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June 2018

2018 Gloucester Arts Festival June 1-30

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - June 30 @ 8:00 pm
Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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The 2018 Gloucester Arts Festival will host a juried art show, two small Plein Air events, and the Symphony under the Stars free family concert. The juried show will open at Arts on Main in Gloucester with a reception on Friday, June 1st, 2018 and run for the month of June. This show will draw entries from artists from the Mid-Atlantic states who will have the opportunity to curate their own works of art with over $5,000 being awarded in…

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Open Studio

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Free

If you enjoy painting with company, bring your stuff and paint with us every Friday morning. Free, 9 to 12 am. (Note – this is a good way to make time to paint, so come along!)

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Canoe Jam

June 23 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beaverdam Park, 8687 Roaring Springs Road
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Beaverdam will again be the site of the competitive canoe and kayak races that make up the Canoe Jam. Long (4 miles) and short (2 miles) races are open to one and two person canoes and kayaks. Additional ‘fun’ races will be held. Registration starts at 8:00am. The first race is off at 9 AM. Fees are $15 if received before June 15th and $20 after the early registration date. An awards ceremony will follow the 11 AM Four Person…

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Classics on Main Car and Truck Show

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
$20 - $25

Come out and celebrate classic cars with the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers at our 1st Classics on Main Car and Truck Show on Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Gloucester Colonial Courthouse. Trophies include Best in Show, Top 3 in GM, Ford, Mopar, Truck, Import, Other and more for a total of over 50 awards. We will also have raffle items, 50/50, DJ, and Vendors. Dash plaques presented to the first 75 Registrants. Registration starts…

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Arts on Main: Children’s After School Art Program

June 27 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 27, 2018

Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$17

January 24 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm |Recurring Event (See all) Our After School Art Program is now available to ALL students, taught by Ellen Walter, the head of the very popular 5 year old program. Students will learn elements and principles of design and art techniques while studying American artists such as: Edward Hicks, Mary Cassatt, George Caleb Bingham, Norman Rockwell, Grandma Moses, Alexander Calder, Georgia O’Keefe, Andrew Wyeth, Joseph Cornell, Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, Faith Ringgold, Roy…

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Concerts on the Green- Tribute to Frank Sinatra

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gloucester Court House Green, 6501 main street
Gloucester, VA United States
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Free

Dan Marchese, aka Just Dan and Friends, known for playing acoustic guitar, playing jazz, pop and standards.  Dan came up with the Tribute to Franks Sinatra for a Concert on the Green two years ago. It was a huge hit!  He is back this year to entertain us again.  He will sing the songs you know and tell you about "ole blue eyes" life.  Don't miss this one! Free concerts held on the beautiful grassy, Court Green (6509 Main Street).…

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Open Studio

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Free

If you enjoy painting with company, bring your stuff and paint with us every Friday morning. Free, 9 to 12 am. (Note – this is a good way to make time to paint, so come along!)

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Rob Westcott Reading Magic Show

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Rob Westcott Reading Magic Show Friday, June 29 @ 10am, Main Library Registration opens June 15 Laughter, fun and magic! FAMILY EVENT

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VIMS Public Tour – June 29, 2018

June 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn how scientists study the diet and age of Bay fishes; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center and hear about related research; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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July 2018

First Friday Art Opening @ Arts on Main

July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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“A Touch of Silk” Exhibition of Works by Traute Leemann July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Free Traute Leemann, living in Yorktown since 1985, has exhibited regularly since 1992 at local and regional shows and galleries, starting with Yorktown’s On the Hill Gallery where she still sells her work. In 2014 she shared a major show with three other artists at This Century Art Gallery in Williamsburg. She has exhibited her work at several An Occasion for the…

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VIMS Public Tour – July 10, 2018

July 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn about drifting animals that play a role in the marine food web and carbon cycling; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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Activity Days at VIMS

July 11 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

VIMS, Watermen’s Hall, 1208 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Stop by the Visitors Center at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoons July 11th through July 25th for hands-on activities and an up-close look at animals that live in the Chesapeake Bay and it's tributaries. A docent will be available in the Visitors Center to answer questions about VIMS and the exhibits. Activity Days are family-friendly programs that are open to all ages, free of charge, and do not require a reservation.…

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