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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 […]

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 […]

Santa’s Workshop at Denbigh Community Center (Newport News)

Denbigh Community Center 15198 Warwick Blvd, Newport News

Free admission, activities and parking  This year, Santa’s helpers have transformed Denbigh Community Center into Santa’s Workshop with festive holiday décor, painted windows, colorful lights and a sleigh. Free activities for the public include: toy and ornament workshops, children’s gift […]

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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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Toddler Tales at Poquoson Public Library (Poquoson)

Poquoson Public Library 500 City Hall Ave, Poquoson

For ages 16-24 months with caregiver/parent. Designed to engage toddlers in gaining fine motor skills and tune musical ears while having fun! We will introduce your little ones to various musical instruments and play & dance along to music.

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Baby Stay and Play at James City County Library (Williamsburg)

James City County Library 7770 Croaker Rd, Williamsburg

Join Williamsburg Regional Library and stay after storytime or just come in for the playdate to chat with other caregivers while your baby has fun with our toy collection. On the first Monday and Tuesday of each month, experts from […]

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Homeschool Garden Science at the Norfolk Botanical Garden (Norfolk)

Norfolk Botanical Garden 6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk

Join us for our December Homeschool Science Series! In this class, learn about evergreen trees and how they stay green in winter. Recommended for children ages 6-11 with caregiver participation. All attending adults and children are required to have a registered […]

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KinderSTEM at Park Place Library (Norfolk)

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

KinderSTEM is a fun, interactive program that teaches children colors, shapes, letters, numbers and other basic concepts through group activities, books and hands-on exploration at individual learning stations.  (Ages 3 – 5)

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Baby Open Play at Oceanfront Library (Virginia Beach)

Oceanfront Area Library 700 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach

Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionally structured program. Ages […]

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Toddler Time at Get Air (Virginia Beach)

Get Air Trampoline Park VB 701 Lynnhaven Pkwy, Virginia Beach

Weekend Toddler Times are finally here! We are now offering Toddler Time every Sunday from 8 to 10 am. Get Air offers a special time when the facility is open to little kids (under 46″ tall). Little Air jumpers and […]

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2s and 3s, Please! at Grissom Library (Newport News)

Grissom Library 366 DeShazor Drive, Newport News

We combine components of early literacy--reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing--in this highly interactive storytime. We use engaging books, songs, and activities to help develop the skills needed for school readiness. For ages 2 through 3 years, with a parent […]

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2s & 3s, please! Storytime at Main Street Library! (Newport News)

Main Street Library 110 Main Street, Newport News

We combine components of early literacy--reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing--in this highly interactive storytime. We use engaging books, songs, and activities to help develop the skills needed for school readiness. For ages 2 through 3 years, with a parent […]

LittleBits Electronic Building Kits at Oceanfront Library (Virginia Beach)

Oceanfront Area Library 700 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach

Explore magnetic fields and circuits with LittleBits during Computer Science Education Week! LittleBits are easy-to-use electronic building blocks that snap together with magnets to make learning about circuitry and electronics exciting and engaging. Grade 3-5. Registration required.

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Babygarten at Van Wyck Branch Library (Norfolk)

Van Wyck Branch, Norfolk Public Library 1368 De Bree Ave., 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) This is a recurring program on Tuesdays 10:30am - 12:00pm.  Note: The formal […]

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Preschool Storytime at Grissom Library (Newport News)

Grissom Library 366 DeShazor Drive, Newport News

Early literacy skills, such as vocabulary and understanding the narrative, are reinforced as children enjoy this interactive storytime for school preparedness. Parents and caregivers are welcome to come in and observe, as we encourage children to attend and participate independently. […]

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Preschool Storytime at Main Street Library! (Newport News)

Main Street Library 110 Main Street, Newport News

Early literacy skills, such as vocabulary and understanding the narrative, are reinforced as children enjoy this interactive storytime for school preparedness. Parents and caregivers are welcome to come in and observe, as we encourage children to attend and participate independently. […]

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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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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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Teen Night at Park Place Library (Norfolk)

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

Stop by Park Place Branch Library to enjoy video games, Dungeons & Dragons, a movie night, and more! Suggestions welcome! (Tweens, Teens)

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Police Read Along at Cuffee Library (Chesapeake)

Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach & Innovation Library 2726 Border Road, Chesapeake

Come show off your reading skills! Join us on the first and third Tuesday of the month to listen to a story and read to a Police Officer. Books will be provided. All levels of readers encouraged. We are collaborating […]

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Teen Time at Kempsville Library (Virginia Beach)

Kempsville Area Library 832 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach

Join us Tuesday nights for teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required, drop in any time! Weekly Themes: 1st Tuesday: Anime Club 2nd Tuesday: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) 3rd Tuesday: […]

Llama Loom at Windsor Woods Library (Virginia Beach)

Windsor Woods Area Library 3612 South Plaza Trail, Virginia Beach

December 9th is National Llama Day! Come celebrate these magnificent creatures as we learn facts about llamas and make a craft. Loom a llama a colorful sweater to stay warm for winter.  Grades 3-5. Registration is required.

