4:30-8:30pm: Better than your mom’s basement, at Smartmouth you can play games during Smartcade, drink beer, AND socialize.
5-8:30pm: Be a part of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Public Hearing at the Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront Hotel.
5-9pm: Head to Benchtop Brewing to celebrate the release of Trial of Dmitri, a very unique brew.
5-10pm: Enjoy Third Thursday at the Chrysler Museum with music by 504 Supreme. From 8-10pm, you can visit the Glass Studio for live demonstrations. Space is limited at the Glass Studio, so reservations are needed.
6-7pm: Chat it up at the Hunter House Victorian Museum during For the Love of Jane.
6-9pm: Think Out of the Box with music by Blue Ribbon at the Sandler Center for the Arts.
6:30-8pm: Enjoy an Artist Talk with Jesse Albrecht at the Virginia MOCA.
7-10pm: Catch BillyJack Duo at Triangle in Williamsburg.
7:30-8:30pm: Head to the Simon Family JCC for Israel Today: Israel Story with Mishy Harman.
7-10pm: Catch music from Audio Portrait at The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery in Fort Monroe.
7:30pm: See Rhythm Live! at the Harrison Opera House.
8-9:30pm: Laugh it up at Getting to Know the Couple at the Push Comedy Theater.
10-11:30am: Start your Saturday off making a difference at the Colley Cleanup.
11am-4pm: Head to TRIANGLE for The Dark Side Nano Festival Day 1.
12-1pm: Head to the Slover Library for Slover Sounds: Monarch Key.
12-10pm: Enjoy the release of Naw’Meen Coconut Baltic Porter at Coelacanth Brewing.
12-11pm: Things get peachy at Young Veterans Brewing Company with the release of Commander in Peach.
2-5pm: If you’re looking for a dress that will dazzle, check out the Say Yes to the dress PROM Expo event at the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Portsmouth.
2-7pm: Fancy some oysters? Join Smartmouth Beer for the 3rd Annual Bull & Oyster Roast.
6-10pm: Join the celebration of local artist Mike Morgan’s recent appearance on Travel Channel’s series “The Dead Files” at 35th Street Gallery in Norfolk. There will be a reception featuring paintings and live sketching by Mike, as well as a video clip of the show. Mystic Francis Griffin will also be on hand.
6:30-10:30pm: See the Celeste Kellogg Duo at Tradition Brewing.
7pm: Vroom vroom your way to the Hampton Coliseum for Arena Racing USA.
7-9pm: Hear Dustin Furlow at Cure Coffeehouse.
7:30-10pm: Dive into the art of Morning to Morning at The Zeiders American Dream Theater.
8-9:30pm: You may have to kill someone to get a seat to this event, as I hear it is sold out. The Who Dunnit? The Improvised Murder Mystery will be at the Push Comedy Theater. See if someone can will a ticket to you, or sign up for the next one now.
9pm: Enjoy Reggae in Riverview at Charlie’s American Café.
9pm-1am: If you’re 21 and up, you can catch Mangalista, Sinn, Genosha, Suicide Season, and Autopsy Affair at Norfolk Taphouse for just $5.
10-11:30pm: Laugh your worries away during The Bright Side – Sketch Comedy Show at the Push.
10-11:15am: Join Tradition Brewing and Zenya Yoga for Oms & Ale.
10am-1pm: Some people hear ‘beer’ and then think ‘pizza’. If you’re one of the people who instead think ‘workout’, head to Smartmouth for Full Strength CrossFit Workout.
1-4pm: Looking for love in all the wrong places? Try attending the Pet Adoption Event at Tradition Brewing to find a true love that will last.
2-3pm: Take part in a Gallery Talk: Contemporary African American Artists at the Chrysler Museum of Art.
3pm: Purchase your ticket for Symphonicity: Love, Strife, and Fate at the Sandler Center.
4pm: The I. Sherman Greene Chorale, Inc. will present its annual, ‘A Salute to Black Composers’ Concert in the Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center Auditorium, Norfolk. This year’s concert will feature the choirs of North Carolina A & T University (Greensboro), Maestro Travis Alexander, director; Old Dominion University (Norfolk), Dr. Nancy Klein, director; I.C. Norcom High School (Portsmouth), Mr. Joe Harmon, director and the Chorale. Requested donations for the February concert are $20 adults and $10 students at the door.
4-5:30pm: Head to the Slover Library for a Tribute to Black American Songbook Composers.
7-9pm: Enjoy an evening of chuckles at Déjà Vu Restaurant and Lounge in Hampton during Sunday Night Jokes.
7-10pm: Round out your weekend with Storytelling Night: Luck at the Push Comedy Theater.
8pm: The Big Gigantic evening will take place at The Norva, with funds going to A Big Gigantic Difference Foundation (that supports local charities).
10pm-2am: Dance the night away during the Hampton Roads 1st Annual United Latin Dance Party.
All Weekend Long
Now through February 25th: Find a space for yourself at Time Flies at the ODU Goode Theatre.
Friday and Saturday: Catch one of the performances of Shakespeare in Motion at the Tidewater Community College’s Roper Performing Arts Center. See an AltDaily review here.
Friday through Sunday: It’s a wild World of Pets at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.
Saturday and Sunday: Coin collectors unite at the Virginia Beach Convention Center during the Virginia Beach Coin Show.
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