SUNDAY 7/5: Art in a Barn Features Free Dance Films, Dinner at Mimosa Barn

Art in a Barn begins at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 5, 2015, at ESLAND’s Mimosa Barn just outside of Cape Charles at Eyre Hall Creek. Space will be transformed into a stage for dance, music, projection, community, and good food and drink. This innovative experience offers a stunning Eastern Shore sunset, dazzling  guests with a night that unravels in a series of site-specific, live performance “events” and plenty of time to relax and enjoy the scenery with friends and family. Dinner and Cash Bar will be followed by performances beginning at 7:30 p.m. Suitable for all ages. Special screening of dance films by COORPI, Italia, with performance and music by the Experimental Film Virginia artists. [Read more…]

WEDNESDAYS: Trivia Night at the Oyster Farm with Jeopardy! Star Eric Hack

All trivia enthusiasts are invited to spend Wednesday evenings at the Oyster Farm (Trivia Question: What well-known Cape Charles restaurant recently changed its name to “The Oyster Farm”?). The games start at 7 p.m. and are hosted by local Jeopardy! star Eric Hack. (Don’t worry — he won’t be on the other team.) Hack describes the games as “laid-back and the atmosphere is fun while teams of contestants have three or four minutes to come up with their answers to tricky trivia questions while enjoying dinner and drinks. [Read more…]

TUESDAY 6/23: Civil War Historian Kellee Blake at Accomac Library

Fourth Tuesdays at the Library, an initiative of the Friends of the Eastern Shore Public Library, presents a program by Civil War historian Kellee Green Blake, “The End of the Civil War and What That Meant for the Eastern Shore,” on Tuesday, June 23, at 7 p.m. at the Accomac  Library, 23610 Front St. [Read more…]

SATURDAY 6/20: Register for Vacation Bible School at Cheriton Baptist

Cheriton Baptist Church will be having Vacation Bible School June 22-26 from 6-8:30. We will have registration June 20 from 10-12 with bounce house, rock climbing wall, and refreshments. Come take an Epic Expedition through Proverbs at Camp Kilimanjaro. This is for ages 3 (must have turned 3 by Sept 30, 2014) – 6th grade. [Read more…]

MONDAY 6/15: Library Author Series Features Bill Morris, John Schulz

Monday, June 15, at 7 p.m., the Author Series at Cape Charles Memorial Library presents two nationally known authors, each reading excerpts from his latest novel followed by a short question and answer segment. Light refreshments will be available. [Read more…]

FRIDAY 6/19: Melinda & the Benders at Do Drop Inn

Giddens’ Legendary Do Drop Inn, 8204 Bayford Road, Weirwood, presents Melinda & the Benders on Friday, June 19. Austin Riopel opens at 8 .m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  $10 admission.

SATURDAY 6/20: Juneteenth Festival at ESCC Features Music, Food, Speakers, Games

The annual Juneteenth Festival begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, June 20, with the Walk for Sickle Cell. Other events start at 10 a.m., all at the Eastern Shore Community College in Melfa. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Musical includes the Shore’s own Black Elvis, Snowflake, Dot Giddens, and The New Heavenly Wings over Jordan as well as the FTC Praise Dancers and the Anointed Angel Praise Dancers. [Read more…]

4th Annual Tall Ships Festival June 13-14



When tall ships again call on Cape Charles this weekend (June 13-14),  visitors will have the opportunity to board these historic vessels at the dock and talk to the crew about a sailor’s life in the modern world. There will also be plenty of music and entertainment on the festival grounds surrounding Cape Charles Harbor, including black powder demonstrations, pirate school classes, and live bands. A festival marketplace will showcase food vendors, vendor booths, and exhibitors. [Read more…]