Calendar of Events - Lancaster By the Bay Chamber

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Events in the next 30 days...
4/27/2019 - 5/26/2019
Works created during our Plein Air event go on exhibit for the month of May.
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4/30/2019 - 6/1/2019
This exhibit will display Poster Art of Art Center Members in a variety of mediums.  While there are numerous types of posters, the artists will choose one of he following types to create and display - informative, motivational, or persuasive.  The RAL Art Center, 19 N. Main Street, Kilmarnock is open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 4pm.  The public is welcome.
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5/24/2019
TCP will be kicking off the series with an act to surely rock the house. Soul Expressions with special guests
The Meltones will start the season off with a bang!

Soul Expressions is a high energy band that performs, Motown, reggae, funk rock, new and old R & B,Jazz, line dance music, southern soul, DC go go music and blues. The Meltones duo will be taking the stage at 6 pm followed by Soul Expressions.

This is a ticketed event at $10 per person and children under the age of 5 are free with a paying adult.

Food and beverage vendors will be on site.  Doors open at 5:30 pm, and we suggest you bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. This is a family venue and children under the age of 5 are free with a season pass holder.
Please no coolers or dogs.

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5/25/2019
The Kilmarnock Farmers Market at Town Center Park is a traditional farm to table and bay to table market. The vision of this market is to create a place where fresh items from the farms and bay are available for our community by our community.
The markets will be held the 4th Saturday of each month, starting in May and running until October. The market will have vendors who sell the highest qualities of meats, seafood, vegetables, fruits, bakery items and farmers market worthy products.
Check Town Centre Park’s Facebook page before each market to see what will be offered at that market!

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5/25/2019
Visitor Center

"Whooo" is that hiding in the woods?  We'll make a fun owl-related craft while we take an up close look at how these unique nocturnal birds are adapted to a life at night at Belle Isle State Park.
Extra Event Fee: No
Children Allowed: Yes

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5/25/2019
A casual, waterfront outdoor music series held at Holly Point Nature Park at Deltaville Maritime Museum.  The alfresco concert and stage overlooks Mill Creek.  This is a “bring your own lawn chair, cooler and picnic” event. If you don’t have time to pack a picnic, food concessions are available at the Tea House.

The summer concert series line-up:
May 25th – Ray Pittman (Beach &  Soul) and Bobby Messano (Billboard Guitarist)
June 22- Paige Melton (Classic Folk) and Tom Euler Band (Scorchin’ Blues)
July 27 – Sincerely Iris (“On the Road”) and Steve Bassett Band (All the Favs)
Aug 24 – Clayton Neal (Singer/Songwriter) and Stuck on a Name (Reggae)
Aug 31 –  TBA and Josh Walker Quartet (Sharon Rae North)
Sept 28 – TBA and Rappahannock Crossing (Bluegrass)
Gates will always be open 1 hr before the concerts for picnicking.  5:00-6:00 Opener and 6:00-8:00 pm Featured Band
Rain or Shine – In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to the pavilion
$10.00/Advance Tickets $15/Gate  Children 12 years and under FREE.

Join us for the Holly Point Farmer’s Market that morning from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm for same Groovin’ dates

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5/25/2019
The final concert of the Northern Neck Orchestra’s 2018-2019 season will be a joyful tribute to the music of Mozart and both Clara and Robert Schumann, known in their time as the “first couple” of music.
The program features Mozart’s exuberant Overture to the Marriage of Figaro, Clara Schumann’s brilliant Piano Concerto, performed by award-winning pianist Vijay Venkatesh, and her husband Robert Schumann’s glorious Symphony No. 3.
The performance  begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be preceded by a pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m.
Tickets are $30 and may be purchased at the door or online. 
Students are admitted free with an online reservation.

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5/25/2019
The 15 member group of enlisted professional musicians will perform a range of big band swing, jazz standards and contemporary music at the free Memorial Day weekend concert sponsored by the Irvington Village Improvement Association.
The concert is free and concert goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and a picnic.The 15-member group of enlisted professional musicians will perform a range of big band swing, jazz standards and contemporary music at a free concert.  
















