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August 18, 2017
Rocketry

2pm. NASA Visitor Center. Learn about the suborbital sounding rockets and see the principles in action by launching model rockets, straw rockets or bottle rockets. Approximately 30 minutes. All ages.  The model, straw & bottle 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.  Visit us online at www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter for more information!

August 18, 2017
Serving Up The Shore

6pm. Serving Up the Shore is Chincoteague Bay Field Stations annual farm to table dinner where we partner with some of the Eastern Shore's top chefs, farmers, and artisan producers to create a multi-course meal that celebrates locally grown and produced foods. The dinner is both a celebration and a fundraiser, with all profits going towards local environmental education programs here on the Shore. Visit us online at www.cbfieldstation.org to purchase tickets or find out more about our partners for this event! Chincoteague Bay Field Station, 34001 Mill Dam Road, Wallops Island.

August 19, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

August 19, 2017
Imagination Playground

11am. NASA Visitor Center. Let your imagination soar with our Big Blue Blocks from Imagination Playground. Children can test their engineering and design skills in small rotations in our engineering area. Approximately 60 minutes. Geared toward ages 4-9. Visit us online at www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter for more information!

August 19, 2017
Peculiar Planet

2pm. NASA Visitor Center. 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. Approximately 15 minutes. All Ages. Visit us online at www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter for more information!

August 19, 2017
CCA Island Coffeehouse

7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, 6309 Church Street. $5 cover charge ($3 for 21 and under with ID). Homemade sweets, coffee, wine, beer & soft drinks available.  For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

August 20, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

August 20, 2017
3rd Thursday Theatre presented by the Chincoteague Island Theatre Company

8pm. Performances of 10-Minute Plays. A selection of short plays that were submitted to CITC will be performed. These plays are typically very quirky and fun! $5 Suggested Donation at the door. CCA Community Center for the Arts, 6309 Church Street. Sponsored by the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance. For more information, click here

August 21, 2017
Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Event

12pm-4:30pm. NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center. A total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States from coast-to-coast. Join the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center to view the eclipse safely with special eclipse glasses. Though not on the path of totality, observers on the Eastern Shore will see 81.5 % partial eclipse. The maximum eclipse will occur when the moon covers part of the sun’s disk from this location at approximately 2:46 p.m. As an official NASA viewing location, Wallops Visitor Center will participate in the Eclipse megacast that will provide unique broadcast coverage. This live stream will ensure event participants a view of the Total Solar Eclipse in the instance that clouds block the solar viewing on the Eastern Shore. The event will also feature solar-themed movies, activities and crafts. In addition to the main event at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center, there will also be resources at two additional satellite locations on Assateague Island National Seashore.  At these satellite locations, Toms Cove Visitor Center VA and Assateague Visitor Center MD, limited quantities of eclipse glasses and resources will be available for those who do not want to leave the beach.

August 21, 2017
Rural Health is holding Special Back To School Days!!!

2pm-7pm. Atlantic Community Health Center (757-824-5676). Physicals required for school sports and to enter Pre-K and Kindergarten plus required immunizations for kindergarten and 6th grade students will be available along with FREE dental screenings. Please call to make an appointment. For more information, please go to esrh.org

August 22, 2017
Tuesday Nights at the Museum: Where Island Tales Are Told

7pm. 7125 Maddox Blvd. Each Tuesday evening will feature a different speaker & topic. Learn about Crab Pots, Saltwater Cowboys, NASA Sounding Rockets, the History of VA's Eastern Shore, Tracking Peregrine Falcons, Local Shipwrecks and More!!! $4 admission for adults. Free admission for children 12 & under, active military and museum members. For more information go to ChincoteagueMuseum.com

August 23, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

August 23, 2017
Engineering Challenge

2pm. NASA Visitor Center. Assemble a team of family or friends and accept the challenge! Discuss a challenge Wallops' engineers solve every day, then work together with your team to overcome a similar type of engineering challenge. Pre-registration required and begins 1 hour prior to the program at the Visitor Center front desk. Approximately 60 minutes. Recommended for ages 6 and up.  Visit us online at www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter to register!

August 23, 2017
Game Night

6pm-8pm. The Chincoteague Center, 6155 Community Drive. $3/person or $8/family. For more information, call 757-336-0614 or visit thechincoteaguecenter.com

August 23, 2017
A Bucket of Blood

8pm. Fright Nights at the Theatre Annex, 4076 Main Street. Admission is $5 and includes a small drink & a snack. For more information visit online at chincoteagueislandarts.com!

