2009 Calendar of Events

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January

2009 colonial beach events

  • 9: 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 17: 11:00am – 3:00pm Robert E. Lee's Birthday celebration at Stratford Hall 804-493-8038

  • 19: 7:00pm Martin Luther King Commemoration, First Baptist Church on Jackson St. contact Rev. Cunningham at 540-891-5626

  • 22-24: Robert E. Lee Symposium on Civil War History. Stratford Hall 804-493-8038

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    February

    2009 colonial beach events

  • 13: 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 13: Colonial Beach Museum Photography Workshop & Display

  • 14: Valentine's Day - take your sweetheart out to dinner and spend a romantic evening at one of our Bed & Breakfast Inns.

  • 14: 4:30pm – 6:30pm Spaghetti Dinner by the Jr. Rescue Squad

  • 16: 10:00am – 4:00pm George Washington’s Birthday Celebration (free admission!) at George Washington Birthplace 804-224-7895

  • 22: 1:00pm George Washington’s 277th Birthday with cake and punch at George Washington's Birthplace 804-224-1732

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    March

    2009 colonial beach events

  • 7: 4:30pm – 6:30pm Ham & Oyster Dinner, Rescue Squad Auxiliary 804-224-7750

  • 8: Daylight Saving Time Begins - Spring Ahead! Set your clocks ahead 1 hour.

  • 13: 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 14: PTA Silent Auction at Colonial Beach High School 804-224-7166

  • 28: 4:30pm – 6:30pm Spaghetti Dinner, Rescue Squad Ladies Auxiliary 804-224-7750

  • 28: 10:00am – 4:00pm George Washington Birthplace 4H Heritage Club Event. Costumed interpretation, colonial crafts and fun for visitors! 804-224-1732

  • 29: 8:00am - 5:00pm Dirtbike and All-Terrain Vehicle races at Northern Neck ATV Park, 4618 Leedstown Road. $10 admission, $10 camping fee per vehicle. http://nnkatv.com/ or www.vxcs.org

  • 29: PTA Harvest Bingo at the Rescue Squad building. 804-224-9897

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    April

    2009 colonial beach events

  • 10: 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 11: Museum of Colonial Beach opens for the season!

  • 11: 10:00am Easter Egg Hunt on Town Hill by American Legion Post & Auxiliary #148 804-224-3824

  • 11: 11:00am Easter Egg Hunt on the Oval at Stratford Hall 804-493-8038

  • 15: 6:30pm Colonial Beach Lions Club Bluegrass Jam (Every 3rd Friday)

  • 18: 8:00am Bake/Yard Sale Colonial Beach JR Rescue Squad

  • 18: 10:00am Earth Day Celebration on Town Hill. Contact Dave Johnson 804-224-7691

  • 18: 7:00pm 3rd Annual Beach Ball has been rescheduled for September 19th

  • 25: 10:30am 251st Birthday Celebration at James Monroe Birthplace with luncheon reception at Colonial Beach Moose Lodge

  • 25: Rockfish Tournament "Trophy Season" Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. 804-224-7255

  • 25: 3rd Annual St. Mary's Charity Scramble at Cameron Hills Golf

  • 25: 6:00pm - 11:30pm Relay for Life comedy club gala featuring Matt Kazam

  • 26: 9:00am – 5:00pm First Inauguration at George Washington Birthplace. Trivia contest with prizes! 804-224-1732

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    May

    2009 colonial beach events

  • 8: 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 9: 6:00pm CBHS Basketball welcomes the public to their Drifters State Championship Ring Ceremony and Celebration at The Riverboat. Admission $5/person.

  • 9: 9th Annual Colonial Beach Historical Society Big Band Dance. Lloyd Wright 804-224-3379

  • 10: Mother’s Day Buffet, Stratford Hall Plantation Reservations Recommended 804-493-9696

  • 10: 7:00am – 11:00am Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Department's Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast 804-224-7255

  • 10: 1:00pm – 5:00pm Mother’s Appreciation Day, Free Rose for Mom. Ingleside Vineyards 804-224-8687

  • 10: Mother’s Celebration Day, Westmoreland Berry Farm. Free Sundae for Mom! 804-224-9171

  • 13: Rehearsal for contestants aged 7 - 15 for the Miss CBVFD Pageant. Registration paperwork is due at this time. Contact Bonnie at 804-224-0215 between 6 - 8pm

  • 15: 6:30pm Colonial Beach Lions Club Bluegrass Jam (Every 3rd Friday)

  • 17: 1:30pm Colonial Beach Baby Contest and Miss CBVFD Contest. Contact Bonnie at 804-224-0215 between 6 - 8pm

  • 22: 6:00pm Colonial Beach Historical Society's Antique & Classic Boat Society presents “Antique Boats on the Bay” contact Art Buswell 804-224-3379

  • 22: 8:00pm Family Movie Night on the Hill – "The Tale of Despereaux" $5 admission.

  • 23: 8:00am – 11:00am Breakfast, Ladies Rescue Squad Auxiliary 804-224-7750

  • 23: 9:00am - 3:00pm Market Days & Bluemont Concert on the Town Commons. Jackie 804-224-0021 or Pat 804-214-9022

  • 23: 4:00pm Poker Run on The Point. Sign-in at Colonial Ave. & Boardwalk. $10 per hand. Cash prizes for the Top 3 poker hands.

  • 23: 6:00pm - 11:00pm 2nd Annual Memorial Weekend Concert on Town Hill. Sponsored by Project Colonial Beach. 804-224-4151. Co-Sponsored by Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds go towards ongoing beach beautification projects.