 

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5/26/2019
Restaurant Adrift will be launching ‘After Hours’, a summer music series that will showcase local/native musicians.
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5/27/2019
Sponsored by the Northern Neck Chapter, Military Officers Association of America; American Legion Post 117, Reedville, Virginia; Boy Scout Troop 242 of Kilmarnock, Virginia; the Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc.; and Grace Episcopal Church, Kilmarnock.
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5/28/2019
Make 2019 the year to Get it Done! 
This Club was created for just that purpose. Finish those uncompleted projects with the moral support (and accountability) of others!
Take a couple of steps back to revisit some of those unfinished projects. This group will meet two times per month on the second Thursday and fourth Tuesday of each month. Come to one or both sessions to receive help, moral support and use of shop specialty rulers to complete your projects.
Cost:$ 10.00
Discounted price of $100 for all sessions until Thursday, October 10, 2019
Skill Level:All
Materials Included:use of shop specialty rulers and snacks provided
Requirements:bring an unfinished project (or several!) and your sewing machine and stay for the day to get it done!
Instructor Name:Lee Taylor
Instructor Bio:Lee Taylor and Teresa Rarick

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5/29/2019
Offered in partnership with Rappahannock Community College’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning program (RILL), this course examines the momentous events that made 1619 a landmark year in the history of Virginia: the meeting of the first representative assembly in the New World, the arrival of the first Africans to English North America, the recruitment of English women in large numbers to the colony, the first English Thanksgiving in North America and the development of Virginia’s entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. The course explores what led to these extraordinary events and the profound impact they had on Virginia and the United States. 
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5/30/2019
Attract local and out-of-town customers by managing your business’s social media accounts. Learn how to:
  • Input or correct your businesses information on Google
  • Respond to customer reviews through Yelp and Trip Advisor
  • Upload photos and menu items through Yelp and Trip Advisor

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6/1/2019 - 7/31/2019
Artists working in Prismacolor, Graphite, Pen and Ink and more go on display
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6/4/2019 - 6/29/2019
This is the largest fund raiser for the RAL Art Center. We not only have changed the name, but the date of the event has been moved to the last Saturday in June (June 29) to give our weekend visitors the opportunity to participate.  You are invited to come by the Art Center during the month to take a look at all the wonderful donated art and buy a ticket for this fabulous event.  The number of tickets printed will directly correspond to the number of art pieces donated.  Every ticket holder will take part in the drawing and will have the opportunity to choose a valuable work of art from the show to take home with them.  Tickets are $100 for members and $125 for non members.  On Saturday June 29th there will be wine, beer and hors d'oeuvres available for all ticket holders at 4 pm and the drawings will begin at 5 pm.
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6/5/2019
Offered in partnership with Rappahannock Community College’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning program (RILL), this course examines the momentous events that made 1619 a landmark year in the history of Virginia: the meeting of the first representative assembly in the New World, the arrival of the first Africans to English North America, the recruitment of English women in large numbers to the colony, the first English Thanksgiving in North America and the development of Virginia’s entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. The course explores what led to these extraordinary events and the profound impact they had on Virginia and the United States. 
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6/6/2019 - 6/7/2019
This workshop will be held from 9:30 - 3:30 (with an hour lunch break at noon).  This class is not strictly a color theory class and is open to all levels.  It's about having fun with paint!  Please contact the RAL Art Center at 436-9309 for more information and to register.
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6/6/2019
The Expo will showcase project based learning.  Our students, staff and teachers have partnered with William and Mary and  have been delving into deeper learning activities.  At this showcase, the students will be presenting their final projects.  Some of the projects involved local businesses.  Our second graders used patterning and other skills to design jewelry.  Justin from Burkes Fine Jewelers visited the classrooms and added his expertise.  Our third graders are designing a community business/building/park and collaborated with Randall Kipp of Randall Kipp Architecture and the Kilmarnock Town Centre Park.  
 
The community is invited and encouraged to stop in and see some of the great work.  
 

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6/7/2019 - 7/7/2019
This new exhibit brings some new artists and some new mediums to the gallery. This exhibit will feature works created with mediums that have a type of point – Prismacolor Pencils, Soft Pastels and Pen and Ink. Featured artists currently will be Nancy Jacey, David Aiken and Troy Argenbright.
Stay tuned for more details and additional artists.
Exhibit to run from June 7th to July 7th.

