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25may(may 25)5:00 pm31aug(aug 31)8:00 pmConcertGroovin' in the Park Waterfront Concert05/25/ at Deltaville Maritime Museum | Freeat the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park(may 25) 5:00 pm - (august 31) 8:00 pm 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville, VA Event Organized By: Deltaville Maritime Museum

july, 2019

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25may(may 25)5:00 pm31aug(aug 31)8:00 pmConcertGroovin' in the Park Waterfront Concert05/25/ at Deltaville Maritime Museum | Freeat the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park(may 25) 5:00 pm - (august 31) 8:00 pm 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville, VA Event Organized By: Deltaville Maritime Museum

04jul10:00 am12:00 pmIrvington VAIrvington 4th of July Parade07/04/ at Irvington | Free10:00 am - 12:00 pm est King Carter Drive Event Organized By: Town of Irvington

04jul7:00 pm9:00 pm4th JulyJosh Lief07/04/ at Willaby's | Freeat Willaby's Thursday on the Rise7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 327 Old Ferry Road White Stone, VA 22578 Event Organized By: Willaby's

05jul(jul 5)10:00 am07(jul 7)5:00 pmartArts in the Village07/05/ at Objects Art & More | Free10:00 am - 5:00 pm (7) est 4323 Irvington Rd., Irvington, VA 22480 Event Organized By: Objects Art & More and the Irvington Village Improvement Association

05jul5:30 pm9:00 pmChesapeake Bay Wine TrailWine Down Friday's at Good Luck Cellars07/05/ at Good Luck Cellars | FreeFeatures Byrd's Seafood Co.5:30 pm - 9:00 pm 1025 Goodluck Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482 Event Organized By: Good Luck Cellars

05jul6:00 pm10:00 pm4th of JulyIndependence Day Boat Parade & Fireworks07/05/ at Urbanna Town Marina | Freeat Urbanna Town Marina6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 210 Oyster Road, Urbanna, Virginia Event Organized By: Town of Urbanna

05jul8:00 pm11:59 pm4th JulySoul Expressions07/05/ at The 606 featuring Walkabout Creek and The Quays | Freeat The 6068:00 pm - 11:59 pm 606 Chesapeake Dr, White Stone, VA 22578 Event Organized By: The 606 featuring Walkabout Creek and The Quays

05jul8:00 pm11:00 pmcraft beerSoul Grind07/05/ at Willaby's | Freeat Willaby's Friday Night Live8:00 pm - 11:00 pm 327 Old Ferry Road White Stone, VA 22578 Event Organized By: Willaby's

06jul7:00 am4th July5K & Kids Fun Run 201907/06/ at Deltaville Community Center | Freeat the Deltaville Community Association7:00 am est 17147 General Puller Highway, Deltaville, Virginia 23043 Event Organized By: Deltaville Community Association

06jul9:00 am1:00 pmbreadsIrvington Farmers Market07/06/ at Irvington Commons | Freeat Irvington Commons9:00 am - 1:00 pm est 98 King Carter Drive Irvington, VA 22480 Event Organized By: Town of Irvington

06jul(jul 6)10:00 am08(jul 8)5:00 pmartArts in the Village07/06/ at Objects Art & More | Free10:00 am - 5:00 pm (8) est 4323 Irvington Rd., Irvington, VA 22480 Event Organized By: Objects Art & More and the Irvington Village Improvement Association

06jul11:00 am1:00 pmHolidayIndependence Day Celebration07/06/ at Morattico Waterfront Museum | Freeat Morattico Waterfront Museum11:00 am - 1:00 pm 6584 Morattico Road, Morattico, VA 22523 Event Organized By: Morattico Waterfront Museum

07jul12:00 pmsangriaSangria Sunday's07/07/ at | Freeat Good Luck Cellars12:00 pm

11jul7:00 pm9:00 pmcraft beerDave Crumpler and Michael Glass07/11/ at Willaby's | Freeat Willaby's Thursday on the Rise7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 327 Old Ferry Road White Stone, VA 22578 Event Organized By: Willaby's

