There's only a month left of summer for your kids, so make sure to make the best of it with these fun things to do in Hampton Roads!
Check out this compiled list of everything going on in Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Williamsburg this weekend, August 2-4!
America | The Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | Friday
See the Grammy Award-winning Classic Rock favorite that everyone gets excited to see. Get the chance to sing along to your favorites like "Girl with No Hair" and "I Need You." Tickets are $42.50-$123 – get them here! Learn more on Virginia is for Lovers website!
Annual Norfolk Latino Music Festival | Town Point Park, Norfolk | Saturday
Salsa your way into Town Point Park for a festival of dancing, delicious food, and rich culture! There will be plenty of live performances to keep you entertained the whole night, so be sure to check it out here!
Barks and Brews | Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk | Sunday
Chill out in the garden with dogs and their owners as you enjoy some live music and, of course, beer! Members and their dogs get in for free, but non-members pay regular admission and $5 per dog. Dogs must remain on a leash at all times, and if you forget your waste bags, they'll have plenty. Check the event out here!
Dino on the Loose | Virginia Living Museum, Newport News | Saturday
Admit it, you have always wanted to encounter a dinosaur! The Virginia Living Museum is putting on a special show where we'll get to witness 30 dinosaur replicas ranging from 1/3 to full size. Face your fear for $15-$20. Learn more here!
Eric Carle: Moonlit Nights and Other Illustrations | The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk | Ongoing
Eric Carle's unique style of works uses handpainted tissue paper which highlights bugs and nighttime scenes. There are selections from The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Draw Me a Star, The Secret Birthday Message, and more! The event is free and open to the public – see it here!
Norfolk Tides Vs. Durham Bulls | Harbor Park, Norfolk | Friday-Sunday
Watch your Norfolk Tides play against the Durham Bulls in a day of baseball fun! There is no better summer activity! Tickets are $9-$13 each – check out the event here!
Matt Iseman and PJ Walsh | The Funny Bone, Virginia Beach | Friday-Sunday
If you are looking for a tag-teamed night of laughs from two hilarious comedians, then you don't want to miss this show. The featured comedians, Matt Iseman and PJ Walsh competed on Ninja Warrior and plan to joke about their experiences on the show! Tickets are $20 each – check it out here!
Grooving by the Bay | Buckroe Beach, Hampton | Sunday
Every Sunday this summer, enjoy live music and dancing to the good ol' oldies! The event is free and open to the public – see it here!
Hunt Club's Summer Farm Camp | Hunt Club Farm, Virginia Beach | Ongoing
Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a farmer? Hunt Club wants to show you! Daily feeding routines, maintenance, and responsibility of what it means to be a farmer – all of it! After each session, you will participate in horse rides, fishing, water activities, arts and crafts, and much more! The camp is $300 for the entire day – learn more here!
Jimmy Buffett | The Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater, Virginia Beach | Saturday
Get ready to dance like it's "Five O' Clock Somewhere!" Musician, Jimmy Buffett chose to make his return to The Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater for one night of Margaritas and fun! Tickets are between $36 and $169 each -- get them here! For more information, we recently reported on this concert!
Satellite Gallery: In Service | The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach | Ongoing
Venture over to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) to see an exhibit created by veterans that will highlight what it means to be a member of the military. See each service member's experience in the military through their artwork, and witness some outstanding talent! Admission to the museum is only $7. Find out more here!
The Glen Miller Orchestra | The Harrison Opera House, Norfolk | Saturday
Listen to the roaring sounds of the Glen Miller Orchestra as they fill the room with their incredible unison sound! Hear classics such as Chattanooga Choo Choo and In The Mood. Tickets are $38-$63 each -- get them here! Find out more about the event, here!
BrewHaHa Craft Beer Festival | Virginia Museum of History & Culture | Saturday
The Virginia Museum of History & Culture is celebrating craft beer month by bringing out select craft beers from local Virginia Breweries, delicious food, and live music. Surround yourself with history and culture as you sip on a refreshing beer while you vote on your favorite for the VIP event, "Battle of the Brews" contest. Tickets are $10-$40 each -- learn more and purchase your tickets here!
Festival of Cheese | The Greater Richmond Convention Center | Saturday
Festival + Cheese = The Perfect Day! The Festival of Cheese highlights over 2,000 artisan, farmstand, and specialty cheeses for you to taste and purchase -- each cheese is a selected winner from the Society's prestigious Annual Judging & Competition, along with gourmet foods libations. Tickets are $45 each -- check out the event here!
La Belle Époque: French Design in Maymont's Gilded Age Mansion | Maymont | Ongoing
Celebrate the French art of the 19th century with chosen pieces from the Gilded Age Mansion of James and Sallie Dooley. You will see pieces chosen from clothing, tapestries (Don Quixote), decor, furniture, and more! Discover what the late 1800s had in store, including the dining experience! There is no ticket price, just a suggested $5 donation – discover more here!
The Creative Space Showcase | Firehouse Theater, Richmond | Saturday
Eight local artists will be coming together for a back to back lineup that will keep you entertained the whole evening. Tickets are $10-$15 each -- learn more here!
Washington Redskins Training Camp | Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center | Sunday
Get to know your favorite Redskins players up close and personal by attending either training session that is free and open to the public! When the practice is over, coaches and players will be available to sign autographs and take photos! Find it here!
Waterplay in the Children's Garden | Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden | Ongoing
Cool off this summer by running through gentle water sprays. Tickets are between $8 and $13 each – Check it out here!
The Days Between: Double Can Release Concert | The Virginia Beer Company | Saturday
The Virginia Beer Company is celebrating the return of two favorite beers, Estimated Eyes DDH Double IPA and the Rob Your Head Imperial Red! Sip on an old favorite of yours and enjoy the cool and refreshing taste as party at The Virginia Beer Company. Find it here!
Origins of American Democracy | Jamestown Settlement | Ongoing
Participate in a monthlong set of events honoring the 400th anniversary of the first representative legislative assembly from 1619. You will be able to participate in plenty of interactive events that will keep you and the kids occupied. Admission to Jamestown is $8.50-$26 each. Find out more here!
Scares that Care 5K and Kids Fun Run | 50 Kingsmill Road | Saturday
Celebrate Halloween in July by competing for the finish line and donating to charity. Once the race is finished, you will have the opportunity to take photos with ghosts and ghouls dressed up in costume! Registration is $15-$50 -- sign up here!
Summer Nights | Busch Gardens | Ongoing
When the sun goes down, the air is cooler, and Busch Gardens transforms into a playground for lasers, pyrotechnics, popular TV performers, fireworks, cool zones, super shakes, and tie-dyed crepes! The Summer Nights at Busch Gardens is included with an admission ticket. Find out more here!
Whistle Belly Beer Festival | Merchant Square | Saturday
Are you ready for a beer festival that involves more than just beer? The Whistle Belly Beer Festival allows you to taste exclusive beer, dance to live music, participate in a raffle for a prize, and to delve in delicious food. Tickets are $55-$75 each -- pick them up here!
Did we miss your favorite event? What do you plan on doing this weekend? Tell us in the comments!