Your Hampton Roads Valentine’s Day Weekend

Love is in the air all around Hampton Roads this weekend. There are many events, such as couples dinner and theater shows, going on in your city celebrating Valentine’s Day.

Also don’t forget to check out our Black History Month events guide to honor an important part of American history.

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 | Hampton Arts League Open Members Exhibition | Charles H. Taylor Arts Center
This open exhibition will include established artists with lengthy resumes, as well as young or emerging artists who are beginning their journeys as artists.
FREE

Saturday & Sunday | Hampton Roads Home Show | Hampton Roads Convention Center
Conveniently shop over 100 of the areas best contractors showcasing the latest products and design trends in beautifying your home inside and out. Take advantage of the how-to and Q&A sessions at the Garden Gurus stage.
Click here for the $5 ticket deal

Newport News

Friday & Saturday | Cupid’s Cabaret | Peninsula Community Theatre
Join us for a celebration of romance, love and friendship expressed through the voices of talented singers while you enjoy a special box of Valentine’s chocolates and a glass of champagne* included in your ticket price.
Click here for ticket information

Norfolk

Friday – Sunday | Panties In A Twist | Wells Theatre
Last year’s show sold out! Panties In A Twist is a sketch comedy show written by women, directed by women, and starring women. This year we are proud to be celebrating six years of Hampton Roads’ finest and funniest female writers, actresses and comedians all in one show.
Tickets are $25

Friday – Sunday | Valentine’s Day Studio Sale | Chrysler Museum of Art
Purchase unique and handmade jewelry, tableware, and other great gifts for your Valentine while supporting our Glass Studio staff and assistants.
FREE

Friday & Saturday | Valentine’s Cruises Aboard The Spirit! | Spirit of Norfolk
Your most memorable Valentine’s Day yet is waiting on the water, when you and your sweetheart join Spirit of Norfolk aboard Spirit for dinner or brunch. Stunning skyline views, inspired cuisine and an experience unlike any other all make for the perfect celebration of love.
Dinner and Brunch packages available

Virginia Beach

Friday – Sunday | Mid-Atlantic Leisure Expo | Virginia Beach Convention Center
The Mid-Atlantic Leisure Expo sponsored East Coast Leisure has brought together the best suppliers of outdoor living pieces to guarantee you the best quality and best year-end closeout sales and deals available. Stop dreaming and make your backyard wishes a reality.
FREE

Friday – Sunday | 64th Annual Mid-Atlantic Sports & Boat Show | Virginia Beach Convention Center
All the big dealers will be under one roof, ready to show you their stock and make a deal. The Boat Show offers plenty of family fun, too. There will be face painting for the kids and clubs to teach you how to cast a net or tie a fly. Bring the family and learn how easy and affordable boating can be.
Adults – $8 Children 12 and under – FREE

Friday – Sunday | Tidewater Stage Theatre Presents: Cupid’s Cabaret | Founder Inn & Spa
Cupid returns for a hilarious evening of comedy and song in our annual Valentine’s cabaret. Act One will feature a delightful bill of love-themed tunes performed by Hampton Roads’ top talent. At intermission, enjoy a decadent dessert reception catered by the Swan Terrace.
Click here for ticket information

Williamsburg

Friday & Saturday | Williamsburg Players Cabaret Series #3 Crazy Ever After | Williamsburg Community Players
Mark your calendars for a Great Date Night. Grab a table, socialize, enjoy a drink during the show, and experience musical numbers from Broadway’s Recent Award Winning Hits just a few feet from your seat.
Click here for ticket information

Friday

Newport News

8 p.m. | A Night at the Movies | Ferguson Center for the Arts
Join JoAnn and the Orchestra as they bring to life some of the most powerful 20th-century American film score masterworks.
Click here for ticket information

Norfolk

7 p.m. | August Burns Red – Messengers 10 Year Tour | The NorVa
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Portsmouth

2 p.m. | Forestry Stewardship Corps | Paradise Creek Nature Park
Help us target invasive plants and rejuvenate the forest of Paradise Creek Nature Park. Invasive plants impact the heath of the forest by killing off natives, changing the habitat, and affecting the food chain. Learn how to identify and remove these plants and what you can do at home to keep them away.
FREE

Virginia Beach

6 p.m. | SweetArt Family Night | Virginia MOCA
Bring all of your sweethearts to MOCA for a Valentine’s fun-filled Family Night. Enjoy a mix of hands-on art activities, cookie decorating, dancing, and a special musical performance by the C. Shells. Enjoy light refreshments and a cash bar for grown-ups.
Children age 3 and up $10 / $7 MOCA members, Children under 3 are free, Parents are free, Additional adults (other than parent) $5.

