Events Near Skippers VA

Festival of Grapes and Hops

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 at 11:00am
Old Towne Petersburg
Petersburg, VA
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C.B. MOORE OPEN

C.B. MOORE OPEN
Saturday, Oct 6, 2018
Fort Lee, VA
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Ducks Unlimited - Meherrin River DU Annual Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Meherrin River DU Annual Dinner
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018
Southside Virginia Community College, 109 Campus Drive
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KEN GROVER MEMORIAL OPEN

KEN GROVER MEMORIAL OPEN
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018
Wakefield, VA
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Medoc Trail Races

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 8:00am
Medoc Mountain State Park
Hollister, NC
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Millswamp Longbeards WS Deer Hunt

Millswamp Longbeards WS Deer Hunt
Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 12:00am
Newsoms, VA
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Ducks Unlimited - Franklin DU Annual Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Franklin DU Annual Dinner
Thursday, Jan 17, 2019
Southampton Agri-Civic Center, 25374 New Market Road
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Millswamp Longbeards, VA

Millswamp Longbeards, VA
Friday, Feb 8, 2019 at 6:00pm
Courtland, VA
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South Hill Longbeards, VA

South Hill Longbeards, VA
Friday, Mar 1, 2019 at 6:00pm
South Hill, VA
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Nottoway River, VA

Nottoway River, VA
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 6:00pm
Emporia, VA
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Warren County Double Beards, NC

Warren County Double Beards, NC
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 at 6:00pm
Warrenton, NC
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