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Chincoteague Events: Second Saturday Art Stroll

May 17th, 2013 by Katie Pate

On the second Saturday of each month from April though November, the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance sponsors the Second Saturday Art Stroll. Taking place from 6 to 9 p.m. at participating galleries and shops around the Island, plan ahead to come and visit us during this fun event in June (on the 8th). Meet local artists, see exhibits of a wide variety of visual arts, listen to live music and more! Usually, there are arts and crafts demonstrations, readings and book signings, wine tastings and quite possibly, something totally unexpected!

Visit these galleries and shops during Second Saturday to enjoy visiting artist exhibits, performances by musicians and wine and cheese tastings.

  • Island Butterfly – 4107 Main St.
  • Guinevere’s – 4076 Main St.

    Guinevere's participates in the Second Saturday Art Stroll.

    Guinevere’s participates in the Second Saturday Art Stroll.

  • Flying Fish Gallery – 4086 Main St.
  • Island Arts – 6196 Maddox Blvd.
  • Old Neptune Books – 4076 Main St.
  • Sundial Books – 4065 Main St.
  • Working Artists Studio – Maddox Blvd.
  • Osprey Nest Gallery – 4096 Main St.

Visiting Chincoteague this Spring?

If you are making your travel arrangements for a vacation in Chincoteague this spring or summer, we invite you to book your stay at our Bed and Breakfast Inn. No matter what time of the year you come to the Island, there is always lots to do! Or if that what you need is a slow paced getaway, do very little! Read a book, taking leisurely strolls on the beach or while away the time with cards and games in our parlor.

 

Chincoteague Events: LAST Second Saturday Art Stroll

October 22nd, 2012 by Katie Pate

On the Second Saturday of each month, from April through November, the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance sponsors the 2nd Saturday Art Stroll. This is a creative community event featuring art of all media: arts and crafts demonstrations, exhibits, live music, readings and book signings, wine tastings…and the unexpected! This year’s last Second Saturday event is November 10!

The Art Stroll takes place at participating galleries and shops around the Chincoteague Island from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  In many cases, there are also special events during the day at the downtown park.  Come out and meet local artists, see exhibits of a wide variety of visual arts, listen to live music and more!

2nd Saturday in Chincoteague

John Beam of aNoPheles Blues Gallery wails on drums with Island Stomp

Here are some examples of fun events that have taken place at past 2nd Saturdays. Call the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance for details about November’s Second Saturday at 757-336-0044.

Book Signings
Threadgoodes – Carol Mabin signs copies of her Watson House Cookbook from 6 – 8 p.m.

Demonstrations
Threadgoodes – The Pampered Chef, 1-3:00pm
Island Butterfly – Oil and water color painter Lucy Roehm
Flying Fish – Stained glass by Tom Bolean
Island Arts – Fish Carver Ed Kuhm
Osprey Nest Gallery – Painting by Kevin McBride
The Working Artists Studio – June Mohr and Gail Reichard – painting pictures of boats, 6-9pm

Exhibitions
Flying Fish Gallery – new spoon jewelry by Margie Bolean

Tastings
Wine, Cheese and More – Virginia wines are featured, 6-9pm. Tastes are free but donations to the CCA Scholarship fund are appreciated.

Why don’t you book a weekend stay at our Chincoteague bed and breakfast, where you can explore all of the fun and art the island has to offer? This is a great time to get away and have some quality time with a spouse or girlfriends before the chaos and obligation of the holiday season.

 

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