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February 14, 2015
Nature Lovers Dinner

Come with your Valentine, or, a group of friends. The cost of the event is $30 per person. For more details: Call 757-824-5636. Visit www.msconsortium.org/nature-lovers-dinner.html.
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Chincoteague Bay Field Station, Wallops Island, VA
Sponsor: Chincoteague Bay Field Station

February 15, 2015
CIAO Series Event: The Delmarva Big Band

Show starts at 7:30. Family friendly event at The Island Theatre. For more details: Visit chincoteagueislandarts.org.
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: The Island Theatre
Sponsor: Chincoteague Island Arts Organization (CIAO)

March 14, 2015
In Search of Shamrocks

Wear your green or St. Patrick's day costumes while playing! For more details: Visit www.chincoteaguemerchants.com/shamrock-search.html.
Location: Main Street Chincoteague
Sponsor: Main Street Merchants of Chincoteague

April 3, 2015
36th Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival

Local and national carvers and artists exhibit and sell their works. For more details: Call (757) 336-6161. Visit www.chincoteaguedecoyshow.com.
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Combined School (4586 Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce

April 4, 2015
36th Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival

Local and national carvers and artists exhibit and sell their works. For more details: Call (757) 336-6161. Visit www.chincoteaguedecoyshow.com.
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Combined School (4586 Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce

April 11, 2015
CIAO Series Event:Twist and Shout

CIAO Series Event: Twist and Shout at The Island Theatre. George Wayne and Friends bring us the Beatles! For more details: Visit chincoteagueislandarts.org.
Location: The Island Theatre
Sponsor: Chincoteague Island Arts Organization (CIAO)

May 2, 2015
Chinco de Mayo 5x5 Art Show and Sale

The 4th annual Chinco de Mayo 5x5 Art Show starts at 5:00p.m. Food, live music, margaritas, sangria and beer will be available. Admission is $5. Proceeds benefit the Museum of Chincoteague Island. For more details: Call 757-336-6117.
Location: The Museum of Chincoteague Island, 7125 Maddox Blvd.

May 2, 2015
47th Annual Chincoteague Seafood Festival

A spring seafood festival has been held here on Chincoteague Island for more than four decades. The menu includes "Little Neck" steamed clams, single fried oysters, fried fish, appetizers and more. The festival provides a venue to sample the best-of-the-best local seafood. Join us for this spring tradition here on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. For more details: Call (757) 336-6161.
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Tom's Cove Park (8128 Beebe Road)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce

May 9, 2015
21st Annual International Migratory Bird Celebration

Workshops, Walks, and Activities to celebrate the annual bird migration. For more details: Call (757) 336-6122. Visit www.fws.gov/refuge/Chincoteague.
Location: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Sponsor: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

June 26, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, games, good food and raffles! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

June 27, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, games, good food and raffles! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 3, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, games, good food and raffles! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 4, 2015
Fireworks Display

Fireworks Celebration for Independence Day! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 10:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 4, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, games, good food and raffles! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 10, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, games, good food and raffles! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 11, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, games, good food and raffles! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 17, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, games, good food and raffles! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 18, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, games, good food and raffles! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 24, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, games, good food and raffles! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 24, 2015
28th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival

A mid-summer celebration of nature's tastiest and most healthy gift - The Blueberry! The Chincoteague Blueberry Festival will be held at Chincoteague Center on Chincoteague Island. Family-Friendly Entertainment. Blueberries, Blueberries, and more Blueberries! This vacation paradise on the Eastern Shore of Virginia hosts the Blueberry Festival every year on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday before the Chincoteague Pony Swim. For more details: Call 757-894-2334. Visit www.chincoteagueblueberryfestival.com.
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Chincoteague Center (6155 Community Drive)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Center

July 25, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, games, good food and raffles! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 25, 2015
28th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival

A mid-summer celebration of nature's tastiest and most healthy gift - The Blueberry! The Chincoteague Blueberry Festival will be held at Chincoteague Center on Chincoteague Island. Family-Friendly Entertainment. Blueberries, Blueberries, and more Blueberries! This vacation paradise on the Eastern Shore of Virginia hosts the Blueberry Festival every year on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday before the Chincoteague Pony Swim. For more details: Call 757-894-2334. Visit www.chincoteagueblueberryfestival.com.
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Chincoteague Center (6155 Community Drive)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Center

July 25, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Pony Roundup

The weekend before Wednesday's Pony Swim, "Saltwater Cowboys" on horseback will start the round up of approximately 150 wild ponies from Assateague Island. The ponies can be viewed by the public in the southern corral on Assateague Island. For more details: Visit www.chincoteague.com/pony_swim_guide.html.
Location: Assateague Island
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 26, 2015
28th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival

A mid-summer celebration of nature's tastiest and most healthy gift - The Blueberry! The Chincoteague Blueberry Festival will be held at Chincoteague Center on Chincoteague Island. Family-Friendly Entertainment. Blueberries, Blueberries, and more Blueberries! This vacation paradise on the Eastern Shore of Virginia hosts the Blueberry Festival every year on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday before the Chincoteague Pony Swim. For more details: Call 757-894-2334. Visit www.chincoteagueblueberryfestival.com.
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Chincoteague Center (6155 Community Drive)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Center

