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January

2010 colonial beach events

  • 2: Deadline to RSVP for "Champagne Decadence" at Ingleside Vineyards on the 9th.

  • 5: 7:00pm Teen Movie Night at the Library. "Night At The Museum 2"

  • 7: 12:00pm Microsoft Computer Applications at the Library

  • 8: 11:00am Beach Storytime at the Library

  • 8: 6:00pm 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 9: 7:00pm "Champagne Decadence" at Ingleside Vineyards 5872 Leedstown Road. $50 per person, $90 per couple. RSVP Required by January 2.

  • 11: Deadline to RSVP for "Afternoon with the Winemakers" at Ingleside Vineyards on the 16th.

  • 12: 11:00am Beach Storytime at the Library

  • 12: 12:00pm Adult Beginner Computer class at the Library

  • 12: 7:00pm Movies for Adults at the Library "Julie and Julia" starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams.

  • 13: 3:00pm Tea Time at the Library

  • 14: 12:00pm Microsoft Computer Applications at the Library

  • 15: 6:30pm Lions Club Bluegrass Jam

  • 16: Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team meeting. $20 registration fee. Contact Coach Cornwell for info. 540-845-1009

  • 16: 12:00 - 4:00pm "Afternoon with the Winemakers" at Ingleside Vineyards 5872 Leedstown Road. Classes at noon, 2 and 4. $30 per person. RSVP Required by January 11

  • 16: 9:00pm String Kings at Dockside

  • 19: Free admission to Stratford Hall in honor of General Robert E. Lee's birthday! 483 Great House Rd.

  • 19: 12:00pm Adult Beginner computer class at the Library

  • 19: 6:00pm Reading Guild at the Library

  • 20: 3:00pm Kids Movie Nite at the Library. "Call of the Wild" in 3D

  • 21: 12:00pm Microsoft Computer Applications at the Library

  • 22: 7:30 - 11:30pm Koolerators play at American Legion, 27 Colonial Ave. 804-224-0718

  • 22: 11:00am Beach Storytime at the Library

  • 22: all weekend Robert E. Lee Symposium on Civil War History. http://www.stratfordhall.org/learn/education/lee.php

  • 22: 7:00pm Turkey Shoot at the Dixieland Hunt Club on Route 205 near Oak Grove

  • 23: Northern Neck Rivermen semi-pro football team meeting. $20 registration fee. Contact Coach Cornwell for info. 540-845-1009 or rivermen@live.com

  • 23: 11:30am Wilkerson's Restaurant will open for the season!

  • 23: Kids Movie Nite at the Library "Ponyo"

  • 23: 9:00pm Shag British and modern rock from SHAG and their lively frontman Laurence! Dockside 1787 Castlewood Dr. Colonial Beach VA 22443

  • 26: 12:00pm Adult Beginner computer class at the Library

  • 26: 7:00pm Movies for Adults at the Library "My Life In Ruins"

  • 28: 12:00pm Microsoft Computer Applications at the Library

  • 29: 7:30 - 11:30pm Koolerators play at American Legion, 27 Colonial Ave. 804-224-0718

  • 30: 8:00 - 11:00am Pancake Breakfast at Oak Grove VFD, 121 James Monroe Hwy., Colonial Beach. Adults $8, children (11 and under) $5. All-you-can-eat buffet

  • 30: 9:00am - 11:00am Outdoor Photography Workshop at Westmoreland State Park. Digital photography course covers: Your camera; composition & artistry; tools & settings. Techniques & shooting modes. In the field, advice and critique. Bring your camera and notepad. Part of the class will be outside, weather permitting, please dress appropriately. The class is free but parking fees will apply and participants will be asked to share photos taken with the park. Reservations required. 804-493-8821

  • 30: 4:30 - 6:30pm (Rescheduled for Feb. 27th) Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary Homemade Soup Dinner. Adults $8, children $4. Menu features 3 different soups, assorted breads, crackers, cheese, dessert & drinks. 225 Dennison St.

  • 30: (Rescheduled for March 6th) 7:00pm & 10:00pm Comedy Night at Colonial Beach VFW Post. Open to the Public. Presented by Kaleidoscope Comedy and 1st Laugh Entertainment. First show (hosted by Irwin) stars Lisa Lanham, Mike Eltringham, Courtney Ferrington. Second show (hosted by Jim Pate) stars Bill Monaghan, EJ Edmonds, Sonny Fuller. $10 admission. Limited Seating Available. Adult Content Comedy, must be 18. Proceeds go to EOD and Comfort From Home.

  • 30: 9:00pm Julius Pittman & the Revival perform at Dockside. Memphis soul with horns!

