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RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, April 07, 2017 5:00 PM

Reception for Beauty in Bloom running April 4-29 and the 2-day Arts and Flowers exhibit. Rappahannock Art League receptions are free and open to the public. 5-7 pm.

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Lots to enjoy all through the year on Virginia's Middle Peninsula and the Northern Neck!

 

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 15, 2017 1:00 PM

1-3 pm at the Deltaville Maritime Museum. Egg hunt starts at 2. Bring your basket or bag for collecting your finds!

Working Waterman's Weekend

Friday, April 21, 2017 12:00 PM

Opening day for the season at Deltaville's Maritime Museum. The museum will be open with boating and bay exhibits. On the pier, come aboard the antique F. D. Crockett buyboat and Explorer. Learn about oyster tonging and crabbing. A car show and model trains display add to the entertainment. Holly Point Nature Park has a kayak launch, walking trails, picnic tables and children's garden.

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Saturday, April 22, 2017 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

VA Garden Week: Gloucester-Mathews

Saturday, April 22, 2017 10:00 AM

This year's theme is "Life along the Waterways." Tour headquarters is Ware Church on Route 17 in Gloucester. Advance tickets $30, on the day $35. Tour details online.

3rd Annual Tides Taste of Spring

Saturday, April 22, 2017 11:00 AM

Unlimited beer tastings, a commemorative glass, and live musical entertainment from Good Shot Judy and the Something Different Duo. Admission $35. 11 am - 5 pm. Premier Sailing will offer a 'Taste of Sailing.' Food vendors will offer tastes of their specialties as well as meal items, while other vendors display specialty crafts, arts, jewelry and more.

Spring Oyster Crawl

Saturday, April 22, 2017 12:00 PM

A weekend of wine & oyster pairings throughout the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail. Check details on the CBWT site as hours and locations were not available when first posted.

Groovin' in the Park

Saturday, April 22, 2017 5:00 PM

Tom Euler Trio plays on the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Bring chairs and a picnic. Food available for purchase as well. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate. 6-8 pm.

VA Garden Week: Northumberland County

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:00 AM

Heathsville Historic District is the focus of this year's tour. Tour includes access to five private homes c. 1770 to 1933. Tickets $25 in advance, $35 on the day.

VA Garden Week: Middle Peninsula

Friday, April 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Four homes and the old post office in Newtown in King and Queen County are on this year's Middle Peninsula tour. Advance tickets $25.

Deltaville Fire Dept. Annual Oyster Roast

Saturday, April 29, 2017 4:00 PM

Fried, roasted and raw oysters, all you can eat 4-6 pm. Burgers, hot dogs, fries available. Live music 4-8 pm. $30 in advance, $35 on the day.

Kirking of the Tartan

Sunday, April 30, 2017 12:30 PM

Traditional Scottish blessing and celebration. Full tartan/Scottish church service. Bagpipes, drums, and marching parade.

Deltaville Dealer Days

Saturday, May 06, 2017 10:00 AM

10th annual weekend of open house at area marinas, boat demonstrations, special offers. Saturday and Sunday 10-4. Annapolis Yacht Sales, Norton Yachts, Chesapeake Yacht Sales, S&J Yachts.

Yorktown: Blues, Brews and BBQ

Saturday, May 06, 2017 12:00 PM

Some of the best blues musicians in the Hampton Roads area, 26 craft beers, BBQ and other good food combine for a wonderful day on the riverfront. Noon-6 pm. $30 in advance, $35 on the day.

Mathews: Art Speaks on the Bay

Saturday, May 06, 2017 4:00 PM

Opening reception for the 5th annual juried art show at the Bay School of the Arts, downtown Mathews. Show exploring the art of Virginia is on display through June 3.

Deltaville Seafood Festival

Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:00 AM

All-day food and fun in Deltaville, 9 am - 9 pm, centering around the DCA. Food vendors, mini-restaurants, arts and crafts. Live music. Free trolley from the DCA to the Maritime Museum.

