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October 1, 2017, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Buckroe Beach next to James T. Wilson Pier
Join instructor Janet Tucker for free yoga sessions on the left side of the James T. Wilson Pier at Buckroe Beach.
October 2, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Y.H. Thomas Community Center
The Youth Violence Prevention Office, Hampton Police Department, and Victim Services Unit is looking for volunteers who will be trained to share informational material in neighborhoods 24-48 hours after a homicide occurs in a neighborhood.
October 3, 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Virginia Air & Space Center and Riverside 3D IMAX Theater
This week's topic: "Where did we come from, where are we going? Finding out with the James Webb Space Telescope" with Dr. John C. Mather. The Sigma Series Lectures, presented at the Virginia Air & Space Center, provide an opportunity to the general public to learn more about science and technology subjects. Unless otherwise indicated, lectures are the first Tuesday of every month, and the starting time for all lectures is 7:30 p.m.
October 6, 2017, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center
Presented by the Historical Foundation of Aberdeen Gardens, this annual event celebrates its 12th year with dinner, a guest speaker, awards, door prizes, and music. This year’s emcee is Jay Lang of WHOV.
October 7, 2017, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center
The Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon, 5K, Kids Kilometer (1K), and Craft Brew Fest returns Oct. 7-8. New for 2017 is the introduction of The Virginia Beer Mile and the Half Marathon Relay. The J & A Racing event is known to draw more than 5,000 walkers and runners and their families. Go to www.crawlincrabhalf.com for registration, prices and details.
October 7, 2017, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Benjamin Syms Middle School
Come out to eat some great chili and benefit the Hampton Fire Division. During the 5-Alarm Fire Festival & Chili Cook-Off you can meet Sparky the dog and join a host of fun activities for both adults and kids. Free, $5 vote ticket. Information.
October 7, 2017, 12:00 PM @ The American Theatre
October 7, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Hampton Maritime Center
Summer isn't over yet. Enjoy a tour of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the Miss Hampton II. Choose from daily tours or evening tours, which include the Crabtown Cruises. Live entertainment included. Ticket sales will end 24 hours prior to the cruise. All ticket holders will enjoy one free Signature Crabtown Crush or a soft drink from the bar during the cruise. You will get your drink tickets when you check-in!
October 7, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Hampton Coliseum
Urban Vibe presents R&B Super Jam featuring Tyrese, Joe, Donell Jones & more.
October 7, 2017, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre
October 8, 2017, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center
October 12, 2017 - October 15, 2017 @ Hampton Public Piers
Cruisers from across the Eastern Seaboard will head to Hampton for a fifth year Oct. 12-15. The event will feature cruising-related educational seminars, entertainment by local bands, tours of area attractions, food from Hampton’s finest restaurants, and more. Discounted dockage at $1.25 per foot at the Hampton Public Piers will be provided for seminar attendees.
October 12, 2017, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre
October 14, 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Phoebus
Celebrate a return to simpler times at the Phoebus Fall Festival. The event, taking place will feature live music, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, a doggie costume parade, pie eating contest, children’s activities, and Lucky The Dinosaur. Returning this year is the Craft Beer Festival.
October 14, 2017, 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Langley Speedway
Come out to Larry King Law's Langley Speedway for a day of unusual and obliterating races. Enjoy the Reverse Race, the Bag Race, the Appliance Race, and the Tug of War.
October 14, 2017, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre
October 15, 2017, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Buckroe Beach next to James T. Wilson Pier
October 15, 2017, 2:30 PM @ The American Theatre
October 18, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum
With a show that is more than a little bit country, and a whole lot of rock and roll, presented with spirited theatrics and including rousing interaction with the audience, Hampton’s Tornado Bait, roars into the Hampton History Museum for a special performance. Fronted by “Msesippi” McQuown, Tornado Bait is an Americana, third generation country, rock 'n' roll band. Their repertoire includes originals and covers from a wide array of genres performed in their own style that can best be described as “Grunge Grass.” This gaggle of musicians prides themselves on crowd participation. They are known for handing out instruments to break the barrier between the musicians and their fans.
October 19, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Various locations in city
Become a better leader in your neighborhood by attending the six-session Hampton Leadership Academy — formerly known as Hampton 201 — Oct. 19-Nov. 4. Enrollment is limited to 30 participants who are willing to invest their time, talent and energy in making Hampton neighborhoods better places to live, work, play, worship and do business.
October 20, 2017, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Fort Monroe stone fort entrance
The Fort Monroe Ghost Walk is back with a new tour and stories. Come and discover Where History Meets Mystery. Learn the hidden secrets of Fort Monroe’s rich 400-year history during our guided ghost walks. Advance tickets are available online starting Sept. 18 for $15 per person, or $20 the night of tour.
October 20, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Hampton University Convocation Center
Award winning Funk/R&B/Jazz sensation Brian Culbertson is coming to Hampton University's Convocation Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. (VIP reception access 6-7:30 p.m.)
