“Hilton Art Show & Porch Walk” in Newport News

Saturday, May 12th, grab your girlfriends for an afternoon of art, shopping and supporting local business. Enjoy a stroll through the beautifully quaint area of Hilton in Newport News.

This event will feature live music, food trucks and a beer garden on site. Take a walk down the commercial district, over to Main Street and to the James River as you enjoy the opportunity to view and purchase incredible local art at the Hilton Art Show.

This will be a juried show with prizes given. The event is from 11am-7pm. (Artist registration is FULL as of April 1st, 2018.)

For more info on this event, click here.

“Block Party Returns to Downtown Hampton”

The Block Party is back y’all! Saturday, May 5th, let’s kick off the warm weather with some great live music, family entertainment and refreshments at the block.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Tumbao Salsero this Saturday! This upbeat orchestra consists of eleven members that will keep your feet moving all night long with full Latin percussion. The band features timbales, congas, bongos, trumpets, piano and two lead vocalists. Their repertoire includes many Latin rhythms, such as: Salsa, Merengue, Guaguancó, Son Montuno, Jazz, Bomba and Plena.

This family friendly event is free and begins at 6pm. The children’s area will be open from 6-8pm. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

The party continues each week with an awesome lineup of live music, food trucks and a great crowd. For a complete list of bands, click here.

“ART Unplugged: Palms & Pints” at Billsburg Brewery

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.

“Oyster Roast” at Hoss’s Deli in Newport News

Hoss’s Deli will host their first ever Oyster Roast Saturday, April 14th. The event will feature live music, locally caught oysters and a fun crowd!

Enjoy a wide selection of beverages, great service and local oysters. Park your ‘bikes out back’ and kick it with the cool kids. Austin Ferguson will perform live and keep you dancin’ all day long. Specials include $2 oyster shooters and a dozen oysters for only $6.

Oyster shell recycling will be provided by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. This event is from 12-5 and will be held rain or shine.

For more info, click here. 

“The Barrel Room” at Tradition Brewing Co.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve a day early at Tradition Brewing Company. Saturday, December 30th, experience the Tasting Room as it will be completely transformed for a special guest and event.

Enjoy a limited release of a special Tradition Brewing Company barrel-aged beer, live music and great company. The Barrel Room will also feature several guest taps for this event only: Buskey Cider, Fair Winds Brewing Company, Center of the Universe Brewing and Smartmouth Beer just to name a few. Word on the street is, they will even have wine!

Circa 1918 Kitchen & Bar will have their amazing food truck on site for your dining pleasure. Live music will be provided by Chamomile and Whiskey. This event is 21 and up, with valid ID required upon entry. Attire is casual cocktail. The brewery will be open from 6pm-12am for this occasion.

For more info on this event, click here.

“Haunted Boo-ery” at Tradition Brewing Co.

Get ready to rock with the Deloreans at the biggest Halloween party on the Peninsula! Celebrate the holiday with seasonal craft beer and a great crowd at Tradition Brewing Company.

Saturday, October 28th, the brewery will be completely transformed into a spooky spectacular spectacle. There will be costume contests throughout the evening for Best Male and Female, Best Couple and Best Group.

The Deloreans 80’s Band will perform from 6.30-10.30pm. Purchase your tickets online, by phone or in person. This event will begin at 5.30pm. Must be 21 and over, with valid ID.

For more info and to purchase tickets, visit traditionbrewing.com/shop

“City Center Oyster Roast” in Newport News

Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism will partner with Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate to present The City Center Oyster Roast. This event will take place Friday, October 20th from 6-9pm.

You’ll enjoy live music, great food, a variety of beverages and other fun activities. Harpoon Larry’s will provide raw and roasted oysters along with other signature favorites. Additional food vendors include Capt’n Crabby, Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cake of Virginia, Couture Cakes By Nika and Mama Neem’s Mobile Seafood. Beer, wine and bourbon sales will benefit the Warwick Ruritan Club.

Admission and parking are free. The food is ‘pay as you go’. Dance the night away with The Deloreans 80’s Band and enjoy great food, drinks and friends.

For more info, click here.

“Art & Sculpture Festival” in Port Warwick

A wide array of artists’ booths will line Styron Square this weekend in Port Warwick. The Art & Sculpture Festival returns October 14-15th with fine arts, live entertainment, food, beer and wine.

The festival will feature 100 artists, a fabulous lineup of eclectic music each day and a tent for young collectors. Enjoy strolling the square stocked with world-class fine art, gourmet food vendors and family friendly activities.

Don’t forget to visit the local chic boutiques, award winning restaurants and other unique businesses in the Square. Saturday hours are from 10-6pm and Sunday from 10-5pm.

For more info, click here.