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September 24, 2016
Peculiar Planet

Have you ever wondered about other planets when looking up at the night sky? Join us for a short program to learn about one of the other planets in our solar system. All ages (15 minutes). For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

September 24, 2016
Investigation Station

During this program we will investigate a STEM related topic through labs, demonstrations and activities. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

September 24, 2016
Chili Chowder Cookoff & Car Show

Free admission, live music, arts & crafts vendors, great food, raffles, family fun, Little Miss Chili Pepper & Mr. Hot Stuff competition. Food service begins at 12 noon. For more details: Call 757-894-8771. Visit www.cvfc3.com.
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Island Carnival Grounds
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

September 24, 2016
Chincoteague Island Farmers Market

CCA hosts the Chincoteague Island Farmers Market — Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts — all from local (within 100 miles) producers. Plenty of free parking is available. The Market is open every Saturday April 9 to October 15, Plus Wednesdays May 25 to September 7. 9 AM to 1 PM. RAIN OR SHINE. For more details: Call 757-336-1789. Visit www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/chincoteague-island-farmers-market.html.
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: CCA Headquarters (6309 Church Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

September 30 - October 2, 2016
Boy Scout Oceanography Badge Weekend

Are you a scouting family? Gain your oceanography badge with CBFS! Commuter rates available. For more details: Visit www.cbfieldstation.org/.
Sponsor: Chincoteague Bay Field Station

September 30, 2016
Chincoteague Center's Taste of Chincoteague

Mark your calendar for this event, kicking off Chincoteague's Annual Restaurant Week with "Taste of Chincoteague" - an evening of fine food samplings from local eateries, accompanied by adult contemporary music and unique local and regional artwork. Beer and wine will also be available for purchase. Admission is $15.00 per person. Call for more info or email . For more details: Call 757-336-0614. Email center@thechincoteaguecenter.com. Visit www.thechincoteaguecenter.com/.
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Chincoteague Center (6155 Community Dr, Chincoteague, Virginia 23336)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Center

October 1, 2016
Rocketry

Learn about the sub-orbital sounding rockets and see the principles in action by launching model rockets or straw rockets. The straw and model rocket launches are weather permitting. If we are unable to launch straw and model rockets we will conduct a Rocketry presentation in the Visitor Center Auditorium. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

October 1, 2016
Puppet Show

Join Sam the Monkey and Puppet Astronauts Jenny and Jeff as they go an adventure in space. Ages 2 – 5. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

October 1, 2016
Chincoteague Island Farmers Market

CCA hosts the Chincoteague Island Farmers Market — Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts — all from local (within 100 miles) producers. Plenty of free parking is available. The Market is open every Saturday April 9 to October 15, Plus Wednesdays May 25 to September 7. 9 AM to 1 PM. RAIN OR SHINE. For more details: Call 757-336-1789. Visit www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/chincoteague-island-farmers-market.html.
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: CCA Headquarters (6309 Church Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

October 7 - October 8, 2016
Fall Pony Round-up

The Ponies on Assateague will be rounded up for an overall health check by a Veterinarian. On Friday afternoon (around 4pm) the Saltwater Cowboys will round up the south herd into the southern corral. The southern corral is located along the road that goes out to the beach. Saturday morning (around 7am) the Saltwater Cowboys will round up the north herd into the northern corral. The northern corral is only accessible by walking or biking up the Service Road on Assateague. For more details: Visit www.chincoteague.com/articles/spring-fall-pony-round-ups.html.
Location: Assateague Island
Sponsor: Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company

October 8, 2016
Space Station Saturday

Do you know who is on the International Space Station right now? Did you know they are working on amazing experiments 250 miles above your head? During this program we will explore what is happening onboard the ISS and how the astronauts are handling life in space. Bring the little ones to story time where we will explore various space topics from gravity to electricity, to what makes a rainbow. Ages 4 – 6. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

October 8, 2016
Story Time

Bring the little ones to story time where we will explore various space topics from gravity to electricity, to what makes a rainbow. Ages 4 – 6. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

October 8, 2016
International Observe the Moon Night

The NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center and its partner the Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation will host a viewing event for International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) on Saturday, October 8, from 7 - 10 p.m. The event begins with a Moon Mania presentation at the NASA Visitor Center’s Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. followed by moon and night sky observations through telescopes on the grounds of the Visitor Center from 7:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Moon-themed movies, hands-on activities and crafts also will be available. The event is free and open to the public. The Moon Mania presentation will take place regardless of weather; however, the telescope viewing is subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. For more details: Visit www.nasa.gov/content/wallops-visitor-center/special-events.
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

