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Schedule of Events

December 11, 2014 
Chamber/ESDA Holiday Social 5 PM - 7 PM.

December 13, 2014  
CCA Holiday Cookie Sale  
20 varieties of home made cookies sold by the pound @ $10/lb. Choose your own assortment.  Benefits the CCA Building Fund.  6309 Church Street, 10 AM - 1 PM.  Volunteer bakers needed. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to volunteer.

December 13, 2014  
‘United Against Bullying’
Event sponsored by Accomack County Public Schools. Nandua High School. 10AM - 2PM. For parents & students to gain knowledge about bullying & how it impacts the lives of children & young adults in a safe & fun educational environment.  Bounce house, DJ, light lunch, beverages, snacks, & door prizes.  For more info contact Roberta Baldwin Webb at 757-787-5754.

December 13, 2014  
Chincoteague Bay Field Station
An event to thank dedicated volunteers who helped install Accomack County’s first oyster castles & living shoreline.  Volunteers are invited enjoy warm beverages & delicious food at the Field Station, watch a slideshow of volunteer accomplishments from this past year, learn about ways to stay involved in 2015, & go home with their own Greenbackville oyster ornament. RSVP to Anne Armstrong  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 757-824-5636.  10:30 AM - 12:00 PM,.

December 13, 2014
Winter Watermen’s Festival
Delmarva Discovery Center.  Meet local watermen & hear their stories, carvers, oyster shucking and crab picking demonstrations, children’s activities, music, food samples, Mermaid Dive Show, and more. Free admission.  11 AM - 3 PM  For more info call 410-957-9933 or visit

December 14, 2014
Children’s Tea Party
With Mrs. Clause 2 PM Hampton Inn & Suites, 4179 Main Street.  Limited seating.  Pre-paid reservations are required and can be made by calling 757-894-0924.  $15 per child.  Dress for a tea party!  For more information visit

December 15, 2014  
The Polar Express Experience at The Jackspot
Bring your children for a showing of The Polar Express on the big screen.  Holiday buffet, hot cocoa bar, cookies, ornament making & a visit from Santa!  Adults $18, Ages 12-17 $15, Ages 5-11 $9, Under age 5 free.  Bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Toys For Tots & receive $5 off one Adult ticket.  Call 757-336-0512 to purchase tickets in advance.   Visit for more info.  6262 Marlin Street.  4 PM & 6:30 PM

December 15, 2014  
Public Information Session on Environmental Work Following Antares Launch Failure
NASA WFF Visitor Center. 6PM - 8PM. Subject matter experts from Wallops’ environmental team will answer questions about mishap’s environmental impact on Wallops Island as well as testing & remediation efforts conducted to date & planned for the future. In addition, launch & range safety officials will speak about safety processes & procedures before, during, & after launch operations.

December 18, 2014
Judging of Christmas Lights
5:30PM. Call Chincoteague Police Department 336-3155, no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, Dec 17th to have your home placed on the list to be judged.

December 20, 2014
Breakfast with Santa & Bake Sale 
7AM - 11AM. Atlantic Volunteer Fire & Rescue Station 4. Eggs, scrapple, sausage, pancakes, coffee, juice, milk. $7/adult (carry out available) $3/kids age 3-6, age 2 & under free.  4x6 digital color photos $3 each. 10071 Atlantic Road, Atlantic, VA. For more info call 824-4844.

December 31, 2014
3rd Annual Chincoteague Island Arts Organization (CIAO) New Year’s Eve Concert
Island Theatre featuring Bill Toms & Hard Rain. Come out for a fun evening of music & dancing & watch the horseshoe drop across the street afterwards. 8:00PM - 11:30PM. Doors open at 7:30PM. Tickets $30 - purchase at Sundial Books or H&H Pharmacy (cash or check only) or at 4074 Main Street. No refunds or exchanges.  Beer & wine sold during concert. 

December 31, 2014  
Pony Island Horseshoe Drop & Masquerade March 
Wear your favorite costume or be a spectator.  Theme:  Salt-Water Cowboys & Seaside Angels.  Prizes awarded.  Festivities begin at 10 PM  For more info visit

January 1, 2015  
Polar Pony Plunge
1:15 PM  Plungers are encouraged to dress up in the zaniest, craziest costume they can come up with!  Prizes await the best costumes in many categories.  Plungers must read and sign a waiver and release form.  For more info visit

April 3 & 4, 2015
*Easter Decoy & Art Festival
Local and national carvers and artists exhibit and sell their one-of-a-kind crafts. (757) 336-6161 for more info.

May 2, 2015
*47th Chincoteague Seafood Festival
(757) 336-6161 to order tickets or for more info.

May 9, 2015
21st Annual International Migratory Bird Celebration
Held at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Workshops, Walks, Activities, etc. (757) 336-6122 for more info.

July 24-26, 2015
28th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival
Arts and Crafts, Food & Music at Chincoteague Center. (757) 894-2334 or visit  for more info.

June 26 & 27, 2015 (Closed Sundays!)
Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. Gates open early and all rides and games open at 7:00 PM and close at 11:00 PM.

July 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25, 27 - August 1, 2015 (Closed Sundays!)
Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival
Celebrate Independence Day on Chincoteague - Carnival Grounds at 10 PM

June 4, 2015
Old Fashioned Fireworks Display at Carnival Grounds
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. Gates open early and all rides and games open at 7:00 PM and close at 11:00 PM.

July 29 & 30, 2015
90th Annual Pony Swim & Auction
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. The Swim & Auction are always held on the last Wednesday and Thursday of July. For more info call (757) 336-6161.

September 5-6, 2015
Chincoteague Decoy Carver's Association Decoy Show
Local carvers display their work. Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 10 am - 4 pm. Contact Cinda Walls at (410) 546-1635 for more info.

October 10, 2015
*43rd Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival
All you can eat oysters & more. Tickets sell out quickly! Call (757) 336-6161 today!

November 26-29, 2015
Assateague Island Watefowl Weekend
Chincotague National Wildlife Refuge Open House with special events and programs. (757) 336-6161.

November 27 & 28, 2015
29th Annual Deborah Waterfowl Show/Auction
Carvers and artists display for competition and sale. Contact Jean Clark at (757) 336-3478 for more info.

December 5, 2015
*Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade
Floats, bands, fire companies form all around the Eastern Shore & a special visit from Santa. 7 pm.


* Denotes Chamber-sponsored events.

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