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Events for the Month of April, 2017

Market Downtown - Fridays  -  Cheriton
(1/13/2017 - 12/30/2017)
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Cheriton Market brings together local artistisans to showcase their talents of jewlrey, crafts and handmade clothing in downtown Cheriton and at The Local. Many gift ideas await you here from local artisans as well as Chef Jason Van Marter's delectable creations.

Come and be amazed with Chef Jason's fresh local oyster dish each Friday night!  


21229 South Bayside Rd

Location :: Cheriton

Time :: 5 PM      - 7 PM
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Flatfoot Dancing - Live Appalachian Music  -  Cape Charles
(1/13/2017 - 12/31/2017)
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Flatfoot Dancing Every 2nd Friday at the Lemon Tree Gallery and Studio. Bring the whole family for a romping good time.

Not sure what Flatfoot Dancing is? Well, Bill McGlothlin is here to show you how. Using the toes, heel, and ball of the foot to strike and slide across the floor, flat-footing is a percussive dance style that articulates the rhythms of mountain fiddle and banjo music. Come make old-time music with your feet while you move to the rhythm of live Appalachian music played by skilled performers and Eastern Shore fixtures: Allen Philpot, Jeff Madson, Sheila Sheppard, Scott Wade, Dan Crockett and Jeff Gray.

 "The music just goes in your ear, down through your soul, and comes out through your feet.’’

Free Admission. Everyone Welcome. 
Complimentary Refreshments/Cash Bar


301 Mason Ave.

Attention: There is no Flatfooting April 14th in observance of Good Friday.

Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 6 PM      - 8PM
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Music - Open Mic Night - on Third Fridays  -  Cape Charles
(1/20/2017 - 12/31/2017)
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Musicians, singers/songwriters, comedians, poets, performance artists, storytellers...if you want to showcase your talent, we've got a stage and a warm, receptive audience. Throw in refreshments and a cash bar, free admission and everyone welcome and we are in for a memorable evening!

First come sign up sheet at 6pm.

301 Mason Ave.

Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 6 PM      - 8PM
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Exhibit - Photography - ESVA National Wildlife Refuge  -  Cape Charles
(3/2/2017 - 6/1/2017)
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The Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge is proud to host the work of two prominent Shore photographers in a very special exhibition. The works of local photographer and author, Curtis Badger; and Chincoteague based photographers, Darcy and Steve Cole, are on display at our visitor center. These unique and stunning pictures feature over 20 shots of migrating birds, wildlife, scenic vistas, and outdoor life taken on and around our refuge.  

Visitor Center hours:

Opened seasonally Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm through April. Starting May 1st, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Sunday

The exhibit is free of charge.

32205 Seaside Rd

Location :: Cape Charles
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Wine Tasting - 2nd Fridays  -  Onancock
(3/10/2017 - 9/8/2017)
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Always remember our 2nd Fridays for wine tasting! We have a wide variety of wine and cheeses for your liking! Cheese of the month is 20% off. 



5 North Street

Location :: Onancock

Time :: 4 PM      - 6 PM
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Farmers & Artisans Market  -  Chincoteague Island
(4/15/2017 - 10/28/2017)
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Great things from farm and bay plus quality arts, crafts and attic treasures.  Look for seasonal produce, seafood, eggs, meat and more!

April 15 - Live Music by Ally Tarwater & Friends 
Market continues every Saturday - April 15 - October 28

6309 Church St.

Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 9 AM      - 1 PM
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Exhibit - Uncovering Home: A Visual Essay on Jamestown Archaeology  -  Accomac
(4/27/2017 - 6/27/2017)

The Eastern Shore Public Library is hosting an educational exhibit, “Uncovering Home: A Visual Essay on Jamestown Archaeology,” on loan from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond.  What’s new on Jamestown Island? Archaeologists from the Jamestown Rediscovery project at Historic Jamestowne are uncovering James Fort’s oldest artifacts, and creating a revised picture of life in the first permanent English settlement in America! This limited security exhibition is perfect for schools, libraries, and art centers.The exhibition’s 12 panels paint a vivid picture of the struggles of the early colonists, while illustrating critical processes of historical archaeology.  Are you looking for ways to generate enthusiasm for SOL-related Virginia history, science, and math? Come see this exhibition!

To learn more, call the Eastern Shore Public Library:
(757) 787-3400 or visit online at www.espl.org.
CONTACT:  Cara Burton

Location :: Accomac
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Theater - For Children - Hansel and Gretel  -  Cape Charles
(4/27/2017 - 5/1/2017)
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Location :: Cape Charles
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Event - Blessing of the Worms - New Roots Youth Garden  -  Cape Charles
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Come out to the garden and learn more about worms and so much more. Don't miss hearing about the upcoming Spring and Summer Garden Clubs, check out the Butterfly & Herb garden, and hear about all of our plans to grow the garden. All are welcome to this fun-filled family day with hands-on garden planting, healthy and yummy snacks, and activities for children of all ages.


Corner of 50 Fig St. and Randolph St.

Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 3 PM      - 4 PM
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