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, July 19th
Crepe Myrtle Fest at McDonald Garden Center-Virginia Beach
Saturated vibrant color with enough sweet, Southern charm to soak a buttermilk biscuit, this year’s Crepe Myrtle Fest is sure to promote the nobility and refinement that have kept this annual sale one of McDonald Garden Center’s most anticipated events of the year. The crepe myrtle, also called the ‘tree of a hundred days,’ produces vivid, abiding blooms that blush the Hampton Roads area with a burst of color.
Taste of VA on the Bay at Ocean View Beach Park-Norfolk
Summer brings the return of the popular Friday after-work Ocean View event series. The Friday Night Themed Parties and Family Fun & Movie Nights are a great way to start the weekend with Live Music, children’s activities, food, beverages and more!
FlickIt! Fridays: The Dark Crystal at the Naro-Norfolk
The last of the Gelfings, Jen and Kira join forces and embark on a dangerous journey to find a shard of the Dark Crystal, a powerful gem that once provided balance to the universe. After the crystal was broken, the evil Skeksis used sinister means to gain control. Jen and Kira believe that they can repair the Dark Crystal and bring peace back to their world. Directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. (1982, PG, 100mins)
Teen Glass Camp at the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio-Norfolk
Let’s play with fire! Learn about glassblowing, fusing, coldworking, and flameworking. Visit the Museum to discover how glass is used to create stunning works of art, and learn about the fascinating physical properties of glass.
Movie Night – Smallfoot at Ocean Breeze Waterpark-Virginia Beach
The movie begins at dark, by the wave pool. The park and rides stay open until the movie ends!
Saturday, July 20th
4th Annual Ice Cream Festival-Virginia Beach
If you scream for ice cream, you’re in luck. Cool off from the summer heat and join the Virginia Beach History Museums for the 4th Annual Ice Cream Festival on July 20 in honor of National Ice Cream Month. The event runs from noon to 5 p.m. at the Francis Land House, located at 3131 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Flea Market & Store-wide Sale at Mrs. Pinkadot-Norfolk
Summer time, Flea Market time!
Sat. Outside Sale 10-4, Inside Sale 10-6. & 12-5 Sun
1914 Granby St.
Norfolk, Va., corner of Granby & 20th, right behind Doumar’s
Dino on the Loose at the Virginia Living Museum-Newport News
Back by popular demand…
Walking T-Rex – Dino on the Loose! Appearances at 1pm. (for approximately 15 minutes – weather permitting)
Join our walking T-Rex for dinosaur parades, photo ops and a roaring good time on the Dinosaur Discovery Trail!
VB FLEA 2019
We host the VB Flea at The Alley, directly behind Three Ships Coffee at the oceanfront, in the heart of the VIBE Creative District. Half a block away and coinciding with the Old Beach Farmers Market.
We feature carefully curating vendors, from local and regional pickers, artists, artisans, and junkers. Not that bad junk, only good junk!
Come early, wheel and deal, then hop over to the farmers market for a bite to eat, and locally grown fruits, vegetables, and baked goods.
Chesapeake Farmers Marketplace Event at City Hall!
Every Saturday, you’ll discover something new! Shop for seasonal produce, flowers, fresh seafood, meats, breads & baked goods, handmade soaps and candles, honey, gourmet dog treats and one of a kind works of art. Chat face-to-face with local & regional farmers, ranchers, watermen, food entrepreneurs and artisans about their techniques for growing, catching, producing & creating!
Yard Games at Capstan Bar Brewing Company-Hampton
We’re pulling out the Giant Jenga, Connect 4, and Yahtzee it will be on the patio. Grab some food from Prime 757 and let’s play the 4 or roll the dice and try not to knock down the tower!
James and the Giant Peach at the Chrysler Museum of Art-Norfolk
Bring the family to the Chrysler for an afternoon of fantasy and wonder with a free screening of James and the Giant Peach, Disney’s adaption of Roald Dahl’s classic tale.
11th Annual Hampton Heat 200 at Langley Speedway
Come out and see the best NASCAR late model drivers in the country battle it out at the 2nd leg of the Virginia Triple Crown for $10,000 July 20th.
Sunday, July 21st
National Ice Cream Day at Short Lane Ice Cream Co-Gloucester
National Ice Cream Day is one of our favorite holidays! This year, we want to hear what flavor you want to see at the shop for National Ice Cream Day. Comment a new ice cream idea by Thursday, July 18 at 11:59pm. Our staff will vote on their favorite idea, and it will be featured at Short Lane for National Ice Cream Day!
Afternoon Acoustic at The Shack-Virginia Beach
Join us every Sunday for $5 margs and acoustic tunes by the best musicians at the beach! Keep your eye on Facebook and Instagram for artist info.
Bottoms Up Yoga at Oozlefinch Craft Brewery-Hampton
Detox with Yaz Yoga and re-tox with a beer! Bring your mat and join the class in our barrel room. One hour class is suitable for all levels!
Capstan & Coloring-Hampton
Coloring is relaxing and the place to be. So be here every Sunday to color and drink the best brew in Hampton Roads.
Goat Yoga at Backbay’s Farmhouse Brewing-Virginia Beach
The relaxation of Yoga and the cuteness of baby goats….who can ask for more?! Please Join FunWithGoats.com and Katie Jo Wellness @BackBayFarmhouse Brewery for Yoga Poses and Baby Goat Snuggles!
This 9AM class is an adult only class….all participants need to be 16 years of age or older. Please bring your own YOGA MAT or TOWEL and prepare for tons of fun!
Create a Succulent Centerpiece Box at AR Workshop-Newport News
Join us at AR Workshop for a Specialty Succulent Box Workshop! In this workshop, we will help you create an 8″ or 16″ Mini Centerpiece Box, and then our instructors will teach you how to fill it and care for a selection of beautiful succulents! The registration fee includes all materials to create a custom DIY Centerpiece Box, and the planting materials to create a one-of-a-kind custom planter!