“First Fridays at HIP in Port Warwick”

Kick off your weekend with some fun festivities in Port Warwick! Beginning Friday, June 1, catch the cool kids at HIP for live music, fun food and outstanding artwork.

First Fridays will take place in and around HIP, located at 2170 William Styron Square S in Newport News. Enjoy an evening of live local musicians, foodies, artists and door prizes.

Stroll through the beautiful Port Warwick Square to participating restaurants and businesses for First Fridays Fun. This event is from 6-9pm and is free and open to the public. Come out and show some local love!

Check out all of the upcoming events and details by clicking here.

“Summer Concert Series with The Deloreans” at Port Warwick

Summer is right around the corner and with that comes lots of live music on the Peninsula! Wednesday May 23rd, dress in your best 80’s gear and dance the night away with The Deloreans.

The concert will begin promptly at 6pm. This event is kid/pet friendly and is free and open to the public. Feel free to bring your own chairs, blankets or even a picnic. Beer and wine are allowed. Free parking for the concerts is available in the Sentara parking lot.

Concerts are every Wednesday, 6-9pm from May 23 to August 29, 2018 (no concert July 4). For detailed info and the entire season’s schedule, click here.

The concert will take place rain or shine. Should weather conditions cause a cancellation, a decision will be made by 5:30pm and will be posted on the website and Facebook page.

“Vintage Finds Market” Hosted by HIP

Attention lovers of all things VINTAGE! Spend your afternoon in beautiful Port Warwick this Saturday, April 21st from 1-5pm. 

Enjoy browsing through several amazing vendors that will be selling unique clothing, accessories and items for your home. Rita Baker of Vintage Haven will be on site, Stifel & Capra, as well as Karen Martin from the Hilton Village shop, Madame et Monsieur. The Coral Caravan from Virginia Beach will also be parked out front, packed full of retail therapy. These boutiques are just a few that will be participating.

Local foodies, including Lolly’s Creamery will be serving up some amazing treats. The one and only Jolly Roasters Coffee Co. will be keeping everyone excited all day.

For detailed info on this event, click here.

“Shrimpfest 2018” at Port Warwick

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.

“Special Whiskey Tapas Tuesday” at Fin Seafood

Tapas Tuesday returns to Fin Seafood with two of our absolute favorites, whiskey and tapas! Tuesday, March 20th, plan to attend the ‘Special Whiskey Tapas Tuesday’ at Fin.

You’ll enjoy outstanding service, delicious food and cocktail creations by Mixologist Robert Gregory. This event offers 3 courses with 3 different cocktails for $25. The menu includes cured salmon, lamb sausage and cannoli. For dessert options, you’ll love the salt roasted pineapple sorbet and almond bon bon with chocolate dust.

This event is from 5-9pm and reservations must be made. For more details and the entire menu selection, click here. Reservations are accepted over the phone at 757-599-5800.

 

“HIP Innovative Studio Boutique in Port Warwick”

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THE coolest, most eclectic shop in Port Warwick has moved inside the Square!
As of December 1, 2017, HIP is now located inside Port Warwick, right beside Thaijindesu. New to the store will be Jolly Roasters, a coffee company offering pourovers, single origin coffee, nitro cold brew, espresso and handcrafted pastries. Jolly Roasters will officially be open for business January 3rd. They will also brew and sell Discover Teas onsite.
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HIP will continue to host awesome workshops such as chalk paint, macramé, metals/jewelry design and calligraphy. Beginning January 2018, the boutique welcomes catered events, live music and a nice open space for business meetings. In February, keep an eye out for the bourbon and chocolate tasting event!
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Be sure to look for the ‘Blooms & Brews’ workshop with Front Porch Flower Company. These events will feature coffee, teas and classes on how to create amazing flower arrangements. HIP is excited to host pop-ups, trunk shows and even more creative workshops in 2018.
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For more info on the new space and workshops, 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.

“Hip + Innovative Studio Boutique” in Port Warwick

This hidden gem definitely lives up to it’s business name. One of Port Warwick’s most recent additions, Hip + Innovative Studio Boutique is sure to have something for everyone.

Anna Hubbard is the beauty and the brains behind this wonderful idea. The studio offers workshops by local artists in metals/jewelry (texturizing, stamping, cold connections, coloring in metal), Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan, Fiber Arts (weaving, macrame, felting), Floral Design and more! Hip is the home for the Anna Hubbard Jewelry collection, as well as a wide selection of fine, handcrafted artisan products.

Original art and prints, stunning jewelry, scarves and bags line the walls throughout. I was most intrigued with the prominent passion that Anna has for art and her store. It was a great pleasure to visit and learn all about it.

Definitely check it out by visiting her site at hip757.com.