Your Auto Show, Paw Patrol, MLK Day Hampton Roads Weekend

Your Auto Show, Paw Patrol, MLK Day Hampton Roads Weekend
Check out the Weekend Planner and find something fun to do.

More than likely you were trapped home all last weekend due to the winter storm that hit the area. Don’t worry the winter mess is staying away this weekend.

Many city offices will be closed on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Check our city-by-city guide for more information. Listed below are some great events to learn about the Civil Rights leader and to give back to the community.

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

All Weekend

Hampton

Friday – Sunday | The Virginia Duels | Hampton Coliseum
The Peninsula Wrestling Association hosts the 37th Annual Virginia Duals Wrestling Tournament at the Hampton Coliseum. The Virginia Duals Wrestling Tournament is the largest college and high school tournament in the world.
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Norfolk

Saturday & Sunday | PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue | Chrysler Hall
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Suffolk

Friday – Sunday | Hampton Roads Digital Photography Club Exhibit | Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
HRDPC was formed to educate, encourage, and expand the photographic knowledge of its members through educational activities, guest speakers, challenges, exhibitions, weekly meetings, public events and supportive photography critiques. Guests will have the opportunity to view engaging photography from participating members with the option to buy select works.
FREE

Williamsburg

Friday – Sunday | Williamsburg Winter Blues Jazz Fest | Various Locations (Check Event Link For Schedule)
The four-day Winter Blues Jazz Fest is back and better than ever. It will take place once over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, primarily in the Merchant’s Square area of downtown Williamsburg.
FREE

Friday – Sunday | MarsCon 2017 | DoubleTree by Hilton
MarsCon is a weekend party for people who enjoy science fiction and fantasy. It’s a chance to get together, meet new friends and talk about science fiction or fantasy or whatever else you like to talk about.
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Virginia Beach

Friday – Sunday | Hampton Roads International Auto Show | Virginia Beach Convention Center
HRADA aims to educate the public on different models, the latest technology, newest innovations and the direction that the automobile industry is headed.
Tickets at the door $10. $7 Senior Citizens (ages 65 and older). $7 Military (with valid ID). Free for children ages 11 and younger.

Friday

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.
FREE

8 p.m. | Harvey Mason, Church Street Jazz Series | Attucks Theatre
Harvey Mason brings his musical gifts and his band to the 3rd concert in the Church Street Jazz Series.
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9:15 p.m. | FlickIt! Fridays – Big Trouble in Little China | Naro Cinemas
This month we’ve partnered up with the Ghent Dog Park to bring you this John Carpenter classic. The fun is gonna hit 6.9 on the richter scale thanks to our always-amazing sponsors: Smartmouth Beer, Atlantis Games & Comics, Cardinal Skate Shop, The gift shop at decorum, and Push Comedy Theater.
Tickets are $10

Suffolk

7 p.m. | Art and “Wine-ing” Workshop | Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
Create a masterpiece of your very own. Learn a bit about different artists and try your brush at the canvas. Art supplies and inspiration are provided.
Tickets are $40

Virginia Beach

8 p.m. | Bobby Bones Funny & Alone Comedy Tour | Sandler Center
Bobby Bones’ one-man comedy show. Bones with special guests Walker Hayes and Nikita Karmen.
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Saturday

Chesapeake

11 a.m. | The 5th Annual Hornet Tip-off Classic | Deep Creek High School
A one-day basketball event to include six boys & girls basketball games. This event aims to raise awareness & funds for the American Cancer Society through exciting, competitive high school basketball games played in the spirit of goodwill.
$6/Adult; $4/Child (12&Under)

Hampton

8 p.m. | The Jones Family Singers | The American Theatre
The Jones Family Singers, consisting in part of five sisters, two brothers and their father, have been tearing up churches and festivals alike for over two decades.
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Newport News

12 p.m. | Truckin’ Good Time | Tradition Brewing
2nd Saturday of every month the food trucks are invading Tradition Brewing Company.
Prices Vary

2 p.m. | Our Voices | Newsome House Museum and Cultural Center
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, this event will feature historical re-enactments of popular speakers and their famous speeches. This event is designed for all ages.
FREE

2:30 p.m. | Civil War Lecture: Maritime Technology | The Mariner’s Museum
Join Lesley Haines as she discusses innovations inb Civial War naval technology, including those on the USS Monitor, the HMS Warrior, and the FS La Glorie.
FREE with admission

Norfolk

10 a.m. | Discover NASA: Blast Off Farewell Party | Slover Library
Discover how fun space can be in this last chance to celebrate and explore Discover NASA: From Our Town to Outer Space.
FREE

10 a.m. | KrocFit17 | The Salvation Army Kroc Corps Community Center
This community event is an excellent opportunity for those interested to see what The Kroc Center has to offer and to gain knowledge on how to live a healthier lifestyle. Various group fitness classes, aqua aerobics, educational sessions, recreational activities and vendors will be available throughout the event for participants to experience.
FREE

11 a.m. | Yoga at Slover | Slover Library
We’re flowing again at Slover! We will practice in Room 650, the large community engagement room on the 6th floor. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to sign waivers & bring your yoga mat if you have one. All levels welcome.
FREE

12 p.m. | Tiger Cubs Turn 1 | Virginia Zoo
The first 100 people to attend the party will receive a FREE mini cupcake to kick off the party. Then watch the cubs smash their own birthday cake. Enjoy educational activities, enrichment, buttons and more.
FREE with admission

2 p.m. | 2nd Annual Nomarama Slider Competition | O’Connor Brewing Company
5 Chefs, 5 sliders, YOU be the judge of who takes away the golden spatula for the 2nd Annual Nomarama Slider Burger Competition?!
$20 Donation