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    February

    2010 colonial beach events

  • 2: 7:00pm Teen Movie Night at the Library. "Falling Up"

  • 3: 6:00 - 8:00pm Wii Bowling at High Tides Restaurant

  • 4: 12:00pm Microsoft Computer Applications at the Library

  • 6: 11:00am Colonial Beach Virginia Women’s Connection's FUN, FOOD & FELLOWSHIP at Pope’s Creek Baptist Church 9131 Kings Highway, Montross. Featured speaker is Velma Geis “What’s Hiding In Your Closet?” $13.00 admission also includes a fashion show and catered brunch. RSVP by Feb. 3rd. Call Suzy: 804-224-9294 or email susmith@crosslink.net Sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries. Reservations must be honored, used by a friend or canceled in advance

  • 7: 5:00pm Watch the Colts vs. Saints at The Riverboat. 17 TVs plus the Big Screen!

  • 9: 6:00pm Movies for Adults at the Library "Greta"

  • 10: 3:00pm Tea Time at the Library

  • 10: 6:00 - 8:00pm Wii Bowling at High Tides Restaurant

  • 11: 12:00pm Microsoft Computer Applications at the Library

  • 12: 4:30 - 7:00pm Spaghetti Dinner at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 203 Dennison St. Adults $8, children $4.50

  • 12: 6:00pm 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 13: 9:00am - 5:00pm Safe Boating Class, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 203 Dennison St., Colonial Beach. $30. Register by calling 804-224-0294

  • 13: 10:00am - 12:30pm Great Backyard Bird Count at Westmoreland State Park. This workshop will introduce the Great Backyard Bird Count and explain how to identify local birds. The event will include a presentation, a guided walk to count birds, and a birdfeeder craft. Please dress for the weather, wear appropriate footwear, and bring a set of binoculars if you have them. This event is open to bird watchers of all ages and skill levels. Pre-register by calling 804-493-8821. Event price is $8/person.

  • 13: 1:00pm A special tour will focus on African American history at Stratford. Regular admission of $10 adult/$5 children includes this featured tour. 483 Great House Road

  • 13: 6:30pm Valentine’s Wine Dinner at Ingleside Vineyards. Celebrate Valentine's Day with your sweetheart. Enjoy a romantic evening of fine food, wine and dancing. $75/person all-inclusive. Food by Caroline Street Café and Catering, flowers & décor by May Lane Designs, wine by Ingleside, music by Peter Fields. Prepaid reservations required. 804-224-8687

  • 13: CANCELED 4:00pm Colonial Beach Rescue Squad Valentine's Dinner. All-you-can-eat salad, bread, spaghetti, beverages. Heart-shaped cake for each couple or guest, and a special gift for every lady in attendance. $10/person.

  • 13: 7:00pm Valentines Dinner/Dance at Oak Grove VFD. 121 James Monroe Hwy. 21+up

  • 14: 11:00am - 9:00pm Valentine's Dinner at High Tides, 205 Taylor Street. $29.99 Surf & Turf

  • 14: Valentine’s Day Special at Wilkerson’s! Call for your reservation today! 804-224-7117. Twin Lobster Tails $26.95, Lobster & Steak $24.95, Steak Oscar $22.95 *All specials include Salad and 1 Side item*

  • 14: Ledo Pizza Valentine`s Day Specials: 2 Entrees, 2 Tossed Salads, 2 Soft Drinks, and a Dessert to share for $20.99

  • 15: 9:00am - 5:00pm George Washington’s Birthday. Living History Demonstrations at George Washington’s Birthplace by the 4H Heritage Club. Free Admission. 804-224-1732

  • 16: 6:00pm Reading Guild at the Library

  • 17: 6:00 - 8:00pm Wii Bowling at High Tides Restaurant

  • 18: 12:00pm Microsoft Computer Applications at the Library

  • 19: 6:30pm Lions Club Bluegrass Jam

  • 20: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 20: 1:00pm Mardi Gras Celebration at Ingleside Vineyards. Celebrate Mardi Gras in style right here in Virginia! Wear your best costume or come in the traditional Mardi Gras colors! Prizes for the best costume! Live music, jambalaya, King Cake and party beads will add a little New Orleans flavor to the Northern Neck! Music, tours, tastings and a souvenir glass are included. Reservations recommended. $20/person 804-224-8687

  • 20: 2:00pm Lecture: Welcome Home Washington Family Bible at George Washington’s Birthplace. 804-224-1732

  • 20: (Date and time TBD) Public Forum on Historic District Designation

  • 20: 4:00pm Spaghetti Dinner for Haiti Relief at Colonial Beach United Methodist Church $7

  • 20: 9:00pm Julius Pittman & the Revival plays at Dockside Restaurant

  • 22: 9:00am - 5:00pm George Washington’s Birthday. Cake and Punch at 1:00 at George Washington’s Birthplace Visitor Center. Birthsite to be candlelit for George Washington’s 278th Birthday. Free Admission. 804-224-1732

  • 23: 6:00pm Movies for Adults at the Library "Time Traveler's Wife"

  • 24: 12:00pm Microsoft Computer Applications at the Library

  • 24: 6:00 - 8:00pm Wii Bowling at High Tides Restaurant

  • 27: 9:00am - 12:00pm Girl Scout Cookie Sale 215 Washington Avenue (Espresso Station)

  • 27: 1:00pm A special tour will focus on African American history at Stratford. Regular admission of $10 adult/$5 children includes this featured tour. 483 Great House Road

  • 27: 3:00pm Kids Movie Nite at the Library "G-Force"

  • 27: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 27: 4:30 - 6:30pm Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary Homemade Soup Dinner. Adults $8, children $4. Menu features 3 different soups, assorted breads, crackers, cheese, dessert & drinks. 225 Dennison St.

