The Pungoteague Ruritan Club’s annual small boat “Poker Run” is Saturday, July 30, 2016. A fun day on the water collecting cards for the best poker hand. The course is on the Chesapeake Bay from Onancock to Occohannock Creeks including Onancock, Pungoteague, Nandua and Occohannock Creeks. Proceeds from this event benefit the club’s scholarship program and its handicapped access ramp project fund. Call 757-442-2931 for more information.
2nd Friday in Onancock is this Friday, July 8. Danny Doughty is back at the Red Queen Gallery along with Eastern Shore Art League regulars. Other galleries, restaurants and shops will be open late with refreshments and specials.
Festivals, fireworks, music, parades, ice cream social, Wachapreague Fireman’s Carnival and more on the Eastern Shore of Virginia for 4th of July weekend and on through the summer. Reserve now and make Bay View Waterfront B&B your centrally located home base.
Wild Turkey Breast Stir-Fry
Serving Size: 4
- 2 wild turkey breasts, boneless and skinless; cut into thin strips
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup sake or dry sherry
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with equal part cold water
- 2 T. lemon juice
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tsp. ginger
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 2 more T. olive oil
- 1/2 cup dry-roasted peanuts (optional)
- ½ chopped sweet onions
- 3 or 4 handfuls of spinach
- 1/2 cup Craisins
- 1 8-ounce can sliced water chestnuts
- 4 cups noodles or rice
Combine 2 T. olive oil, 2 T. vegetable oil, Worcestershire sauce, orange juice, sake (or sherry), lemon juice, garlic, ginger and brown sugar in a non-reactive bowl (glass, wood, plastic). Add turkey, toss to coat and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours. Heat 2+ T. olive oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Slightly sauté the onions. Remove turkey from marinade. Reserve marinade. Add turkey to oil and onions and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove turkey from pan. Add reserved marinade and cornstarch/water mixture and heat liquid to boiling for 5 minutes. Return turkey to the pan. Add the rest of the ingredients and heat to warm. Serve immediately over noodles or rice.
Diana Davis regularly teaches watercolor classes at ESO in Belle Haven and at NBG in Norfolk. Visit us here at Bay View Waterfront B&B while you take a class.
February 27, 2016 at 4 PM is the time. Oysters, clams, bar-b-que with all the fixings, music and a good time on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
Visit us here at Bay View Waterfront B&B. Our BIC oyster roast special includes 2 tickets and B&B for 1 night for $325. Add a second night for $150.
The Eastern Shore of Virginia Artisans Guild Holiday Tour 2015 is November 27 & 28, from 10 to 5 .
29 guild members exhibiting in 13 studios plus 2 galleries and a vineyard and winery will be welcoming visitors and offering special treats.
For more information about the tour visit www.esartisansguild.org.
For centrally located accommodations visit us here at View Waterfront Bed and Breakfast.
The Eastern Shore Birding Festival is this weekend, October 9 & 10. Visit Bay View Waterfront B&B, an easy drive to Cape Charles for all the festivities.
Coming September 27. Watch the total lunar eclipse from Virginia’s Eastern Shore. It will occur while the moon is at perigee, making it a rare Supermoon Blood Moon lunar eclipse. Join the star party at NASA Wallop’s Visitor Center with experts and long-range telescopes on hand, or we have a room available here at Bay View Waterfront B&B where our dark night sky should provide perfect viewing.