Saturday

Hampton

6 p.m. | Country for Kids | Hampton Roads Convention Center
Over the past 18 years Country for Kids has helped to raise over a half million dollars to support the program and services of the Center. Sara Evans headlines this year’s event.
Click here for ticket information

8 p.m. | Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey | The American Theatre
Raisin’ Cane celebrates and honors the legendary voices of the Harlem Renaissance through text, song, music, movement, and imagery. Inspired by the classic 1923 Jean Toomer novel “Cane” and works by the musicians, composers, poets, and actors of the Harlem Renaissance.
Click here for ticket information

Newport News

4:30 p.m. | Follow the Drinking Gourd | Virginia Living Museum
Follow the Drinking Gourd” takes us back to the days when freedom was nothing more than a dream for those held in slavery. This production incorporates historical images from the local region, Winter’s original artwork and music by Lovey Williams into a timeless experience that can be enjoyed by all ages.
FREE

7:30 p.m. | Star Party/Laser Light Shows | Virginia Living Museum
Free sky observing begins at sunset then take a tour of the current night sky in the planetarium show “Virginia Skies” at 7:30 p.m. Then, enjoy the planetarium’s state-of-the-art laser system in these light and music shows: “Laser Genesis” (family) at 8:30, “The Doors” at 10 and “Dark Side of the Moon” at 11:30.
Planetarium shows are $6 each, or $10 for two

Norfolk

2:30 p.m. | Write-In | 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. | 15th Annual Hoops for the Cure: ODU vs. UAB | Ted Constant Center
Doors open for the Women’s Health Fair in the main lobby at 3 p.m. The breast cancer survivor reception will be at 3 p.m. The first 1,000 fans will receive a FREE t-shirt! Free ticket vouchers for all breast cancer survivors by calling Komen for the Cure Tidewater Office at 757-490-7794. Wear PINK – It is a PINK OUT!
Click here for ticket information

8 p.m. | A Night at the Movies | Chrysler Hall
Join JoAnn and the Orchestra as they bring to life some of the most powerful 20th-century American film score masterworks.
Click here for ticket information

8 p.m. | Milton Suggs | Attucks Theatre
Suggs’s voice and approach to music are a reflection of the many great voices in Black music and culture from the past century and beyond.
Click here for ticket information

Portsmouth

11 a.m. | Yoga for Adults | Portsmouth Public Library – Main Branch
Join us for a 60 minute Yoga practice. 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

12 p.m. | Road to Health: Healthy Lifestyle Class | Portsmouth Public Library – Main Branch
Come and learn about ways was to eat healthier (healthier alternatives that are quick and inexpensive). Learn simple tips on how to read nutrition labels and enjoy our food demonstration with taste test.
FREE

1:30 p.m. | All I Want for Valentine’s Day is a Chocolate Factory | Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center
Maryann Boho of Williamsburg Chocolatier returns to share her expertise and samples with guests who are interested in eating chocolate. And well, who isn’t interested in chocolate? Boho offers hands-on, easy chocolate dipping techniques that visitors can taste and take home with them.
Cost is $2 to cover materials

7 p.m. | Sweetheart Full Moon Walk | Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve
Grab your sweetheart for this one-of-a-kind winter full moon walk. After a brisk winter walk under the February full moon, warm up by the fire with warm cider, wine, cheese and goodies.
$35 per couple nonmembers, $25 per couple members

Suffolk

10 a.m. | Family Fun: Valentine’s Day at the Library | North Suffolk Library
Treat your loved ones to a day at the library, complete with story time, crafts, games, and even a fancy tea party. Crafts and games will be available throughout the day.
FREE

