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July 2, 2015 to August 20, 2015
Tales for Tots. Chincoteague Island Library. 10am. Stories, finger play, songs, and crafts for children "almost" 3-5 years old. 4077 Main Street chincotegueislandlibrary.org
 
July 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25, 27, Aug 1, 2015 (Closed Sundays!)
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival
Gates open early and all rides and games open at 7:00 PM and close at 11:00 PM
 
July 03, 2015
Friday Afternoons on the Porch - Daniel P. Turner Thomas, Artist
Join us on the Chamber porch to meet local organizations & artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague & Assateague Islands through interactive demontrations.  2pm-4pm
 
July 3, 2015
Wonders of Wallops Island Tour
Family Fun Friday sponsored by the Chincoteague Bay Field Station.  8:30am-11:30am.  Pre-register at cbfieldstation.org/wonders-of-wallops-island-tour
 
July 3-5, 2015
Ladies Flouzie Flounder Tournament
Island's 1st ladies tournament hosted by Capt. Bob's Marina & Beyond Boobs. T-shirt sales will be donated to non-profit breast cancer education/support organization.  Register at captbobsmarina.net or call 757-336-6654. 
 
July 4, 2015
Free Concert with Salisbury Community Band. Robert N. Reed Downtown Waterfront Park. 7pm. Patriotic, light classical, & show tunes. Bring lawn chair ro blanket or come by boat. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org
 
July 4, 2015
Museum of Chincoteague Island Living History Series
A showcase of wonderful storytellers sharing their knowledge about life, work and heritage on Chincoteague.  Zach Jester "Decoy Carving and Life on Chincoteague" 2pm at 7125 Maddox Blvd. $3 admission fee for non-members 12 yrs and over.  For more information, visit chincoteaguemuseum.com
 
July 4, 2015
Old Fashioned Fireworks Display at the Carnival Grounds
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce, Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company and Town of Chincoteague. 10 PM. Utilize the Pony Express and shuttle service. Rain Date July 6th.
 
July 9, 2015
Summer Cinemas in the Park
Robert Reed Downtown Park.  Tonight's free movie on the big screen is The Secret of Roan Inish.  Movie begins at dusk (approx. 8:30pm.)  For more information, visit chincoteagueculturalalliance.org
 
July 10, 2015
Friday Afternoons on the Porch - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Join us on the Chamber porch to meet local organizations & artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague & Assateague Islands through interactive demontrations.  2pm-4pm
 
July 10, 2015
Fintastic Fish
Family Fun Friday sponsored by the Chincoteague Bay Field Station.  8:30am-11:30am.  Pre-register at cbfieldstation.org/fintastic-fish-workshop
 
July 11, 2015
Second Saturday Artful Flea
Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, 6309 Church Street.  A community open air yard sale combining arts, crafts and attic treasures. 8am-2pm.  For more information, visit chincoteagueculturalalliance.org
 
July 11, 12015
Free Children's Art Class
Chincoteague Cultural Alliance. 6309 Church Street. 10 AM - 11 AM. chincoteagueculturalalliance.org
 
July 11, 2015
Museum of Chincoteague Island Living History Series
A showcase of wonderful storytellers sharing their knowledge about life, work and heritage on Chincoteague.  Nancy Ferguson "Hog Island Sheep & Wool Spinning Demonstration" 2pm at 7125 Maddox Blvd. $3 admission fee for non-members 12 yrs and over.  For more information, visit chincoteaguemuseum.com
 
July 11, 2015
2nd Saturday Art Stroll
Main Street & Maddox Blvd.  5pm-9pm.  Meet artists, musicians, authors and more as you stroll around town and visit the participating shops and galleries.  For more information, visit chincoteagueculturalalliance.org
 
July 11, 2015
Eastern Shore Summer Scramble
Chincoteague Bay Field Station.  Amazing Race style scavenger hunt for families & friends. Register by calling 757-824-5636 or online at cbfieldstation.org/eastern-shore-summer-scramble.html
 
July 16, 2015
3rd Thursday Theater
"One Step Ahead" (modern day Robin Hood). Chincoteague Cultural Alliance. 7 PM. 6309 Church Street. $5.00 suggested donation. A youth performance with actors ranging in age from 11-22.
 
