Your One City Marathon, MEAC Tournament Hampton Roads Weekend

As spring approaches, one of the area’s biggest marathons will take place this weekend. Also you can catch a full weekend of college hoops over at Norfolk Scope.

Even with spring right around the corner, some winter weather is in the forecast. Be sure to check the WAVY Weather Center for updates and to see if there are any cancellations or postponements with an event.

Also Hampton Restaurant Week ends this weekend. Check out our interactive map for all the participating restaurants.

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 | 13th Annual Virginia RV Show | Hampton Roads Convention Center
Stock up on all the essentials and gather great ideas for your next RV vacation. Come ready to shop the newest in accessories for RVs, as well as campgrounds. Insurance and financing will also be available on site. Plus, attend daily seminars to pick up some new info and tips to help with your purchase.
Tickets are $10 | Children 12 and under FREE

Newport News

Friday & Saturday | One City Marathon Health and Wellness Expo | Denbigh Community Center
The 2017 One City Marathon Health And Wellness Expo presented by Riverside will feature over 30 different health, fitness, and apparel related vendors. There will also be an art contest, featuring art from students within the City of Newport News, showcasing what it means to live a healthy life. All runners must pick up their bibs and race packets from the expo.
FREE

Norfolk

Friday & Saturday | The 2017 MEAC Tournament | Norfolk Scope
The MEAC Men’s Basketball Tournament is the conference championship tournament in basketball for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). The tournament has been held every year since 1972. It is a single-elimination tournament and seeding is based on regular season records. The winner, declared conference champion, receives the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
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Friday – Sunday | Virginia Stage Company Presents – Venus in Fur | Wells Theatre
One of America’s greatest living comedy writers, Ives has crafted a cheeky, sometimes sultry, and always enticing play within a play. The character of Thomas Novacheck has searched high and low for a woman fit for the lead role in the play he has written. As the audition unfolds on stage, we begin to question who is really auditioning whom?
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Friday – Sunday | Disney’s Aladdin by the Hurrah Players | TCC Roper Performing Arts Center
Flying into Hampton Roads is Disney’s new Broadway version of Aladdin. Direct from New York, Hurrah once again is honored with the regional premiere of a smash Broadway hit.
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Friday

Norfolk

6 p.m. | Shamrockin’ in Ghent | Colley Avenue
Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with us, and drink for a cause. There will be live music from The Deloreans, The Fighting Jameson’s, and Tidewater Pipes and Drums. A true tradition in this area, you don’t want to miss it!
FREE

10 a.m. | Y’Art Sale | D’Art Center
For two weekends in March, community art collectors looking for new homes for art they no longer want will offer those “gently used” original paintings, prints, photos and sculptures for sale at Hampton Roads’ first-ever Y’ART SALE at the d’Art Center. A portion of the proceeds from the sale will benefit the d’Art Center.
FREE

Suffolk

7 p.m. | Art and “Wine-ing” Workshop | Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
NOT your typical “Paint-nite!” 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. Just bring yourself and your fellow “artists” friends and leave everything else at the door—a great date night or friends’ night out.
$40 for supplies and wine

Saturday

Chesapeake

8 a.m. | Great Bridge Fisherman’s Association Fishing Flea Market | Chesapeake Conference Center
This year’s fishing flea market will have all of the vendors from previous years and some new merchants as well. Just like our past fishing flea market, we will also have several seminars with talks from well known personalities and live demonstrations, plus lots of giveaways and something for everyone in the family. Come stock up on gifts for the fisherman in your life or take home a prize from our FREE raffle and 50/50 give-away!
Tickets are $3 per person | Children 12 and under FREE

Hampton

10 a.m. | Build The City: Minecraft Madness | Hampton History Museum
Using cardboard boxes and other recyclable materials, teams of children will construct the buildings of downtown Hampton in the art style of Minecraft. There is no set age range; the entire family is encouraged to join the fun.
FREE

