Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Some 4th of July Activities On Virginia Eastern Shore
The Eastern Shore will be celebrating the Fourth with various activities. The celebrations get underway with an Ice Cream Social tonight at the Onancock Town Pavillion. The Accomack Unity Band will perform and free ice cream will be provided by the Onancock Business and Civic Association.
Accomac will have its traditional non motorized parade at 10 AM. The parade will assemble at Wards Exxon and will move down the street to the Accomack Courthouse Square where free popsicles and music by the Accomack Band will entertain participants. Kids are encouraged to decorate their bikes and come to Accomac and participate.
The Fourth of July aways means that the folks at Calvary United Methodist Church at Hunting Creek will be having their annual dinner. This will be the 124th year that Calvary has had this famous meal which consists of such Eastern Shore favorites as clam fritters, crab cakes, fried chicken, baked ham, baked corn, mac and cheese, baked tomatoes and much more. You can eat at the church or order a take out. Take out orders can be called in 665-6445 after 11:00 am Wednesday morning.
There will be fireworks at the Chincoteague Firemans Carnival starting at 9:30 and there will be fireworks at Shuckers in Onancock starting at 9:00.
The Wachapreague Carnival will be running Wednesday night with food, rides, games and entertainment.
The Town of Cape Charles, along with the Cape Charles Volunteer Fire Company is planning an impressive, day-long July 4th celebration centered along the beachfront of Cape Charles.
Planned activities include a parade down Mason and Bay Avenues, horseshoes competition, beach volley ball, face paintings for children, a fishing competition at the pier with prizes for young adults 16 years of age and under, arts & crafts stands, sidewalk sales, food vendors and more. Beachfront fireworks will cap off the festivities after dark!