  • 25: 11:00am Memorial Day service at The Cannon on the corner of Irving & Boundary. Sponsored by American Legion Post #148. Tommy 804-224-0718

  • 30: Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team Car Wash Fundraiser at Ledo Pizza in the Beachgate Shopping Center.

  • 30: 1:00pm - 3:00pm @CBHS A 20-Year Anniversary Celebration of Colonial Beach High School. Contact Dee 804-224-0906

  • 30: 9:00am - 5:00pm Spring On the Plantation at George Washington's Birthplace

    18th Century activities and demonstrations like sheep shearing, blacksmithing, etc. Dick 804-224-1732

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    June

    2009 colonial beach events

  • 6: 11:00am 2nd Annual Battle at the Beach at American Legion Post 148, 27 Colonial Avenue.

  • 6: 2:00pm Gates Open. 3:00pm - 6:00pm Time Runs at Colonial Beach Dragway Bracket Racing starts at 6:30pm. Run What U Brung Quick 8 Heads Up, Top Sportsman Quick 32. $15

  • 10-14: Potomac River Firemen’s Carnival on Town Hill. CBVFD Ladies Aux. Jackie 804-224-0021

  • 11: 9:00am Kindergarten Graduation

  • 12: Teacher Appreciation Days at Ingleside! Free Tastings and 25% off EVERYTHING!

  • 12: 6:00pm - 9:00pm 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach. Jonathan Shaw, British wildlife artist and falconer will appear at Jarrett Thor Fine Arts. 804-224-7200

  • 12: Weekend Deck Party at the Riverboat.

  • 12: 7:00pm Fireman’s Parade, Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. 804-224-7255.

  • 12: Miss Colonial Beach Pageant (after the Firemen's Parade)

  • 12-13-14: 58th Annual Potomac river festival – Parades, Vendors, Arts & Crafts, Games, Stage Shows, Contests, etc! This year's theme is "Celebrating Excellence"

  • 13: 11:00am - 5:00pm 2nd Annual Chesapeake Bay Wine Festival. 9 wineries participating. Live Music by the Glass Onion Band plus Artisans, Crafters, Food, and Wine. $15 in advance or $20 at the door, includes free wine glass. Call Ingleside at 804-224-8687 for tickets.

  • 14: 12:00pm Boat Parade at Marker #2. Register at www.thecyc.com

  • 14: 4:00pm Colonial Beach High School Graduation. Congratulations, graduates!

  • 17: 2:00pm - 4:30pm Wacky Wednesdays 4 Kids – Stories, crafts and movies at the Library

  • 19: Teacher Appreciation Days at Ingleside Winery! Free Tastings and 25% off EVERYTHING!

  • 19: 6:30pm Colonial Beach Lions Club Bluegrass Jam (Every 3rd Friday)

  • 19: 7:00pm Teen Council at the Library. Annual Teen lock-in until Saturday morning at 7:00am.

  • 20: Kaleidoscope Comedy Show at the Riverboat.

  • 20: 7:30pm Race for McGee on the Boardwalk. ALS Foundation Fundraiser. Contact vic@farc.org or 540-657-1455

  • 21: HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!!! Take Dad to High Tides (205 Taylor St.) for dinner, he gets a free dessert when you mention their website.

  • 21: 8:00am - 4:00pm 3rd Annual Classic Car Festival on Town Hill

  • 22-26: Adventure Day Camp at Stratford Hall. 804-493-8038

  • 24: 2:00pm - 4:30pm Wacky Wednesdays 4 Kids (stories, movies and crafts) at the Library

  • 26: 8:00pm Family Movie Night on the Hill – Madagascar 2: Escape to Africa

  • 27: 9:00am - 3:00pm Market Days & Bluemont Concert on Town Commons. Jackie 804-224-0021 or Pat 804-214-9022

  • 27: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Rock 'N Roll Oldies by King Edward and The BD's Band at Ingleside. Wine Tastings, Music and Souvenir glass included. Reservations Required. $15 for music only (bring a picnic) or $35 for music and dinner. First 50 people to reserve their spot are automatically entered into a drawing to win a FREE VIP Tour, Tasting and Reception for up to 6 people! 804-224-8687

  • 27: 8:00pm String Kings play at Dockside

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    July

    2009 colonial beach events

  • 1: 2:00pm - 4:30pm Wacky Wednesdays 4 Kids (stories, movies and crafts) at the Library

    July 4 - August 5 Colonial Beach Artists' Guild Annual Judged Fine Art Show at the Wide River Gallery at 215-A Washington Ave. Contact Kathy Waltermire at 804-224-4480

  • 4: 8:00am – 11:00am Breakfast, Rescue Squad Ladies Auxiliary 804-224-7750

  • 4-5: 9:00am – 3:00pm Christmas in July Bazaar/Craft Fair at the Rescue Squad. Booth rents are $15 for one space one day, $25 for both days. Call 804-761-5115 for more information.

  • 4: July 4th Celebration, Town Boardwalk 804-224-7181 Bring the family, visit Colonial Beach on the 4th of July. Enjoy the sun and fun, parking will be $10.00 per car for all day. Parking is limited, so come early. Big Fireworks displays will begin at 9:30pm, see ya there!

  • 4: 1:00pm 1st Annual 4th of July Family Celebration on Town Hill. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Music, Moon Bounce, Dunking Tank and more!Rosie and the Wrecking Crew plays at 2pm. Old School plays from 6pm to 9:15pm. Fireworks at 9:30pm. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and golf carts. Admission is just $8 (or $5 after 5:30pm) with in/out privileges.

