The PFAC Board of Advisors is excited to announce the 7th Annual Artini – Virginia Made. This year, the event is taking place at Boathouse Live Friday, March 2nd.
Local mixologists will compete to create the best cocktail using ingredients made in Virginia. Attendees will choose the winner. Enjoy amazing appetizers from Circa, Waypoint, Harpoon Larry’s, P.F. Chang’s, Second Street, Fin, Riverwalk, Juan’s, Kismet, Mellow Mushroom, Schlesinger’s and of course Boathouse Live.
Tickets are $60 in advance and $75 after February 23rd. Admission includes drink tastings and food pairings. Enjoy great food, exquisite drinks and live music by Plastic Eddie. This event is from 6-9pm.
For more info and to purchase tickets online, click here.
It’s almost time for the most adorable fundraiser on the Peninsula! The 11th Annual Fur Ball Gala will take place February 17th at the Newport News Marriott in City Center.
This year’s highly anticipated theme is ‘Take Me To Paris’. Dress your best and come enjoy French-inspried fine dining and cocktails. Don’t miss the always popular pet parade, silent and live auctions, dancing and more. This event is held from 6-11pm.
Tickets are on sale now. For more info and to purchase tickets online, click here.
Ready for the weekend? Suffering from cabin fever? Get out of the house and go to Boathouse Live in Newport News.
With awesome food options, live music and over 50 taps, you’ll be glad you came. Enjoy playing pool on one of their six tables, catch a game on the largest TV on the Peninsula or just kick it with friends and enjoy the atmosphere. Mark your calendars now for exciting upcoming musical acts such as Last Fair Deal, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen and Matisyahu in March.
For more info, check out their Facebook page by clicking here.
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.
The 14th annual Hollydazzle Celebration returns to city center Saturday, December 2nd.
This family-friendly event has something for everyone, including live musicians, choral groups and dancers performing on four different stages. Catch the amazing street performers to include living statues, fire performers, magicians, hoop dancers, holiday characters and stilt walkers!
From 4-8pm, the evening will be filled with fun activities leading up to the spectacular Fountains of Light Show beginning at 7.45pm. Following the fireworks and incredible special effects will be the lighting of the 45 foot tree on the Fountain Plaza.
The children’s area will have holiday crafts, entertainment and free face painting. Twenty food vendors will sell food items ranging from turkey legs to pizza and funnel cakes.
For more info, click here.
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.
City Center is excited to host the 6th Annual Fall Festival Saturday, October 14. Festivities this year include craft beer, hard cider, wine tastings, artwork and live music.
Browse over 40 vendors featuring seasonal fruits, produce, baked goods and plants. Enjoy the sounds of The Joe Gasman Band and Borderline Crazy live on the Market Stage. The children’s area will offer free hay rides, a craft area, face painting and door prizes.
Beer and wine tasting tickets are available for $30. Discounted tickets are available now until October 10th for $25. This event is free, family friendly and open to the public.
The festival is from 11-6pm. For more info, click here
Summer is officially here and so is the Farmers’ Market! Beginning Thursday, June 1st and every following Thursday until September 28th from 10-2pm. Enjoy a great selection of locally grown fruits, vegetables, plants and herbs. You can also purchase dairy products such as cheese, goat’s cheese, milk, and eggs. Meats are also available at the market. You can find free-range chicken, bison, pork and fresh seafood. There will also be an array of locally made breads, baked goods, bath products, and dog treats! Grab your friends and shop local.
For more info, visit citycenteratoysterpoint.com/events.