5-8pm: Attend the New Works Reception featuring paintings by Angelo Mesisco at Gallery 21.
6-7:30pm: Join the conversation at Work Release during a Forum on Mental Health Care & Stigma in Norfolk.
6-8pm: Grab a pint while listening to the Jason Cale Trio at St. George Brewing Company.
6-9pm: It’s Nerd Night at Tradition Brewing!
6-9pm: Enjoy a performance by Urban Hill during Out of the Box at the Sandler Center.
6:30-8pm: Don’t miss Tidewater Voices Oral History Talk at the North Suffolk Public Library.
7-9pm: Enjoy a fun night of Win, Brews, or Draw at Coelacanth Brewing.
7:30pm: Hear Circa Survive, mewithoutYou, and Turnover at The Norva.
8pm-1am: It’s electric at Doc Taylor’s with Fixity Electric.
10-11:30am: Feeling creative? Join the Corner Gallery for Fun Friday Creative Workshop.
6-8pm: Enjoy singer/songwriter Troy Breslow on The Market Stage in Norfolk.
6:30-8:30pm: Go artsy by attending the Winter/Spring Exhibitions Opening Reception at the Virginia MOCA.
6:30-10:30pm: Catch The Double Shots at Tradition Brewing.
7pm: Head to the Ted for SPARTYKA FIGHT LEAGUE XXVII. It’s so good, they put it in all caps!
7-8:30pm: Celebrate Black History Month at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center with the premiere of Deep River: The Marian Anderson Story.
7-9pm: Hear live music from Justin Luke McCurry at Borjo.
8pm: Enjoy the Five Irish Tenors at the Ferguson Center for the Arts.
8-9:30pm: Laugh it up at The Improv Riot: The Short Form Improv Show at the Push Comedy Theater.
8:30pm: Grab your tickets ahead of time for Kodak Black at The Norva.
9pm-12am: Party with Karacell, Reaches, Berries, and Dkp Sounds at Charlie’s.
9:30pm-2am: Find out why Music is the Answer at FM Restaurant.
10-11:30pm: Enjoy Harold Night at the Push Comedy Theater.
9am-12pm: Attend the Public Health Festival at the Unitarian Church of Norfolk.
9am-1pm: Take advantage of the E-Cycling event at the Virginia Aquarium.
9:30-10:30am: Join St. George Brewing for Yoga on Tap.
10am-12pm: Perfect for your 2-5 year old, the Virginia MOCA will host its 1st Art Open House.
10am-12pm: Sign up for the Schock & Shivers 5K & Cold Water Challenge.
10am-3pm: Put on your thinking cap for The Big Idea Fair at the North Suffolk Public Library.
12-5pm: Missing the warmer weather? Head to the Winter Luau at Colley Cantina.
1-4:30pm: Head to the Portsmouth Main Library for African Americans in STEM.
2-5pm: Grab your tickets for the Bold Man Oyster Stout Release Party & Virginia Oyster Trail Fundraiser at O’Connor Brewing.
2-5pm: Check out this show featuring local artists. Human Portraits: A Utopia Feni Exhibition will be in Virginia Beach.
4-6pm: Heat to the Green Onion for the Between Nowhere and Lost book launch.
4:30-6:30pm: Catch live music from Delta Daggers at Smartmouth Beer.
5-11pm: Take part in the groovy Nights & Disco Lights Bar Crawl in Virginia Beach.
7pm: Enjoy music from Brackish Water Jamboree at the Hickory Ruritan Club.
7-10pm: A date night for married couples, I Still Do 2017 will be held at the Marriott Chesapeake.
7-10pm: Purchase your tickets for the 6th Annual Story Slam at Ohef Sholom Temple.
7-10pm: Don’t miss The Story Weavers at Stillwater Tavern in Hampton.
8pm: See country duo Thompson Square at the Ferguson Center for the Arts.
8pm-9:30pm: Couple Therapy will lighten the mood at the Push.
8-10pm: RSVP for Local Cards Against Humanity Game at Pleasure House Brewing.
8-11pm: Enjoy a NightOUT at the Wells Theatre while seeing A Streetcar Named Desire.
9pm-2am: Party into the wee hours of the morning with 100% Electronica with George Clanton and Negative Gemini, True Body, and Opal at Charlie’s.
9pm-2am: The Granby Theater hosts House Nation VI.
10am-12pm: Grab your mat for Peace n’ Pints at Smartmouth Beer.
1-4pm: Head to the Chrysler Museum of Art for CMA on Screen: The Searchers.
1-7pm: Support the Norfolk Animal Care Center during their Fundraiser at Coelacanth Brewing. While you’re there, check out Beer is Art January: Wynter is Coming.
2-5pm: Getting hitched? Check out the Peninsula’s Finest Winter Bridal Expo in Newport News.
All Weekend Long
Thursday through Sunday and beyond: You can still catch a performance of A Streetcar Named Desire at the Wells Theatre.
Thursday through Sunday and beyond: Don’t miss The Motherf**ker with the Hat with the Generic Theater. Read an AltDaily review here.
Friday and Sunday: Catch one of the two showings of Der Freischütz (The Magic Marksman) at the Harrison Opera House.
Friday through Sunday: Visit the ODU campus for ODUCON.
Friday through Sunday: Do you have the pot you need? Find out at The Virginia Flower & Garden Expo at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.
Friday through Sunday and beyond: Make your way to the Little Theatre of Norfolk to see The Farnsworth Invention.
Friday through Sunday and beyond: See the comedy Olympus On My Mind at the Little Theatre of Virginia Beach. Read an AltDaily review here.
Saturday and Sunday: The Coastal Virginia Wine Fest will feature wine vendors, foods, and arts/crafts at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.
Saturday and Sunday: Protect yourself from the upcoming work week by stocking up at the C&E Gun Show at the Scope.