assateague, and Wallops Islands through interactive demonstrations. Fridays from June 17 - September 2. Free. 6733 Maddox Boulevard.
chincoteaguechamber.com  (757) 336-6161.


August 27, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


August 27, 2016
Music at the Dock

A summer series of free, live music concerts held in Robert Reed Park in Chincoteague's historic downtown. Bring a blanket or chairs, or dock your boat,  and enjoy the music! chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


August 30, 2016
Tuesday Nights at the Museum
Joelle Buffa - "Shorebirds of Chincoteague & Assateague"

7125 Maddox Blvd. Doors open at 6:30pm. $4 admission for adults. (Free admission for children 12 & under, active military, and museum members.) For questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 757-336-6117

August 31, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


September 2, 2016
Friday Afternoons on the Porch
2pm - 4pm. Join us on the front porch of the Chincoteauge Chamber of Commerce and meet local organizations and artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague, Assateague, and Wallops Islands through interactive demonstrations. Fridays from June 17 - September 2. Free. 6733 Maddox Boulevard.
chincoteaguechamber.com  (757) 336-6161.


September 3, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


September 3-4, 2016
Chincoteague Decoy Carver's & Artist's Association Decoy Show
Local carvers & artists display their work.  Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm.  Contact Cinda Walls at 410-546-1635

September 3, 2016
Shakespeare in the Park

Presented by Chincoteague Cultural Alliance in Robert N. Reed Downtown Waterfront Park on Main Street. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

September 7, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers.
chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

September 9-11, 2016
Field Station Friends Weekend

Chincoteague Bay Field Station, 34001 Mill Dam Rd, Wallops Island. Join us for a weekend of engaging with the natural wonders of The Eastern Shore, and learning how the Field Station is growing and flourishing! The weekend will be full of fun family activities, hands-on involvement in current research projects, and many other ways to reconnect. Bring the family or just yourself. There will be new friends to meet and lots to do! To sign up or for more information click here.

September 10, 2016
Farmer's Market and Artful Flea

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Farmer's Market - Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers.
Artful Flea - Featuring an amazing array of arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles and attic treasures. plus food, music and fun for all. You never know what you'll find! chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


September 10, 2016
Second Saturday Art Stroll
Participating galleries and shops on Main Street and Maddox Boulevard offer an array of special events including arts and crafts, demonstrations, book signings and readings, art exhibits, tastings, music, and the unexpected! 5pm-9pm. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

September 10, 2016
Plein Air Art Show

Each year, the 2nd week of September brings more than 50 fine artists from the Mid-Atlantic and beyond to paint "en plein air" (French for painting outdoors) on Chincoteague and Assateague.  On Saturday evening, you can see what they've created at a Show and Sale that is free to the public.  Come early, as the best pieces sell quickly.  A portion of the artwork sold benefits CCA. 6pm-9pm at the United Methodist Church Social Hall. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

September 17, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


September 17, 2016
Island Coffeehouse at Chincoteague Cultural Alliance
Each month, the Island Coffeehouse presents a variety of arts in a listening room environment. Enjoy performances by acoustic musicians and spoken word artists, view some visual art, and savor food and drinks in a convivial atmosphere. Everyone is welcome.
Doors open at 6:30pm. Performances begin at 7pm. $5 Adults. $3 Students (aged 22 and under). 6309 Church Street. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

September 17 & 18, 2016
Chincoteague Outdoor Festival
More information coming soon.

September 24, 2016
Chili Chowder Cook-off and Car Show

Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

17th Annual Chili Chowder Cook-off - Chincoteague Island Carnival Grounds. Free Admission. LIve Music. Arts & Crafts Vendors. Great Food. Raffles. Family Fun. Little Miss Chili Pepper and Mr. Hot Stuff Competition and more. 11 AM - 5 PM. Food service beginning at Noon. Call 757-894-8771 or visit  cvfc3.com for more information and event applications.
3rd Annual Car Show -  Chincoteague Island Carnival Grounds. Registration 10 AM - Noon. Trophies awarded at 3 PM. $10 registration fee benefits new CVFC Fire House. First 50 registrations receive a commemorative dash plaque. Trophies for Best In Show, Fire Company's Choice, Mayor's Choice, and Top 30 People's Choice. For more information, visit facebook.com/ChiliChowderCookoffCarShow/

September 24, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


September 30, 2016
A Taste of Chincoteague

5pm - 8pm. Join The Chincoteague Center to kick off Chincoteague's Restaurant Week October 1-8. Presenting an evening of fine food tastings from local eateries, accompanied by adult contemporary music and local/regional fine art! Beer and wine will be available. Tickets $15 per person. 6155 Community Drive. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 757-336-0614, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or go online to ChincoteagueCenter.com


October 1, 2016
Farmer's Market
Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers.


