HRVA Happenings

Erin Ward
Erin Ward
Published on September 27, 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 27th

Buckshot Concert at New Realm Brewing-Virginia Beach Buckshot will be playing on Friday, September 27th from 6pm-9pm
– Lawn chairs are welcome
– Free show, open to the public

46th Annual Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend-Virginia Beach Hundreds of thousands of people celebrate the beach life each year at Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend! Daily concerts at 3 festival stages feature local, regional, and national acts. Over 250 artists will set up shop on the boardwalk, along with tasty food options! From crab cakes to Italian ice, stained glass to pottery, there is sure to be something to delight young and old festival-goers alike!

Pumpkin Patch 2019 Opening Weekend-Virginia Beach
3 mazes (sunflower, cotton, “have a ball” corn maze), over 8 acres full of over 25 varieties of u-pick pumpkins, wagon rides, and kids play area.
Full list of activities and pricing available here:

Halloween Treats Card Class-Hampton Join us for this adorable set of cards and treat boxes perfect for the season.
Set includes 4 cards and two treat boxes. What an adorable idea for co-workers and friends! Class $18

Science Friday, homeschool edition-Virginia Beach Calling all mad scientists!
Join us for a free, fun, and interactive science presentation! The presentation starts at 12:30.

The Mix – Social Mixer for Artists-Newport News Visual artists, musicians, writers, make-up artists, dancers, crafters and more – Join us for this one-of-a-kind mixer for artists of all types on September 27th. Its the perfect opportunity to rub elbows with other creative people and establish connections for future collaborations. Enjoy light refreshments, live music, games (with prizes) and more as you learn about what Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center can offer you. This event is free but RSVP is requested.

Saturday, September 28th

Oktoberfest at the Farmhouse-Virginia Beach We’re hosting our very own Oktoberfest! Join us on September 28th from 4-9PM for a traditional German festival with music from The Rhinelanders, German-inspired food trucks and speciality beer releases! We will have a limited supply of custom German glassware, a stein holding competition and more!

Oyster in the Park-Newport News Park Join Oysters Rock at Fairways Saturday, September 28th!!
Out on the Patio enjoy the scenery of Newport News Park and Golf Course as you sip your favorite cocktail and eat delicious local fare.

Saturday 90’s Themed Bonus Trivia-Hampton Oh snap! it’s going down! The 90’s won the next themed trivia vote and its time to represent! Be at Capstan for Bonus Saturday 90’s Trivia.

New Moon Market-Norfolk The mystical ladies of Velvet Witch invite you to experience all things bewitching for fall’s new moon in Libra at Norfolk’s first New Moon Market at Selden Market! Come fill your cauldrons with spooky, sexy and spiritual goods made by local artisans to help you manifest your dreams during this special night market.

Stencil & Knot Grand Opening-Norfolk Want to know what we’ve been up to? Curious to find out what Stencil & Knot is all about? Want sign up for one of our workshops? Of course you do! Our curated boho vintage farm boutique will open promptly at 10 AM.

Great Gatsby Party at Still-Portsmouth Join us on Saturday, September 28th at 7 pm for our annual Great Gatsby Party! 1920’s style regalia encouraged! Featuring prohibition-style cocktails and costume contest. Make your reservations today at 757-332-7222

Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show-Virginia Beach The show features over 250 artisans displaying handmade work from paintings and sculptures, to photography and glass-work. Mosey your way through the tents and displays and find a piece of the show to bring home with you!

Release Party: Save The Cans-Norfolk Join us on Saturday, September 28th for our Save The Cans release party!! Save The Cans is one near and dear to our hearts, in honor of brewery founder Kevin O’Connor’s mother, Patty, a breast cancer survivor💕

Maker’s Amateur Boxing Invitational-Norfolk East Side Boxing and 757 Boxing Presents: Maker’s Amateur Boxing Invitational 2019. Proceeds to benefit East Side Boxing and 757 Boxing.

The Haunted River Cruise-Williamsburg Climb aboard the only river cruise Ghost Tour on the James River at Jamestown Island. Come listen to the stories of strange occurrences and hear of the spirits that still haunt America’s oldest permanent English settlement!

Sunday, September 29th

Beats, Beer, + Brunch w DJ Be Eezy-Virginia Beach Ayeee! We’re coming in hot this month for Beats, Beer, + Brunch. Y’all know it’s the hottest place to be. Super stoked on having DJ Be Eezy in the house for the first time! Also rumored one of our fav regulars, Dave Brewers BDAY celebration, Lesssgoo!

Chunky Knit Pumpkin Workshop-Virginia Beach Register for our NEW Chunky Knit Pumpkin Workshop! In this workshop, we will guide you step-by-step through our technique to make 3 Chunky Knit Pumpkins! Learn the hand-knitting process to create and take home 3 Chunky Knit Pumpkins. You will learn 2 techniques to create these pumpkins – knit version and wrap version. This class requires no needles or knitting experience!

Fitness & Beer Free Community Workout-Virginia Beach Join us on September 29th at 11AM for a FUN & FREE community workout at New Realm Brewery‼️
– All fitness levels are welcome so be sure to bring your friends and family‼️
This is such a fun event for everyone-
We look forward to seeing you all there‼️
Sweat, eat, drink and mingle with others in your community‼️

Presidents Heads Photo Shoot & Light Painting Workshop-Williamsburg Take advantage of this super unique opportunity to photograph these internationally renowned decaying Presidential statue heads while they still reside in our great state of Virginia. With full permission from the landowner, we will have a 5-hour window to photograph these magical artifacts in low light.

Printing on Clay Workshop-Virginia Beach Instructor, Amy Lee, will lead this workshop covering finishing techniques for clay that are adopted and transformed from print-making to ceramic and pottery techniques. Come explore the world of printing-on-clay. Starting with raw clay, participants will be building clay slabs on-which to print designs using techniques adapted for clay. This is both a hands-on and demonstration workshop.

Hunt Club Farm Harvest Fair-Virginia Beach Come on out to Hampton Roads’ biggest and best Fall Harvest Fair, which features Virginia Beach’s largest pumpkin patch, farm-tour hayrides, Hunt Club Farm’s Petting Farm and pony rides! On Weekends, the fun continues with inflatable amusements, carnival rides, food & novelty vendors and a DJ with music and games. Chase a chicken, feed a goat and visit a wide variety of animals on our petting farm.

Yorktown Art Stroll More than 30 artists will be displaying their finest works along Water Street at this annual event. Each year keeps getting better and better. Please join us this year, browse, stroll, or throw out a blanket and listen to music.

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