Your Hello Dolly, Trashion Show, Quilt Fest Hampton Roads Weekend


And just like that we are at the last weekend of February. A lot of great shows are going on your local theatres.

This weekend also ends Virginia Beach Restaurant Week, so click on the banner above and check out our interactive map of participating restaurants.

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 | Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival XXVIII | Hampton Roads Convention Center
A Merchant’s Mall with over 250 vendor booths will showcase everything from quilting supplies to sewing related craft items, clothing, textiles, books, antique quilts, and more.
Admission is $15, $13 Sunday only, Ages 16 and under FREE

Norfolk

Friday & Saturday | Time Flies | Goode Theatre at ODU
This is an interactive, immersive, experiential event – the audience is, you are, an integral part of the experience.
Click here for ticket information

Friday & Saturday | Pippin | Chrysler Hall
Pippin is a high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical! Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, Pippin will lift you up and leave you smiling.
Click here for ticket information

Virginia Beach

Friday – Sunday | Hello Dolly! | Sandler Center
Jerry Herman’s energetic Hello, Dolly! is a musical filled with charisma and with heart. Matchmaker Dolly Levi is a widow, a matchmaker, and also a professional meddler – but everything changes when she decides that the next match she needs to make is to find someone for herself.
Click here for ticket information

Williamsburg

Friday – Sunday | William & Mary Global Film Festival | Kimball Theatre
The festival will feature a diverse program of films and live events showcasing the work of international filmmakers, the William & Mary community, and emerging student talent from around the globe.
Click here for the weekend’s full schedule

Friday

Hampton

8 p.m. | Fly Dance Company | The American Theatre
FLY is an all-male contemporary dance company from Houston, Texas known for its high-energy performances with clever staging to a variety of music, including classical, jazz, pop, hip-hop, experimental, drumming and live sound effects.
Click here for ticket information

Norfolk

7 p.m. | American Cancer Society Night with the Norfolk Admirals | Norfolk Scope
Help the Admirals fight cancer as all proceeds benefit American Cancer Society.
$13 Red Level ticket

7:30 p.m. | Intrigue & Exoticism | TCC Roper Performing Arts Center
This concert will explore the depiction of foreign places, people, and culture from the composer’s point of view, known as “exoticism.”
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7:30 p.m. | Decades Rewind | Harrison Opera House
This fully live concert experience features an 8-piece rock band and 6 brilliant rocking vocalists surrounded by rock and roll stage lighting, poignant videos of American culture, and over 100 costume changes. From Abba to Zeppelin, Decades Rewind will have you singing along and dancing in your seats on a magical rock musical extravaganza you won’t forget.
Click here for ticket information

8:30 p.m. | Method Man & Redman | The NorVa
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Portsmouth

4:30 p.m. | Portsmouth Schools Foundation: Distinguished Alumnus of the Portsmouth Public Schools | Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel
The Portsmouth Schools Foundation is proud to present the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus of the Portsmouth Public Schools honoring Dr. Curtis E. Edmonds, Sr. I.C. Norcom High School Class of 1967. Dinner and award presentation.
Tickets are $50

Suffolk

6 p.m. | 3rd annual Gala for the Arts “Dancin in the Streets” | Hilton Garden Inn Riverfront
Come out in your best 1960’s outfit to support the arts in Suffolk Public Schools. The evening is filled with performances from our students, Dancing, great food, and “Peace” artwork. A great date night activity.
Click here for ticket information

Saturday

Chesapeake

7 p.m. |RMM Presents KevOnStage | TCC – Chesapeake Campus
RMM presents a night of clean comedy with viral sensation KevOnStage along with Peaty Ray Red and Sinai of RM Music. A portion of the proceeds go to support the Safe House Project.
Tickets are $15

7 p.m. | TBMA Monthly Bluegrass Concert | Hickory Ruritan Club
The monthly concert features some of the best in local and regional bluegrass talent. February’s concert features music by Thunder Creek.
FREE