Augst 24, 2017
Business Before Hours at Comfort Suites

7am - 10am. 4195 Main Street. Enjoy a delicious breakfast including fresh made waffles while networking with business partners in the community. Vot on new limited edition waffles - one may become the new official flavor for Comfort Suites. Celebrate "Hometown Heroes" - the wonderful people that make Chincoteague the amazing destination it is. Enter for your chance to win door prizes too. RSVP by August 22 through Evite, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 757-336-6161. Learn more.

August 24, 2017
Movies in the Park: Defending Your Life

Free films outdoors under the starts at the Robert Reed Downtown Waterfront Park. Bring a chair or blanket.  Films begin at dusk.  Enjoy popcorn and cold drinks at old-fashioned prices. In case of rain, films are shown at CCA Headquarters, 6309 Church Street. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

August 25, 2017
Rocketry

2pm. NASA Visitor Center. Learn about the suborbital sounding rockets and see the principles in action by launching model rockets, straw rockets or bottle rockets. Approximately 30 minutes. All ages.  The model, straw & bottle 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.  Visit us online at www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter for more information!

August 25, 2017
Chincoteague Story Telling Guild

Refreshments at 6:30pm and Story Telling starts at 7pm at the CCA Building, 6309 Church St. Free admission. The Chincoteague Storytelling Guild is a partnership of the Chincoteague Island Library, the Museum of Chincoteague Island, and the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance (CCA).  CCA continues to work with the Virginia Storytelling Alliance to advance the art of storytelling in all its forms.   For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

August 25, 2017
Music At The Dock: The Blue Aces

7pm. Roots Rock and R&B delivered with soul and infused with the Blues. The Blue Aces are active duty members of the US Air Force and professional musicians with over 100 years of combined performance experience. In Robert Reed Downtown Park. Bring a blanket or chair. In case of rain, concerts will be held at the Town Activities Center (Smith and School Streets - behind CCA) For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

August 26, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

August 26, 2017
Imagination Playground

11am. NASA Visitor Center. Let your imagination soar with our Big Blue Blocks from Imagination Playground. Children can test their engineering and design skills in small rotations in our engineering area. Approximately 60 minutes. Geared toward ages 4-9. Visit us online at www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter for more information!

August 26, 2017
Peculiar Planet

2pm. NASA Visitor Center. 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. Approximately 15 minutes. All Ages. Visit us online at www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter for more information!

August 26, 2017
Music At The Dock: CAISO Steeldrum Band

7pm. The Caribbean American International Steel Orchestra is the hottest steel drum band in the DC area, playing festive music that draws from Calypso, Soca, Reggae and Latin Jazz. Their Music at the Dock concert has been so popular that a C.A.I.S.O. Steeldrum Band concert is becoming an annual event! In Robert Reed Downtown Park. Bring a blanket or chair. In case of rain, concerts will be held at the Town Activities Center (Smith and School Streets - behind CCA) For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

August 27, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

August 28, 2017
Community Bingo

1pm-3pm. CCA Community Center for the Arts, 6309 Church Street. Come out and enjoy an afternoon of fun and socializing. Games are only $.25 each. Win prizes from local restaurants and shops. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

August 28, 2017
Rural Health is holding Special Back To School Days!!!

2pm-7pm. Atlantic Community Health Center (757-824-5676). Physicals required for school sports and to enter Pre-K and Kindergarten plus required immunizations for kindergarten and 6th grade students will be available along with FREE dental screenings. Please call to make an appointment. For more information, please go to esrh.org

August 29, 2017
Tuesday Nights at the Museum: Where Island Tales Are Told

7pm. 7125 Maddox Blvd. Each Tuesday evening will feature a different speaker & topic. Learn about Crab Pots, Saltwater Cowboys, NASA Sounding Rockets, the History of VA's Eastern Shore, Tracking Peregrine Falcons, Local Shipwrecks and More!!! $4 admission for adults. Free admission for children 12 & under, active military and museum members. For more information go to ChincoteagueMuseum.com

August 30, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

August 30, 2017
Engineering Challenge

2pm. NASA Visitor Center. Assemble a team of family or friends and accept the challenge! Discuss a challenge Wallops' engineers solve every day, then work together with your team to overcome a similar type of engineering challenge. Pre-registration required and begins 1 hour prior to the program at the Visitor Center front desk. Approximately 60 minutes. Recommended for ages 6 and up.  Visit us online at www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter to register!

