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EXPERIENCE THE REALM’S MUST-DO EVENTS

Fri

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Museum in the Streets

August 28, 2019 - January 27, 2020

The Town of Urbanna

Fri

15

Sewlovelee Retreats

September 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Sewlovelee

Fri

15

RAL Art Center Exhibit ‘Abstract Show’

October 29 @ 10:00 am - November 23 @ 4:00 pm

RAL Art Center

Fri

15

Weekend Piano Bar

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - November 16 @ 9:30 pm

Hope & Glory Inn

Fri

15

RAL Art Center Paint Night “The Pine Tree at St. Tropez”

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

RAL Art Center

Fri

15

Zack Salsberry Trio at Something Different

November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Something Different

Fri

15

Motherhood The Musical

November 15 @ 8:00 pm - November 16 @ 10:00 pm

Lancaster Players Playhouse

Fri

15

Handel, Price, Mussorgsky

November 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lancaster Middle School Theater

Fri

15

WildFlower Honey plays Willaby’s Friday Night Live

November 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Willaby's

Sat

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Byrd’s Seafood Truck at Good Luck Cellars

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Good Luck Cellars

Sat

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Addy’s Colors Fundraiser

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Kilmarnock Fire Department

Sat

16

Kilmarnock Brewhaus – Saturday Acoustic

November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Kilmarnock Brewhaus

Sun

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Sangria Sunday’s at Good Luck Cellars

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Good Luck Cellars

Sun

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Author Talks: New Biographies of Mary Ball Washington

November 17 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Lancaster Community Library

Tue

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The Impact of Pesticides on our: Health, Pollinators, Environment and Food

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Christchurch School

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Virginia’s Oyster Academy

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tides Inn

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Virginia’s Oyster Academy

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tides Inn

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Virginia’s Oyster Academy

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tides Inn

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RAL Art Center Workshop ‘Holiday Flower Arrangements’

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

RAL Art Center

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RAL Art Center ‘Open Studio Painting’

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

RAL Art Center

Thu

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RAL Art Center ‘Bold & Creative Backgrounds’ for the Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor Artist

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

RAL Art Center

Thu

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Thursday Social Northern Neck Shaggers

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

KC’s Crabs & Cues

Thu

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Larry and Toby plays Willaby’s Thursday on the Rise

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Willaby's

Fri

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Tin Can Fish Band plays Willaby’s Friday Night Live

November 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Willaby's

Sat

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Holiday Gift Market

November 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Deltaville Maritime Museum

Sat

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Taste by the Bay-Wine Arts & Ale!

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tides Inn

Sat

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Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts Concert: Philadelphia String Quartet

November 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Lancaster Middle School Theater

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Fall Wine Dinners at Chesapeake Restaurant

November 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tides Inn

Thu

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Irvington Turkey Trot, 2 Mile & 5 Mile Run

November 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Irvington Commons

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Steamboat Era Museum 6th Annual Holiday Marketplace

November 29 @ 10:00 am - November 30 @ 4:00 pm

irvington Steamboat Era Museum

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Rappahannock Crossing Bluegrass Band plays Willaby’s Friday Night Live

November 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Willaby's

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Holiday Open House and Art Market

November 30 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Allure Art Center

Sat

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Hungry Hungry Arrow Food Truck

November 30 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Good Luck Cellars

Sat

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Countdown to Christmas at Kilmarnock Town Centre Park

November 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kilmarnock Town Centre Park

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        
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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  
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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
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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   
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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
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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
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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
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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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