Hampton

7 a.m. | The Great Chocolate Race 10 Miler and 5K | Downtown Hampton
We’ve got lots of it along with a beautiful course in historic Hampton, VA! Starting in downtown near the iconic Virginia Air & Space Center, the course offers stunning views of the Hampton River, historic homes and Historic Phoebus. After you’ve enjoyed your run, enjoy our catered chocolate post-race party.
FREE for spectators | Click here for registration information

8 p.m. | Yesterday and Today: Interactive Beatles Tribute | The American Theatre
Yesterday & Today is a unique audience interactive concert experience, born out of the idea that everyone, like themselves, has a story or particular memory attached to the legendary music of The Beatles.
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10 a.m. | “Give Me Liberty” Exhibit Opening | Hampton History Museum
Give Me Liberty: Fugitive Slaves and the Long Revolution Against Slavery” explores the lives of over 30 fugitive slaves from Hampton who made journeys to freedom or took up arms against their enslavers during periods of war.
FREE with museum admission

Newport News

11 a.m. | The African-American Presence in the Maritime World | The Mariner’s Museum
Join Museum staff on a unique guided tour of The Mariners’ Museum as we discover the influences of Africans and African-Americans across the centuries and throughout the maritime world.
FREE with museum admission

1 p.m. | African-American History Month Film Fest: Men of Honor | Virginia War Museum
The museum will host a film festival during the month of February featuring films with African-American themes.
FREE with museum admission

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

Norfolk

1:30 p.m. | 16th Annual Gospel Concert | Blyden Branch Library
Join the Word Singers, the Butts Family, the Gospel Chandeliers, Beverly Richardson and the Ministry of Kenny Mayo Gospel Choir for a spirited afternoon of music.
FREE

3 p.m. | The Three Divas Concert | Slover Library
This concert features three powerful singers— Patricia Saunders Nixon (Classical); Marilyn Butts (Gospel); and Sabrina Vann (Jazz).
FREE

6:30 p.m. | 1st Annual “My Laughter Got Soul” Comedian Awards | Slover Library
Local African-American comedians will receive the “Community Comedian Award.” Produced by comedian Tonya M. Shell.
FREE

Portsmouth

11 a.m. | Yoga for Adults | Portsmouth Public Library
Join us for a 60 minute Yoga practice at the 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: Black History Hall of Fame | Children’s Museum of Virginia
In just 45-minutes your young audience will be introduced to over a dozen groundbreakers and hall-of-famers who have largely contributed to shaping our nations, past, present, and future.
FREE with museum admission

2 p.m. | Ranger Walk | 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 brand new Wetland Learning Lab and Kayak Launch, and get up close with our wetland wildlife.
FREE

Suffolk

10 a.m. | DAR Genealogy Workshop | Morgan Memorial Library
Interested in tracing your family roots? The Daughters of the American Revolution will assist with your search. A laptop or tablet is required.
FREE

11 a.m. | Suffolk Cooks! Community Cookbook Taste Event | North Suffolk Library
Suffolk Public Library is creating a cookbook. Throughout February you can send us your favorite recipes to include. The completed cookbooks will be available in March at all of our library locations and on Library2Go.
FREE

6 p.m. | Blues Brothers Bash Fundraiser | Suffolk Center for the Cultural Arts
It’s Your Chance to Wear Your Sunglasses at Night. Enjoy savory cuisine, beverages, silent & live auctions, and live music by The Blues Brothers Soul Band in this celebration for the arts!
Click here for ticket information

Williamsburg

7 a.m. | Indoor Flea Market | Messmer Historic Triangle Community Center
Visit vendors with antiques, artwork, furniture, collectibles, jewelry, crafts, glassware, quilts and numerous tables with yard sale treasures.
FREE

Virginia Beach

8:30 a.m. | Tree Talks 2017 | Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Pruning and planting basics, with information on tools and tree and shrub care.
FREE but click here to register

10 a.m. | Master Class with Rose Clancy | Virginia MOCA
Participants will learn about the process of creating rust-stained fabric as they engage in a hands-on rusty object wrapping session. Discussion about the symbolism, meaning, and methods involved in Clancy’s work will continue as participants weave their wrapped objects to the framework of the outdoor sculpture.
MOCA Members $60 | Non-members $75

