All Weekend Long
Now and all weekend long: Head to the Oceanfront for the 54th Annual Coastal Edge ECSC.
Thursday through Friday: Summer music is still at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront.
Thursday through Sunday: See Stick Fly presented by the Generic Theater at Chrysler Hall.
Friday through Sunday: Things will get funky at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront during FunkFest Beach Party.
Friday through Sunday: Are you a volleyball fanatic? The National Volleyball League will be at the Coastal Edge ECSC in Virginia Beach playing with their balls.
This weekend and beyond: Check out the very busy calendar of offerings from the Norfolk Public Library.
1-2pm: Join the MacArthur Center for Summer Fun Thursdays: Soap Bubbles Circus.
4-7pm: It is Lure Night at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens. Gotta catch ‘em all.
5-8pm: If you can’t catch ‘em on the Southside, hunt for them at The Virginia Living Museum during their lure night.
5pm: Check out the Pro/Am Boxing event Heroes on the Sand in Virginia Beach.
5-9pm: Hear the Joe Gosman Band at the VB Town Center Fountain Plaza.
5:30-8:30pm: Enjoy Rob Snyder at Big Ugly Brewing.
6-9pm: Enjoy music from Slapnation at Fridays @ the Fountain in Newport News.
6:30-9pm: Head to Sunset Thursdays at Portside for MILK the Band.
7pm: Grab a team and play Win, Brews or Draw at Coelacanth Brewing. This event is hosted by HR Growler’s Mark Harris and Coelacanth’s Kevin Erskine.
7-8pm: Join the Hampton History Museum for Gold Star Families – Our Story, Our Time.
7-9pm: Holy Thursday, Batman! Reverend Hylton will entertain at Borjo.
7-10pm: Enjoy Above & Beyond Jazz at Papa Ciccio’s in Hampton.
8pm-12:30am: Hear Anthony Rosano & The Conqueroos at Doc Taylor’s.
3-10pm: Join O’Connor’s for the release of Backyard Bonfire Smoked IPA. While you’re there, check out the O’Connor Food Truck Challenge.
4-9pm: Head to Work Release for the Can Festival Balance Trials.
5:30-8pm: Hear BJ Griffin during Live on the Lawn at the Shore Drive Taste.
6-10pm: Make your way to the MacArthur Center for the free community event I AM FESTIVAL.
6:30pm: Enjoy the Fourth Friday at Jamestown Beach Park with Jesse Chong.
7pm: Grab your gas mask and head to Shaka’s Live for Agent Orange.
7-9pm: Download that Uber or Lyft app before heading to Smartmouth Beer for Drink-In Summer Movie Night.
7-8:30pm: Find out why the Victorian era was a strange time to live and die in America during the Strange Happenings Tour at the Elmwood Cemetery. Donations support the Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation and your ticket to heaven.
7-9pm: Check out the newest exhibition, Encore, at the ODU Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries.
7:30pm: Make your way to the Norva for the AltDaily Concert Series featuring Tailgate Down, Cody James, Runnin’ Shine, and Jamie Pridgen Band.
8pm: Enjoy short form Improv during the Improv Riot at the Push Comedy Theater.
9:30pm: Hear music from Kill the Mime, Friends of Pedro, Generator, and the New Mutiny at Norfolk Taphouse.
10-11:30pm: Check out Harold Night at the Push for loads of laughs.
8:30am: Try out the Insane Inflatable 5K in Virginia Beach.
8:30am: Get up and Race for Hope in Newport News.
9am-4pm: Check out the Parking Lot Pop Up at French Twist in Virginia Beach.
9:30am-12pm: Head to Alewerks Brewing for Boot Camp & Brews.
11am-2pm: Spend the Dog Days of Summer with the Chrysler Museum of Art and the Norfolk SPCA.
11am-5pm: Enjoy Cereal Surreal Art Brunch at Work Release.
12-8pm: Make your way to the Oceanfront for Jazz to the Beat.
12-9pm: Check out the events happening at Baron’s Pub during Beth’s Brigade Block Party.
12-9pm: It’s bottle release time at Reaver Beach Brewing – grab a Ruse de Guerre.
12-10pm: Head to Bold Mariner Brewing for the Bold Jack, Pumpkin Ale Release Party.
12-10pm: Head to O’Connor’s for the 3rd Annual OBC Brewers Battle Royale: Saison.
1-5pm: Grab the fam and head to the Virginia Beach Field House for the 3rd Annual Kids Bash.
1-6pm: Drink up at the Neptune’s Coastal Craft Beer Festival.
2pm: See the iconic movie Purple Rain at the Chrysler Museum.
2-7pm: Grab your friends and head to Chesapeake for the Tap! Tap! Craft Beer Festival.
4-7pm: Check out the Wheatpaste Workshop at the Governor’s School for the Arts.
5:30-7:30pm: Party with the animals at Zoo Grooves featuring The Deloreans at the Virginia Zoo.
6-9pm: Celebrate the end of August at the Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum during Surfrider Movie Night.
7pm: Enjoy the Movies at City Park with The Game Plan.
8pm: Catch David Liebe Hart at Back Bay Brewing.
8-9:30pm: While your insurance won’t cover this Couples Therapy, laughter is good for your soul. Head to the Push for some hilarious therapeutic time.
9pm-12am: I like Naked Naps. You should try them out, too. They’ll be at Charlie’s with Mas Y Mas and Bon_Ski.
9pm-1am: Party with Above & Beyond at Big Woody’s.
9pm-2am: make your way to Work Release for Pyramids: A Night of Classic House & Techno with DJ Fayo.
9pm-2am: See Bad Korea, Karbomb, Old Scars, and Backside Slappy at Hook Up. It sounds like you may want to wear your battle gear.
9:30-11:30pm: Hear NRVS System live at Colley Cantina.
10pm: Let your Saturday night be bright at the Norva during the Glowshow.
10-11:30pm: Head to the Push Comedy Theater for IMPROVAGEDDON: Clash of the Titans.
10:30am-3pm: Enjoy Beats, Beer, and Brunch at Esoteric.
11am-4pm: Don’t miss the always pleasing Riverview Village Days Market.
12:30-3:30pm: Grab your dancing shoes and head to the Chrysler Museum of Art. There will be free beginner tango lessons beginning at 1pm, and brunch will be offered in the Wisteria Café.
12:30pm: Remember photos? Like real, paper photos? Get them out and do something memorable with them at Sit, Sip, and Stamp at Big Ugly.
1pm: Sunday is the perfect day to check out the finer things in life, like beer and art. Head to Coelacanth for Beer is Art: August, featuring Amanda Outcalt Hoyt.
3-9:30pm: Take a Sunday drive to Cape Charles for the 2nd Annual Bash by the Bay.
8pm: See Marc Cohn in concert at Town Point Park.
8pm: Grab $7 and make your way to the Thank You Gallery in Norfolk to hear Suburban Living, You’re Jovian, Wing Dam, and Surf Rock is Dead.