Hurricane Florence Cancels Many Local Events


Hurricane Florence is forecast to make landfall sometime late Thursday evening along the southeast coast and Hampton Roads will feel its effects. As a result, local organizations are preparing and have started announcing event cancellations ahead of the storm.

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CHESAPEAKE

  • The Movies & More Series for Saturday, Sept. 15 at Courtyard Square Park has been canceled. You can catch the next showing on Saturday, Oct. 13.
  • Bra-ha-ha 5K and One Mile Fun Run, scheduled for  Saturday, September 15th is now rescheduled for Saturday, October 13th.

HAMPTON

  • Blue Bird Gap Farm will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 12 to finalize all of our storm preparations
  • Fort Monroe will be closed until Monday, Sept. 17.

NEWPORT NEWS

NORFOLK

SUFFOLK

PORTSMOUTH

  • The 9-11 Never Forget Memorial scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 11 at Portsmouth City Hall is canceled.
  • The Great World War lecture at the Churchland Public Library scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13 has been canceled.
  • RIVERFest, scheduled for this Saturday, Sept. 15 is now rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

VIRGINIA BEACH

  • The Neptune Festival 22nd Annual Fall Wine Festival scheduled for this upcoming weekend at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront has been canceled.
  • The annual Town Center Fashion Show scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15 is RESCHEDULED to Saturday, Sept. 22 in the Town Center Fountain Plaza from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • D’Art Center’s Merge Reception has been postponed. All classes are canceled until further notice.
  • The Zac Brown Band concert scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15 at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater has been cancelled. Refunds will be issued.
  • Virginia Beach Farmer’s Market Hoedown Scheduled for Friday, September 14th is canceled. It will resume next Friday.
  • The Lynnhaven River Ecosystem Restoration Project Open House Wednesday, September 12th is canceled.

WILLIAMSBURG

Be sure to check out the WAVY.com Hurricane Guide for extensive resources as you prepare for the storm.


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