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Current Museum Exhibits in Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads, VA Hampton Roads

Instead of listing all of the Museum Exhibits as individual events we have cleared up some space on the calendar and created a post that will give you an overview of all the current museum exhibits, so you don't miss […]

Tiny Art Show at Pretlow Branch Library (Norfolk)

Pretlow Branch Library 111 West Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk

Feeling artistic? Put your talents on display this Fall at Pretlow Library’s Tiny Art Show! Here’s how: Pick up a mini art kit at the Pretlow Branch circulation desk. Create your masterpiece Return it to the Pretlow Library by October […]

Dinovember at Slover Library (Norfolk)

Slover Library 235 E. Plume Street, Norfolk

Join us for an exciting, month-long celebration of dinosaurs from November 1-30.  Activities include: Dinovember Photo Contest - November 1-25 Dino Scavenger Hunt - November 1-30 Dino Digging Fun - November 12, from 11 AM to 2 PM Dino-Time (Dinosaur-themed […]

Williamsburg Regional Library’s DINOvember Challenge (Williamsburg)

Williamsburg Regional Library 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg

We all roar for reading! Williamsburg Regional Library is celebrating DINOvember with stories, information, and fun activities about all things dinosaur. Log your reading and complete activities all month long — both online and in the library — to earn […]

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Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops (Hampton)

Bass Pro Shops 1972 Power Plant Parkway, Hampton

Make Your FREE Santa Photo Reservation - Advance reservations are recommended in all locations and can go quickly. Reserving is easy and free. Santa’s Arrival! The Magic Begins Nov. 5, 2022 Families are invited to Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s for […]

Winter Wonderland Forest (Chesapeake)

Chesapeake Conference Center 700 Conference Center Dr, Chesapeake

This first Annual 2022 Winter Wonderland Forest is a showcase of holiday trees displayed at the Chesapeake Conference Center decorated to mirror different literature. Students from each Chesapeake Public School will decorate a tree that will be on display from […]

Snow Globe Spectacular at Virginia Beach Town Center (Virginia Beach)

Town Center of Virginia Beach 222 Central Park Ave, Virginia Beach

Cruise through the Virginia Beach Town Center and view our one of a kind snow globe art that features the uniqueness of the Virginia Beach, Hampton Roads area this Holiday Season! *Snow Globe Spectacular will be on display for your viewing […]

Holidays in Ghent Window Decorating Contest (Norfolk)

Ghent Business District Ghent, Norfolk

The Holidays in Ghent Window Decorating Contest is officially underway! Ghent shops and restaurants along the 21st Street and Colley Avenue business district have created festive holiday window displays. Become enchanted with the spirit of the holidays with these merry […]

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28th Annual Santa Claus Shuffle (Portsmouth & Online)

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth

The Santa Claus Shuffle is a fun, festive, family-friendly activity for individuals of all ages and families throughout the community.  If you want a fun way to kick off your holiday season, then join this family-friendly event that promotes BOTH charity and […]

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Holiday Cards for Veterans at MacArthur Memorial (Norfolk)

MacArthur Memorial 198 Bank St., Norfolk

As a salute to the men and women of the Armed Forces this holiday season, the MacArthur Memorial in downtown Norfolk will host a family friendly program, Holiday Cards for Veterans, Nov. 25 to Dec. 15. During this period, museum […]

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Holiday Keepsakes Weekly Class at Kidcreate Studio (Newport News)

Kidcreate Studio 12715 Warwick Blvd Suite D, Newport News

Come create extra-special holiday keepsakes with your little one while exploring the rich traditions of different holidays from around the world. Whether it’s a holiday your family celebrates each year or one that you are learning about for the first […]

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Kids Creative Club at Our Daily Gnome (Chesapeake)

Our Daily Gnome 729 S Battlefield Blvd Suite B, Chesapeake

Do you want your kids to have fun, learn how to problem-solve, and increase their social skills while learning to draw, paint and make things? Kids Creative Club Age 2-4 offers after-school art and craft activities with age appropriate classes. […]

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Great Dismal Swamp Guided Nature Walk (Suffolk)

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge 3076 White Marsh Road, Suffolk

“Swamped and Loving It!” Meet the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in a new way—up close and personal! Enjoy a biologist-led nature walk as you learn about the flora, fauna, wildlife and history that abound in the 112,000-acre wilderness. […]

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Little Leapers at SkyZone (Hampton)

SkyZone Hampton 2055 Executive Dr, Hampton

PLAY TIME WITH A PURPOSE Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age […]

safeTALK (Chesapeake)

Chesapeake Central Library 298 Cedar Rd, Chesapeake

safeTALK is a half-day training in suicide alertness. It helps participants recognize a person with thoughts of suicide and connect them with resources who can help them in choosing to live. Participants don’t need any formal preparation to attend the […]

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Storytime at Central Library (Chesapeake)

Chesapeake Central Library 298 Cedar Rd, Chesapeake

Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.    