  • 27: 8:30pm Wreck-N-Crew plays at Dockside, 1787 Castlewood Dr.

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    March

    2010 colonial beach events

  • 2: 12:00pm Adult Beginner Computer class at the Library

  • 2: 7:00pm Teen Movie Night at the Library. "Post Grad"

  • 4: 12:00pm Microsoft Computer Applications at the Library

  • 4: 7:00pm Historical Society meeting at the Library

  • 5: 11:00am Beach Storytime at the Library Rain, Rain, Go Away

  • 5: 5:00pm Cruise-in begins at Fat Freda's Restaurant and continues all Spring and Summer on the 1st and 3rd Friday

  • 6: 11:00am Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration at the Library. Come for stories, crafts and fun!

  • 6 & 7: Portrait Workshop in Oil or Pastel. Teacher: Robert Liberace who teaches at the Art League School in Alexandria and is internationally known for his drawings, portraits and workshops. (www.robertliberace.com) Location TBD. Cost: $250

  • 6: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 6: (Originally scheduled for Jan. 30th) 7:00pm & 10:00pm Comedy Night at Colonial Beach VFW Post. Open to the Public. Presented by Kaleidoscope Comedy and 1st Laugh Entertainment. First show (hosted by Irwin) stars Lisa Lanham, Mike Eltringham, Courtney Ferrington. Second show (hosted by Jim Pate) stars Bill Monaghan, EJ Edmonds, Sonny Fuller. $10 admission. Limited Seating Available. Adult Content Comedy, must be 18. Proceeds go to EOD and Comfort From Home.

  • 6: 8:30pm Rebelicious plays at Dockside, 1787 Castlewood Dr.

  • 9: 12:00pm Adult Beginner Computer class at the Library

  • 9: 6:00pm Movies for Adults at the Library Post Grad

  • 10: 3:00pm Tea Time and book discussion at the Library

  • 11: 12:00pm Microsoft Computer Applications at the Library

  • 12: 11:00am Beach Storytime at the Library St. Patrick's Day

  • 12: 6:00pm 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 12: 6:00pm Opening Reception for Vicki Marckel's "Vivid Reflections" art show at Jarrett Thor Gallery, 100 Taylor St. #101

  • 13: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 13: 10:00am - 4:00pm "Watercolor Bootcamp" at Wide River Gallery, 215-A Washington Ave. Instructor is Catherine Hillis. Cost is $75. Bring photos to work from. Call 804-224-9984 to register.

  • 13: 4:00 - 8:00pm Ham and Cabbage Dinner at Colonial Beach United Methodist Church, 1 Washington Ave. $8. Carry-outs available

  • 13: 5:00pm Fried Fish Dinner at American Legion, 27 Colonial Ave. $7 includes hushpuppies, redskin potatoes, coleslaw. Carry-outs available. 804-224-0718

  • 13: 9:00pm Hey Norton plays rock and country at Dockside Restaurant

  • 14: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Ladies Only Wine Class at Ingleside Vineyards. Always a sell-out event! Come learn about wine in a fun class with all your best girl friends! Learn the etiquette of serving wines and the secrets of food pairings in a relaxed, informal setting. $25/person includes souvenir glass, wine tastings and scrumptious treats. Reservations required. 804-224-8687

  • 16: 12:00pm Adult Beginner Computer class at the Library

  • 16: 6:00pm Reading Guild at the Library

  • 16: Spring Concert see April 26th

  • 17: St. Patrick's Day Corned Beef & Cabbage at The Riverboat.

  • 17: 3:30pm Kids Movie Nite at the Library Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

  • 17: 5:30pm St. Patrick's Day Dinner at Northern Neck Elks Lodge, 719 Ferry Landing. Social hour and Dinner. Corned beef and/or Ham, cabbage, boiled potatoes, carrots, corn on the cob, cornbread, homemade desserts. $8/adults, $5/kids 12 and under. Free for kids 6 and under. Lodge #2666. RSVP 804-214-9144

  • 18: 12:00pm Microsoft Computer Applications at the Library

  • 19: 11:00am Beach Storytime at the Library Butterfly Garden

  • 19: 6:30pm Lions Club Bluegrass Jam

  • 20: "Plants from the Past: A Living Legacy for our Gardens and Yours" at Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road. Contact Ken McFarland for more info and cost. kmcfarland@stratfordhall.org

  • 20: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Spring Barrel Tasting at Ingleside Vineyards. Come Celebrate Spring! Sample wines from French and American oak barrels, and see how the wines are maturing. Live music, tours, tasting and souvenir wine glass are included. $15/person 804-224-8687

  • 20: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 20: 2:00pm Spring Fossil Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 20: 7:00pm Spring Twilight Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 20: 5:00pm CB High School PTA Silent Auction & Dinner. Tickets $7 in advance or $10 at the door. Michelle Payne 804-224-4013

  • 21: 2:00pm GPS Interpretive Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 21: 2:30pm Pedicure workshop/class. Treat your feet in time for Sandal season! Fun Girls Day Out. 18+up RSVP Hawthorn St.

