HRVA Happenings

Erin Ward
Erin Ward
Published on December 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, December 27th

Late Night – Your Choice at Plantbar-Virginia Beach We’ve extended our hours tonight until 8pm (last walk-in at 7pm). You can come in and make ANY terrarium project we have starting at $20! Each project comes with two complimentary glasses of wine, Sangria, Mimosa, Champagne, or a beer! Bring some friends and get the weekend started right!

Petty Hearts – the Tom Petty Tribute Show At Elevation 27-Virginia Beach PETTY HEARTS – THE NATIONAL TOM PETTY TRIBUTE SHOW
Experience the Look, Sound, and Huge Hits of a Real Tom Petty Concert for one night only – at Elevation 27!
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27th at 8:00 PM, 7:00 PM Doors, 6:30 PM Reserved Dining Doors
TICKETS: $10.00 – $20.00 — All Ages

DIY Workshop & Open Studio at Coast DIY Bar-Norfolk Join us as we reopen after the holiday!! Come relax, create and take advantage of deep discounts on holiday 3D add-ons! Or just come get ready for the new year! Choose from over 20 different projects and create with our extensive reusable stencil bar!

Cirque du Soleil: OVO-Norfolk Rush headlong into a new ecosystem at Scope Arena on December 27-30 as awestruck insects are intensely curious when a mysterious egg appears, representing the enigma and cycles of their lives.

Art Break at the Virginia MOCA-Virginia Beach Make your mark! Explore mark making techniques to create texture, movement, and pattern. Turn your finished work of art into a greeting card to share.

Kids Science Programs: Dumpster Doug and Supermarket Science at the Virginia Living Museum-Newport News Looking for plans with the kids this Christmas break? Explore the world of science in new and exciting ways during the VLM’s Kids Science Programs!

Supermarket Science: 1 pm – 2 pm
Chocolate syrup, baby diapers and spaghetti probably aren’t the first things you think of when you think about science. But if you’re a student of Supermarket Science, You’ll immediately laugh, recalling the fun science lessons and crazy antics those simple store-bought items can create.

Saturday, December 28th

Afternoon Tea in The Raleigh Room-Virginia Beach This unique culinary experience features proper English tea and accompaniments, including scones, finger sandwiches, sweets, clotted cream, and more.

Acoustic Show with Kings of the Weekend, Junk Mail, Dariel Clark at O’Connor Brewing Co-Norfolk Kings Of The Weekend a Blink-182 Tribute band is playing a special All Acoustic performance at O’Connor’s Brewing co with the Junk Mail Duo. Come sing to your favorite songs with us and we will be bringing some friends to play with us. We are very excited to have Dariel Clark to join us as well. He just released a new single and he will be showcasing it. Don’t miss out!

Pajama Dance Party at Dickens’ Christmas Towne-Norfolk Join us for the region’s largest PJ Dance Party! Wear your pajamas and dance along to the coolest kid tunes. Doors open at 10AM. Dance Party from 1-5PM.

Fake News the Musical-Norfolk Ripped from today’s headlines!!!!
Fake News the Musical is a fully improvised, musical news show. The audience supplies the headlines, we sing the news.
The day’s top stories never sounded so good.

Kids Run Train at the Greenberg Toy and Train Show-Virginia Beach It will be an exciting and fun weekend of model trains! The KRT layout is designed specifically using Lionel Collectors Club of America standards to allow kids of all ages to interact with the trains in a way unparalleled in Hampton Roads. Try your hand at driving one of the LionChief engines, compliments of our sponsor, Lionel Trains or push the buttons to activate many of the scenes around the layout.

Simple Swirl: Intro to Soapmaking at Stencil & Knot-Norfolk In this entry level course we will explore the melt and pour soap making process, how to scale and weigh your oils and ingredients, and how to create decorative swirl patterns in your soap.
Attendees will leave this workshop with a recipe to produce your own homemade soap, 4 to 6 bars of soap with simple packaging ready to fill this years Christmas stockings and insider tips on where to purchase your very own soap making ingredients

Sunday, December 29th

Family Workshop at the Virginia MOCA-Virginia Beach Create together! Join us the last Sunday of each month for an art making workshop in the MOCA studio. Family Workshops encourage the creative exploration of materials and are open to school-age children and their accompanying adult. All participants (adults and children) must register. Workshop themes change regularly so there’s always something new to explore. Members $10, Non-members $15

Drag Yourself To Brunch – Celebrating 10 Years-Virginia Beach It’s the HOTTEST show in Town! Join us for our final show of this decade as we celebrate our 10 YEARS running ….. and ready to launch into our next 10 YEARS!

First Landing- 11 Mile Tour-Virginia Beach Tred the waterfront trails and the hilly interior as we walk the park end to end and back. This workout is for hikers who are fit and can handle a four-hour 12-mile trek. Bring lunch in your pack, we will stop along the beach to refuel. We also have an annual membership option for serious hikers and walkers.

Peabody’s Comedy Brunch feat. Winston Hodges-Virginia Beach Enjoy the best brunch at the beach, with an all you can eat breakfast buffet, some of the best local comedians of the 757/804 here to entertain you, as you enjoy the best mimosa special (HANDS DOWN, message us for details) in Hampton Roads!

Peace & Pints: Bhav Brigade Yoga at Smartmouth Brewery-Norfolk Join us for a donation-based yoga class at Smartmouth Brewery at 1pm. This class is specifically designed to help you let go of any lingering negativity and welcome new experience in the coming year. Find your light in this all-levels flow class led by Brynn Elizabeth.

Bali Bali Food Truck at Sly Clyde’s Ciderworks-Hampton A great way to recover from leftovers is Korean BBQ. Zippy, flavorful, and delicious tastes greet you in the Sly Clyde Back Yard. You will definitely want to pair with our Cut and Run cider.

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