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1aug - 30apraug 110:00 amapr 30MOM Scavenger Huntat 3 Middlesex Museums(august 1) 10:00 am - (april 30) 4:00 am
Event Organized By: Museums of Middlesex
1dec - 1jandec 15:00 pmjan 1Deltaville Christmas Lights5:00 pm - (january 1) 11:00 pm 16598 General Puller Highway, Deltaville, VA 23043
Event Organized By: Stephen and Randy Blue
18decAll DayKilmarnock Lighted Christmas Parade: RescheduledRescheduled from 12\14 to 12\18(All Day: tuesday) est 1 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce
18dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center

december, 2018

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1aug - 30apr10:00 amapr 30- 4:00 amMOM Scavenger Huntat 3 Middlesex Museums(august 1) 10:00 am - (april 30) 4:00 am
Event Organized By: Museums of Middlesex
1dec10:00 am- 4:00 amSteamboat Era Museum 5th Annual Holiday Marketplace10:00 am - 4:00 am est 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, VA 22480
Event Organized By: Steamboat Era Museum
1dec10:30 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:30 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
1dec - 1jan5:00 pmjan 1- 11:00 pmDeltaville Christmas Lights5:00 pm - (january 1) 11:00 pm 16598 General Puller Highway, Deltaville, VA 23043
Event Organized By: Stephen and Randy Blue
1dec6:00 pm- 8:00 pmKilmarnock Trolley Express-SOLD OUT6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 150 N. Main Street Kilmarnock VA 22482
Event Organized By: Town of Kilmarnock Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth Bank
1dec7:00 pm"A Walk in the Woods"A Lancaster Players Presentation7:00 pm est 361 Chesapeake Dr, White Stone, VA
Event Organized By: Lancaster Players
2dec10:30 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:30 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
2dec2:00 pm"A Walk in the Woods"A Lancaster Players Presentation2:00 pm est 361 Chesapeake Dr, White Stone, VA
Event Organized By: Lancaster Players
3dec3:30 pm"The Holly & The Ivy": A Traditional Carol Singat Historic Christ Church & Museum3:30 pm est 420 Christ Church Rd, Weems, VA 22576
Event Organized By: Historic Christ Church
4dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
5dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
5dec6:00 pm- 8:00 pmWalk in the Park6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 150 N. Main Street Kilmarnock VA 22482
Event Organized By: Town of Kilmarnock Virginia
6dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
7dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
7dec4:00 pm- 9:00 pmUrbanna's Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade4:00 pm - 9:00 pm Virginia Street | Urbanna, VA 23175
7dec6:00 pm- 8:00 pmKilmarnock Trolley Express-SOLD OUT6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 150 N. Main Street Kilmarnock VA 22482
Event Organized By: Town of Kilmarnock Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth Bank
7dec7:00 pm"A Walk in the Woods"A Lancaster Players Presentation7:00 pm est 361 Chesapeake Dr, White Stone, VA
Event Organized By: Lancaster Players
8decAll DayChesapeake Bay Wine Trail-Holiday Open Houses on the Trail(All Day: saturday) est 1025 Goodluck Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail
8dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
8dec10:00 am- 4:00 amSteamboat Era Museum 5th Annual Holiday Marketplace10:00 am - 4:00 am est 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, VA 22480
Event Organized By: Steamboat Era Museum
8dec11:00 am- 2:00 pmPet Parade & Santa PicsIn Urbanna11:00 am - 2:00 pm 335 Virginia Street, Urbanna, VA
Event Organized By: Urbanna Business Association
8dec4:00 pm- 7:00 pmWinter Wonderland4:00 pm - 7:00 pm est
Event Organized By: White Stone Business Association
8dec5:00 pm- 8:00 pmJourney to Bethlehem: A Drive-Through Celebration of Christmas5:00 pm - 8:00 pm est 435 East Church Street, Kilmarnock VA 22482
Event Organized By: St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
8dec7:00 pm"A Walk in the Woods"A Lancaster Players Presentation7:00 pm est 361 Chesapeake Dr, White Stone, VA
Event Organized By: Lancaster Players
9dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
9dec1:00 pm- 4:00 pmA Holiday Afternoon at Ditchley-SOLD OUTHistoric House and Cider Works 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm est 1571 Ditchley Road, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library
9dec2:00 pm"A Walk in the Woods"A Lancaster Players Presentation2:00 pm est 361 Chesapeake Dr, White Stone, VA
Event Organized By: Lancaster Players
11dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
12dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
13dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
14dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
14dec11:00 am- 1:00 pmHoliday Fashion Show & Champagne Lunchat Landsdowne in Urbanna11:00 am - 1:00 pm 271 Virginia Street, Urbanna, VA 23175
14dec4:45 pm- 8:00 pmJackson Creek Christmas Cruise(NOTE: Inclement Weather Date: December 15)4:45 pm - 8:00 pm 17147 General Puller Highway, Deltaville, Virginia 23043
Event Organized By: Deltaville Community Association
15dec9:00 am- 11:00 amJingle Bell 5K & Kids Fun Runat Piankatank River Golf Club9:00 am - 11:00 am 6198 Stormont Rd, Hartfield, VA 23071
Event Organized By: Middlesex Family YMCA
15dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
15dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmUrbanna's Christmas House Tour10:00 am - 4:00 pm 221 Marston Ave, Urbanna, VA 23175
Event Organized By: Urbanna Business Association
15dec10:00 am- 4:00 amSteamboat Era Museum 5th Annual Holiday Marketplace10:00 am - 4:00 am est 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, VA 22480
Event Organized By: Steamboat Era Museum
15dec10:00 am- 1:00 pmChildren's ChristmasIn Urbanna10:00 am - 1:00 pm 121 Watling Street, Urbanna, VA 23175
16dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
18decAll DayKilmarnock Lighted Christmas Parade: RescheduledRescheduled from 12\14 to 12\18(All Day: tuesday) est 1 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce
18dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
19dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
20dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
21dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
22dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
22dec5:00 pm- 7:00 pmUrbanna's Polar ExpressTICKETS ARE SOLD OUT5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Organized By: Urbanna Business Association
23dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
26dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
27dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
28dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
29dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center
30dec10:00 am- 4:00 pmHoliday Shopat RAL Art Centre10:00 am - 4:00 pm est 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Event Organized By: RAL Art Center