October 20, 2017, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre
In collaboration, choreographers David Riddick and Marshall Swiney are creating a full evening of multimedia dance theater collage. The performance is in commemoration of the rewriting of Dr. Martin Luther King’s "I Have a Dream" speech, "Letter from Birmingham jail," and "I’ve Been to the Mountain Top" speech. By placing Dr. King’s important writings in a performance setting, the two choreographers not only explore the meaning of the text but also create a fusion of contemporary movement with sounded oration, blurring the boundaries between the speech and dance performance.
October 21, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ NASA Langley Research Center
The public is invited to an open house at NASA Langley Research Center on Saturday, Oct. 21, to celebrate the center's 100th anniversary.
You're invited inside Langley's gates to tour unique research facilities, including wind tunnels, laboratories and a historic aircraft hangar. NASA says "visitors will also be able to see where pioneers from the golden age of aviation forged revolutionary ideas and where America’s original astronauts, the Mercury 7, started their training. This large-scale open house will showcase contributions past and present while also looking toward the future." The open house will feature facilities tours, lectures, and hands-on activities both indoors and outdoors. There also will be a special “Kids Zone” for young explorers. Langley is NASA's first research facility. It was founded on July 17, 1917.
October 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Hampton Convention Center
Join the event's second year, with celebrity guests and a cosplay costume.
October 21, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Armstrong Stadium
Homecoming and Hampton University football game vs. Florida A&M
October 21, 2017, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Fort Monroe stone fort entrance
October 21, 2017, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre
October 26, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ First United Methodist Church of Fox Hill
Share your voice and vision for Hampton.
October 26, 2017, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre
Grab your fishnets, and pelvic thrust your way to The American Theatre’s creature feature presentation of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW! Coming this October, audiences will TIME WARP back to the 1970s and shimmy the night away to the voices of Magenta, Frank-N-Furter & Riff Raff on The American Theatre’s silver screen. Dust off your gold sequin top hat, snap on your rubber gloves and lace up your corset for some harmless musical fun — a delightful spoof of Hollywood horror movies and Old Dark House melodramas!
October 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Performing & Creative Arts Center
Unity Through Art is the name of the next paint party event planned by the Citizens' Unity Commission. Space is limited so you're encouraged to secure your seat early by calling 757-727-8311. The Citizens' Unity Commission was created to make sure Hampton is welcoming, supportive, and inclusive of all citizens, regardless of race, color, class, religion, age disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity. You can learn more about the commission, its message and purpose, by visiting www.hampton.gov/unity.
October 27, 2017, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre
October 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Bluebird Gap Farm
Usher in the fall season at the Bluebird Gap Farm Festival Saturday, Oct. 28. The festival offers a variety of children’s activities, food vendors, pumpkins for purchase, hayrides and much more. Entry and activities are free and the festival will be held rain or shine. Contact 757-727-8311 for more information.
October 28, 2017, 2:30 PM @ The American Theatre
October 28, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Hampton Maritime Center
Summer isn't over yet. Enjoy a tour of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the Miss Hampton II. Choose from daily tours or evening tours, which include the Crabtown Cruises. The 4 p.m. cruise has a kids costume theme and contest. Live entertainment included. Ticket sales will end 24 hours prior to the cruise. All ticket holders will enjoy one free Signature Crabtown Crush or a soft drink from the bar during the cruise. You will get your drink tickets when you check-in!
October 28, 2017, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mill Point Park
Join a night of fun, frights, fitness and friendly competition. Navigate your team through the desolate streets of Old Hampton, but beware there are Zombies everywhere. There will be a rush of Zombies at several site locations on the route. Their job is to try eat you (i.e., to take your life lines on your flag belt). Your mission is to avoid the Zombies at all costs to keep your life lines safe, while picking up five different items at each zombie location on your Zombie Rush Hunt sheet. Even if you lose all your life lines, finsh the run, as you will still receive a "contaminated" shirt. The event benefits the United States Air force 17th Intelligence Squadron. Registration includes entry to Zombie Rush Hunt & Hampton Halloween Block Party, a Zombie Flag belt, a Survivor Shirt or Contaminated shirt, and sponsor goodies.
October 28, 2017, 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM @ Downtown Hampton
Hampton takes to the streets for a fun-filled street fair, including live music by Buck Shot, cold refreshments and plenty of activities for the young and old. Dog Costume Contest at 6:30 p.m. Best Costume Contest at 8:30 p.m. Downtown Hampton.
October 28, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Hampton Maritime Center
Summer isn't over yet. Enjoy a tour of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the Miss Hampton II. Choose from daily tours or evening tours, which include the Crabtown Cruises. The 7 p.m. cruise has a costume theme and contest for adults. Live entertainment included. Ticket sales will end 24 hours prior to the cruise. All ticket holders will enjoy one free Signature Crabtown Crush or a soft drink from the bar during the cruise. You will get your drink tickets when you check-in!
October 29, 2017, 2:30 PM @ The American Theatre
October 31, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Halloween trick-or-treat hours for ghouls and goblins 12 and under begin at dusk until 8 p.m.
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