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Babygarten at Poquoson Public Library (Poquoson)

Poquoson Public Library 500 City Hall Ave, Poquoson

Ages 0-15 months with caregiver/parent. We will share play, books, nursery rhymes and songs that you can duplicate at home to develop early literacy and motor skills.

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Storytime at Major Hillard Library (Chesapeake)

Major Hillard Library 824 Old George Washington Hwy N, Chesapeake

Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together. Preschool  

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Family Storytime at Morgan Memorial Library (Suffolk/Online)

Morgan Memorial Library 443 W. Washington Street, Suffolk

An early literacy-based storytime with stories, rhymes, songs, and more for littles (babies, toddlers, preschoolers) and their caregivers. No registration required. Family Storytime is geared for ages 0-5. To view Family Storytime virtually, please join our Baby & Me Facebook group.  

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Babygarten at Larchmont Branch Library (Norfolk)

Larchmont Branch Library 6525 Hampton Boulevard, Norfolk

Grow a happy, healthy baby one rhyme at a time! Babygarten features fun songs, movement activities, colorful toys, board books and great resources for parents. (Babies, 0-2)

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Babies in Bloom at Pearl Bailey Library (Newport News)

Pearl Bailey Library 2510 Wickham Ave, Newport News

Babies in Bloom at Pearl Bailey Library is offered Wednesdays at 11am, November 9 through December 14. Babies in Bloom is intended for infants from birth through 23 months with a parent or caregiver. In this interactive Storytime, we give […]

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Sensory Play Wednesday at Surge Adventure Park (Virginia Beach)

Surge Adventure Park - VB 2720 N Mall Drive, Virginia Beach

SENSORY PLAY WEDNESDAY Sensory Play Wednesday is designed for children with special needs to enjoy Surge Adventure Park every Wednesday from 11 AM – 1 PM without loud music or flashing lights! Offer is valid at participating Surge Adventure Parks […]

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Sensory Play Wednesday at Surge Adventure Park (Newport News)

Surge - Newport News 14346 Warwick Blvd Suite 402, Newport News

Sensory Play Wednesday is designed for children with special needs to enjoy Surge Adventure Park every Wednesday from 11 AM – 1 PM without loud music or flashing lights! Offer is valid at participating Surge Adventure Parks on Wednesdays from […]

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Homeschool Days at Surge (Newport News)

Surge - Newport News 14346 Warwick Blvd Suite 402, Newport News

Put the FUN back in physical education! Close those books and join us for some exercise every Wednesday from 11am – 2pm for 2 hours of jump time for just $14. Offer is valid at participating Surge Adventure Parks on […]

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Santa Pictures at Lynnhaven Mall (Virginia Beach)

Lynnhaven Mall 701 Lynnhaven Parkway, Virginia Beach

November 11 - December 24, 2022. Mondays-Saturdays from 11am-7pm.  Sundays from 12-6pm. Pet Nights: Mondays, November 14, 21, & 28 and December 5 from 4-7pm. Santa Cares Day: Sunday, December 4 from 9-10am

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Santa Photos at MacArthur Center (Norfolk)

MacArthur Center 300 Monticello Ave, Norfolk

Friday November 18th through Christmas Eve! Santa🎅 is coming MacArthur Center so you can capture those magical ✨ memories with family photo 📸 opportunities! He'll be visiting from Friday November 18th until Christmas Eve 🎄 Reservations are strongly recommended 👉 […]

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Santa at Greenbrier Mall (Chesapeake)

Greenbrier Mall 1401 Greenbrier Pkwy, Chesapeake

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa’s back! We are thrilled to welcome back Santa this holiday season for everyone to experience Santa Magic, the holiday photo experience presented by Cherry Hill Programs.  Santa Magic is open from November 18 - December 24. […]

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Photos with Santa at Patrick Henry Mall (Newport News)

Patrick Henry Mall 12300 Jefferson Ave, Newport News

Visit Santa near Dick's Sporting Goods to capture your Holiday Memories Digital photo packages are available with options to purchase prints. Reservations are strongly recommended. Guests without a reservation may experience longer wait times or be asked to visit at a […]

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Homeschool Creators at Outside the Lines Art Studio (Norfolk)

