Eastern Shore of Virginia entertainment guide for May 19-26

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"Black Comedy" will be performed at the North Street Playhouse on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

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Friday, May 19

n FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, Downtown Pocomoke Farmers and Flea Market, 3 Market St., Pocomoke City. No registration or vendor fees required. 

n BOOK SALE: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Friends of the Cape Charles Memorial Library will be holding the first of its monthly summer book sales. The sales will be held on the third Friday of each month from May through September, weather permitting, on the side of the library located at 201 Mason Ave. in Cape Charles. At the May sale, the library will be accepting donations of children’s books only (no other types of book donations will be accepted) to be sold at future sales.

n LIVE MUSIC: 6 to 9 p.m., Paul Brion at the Blarney Stone Pub, 10 North St., Onancock. 

n BINGO: 6:30 p.m., at Exmore Moose Lodge 683 in Belle Haven. Doors open at 5 p.m. 

n THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE: 8 p.m., “Black Comedy” at North Street Playhouse, 34 Market St., Onancock. Directed by Ginny McMath. Tickets can only be purchased online at northstreetplayhouse.org, or as available, at the door prior to each performance. Check  for ticket availability and other information at the box office telephone number, 757-787-2050. The box office will open one hour before each performance.

Saturday, May 20 

n FISHING TOURNAMENT: The inaugural Hook ’n’ Hose Black Drum Fishing Tournament, presented by Cape Charles Volunteer Fire Co., will be held. Prices are $75 per participant for ages 13 and older and $40 for ages 12 and younger.

For registration forms, email [email protected].

n CHURCH YARD SALE: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.,  yard sale at Melfa United Methodist Church. A lunch of hot dogs, chips, and a drink will cost $8. There will be a bake table and a white elephant table. Table rentals are $10. Call 757-710-6306.

n FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m. to noon, The Onancock Market, an open-air farmers and artisans market, 22 Market St., Onancock. Visit www.onancockmarket.com

n FARMERS, ARTISANS MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Chincoteague Island Farmers and Artisans Market, Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, 6309 Church St. Fresh local seafood, produce, and a wide array of arts and crafts. Live music, free admission and parking. Visit www.chincoteagueca.org

n FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Farmers Market at the Oyster Farm,  500 Marina Village Circle, Cape Charles. 

n HEALTH FAIR, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Health Fair at the Northampton County YMCA, presented by Eastern Shore Rural Health. There will be exhibitions, demonstrations, and food for sale. 

n FRITTER LUNCHEON: 11 a.m. until sold out, Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. oyster fritter drive-through at the firehall, 5052 Deep Hole Road. The menu is an oyster fritter sandwich, chips, and water for $15. 

n LIVE MUSIC: 3 p.m., Grill Jam on the lawn of the Onancock Elks Lodge in Tasley. Fil Rhythm, Shore Blues Band, and more. $20 admission includes hot dogs, burgers and barbecue. Cash bar. Bring lawn chairs. 

n LIVE MUSIC: 6 p.m., Country music legends Aaron Tippin, Sammy Kershaw, and Collin Raye will perform in Pocomoke City at DockJam, presented by Dockside restaurant and bar. Tickets are $45 for lawn seating and $55 for chair seating. It will be held at 2 Riverside Dr. Tickets can be purchased at dockjam.com

n ISLAND COFFEEHOUSE: 7 p.m., Joni Mitchell tribute concert at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, 6309 Church Street. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Local performers include Greg Shupe, The Patch Brothers, Cal Toner, The H Tones, Logan Ulovic, Peg Snowden Volk, and David Nees. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children aged 12 and younger. There will be a cash bar. Visit www.chincoteagueca.org

n LIVE PERFORMANCE: 7 p.m., ESO School of Dance presents “Big City, Bright Lights,” at Nandua High School. Reserved tickets are $25 in advance. General admission tickets are $20 in advance and $22 at the door. Student tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the ESO main office, the Book Bin in Onley, or online by visiting

www.esoartscenter.org Call 757-442-3226.

n THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE: 8 p.m., “Black Comedy” at North Street Playhouse, 34 Market St., Onancock. Directed by Ginny McMath. Tickets can only be purchased online at northstreetplayhouse.org, or as available, at the door prior to each performance. Check  for ticket availability and other information at the box office telephone number, 757-787-2050. The box office will open one hour before each performance.

n COMEDY SHOW: 8 p.m., Robert Garris at the Blarney Stone Pub, 10 North St., Onancock. 

Sunday, May 21

n FISHING TOURNAMENT: The inaugural Hook ’n’ Hose Black Drum Fishing Tournament, presented by Cape Charles Volunteer Fire Co., will be held. Prices are $75 per participant for ages 13 and older and $40 for ages 12 and younger.

