Chincoteague Island Easter Decoy & Art Festival

  35th Annual Easter Decoy & Art Festival

April 18 & 19, 2014
Friday, April 18  Noon to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 19    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Chincoteague Combined School
4586 Main St.
Chincoteague Island, VA  23336

Local and national carvers and artists of all kinds exhibit and sell their works.  Awards are given in various categories including the Curtis Merritt Award of Excellence given to the artist who demonstrates the highest standards of "creativity, character and overall goodness" as voted on by the other exhibitors.  Best Carver and Best Artist are chosen by People's Choice and the Best Photograph of Chincoteague or Assateague is chosen by the committee.  Wooden Easter Eggs decorated by the exhibitors highlight the show each year with some fetching handsome sums. 

Silent Auction of Pre-Loved Treasures
Proceeds to benefit Memorial Park Playground Fund
(Donations as of this date, more added weekly)

  • Wooden Egg with Skipjack Carving - Eddie Somers
  • 2 Decorative Trays - Shirl' Eklund
  • Large Turkey Platter - Robert J. Gray, Jr.
  • Giclee of the New Chincoteague Bridge - Kevin McBride
  • 2 Medium sized Mirrors (Blue & Gold) - Dot Truitt
  • Crystal Frog - Ellen Lawler
  • Songbird - Bill Cowen
  • 2 Hand-painted Eggs - Theresa Worth
  • Small Framed Print - Grover Cantwell
  • Greg Daisey Carving: Shorebirds - Donna Leonard
  • Painting - Refuge Inn
  • 5 - $10 Gift Cards - Island Creamery
  • Gift Certificate - Bill's Seafood
  • 2 - 1940s Water Cans & 2 Small Flower Pots -
    Museum of Chincoteague
  • 1950-60 Chincoteague Coast Guard Uniform
    owned by Robert Bowden - Mary Alice Birch
  • Duck Sculpture Made out of Shells - Ed Bowden
  • Tom's Cove Oyster Can - John Bogush
  • Chincoteague Island-opoly Game - Chincoteague High School After Prom Committee
  • Commemorative Coin - Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co.

For more information:
Fax: 757-336-1242


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