11jul7:30 pm10:30 pmConcertMercy Creek07/11/ at Kilmarnock Brewhaus | Freeat the Kilmarnock Brewhaus7:30 pm - 10:30 pm est 44 West Church St., Kilmarnock, VA 22482 Event Organized By: Kilmarnock Brewhaus

12julAll Day14Deltaville Maritime MuseumLeukemia Cup Regatta07/12/ at Deltaville Maritime Museum | Freeafter party at Deltaville Maritime Museum(All Day) 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville, VA Event Organized By: Fishing Bay Yacht Club

12jul(jul 12)10:00 am14(jul 14)4:00 pm50 years of love50 Years of Love Art Exhibition07/12/ at Allure Art Center | Freeat Allure Art Center10:00 am - 4:00 pm (14) est 419 Rappahannock Dr, White Stone, Virginia 22578 Event Organized By: Allure Art Center

12jul5:30 pm9:00 pmChesapeake Bay Wine TrailWine Down Friday's at Good Luck Cellars07/12/ at Good Luck Cellars | FreeFeatures Byrd's Seafood Co.5:30 pm - 9:00 pm 1025 Goodluck Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482 Event Organized By: Good Luck Cellars

12jul6:00 pm9:00 pmdeltaville outdoor musicMike Dale at Southern Chesapeake Leukemia Cup Regatta07/12/ at Deltaville Maritime Museum | Freeat Deltaville Maritime Museum6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville, VA Event Organized By: Deltaville Maritime Museum

12jul8:00 pm11:00 pmcraft beerRappahannock Crossing Bluegrass Band07/12/ at Willaby's | FreeWillaby's Friday Night Live8:00 pm - 11:00 pm 327 Old Ferry Road White Stone, VA 22578 Event Organized By: Willaby's

13jul9:00 am1:00 pmartistsUrbanna Farmer's Market07/13/ at Taber Park, Rappahannock | Freeat Taber Park9:00 am - 1:00 pm 425 Bonner Street

13jul1:00 pm6:00 pmcraft beersRaise the Roof Craft Beer Fest07/13/ at Historic Christ Church | Free1:00 pm - 6:00 pm est 420 Christ Church Rd, Weems, VA 22576 Event Organized By: Historic Christ Church

13jul5:00 pmCar RacingPro Late Model, Sportsman, Modified, Limited Stock07/13/ at Virginia Motor Speedway | Freeat Virginia Motor Speedway5:00 pm 4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica, VA 23079 Event Organized By: VA Motor Speedway

13jul6:00 pm8:00 pmEventMusic by the River: The NewOldz07/13/ at Belle Isle State Park | Free6:00 pm - 8:00 pm est 1632 Belle Isle Rd., Lancaster, VA 22503 Event Organized By: Friends of Belle Isle State Park

13jul7:30 pm9:30 pmBaseballDeltaville Deltas Baseball Game07/13/ at Deltaville Ballpark | FreeDeltaville Deltas vs Tappahannock Tides7:30 pm - 9:30 pm 100 Ballpark Road Deltaville, VA 23043 Event Organized By: Deltaville Community Association

14jul12:00 pmsangriaSangria Sunday's07/14/ at | Freeat Good Luck Cellars12:00 pm

14jul3:00 pm6:00 pmoutdoor musicMercy Creek07/14/ at Tiki Bar & Grill at Windmill Point | Freeat Tiki Bar and Grill at Windmill Point3:00 pm - 6:00 pm 40 Windjammer Lane Event Organized By: Tiki Bar & Grill at Windmill Point

18jul7:00 pm9:00 pmcraft beerBob Wilson07/18/ at Willaby's | Freeat Willaby's Thursday on the Rise7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 327 Old Ferry Road White Stone, VA 22578 Event Organized By: Willaby's

19jul(jul 19)10:00 am21(jul 21)4:00 pm50 years of love50 Years of Love Art Exhibition07/19/ at Allure Art Center | Freeat Allure Art Center10:00 am - 4:00 pm (21) est 419 Rappahannock Dr, White Stone, Virginia 22578 Event Organized By: Allure Art Center

