“Bacchus Wine & Food Festival” at the Virginia Living Museum

Nature, Vine and Wine! The 14th Annual Bacchus Wine & Food Festival returns to the Virginia Living Museum Friday, February 2nd.

Enjoy amazing samplings of wine, local restaurant fare and an eclectic selection of live music, entertainment and games. Participating restaurants include The Grey Goose, Nawab, Schlesinger’s, SMOKE, Wildside Cafe and Fort Magruder Hotel. Mix and mingle with friends old and new amongst the most beautiful museum galleries and exhibits.

Dance the night away with the sounds of Brother Lucy, Louis Vangieri, Paul Urban & Friends, PC Duo and Zen Mojo.  This event is from 7-10pm.

Tickets range in price and can be purchased here.

“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.

“Yorktown Wine Festival” at Riverwalk Landing

Ahh yes, my favorite time of year has arrived. With Fall, comes beautiful weather and wine festivals! Saturday, October 7th, The Yorktown Wine Festival returns to Riverwalk Landing. Whether you consider yourself a wine connoisseur or an aspiring novice, you don’t want to miss this grand event.

Come out for live music, great wine, fun company and delicious food from local restaurants. Catch ‘Unleaded’, an acoustic rock group beginning at 12.30pm and Slapnation at 3pm. Admission is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. This event is from 12-6pm.

For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.

“South African Wine Dinner” at Fin Seafood

Perfect date night idea! If you want to seriously impress someone or just enjoy the stellar atmosphere of Fin on a Sunday evening, mark your calendar. August 13th, Fin will host a South African Wine Dinner. This dinner will feature five courses, all paired with an amazing selection of wines.

Enjoy exotic items such as python salad, sumac berry crusted shark, crocodile meat bolognese, and ostrich steak. For dessert, warm malva cake with African guava ice cream and orange butter sauce. Tickets are $75, not including tax and tip. Dinner will begin promptly at 6.30pm. Seating is limited, call to make your reservations now at 757-599-5800.

For more info, visit the Facebook Event Page.

“Jamestown Jams: The Deloreans” in Williamsburg

Grab a blanket and pack a picnic for the free summer concert series in Jamestown. ‘Jamestown Jams’ is returning for the second year with rave reviews. Grab your 80’s gear and get ready to dance with The Deloreans on August 4th.

The concert will take place on the grassy field within Jamestown Beach Event Park. Admission is free and open to the public. Snacks, picnics, and non-alcoholic beverages are permitted. Beer and wine are available onsite for purchase. Pets are not permitted for the safety of all attendees. This event is from 5.30-8.30pm.

For a detailed list of concerts and more info, visit the Facebook Event Page.

“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.

“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/.