OUT & ABOUT
Published May 10, 2018
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Thank you to all of our sponsors and volunteers who helped at our 50th Seafood Festival! We appreciate all of your support.
Due to popular demand, we are offering a sale of more Seafood Festival t-shirts. Please call the Chamber to place your order by May 19th. (757) 336-6161
National Travel Tourism week. Share vintage photos to help commemorate nearly 50 years of "Virginia is for Lovers" travel experiences. Learn more
- 7:30 p.m. Chincoteague Island Arts Association presents Live band - Flatfoot Sam and the Educated Fools. Held at the Island Theatre - 4074 Main St. Tickets $15 each and can be purchased at ciARTS.org or Sundial Bookstore 4065 Main Street.
- 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.World Migratory Bird Day. 75th Anniversary of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Family activities, live raptor and reptiles program, Art contest award ceremony, film showin
May 27 - 11:00 a.m. Island Baptist Church of Chincoteague welcome all active and non-active military and families to a special Memorial Day Service followed by a cookout. Volunteer Fire Co., EMS, Police, Dispatchers all also welcomed.
Save the Date
June 8 -
:00 p.m. Maui Jack's Waterpark will be having a ribbon cutting ceremony. More details to follow
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility
Future Launches: Antares Launch - May 20th. Window is 5:04 a.m. - 5:09 a.m.
Open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.. Free Admission.
the NASA Visitor Center will be closed on Tuesday, May 15 and Wednesday, May 16 for exhibit installation. The Visitor Center will reopen on Thursday, May 17 at 10 a.m.
May 18 - 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Astronomy night with telescope viewing. Free event.
- Visitor Center will open at 1:00 a.m. for launch viewing.
May 26 - 11:00 a.m.
Puppet Show. Ages 3 and up. 2:00 p.m.
Tour of the Solar System. Ages 8 - adult.
Chincoteague Island Arts Organization
4076 Main Street 757-336-6109
May 14 - Gameplay Mondays
Each Monday from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Theatre Annex you can play card or board games. CIAO supplies the tables and chairs; players bring their own decks of cards or the games of their choice with them to the Annex.
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Herbert H. Bateman Center
Open 9am - 4pm
Lighthouse - Call ahead to be advised of possible weather or safety closures.
May - June Saturdays & Sundays 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Weather permitting
May 8 - 31 - expect intermittent closures on the west side of the Wildlife Loop. Log removal effort underway.
May 12 - World Migratory Bird Day. 75th Anniversary of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Days for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are as follows:
- National Public Lands Day
- First Sunday of National Wildlife Refuge Week
- Veterans Day
Chesapeake Investment Planning, LLC
25020 Shore Pkwy, Suite 2 B (757) 787-4279
- 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Location: Oyster Room at the Onley Town Center Presents a Virginia Business Tax Overview with
Lori Colonna, Retired Virginia Tax Auditor with Virginia
Department of Taxation.RSVP by May 21st Learn more
4195 Main Street (757) 336-3700
- Splash of Red art exhibit opening reception. 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Featuring artist Daniel P. Turner Thomas. Held at Comfort Suites Chincoteague Island.
May 12 & 13 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. art exhibit. For more information contact - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assateague Island National Seashore
Toms Cove Visitor Center
Open 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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
Free Kids Art Classes
- first Saturday of every month. 1pm
Farmers and Artisans Market - Saturdays 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.
2018 Photo Contest -
Enter photos taken anywhere on Chincoteague or Assateague anytime in the past 15 years. Categories are:
On the Refuge,
Island Festivities. Learn more
. Images must be submitted by June 1, 2018.
May 17 - 3rd Thursday Theatre. Actors will perform monologues.
May 19 - 7:00 p.m. - Island Coffeehouse Annual Tribute Concert
honoring Carole King, $5/$3 students, drinks and snacks available.
- 5:00 p.m.
Annual Sunset Cruise.
$40 ticket includes beer, wine and appetizers. Capt. Carlton of Daisey's Island Cruises will be your captain. On sale now
or at Sundial Books or H & H Pharmacy.
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.
Tales for Tots
- Thursdays Now - May 24.
10:00 a.m. Ages 2-5. No registration required. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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
Eastern Shore Community College
29300 Lankford Hwy, Melfa, VA 23410 (757) 789-1789
- 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Special One Day Drone Bootcamp. Instruction provided by Sentinel Robotic Solutions. 3 hour classroom instruction plus 3.5 hours of flight time in the field with two remote certified pilots and two professional grade aerial vehicles. Cost is $200. Call 757-789-7979 for more information or Learn more
Friday Night Classic Films
- 7pm. Doors open 6:30 pm. Admission $5/person. Learn more.
Museum of Chincoteague Island
Fri - Sun 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm and
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Decoy Carving Class with Russell Fish. Ages 14 and up @
$95 per person (includes all tools and materials). Pre-registration required by May 14th. E
or stop by the Museum of Chincoteague.
- Watch Town meetings live. Just click on the "Watch Town Meetings Live" button at the top right corner of their website.
- The Town's informational television station has moved from Channel 9 to Channel 190.
A new Emergency Operations Center Facebook page will be active during a storm or emergency serving the citizens & visitors of Chincoteague Island. Learn more
May 13 - 19 - Hurricane Preparedness Week
May 13 - 19 - National Police Week
May 20 - 26 Emergency Services Week
Business owners now until May 18 get a $10 Gift card. Bring a copy of your Credit Card processing statement. For more information call 757-36-6622.
Pirate Ship Adventures of Chincoteague -
BUSINESS FOR SALE.
For information please contact Lucky Schierl at 336-423-6601.
Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital
20480 Market Street,
Riverside Shore Home Health is among three Riverside Health System practices that were named a Top Agency of the 2017 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Ranked the top 500 performers for the past five years.
Tuesday Night Bingo. 8pm-11pm. Free to play. Prizes.
USA Today 10 Best Reader's Choice Contest!
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is a nominee for the best beach in Virginia! Voting is open now, runs for four weeks only and ends on Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 11:59am EDT Learn more
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