Your Mayflower Marathon, Winter Carnival, Frozen On Ice Hampton Roads Weekend

The holidays are coming in hot in Hampton Roads. Get your holiday spirit fix this weekend at some, or all, of these spectacular events!

See anything we missed? We want to know about it! Send us an email at info@hrscene.com or submit your events to our calendar by clicking here.

All Weekend

Hampton

Friday – Sunday | Disney On Ice presents Frozen | Hampton Coliseum
Discover the full story of Disney’s Frozen like never before at Disney On Ice presents Frozen! Dazzling ice skating, special effects and unforgettable music will magically transport you to wintry Arendelle.
Click here for ticket information.

Norfolk

Friday – Sunday | MacArthur Center Winter Carnival | MacArthur Center
Enjoy our outdoor Winter Carnival featuring six family friendly rides, including a Fiesta Balloon Wheel and a 20-foot-tall fun slide for big and little kids, along with Spinning Tea Cups, The Speedway, Red Baron Airplanes and Rio Grande Train.
Click here for ticket information.

Friday – Sunday | MacArthur on Ice | MacArthur Center
Throughout the season, enjoy public skating sessions, ice hockey clinics, figure skating exhibitions and more.
Click here for admission information.

Friday – Sunday | Dickens’ Christmas Towne | Decker Half Moone Cruise Center
Dickens’ Christmas Towne returns this holiday season with a bigger, brighter and bolder line-up of activities and entertainment. Our newest experience, the “London Docks,” features a 120-foot-long waterfront maze.
$5

Virginia Beach

Saturday – Sunday | Live Music – Bennett Wales | Back Bay Brewing
Make plans to visit Back Bay Brewing Saturday night and enjoy one of our favorite local artists, Bennett Wales!
FREE

Friday

Hampton

1 p.m. | Bourbon Barrel Cherry Pie Ox Cart Release | The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery
We squirreled away five barrels of our Cherry Pie Ox Cart in local Ironclad Bourbon Barrels for over five months to bring you this seasonal special release.
FREE

7 p.m. | Phil Poteat Returns to Oozlefinch | The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery
Come check out Phil Poteat Live! Phil is a favorite around town, delivering his own unique takes on popular songs from the last few decades.
FREE

8 p.m. | Smooth Jazz with Nick Colionne & Vincent Ingala | The American Theatre
Two jazz greats take to the stage for one incredible evening. Multi award-winner Nick Colionne’s guitar skills push musical boundaries and make him one of the most in-demand urban jazz musicians in the country.
$40 – $45

Newport News

10 a.m. | Play Date with Nature Textures in Nature | Virginia Living Museum
Make a “play date” with your little naturalist! There is no better way to connect to your child and nature than with this new interactive outdoor program for children ages 4-10.
Click here for ticket information.

7 p.m. | Ruth Wyand and the Tribe of One – Free Show | The Tradition Brewing Company
Ruth raises the bar in the ‘guitarist with foot drums’ genre with her intricate picking style augmented by her alternating thumb bass, bottleneck slide, multiple foot drums and raw blues vocals.
FREE

Norfolk

12 p.m. | Slover Sounds: Skye Kentz | The Slover Library
Come in and enjoy the music of local musician Skye Zentz during your lunch break.
FREE

5 p.m. | Free Tasting Friday | Mermaid Winery
This feature event will take place at our tasting bar and is open to the public; no reservations required.
FREE

7 p.m. | Local Cheers Presents: Court Street Company and Ben Phelps Project | O’Connor Brewing Co.
We are excited to announce a free show at O’Connor Brewing! This show will feature two amazing local bands, Court Street Company and Ben Phelps Project!
FREE

7 p.m. | Norfolk Admirals vs. Wheeling Nailers | The Scope
Come see a high energy hockey game with friends, beer and hot dogs.
Click here for ticket information.

8 p.m. | How the West was Improvised: The Made Up Western | Push Comedy Club
Don’t miss the gun-slinger with a heart of gold, the damsel in distress, the villain dressed in black, bank heists, shoot outs, horse chases and more.
$10

10 p.m. | Lip Service Finals – The Ultimate Lip Sun Competition | Push Comedy Theater
Each month three brave contestants will show off their lip syncing skills over three different rounds with loud music, sweet dance moves, trash talking and a few surprises along the way!
$10

Portsmouth

5 p.m. | Olde Towne Merchant’s Holiday Open House | Olde Towne Portsmouth
Join Olde Towne Portsmouth merchants for a holiday kick-off event featuring unique shops and boutiques decked out for the holidays.
FREE

Suffolk

5 a.m. | 21st Annual Mayflower Marathon | First Team Subaru and Kia
Mayflower Marathon is a 57-and-a-half hour continuous food and fund drive, with all proceeds providing meals to the food insecure this Thanksgiving.
FREE

2 p.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. Bring a young person and teach them how to play!
FREE

Virginia Beach

7:30 p .m. | Green Flash Comedy Night with Plan B Comedy | Green Flash Brewing Co. Virginia Beach
Join us at Green Flash Brewing Co. Virginia Beach for an evening of improvised comedy and stand up with some of the top comedians from Plan B Comedy.
$20

8 p.m. | Laugh Away the Tears – A Charity Comedy Event | Wasserhund Brewing Company
S.L.O.T.H. helps provide hope and healing for those who suffer from PTSD and depression. Join us as we laugh away the tears and bring to light the permanent consequences of PTSD.
FREE

9 p.m. | Music – DJ AETGY | Back Bay Brewing
This is where you wanna be Friday Night! DJ AETGY will be live on site, down in the Tasting Room from 9 til midnight!
FREE