August 30, 2017
Game Night

6pm-8pm. The Chincoteague Center, 6155 Community Drive. $3/person or $8/family. For more information, call 757-336-0614 or visit thechincoteaguecenter.com

August 30, 2017
The Brain That Would Not Die

8pm. Fright Nights at the Theatre Annex, 4076 Main Street. Admission is $5 and includes a small drink & a snack. For more information visit online at chincoteagueislandarts.com!

September 1, 2017
Station 1 Pizza Night

5pm-8pm. New Church Volunteer Fire Co., 4264 Firehouse Street, New Church. Large cheese or pepperoni $12. For more information go to ncvfr.org

September 2, 2017
Labor Day Weekend Yard Sale

8am-12noon. The Chincoteague Island Library will be holding their 2nd Annual Labor Day Yard Sale. 4077 Main Street. Rain or Shine. The proceeds from the sale benefit the Library providing funding for programs, materials, and maintenance. The yard sale will be inside the Library so rain or shine shop for great bargains!  There will be collectables, toys, tools, books, furniture, house hold items and much more. The Chincoteague Island Library serves the needs of the residents of Chincoteague and the surrounding area as well as visitors and guests. For more information, please contact the Library at 757-336-3460.

September 2, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 2, 2017
Free Kids Art Class

1pm-2pm. All supplies provided. Young kids please bring an adult.  To be held at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Community Center for the Arts, 6309 Church Street. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 2, 2017
"Back to School" Fashion Show

2pm-4pm. Catalina Angelina's Boutique of Chincoteague, 6759 Maddox Blvd. The model search is open to anyone in Accomack County, Virginia. Models must apply in person and bring in an 8x10 head shot to Catalina Angelina’s of Chincoteague prior to August 19th, 2017. The Top Ten Finalist will be invited back to the shop for a photo shoot. The photos of the finalists will be posted on our Facebook page for the fans to vote for their favorite model. The Model with the most “Likes” by 9 pm of August 31st will be announced the winner at the close of the Fashion Show on September 2nd, 2017. PRIZES: 1st will receive a $50 gift certificate for the Chincoteague location store. 2nd will receive $25 gift certificate for the Chincoteague location store. 3rd will receive a $25 gift certificate for the Chincoteague location store.

September 2-3, 2017
Chincoteague Decoy Carvers' & Artists
' Assoc Decoy Show
LABOR DAY WEEKEND - Saturday 9 to 5 and Sunday 10 to 4 -- Decoy carving, fine art, jewelry, photography, paintings.. Over 25 great exhibitors showcase some of the finest waterfowl carvings and wildlife art from the area. Meet the carvers and artists. Participate in the many raffles to be held. Most exhibits are for sale! Plus most of the proceeds will be donated back into the community to worthy causes such as the Island Library, the Scouts and the Scholarship Fund, just to name a few! Admission $3.00 (12 and under are free) 2 day pass $5.00... Lunch will also available for purchase... SEE YOU THERE! For more information, please call 410-546-1635

September 3, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 3, 2017
Shakespear in the Park

7:30pm. Robert Reed Downtown Waterfront Park. Co-sponsored by CCA and CIAO and performed by the Brown Box Theatre Project. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 6, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 9, 2017
13th Annual Chincoteague Island Police Dept Ride for Kids Poker Run

Make plans to attend! You can register the day of the event, so no worries! We hope to see you on September 9th! Police escorted ride, plus auction, block party and live entertainment! It's going to be a blast!!! For more information, please call 757-336-3115.

September 9, 2017
1st Annual 9/11 Tribute and "Almost 1K" Memorial Walk/Run

8am. Presented by the Navy's Morale, Welfare & Recreation Division. Located at KOA Campground, 6742 Maddox Blvd. This is a FREE event. Click here for the informational flyer.

September 9, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 9, 2017
2nd Saturday Artful Flea

9am-2pm. 6309 Church Street. CCA hosts the Artful Flea featuring an amazing array of arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles and attic treasures. plus food, music and fun for all. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 9, 2017
2nd Saturday Art Stroll

5pm-8pm. Participating galleries and shops on Main Street and Maddox Boulevard offer an array of special events and Scavenger Hunt. Stop at each participating shop to get your InfoMAP marked and enter to win the monthly prize. Click here for more information.

