Avoid coming down with a case of the January blues—check out these fun events happening in Virginia this weekend!
Here's our weekend roundup of events in Hampton Roads and Richmond, for January 10–12.
Hampton Roads International Auto Show
Virginia Beach Convention Center | Friday–Sunday
Presented by the Hampton Roads Automobile Dealers Association, the Hampton Roads Auto Show's virtual showroom will feature the latest and greatest from each of the leading automobile manufacturers, including Toyota, Honda, Acura, Chevrolet, Mercedes Benz, Porsche, and so many more. Learn all about it (and grab a $3 coupon) here!
MacArthur on Ice, and Impulse
MacArthur Green | 300 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA | Daily through January 20
If you haven't been ice skating yet this season, this might be the perfect weekend to do it. MacArthur's 7,200-square-foot rink is only open for one more week, so you should get your skating in while you can! While you're there, stop to experience Impulse, the interactive illuminated see‐saws that change in light and sound based on the user intensity. Get more info on skating here and on Impulse here.
The 5th Annual Nomarama Slider Competition
O'Connor Brewing Company | 521 W. 25th St., Norfolk, VA | Saturday
From 12 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, test sliders from Norfolk's Redwood Smoke Shack, Rebellion DC, Bing's BBQ, and Lumpia & Co. There'll be a photo booth available, and a live DJ will be laying down the beat. Cost is $30. Learn more here.
Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival
Meadow Event Park | 13191 Dawn Blvd., Doswell, VA | Friday–Saturday
Perfect for newbies to the sport of fly fishing, this event is nationally known for being extremely beginner-friendly. Of course, it doesn't hurt that there are free wine tastings for attendees 21 and over! This is the 20th annual Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival, and it attracts anglers from all over the country. Kids are welcome and encouraged to get involved. Learn more here!
20th Annual Pet Expo
Richmond Raceway Complex | 600 East Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA | Saturday
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., pet owners from around the region will bring their pets to Henrico Humane Society's annual Pet Expo. Visit more than 50 vendors on-hand, or participate in a variety of pet-related activities. This is bound to be a lot of fun for the whole family. Check it out here!
What kinds of events did we miss on our list? Tell us in the comments!