  • 4: George Washington Birthplace, Independence Day. Special activities at the Park all day, 804-224-1732

  • 4: 1:00pm - 7:00pm VFW Post 10574 at 107 Hawthorn St. will be holding a Wounded Warriors Project benefit. Kosher hot dogs ($1.50) and 1/2-lb. burgers ($3) will be available. At 8:00pm there will be Karaoke with Starlight DJ & Karaoke.

  • 4: Run What U Brung race. www.cbdragway.com

  • 8: 2:00pm - 4:30pm Wacky Wednesdays 4 Kids (stories, movies and crafts) at the Library

  • 10: 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 10: Potomac River Regional Art Show & Sale at Jarrett Thor Gallery, 100 Taylor Street. 53 Artists represented. Open Thurs-Sun 10am - 5pm. Free admission.

  • 11: Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team play the VA Thunder team.

  • 11: Denny Moore (DJ, Hypnotist and Comedian) Tickets just $15.00 per person! At the Riverboat.

  • 11-12: 9:00am – 3:00pm Rescue Squad Bazaar. 804-761-5115

  • 11-12: 6:50am Sprint and Olympic YMCA Triathlon

  • 14: 6:00pm Movie Night for grown-ups at the Library. "New In Town"

  • 15: 2:00pm - 4:30pm Wacky Wednesdays 4 Kids (stories, movies and crafts) at the Library

  • 17: 6:30pm Colonial Beach Lions Club Bluegrass Jam (Every 3rd Friday)

  • 17: 5:00pm Family Friendly Fridays at George Washington's Birthplace Enjoy the park by foot or bicycle. The park roads to the Beach and Picnic areas will be closed to automobiles at 5pm.

  • 18: 9:00am - 11:30am Notary Law & Procedures class at Bank of Lancaster, 680 McKinney Blvd. Colonial Beach. Registration required. 804-240-3631

  • 18: 12:00pm - 11:00pm 9th Annual Cancer Benefit, Fraternal order of Eagles 517 E Colonial Ave. Bands, food, 50/50 raffle

  • 18: Colonial Beach Rescue Squad All Wheel Show, Town Hill 804-224-7750

  • 18: 6:00pm - 9:00pm BBQ and Bluegrass at Ingleside. 5872 Leedstown Road. Picnics are welcome. Reservations required. Admission $15/person (music only), or $35/person (music and dinner)

  • 18: 7:30pm - 10:30pm Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team vs. PW Monarchs at the high school

  • 19: 7:00pm Teen Council at the Library. Wii game night

  • 20-24: Annual Drifters Basketball Camp at the high school. Registration before July 20 is $35; registration at camp is $40. For more information, call coach Swope at 804-224-0870

  • 21-23: Grandparent/Grandchild Residential Camp. Stratford Hall 804-493-8038

  • 22: 2:00pm - 4:30pm Wacky Wednesdays 4 Kids (stories, movies and crafts) at the Library

  • 24: 5:00pm Family Friendly Fridays at George Washington's Birthplace Enjoy the park by foot or bicycle. The park roads to the Beach and Picnic areas will be closed to automobiles at 5pm. Author Anita Wills will be signing her latest book, Pieces of the Quilt: The Mosaic of An African American Family from 6-8pm at the bookstore

  • 24: 8:00pm Family Movie Night on the Hill – Kung Fu Panda

  • 25: Market Days & Bluemont Concert on Town Commons. Jackie Guyer 804-224-0021 or Pat 804-214-9022

  • 25: 8:00am Yard Sale, Colonial Beach JR Rescue Squad

  • 25: 7:30pm - 10:30pm Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team vs. VA Vipers at the high school.

  • 25: Kashmir, live Led Zeppelin tribute show at High Tides, 205 Taylor St. www.kashmirrocks.com

  • 28: 6:00pm Movie Night for grown-ups at the Library. "Last Chance Harvey"

  • 28-30: Grandparent/Grandchild Residential Camp. Stratford Hall 804-493-8038

  • 29: 2:00pm - 4:30pm Wacky Wednesdays 4 Kids (stories, movies and crafts) at the Library

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    August

    2009 colonial beach events

  • 1: 9:00am – 12:00pm Kids Workshop at George Washington Birthplace National Monument. Bring photographs and genealogical work. Instruction will be given on creating a family history booklet.

  • 1: 4:30pm – 6:30pm Crab Cake Dinner. Colonial Beach JR Rescue Squad

  • 4: 6:00pm – 9:00pm National Night Out

    Crime Prevention. CBVFD building. Call Sgt. Seay at 804-224-0141 for more information

  • 5: 2:00pm - 4:30pm Wacky Wednesdays 4 Kids (stories, movies and crafts) at the Library

  • 7: 8:00pm Chris Pearson plays the Riverboat on the Potomac, 301 Beach Terrace

  • 7: 5:00pm Family Friendly Fridays at George Washington's Birthplace Enjoy the park by foot or bicycle. The park roads to the Beach and Picnic areas will be closed to automobiles at 5pm.

