What’s happening in the 757

Erin Ward
Erin Ward
Published on January 18, 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, January 18th

ENJOY: Out of the Box by bottleBOX-Norfolk
bottleBOX comes out of the Box and into ENJOY: with Norfolk’s first all local craft beer pop-up experience. Featuring taps from the region’s favorite breweries and a few East Coast selects, all paired with custom pinxcho bites by Cristina and Kris, owners of Mea Cupa Cafe. Proceeds from this event benefit ForKids, one of Virginia’s largest providers for homeless families. The mission of ForKids is to break the cycle of poverty for families and children through supportive services based on individual needs, enabling self-reliant families with permanent housing.

New! DIY Plank and Framed Clocks!-Virginia Beach
Join us at AR Workshop for a DIY class to make one of our new Plank or Framed Clocks! Customize your project with your choice of (non-toxic!) stain and designer paint colors. Each time you attend a workshop, you will receive a stamp on your VIP card and be closer to earning a free workshop! (up to a $65.50 value)

Rosie & Rose’-Norfolk
Join us for an evening of art, fun, feminism, and poster party like no other. Local artist, Matt Diggs, founder of URBANDIGGS, will be debuting his collection of diverse Rosie the Riveter pieces. Diggs will also be providing prints of his work to be used as posters for The Girls Take Granby Women’s March. Poster supplies will be provided at the event as well, so come prepared to make a little art of your own.

Best of the Mess: “A Night at the Oscars” at The Founders Inn-Virginia Beach
An Annual Culinary Competition Fundraiser for the Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund. Open to the Public: All invited!! Tickets are $45 and can be purchased at www.cposf.org/bestofthemess starting November 1st. GREAT Food, GREAT Fun, Games, 50/50 Raffle, Dancing and an EXCITING Silent Auction! You won’t want to miss it!!

Saturday, January 19th

4th Annual Nomarama X VA Growler Slider Competition-Norfolk
Saturday January 19th 2019 from 1-6pm at the one and only O’Connor Brewing Company come rock with your Nomarama boys for our 4th Annual Nomarama Slider Burger Competition!! 2019 is a new year so its time to go bigger and badder so we are starting your year off right with not 5, not 6, but EIGHT heavy hitting burger slangers from the 757 and beyond!!

Gangster Party at the Mermaid Winery-Norfolk
Join us for a gangster-style costume party at your favorite maritime speakeasy with drink specials (the bottles fell off the back of a truck, trust us!) Free loot will be awarded to the best dressed. Get ready for a prohibition style good time! $3 glasses of red and white wine.

Date Night: Farm to Table Cooking Class-Virginia Beach
Looking for a unique way to spend a date night? Surprise your sweetie with a cooking class. Part demo, part hands-on, this class is a unique way to explore amazing local food! Delicious, authentic and approachable, this meal will offer you the opportunity to learn new skills and experience local, in-season cooking. Your instructor, Jenny Tremblay from Mise en Place in Richmond, will lead you through preparing 5 different recipes. End the evening with a beautiful meal you helped prepare!

Plant Market at Plantbar-Virginia Beach Once a month PlantBar brings in a truckload of tropicals and pours complimentary Mimosas all day to celebrate! We hand select perfect specimens and ship them directly to the store the day before our Market. This greatly reduces the stress plants endure through traditional supply chains and increases the likelihood they’ll be happy in their new home. We offer a free potting service and double or trendy ceramic inventory to give you plenty of choices to match a pot with your new plant. You can even bring in your own pot and we’ll plant it for you.

Sunday, January 20th

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.-Norfolk  Join the City of Norfolk Government and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra as we celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in #NorfolkVA. #MLKdayFREE and OPEN to the public!

Songs for a Dreamer: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
🗓 Sunday, January 20
🕖 7PM
📍 Second Calvary Baptist Church (2940 Corprew Ave.)
📞 757.213.1403

Oyster Roast & BBQ Pickin’ + Live Band-Virginia Beach
Oysters steamed, or raw)
along with all the BBQ & southern fixings you want!
$20 per person from (12 – 3)! Rain or Shine!
Tickets available day of – ask your server or host!

Yoga Sundays -Virginia Beach 
Come join us for Yoga in the taproom! $15 gets you a one hour instructed yoga class and a beer.

Stranger Things Brunch at Anchor Allies-Virginia Beach 
Join us for a Stranger Things themed brunch at Anchor Allie’s Independence Boulevard location! Come experience the town of Hawkins, the Upside Down, and more! *This is a demogorgon free event*

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