July 16, 2015
Wallops Flight Facility Night Sky Summer Series
Location:  Assateague Island 7:30pm - 10pm
 
July 17, 2015
Marsh Mysteries
Family Fun Friday sponsored by the Chincoteague Bay Field Station.  8:30am-11:30am.  Pre-register at cbfieldstation.org/marsh-mysteries-class
 
July 17, 2015
Friday Afternoons on the Porch - Chincoteague Pony Drill Team
Join us on the Chamber porch to meet local organizations & artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague & Assateague Islands through interactive demontrations.  1:30pm - 3:30pm
 
July 18, 2015
Museum of Chincoteague Island Living History Series
A showcase of wonderful storytellers sharing their knowledge about life, work and heritage on Chincoteague.  Wade Barrett "Growing Up on Chincoteague" 2pm at 7125 Maddox Blvd. $3 admission fee for non-members 12 yrs and over.  For more information, visit chincoteaguemuseum.com
 
July 18, 2015
Island Coffeehouse
Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, 6309 Church Street.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  Performances begin at 7:30pm.
For more information, visit chincoteagueculturalalliance.org
 
July 19, 2015
Music on the Dock
Featured band The Klassiz at Robert N. Reed Downtown Waterfront Park. 5 PM.
 
July 23, 2015
Summer Cinemas in the Park
Robert Reed Downtown Park.  Tonight's free movie on the big screen is Second Hand Lions.  Movie begins at dusk (approx. 8:30pm.)  For more information, visit chincoteagueculturalalliance.org
 
July 24, 2015
Wonders of Wallops Island Tour
Family Fun Friday sponsored by the Chincoteague Bay Field Station.  8:30am-11:30am.  Pre-register at cbfieldstation.org/wonders-of-wallops-island-tour
 
July 24, 2015
Friday Afternoons on the Porch - Museum of Chincoteague Island
Join us on the Chamber porch to meet local organizations & artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague & Assateague Islands through interactive demontrations.  2pm-4pm
 
July 24-26, 2015
28th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival

Arts and Crafts, Food & Music at Chincoteague Center. (757) 894-2334 or visit www.ChincoteagueBlueberryFestival.com  for more info.
 
July 27, 2015
Beach Walk
Assateague Island National Seashore.  6am.  See the ponies make their way from the north coral to the south corral along the beach.  For more information call (757) 336-6161 or visit chincoteaguechamber.com/pony-swim
 
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.
 
July 30, 2015
Wallops Flight Facility Night Sky Summer Series
Location:  Assateague Island 7:30pm - 10pm
 
July 31, 2015
Friday Afternoons on the Porch - Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Join us on the Chamber porch to meet local organizations & artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague & Assateague Islands through interactive demontrations.  2pm-4pm
 
July 31, 2015
"Paint the Marsh" Watercolor Workshop
Taught by Fine Artist, Daniel P. Turner Thomas, for beginner & intermediate levels.  5pm-8pm at YMCA.  $35 including supplies.  Ages 16 & up.  Register at 757-336-6222 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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July31, 2015
Pony Swim Back
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. Time TBA.  For more info call (757) 336-6161 or visit chincoteaguechamber.com/pony-swim
 
August 1, 2015
Museum of Chincoteague Island Living History Series
A showcase of wonderful storytellers sharing their knowledge about life, work and heritage on Chincoteague.  Bill Troxler "Original Songs Based on Island History" 2pm at 7125 Maddox Blvd. $3 admission fee for non-members 12 yrs and over.  For more information, visit chincoteaguemuseum.com
 
August 1, 2015
LAST NIGHT!! - 90th 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.
 
August 6, 2015
Summer Cinemas in the Park
Robert Reed Downtown Park.  Tonight's free movie on the big screen is Apollo 13.  Movie begins at dusk (approx. 8:30pm.)  For more information, visit chincoteagueculturalalliance.org
 
August 7, 2015
Friday Afternoons on the Porch - Delmarva Discovery Center
Join us on the Chamber porch to meet local organizations & artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague & Assateague Islands through interactive demontrations.  2pm-4pm
 
August 8, 2015
Museum of Chincoteague Island Living History Series
A showcase of wonderful storytellers sharing their knowledge about life, work and heritage on Chincoteague.  Bill Borges "Beacons of Light Across the Water:  A History of Lighthouses" 2pm at 7125 Maddox Blvd. $3 admission fee for non-members 12 yrs and over.  For more information, visit chincoteaguemuseum.com
 
August 13, 2015
Wallops Flight Facility Night Sky Summer Series
Location:  Assateague Island 7:30pm - 10pm
 
August 14, 2015
Friday Afternoons on the Porch - Chincoteague Island Library
Join us on the Chamber porch to meet local organizations & artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague & Assateague Islands through interactive demontrations.  2pm-4pm
 
August 15, 2015
Museum of Chincoteague Island Living History Series
A showcase of wonderful storytellers sharing their knowledge about life, work and heritage on Chincoteague.  Abby Kambarn "Horse Grooming Demonstration" 2pm at 7125 Maddox Blvd. $3 admission fee for non-members 12 yrs and over.  For more information, visit chincoteaguemuseum.com
 
