What’s Happening in the 757?

Erin Ward
Erin Ward
Published on March 8, 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, March 8th

Cocktail Class at Ironclad Distillery Co.-Newport News
Looking to earn your bartender badge? We’re offering the first in a series of classes on serving up sophisticated tipples at home. In this course, let our talented cocktail guy Rob personally guide you through the history and construction of three old classics: the Old-Fashioned, Sazerac and a Bittered Sling. Plus, learn everything you wanted to know about how the right ice can be a bartender’s best friend with our clear ice man Matt.

8th Annual Artini at the PFAC-Newport News
Area mixologists from Fin, Schlesinger’s, Kismet Bistro at 99 Main, Mellow Mushroom, Waypoint Seafood & Grill, The Deadrise, Gallina Grasso Italian Kitchen, Riverwalk Restaurant, Circa 1918 Kitchen & Bar New American Cuisine, Juan’s Cafe and Cantina, James River Country Club compete to create inspired libations using effervescent ingredients. Your votes choose the winner! New award this year for the food as well as the drinks.

FlickIt! Fridays: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure at the Naro-Norfolk
High school buddies Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) are about to fail their history class, which would result in Ted being sent to military school and the break-up of their band. They receive help from Rufus (George Carlin), an “Emissary from the Future” where their band is the foundation for a perfect society. With the use of Rufus’ time machine, Bill and Ted travel to various points in history, returning with important figures to help them complete their final history presentation. (1989, PG, 91 mins)

99forthe1 Thrift Grand Opening!!-Virginia Beach
Come celebrate our beautiful brand new sign and our refreshed store and #shopforacause. Every cent that comes in to the store goes directly back in to our ministry 99 for the 1 to help the homeless community. Throughout the whole weekend we will have some fun giveaways and raffle baskets. Friday evening we have the amazing Casual Eats food truck coming out and for every paying customer st the store, they will give you a free boba tea! Come see what we are all about and love on our community through shopping!

Saturday, March 9th

Candle Making Workshop-Virginia Beach
Spend a zen-sational evening working with soy-based wax, essential oils, and unique decorative elements to craft custom candles. Our master crafter will guide you and your friends step-by-step through this 2-hour event to make a custom creation perfect for trading, gifting, or treating yourself.
Use the code YAY757 for $10 off your reservation!

8th Annual Winter Takes All Bocce Tournament-Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Bocce League’s 8th Annual Winter Takes All Bocce Tournament | Sponsored by CP Shuckers Shore Drive

March Kids Club ft. Mad Science at Pembroke Mall-Virginia Beach
Witness snow being created right before your eyes, and paper disappearing in a flash! Learn about the shocking properties of electricity with the Tesla Coil, and then create some chemical reactions of your own! Free event, located across from The Children’s Place Outlet. For kids 12 and under. Adult supervision required for all ages.

Kick the Keg at Whiskey Kitchen!-Virginia Beach
Saturday, March 9 @3pm. 8 breweries will be taking over our rotator taps and competing to see who’s keg will blow first. Come out and support your favorite brewmaster and help them win the coveted Whiskey Kitchen Kick the Keg Trophy! And you might win some swag.

Sunday, March 10th

Jazz Brunch at Commonwealth Brewing-Virginia Beach
The second Sunday of each month, we’re hosting the best brunch in town with a rotating set of local Jazz artists and some of the tastiest food pop ups and trucks in the area! Joining us with their delicious burritos is The Coop. Three Ships Coffee will be fueling your caffeine needs & Jack Eats will be here satisfying your sweet tooth! The Blue Orpheus Duo will be supplying the sweet tunes!

Bingo Night at Reaver Beach-Virginia Beach
We will be playing multiple rounds, with a $10 Reaver Beach gift card prize awarded to the first winner of each round! All game necessities are provided, aside from your lucky troll dolls.

Lunch & Learn with Neighborhood Harvest-Virginia Beach
The community ambassador from The Neighborhood Harvest will provide a delicious lunch with the freshest locally grown lettuces from their hydroponic greenhouse farm in Suffolk, VA along with a variety of toppings and dressings. During lunch, she will share a little bit about her mission which is to educate busy professionals and active families about how the neighborhood harvest greens are grown, the benefits of eating clean grown veggies and how TNH can provide a convenient way to accomplish eating healthy.

Break and Make Mosaic at The Destruction Room
Come take your stress out! Break an assortment of colorful dishes and glass. Then turn the rubble into a beautiful mosaic! Includes glass items of your choosing to break, one piece of repurposed wood, salvaged from the Destruction Room, all the materials you need to make a truly unique piece of art!

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