Planned Schedule, 2022

TOGA Events as of 14 September 2022

11 January 22, TOGA Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM (Virtual)

22 January 22, TOGA Annual Meeting, Sponsored by VIMS (Virginia Institute of Marine Science), 1370 Greate Rd, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, See TOGA Website for Information at www.oystergardener.org

8 February 22, TOGA Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Davis Hall Room 101, 1370 Greate Rd, Gloucester Point, VA 23062

8, 15, 22 February 22, 5:30 – 6:30 PM. VIMS/ Virginia Sea Grant and the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association present: A (virtual) happy hour seminar series. See TOGA Website for Information at www.oystergardener.org

Postponed (Check Museum Website for date), Turner Lecture Series (TOGA Oyster Gardening Presentation), Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Rd., Deltaville, VA 23043, 2:00 PM

8 March 22, TOGA Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, Commodore’s Room

13 March 22, Spring Newsletter Articles due

2 April 22, 10 AM to 2 PM, York River State Park Oyster Day, Event Coordinator—Vic Spain
vicspain@rocketmail.com, 9801 York River Park Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23188

8 April 22, Deadline for Master Oyster Gardener Course, see https://www.oystergardener.org/mog-course       

9 April 22, TOGA Float Building Workshop 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Event Coordinator—Vic Spain vicspain@rocketmail.com   , Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482

12 April 22, TOGA Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Rd, Deltaville, VA 23043

14 April 22, Think Outside the Sink (TOTS) 10:00—1:30, Event Coordinator Sue Borra  sue.borra@gmail.com  , Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Rd, Lancaster, VA 22503

16 Apr 22 9AM – 1PM Heathsville Farmers Market Earth Day – Event Coordinator: Doug Schaefer subiceguy@hotmail.com, Historic Rice's Hotel / Hughlett's Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville, VA 22473

23 Apr 22 9:00AM—12 Noon Middle Peninsula Spring Oyster Fair at Gwynn’s Island—Coordinator: Vic Spain, vicspain@rocketmail.com  , Gwynn's Island Civic Center, 1996 Old Ferry Rd, Hudgins, VA 23076

23, 24 April 22 11AM-4PM (both days) Wine and Oyster Fair – Event Coordinator: Doug Schaefer, subiceguy@hotmail.com , Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Goodluck Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482

24 April, 22 1:00 PM—4:00PM Williamsburg Regional Library Spring Festival—Event Coordinator: Mark Besore, markbesore@gmail.com  Williamsburg Regional Library, 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA 23185

10 May 22, TOGA Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM, Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, Commodore’s Room

10 May 22 to 9 June 22, Master Oyster Gardener (MOG) course; 1-hour modules held virtually on Tue/Thur evenings at 6:00 pm with two, in-person activities scheduled on a Saturday (tentatively May 14 and June 11) at VIMS

14 May 22, Closing order date for the 28 May 22 Deltaville Oyster Float Sales Event

17 May 22, TOGA Float Building Workshop 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Event Coordinator—Vic Spain vicspain@rocketmail.com   , Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482

28 May 22 Deltaville Oyster Float Sales Event 9AM-Noon, Event Coordinator: Carl Zulick, czulick@verizon.net , Deltaville Maritime Museum, “Holly Point Market Day” 287 Jackson Creek Rd., Deltaville, VA 23043

28 May 22 NN Sail and Power Boat Squadron Noon-5:00 PM, Boat Show Open House, Event Coordinator: Doug Schaefer subiceguy@hotmail.com  453C North Main Street, Chesapeake Commons, Kilmarnock, VA 22482

14 June 22, TOGA Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Davis Hall Room 101, 1370 Greate Rd, Gloucester Point, VA 23062

25 June 22, 11:00AM—1:00PM Westmoreland State Park Oyster Day, Event Coordinator: Sue Borra sue.borra@gmail.com, 145 Cliff Road, Montross, VA 22520

29 June 22; 6, 13, 20, 27 July; 3 August - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Youth Lectures at Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, Event Coordinator: Brian Wood, awood45858@aol.com.

12 July 22, TOGA Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM, Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, Commodore’s Room

14 July 22, Northumberland Library Youth Oyster Fun, 1:00—2:30 PM, Event Coordinator: Sue Borra sue.borra@gmail.com, 7204 Northumberland Hwy, Heathsville, VA 22473

27 July 22, Kilmarnock Boys and Girls Club “Save the World” 9AM - 1PM, Event Coordinator: Brian Wood, awood45858@aol.com.