9:30 p.m. | Asphalt Jungle at Poppa’s Pub | Poppa’s Pub
Rock’n’Groove Jungle Style at Poppa’s Pub Sportz Bar & Grill with Asphalt Jungle.
FREE 

Saturday

Chesapeake

1 p.m. | Oyster & South Festival | Greenbrier Farms
Come out and enjoy seasonal oysters and other seafood. Fantastic fresh foods from local restaurants, beer, live entertainment  and plenty of harvest time fun!
$40- $45

Hampton

11 a.m. | Silly Bus | The American Theatre
With lyrics that cover educational topics and musical styles including pop, blues, and rap, Silly Bus will have your kids singing along in no time!
$10

6 p.m. | The Junks Return to Oozlefinch | The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery
Come out and enjoy the incredible trio of Harmonica player Tom Dikon, guitarist and vocalist Jon Vallet and bass player Rich Ridolfino!
FREE

11:30 a.m. | Bottoms Up Yoga with Holly from Yaz Yoga | The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery
Come detox with Holly of Yaz Yoga and then ‘re-tox’ with some brews! This one hour class is for all levels of experience, and all you need to bring is your own mat.
$15 – $25

8 p.m. | Attucks Jazz Club – Charlie Young | The American Theatre
Professor at Howard University by day and seriously swinging sax player by night! Welcome this Norfolk-born jazz star home when he plays at the Attucks Jazz Club Nov. 18!
$20

Newport News

1 p.m. | Dino on the Loose | The Virginia Living Museum
Join our walking T-Rex for dinosaur parades, photo ops and a roaring good time on the Dinosaur Discovery Trail!
Click here for admission information.

7 p.m. | Grandpa’s Cough Medicine – Free Show | Tradition Brewing Company
Tradition Brewing Company and Bearded Face Productions present another free concert with Grandpa’s Cough Medicine!
FREE

Norfolk

12 p.m. | Kreations Village Fall Craft Fair | O’ Connor Brewing Co.
This will be a fun-filled event with shopping and food trucks. Come hang out with our one of a kind vendors with free admission. All ages are welcome.
FREE

12 p.m. | Bold Mariners 2nd Birthday | The Bold Mariner Brewing Company
Nighthawk Dark Saison hits the taps again; our winter saison pours deep black with a cream-colored head followed by fruity, spicy and peppery aromas chocolate and roasted flavors throughout.
FREE

1 p.m. | Wavy and Fox 43 Meet & Greet | MacArthur Center
Meet your favorite news personalities from The Hampton Roads Show along with WAVY-TV10 and FOX43 out at MacArthur on Ice.
FREE

2:30 p.m. | Write-In at Slover | Slover Library
Join other writers in a place with no pressure, no critiquing and no deadlines. Just a place for writing inspiration and practice.
FREE

5 p.m. | Grand Illumination Parade VIP Experience at Water District | Waterside District
Gather your friends and kick-off the holiday season right with the Waterside District Grand Illumination Parade VIP Experience.
$40 for VIP package 

9:15 p.m. | Naro-Minded: The Room | Naro Cinema
Come check out a cinematic classic in the heart of Colley.
Click here for ticket information.

Portsmouth 

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. Learn insider facts, get a tour of our park amenities and learn about the history of Paradise.
FREE

Suffolk 

9 a.m. | Community Craft Fair | East Suffolk Recreation Center
Do you have some last-minute Holiday Shopping to do?  Are you looking for unique holiday gifts and trinkets?  If so, please come and join us on at the East Suffolk Recreation Center for our Community Craft Fair!
$12 vendor fee | FREE Admission 

10 a.m. | Junk Swap | Suffolk Public Library
Got junk? Don’t throw it out! Bring it to the library and swap it for something else. Anything left over at the end of the Junk Swap will be donated to a local Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) Thrift Store.
FREE

5 p.m. | Teen Paint Nite | The Suffolk Art Gallery
Participants are invited to come out and explore their inner creativity. Join other teens your age and create your own little one-of-a-kind “Masterpiece” No skill or talent needed, just a willingness to try and an attitude of fun.
$30

Virginia Beach

7:30 a.m. | Scott Dayton EOD Memorial 5K Run | Green Flash Brewing Co. Virginia Beach
Come out and run for a cause with our service men and veterans.
Click here to register.

9 a.m. | Santa’s Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar | Kempsville Recreation Center
Weekend two marks the return to the brand new Kempsville Rec Center! Crafters will be selling unique handmade items, everything from stocking stuffers to fine works of art, all at budget-friendly prices.​
FREE Admission

9 a.m. | Pilates & Pints! | Back Bay Brewing
This class combines standing and floor barre exercises to shape and sculpt your legs, glutes and arms followed by traditional mat Pilates exercises that will strengthen your core.
$15 | Includes free beer with class.

10 a.m. | Thanksgiving with all the Trimmings | Farmers Market
Shop early for Christmas at our Craft Show. Enjoy live music, food trucks, the bounty of the harvest and more!
FREE Admission 

Williamsburg

10 a.m. | Medicinal Herbs: Myths, Stories, and How to Grow Them | Williamsburg Botanical Gardens
Briscoe White, co-owner of The Growers Exchange will share his knowledge on growing herbs.
FREE but $5 donations are encouraged.

Sunday

Chesapeake

12:30 p.m. | Sit, Sip, and Stamp | Big Ugly Brewing Company
Join our favorite Stampin’ Up demonstrator, Bobbie Yoakem and grab a pint while you create two projects to take home. All instruction and materials are included.
$6

Norfolk

11 a.m. | Destiny Church presents Ken Shamrock | Barry Robinson Theater and Fine Arts Center
Come to this free event and hear Ken’s story of life as a professional wrestler, MMA fighter and beyond. Autographs available afterward.
FREE

 

 

 


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