Urbanna Farmers' Market

Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:00 AM

Local produce, honey, jams, meats as well as plants and arts and crafts. 9 am - 1 pm on second Saturdays May-September.

Mothers' Day

Sunday, May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Give your wife a wonderful Mothers' Day getaway at Heaven Scent! Request her favorite breakfast and surprise her with a wonderful bouquet waiting in your room here.

Abingdon Ruritan Club Seafood Festival

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 3:00 PM

The 38th year! Tickets must be purchased in advance and are already on sale. $50 includes oysters: fried, steamed and half-shell; steamed clams, clam fritters and clam chowder; fried scallops and fish; steamed shrimp and crabs; hush-puppies; BBQ with coleslaw; fries; cake; ice cream; beverages including geer, wine, mixed drinks. Gate opens 2:30, food served 3:00 pm. Live music and dancing. No coolers, no take-away.

Concerts on the Green: Good Shot Judy

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:00 PM

Free concert on the Gloucester Court House green. Bring chairs or blankets. Picnics welcome, alcohol prohibited. In case of rain, moves to the Colonial Courthouse.

Urbanna: Music under the Stars

Saturday, May 20, 2017 7:00 PM

Muleskinner perform bluegrass, 7-9 pm. At the Urbanna Town Marina. Bring your chair or blanket, and a picnic if you wish. Come by boat or by land. Free.

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

Groovin' in the Park

Saturday, May 27, 2017 5:00 PM

Ray Pittman opens 5-6 pm, annual Bobby Messano Concert 6-8 pm on the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Bring chairs and a picnic. Food available for purchase as well. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, June 02, 2017 5:00 PM

Reception for the Gala show. The Rappahannock Art League's First Friday Receptions are free and open to the public. 5-7 pm.

Arts in the Middle

Saturday, June 03, 2017 10:00 AM

A juried fine arts exhibit at Hewick Plantation. Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 10-3, rain or shine. Awards presentation starts 5:30 Saturday.

Urbanna Cup

Saturday, June 10, 2017 8:00 AM

Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing: each boat is named after a cocktail drink! Watch from the pier at the Urbanna Town Marina. Food, beer and wine, and an awards ceremony.

Urbanna Farmers' Market

Saturday, June 10, 2017 9:00 AM

Local produce, honey, jams, meats as well as plants and arts and crafts. 9 am - 1 pm on second Saturdays May-September.

Arts on the Vine

Saturday, June 10, 2017 12:00 PM

A Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail event. Each participating winery will showcase one or more artisans from the Northern Neck Artisan Trail.

Urbanna: Music under the Stars

Saturday, June 17, 2017 7:00 PM

Musicians TBA. 7-9 pm. At the Urbanna Town Marina. Bring your chair or blanket, and a picnic if you wish. Come by boat or by land. Free.

Fathers' Day

Sunday, June 18, 2017 6:00 AM

Book a B&B and a fishing charter for Dad, or reserve a tee time and lunch table at Piankatank River Golf.

Concerts on the Green: Broadway Babes

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 6:00 PM

Free concert on the Gloucester Court House green. Bring chairs or blankets. Picnics welcome, alcohol prohibited. In case of rain, moves to the Colonial Courthouse.

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Saturday, June 24, 2017 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

Groovin' in the Park

Saturday, June 24, 2017 5:00 PM

Amy Henderson opens 5-6 pm, followed by Susan Greenbaum 6-8 pm on the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Bring chairs and a picnic, or purchase food on site. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

RAL's 11th Annual Patrons' Gala

Sunday, June 25, 2017 4:00 PM

Annual Gala of the Rappahannock Art League from 4 to 7 pm. Tickets $100 each, entitling you to choose a work to take home. Must be purchased in advance from the gallery on Main Street in Kilmarnock.

RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, July 07, 2017 5:00 PM

Reception for the Small Works show at The Rappahannock Art League. First Friday Receptions are free and open to the public. 5-7 pm.