9 August 22, TOGA Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Rd, Deltaville, VA 23043

11 August 22, Hampton Schools/TOGA Team Building Day, time TBD, Sandy Bottom Nature Park, 1255 Big Bethel Rd, Hampton, VA 23669, Event Coordinators: Vic Spain (vicspain@rocketmail.com), Betsy McAllister (Hampton Schools).

 

27 August 22, “Holly Point Market Day” TOGA Education Table, 9AM-1PM, Event Coordinator: Carl Zulick, czulick@verizon.net , Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Rd., Deltaville, VA 23043

2 September 22 Montross First Fridays 5:30 – 9:00 PM, Event Coordinator: Doug Schaefer, subiceguy@hotmail.com, Green space between Carrot Cottage and Bridget's Bouquets, Montross, VA 22520

13 September 22, Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Davis Hall Room 101, 1370 Greate Rd, Gloucester Point, VA 23062

 

14 Sep 22, TOGA Float Building Workshop 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Event Coordinator—Vic Spain vicspain@rocketmail.com   , Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482

 

17 September 22, Heathsville Farmers Market Living History Day– Event Coordinator: Richard Siciliano, rjsiciliano@yahoo.com  , Historic Rice's Hotel / Hughlett's Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville, VA 22473, 9AM – 1PM

 

17 September 22, NN Land Conservancy Boots and BBQ—Event Coordinator: Sue Borra sue.borra@gmail.com , Waterloo Farm, 15689 Owens Drive, King George VA 22485, 10AM—2PM

 

17 September 22, York River State Park Estuaries Day—Event Coordinator: Vic Spain vicspain@rocketmail.com  York River State Park, 9801 York River Park Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188

 

23, 24 September 22 Guinea Jubilee – Event Coordinator: Coordinator Mark Besore   markbesore@gmail.com , 8784 Guinea Rd., Hayes, VA 23072 3PM-6PM Fri. and 9AM-5PM Sat.

 

28, 29 Sept 22 COA Science Symposium at The Tides Inn, Event Coordinator: Doug Schaefer subiceguy@hotmail.com  480 King Carter Drive, Irvington, VA 22480

 

1 Oct 22, Closing order date for the 15 October 22 Camp Kekoka Oyster Float Sales Event

 

8 Oct 22, TOGA Float Building Workshop 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Event Coordinator—Vic Spain vicspain@rocketmail.com   , Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482

 

8 October 22 Virginia Homegrown Festival at Flat Iron Crossroads-- Event Coordinator: Carl Zulick, czulick@verizon.net , Flat Iron Crossroads, 7709 Flat Iron Rd, Gloucester, VA 23061, USA

11 October 22, TOGA Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM, Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, Commodore’s Room

 

15 October 22, The venue and time of day for our TOGA Fall Float Sale has been changed to to Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Good Luck Road, Kilmarnock, VA 22482; Time 11:00 AM to 2:00PM.

15 October 22, “Taste of Middlesex” TOGA Education Table, 10AM-4PM, with Free Seaglass Wine Tasting;  Event Coordinator: Carl Zulick, czulick@verizon.net , Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Rd., Deltaville, VA 23043

 

3 November 22, Urbanna Oyster Festival Education Day, Event Coordinator Richard Siciliano, rjsiciliano@yahoo.com  

 

8 November 22, TOGA Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM, Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Rd, Deltaville, VA 23043

 

19 November 2022 TOGA Volunteer Thank You Party – Event Coordinator: Terry Lewis, lewistmn@msm.com  Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Road, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, 1PM – 4PM

 

12. 13 November 22 Oysters, Wine & Music Float Sales Event - Event Coordinator: Doug Schaefer, subiceguy@hotmail.com, Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Goodluck Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482 12PM – 4PM (both days)

 

21 November 22, Winter Newsletter Articles due

 

13 December 22, TOGA Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM, AM Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Davis Hall Room 101, 1370 Greate Rd, Gloucester Point, VA 23062

 

15 December 22, Middle School Writing Contest Essays due, Event Coordinator: Terry Lewis, lewistmn@msm.com  , See TOGA Website for Information at www.oystergardener.org

 

21 January 23, TOGA Membership Annual Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 AM