19jul5:30 pm9:00 pmChesapeake Bay Wine TrailWine Down Friday's at Good Luck Cellars07/19/ at Good Luck Cellars | FreeFeatures Byrd's Seafood Co.5:30 pm - 9:00 pm 1025 Goodluck Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482 Event Organized By: Good Luck Cellars

19jul8:00 pm11:00 pmcraft beerTom Euler Trio07/19/ at Willaby's | Freeplays Willaby's Friday Night Live8:00 pm - 11:00 pm 327 Old Ferry Road White Stone, VA 22578 Event Organized By: Willaby's

19jul8:00 pm11:00 amLive musicFilmore07/19/ at Something Different | Freeat Something Different8:00 pm - 11:00 am 213 Virginia Street, Urbanna, VA 23175 Event Organized By: Something Different Restaurant

19jul9:00 pm11:59 pmConcertSoul Grind07/19/ at Kilmarnock Brewhaus | Freeat the Kilmarnock Brewhaus9:00 pm - 11:59 pm est 44 West Church St., Kilmarnock, VA 22482 Event Organized By: Kilmarnock Brewhaus

20jul5:00 pmCar RacingPro Late Model, Sportsman, Modified, Limited Stock07/20/ at Virginia Motor Speedway | Freeat Virginia Motor Speedway5:00 pm 4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica, VA 23079 Event Organized By: VA Motor Speedway

20jul6:00 pm8:00 pmEventMusic by the River: Rappahannock Crossing07/20/ at Belle Isle State Park | Free6:00 pm - 8:00 pm est 1632 Belle Isle Rd., Lancaster, VA 22503 Event Organized By: Friends of Belle Isle State Park

20jul7:00 pm9:00 pmMusic Under the StarsMusic Under the Stars with Mercy Creek07/20/ at Urbanna's Taber Park | Freeat Urbanna's Taber Park7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 425 Bonner Street, Urbanna, VA 23175 Event Organized By: Urbanna Business Association

20jul7:30 pm9:30 pmBaseballDeltaville Deltas Baseball Game07/20/ at Deltaville Ballpark | FreeDeltaville Deltas vs Richmond Team Woody7:30 pm - 9:30 pm 100 Ballpark Road Deltaville, VA 23043 Event Organized By: Deltaville Community Association

21jul12:00 pmsangriaSangria Sunday's07/21/ at | Freeat Good Luck Cellars12:00 pm

22jul(jul 22)10:00 am27(jul 27)12:30 pmboat buildingFamily Boatbuilding Week07/22/ at Deltaville Maritime Museum | Freeat the Deltaville Maritime Museum10:00 am - 12:30 pm (27) 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville, VA Event Organized By: Deltaville Maritime Museum

25jul7:00 pm9:00 pmcraft beerRichie Beard07/25/ at Willaby's | Freeat Willaby's Thursday on the Rise7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 327 Old Ferry Road White Stone, VA 22578 Event Organized By: Willaby's

25jul7:00 pm10:00 pmKilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department Carnival07/25/ at Kilmarnock Vol. Fire Dept. Carnival Grounds | Free7:00 pm - 10:00 pm est 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock, VA Event Organized By: Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department

26jul(jul 26)10:00 am28(jul 28)4:00 pm50 years of love50 Years of Love Art Exhibition07/26/ at Allure Art Center | Freeat Allure Art Center10:00 am - 4:00 pm (28) est 419 Rappahannock Dr, White Stone, Virginia 22578 Event Organized By: Allure Art Center

26jul5:30 pm9:00 pmChesapeake Bay Wine TrailWine Down Friday's at Good Luck Cellars07/26/ at Good Luck Cellars | FreeFeatures Byrd's Seafood Co.5:30 pm - 9:00 pm 1025 Goodluck Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482 Event Organized By: Good Luck Cellars

