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Sadly, the holiday season is over. But start off the New Year with a great weekend!
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Saturday & Sunday | Virginia Hot Rod and Custom Car Show | Hampton Roads Convention Center
Grab your friends and family and enjoy an amazing showcase of the hot rod culture. Custom builders, manufacturers and regional and national car clubs from the car world will be there. There will be live music, a Classic American Sweetheart Pin Up Girl Contest, DJ’s, Kids Zone, Free Giveaways and much more.
All tickets sold at the door. General admission $12, Kids 7 & under free, Children 8 – 12 $8, Military/Senior discounts available
Friday & Saturday | MAMMA MIA! | Ferguson Center for the Arts
The storytelling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives.
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Friday – Sunday | Discover NASA: From Our Town to Outer Space | Stover Library
Discover NASA: From Our Town to Outer Space is a traveling exhibit featuring stunning imagery, hands-on activities and multimedia experiences.
Friday – Sunday | Virginia Children’s Chorus Auditions | Talbot Park Baptist Church
Boys and girls entering grades 1 to 12 – from young beginners to serious high school singers are welcomed to audition. There is a choice of Norfolk or Virginia Beach rehearsal sites for singers in the two younger choirs (approx. grades 1 to 7). Group try-outs are available for children entering grades 1 through 3. All students receive excellent voice training and perform in concert while making new friends and having fun.
Friday & Saturday | GSA Orchestra “You say you want a Revolution?” | TCC Roper Performing Arts Center
The Governor’s School for the Arts Orchestra performs music from Beethoven, Lutosławski, and Berlioz.
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Friday & Saturday | Friends of the Library Book Sale | 300 Carolina Road
The Friends of the Library hold a monthly book sale, the revenue of which is used to support library programs. Peruse thousands of used books, magazines, movies and more.
Paperbacks (Fiction) – $0.50 per inch, Softcovers – $0.50, Hardcovers – $1, Children’s – $0.50 per inch, DVDs – $2, Music CDs – $1, Audio Books on CD – $2, Audio Books on Cassette – $1
10 a.m. | Hidden Figures Book Signing | Hampton History Museum
Margot Lee Shetterly, Hampton native and author of the book behind the soon to be released movie “Hidden Figures” will be signing copies of “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.”
5:30 p.m. | Celebration in Lights (LAST NIGHT) | Newport News Park
Virginia’s first drive-through holiday light event.
10:30 a.m. | Writers Coffee Break | Cafe Stella
Join teachers from The Muse who will be available to answer questions from current and prospective students about their classes.
10:30 a.m. | Resume RoundUp | Little Creek Library
Opportunity Inc.’s monthly Resume Roundup Workshop works to help you develop your resume, review and give feedback, and update your resume to best showcase your strengths.
8 p.m. | Sketchmageddon! The Ultimate Sketch Comedy Competition | Push Comedy Theater
SKETCHMAGEDDON takes three groups and forces them to compete in an all-out comedy death match. Each team will be given 15 minutes to dazzle you with their comedy prowess. It’s Saturday Night Live meets Thunderdome.
Tickets are $5
5:30 p.m. | 31st Annual Twelfth Night | Francis Land House
You will be treated to music and refreshments, plus lots of surprises during our 31st annual celebration of the twelfth day of Christmas. Tours conducted every 20 minutes with first tour at 5 p.m., and the last tour beginning at 9:40 p.m.
4:30 p.m. | Songs in Celebration of George and Martha Washington’s Anniversary | Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Join Henley Fork for a concert of love songs and dance music from the 17th and 18th centuries celebrating love and courtship in honor of the 258th anniversary of the marriage of George and Martha Washington.
FREE with admission
10 a.m. | Fly Fishing Seminar | Northwest Park and Campgrounds
Learn about fly fishing including equipment, technique, tie your first fly and practice casting. Seminar held in the Activity Building.
8 p.m. | Songs For Janie: Featuring Tamara Wellons | Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center
Songs for Janie is inspired by Zora Neale Hurston’s literary novel, “Their Eyes Were Watching God.” Tamara’s music serves as a 21st Century epilogue to the 1937 story of womanhood, independence, and self-worth.
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10 a.m. | Just Write Saturday | The Muse Writing Center
Leave your distractions at home, and join us for an open writing day at The Muse Writers Center. How long can you sit down and write? The goal is to bring your laptop or notebook and write all day if you’d like, in a loose and creative environment.
12 p.m. | Tiger Cubs Turn 1 | Virginia Zoo
The first 100 people to attend the party will receive a FREE mini cupcake to kick off the party. Then watch the cubs smash their own birthday cake. Enjoy educational activities, enrichment, buttons and more.
FREE with admission
1 pm. | CMA on Screen: The Searchers | Chrysler Museum of Art
Join Chrysler for a screening of “The Searchers” with an introduction by the Rev. Scott Hennessy of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. A Q&A follows the film, and don’t forget to stop by our exhibition *Branding the American West* to explore these themes further.
3 p.m. | Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads Auditions | Lafayette Branch Library
These auditions are open to the public but you must make an appointment to audition. Email Jessica Pinsky at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
2 p.m. | Universal Class Sampler Program | Morgan Memorial Library
Interested in learning something new? Take online classes through Universal Class to improve your skills in Microsoft Word, Time Management, painting, and More! Join us for a sampler program to explore this resource and its non-credit courses provided for your personal enrichment.
11 a.m. | Vino Vinyasa | Mermaid Winery
Join us for Vino Vinyasa at Mermaid Winery’s Tasting Room! Bring your own mat for an all-levels dynamic vinyasa taught by Jessica Johnson and stay for brunch complete with 15% off glasses of wine! Class is donation based, so you’re welcome to pay what you feel the class is worth.
FREE but space is limited
1 p.m. | Disney Day at AAA | AAA Tidewater
This fun and informative afternoon offers seminars on what’s new at Walt Disney World® Resort and Disney Cruise Line presented by an expert from Disney.
MacArthur on Ice & Winter Carnival | MacArthur Center
Whether it’s a family tradition or a first date, the center’s 7, 200-square-foot outdoor ice rink is the place for good times this winter. Throughout the season, enjoy public skating sessions, ice hockey clinics, figure skating exhibitions and more.
Admission – $7