October 8, 2016
***44th Annual Oyster Festival

Come enjoy a day full of oysters, oysters, oysters!  Oysters on the half shell, steamed, single fried & fritters, clam chowder, clam fritters, salad bar, Boardwalk fries, hush puppies, hot dogs, beverages & more!  Noon-4PM. Tom's Cove Park - 8128 Beebe Road. $45 per person (ages 5 & up).  For more information visit the Chamber office, call 757-336-6161 or to purchase tickets online visit chincoteaguechamber.com

October 8, 2016
Farmer's Market and Artful Flea

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers.
Artful Flea - Featuring an amazing array of arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles and attic treasures. plus food, music and fun for all. You never know what you'll find!
chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

October 8, 2016
Second Saturday Art Stroll
Participating galleries and shops on Main Street and Maddox Boulevard offer an array of special events including arts and crafts, demonstrations, book signings and readings, art exhibits, tastings, music, and the unexpected!
5pm - 9 pm. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

October 15, 2016
Farmer's Market

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters. 9am - 1pm. Plenty of free parking. Rain or Shine. 6309 Church Street. Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts - all from local (within 100 miles) producers. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


October 15, 2016
Island Coffeehouse at Chincoteague Cultural Alliance
Each month, the Island Coffeehouse presents a variety of arts in a listening room environment. Enjoy performances by acoustic musicians and spoken word artists, view some visual art, and savor food and drinks in a convivial atmosphere. Everyone is welcome.
Doors open at 6:30pm. Performances begin at 7pm. $5 Adults. $3 Students (aged 22 and under). 6309 Church Street. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org
 
October 22, 2016
Chincoteague Wine Festival
Maddox Family Campground. More information coming soon.

November 8, 2016
Elections

The Chincoteague Center. 6155 Community Drive.

November 10, 2016
History of Wallops Island Lecture Series Part 3: Wallops Island 1946-1959

5pm. NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center. Free admission. Visit nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter or call 757-824-1344 for full event details.

November 12, 2016
Second Saturday Art Stroll
Participating galleries and shops on Main Street and Maddox Boulevard offer an array of special events including arts and crafts, demonstrations, book signings and readings, art exhibits, tastings, music, and the unexpected!
5pm - 9 pm.
chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

November 19, 2016
Island Coffeehouse at Chincoteague Cultural Alliance
Each month, the Island Coffeehouse presents a variety of arts in a listening room environment. Enjoy performances by acoustic musicians and spoken word artists, view some visual art, and savor food and drinks in a convivial atmosphere. Everyone is welcome. Doors open at 6:30pm. Performances begin at 7pm. $5 Adults. $3 Students (aged 22 and under). 6309 Church Street. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


November 24-27, 2016
Assateague Island Waterfowl Weekend

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Open House with special events and programs. For more information go to the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge website.

November 26, 2016
30th Annual Deborah Waterfowl Show/Auction

Carvers and artists display for competition and sale. NEW HOST AND LOCATION. Island Activity Center, behind Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Headquarters and held in conjunction with Holly Day Market. 9am - 4pm. Contact Jean Clark at (757) 336-3478 for more info.

November 26, 2016
Holly Day Market

It's Second Saturday Artful Flea all dressed up for the Holidays! Chincoteague Cultural Alliance. 6309 Church Street. 9am - 4pm chincoteagueculturalalliance.org


December 3, 2016
***Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade

Floats, bands, fire companies from all around the Eastern Shore & a special visit from Santa. 7 pm.


December 4, 2016
Gingerbread Challenge

12pm - 3pm. The Chincoteague Center. 6155 Community Drive.

December 8, 2016
History of Wallops Island Lecture Series Part 4: Wallops Island 1959 -1980

5pm. NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center. Free admission. Visit nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter or call 757-824-1344 for full event details.

December 10, 2016
Annual Cookie Sale

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance. 6309 Church Street. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

December 17, 2016
Island Coffeehouse at Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

Each month, the Island Coffeehouse presents a variety of arts in a listening room environment. Enjoy performances by acoustic musicians and spoken word artists, view some visual art, and savor food and drinks in a convivial atmosphere. Everyone is welcome. Doors open at 6:30pm. Performances begin at 7pm. $5 Adults. $3 Students (aged 22 and under). 6309 Church Street. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

***Denotes Chamber-sponsored events.

Island Insights

Chincoteague Visitor's Guide


Office Hours:
Mon.-Sat. 9AM - 4:30PM

6733 Maddox Blvd.
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

Main Office: (757) 336-6161
info@chincoteaguechamber.com

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