  • 7-8-9: Dog Days of August – on the beach behind CBYC Marina. Live bands! Pig roast! Spirits! Admission and ID required. For more information, e-mail Dave dandmjohnson@verizon.net or visit www.thecyc.com

  • 8: 8:30pm Rebelicious plays at Dockside. rebeliciousmusic.com

  • 8: 7:30pm Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team vs. VA Thunder at the high school

  • 9: 12:00pm - 4:00pm Boy Scouts and Venture Crew Car Wash at Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Department building, to raise funds for Justus Austin’s Eagle Project. Justus will be creating a Picnic Area for visitors to the James Monroe birthplace site at the request of the James Monroe Foundation

  • 9: 1:00 - 4:00pm Ladies Only Wine Class at Ingleside. Learn the etiquette of serving wines and the secrets of food pairings. Admission ($25) includes souvenir glass. Reservations required

  • 9: 5:00pm Gerry Maddox plays at Dockside

  • 10: 6:30pm Colonial Beach Virginia Women's Connection meets at Wilkerson's. RSVP by August 5th to susmith@crosslink.net

  • 11: 6:00pm Movie Night for grown-ups at the Library. "Rachel Getting Married"

  • 12: 2:00pm - 4:30pm Wacky Wednesdays 4 Kids (stories, movies and crafts) at the Library

  • 14: 6:00pm 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 14: 5:00pm Family Friendly Fridays at George Washington's Birthplace Enjoy the park by foot or bicycle. The park roads to the Beach and Picnic areas will be closed to automobiles at 5pm.

  • 14: Tender Polman plays the Riverboat on the Potomac, 301 Beach Terrace

  • 15: Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team play the Metro Nemesis team.

  • 15-16: 30th Annual Rod Run to the Beach sponsored by the Colonial Beach Public Schools Education Foundation

  • 15: 8:00pm Blue Tip Rhythym Review plays at Dockside

  • 18: Lions Club Boat Ride. 804-224-7557

  • 19: 2:00pm - 4:30pm Wacky Wednesdays 4 Kids (stories, movies and crafts) at the Library

  • 20: 7:00pm Teen Council at the Library. Ice Cream Social

  • 21-22: Punk, Ska, Alternative Music Festival at Northern Neck ATV Park, Leedstown Road

  • 21: 6:30pm Colonial Beach Lions Club Bluegrass Jam (Every 3rd Friday)

  • 22: Yard & Bake Sale Rescue Squad Ladies Auxilary 804-224-7750

  • 22: George Washington Birthplace, 4H Heritage Club Event, Colonial crafts demonstrations and interpretations, 224-1732

  • 22: 9:00am - 3:00pm Market Days & Bluemont Concert on Town Commons. Jackie Guyer 804-224-0021 or Pat 804-214-9022

  • 22: "Round Robin" Horseshoe Tournament. Pits open at 1:00pm. Colonial Beach Moose Lodge, 4780 James Monroe Hwy., 804-224-0932

  • 22: Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team take on the PW Monarchs

  • 22: Run What U Brung race. www.cbdragway.com

  • 23: 5:00 - 9:00pm Gospel Music Jam on Town Stage. Everyone welcome, open mike. Wanda 804-224-3602

  • 25: 6:00pm Movie Night for grown-ups at the Library. "Lost In Austen"

  • 26: 2:00pm - 4:30pm Wacky Wednesdays 4 Kids (stories, movies and crafts) at the Library

  • 27: 8:00pm David Davol plays The Riverboat http://www.myspace.com/daviddavol

  • 28: 5:00 - 8:00pm Dave Adler from radio station 95.9 will do a Live Broadcast. Then, at 8:30pm The Wil Gravatt Band www.wilgravatt.com will perform. $5/ticket (donation) at the door for Hospice (Mary Washington Foundation)

  • 28: 7:30pm Family Movie Night on the Hill – Cars. Admission is $5/person. Gates open at 7:00pm.

  • 29: 2nd Annual Adopt a Dog Day, Town Hill. Contact Shawn McGill 910-340-3206 for more info

  • 29: 9:00am - 3:00pm Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department's 4th Annual Car, Truck, & Bike Show & Poker Run. 121 James Monroe Hwy., Colonial Beach. To register, phone 540-907-0050

  • 29: 4:00 All You Can Eat catfish and chicken at Dixieland Hunt Club bldg. on Rt. 205

  • 29: 5:00pm Legends of music re-created live on stage. Fat Freda's. www.freewebs.com/illusionsofthestars. Event to benefit children's leukemia, rescue squad and food bank. Bring canned goods.

  • 29: Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team take on the VA Vipers

  • 30: 5:00 - 9:00pm Gospel Music Jam on Town Stage. Everyone welcome, open mike. Wanda 804-224-3602

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    September

    2009 colonial beach events

  • 1: 7:00pm Teen Movie Night at the Library

  • 3: Walker Brothers Circus on Town Hill. All day

  • 3: 8:00pm Patty Reese performs at The Riverboat

  • 4: 5:00pm Family Friendly Fridays at George Washington's Birthplace Enjoy the park by foot or bicycle. The park roads to the Beach and Picnic areas will be closed to automobiles at 5pm.

  • 5: 8:00am "Call to Serve" charity Yard Sale. St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Oak Grove.

  • 5: 8:00am – 11:00am Breakfast, Rescue Squad Ladies Auxiliary. 225 Dennison St. 804-224-9541

  • 6: 5:00pm Transmitters play at Dockside

  • 6: 5:00 - 9:00pm Gospel Music Jam on Town Stage. Everyone welcome, open mike. Wanda 804-224-3602

  • 7: Labor Day

  • 8: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult beginner computer class at the Library.

  • 8: 6:00pm Movie Night for grown-ups at the Library.

  • 9: 3:00pm Tea Time at the Library. Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month for socializing and fun. 3:00 Sharp.

  • 10: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult Microsoft computer class at the Library.

