Your Halloweekend, Family Frights, Wine Festival, Hampton Roads Weekend

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All Weekend

Chesapeake 

Saturday & Sunday | Chesapeake’s First Annual Restaurant Week | Various Restaurants in Chesapeake
Foodies can dine for a lot less on the specially created lunches and dinners from some of the city’s finest restaurants. There is something to please every palate.
Prices vary between restaurants

Saturday & Sunday | Asphalt Jungle at Big Woody’s (Chesapeake Square) | Big Woody’s
Party band infused with Dance, Funk, Rock, Alternative, Country & Blues music packed with a high energetic performance.
FREE

Hampton

Saturday & Sunday | Fort Monroe Ghost Walk Tour | Fort Monroe
Learn the hidden secrets of Fort Monroe’s rich 400 year history during their guided ghost walks.
$15-$20

Newport News

Friday & Saturday | Night of the Living Museum | The Virginia Living Museum
Get your costume ready and come dressed as your favorite character or wild animal. Trick-or-treat throughout the museum as you walk through themed galleries filled with characters and themed decorations!
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Norfolk

Saturday & Sunday | Fall Town Point Virginia Wine Festival | Town Point Park
This year’s fall favorite will showcase more than 30 wineries with over 200 of the Commonwealth’s finest wine varieties.
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Saturday & Sunday | 2017 Stockley Gardens Fall Arts Festival | Stockley Gardens Park
We’re proud to give the community one of the best outdoor arts festivals in the area.
FREE

Saturday & Sunday | Miss Virginia USA and Miss Virginia Teen USA 2018 | TCC Roper Performing Arts Center
The Miss Virginia USA® will go on to compete in the nationally televised Miss USA® in June 2018
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Saturday & Sunday | The 666 Project: A Horror Anthology Show | Push Comedy Theater
The Push Comedy Theater has gathered six writers, six directors and six actors to bring you six rib-tickling, tales of terror.
$15

Portsmouth

Friday – Sunday | Halloweekend at the Portsmouth Museums | Children’s Museum of Virginia
The Children’s Museum, The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, and The Lightship Portsmouth will be celebrating Halloween and the fall through a series of events lasting a full weekend in Portsmouth.
FREE

Virginia Beach

Friday & Saturday | Charity Book Sale | Book Exchange Virginia Beach
Our Monthly Chartity sale is back, this time benefitting The Hitching Post Educational Center! They provide tutoring, special education advocacy, IEP reviews, in-home support if needed, social skill outings and job coaching.
FREE | Donations encouraged

Williamsburg

Friday & Saturday | Family Frights IV at Jamestown Settlement | Colonial Jamestown
Family Frights at Jamestown Settlement,” a Halloween-theme museum night for elementary-school-age children, returns for the fourth year on Friday and Saturday, October 20 and 21.
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Friday

Chesapeake

6:30 p.m. | Live Music with Greg Branigan | Big Ugly Brewing Company
We welcome back Greg Branigan to Big Ugly!
FREE

Hampton

8 p.m. | Riddick Dance: The King Project | The American Theatre
In collaboration, choreographers David Riddick and Marshall Swiney are creating a full evening of multimedia dance theater college. The performance is in commemoration of the rewriting of Dr. Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream Speech, Letter from Birmingham Jail, and I’ve Been to the Mountain Top speech.
$25

Norfolk

2 p.m. | Jazz Masterclass, Featuring Bruce Harris | Virginia Arts Festival
Join us for a free masterclass featuring Attucks Jazz Trumpet Player, Bruce Harris! The class will take place inside the Robin Hixon Theater inside Clay and Jay Barr Education Center.
FREE

2 p.m. | International Sloth Day | The Virginia Zoo
Come celebrate these adorable creatures at the Zoo and learn about sloths and efforts being made to help them thrive in the wild.
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3:30 p.m. | Muy Grapo Imperial Agave Release | O’Connor Brewing Company
This triple-hopped IPA was lovingly brewed to commemorate the 500th batch brewed at our current facility.
FREE

