TUESDAY 4/28: Public Invited to CBES Annual Meeting at Little Italy

The public is invited to the annual meeting and social for Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore and Virginia’s Eastern Shorekeeper at Little Italy Restaurant in Nassawadox on Tuesday, April 28. Reservations are required for the optional dinner at 6 p.m. but not for the free program beginning at 7 p.m. The program invites the Eastern Shore community to explore  “Green is the New Gold: Ecotourism on the Shore, Protecting & Priming our Economic Engine.” [Read more…]

FRIDAY 5/1: How CBES Got Its Groove Back

Science and Philosophy Seminar of the Eastern Shore of Virginia will sponsor “How CBES Got Its Groove Back,”  a free 90-minute seminar, at 12:30 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Lecture Hall of the Eastern Shore Community College in Melfa. Donna Bozza will explore the journey of a grassroots organization, Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore, from its passionate conception to its commitment to community 27 years later. [Read more…]

FRIDAY 5/1: Blues Artist Chris English at ESO Live

ESO Live! with Chris English is Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m. at ESO​ Arts Center​ on King Street in Belle Haven.  Admission $10. Doors open at 7:30; liquid refreshments are available. [Read more…]

SUNDAY 5/3: Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Fundraiser for ESSO Spay Organization

Eastern Shore Spay Organization is having a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta for their spring fund raiser. Come and join us on Sunday, May 3, at Chesapeake Bay View B&B, 212 Bay Avenue in Cape Charles. It will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., so you can enjoy a beautiful sunset over the Bay. Join us for some good food, good music, and good fun. Appetizers will be served at 4 p.m., and Don Valerio will cater the dinner. There will also be two wine baskets for door prizes and a silent auction. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at the door.  Tickets are limited so please call in advance to reserve a spot. Contact Sandy Mayer at 757-331-2087 to make a reservation or visit Eastern Shore Spay Organization Inc | Don’t Litter – Spay/Neuter Now. [Read more…]

SUNDAY 5/3: Clam Shack Fundraiser to Combat Shore Poverty

Sunday, May 3, from 5-8 p.m. is the ESTACI Fundraiser Event at The Great Machipongo Clam Shack.  Join us for a fun evening of music, celebrity waiters, a silent auction, and fund-raising for Eastern Shore Training And Consulting, Inc. [Read more…]

THURSDAY 5/7: National Day of Prayer

All are welcome to come and be a part of the National Day Of Prayer celebration. Join with others at Trinity United Methodist Church, corner of Plum and Tazewell, at noon on Thursday, May 7.

FRIDAY 4/24: 8th Annual Blessing of the Fleet at Town Harbor

8th Annual Blessing of the Fleet at Cape Charles Town Harbor.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.:  Biggest Jimmy Competition: Our local watermen bring to the table two of their biggest Jimmys caught, they are measured and put into a basket to be auctioned off later that evening. The Biggest Jimmy is $100 and runner up is $50. [Read more…]

THURSDAY 4/23: Tick-Borne Disease Seminar at Barrier Island Center

The Eastern Shore Health District and the Eastern Shore Medical Reserve Corps will hold a Tick-Borne Disease Seminar on Thursday, April 23, from 2-4 p.m. at the Barrier Island Center in Machipongo. The focus will be on education, prevention, and early detection of tick-borne diseases and illness.  Presentations will be made by Dr. David Gaines, State Entomologist, Virginia Department of Health, and by the Old Dominion University Tick Lab. This seminar is free and open to the general public.

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