September 9, 2017
14th Annual Plein Air Art Show

6pm-9pm. More than 50 fine artists from the Mid-Atlantic and beyond to paint "en plein air" (French for painting outdoors) on Chincoteague and Assateague the week before.  On Saturday evening, at the United Methodist Church Social Hall on Church Street, 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. Click here for more information.

September 10, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 15, 2017
Fun-Filled Sunset Cruise

5pm. The "Martha Lou" leaves from slip #60 at the Curtis Merritt Harbour at 5pm sharp. (Please arrive no later than 4:45pm) Delectable finger foods, wine and beer will be served on board. Capt. Carlton Leonard will host and Donna Leonard will lead the festivities. All proceeds benefit the Museum of Chincoteague Island. For more information please call 757-336-6117.

September 16, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 16, 2017
CCA Island Coffeehouse

7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, 6309 Church Street. $5 cover charge ($3 for 21 and under with ID). Homemade sweets, coffee, wine, beer & soft drinks available.  For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 17, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 23, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 23, 2017
Marsh Fest

Noon-6pm. Come out to the Chincoteague Bay Field Station, 34001 Mill Dam Road, Wallops Island for a truly unique experience. Taste the best in regional brews and local food. Enjoy live bands and performers from up and down the Coast. Engage in hands-on experiences with nearby farmers, artisans, and researchers. Explore all the marsh has to offer. Visit www.marshfest.org for tickets and more information!

September 23, 2017
Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Ball

SAVE THE DATE. To be held at Ker Place, 69 Market St, Onancock, VA

September 24, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 24, 2017
Annual CCA Sunset Cruise

4:30pm. Tickets are $40 each and include cruise, appetizers and beverages. Purchase tickets online by credit card or at Sundial Books or H & H Pharmacy by cash or check only. Rain date is October 1st. Many thanks to Carlton Leonard of Daisey's Island Cruises for sponsoring this annual event. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 25, 2017
Community Bingo

1pm-3pm. CCA Community Center for the Arts, 6309 Church Street. Come out and enjoy an afternoon of fun and socializing. Games are only $.25 each. Win prizes from local restaurants and shops. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 29, 2017
Chincoteague Story Telling Guild

Refreshments at 6:30pm and Story Telling starts at 7pm at the CCA Building, 6309 Church St. Free admission. The Chincoteague Storytelling Guild is a partnership of the Chincoteague Island Library, the Museum of Chincoteague Island, and the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance (CCA).  CCA continues to work with the Virginia Storytelling Alliance to advance the art of storytelling in all its forms.   For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 30, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

September 30, 2017
Chili Chowder Cook-off and Car Show

Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

18th 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.

4th 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/

October 1, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 7, 2017
***45th Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival
10am-4pm. Tom's Cove Park, 8128 Beebe Rd. Tickets are $45 per person (Children under 5 are FREE). Gates open at 10am.......Seafood is served from Noon until 4pm. Wristbands will be removed upon exiting festival grounds between the hours of noon - 4pm. Eat all you want, but please do not remove food from the festival grounds. We thank you for cooperation in making this a wonderful festival!!! To purchase tickets visit the Chamber office, call 757-336-6161 or click here to purchase online.

October 7, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 7, 2017
Free Kids Art Class

1pm-2pm. All supplies provided. Young kids please bring an adult.  To be held at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Community Center for the Arts, 6309 Church Street. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 8, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 13-14, 2017
Fall Roundup

The Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company and Saltwater Cowboys will round the Chincoteague Ponies up for veterinary checks. Click here to learn more.

October 14, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 14, 2017
2nd Saturday Artful Flea

9am-2pm. 6309 Church Street. CCA hosts the Artful Flea featuring an amazing array of arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles and attic treasures. plus food, music and fun for all. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 14, 2017
Cork & Canvas, Wine & Art Festival

12noon-5pm. Held at Chincoteague Island, VA KOA, 6742 Maddox Blvd.Cork & Canvas is a wine and arts festival that includes live music, great food, an artisan market and kids' entertainment. This day-long festival offers samplings from various Virginia wineries. Benefitting Special Olympics Virginia. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit Cork&Canvas

October 14, 2017
2nd Saturday Art Stroll

5pm-8pm. Participating galleries and shops on Main Street and Maddox Boulevard offer an array of special events and Scavenger Hunt. Stop at each participating shop to get your InfoMAP marked and enter to win the monthly prize. Click here for more information.

