Your Tour De Cure, International Tattoo, Cause for Paws Hampton Roads Weekend


The walls of Norfolk Scope will be filled with over 900 artists of military bands, drumlines, drill teams and so much more during Virginia International Tattoo.

You can help the fight against diabetes during the Tour De Cure in Suffolk. Also you can help our furry friends during the Cause for Paws in Portsmouth.

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

Chesapeake

Friday & Saturday | Chesapeake Master Gardeners’ Plant Sale | Chesapeake Municipal Center
Chesapeake Master Gardeners’ Annual Plant Sale with perennials, annuals, trees, shrubs, herbs, veggies, tropical, pond plants, and much more.
Admission is $1

Norfolk

Friday – Sunday | Virginia International Tattoo | Norfolk Scope
Virginia International Tattoo is an exhibition of marching bands, massed pipes and drums, drill teams, Scottish dancers, choirs and more. Each year, a cast of over 900 artists from several countries creates an unforgettable spectacle under one roof for four breathtaking performances.
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Virginia Beach

Friday – Sunday | Care-A-Lot Pet Lovers’ Extravaganza | Care-A-Lot Pet Supply
Enjoy three days of high-flying dogs, contests and giveaways plus significant savings. Bring your pets and don’t forget the kids. They can enjoy the free Kid’s Zone: A Moon bounce, clowns, face-painting and balloon animals.
FREE

Friday & Saturday | The Eternal Covenant | Sandler Center
The Eternal Covenant is a highly acclaimed dance presentation by Masterworks. Adapted from the Israeli presentation to fit the smaller stages of the Virginia venues, this ballet is a dramatization of the history of the Jews from Abraham to the founding of the state of Israel.
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Friday – Sunday | Regent University Theatre Presents: Oklahoma! | Regent University Communication and Performing Arts Center
Rugged Curly and headstrong Laurey must tame their fiery spirits for love to prevail in this beloved musical. Be swept off your feet by such soaring tunes as “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’,” “People Will Say We’re in Love,” and of course, “Oklahoma!”
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Friday – Sunday | 31st Annual Virginia Beach Spring Craft Market | Virginia Beach Convention Center
The Virginia Beach Spring Craft Market features over 150 fine artists and craftspeople from across the nation offering fine arts, handcrafted jewelry, wood, glass, photography, candles, woven baskets, clothing, toys, folk art and specialty foods.
$6 for adults | Children ages 12 years old and younger FREE

Friday

Norfolk

7:05 p.m. first pitch | Norfolk Tides vs. Syracuse Chiefs | Harbor Park
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Virginia Beach

10 a.m. | Arbor Day Ceremony | North Landing Elementary
Join us as Virginia Beach receives its 37th consecutive “Tree City USA” Award from the Virginia Department of Forestry. This award identifies the city as a community that has a proven commitment to an ongoing community forestry program.
FREE

Wallops Island

7 p.m. | STEM in the Sky Astronomy Series: Jupiter & Constellations Event | NASA Visitors Center
The event begins with an astronomy presentation at the NASA Visitor Center’s Auditorium at 7 p.m. followed by night sky observations through telescopes and binoculars on the grounds of the Visitor Center from 7:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. Two 30 minute constellation tours of the night sky will be offered at 8 and 9 p.m. The constellation tours are limited to 25 people and will be available on a first come first serve basis. Astronomy-themed movies, hands-on activities and crafts also will be available throughout the event.
FREE

Saturday

Chesapeake

9 a.m. | Pick-Your-Own Strawberries | Greenbrier Farms
The Chesapeake strawberry field opens for picking with two great varieties: Sweet Charlies and Chandlers. While you’re here, the kids can play on the playground, visit our animal petting area, see ducks, chickens and Millie the pig, see antique tractors and generally enjoy running around the farm.
FREE

Hampton

4 p.m. | Bark For Life of Hampton | Fort Monroe
During the event, families and their dogs come together for a few hours during the day. There are canine demonstrations, vendors, ceremonies, entertainment, raffles, contests, and the warmhearted feelings of wagging tails at a gathering where the community can support the mission of the American Cancer Society.
Admission is $10

8 p.m. | The Bumper Jacksons | The American Theatre
Boldly paying homage to the musical traditions of yesteryear, The Bumper Jacksons’ romp through musical history incorporates 1930s-style hot jazz, country swing, Americana hits, and big blues.
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Newport News

