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Live Music – First Wednesday Open Mic Night  -  Nassawadox
(1/3/2018 - 12/5/2018)
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The Great Machipongo Clam Shack presents First Wednesday Open Mic Night hosted by Peg Volk and showcasing talented local musicians, poets and entertainers.

CONTACT INFO
757-442-3800

WEBSITE
www.thegreatmachipongoclamshack.com

ADDRESS
Route 13, 6468 Lankford Highway, 23413

COST
Event free, food & drink for purchase

DATES
Wednesday, January 3 - Wednesday, December 5

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Nassawadox

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Live Music - Fridays  -  Cape Charles
(1/5/2018 - 12/28/2018)

Jump start your weekend with a warm welcome, live entertainment, and a glass of wine at the Lemon Tree Gallery and Studio.  Complimentary refreshments/cash bar.

CONTACT INFO
757-331-4327

WEBSITE
www.LemonTree.Gallery

ADDRESS
301 Mason Avenue, 23310

COST
Free

DATES
Friday, January 5 - Friday, December 28

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Flatfoot Dancing – Live Bluegrass Music  -  Cape Charles
(1/12/2018 - 12/14/2018)
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Enjoy flatfoot dancing every second Friday at the Lemon Tree Gallery and Studio with live music by local bluegrass bands.

CONTACT INFO
757-331-4327

WEBSITE
www.LemonTree.Gallery

ADDRESS
301 Mason Avenue, 23310

COST
Free

DATES
Friday, January 12 –Friday, December 14

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Tales for Tots - Preschool Stories, Crafts, Songs & Finger Plays  -  Chincoteague Island
(1/12/2018 - 5/24/2018)
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Little ones from three years old to five years old may enjoy books, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Parents/grandparents and/or guardians must accompany their children.

CONTACT INFO
757-336-3460

WEBSITE
http://www.chincoteague.com/chincoteagueislandlibrary/programs.html 

ADDRESS
4077 Main St, 23336

COST
Free

DATES
Thursdays, January 18 - May 24

TIME
10 am


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 10 am    
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Open Mic Poetry/Storytelling Night Third Thursdays – Hosted by Ken Sutton  -  Nassawadox
(1/18/2018 - 12/20/2018)
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The Great Machipongo Clam Shack presents Third Thursday Open Mic Poetry/Storytelling Night with Ken Sutton. Listen or share your poems and stories with open mic.

CONTACT INFO
757-442-3800

WEBSITE
www.thegreatmachipongoclamshack.com

ADDRESS
Route 13, 6468 Lankford Highway, 23413

COST
Event free, food & drink for purchase

DATES
Thursday, January 18 – December 20

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Nassawadox

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Live Music - Open Mic Night Third Fridays  -  Cape Charles
(1/19/2018 - 12/21/2018)
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Lemon Tree Gallery and Studio presents Open Mic Night where you can show your talents or support our expanding repertoire of budding artists. Complimentary refreshments and a cash bar are available.

CONTACT INFO
757-331-4327

WEBSITE
www.LemonTree.Gallery 

ADDRESS
301 Mason Avenue, 23310

COST
Free

DATE
Friday, February 16

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Live Music & Art  -  Chincoteague Island
(1/20/2018 - 12/8/2018)
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Each month enjoy a variety of arts and performances by acoustic musicians and spoken word artists at the Island Coffeehouse. View art and savor food and drinks. 

CONTACT INFO
757-381-7733

WEBSITE
https://www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/ 

ADDRESS
6309 Church St, 23336

COST
$5, $3 students 22 and under, art, food & drink for purchase

DATES
3rd Saturdays, January 20 - December 15

TIME
6:30 pm


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 6:30 pm    
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Art – Spring Exhibition  -  Cape Charles
(3/9/2018 - 5/20/2018)
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Lemon Tree Gallery and Studio presents their Spring Exhibition featuring artists David Crane, Elizabeth Hunt, Brenda Llewellyn, and Mel Titus with complimentary refreshments, bluegrass music and flatfooting to celebrate opening night.

CONTACT INFO
757-331-4327

WEBSITE
www.LemonTree.Gallery

ADDRESS
301 Mason Avenue, 23310

COST
Free

DATES
Friday, March 9 – Opening Reception
Exhibition – Friday, March 9 - Sunday, May 20

TIME
Opening Reception, 6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Wine/Beer - Second Friday Wine Tasting  -  Onancock
(3/9/2018 - 1/25/2019)
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Enjoy wine tastings at the North Street Market every second Friday.

