HRVA Happenings

Erin Ward
Erin Ward
Published on November 29, 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 29th

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!

Black Friday Brunch at the Farmhouse-Virginia Beach Black Friday Brunch from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for mimosas, micheladas and food trucks & pop-ups by Aloha Snacks VB, Taste of Asia 757, Donnies BBQ and La Cucina di Sophia of Virginia Beach, all of which are serving their brunch menu.

A Christmas Carol at Virginia Stage Company-Norfolk A CHRISTMAS CAROL 🎩
written by Charles Dickens, adapted by Patrick Mullins
🌲 Virginia Stage’s most popular production continues its tradition at the Wells Theatre. Follow Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey through time with the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future as he learns about redemption, kindness, and compassion. Filled with music and mirth, this timeless play is recommended for all ages and is fun for the whole family to enjoy. ❄️

Dark Arts Fest 2019-Norfolk This year on Black Friday we’ve curated a unique selection of sideshows and artisans to celebrate a day of dark beers and dark arts. Ditch your regularly programmed shopping rituals and bring your coven to Smartmouth for the festivities!

BayPort Credit Union Holiday Lights Merry Mile-Virginia Beach Drive your vehicle ON THE BOARDWALK through Nautical, Holiday, and Adventure Lands with a soundtrack signal playing traditional Holiday music on your vehicle’s radio. Festive fish, musical crabs, and hard-working elves – all in brightly colored lights against the moonlit Atlantic Ocean – are the stars of BayPort Credit Union Holiday Lights Merry Mile. They are joined by light up Santa and a 40-foot tall Christmas tree erected on the Beach and in the beautiful Parks along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. The light display includes archways along the entire length of the spectacular light display with fish swimming overhead and spectacular light tunnels to drive through. Military tributes to the region’s strong Armed Forces community are featured prominently throughout the display.

Saturday, November 30th

Small Business Saturday in the ViBe District-Virginia Beach On Saturday, November 30 from 10am-4pm in celebration of the national movement for Small Business Saturday! ViBe Park at the corner of 18th St and Cypress Avenue will serve as the starting point for the day. Visit the ViBe Welcome Tent for #shopsmall swag! Fathom Coffee is helping us organizing a massive scavenger hunt with a prize drawing at the end of the day – Pick up the scavenger hunt forms at the ViBe Welcome Tent or at Fathom Coffee’s new location at 1682 Baltic Ave!

Kitsch: Small Business Saturday Pop-Up-Norfolk The Bear House Trailer will be stationed outside Kitsch serving up our specialty drinks from only the freshest coffee beans, alongside our dressed up bagels to satisfy those afternoon munchies.

Death By Dessert Pastry Stout Release-Norfolk Join us Saturday, November 30th for the newest installment in our limited series, Death by Dessert Imperial Milk Stout with Coconut, Chocolate, Vanilla & Cinnamon! 8% ABV.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert-Norfolk Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, the thrilling tale is accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen.

Blue Pete’s Annual Fall Craft Show-Virginia Beach Blue Pete’s is giving you the perfect opportunity to #shopsmall this holiday season! Visit our Fall Craft Market the day after Black Friday to get all of your holiday shopping done and support local artisans and vendors!

Sunday, December 1st

Grapevine Wreath at Plantbar-Virginia Beach Create this fun and festive grapevine wreath, featuring air plants and variety of dried flora for $45. Your project comes with two complimentary glasses of wine, Sangria, Mimosa, Champagne, or a beer! We’ll walk you through the steps then cut you loose to enjoy the time creating with friends.

Christmas Tree Market at OBC-Norfolk Join us Sunday, December 1st from 12-3pm for a Christmas Tree Market!! Eggleston will be providing the trees, and will secure them to your cars for safe transportation! ALL proceeds will go to benefit those with developmental disabilities in our community through Eggleston Garden Center.

Hopes & Dreams at the Virginia Beach Christmas Market Even in these trying economic times you can find something affordable, unique and extraordinary for every taste and budget. From whimsical to country, contemporary to casual, you will find the finest collection of affordable crafts in the region, including thousands of creatively-made gifts, fresh holiday decorating ideas and one-of-a-kind Christmas collectibles.

Holiday Jazz Brunch-Virginia Beach We’re kicking off the holiday season with the best Holiday brunch in town! The Coop – Virginia will be here serving up their delicious breakfast burritos, Baked AF 757 will be supplying all of your favorite gluten free baked goodness, while the Liz & Brydge due will be soothing you with their sweet holiday classics!

Holiday Centerpiece Workshop-Norfolk Join us for a fun afternoon and create a fantastic holiday centerpiece/ arrangement for your home! Bring your favorite vase/bowl/vessel and design your own unique masterpiece. All floral materials provided and refreshments and beverages included! This workshop is taught by a local floral artist. Space is limited so sign up ASAP!!!! Classroom fee, including materials is only $50.

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