All Weekend Long
Friday through Sunday: Shop the Bodacious Bazaar at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.
Friday through Sunday, and beyond: Check out the awesome LanternAsia at the Norfolk Botanical Garden.
Saturday and Sunday: Check out the shenanigans you can get into during the Blackbeard Pirate Festival in Downtown Hampton.
5-8:30: Enjoy the First Friday event at TCC Plaza in Norfolk with Hot Gumbo Brass Band.
5:30-8:30pm: Don’t miss Rock the Row Fridays with the DeLoreans at City center at Oyster Point.
5-9:30pm: Attend the PERcoLATOR Art Gallery Opening.
6-8pm: Be sure to stop by the Corner Gallery for one of my favorite annual events, The 100 Show. All art pieces are $100 and it is a great way to take home an individual piece.
6-9pm: Join Commune Norfolk for the Opening Reception for immersion: emersion.
6-11:30pm: Head to Toast to hear Long Division, Okey Dokey, J. Flax, and more.
6:30pm: Sign up for the First Annual Stiletto Stomp.
7-9pm: Spend the evening at 37th and Zen for the Cabaret Dinner Theater.
7:30pm: Put on your swash-buckling best for the Grand Pirates’ Bash in Hampton.
8pm: See Ja Rule and Ashanti at Chrysler Hall.
8pm: Enjoy Date Night with Brad and Alba at the Push Comedy Theater.
10am-4pm: Take advantage of Museum Day in Historic Olde Towne Portsmouth!
12-10pm: Check out O’Connoroo at O’Connor Brewing.
4pm-1:30am: Head to Charlie’s American Café for the East Coast Synthesizer Meet.
6:30-11:30pm: Okay, folks, this one is personal. If you like the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton and you want to get out for the evening to support a good cause, buy your tickets for the 2018 Mixer for Maddie.
7pm: See the Wilkins School of Dance’s Movies! at the Sandler Center.
8pm: See John Prine live at Chrysler Hall.
1-4pm: Attend the Arts and Crafts Supply Swap at 757 Makerspace Dream Factory.
1-6pm: Head to the Virginia Beach Convention center for the Spring Fest 2018 Car Show.
7-9pm: End your weekend with a laugh during Good Talk: The Brad McMurran Show at the Push.
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