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June 2012

Music @ The Dock Featuring Proverbs Reggae Band

Thursday, 28th @ 07:00pm

Kick back and get ready to dance! Proverbs is bringing reggae music to Robert Reed Park. Proverbs is a positive, unique, rootz reggae band utilizing strong lyrical content and musical expressions to uplift Rasta livity. Proverbs Reggae Band offers fans of all social economic and racial backgrounds a brand of musical poetry, Rootz Rasta style, that definitely compels you to get on your feet and dance when the rhythm hits you! Proverbs is an eclectic, spiritually, and socially conscious reggae band with a profound cultural base and deep rooted sound. Their musical influences range from a splash of Calyopso to genres such as SKA, Rootz Reggae, Gospel, Jazz, R&B, Compaz, zook, and soul. Specializing in socially conscious roots, the band endeavors to promote Ancient Wisdom through the art of music. Proverbs has shared stages with numerous international artists such as: Half Pint, Freddie McGregor, Chuck Brown, Collie Bud, Wyclef, Luciano, Dean Frazier, Mikey General, Leroy Sybils, Ras Michael and the Sons of Negus, Buju Banton, Tanya Stephens, Gramps Morgan, to name a few. Proverbs has been based in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area since the year 2000.

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Summer Cinema Series - American Graffiti

Thursday, 28th

A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.

Bring a Chair to Robert Reed Downtown Waterfront Park To Enjoy FREE Films OUTDOORS on the BIG SCREEN!

Films begin at dusk

For more information, please visit their website


87th Annual Volunteer Fireman's Carnival

Friday, 29th - Saturday, 30th

Rides, games, food and lots of small town fun! Opens at 7 p.m. each night.


Music @ The Dock Featuring Salisbury Brasswerkes

Saturday, 30th @ 07:00pm

Get your patriotic juices flowing with a concert by the brass quintet Salisbury Brasswerkes. Enjoy the music then head to the carnival and take in the fireworks later that night. A great way to celebrate America’s birthday!!!!

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July 2012

87th Annual Volunteer Fireman's Carnival

Friday, 6th - Saturday, 7th

Rides, games, food and lots of small town fun! Opens at 7 p.m. each night.


Independence Day Celebration

Saturday, 7th @ 10:00pm

Rain Date: Monday July 9

Fireworks at 10 p.m. at the carnival.


Summer Cinema Series - The Last Starfighter

Thursday, 12th

A video-gaming boy, seemingly doomed to stay at his trailer park home all his life, finds himself recruited as a gunner for an alien defense force.

Bring a Chair to Robert Reed Downtown Waterfront Park To Enjoy FREE Films OUTDOORS on the BIG SCREEN!

Films begin at dusk

For more information, please visit their website


87th Annual Volunteer Fireman's Carnival

Friday, 13th - Saturday, 14th

Rides, games, food and lots of small town fun! Opens at 7 p.m. each night.


Fourth Annual Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Photo Contest

Saturday, 14th - Saturday, 21st

The Chincoteague Cultural Alliance invites photographers to “Give Us Your Best Shot” for a chance to win cash prizes. The Fourth Annual Contest, titled “A Week in the Life of the Islands” will accept photos taken on Chincoteague or Assateague between July 14 and July 21.

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Second Saturday Art Stroll

Saturday, 14th

Participating galleries and shops open extended hours with special events.

Call (757) 336-0044.

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Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival!

Friday, 20th - Sunday, 22nd @ 09:00am - 04:30pm

Join us in celebrating the 25th Annual Chincoteague Blueberry Festival

A Mid-Summer Celebration of Nature’s Tastiest and Most Healthy Gift… The Blueberry.

BlueberryThe Chincoteague Blueberry Festival is held at the beautiful Chincoteague Center on Chincoteague Island. This “beautiful land across the water” and vacation paradise on the Eastern Shore of Virginia hosts the Blueberry Festival every year on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday prior to the Chincoteague Pony Swim, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm each day.

The Chincoteague Blueberry Festival Features:

The largest Fine Arts & Crafts Event on the Eastern Shore of Virginia with 100+ fine artists and crafters from 12 states who provide a Christmas in July shopping extravaganza.

Enjoy the many blueberry delicacies like mouth-watering, fresh gourmet blueberries. Many customers pre-order and stock up on a year’s supply of these fresh gourmet blueberries. Click here for some of their favorite recipes. Other blueberry favorites include: old-fashioned, made-from-scratch blueberry shortcake; taste the Ultimate Blueberry Pie; cool down with awesome homemade blueberry ice cream; and of course, start your day with t0-die-f0r blueberry pancakes, blueberry muffins and much more.

Come for the great music, the wonderful arts and crafts, the fun stuff for kids, and of course, the amazing food.

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US Coast Guard holds Open House

Tuesday, 24th @ 09:00am

Sector Field Office Eastern Shore at 3823 Main Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors and locals alike are invited to tour the 47' MLB and the 49' BUSL and other boats. Lectures and information on water safety and survival, small arms, safety gear requirements for vessels. Interactive displays regarding Maritime Electrical Safety and Communications as well as Aids to Navigation. Rescue Demonstrations throughout the day which may include a Helicopter Hoist with an MH-60 Jayhawk. Refreshments and fun for the whole family.


Summer Cinema Series - The Incredibles

Thursday, 26th

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

Bring a Chair to Robert Reed Downtown Waterfront Park To Enjoy FREE Films OUTDOORS on the BIG SCREEN!

Films begin at dusk

For more information, please visit their website


Robbin Thompson (Sweet Virginia Breeze) Concert

Saturday, 28th

Onancock's Roseland Theater, 48 Market St. to Benefit Relay for Life sponsored by Blue Crab Bay Co, Weichert Realtors Mason-Davis, PNC Bank, and WESR Radio. Doors open at 7:15 p.m., concert begins at 8:00 p.m. Advance tickets at Blue Crab Bay in Melfa, Book Bin in Onley, Corner Bakery in Onancock, What's Your Fancy in Parksley. Concessions, Chatham Vineyards Wine, silent auction, and reception.


August 2012

Music @ The Dock Featuring Interesting Monsters

Saturday, 4th @ 07:00pm

Interesting Monsters' individual members bring a wealth of music experience to this Indie/folk/Celtic/pop quartet. Mickey Justice is a two time national award winning, multi-instrumentalist. Mick Haensier is a professional percussionist and music teacher. Robin Cockey is a classically trained violinist. John Green plays bass in the quartet. Interesting Monsters is a high-energy, captivating band.

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Summer Cinema Series - Grosse Point Blank

Thursday, 9th

Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.

Bring a Chair to Robert Reed Downtown Waterfront Park To Enjoy FREE Films OUTDOORS on the BIG SCREEN!

Films begin at dusk

For more information, please visit their website


Second Saturday Art Stroll

Saturday, 11th

Participating galleries and shops open extended hours with special events.

Call (757) 336-0044.

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BOXCARS Bluegrass Concert

Friday, 17th @ 07:00pm

7 p.m. at The Chincoteague Center. Call 757-336-3030

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Summer Cinema Series - Singing in the Rain

Thursday, 23rd

A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

Bring a Chair to Robert Reed Downtown Waterfront Park To Enjoy FREE Films OUTDOORS on the BIG SCREEN!

Films begin at dusk

For more information, please visit their website