Local Events

Festivals, concerts and more taking place within easy reach
on the Middle Peninsula (Middlesex, Mathews, Gloucester)
and Northern Neck (Lancaster, Northumberland).

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Friday, May 1, 2020 8:00 AM

PCA American 6-Wicket Pro Croquet Tour Tournament at Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club, Hartfield, May 1-3.

Friday, May 1, 2020 5:00 PM

The gallery's First Friday event, 5-7 pm, open to the public. RAL Gallery, Main St, Kilmarnock.

Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:00 AM

By the Deltaville Maritime Museum. Till 1 pm. Breakfast available at Billz' Bistro from about 8 am.

Saturday, May 2, 2020 10:00 AM

Saturday and Sunday 10-4 open house at Annapolis Yacht Sales, Chesapeake Yacht Sales, Norton, S&J, and Galahad.

Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:00 PM

Concert wraps up at 8 pm. On the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Bring chairs and a picnic, or buy food on site. $10 till 4 pm on concert day, $15 at the gate, which opens at 5 pm. Event held indoors at the museum in case of rain.

Thursday, May 7, 2020 8:00 AM

USCA Southeast Regional American 6-Wicket Croquet Tournament May 7-10 at Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club, Hartfield.

Friday, May 8, 2020 10:00 AM

Two days of seafood, music, and shopping. The seafood festival takes place around the DCA building on Saturday and Sunday, but the whole town participates.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:00 AM

Taber Park in Urbanna hosts a farmers' market with local produce, honey, jams, meats as well as plants and arts and crafts. Till 1 pm.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:00 AM

Two days of seafood, music, and shopping. The seafood festival takes place around the DCA building on Saturday and Sunday, but the whole town participates.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:00 PM

Bring a chair or blanket, even a picnic, but no alcohol. 6509 Main St, Gloucester. Till 7:30 pm. In case of rain, call 804-693-5811 for updates.

Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:00 AM

The only Coastal Virginia, Chesapeake Bay bike tour. Over 100 scenic miles of flat routes. $35 for adults, $20 for children 7-12.

Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:00 PM

Free community event in Mathews county following the Tour de Chesapeake. Music by 7th Street Band. Cash bar and food trucks. Till 9 pm.

Sunday, May 17, 2020 8:00 AM

USCA Association Laws National Championship from May 17-23 at Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club, Hartfield.

Saturday, May 23, 2020 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:00 PM

Ray Pittman opens at 5 pm, Bobby Messano takes the stage at 6. Concert wraps up at 8 pm. On the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Bring chairs and a picnic, or buy food on site. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:00 PM

Bring a chair or blanket, even a picnic, but no alcohol. 6509 Main St, Gloucester. Till 7 pm. In case of rain, call 804-693-5811 for updates.

Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:00 AM

6-wicket American Rules or Golf Croquet Rules. May 28-31 at Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club, Hartfield.

Saturday, May 30, 2020 10:00 AM

A juried fine arts exhibit at Hewick Plantation outside Urbanna, with live music performances and food vendors. Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 10-3, rain or shine. Awards presentation starts 5:30 Saturday.

Saturday, May 30, 2020 10:00 AM

Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing: each boat is named after a cocktail drink! a family sport with racing classes defined by age (-12, 13-16) and weight (adults). Watch from the pier at the Urbanna Town Marina. Food, beer and wine, and an awards ceremony.

Sunday, May 31, 2020 10:00 AM

The juried fine arts exhibit at Hewick Plantation continues Sunday until 3 pm.

Friday, June 5, 2020 5:00 PM

The gallery's First Friday event, 5-7 pm, open to the public. RAL Gallery, Main St, Kilmarnock.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:00 PM

Bring a chair or blanket, even a picnic, but no alcohol. 6509 Main St, Gloucester. Till 7 pm. In case of rain, call 804-693-5811 for updates.

Saturday, June 13, 2020 9:00 AM

Taber Park in Urbanna hosts a farmers' market with local produce, honey, jams, meats as well as plants and arts and crafts. Till 1 pm.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 6:00 PM

Tribute to Sinatra. Bring a chair or blanket, even a picnic, but no alcohol. Free. 6509 Main St, Gloucester. Till 8 pm. In case of rain, concert will move into the Colonial Courthouse.

Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:00 AM

Celebrating the island's heritage with live music, handmade crafts, food vendors and a kids' zone. Festival starts at 9 but races start 8 am.