8 p.m. | Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars | The American Theatre
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have risen like a phoenix out of the ashes of war and enflamed the passions of fans across the globe with their uplifting songs of hope, faith and joy.
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Newport News

11 a.m. | German Shepherd Adoptions | PetSmart Newport News
Join Virginia German Shepherd Rescue to meet the awesome foster dogs looking for a forever home. Learn how to adopt, foster, donate and volunteer. See for yourself why this is such a popular dog breed.
FREE

6 p.m. | One City Marathon Pasta Dinner | Marriott at City Center
Olympic Gold Medalist LaTasha Colander Clark will be the keynote speaker for this year’s Saturday Night Pasta Dinner presented by Riverside Health System.
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7:30 p.m. | Star Party/Laser Light Shows | Virginia Living Museum
In the planetarium, learn about the current night sky in “Virginia Skies” at 7:30 p.m. Then, enjoy the planetarium’s state-of-the-art laser light system in these music-and-light shows: “Laser Pop” at 8:30, “Laser X” at 10, and “The Wall” at 11:30.
$6 for each planetarium show or $10 for two

8 p.m. | Vanessa Williams | Ferguson Center for the Arts
One of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in the entertainment industry today, Vanessa Williams has not only sold millions of records worldwide, but she has also topped several Billboard charts during her illustrious 33 year career.
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8 p.m. | El DeBarge at the 8th Anniversary Concert | Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center
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Norfolk

10 a.m. | Family Day: Springtime in Paris | Chrysler Museum of Art
Take an imaginary trip overseas to the sparkling city of Paris. Enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes from the City of Light. We celebrate our Toulouse-Lautrec exhibition with hands-on artmaking, mimes, and more! Be sure to bring the entire family and your friends for some French-inspired fun.
FREE

10 a.m. | The Dr. Earle Williams Show | Attucks Theatre
The Dr. Earle Show presents a series of seminars by former felon and noted clinical psychologist Dr. Earle Williams. These seminars are designed to inform, encourage and teach individuals how to avoid prison, how to prepare for release from prison and how to adjust to the community outside of prison.
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8 p.m. | K. Michelle | Chrysler Hall
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8 p.m. | Mae | The NorVa
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Portsmouth

9 a.m. | Volunteer Service Days | Paradise Creek Nature Park
Become a river hero. Help us clean up the park, improve plantings and learn river stewardship while you’re at it! Projects vary by date.
FREE

11 a.m. | Celebration of the Arts | Children’s Museum of Virginia
Celebration of the Arts is a family fun day filled with dances, musicians, storytellers, magicians and more through the day. Teachers and PTA presidents will be admitted free with proper credentials to encourage exploration of how to integrate the arts into their curriculum.
FREE

11 a.m. | Yoga for Adults | Portsmouth Main Library
All levels are welcomed. Different variations are offered for each pose and flow; attention is given to following your breath. All you need is a mat, a smile, and a willing attitude.
FREE

2 p.m. | Paddle Guide and Kayak Helper Basic Training | Hoffler Creek Wildlife Reserve
Join us to learn the basics that each kayak helper or paddle guide needs to know for the 2017 summer season.
FREE

Suffolk

7:30 p.m. | Frank Sings Frank: A Tidewater Winds Concert Band | Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
Come and hear the Tidewater Winds Big Band with Mr. Frank Cubillo singing from the great American song book. Come hear Luck Be a Lady, My Kind of Town, My Way, and much, much more.
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Virginia Beach

9 a.m. | Rain Barrel Workshops | Virginia Beach Farmers Market
Participants will build a 55-gallon sealed rain barrel and be given a free diverter kit to help with installation on their existing down spout.
Workshops are $50 and registration is required. Register at VBMG.ORG

10 a.m. | Contemporary Creations | Virginia MOCA
Students will explore the MOCA galleries and look to contemporary art for inspiration as they learn the visual language of line, shape, color, value, texture, and space. Young artists will use these fundamental skills to draw and paint original works of art while they discover their own artistic voice for creative expression.
Members $80 | Non-members $95

