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October 2021

Shoebox Recipient Guest Speaker

October 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Onancock Baptist Church, 1 Crockett Ave
Onancock, VA 23417 United States
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Have you ever packed Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes and wondered where they went? Come out and hear from a shoebox recipient, Schimea Nguessan from Cote d'Ivoire. You will be able to hear how this simple gift impacted his life at a young age. The event will be held in the Chapel Sanctuary of Onancock Baptist Church at 65 Market Street, Onancock.

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Virginia State Police Recruitment Day

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VIMS Presents: The Science Behind the Slurp

October 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Island House Restaurant, 17 Atlantic Ave
Wachapreague, VA 23480 United States
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October 13, 2021 6:30pm - 8:30pm Island House Restaurant Do you love a good oyster? Do you know the science behind the slurp? After disease nearly wiped out the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster fishery, a research team at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science spearheaded the extraordinary revival of the industry by developing fast-growing, disease-resistant oyster strains, and working with industry to develop aquaculture. Now Virginia is #1 for production of the tasty Crassostrea virginica – the Eastern oyster. As part…

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Nandua Homecoming

October 15 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Nandua High School, 26350 Lankford Highway
Onley, Va. 23418
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Nandua High School will culminate its Spirit Week and Homecoming activities on Friday, October 15, 2021.  This year's theme is "Warriors don't 'Play Around."  Each float will highlight a different board game.  Kick-off for the football game against the Colonel Richardson Colonels is scheduled for 7:00 PM.  The pre-game parade around the football field will begin at 6:30 PM.  Half-time activities will include the introduction of Nandua's Homecoming Court,  crowning of the kings and queens, and awarding the best floats.

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30th Onancock Bay Challenge POSTPONED TO OCT. 16

October 16

30th Onancock Bay Challenge POSTPONED TO OCT. 16 Over $7,000 in Prizes Available Due to forecasted heavy winds and a likely small-craft advisory for this weekend, the Onancock Bay Challenge has been postponed and moved to Saturday, October 16th, 2021, with a rain date of Sunday, October 17th, 2021. All of the same fishing times, species categories, awards, and activities remain the same, and event proceeds will benefit the Willie Crockett Art Foundation. For information about the event, call For…

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Woman’s Club of Accomack County Fall Yard Sale

The Woman's Club of Accomack County will be holding its annual Indoor Fall Yard Sale on Saturday, October 16, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at 25405 Richmond Ave., Onley. Seasonal clothing for women, men and children, jewelry, toys, games, plants and household items too numerous to mention. There will also be homemade soups and desserts. Bring a friend!

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Flu Shot Clinics at Eastern Shore Rural Health

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 6, 2021

Eastern Shore Rural Health System, Inc. is offering drive through flu shot clinics for community members from 9 a.m. to noon on the following dates: Atlantic Community Health Center – Saturday Oct. 2 and 16. Onley Community Health Center – Saturday Oct. 9 and 23. Eastville Community Health Center -  Saturday Oct. 30 and Nov. 6. A copay may be required depending on your insurance. Discounts are available for uninsured and underinsured individuals depending on income and family size. Patients should call…

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Benefit Yard Sale

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
His Way Fellowship, 19255 Spruce St
Melfa, 23410
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BENEFIT YARD SALE For our new church building project. Saturday, October 16th 9 AM Renting spaces for others (call soon) Accepting donations of good usable items (will receive Oct. 12, 13 &14 - 8:30 PM) WE WILL BE SELLING - HOME-BAKED GOODS MEALS DELIVERED TO DOORS OF HIGHEST OFFERS FURNITURE HOUSEWARES CLOTHING & MORE !!

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October 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Yard Sale for Benefit of Building Fund for HIS WAY FELLOWSHIP CHURCH located on Rt 13 at 19255 Spruce Street in Melfa. Vendor spaces available for $15; please call 757-665-4466 Nice variety of items.