Outside the Lines Art Studio 617 Colonial Ave., Norfolk

Weekly class for elementary age homeschoolers (K-5th). A process approach to traditional art lessons. Some projects will take two class periods to complete. Check our schedule for occasional field trips! • $16 per class includes all materials and supplies or […]

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Rummikub at Kempsville Recreation Center (Virginia Beach)

Kempsville Recreation Center 800 Monmouth Lane, Virginia Beach

Love Rummikub? Come and get your game on in this fun, non competitive drop in session. Pop by and play a game or two or stay for the full time it is up to you. * Please note these drop […]

Homeschool STEAM for Teens: Engineer Design Process (Newport News)

Main Street Library 110 Main Street, Newport News

We will be making two structures using the engineer design process. One will support an egg and one will support at least 100 pennies. Sign up to make a structure of your own! Will it hold the egg securely? Will […]

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Tales for Tails Reading Program (Norfolk)

Norfolk Animal Care & Adoption Center 5585 Sabre Rd, Norfolk

This program helps foster love and compassion towards animals, helps young readers flourish, and encourages community involvement in the shelter. This program will give readers the opportunity to connect with adoptable animals and practice their reading in a judgement free […]

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Holiday PJ Party Series at EVO Entertainment (Hampton)

EVO Entertainment 4401 W. Claiborne Square, Hampton

HOLIDAY PJ PARTY SERIES Snuggle up in your comfiest PJs and enjoy $5 classic Holiday films every Wednesday this Holiday Season! Don't forget to warm up with our specialty hot cocoa menu and add a little extra cheer with our […]

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Kids Creative Club Young Explorers at Our Daily Gnome (Chesapeake)

Our Daily Gnome 729 S Battlefield Blvd Suite B, Chesapeake

Do you want your kids to have fun, learn how to problem-solve, and increase their social skills while learning to draw, paint and make things? Kids Creative Club offers after-school art and craft activities with age appropriate classes. Our emphasis […]

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Build Bash/Maker Mash at Blyden Branch Library (Norfolk)

Blyden Branch Library 897 East Princess Anne Road, Norfolk

Design and build structures using BUILD materials such as Lincoln Logs, Keva Planks, Power Clix, Goobis and more. Let your imagination go wild and construct amazing creations. With creativity you can enhance your STEM skills with these hands-on building materials. […]

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Build Bash/Maker Mash at Park Place Library (Norfolk)

Park Place Branch Library 620 West 29th St., Norfolk

Design and build structures using BUILD materials such as Lincoln Logs, Keva Planks, Power Clix, Goobis and more.  Let your imagination go wild and construct amazing creations.  With creativity you can enhance your STEM skills.   (School Age, Teens)

STEAM Team at Russell Memorial Library (Chesapeake)

Russell Memorial Library 2808 Taylor Rd, Chesapeake

Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math to discover the different skills and engage their creativity. This program is best for grades 3rd-5th. Registration is required.

Teen Paint Night: Winter at Oceanfront Library (Virginia Beach)

Oceanfront Area Library 700 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach

It’s a paint party with a Winer theme!  Create a painting following step-by-step instructions or free style your own masterpiece.  Grades 6-12.  Registration is required.

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WinterFest on the Wisconsin (Norfolk)

Nauticus 1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA

LIGHT UP YOUR HOLIDAY! This holiday season, Nauticus' WinterFest on the Wisconsin returns better and brighter to the downtown Norfolk waterfront. Explore all-new interior spaces aboard the Battleship Wisconsin, enjoy two new shows nightly by the mischievous Grinch, come aboard a polar train […]

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Teen Time at Princess Anne Library (Virginia Beach)

Princess Anne Area Library 1444 Nimmo Parkway, Virginia Beach

Join us for special teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Have an idea for Teen Time? Let us know; we love trying new things! Grades 6-12. No registration required.

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Dances Bay Christmas Lights of Elizabeth City NC

Dances Bay Neighborhood (NC) Dances Bay Road, Elizabeth City

Dances Bay Christmas Lights is a local neighborhood run Christmas Light Display in Elizabeth City, NC. We feature multiple houses of lights that go all out and surrounding homes that decorate as well to over a half million lights. Our […]

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The Lights of Christmas at Virginia Beach KOA Holiday (Virginia Beach)

Virginia Beach KOA Holiday 1240 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach

November 25 - December 31, 2022. Sundays-Thursdays from 5-10pm. Fridays & Saturdays from 5-11pm. WEEKDAY VEHICLE PRICING: $25 General Vehicle Admission $45 RV/bus/limo Admission WEEKEND VEHICLE PRICING: $30 General Vehicle Admission $50 RV/bus/limo Admission With thousands of Christmas lights all […]

