4-6:30pm: Grab your ticket for the Fireside Session: Efficient and Effective Marketing Practices at Corner Gallery.
4:30-8:30pm: Grab a beer, play Nintendo during Smartcade at Smartmouth.
5-8:30pm: Head to Granby Street in Downtown Norfolk for the October First Friday.
5:30-8:30pm: Attend the LGBT History Walking Tour: Red Lights and Civil Rights at Waterside.
3-10pm: Celebrate the release of Squibnocket Apple Cinnamon Saison at O’Connor Brewing.
6-8pm: Check out the ODU Women’s Studies 40th Anniversary Celebration at the Slover Library.
6:30-9:30pm: View Historic St. Luke’s Cemetery during the Twilight Cemetery Tour in Smithfield.
7-10pm: How creative can you be? Make your way to the Open Build / Open House night at 757 Makerspace and get those creative juices flowing.
7:30pm: See the Russian Grand Ballet as it presents Swan Lake at the Sandler Center.
8-11:30pm: A Concert for Mental Health Awareness is happening at Toast. This is part of Mentally Healthy Norfolk Month.
10-11:30pm: Grab a set at Sketchmageddon! The Ultimate Sketch Comedy Competition at the Push Comedy Theater.
8am-6pm: Don’t be a pawn, head to the Virginia Beach National Chess Day Festival at Town Center.
10am-2pm: Check out the Olde Towne Portsmouth Antiques to Flea Market.
10am-3pm: Always a kid favorite, the Virginia Children’s Festival is back at Town Point Park for its 29th year.
10am-4pm: Enjoy Free Admission Saturday with the Virginia Beach History Museums.
10am-6:30pm: Check out the 19th Century Norfolk Scavenger Hunt.
11am-8pm: Don’t miss the Selden Market Grand Opening Celebration.
11am-4pm: Find your dream car to drool over at the Portsmouth Tuner Fest.
11am-5pm: Throw healthy eating out the window at the Bacon, Bourbon, Beach Music Fest in Smithfield.
12-6pm: Check out the Chelsea West Fest in Norfolk.
12-6pm: Raise a glass at the Yorktown Wine Festival.
12-9pm: Head to Smartmouth Beer for the Nonchalant Hoppy Saison release.
1-2pm: Head to the Virginia Stage Company’s Wells Theatre for The Boogeyman Blues with the Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads.
7-11pm: Grab your tickets ahead of time for this awesome event that raises money for the Norfolk SPCA. The 2018 Magic Mutt Calendar & Debut Party will be at the Granby Theater and won’t disappoint.
8-11pm: Make your way to the Attucks Theatre for Gregg Karukas in Concert.
8-11pm: Support the Virginia Aquarium at Commotion in the Ocean.
8pm: Get your tickets to the R&B Super Jam at the Hampton Coliseum.
9am-3pm: Don’t miss The Riverview Village Riverview Rally.
9am-4pm: Be a part of the JT Walk & Country Music Beach Party.
9:30am-12:30pm: Put on your running shoes for Brewed to Run at Smartmouth.
10:30-11:30am: Stretch your weekend during Poses & Pints at O’Connor’s.
11am-12pm: Attend Vino Vinyasa at Mermaid Winery.
11am-4pm: Head over to the Riverview Village Days Open Air Farmer’s Market in Norfolk.
11am-5pm: Vegetarians unite at the Hampton Roads VegFest at Chesapeake City Park.
12-4pm: Shop the 19th annual Colonial Place / Riverview Front Porch Art Walk. Grab your maps to the art locations at Quixotic Arts, The Lydia Roder House, or The Village Mermaid.
All Weekend Long
Now through Sunday: Wake your taste buds up at the Virginia Beach Restaurant Week.
Thursday through Sunday: Shop the Treasurers of the Earth Gem & Jewelry Show at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.
Thursday through Sunday: Don’t miss the Suffolk Peanut Fest!
Friday through Sunday: Is guitar strumming your perfect way to pay homage to Tom Petty? If so, check out the East Coast Guitar Expo at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.
Friday through Sunday: Catch live music at the Virginia Town Center.
Friday through Sunday: Attend the Harvest Faire on the Peninsula.
Friday through Sunday: See “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” at the Little Theatre of Virginia Beach. Want to learn more? Check out this AltDaily review.
Saturday through March: This weekend starts the opening of the Picturing Innovation: The First 100 Years of NASA Langley at the Chrysler Museum of Art.
Saturday and Sunday: Take time to attend the American Indian Intertribal Powwow at the Jamestown Settlement.
Saturday and Sunday: Lace up for the Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon & 5K in Hampton.
Saturday and Sunday: Check out the Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife at Newport News Park.
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