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May 21, 2015
Science on the Shore

NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.  5pm-6pm.  Assateague Coastal Trust Swim Guide & Water Reporter Apps.  Visit nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter for more information.

May 22-31, 2015
Capt. Bob's Marina 2015 Flounder Tournament

Contact Capt. Bob's Marina for more information. 757-336-6654 or go online to Capt Bob's Marina.

May 23, 2015
Pete Seeger Celebration

Island Coffeehouse, 6309 Church Street.  $5 at the door.  Benefits Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Building Fund.
A special tribute to Seeger's life & music, featuring local musicians and the Chincoteague Island Theatre Co.  For more information visit chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

May 24, 2015
Memorial Day Tribute showing of Honor Flight: One Last Mission

A documentary about four living WWII veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime.  3:30pm.  The Chincoteague Center. 6155 Community Drive.  Monetary and toiletry donations for "Operation We Care."  For more information, please call 484-995-6001.

May 24-30, 2015
Hurricane Awareness Week

May 29, 2015
NASA Astronomy Night

Saturn.  7pm - 9pm NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center. Visit nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter for more information.

June 6, 2015
Bicycle Rodeo
Chincoteague Police Department 9am-12pm.  For more information, call 757-336-3155.

June 12, 2015
Cruisin' with Capt. Zack's Seafood Carryouts
Classic cars, hot rods, and more!!! Get a bite to eat, play corn hole, and enjoy.  All are welcome to attend! Located at 4422 Deep Hole Road.  4pm-8pm.  To be held on the second Friday from May thru September.

June 13, 2015
Chincoteague Island Library - 20th Anniversary Open House
Everyone is invited for refreshments, tours, slide shows & more as the Library begins their next chapter of service to the citizens and visitors of Chincoteague Island and the Eastern Shore.  3pm-5pm. 4077 Main Street.

June 19-21, 2015
Chincoteague Bay Field Station invites you to celebrate Father's Day
Fun activities include crabbing, campfire, a marsh field trip, seining, NASA visit, and a range of fun family activities.  For all ages and commuter rates are available.  For more information visit www.cbfieldstation.org

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.

June 27, 2015
NASA 70th Anniversary Open House

Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center 10am - 4pm

July 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25, 27, Aug 1, 2015 (Closed Sundays!)
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival
Celebrate Independence Day on Chincoteague - Carnival Grounds at 10 PM

July 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 16, 2015
Wallops Flight Facility Night Sky Summer Series
Location:  Assateague Island 7:30pm - 10pm

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 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

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 13, 2015
Wallops Flight Facility Night Sky Summer Series
Location:  Assateague Island 7:30pm - 10pm

August 27, 2015
Wallops Flight Facility Night Sky Summer Series
Location:  Assateague Island 7:30pm - 10pm

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 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 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.


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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