9 a.m. | Spring Native Plant Sale | Virginia Living Museum
The Virginia Living Museum’s horticulture staff holds this annual sale as a fund-raiser, but the real goal is to introduce the gardening public to the incredible variety of native plants that will do well in the landscape, and to educate gardeners about those which are better left in the wild.
FREE

11 a.m. | Robin Hood | Peninsula Community Theatre
Presented by the Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads. A delightful romp with Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Robin and his Merry Men (that’s you!) will have to defeat the Sheriff of Nottingham and save the day.
Single Tickets are $18 | Students (22 and under) $12 | Seniors (60+), Military (& Dep.) $17 | Children’s Theatre: Single Tickets: $7

2 p.m. | Spring Lecture Series: Dennis L. Noble | The Mariner’s Museum and Park
During this lecture, author Dennis Noble will expand on his biography and explore McKenna’s literary works. After Noble retired from the U.S. Navy in 1978, he attended Purdue University, receiving a Ph.D. in history. Noble is the author of 15 books and has received numerous awards.
FREE

8 p.m. | The Drifters, The Cornell Gunter Coasters and The Platters | Ferguson Center for the Arts
The Drifters delivers the same style, charisma and history that existed in the earlier days of the group. From the release of “Money Honey” on, they offered a blend of tasteful music and class, all wrapped up in their famous patented choreography. The Cornell Gunter Coasters were the supreme comedians of rock and roll, and the first vocal group to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Platters cranked out multiple hits that vaulted them to stardom, and tagged them as the most popular vocal group of the ’50s.
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Norfolk

9 a.m. | Charity Book Sale for The Muse | The Book Exchange
All charity items at Book Exchange – Norfolk will be 50 cents-$1 each. Fill a bag for $7 or a box for $15 (bags and boxes will be provided). All money raised will benefit The Muse’s scholarship funds.
FREE

10 a.m. | Show & Grow Your Prose | The Muse Writing Center
Don’t miss this opportunity to read ten minutes of your prose (short story, memoir, or novel chapter ONLY) to the audience, followed by a brief professional critique by our guest critiquers.
FREE

12 p.m. | The Caribbean Comes to O’Connor | O’Connor Brewing Company
Savor the sweet sounds of the steel drums while sipping on your favorite brew. This event is part of a year-long celebration of Mosaic Steel Orchestra’s 10th Anniversary of serving Hampton Roads.
FREE

1 p.m. | CMA on Screen: Midnight in Paris | Chrysler Museum of Art
While on a trip to Paris with his fiancé’s family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously transported back in time each midnight to the 1920s.
FREE

1 p.m. | Belmont Spring Beer Festival | Belmont House of Smoke
25+ Veteran owned brewed taps available – 10 + veteran owned breweries. Proceeds benefit The Navy Diver Foundation. Family-friendly activities sponsored by The Navy Diver Foundation.
Tasting Tickets: $15 in advance | $20 at the door

5 p.m. | Student Film Showcase | ODU’s Goode Theatre
A program of short works by ODU filmmakers, highlighting the academic year. Featured will be Carmelita, the departmental production from the Advanced Filmmaking class.
Admission is $5

8 p.m. | Paula Poundstone | Attucks Theatre
Paula Poundstone is considered one of the most original comedians working today. Legendary for her razor-sharp wit and wry, intelligent humor, she is a master at spontaneous interaction with a crowd.
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Portsmouth

9 a.m. | Portsmouth Humane Society: 9th Annual Cause for Paws 5K | North Landing Park
Whether you’re a runner, walker, or you just enjoy a great family day filled with wonderful dogs. All event proceeds go directly to fund the care of the hundreds of animals in care.
FREE for spectators | Click here for registration information

11 a.m. | Antique & Classic Car Show | Alliance Christian Academy
Bring your classic, hot rod, muscle car, kustom, truck, or motorcycle.
FREE

2 p.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.
FREE

Suffolk

First race starts at 6 a.m. | Tour De Cure | Kings Fork High School
Tour de Cure is the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising cycling event. The tour is a ride, not a race, with routes designed for all skill levels (10 miles to 100 miles) from the occasional rider to the more experienced cyclist.
FREE for spectators | Click here for registration information

