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Wednesday April 23 2014

Hi: 61 F, 16 C Lo: 41 F, 5 C
Mostly sunny and windy
Winds NW 20 to 35
At 08:01 it is 55 degrees
Chesapeake Bay temperature is 55
Sunrise 6:18 AM, sunset 7:46 PM
The Moon is Waning Crescent (41%)
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Calendar of Events for Wednesday 23 April 2014:

  • Today, Bingo at the Painter Volunteer Fire Company. Doors open at 6:30pm, games begin at 7:30pm.
  • Today, Cheriton VFC Spaghetti Dinner - 5 TO 7 PM at the firehouse. Hot, zesty spaghetti with meat sauce, fresh tossed salad, toasty garlic bread, iced tea or coffee, and scrumptious homemade desserts. Adults $9, children $4 (hot dogs available). Dine-in or Carry-out!
  • Today, Be Heard:Northampton County! Board of Supervisor Granville Hogg is inviting county residents to Town Hall Meeting 7PM @ Cape Charles Museum & Welcome Center. Welcoming input on county's Proposed Zoning, PSA, Emergency Medical Services, County Budget...
  • Tomorrow, 8pm Acoustic drop in jam at the Chair Place on the Craddockville corner. Turn up the heat with bluegrass, Dave Clark 5, blues, classic rock, folk, country, whatever as long as it's not rap or hip hop. Plenty of parking, seating, large stage. Listen, sing, play in a groovy place.
  • Friday 25 Apr, Texas Hold 'Em Poker at the Bloxom Volunteer Fire Company. Doors open at 6 PM and the game starts at 7 PM. 710-0408
  • Friday 25 Apr, Eastern Shore Museum Heritage Trail. Celebrate the history and culture of the Eastern Shore with this one day only event. Museums up and down the Shore will be open on for you to see all the sights and sounds the Shore has to offer. Admission is free. To ensure a smooth visit, please call ahead to the museum(s) you plan to visit.
  • Friday 25 Apr, Blessing of the Fleet, 5:30 PM at the Cape Charles Harbor
  • Friday 25 Apr, Voices of the Shore, a benefit performance for the Boys and Girls Club, 7 p.m. at the Franktown United Methodist Church.
  • Friday 25 Apr, Shore Little League opening ceremony, 5:30 pm at the Randy Custis Memorial Park in Nassawadox
  • Friday 25 Apr, Johnson's Church Men's Club is having their Spring Clam Fritter Supper from 5-7 p.m. at 11175 Bayside Rd., Machipongo. The cost is $8 adults, $3.50 children. The all- you-care-to-eat menu includes clam fritters, hush puppies, potato salad, cole slaw and dessert. United Methodist Women are selling chicken salad ($7/pt) and baked goods.
  • Friday 25 Apr, Pulled Pork Dinner at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church in Melfa; 5:00-7:00 PM; $7.00; Pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, dessert, and tea or coffee. Eat in or carry out. To place orders early or for questions, call:710-4920, 710-0392, or 710-8730. Thanks for supporting Oak Grove UMC.
  • Saturday 26 Apr, Bingo at the Eastville Volunteer Fire Company Bingo Hall, 7:30 P.M.
  • Saturday 26 Apr, Bingo at the Atlantic Fire House. Early Bird at 6pm, Regular Bingo at 7pm. 824-4844
  • Saturday 26 Apr, Third Annual Fine Art and Crafts Show and Sale - Woman's Club of Accomack County 25405 Richmond Ave. Onley, Va. - 10AM until 4PM - The best of local art and handcrafts as well as unusual plants for your landscape. $1 admission - Show benefits E.S. Public Library Foundation Capital Campaign
  • Saturday 26 Apr, Camp Silver Beach Beach Bash Oyster Roast, 3-7pm at YMCA Camp Silver Beach in Jamesville Virginia to benefit the Camper Scholarship Campaign. $50 ticket includes oysters, clams, clam chowder, BBQ, wine and beer. Live music, silent auction. Tickets available at The Book Bin or BB&T in Mappsville or Exmore, or call 442-4634.
  • Saturday 26 Apr, The Cape Charles Historical Society will hold its annual Low Country Shrimp Boil at the Cape Charles Museum from 5 – 9 PM. Alabama shrimp boil recipe. Wine & beer available. Live music by country singer Kasey Rae. Tickets are $30, $10 for children 7 to 12, available at Sullivan’s Office Supply in Cape Charles (757-331-3180) or by credit card by sending an email to