26jul7:00 pm10:00 pmKilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department Carnival07/26/ at Kilmarnock Vol. Fire Dept. Carnival Grounds | Free7:00 pm - 10:00 pm est 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock, VA Event Organized By: Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department

26jul8:00 pm11:00 pmcraft beerTin Can Fish Band07/26/ at Willaby's | Freeplays Willaby's Friday Night Live8:00 pm - 11:00 pm 327 Old Ferry Road White Stone, VA 22578 Event Organized By: Willaby's

27jul9:00 am1:00 pmDeltavilleHolly Point Farmer’s Market07/27/ at Deltaville Maritime Museum | Freeat the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park9:00 am - 1:00 pm 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville, VA Event Organized By: Deltaville Maritime Museum

27jul9:00 am1:00 pmbreadsKilmarnock Farmers Market07/27/ at Kilmarnock Town Centre Park | Freeat Town Centre Park9:00 am - 1:00 pm est 150 N. Main St., Kilmarnock, VA Event Organized By: Town of Kilmarnock Virginia

27jul9:00 am11:00 amBelle IsleLancaster Oyster Gardening Program07/27/ at Belle Isle State Park | FreeCBF Oyster Restoration9:00 am - 11:00 am 1632 Belle Isle Rd., Lancaster, VA 22503 Event Organized By: CBF Oyster Restoration

27jul10:00 amBook SigningHistory Talk and Booksigning: "Col. James Gordon and Verville: A Colonial Lancaster Gentleman and his Home"07/27/ at Lancaster Woman's Club | Freeat Lancaster Woman's Club10:00 am 16 Mary Ball Pl, Lively, VA 22507 Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library

27jul11:00 am3:00 pmgift shopMuseum & Gift Shop now open "Summer 4th Saturdays"07/27/ at Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library | FreeLancaster Virginia Historical Society11:00 am - 3:00 pm 8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library

27jul5:00 pm8:00 pmConcertGroovin' in the Park Waterfront Concert07/27/ at Deltaville Maritime Museum | Freeat the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville, VA Event Organized By: Deltaville Maritime Museum

27jul7:00 pm10:00 pmKilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department Carnival07/27/ at Kilmarnock Vol. Fire Dept. Carnival Grounds | Free7:00 pm - 10:00 pm est 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock, VA Event Organized By: Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department

27jul7:30 pm9:30 pmBaseballDeltaville Deltas Baseball Game07/27/ at Deltaville Ballpark | FreeDeltaville Deltas vs Richmond Brewers7:30 pm - 9:30 pm 100 Ballpark Road Deltaville, VA 23043 Event Organized By: Deltaville Community Association

28jul12:00 pmsangriaSangria Sunday's07/28/ at | Freeat Good Luck Cellars12:00 pm

29jul(jul 29)7:00 pm30(jul 30)10:00 pmKilmarnockKilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department Carnival07/29/ at Kilmarnock Vol. Fire Dept. Carnival Grounds | Free7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (30) est 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock, VA Event Organized By: Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department

30jul(jul 30)7:00 pm31(jul 31)10:00 pmKilmarnockKilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department Carnival07/30/ at Kilmarnock Vol. Fire Dept. Carnival Grounds | Free7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (31) est 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock, VA Event Organized By: Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department

31jul01augKilmarnockKilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department Carnival07/31/ at Kilmarnock Vol. Fire Dept. Carnival Grounds | Free7:00 pm - (august 1) 10:00 pm est 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock, VA Event Organized By: Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department

