HRVA Happenings

Erin Ward
Erin Ward
Published on September 13, 2019

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, September 13th

Barrels, Brew & BBQ at Hunt Club Farm-Virginia Beach Come out on September 13th and help support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Norfolk! All you can eat BBQ, drink Craft Beer, Wine and Champagne. Silent Auction, Raffles, Games, Music and much more!!!

Norfolk In-Water Boat Show The 2019 Norfolk In-Water Boat Show will feature a wide variety of new and used power boats on land and in-water from dealers across the state and surrounding regions with the newest and best in luxury motor yachts, sport fish, and personal watercraft.

Bergey’s Corn Maze-Chesapeake Our annual Corn Maze kicks off on Friday September 13. Open every Friday and Saturday through October 26. Tickets are $10. Ages 4 and under are free!

VB Farmer’s Market Fall Carnival Rides – Games – Food – Family Fun

Little Country at Riverwalk Landing-Yorktown What better way to kick off your weekends this fall than at the Yorktown Waterfront with tunes as cool as the breeze blowing in off the River? Snag your spot on the lawn, set out your chairs or blanket, and enjoy a relaxing night with friends and family. Pack a picnic or let Carrot Tree Kitchens Yorktown do the cooking for you. They’ll have a delicious selection of gourmet hot dogs, pulled pork BBQ, brisket, and a rotating menu of the bakery’s signature desserts!

Friday the 13th Fright Night Fundraiser On Friday, September 13th behold as The Virginia Beer Company transforms into Williamsburg’s own Camp Crystal Lake. We’re teaming with Haunters Podcast for a FRIDAY THE 13th themed fundraiser supporting Scares That Care! ⛺ Costume Contest — Dress as a Camp Counselor, with a catwalk walk-off judged by area horror aficionados such as Bloody Popcorn! 🔪 Squared Away Entertainment Photobooth — Pose with Jason Voorhees (if you dare)! 👻 Live Podcast — Learn about the history of Friday the 13th from the Haunters Podcast crew and guests!

Friday the 13th Paint Nite at YAY Maker-Chesapeake Get spooky early this year with us at this fun Friday the 13th event! Come dressed up in your best costume, it’s never too early to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve! We will see you at the witching hour!

Saturday, September 14th

Graffiti Art at Commonwealth Brewing-Virginia Beach Celebrating our love for the arts we have crafted a day of creating! Come out and watch Scott Walker create a one of kind piece live at the brewery.
Want to create something of your own? Nezlifestudios will be here guiding you to explore the world of pour over with her.
We also have From Overseas bringing the vibes at 6pm & Smoked Biscuit, Inc. serving up their delicious eats all day!

Growl Fest 2019 at the Virginia Zoo-Norfolk Come get your growl on at the Virginia Zoo! Join us for a fun-filled evening of beer, food trucks, a DJ and games at Growl Fest to benefit the Sunrise and Downtown Rotary Clubs of Norfolk and the Virginia Zoo. Growl Fest includes exclusive after-hours access to the Zoo, with select animals on exhibit late. This is fun for the whole family or a group of your wildest friends.

Great Food Truck Festival-Newport News The Great Food Truck Festival will feature over 14 gourmet food trucks serving a variety of delicious dishes and tasty treats.

4th Annual Hermitage Handmade Festival-Norfolk Shop for arts and crafts handmade by 70+ local artists, eat delicious bites while sipping on mimosas and Bloody Marys, enjoy live music, and create arts and crafts of your own with on site art-making activities.

Barre at Back Bay’s Farmhouse-Virginia Beach Pure Barre is coming to Back Bay’s Farmhouse Brewing Co.! Join us for a Pure Barre pop-up fitness class, followed by a beer (or two) at the brewery. Your ticket for this barre to bar event includes the pop-up, and your first drink! Bring a yoga mat!

Full Moon Party at Grain-Norfolk September’s Full Moon fun is just around the corner! Dance the night away at our monthly Full Moon Party at Grain, featuring guest DJ Julian Rivera, glow sticks, lasers and all your favorite beers on tap. #fullmoonparty

Pop-Up Riverview-Norfolk The second Saturday of each month is Pop-Up Riverview, a new monthly gathering of local artisans, crafters with animal, plant and food vendors!!! Located in Riverview Village near The Virginia Zoo.

Spooky Pottery Painting at Capstan-Hampton We’ll bring the glazes, pottery and some ideas, you just bring yourself, maybe a friend BUT definitely your thirst! Cost is dependent upon project. Items will be taken back to our studio to be clear glazed and fired, and pickup arrangements made so they can be food and drink safe!

Season of the Witch-Yorktown Jamestown Settlement presents the premiere of “Season of the Witch,” an original play written by Abigail Schumann, at 7:30 p.m. on September 14 & 19-21 in the re-created James Fort, with an immersive theatrical experience that brings to life the 1626 witchcraft trial of Jane Wright – who stood accused in the first recorded witchcraft inquiry in Virginia. To learn more, visit

Sunday, September 15th

Aunt Flo’s Art Show 2019-Virginia Beach September 15th we’re back at it again! The 2nd Annual Aunt Flo’s Art Show will provide the 757 an opportunity to check out art, jewelry, music and threads produced by talented local females. The event will be exciting, creative, interactive and a bit weird. While we are promoting female artists, our arms are open to all ages, race and sex. So come in for a warm hug and join us from 11a-3p at Tenant E, behind Esoteric in the VIBE District of Va Beach. Free admission.

3rd Annual Pup Party at Ocean Breeze Waterpark-Virginia Beach The dogs will be taking over the pools at Ocean Breeze Waterpark again this year for our 3rd Annual Pup Day supporting Dogs Deserve Better org. Please come out and join us with your 2 and 4 legged kids for a fun-filled day while supporting a great cause! The Wave Pool, the children’s Water Lagoon and the entrance to the Adventure River will all be open to the pups! There will be great food, yappy hour drink specials and fun contests for the pups to participate in which include Best Dressed! ❤️ A vet will also be hosting a Doggie CPR demo at 2 pm. Be sure to mark your calendars and get your tickets early to this fun event by clicking on the link below!! Tickets are DISCOUNTED if purchased before the day of the event. Cabana Rentals are also available! We cannot wait to see you and your fur babies there!

Charity Pig/Oyster Roast at Rudee’s-Virginia Beach Pig/Oyster Roast (Pork BBQ with all the fixin’s) slow cooked old school by Tim Rollins, Craig Collins, & Mike Walters, to help support the Chas Foundation (Mental Health Awareness, $10 donation required for food line), and to kick off the NFL Sunday Ticket Fall Cabana Season! Festivities start at 1pm during the Cowboys vs Redskins game, with Happy Hour cocktails available at the bar all day long!

Barnyard Brunch at Back Bay’s Farmhouse-Virginia Beach Join us for our second Barnyard Brunch on Sunday September 15th from 10am-1pm. We will have a food trucks by Donnies BBQ and The Coop – Virginia, all of which have a breakfast-focused menu.

Watercolors at Kitsch- Norfolk Learn painting techniques from Isabel Monell. Perfect for all ages! One of our most popular workshops.

Double-Sided Round Workshop – Plus Clocks, Charger, Trays & More at Board & Brush-Norfolk Select from our collection of 18″ Round boards — one design for each side of your board. Perfect for multiple holidays or year round decor! You can also just select one side and create a Lazy Susan.

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