  • 11-13: 2nd Anniversary Celebration at Jarrett Thor Fine Arts, 100 Taylor St

  • 11: 6:00pm 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 11: 8:00pm Chris Pearson plays the Riverboat on the Potomac, 301 Beach Terrace

  • 12-13: 10:00am - 5:00pm 43rd Annual Colonial Beach Boardwalk Arts and Crafts Festival

  • 12: 7th Annual Colonial Beach Historical Society Golf Tournament. $10,000 hole-in-one prize. For info call Kent 804-224-1278

  • 12: 12:00pm Oyster Scald at VFW Post. $8/dozen cooked to order (raw, steamed or fried) w/sides like cole slaw, baked beans, potato & macaroni salad, green beans and a dessert table. Koolerators will be playing on the deck from 7:30 - 11:30pm

  • 12: 5:30pm Colonial Beach Photowalk with ER Smith Photography. Meets at Wide River Gallery

  • 12: 9:00pm Dance at Oak Grove VFD hall

  • 12: 7:30pm Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team vs. VA Kings at the high school

  • 12: 8:00pm Glass Onion plays at Dockside

  • 13: 2:00 - 4:00pm U.S. Constitution Commemoration, George Washington Birthplace. A lecture by a noted scholar will be presented. Admission is free! 804-224-1732

  • 15: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult beginner computer class at the Library.

  • 15: 6:00pm Reading Guild at the Library.

  • 16: 3:30pm Kids Movie Time at the Library.

  • 17: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult Microsoft computer class at the Library.

  • 18: 6:30pm - Colonial Beach Lions Club Bluegrass Jam (Every 3rd Friday)

  • 19: Keep an eye out at "Buoy A" just offshore for the Masters of the Potomac regatta which will be coming from Quantico, turning around in Colonial Beach and heading back to Quantico.

  • 19: 4:30pm – 6:30pm Roast Beef Dinner. Rescue Squad Ladies Auxiliary 804-224-7750

  • 19: 5:00pm - 8:00pm Jazz in the Courtyard at Ingleside Vineyards, 5872 Leedstown Road. Reservations required. Admission is $15/person for music & tastings or $35/person for music, dinner & tastings. 804-224-8687

  • 19: 7:30pm Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team vs. Baltimore Warriors at the high school

  • 19: 7:00pm 3rd Annual Beach Ball postponed

  • 19: 8:30pm String Kings perform at Dockside

  • 22: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult beginner computer class at the Library.

  • 22: 6:00pm Movie Night for grown-ups at the Library.

  • 24: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult Microsoft computer class at the Library.

  • 24: 7:00pm Teen Council at the Library. Monopoly Tournament.

  • 25 - 27: Women's Wellness Weekend at Westmoreland State Park http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/wwwellness.shtml

  • 25: 7:00pm Family Movie Night on the Hill – watch for flyers on title and times

  • 25: 7:30 - 11:30pm Koolerators play at American Legion, 27 Colonial Ave. 804-224-0718

  • 26: 8:00am Fee Free Park Days. Entrance fees are waived at George Washington Birthplace National Monument. 1732 Popes Creek Road

  • 26: 9:00am About Boating Safely Class at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 203 Dennison St., $30. To Register, call 804-761-0952

  • 26: 11:30am Kids Movie Time at the Library.

  • 26: Market Days & Bluemont Concert on Town Commons. Jackie Guyer 804-224-0021 or Pat 804-214-9022

  • 26: Northern Neck Food & Harvest Festival. Stratford Hall 804-493-8038 http://nnfestival.com/

  • 26: 4:00pm All You Can Eat catfish and chicken at Dixieland Hunt Club bldg. on Rt. 205

  • 26: CANCELED 7:00 - 11:00pm 3rd Annual Beach Ball.

  • 26: Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team play the Philadelphia Braves

  • 29: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult beginner computer class at the Library.

  • 29: Entry deadline for the Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. Golf Tournament to be held October 3rd.

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    October

    2009 colonial beach events

  • 1: 6:00pm Colonial Beach High School's 3rd Annual Homecoming Parade

  • 1: 7:00pm Historical Society meets at the Library

  • 2: 11:00am Storytime for kids at the Library

  • 2: 7:30 - 11:30pm Koolerators play at American Legion, 27 Colonial Ave. 804-224-0718

  • 3: Rescue Squad Auxiliary Yard & Bake Sale. 804-224-7750

  • 3: 9:00am 4th Annual Breast Cancer “Walk the Walk”. Town Commons. $25 donation per person.

  • 3: Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. Golf Tournament.

  • 3: 8:00pm Crown Vic plays at Dockside

  • 5: 6:30pm Colonial Beach Women's Connection meets at American Legion hall, 27 Colonial Ave. Featured Speaker is Ginny Hallager on the topic, "From Make-Believe to Reality" and the Featured Performance is swing dancing by the King George Ballet.BBQ Dinner is $16.00, all inclusive. RSVP by 9/30 to 804-224-9294 or susmith@crosslink.net

  • 6: 7:00pm - 8:30pm Teen Movie Night at the Library

  • 9: 4:30 - 7:00pm Silent Auction and crabcake dinners at St. Mary's Episcopal, 203 Dennison St.

  • 9: 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 10: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Breast Cancer Benefit at Fat Freda's. Steamed crab and Bull Roast. VA Gents play music from 4-9pm

  • 10: 7:00pm Comedian Matt Kazam at the Riverboat. $15

  • 10: 8:30pm Shag plays Dockside. Firefighter benefit show

  • 13: 6:00pm Movie Night for grown-ups at the Library. "The Proposal"

  • 14: 3:00pm Tea Time at the Library. Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month for socializing and fun. 3:00 Sharp.