Signature Events

17
Mar
Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show
(March 17 & 18, 2018)
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. All proceeds support the White Stone Volunteer Fire Department. Website: rrws.org
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  
31
May
Arts in the Middle
(May 31 - June 1, 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
19
May
Urbanna Cup
(May 19, 2018)
Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing, 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   
14
Jul
Leukemia Cup Regatta
(July 14, 2018)
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 nonboaters alike! Dinner, live music and dancing, auctions, and awards ceremonies are all part of this fun filled weekend! More information . . . .  Website: leukemiacup.org/va
14
Jul
Raise the Roof Craft Beer Fest
(July 14, 2018)
“Raise the Roof” at Historic Christ Church & Museum's 5th-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
18
Aug
Irvington Crab Festival
(August 18, 2018)
At the seventh 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
20
Oct
Bay Seafood Festival
(October 20, 2018)
The annual, all-you-can-eat, event where you "party with a purpose". Proceeds go to area charities. Fresh seafood, adult beverages and a rockin' band make for a great night under the stars. Located at Camp Kekoka on Indian Creek. Website: kiwsrotary.com YouTube video: Bay Seafood Festival TICKETS ON SALE THROUGH WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17TH!
2
Nov
Urbanna Oyster Festival
(November 2 - 3 2018)
The Official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth! Over 50,000 attendees walk the streets of Urbanna for everything “oyster”. Parades, arts, oyster shucking contest, children’s activities, antique car show, music and 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 
17
Nov
Taste By The Bay
(November 17, 2018)
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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