CONTACT INFO
757-787-8805

ADDRESS
5 North Street, 23417

COST
Free

DATES
Every second Friday

TIME
4 pm - 6 pm


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 4 pm      - 6 pm
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Arts & Crafts - Second Annual Community Art Show  -  Chincoteague Island
(3/18/2018 - 5/6/2018)
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The Chincoteague Cultural Community Center for the Arts presents their Second Annual Community Art Show. 

CONTACT INFO
757-381-7783

WEBSITE
https://www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/community-art-show.html

ADDRESS
6309 Church St, 23336

COST
Free, works for sale

DATES
Sunday, March 18 (opening reception)
Saturdays, March 24 - May 5 (show)

TIMES
4:00 pm – 6 pm (opening reception)
10 am - 12 pm (show)


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 10 am      - 12 pm
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History/Heritage - Piecing It All Together: Quilts of the Eastern Shore  -  Onancock
(3/30/2018 - 7/14/2018)
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"Piecing It All Together: Quilts of the Eastern Shore” features quilts from the Nabb Research Center collection. The exhibit highlights technical information about the quilts, including pattern names, the number of stitches per inch and types of fabric as well as the history behind the quilt.  The exhibit takes place at Ker Place and includes quilts from several families on the Eastern Shore. 

CONTACT INFO
757-787-8012

WEBSITE
http://www.shorehistory.org/ker-place/

ADDRESS
69 Market St, 23417

COST
Free

DATE
Friday, March 30 opening reception
Friday, March 30 - mid-July exhibit

TIME
6 pm, opening reception
Call for exhibit hours


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 6 pm    
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Family Fun - April at the Library  -  Cape Charles
(4/11/2018 - 4/26/2018)
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Bring your preschoolers, babies, and toddlers for storytime at the Cape Charles Memorial Library. 

CONTACT INFO
757-331-1300
https://www.facebook.com/CapeCharlesMemorialLibrary/ 

WEBSITE
http://www.capecharles.org/pview.aspx?id=9685 

ADDRESS
201 Mason Ave, 23310

DATES
Wednesday, April 11 - Thursday, April 26

TIME
10:30 am


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 10:30 am    
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Sporting - Run For The Animals  -  Onancock
(4/15/2018)
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Begin this walk or run event at Historic Onancock School, taking you through historic streets of a community dating back to the early 1600s. 

CONTACT INFO
https://www.facebook.com/events/1998517753726336/ 

WEBSITE
http://www.runfortheanimals.com/ 

ADDRESS
6 College Avenue, 23417

COST
Free

DATE
Sunday, April 15

TIME
8:30 am


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 8:30 am    
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Music - Bird Man Stone  -  Onancock
(4/16/2018)

Mallard's at the Wharf presents this folk duo from Leeds, England.

CONTACT INFO
757-787-8558

WEBSITE
www.Mallardsllc.com

ADDRESS
2 Market Street, 23417

COST
No cover, afternoon specials

DATE
Monday, April 16

TIME
3 pm - 6 pm


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 3 pm      - 6 pm
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Arts & Crafts – Charlotte Heath’s Botanical Paintings  -  Onancock
(4/18/2018)
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Eastern Shore Art League presents Charlotte Heath talking about her art and creative process at the Historic Onancock School.

CONTACT INFO
757-787-1906

WEBSITE
www.esartleague.org

ADDRESS
6 College Avenue, 23417

COST
Free, wine and light snacks provided

DATE
Wednesday, April 18

TIME
6 pm


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 6 pm    
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Arts & Crafts - Acrylic as Watercolor: Building and Boats  -  Chincoteague Island
(4/18/2018)
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Instructor Jenny Somers teaches an acrylic painting class on building and boats at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance headquarters.

CONTACT INFO
757-381-7733

WEBSITE
https://www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/ 

ADDRESS
6309 Church St, 23336

COST
$35

DATE
Wednesday, April 18

TIME
7 pm - 9 pm


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 7 pm       - 9 pm
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Performances - Fully Committed  -  Onancock
(4/19/2018 - 4/29/2018)
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This devastatingly funny one-act at The North Street Playhouse, follows a day in the life of Sam Peliczowski, an out-of-work actor who mans the red-hot reservation line at Manhattan's number-one restaurant. While juggling scheming socialites, name-dropping wannabes, fickle celebrities and egomaniacal bosses, can he manage to look out for himself? 