July 26, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Pony Roundup

The weekend before Wednesday's Pony Swim, "Saltwater Cowboys" on horseback will start the round up of approximately 150 wild ponies from Assateague Island. The ponies can be viewed by the public in the southern corral on Assateague Island. For more details: Visit www.chincoteague.com/pony_swim_guide.html.
Location: Assateague Island
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 27, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, games, good food and raffles! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 27, 2015
Annual Pony Beach Walk

At day break, the Saltwater Cowboys move the ponies from the northern corral out to the beachfront and join them with the ponies in the southern corral. Be at the Assateague Beach by 6 a.m. to see the ponies. For more details: Visit www.chincoteague.com/pony_swim_guide.html.
Location: Assateague Island
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 28, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, raffles, games and good food! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 29, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, raffles, games and good food! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 29, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim

Saltwater Cowboys swim the Ponies from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island. The swim generally takes place between 7am and 1pm during "slack-tide". The Saltwater Cowboys will "parade" the ponies down Main Street, to the carnival grounds for the auction. For more details: Visit www.chincoteague.com/pony_swim_guide.html.
Location: Chincoteague Island
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 30, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, raffles, games and good food! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 30, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Pony Auction

The auction helps control the size of the herd and raises funds for the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company. The Fire Company uses some of the proceeds to provide veterinary care for the ponies. Auction winners will receive a certificate saying that they purchased a Chincoteague Pony from the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company. Be there early to bid on a pony. For more details: Visit www.chincoteague.com/pony_swim_guide.html.
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 31, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, raffles, games and good food! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

July 31, 2015
Pony Swim back to Assateague

Adult ponies return to Assateague Island where they will live wild for another year. For more details: Visit www.chincoteague.com/pony_swim_guide.html.
Location: Chincoteague Island
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

August 1, 2015
90th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival

Rides, raffles, games and good food! For more details: Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Carnival Grounds (Main Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

September 5, 2015
Chincoteague Decoy Carver's Association Decoy Show

Come see some of the finest waterfowl carvings and wildlife art from the area. The proceeds will be donated back into the community. For more details: Call (410) 546-1635.
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Center (6155 Community Drive)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Decoy Carver's Association

September 6, 2015
Chincoteague Decoy Carver's Association Decoy Show

Come see some of the finest waterfowl carvings and wildlife art from the area. The proceeds will be donated back into the community. For more details: Call (410) 546-1635.
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Center (6155 Community Drive)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Decoy Carver's Association

October 10, 2015
43rd Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival

OYSTERS on the half shell, steamed, fried, frittered and chowdered. Also enjoy clam fritters, salad bar, french fries, hush puppies, hot dogs and beverages. Call or visit the Chamber of Commerce at the Circle on Maddox Boulevard. For more details: Call (757) 336-6161. Visit www.chincoteagueoysterfestival.com.
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Tom's Cove Park (8128 Beebe Road)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce

November 26, 2015
Assateague Island Watefowl Weekend

Celebrate the fall migration of waterfowl. Come and enjoy arts, crafts and workshops for all ages. Wildlife Refuge drives are available. A variety of programs and events will be happening including an open house held by the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Special guided walks and tours will be available on trails that are normally closed to the public. This weekend is a delight for birders and photographers. For more details: Visit www.fws.gov/refuge/chincoteague.
Location: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Sponsor: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

November 27, 2015
29th Annual Deborah Waterfowl Show/Auction

Over 100 exhibitors will be featured at the Waterfowl show this year. Every year there is a featured carver and artist. All exhibitors are happy to meet with the public. For more details: Call (757) 336-3478.
Time: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Combined School (4586 Main Sreet)

November 27, 2015
Assateague Island Watefowl Weekend

Celebrate the fall migration of waterfowl. Come and enjoy arts, crafts and workshops for all ages. Wildlife Refuge drives are available. A variety of programs and events will be happening including an open house held by the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Special guided walks and tours will be available on trails that are normally closed to the public. This weekend is a delight for birders and photographers. For more details: Visit www.fws.gov/refuge/chincoteague.
Location: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Sponsor: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

November 28, 2015
29th Annual Deborah Waterfowl Show/Auction

Over 100 exhibitors will be featured at the Waterfowl show this year. Every year there is a featured carver and artist. All exhibitors are happy to meet with the public. For more details: Call (757) 336-3478.
Time: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Combined School (4586 Main Sreet)

November 28, 2015
Assateague Island Watefowl Weekend

Celebrate the fall migration of waterfowl. Come and enjoy arts, crafts and workshops for all ages. Wildlife Refuge drives are available. A variety of programs and events will be happening including an open house held by the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Special guided walks and tours will be available on trails that are normally closed to the public. This weekend is a delight for birders and photographers. For more details: Visit www.fws.gov/refuge/chincoteague.
Location: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Sponsor: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

November 29, 2015
Assateague Island Watefowl Weekend

Celebrate the fall migration of waterfowl. Come and enjoy arts, crafts and workshops for all ages. Wildlife Refuge drives are available. A variety of programs and events will be happening including an open house held by the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Special guided walks and tours will be available on trails that are normally closed to the public. This weekend is a delight for birders and photographers. For more details: Visit www.fws.gov/refuge/chincoteague.
Location: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Sponsor: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

December 5, 2015
Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade

Come join us for fire companies, floats and bands from the Eastern Shore and a special visit from Santa. For more details: Call (757) 336-6161.
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Street
Sponsor: Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce

Visit http://www.chincoteaguechamber.com/events for more Chincoteague Island event info.

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