Cape Charles Happenings by Joan©

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Here you will find information about Cape Charles, Virginia (on the beautiful Eastern Shore of Virginia)

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Cape Charles Happenings Special Flash – July 2, 2014

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 Welcome to the latest issue of the Cape Charles Happenings©. I have done my best to report information accurately, but changes do occur, so call to confirm. Happy reading! You can now also check for a current Calendar and Notices.

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Cape Charles Fourth of July Festivities Moved to July 5th.

With the weather forecast calling for rain from Tropical Storm/Hurricane Arthur, the decision has been made to move all the planned July 4th festivities to Saturday, July 5th.

We hope you can all join us to celebrate the nation’s birthday!

Here is the schedule of events for Saturday, July 5:

Cape Charles Fourth of July 2014 Celebration

8:00 am                           Vendors set-up on Bay Avenue

8:30 am – 9:30 am            Registration for all activities on Bay Avenue by the Fishing Pier

 8:30 am -12:00 pm           Trash to Treasures – 100 Block of Mason Avenue

 To register to be in the Parade,

                                       complete the form at and deliver to Jen Lewis at the Town Offices (2 Plum Street, Cape Charles)

 9:00 am – 9:30 am           Parade Line-Up on Washington Avenue

 10:00 am – 5:00 pm         Craft and Artisan Vendors on Bay Avenue

 10:00 am – Dark              Food Vendors on Bay Avenue

 10:00 am                         Parade – Down Mason Avenue & Bay Avenue – Presentation of Colors –
                                             Cape Charles Coast Guard – National Anthem by Jocelyn Ferguson

 11:00 am                         Announcement of Parade Winners

 11:00 am                         Horseshoe Tournament – South end of Bay Avenue by the Fishing Pier

 11:00 am                         Registration for Guppie Challenge

 12:30 pm                         Guppie Challenge at the Fishing Pier

 1:00 pm                          Beach Volley Ball Tournament

 1:00 pm                          Beautiful Baby Competition

 2:00 – 3:00 pm                Live Music – Unleashed Faith

 4:00 – 4:30 pm                Live Music – Cape Charles Community Band

 4:00 pm                          Corn Hole Tournament – Sponsored by Law Enforcement Torch Run
                                              benefiting Special Olympics Virginia

 8:00 pm                          Fishing Pier Closed

 After Dark at the Harbor/Beach (@8:30 p.m. or a bit later) FIRE WORKS!


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 Joan Natali

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