Your Give Me Liberty, Beginner Bachata, Les Miserables, Hampton Roads Weekend




Get your cinematic performance fix in Hampton Roads this weekend!  From Les Miserables to Pride and Prejudice, there’s something for everyone.

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All Weekend

Friday – Sunday | Give Me Liberty | Hampton History Museum
The groundbreaking exhibition “Give Me Liberty: Fugitive Slaves and the Long Revolution Against Slavery” explores the lives of over 30 fugitive slaves from Hampton.

Friday and Saturday | GSA Winter Dance Concert | TCC Roper Performing Arts Center
See the Winter Dance Concert put on by The Governor’s School for the Arts. This event is family friendly.

Friday – Sunday | Les Miserables | Chrysler Hall

Friday – Sunday | Pride and Prejudice | Wells Theatre
This stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s most beloved novel will sweep you away with its witty, fast-paced exploration of expectations that has become the template for modern romance.

Friday – Sunday | “Rapture, Blister, Burn” | The Little Theatre
With searing insight and trademark wit, this comedy is an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals.

Friday – Sunday | The Virginia Flower and Garden Expo | Virginia Beach Convention Center
Now is the time to start planning your very own Dreamscape Landscape!



6 p.m. | Tap It Local Takover! | Tap It Local – Chesapeake
Reason Bear is coming to the Tidewater Region! Help them kick things off with Top It Local. There will be a full lineup of Reason Beer on draft and the Reason Beer team will be in attendance to meet and greet.

7 p.m. | Partner Painting with #TeamRoss757 | AMF Bowling Co.
Come out and spend about two hours creating a one-of-a-kind painting. This week’s subject is Branch Blossoms. All guests must be of legal drinking age.


11 a.m. | Hampton Senior Center Card Tournament and Chili Cook-Off | Hampton Senior Center
Seniors, show your skills in the Big Game Card Tournament while sampling chili from the Chili Cook-Off! Cast your vote!

8 p.m. | The Whiskey Rebellion | American Theatre
Based in Richmond, VA, the Whiskey Rebellion has spent the last decade harvesting a sound deeply rooted in the folk traditions of Appalachia with the raw elements of American rock ‘n’ roll.


3 p.m. | Expecto Bar Crawl | Waterside District
Enter the world of Harry Potter at Waterside!

5 p.m. | Free Tasting Friday: Australia | Mermaid Winery
Check out a free wine tasting at the Mermaid Winery tasting bar. This event is open to the public with no reservations required.

7 p.m. | Beginner Bachata Dance Classes | Mambo Room Cultural Dance & Event Center
Come to the Mambo Room and learn one of the hottest dance styles out there in our Bachata 6-Week Progressive Series Dance Classes! Singles and couples are welcome. The Mambo Room’s trained instructors will teach you everything you need to know.

7 p.m. | Cabaret Dinner Theater | 37th and Zen
Go see a Wild Wild West themed dinner theater performance hosted by Hipnotic Belly Dance. This event has an assortment of dance, music and vocals that’ll be sure to dazzle you.

7 p.m. | Teen Open Mic Night | The Muse Writers Center
Teen Open Mic Night at the Muse Writers Center is an open forum for teens to come read original short stories, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Pizza and refreshments are provided. Be sure to sign up starting at 7 p.m. because open mic begins at 7:30 p.m. Five minute slots are available.

11 p.m. | Fishnet Inc Presents: The Rocky Horror Picture Show | Naro Cinema
Come out and see Fishnet Inc.’s second show of the month. If you’re over 18 you can get the chance to join them for their world-famous underwear run.


4:30 p.m. | Transformational Yoga – For all Levels | Sattvic Space Yoga and Healing Studio
Participate in a yoga practice that addresses all the aspects of your existence simultaneously at one time.


10 a.m. | Suffolk Rocks Chuckatuck: Rock Painting Class | Chuckatuck Library
Get artsy and meet fellow rockers of Suffolk! Enjoy a morning of painting rocks to hide around the city or keep for yourself.

