Through Sunday, catch the tail end of Downtown Norfolk Restaurant Week. Choose from prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at participating restaurants. Try something new! For more, click here.
It is also Restaurant Week in Williamsburg! For more, click here.
Also through Sunday, visit the Tidewater Recreational Vehicle Show at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. For more, click here.
Enjoy the New Beer Release at Beach Brewing Company from 3-9pm. CXB BBQ & Eats food truck will be onsite (1505 Taylor Farm Rd) while they showcase the Diablo Rojo Imperial Red Ale. For more, click here.
In Norfolk, O’Connor Brewing Company will offer special casked beers for tasting from 4-9pm (211 W. 24th Street). Pizza Bella Vista food truck will be available this Friday. For more, click here.
On the other side of the tunnel, St. George Brewing Company offers Food Truck Friday from 4:30-8pm (204 Challenger Way). For more, click here.
Head to the Ferguson Center for the Arts on Friday or Saturday to hear the unforgettable Johnny Mathis! For more, click here.
And one from the new kids on the block: Cogans North (4311 Colley Avenue in Norfolk) will host a tapping of O’Connor Brewing Company’s Belgian Chocolate Chipotle Stout and Heavy Seas Beer Crossbones. Head there at 6pm to see Kevin O’Connor prep these gems for you. For more, click here.
Support the Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund at the Best of the Mess 2015 at the Founders Inn & Spa in Virginia Beach. This will feature six Navy Culinary Specialist teams in a culinary showdown. Guests get to sample all of the menus! The event runs from 6-11pm. For more, click here.
Join CHKD at the David Wright Vegas Night Gala 2015 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. The evening includes cocktails, live/silent auctions, casino gaming, and hors d’oeuvres. For more, click here.
Head to the Norva at 8pm to hear Cherub with Mystery Skulls and Forte Bowie. For more, click here.
Enjoy some tunes at 9pm at the Norfolk Taphouse. For only $5, you can hear Suppression, Wandcarver, An Animal, Ersula, Cybernetic Warcrab, and Benjamin turns 30. For more, click here.
Also at 9pm, you can celebrate the opening of “The Other Place” at the Virginia Stage Company. The show is a fast-paced thrill ride of Hitchcock-style suspense, and the party will feature music by Karacell and Daniel Neale’s new “solo gypsy dub electro project.” There is a $10 cover. For more, click here.
Enjoy an event with your favorite canine: support South Eastern VA Golden Retriever Rescue Education and Training, Inc. on Saturday from 9:30-10:30am in Chesapeake at Stretch for a Cause. There will be a short walk with standing yoga stretches along the way. A mat practice will follow. The end of the class will even have relaxing massages for the doggies. Find out more here.
Starting at 12pm, join Alewerks Brewing Company (189-B Ewell Road in Williamsburg) for their release of their latest bourbon barrel aged imperial coffee milk stout. For more, click here.
If you missed the gun show on the Peninsula last week, you’re in luck! It is on the Southside on Saturday and Sunday. For more, click here.
Head to the 7th Annual MyTime Women’s Show from 10am-4:30pm on Saturday or Sunday at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton for music, demos, vendors, and fun. Tickets are $7 in advance, and free for kids. For more, click here.
From 4:30-6:30pm, Smartmouth Brewing Company (1309 Raleigh Avenue in Norfolk) will offer live music by Vince Kornegay and delicious food from Karnage Asada food truck. For more, click here.
Your late-night entertainment is offered by the Norfolk Taphouse as they present Hindu Pez with SINTAX from 10pm-2am. You gotta be 21 and up for this one – tickets are only $5. For more, click here.
Enjoy the Indie Elite Concert: Hosted by Lady-A & Satoria Nicole at 7pm at the Norva. For more, click here.
For laughs, head to the Push Comedy Theater at 9:30pm as Nerd Alert presents: Resolution Dissolution, a blend of scripted sketch comedy, long-form improvisation, and stand up-comedy. For more, click here.
Come to Smartmouth Brewing Company (1309 Raleigh Avenue in Norfolk) for one of my dream days (okay, honestly, my dream day consists of tequila and a chair massage, but this is pretty close). Peace & Pints Yoga Class will be taught by Elizabeth Danse from HotHouse Yoga. The class is free, but donations are requested to benefit local waterways charities. You bring your mat, towel, and water; they’ll provide the sweat and hops. Win-win! For more, click here.
On Sunday, the Ferguson Center for the Arts offers a chance to see Scotty McCreery. Fans of contemporary and traditional country blends should take this opportunity to see one of country music’s hottest new stars. For more, click here.