CONTACT INFO
757-787-2050

WEBSITE
www.northstreetplayhouse.org

ADDRESS
34 Market Street, 23417

COST
General Seating
$20, adult
$18, senior
$10, student
Reserved Seating
$25, adult
$23, senior
$15, student

DATES
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, April 19 - April 29

TIMES
Sundays, 2:30 pm
Fridays & Saturdays, 8 pm


Location :: Onancock
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Lecture – Coffee Hour: Down on the Farm, Songs of Land, Labor, and Nature  -  Machipongo
(4/20/2018)
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The Barrier Islands Center sponsors musicians Gregg Kimball and Cluny Brown, who present a multimedia presentation featuring rare photographs, period recordings, and live music featuring barnyard animals, extolling farm products, and documenting the hard life of the farmer.

CONTACT INFO
757-678-5550

WEBSITE
http://www.barrierislandscenter.org/

ADDRESS
7295 Young Street, 23405

COST
Free, register online

DATE
Friday, April 20

TIME
10:30 am – 11:30 am


Location :: Machipongo

Time :: 10:30 am      - 11:30 am
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Music – Chris and Grayson English  -  Belle Haven
(4/20/2018)
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Enjoy traditional blues and great original material at Eastern Shore’s Own.

CONTACT INFO
757-442-3226

WEBSITE
www.esoartscenter.org

ADDRESS
15293 King Street, 23306

COST
$20

DATE
Friday, April 20

TIME
7:30 pm – 10 pm


Location :: Belle Haven

Time :: 7:30 pm      - 10 pm
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Lecture - Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Diabetes But Were Afraid to Ask  -  Melfa
(4/20/2018)

Science and Philosophy Seminar of the Eastern Shore of Virginia has scheduled its next seminar in the Lecture Hall of the Eastern Shore Community College, with Dr. Arthur Fournier presenting, “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Diabetes But Were Afraid to Ask”.  

CONTACT INFO
757-710-3001

WEBSITE
www.SciPhi.org

ADDRESS
29300 Lankford Highway, 23410

COST
Free

DATE
Friday, April 20

TIME
12:30 pm - 2 pm


Location :: Melfa

Time :: 12:30 pm      - 2 pm
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Arts & Crafts – Student Show  -  Onancock
(4/20/2018 - 4/21/2018)
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The Eastern Shore Art League presents a student art show at Historic Onancock School.

CONTACT INFO
757-787-1906

WEBSITE
www.esartleague.org

ADDRESS
6 College Avenue, 23417

COST
Free

DATES
Friday, April 20 - Saturday, April 21

TIME
10 am – 3 pm


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 10 am      - 3 pm
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Music - The Lowlanders  -  Nassawadox
(4/20/2018)
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Enjoy The Lowlanders playing Celtic acoustics, bluegrass, and  their specialty “dunegrass” music at The Great Machipongo Clam Shack.

CONTACT INFO
757-442-3800

WEBSITE
www.thegreatmachipongoclamshack.com

ADDRESS
Route 13, 6468 Lankford Highway, 23413

COST
Event free, food & drink for purchase

DATE
Friday, April 20

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Nassawadox

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Workshops/Classes – NASA Rocketry  -  Wallops Island
(4/21/2018)

Learn about the Sounding Rocket Program at Wallops Flight Facility and watch model rocket flights at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.

CONTACT INFO
757-824-2298

WEBSITE
www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter

ADDRESS
Rt. 175, Bldg. J-20, 23337

COST
Free

DATE
Saturday, April 21

TIME
2 pm


Location :: Wallops Island

Time :: 2 pm    
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Live Music & Story Tellers - The Writer's Block  -  Machipongo
(4/21/2018)
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The event features musical guest Thelma Peterson and talented local writers, poets, and storytellers performing their work in front of a live audience at the Barrier Islands Center. The show is taped for future broadcast and podcast by WHRV 89.5 FM public radio.

CONTACT INFO
https://www.facebook.com/events/143569553117991/ 

ADDRESS
7295 Young Street, 23405

COST
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writers-block-eastern-shore-tickets-42877438573

DATE
Saturday, April 21

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Machipongo

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Family Fun - Third Annual Earth Day Celebration  -  Exmore
(4/21/2018)
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Eastern Shore Watersheds Roundtable and the Eatern Shore Resource Conservation & Development Council present Earth Day fun for the whole family with food vendors, tractor displays and exhibits for kids and grownups at the Exmore Town Park. Meet local farmers and their barnyard animals too. 

