The Cape Charles Historical Society will present “Bold Work: The Confederate Raid on Cherrystone,” a free lecture by Civil War historian Kellee Blake, 2 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Palace Theatre, 305 Mason Avenue. Blake will share the dramatic story of the March 1864 attack on Federal operations by Captain Thaddeus Fitzhugh and a select group of Confederate raiders. [Read more...]
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is seeking volunteers to help plant thousands of native trees and plants along stream banks in Northampton and Accomack counties. Native trees, shrubs, and grasses planted along streams trap and filter runoff pollution, reduce erosion, provide wildlife habitat, and improve the health of local waterways. Re-establishing such natural pollution filters along waterways is among the key strategies of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, the federal-state plan to restore streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay. These Eastern Shore stream plantings are funded by a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. [Read more...]
Voters in the 100th District, which includes Northampton and Accomack counties, are reminded of the Tuesday, February 25, Special Election for House of Delegates.
The Democratic candidate is Willie C. Randall, and the Republican candidate is Robert S. Bloxom, Jr.
Voting will be at the polling place listed on voter registration cards — NOT where the recent primary elections were held.
Watermen, water-dependent business owners, and representatives from water-related organizations from the Eastern Shore are encouraged to participate in the Virginia Working Waterfronts Workshop on Wednesday, February 26, from a satellite location at the Eastern Shore Community College Workforce Development Building in Melfa (29300 Lankford Hwy.). The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. [Read more...]
Science and Philosophy Seminar of the Eastern Shore of Virginia’s next seminar is “HIV: How a Virus Outsmarted the Human Race,” 12:30 p.m. Friday, February 28, in the Lecture Hall of the Eastern Shore Community College, 29300 Lankford Hwy., Melfa. [Read more...]
The innovative Edge Theater at ESO is sharing the love with its production “Love Story in Song” on Friday, February 28, and Saturday, March 1, at 8 p.m. at ESO Arts Center in Belle Haven. [Read more...]
Arts Enter Cape Charles presents a special screening of “Some Like It Hot” with champagne lunch at the Historic Palace Theatre 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1. Tickets are $30 per person and RSVP is requested. Reserve your seat by contacting Arts Enter at 757-331-2787. [Read more...]
Cape Charles Town Council meets 6 p.m. Thursday, February 20, at St. Charles Parish Hall, 550 Tazewell Avenue. [Read more...]