Signature Events

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Mar
Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show
(March 16 & 17, 2019)
Now in its 40th year! One of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events in the South for March, this show brings exhibitors featuring original paintings, carvings, sculptures, decoys and more. The Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show is an unique art festival showcasing wildfowl art. Original paintings, prints, carvings of life-size and miniature birds of all kinds, decoys for display or hunting, antique decoys, exquisite bronze sculptures, photography, taxidermy, and handcrafted jewelry are all available to purchase or enjoy viewing. All proceeds support the White Stone Volunteer Fire Department. Website: rrws.org
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Apr
Shuckapalooza
1 Day. 7 Unique Experiences. 7 Amazing Locations.
Rock this oyster party! The Shuckapalooza ticket is your backstage pass to the hottest new oyster scene. Check out private oyster farms, harvest methods, ecology with a real life waterman, samplings of oysters, plus wine and beer pairings. Take a one day tour of 7 unique, bucket-list worthy, authentic experiences-each at its own location. You’ll feel smarter when you leave this insanely intimate event with our awesome partner, Friends of the Rappahannock. For more info on how to "Shucka" like a pro, check out our blog post. More information at www.shuckapalooza.com.  Rain Date: April 26, 2019        
11
May
Deltaville Seafood Festival
(May 11, 2019)
Celebrate life by the river! With an amazing collection of pop-up seafood restaurants, festival food and a diverse group of arts and crafts vendors from the Village to the Deltaville Maritime Museum live bands, red-white-and-brew tent, this event will kick-off your summer fun! You Tube Video:  2017 deltaville seafood festival  Website: deltavilleseafoodfestival.com  
1
Jun
Arts in the Middle
(June 1-2, 2019)
Two days of cultural entertainment on the stately grounds of the 17th century Hewick Plantation. Artisans display their works of fine art for sale while visitors enjoy musicians and fresh local cuisine paired with craft brews, Virginia wines and champagne. Website: artsinthemiddle.com   YouTube Video:  Arts in the Middle
18
May
Urbanna Cup
(May 18, 2019)
Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing, they're fun, they're fast and intoxicating to watch and each boat is named after a cocktail drink! Watch from the pier at the Urbanna Town Marina while choosing who you think will win! Festivities include good eats, beer and wine, and an awards ceremony.  Website: urbannacup.com YouTube Video: Urbanna Cup   
13
Jul
Leukemia Cup Regatta
(July 12-14, 2019)
Raise funds for blood cancer research and come see beautiful sailboats glide through the waters of the Piankatank River. The after party is open to participants and non-boaters alike! Dinner, live music and dancing, auctions, and awards ceremonies are all part of this fun filled weekend! More information . . . .  Website: leukemiacup.org/va
13
Jul
Raise the Roof Craft Beer Fest
(July 13, 2019)
“Raise the Roof” at Historic Christ Church & Museum's 6th-Annual Craft Beer Fest. Enjoy 12 Craft Beers, delicious BBQ (or vegetarian fare), homemade ice cream, & live music by Good Shot Judy and Bobby “Blackhat” Walters.  Ticket includes a souvenir glass & five craft beer tasting tickets, one serving of BBQ (or veggie fare) with fixings from Willaby’s, homemade ice cream & awesome music all at one of Virginia’s most historic sites.  Make a family weekend around this event. Photo credit: Bruce Nelson Photography  More information and how to purchase tickets . . . . Website: christchurch1735.org
10
Aug
Irvington Crab Festival
(August 10, 2019)
At the 8th annual Irvington Crab Festival, join 750+ people and  pick your way through bushels of crabs.  Beer and wine are available for purchase and a silent auction adds to the festivities.  Buy your tickets in advance; no sales at the door. Website: steamboateramuseum.org  YouTube video: Irvington Crab Festival
1
Nov
Urbanna Oyster Festival
(November 1-2, 2019)
The Official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth! Over 60,000 attendees walk the streets of Urbanna for everything “oyster.” Parades, art, oyster shucking contest, children’s activities, antique car show, music, wine and beer tastings.  Try the "VIP Oyster Lovers Experience" exclusive festival tickets with over the top amenities!  Website: urbannaoysterfestival.com YouTube Video: Urbanna Oyster Festival 
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Nov
Taste By The Bay-Wine, Arts & Ale
(November 23, 2019)
Sample Virginia wines, Virginia craft brews, and tastings from local restaurants. Enjoy live music, tour maritime attractions, and just in time for the holiday shopping season - a variety of artisan vendors. All on the award winning grounds of the Tides Inn. Website: tastebythebay.com         YouTube Video: Taste by the Bay

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