Your Air Show, Cirque du Soleil, Go Green Hampton Roads Weekend

The kids went back to school this week, so get them out of the house this weekend. The Navy’s largest air show is going down this weekend in Virginia Beach. You learn about the latest innovations in green technology in Newport News.

Also the world famous acrobatic and contortionist show, Cirque du Soleil, is at the Hampton Coliseum all weekend.

Check out hrScene’s Back to School photo gallery as kiddos went back around Hampton Roads.

See anything we missed? Let us know info@hrscene.com!

 
 

All Weekend

Hampton

Friday-Sunday | Cirque du Soleil: OVO | Hampton Coliseum
OVO by Cirque du Soleil is a fascinating journey into a world where insects work, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy in motion.”
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Virginia Beach

Saturday-Sunday | 2016 NAS Oceana Air Show | Naval Station Oceana
In what is regarding as the Navy’s largest open house in North America, the 2016 NAS Oceana Air Show, will go down this weekend at Naval Air Station Oceana. The three-day events draws more than 280,000 visitors from 25 states and 12 countries. See the Blue Angels and meet your favorite WAVY personalities.
FREE

Friday

Hampton

7 p.m. | Eminent Worship Gospel Concert | Bethel Temple Church
Please join church family Miracle Temple Baptist Church with a night of worship Richard Smallwood with Special Guest Bishop William Murphy III. You will be blessed!
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Norfolk

7 p.m. | The MUSE Neighborhood Jam | The MUSE Writing Center
Join us for an evening where everyone is welcome to make music, sing, read, laugh, or just hang out and listen. This is not an “open-mic” with a sign-up list. The Muse Jam is more fun! We’ll alternate between individual-led and collaborative performance and pure unplugged jams. Who’s welcome? Anyone from beginners to professionals, whether you like to play an instrument or just listen, sing or be sung to, read your work or hear great stories and poems, practice your standup or improv or laugh yourself silly. Feel free to bring songbooks, sheet music, instruments, and friends.
FREE (Donations will be accepted)

8 p.m. | Dinosaur Jr. | The NorVa
Dinosaur Jr. with a special guest to be announced
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Virginia Beach

7 p.m. | Darius Rucker | Veterans Home Loans Amphitheater
The Good For A Good Time Tour with Darius Rucker, Dan + Shay and Michael Ray
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Yorktown

10:15 a.m. | Robots Drop-in Preschool Story Time | Tabb Library
Come join us for a story time about robots, including songs and crafts. Ages 3 – 5.
FREE

Saturday

Hampton

9 a.m. | KEEP Healthy | Cornerstone Worship Center International
KEEP Healthy is The National Kidney Foundation’s community-based initiative to educate about the kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and steps to take to keep kidneys healthy and reduce risk.
FREE

Newport News

10 a.m. | Go Green Expo | Brittingham-Midtown Community Center
Go Green Expo, the Hampton Roads Premier Indoor Festival, is a one day event for consumers, business leaders, and families that features eco-friendly products, educational speakers, and easy ideas for eco-living, no matter what your shade of green. Go Green Expo focuses on going green, by making simple green changes for everyone.
FREE

8 p.m. | I Am Ella | Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center
Experience the life of Ella Fitzgerald with a journey through song. Performances by vocalists from across Hampton Roads.
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Norfolk

9 a.m. | MUSE Young Writers | MUSE Writing Center
Featuring awesome writers from the Muse’s summer Young Writers Workshop. Come join us and support these talented writers.
FREE (Donations will be accepted)

10 a.m. | WeatherReady Fest | Nauticus
Children will get a chance to build their own solar-powered house, make a tornado in a bottle and play weather games. They’ll earn a stamp on their WeatherReady passport for each activity they complete, which they can trade in for weather stickers. Stop by and say hello to WAVY-TV 10 Meteorologists Jeremy Wheeler and Deitra Tate.
FREE with Nauticus Admission

11 a.m. | Science Fiction Writing Workshop | Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library
Want to try your hand at writing sci-fi? Take advantage of this awesome opportunity to join in on a workshop taught by bestselling author Lydia Netzer.
FREE

