“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

For more info and to purchase tickets, visit http://shagatthefoodbank.com/

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.

For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1112619048777607/
or to purchase tickets here http://www.endview.org/

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