  • 16: 11:00am Storytime for kids at the Library

  • 16: 5:00pm Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway

  • 16: 6:30pm Colonial Beach Lions Club Bluegrass Jam (Every 3rd Friday)

  • 17: Beaver Hunt, Fossil Hikes at Westmoreland State Park, 1650 State Park Rd. Montross, VA 804-493-8821

  • 17: 7:00am Yard Sale at The Red Barn just around the corner in Oak Grove

  • 17: 8:00 - 11:00am All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast with the Junior Firefighters of the Oak Grove VFD. Adults $7, Kids (12 & under) $5. 121 James Monroe Hwy.

  • 17: 10:00am - 4:00pm Super Moto Race with Bonus Money To Winner and Runner-up at Colonial Beach Dragway

  • 17: 11:00am Fossil Hikes, Leaf Imprinting at Westmoreland State Park, 1650 State Park Rd. Montross, VA 804-493-8821

  • 17: 12:00pm Charity Golf Scramble at Cameron Hills to benefit St. Mary's Episcopal Building & Maintenance fund. www.tournevents.com/smchurchmice

  • 17: 29th Harvest Celebration. Ingleside Vineyards 804-224-8687
  • 17: 4:30pm – 6:30pm Rescue Squad Auxiliary Ham/Turkey Dinner 804-224-7750

  • 18: 11:00am $1,000 to Win in Super Pro and N.E. Motorcycle and Jr Dragster Based on Count. Gates Open at 11:00 Time runs at 2:00 at Colonial Beach Dragway

  • 20: 6:00pm Reading Guild at the Library.

  • 21: 3:30pm - 5:00pm Kids Movie Time at the Library

  • 21-22-23: Lions Club Sight & Hearing Van. Call 804-224-7557 for more info. http://www.valions.org/shvan/

  • 22: 7:00pm Teen Council at the Library. Halloween Party

  • 22-26: Cultural Landscapes of the Northern Neck symposium at Stratford Hall. E-mail Ken for info: kmcfarland@stratfordhall.org

  • 23: 11:00am Storytime for kids at the Library

  • 23: 7:30 - 11:30pm Koolerators play at American Legion, 27 Colonial Ave. 804-224-0718

  • 24: 8:00am CBVFD Yard Sale

  • 24: 10:00am - 2:00pm Westmoreland Berry Farm's Family & Friends Fun Day. Visit the Face Painting, Carve Your Own Pumpkin, Bobbing for Apples, Pumpkin Walk and Make Your Own Corn Husk Doll stations as well as $1 wagon rides to the pumpkin fields, where pumpkins are only 50 cents/lb. $1 Cow Train rides will enable you to view other areas of the farm. See, pet & learn about the Alpacas. Plenty of great food available! Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, BBQ, ice cream sundaes and fruit shortcakes.

  • 24: 11:30am - 1:00pm Kids Movie Time at the Library

  • 24: 2:00pm - 3:30pm Fossil Hikes at Westmoreland State Park 1650 State Park Rd., Montross 804-493-8821

  • 24: 5:00pm Rescue Squad Auxiliary Ham & Turkey dinner and Silent Auction. Adults $9, children $4

  • 24: 5:00pm - 6:30pm Sunset Beach Safari at Westmoreland State Park

  • 24: Steak & Shrimp feast at the Moose Lodge. White Water Band plays

  • 24: 5:00pm 7th Annual Halloween Golf Cart Parade & Contest. Registration $10/cart 4pm on Town Commons. 50/50 raffle, bake sale. Prizes for best decorated carts. Sponsored by Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds benefit Hume-Lee Kidney Transplant Center at VCU Hospital in Richmond

  • 24: George Washington Birthplace 4H Heritage Club Event. Costumed interpretation, crafts, blacksmithing, spinning and cooking. 804-224-1732

  • 25: 11:00am - 12:30pm Fossil Hikes at Westmoreland State Park 1650 State Park Rd., Montross 804-493-8821

  • 25: 3:00pm - 4:30pm Discovery Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 27: 6:00pm Movie Night for grown-ups at the Library. "Four Christmases"

  • 29: 9:30am - 5:30pm At Stratford Hall - Rediscovering the Historic House: Creating a New Paradigm for the Visitor Experience. A dynamic symposium to explore how historic houses can serve present and future museum audiences. $25 includes lunch. Advance registration required 804-493-8038, ext. 9578

  • 29: 7:00pm - 8:30pm Kids Halloween Costume Party at the Library

  • 30: 11:00am Storytime for kids at the Library

  • 30: 5:00pm - 8:00pm CBVFD Ladies Auxiliary's Annual Family Fun Night. Games, pumpkin carving, moon bounce, cake walk, costume contest. Game tickets will be sold at 5 for $1.

  • 30: 6:00pm Halloween costume contest at Ledo Pizza. Goodie bags for the kids, prizes, 1/2-off appetizer deals.

  • 31: 11:00am - 4:00pm Costume Contest at Ingleside Vineyards. All wine 25% off. Wear a costume, get a free tasting!

  • 31: 2:00pm - 3:30pm Fossil Hikes at Westmoreland State Park

  • 31: 2:00pm - 4:00pm Halloween Party at VFW Post 10574. Kids of all ages welcome. Come in costume and go trick or treating after. Hot dogs, chips and juice will be served. There will be games like relay races, cupcake decorating

  • 31: 5:00pm - 6:00pm Campfire Cooking 101 at Westmoreland State Park 1650 State Park Rd., Montross 804-493-8821

  • 31: 6:00 - 8:00pm Historical Haunts at Stratford Hall. Special ghost tours of the Great House will be offered during this evening event, as well as crafts and Halloween games. For children and adults of all ages. Admission: Adults & children 12 & older $5; children 6-12 $3; children 5 & under are free. Bring a flashlight.

  • 31: "Deadend Cemetery IV: Darhma's Resurrection" at 1021 Lossing Ave. Trick-or-treaters of all ages. Hosted by Lady Laura and Lord Benjamin.

