Things to Do: July

Join Easton Corbin backstage at a VIP Reception!

Billboard’s Top New Country Artist in 2010, Easton Corbin was the only country male artist in 17 years to have TWO consecutive No. 1 singles: “A Little More Country Than That” & “Roll With It.”  Florida-born Easton “sounds authentic and confident surrounded by fiddles and acoustic guitar at a time when young country artists typically offset their country roots with flashy rock guitar solos or smoky R&B vocals.” (NashCountryWeekly.com) Easton’s newest album “About to Get Real.” debuted at #1 on Billboard’s country

Celebrate Independence in Smithfield and Windsor!

Isle of Wight County will present two Firework Displays in Celebration of the Fourth of July. Sunday July 3, 2016 at Clontz Park in Smithfield (Fireworks can be viewed anywhere along the River, including the bridge at Smithfield Station and the Smithfield Little Theatre Parking lot.) Monday July 4, 2016 at Windsor High School American Fireworks Company will be displaying the Firework shows and all shows will begin approximately 9:30pm or at dark. For more

Win 2 tickets to a VIP Reception with Scotty McCreery or Easton Corbin

Purchase a Premium Ticket to either Isle Jam Concert and be entered to win 2 tickets to the VIP “Meet & Greet” Per-Show Reception! Join us Saturday, June 25 for our first Isle Jam Concert featuring American Idol Scotty McCreery. Scotty burst onto the national scene at the age of 17 when he blew the judges away with his powerful voice and captured the hearts of the audience – winning Season 10 of American Idol.

Turn the Page: Hi-Fructose Magazine Exhibit Comes to Virginia Beach!

When America’s top-ranked arts publication magazine joins forces with the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), an once-in-a-lifetime VB experience awaits.  MOCA’s newest exhibit, Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose, will be an unprecedented showcase highlighting the renowned art and artists from the San Francisco-based Hi-Fructose The New Contemporary Art Magazine’s first ten years in publication. The exhibit is the ultimate collaboration of two like-minded organizations, and will bring the works

Cruise In To Downtown Franklin

  We welcome you to “Cruise In” to one of the many Franklin Cruise In events coming up in 2016! This family friendly event is open to Antique Cars and Trucks, Street Rods, and Custom Bikes owners who want to show off their ride(s). Vehicles travel from as far away as Chesterfield, VA to the north, Valentines, VA to the west, Virginia Beach to the east and Ahoskie, NC to the south to attend

We Be Jammin’ – Are You?

We Be Jammin’ is a lively summer concert series presented by the Downtown Franklin Association. We Be Jammin’ is a family friendly event that showcases local and professional musicians. From Top 40, Country, Motown, Dance, Beach and Classic Rock We Be Jammin’ concerts plays a variety of music for a wide audience. Bring your lawn chair, sit back and relax to great music beside the beautiful scenic Blackwater River or slip on your dancing shoes

Experience an Energy Like No Other at Virginia Beach’s Rudee Inlet

Aquatic adventure is the name of the game when you visit Rudee Inlet, just south of the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. The laid-back neighborhood harbor is a favorite of our locals and, trust us, they know how to have a good time. From jet skis to paddle boards, the marinas of Rudee Inlet have what you need to take your vacation to the next level. Come and parasail high above the water for a view that will take

Get Out on the Town in Virginia Beach

In Virginia Beach, it can be a tall order to pull yourself away from the sand and surf but a night (or day) on the town might be exactly what your vacation needs. Whether you want to get dressed up and enjoy a glass of Merlot indulge your inner shopaholic, you will find what you are looking for at Town Center of Virginia Beach and Pembroke Mall. Just a quick drive from the boardwalk,

Virginia Beach Brewery Tours Will Cure What Ales You

In Virginia Beach, the beer flows like the mighty Lynnhaven River, no matter the season. Like the transition of the leaves and the shifts in temperature, each new season provides ample opportunity to explore new varieties of beer at one of our many local breweries. From stouts and porters, to IPAs and Lagers, stop in to one of our many breweries for a sampler of them all! With so many wonderful breweries from which

Lighting the Way for Your Virginia Beach Adventure

Begin your visit to Coastal Virginia in the same place the settlers began theirs, and experience Virginia Beach history firsthand. Where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic marks the spot where John Smith and his crew first stepped foot on American sand before moving inland to establish the settlement of Jamestown. Today, in addition to prime sunset viewing, the original landing site is home to the First Landing Cross and the first federally-funded construction