Your Buckroe Beach Art, Neptune Wine Fest, Taste of Suffolk Hampton Roads Weekend

And just like that the summertime is over! But fall brings a lot of great things, such as; football, pumpkin patches, fall festivals and football!

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All Weekend

Virginia Beach

Saturday & Sunday | Virginia Beach Pet Expo | Virginia Beach Convention Center
Fabulous prize giveaways for both the two-legged and four-legged friends. Adopt! Dozens of rescue groups and a mega-adoption event. Also check out the latest and greatest pet products.

Saturday & Sunday | Neptune’s Fall Wine Festival | Neptune Park
Join your friends by the Oceanfront for an afternoon hosted by Virginia’s leading vineyards. Enjoy over 70 wines from 16 wineries, live music, food trucks, and more.
Tickets are $30 -40


Friday – Sunday | “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” | James-York Playhouse
The Williamsburg Players bring Charles Schulz’s classic “Peanuts” characters to life in Clark Gesner’s musical, “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Join Charlie Brown, Lucy, Schroeder, Linus, Sally and Snoopy in this revised version of the original 1967 show.
Tickets are $20



7 p.m. | Hampton football Home Opener vs. Delaware State | Armstrong Stadium
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5 p.m. | Free Tasting Friday: Argentina | Mermaid Winery
This feature event will take place at our tasting bar and is open to the public; no reservations required.

7 p.m. | The Muse Neighborhood Jam | The Muse Writing Center
Join us for an evening where everyone is welcome to make music, sing, read, laugh, or just hang out and listen.

9:15 p.m. | FlickIt! Fridays: Clue | Naro Cinema
This month’s event is a benefit for our little merpeople at Swim TAC and is sponsored by Smartmouth Beer, Aquawear Inc., Atlantis Games & Comics, Handsome Biscuit, & Push Comedy Theater.
Tickets are $10


Cape Charles

7 p.m. | Harbor for the Arts Concert Series | Cape Charles Central Park
Enjoy the last weekends of summer at the Cape Charles Central Park concert series. Weekly entertainment at either the Park or Palace Theatre. A little something for everyone with sounds of gospel, blues, jazz, funk, rock and more.


8 a.m. | Freedom Run | Dismal Swamp Trail
The Freedom Run is held in memory of those who lost their lives in the events of September 11, 2001. The proceeds from this event will benefit Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office Charities, Inc., which offers aid to elderly and indigent victims of crime in Chesapeake.
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Eastern Shore

2 p.m. | ESO Craft Beer & Music Festival | ESO Arts Center
Enjoy award winning local and regional craft beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages along with an array of food highlighting the culture of the Eastern Shore.
$20 in advance | $30 at the gate


10 a.m. | 7th Annual Buckroe Beach Arts in the Park | Buckroe Beach Park
Come browse handmade items from 60+ local area artists and craftsmen at the free public event. Enjoy food trucks and music by DJNonya.

10 a.m. | Racing to Save the Bay Festival | Langley Speedway
Bay Days is a spirited celebration that has educated more than a million people about this beautiful, natural resource. The volunteers of Bay Days fill the festival with music, food and fun, art, crafts, and Chesapeake Bay educational displays that provide a wide range of entertainment and learning opportunities.

12 p.m. | EOW Run Free Freedom Run | Oozlefinch Brewery
Join EOW Run and the Police Emerald Society of Tidewater for a get-together and small run to celebrate the lives of those who gave their all for our country and community.

Newport News

10 a.m. | Go Green Expo | Brittingham-Midtown Community Center
The Hampton Roads premier indoor festival, is a one day event for consumers, business leaders, and families that features eco-friendly products, educational speakers, and easy ideas for eco-living, no matter what your shade of green.

6 p.m. | Star Party and Laser Light Show | Virginia Living Museum
Take a tour of the current night sky in “Virginia Skies.” Enjoy the state-of-the-art laser system that splashes brilliant high color LED laser light all across the entire surface of the planetarium dome.
Members $3 | Non-members $6


12 p.m. | ODU Alumni Brewery Tour | O’Connor Brewing Company
Join the ODU Young Alumni Council for beers and lunch as we tour some of our local breweries.
$40 per person; includes a tour of three local breweries, a flight at each brewer

12:30 p.m. | Ocean View Arts Open House Art Exhibition | Ocean View Arts
Check out student and instructor work, featuring drawings, paintings, color studies and fiber arts, as well as art demos and guided tours.

1 p.m. | CMA On Screen: Dance on Fire | Chrysler Museum of Art
Dance with Fire tells the story of how a small art school, Pilchuck Glass School, became the premiere glass art center in the world.

1 p.m. | Nat Turner’s Bible: History, Heritage and Healing. A Family Story | Slover Library
This lecture will focus on Nat Turner’s Bible: History, Heritage, and Healing: A Family Story. The focus will be on reconciliation as well as the significance of this national and international treasure. It is a celebration of the fight for freedom.

6 p.m. | Norfolk State vs. William & Mary | William “Dick” Price Stadium
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7:30 p.m. | Opera in the Park | Town Point Park
Enjoy Virginia Opera artists in your bermudas and flip flops as they sing popular arias and favorite Broadway melodies under the stars. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and listen to the most beautiful music in a laid back waterfront setting.