2:30 p.m. | Write-In at Slover Library | 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

4 p.m. | Comic and Cartoon Creators Early Monthly Meeting | The Muse Writing Center
Come and meet fellow comic artists and writers. For the most part we talk and draw so if you like those things you’re in luck.
FREE

8 p.m. | Badfish – A Tribute To Sublime | The NorVa
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Portsmouth

11 a.m. | Yoga for Adults! | Portsmouth Public Main Library
Join us for a 60 minute Yoga for Adults practice at the Portsmouth Public Main Library. Primary concentration will be Hatha Yoga with emphasis on following your breath. Everyone is encouraged to participate – different variations of poses will be offered allowing you to take YOUR yoga practice to different levels.
FREE

1 p.m. | Bright Star Theater Presents: Meet Dr. King | Children’s Museum of Virginia
This production celebrates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in an accessible and easy to follow story. Learn about key moments in the life of Dr. King from his childhood in Atlanta, Georgia and the important lessons passed down by his father, to some of his greatest moments as an inspiring leader.
FREE with admission

1 p.m. | The Buffalo Riders | Portsmouth Community Colored Library Museum
Join us to celebrate the legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers, the designated African troops, through their existence of more than 50 years. Meet with Ken Wright, president of the buffalo Riders of Hampton Roads, and discuss how this group of troops has impacted the local area.
FREE

Virginia Beach

9 a.m. | Freezer Burn 5K | Mount Trashmore Park
4th event of the fall winter series for Series Medal. Finisher medals & event t-shirts for ALL 5K & 1 mile participants. Lots of swag and lots of fun! Event benefits the American Cancer Society.
FREE for spectators Click here for registration information

11 a.m. | Literary Arts & Book Fair | Holland Elementary Schools
Books of all genre and literary materials will be available. Children’s Stories, Historic Pieces, Comic Books, Magazines, Romantic Novels, Spiritual And Inspirational Books, Poetry Books, Documentaries, Journals, Calendars, Health and Fitness Books.
FREE

3 p.m. | 18th Annual Lollipop Concert | Sandler Center for Preforming Arts
Conducted by Helen Martell, this afternoon is fun for children and families. Come early at 2 p.m. and see the Instrument Petting Zoo, where guests will have an opportunity to learn about and touch orchestra instruments up close. In addition to the Instrument Petting Zoo, there will be face-painting and other fun activities in the lobby.
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7:30 p.m. | 24th Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film | Sandler Center for Preforming Arts
The Virginia Festival of Jewish Film celebrates and supports International Jewish film and filmmakers, presenting the newest and best films worldwide. The Festival brings together community and provides entertainment and education through various film genres.
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Sunday

Newport News

7 p.m. | Ella’s Place – VSO Jazz Ensemble | City Center at Oyster Point
Join us for an evening honoring the Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Celebration with a pop-up jazz club featuring a performance of the VSO Jazz Ensemble.
Tickets are $10

Norfolk

11 a.m. | Uniquely Yours Bridal Showcase | Norfolk Scope
The Uniquely Yours Bridal Showcase is the longest running and most anticipated annual bridal and vendor event in Virginia. With more than 140 expert vendors from all over Hampton Roads, the event provides brides the perfect experience to tap into so many resources and find the inspiration they need for their dream weddings.
Tickets are $10 at the door

7 p.m. | Songs for a Dreamer: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. | Calvary Revival Church
The concert will feature orchestral and vocal music that inspires that legacy of Dr. King. The VSO’s annual Dreamer Award will also be presented to Dr. Katherine C. Johnson.
FREE

7 p.m. | Storytelling Night: Relief | Push Comedy Theater
For Tell Me More… Live Storytelling’s two-year anniversary, we present five storytellers who have been determined to be among our best storytellers.
Tickets are $5

Monday (MLK Day)

Chesapeake

10 a.m. | 17th Annual Chesapeake Martin Luther King Leadership Breakfast | Marriott Chesapeake
Over the last sixteen years the Chesapeake MLK Breakfast has brought people together from all walks of life to celebrate the legacy of Dr. King. We do so by honoring leaders who are making a difference in the community.
General admission – $25

Portsmouth

8 a.m. | Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual “I Have a Dream” Breakfast | The Edmonds Center
Church and Community in Action annual MLK “I Have A Dream” Breakfast will be honoring four contributors in the progress of the New Portsmouth.
Donation: $40

Virginia Beach

9 a.m. | “I Have A Dream For My Family” Day of Service | Virginia Wesleyan College
Volunteers will be packing food bags for area school children, packaging socks collected by the church to donate, making Thank You cards for police officers and firefighters that serve Western Bayside, hear stories about Dr. King, and opportunities to articulate dreams family members have for themselves.
FREE

7 p.m. | Celebrating A King: PNBC’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Empowerment Service | Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
The mid-winter meeting of The Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. (PNBC) will be celebrating Dr. King.
FREE

Ongoing

Norfolk

MacArthur on Ice & Winter Carnival | MacArthur Center (LAST WEEKEND)
Whether it’s a family tradition or a first date, the center’s 7, 200-square-foot outdoor ice rink is the place for good times this winter. Throughout the season, enjoy public skating sessions, ice hockey clinics, figure skating exhibitions and more.
Admission – $7

Williamsburg

Liberty’s Ice Pavilion | Colonial Williamsburg (Through February 20)
The rink is located in front of the John Blair House at 311 Duke of Gloucester Street. Daily admission to Liberty’s Ice Pavilion is $12 for skaters ages 13 and older and $10 for ages 3-12.
Skate rental is available for $4.25