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Schedule of Events

March 6, 2015
Bingo Night presented by Chincoteague Combined School After Prom
Located at the Chincoteague Combined School on N. Main Street
Doors open 6pm.  Games start at 6:30pm.  Admission $5, includes ticket for door prize (decoy donated by Arthur Leonard).  Bingo cards $1/game for cash prizes & $.50/game for non-cash prizes.  Food & drink available for purchase.  Grand prize $500 Blackout!!!

March 10, 2015
Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce Annual General Membership Meeting
At the Island Theatre, 4074 Main Street, Chincoteague, VA
Guest speakers Kevin Sloan, Project Leader at Chincoteague & Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge Complex; Sally Bowden, Lead Park Ranger, CNWR; and Michael Dixon, Superviroy Visitor Services Manager, CNWR.  Alextion of new Board Members.  Refreshments prepared by Mr. Paul's Kitch & sponsored by Shore Bank.  RSVP by March 3 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (757) 336-6161.

March 11, 2015
Accomack-Northampton Regional Job Fair
Eastern Shore Community College Workforce Development Center
9am - 1pm.  35+ employers present.  For more information contact Kimberlee Ormsby at (757) 789-5927 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

March 14, 2015
In Search of Shamrocks
Wear your best green or St. Patrick's day festive costumes while playing! Complete your game card and turn it in at your final destination to be entered into a drawing for lots of fun prizes from local merchants.
http://www.chincoteaguemerchants.com/shamrock-search.html

March 14, 2015
"Eastern Shore Got Talent"
Reveal your special talent.  A fun-filled evening of unique entertainment, food, drinks & prizes.  Sign up to compete by March 6.  Admission $5.  The Chincoteague Center, 6155 Community Drive.  For more information call (757) 336-0614

March 21, 2015
Indoor Yard Sale at the Chincoteague Center
Shop! Sell! Lunch! 8am-2pm.  Admission #3.  Tables $15 & 10' booths (3 tables) $40.  6155 Community Drive.  To book or for more info contact (757) 336-0614 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

March 28 & 29, 2015
Chincoteague Heritage Weekend
Theme - "WWII, Commemorating 70 Years"
Sponsored by Museum of Chincoteague Island and the community.
Free admision 11am-5pm.  For more information http://www.chincoteaguemuseum.com/programs

April 1, 2015
Lunch & Learn with Morrison Dental Group
4009 Main Street, Chincoteague Island
Learn more about MDG's Dental Benefit Plan.  No Dental Insurance? MDG has you covered!  See how you and your family could be covered for as little as $27/person per month.  RSVP by March 27 at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (757) 336-6161.

April 3 & 4, 2015
*Easter Decoy & Art Festival
Local and national carvers and artists exhibit and sell their one-of-a-kind crafts. (757) 336-6161 for more info.

April 3 & 6, 2015
Spring Break Day Camp
Chincoteague Bay Field Station offers an opportunity for you to entertain AND educate your children during this spring break!  Camp runs from 8:30am - 3:30pm.  Lunch & snacks are provided.  To register call (757) 824-5636 or visit cbfieldstation.org

April 4, 2015
Bay to Bay 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Island Family YMCA.  8am Start.  Check-in begins at 6:30am.  Register day of event.  Robert Reed Park (Downtown Main Street.)  For more information call (757) 336-6266 or visit http://www.ymcachesapeake.org/chincoteague/

April 10 & 11, 2015
Spring Round-Up
Same times as usual and same places as usual. For those of you wondering which day and what time the buy back foals will be released, that hasn't been determined yet but will have that info soon.  For more information http://www.chincoteaguechamber.com/CVFCFallAndSpringRoundUpInfo.pdf

April 24 & 25, 2015
Saltwater Brew 'N' Que
Craft Beer Festival held at the Chincoteague Fairgrounds with Professional BBQ Contest, Food, Vendors & Entertainment
(410) 213-9473 or www.saltwaterbrewnque.com to order tickets or for more info.

April 25, 2015
Eastern Shore House & Garden Tour
Sponsored by Garden Club of Virginia and hosted by Garden Club of the Eastern Shore.  Advanced Tickets for full tour $40 per person.  Day of event $45 with single-site tickets $15.  Children 5-12 $20.  For more info visit www.esgardentours.com

May 2, 2015
*47th Chincoteague Seafood Festival
(757) 336-6161 to order tickets or for more info.

May 2, 2015
"Chinco de Mayo"
Museum of Chincoteague Island's annual 5x5 art show and special art sale, complete with live music, food, drinks, and fun!  Visit www.chincoteaguemuseum.com for more information.

May 2, 2015
Le Tour de Shore Bike Ride
8:00am - 2:00pm located at 6 College Avenue, Onancock, VA  23417
Leisurely bike ride between the Chesapeake Bay & The Atlantic Ocean on the beautiful Eastern Shore of VA.  Choose from a 17-, 30-, 55-, or a 70 mile route.  Reststops with restrooms, beverages & snacks and a BBQ lunch served at the completion between 11:30am and 1:30pm. For more information go to https://www.esvachamber.org/le-tour-de-shore.html or call (757) 787-2460

May 8, 2015
ShoreFest Golf Tournament
The first spring golf tournament of the year now organized by the Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce.
For more information call (757) 787-2460

May 9, 2015
21st Annual International Migratory Bird Celebration
Held at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Workshops, Walks, Activities, etc. (757) 336-6122 for more info.

June 26 & 27, 2015 (Closed Sundays!)
Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. Gates open early and all rides and games open at 7:00 PM and close at 11:00 PM.

July 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25, 27, Aug 1, 2015 (Closed Sundays!)
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival
Celebrate Independence Day on Chincoteague - Carnival Grounds at 10 PM

July 4, 2015
Old Fashioned Fireworks Display at Carnival Grounds
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. Gates open early and all rides and games open at 7:00 PM and close at 11:00 PM.

July 24-26, 2015
28th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival
Arts and Crafts, Food & Music at Chincoteague Center. (757) 894-2334 or visit www.ChincoteagueBlueberryFestival.com  for more info.

July 29 & 30, 2015
90th Annual Pony Swim & Auction
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. The Swim & Auction are always held on the last Wednesday and Thursday of July.
For more info call (757) 336-6161.

August 1, 2015
LAST NIGHT!! - 90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co.
Gates open early and all rides and games open at 7:00 PM and close at 11:00 PM.

September 5-6, 2015
Chincoteague Decoy Carver's Association Decoy Show
Local carvers display their work. Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 10 am - 4 pm. Contact Cinda Walls at (410) 546-1635 for more info.

September 26, 2015
Chili Chowder Cook-Off and Car Show
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co.
Event held at the Chincoteague carnival grounds.

October 10, 2015
*43rd Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival
All you can eat oysters & more. Tickets sell out quickly! Call (757) 336-6161 today!

November 26-29, 2015
Assateague Island Watefowl Weekend
Chincotague National Wildlife Refuge Open House with special events and programs. (757) 336-6161.

November 27 & 28, 2015
29th Annual Deborah Waterfowl Show/Auction
Carvers and artists display for competition and sale. Contact Jean Clark at (757) 336-3478 for more info.

December 5, 2015
*Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade
Floats, bands, fire companies form all around the Eastern Shore & a special visit from Santa. 7 pm.

 

* Denotes Chamber-sponsored events.


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