  • 23: 12:00pm Adult Beginner Computer class at the Library

  • 23: 6:00pm Movies for Adults at the Library Whip It

  • 25: 12:00pm Microsoft Computer Applications at the Library

  • 25: 7:00pm Teen Council at the Beach at the Library teen building

  • 26: 11:00am Beach Storytime at the Library Blowing Bubbles

  • 27: 9:00am Free Oyster Gardening Seminar by Vic Spain, President of the Tidewater Oyster Gardner’s Association. St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 203 Dennison Street, Colonial Beach. RSVP nshokie@aol.com

  • 27: 10:00am - 4:00pm 4H Heritage Club Event at George Washington’s Birthplace. 4H members and leaders share their fun with visitors. Costumed interpretation of Colonial crafts like blacksmithing, spinning and cooking will be presented. 804-224-1732

  • 27: 11:00am Kids Movie at the Library Princess and the Frog

  • 27: 11:30am - 9:00pm Nancy's Ice Cream Shoppe opens for the season! 301 Washington Avenue

  • 27: 2:00pm Spring Fossil Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 27: 4:30pm Ham & Oyster Fundraiser Dinner at the Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad by the Ladies Auxiliary

  • 27: 7:00pm Spring Twilight Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 28: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 30: 12:00pm Adult Beginner Computer class at the Library

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    April

    2010 colonial beach events

  • 2: 11:00am Beach Storytime for Kids at the Library "Bunny Hop"

  • 2: 6:00pm Test & Tune and Top Dawg Race at Colonial Beach Dragway. Time runs begin at 6:30pm. $7 for spectators, $20 for car and drivers 804-224-7455

  • 3: 8:00am Estate Sale in the 1700 block of James Monroe Hwy.

  • 3: 9:00am Yard Sale at the Museum at Colonial Beach, 128 Hawthorn St.

  • 3: 10:00am Easter Egg Hunt on Town Hill. Rain date April 5th. Co-Sponsored by Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce

  • 3: 10:00am Kite Flying Workshop at Westmoreland State Park

  • 3: 11:00am Easter Egg Hunt on the Oval at Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford VA 22558. For children ages 1 - 12. Sponsored by the Northern Neck Lodge 32 of the Fraternal Order of Police. No admission charge for participants and their parents. 804-493-8038

  • 3: 2:00pm Spring Fossil Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 3: 7:00pm Spring Twilight Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 3: 7:00pm Dinner & Dance at Oak Grove VFD, 121 James Monroe Hwy. Dinner from 7-9, Dance from 9-1. Cost: $10 dance, $15 dance & dinner, $25 dance & dinner for 2 guests, $10 for just dinner (eat in or carryout). 21+up (ID required) BYOB. DJ Russell Roane and Randolph Veney. 804-224-0250

  • 3: 9:00pm Old School plays at Dockside

  • 4: 12:00 - 7:00pm Easter Sunday buffet at The Riverboat

  • 5: 6:30pm Colonial Beach Women's Connection Fashion Show at Pope's Creek Baptist Church, 9131 King's Hwy., Montross. Speaker: Velma Geis "What's Hiding in Your Closet?" Cost: $13.00 RSVP by 3/29 to Suzy 804-224-9294 or susmith@crosslink.net

  • 6: 7:00pm Teen Movie Night at the Library. "Cirque de Freak"

  • 7: 1:00pm Card Making Workshop at the Library. Instructor: Edyth Robins. Call 804-224-0921 to register

  • 9: 11:00am Beach Storytime for Kids at the Library "Our Ocean Friends"

  • 9: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 9: 6:00pm 2nd Friday Art Walk in Colonial Beach

  • 9: 6:00pm Opening Reception of Watercolor Exhibit at Jarrett Thor Fine Arts. "Escapes" is an exhibition of watercolors and photography by Sandy Staley and Sue Henderson celebrating their adventures and travel around the world.

  • 9: 7:00pm Roger McDuffy at High Tides

  • 10: 10:00am - noon 4H Photography Workshop. $5 includes a camera to use, instruction on tripod use, and 2 matted photos to take home. Hosted by the Colonial Beach Museum. 4th & 5th Graders. To register, call 804-493-8924

  • 10: 12:00pm Spring Fling Sale at Ingleside Vineyards

  • 10: 2:00pm Spring Fossil Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 10: 7:00pm Spring Twilight Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 10: 7:00pm Poker at The Riverboat

  • 11: Points Race at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 12: 9:00am Westmoreland Berry Farm opens for the season!

