OUT & ABOUT
Published July 5, 2018
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Plan Your Chincoteague Island Getaway on the
July 5 - 7, 13 - 14, 20 - 21, 23 - 28
Annual Chincoteague Volunteer Fireman's Carnival 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Chincoteague Carnival Grounds 3648 Main Street.
- 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce presents CRUSH FRIDAY:
6733 Maddox Blvd, 757-336-6161
Sentinel Robotic Solutions demonstration of drones! Try out the simulator too! Join us for an afternoon of flight fun.
July 12 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
The Community Tennis Association to offer free Tennis lessons at Memorial Park Courts, 7470 Memorial Park Dr (just off of East Side Drive). The lessons for adults (ages 16 and older) are from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m, ages 6 - 15 are from 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Participants must wear tennis shoes and should bring water.
Save the Date
July 20 - Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce's CRUSH FRIDAY Horse Lovers event. 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 6733 Maddox Blvd, 757-336-6161. Come celebrate Misty's Birthday. More information to follow.
Aug - 24 - Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce's CRUSH FRIDAY History Lovers event. 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 6733 Maddox Blvd. Stuff the Trolley drop off location too. More information to follow.
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility
Open daily 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. until the end of Aug. Free Admission.
July 24 - 6:00 a.m. Sounding Rocket, Suborbital Launch. Mission: ASPIRE III
STEAM Lab - July 11 Every Wednesday now through August. 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math hands on activity. Ages 6 & up
Rocketry - July 6 & 13 Every Friday now through August. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Learn about the Sounding Rocket Program. Ages 6 & up.
Tour of the Solar System - July 7 & 14 Every Saturday now through August. 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Take a tour through our solar system. Ages 8 & up.
- 5:30 p.m. "Astronomical Fireworks" presentation by Dr. Nicholas Troup.
July 6 - 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Astronomy Night at Pocomoke State Park.
July 13 -
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Astronomy & Night Sky Summer Series. Presentation at the Herbert Bateman Educational Center
8231 Beach Rd.
8:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Night Sky Observations through telescopes. North end of parking lot #1. Entrance fee information Learn more
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Herbert H. Bateman Center
Open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Lighthouse - Call ahead to be advised of possible weather or safety closures.
Open 7 days a week from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Weather permitting. Closed noon - 12:30 p.m. daily.
Assateague Island National Seashore
Toms Cove Visitor Center
Open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Now open Fridays 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Home tour. Admission free but donations appreciated. Listed on The National Register of Historic Places.
Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Internships & Volunteer Opportunities Available
Summer Camp Registration Opens - D
ay & residential summer camps for ages 5-18!
Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Community Center for the Arts
Preregistration online or at Sundial Books (cash or check).
- 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Art Class: Vibrant Woven Gourd Vessels with instructor Reagan Bitler. $50 includes all materials. Ages 18+
Free Kids Art Classes
- July 7 Tissue paper "Stained Glass". First Saturday of every month. 1:00 p.m.
Farmer's and Artisan's Market - Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Wednesdays
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
- Saturdays. 10:00 a.m.
Community Bingo - Last Monday of the month. 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
July 14 - 2nd Saturday Artful Flea - Every 2nd Saturday until October. 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Community Bingo - 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Last Monday of the Month.
Games only cost a quarter!
July 9 - Monday Movies -
8:30 p.m. Chicken Run, Robert Reed Park 6155 Community Dr. Bring a chair or blanket. Held at CCA in case of rain.
Chincoteague Island Library
Open Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Thurs 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Nancy's Book Club - 2nd Thursday.
11:00 a.m. Guests and new members invited
Island Readers' Book Club - 3rd Tuesday.
7:00 p.m. Guests and new members invited
Summer Reading Challenge - Program runs through August 16. Kindergarten age to 12th Grade welcome.
Young Explorer's Program - 10:00 a.m. Thursdays until August 16, Theatre Annex 4076 Main Street. Ages 6 - 10.