Urbanna Farmers' Market

Saturday, July 08, 2017 9:00 AM

Local produce, honey, jams, meats as well as plants and arts and crafts. 9 am - 1 pm on second Saturdays May-September.

Concerts on the Green: Dan Marchese

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 6:00 PM

A Tribute to Frank Sinatra. Free concert on the Gloucester Court House green. Bring chairs or blankets. Picnics welcome, alcohol prohibited. In case of rain, moves to the Colonial Courthouse.

Raise the Roof Craft Beer Fest

Saturday, July 15, 2017 1:00 PM

Inclusive ticket price includes craft beers, ciders, wine, BBQ, and live music by Good Shot Judy. On the grounds of Historic Christ Church, Irvington, from 1 to 6 pm. $45 in advance, $50 on the day.

Urbanna: Music under the Stars

Saturday, July 15, 2017 7:00 PM

Musicians TBA. 7-9 pm. At the Urbanna Town Marina. Bring your chair or blanket, and a picnic if you wish. Come by boat or by land. Free.

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Saturday, July 22, 2017 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

Groovin' in the Park

Saturday, July 22, 2017 5:00 PM

Paige Melton opens 5-6 pm, then the Taters play from 6-8 pm on the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Bring chairs and a picnic, or buy food on site. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

Concerts on the Green: Those Guys

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 6:00 PM

Free concert on the Gloucester Court House green. Bring chairs or blankets. Picnics welcome, alcohol prohibited. In case of rain, moves to the Colonial Courthouse.

Kilmarnock VFD Carnival

Thursday, July 27, 2017 5:00 PM

Ferris wheel and more rides, games, food. Great fun for kids of all ages. Lasts 9 nights, through August 5. Free admission. Time unknown, finding nothing on VFD site yet.

Kilmarnock VFD Carnival

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 5:00 PM

Ferris wheel and more rides, games, food. Great fun for kids of all ages. Through August 5. Free admission. Time unknown, finding nothing on VFD site yet.

RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, August 04, 2017 5:00 PM

The Rappahannock Art League's First Friday Receptions are free and open to the public. 5-7 pm. Show themes will be posted when known.

Deltaville Crab Feast

Saturday, August 05, 2017 5:00 PM

Annual event at the firehouse. All-you-can-eat boiled crab. Burgers and hotdogs available. Beer for sale. Live music starts after the crab feast. 5 pm - midnight. $30.

Urbanna Farmers' Market

Saturday, August 12, 2017 9:00 AM

Local produce, honey, jams, meats as well as plants and arts and crafts. 9 am - 1 pm on second Saturdays May-September.

Wings, Wheels and Keels Festival

Saturday, August 19, 2017 8:00 AM

Antique cars, boats and planes plus fire equipment, tractors and engines at Hummel Air Field in Topping. 8 am - 4 pm.

Urbanna: Music under the Stars

Saturday, August 19, 2017 7:00 PM

Musicians TBA. 7-9 pm. At the Urbanna Town Marina. Bring your chair or blanket, and a picnic if you wish. Come by boat or by land. Free.

Concerts on the Green: Toby and Larry

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 6:00 PM

Free concert on the Gloucester Court House green by two strummers who favor Beatles covers. Bring chairs or blankets. Picnics welcome, alcohol prohibited. In case of rain, moves to the Colonial Courthouse.

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Saturday, August 26, 2017 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

Groovin' in the Park

Saturday, August 26, 2017 5:00 PM

Jumbo Lump Daddy opens 5-6 pm for Stuck on a Name playing 6-8 pm. On the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Bring chairs and a picnic, or buy food on site. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, September 01, 2017 5:00 PM

The Rappahannock Art League's First Friday Receptions are free and open to the public. 5-7 pm. Show themes will be posted when known.