October 15, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 18, 2017
Financial Wellness Seminar

9:30am-12noon. Held at The Chincoteague Center, 6155 Community Drive. Free Event. Refreshments Served. For more information visit ChincoteagueChamber.com

October 21, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 21, 2017
CCA Island Coffeehouse

7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, 6309 Church Street. $5 cover charge ($3 for 21 and under with ID). Homemade sweets, coffee, wine, beer & soft drinks available.  For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 22, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 27, 2017
Chincoteague Story Telling Guild

Refreshments at 6:30pm and Story Telling starts at 7pm at the CCA Building, 6309 Church St. Free admission. The Chincoteague Storytelling Guild is a partnership of the Chincoteague Island Library, the Museum of Chincoteague Island, and the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance (CCA).  CCA continues to work with the Virginia Storytelling Alliance to advance the art of storytelling in all its forms.   For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 28, 2017
Chincoteague Island Farmer & Artisan Market

9am-1pm. 6309 Church Street. The best from farm, field and bay. Farm products, artisans, food & music. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 28, 2017
CBES 25th Anniversary Between the Waters Bike Tour

Start/Finish: Sunset Beach Resort, Cape Charles, VA. Tucked between Bay & Sea, revel in the longest stretch of natural coastline left on the east coast. From our beautiful cape, weave along the Chesapeake Bay and seaside, through golden fields and historic hamlets.  Choice of 4 Routes: 25 miles-40-60-100. For hobbyists to uber cyclists. Flat terrain. Little traffic. Caps at 1,000 Riders. With a quarter century of bike tours under our wheels, Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore, looks forward to providing you an unforgettable cycling adventure including:

  • Picnic Lunch & Stocked Rest Stops
  • SAG Support
  • Commemorative Bike Bottle
  • Stellar Seaside & Bayside Vista

SELLS OUT FAST -RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW!! www.cbes.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 757-678-3551. Helmets Required.

 

October 29, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

October 30, 2017
Community Bingo

1pm-3pm. CCA Community Center for the Arts, 6309 Church Street. Come out and enjoy an afternoon of fun and socializing. Games are only $.25 each. Win prizes from local restaurants and shops. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

November 3-4, 2017
Chincoteague Story Telling Festival

With nationally known storytellers from Virginia. The Chincoteague Storytelling Guild is a partnership of the Chincoteague Island Library, the Museum of Chincoteague Island, and the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance (CCA).  CCA continues to work with the Virginia Storytelling Alliance to advance the art of storytelling in all its forms.   For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

November 4, 2017
Free Kids Art Class

1pm-2pm. All supplies provided. Young kids please bring an adult.  To be held at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Community Center for the Arts, 6309 Church Street. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

November 5, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

November 11, 2017
2nd Saturday Art Stroll

5pm-8pm. Participating galleries and shops on Main Street and Maddox Boulevard offer an array of special events and Scavenger Hunt. Stop at each participating shop to get your InfoMAP marked and enter to win the monthly prize. Click here for more information.

November 12, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

November 18, 2017
CCA Island Coffeehouse

7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, 6309 Church Street. $5 cover charge ($3 for 21 and under with ID). Homemade sweets, coffee, wine, beer & soft drinks available.  For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

November 19, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

November 23-26, 2017
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Waterfowl Week

Fall heralds the return of thousands of snow geese from their northern tundra breeding grounds to the milder climate of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge for the winter. With the geese come a variety of ducks and swans as well as flocks of visitors who celebrate Thanksgiving weekend in this special place. For more information, please call 757-336-6122 or visit https://www.fws.gov/nwrs

November 24, 2017
Chincoteague Story Telling Guild

Refreshments at 6:30pm and Story Telling starts at 7pm at the CCA Building, 6309 Church St. Free admission. The Chincoteague Storytelling Guild is a partnership of the Chincoteague Island Library, the Museum of Chincoteague Island, and the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance (CCA).  CCA continues to work with the Virginia Storytelling Alliance to advance the art of storytelling in all its forms.   For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

November 25, 2017
3rd Annual Holly Day Market & Wildlife Art Show

Opens at 9am. 6309 Church Street. 2 Buildings, Over 80 Vendors. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

November 25, 2017
Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

For more information, please call 484-995-6001

November 26, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

November 27, 2017
Community Bingo

1pm-3pm. CCA Community Center for the Arts, 6309 Church Street. Come out and enjoy an afternoon of fun and socializing. Games are only $.25 each. Win prizes from local restaurants and shops. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

December 2, 2017
Chincoteague Island Police Dept Ride for Kids Toy Run

Save the Date: Saturday, December 2th! We will meet at WalMart in Onley, VA, depart at 11am, and take a nice ride to Chincoteague, where lunch will be served for all participants. Entry fee is one (1) new, unopened toy! That's it! This will help us make less fortunate children have a very merry Christmas!! We appreciate your consideration in participating in this fun event. Don't put those bikes away for the year just yet!! For more information, please call 757-336-3115.

