5-9pm: Join Benchtop Brewing for the Blood Brothers Release.
6-9pm: Enjoy the opening night of LanternAsia at the Norfolk Botanical Garden.
7-11pm: Head to Toast to see Crumb, You’re Jovian, Lance Bangs, and Abby Huston.
7:30pm: Spend the evening with NAHKO – MY NAME IS BEAR and The Late Ones at the Norva.
3-10pm: Celebrate the release of Helles Bock at MoMac Brewing.
3-6pm: Pregame the Shamrockin’ in Ghent at Bearded Bird Brewing with musical guest Don Bunch.
5-9pm: Enjoy the Cabaret Dinner Theater at 37th and Zen.
5-10pm: Make your way to Rip Rap Brewing to try their new release: Swivelshot Smoke Porter.
6-10pm: Wear your green for Shamrockin’ in Ghent 2018 with musical guests Tidewater Pipes & Drums, The Deloreans, and The Fighting Jamesons.
7-10pm: Attend the 3rd Annual Bukowski & Brews at OnePast7 in Suffolk.
7:30pm: Head to the Norva to see Jason Michael Carroll, Mason, and Fitch & Co.
8pm-1:30am: Hear music from Anemone, Common Holly, Berries, and Minor Poet at Charlie’s.
10:30-11:30am: Make your way to the Norfolk Suffolk Public Library for Teen Empowerment Meetup.
12-10pm: Head to Coelacanth Brewing to try the newest release: Lionfish Imperial Gose.
2-5pm: Don’t miss the Brewers Shave-A-Thon happening at the Smartmouth Pilot House.
2-6pm: Grab your tickets to Shuckin’ Me Mollusks, Commonwealth Brewing’s 3rd Annual Oyster Roast.
5-7:30pm: Attend a local artist Opening Reception at Gallery 410 in Norfolk (513 West 35th Street). The reception includes hors d’oeuvres and other refereshments. Admission is free.
7pm: See The Hunts at the Norva.
7-9pm: Enjoy music by Jim Newsom at the Starving Artist Café.
7:30pm: See Wyatt Easterling – Live at the Z.
8pm: Attend the Festival of Laughs at Chrysler Hall.
8-9:30pm: Grab your tickets before they sell out to see Who Dunnit? The Improvised Murder Mystery at the Push.
9pm: Head to Charlie’s to hear music from Juiceboxxx, ellen o, Khallee+IMGRANT, Planet Zoron, and Twin Bee.
2:30pm: Make your way to the Sandler Center for Scheherazade, and a Philip Glass Fantasy presented by Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
2:30pm: Attend the Young Artist Competition Showcase Performance at the American Theatre.
7:30pm: Nothing screams “it’s almost St. Patrick’s Day” like a night with Dropkick Murphys. See them at the Norva.
All Weekend Long
Thursday through Sunday: See The Hound of the Baskervilles with the Virginia Stage Company at the Wells Theatre.
Friday and Saturday: Stop by Dead Reckoning Distillery to try their new flavored rums. MMMMM.
Friday through Sunday: Shop the Treasures of the Earth Gem & Jewelry Show.
Friday through Sunday, and beyond: See Death of a Salesman at the Little Theatre of Norfolk.
Friday through Sunday and beyond: See the new exhibit at the Chrysler Museum: Highest Heaven.
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