Virginia Beach 

4:30 p.m. | Free Wine Tasting | Virginia Beach Winery
Every Friday the Virginia Beach Winery holds a tasting. Stop by and taste some of their great wine!

5 p.m. | Hold Me Tight Couples Workshop | The Relationship Center at East Beach
This workshop is designed to help couples build understanding, connection, and intimacy in their relationships. Practice your skills of affirmation and learn how to build a stronger relationship.

7 p.m. | Adults Night Out – Resolution Mugs | Color Me Mine
Paint your resolution and make it a reality in 2018. Ticket purchase includes all materials and instruction.


12 p.m. | White IPA Release | Brass Cannon Brewing
Come celebrate the release of Brass Cannon’s brand new “Windage” White IPA.

4 p.m. | Teacher Appreciation Day | Alewerks Brewing Company
Stop by the brewery taproom with your teacher ID for special recognition. Thank you for your hard work!

7:30 p.m. | Friday Night Party and Waltz Lesson | 7 Cities Ballroom
This Friday Night Lesson and Dance will feature a Waltz lesson followed by general dancing with a great mix of music: EC & WC Swing, Rumba, Cha Cha, Tango, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot, Hustle, Bachata, Merengue, Samba, Bolero and more!



11 a.m. | Winter Wind Down Craft and Vendor Expo | Indian River Library
Shop and support a great cause! Donate bottled water, toiletries, socks, hats, gloves or non-perishable food items for the Veterans HomeFront and C3 programs.

6 p.m. | Haitian Pop-Up Restaurant | 1128 Battlefield Boulevard N.
Come out and enjoy Haitian Cuisine and learn a little about Haitian Culture with Chef Ariette Jeanisca

9 p.m. | Asphalt Jungle | Big Woody’s in Great Bridge
Come join the Asphalt Party Rock Show that delivers!


8 p.m. | Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band | American Theatre
Imagine the music of the Fab Four shaken up with infusions of bluegrass and jazz and topped off with a classical twist.

Newport News

11 a.m. | German Shepherd Adoptions | Petsmart Oyster Point
Visit the PetSmart where Virginia German Shepherd Rescue will have the gorgeous dogs available for adoption.

1 p.m. | Frederick Douglass Live starring Nathan Richardson | Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center
Join us in commemorating the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass for his 200th birthday.


11 a.m. | Engage Suffolk Community Event | North Suffolk Library
Bring the whole family to this free, interactive community event! Whether you live, work, or play in Suffolk, you can discover our city in brand new ways.

Virginia Beach

1 p.m. | Coastal Virginia Winefest 2018 | Virginia Beach Convention Center
Enjoy great wine and have great fun!

Williamsburg – James City County  

7 a.m. | Flea Market Indoors | Messmer Historic Triangle Community Services Center
Visit Vendors with Antiques, Artwork, Furniture, Collectibles, Jewelry, Crafts, Glassware, Dolls, Coins, Quilts and Numerous Tables with Yard Sale Treasures.

1 p.m. | Dreams Gymnastics Center’s Grand Opening | Dreams Gymnastics Center
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will kick off the event, followed by an Open House that will showcase our gymnasts and an information session that will highlight our great programs.

3 p.m. | Tea School | LOKAL
The Spice & Tea Exchange of Williamsburg is pairing with LOKAL for another Tea School to kick off 2018!Join us for a fun and educational experience about tea and all it has to offer.We will learn about wellness properties, steeping expertise, and share tea tasting experiences throughout the event.

5:30 p.m. | Latisha’s House Winter Wonderland Gala | Two Rivers Country Club at Governor’s Land
One magical Evening on the waterfront to help rescue and restore victims of sex trafficking. Featuring live The Hullabaloos – The 60s, 70s British Pop & Rock band from Richmond.


Newport News

7 a.m. | Bird Watching on the Noland Trail | The Mariner’s Museum and Park
Learn how to identify local species, and learn about their natural history.


4 p.m. | Protect Your Puffz Natural Hair Expo by the RhoNu Zetas | Old Dominion University
We will be discussing our tips and tricks for going natural, transitioning hair, wash’n’go styles, and protective styling options.