  • 13: 6:00pm Movies for Adults at the Library "Motherhood"

  • 14: 3:00pm sharp! Tea Time at the Library

  • 16: 11:00am Beach Storytime for Kids at the Library "Rhyme Time"

  • 16: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 16: 6:00pm Colonial Beach Historical Society's "Hurricane Havoc" exhibit opens at the Museum on Hawthorn St.

  • 16: 6:30pm Lion's Club Bluegrass Jam 804-224-7557

  • 16: 6:30pm Relay for Life Comedy Gala at The Riverboat, 301 Beach Terrace

  • 17: 8:00am Junior Rescue Squad Yard/Bake Sale 804-224-7750

  • 17: 8:00am King George/Colonial Beach 5K at Colonial Beach American Legion Hall. Cost: $15 for 5K, $10 for kids 1-mile fun run (add $5 after April 1)

  • 17: Museum at Colonial Beach opens for the Season!

  • 17: Test & Tune, Swap Meet, Car Show and Gambler's Race at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 17: 2:00pm Spring Fossil Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 17: 7:00pm Spring Twilight Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 17: 9:00pm Rock Bottom plays at the Tiki Bar next to High Tides, 205 Taylor Street

  • 18: Points Race at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 18: 2:00pm GPS Interpretive Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 18: 3:30pm Captain Woody band plays High Tides' Tiki Bar

  • 20: 6:00pm Reading Guild at the Library. 7th Annual Shakespeare Festival. Plays, poems, food and more.

  • 22: 7:00pm Teen Council at the Library to review books and have fun.

  • 23: 11:00am Beach Storytime for Kids at the Library "How Does Your Garden Grow?"

  • 23: 4:30 - 7:00pm Relay for Life Dinner at St. Mary's Episcopal Church BBQ chicken, fries, cole slaw, dessert. Adults $8.50, children under age 12 $4.00

  • 23: 6:00pm Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 24 & 25: 11:00am Spring Fling Featuring Southern Outlaw Quick 8 at Colonial Beach Dragway. Southern Outlaw Top Sportsman, Nitrous Grudge Match, Coors Light Girls (Saturday), Moonbounce, WaterSlide (Saturday). Spectators: $10 (Sat), $15 (Sun) or $20 2-Day Pass. (10 & under free) 804-224-7455

  • 24: Colonial Beach VFD Spring Rockfish Tournament

  • 24: 8:00am - 1:00pm Ledo Pizza will be holding a FREE car wash and BAKE SALE. Donations received from the car wash, and all proceeds from the bake sale will be given to the Brown family to help offset medical and travel expenses. As you may of read in last week`s Journal, their 17 month old son J.J. is battling stage 4 cancer.

  • 24: 9:00am High Tides restaurant is Stop #2 on Dougherty's Tavern Poker Ride for Breast Cancer. 540-657-8985

  • 24: 10:00am - 4:00pm Junior Ranger Day at George Washington Birthplace National Monument. 804-224-1732

  • 24: 10:00am Earth Day event on Town Hill. Cookout afterwards

  • 24: 10:30am President James Monroe 252nd Birthday Celebration at the birthplace site, 4460 James Monroe Highway

  • 24: 11:00am Movies for Kids at the Library "Astro Boy"

  • 24: 1:00pm - 5:00pm Blending With Bill at Ingleside Vineyards. Cost: $100

  • 24: 2:00pm Spring Fossil Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 24: Fraternal Order of Eagles Alzheimer’s Benefit. Barbara Clark 804-224-8459

  • 24: 4:00pm Habitat for Humanity of Richmond and Westmoreland Counties Annual spring dinner party and auction at The Riverboat. The event begins with a social hour and silent auction and will continue at 6:30 p.m. with dinner, to be followed by a live auction and dancing until midnight. Tickets are $30 per person and are being sold by board members or via the main office of Habitat RWC. The funds will go towards offsetting the cost of the building of the chapter’s 12th home in the area, providing low-cost housing for people in need. For details or to contribute, contact Habitat RWC’s office at 804-493-1500 or e-mail rwchabitat@verizon.net.

  • 24: 4:00pm All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner at the Dixieland Hunt Club building on Route 205. Public is welcome.

  • 24: 5:00 - 7:00pm CBVRS Auxiliary Lasagna Dinner 804-224-7750

  • 24: 6:30pm Naturals perform at High Tides' Tiki Bar.

  • 24: 7:00pm Spring Twilight Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 24: 9:00pm String Kings play at Dockside.

  • 25: 9:00am - 5:00pm Inauguration Celebration at George Washington Birthplace National Monument. 804-224-1732. George Washington took the oath of office as the 1st President of the United States of America on April 30, 1789. Visitors get a chance to win prizes and glory as contestants in the First Inauguration Presidential Trivia Contest.

  • 26: Anniversary of the capture of John Wilkes Booth

  • 26: 6:00pm Colonial Beach Music Department First Annual Spring Concert at the High School. 804-224-7166

  • 27: 6:00pm Movies for Adults at the Library "Amelia"

  • 30: 11:00am Beach Storytime for Kids at the Library "Frogs & Toads"

  • 30: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

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    May

    2010 colonial beach events

  • 1: 4th Annual St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Charity Golf Scramble at Cameron Hills. Jim Roberts 804-224-7186

  • 1: 8:00am Pancake Breakfast Sponsored by Oak Grove VFD Jr. Rescue Squad. Adults $7, $5 kids 11 & under. All-You-Can-Eat Buffet.