Saturday, June 27, 2020 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:00 PM

4-7 pm annual fundraiser. Buy tickets in advance. RAL Gallery, Main St, Kilmarnock.

Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:00 PM

Honeywind Bluegrass Boys open at 5, Good Shot Judy brings its big band sound to the stage at 6. Concert wraps up at 8 pm. On the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Bring chairs and a picnic, or buy food on site. Note price of $15 in advance, $20 at the gate which opens an hour before the concert begins.

Friday, July 3, 2020 5:00 PM

The gallery's First Friday event, 5-7 pm, open to the public. RAL Gallery, Main St, Kilmarnock.

Saturday, July 11, 2020 9:00 AM

Taber Park in Urbanna hosts a farmers' market with local produce, honey, jams, meats as well as plants and arts and crafts. Till 1 pm.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:00 PM

Bring a chair or blanket, even a picnic, but no alcohol. 6509 Main St, Gloucester. Till 7 pm. In case of rain, call 804-693-5811 for updates.

Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:00 PM

So it is spelled on the museum site; no band info. Concert wraps up at 8 pm. On the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Bring chairs and a picnic, or buy food on site. Note price of $15 in advance, $20 at the gate which opens an hour before the concert begins.

Friday, August 7, 2020 5:00 PM

The gallery's First Friday event, 5-7 pm, open to the public. RAL Gallery, Main St, Kilmarnock.

Saturday, August 8, 2020 9:00 AM

Taber Park in Urbanna hosts a farmers' market with local produce, honey, jams, meats as well as plants and arts and crafts. Till 1 pm.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:00 PM

Bring a chair or blanket, even a picnic, but no alcohol. 6509 Main St, Gloucester. Till 7 pm. In case of rain, call 804-693-5811 for updates.

Saturday, August 22, 2020 12:00 AM

The Flat-Tones open at 5, with reggae from Stuck on a Name at 6. Concert wraps up at 8 pm. On the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Bring chairs and a picnic, or buy food on site. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

Saturday, August 22, 2020 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

Saturday, August 22, 2020 11:00 AM

Second year. All-you-can-eat seafood, drinks at Rotary tent. Price and hours yet to be determined. Live music, local craft vendors.

Saturday, August 29, 2020 10:00 AM

First day of the four race-day One Design Fall Series. Flying Scot, Front Runner, other one-design.

Friday, September 4, 2020 5:00 PM

The gallery's First Friday event, 5-7 pm, open to the public. RAL Gallery, Main St, Kilmarnock.

Saturday, September 5, 2020 5:00 PM

Toby Gillie and the Unpredictables open at 5. Josh Walker with Sharon Rae North perform standards at 6. Concert wraps up at 8 pm. On the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Bring chairs and a picnic, or buy food on site. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

Sunday, September 6, 2020 6:00 PM

Blues/Rock. Concert wraps up at 8 pm. On the Museum grounds at Holly Point, Deltaville. Bring chairs and a picnic, or buy food on site. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:00 PM

Bring a chair or blanket, even a picnic, but no alcohol. Free. 6509 Main St, Gloucester. Till 7 pm. In case of rain, concert will move into the Colonial Courthouse.

Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:00 AM

Taber Park in Urbanna hosts a farmers' market with local produce, honey, jams, meats as well as plants and arts and crafts. Till 1 pm.

Sunday, September 13, 2020 10:00 AM

The second day of the four race-day One Design Fall Series. Flying Scot, Front Runner, other one-design.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:00 AM

American Rules & Golf Croquet Rules. Sep 17-20 at Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club, Hartfield.

Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

Thursday, October 1, 2020 8:00 AM

Association Laws Tournament Oct 1-4 at Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club, Hartfield.

Friday, October 2, 2020 5:00 PM

The gallery's First Friday event, 5-7 pm, open to the public. RAL Gallery, Main St, Kilmarnock.

Saturday, October 10, 2020 10:00 AM

The third race day of the four-day Laser Series for Laser and Laser Radial.

Saturday, October 17, 2020 10:00 AM

Shrimp, crab, fried fish, burgers and barbecue along with artworks and crafts from dozens of exhibitors.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:00 AM

Golf Croquet Rules, women only, Oct 22-25 at Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club, Hartfield.

Saturday, October 31, 2020 6:30 PM

Enjoy a safe and fun family evening at Holly Point, made good and spooky for the occasion.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:00 AM

Be sure to vote!

Friday, November 6, 2020 5:00 PM

The gallery's First Friday event, 5-7 pm, open to the public. RAL Gallery, Main St, Kilmarnock.