1 p.m. | Trashion Show | Lynnhaven Mall
The Lynnhaven Trashion Show Junk to funk – a high-powered runway fashion show of designs from re-purposed materials.
FREE

1 p.m. | Learn to Meditate | Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center
This half-day course is the perfect start to the weekend and offers insight unto how we can begin to live our life in a much lighter and informed way.
$25 at the door

8 p.m. | Intrigue & Idyll | Regent University Theatre
This intriguing program opens with Mozart’s overture to his comic opera The Abduction from the Seraglio, brilliantly capturing the wit, charm and action of the story.
Click here for ticket information

Williamsburg

9 a.m. | Destination Recreation Expo | James City County Recreation Center
Register your children early for summer camp and get your advance copy of the Parks & Recreation Spring/Summer 2017 Activity Brochure. Come meet County recreation staff and your local sports, programming and recreation partners. All ages are welcome! We’ll keep your children engaged while you discover your parks and facilities and learn about various classes and programs offered throughout the year.
FREE

1:30 p.m. | Celebrate “World Sword Swallower’s Day” | Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
This will be the tenth year that Ripley’s has hosted the event, which celebrates the 4,000 year old art and honors the few people in the world who risk their lives every time they swallow a sword. The event also recognizes the contributions that sword swallowers have made to medicine and science.
FREE

7:30 p.m. | Dewey Decibel Concert Series Present: Higher Ground Big Band | Williamsburg Library
Higher Ground Big Band Higher Ground is a community outreach group that seeks to uplift and inspire with swing, Latin, and jazz standards as well as modern big band arrangements.
FREE

Sunday

Hampton

5 p.m. | International Food Festival | House of God Worship Center
Come take a tour to 7 different countries in one night. Give your palette a tour around the world to Puerto Rico, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Jamaica, Greece and China. Servings from each country will be tapas size.
Tickets are only $8.

Norfolk

11 a.m. | Stick a Fork in Cancer at Mona Lisa’s | Mona Lisa’s Restaurant & Bar
Mona Lisa will donate a percentage of all receipts to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life South Hampton Roads. Bring the family, enjoy delicious food & help Stick a Fork in Cancer.
No coupon or flier necessary for participation.

1 p.m. | Scope on Ice: Public Skating | Norfolk Scope
Calling skaters of all ages and skill sets! Lace up your skates to hit the biggest rink in town.
Tickets are $8 and include entry, skate rental and parking

2 p.m. | Friends of Historic Houses Lecture | Chrysler Museum of Art
The Friends of Historic Houses Lecture Series presents Dr. Richard Guy Wilson, a leading expert on early American architecture.
FREE

4 p.m. | I. Sherman Greene Chorale | Slover Library
Renowned as a leading exponent of choral music and for its interpretation of traditional Negro spirituals.
FREE

Portsmouth

2 p.m. | 7th Annual Chevra Cinema: Biloxi Blues | Jewish Museum & Cultural Center
Biloxi Blues will be introduced by Professor Andrew Quicke – Former Bureau Chief CBN Jerusalem, Israel.
Tickets are $5

Virginia Beach

10:30 a.m. | Hoppy Yoga | Green Flash Brewing Company
Enjoy a little beer with your Namaste! Join Green Flash Brewing Co. for a session of Hoppy Yoga. Admission is $20 and includes class plus one beer. All-levels welcome.
Click here to register

11 a.m. | VOW Bridal Event | Virginia Beach Convention Center
The pages of VOW Bride magazine will come to life as guest designers, wedding specialists and authors are a vital part of this year’s show. An amazing couture runway show presenting stunning Designer gowns, tuxedos, flowers and special occasion fashions will inspire you.
Admission is $15. Children ages six and younger are FREE

12 p.m. | “Freedom Song” by the Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads | Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School
“Freedom Song” takes a young present-day student, Anne, on a journey through time with her guide, the incomparable Harriet Tubman. As history unfolds around her, Anne discovers just a few of the different challenges and many triumphs of African-Americans.
Tickets are $5