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6/7/2019
The public is invited to come by the Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, from 5 pm - 7 pm to meet the exhibiting artists. Tickets will be available for the Great Art Heist which will be held on Saturday June 29.  Light refreshments and free admission.
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6/8/2019
Learn how to use colored pencils to create art or how to take your existing skills and colored pencil drawings to the next level. Nancy Jacey will lead a two day workshop that will walk you through using fine art colored pencils to create stunning works of art like the event photo. This workshop will explore Nancy’s drawing methods and colored penciled techniques in order to create vivid, colorful pieces of art. Saturday, we will be sketching on illustration board with graphite pencil and sharpies as the first process of creating the work from a reference photo. We will then begin to layer in Prismacolor on our subject matter. Sunday, we will focus on finalizing work on the subject matter and working on the background elements.

All skill levels are welcome

Register today to reserve your spot by emailing or phone call .
Cost for the 2 day workshop is $125.00 per person.

WORKSHOP SUPPLY LIST – Students need to bring the following materials:
– Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils 72 set or larger
– Pencil Sharpener, eraser and HB pencil
– Ruler
– Duster Brush
– Ultra Fine Point assorted colored sharpies
*Cold pressed illustration board and reference image will be provided

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6/8/2019
This event has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 8th!
The Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck will sponsor the Original Rhondels in concert at the Half Shell in Towne Centre Park. 
Tickets purchased before April 19th are $18, ticket purchased at the gate are $20.
Purchase tickets online or call.  Proof of purchase (your ticket receipt) is required to gain entrance at the gate.

The Original Rhondels know how to “shake it up” and show everyone a good time. 
There will be a cash bar and food vendors (Byrd’s Seafood, Uncle Jays Soul Food, VA's Blue Crab Co. and more!)
We encourage you to bring your own chairs.
All proceeds will go to the Boys & Girls Club.

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6/8/2019
Music by the River: Faron Hamblin

What's better than country music on a southern summer evening? Enjoying it with family and friends, of course. Grab some snacks, load up the car, and come on down to Belle Isle State Park as Faron Hamblin takes the stage. 

Inspired by country legends, Faron Hamblin puts on a show that's sure to have you tapping your toes. So pull on your boots and get ready to boogie to some new beats and old favorites at Music by the River. 

The Music by the River concert series is made possible by the sponsorship of many local businesses and by the Friends of Belle Isle (http://www.virginiaparks.org/friends-bi).
 

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6/9/2019
Learn how to use colored pencils to create art or how to take your existing skills and colored pencil drawings to the next level. Nancy Jacey will lead a two day workshop that will walk you through using fine art colored pencils to create stunning works of art like the event photo. This workshop will explore Nancy’s drawing methods and colored penciled techniques in order to create vivid, colorful pieces of art. Saturday, we will be sketching on illustration board with graphite pencil and sharpies as the first process of creating the work from a reference photo. We will then begin to layer in Prismacolor on our subject matter. Sunday, we will focus on finalizing work on the subject matter and working on the background elements.

All skill levels are welcome

Register today to reserve your spot by emailing or phone call .
Cost for the 2 day workshop is $125.00 per person.

WORKSHOP SUPPLY LIST – Students need to bring the following materials:
– Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils 72 set or larger
– Pencil Sharpener, eraser and HB pencil
– Ruler
– Duster Brush
– Ultra Fine Point assorted colored sharpies
*Cold pressed illustration board and reference image will be provided

more info...

6/11/2019
You have plenty of scraps but now what? Cut them down into manageable and usable sizes using the Accucut Go cutter and take advantage of the free scrap pattern each month.
Do you have a mountain of scrap fabric? Let's commit to move it by making charity quilts. We will meet twice month to tackle our scrap piles and learn a new scrappy technique. Class fee includes lunch, a pattern, and use of shop specialty rulers. If you attend at least one session per month and commit to donate your completed quilt to charity, you could receive free long-arm quilting services!
Cost:$ 20.00
includes lunch, scrap pattern, a starter bag of precut scraps, and use of shop specialty rulers
Skill Level:All
Instructor Name:Lee Taylor

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6/12/2019
Offered in partnership with Rappahannock Community College’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning program (RILL), this course examines the momentous events that made 1619 a landmark year in the history of Virginia: the meeting of the first representative assembly in the New World, the arrival of the first Africans to English North America, the recruitment of English women in large numbers to the colony, the first English Thanksgiving in North America and the development of Virginia’s entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. The course explores what led to these extraordinary events and the profound impact they had on Virginia and the United States. 
more info...