8 p.m. | Taking Back Sunday | The Waterside District
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8 p.m. | The Black Lillies | Virginia Arts Festival Courtyard
The Black Lillies headline the first outdoor North Shore Point Downtown show in the courtyard outside the Virginia Arts Festival.
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9 a.m. | 11th annual Victory Walk | Portsmouth Pavilion
The Hampton Roads chapter of the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation presents its 11th annual walk. This 2-mile walk will begin at Ntelos Pavilion and wind along the waterfront.
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11 a.m. | Yoga@Main | Portsmouth Public Library
Let your morning go! Clear your mind and join us for a 60-minute Hatha Yoga practice. Our primary emphasis will be following your breath.

2 p.m. | Urban Fiction Book Club | Portsmouth Public Library
Looking for a little drama? If so, join us at the Main Library for the Urban Fiction Meet-Up.


9 a.m. | Library Card Signup Month: DIY Library Card Holder | Morgan Memorial & North Suffolk Library
Create your own fashionable library card holder at any of our locations and earn a raffle ticket for participating. Directions and supplies will be provided.

10 a.m. | Taste of Suffolk 2017 | Downtown Suffolk
Taste of Suffolk will feature some of Suffolk’s best eateries offering a limited menu of their best cuisine offerings. The kid’s area will have bounce houses, clowns and face painters, the Suffolk Fire & Rescue fire safety house, and craft activities. A beer garden will be at the Oderzo Fountain area.

Virginia Beach

9:30 a.m. | Hampton Roads Morning of Hope | Mount Trashmore
Together we can be a part of help and healing. Together we can raise awareness of depression and of suicide.

12 p.m. | 7th Annual Virginia Beach Fallen Heroes Freedomfest | Camp Pendleton
A fundraiser to honor those who have fallen. Virginia’s only Navy SEAL capabilities demonstration be headlining the event. Also live music, auctions and food will go down as well.
Tickets are $50

12 p.m. | Homes for Dogs Project – Virginia Beach Dog Adoption | Commonwealth Brewing Company
Join us for an afternoon filled with brews, barks, food trucks, raffles, giveaways, and local vendors. There will be adoptable dogs on-site from K-9 New Life.* Raffle and sponsorship proceeds go towards K9 New Life.

1 p.m. | 5th Annual 757 Battle of the Beers | Hunt Club Farm
This is the only festival in Hampton Roads that features local 757 Craft Breweries as they battle it out to win in different beer categories – with 100% of the proceeds go to local Hampton Roads charities.
Tickets are $55

1 p.m. | Sandbridge Volunteer Rescue Squad Pig Pickin’ | Little Island State Park
The 38th annual Pig Pickin’ benefits the Station 17 Volunteer Rescue Squad. Only $35 gets you great Beach Bully food, beer , wine, live music and over 40 crafters.
Tickets are $35

2 p.m. | Second Saturday Conversations Tours | Virginia MOCA
Join us for a tour highlighting current exhibits. A MOCA educator will guide you through the exhibitions, promoting conversation and sharing fascinating details on the meaning and background of the art.
MOCA members, children 4 & under FREE | $7.70 for 2 adults | $5.50 for 2 students, seniors 65+, military

Wallops Island

11 a.m. | Rigamajig | NASA Visitor’s Center
Explore engineering with our Rigamajig. This self led activity encourages young participants to begin to develop engineering and design skills through exploration.


8 a.m. | Williamsburg Farmers Market | Merchants Square
Over 40 vendors will bring meats, produce, mushrooms, flowers, artisan chocolate, cheese, honey, baked goods, peanuts and handmade soaps to the Williamsburg Farmers Market. Live music will be performed by the LCV Project.

4 p.m. | Williamsburg Kiwanis Club Shrimp Feast XXXVIII | Jamestown 4-H Center
Featuring “All You Can Eat” shrimp, hot dogs, hush puppies, baked beans, coleslaw, beverages and Virginia Beer Co. beer. Wine will be available for purchase.
Tickets are $40 | Children (6-12) $15



11 a.m. | Riverview Village Days Farmers Market | Lafayette Park
Join over 70-plus vendors, including farmers, artists, crafters, vintage and antique dealers, plant and animal products, jewelry, pottery, bath, skincare and food trucks.

2 p.m. | OBC Beer School: Bavarian Bier! | O’Connor Brewing Company
We are now presenting the 3rd in our 4-part interactive craft beer education workshop. Celebrate the season of Oktoberfest!
Tickets are $20

7:30 p.m. | Bastille | Ted Constant Convocation Center
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8:30 p.m. | Movie Night on the Patio: Couple’s Retreat | Mermaid Winery
Get here early to reserve your seat on the patio Movie begins at 8:30 p.m. Must be 21-years-old to attend. Complimentary popcorn available.


2 p.m. | In Reserve: The Navy in Isle of Wight County | Isle of Wight County Museum
A lecture on the history of the James River Reserve Fleet (also referred to as the Ghost Fleet), this is the story of the anchorage of the National Defense Reserve Fleet located on the James River at Fort Eustis. It is the oldest of the original eight fleet sites and currently one of three still in operation.

Virginia Beach

7 p.m. | Brad Paisley | Virginia Beach Amphiteather
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11 a.m. | 2nd Sundays Williamsburg Art & Music Festival | Prince George Street
Williamsburg’s almost year ’round art, music and street festival. Featuring over 75 varied artists, artisans, authors and at least 8 unique live music performances and performing arts.