SUNDAY 3/15: Sound of Music Granddaughter von Trapp Performs at Hungars Church

Hungars Music Ministry presents a free concert by Elisabeth Von Trapp on Sunday, March 15, at 4 p.m. at Hungars Episcopal Church, 10107 Bayside Road in Machipongo. The event is open to the public. For more information, please call 757-678-7837 or visit [Read more…]

FRIDAY 3/20: Extreme Living: Microbes Do It Better!

Science and Philosophy Seminar of the Eastern Shore of Virginia has scheduled its next seminar, “Extreme Living:  Microbes do it Better!” The free 90-minute seminar will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 20, in the Lecture Hall of the Eastern Shore Community College, 29300 Lankford Hwy., Melfa. Russell Vreeland will describe the organisms that can survive extreme conditions, and how they may have utility to humankind. Vreeland has conducted research in this field for many years.

SATURDAY 3/26: ESO LIVE! On the Road with Pound Net at Little Italy

ESO LIVE! On the Road announces a night of music and fun to support the ESO Arts Center. Pound Net appears at Little Italy in Nassawadox on Saturday, March 28, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Come and enjoy a night of America’s music by one of the Eastern Shore’s most popular groups. Tickets $10; call 757-442-3226 or visit for reservations.

FRIDAY 4/17: Eastern Shore Literacy Council to Hold ‘Spell Rite’ Contest

It’s time to think Spring, and one of the fun Spring events on the Shore is the Literacy Council’s Spell Rite competition.  The annual adult spelling bee will be held at the Eastern Shore Yacht and Country Club on Friday, April 17.  The social hour and silent auction will start at 5:30 p.m., with dinner and a live auction to follow.  After dinner, six teams will compete for the title “Best Adult Spellers of the Eastern Shore.” The competition is tough but it is all good fun and for a great cause – improving literacy skills on the Shore. [Read more…]