5 p.m. | Beer Release > Toby’s Bonfire Ale | Back Bay Brewing
This time, we’re introducing our Toby’s Bonfire Ale, a special brew we crafted for the Toby’s Dream Foundation event, The Bonfires! Make plans to stop in and experience the awesomeness of the smoked red ale before it’s all gone!
FREE | Pay for beer

5:30 p.m. | Public Art Dedication: NEA Art & Rising Rides in the NEON | Neon District
Join us for a Public Art Dedication during Norfolk Visual Arts Month & The NEON Festival 2017!
FREE

6 p.m. | YMCA Guinness World Record Ride to 25 | MacArthur Center
Join the YMCA of South Hampton Roads as they beat the current record for world’s longest cycling class!
FREE | Registration required

6 p.m. | Neon Festival ~ Lion King Experience Highlights | Hugh R. Copeland Center
This free festival welcomes everyone to experience the NEON District through art exhibitions, local and national performances and mural tours.
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6 p.m. | Community Art Lab with Cedric Douglas | Hugh R. Copeland Center
Boston-based street artist Cedric Vise Douglas will have just completed a new, large-scale mural in the NEON District on the side of the Hurrah’s Copeland Center.
FREE

9:15 | Flickit! Fridays: Evil Dead II | Naro Cinema
This horror-comedy directed by Sam Raimi is better, funnier, scarier, and all-around superior to its predecessor.
$8 Matinee | $8 Senior Citizens 65 & up | $8 Kids 12 & under | $10 Adults

Suffolk

2p.m. | Board Game Break | Chuckatuck Library
Play your favorite board games! Meet at the Chuckatuck Library each month to play Scrabble, Monopoly, Dominoes, Connect 4, Chess, and Checkers.
FREE

Virginia Beach

6:30 p.m. | Paint & Sip For A Cause | Pembroke 2 Building
Guests will have the opportunity to paint with a local professional artist (Modern Art: Sip and Start) and create a beautiful piece to take home.
$25

Williamsburg

6 p.m. | Mike Connell and Herbie D. | Brass Cannon Brewery
Herb Desseyn and Mike Connell team up to deliver acoustic performances of Appalachian Blues, jump blues, New Orleans inspired blues and a variety of popular music.
FREE

 

Saturday

Hampton 

8 a.m. | 1942 Symposium | Virginia Naval Museum
1942 was an eventful year for the United States military. To mark some of the interesting and important events that happened that year, the MacArthur Memorial and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum will co-host a “1942” symposium on Saturday, October 21, 2017.
FREE

7 p.m. | Chisman Creek Band at Oozlefinch | The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery
Come on in and explore Chisman Creek Band. We believe you’ll think the water, and music, is fine.
FREE

8 p.m. | The Colors of India: A Bollywood Spectacular | The American Theatre
This world-renowned production features brilliant dancers, breathtaking aerialists and acrobats, live musicians, and opulent costumes.
$35-$45

Norfolk

11:00 a.m. | Kroctoberfest | Kroc Center Hampton Roads
A free family community festival to celebrate fall Kroc-style with a petting zoo, bounce houses, harvest bingo, pumpkin tic tac toe, and so much more – there’s something for everyone!
FREE

12 p.m. | Double Can Release/Throwdown | Benchtop Brewing Company
In celebration of our first canning run we are going to throw a party of epic proportions.
FREE

5 p.m. | Light the Night Walk | MacArthur Center Green
This year, in the fall, these teams and their communities Light The Night at our walks where we gather together to celebrate, honor and remember those touched by cancer.
FREE

6:30 p.m. | Trunk or Treat | Norfolk Police Department
Parents bring your kids to this safe, fun and friendly event. Meet your local officers and enjoy looking at the City of Norfolk Government Norfolk Fire-Rescue trucks and police cars.
FREE

7 p.m. | Back Bay Movie Night > Beetlejuice | Back Bay Brewing
Come joins us for a night of games, food and movies.
FREE

9:15 p.m. | Trolling “Troll 2” | Naro Cinema
Often cited as one of the worst films ever made, this low-budget horror comedy has gained a cult following over the years.

