Friday, May 4th, get ready to party for a great cause! The Rotary Club of Newport News and Hampton Roads Event Rentals present Shrimpfest 2018. Enjoy amazing food, music and great company.
Admission includes food, drinks, a DJ and dancing. Dinner includes giant peel-and-eat shrimp, BBQ , sides, craft beer and wine. Featured beers are El Guapo IPA, Vienna Lager, Devil’s Backbone, Larry’s Lemonade, St. George Brewery, Bold Rock Hard Cider, Shock Top and Bud Light.
This is their primary annual fundraiser and ALL proceeds are given back to local charities. Last year, more than $25,000 was distributed back into our community for organizations such as the Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity, Free Clinic, Operation Cat Snip and many, many others. This event will take place at Port Warwick from 5.30-9pm.
For detailed info and to purchase tickets, click here.
The Junior Woman’s Club of Williamsburg will proudly host the 55th annual Art on the Square event Sunday, April 29 in Merchants Square.
Art on the Square will feature over 150 artists and a variety of local vendors including Aroma’s, Ben & Jerry’s, Two Drummers and King of Pops. From pottery and paintings to throw blankets and accessories, visitors can shop and support local artists from across the country.
Proceeds from artists’ booth fees and raffle ticket sales are donated to visual and performing arts organizations throughout the greater Williamsburg area.
Art on the Square is free and open to the public. Visitors can purchase raffle tickets at the JWCW main tent for a chance to win an original DePaul painting. This event is from 10am-5pm.
For more information about 2018 artists, click here.
What a splendid idea for a girls night out! Billsburg Brewery is excited to host Palms & Pints Tuesday, April 17th. Enjoy an evening of great beer, fun company and creative painting. Unplug from everyday life and enjoy the night.
Billsburg is located near the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry and Jamestown Beach Park. Palms & Pints will take place in the large tent on the property from 6-8pm. All levels are welcome and seats are limited, so be sure to buy your ticket now.
Entry is $35, which includes all painting materials and your first Billsburg $5.00 brew on tap. Guests are encouraged to bring an old shirt or apron to protect clothing. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance.
For more info and to purchase tickets online, click here.
The weather looks perfect for a weekend of outside fun at Schooners! Saturday, April 14th, let’s kick off Spring with a patio party. Catch live music, drink specials and more this weekend.
Schooners Grill is well known for their amazing food, friendly staff and fun atmosphere. Enjoy food and drink specials throughout the day and be sure to catch a few new additions to the cocktail menu.
Live music will begin at 2pm with Brian Carmona followed by Matt Yarborough for the evening. We can’t wait to sit outside and enjoy that glorious patio (and Greek Pizza). Get there early to secure a good seat.
This event is from 10am until 1am. For more info, click here.
Friday, April 13th, Tradition Brewing Company will celebrate the Hilton 100 tribute with the release of The Villager, a traditional English Ale that was popular during the early 1900’s. The release party will also feature several events to commemorate this historic celebration.
The Villager release will take place at 2pm, 4-pack-16oz cans will officially go on sale at 6pm and live music by Derek Smith will begin at 7:30pm. There will also be a pop-up shop by Hilton Village 100, LIVE painting by renowned artist Cynthia Newton and a book signing by John V Quarstein.
Enjoy dinner and desserts with the amazing food from the Circa 1918 Kitchen & Bar New American Cuisine Food Truck and Indulge Bakery and Bistro. This event is from 6-10pm.
For more info, visit the Facebook page here.
The 25th Annual ‘Tastefully Yours’ fundraiser returns to the Hampton Roads Convention Center Thursday, April 12th. This premier food tasting event will feature craft beer, wine and food from over 36 of our top local restaurants.
Funds raised from this event will be used to provide food to over 170 partner agencies which include food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other emergency organizations in our community.
Don’t miss the the fun photo booth, casino games, and live music all evening. This event is from 6-9.30pm. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 the day of. Tickets will sell out!
For detailed info and to purchase tickets, click here.
What better way to welcome Spring than an oyster roast on the water? Captain Chuck-a-Mucks will host their Oyster Roast Saturday, April 7th.
Captain Chuck-a-Mucks, also known as the Captain’s Secret Hideout #2, is located on Jones Creek in Isle of Wight County. The restaurant is well known for their exceptional seafood, great customer service and beautiful views.
Bring the entire family out for an afternoon of great food and fun in beautiful downtown Rescue near historic downtown Smithfield.
The oyster roast will offer steamed or raw oysters on the half shell, fried oysters, clams, BBQ and crab soup. There will be drink specials and live music by Chris Ride. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. This event is from 2-5pm.
For more information, click here.
Let’s welcome summer properly with a Craft Beer Festival at the Mariners’ Museum! Come out Sunday, May 6th for great beer, good food and live music
The sixth annual Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival will feature craft beers in the unique setting of The Mariners’ Museum’s outdoor courtyards. Tickets include 20 four-ounce craft beer tastings , a souvenir tasting glass and the day’s admission to the museum.
Food truck will be on site for an additional charge. General Admission tickets are $35 in advance, $45 the day of. This event is from 12-5pm and will go on rain or shine.
For more information and to purchase tickets online, click here.