“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.

“SONset on the Isle” At Bell Isle Beach Club & Marina

Saturday, September 30th, don’t miss ‘SONset on the Isle’. This is a fun family friendly event with live music throughout the day.

Catch some of the best Christian bands around while enjoying the beautiful atmosphere of Bell Isle Marina. Every King and Commoner, Caleb Folks and Co, Mehlek Pfsha, REP, 757 Worship and Reverence Worship will be rockin’ the beach club all day.

Pack some chairs, bring a picnic and enjoy this beautiful weather on the Isle. Food, drinks and snacks will be available for purchase at the marina store. This event is free and open from 12-9pm.

For more info, visit facebook.com/BellIsleMarina.

“Inaugural Racing to Save the Bay Festival” in Hampton

The Bay Days Foundation is proud to present a partnership with Larry King’s Langley Speedway to host the Inaugural ‘Racing to Save the Bay Festival’.

This highly anticipated event will take place September 9-10th. There will be two stages of entertainment showcasing music by over 20 artists. The festival will take place Saturday from 11am-9.30pm and Sunday from 11am-6pm.

The eclectic lineup of bands will feature a wide variety of music such as jazz, classic rock, country and dance. Be sure to catch the Deloreans before the fireworks display Saturday night. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Parking is free.

For more information, visit BayDaysEvents.com.

“Whistle Belly 2017” in Williamsburg

Williamsburg is excited to host the ever-popular Whistle Belly 2017 Sunday, August 6th. Whistle Belly is a celebration of amazing food and drinks in honor of Virginia Craft Beer Month. The much-anticipated event was created by DoG Street Pub and proudly presented by the Junior Woman’s Club of Williamsburg.

Enjoy craft beer from over 30 breweries along with delicious food from DoG Street Pub, Trellis Bar & Grill, Blue Talon Bistro, Culture Cafe, and The Catering Company. Tickets include drinks and all-you-can-eat food for only $50. You can also save up to $10 by purchasing in advance. Get early access tickets to enjoy exclusive beers.

There will also be raffles with gifts from breweries and local businesses. Proceeds benefit local non-profits and scholarships to local high school students. This event will go on rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.

For more info and to purchase tickets, visit eventbrite.com/whistle-belly.

“Paint Night and Social” at Bell Isle

If you’re like us, you’re probably sitting at your desk right now contemplating your upcoming weekend festivities. If so, be sure to include Bell Isle for this Saturday, July 15th. The Beach Club and Marina will host ‘Paint Night with Gary Fig’. The painting project will be a Bell Isle Sunset on Driftwood. There will also be a ‘social’ that evening featuring an art show, food, music, and wine.

Enjoy the beautiful views and try your hand at painting (with wine). Ticket prices are as follows: Marina members and boat owners $15; guest $45. Tickets include all paint supplies, instructions, wine, and snacks from 6-9pm. Non-painters may also attend to enjoy the music, food, and social event on the isle. Guest fee is $10 (paid at office upon arrival).

Tickets are required and can be purchased online at bellislemarinava.

“Farmers’ Market” at City Center

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.

“Greek Festival” in Newport News

It’s almost that time of year again. June 1-4, grab your dancing shoes and prepare to indulge in authentic Greek food and wine! This year will mark the event’s 50th Anniversary. Enjoy an array of homemade Greek specialties such as gyros, Greek fries, dolmades, spanakopita, and ouzo.

Come out and appreciate authentic Greek music, dancing, culture, and cuisine. This event is a guaranteed good time, rain or shine. With fast-moving lines and excellent customer service, you will have your food to enjoy in no time. This is a locals favorite and always attracts a wonderful crowd.

For detailed info on times and location, visit newportnewsgreekfestival.org/.

“Cinco in the City” in Newport News

Looking for a family-friendly way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Come on out Friday, May 5th to celebrate ‘Cinco in the City’. This event will take place in City Center and feature live music by Tumbao Salsero, food and drinks for purchase, face-painting, and activities for all ages.

Tumbao Salsero consists of eleven band members and full latin percussion. This band is guaranteed to keep you on your feet all night long. Enjoy dinner by Stuft- Not Your Average Food Truck, Tucanos Brazilian Grill, Over The Moon Pizza, Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cake, and PoppaP 1971 grilled cheese truck.

All proceeds from beverage purchases will go to local charities. This event is from 6-9pm. Admission and parking are free. Blankets and chairs are welcome. Pet are NOT permitted in the event area.

For more info, visit the Facebook Event Page.