 

Portsmouth

2 p.m. | Urban Fiction Book Club | Portsmouth Public Library
If you’re looking for a little drama join our club at the Main Library
FREE

 

Suffolk

12 p.m. | Harvest Fest | Chuckatuck Library
Fall into the season with a day of family fun! There will be a Pumpkin Decorating Contest, Candy Apple Making, Costume Contest, Trunk or Treat, Live Music, Outdoor Movie, Cornhole Tournament, and a Fall Crawl Obstacle Course.
FREE

2 p.m. | Tech Hack: DIY Virtual Reality | Suffolk Public Library
Construct your own virtual reality headset out of everyday materials to use with your smart phone.
FREE

Virginia Beach 

8 a.m. | Navy SEAL Foundation’s Joggin’ for Frogmen 5k & Kids’ Tadpole Trot | Military Aviation Museum
Inspired by US Navy SEALs (Frogmen), the Navy SEAL Foundation’s Joggin’ for Frogmen Race Series brings communities and families together to jog in honor of the Naval Special Warfare community and their families.Race categories include Adult Civilians, Adult Active Duty Military, and a Tadpole Trot (children 6 & Under).
Free | Click here to register

6 p.m. | Movie Night Under the Stars | Wasserhurd Brewing Company
While we won’t be offering haircuts, Edward Scissorhands.
FREE | Food and drinks available for purchase

Williamsburg 

12 p.m. | Meet the Curator | Muscarelle Museum of Art
The Muscarelle Museum of Art invites you to our Homecoming event “Meet the Curator”! Join Dr. John T. Spike for an in depth look inside the “Fred Eversley, 50 Years an Artist” and “Building on the Legacy” exhibitions.
FREE

1 p.m. | Boo Bash at the Beach | Jamestown Beach Event Park
Enjoy music, games, pumpkin carving, food vendors and more. Costumes are welcome and trick-or-treating is available onsite for ages 12 and younger.
$5

Sunday

Norfolk

10 a.m. | ZenDay Yoga at Waterside District | The Waterside District
This Sunday series features a 60 minute Yoga class for both beginners and advanced Yogi’s alike. ZenDay is free, and open to the public, RSVP today to reserve your spot.
FREE | RSVP Required

10 a.m. | Free public tours on the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise | Norfolk Waterside Marina
Come join us for free public tours on the Greenpeace ship, the Arctic Sunrise.
FREE

10:30 a.m. | Poses & Pints: Sunday morning yoga at OBC | O’ Connor Brewing Company
Come join us at OBC for the blissful moments of Yoga on Sunday mornings.
FREE

1 p.m. | The 5th Annual Dogtoberfest | O’Connor Brewing Co.
Join us for the 5th Annual Dogtoberfest at O’Connor Brewing Company. Drink beer and pet cut doggers.
FREE

2:00 p.m. | SIN Sunday! October 22 | Back Bay Brewing
Honoring those who serve! Military and Veterans and First Responders get 15% off all day!
FREE

Virginia Beach

10 a.m. | Hunt Club Farm Harvest Festival | Hunt Club Farm
Come on out to Hampton Roads’ biggest and best Fall Harvest Fair, which features Virginia Beach’s largest pumpkin patch, farm-tour hayrides, Hunt Club Farm’s Petting Farm and pony rides!
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Williamsburg

3:30 p.m. | Pumpkin Carving Contest | Brass Cannon Brewing
This is the season of spooks and ghouls, and Brass Cannon is getting into the ‘spirit’ of things with a pumpkin carving contest.
$10