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17aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmLancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front10:00 am - 4:00 pm 8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA
Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library

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13jul - 12augAll DayDavid Aiken Exhibitat Allure Art Center(All Day) est 419 Rappahannock Dr, White Stone, Virginia 22578
Event Organized By: Allure Art Center
1aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmLancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front10:00 am - 4:00 pm 8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA
Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library
1aug7:00 pm- 10:00 pmKilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department Carnival7:00 pm - 10:00 pm est 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock, VA
Event Organized By: Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department
2aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmLancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front10:00 am - 4:00 pm 8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA
Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library
2aug7:00 pm- 10:00 pmKilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department Carnival7:00 pm - 10:00 pm est 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock, VA
Event Organized By: Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department
3aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmLancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front10:00 am - 4:00 pm 8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA
Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library
3aug7:00 pm- 10:00 pmKilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department Carnival7:00 pm - 10:00 pm est 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock, VA
Event Organized By: Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department
4aug9:00 am- 1:00 pmIrvington Farmer's MarketFirst Saturdays-May to November9:00 am - 1:00 pm est 98 King Carter Drive, Irvington, VA 22480
Event Organized By: Irvington Village Improvement Association
4aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmChesapeake Bay Buyboat Reunionat the Urbanna Town Marina10:00 am - 4:00 pm 210 Oyster Road, Urbanna, Virginia
Event Organized By: Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association
4aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmFounder’s Day in Urbanna10:00 am - 4:00 pm Virginia Street | Urbanna, VA 23175
Event Organized By: Town of Urbanna
4aug11:00 am- 3:00 pmLancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front11:00 am - 3:00 pm est 8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA
Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library
4aug11:00 am- 2:00 pmHistoric Christ Church & Museum Family Fun Ice Cream Social11:00 am - 2:00 pm 420 Christ Church Rd, Weems, VA 22576
Event Organized By: Historic Christ Church
4aug11:00 am- 2:00 pmFamily Fun Ice Cream Socialat Historic Christ Church & Museum11:00 am - 2:00 pm est 420 Christ Church Rd, Weems, VA 22576
Event Organized By: Historic Christ Church
4aug4:00 pm- 10:00 pmAaron Dirt Series Weekly Racingat Virginia Motor Speedway4:00 pm - 10:00 pm 4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica, VA 23079
Event Organized By: VA Motor Speedway
4aug7:00 pm- 10:00 pmKilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department Carnival7:00 pm - 10:00 pm est 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock, VA
Event Organized By: Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department
5aug11:00 am- 3:00 pmChesapeake Bay Buyboat Reunionat the Urbanna Town Marina11:00 am - 3:00 pm 210 Oyster Road, Urbanna, Virginia
Event Organized By: Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association
8aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmLancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front10:00 am - 4:00 pm 8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA
Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library
9aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmLancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front10:00 am - 4:00 pm 8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA
Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library
9aug9:00 pmFlights of Fire on Willaby's beach9:00 pm est 327 Old Ferry Road White Stone, VA 22578
Event Organized By: Willaby's
10aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmLancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front10:00 am - 4:00 pm 8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA
Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library
11augAll DayAllure Art Center’s Art Yard Saleat Allure Art Center(All Day: saturday) est 419 Rappahannock Dr, White Stone, Virginia 22578
Event Organized By: Allure Art Center
11aug9:00 am- 1:00 pmUrbanna Farmer's Marketat Taber Park9:00 am - 1:00 pm Bonner Street and Rappahannock Ave., Urbanna, VA 23175
11aug9:00 am- 2:00 pmArts on the Lawnat Allure Art Center9:00 am - 2:00 pm est 419 Rappahannock Dr, White Stone, Virginia 22578
Event Organized By: Allure Art Center
11aug4:00 pm- 10:00 pmAaron Dirt Series Weekly Racingat Virginia Motor Speedway4:00 pm - 10:00 pm 4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica, VA 23079
Event Organized By: VA Motor Speedway
11aug6:00 pm- 8:00 pmMusic by the River-Jam-Flo and the Formula6:00 pm - 8:00 pm est 1632 Belle Isle Rd., Lancaster, VA 22503
Event Organized By: Friends of Belle Isle State Park
15aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmLancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front10:00 am - 4:00 pm 8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA
Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library
16aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmLancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front10:00 am - 4:00 pm 8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA
Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library
16aug5:00 pm- 8:30 pmDanny Kensy and Cedar Creek at Town Centre Park5:00 pm - 8:30 pm 150 N. Main St., Kilmarnock, VA
Event Organized By: Town of Kilmarnock and Chesapeake Bank
17aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmLancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front10:00 am - 4:00 pm 8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA
Event Organized By: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library
18aug8:30 am- 7:00 pmUnity World Festivalat Urbanna Fire Department Pavilion8:30 am - 7:00 pm 335 Virginia Street, Urbanna, VA 23175
Event Organized By: Middlesex Ministerial Association and local churches
18aug5:00 pm- 8:00 pmIrvington Crab Festival5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 98 King Carter Drive, Irvington, VA 22480
Event Organized By: Steamboat Era Museum
18aug6:00 pm- 8:00 pmMusic by the River-Southern Grace6:00 pm - 8:00 pm est 1632 Belle Isle Rd., Lancaster, VA 22503
Event Organized By: Friends of Belle Isle State Park
18aug6:30 pm- 9:00 pmMusic Under the Starsat the Urbanna Town Marina6:30 pm - 9:00 pm 210 Oyster Road, Urbanna, Virginia
Event Organized By: Urbanna Business Association
25aug9:00 am- 1:00 pmKilmarnock Farmers Marketat Town Centre Park9:00 am - 1:00 pm est 150 N. Main St., Kilmarnock, VA
Event Organized By: Town of Kilmarnock Virginia
25aug9:00 am- 1:00 pmHolly Point Farmer’s Marketat 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
25aug4:00 pm- 10:00 pmAaron Dirt Series Weekly Racingat Virginia Motor Speedway4:00 pm - 10:00 pm 4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica, VA 23079
Event Organized By: VA Motor Speedway
25aug5:00 pm- 8:00 pmGroovin' in the Park Waterfront Concert5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville, VA
Event Organized By: Deltaville Maritime Museum
29aug - 8sepAll Day57th Labor Day Show(All Day) 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
12
May
Deltaville Seafood Festival
(May 12, 2018)
Celebrate life on 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, paddleboard and kayak racing, this event is not to be missed. You Tube Video:  2017 deltaville seafood festival  Website: deltavilleseafoodfestival.com  
2
Jun
Arts in the Middle
(June 2-3 2018)
Two days of cultural entertainment on the grounds of the stately 17th century Hewick Plantation. Artisans display their works of 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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