2 p.m. | Shuckin’ Me Mollusks – 2nd Annual Oyster Roast | Commonwealth Brewing Company
Get your pre-Paddy’s Day game on at Commonwealth with all you can eat roasted and raw oysters. The Wampler Brothers are bringing us their grassy folk rock and 412 BBQ will have $10 pork platters from their whole hog roast.
Tickets are $30 in advance | $35 at the door

Williamsburg

11 a.m. | Betsy Q Benefit Concert | Kimball Theatre
Singer/songwriter Betsy Q returns to the Kimball Theatre with her delightful children’s music. In her one-woman show, the audience is encouraged to interact with her performance of clever, educational and entertaining music. Appropriate for children of all ages, her messages are embraced by the young at heart.
Adults $7 | Seniors, students, children $5 | Under 1 year FREE

1 p.m. | Riverwalk Restaurant’s Wine Expo | Riverwalk Restaurant
Featuring curated wine and hors d’oeuvres stations including 50 wines for tasting, artisanal cheese, breads, fruit, local oysters and chocolate.
$45 for early admission | $35 for regular admission

Sunday

Hampton

2:30 p.m. | Hampton Roads Philharmonic – Beethoven Symphony No.3 “Eroica” | The American Theatre
Don’t miss the chance to hear Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, a masterpiece of passion, conflict, and triumph. A concert hall favorite, the “Eroica” symphony is a dramatic work that has been delighting audiences for over 200 years.
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Newport News

7 a.m.| 3rd annual One City Marathon | Victory Landing Park
Join us for the 3rd annual Newport News One City Marathon, featuring the Nautical Mile Fun Run presented by the Daily Press, the Maritime 8K presented by Anthem, the One City Marathon Relay, and the One City Marathon presented by Newport News Shipbuilding. Anyone is welcome to come out and run a race, cheer on the runners throughout the course, or join in the celebration at One City, One Celebration taking place at Victory Landing Park.
FREE for spectators

Norfolk

9:30 a.m. | Brewed to Run Series – March | Smartmouth Brewing Company
Be sure to wear green for the March installment of our monthly running group, Brewed to Run. We will offer two run groups:  10k (Approx. 6 miles) – leaving at 9:30 a.m. & 5K – (Approx. 3 miles) – leaving at 10 a.m. Exact routes will be made available before each run. Tasting room will open when the faster group gets back.
FREE

7 p.m. | Brain Candy Live with Adam Savage and Michael Stevens | Chrysler Hall
Adam Savage, one of television’s most loved personalities, has joined forces with Michael Stevens, one of YouTube’s biggest stars and they’re coming to a theater near you. They’re bringing along more than three tons of their crazy toys, incredible tools and mind-blowing demonstrations for a celebration of curiosity that’s an interactive, hands-on, minds-on theatrical experience like no other.
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7:30 p.m. Green Day with special guest Against Me! | Ted Constant Convocation Center
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Suffolk

11 a.m. | The Obici House Bridal Show | The Obici House
Attention all Brides: come tour the beautiful Obici House as you sample what our preferred caterers are offering. Visit with florists, photographers, hair and makeup artists, musicians, DJs and more.
Admission is $5 | $10 with wine tasting

Virginia Beach

2 p.m. | Watts Conservation Series: John Englander | Virginia Aquarium
Oceanographer, consultant, and leading expert on seal level rise John Englander will be the first Watts Conservation Speaker Series presenter of 2017, discussing climate change and the resulting sea level rise and its importance to this region.
FREE

Williamsburg

11 a.m. | 2nd Sundays | Colonial Williamsburg
You can stroll the streets of Colonial Williamsburg and take in unique arts, handcrafts and live music in a fun and family friendly atmosphere. From face painting & crafts projects for kids & adults to fine, folk & contemporary artwork, local authors with books appropriate for all ages, and live music & performances for all musical palates, there’s something to be enjoyed by all.
FREE