Friday, May 4th, get ready to party for a great cause! The Rotary Club of Newport News and Hampton Roads Event Rentals present Shrimpfest 2018. Enjoy amazing food, music and great company.
Admission includes food, drinks, a DJ and dancing. Dinner includes giant peel-and-eat shrimp, BBQ , sides, craft beer and wine. Featured beers are El Guapo IPA, Vienna Lager, Devil’s Backbone, Larry’s Lemonade, St. George Brewery, Bold Rock Hard Cider, Shock Top and Bud Light.
This is their primary annual fundraiser and ALL proceeds are given back to local charities. Last year, more than $25,000 was distributed back into our community for organizations such as the Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity, Free Clinic, Operation Cat Snip and many, many others. This event will take place at Port Warwick from 5.30-9pm.
For detailed info and to purchase tickets, click here.
The 25th Annual ‘Tastefully Yours’ fundraiser returns to the Hampton Roads Convention Center Thursday, April 12th. This premier food tasting event will feature craft beer, wine and food from over 36 of our top local restaurants.
Funds raised from this event will be used to provide food to over 170 partner agencies which include food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other emergency organizations in our community.
Don’t miss the the fun photo booth, casino games, and live music all evening. This event is from 6-9.30pm. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 the day of. Tickets will sell out!
For detailed info and to purchase tickets, 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.
The Holidays are quickly approaching, and with that comes wonderful fundraisers. Friday, November 3rd, plan to attend ‘The Brewer’s Ball’, an event held to showcase the finest in craft beer, food and people in Hampton Roads.
The Brewer’s Ball is held each year to raise awareness for The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. All proceeds made will go directly to benefit the foundation. This year’s fundraiser will be held at The Historic Post Office in downtown Hampton. Guests will enjoy hand crafted beer from local brewers and delicious food samplings from the best local restaurants. Dance the night away with live music, take part in a silent auction and mix and mingle with the best and brightest in our area.
Attire is cocktail, with a 1920’s Speakeasy theme. Must be 21 and over to attend. This event is from 7-11pm.
For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.
Join Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula for a fun-filled, ‘hot’ night in Havana. This event will take place Saturday, October 21st at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.
This year’s themed auction, ‘One Hot Havana Night,’ will feature a cigar roller, steel drummer, salsa dancers, and some of the hottest auction items on the Peninsula. Enjoy cocktail hour and browse hundreds of silent auction items before dinner. Experience exciting food stations inspired by Havana, bid on a brand new car, and enjoy a salsa dancing lesson!
All proceeds benefit members of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula. This year’s event is chaired by Tommy & Chrissy Garner and Scott & Tricia Russell.
For more information on our Club services and opportunities, visit www.bagclub.com.
Saturday, September 30th, come out to Alewerks and celebrate a great cause. Tap into Fall with 10 Alewerks craft beer samples and an exclusive firkin of Pumpkin Ale with vanilla and coffee.
Prost! food truck will be on site serving their Oktoberfest-inspired menu including brats, schnitzel and beer braised sausage. The primary beneficiary for this event is the local branch of Warriors at Ease. Prior to the event, at 11 a.m. an instructor will lead a complimentary yoga session.
This year’s event will offer lawn games, live music and a silent auction featuring items such as restaurant gift cards to Merchants Square and rounds of golf at Kingsmill Resort. This event is from 12-4pm. Admission is $25, non-drinkers are $10.
For more information, visit williamsburgjuniors.org/btb.
Thursday, September 28th, get ready to dance, dine and donate at the 7th Annual ‘Shag at the Foodbank’. This popular indoor/outdoor event is hosted by the Kiwanis Clubs of Division 13 and will take place at the Foodbank, located at 2401 Aluminum Ave. in Hampton.
Nixon Catering will be on site to serve all-you-can-eat seafood. Menu items include steamed shrimp, clams, crab bites, fried oysters, scallops, and pork BBQ. Bill Deal’s Original Rhondels will perform all evening. This event is from 5.30-8.30pm. Tickets purchased in advance are $40 per person and $50 at the door.
This year, the Kiwanis are having a canned tuna/chicken drive to stock the Foodbank shelves so make sure to bring some goodies. Proceeds directly impact literacy, health, recreation, family support, quality childcare, youth leadership development programs and reduce hunger throughout Hampton Roads.
For more info and to purchase tickets, visit shagatthefoodbank.com.
The Sixth Annual ‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser will be held Friday, March 24th to help raise money and awareness in the fight against hunger. The event will be held at the Historic Post Office in Hampton. Local restaurants will prepare and serve chef-crafted soups. Each guest chooses a beautifully hand-made bowl to keep as a reminder of the empty bowls this event helps to fill.
Along with the amazing soup creations, there will be crackers, desserts, beverages, a silent auction, raffle, and a cash bar. The event will be held from 5.30-9pm. Tickets may be purchased for $30 in advance and $35 at the door.
For more info, visit www.EmptyBowlsVaPeninsula.org