Things to Do: September

Fall for the Arts in COVA

In the mood for something quieter to do or a little more low key? Want to get in touch with your artsy side? Well, then here’s a list to help you fall for Cova in a whole new way. Explore some amazing galleries and discover a new appreciation for the creativity that is alive in Coastal Virginia. Here are seven ways to Fall for the Arts in COVA: Hampton The Hampton University Museum, the

Aiken & Friends Music Fest – this weekend at the Smithfield Little Theatre

Smithfield Music presents Coastal Virginia’s Original Music Festival featuring national, regional & local Americana, Country & Roots artists & songwriters this Friday, Sept. 23 night and all day Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Smithfield Little Theatre. Destined to be a night to remember, join us FRIDAY NIGHT at 7:30 pm  a “Songwriters in the Round” Concert with Mike Aiken, Paul Jefferson & Jack Sundrud. SATURDAY AFTERNOON the outdoor festival & tailgate party kicks off in

The Isle of Wight County Fair is here!

Talent & More at the Isle of Wight County Fair The 2016 Isle of Wight County Fair will be held from September 15 through September 18 at the Joel C. Bradshaw Fairgrounds in Windsor. Military Appreciation Day is Sunday, September 18 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m when the price with Military ID is only $5.00 To purchase your tickets online, or for more information, go to Main Stage Entertainment The Duke Automotive Stage

This Weekend! Living History Event at St. Luke’s Church

“General From Whitemarsh: A Celebration of Joseph Bridger” This Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., 14477 Benns Church Blvd., Smithfield Meet St. Luke’s most revered patron, Joseph Bridger, visit with period vendors, and hear about the “Written in Bone” Project from Dr. Doug Owsley, Head of Physical Anthropology for the Smithsonian Institute (the project included the exhumation of Joseph Bridger’s grave at St. Luke’s). Music and food also available. $8 admission to the

Party with The King of the Sea in VB this Fall!

As the summer winds down to a close, the party begins in Virginia Beach. It’s time to usher in the fall season in style with a host of festivals and events you won’t want to miss. Don’t get us wrong; we love the sun, sand and surf of the warmer months, but as the temperature lowers, the Resort Beach is just heating up! The preeminent party of the VB fall festival season pays homage

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

First Fridays Turn Downtown Norfolk into a Street Party

The fourth season of Downtown Norfolk Council’s First Fridays runs monthly through October from 5 pm to 8:30 pm with live music, food trucks, merchandise vendors and a beer garden with craft beer in an authentic Downtown setting. “We have an exciting line up of musical entertainment to appeal to all audiences,” said Mary Miller, president and CEO of Downtown Norfolk Council. “This series provides a dramatic backdrop to showcase our vibrant businesses and

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

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,