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Published March 28, 2018
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39th Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival
March 30, 2018 Noon - 6pm
March 31, 2018 9am - 4pm
Chincoteague Combined School
4586 Main Street
about our exhibitors, silent auctions and this spring island tradition.
50th Annual Chincoteague Seafood Festival
May 5, 2018 10am - 4pm
Toms Cove Park
8128 Beebe Road
2018 CHINCOTEAGUE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
OUTSTANDING BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR &
OUTSTANDING CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS
Deadline to submit ballots is
4:30pm April 27th in Chamber office.
Mar 28 - Game Night. 5pm - 9pm. Chincoteague Center, 6155 Community Dr. $2/person or
$5/ family! Drinks & snacks for sale. Open to the public. Learn more.
Mar 30 - Bake Sale to Benefit Chincoteague Middle School Beta Club. Xenith Bank, Maddox Blvd. 10am-5:30pm. Benefits Beta Club's trip to National Convention in Savannah, GA in June.
39th Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival
. Chincoteague Combined School. 4586 Main Street. Vendor applications still being accepted.
Mar 31 - Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Union Baptist Church Activities Building & Grounds. 11am. 6365 Church Street. Ages 1 year to grade 5. Over 8,000 eggs! Puppets too!
Mar 31 - Miller and Zipse. The Annex. 7pm. 4076 Main Street. Doors open 6:30pm. $10 admission. Advance tickets available at Sundial Books (cash or check). Remaining tickets will be sold at the door. Seating is limited. A cash bar is available with ID.
Apr 1 - Accomack County 4-H Shooting Education Club. 2pm. NOAAWIVA Sportsmen Range, Rt 175E, Oak Hall. Learn more.
Coiled Basketry Workshop
9am - 4pm. Chincoteague Bay Field Station, 34001 Mill Dam Rd, Wallops Island. $85/person (includes expert instruction, materials, & lunch). Check-in is at 8:30 AM at the Education Center on our campus. Please bring a pair of sharp scissors; all other materials will be provided. To learn more & to register, visit
Apr 5 -
Lions Club Information Night. Chincoteague Island Family YMCA, 6395 Maddox Blvd. Social at 6:30pm. Information session 7pm - 8pm. No RSVP required. Open to the public.
The Doctor Is In
7pm. Chincoteague Center, 6155 Community Drive.
Join Dr. Laura Kerbin & Dr. Jefferson Moulds for a free & interactive lecture on the latest in Riverside's multi-disciplinary approach to treating breast cancer. RSVP to 757-302-2142.
Save the Date
Business After Hours at Black Narrows Brewing Company
. 5pm - 7pm. More information to follow.
April 11 - Accomack-Northampton Regional Job Fair. 10am - 1pm. Workforce Development Center at the Eastern Shore Community College, Melfa. Co-sponsored by ESCC, Virginia Employment Commission, Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce, Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce and Northampton County Chamber of Commerce. Exhibitor Applications available. Advanced registration required. Contact Sandra Johnson at 757-787-2460 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apr 11 - Members Networking Luncheon . Don's Seafood Restaurant. Noon - 1pm. 4113 Main Street. Bring your business cards and make valuable connections with other Chamber members to grow your business/organization while enjoying a delicious lunch. Menu: Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Turnip Greens, Salad Bar and Beverage. $10/person + tip payable to Don's Seafood.
Apr 26 - Business After Hours at Pocomoke River Canoe Company. 2 River Street, Snow Hill, MD.
5pm - 7pm. Bring your business cards to enter drawing for giveaways. Light appetizers and drinks will be provided.
This is a great opportunity to network with chamber members from the Berlin, Chincoteague, Ocean City, Snow Hill and Pocomoke Chambers. Please join us!
Please RSVP by April 19.
Call (410)632-0809 or email email@example.com
Please note the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce is not handling the RSVPs for this event.
May 5 - 50th Annual Chincoteague Seafood Festival. Tom's Cove Park. Tickets on sale now. Learn more.
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility
Open Tuesday through Saturday 10am - 4pm. Free Admission.
A Tour of the Solar System
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Herbert H. Bateman Center
Open 9am - 4pm
Lighthouse - Call ahead to be advised of possible weather or safety closures.
- Saturdays 9am - 3pm & Sundays 9am - 1pm. Weather permitting.
April & May - Saturdays & Sundays 9am - 3pm
Assateague Island National Seashore
Toms Cove Visitor Center
Open 9am - 4pm
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
- Saturdays. 10am
Community Bingo - Last Monday of the month. 1pm.
Winter Classes - Advance registration required online or at Sundial Books (cash/check).
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.
for Chincoteague Island Farmers & Artisans Market April events and April/May vendor package.
Call Markets Manager at 717-495-7155.
Apr 4 - Painting on Fabric & Paper Class Part 2 w/ Pat Farley (originally scheduled on Mar 21)
6:30pm - 9:30pm.
$45/person. All supplies are included.
Apr 6 -
Intro to Body Painting -
"Hollywood Makeup come to Chincoteague" with Kim Reyes. 7pm - 9pm. $25 per person.
Apr 7 - Think Like An Artist Free Kid Art Class with Capt. Barry. 1pm.
Apr 7 - Pasta Making with Laura Davis. 5pm. $45 per person. Limit 12.
Apr 21 - Opening day to Chincoteague Island Farmers & Artisans Market
Chincoteague Island Library
Open Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat - 10am - 5pm. Thurs 1pm - 7pm.
Tales for Tots
- Thursdays Now - May 24.
10am. Ages 2-5. No registration required. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Nancy's Book Club - 2nd Thursday.
11 am. Guests and new members invited
Island Readers' Book Club - 3rd Tuesday.
7 pm Guests and new members invited
Adult Coloring Program - Mondays. 1pm - 3pm. Coloring supplies & one coloring page provided. You may bring your own. Learn more.
Friday Night Classic Films
- 7pm. Doors open 6:30pm. Admission $5/person. Learn more.
Mar 30 -
Mouse Hunt (1997)
Apr 6 -
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
Museum of Chincoteague Island
Fri - Sun 11am - 5pm
- Watch Town meetings
live. Just click on the "Watch Town Meetings Live" button at the top right corner of their website or click here.
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. Click
Assateague Island National Seashore 410-629-6094 firstname.lastname@example.org usajobs.gov
Now Hiring Lifeguards - Earn up to $17.54 per hour, employee housing available, 100 hours of paid training, paid leave and uniform allowance.
Eastern Shore Community College
29300 Lankford Highway, Melfa.
Daniel P. Turner Thomas / Tryfan Gallery
Mar 31 - Pastel Class on painting on Black Paper. 1pm - 4pm. Class will be held at the Chincoteague Island Family YMCA. Registration is $35/person. To register, contact
Apr 15 -
Celebration of Life Gathering in memory of Kelly Lidard. Sponsored by Historic Main Street Merchants. Robert N. Reed Downtown Waterfront Parking. Noon. All those touched by Kelly's work with the ponies are invited.
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,
Tuesday Night Bingo. 8pm-11pm. Free to play. Prizes.
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Apr 9 - Eastern Shore Tourism Summit. 9:30am - 2:30pm. Eastern Shore Community College. 29300 Lankford Highway, Melfa. Free admission & lunch. Prizes. Learn more & register here.
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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.