  • Saturday 26 Apr, Gus the Bardic Troubadour plays @ The Great Machipongo Clam Shack 7-9pm. Celtic music and entertainment.
  • Saturday 26 Apr, Central Accomack Little League will be hosting the annual Pitch Hit & Run baseball / softball skills competition from 10am - 3pm at the CALL softball field. This is a free event open to all boys and girls age 7-14 as of July 14th 2014. For more information contact Kevin McCluskey 757-787-1113 /
  • Saturday 26 Apr, Oyster roast at Exmore Moose Lodge as fund raiser for Nick Davis' Eagle project. Adults $25.00 youth under 15...$15.00. Time is from 4PM till 7PM. Also included is world famous Davis Wharf Clam Chowder, Potato Salad,and Bake Beans. Beverages include Pepsi products and Ice Tea. Call 757-709-3147 for tickets. Tickets also available at the door.
  • Saturday 26 Apr, Friends of the Eastern Shore Public Library present an evening of good old-fashioned storytelling with award-winning storyteller Anthony Burcher, 7 p.m. at the Accomac Library, 23610 Front St. Call 787-3400 for more information.
  • Sunday 27 Apr, 4th Annual Blessing of the Worms, 1:30 PM to 3 PM at the New Roots Youth Garden in Cape Charles
  • Monday 28 Apr, Bingo at the Elks lodge in Accomac. Doors open at 5:30, bingo starts at 7pm. Food served.
  • Friday 2 May, ESVAPC Texas Hold 'Em poker at the Cheriton Fire Hall, 7:15 p.m. $25 entry with $10 add-ons and rebuys. Proceeds go to fire company
  • Saturday 3 May, Texas Hold 'Em Poker at the Bloxom Volunteer Fire Company. Doors open at 6 PM and the game starts at 7 PM. 710-0408
  • Saturday 3 May, Chincoteague Seafood Festival. See the website for details.
  • Saturday 3 May, Cinco de Mayo Art Show and Sale at the Museum of Chincoteague Island following the Chincoteague Seafood Festival. Music, food and margaritas start at 5 PM under cover. Art Show and Sale startes at 5:55 PM. $5 admission.
  • Saturday 3 May, 4th Annual Walk for Life in Onancock. This year's theme is "Made in His Image" and the Walk will benefit the Accomack-Northampton Pregnancy Center in Belle Haven. For walker information, call Linda Baylis Spence at 442-4438 or e-mail For more information on the ANPC, visit
  • Saturday 3 May, Hog Bash "14" at the Onancock Elks Lodge $40pp- Noon til 4pm, all you can eat & drink, 2 live bands, $250 cash drawing every 15 minutes for 4hrs and a chance to win a new 2014 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic. 757-787-7750 tickets limited to 1250, less than 300 left. Separate 8-Gun Raffle & 50/50 cash raffles all day.
  • Sunday 4 May, Bingo at VFW Post 2296 in Tasley. Doors open at 1 pm, early bird games start at 2 pm.
  • Sunday 4 May, Walk for Babies - for more info please call Susan Turner at 787-1886 or e-mail
  • Sunday 4 May, Eastern Shore Orchestra directed by Lee Jordan Anders, 4 pm at Hungars Episcopal Church in Bridgetown
  • Sunday 4 May, Friends of Troop 314 are sponsoring a Baskets and Bags Bingo at the Exmore Moose Lodge from 2PM until 5PM. Doors open at 12:30.Raffle and silent auction items will be offered. First cards are $20.00 subsequent cards are $10.00. Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, French Fries, Soft Drinks and Baked goods will be on sale. Proceeds benefit scouts camping fund.
  • Tuesday 6 May, Small Farm Tour for Beginning and Aspiring Farmers - Join the Virginia Eastern Shore Land Trust for an afternoon tour of Copper Cricket Farms and Mattawoman Creek Farms. 12:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday 7 May, Lunch & Lecture:The State of the Collection. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. Join us at Ker Place as our Collection Manager, Ashley Oswald, distinguishes the differences between conservation and restoration, the ethical standards in the industry, and knowing when to say enough is enough. $20 for members. $25 for non-members. / 757-787-8012.

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