4 p.m. | What’s For Dinner? Love What You Cook and Who You Cook With | Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
Cooking to create a special meal for two! In this workshop, Chef Dedra Blount will introduce you to new cooking techniques that put a fresh spin on both delicious entrees and impeccably paired side dishes.
Click here to register

8 p.m. | Deep River: The Marian Anderson Journey | Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
This educational opera honors Black History Month by celebrating the legacy of the title character, Marian Anderson, one of the foremost classical singers of the 20th century.
Click here for ticket information

Virginia Beach

8:30 a.m. | 4th Annual For The Cure 5k & Little Cure 1 Mile | Mount Trashmore
It’s all about happy runners & walkers!
FREE for spectators, click here for registration information

7 p.m. | Valentines Dinner | Virginia Aquarium
The Virginia Aquarium’s Valentine’s Dinner begins with valet parking at the front when the doors open at 7 p.m. with appetizers accompanied by wine and an open bar, followed by a five course meal, a champagne toast, a keepsake photograph, chocolates and a flower. You can choose your romantic dining venue: the Red Sea Tunnel, in front of the sharks at the Norfolk Canyon exhibit, or with the sea turtles at the Light Tower.
Click here for ticket and reservation information

Williamsburg

4:30 p.m. | My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose | Hennage Auditorium
Balladeers Gabe Stone and Stephen Christoff share love songs from the 18th century for Valentine’s Day. This duo shares songs of love lost and found, unrequited love, songs about famous lovers and songs with ties to famous couples.
FREE with museum admission

6:30 p.m. | Splash into Movies | James City County Recreation Center
Join us for the best way to warm up a cool night at the James City County Recreation Center pool. Bring a float or borrow a tube and jump in and relax, all while you take in a classic family film.
James City County/Williamsburg residents – $5, Others – $10

Sunday

Chesapeake

1 p.m. | Pre-Valentine’s Day Bazaar & Vendor Event | Russell Memorial Library
Purchase the perfect gift for your Valentine while supporting small businesses!
FREE

3 p.m. | The Princess Ball – A Father Daughter Dance | Chesapeake Conference Center
We invite you to join us for the Princess Ball, a father-daughter dance for girls 2-12 years of age featuring a kid-friendly buffet, Astro DJ, photo booth, and exhibits.
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4 p.m. | Candlelight Concert: “Robert & Clara – A Love Story” | Great Bridge Presbyterian Church
Featusoprano. The love story of Robert and Clara Schumann as expressed through their music. Also featured on the program will be Robert Schumann’s Carnival, Op. 9, written in 1834-1835, consisting of 21 short pieces representing masked revelers at Carnival, a festival just prior to Lent.
FREE

Newport News

2 p.m. | Flights & Flowers | Tradition Brewing Company
Sit back with your BFF’s, sip on a TBC flight, and design your own mason jar floral arrangement. Price includes a flight of six TBC signature brews, as well as fresh flowers, greenery, materials, tools, and instruction. You bring your buds.
$30 per person

Norfolk

10:30 a.m. | Pints & Poses | O’Connor Brewing Company
Come join us for the blissful moments of Yoga on Sunday mornings, followed by the opportunity to have a couple of post yoga beers at a great discount. The class is donation based and a portion of the donations go to a different charity each class. All levels are welcome. B.Y.O.M. (bring your own mat).
FREE

12 p.m. | Build Your Valentine’s Chocolate Box with Cocoa Nouveau | Pendulum Fine Meats
Join Kristin from Cocoa Nouveau at Pendulum Fine Meats to taste chocolates and build your own box.
Costs Vary

Portsmouth

2 p.m. | Valentine’s Day Tea | Hill House Museum
Come celebrate a Valentine’s Day Tea event at the Hill House Museum, and enjoy a wonderful assortment of desserts, scones, and sandwiches as you savor a cup of freshly brewed hot tea.
Tickets are $25

Virginia Beach

8 p.m. | A Night at the Movies | Chrysler Hall
Join JoAnn and the Orchestra as they bring to life some of the most powerful 20th-century American film score masterworks.
Click here for ticket information