There is a lot happening in the 757 this weekend! Here are just a few of the local events that caught our eye! If you have an event coming up let us know! Our lists are seen by over 2k HRVA locals per week!
Friday, August 2nd
Above & Beyond at Croaker’s Spot-Norfolk
757 Legends of Jazz, Alex Hundley, Greg Rich, and Jacques Jones, will be performing for your jazz listening pleasure.
First Fridays Downtown Norfolk 2019 Season
If it’s the first Friday of the month, you know where to be: Downtown Norfolk’s favorite street party is back for its seventh season! Each First Fridays event runs from 5-8:30pm and features music, drinks, and plenty of fun all in an authentic downtown setting.
First Friday in the ViBe District-Virginia Beach
Every month local businesses here in the ViBe Creative District host artist pop-ups and special events!
Movie on the Lawn: The Princess Bride Ferry Plantation-Virginia Beach
Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy a night under our historic magnolia tree watching a FREE family movie projected on our big screen. The movie will start at 8PM. Popcorn, smores and soda concessions are available for $1 per item!
Cape Charles Volunteer Fireman Carnival-Virginia Beach
Come out for family fun, awesome rides, exciting games and delicious food….all supporting your local fire company!
Rn’R is Rock’n Wickers Crab Pot-Chesapeake
Rn’R is back at Wickers Crab Pot this Friday night at 7:30 so make sure you stop by to get your Friday night Rn’R.. Gonna be a good time so get in here and Get Your Crab On with Wickers and Rn’R.
Saturday, August 3rd
Water Lantern Festival at Mt Trashmore-Virginia Beach
Join Club Pilates @ the Water Lantern Festival! This is a family-friendly event that can be shared by everyone. We want to come together with your friends, families, neighbors, and lots of people that we haven’t met yet to create a beautiful, memorable experience! Get your tickets while supplies last!
Friends Trivia Bar Crawl-Virginia Beach
OH. My. God. Are You Ready? 📝 Crawl With Us Is Throwing The Biggest Friends Party Ever! Get Your Tickets Now So Your Friends Back Stage Badge Is Ready, Or Central Perk Wont Let You In!
Ceramic Garden Totem Workshop-Newport News
Learn hand-building skills including slab rolling, creating a pinch pot, slip and scoring, and more as you create a totem (or two) for your garden. Will you choose a fish, a frog, or something else? All materials are included in the price of the class. The choice is yours! Please allow 7-10 days for drying and firing.
Beer School with Virginia Beer Historian Lee Graves at O’Connor’s-Norfolk
As a special addition to our VA Craft Kickoff event, join us Saturday, Aug 3rd from 1-3pm as esteemed Virginia beer historian, Lee Graves, teaches beer school on the history of Virginia Beer & Hops and takes your tastebuds on guided tasting of Proper Lager, a featured IPA, and ODIS stout. As a bonus, an IPA Rastal glass will be given to each attendee at the end of the course. $15 per person. 50 person limit.
PAWS to Read-Newport News
Join us at Grissom Library for a fun program for kids ages 6-11. Children will be able to practice their reading skills with a very loveable and patient therapy dog. The PAWS to Read program is held on the first Saturday of every month from 3-4 p.m. Many thanks to our dedicated volunteers and their trained therapy dogs for making this program possible.
Get Your Geek Con + Buy Indie Comics Day-Norfolk
Celebrate all things geek this August at Slover Library. With everything from anime and manga to lightsabers and superheroes, with a costume contest thrown in the mix, Get Your Geek Con is fun for everyone!
Free Morning Yoga-Newport News
Join us for our monthly free yoga for athletes at Point 2! Be sure to arrive before 9am to check-in and grab a spot on the floor.
Sunday, August 4th
Local Wildlife Education Series: Owls-Virginia Beach
Come celebrate International Owl Awareness Day with the Virginia Beach SPCA and Tommy White from Altons’ Keep Wildbird Rescue. Tommy will present a fascinating lecture on these beautiful birds, including fun facts, information about habitats, and he will even shed light on some environmental issues that owls face today. Plus – guests will meet a Great Horned Owl, a Barred Owl, and Red Morph Screech Owl! All proceeds from this event will go towards the Grandy Match Campaign which benefits the VBSPCA Wildlife and Humane Education Programs. Since it’s a match campaign – your support gives double the impact!
Harvest Market at O’Connor Brewing Co-Norfolk
The same people who brought Hampton Blvd Farmers Market to Norfolk have partnered with O’Connor Brewing Co. to bring lots of local goodness to you the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month, June 16 through October 6. Join us at the brewery on market days for an afternoon of great beer, good times with friends and supporting all things local!
Hangover Brunch at Oceanbreeze Waterpark-Virginia Beach
Join us at Scallywag’s Bar by the Runaway Bay Wave Pool for live music! Featuring ‘Not Kevin’, also known as Cameron Smith. He’s the frontman of Bonne Chère; opener for The Last Bison at The NorVa.
Be sure to tune into 96x live broadcasting from the left side of the Wave Pool at 10 am!
Barks & Brews at the Norfolk Botanical Garden
Bring your dog to the Garden and have a beer for a fun day with live music! Guests are welcome to explore the Garden with their furry canine companion.