8:30 a.m. | Shred-A-Thon | AAA Suffolk
Area residents may bring up to three storage boxes of personal paperwork containing personally identifiable information including names, birthdates, account numbers, etc., for free on-site shredding.
FREE

10 a.m. | IconiCon | North Suffolk Library
Come to the biggest free gathering of Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comic, and Anime fans in the area. This all ages event features a Lightsaber Academy, a Super Smash Bros. tournament, gaming on Library2Go, vendors, a cosplay contest, a fan art contest, food truck, and other activities.
FREE

Virginia Beach

9 a.m. | Girl Fest 2017 | Military Aviation Museum
Launch into an adventure in science and history while discovering that the sky is the limit for girls with wings. Girls can spend the day touring the museum’s aircraft collection and learning about the prominent role innovative and risk-taking women have played in the history of aviation. Girls can also meet local pilots and learn about careers in aerospace.
FREE

9 a.m. | 2017 Parkinsons Optimism Walk | Neptune Park
The 2017 Parkinsons Optimism Walk is the largest annual Hampton Roads region education event about Parkinson Disease. Parkinson Disease Education Pavilion – education exhibits and information. Movement and exercise activities for all attendees to participate. Stroll and roll for 9 blocks along the Virginia Beach Oceanfront.
FREE

10 a.m. | Lularoe Shopping Event | Virginia Beach Resort & Conference Center
A Lularoe shopping event along with Lipsense, Usborne Books and more.
FREE

12 p.m. | Touch-a-Truck | Princess Anne Recreation Center
Experience the thrill of sitting behind the wheel of fascinating community vehicles including the Fire Department’s Monster Truck, a police car, street sweeper, dump truck and more! Face painting, children’s crafts and our DJ spinning tunes guarantees the fun.
FREE

12 p.m. | Town Center Craft Beer Festival | Virginia Beach Town Center
Over 50 craft beers from 25 breweries will be available for sampling at the Town Center Craft Beer Festival. Tickets include sampling and live entertainment. This signature event features local Virginia beers and national and regional craft beers and ciders.
$30 in advance | $35 day-of-show

1 p.m. | 46th annual YSC Pig and Oyster Roast | Camp Pendleton
Raising money for local charities, all you can eat BBQ chicken, pulled pork, chopped BBQ, oysters, chili and clam chowder. Not to mention all you can drink beer and wine while listening to the hottest band at the beach The Deloreans.
Tickets are $50

Williamsburg

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

10 a.m. | New Town Chalk & Family Fest | New Town Williamsburg
Enjoy a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, chalk drawing, kids games, and much more. In addition, watch artists or enter as an artist and draw in the streets of New Town for cash. Amateur, Professional, High School and under 12 categories are available.
FREE

Sunday

Hampton

12 p.m. | Preview Party | Paradise Ocean Club
Known for their dynamic ’80s costumes, unstoppable energy, and their ability to bring down the house EVERY time, the Deloreans will make an opening night you will not forget.
FREE

Norfolk

8 p.m. | Marsha Ambrosius and Eric Benet | The NorVA
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Suffolk

4:30 p.m. | Healthy Kids Running Series | Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Kids compete each week of the Series for a chance to earn points and at the end of the Series the top boy and girl with the most points in their respective age division receive a trophy.
$10 Per Race

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

11 a.m. | 6th Annual Hampton Roads VisionWalk | 31st Street at the Oceanfront
Come out and join the fight against blindness at the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ 6th Annual Hampton Roads VisionWalk! This fundraiser 5k will take you up and down the boardwalk as you walk to raise awareness for retinal degenerative disease research.
FREE

3 p.m. | Peter and the Wolf | Sandler Center
This celebrated Russian children’s tale tells the story of a Young Pioneer named Peter and a wild wolf with a wicked hunger. Hear how the characters come to life through the various orchestral instruments–like the bird played by the high-pitched flute and the duck played by the oboe.
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Williamsburg

12 p.m. | Williamsburg Craft Beer Festival | Williamsburg Public Library
The Williamsburg Craft Beer Festival will feature more than twenty craft beers from at least ten different breweries. Attendees will enjoy craft beer, live music and food will be available for purchase from local food trucks.
General Admission: $30 | VIP Admission: $45


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