  • 31: 6:30 – 10:00pm Caledon Natural Area's Annual Haunted Halloween Event.

  • 31: 7:00pm CYC Halloween Party at Dockside. Live music by Will Gravatt.

  • 31: 7:00pm Halloween Party at VFW Post 10574. Costume contest with cash prizes. $75 for 1st place, $50 for 2nd, $25 for 3rd

  • 31: 7:30pm - 9:00pm Ghost Stories Campfire at Westmoreland State Park

  • 31: 7:30 - 11:30pm Halloween Dance with Koolerators at American Legion, 27 Colonial Ave. 804-224-0718

  • 31: 8:00pm Kids' Dance at Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Dept. 121 James Monroe Hwy. $10. 804-224-0250

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    November

    2009 colonial beach events

  • 1: 11:00am - 12:30pm Fossil Hikes at Westmoreland State Park 1650 State Park Rd., Montross 804-493-8821

  • 1: 3:00pm - 4:30pm Scavenger Hunt at Westmoreland State Park

  • 2: 6:30 - 8:00pm Ballroom Dancing classes at Wideriver Gallery, 215-A Washington Ave.

  • 3: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult beginner computer class at the Library

  • 3: 7:00pm Teen Movie Night at the Library 17 Again

  • 4: 11:30am - 12:30pm Tai Chi for Seniors at the Library

  • 5: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult Microsoft computer class at the Library

  • 5: 7:00pm Historical Society meets at the Library

  • 6-7-8: 15th Annual Rockfish Tournament. Carey Geddes 804-224-5000 or 804-224-4145

  • 6: 11:00am Storytime for kids at the Library

  • 6: 7:30 - 11:30pm Koolerators play at American Legion, 27 Colonial Ave. 804-224-0718

  • 6-7: Breeders Cup at The Riverboat

  • 7: 1:00pm – 5:00pm Fall Barrel Tasting, Ingleside Vineyards. Reservations Recommended 804-224-8687

  • 7: Annual Colonial Beach Historical Society Quilt Show & Sale. May Mills & Mary Warring 804-224-3379

  • 7: 2:00pm - 3:30pm Fossil Hikes at Westmoreland State Park 1650 State Park Rd., Montross 804-493-8821

  • 7: 3:00pm - 4:30pm Nature Journaling at Westmoreland State Park

  • 7: 7:30pm - 9:00pm Owl Prowl at Westmoreland State Park

  • 7: 8:30pm Crown Vic plays at Dockside

  • 8: Gambler's Races and Match Races at Colonial Beach Dragway

  • 8: 11:00am - 12:30pm Fossil Hikes at Westmoreland State Park 1650 State Park Rd., Montross 804-493-8821

  • 8: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Who Clues (Animal Tracks) at Westmoreland State Park

  • 9: 6:30 - 8:00pm Ballroom Dancing classes at Wideriver Gallery, 215-A Washington Ave.

  • 10: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult beginner computer class at the Library

  • 10: 6:00pm Movie Night for grown-ups at the Library. "Jimmy Hansen's Heaven

  • 11: 11:00am Veteran's Day Memorial at the Cannon.

  • 11: 8:00am Fee Free Park Days. Entry fees are waived for George Washington's Birthplace

  • 11: 11:30am - 12:30pm Tai Chi for Seniors at the Library

  • 12: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult Microsoft computer class at the Library

  • 13: 11:00am Storytime for kids at the Library

  • 13: 6:00pm 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 13: 7:00pm Captain's Dinner at Vol. Fire Dept.

  • 13: 7:30 - 11:30pm Koolerators play at American Legion, 27 Colonial Ave. 804-224-0718

  • 14 - 15: 10:00am - 5:00pm Rescue Squad/Larry W. Stone Photography fundraiser. Donate to the Squad to get a photo session and a complimentary 10x13 family portrait. For appointment, call 804-224-1278 or 804-224-0204

  • 14: Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Department Annual Rockfish Tournament 804-224-7255

  • 14: Annual Lions Club Oyster Roast 804-224-7557

  • 14: 1:00pm – 4:00pm Fall Barrel Tasting, Ingleside Vineyards, 5872 Leedstown Road Reservations Recommended 804-224-8687

  • 14: 2:00pm Bag & Bling Bingo at Volunteer Fire Dept. $10 donation. 804-761-3920.

  • 14: 2:00pm - 3:30pm Fossil Hikes at Westmoreland State Park 1650 State Park Rd., Montross 804-493-8821

  • 14: 5:00pm - 6:00pm Learn The Basics: Geocaching 101 at Westmoreland State Park

  • 14: End-of-Season Bash at the Tiki Bar on the beach next to High Tides.

  • 14: 7:30pm - 9:00pm Movie & Ice cream at Westmoreland State Park

  • 14: 8:00pm - 11:00pm 19th Annual Charity Big Band Dance at American Legion Post #148 featuring "Northern Neck Big Band" to benefit Alzheimer's Research and local charities. $20/person. Tickets can be bought at the door. Jacket required. For info call Anna 804-224-7557 or Stan 540-775-7027.

  • 14: 8:30pm String Kings play at Dockside

  • 15: 11:00am - 12:30pm Fossil Hikes at Westmoreland State Park

  • 15: 3:00pm - 4:30pm Discovery Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 15: 4:00pm Catfish and Chicken feast at Dixieland Hunt Club bldg. on Rt. 205

  • 16: 6:30 - 8:00pm Ballroom Dancing classes at Wideriver Gallery, 215-A Washington Ave.