12 p.m. | 11th Annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival | TowneBank Fountain Park
The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is often compared to America’s Thanksgiving tradition, and is a historic Asian holiday that marks the end of the summer harvest. This festival incorporates a wide range of entertainment and cultural programs that include storytelling, authentic Asian Ceremonial fashion shows, ribbon an dragon dancing, martial arts demonstrations, children’s activities, musical and dance performances, children’s lantern parade, and special appearances by the Moon Goddess.
FREE

7 p.m. | Bill Burr | Chrysler Hall
Bill Burr is one of the top comedic voices of his generation achieving success in TV and film as well as the live stage. Selling out theaters internationally, Bill is a regular with Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Fallon and his Monday Morning Podcast is one of the most downloaded comedy podcasts on iTunes.
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Portsmouth

7 a.m. | VBCF Hampton Roads Annual “Victory Walk” | Historic Olde Town
VBCF Hampton Roads 10th Annual Walk in the city of Portsmouth. It’s purpose is to bring awareness to the people of Hampton Roads and the alarming rate of fatalities in the City of Portsmouth and it’s surrounding areas. The walk will introduce the the community to the new 3-D imaging for Breast Cancer that’s located here in the Old Towne section of the Portsmouth.
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2 p.m. | Ranger Walk with free native seeds | Paradise Creek Nature Park
Join our Education Ranger for a behind the scenes tour of the park in spring. Learn insider facts, get a tour of our BRAND NEW Wetland Learning Lab and Kayak Launch, and get up close with our wetland wildlife.
FREE

Suffolk

10 a.m. | Suffolk Breast Cancer 1k Breast Cancer Walk & Community Health Fair | Bennett’s Creek Park
Suffolk Breast Cancer Society, Inc. presents the 1k Breast Cancer Walk & Community Health Fair supporting Breast Cancer awareness.
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10:30 a.m. | Astronaut Training Camp | Morgan Memorial Library
Bring your future astronauts to attempt this challenging obstacle course. They will experience what it’s like to become a real astronaut and explore activities used to help astronauts prepare for life in space. All Ages.
FREE

Virginia Beach

8:30 a.m. | 11th Annual Out of Darkness Walk | Mount Trashmore
The 11th Annual Out of Darkness Walk will take place Saturday at Mount Trashmore. The walk is to raise awareness and help so many who have experienced depression or suicide.
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9 a.m. | Lynnhaven Paddle Festival | Brock Environmental Center
The day will begin with your choice of 1 of the 3 paddle events: stand up paddle board (SUP) Eco Tour with Ebbing Tides Eco Tour, paddle through the Western Branch with Wild River Outfitters or a guided history tour lead by local historian and paddler, Lillie Gilbert. Each Paddle event will last for 2 hours. Once the tours are over, everyone will meet for a cookout and outdoor games under the Brock Environmental Center’s Education Pavilion.
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12 p.m. | VBFH 6th Annual Fundraiser for Families of the Fallen | Camp Pendleton
This is the 6th fundraiser for our Navy SEALS! A ticket gets you all the food you can eat and beer you can drink! We have BBQ, chicken, burgers and dogs, soda and the area’s only Navy SEAL Capabilities Demonstration.
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Sunday

Suffolk

11 a.m. | LibertyFest at Harbor View | Liberty Baptist Church
Enjoy an afternoon of games, rides and food trucks. Attend a service at 7, 9, or 11 a.m. for a chance to win thousands of dollars in prizes! Rides and amusements are open from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your friends, a lawn chair, and sunscreen!
FREE

Virginia Beach

1 p.m. | Wet Paint: Block Party and Live Painting Event featuring Greg “Craola” Simkins | Virginia MOCA
Break out the blanket and lawn chairs for an afternoon of live painting, music, a community mural project with Scuba Steve’s Studio 13, family art activities, pinstriping with Igors Custom, Thank You Gallery, cartoon caricutures with Todd Webb, food trucks, and beer & wine tent.
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7 p.m. | Florida Georgia Line | Veterans Home Loans Amphitheater
Dig Your Roots Tour with Florida Georgia Line, Chase Rice, The Cadillac Three and Kane Brown
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7 p.m. | Celtic Thunder: Legacy | Sandler Center
International megastars Celtic Thunder brings LEGACY, a brand new show that celebrates the influence of Irish and Celtic music around the world. LEGACY is a live show featuring a mix of lively, fast paced and upbeat songs that represent the fun loving nature of the Irish and slower classic ballads that portray a more nostalgic and romantic side.
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