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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past - June 2 & 3

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Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past

During Blackbeard Festival Weekend

Exposition of Marvels

Saturday, June 2, 10 am-5 pm, Free

Sunday, June 3, 1-5 pm, Free

Evening Celebration:

 Saturday, June 2, 6-9 pm, $10

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

“…Dying, but fighting back”: The Myth of African Docility - Monday, June 4, 7-8 pm

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In preparation for Remembrance Day 2018, join Chadra Pittman Walke, founder & executive director of The Sankofa Projects, for  “…Dying, but fighting back”: The Myth of African Docility,” Nigerian autho...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Remembrance Day 2018 - June 9, 11 am, Buckroe Beach

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Hampton, VA- For the 7th year in a row, The Sankofa Projects will host its Annual International Day of Remembrance ceremony on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 11:00am EST on Buckroe Beach in Hampton, VA.  The ceremony will be held to the left of the Ma...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

On this Day in Hampton History - Wednesday, June 20, 12-1 pm

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Book Launch and Signing

Celebrate a Year of Hampton’s Past, One Day at a Time! Authors Wythe Holt and Edward B. Hicks offer up fascinating stories of the people and events that shaped it. The city’s story begins at the origins of Old Po...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Luca Burgalassi Quartet

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Luca Burgalassi is an Italian musician and songwriter residing in Yorktown who has embraced American roots music and made it his own. He began studying music at the age of 6, writing and performing his songs live by the  age of 12. Acoustic and e...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Pirates, Privateers and Buccaneers is now open!

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Pirates, Privateers and Buccaneers the South Carolina State Museum’s traveling exhibit will make patrons avast (that’s stop in pirate lingo) and gasp as the world of pirates comes alive as a part of the 19th Annual Blackbeard Festival....

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

The Hampton Carousel is Open for the Season!

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Take a Spin Back in Time!Experience the nostalgic thrill of a ride on the historic 1920 carousel from the much-beloved Buckroe Beach Amusement Park. Restored to her original splendor, she still boasts 48 original carved horses.

Operated by the Hampton Hist...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

New installation "NASA: Hampton Takes Flight" opens at the museum

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March 20, 2018 - The story of Hampton’s leading role in aeronautics and space exploration is presented in the exhibit “NASA: Hampton Takes Flight.” 

In this update to the museum’s Hampton History Galleries, visitors can experience 100 years of NAS...

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