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Champagne & Oyster Tasting
Nov
18
4:00 PM16:00

Champagne & Oyster Tasting

Champagne and Oyster Tasting
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Live auction

These original pieces of art will be part of the live auction by Chester Jackson. You can bid on works or art by beloved Shore artists, Mama Girl, Elizabeth Hunt, Maurice Spector, and a work in progress by Billy Crockett.

Another unique item in the auction is a 'barely used' donation by Mark Gonsenhouser's Rugs in Virginia Beach

The rug is 14'3" x 10', green & brown, hand knotted silk and bamboo with a matching 7' 10" x 3' runner. They are exquisite! Both will be on display at HOS for inspection beginning Monday Nov. 12. The appraised value is $10,905.

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Bike & Brew
Oct
27
1:00 PM13:00

Bike & Brew

Bike & Brew is a festival of all things local. Join us at Historic Onancock School (HOS) for an autumn celebration following the 26th Annual Between the Waters Bike Tour of the Eastern Shore of VA, based in Onancock, Virginia. The ride ends at HOS.

Enjoy tastings by our two local craft beer breweries: Black Narrows Brewing Co. of Chincoteague Island and Cape Charles Brewing Co., of Cape Charles. Plus local wine from Chatham Vineyards.

Live music from local favorites: Matt, Wayne & Bill and the Sonic Ukes.

Additional beer, wine and beverages plus great local food for sale. Bring a chair. No coolers allowed. Kids under 10 Free.

Gate admission is $5.00.

Day of Event Tickets

Tasting ticket $20 at the gate on day of event.

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CBES Bike Tour
Oct
27
7:30 AM07:30

CBES Bike Tour

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Pedal Virginia's Eastern Shore at the 26th Annual Between the Waters Bike Tour. Event starts and ends at HOS. Four routes wind around the Eastern Shore's pastorial peninsula. Routes are designed for your cycling pleasure with scenic rests stops that overlook tidal waters. Flat terrain, little traffic make for a serene spin. Register here. 

PLUS a Fall Beer and Music Fest from 1-5 pm. Ticket information available soon.

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ESAL Meeting & Presentation by Willie Crockett
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

ESAL Meeting & Presentation by Willie Crockett

Hosted by the Eastern Shore Art League. These informative meetings & workshops are open to the public.  You do not have to be a member and there is no charge  to attend.

Willie Crockett, local artist, paints with the strength of a lifelong intimate knowledge of the marshes where he grew up fishing and hunting waterfowl. His paintings are recognized as being among the most honest portrayals of Chesapeake Bay drama and beauty. Best known for his wildlife art, Willie transmits to his painting an ever fresh view of the Eastern Shore landscape, the wildfowl and the marsh. An occasional easy transition into colorful abstracts and flowers speaks for the versatility of the painter and the sensitivity of the man. While best known for his glowing watercolors, Crockett has been working more recently in oils and acrylics as well.

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