SUNDAY 9/2: Labor Day Weekend Picnic in the Park

This year’s Labor Day Weekend Picnic in the Park is Sunday, September 2, from 5-10 p.m. Read feature store here:

SEPTEMBER 1-2: Paint Cape Charles Plein Air Event

PAINT CAPE CHARLES, the seventh annual plein air event, will be September 1 and 2.

Artists are invited to participate in this event sponsored by The Stage Door Gallery, 301 Mason Avenue.

On September 2 at 5 p.m., Irene Ritter, artist and sculptor from Nashville,  will award over over $1000 in cash  and gift certificates to the winning artists.

Registration forms are available in the gallery or at or by contacting Ellen Moore , gallery manager, at 757.331.3669.

WEDNESDAY 9/5: Mothers of Preschoolers Meeting

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) will meet at Cape Charles Baptist Church Wednesday, September 5, from 7-9 p.m. Childcare will not provided at this meeting. If you are a mom with children under the age of 5, come join us for a time of support, discussion, guest speakers, and friendship. No mother should mother alone. If you have any questions call Katie Nelson at 331-1984, Michele Lewis at 607-6054, or Jenn Philpot at 678-7671.

FRIDAY 9/7: ‘Trouble’ the Loggerhead Turtle To Gain Freedom

The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team will release “Trouble,” a loggerhead sea turtle, at the Cape Charles Beach Friday, September 7, at 1 p.m.

The release will take place next to the Gazebo at the corner of Randolph and Bay avenues.

Trouble was rescued off Onancock on July 6 after its right rear flipper had become entangled in crab pot gear. With the help of several boaters, the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team was able to net the turtle and take it to the aquarium for rehabilitation.

Trouble will be fitted with a satellite transmitter so the team can track his or her movements on