What’s Happening in the 757

Erin Ward
Erin Ward
Published on April 5, 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, April 5th

Restaurant Grand Opening New Realm Brewing-Virginia Beach
The day we have all been waiting for! Chef Richard and the entire New Realm Brewing team are excited to announce that we will be opening our kitchen on April 5th, 2019 at 12pm. You can look forward to trying many local dishes.

Rainbow Wolfpack Night Market Pop-Up at Esoteric-Virginia Beach
In the heart of the ViBe Creative District, meet and shop from nine amazing local artists while listening to music and enjoying Esoteric’s fabulous food and drink menu. Purchase completely unique, original artwork and hand-crafted accessories and toys that make truly special gifts for you and your loved ones! This pop-up is taking place in Esoteric, a lovely and hip restaurant in Virginia Beach.

ENJOY Standing Room Only-Norfolk
Espresso bar and beers available for a post-work pick-me-up, along with treats from Chef Ross Riddle and tunes by DJ Lord Thomas. This event is open to the public, with the ticketed Cupping event at 5:30pm. Tickets are limited, please purchase in advance! Won’t make the cupping? Brad will be on-site to answer all your coffee-related questions.

First Fridays Downtown Norfolk
If it’s the first Friday of the month, you know where to be: Downtown Norfolk’s favorite street party is back for its seventh season! Each First Fridays event runs from 5-8:30pm and features music, drinks, and plenty of fun all in an authentic downtown setting.

Saturday, April 6th

Breakfast with the Animals at The Virginia Zoo-Norfolk
This event is a rare opportunity to enjoy breakfast at the Zoo and then watch the animals eat their breakfast too! Zoo volunteers will also be at exhibits to dish out interesting animal facts during this once-a-year event. All day Zoo admission is included!

Opening Day For The Markets Fare At East Beach-Norfolk
First market of the season! That’s right we’re starting 3 weeks earlier this year! Get your fresh bread, produce, Non-GMO eggs, & plants

Military Family Day at MOCA-Virginia Beach
Free admission! Military and veteran families are invited to spend the day at MOCA. Create, explore, enjoy art, and most important, have fun together! Make art together in MOCA’s studios, explore the galleries, and experience the interactive ARTlab.

Crawl of Thrones – New Beers Eve-Norfolk
Celebrate New Beers Eve with a ‘Game of Thrones” inspired Bar Crawl Downtown Norfolk, VA

Sunday, April 7th

To Dwell Well Macrame Workshop at Kitsch-Norfolk
To Dwell Well, a collaborative dedicated to the art of creating intentional spaces, is hosting a plant hanger workshop! Come create, commune & converse as we explore the craft of creative knotting. Join us for this hands on experience & leave with your own unique macrame hanger complete with a potted plant. Knot tying instruction & demonstration as well as all materials are included: wooden ring, cotton rope, terra cotta pot & plant.

Arts & Crafts Supply Swap at Bearded Bird Brewing-Norfolk
Join your fellow artists, crafters, and makers for an afternoon of swapping supplies! It’s time to clean out the old arts and crafts supplies you may not be using and swap with your community. We all have those supplies we collected with the best intentions but ended up in the back of a closet, bottom of a drawer or stuck in a cabinet, neglected and unused. Here’s your chance to give someone else a chance to turn those old art and craft supplies into something amazing. And it’s your chance to make magic out of someone else’s forgotten treasures.

Month of the Military Child Bowling Event-Norfolk
Join SOS for a fun-filled bowling day! Come solo or bring the whole family. All registered Surface Warrior Offspring (military kids) bowling will be paid for in honor of the Month of the Military Child. We will have goodies and gift bags for the kids to enjoy. Shoe rentals are included in lane price, and food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Happy Earth Day! Hague Cleanup + Family-Friendly Festivities-Norfolk
Start the weekend off surrounded by nature and great company, meeting other families and new neighbors over a cup of coffee and an #instaworthy selection of freshly-baked breakfast pastries from The Bakehouse at Chelsea. Sponsored by Breathe Easy and Smile Yoga Co.

Cherry Blossom Festival at Red Wing Park-Virginia Beach
Celebrate spring, peace, and goodwill during the blossom season with our Sister City Miyazaki, Japan. Featuring diverse and creative programs, traditional Japanese music, arts, and culture while promoting natural beauty and community spirit.​ Free admission and parking. Concessions will be available for purchase from Dong’s Food Truck, Funnel Cake Factory, Bumbling Bee, Ohana Hawaiian Grill, Eastern Star, Road Dogs, and Keep it Poppin.

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