Kiwanis “Shrimp Fest” Williamsburg

The signature, late-summer Shrimp Feast is back in Williamsburg! Saturday, September 10th, from 4-7pm come out for a great cause. The Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg is hosting the event for the 36th straight year! There will be ‘All You Can Eat’ (yes, all you can eat) shrimp, hot dogs, hush puppies, baked beans, cole slaw, beverages and beer. Wine will be available for purchase.

Proceeds will go to benefit Bacon St., Avalon, Dream Catchers, and Home for Good. Enjoy the sunset over the water while listening to live music. This event is located at The Jamestown 4H Educational Center. VIP packages are available.  Bring your appetite!

For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.

“Go Green Expo 2016” Newport News

Eat Local, Grow Local , Live Local

Saturday, September 10, come out and experience Hampton Roads’ premier horticultural sustainability indoor event. This event is free to the public and begins at 10am through 3pm. There will be a rain barrel workshop, activities for children, earth-friendly lectures, a Farmers Market, bake sale, chef demos and all types of family fun! The event will be held at Brittingham Midtown Community Center in Newport News.

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“EVP World Championships” at POC

Friday August 12th and Saturday, August 13th, come out and watch the 2016 EVP World Championships at Paradise Ocean Club in Hampton. The EVP tour is an industry leader in creating “fan friendly” beach volleyball events and is the largest beach volleyball tour in the United States. With over 18 events and 5,000 athletes competing each summer, this huge event will be exciting to attend (and it is on the beach!).

The cost for spectators is $10 for adults and $5 for children. (This is the regular admission fee to Paradise Ocean Club and includes use of the beach and pool). For participating athletes and one guest of each, admission is free.

Cost per team is $100 per team (four people) for the Hampton Corporate Challenge.

For a list of details to include the schedule of events, visit

“6th Annual Shag at the Foodbank”

On Thursday, September 29th, come on out and party for a great cause! The 6th Annual ‘Shag at the Foodbank’ fundraiser has been a hit for the past 6 years. Hosted by Kiwanis, this event will feature live music by Bill Deal’s Original Rhondels, an amazing buffet of seafood to include steamed shrimp, crab bites, fried oysters, fried fish, oysters on the half shell, steamed clams, clam chowder, fried scallops, pork BBQ, baked beans, cole slaw, sweet potato fries and of course hushpuppies. Come mingle with friends old and new while dancing the night away to classic beach music. Tickets are $35 in advance. Come rain or shine!

2401 Aluminum Ave., Hampton

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The Revolutionary War Fall Reenactment

Attention history lovers! The Fall season is quickly approaching and with that includes historic war reenactments in Newport News. September 24-25 from 11am to 4pm, head out to Endview Plantation for the The Revolutionary War Siege of Yorktown, 1781. You will find reenactors representing members of various forces on both sides to provide a first hand experience of what it was like at the last major battle of the American War of Independence. Encampments will be set up and ready for guests to visit along with reenactments of battles that took place less than four miles from Endview during the American Revolution.

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When: September 24-25, 11am-4pm
Where: Endview Plantation Education and Civil War Camp
362 Yorktown Rd, Newport News 23603

“Maritime Adventure Camps” The Mariners Museum, Newport News

The Mariners Museum is proud to present a week long experience to educate and enlighten children of all ages on exactly how the sea influences daily life. Join in as they explore the rich history and science of the maritime world. Kids will get to listen to music from around the globe, make crafts from distant lands and play games enjoyed by children in other countries. Each day is filled with a new and exciting agenda. Everything from bioluminescence in sea creatures, life aboard a pirate ship, treasure hunts, mermaids, and the Titanic.

Camp is broken up into two age groups.

Mini Mariners: Rising K through 2nd grade, Aug 1-5. Cost is $100 for members and $125 for non-members, 9am-12pm.
Maritime Explorers: Rising 3rd through rising 6th, Aug 8-12. Cost is $175 for members and $200 for non-members, 9am-4pm.

For more information and to sign up, click here Summer Camps – The Mariners’ Museum and Park