5-8pm: Head over to Work Release for Concert For Climate Action. This free event features music from Ikagura, Daniel Neale, Masego Music, and Charles Rasputin & Friends.
6-10pm: Finish up your July at The Mariners’ Museum & Park in Newport News during Thursdays by the Lake featuring Hey! Hey! Hooligans.
6:30pm-8pm: On the Southside, you can chill at Sunset Thursdays at Portside featuring Jazz saxophonist Stan Howard in Portsmouth.
7:30pm: The Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents Symphony By the Sea at the Oceanfront on the 31st Stage. This is a free event.
3-9pm: As if to remind us that Fall is just around the corner, O’Connor Brewing Company brings the return of Punkelweisse.
Friday 4pm – Sunday at 8pm: Visit the Eastern Shore during the Clam Slam 2015 & 5th Annual Boat Docking Contest.
Friday 5pm – Saturday 5pm: DIY-ers rejoice! It is time for the Art Book Fair in Norfolk presented by QbyQ Press.
5-9pm: Grab your kilts and head to City Center at Oyster Point to hear the awesome Glasgow Kiss, Born Crooked, and the always entertaining Fighting Jamesons during Fridays at the Fountain.
5-11pm: It’s party time at Hunt Club Farm during the Blue Moon Full Moon-A-Palooza. Music by Major and the Monbacks, Phil Roebuck, and The Billy Joel Trio will be chiming through the air. Admission is free!
6pm: “Say It Loud” proudly celebrates African American heritage & culture expressed through the visual arts. Located on the first floor of the World Trade Center.
6-7pm: Burn off the week at the free Outdoor Boot Camp at Red Wing Park in Virginia Beach.
7-8pm: Join Virginia World Rhythms Drum Circle at 68th Street at the Oceanfront for the Full Moon Drum Circle. $5.00 appreciation fee suggested.
7-8pm: Not too far from the drum circle, you can also take part in guided meditation hosted by the Reiki Wellness & Meditation Center at 81st Street.
7-10pm: Cool your summer off at Mount Trashmore Park while watching Frozen. The event is free and concessions will be available.
730pm: In celebration of the re-opening of the Ghent Dog Park, this week’s Friday Night Flow donations will support the Ghent Dog Park Association to maintain the park as a safe, friendly place for Ghent’s best friends.
9pm: Blow off some steam at Free Fridays at Work Release with DJ P & MR T, as well as HEARTRACER and JESSE BERLIN.
7:30am: Have you signed up for Joggin’ for Frogmen? Get ready for this 5k that honors our Navy SEALs and all military Heroes.
9:30am: Don’t be a boob: Celebrate them instead! Join the Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News for Breastfeeding Mamas 3rd Annual Latch On Celebration.
10am-1pm: If you can’t make it to the Peninsula to celebrate the beautiful gift of breastfeeding, head to Portsmouth City Park for this event put on by La Leche League of Hampton Roads!
12-7pm: Kick off Craft Beer Month in Virginia at Smartmouth Beer during the Missing Digit Hemp Session IPA Release.
2-9pm: Into tours? Into beer? Head to P-town for the Craft Beer Tour of Old Towne.
7pm: Head to Borjo for an evening of song, good drinks, brownie sundaes and friendship. Great music by three acoustic acts, including Norfolk’s Songbird, Skye Zentz.
8pm: Plan B Returns with their unique enthusiasm to the Push Comedy Theatre. They will entertain you with their very own style of Sketch, Video and Improv. Bring a friend and come to laugh. They love you!
9pm-2am: Dance on at Pancho N Luigi’s for CAN WE KICK IT? The Ladies Night Excursions Volume 1 Dance Party. Ladies are free, dudes are $5.
9am: Yoga. The Plot. You know what to do.
12-7pm: Join O’Connor Brewing and Get Fresh Café for Flights & Bites. Fortunately, this involves beer and food, not planes and vampires.