Due to a tremendously successful first and second Wine & Brine Event at Gabriel Archer Tavern, the Williamsburg Winery is pleased to present ‘Wine & Brine Lounge’ every single weekend.
Join the winery every Saturday and Sunday at the Gabriel Archer Tavern’s outside Wine & Brine Lounge to taste some of the Chesapeake Bay’s finest oysters along with other fresh seafood delights such as shrimp and mussels.
Every Saturday, a Virginia oysterwoman and/or oysterman will be on-site serving their delicious oysters. Hear from the hardworking women and men who farm their world-class bivalves while you enjoy a glass of Virginia wine overlooking the vineyards at The Williamsburg Winery
This ongoing event is every Saturday 11 am -8 pm and Sunday 11 am – 5 pm.
For more info, visit williamsburgwinery.com.
Blues, Brews & BBQ returns to Yorktown Saturday, May 5th. Sample over 25 different craft beers, enjoy some amazing BBQ, and listen to the best Blues musicians in Hampton Roads.
At 12:30pm, The Jukes will deliver an entertaining performance steeped in swing, boogie, and down-home blues. Then, at 3:30pm, the Michael Clark Band will take the mic to blend the Blues with a little soul, rock and jazz.
New to the event this year is a wine garden, which is included in admission. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Proceeds Benefit the York Foundation for Public Education. This event is from 12-6pm.
For detailed info and to purchase tickets online, click here.
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.
Saturday, March 10, the Wine Expo Returns to Riverwalk Restaurant in Yorktown. This exciting event is held to benefit the Victory Family YMCA.
Enjoy curated wine and hor d’oevres stations featuring 50 wines, artisan cheese, breads, fruits, local oysters, and chocolate. Riverwalk is located at 323 Water Street, situated by the stunning Yorktown waterfront. Space is limited so get your tickets now.
The Expo will take place from 1-3pm. VIP tickets are $55 with early admission at 12pm. General admission tickets are $45.
To purchase tickets in advance, click here.
Sunday, March 4th Fin will host a ‘Bourbon Cocktail & Wine Dinner’. The perfect Sunday evening date or Girls Night Out.
The five course meal will be paired with 2 bourbon cocktails and 3 wines aged in bourbon barrels. Enjoy the stunning atmosphere of Fin Seafood while being served by the best. The dinner menu will feature venison carpaccio, wild Alaskan salmon, pork belly and veal cheek. For dessert, you’ll enjoy a bourbon pecan ice cream tart.
Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the area’s best mixologist and an astounding chef. Space is limited and reservations are required in advance. This event is from 6-9pm. Tickets are $75, not including tip and tax.
For more info and to purchase tickets, call 757-599-5800
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.
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.