Nov
24
Fri
15th Annual Artisan’s Guild Holiday Tour
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day

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.

Festive Fridays in Cape Charles @ Cape Charles, Va
Nov 24 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Festive Fridays 2017


November 24, December 1, December 8, December 15, December 22 from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

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!

Click here to see their Facebook page for the latest updates.

Nov
25
Sat
20th Annual Cape Charles Historical Society Oyster Roast @ Cape Charles Museum
Nov 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
20th Annual Cape Charles Historical Society Oyster Roast @ Cape Charles Museum | Cape Charles | Virginia | United States

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 ccmuseum@hughes.net 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.

*also special ice cream from local Brown Dog ice cream shop
Dec
1
Fri
Festive Fridays in Cape Charles @ Cape Charles, Va
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Festive Fridays 2017


November 24, December 1, December 8, December 15, December 22 from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

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!

Click here to see their Facebook page for the latest updates.

Dec
2
Sat
Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade @ Main Street Chincoteague
Dec 2 all-day

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.

There are activities galore for the young and old on tap for the weekend. The Chincoteague Police Department sponsors its annual Ride for Kids to provide toys for children in need, the American Legion hosts a Christmas Party from Noon to 2 p.m., the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance offers free Kids Art Classes from 1-2 p.m., and Historic Main Street Merchants sponsor “Homes for the Holidays” Home Tour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy dinner in one of our many restaurants, holiday sounds in Robert Reed Park by The Salt Marsh Ramblers at 6 p.m. and then watch the parade step off at 7 p.m.  Parade route begins at the intersection of Main Street and Maddox Boulevard and ends at the Chincoteague Firehouse with treats sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Chincoteague and a visit with Santa. Awards are given for best floats, boats, fire companies, equestrian units, marching groups and miscellaneous entries.
Make the Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade a part of your holiday tradition. Spend the day in beautiful Chincoteague Island or book a room and stay the weekend! Plan to watch or fill out your entry form today to be a participant. Decorate your entry using the theme for a chance to win Best in Show! Forms can be found online at www.chincoteaguechamber.com along with a full schedule of events. Deadline to sign up is November 17, 2017.
Dec
8
Fri
Festive Fridays in Cape Charles @ Cape Charles, Va
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Festive Fridays 2017


November 24, December 1, December 8, December 15, December 22 from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

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!

Click here to see their Facebook page for the latest updates.

Dec
9
Sat
Town of Exmore Annual Christmas Parade & Holiday Party @ Downtown Exmore
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm
Town of Exmore Annual Christmas Parade & Holiday Party @ Downtown Exmore | Exmore | Virginia | United States
December 9, 2017
6:00 P.M.
Main Street Exmore to the Exmore Town Park
Exmore’s annual Christmas Parade, a colorful tradition for the Town for over a decade, will take place on Saturday evening, December 9, beginning at 6 p.m. This year, the festive event, sponsored by the Exmore Community Fire Department, will introduce a new route, traveling south on Main Street and culminating in a family-friendly holiday party in the Exmore town Park, complete with Santa and a lighted holiday tree.
Floats and marchers, including local first responder units, vintage car owners, non-profit organizations, riding stables and businesses, will begin lining-up at 5:00 at the north end of Exmore, at the intersection of Main Street and Lincoln Avenue. The first wave of the parade will begin rolling out at 6:00 p.m., heading south on Main Street through the downtown area, towards Benjamin Avenue. After looping back north, everyone will head to the Exmore Town Park, where Santa and refreshments will be waiting.
Each year, prizes are awarded for the best floats and marching units, with both an official judging panel and parade watchers voting. There are no entry fees, and everyone is invited to participate, and attend. Entry forms are available at the Exmore Community Fire Department, or by contacting 757-442-7813.
Dec
14
Thu
Chincoteague Library Features Ride Into Reading for Kids Ages 2-5 @ Chincoteague Island Library
Dec 14 all-day
Chincoteague Library Features Ride Into Reading for Kids Ages 2-5 @ Chincoteague Island Library | Chincoteague Island | Virginia | United States

The Chincoteague Island Library invites children 2 to 5 years old to Ride into Reading this fall. Tales 4 Tots stories, songs, finger plays and crafts will be held every Thursday at 10 AM from September 14 through December 14 (except Thanksgiving Day). The weekly themes will include school buses, trucks, trolleys, police cars, fire trucks, rockets, broom sticks and more! There will be visits by Stormy a Chincoteague trolley and other special guests. Open to all and no registration is required. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The Chincoteague Island Library offers programs and services to children and adults year around, all free and open to the public. For more information about the library’s programs and services see the Library webpage at www.chincoteagueislandlibrary.org or visit the Chincoteague Island Library Facebook page.

The Nature Conservancy’s Holiday Open House at Brownsville @ Brownsville
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Nature Conservancy’s Holiday Open House at Brownsville

Thursday, 12/14, 4:00-8:00 pm

Everyone is invited to The Nature Conservancy’s Holiday Open House at Brownsville Preserve in Nassawaddox on Wednesday, December 14th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Bring your family and friends for wagon rides around the preserve and holiday cheer by the campfire. Tour the historic Brownsville home, visit with Nature Conservancy staff, and warm up with goodies like apple cider and homemade sweets. This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

We hope you’ll join us December 14th!

11369 Brownsville Rd, Nassawadox – For questions, please call 442-3049.

Dec
15
Fri
Festive Fridays in Cape Charles @ Cape Charles, Va
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Festive Fridays 2017


November 24, December 1, December 8, December 15, December 22 from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

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!

Click here to see their Facebook page for the latest updates.

Dec
22
Fri
Festive Fridays in Cape Charles @ Cape Charles, Va
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Festive Fridays 2017


November 24, December 1, December 8, December 15, December 22 from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

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!

Click here to see their Facebook page for the latest updates.