  • 1: 10:00am Skin Wellness Presentation. May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. 108 Hawthorn St. Free.

  • 1: 2:00pm Spring Fossil Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 1: 3:00pm Cinco de Mayo at Ingleside Vineyards $25/person

  • 1: 3:30pm Capt. Woody performs at High Tides

  • 1: 5:00pm Cinco de Mayo Dock Party at The Happy Clam, 11 Monroe Bay Ave. Colonial Yacht Club www.thecyc.com

  • 1: 5:00pm Steak Dinner at American Legion Post 148. Dinner includes salad, baked potato, lima beans, rolls. $12/person. Open to the public. 804-224-0718

  • 1: 7:00pm Spring Twilight Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 1: 9:00pm Tommy Lepson performs classic rock at Dockside

  • 2: 11:00am - 12:30pm (and every Sunday throughout the summer). Open Mic Jam Session for Kids onstage at the High Tides "Black Pearl" Tiki Bar, 205 Taylor Street

  • 2: Points Race at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 2: 2:00pm GPS Interpretive Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 2: 3:30pm Frankie & the Action performs at High Tides

  • 4: 7:00pm Teen Movie Night at the Library.

  • 5: 6:00pm Downtown Revitalization public meeting. Town Hall, 22 Washington Ave.

  • 6: 7:00pm Historical Society meeting at the Library.

  • 6: 7:00pm National Day of Prayer service at Colonial Beach Baptist Church.

  • 7: 11:00am Beach Storytime for Kids at the Library "Happy Mother's Day"

  • 7: 11:00am - 2:00pm New Business! Grand Opening of Virginia Farm Bureau Westmoreland Branch Colonial Beach Office. Come meet the staff. 307 Colonial Ave.

  • 7: 4:30 - 7:00pm Spaghetti Dinner at St. Mary's Episcopal.

  • 7: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 8: 9:00am Kayaking: Fossils, Eagles, Herons and History Trip at Westmoreland State Park

  • 8: 2:00pm Spring Fossil Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 8: 6:30pm Think Pink Floyd tribute band performs at High Tides' Black Pearl Tiki Bar

  • 8: 7:00pm Spring Twilight Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 8: 8:00pm Mother's Day Comedy show at The Riverboat featuring Robin Fox and Lisa Lanham. Doors open at 8:00pm and show starts at 9:00pm. Hosted by Irwin. Cash Bar. Adults Only. Tickets $10/ea. To RSVP, call 804-224-7055. Robin Fox can be heard on Sirius/XM Radio and has performed at Stand Up NY, Comix, Helium Carolines, Rascals, The Comedy Cove, Comedy Cabaret and many more. She has been delighting audiences for the last 8 years. Lisa Lanham has performed at Magooby's Joke House, Baltimore Comedy Factory, Comic Strip and many more. A night of fun and Laughter!

  • 8: 9:00pm Crown Vic performs classic rock at Dockside

  • 9: 7:00 - 11:00am CBVFD Mother's Day Breakfast. Adults $7, Children $4 Pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy, biscuits, toast, fresh fruit, coffee, milk, juice. 804-224-7255

  • 9: Points Race at Colonial Beach Dragway. Moms admitted free in honor of Mother's Day. 804-224-7455

  • 9: Mothers Day at High Tides. Enjoy live music with The Naturals Band at High Tides on the Potomac from 3:30–7:30pm. Special Mothers Day features to be announced. Enjoy free mimosa for the moms during breakfast buffet!

  • 9: Mothers Day Buffet at Stratford Hall. Reservations not required. Special preservation tour at 2pm. The tour costs $10/adult and this cost also includes a Great House tour. 804-493-9696

  • 9: Mothers Appreciation Day at Ingleside. Bring your mother or mother-in-law in to the wine shop to enjoy a free wine tasting and 10% off all wine purchases*. Surprise her with a dozen Sweet Virginia Roses! Bring a picnic and relax in the courtyard and sip on some fine Ingleside wine. Tastings free for mothers only and Ingleside souvenir wine glass is included. *Includes glass, bottle, and case sales.

  • 9: Mothers Day Celebration at Westmoreland Berry Farm.

  • 9: 12:00pm Mothers Day Buffet at Hunan Diner.

  • 9: 2:00pm Spring Fishing at Westmoreland State Park

  • 11: 7:00pm Movies for Adults at the Library "Old Dogs"

  • 12: 6:30pm Rehearsal for CBVFD beauty pageant for girls 7-15 only. Bring a photo (no professional photos). 804-224-0215

  • 12: 6:30pm Men's (25+up) Basketball League meeting in the cafeteria at the high school

  • 13: 9:00pm Bar Pong at The Riverboat in the Tiki Room. FREE. Come play & win a chance to compete in Finals in Altantic City for $50,000. Must be 21. 301 Beach Terrace

  • 14: 11:00am Beach Storytime for Kids at the Library "Community Helpers - Police Officers"

  • 14: Rockin' Roger performs at High Tides, 205 Taylor Street, Colonial Beach

  • 14: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 14: 6:00pm Second Friday Art Walk.

