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Lots to enjoy all through the year on Virginia's Middle Peninsula and the Northern Neck!

 

Concerts by the Bay: SAXsational

Sunday, April 07, 2019 3:00 PM

Rob Verdi brings his show SAXsational, the Next Generation to Mathews High School on Route 198. Swing era jazz, rhythm and blues, and contemporary hits will be performed. $25 at the door; students free. Info: 725-7560.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Bluegrass Band

Saturday, April 13, 2019 7:30 PM

"Imagine the music of the Fab Four shaken up with bluegrass instruments infused with jazz and topped off with a classical twist," writes RFA on Stage. At the Lancaster Middle School Auditorium, Kilmarnock. 7:30 - 9:30 pm. $39.

12th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:00 PM

On the grounds of the Deltaville Maritime Museum at Holly Point. Hayrides from 1 to 3 pm. Egg hunt starts at 2 pm.

Groovin' in the Park: Sherman Holmes

Saturday, April 20, 2019 6:00 PM

First concert of the season, opening weekend at the Museum. Sherman Holmes brings gospel blues to the park. Concert wraps up at 8. Bring your own chairs or blankets. Buy food at the park or bring a picnic for an evening under the stars. In case of rain, the Pavilion will be used. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

Shtrykov & Tanaka Duo

Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:30 PM

Clarinet and piano duo. Part of the Rappahannock Concert Assoc. season, at Northumberland High School, Heathsville. $25, discount packages available. Info: 888 210-8006.

Easter Sunday

Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:00 AM

Orthodox date is April 8

Historic Garden Week: Gloucester

Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:00 AM

This year's houses include Sweetgrass and Belvinhem Quay. Tour headquarters: Abingdon Episcopal Church. 10 am - 5 pm. Advance tickets $35.

Historic Garden Week: Middle Peninsula

Friday, May 03, 2019 10:00 AM

Essex County hosts this year's tour, showcasing Tidewater South preservation and restoration. Houses include Ben Lomond, Rose Hill, Aspen Grove, and Woodland. 10 am - 4 pm. Advance tickets $25.

Deltaville Dealer Days

Saturday, May 04, 2019 10:00 AM

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

Deltaville Seafood Festival

Friday, May 10, 2019 9:00 AM

The seafood festival takes place around the DCA building on Saturday and Sunday.

Deltaville : Tom Euler Band

Friday, May 10, 2019 6:00 PM

Friday night of the Deltaville Seafood Festival, the Tom Euler Band performs from 6 to 9 pm.

Urbanna Farmers' Market

Saturday, May 11, 2019 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.

Mothers' Day

Sunday, May 12, 2019 12:00 AM

Give your wife a wonderful Mothers' Day getaway at Heaven Scent! Request her favorite breakfast and surprise her with a wonderful bouquet waiting in your room here.

An Afternoon with Judy Collins

Sunday, May 12, 2019 3:30 PM

RFA on Stage series at the Lancaster Middle School Auditorium, Kilmarnock. Described as a bonus concert, no explanation. Call 435-5555.

Urbanna Cup

Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:00 AM

Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing: each boat is named after a cocktail drink! Watch from the pier at the Urbanna Town Marina. Food, beer and wine, and an awards ceremony.

Urbanna: Music under the Stars

Saturday, May 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Musicians TBA. 7-9 pm. At the Urbanna Town Marina. Bring your chair or blanket, and a picnic if you wish. Come by boat or by land. Free.

Capitol Focus Jazz Band

Saturday, May 18, 2019 7:30 PM

The Youth Learning Program of the Potomac River Jazz Club performs New Orleans style jazz for Rappahannock Concerts, at Northumberland High School, Heathsville. $25, discount packages available. Info: 888 210-8006.

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Saturday, May 25, 2019 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.

Groovin' in the Park: Bobby Messano

Saturday, May 25, 2019 5:00 PM

Ray Pittman opens from 5-6 pm; concert wraps up at 8. On the grounds of the Deltaville Maritime Museum at Holly Point. Bring your own chairs or blankets. Buy food at the park or bring a picnic for an evening under the stars. In case of rain, the Pavilion will be used. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

Memorial Day

Monday, May 27, 2019 12:00 AM

Remember those who gave their lives for our liberty.

Arts in the Middle

Saturday, June 01, 2019 10:00 AM

A juried fine arts exhibit at Hewick Plantation. Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 10-3, rain or shine. Awards presentation starts 5:30 Saturday.

Urbanna Farmers' Market

Saturday, June 08, 2019 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.

