All Weekend Long
Now through December 18th: See masterpieces from Johannes Vermeer at the Chrysler Museum.
Now through December 18th: See A Southern Christmas Carol at the Peninsula Community Theatre.
Now through December 24th: Enjoy the timeless story of A Christmas Carol at the Well’s Theatre.
Now through December 31st: Drive through the Dominion Garden of Lights at the Norfolk Botanical Garden.
Now through January 1st: Catch the Holiday Lights at the Beach.
Now through January 1st: Light up your evening at Celebration in Lights in the Newport News Park.
Thursday and Friday: Experience Christmas in 1861 during St. Nick at Endview Plantation.
Thursday through Saturday: There are many activities surrounding the 2016 Holly Days Parade.
Friday and Saturday: Catch one of the four shows at the Wisconsin of 2016 Home for the Holidays Concert.
Friday through Sunday and beyond: The delightful Dickens’ Christmas Towne will dazzle them all.
Friday through Sunday and beyond: See the musical Reindeer Names at the Grey Goose in Hampton.
Friday and Beyond: Don’t miss the Winter Wonderland in Portsmouth.
Saturday through December 31st: Lee Hall Mansion is decked out for Antebellum Holidays.
4:30-9pm: Brass Monkey … that funky monkey … Try Smartmouth’s Brass Monkey Orange IPA during its release.
5:30-8:30pm: Hear Rob Snyder at Big Ugly Brewing.
6-7pm: Make your way to the Slover Library for Science Café with ODU Professor Sebastian Kuhn as he talks Einstein.
6-8pm: Enjoy some Art After Dark at PFAC.
6:30-8:30pm: Take part in the Artist Talk with Tara McPherson at the Virginia MOCA.
7:30-10pm: Start your weekend off with Songwriters Live at the Z! with Chris Van Cleave.
8pm: See Slander X Nghtmre Present: GUD Vibrations, Habstrakt, and KRNE. Can I buy a vowel?
4pm: Things get ugly with the Ugly Sweater Party at New River Taphouse.
5-9pm: Stroll through one of Norfolk’s great neighborhoods during Holiday Happenings in Chelsea.
6-9pm: Head to Hampton for the 28th Annual Lighted Boat Parade.
7-9pm: Who wouldn’t want to enjoy Bad Poetry Open Mic Night at the Suffolk Art League?
7-10pm: Grab Aunt Mildred’s last knitted nightmare and head to Colley Cantina for their Ugly Sweater Party.
8pm: See Pop Evil and Citizen Zero at the Norva.
8pm: See Holiday Pops at the Ferguson Center.
10am: Head to Portsmouth for the Children’s Christmas Parade on High Street.
10am-2pm: Need to trade in some vinyl? Check out the NFK Vinyl Record Swap at Work Release.
10am-4pm: Check out the Breakfast with Santa & Craft Show at the Virginia Beach Farmers Market.
10am-5pm: Learn about 17th Century English Christmas traditions at Castle Christmas in Surry.
11am-2pm: Enjoy the BJ Griffin Duo at the Portsmouth Arts & Cultural Center.
11am-5:30pm: Check out the list of entertainers for the 19th Annual Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival in Portsmouth.
12-5pm: Shop the NEON Holiday Market.
12-9pm: Squeeze on that Speedo for the 1st Annual BMBC Santa Speedo Run & Christmas Party. Let’s hope for warm weather and no shrinkage.
12-10pm: Help Coelacanth Brewing celebrate their 1st anniversary! There will be special beers, food, and live music.
12-10pm: Join O’Connor Brewing for the release of Brigantine Barleywine.
1-3pm: Enjoy Christmas old school at Castle Christmas in Surry.
1pm-2am: Prepare your liver for the 6th annual oceanfront Christmas crawl, SantaCon.
2:30-4pm: Get your creative juices flowing at the Write-In at Slover.
4-6pm: Hear the Strolling Acapella Singers at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center.
7-9pm: Celebrate this special time of year with your special furry friend at the Lighted Dog Brigade.
7-10pm: Grab your tickets for Jonathan Byrd and the Pickup Cowboy at the School of Rock in Norfolk.
7-11pm: Enjoy some Cheer & Beers at Young Veterans Brewing.
7:15pm: Enjoy the theme of Operation North Pole at the Hampton Parade.
7:30pm: Let the Virginia Beach Chorale Wish You a Merry Christmas.
7:30pm: Head to the Scope for the WWE Live Holiday Tour.
8pm: Tap your feet to John Allred on Trombone with the John Toomey Trio at the Attucks Theatre.
8pm: Catch Holiday Pops at Chrysler Hall.
8-9:30pm: Grab your tickets early for this one; it tends to sell out. Join the Push Comedy Theater for Who Dunnit? The Improvised Murder Mystery.
8-11:59pm: Enjoy Mack’s Daddy & Krunch Rocking Christmas at Jerry’s.
8:30-1am: Bring a can of food and hear Otfrocks, Militia, Silvermoon, and Trina B at FM Restaurant during the Food Drive Show.
9pm-1am: Let loose with The Fuzz Band at the Cove in Newport News. If you’re not dancing, check your pulse!
8:30-10am: Lace up for the 22nd Annual Santa Clause Shuffle at the Portsmouth Pavilion.
9am-12pm: Shop the Grande Market at La Promenade.
10am-1pm: Check out the Pungo Bazaar Holiday Edition.
10:30-11:30pm: Grab a mat and head to O’Connor Brewing for Poses & Pints: Sunday morning yoga.
11am-4pm: Don’t miss the last chance in 2016 to shop the Riverview Village Days.
12-4pm: Make your way to Green Flash Brewing for the Inaugural Grand Holiday Marketplace.
12-4pm: Meet up at Big Ugly Brewing for the Holiday Bicycle Bash.
12-6pm: Join Tradition Brewing for Family Fun Day Holiday Edition.
1pm: Take the kiddles to the Ted for Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic.
2-5pm: Sweat it up at the 4th annual Hampton Roads Toys for Tots Zumbathon at Simon Family JCC.
3pm: Join the Academy of Dance as they present The Christmas Extravaganza: A Delightful Holiday Musical!
3pm: Enjoy some Jingle Bell Jam at the Sandler Center.
4pm: The I. Sherman Greene Chorale, Inc. will commence its 45th annual concert season with its Christmas Concert at Norfolk Academy with special guests the Virginia Children’s Chorus. The Chorale will perform selections by Stacy Gibbs, G.F. Handel, Jay Rouse, and Ralph Manuel. Suggested donation prices for tickets are $20.00 for adults and $10.00 for students. Contact Jennifer L. Allen at email@example.com for more information.
4-7pm: Hear the Hampton Roads Philharmonic at Holly Days at Ft. Monroe.
4-10pm: Enjoy 40 bands on two different stages at Rocking the Stocking at Calypso Bar and Grill.
6-9pm: Support local art at the Art Show with Aria Maisey at Colley Cantina.
6:30-9:30pm: Hear Mercy Creek at Triangle in Williamsburg.
7-11:30pm: Hear Unmerciful, Rotting Obscene, and more at 37th and Zen.
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