  • 15&16: Bob Noble & the Blue Voodoo performs at High Tides, 205 Taylor Street, Colonial Beach

  • 15: 9:00am Kayaking: Fossils, Eagles, Herons and History Trip at Westmoreland State Park

  • 15: 10:00am Northern Neck Strongman Competition at Monroe Park sponsored by the High School in conjunction with Virginia National Guard. Students in grades 8-12 compete in the Tire Flip, Sand Bag Carry, Farmer's Toss and Humvee Push. The event will conclude with a team Tug-O-War.

  • 15: 2:00pm Spring Fossil Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 15: 7:00pm Spring Twilight Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 15: Colonial Beach Historical Society Big Band Dance to benefit the Museum. Non-smoking event, jacket required, open to the public. Tickets $15. BYOB - setups provided. Music by Fredericksburg Big Band. Sponsored by Moose Lodge #1267, James Monroe Hwy.

  • 15: 9:00pm Shag (modern rock) performs at Dockside

  • 16: Points Race at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 16: 2:00pm CBVFD Baby Contest at the firehouse. Categories: boys & girls 6 mos. - 6 yrs., girls 7-9, 10-12, and 13-15. Applications available at local bank branches and CBVFD. 804-224-0215

  • 16: 2:00pm Fishing, Spring Seining at Westmoreland State Park

  • 21: Lions Club Bluegrass Jam

  • 21-22-23: 8:00pm Tri-State Punk Fest next to Northern Neck ATV Park, 4618 Leedstown Road. Admission $5/day or $10/all weekend

  • 21: 11:00am Beach Storytime for Kids at the Library "Community Helpers - Paramedics"

  • 21: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 22: 9:00am - 3:00pm Market Days and Bluemont Concerts on Town Hill. Dirty Kitchen bluegrass band performs at noon.

  • 22: 9:00am Kayaking: Fossils, Eagles, Herons and History Trip at Westmoreland State Park

  • 22: 2:00pm Spring Fossil Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 22: 6:30pm Nuttin' Fancy performs at High Tides, 205 Taylor Street

  • 22: 7:00pm Spring Twilight Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 23: Points Race at Colonial Beach Dragway 804-224-7455

  • 23: 2:00pm Fishing at Westmoreland State Park

  • 23: 3:30pm Roadhouse plays at High Tides' "Black Pearl" Tiki Bar

  • 23: 7:00 - 9:00pm Environmental Defense Fund Listening Session. Visiting fishermen from the Gulf of Mexico, New England and/or other locations will be sharing their experiences with local watermen and explaining how they have helped shape management in their fisheries in an effort to create a better future for themselves and their industry. The sessions will include a brief introduction and explanation of these management systems as well as provide an opportunity for Maryland watermen to ask questions and express their ideas, concerns and challenges related to the Blue Crab fishery in the Chesapeake Bay. Location: Potomac River Fisheries Commission, 222 Taylor St. Please contact Tom Grasso at tgrasso@edf.org or 202-374-3726 with any questions.

  • 25: 7:00pm Movies for Adults at the Library "It's Complicated"

  • 28: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 28: 3rd Annual Meeting of the Members of the Colonial Beach Historical Society. Patti Hansley 804-761-7836

  • 28: 5:30pm Kayaking: Pirates, Privateers and Patriots Trip at Westmoreland State Park

  • 28: 8:00 - 11:00am Rescue Squad Auxiliary Breakfast. 804-224-7750

  • 29 & 30: Kashmir Led Zeppelin tribute band performs at High Tides' Black Pearl Tiki Bar

  • 29: 9:00am Kayaking: Fossils, Eagles, Herons and History Trip at Westmoreland State Park

  • 29: 2:00pm Spring Fossil Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 29: 7:00pm Spring Twilight Hike at Westmoreland State Park

  • 29: 3rd Annual Memorial Day Weekend Concert on Town Hill to benefit Project Colonial Beach and others. John Drew 804-224-4151. Co-Sponsored by Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce

  • 29: 9:00pm Memorial Weekend Dance at Oak Grove VFD, 121 James Monroe Hwy. $10/person, 21+up, ID required, "BYOB". DJ Russell and Randolph

  • 30: Points Race at Colonial Beach Dragway. Memorial Day Shootout, $2K to win 804-224-7455

  • 30: 11:00am Kayaking: Fossils, Eagles, Herons and History Trip at Westmoreland State Park

  • 30: 2:00pm Fishing, Spring Seining at Westmoreland State Park

  • 31: Memorial Day

  • 31: Points Race at Colonial Beach Dragway. Memorial Day Shootout, $2K to win 804-224-7455

  • 31: Memorial Day Service at The Cannon, corner of Irving and Boundary. American Legion, Tommy Edwards 804-224-0718

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    June

    2010 colonial beach events

  • 4: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 4: George Washington Birthplace presents Spring on the Plantation 804-224-1732

  • 4: 6:00pm Colonial Beach Historical Society's "Potomac River Festivals" exhibit opens at the Museum on Hawthorn St.