  • 17: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult beginner computer class at the Library

  • 18: 11:30am - 12:30pm Tai Chi for Seniors at the Library

  • 19: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult Microsoft computer class at the Library

  • 20: 11:00am Storytime for kids at the Library

  • 20: 6:30pm Colonial Beach Lions Club Bluegrass Jam (Every 3rd Friday)

  • 21: 8:30am - 2:00pm Christmas Bazaar at St. Mary's Episcopal Church. Raffle prizes: afghans, $50 gift cards, wine lover's gift basket, framed art print, Craftsman tool box.

  • 21: Holiday Open House featuring candles, jewelry, ceramics. Door prizes, refershments. 474 Latane Drive. Hostess Sharon Hicks 804-224-0556

  • 21: 7:00pm Illusions of the Stars celebrity impersonators perform to benefit Wendy's Feline Friends at the Lions Club. See Marilyn, Cher, Miley, Dolly, Frank and Patsy Cline to name a few! 804-224-0911

  • 21: 9:00pm Rebelicious plays at Dockside

  • 21-22: 9:30am - 4:30pm Oil & Pastel Workshop by Diane Tesler at Masonic Lodge. Cost $200. RSVP 804-224-7200

  • 23: 6:30 - 8:00pm Ballroom Dancing classes at Wideriver Gallery, 215-A Washington Ave.

  • 24: 12:00 - 3:00pm Adult beginner computer class at the Library

  • 24: 6:00pm Movie Night for grown-ups at the Library. "Following Her Heart"

  • 25: 11:30am - 12:30pm Tai Chi for Seniors at the Library

  • 26: Thanksgiving Dinner, Stratford Hall Plantation (Reservations Required) 804-224-9696

  • 26: 12:00pm - 7:00pm Thanksgiving Buffet at The Riverboat $19.95 804-224-7055

  • 26: 12:00pm - 8:00pm Thanksgiving Buffet at High Tides $23.99/adults, $8.99/kids 9-12, $6.99/kids 4-8

  • 26: 12:00pm - 5:00pm Thanksgiving at Wilkerson's $15.95/adults, $1 per year of age for kids.

  • 26: 9:00pm Thanksgiving Dance at Oak Grove VFD, 121 James Monroe Hwy. 21 & Up. I.D. required. $10/person. Music by R&R Entertainment

  • 27: 6:00am - 5:00pm Ingleside Vineyards Black Friday sale

  • 28: 11:30am - 1:00pm Kids Movie Time at the Library

  • 28: DJ Bonnie at the Moose Lodge 4780 James Monroe Hwy., Colonial Beach

  • 28: 8:30pm Ray Pittman performs at Dockside.

  • 29: 9:00am Breakfast Buffet at The Riverboat 301 Beach Terrace

  • 30: 6:30 - 8:00pm Ballroom Dancing classes at Wideriver Gallery, 215-A Washington Ave.

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    December

    2009 colonial beach events

  • 1-12: Rescue Squad Tree of Lights 804-224-7750

  • 1: 10:30am and 1:30pm Colonial Swag Workshop at Stratford Hall by Don Haynie, floral designer. Materials will be provided. Class size is limited to 15. 804-493-8038

  • 4: Lions Club Fruit Sale begins. 804-224-7557

  • 4: 7:30 - 11:30pm Koolerators play at American Legion, 27 Colonial Ave. 804-224-0718

  • 4: 10:00pm SOLD OUT! Comedy Night at Ledo Pizza & Pasta, Beachgate Shopping Center

  • 5-6: 12:00 - 5:00pm Holiday Open House at Ingleside Vineyards

  • 5: 12:00 - 5:00pm Santa’s Wonderland & Winter Festival. 804-224-8145

  • 5: 9:00am – 3:00pm Rescue Squad Christmas Bazaar 804-224-7750

  • 5: 5:00pm Lighted Boat Parade. For info, contact Jamie Geddes 301-461-7635

  • 5: 8:30pm Anthony James Band plays at Dockside

  • 6: 8:00am - noon Breakfast with Santa at High Tides

  • 6: 11:00am - 3:00pm Test and Tune (weather permitting) at Colonial Beach Dragway

  • 11: 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 11: Holiday Open House at Colonial Beach Museum

  • 12: 12:00 - 8:00pm Christmas at Stratford Hall 804-493-8038

  • 12: 2:00pm Colonial Beach Women's Connection meets at Pope's Creek Baptist for Tea and a Christmas Gathering featuring The Note Connection. RSVP by 12/9 to Suzy Smith 804-224-9294 or email susmith@crosslink.net. Sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries

  • 12: 8:30pm Wil Gravatt Band plays at Dockside.

  • 13: Brunch with Santa at Ledo Pizza 804-224-5336

  • 16: 6:30pm Dinner with Mrs. Claus at High Tides. Spaghetti & meatballs. $9.99/adults, $6.99/kids. Storytime "The Night Before Christmas" with milk & cookies.

  • 19: 7:30 - 11:30pm Christmas Party with Koolerators at American Legion, 27 Colonial Ave. 804-224-0718

  • 19: 8:30pm Crown Vic plays at Dockside

  • 25: Christmas Buffet at The Riverboat. $19.95

  • 26: 10:00am – 5:00pm George Washington's Birthplace, A Washington Christmas. Colonial music, demonstrations and activities. 804-224-1732

  • 31: 8:00pm New Year's Eve party at Colonial Beach Moose Lodge. Call the Lodge at 804-224-0931 for info and ticket price.

  • 31: 9:00pm New Years Eve dance at Oak Grove VFD, 121 James Monroe Hwy. $10/person, 21+up BYOB

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