5pm: If you’re fancy and like to begin your weekend with a wine tasting, you’ll want to head to The Egg Bistro in Suffolk for Blenheim Vineyards & Dreaming Tree Wine Tasting.
6pm: Be a part of the Virginia Aquarium Family Great Adventure Series on the beach at 27th Street in Virginia Beach. This week’s movie will be Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2.
7pm: See Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore, Maddie and Tae & Canaan Smith at Farm Bureau Live in Virginia Beach.
All day – It is DC Comics Days at your local Barnes and Noble. Come in 7/8 – 7/12 for a special offer on all DC Comics graphic novels and get a free “Young Gotham” comic collection and poster while supplies last.
Friday the 10th-Sunday the 12th: Put some Windex on it! It’s time for My Big Fat Greek Party at 24th Street Park in Virginia Beach.
Friday the 10th –Sunday the 12th: Life’s a peach at the 2nd Annual Chesapeake Peach Festival!
5-9pm: Head over to Town Point Park in Norfolk for the 5th Annual Summer Brewfest.
6pm-infinity: FREE FRIDAYS N.E.O.N. DISTRICT BLOCK PARTY BEHIND WORK RELEASE WHY AM I YELLING I HAVE NO IDEA.
7pm: Kid Rock and Foreigner kick off the weekend at Farm Bureau Live. I would LOVE to see the audience at this one.
10pm: HOT DOLPHIN and WANDCARVER and LADADA at Taphouse. According to the event “HOT DOLPHIN (is the ) grooviest punk from Richmond. Sounds like a fast and energetic kick in the butt that was meant to teach you, not hurt you.”
All day – Enjoy the artists, art, and make some creations of your own at the Virginia Aquarium Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion on the boardwalk between 16th and 18th Streets.
10am: This man has serious junk in his trunk. Not only that, he plays with his junk. Hear Junk Music with The Junkman in Portsmouth.
11am-2pm: Join the Hampton History Museum for The Art of Fun: Games Throughout History.
11am-5pm: Don’t miss the 2nd Saturday Art Walk in downtown Hampton.
12:45–3pm: Inspired by the Running of the Bulls, the Rolling of the Bulls 2015 will feature participants running from Dominion Derby Girls on skates with whiffle ball bats. Grab your balls and head to Hampton for this fun event!
3-7pm: The Alliance Française, along with the Ghent Business Association and Ghent Civic League, are once again celebrating Bastille Day in Ghent!
7pm: The Dave Matthews Band will crash the party at Farm Bureau Live in Virginia Beach.
7pm: Pipe in the 12th at Pleasure House Brewing. The event site says to google the date, so I did, and I’m just going to assume that they are celebrating the 1960 manufacturing of the Etch A Sketch.
7:30pm: Don’t miss a chance to step back in time at Guy Lombardo’s Orchestra Big Band Concert and Dancing at Town Point Park.
7:30pm: Spruce up your weekend plans and attend the Hydrangeas and Highballs evening at The Peninsula Fine Arts Center.
7:45pm: This week, you can see the movie Top Gun on the fantail of the Battleship Wisconsin.
8pm: The Virgin Sketch Show: A Brand New Comedy Show from the Minds of the Push Comedy Theater’s Sketch Comedy Writing Class goes down at the Push Comedy Theater.
9:30pm: Head over to Hell’s Kitchen in Norfolk for the Two Bars from the Gun rock show. (flier attached). Check out their music video here.
10am: Help support CHKD by watching Minions at the family matinee at Beach Movie Bistro.
6-9pm: Groove by the Bay with the Janitors at Buckroe Beach in Hampton. Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy this free event.
7pm: “The sun will come out, tomorrow …” or at least on Sunday in Portsmouth while you watch Annie at Sunday Movies at City Park.