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  1. World of Pets Expo

    February 21, 2020, 2:00 PM - February 23, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    The World of Pets Expo is a fun and educational experience for the entire family, including children and pets of all kind. For less than the price of a movie ticket you and your family can experience a full day of education and entertainment. There is truly something for everyone, from animal lovers to the casual pet owner. The World of Pets Expo will feature many returning popular entertainers, and many new and exciting acts and exhibitors.

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  2. Professional Bull Riders

    February 22, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Hampton Coliseum

    The PBR Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour is the top expansion series of PBR featuring some of the best athletes of the sport going head to head with the fiercest bulls in the country. The PBR Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour will bring all the high-energy sound, lighting, special effects and edge-of-your-seat action that fans have come to expect from the world leader in the sport of bull riding.

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  3. The Jazz Side of Aretha Franklin featuring Desiree Roots

    February 22, 2020, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre

    Franklin moved to New York City in the 60s, where she performed with jazz greats including Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, and Miles Davis. Award-winning singer and actress Desirée Roots brings this portion of Franklin’s songbook to life for a can’t-miss evening of stories and standards. Roots is one of Coastal Virginia’s brightest talents, honoring Franklin while delivering her unique spin with a soaring vocal range and lush quality that celebrates this rarely heard portion of Franklin’s repertoire. Accompanied by Dr. Weldon Hill and Lucy Kilpatrick on piano and keys, James “Saxsmo” Gates on saxes, Keith Willingham on trumpet, Michael Hawkins on bass, and Billy Williams on drums, this promises to be a tribute to Aretha Franklin like none other!

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  4. Monthly Bike Cruise — Aberdeen Gardens

    February 23, 2020, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Aberdeen Elementary School

    This ride will be through the Aberdeen Gardens neighborhood. This Hampton neighborhood is rich in history. After we cruise, you will hear about the history and be able to tour one of the homes with the Aberdeen Gardens Historic Museum. We hope you will join us! We plan to start from Aberdeen Elementary School. Parking is available on-site. Bring your family and take a casual ride with us through another Hampton neighborhood.

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  5. Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival

    February 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - March 1, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    The 31st Annual Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival comes to the Hampton Roads Convention Center February 27 to March 1. The largest quilt festival on the Eastern Seaboard, it features the finest collection of quilt, garment, and fiber art exhibitions, including quilt and wearable art prize money competitions. Quilt, fiber, wearable, and textile artists and home sewers will find everything they need at the Merchants Mall. In addition, workshops, lectures, and demonstrations will take place throughout the event. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. $15 includes readmission, $13 Sunday only; ages 15 and under free.

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  6. Blues Is Alright Presents 7 City Blues Festival

    February 28, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Hampton Coliseum

    The 7 City Blues Festival features Lenny Williams, Theodis Ealey, TUCKA, Pokey Bear, Sir Charles Jones, and Nellie "Tiger" Travis.

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  7. Linda Eder in Concert

    February 29, 2020, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre

    This spectacular Leap Year concert is as rare as Linda Eder’s exquisite vocal prowess! From pop and standards to jazz and country, Eder has been enchanting audiences since she first burst onto the scene on the televised talent competition Star Search. Eighteen solo recordings later, she’s become a worldwide phenomenon. Eder’s latest album, If You See Me, pays tribute to Broadway and beyond, delivering her unique song interpretation of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Frank Wildhorn, and more —chosen from a wish list submitted by her fans after requesting suggestions on her social media sites. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hear one of the most versatile and purest voices of our generation live onstage!

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Hampton History Museum

  1. Hampton One: Working, Building and Racing on the Water exhibit

    June 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 31, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    This dynamic photo and artifact-rich experience explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, its seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the locally developed Hampton One sailboat, and the competitive sailing culture that grew out of it.

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  1. Adult Book Club @ Northampton Branch Library

    February 22, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Northampton Branch Library

    Join us for a book discussion of "Finding Dorothy" by Elizabeth Letts.

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  2. Babygarten Winter Session @ Main Library

    February 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children’s Programming Room

    For infants up to 23 months. This program builds on language enrichment and pre-literacy skills. Fun for both baby and caregivers.

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  3. Family Trivia Night @ Northampton Branch Library

    February 25, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Northampton Branch Library

    Join us for a fun night of Disney trivia and win some prizes! All ages welcome.

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  4. Winter Film Festival "Film Noir 101: The Forties" @ Main Library

    February 25, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Meeting Room B

    Join us for our first winter film series "Film Noir 101 - The Forties: Tough Guys, Scheming Dames, and Fickle Fate. The series is hosted by David J. Johnson, a life-long film buff and a member of the American Film Institute. "Out of the Past (1947)" will be tonight's film.

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  5. Book to Film @ Main Library

    February 26, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Meeting Room B

    Read the book, If Beale Street Could Talk" by James Baldwin on your own. Join us to watch the 2018 movie and enjoy a great discussion. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.

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  6. Tech Support Thursdays @ Main Library

    February 27, 2020, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ 2nd Floor - Reference Department

    Need help with the computer, smart phone or electronic device? We may be able to give you a boost! Join us to get help and answers to a wide variety of computer-related topics.

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  7. Black Books Matter Celebration @ Main Library

    February 28, 2020, 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Meeting Room A

    Join us for our Black Books Matter Celebration. There will be book displays, live readings, multimedia exhibit trivia, and writing resources. Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. This event is powered by the Hampton Public Library and Citizens' Unity Commission.

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