“Poker Run” at Quaker Steak

Round up your friends and grab the bikes to ride out for a great cause! The 5th Annual Poker Run to Fight MLS will be Saturday, September 24th. This event is sponsored by SMOKE BBQ in Newport News and is presented by “Sandy’s Cruisers”. The purpose is to raise funds and bring awareness to ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). All vehicles are welcome to join.

Ok, we know some of you are asking yourself, “what is a poker run?”  We have you cover right here.

Participating restaurants are Quaker Steak & Lube, The Virginia Beer Company, Hooters and Beachcomber Restaurant. There will be food and drink specials along with raffles, 50/50 and more. Live music by the Heather Edwards Band. Registration is at Quaker Steak & Lube from 9am-11am. Cost is $15 per rider, $5 per passenger, $5 to add a hand.

For more info, visit the Facebook Event Page.

“Wild Ale” Release at TBC

Raise a glass to the end of summer at Tradition this weekend! Saturday, September 3rd is the exciting release of TBC’s Wild Ale, Karnage Asada food, truck and opening day College Football! Sunday, September 4th from 12-4, enjoy a family style cookout with hot dogs, hamburgers and a bounce house for the kids. If you’re looking for a hurricane party, this is the place to come! Cheers to the weekend y’all.

“Paws for the Cause” Fundraiser

Bring the entire family out for a wonderful cause. Paws For a Cause Fundraiser and festival is taking place on Saturday, September 17th. The event will take place at Williams Fields in The Mariners Museum Park. All proceeds go to benefit the Peninsula SPCA, an adoption-guarantee shelter!

This year’s event will feature over 50 vendors, animal rescues with adoptable pets, and a newly expanded children’s area. The festival is from 12-5pm. There will be food and drinks available for purchase.

Register to walk at www.peninsulaSPCA.org

For more info, click here.

“Ben Folds” at Ferguson Center

Head to one of the most beautiful venues in Newport News for an evening of great music. Ben Folds will perform at the Ferguson Center for the Arts Concert Hall Friday, September 16th at 8pm

For more info, visit the Facebook Event Page.

To view ticket options, visit http://cwm.io/688f71

“Restaurant Week” at Fin

YES. It’s our favorite time of year!  Restaurant week at Fin is September 6th-11th and will include an amazingly beautiful menu.  Specific hours for Restaurant Week are 4.30pm-10pm.  Cost is $35.  You can expect items such as fire cracker shrimp, tuna tartar, crabcakes, yellowfin tuna, filet, and decadent desserts.  Fin will not disappoint.  Come out and enjoy the astounding food, service and atmosphere!

For more info, visit the Facebook Event Page.

“Smoktoberfest” at Smoke

Saturday, September 17th from Noon-11p. Come out for the third annual Smoketoberfest! This year SMOKE BBQ will feature a unique selection of beer, German themed food specials, and much more.

Bring your friends and family out for super fun events like cornhole tournaments, a wing eating competition, and the live music of Soul Patch.  This event has been packed for the last 3 years so get there early and bring your appetite! Enjoy the outside seating area featuring a covered patio or hang out near the outdoor fireplace.

For more info, visit http://www.smokenn.com/

“Denbigh Day” and Slapnation

Bring your dancin’ shoes for the party after the Parade! Slapnation will perform Saturday, September 17 at Denbigh Day! Bring the family out to see the parade beginning at 10am, get some brunswick stew to take home, and enjoy shopping several different vendors. This event originated back in 1960 to mark the end of summer in the historic hamlet of Denbigh and is presented by the Denbigh Lions Club. Cost is free to the public.

For a detailed list of events, visit http://www.denbighday.com/festival.html

Damon’s “Poker Run” for Trevor Claar

Saturday, September 10th, grab the bikes and call your friends.  It’ll be a beautiful day for a Poker Run all to benefit Trevor Claar.  Damon & Company will be hosting the event.  Sign up starts at 10.30am, bikes out at 11.30am.

Cost: $10 per rider, $5 add-on.  Stops are Damon & Co, Schooners, Cactus Pub and then back at Damon’s!  There will be live music, a $5 BBQ Platter, slow race, 50/50 raffle, vendors and door prizes.  100% of proceeds go to Trevor’s medical bills and long-term care.  Trevor was involved in an accident while enjoying the last few days of beachweek, celebrating his high school graduation.  His spirits are high and hopeful. Please donate, support and show some love!

Please ‘like’, follow, and support the Stay Strong Claar Page.

Click here for more info on the Poker Run.