Golf Cart Raffle for Eastern Shore Spay Organization

Eastern Shore Spay Organization (ESSO) is raffling a golf cart to help purchase a “Neuter Scooter” for the Eastern Shore. Tickets are $25 or 5 for $100. A maximum of 500 tickets will be sold. Tickets available online at www.easternshorespayorg.com. [Read more...]

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ESO Classes for Week of September 29

ESO ARTS CENTER, 15293 King Street, Belle Haven, 757-442-3226, [email protected]

POTTERY FOR KIDS with Elizabeth Hunt – Mondays, Sept. 29 to Nov. 10, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Children learn to express and execute their personal visions in clay while having fun! Class includes hand sculpting and wheel techniques to create unique design pottery or sculpture for beginning & intermediate young ceramists. Stock materials are supplied. Cost for 6 Weeks $130 plus $10 firing fee.

ESO WRITERS’ WORKSHOP with authors Lenore Hart & David Poyer – Tuesdays, Sept. 30, 2014 to Dec. 2, 7 to 9:30 pm. A community writing workshop for aspiring and published writers of fiction and creative nonfiction, providing reading of work, group discussion and critique, and editing & publishing advice from two authors with almost 40 published books between them. Beginning to Advanced Level, ages 16 and up. Cost for 10 Weeks $220. [Read more...]

Line Dancing Lessons at Civic Center Begin Monday 9/29

Come join us for line dancing lessons at the Civic Center, 500 Tazewell Avenue (the old library). The next lesson will be Monday, September 29, from 7-8:30 p.m. Check the Cape Charles website for a schedule of future lessons. [Read more...]

OCT 10-12: 22nd Annual Birding & Wildlife Festival Celebrates Fall Migration

There is no better place to experience the spectacular phenomenon of fall migration than the Eastern Shore of Virginia.  During the fall months, millions of songbirds, hawks, shorebirds, butterflies, and dragonflies migrate through the narrow Delmarva Peninsula on their long journey south to warmer wintering grounds.  The Eastern Shore Birding & Wildlife Festival brings you closer to nature and closer to the birds with guided hikes, family activities and boat trips throughout much of the Eastern Shore’s flyway.

Festival headquarters and vendors are located at the Cape Charles Fire Station, 501 Mason Avenue.  Free activities for children and families are located at Kiptopeke State Park, 3540 Kiptopeke Drive, Cape Charles.  Free bus transportation between Cape Charles Fire Station and Kiptopeke State Park is available.  Field trips and activities are held in various Eastern Shore locations beginning Friday, October 10, at 7:30 a.m., through Sunday, October 12, at 4 p.m. [Read more...]

WEDNESDAY 9/24: Tapestry of Memories by Heritage Hall Residents on Exhibit at Stage Door Gallery

“Memory is identity. I have believed this since . . . oh, since I can remember. You are what you have done; what you have done is in your memory; what you remember defines who you are; when you forget your life, you cease to be.”
– novelist Julian Barnes

Please join us at the Stage Door Gallery 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 24, for an evening of art, stories, and memories.

Residents at Heritage Hall nursing care center in Nassawadox have been exploring memory, reminiscing and rediscovering themselves by creating wonderful pieces of art. Memory-led art classes have been held the last several months, and the residents have put together a beautiful tapestry of work that tells their stories of time and place and the lives they have lived. [Read more...]

Register Now for ESO Arts Center Fall Classes

As fall’s cooler temps invigorate, energize your creative nature with one of ESO Arts Center’s classes. A vast variety of classes and workshops for all ages are starting now and in the weeks ahead. [Read more...]

SATURDAY 9/20: Master Gardeners Fall Plant Sale

Please visit the Eastern Shore Master Gardeners annual fall plant sale on Saturday, September 20 (rain date September 27), during the Exmore Town-Wide Yard Sale in front of the Exmore Town Hall from 8 a.m to 12 noon. Plants are grown by members or donated by local nurseries and include native annuals, herbs, perennials, shrubs, and trees, which flourish on the Shore. Each plant purchased will include growing instructions, and questions will be welcomed from novice to skilled gardeners alike. [Read more...]

SATURDAY 9/13: Auditions for A Christmas Carol

The fall season for Cape Charles School of Dance will be presenting A Christmas Carol, an innovative, avant garde interpretation under the direction of lead dance instructor Amy Watkins. Dancers of all ages (including adults) are needed for the show, which will incorporate classical ballet, modern and jazz, movement and yoga. Auditions for speaking roles will be held at the Palace Theatre stage September 13 at 10 a.m. [Read more...]

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