It is Memorial Day weekend, and if you are spending time with family and friends, you should take them to the 36th Annual Pungo Strawberry Festival. While you’re down there, check out the Military Aviation Museum and fill some buckets at the you-pick fields.
All Weekend Long
Friday through Sunday: Celebrate unity at Portsmouth’s Annual African-American Culture and Heritage Festival, the 29th Annual UMOJA Festival.
Friday through Sunday: Head to the Oceanfront for Salute to Summer with various artists at the many beach stages.
Friday through Sunday: If you like history and tall ships, check out the docking in Yorktown of Nao Santa Maria, a full sized replica of Christopher Columbus’s ship.
Friday through Sunday and beyond: Feed me, Seymour! Little Shop of Horrors will be at the Little Theatre of Norfolk.
Saturday and Sunday: Take your tribe to the 36th Annual Pungo Strawberry Festival! If you want to read up on the lovely fruit in this area, check out this article. ***A little hint? Get there early. The traffic backs up quickly.
5:30-8pm: Put on your sunscreen for Live on the Lawn: Summer Concert Series at TASTE Shore Drive.
10-11:30pm: Don’t miss ComicKaze presents Endgame: The Last Sketch Comedy Show Ever at the Push Comedy Theater.
11am-12pm: Stretch and drink up during Bhav at the Brewery at Elation Brewing.
2-3:30pm: Join the Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation for the Duty, Honor, Country-Military Tour in Elmwood Cemetery.
2-5pm: While the Umoja festival is going on, there are Heritage Tours happening in Portsmouth.
8pm-3am: Grab your tickets to see Natural Velvet and Clary Sage at Charlie’s American Cafe.
10:30-11:30am: Head to Smartmouth Beer for Peace & Pints: Bhav Brigade Yoga.
1-4pm: Hear Two Hands Touch at Commonwealth Brewing Company during the Memorial Day Acoustic Brunch.
6-9pm: Enjoy music from the Tidewater Drive Band at Groovin’ by the Bay at Buckroe Beach.
8pm: Elevation 27 presents: Last Fair Deal.
9pm-2am: Head to The Wave for the Summer Splashdown Foam Party.