Tales for Tots - 10 :00 a.m. Thursdays until August 16, Ages 2 - 5.
July 12 - 10:00 a.m. The Salisbury Zoo will present live animals from the Zoo! Held at the Social Hall of Christ Methodist Church, 6253 Church Street.
Now until Aug 27 - Every Monday, 11:00 a.m. Free movie showing of Misty.
Chincoteague Island Arts Organization
4076 Main Street 757-336-6109
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Game play Mondays at the Island Theater Annex.
You bring the games, we provide the tables and chairs. Admission if free.
Museum of Chincoteague Island
Open Tues - Sun, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Now until Aug 25
- Every Saturday, noon - 3:00 p.m. Local decoy carver demonstrations inside the Miles Hancock Workshop at the Museum.
Now until Aug 28
- Every Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. Museum Lecture Series. $4.00 per adult, ages 12 & under free.
Celebrate at the Museum
- Venue spaces available: The Legacy Pavilion or in the Museum. Ideal for weddings, birthdays, music, lectures, meetings and social events.
- Watch Town meetings live. Just click on the "Watch Town Meetings Live" button at the top right corner of their website.
A new Emergency Operations Center Facebook page will be active during a storm or emergency serving the citizens & visitors of Chincoteague Island. Learn more
Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept 6. 2:00 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Narrated Trolley Tour about the Island's history. 1 hr duration. Tickets are $4.00 Adult, $2.00 Children under 12, under 2 are free. Tickets purchased at the Chincoteague Center
6155 Community Dr. Trolley Pony Express contact 757-854-8572
Welcome to our New Members
Chincoteague Pony Centre 6417 Carriage Drive. 757-336-2776
Atlantic Community Health Center
5219 Lankford Hwy, New Church, VA 23415 757-824-5676.
July 9 &16-
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Special Back to School Days. Eastern Shore Rural Health System, Inc. holding Pre-K, Kindergarten and 6th Grade immunizations, well check/physicals, and sport physicals.
Capt. Bob's Marina
Every Sunday - Saturday - Capt Bob's Kid Crab Tournament ages 4 - 12. $5.00 entry or families - 3 for $10.00. Kid with the highest daily total of crabs wins $25.00.
Capt. Zack's Seafood
Capt. Zack's Seafood welcomes you to a free cruisin' event. Whether you cruise on over with a Classic or just want to view them, come on by to see the Classic Cars, Hot Rods, and more. Event lasts until you decide to leave. Contact Will at 443-569-9002 for more information.
Chesapeake Bay Bridge & Tunnel District
32386 Lankford Hwy, Cape Charles, VA 23310 757-331-2960
Aug 3 - 1:30 p.m. The CBBT is going to be hosting a "Project Tour". This will be a driving bus tour of the facility and the tunnel project site. Space will be limited and requires advance reservations, first-come first-served.
Rustic and Rescued Antiques & Gifts
www.rusticand rescued.com 5017 Chicken City Road, 302-293-0694
July 7 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. YARD SALE!! ANTIQUE SALE!! Antiques, rustic decor, clothes, housewares, furniture and much more!! LEARN MORE 10% off any purchase. FREE ice pops (while supplies last).
July 15 - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Art lesson - Belted Kingfisher, Watercolor. All materials supplied. $35.00 per class. Classes held at the Chincoteague Island Family YMCA 6395 Maddox Blvd.
White Lightning Charters, LLC
4113 Main Street 703-407-2700
Want to go offshore fishing but don't have a group of 6 to share the cost? We have space available for you to join a 12 hour offshore fishing charter on
July 16. The cost is $325 per person (plus tips for mates). Call, text, or email Capt. Frank to make a reservation.
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Information described herein is not sponsored or endorsed by the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce, unless otherwise noted. Dates & events may be subject to change. For current information, please contact the event sponsor.