Events on Chincoteague IslandWe offer a range of fun events each year, including concerts, theatre, gallery tours, art shows, art & music classes, farmers markets, festivals and more. Be sure to subscribe to our E-Newsletter to stay informed of upcoming events -- click the Sign Up button on the right side of this page to enter your email address.
Island CoffeehouseFeb 21 ♦ Mar 21 ♦ Apr 18 ♦ May 23 ♦ Jun 20
Jul 18 ♦ Aug 15 ♦ Sep 19 ♦ Oct 17 ♦ Nov 21 CCA Headquarters - 6309 Church Street
Doors open at 6:30 PM
Performances start at 7:30 PM
- Listen to some wonderful, live music
- See some great visual art
- Enjoy good company in a convivial atmosphere
- Indulge in a light meal, snacks, wine, beer or soft drinks
For more information and details about this month's event, visit About the Coffeehouse.
2nd Saturday Art Stroll & Art Class for KidsArt Stroll - 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM
The 2nd Saturday of each month
April - November
Meet artists, musicians, authors and more as you stroll around town and visit the participating shops and galleries. For this month's map and events flyers, Read more...
Art Class for Kids held on 2nd Saturdays at CCA Headquarters at 10:00 AM. Read more...
4/4/2015 to 5/16/2015 - Saturday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
5/23/2015 to 9/5/2015 - Wednesday & Saturday, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
9/12/2015 to 10/17/2015 - Saturday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Local farmers and craftspeople sell their wares outdoors at the CCA Headquarters building at 6309 Church Street. For more information, including directions and information on becoming a vendor, read about the Farmers Market.
The Artful Flea
The 2nd Saturday of Each Month
April through October
The 2nd Saturday Artful Flea is a community open air yard sale combining arts, crafts and attic treasures. For more information, including exact times, directions, map and information on how to participate, read about the Artful Flea.
CCA Presents Summer Cinema in the ParkSummer Cinema 2015 Starts June 25th!
The CCA presents a free film series held on select Thursday evenings during the summer months.Jun 25 ♦ Jul 9 ♦ Jul 23 ♦ Aug 6 ♦ Aug 27 Held in good weather at Robert Reed Park If it rains, the screening will be at the Cultural Alliance Headquarters. For more information and a list of this year's movie selections, visit about the Summer Cinema Series.
Music @ the Dock
Check back in Spring of 2015 for the next concert series
Join us on select Saturdays in the summer for a series of public concerts performed in Robert Reed Park along the Waterfront in Downtown Chincoteague. The concerts are FREE and each presents a different style of music.
Give Us Your Best Shot: Annual Photo Contest
The winners of the 2014 photo contest have been decided.
Check back in the fall of 2015 for details on the 2015 contest.
Plein Air Art Event
"In Open Air"
This year's event was held September 13, 2014
The CCA sponsors an annual Plein Air Art event each fall that culminates in an exhibition and sale of paintings on the second Saturday of September. For more information on the 2015 plein air event, check back in the summer of 2015.
The CCA Fall Cruise
Check back in September 2015, for details
The CCA offers a sunset cruise on the waters around Chincoteague and Assateague islands each October as a fund raiser. Enjoy wine, cheese and a gorgeous sunset on this gentle, waterborne tour of Chincoteague Island. Thanks to Captain Carlton Leonard of Daisey's Island Cruises for his generous support.
Mother Earth Day Festival 2015A Free Event!
Saturday, May 9th, 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Robert Reed Waterfront Park
Chincoteague Island, Virginia
The Mother Earth Day Festival will be held on Saturday, May 9th at the Robert Reed Park in downtown Chincoteague. Admission is free. Come enjoy lots of great exhibits and fun activities, including:Arts and Crafts - 13 local artists will display and sell their unique creations.CCA Bake Sale - cookies, cupcakes and more by the same bakers that supply the CCA's very successful Holiday Cookie Sale.Free Children's Activities - Paint a flower pot and plant a flower for Mother's Day, make beaded jewelry, construct a snake toy from recycled cans and bottles.Live Music - Eight Track Mind featuring Andrew Ward and Tony White; Greg Shupe and Tom Marinelli.Plant Sale - The Chincoteague Garden Club has been busy growing seedlings and transplanting perennials. Take advantage of this opportunity to purchase locally grown plants for your garden at great prices.Rain Barrel Workshop - Take home a rain barrel to collect water for your garden. Only 20 barrels available and preregistration is required. Call 757-787-0918, extension 129.Recycling - drop off unwanted small electronics (computers, printers, anything with a plug--even if they don't work--but no large TVs), household items, craft supplies, books and clothing at the CCA recycling booth. Non-working electronics will be safely recycled. Clothing will be donated to Hospice of the Eastern Shore. Other items will be sold at upcoming Artful Flea markets to benefit the CCA building fund.Silent Auction - Bid on hand painted tote bags and windows by local artists and on the amazing turtle painting (shown above) by Egret Moon's Jamie Thompson.Environmental Exhibits - including Chincoteague Bay Field Station, Delmarva Discover Center, Waste Watchers, NASA and the Ward Museum
Interested in participating? Artists can download the application for a booth. Space is limited so apply soon.