Assateague, Chincoteague, Upcoming
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Assateague and Chincoteague
Upcoming Events and Activities

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January

January  0 , 2012
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February

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March

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April
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April  6 & 7 , 2012
Easter Decoy & Art Festival
Visit with local and national carvers and artists. Held at the Chincoteague Combined School at 4586 Main Street Chincoteague.
For more information, contact Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce, (757) 336-6161
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April  13 &14 , 2012
Spring Roundup of Chincoteague Ponies - for vet checks




April  14 & 15 , 2012
Daffodil Festival
HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2012

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April  14 , 2012
2nd Saturday Art Stroll
Participating galleries and shops open extended hours with special events.
(757) 336-0044
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May

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May  5 , 2012
Museum of Chincoteague Island Hosts First Annual 5x5 Art Show Fundraiser
A Cinco de Mayo Celebration and a Very Special Art Sale. Celebration outside starts at 5 p.m. Admission $5--Cash bar with margaritas and cervesa/food by Bill's Restaurant/Mariachi music by Three Sheets. Art show opens inside at 5:55 p.m.---no preview---all original works by artists and artisans---all art sized 5 inches by 5 inches and priced at $55 each. All proceeds benefit the Museum of Chincoteague Island. For info call 757-336-6117 or email chincoteaguemuseum@verizon.net.
757-336-6117


May  5 , 2012
Chincoteague Seafood Festival
Sponsored by Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce and held at Tom's Cove Park at 8128 Beebe Rd. Visit www.chincoteaguechamber.com for more details or to order tickets.
(757) 787-2460
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May  12 , 2012
18th Annual International Migratory Bird Celebration
Held at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge features workshops, walks, activities for the whole family.
(757)-336-6122
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May  12 , 2012
2nd Saturday Art Stroll
Participating galleries and shops open extended hours with special events.
(757) 336-0044
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May  27 , 2012
The Blessing Of The Fleet
Held at Robert Reed Waterfront Park to offer blessings for a productive commercial and recreational boating season. Local flavor.



June

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June  9 , 2012
Roadside Cafe' Benefit Concert
7 p.m. at Chincoteague Center.
757-336-3030
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June  9 , 2012
2nd Saturday Art Stroll
Participating galleries and shops open extended hours with special events.
(757) 336-0044
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June  29 & 30 , 2012
87th Annual Volunteer Fireman's Carnival
Rides, games, food and lots of small town fun! Opens at 7 p.m. each night.



July

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July  6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 23-28 , 2012
87th Annual Volunteer Fireman’s Carnival
Rides, games, food and lots of small town fun! Opens at 7 p.m. each night.



July  7 , 2012
Independence Day Celebration
Fireworks at 10 p.m. at the carnival.



July  14 , 2011
2nd Saturday Art Stroll
Participating galleries and shops open extended hours with special events.
(757) 336-0044
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July  20-22 , 2012
25th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival
Held at the Chincoteague Center---arts, crafts, food, music and lots of blueberries!!!!

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July  25 & 26 , 2012
87th Annual Pony Swim & Auction
Sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company. Visit www.chincoteaguechamber.com or www.cvfc3.com for more information.
For more information call (757)-336-6161
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August

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August  3 & 4 , 2012
87th Annual Volunteer Fireman's Carnival
Rides, games, food and lots of small town fun! Opens at 7 p.m. each night.



August  11 , 2012
2nd Saturday Art Stroll
Participating galleries and shops open extended hours with special events.
(757) 336-0044
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August  17 , 2012
BOXCARS Bluegrass Concert
7 p.m. at The Chincoteague Center.

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September

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September  1 & 2 , 2012
Chincoteague Decoy Carvers' & Artists' Association Decoy Show
The second decoy show of the year typically held Labor Day weekend at The Chincoteague Center.
410-546-1635 for more information


September  7 & 8 , 2012
9th Annual Chincoteague Plein Air Painting Event
Art lovers mark your calendars! Over 40 artists will spend 2 days painting outdoors on Assateague and Chincoteague Islands. On Saturday evening the 8th from 6-10 p.m. those framed paintings will be on exhibit for viewing and sale. This exhibition is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served. It will be held in Paschal Hall at St. Andrew Catholic Church at 6288 Church St. in Chincoteague. The Plein Air Event is sponsored by Chincoteague Cultural Alliance and is part of the monthly 2nd Saturday Art Stroll. Come and enjoy a terrific evening of wonderful, diverse art.

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September  8 , 2012
2nd Saturday Art Stroll
Participating galleries and shops open extended hours with special events.

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September  29 , 2012
50th Anniversary Celebration of the Bridge to Assateague Island
Ribbon cutting at 10:00 a.m.

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October

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October  6 , 2012
40th Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival
Held at Tom's Cove Park Campground at 8128 Beebe Road, Chincoteague VA All you can eat oysters & much more. Visit www.chincoteagueoysterfestival.com or www.chincoteaguechamber.com for more details or to order tickets. A sell-out event each year...get your tickets early!!
For more information, contact the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce, (757) 336-6161
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October  13 , 2012
2nd Saturday Art Stroll
Participating galleries and shops open extended hours with special events.
(757) 336-0044
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October  20 , 2012
13th Annual Chili & Chowder Cookoff
Sponsored by Historic Main Street Merchants Association and held in the Robert Reed Waterfront Park. Come hungry. Arts, crafts, music and lots of good chili and chowder!!!



November

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November  3 , 2012
"Chin-dig!"
The Chincoteague Island Family YMCA benefit event, a hootin', hollerin' western-themed event with art and decoy auction, dinner and dancing.



November  3 & 4 , 2012
Holiday Craft Show
At The Chincoteague Center. Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
757-336-0614 for details


November  10 , 2012
2nd Saturday Art Stroll
Participating galleries and shops open extended hours with special events.
(757) 336-0044
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November  22-25 , 2012
Assateague Island Waterfowl Weekend Celebration
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge holds Open House and offers special events and programs to mark the fall migration of waterfowl to the refuge.

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November  23 & 24 , 2012
26th Annual Deborah Waterfowl Show/Auction
The last decoy show of the year for Chicnoteague carvers and artists. Come do your Christmas Shopping at the Chincoteague Combined School at 4586 Main St.



November  24 , 2012
Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
At 5 p.m. in Robert Reed Waterfront Park



December

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December  1 , 2012
Old-fashioned Christmas Parade
Floats, bands, Fire Companies from all around the Eastern Shore and of course a special visit from Santa. Parade kicks off at 7:00 p.m.
For more information, contact the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce, (757) 336-6161


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