HRVA Happenings

Erin Ward
Erin Ward
Published on November 22, 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, November 22nd

The 23rd Annual Mayflower Marathon-Virginia Beach Join us for the 23rd Annual Mayflower Marathon, November 22-24! 106.9 The Fox and FM99 will be collecting food for 57 consecutive hours to help put food on the table of individuals and families in our community that struggle with hunger.

Grand Illumination 2019-Suffolk The 2019 Suffolk Holiday Season begins Friday, November 22, 2019, with a hometown kickoff. The Grand Illumination Ceremony at Market Park in downtown Suffolk will ring in the holidays for families in our community with the park opening at 6 p.m.

Kokedama or Terrarium Workshop at Plantbar-Virginia Beach See what the coolest gardening trend coming out of Japan is all about. Bring some green into your living space by creating your own ornamental plant sustained through a soil ball covered by moss and held together with Jute twine. The decorating possibilities are endless. We provide all the material and expertise you need to make your own Kokedama all while enjoying a couple Mimosas with a friend. We’ll guide you through every step in creating these unique pieces of living art. $35 includes everything or build your own terrarium starting at $20. We offer two complimentary glasses of wine, Sangria, Mimosa, or Champagne.

Pop-Up Vintage Woody Wagon w/ Tree Workshop-Newport News We are doing a pop-up workshop with our delightful Woody Wagons! These wagons are normally $85, but for this special workshop, they will be the spectacular price of $60!!

Native American Heritage Month at Cape Henry Lighthouse-Virginia Beach Visit the Cape Henry Lighthouse during Native American Heritage Month for dune talks about the history of the Chesapeake and Powhatan tribes and why they are significant to the area of Cape Henry and Virginia Beach. You will learn about the differences in their cultures, what this area would have looked like to them and their encounters with the English.

Laser Pink Floyd-Norfolk Join us at ODU’s Pretlow Planetarium for LASER PINK FLOYD! This show is the entire album of Dark Side of the Moon set to lasers!

Comedy With Cats at Zeke’s-Norfolk Quickly becoming one of Hampton Roads premier destinations for open mic comedy…COMEDY WITH CATS!!! Come through with your best 5 minutes of (semi) clean material. Sign-ups start at 7:30 and the show begins promptly at 8pm.

Saturday, November 23rd

Dickens’ Christmas Towne-Norfolk Celebrate the holidays in this magical village featuring photos with Santa, Geoffrey The Talking Christmas Tree, Randy the Plain-Nosed Reindeer, Walking Gingerbread Men, Talking Nutcrackers, a Juggling Jack in the Box, Steampunk Vehicles, on-stage entertainment, music, shops, sweet and savory fare, free crafts for kids, and more!

Grilled Cheese Bistro Invades the NFK Hot Cocoa War We’ll be competing in the annual Downtown Norfolk Hot Cocoa War. And we aim to win this year! So join us and enjoy your delicious cocoa while watching the Grand Illumination Parade!

Grand Illumination Parade VIP Experience at Waterside District-Norfolk Downtown Norfolk’s Holidays in the City: Grand Illumination & Parade Downtown Norfolk returns for its 35th year! The Grand Illumination Parade is a downtown Norfolk holiday staple for the whole family to enjoy!🎄🎅🎁🦌

Christmas Market at Hunt Club Farm-Virginia Beach Hunt Club Farm’s Christmas Market opens the weekend before Thanksgiving and features freshly-cut Frasier Fir trees and handmade wreaths. Come shop for your special holiday treasures in the Hunt Club Farm Market, featuring unique country novelties and charming gifts. Hunt Club Farm sells Virginia grown Frasier Fir Christmas trees. Each year our trees arrive freshly-cut from White Top, Virginia the week of Thanksgiving.

Old Beach Thanksgiving Market-Virginia Beach Come out into the fresh fall air and visit the only session of Old Beach Farmers Market, Old Beach Art Market & Old Beach Green Market in the ViBe Creative District this month.

Fall Craft & Gift Fair-Poquoson We are excited to host our first craft/gift fair. The event will take place in the front parking lot at our shop located at 487A Wythe Creek Road.

Local Comic Shop Day at Comic Kings-Virginia Beach Local Comic Shop Day is coming! With a new list of exclusives only available from small comic shops, like Comic Kings!

Sunday, November 24th

November Dim Sum Sunday-Norfolk Every last Sunday of the month, we offer various, non-traditional small plates to choose from on a rolling service cart. We will also have a curated brunch cocktail list and hot tea available! Gather your friends and family for this highly anticipated, delicious event!

Bike the Boardwalk Holiday Lights-Virginia Beach We will meet at Trek VA Beach at 5pm and roll to the start of the Holiday Lights for 5:30pm! We will then return to Trek, stow our bikes and eat at YOURPIE Hilltop! Discounted Pizza and Beverages! Please be festive and decorate your steed!

Holiday Market to benefit CHKD-Virginia Beach Just in time to start your holiday shopping! Come see all the wonderful boutique and craft items for sale. This event will feature arts & crafts, jewelry, merchandise vendors and homemade baked goods for sale. Crafters will be selling unique handmade items, everything from stocking stuffers to fine works of art.
$5 entry fee includes a raffle ticket. The first 50 people will receive a free commemorative glass.
All proceeds to benefit CHKD.

Live music with Morgan Malicki at American Brew-Virginia Beach Come on in, enjoy fresh brewed coffee and brunch while listening to one of our favorite local artists! Morgan Malicki will be playing from 10am-1pm

The Annual Pig & Oyster Fest-Virginia Beach The tradition lives on! Enjoy all you can eat oysters, bbq, and fried chicken. Brews from BackBay. Live music from DogJaw. It’s a great party at the beach that supports a Virginia Beach historic treasure! One ticket price includes all food and drink!

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