Groovin' in the Park

Saturday, September 02, 2017 5:00 PM

Dave McKinney opens 5-6 pm, followed by Josh Walker Quartet with Sharon Rae North from 6-8 pm. Holly Point Park, Deltaville. Bring chairs or blankets, bring a picnic or buy food on site. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

Labor Day

Monday, September 04, 2017 6:00 AM

National holiday

Concerts on the Green: JNM

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 6:00 PM

Free concert on the Gloucester Court House green by two strummers who favor Beatles covers. Bring chairs or blankets. Picnics welcome, alcohol prohibited. In case of rain, moves to the Colonial Courthouse.

Urbanna Farmers' Market

Saturday, September 09, 2017 9:00 AM

Local produce, honey, jams, meats as well as plants and arts and crafts. 9 am - 1 pm on second Saturdays May-September.

Quilts of River Country

Friday, September 15, 2017 12:00 PM

Featuring the quilters and the quilt guilds of the Middle Peninsula, this show offers a wide variety of quilts, quilting techniques, fabrics and patterns along with demonstrations, Quilts of Valor display and vendors. Downtown Gloucester Parks and Recreation, Friday 12-4, Saturday 10-4. Held every other year.

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

Groovin' in the Park

Saturday, September 23, 2017 5:00 PM

Live music on the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Performers to be announced. Bring chairs and a picnic. Food available for purchase as well. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate. Most events run 5-8 pm.

Concerts on the Green: Something Different

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 6:00 PM

Free concert on the Gloucester Court House green by two strummers who favor Beatles covers. Bring chairs or blankets. Picnics welcome, alcohol prohibited. In case of rain, moves to the Colonial Courthouse.

RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, October 06, 2017 5:00 PM

Reception for the Abstract Show which runs Sep. 12 to Oct. 14 at The Rappahannock Art League. First Friday Receptions are free and open to the public. 5-7 pm.

Columbus Day

Monday, October 09, 2017 12:00 AM

National holiday.

Abingdon Ruritan Club Seafood Festival

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 3:00 PM

The 38th year! Tickets must be purchased in advance and are already on sale. $50 includes oysters: fried, steamed and half-shell; steamed clams, clam fritters and clam chowder; fried scallops and fish; steamed shrimp and crabs; hush-puppies; BBQ with coleslaw; fries; cake; ice cream; beverages including geer, wine, mixed drinks. Gate opens 2:30, food served 3:00 pm. Live music and dancing. No coolers, no take-away.

Gloucester Renaissance Festival

Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00 AM

With one step you enter a world where myth and legend take life. The scent of spices, pies and roasting meat tempts your appetite while you enjoy Celtic, folk and Renaissance music. Enjoy Medieval martial arts demos, the wizard, Tarot readings, facepainting. Dress in your finest garb for the Masquerade Ball, stay for the Pub Sing which follows. Free admission. Saturday 10-5, Sunday 12-5.

Bay Seafood Festival

Saturday, October 21, 2017 12:30 PM

Rotary-sponsored festival at Camp Kekoka on Indian Creek, Kilmarnock. Proceeds go to area charities. Fresh seafood, adult beverages and live music make for a great night under the stars.

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, November 03, 2017 5:00 PM

The Photography Show hangs from Oct. 17 to Nov. 11, with a reception Nov 3. Rappahannock Art League's First Friday Receptions are free and open to the public. 5-7 pm.

Veterans' Day

Saturday, November 11, 2017 6:00 AM

National holiday.

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 23, 2017 6:00 AM

Heaven Scent is closed for the holiday. Wishing you all happy times with family and friends.

Deltaville Holiday Market

Saturday, November 25, 2017 9:00 AM

Find wonderful craft, art and food gifts at Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm. Billz' Bistro opens early for breakfast and stays open for lunch.

RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, December 01, 2017 5:00 PM

The Rappahannock Art League's First Friday Reception becomes the Christmas Party! Come to find special gifts at the Holiday Shop. Free and open to the public. 5-7 pm.