6-8pm: Get down with Hampton Roads’ greatest soul, R&B, and funk band, The Fuzz Band, at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News. There will be food offered by Karnage Asada, a cash bar, and an opportunity to see “Looking Both Ways,” an exhibition on contemporary African American Art. For more, click here.
7pm: Get knocked out at the Chris Brown featuring Tyga: Between the Sheets Tour (too soon?) at the Hampton Coliseum. For more, click here.
7pm: After-Hours Fun at the Glass Studio With Live Music, Drinks, and Glass Art as Performance Art. Always a killer time. For more, click here.
7:30pm: General Colin Powell will be at the Ferguson Center for the Arts to talk about “Leadership: Taking Charge.” For more, click here.
9:30pm: Hear the Dharma Initiative & Dalton Dash at Pancho & Luigi’s while you grab some tasty grub. For more, click here.
It is Shamrock Marathon weekend at the Oceanfront. See times and events here.
10am-6pm: Running through Sunday, the Virginia Beach Spring Craft Market will be held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Bring in a canned food donation for an entry discount. For more, click here.
6-8pm: View the first exhibition of the temporarily moved Selden Gallery at the World Trade Center. This show will offer work of Roy Baugher and Manuela Mourao until April 24th. Enjoy the opening reception this Friday. For more, click here.
6-10pm: Support the Norfolk Botanical Gardens, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, and the Rotary Club of Norfolk while having a great time at Suds & Buds at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens. Grab your tickets in advance. For more, click here.
6:30-10:30pm: Virginia is for Vegans. If you love vegan food, mark your calendar for this Path Pop-Up Event featuring chefs Scotty Boom Boom and Aaron Evans. There is limited seating, so get your tickets in advance. For more, click here.
7pm: Get Up Close and Personal with the Pushers as they debut a new show. If you haven’t taken the time to see the Pushers, you should make a point to get to Granby Street. Lots of laughs for only $5! For more, click here.
8pm: The Hampton Spring Jam featuring Keith Sweat, Ginuwine, 112 and Avant hosted by Doug E Fresh will be at the Hampton Coliseum. Doors open at 7pm. For more, click here.
8pm: See “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” at The Little Theatre of Norfolk. The show runs through April 5th. For more, click here.
8pm: Invisible Landscapes, Dear Adamus, Pretty Ugly, No Dreads, and Infruition will all be battling for a spot in the Colley Avenue Music and Arts Festival. Help make the big decision at Pancho N Luigi’s. For more, click here.
8pm-12am: Enjoy art, music, pints, and pie while celebrating Women’s History Month in Portsmouth at the B&W With Red All Over soiree. For more, click here.
8am-2pm: Find your wrestling and sports memorabilia, comics, and more at the Mega Star Wrestling’s Yard Sale in Virginia Beach. For more, click here.
9am: After you get your wrestling paraphernalia, get your guns at the Southeaster Guns & Knives Show at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. This show runs through Sunday. For more, click here.
10-11:30am: Head to 1600 St. Julian Avenue in Norfolk for a pleasant walk through the pastoral grounds of historic Calvary Cemetery. Visit the final resting places of several Norfolk Notables. This includes information on memorial art symbolism and Calvary Cemetery history between stops. There is a $5 suggested donation to the Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation. Students are free, because we all know they’re broke.
11am: See the Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads as they entertain your kiddles with “Treasure Island” at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. The show will also be available on Sunday at 2pm at the Meyera E Oberndorf Center Library Theatre in Virginia Beach. For more, click here.
11am-4pm: It’s five o’clock somewhere! And that somewhere is St. George Brewing Company in Hampton. This day of fun includes beer tastings, crafts, vendors, silent auctions, kids’ play area, and face painting. Possibly, those who’ve had too much beer will do the abstract face painting. For more, click here.
12-2pm: Celebrate spring at the Town Center Fountain Plaza in Virginia Beach. This family friendly event is free and will include egg hunts, crafts, store discounts, live entertainment, and more. For more, click here.
12-9pm: If for no other reason than to see the awesome picture posted on this event, click here. Tidewater Comicon will have a Super Party at O’Connor Brewing in Norfolk and I want to see you all there in your super best costume with a pint in hand! For more, click here.
1-5pm: Dogs Deserve Better, Inc. invites you to the 1st annual “Off the Chain” charity event to benefit the dogs residing at the Good News rehabilitation Center for Chained & Penned Dogs in Smithfield. For more, click here.
2pm: Do you need a rhythm pick-me-up? See STOMP at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts at 2pm or 7pm. For more, click here.
7-9pm: The Kroc Center of Hampton Roads presents a free event to the public that features Brock Gill: Stunt Artist and Illusionist. For more, click here.
7pm: Take your frenemy to see “With Friends Like These, the Brad & Sean Show” at the Push Comedy Theater. For more, click here.
8pm: Hear Howard Levy on the Harmonica with John Toomey Trio at the Attucks Theatre as a part of the Attucks Jazz Club. For more, click here.
9:30pm: Cheer on fresh, new comedic talent as they present “The Virgin Sketch Show” at the Push Comedy Theater. For more, click here.
9:45pm: Hear Wyteshayds, Long Division, and Daniel Neale at the free show at 80/20 Burger Bar in Norfolk. For more, click here.
2:30pm: Enjoy the beauty of Tchaikovsky’s Concerto for Violin at the Sandler Center. For more, click here.
7pm: See Grammy and Dove award-winning, Christian worship sensation Chris Tomlin at the Hampton Coliseum with his “Love Ran Red” tour. For more, click here.
7pm: Hear the Inspiration of Broadway at the Ferguson Center for the Arts. For more, click here.
9pm: Polish your weekend off at Plaza Del Sol as you listen to The Simple Pleasure, Lou Breeders, Pretty Please with Sugar Auntaup, and Old Baby. For more, click here.
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