August 21, 2015
Friday Afternoons on the Porch - Assateague Island National Seashore
Join us on the Chamber porch to meet local organizations & artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague & Assateague Islands through interactive demontrations.  2pm-4pm
 
August 22 2015
Museum of Chincoteague Island Living History Series
A showcase of wonderful storytellers sharing their knowledge about life, work and heritage on Chincoteague.  Myrna Cherrix "Before it was a National Wildlife Refuge:  Assateague Island History" 2pm at 7125 Maddox Blvd. $3 admission fee for non-members 12 yrs and over.  For more information, visit chincoteaguemuseum.com
 
August 27, 2015
Summer Cinemas in the Park
Robert Reed Downtown Park.  Tonight's free movie on the big screen is Moonstruck.  Movie begins at dusk (approx. 8:30pm.)  For more information, visit chincoteagueculturalalliance.org
 
August 27, 2015
Wallops Flight Facility Night Sky Summer Series
Location:  Assateague Island 7:30pm - 10pm
 
August 28, 2015
Friday Afternoons on the Porch - Knitting Group
Join us on the Chamber porch to meet local organizations & artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague & Assateague Islands through interactive demontrations.  2pm-4pm
 
August 29, 2015
Museum of Chincoteague Island Living History Series
A showcase of wonderful storytellers sharing their knowledge about life, work and heritage on Chincoteague.  Public Archeology Dig with the Fairfield Foundation.  Sponsored by Tidewater Virginia Historical Society.  The dig site will be confirmed soon, but we already know it's going to be an outstanding educational opportunity. This dig, led by professional archaeologists from the Fairfield Foundation and sponsored by the Tidewater Historical Society, will allow volunteers with no prior experience to learn about and participate in real archaeological excavation. Excavators of all ages are welcome, and there is no charge for this activity. Please call ahead to reserve your spot for this particular event.  Please call (757-336-6117) or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to reserve your spot for this fun, free activity.  For more information, visit chincoteaguemuseum.com
 
September 4, 2015
Friday Afternoons on the Porch - Chincoteague Cultural Alliance
Join us on the Chamber porch to meet local organizations & artists, who will teach you about the history and wonder of Chincoteague & Assateague Islands through interactive demontrations.  2pm-4pm
 
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.
 
September 10-12, 2015
Chincoteague Island Plein Air Event
Applications will be made online this year on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Applications will be available on June 1, 2015.  For more information, call 757-336-0044 or visit chincoteagueculturalalliance.org
 
September 12, 2015
Chincoteague Police 11th Annual Poker Run for Kids
Bikes leave 11am from Stingray's in Cape Charles, VA and end at Don's Seafood, Chincoteague, VA.  $35 per person.  Includes poker hand, t-shirt, pin, door prize ticket and food.  For more information, please call 757-336-3155.
 
September 26, 2015
Chili Chowder Cook-Off and Car Show

Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co.
Event held at the Chincoteague carnival grounds.
 
September 28, 2015
Total Lunar Eclipse
Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center
Time to be determined.
 
October 10, 2015
*43rd Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival
All you can eat oysters & more. Tickets sell out quickly! Call (757) 336-6161 today!
 
October 11-17, 2015
Earth Science Week
Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.  Themes Change Daily
 
November 6, 2015
History of Wallops - 70 Years Panel Discussion
Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.  5pm - 6:30pm
 
November 7, 2015
YMCA of Chincoteague - Annual Chin-Dig
For more information, call 757-336-6266
 
November 18, 2015
Astronomy Night - Leoniods Meteor Shower
Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.  Time to be determined.
 
November 20, 2015
History of Wallops - 70 Years Panel Discussion
Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.  5pm - 6:30pm
 
October 24, 2015
Natural Dyeing Workshop

Chincoteague Bay Field Station.  9am - 3pm.  For thousands of years before the discovery of chemical dyes, people used the flowers, roots, nuts and berries of plants to produce colors for fiber and textiles.  Come and learn several modern techniques for this ancient art.  Participants will dye fibers using traditional and local plant sources.  Tuition is $55/person (includes lunch).  To register call (757) 824-5636 or visit Chincoteague Bay Field Station online.
 
October 24, 2015
Native American Tools & Flint Knapping Workshop

Chincoteague Bay Field Station.  9am - 3pm.  Take a voyage back in time and learn the ancient skill of stone tool making.  Working with glass and flint, class participants will focus on the proper form and early stages of reduction, which include percussion flaking and bi-facing.  Tools and materials will be provided and each student will receive a flint knapping tool kit to take home.  Tuition is $125/person (includes lunch).  To register call (757) 824-5636 or visit Chincoteague Bay Field Station online.
 
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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