October 8, 2016
44th Annual Oyster Festival

Come enjoy a day full of oysters, oysters, oysters! Oysters on the half shell, steamed, single fried & fritters, clam chowder, clam fritters, salad bar, Boardwalk fries, hush puppies, hot dogs, beverages & more! $45 per person (ages 5 & up). 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

October 8, 2016
Artful Flea

A Curated Art, Crafts and Community Yard Sale, the Artful Flea features an amazing array of arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles and attic treasures, plus food, music and fun for all. You never know what you'll find! 9AM to 2 PM. RAIN OR SHINE. For more details: Visit www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/the-artful-flea.html.
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: CCA Headquarters (6309 Church Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

October 8, 2016
Chincoteague Island Farmers Market

CCA hosts the Chincoteague Island Farmers Market — Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts — all from local (within 100 miles) producers. Plenty of free parking is available. The Market is open every Saturday April 9 to October 15, Plus Wednesdays May 25 to September 7. 9 AM to 1 PM. RAIN OR SHINE. For more details: Call 757-336-1789. Visit www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/chincoteague-island-farmers-market.html.
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: CCA Headquarters (6309 Church Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

October 8, 2016
2nd Saturday Art Stroll

On the 2nd Saturday of each month, from April through November, participating galleries and shops on Main Street and Maddox Boulevard offer an array of special events from 5 to 9 pm (and sometimes earlier in the day).... including arts and crafts, demonstrations, book signings and readings, art exhibits, tastings, music, and the unexpected! For more details: Visit www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/2nd-saturday-art-stroll.html.
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Main Street and Maddox Boulevard
Sponsor: Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

October 15, 2016
A Tour of the Solar System

During this Science on a Sphere presentation, we will take a tour of the solar system with stops at the sun, the planets, moons and a dwarf planet. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

October 15, 2016
Space Racers

Space Racers is a new animated preschool television program that follows young spaceship cadets as they soar through the solar system learning about the power of scientific investigation and observation, the wonders of space exploration and the importance of working together as a team. Prior to the Space Racers television series showing, we will do an activity related to the episode. Ages 4 – 8. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

October 15, 2016
Chincoteague Island Farmers Market

CCA hosts the Chincoteague Island Farmers Market — Look for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, eggs and meats, baked goods, jams, plants and flowers plus arts and crafts — all from local (within 100 miles) producers. Plenty of free parking is available. The Market is open every Saturday April 9 to October 15, Plus Wednesdays May 25 to September 7. 9 AM to 1 PM. RAIN OR SHINE. For more details: Call 757-336-1789. Visit www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/chincoteague-island-farmers-market.html.
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: CCA Headquarters (6309 Church Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

October 15, 2016
Island Coffee House

Each month, the Island Coffeehouse presents a variety of arts in a listening room environment. Enjoy performances by acoustic musicians and spoken word artists, view some visual art, and savor food and drinks in a convivial atmosphere. Everyone is welcome. Doors open 6:30 pm; Performances begin 7pm. Fee: $5, $3 for students aged 22 and under. Homemade sweets, coffee, beer, wine and soft drinks will be available all evening. For more details: Visit www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/coffeehouse.html.
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: CCA Headquarters (6309 Church Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

October 22, 2016
Peculiar Planet

Have you ever wondered about other planets when looking up at the night sky? Join us for a short program to learn about one of the other planets in our solar system. All ages (15 minutes). For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

October 22, 2016
Investigation Station

During this program we will investigate a STEM related topic through labs, demonstrations and activities. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

October 29, 2016
Native American Tools & Flint Knapping Workshop

Take a voyage back in time and learn the ancient skill of stone tool making! All supplies and instruction are included. This workshop is perfect for beginner and intermediate knappers. For more details: Visit www.cbfieldstation.org/.
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sponsor: Chincoteague Bay Field Station

October 29, 2016
Family Engineering Challenge

Assemble a team of family or friends and accept the challenge! Discuss a challenge Wallops’ engineers solve every day, then work together with your team to overcome a similar type of engineering challenge. Recommended for ages 6 and up. (60 minutes) For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

November 5, 2016
Rocketry

Learn about the sub-orbital sounding rockets and see the principles in action by launching model rockets or straw rockets. The straw and model rocket launches are weather permitting. If we are unable to launch straw and model rockets we will conduct a Rocketry presentation in the Visitor Center Auditorium. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

