Donate a new bicycle or a slightly used coat to the annual Accomack County Parks and Rec, Saxis Fire Department and WESR Coat and Bicycle Drive.
Items will be given to the youth of the Eastern Shore.
Bring bicycles or coats to WESR in Accomac, the Giddens Do-Drop Inn in Weirwood, or the Accomack County Parks and Rec Office in Accomac by December 12.
Call 787-3900, 824-0314, 678-2137 or 710-1947 for more information.
All children are invited to participate in Delegate Bloxom’s Third Annual Christmas Art Contest. Winning entries will be used to create the Delegate’s Christmas greeting that is sent to constituents in the 100th District. Each child should create a 5’x7’ inspirational holiday greeting message utilizing color pencils, crayons and markers. Any child within grades kindergarten to fifth grade living within the 100th District is encouraged to submit an entry by December 15th. Please mail entries to P.O. BOX 27, Mappsville, Virginia 23407. There will be four entries picked to be used for the greeting and two honorable mentions which will be used on Delegate Bloxom’s Facebook page. The four winning entries will receive a $25 gift card.
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/refuge/chincoteague/.
The Artisans Guild invites you to join them for their 15th Annual Holiday Tour on November 24 th and 25th featuring 41 exciting artistsans in home studios, historic venues, alpaca farms and wineries. This self-driving tour includes 14 stops from Onancock to just north of the Bay Bridge Tunnel. Bring family and friends to do your holiday shopping on Friday and Saturday November 24th and 25th from 10am to 5pm. Brochures are available at local businesses, online at ESVAArtisansGuild.org or by calling 757-302-0330.
On Saturday, November 25 the Cape Charles Historical Society will hold its 20th annual Oyster Roast from 4 until 8 at the Museum – note the earlier time this year. The menu includes local oysters – roasted and raw, fried chicken, potato salad, chowder, 4 bean salad, homemade rolls, desserts, coffee, and soda*, with beer and wine available. Food is served 4 -6 PM, with live classic and acoustic rock music by Mike Proffitt and Dana Silvercloud throughout. Also a silent auction featuring an array of eclectic items, and the traditional Eastern Shore 50/50 raffle. Seating is available both inside the Museum and outside under the tent (with some heat).
Tickets to the Roast are $40 for adults and $15 for children 7-12. As always we welcome sponsors ($120 gives 2 tickets; $240 – 4 tickets, etc) and also items for the Silent Auction. Tickets and sponsorships are available in Cape Charles at Periwinkles on 215 Mason Ave by cash or check, and at the Museum by cash, check or credit card. To pay over the internet with a credit card, send an email to email@example.com stating number of tickets desired, and you will be invoiced through Paypal. ($1 extra per ticket to cover Paypal or credit card costs). You may also order them from our new website www.capecharlesmuseum.org.
Best to purchase tickets at least 10 days before the event, as we usually sell out and they may not be available at the door. Proceeds of the event benefit the Cape Charles Museum. Call 757-331-1008 for more information. Parking lot parking available just east of the Museum. Remember to bring your oyster knives if you like to use them. They can also be purchased at the event.
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
The Cheriton Volunteer Fire Company has Bingo every Tuesday evening at the Fire House. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Playing all original games for all original prizes.
5 nights of free, family-friendly festivities in Cape Charles celebrating our small-town Christmas charm.
Live local music, Horse-drawn carriage rides, Luminaries, Santa & Mrs. Claus, Kids’ activities, Caroling and Classic Christmas movies at the Historic Palace Theater.
Shop, stroll & savor the season while supporting our local community. Nightly specials in the Cape Charles restaurants, open houses and seasonal specials.
Shop Festive Fridays for a chance to win weekly door prizes!
Make your Festive Friday into a weekend!
Stay in a local B&B, enjoy the different restaurants, and many events going on throughout the weekends!
Join the New Church Volunteer Fire Company the first Friday of every month from 5pm-8pm for to go Pizza! At the New Church Volunteer Fire & Rescue, 4264 Firehouse Street, New Church. For more information go to ncvfr.org
The Chair Place, located in Craddockville VA, is bringing their jam session featuring a wonderfully eclectic group of musicians to the ESO Live! Stage. Led by Bill Aeschliman on banjo, The Players play bluegrass, country, traditional blues, oldies, folk, gospel, classic rock, and British Invasion tunes. Join us and our friends down the road for an evening celebrating Eastern Shore musicians!
Music begins at 8 PM
Doors open at 7:30 PM
Cash bar and refreshments available
The Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in the Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade to be held on December 2, 2017 (please note: inclement weather date is Friday, December 8, 2017). Fire trucks, high-stepping equestrian units, decorated boats, shiny classic cars, stately marching groups, impressive motorcycles, and glittering floats will parade down Main Street. This year’s theme is “A Misty-cal Christmas” in honor of the 70th anniversary of Marguerite Henry’s award-winning children’s novel, Misty of Chincoteague.
The 2017 Homes for the Holidays Tour will be held on Saturday, December 2nd from 11am-4pm. It is the same day as the charming old fashioned Christmas parade, so mark your calendars and start planning for a fun filled weekend this winter! For this year’s tour, we are adding a few special stops… an art studio, a craft cottage and a pop-up shop or two. If you have a unique space you’d like to share, please contact us! “Every house on Chincoteague has a unique story and we would love to tell yours… it can be about the history of the house or the special traditions your family celebrates or how you restored your island home.” If you are interested in being on this year’s tour, please contact Kim Dennis at (703)599-4430 or stop by Hollyhocks on Main for more info.
The Chincoteague Island Police Dept Ride for Kids Toy Run is Saturday, December 2th, beginning at WalMart in Onley, VA, departing at 11am, and taking a nice ride to Chincoteague, where lunch will be served for all participants. Entry fee is one new, unopened toy! This will help us make less fortunate children have a very merry Christmas! Don’t put those bikes away for the year just yet! For more information, please call 757-336-3115.
Dec. 3- 4 PM- Free Progressive Dinner
Atlantic UMC 10052 Atlantic Road (Worship and Soup Course)/ New Beginnings UMC 32347 Chincoteague Rd., New Church,Wattsville ( Worship and Salad course), Downing’s UMC, 7261 Lankford Hwy, Oak Hall (Worship and Main Course), Wattsville UMC, 7432 Fleming Rd. Wattsville (Worship and Dessert).
RSVP by Sunday Nov 26 at 757-317-0053 with headcount and specify if transportation between churches is needed.