December 2, 2017
Free Kids Art Class

1pm-2pm. All supplies provided. Young kids please bring an adult.  To be held at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Community Center for the Arts, 6309 Church Street. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

December 2, 2017
***Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade
Floats, bands, fire companies from all around the Eastern Shore & a special visit from Santa. 7 pm. Main Street.

December 3, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

December 9, 2017
CCA Annual Holiday Fundraising Cookie Sale

6309 Church Street. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

December 10, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

December 17, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

December 24, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

December 31, 2017
Kitchen Gallery

3pm-5pm. 6309 Church Street. The CCA Headquarters Building was formerly the cafeteria for the old high school, and the back room was the kitchen. As part of our recent renovations the kitchen became a clean modern space for classes and art shows. For more information visit ChincoteagueCulturalAlliance.org

March 30-31, 2018
***Easter Decoy & Arts Festival
Friday, March 30th,  Noon to 6:00 p.m. - Saturday, March 31st,  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Chincoteague Combined School, 4586 Main St., Chincoteague Island, VA  23336
Admission is $4.00/day per person (Children under 12 are free) Local and national carvers and artists of all kinds exhibit and sell their works.  Awards are given in various categories.  Wooden Easter Eggs decorated by the exhibitors are offered in a silent auction. The Pre-loved Treasures Silent Auction has been a favorite in recent years.

May 5, 2018
***50th Anniversary - Chincoteague Seafood Festival
10am-4pm. Tom's Cove Park, 8128 Beebe Rd. Tickets are $45 per person (Children under 5 are FREE). Gates open at 10am.......Seafood is served from Noon until 4pm. Wristbands will be removed upon exiting festival grounds between the hours of noon - 4pm. Eat all you want, but please do not remove food from the festival grounds. We thank you for cooperation in making this a wonderful festival!!! To purchase tickets visit the Chamber office, call 757-336-6161 or click here to purchase online.

July 25, 2018
World Famous Pony Swim
Come see the World Famous Chincoteague Ponies swim across the Assateague Channel. After a brief rest, the ponies will then be herded along the parade route to the Carnival Grounds.

July 26, 2018
Pony Penning Auction
8am-12noon. Pony Penning Auction of Ponies (yearlings or younger) owned by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co.

September 1-2, 2018
Chincoteague Decoy Carvers' & Artists
' Assoc Decoy Show
LABOR DAY WEEKEND - Saturday 9 to 5 and Sunday 10 to 4 -- Decoy carving, fine art, jewelry, photography, paintings.. Over 25 great exhibitors showcase some of the finest waterfowl carvings and wildlife art from the area. Meet the carvers and artists. Participate in the many raffles to be held. Most exhibits are for sale! Plus most of the proceeds will be donated back into the community to worthy causes such as the Island Library, the Scouts and the Scholarship Fund, just to name a few! Admission $3.00 (12 and under are free) 2 day pass $5.00... Lunch will also available for purchase... SEE YOU THERE! For more information, please call 410-546-1635

September 8, 2018
15th Annual Plein Air Art Show

6pm-9pm. More than 50 fine artists from the Mid-Atlantic and beyond to paint "en plein air" (French for painting outdoors) on Chincoteague and Assateague the week before.  On Saturday evening, at the United Methodist Church Social Hall on Church Street, 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. Click here for more information.

September 29, 2018
Chili Chowder Cook-off and Car Show

Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

19th 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.

5th 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/

October 6, 2018
***46th Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival
10am-4pm. Tom's Cove Park, 8128 Beebe Rd. Tickets are $45 per person (Children under 5 are FREE). Gates open at 10am.......Seafood is served from Noon until 4pm. Wristbands will be removed upon exiting festival grounds between the hours of noon - 4pm. Eat all you want, but please do not remove food from the festival grounds. We thank you for cooperation in making this a wonderful festival!!! To purchase tickets visit the Chamber office, call 757-336-6161 or click here to purchase online.

December 1, 2018
***Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade
Floats, bands, fire companies from all around the Eastern Shore & a special visit from Santa. 7 pm. Main Street.
 

***Denotes Chamber-sponsored events.

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