CONTACT INFO
757-710-7266
Esrcdc.projectsdirector@gmail.com 

WEBSITE
https://www.exmore.org 

ADDRESS
3386 Main St, 23350

COST
Free

DATE
Saturday, April 21

TIME
1 pm - 3 pm


Location :: Exmore

Time :: 1 pm      - 3 pm
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Workshops/Classes – NASA Story Time on Rockets  -  Wallops Island
(4/21/2018)

Bring the little ones to listen to a story and make a craft that explores rockets at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.

CONTACT INFO
757-824-2298

WEBSITE
www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter

ADDRESS
Rt. 175, Bldg. J-20, 23337

COST
Free

DATE
Saturday, April 21

TIME
11 am – 11:30 am


Location :: Wallops Island

Time :: 11 am      - 11:30 am
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Arts & Crafts - Farmers and Artisans Market  -  Chincoteague Island
(4/21/2018 - 10/27/2018)
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Great things from the farm, field and bay plus quality arts, crafts, and attic treasures for sale at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Community Center for the Arts.

CONTACT INFO
757-381-7733

WEBSITE
https://www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/markets.html

ADDRESS
6309 Church Street, 23336

COST
Free, items for sale

DATES
Saturdays, April 21 – October 27, plus Friday, October 26
Wednesdays, May 30 – August 29, plus Tuesday, July 24

TIME
9 am – 1 pm


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 9 am      - 1 pm
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Music - Lady V  -  Nassawadox
(4/21/2018)
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Enjoy the powerful, rich voice of Lady V at The Great Machipongo Clam Shack.

CONTACT INFO
757-442-3800

WEBSITE
www.thegreatmachipongoclamshack.com

ADDRESS
Route 13, 6468 Lankford Highway, 23413

COST
Event free, food & drink for purchase

DATE
Saturday, April 21

TIME
6 pm – 8 pm


Location :: Nassawadox

Time :: 6 pm      - 8 pm
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Festivals - Carnival  -  Cheriton
(4/21/2018)
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Visit Cherrystone Family Camping and RV Resort for live music, inflatable attractions, face painting, balloon artists, food, drinks and more at this fun family event!

CONTACT INFO
757-331-3063

WEBSITE
www.cherrystone.com

ADDRESS
1511 Townfield Drive, 23316

COST
$10, General admission
$20, VIP pink pass

DATE
Saturday, April 21

TIME
10 am - 3 pm  


Location :: Cheriton

Time :: 10 am      - 3 pm
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Music – Bryan Russo with Jim Miller  -  Chincoteague Island
(4/21/2018)
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The Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Island Coffeehouse presents blues music with Bryan Russo, Jim Miller, and opening act, Mike Hawker.

CONTACT INFO
757-381-7733

WEBSITE
https://www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/ 

ADDRESS
6309 Church St, 23336

COST
$ 5, $3 for students
Drinks and homemade goodies available for purchase.

DATE
Saturday, April 21

TIME
7 pm


Location :: Chincoteague Island

Time :: 7 pm     
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Workshops/Classes - Puppetry 101  -  Onancock
(4/21/2018)
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In this workshop at North Street Playhouse, learn the fundamentals of puppetry from master teacher, Peej Mele. Basic rehearsal puppets are provided, or you may bring your own.  

CONTACT INFO
757-787-2050
northstreetplayhouse@gmail.com

WEBSITE
http://northstreetplayhouse.org/ 

ADDRESS
34 Market Street, 23417

COST
$15

DATE
Saturday, April 21

TIME
11 am - 1 pm


Location :: Onancock

Time :: 11 am      - 1 pm
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Arts & Crafts - Children's Watercolor Workshop  -  Cape Charles
(4/21/2018)

Artist Thema Peterson teaches children the basics of watercolor painting at Lemon Tree Gallery and Studio.

CONTACT INFO
757-331-4327

WEBSITE
www.LemonTree.Gallery

ADDRESS
301 Mason Avenue, 23310

COST
$30 (materials included)

DATE
Saturday, April 21

TIME
10 am - 12 pm 


Location :: Cape Charles

Time :: 10 am      - 12 pm
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