6/13/2019
Make 2019 the year to Get it Done! 
This Club was created for just that purpose. Finish those uncompleted projects with the moral support (and accountability) of others!
Take a couple of steps back to revisit some of those unfinished projects. This group will meet two times per month on the second Thursday and fourth Tuesday of each month. Come to one or both sessions to receive help, moral support and use of shop specialty rulers to complete your projects.
Cost:$ 10.00
Discounted price of $100 for all sessions until Thursday, October 10, 2019
Skill Level:All
Materials Included:use of shop specialty rulers and snacks provided
Requirements:bring an unfinished project (or several!) and your sewing machine and stay for the day to get it done!
Instructor Name:Lee Taylor
Instructor Bio:Lee Taylor and Teresa Rarick

more info...

6/13/2019
"Collectively Indispensable, Individually Obscure: The Women of Early Virginia" Enjoy the historic ambience of Virginia’s greatest colonial church and savor an array of tempting hors d’oeuvres in our courtyard before joining renowned curator Bly Straube for this dynamic presentation that uses museum objects, archaeological discoveries and historical documents to explore some of the little-known stories of Powhatan, English, and African women in the early 17th-century Virginia colony.

June 14th: Get on the bus with HCC&M the next day for a visit to Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement to see some of the sites, stories and artifacts Straube discusses.

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6/14/2019
Enjoy a private tour of historic Jamestown, where groundbreaking archeological excavations have uncovered the remarkable story of the first permanent English settlement in North America. At the Jamestown Settlement view the new exhibition Tenacity: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia and other displays that tell the story of 1619 Virginia.

 

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6/15/2019
Music by the River: Billy Joe Trio

Hailing from Hampton Roads, Virginia, Billy Joe Trio is billed as the "best funky blues in town." With Billy Joe on guitar and vocals, Kevin Payne on bass, and Chris "Big Daddy" Serrano on drums, this is a show that is sure to captivate. Playing nothing but Funky Blues Rock and good time party music, Billy Joe Trio is the perfect entertainment for a Saturday evening.  

Grab your lawn chairs, pack a picnic snack, and get ready to rock with Billy Joe Trio.
The Music by the River concert series is made possible by the sponsorship of many local businesses and by the Friends of Belle Isle (http://www.virginiaparks.org/friends-bi).
 

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6/17/2019 - 6/21/2019

Join Chesapeake Academy's award-winning summer camp for children ages 4-6 years. Campers will ask questions and explore themes to discover a mystery object each week! Through games, crafts, snacks, songs, books, and outings, campers play and discover. What a fun and enriching way to spend the summer!


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6/17/2019
Great Alone, by Kristin Hannah

Meetings are held in the downstairs conference room.
Meetings begin at 2 pm, except for the November luncheon meeting which starts at 12:30 pm

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6/20/2019
Enjoy the great music, food trucks, and adult beverages all under the stars.
All concerts start at 6PM with a local opening act.

This is a ticketed event at $10 per person and children under the age of 5 are free with a paying adult.

Food and beverage vendors will be on site. Please no coolers or dogs and remember to bring a chair or blanket to sit on.

more info...

6/22/2019
A casual, waterfront outdoor music series held at Holly Point Nature Park at Deltaville Maritime Museum.  The alfresco concert and stage overlooks Mill Creek.  This is a “bring your own lawn chair, cooler and picnic” event. If you don’t have time to pack a picnic, food concessions are available at the Tea House.

The summer concert series line-up:
May 25th – Ray Pittman (Beach &  Soul) and Bobby Messano (Billboard Guitarist)
June 22- Paige Melton (Classic Folk) and Tom Euler Band (Scorchin’ Blues)
July 27 – Sincerely Iris (“On the Road”) and Steve Bassett Band (All the Favs)
Aug 24 – Clayton Neal (Singer/Songwriter) and Stuck on a Name (Reggae)
Aug 31 –  TBA and Josh Walker Quartet (Sharon Rae North)
Sept 28 – TBA and Rappahannock Crossing (Bluegrass)
Gates will always be open 1 hr before the concerts for picnicking.  5:00-6:00 Opener and 6:00-8:00 pm Featured Band
Rain or Shine – In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to the pavilion
$10.00/Advance Tickets $15/Gate  Children 12 years and under FREE.

Join us for the Holly Point Farmer’s Market that morning from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm for same Groovin’ dates

more info...


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