November 5, 2016
Puppet Show

Join Sam the Monkey and Puppet Astronauts Jenny and Jeff as they go an adventure in space. Ages 2 – 5. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

November 12, 2016
Space Station Saturday

Do you know who is on the International Space Station right now? Did you know they are working on amazing experiments 250 miles above your head? During this program we will explore what is happening onboard the ISS and how the astronauts are handling life in space. Bring the little ones to story time where we will explore various space topics from gravity to electricity, to what makes a rainbow. Ages 4 – 6. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

November 12, 2016
Story Time

Bring the little ones to story time where we will explore various space topics from gravity to electricity, to what makes a rainbow. Ages 4 – 6. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

November 12, 2016
2nd Saturday Art Stroll

On the 2nd Saturday of each month, from April through November, participating galleries and shops on Main Street and Maddox Boulevard offer an array of special events from 5 to 9 pm (and sometimes earlier in the day).... including arts and crafts, demonstrations, book signings and readings, art exhibits, tastings, music, and the unexpected! For more details: Visit www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/2nd-saturday-art-stroll.html.
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Main Street and Maddox Boulevard
Sponsor: Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

November 17 - November 20, 2016
Delmarva Nature & Wildlife Photography Summit

Take your photography skills to the next level with this multi-day workshop. Seasoned photography instructors including Jim Clark and Nikhil Bahl will lead field sessions, photo tours, portfolio critiques and more! Commuter and single-day rates are available. For more details: Visit www.cbfieldstation.org/.
Sponsor: Chincoteague Bay Field Station

November 19, 2016
A Tour of the Solar System

During this Science on a Sphere presentation, we will take a tour of the solar system with stops at the sun, the planets, moons and a dwarf planet. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

November 19, 2016
Space Racers

Space Racers is a new animated preschool television program that follows young spaceship cadets as they soar through the solar system learning about the power of scientific investigation and observation, the wonders of space exploration and the importance of working together as a team. Prior to the Space Racers television series showing, we will do an activity related to the episode. Ages 4 – 8. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

November 19, 2016
Island Coffee House

Each month, the Island Coffeehouse presents a variety of arts in a listening room environment. Enjoy performances by acoustic musicians and spoken word artists, view some visual art, and savor food and drinks in a convivial atmosphere. Everyone is welcome. Doors open 6:30 pm; Performances begin 7pm. Fee: $5, $3 for students aged 22 and under. Homemade sweets, coffee, beer, wine and soft drinks will be available all evening. For more details: Visit www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/coffeehouse.html.
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: CCA Headquarters (6309 Church Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

November 24 - November 27, 2016
Assateague Island Waterfowl Weekend

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Open House with special events and programs. For more details: Visit www.fws.gov/refuge/chincoteague/.
Location: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Sponsor: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

November 25 - November 26, 2016
30th Annual Deborah Waterfowl Show/Auction

Carvers and artists display for competition and sale. For more details: Call 757-336-3478.
Location: Chincoteague Combined School - 4586 Main Street

November 26, 2016
Peculiar Planet

Have you ever wondered about other planets when looking up at the night sky? Join us for a short program to learn about one of the other planets in our solar system. All ages (15 minutes). For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

November 26, 2016
Investigation Station

During this program we will investigate a STEM related topic through labs, demonstrations and activities. For more details: Call 757-894-1344. Visit www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/visitorcenter.
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center (5 miles west of Chincoteague on Route 175)
Sponsor: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

November 26, 2016
3rd Annual CCA Holly Day Market

Local and Regional Craftspeople and Artists. Open Air Community Yard Sale. SILENT AUCTION, DOOR PRIZES, FOOD AND FUN! For more details: Visit www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/holly-day-market.html.
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: CCA Headquarters (6309 Church Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

December 17, 2016
Island Coffee House

Each month, the Island Coffeehouse presents a variety of arts in a listening room environment. Enjoy performances by acoustic musicians and spoken word artists, view some visual art, and savor food and drinks in a convivial atmosphere. Everyone is welcome. Doors open 6:30 pm; Performances begin 7pm. Fee: $5, $3 for students aged 22 and under. Homemade sweets, coffee, beer, wine and soft drinks will be available all evening. For more details: Visit www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/coffeehouse.html.
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: CCA Headquarters (6309 Church Street)
Sponsor: Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

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