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Christmas in the Country 2022 at Triple R Ranch (Chesapeake)

Triple R Ranch 3531 Bunch Walnuts Road, Chesapeake

Come celebrate Christmas with Triple R Ranch and see the ranch aglow with lights! ***DRIVE-THRU IS OPEN EACH NIGHT. See below for new events this year!    We welcome folks to come anytime between December 1st and 23rd to enjoy […]

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Lights at the Fountain: Holiday Light Show (Newport News)

City Center Oyster Point 701 Town Center Dr, Newport News

Experience this strolling state-of-the-art holiday light show featuring falling snow!  Delighting all ages, this animated light show plays every half hour and incorporates a 50′ animated holiday tree, 55 pixel-wrapped perimeter trees, a festive soundtrack and holiday decor that surrounds […]

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Brooks Crossing Light Shows (Newport News)

Brooks Crossing 550 30th Street, Newport News

Nightly light shows feature a 30′ animated holiday tree, beautifully pixel-wrapped perimeter trees and amazing holiday decor perfect for selfies and cards! Free Admission.  Free Parking.

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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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Drawing Club at Churchland Branch Library (Portsmouth)

Churchland Library 4934 High Street West, Portsmouth

Get in touch with your inner artist with a monthly drawing club for children ages 10-12. Registration is required and spaces are limited. Call 757-686-2538 ext. 6626 for more information and registration.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE Workshop (Yorktown)

Senior Center of York 5314 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Yorktown

GRADES: K-5 Gingerbread Dreams! We will over indulge in sweet dreams of sugar and spice to create a beautiful gingerbread house complete with all the candy trimmings. A beautiful centerpiece to your holiday table. RESIDENT: $20 NON-RESIDENT: $25

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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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Stern Family Holiday Light Show (Newport News)

Stern Family Holiday Light Show 108 Sheffield Way, Newport News

There has been much anticipation and excitement for our Christmas Show lite-off and I am proud to announce our "soft" test will be December 2 from 5:30pm - 9:45pm. I anticipate some hiccups with some lights or network so please […]

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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, […]

A TRADOC Holiday (Newport News)

Ferguson Center 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News

Please note: This event is general admission without assigned seating. Only the first 1,700 ticket holders will be admitted. Our doors will open at 6 p.m. Latecomers are not guaranteed seating.  Join the talented U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band as they bring you the greatest […]

Virtual Williams Sonoma Kids: Hanukkah Cooking Class (Online)

Your home, via Zoom

In this fun class, Chanie Apfelbaum of @busyinbrooklyn will show us how to whip up two delicious Hanukkah recipes - Potato Latkes and Chocolate Babka Straws. $15 per child or family includes the recipes and a link to attend the […]

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Tuesday Night Family Skate at Peninsula Family Skating Center (Newport News)

Peninsula Family Skating Center 307 Main Street, Newport News

Tuesday Night Family Skate $7.50 7-9pm Non-refundable and non-transferrable fee includes admission for one guest Rental skates sold separately at the door General Skate Floor Speed / Intensity: Medium-High Music Sound Level: Medium-High Strobe Lights: Yes Watch a video preview

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Christmas Vacation at the Commodore Theatre (Portsmouth)

Commodore Theatre 421 High Street, Portsmouth

Get into the holiday spirit this season by watching one of the most iconic Christmas comedy movies of all time- National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, inside of the Commodore Theater! See why this theater and holiday classic movie is loved by […]

Peter Mayer: Stars & Promises Christmas Tour 2022 (Virginia Beach)

Family Fun Xperience [FFX] 206 16th Street,, Virginia Beach

Peter Mayer, of Jimmy Buffet's Coral Reefer Band, celebrates the holidays at Family Fun Xperience Theatre Peter Mayer, singer, songwriter and guitarist is set to embark on the 23rd anniversary of his widely acclaimed Christmas tour “Stars and Promises.” Mayer […]

Naro Minded: 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY at ODU’s Lê Planetarium (Norfolk)

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

DOORS - 7:30pm SHOWTIME - 8:00pm Free Admission care of Old Dominion University Libraries. --- 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968) - Dir. Stanley Kubrick - A journey from the dawn of man to beyond the infinite, a technical marvel and […]