For registration forms, email [email protected].

n FREE MOVIE: 2 p.m., the Disney movie “Encanto” will be showing at the Onancock Elks Lodge in Tasley. Admission is free and  the event is sponsored by the Eastern Shore of Virginia Community Services Board and the Community Partners of the Eastern Shore.

n LIVE PERFORMANCE: 2 p.m., ESO School of Dance presents “Big City, Bright Lights,” at Nandua High School. Reserved tickets are $25 in advance. General admission tickets are $20 in advance and $22 at the door. Student tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the ESO main office, the Book Bin in Onley, or online by visiting

www.esoartscenter.org Call 757-442-3226.

n THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE: 2:30 p.m., “Black Comedy” at North Street Playhouse, 34 Market St., Onancock. Directed by Ginny McMath. Tickets can only be purchased online at northstreetplayhouse.org, or as available, at the door prior to each performance. Check for ticket availability and other information at the box office telephone number, 757-787-2050. The box office will open one hour before each performance.

n KARAOKE: 6 to 8 p.m., karaoke with Melissa at the Blarney Stone Pub, 10 North St., Onancock. 

Monday, May 22

n YOGA: 8 to 9 a.m., yoga at the Island Community House, 6246 Mumford St., Chincoteague. Info: 757-336-1993, [email protected], www.islandcommunityhouse.org

n COMMUNITY BINGO: 1 to 3 p.m., at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, 6309 Church St., $5 per card to play. Visit

www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org

n GAME DAY: 1 to 4 p.m., game day at the Island Theatre annex, 4074 Main St., Chincoteague, sponsored by the Chincoteague Island Arts Organzation. Info: 757-702-2170, www.chincoteagueislandarts.com

n BINGO: Doors open at 5 p.m., first game at 7 p.m., Onancock Elks Lodge, 22454 Front St., Accomac. Info: 757-787-7750.

Tuesday, May 23

n CRAFT GROUP: 1 to 3 p.m., Hooks & Needles craft group at Powelton Presbyterian Church, Wachapreague. 

n BINGO: Doors open 5:30 p.m., first game 7:30 p.m., Cheriton Volunteer Fire Co.,  21334 S. Bayside Road, Cheriton. 

Wednesday, May 24

n YOGA: 8 to 9 a.m., yoga at the Island Community House, 6246 Mumford St., Chincoteague. Info: 757-336-1993, [email protected], www.islandcommunityhouse.org

n CHAMBER LUNCH: noon, The Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual awards luncheon at AJ’s on the Creek. RSVP to [email protected] by May 17 for planning purposes.

n ACTIVITY: 1 to 3 p.m., Sit and Stitch  program at the Island Community House, 6246 Mumford St., Chincoteague. Info: 757-336-1993, [email protected], www.islandcommunityhouse.org

n ACTIVITY: 6 to 8 p.m., chess club at the Island Community House, 6246 Mumford St., Chincoteague. Info: 757-336-1992, [email protected], www.islandcommunityhouse.org

n BINGO: Doors open at 6 p.m., first game 7:30 p.m., Painter Volunteer Fire Co., 17116 Wayside Drive, Painter. 

Thursday, May 25

n SENIOR EXERCISE: 10 a.m., Community senior exercise program, Powelton Presbyterian Church, Wachapreague. 

n CHILDREN’S EVENT: 10 a.m., “Tales 4 Tots” at the Chincoteague Island Library, 4077 Main St., Chincoteague. Stories, crafts, snacks, and stretching for children up to age 5. Free and open to all. Children must be accompanied by adult. 

Friday, May 26

n FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, Downtown Pocomoke Farmers and Flea Market, 3 Market St., Pocomoke City. No registration or vendor fees required. 

n FESTIVAL: 5 to 8 p.m., Fourth Friday Street Festival in Pocomoke City, Md., with street vendors, food sales, kids’ activities, and live music. Takes place on Market Street. Visit www.downtownpocomoke.com

n FUNDRAISER DRAWING: 6 to 10 p.m., annual Family Fun Raffle, sponsored by the Tasley Volunteer Fire Co., broadcast live on FM 103.3 WESR. 10 p.m. grand prize drawing for a Primetime Tracer LE Ultra-Light Camper. Other giveaways include cash, Penn rod-and-reel sets, Blackstone grills, and Calcutta coolers. Tickets are $30 each or four for $100. Visit tasleyfireco.networkforgood.com for tickets.

n BINGO: 6:30 p.m., at Exmore Moose Lodge 683 in Belle Haven. Doors open at 5 p.m. 

n STORYTELLING: 7 p.m., at the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance. 6309 Church St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. This month’s theme is “listen to your mother,” and “mother knows best.” Free admission, cash bar. Visit www.chincoteagueca.org

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