Comedy, baseball, exhibits, and concerts: This weekend has a bit of everything!
School is almost out, so now is the time to begin looking for things to do! Check out this compiled list of everything going on in Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Williamsburg this weekend!
"A Labor of Love: The Caregiver Portraits" by D. Michael Geller | The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk | Ongoing
A picture is worth a thousand words! Witness the incredible bond between caregiver and patient with these incredible photographs. D. Michael Geller captures the love and care the individuals have for each other. See the stories that they have to tell! The exhibit is free and open to the public – see it here! Check out the other available exhibits here!
Call of the Wild | The Virginia Zoo, Norfolk | Saturday
Bash in the wild entertainment, delicious food, and eccentric cocktails at this fourth annual Call of the Wild event. In addition to the festivities, you can enjoy the zoo's surroundings and all the animals in their habitats! The zoo will be closing at 1 p.m. on Saturday for this special event. Tickets are $65 per person for $1,500 for a table – find the event here!
Disney's The Lion King | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | Ongoing
See your childhood come to life before your eyes in the musical rendition of the classic Disney flick. Watch Simba and Nala fall in love all over again! The Lion King musical on the Chrysler Hall stage is a masterpiece that you won't want to miss – plus, it's kid-friendly! Tickets to the magnificent performance are $49-$150 each. Learn more here!
Joe Mitchel | The Funny Bone, Virginia Beach | Sunday
Get ready to slap your knee from laughing so hard. Joe Mitchel tells jokes like nobody's business, and he stands out from the other comedians because he talks about real-life scenarios. See him for only $20! Learn more here!
LANY | The Norva, Norfolk | Friday
Is it possible that we have a modern-day Backstreet Boys group? The well-known trio boy band creates music that is a mix of rock and roll and pop, resembling the late 1990s style! Check them out on YouTube! Tickets are selling for $23 apiece – Learn more here!
Norfolk Tides vs. Lousiville Bats | Harbor Station, Norfolk | Friday-Sunday
It's baseball season! Lounge in comfortable seats and witness the home team taking on the Louisville Bats! Admission is $9-$13 – Get your tickets here!
Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical | Wells Theatre, Norfolk | Ongoing
Witness the musical stage rendition of Ronald Dahl's classic child novel! Watch as Matilda wields her way out of the boarding house and into a loving home where she belongs! Her wit and love for books inspire her ingenuity. Find it here!
Broad Appétit | Various locations around Richmond | Sunday
Revel in the most delicious foods offered around the great city and experience your new favorite dish. The best part? It's only $4 a plate ... you won't want to miss this! Wash down your food with some tasteful beers and wines that will complement your dish! Check out the event here!
Friday Cheers | Brown's Island | Friday
Brown's Island holds the hottest lineup of the most sought-after bands every Friday night! The concert series has booked bands like Zac Brown Band, so you won't want to miss this series! Tickets are $5-$10 each or $45-$55 for the season. Learn more here!
Galaxycon | Greater Richmond Convention Center | Friday-Sunday
Travel around the convention center to different worlds that you love, whether that be sports or comic books! There will be featured celebrity guests at this event as well! Tickets range from $20-$250 depending on whether you plan to attend all three days or just one night. Check out the schedule for the evening! Learn more here!
Bike MS: Colonial Crossroads | Various locations | Saturday and Sunday
Race across Williamsburg as you gaze at historic sites and rustic farmlands in the distance. When you finish, you'll be greeted with food, massages, musical entertainment, and an evening program. Registration is $55 for the cyclists; learn more here!
Cry Witch | Capitol General Court | Ongoing
You get to decide the fate of the local witch. Is she one or is she not? Weigh the evidence with other visitors and watch her trial to see her fate! Admission to the show is free with general admission to Colonial Williamsburg – check it out here!
DIG! Kids, Dirt & Discovery | Prentis Store | Saturday
Are you wanting to pursue a career in archeology? Dig, discover, and learn all about the career and the dinosaurs that live in the ground. This kid-friendly event is perfect for your kid who loves to dig and learn. No ticket is required, but admission to Colonial Williamsburg is. Check it out here!
Pet Weekend | Williamsburg KOA | Friday-Sunday
Enjoy all things pet with your fur babies as you participate in pet-themed activities. Admission to the event is free with regular reservation to the campground. Find it out here! Reserve your space, here!
Did we miss your favorite event? What do you plan on doing this weekend? Tell us in the comments!