  • 6: Points Race at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 6: 5:00pm The Nighthawks perform on the porch at Dockside. Tickets $10

  • 8: 7:00pm Four By Grace performs at Westmoreland Independent Baptist Church

  • 9-13: Potomac River Firemen’s Carnival on Town Hill. Jackie Guyer 804-224-0021

  • 9: 11:00am Law Enforcement Torch Runto benefit the Special Olympics Virginia at Beachgate Shopping Center. More than 3,000 officers across Virginia will carry the Flame of Hope more than 1,900 miles across the State to the opening ceremony of the Summer Games in Richmond. The Colonial Beach portion of the relay will begin in front of the Food Lion.

  • 11 - 13: 59th Annual Potomac River Festival in Colonial Beach

  • 11: 6:00pm Second Friday Art Walk.

  • 11: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 13: Points Race at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 18: 4:30 - 7:00pm Rockfish Dinner at 203 Dennison Street.

  • 18: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 18: 6:30pm Lions Club Bluegrass Jam 804-224-7557

  • 18: The Red Neck Ball at High Tides. Best dressed redneck and two-step contest with Roger and Peat Moss

  • 19: Juneteenth Celebration at George Washington Birthplace National Monument. 804-224-1732

  • 19: 9:00am - 4:00pm Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary “Six Dollar Store” Sale 804-224-7750

  • 19: 6:00pm Oldies Rock & Roll in the Courtyard at Ingleside Vineyards

  • 20: Father’s Day Celebration at Westmoreland Berry Farm 804-224-9171

  • 20: Father’s Day Annual Classic Car Festival Co-Sponsored by Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce

  • 22: 6:00pm Movies for Adults at the Library "Extraordinary Measures"

  • 22: 6:30 - 8:00pm Dance Lessons at 508 Washington Ave.

  • 23: 2:00pm Wacky Wednesdays at the Library

  • 24: 8:00pm Campfire Cooking at Westmoreland State Park

  • 25-27: Stratford Hall's Weekend Family Adventure Camp. www.stratfordhall.org

  • 25: 5:30pm Kayaking: Pirates, Privateers and Patriots at Westmoreland State Park

  • 25: Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 25: 6:00 - 8:00pm Flip Flop Fridays with Thunder 104.5 broadcast at High Tides' "Black Pearl Tiki Bar" 205 Taylor St.

  • 25: 8:00pm Campfire Program at Westmoreland State Park

  • 26: 9:00am - 3:00pm Market Days and Bluemont Concerts on Town Hill

  • 26: 9:00am Mustang Car Show, Mustang Shootout and Bikini Contest at Colonial Beach Dragway. Admission: Spectators: $7, Show Car & Driver: $10 (Kids 10 & under free) 804-224-7455

  • 26: 11:00am Kids Movie Time at the Library "Finding Nemo"

  • 26: 11:00am - 11:00pm 3rd Annual Battle at the Beach EOD Wounded Warrior Foundation benefit

  • 26: 12:00pm The Great American Backyard Campout at Westmoreland State Park

  • 26: 7:30pm Semi-Pro Football Game. Our Northern Neck Rivermen will play at the high school.

  • 27: Points Race at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 27: 2:00pm Fishing: Discover the Potomac at Westmoreland State Park

  • 27: 3:30pm Blue Voodoo plays at High Tides Restaurant, 205 Taylor Street.

  • 30: 2:00pm Wacky Wednesdays at the Library

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    July

    2010 colonial beach events

    July Calendar

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    August

    2010 colonial beach events

    August Calendar

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    September

    2010 colonial beach events

  • Test & Tune, Points Race, Car Show at Colonial Beach Dragway

  • Second Friday Art Walk

  • Jazz in the Courtyard at Ingleside Vineyards

  • Boardwalk Arts & Crafts Festival

  • Lions Club Bluegrass Jam 804-224-7557

  • Colonial Beach Historical Society Golf Tournament

  • King of the Beach at Colonial Beach Dragway

  • Market Days and Bluemont Concerts on Town Hill

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    October

    2010 colonial beach events

  • Test & Tune, Points Races at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • 31st Annual Harvest Celebration at Ingleside Vineyards

  • Halloween

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    November

    2010 colonial beach events

  • Colonial Beach Historical Society Quilt Show and Sale

  • Test & Tune at Colonial Beach Dragway. 804-224-7455

  • Fall Barrel Tasting at Ingleside Vineyards

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    December

    2010 colonial beach events

  • George Washington Wine Society Christmas Party at Ingleside Vineyards

  • Lighted Boat Parade at Marker #2

  • Colonial Beach Historical Society Holiday House Tour

  • Holiday Open House at Ingleside Vineyards

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