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Exmore Town Park Auto Show

October 16 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Coming out to the Exmore Town Park Auto Show on Saturday, October 16 on Main Street in Exmore. Open to classics, cars and trucks, hot rods, muscle cars, rat rods, special interest and tractors. From 10:30 to 2:30 with one of a kind trophies, dash plaques, a 50/50 raffle. Music, food trucks and vendors wanted. Contact rb55ford55@yaho.com or call 757-442-4843. Proceeds will go to the Eastern Shore SPCA.

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8th annual Saxis Island Oyster Roast

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saxis Marina, 9151 Starling Creek Road
Saxis, VA 23427 United States
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The 8th annual Saxis Island Oyster Roast is happening on October 16th from 3 to 6pm. It features a raffle and delicious all you can eat menu! All proceeds from the Oyster Roast will benefit community beautification and improvement projects on Saxis Island. The raffle will feature a framed and matted print by Don Sparrow called Cedar Creek Mallards and a Shore Bird Carving by Larry Linton. You can buy tickets at the Saxis Island Museum, online, or onsite at…

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Chicken Salad Sale at Painter Garrisons United Methodist Church

October 17
Painter-Garrison United Methodist Church, 17310 Rte 1203
Painter, VA 23420 United States
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Delicious homemade Chicken Salad will be on sale at Painter Garrisons United Methodist Church in Painter on Wednesday, October 20th.  Please pre-order by Sunday, October 17th.  Pick-up Wednesday, October 20th from 4:30 until 6 PM at the Church Social Hall on Main Street, Painter.   $8.00 per pint.   To order please call 710-9835,  442-6638, 442-4427 or text 710-8701.  Blessings from from our church to everyone in our ESVA community!

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Breast Cancer Awareness

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Breast Cancer Awareness "Pink Out" Worship Service

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Rescheduled Lecture on the Lawn

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Due to weather concerns, the Arlington House Site & Custis Tomb Lecture on the Lawn  has been rescheduled. The Lecture will take place Sunday, Oct. 17 at 2:00 p.m. Hope to see you then!​ NHPS Lecture on the Lawn Arlington House Site & Custis Tomb Sunday, October 10th at 2:00 p.m. Lecture by Dr. David Scott

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Accomack County Republican Unit

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Accomack County Republican Unit, invites the public  for a Unit Meeting on October  18, 2021, at Club Car Cafe in Parksley, VA. The meeting will commence promptly at 7:00 pm, and will conduct a meeting regarding regular business. 

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Wreck Following High Speed Chase Closes CBBT For over Two Hours Early Tuesday

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

An accident following a high speed chase closed the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel early Tuesday morning.  WAVY TV reported a  witness said that they saw a car, being chased by the State Police and other police agencies enter the Bridge Tunnel in the southbound lane at approximately 2 a.m.  at a high rate of speed.   The witnesseses also said that they saw EMS units and a medical helicopter respond to the accident.  WAVY had a picture of a heavily damaged…

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Meet The Candidates Forum

The Woman's Club of Accomack County will be hosting a Meet The Candidates Forum at the clubhouse at 25405 Richmond Avenue, Onley on Thursday, October 21 starting at 1:00 pm.

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Food Pantry at Bethel AMe

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bethel AME Church, 40 Boundary Avenue
Onancock, VA 23417 United States
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The Food Pantry will be open from 3:00 PM until 4:30 PM Thursday, October 21 at Bethel AME Church, 40 Boundary Avenue in Onancock.  Drive through only.  Please call the church if you have any questions at 757-787-7516.

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October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Parksley Fire House, 18431 Dunne Ave
Parksley, VA 23421 United States
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Bingo at the Parksley Fire House will be  Thursday, October 21.  Doors open 5:30 PM.  Games begin at 6  PM.  Bring a non-perishable item for the Food Bank and get 1 free card.  Wear a costume and get 1 free card.  Hotdogs, Veggie Soup, Sodas, Water,  Baked Goods,  achos are available.  Come out and enjoy the Fun!  $1.00 per game.  Sponsored by the Eastern Shore Railway Museum.

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VFW Breakfast

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
VFW Tasley, Va. 23441 + Google Map

VFW Breakfast this Friday, the 22 of October in Tasley.  Starting 0800 ours.  Hope to see everyone there.

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