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Kids Creative Club Creative Crafters at Our Daily Gnome (Chesapeake)

Our Daily Gnome 729 S Battlefield Blvd Suite B, Chesapeake

Do you want your kids to have fun, learn how to problem-solve, and increase their social skills while learning to draw, paint and make things? Kids Creative Club offers after-school art and craft activities with age appropriate classes. Our emphasis […]

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Festival of Lights at Sleepy Hole Park (Suffolk)

Sleepy Hole Park 4616 Sleepy Hole Road,, Suffolk,

Good things come in little packages!  Enjoy a sprinkle of holiday cheer at the inaugural Suffolk Festival of Lights at Sleepy Hole Park. This drive-through light display will be open beginning November 26th, through December 30th, from 5:30 p.m. to […]

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Celebration in Lights at Newport News Park (Newport News)

Newport News Park 13560 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News

Celebration in Lights, Virginia’s first drive-through holiday light event, opens for its 30th season on Thanksgiving night (November 24, 2022). Newport News Park will be transformed by over a million individual lights, creating animated holiday and fanciful scenes. For its 30th year, […]

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2022 BayPort Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach (Virginia Beach)

Virginia Beach Boardwalk at the Oceanfront, Virginia Beach

November 18, 2022 – January 1, 2023 Sunday-Thursday 5:30pm to 10:00pm Friday-Saturday 5:30pm-11:00pm Special Events Bike Night Preview: Thursday, November 17 Food Lion Feeds Night: Sunday, December 11 Bike Night Finale: Sunday, January 1 Enjoy an enchanting journey through holiday, nautical, […]

Hispanic Families Workshop (Chesapeake)

Camelot Elementary School 2901 Guinevere Dr, Chesapeake

Invitamos a todas nuestras familias de habla hispana a unirse a nosotros para aprender más sobre las Escuelas Públicas de Chesapeake. Brindaremos una presentación en español que incluirá consejos y recursos para estudiantes y familias sobre cómo tener éxito este […]

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Jump for Jesus at Surge Adventure Park (Virginia Beach)

Surge Adventure Park - VB 2720 N Mall Drive, Virginia Beach

Jump for Jesus allows you to jump from 6 PM – Close on Wednesday nights for only $8.99 per hour. Churches and youth groups are encouraged to use our party rooms and tables for fellowship, bible studies, and more for […]

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Public Planetarium Shows at ODU Planetarium (Norfolk)

Michael and Kimthanh Lê Planetarium 4501 Elkhorn Ave at ODU, Norfolk

Love space? Enjoy gazing at the stars at night? Ever wondered what it would be like to fall into a black hole? Find out at our planetarium shows. As always, they are are family friendly and open to anyone. You […]

Walk-In Mini Sign and Ornament Workshop at AR Workshop (Chesapeake)

AR Workshop (Chesapeake) 2125 Starmount Parkway, Chesapeake

Stop in anytime between 6pm-9pm to make a mini project or one of our popular Wood Slice Ornaments!  We'll have a selection of small projects and designs available, including seasonal, youth, and every day designs starting at $5 each. Registration […]

Virtual Chesapeake Academy Information Night (Online)

Your home, via Internet

Learn about the Academy offerings of Chesapeake Public Schools! We are offering a series of academy information nights. We welcome all current eighth grade students and their families to attend a session. Pre-register to get your invite to the virtual […]

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Holiday PJ Party Series at EVO Entertainment (Hampton)

EVO Entertainment 4401 W. Claiborne Square, Hampton

HOLIDAY PJ PARTY SERIES Snuggle up in your comfiest PJs and enjoy $5 classic Holiday films every Wednesday this Holiday Season! Don't forget to warm up with our specialty hot cocoa menu and add a little extra cheer with our […]

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A Merry Little Christmas Carol at The Wells Theatre (Norfolk)

Wells Theater 110 E. Tazewell Street, Norfolk

Returning to the stage after its triumphant VSC debut in 2021, see Ebenezer Scrooge’s haunting journey unfold with inventive theatricality incorporating traditional holiday music harmonizing to produce a tour de force of laughter, hope, and the magic of the season. […]

Dirty Dancing in Concert (Norfolk)

Chrysler Hall 215 St Pauls Blvd, Norfolk

Join us for DIRTY DANCING IN CONCERT, the classic film’s first live film-to-concert experience. Enjoy the digitally remastered hit film like never before on a full-size cinema screen, with a live band and singers performing the film’s iconic songs. With […]