All Weekend long:
Thursday through Sunday, headed to the beach for some fun in the sun? Check out the live music on the Oceanfront!
Friday and Saturday, check out the Truth Booth at the Chrysler Museum of Art. Guests are challenged to step inside the inflatable speech bubble and record their truth in a confessional-style video booth. Many videos ultimately are posted online. Here’s a great summary video that explains the project:
Friday and Saturday, head to the Oceanfront for Hardee’s Latin Festival.
Friday through Sunday, the Cajuns are in the house! Checkout the Bayou Boogaloo at Town Point Park.
Friday through Sunday, don’t miss the Hampton Jazz Festival at the Hampton Coliseum.
Friday through Sunday, head to Williamsburg for the Funhouse Fest.
Friday through Sunday, catch one of the shows for Heathers The Musical at Chrysler Hall.
Saturday and Sunday, if you fancy a drive, head to Knotts Island for the Peach Festival.
Saturday and Sunday, stop by bottleBOX in Norfolk to help them celebrate their anniversary!
Sunday and beyond, drop your jaws at the Virginia Living Museum during Shark Week.
6pm: Nothing says summer like hanging on the beach and watching a movie. Join the Virginia Aquarium for this free movie on the beach.
6-10pm: Enjoy the Exhibition Preview Party for Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits at the Chrysler Museum.
6-8pm: Join the Hampton Roads Naval Museum for Edward Snowden: Hero or Traitor? This is a free event that requests an RSVP.
6-9pm: Enjoy Jesse Chong at Sunsets on the River at the Hermitage.
6-10pm: Man, Audio Sauce is so much better than Visual Goop. You should check them out at Thursdays by the Lake at the Mariners’ Museum and Park.
6:30pm: Head to Pleasure House Brewing for a tasting of beer and chocolate from the Royal Chocolate during Hops & Chocolates. Purchase your tickets before it sells out!
6:30-8:30pm: Hear Soul Intent at Portside during Sunset Thursday.
7:30pm: Enjoy music from Chris Botti at the Sandler Center for the Arts.
8-10:30pm: Say farewell to a beloved member of the push Comedy Theater during A Tribute to John Sharp: A Night of Sketch, Improv, and Stand Up Comedy. Funds from this event will go to John’s family.
10:30-11:15am: Head to Bluebird Gap Farm for Storytelling in the Park.
4-9pm: It’s time for the Smoked Smackdown during the O’Connor Food Truck Challenge.
6pm: It is Fourth Friday at Jamestown Beach, and this month, you can enjoy Rayvon Owen & Joey Cook and the Partyraddlers.
7pm: Shaka’s Live in Virginia Beach will host Evan Button, Caleb Folks, and Nate Sacks.
7pm: Vincent Price will rise for the Fantasmo Cult Cinema Explosion at the Chesapeake Public Library.
7pm: Don’t miss this one! Joywave will play for FREE at City Center at Oyster Point in Newport News. We saw this group last year, and they are so much fun.
8pm: Laugh the week away at The Improv Riot: The Short Form Improv Show at the Push.
8pm: If you love Sublime, head to the Norva for Badfish – A Tribute to Sublime, with Dale & The Zdubs, Mack Against the Wall, and RastaMiles.
8-11pm: Take a Moonlit Journey at Paradise Creek Nature Park.
9pm-2am: 37th and Zen is the place to be for Zen: RAVE.
10pm: It is Harold Night at the Push. Enjoy this great night of Improv.
8am-2pm: Catch fleas at the VB Flea Market off 19th Street.
11am-2pm: Celebrate those long-necked mammals during World Giraffe Day at the Virginia Zoo.
4-10pm: Join MJ’s Tavern for an SPCA fundraiser during Pasta for Pets.
5:30-7:30pm: Enjoy ZooGrooves with The Rhondels at the Virginia Zoo. Members get in free.
6pm: Head to the Sandler Center for Denise Walls Dance Energy: Artistry Through Motion.
7-11pm: Celebrate the live video shoot / single release party with Stereobloom at Shaka’s Live.
7-10pm: See the 3-Man Show Without Hope – Without Fear at the 670 Gallery in Hampton.
8pm: Tired of your relationship problems? Laugh at someone else’s at Couples Therapy at the Push.
8pm: Attend the Comedy Drag Show at West Beach Tavern in Virginia Beach.
9pm: Be a part of the Norfolk Kick Off Launching Party for Experimental Film Virginia at Work Release. Stay for the Truth Booth After Party.
9pm-12am: Head to Back Bay Brewing for Bennett Wales and Brock Bittner.
9pm-2am: Go PUNK at Charlie’s for only $5 with Invaluable, Fatesealer, R-Dent, Dead Love Alive, and One Day Fire.
10pm: Grab your tickets for Improvageddon: The John Sharp Battle Royale at the Push.
10-11am: Stretch it out at the Plot during Summer Yoga at the Plot.
10:30am-3pm: Head to Esoteric for Beats, Beer, & Brewer’s Brunch: CaliRado Tour.
10:30-11:30am: Grab your mat for Poses & Pints: Sunday Morning Yoga at OBC.
11am-4pm: Head to Lafayette Park for Riverview Village Days’ Open Air / Farmer’s Market. While you’re there, join in the Pop-up Yoga from 11-12.
1-4pm: Have fun in the sun and get cool in the pool at the FREE Summer Pool Party at Simon Family JCC.
1-6pm: Check out artist Cassy Giacci during Beer is Art at Coelacanth.
2-5pm: Smalls First Annual Start of Summer sWINE Tasting is this Sunday.
7pm: Remember your first time? Hopefully no one laughed. Laughing is completely acceptable for this one, though. The First Timers Club: A Sketch Comedy Show will be at the Push.
7:30pm: Broadway star Tiffany Haas will be at the Ferguson Center for the Arts.