Fathers' Day

Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:00 AM

Book a B&B and a fishing charter for Dad, or reserve a tee time and lunch table at Piankatank River Golf.

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Saturday, June 22, 2019 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.

Groovin' in the Park: Tom Euler Band

Saturday, June 22, 2019 5:00 PM

Paige Melton opens from 5-6 pm; concert wraps up at 8. On the grounds of the Deltaville Maritime Museum at Holly Point. Bring your own chairs or blankets. Buy food at the park or bring a picnic for an evening under the stars. In case of rain, the Pavilion will be used. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

Urbanna Farmers' Market

Saturday, July 13, 2019 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.

Raise the Roof Craft Beer Fest

Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:00 PM

Ticket price includes a souvenir glass, tasting five of the twelve craft beers, one serving of BBQ or vegetarian fare, ice cream, and live music by Good Shot Judy and Bobby Walters. On the grounds of Historic Christ Church, Irvington, to 6 pm. $55 (under 21, $20).

Laser Summer Regatta

Saturday, July 20, 2019 10:30 AM

The second day of the four-day Laser Series. Laser, Laser Radial. Any class of three like singlehanded one-design boats is also invited to race.

Urbanna: Music under the Stars

Saturday, July 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Musicians TBA. 7-9 pm. At the Urbanna Town Marina. Bring your chair or blanket, and a picnic if you wish. Come by boat or by land. Free.

Family Boatbuilding Week

Sunday, July 21, 2019 1:00 PM

Build a Wright skiff together, and enjoy a race and picnic on the final day. Places limited, advance registration required.

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Saturday, July 27, 2019 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.

Groovin' in the Park: Steve Basset Band

Saturday, July 27, 2019 5:00 PM

Sincerely, Iris opens from 5 to 6, concert lasts till 8. On the grounds of the Deltaville Maritime Museum at Holly Point. Bring your own chairs or blankets. Buy food at the park or bring a picnic for an evening under the stars. In case of rain, the Pavilion will be used. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

Deltaville Crab Feast

Saturday, August 03, 2019 5:00 PM

Annual event at the firehouse. All-you-can-eat boiled crab. Burgers and hotdogs available. Beer for sale. Live music starts after the crab feast. 5 pm - midnight. $30.

80th Annual One Design Regatta

Saturday, August 10, 2019 8:00 AM

Two days of racing, fun and camaraderie. Flying Scot, Front Runner, Laser, Laser Radial, Optimist, and any other one-design class, with 5 or more boats registered, are invited to race.

Urbanna Farmers' Market

Saturday, August 10, 2019 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.

8th Annual Irvington Crab Festival

Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00 AM

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. Heaven Scent guests can request tickets when reserving a room.

Urbanna: Music under the Stars

Saturday, August 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Musicians TBA. 7-9 pm. At the Urbanna Town Marina. Bring your chair or blanket, and a picnic if you wish. Come by boat or by land. Free.

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Saturday, August 24, 2019 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.

Groovin' in the Park: Stuck on a Name

Saturday, August 24, 2019 5:00 PM

Jumbo Lump Daddy (Clayton Neal) opens 5-6 pm for Stuck on a Name. 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.

Laser Summer Regatta 2

Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:30 AM

The second day summer racing event for the Lasers (Laser, Laser Radial).

Groovin' in the Park: Josh Walker Quartet

Saturday, August 31, 2019 5:00 PM

Opening act from 5-6 pm TBA; then Sharon Rae North and Josh Walker Quarter play till 8 for this special Labor Day concert. On the grounds of the Deltaville Maritime Museum at Holly Point. Bring your own chairs or blankets. Buy food at the park or bring a picnic for an evening under the stars. In case of rain, the Pavilion will be used. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.

Labor Day

Monday, September 02, 2019 12:00 AM

National holiday

One Design Fall Series 1

Sunday, September 08, 2019 10:30 AM

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

Urbanna Farmers' Market

Saturday, September 14, 2019 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.

One Design Fall Series 2

Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:30 AM

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

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Saturday, September 28, 2019 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.

Laser Fall Regatta

Saturday, October 05, 2019 10:30 AM

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

Urbanna Farmers' Market

Saturday, October 12, 2019 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.

Columbus Day

Monday, October 14, 2019 12:00 AM

National holiday.

Hallowe'en at Holly Point

Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:00 AM

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

Election Day

Tuesday, November 05, 2019 12:00 AM

Be sure to vote!

Veterans' Day

Monday, November 11, 2019 12:00 AM

Observed on Nov 12 this year

Christmas

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 12:00 AM

National and religious holiday.