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Exhibits

  1. ‘NASA: Hampton Takes Flight’ exhibit

    March 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 1, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    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 NASA history from its early days as NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) to the Space Race. The exhibit celebrates the NACA and NASA’s singular history and immeasurable contribution to the Hampton community. This installation features artifacts and images recently acquired from NASA Langley Research Center. This will be the first step in refreshing the museum’s 20th Century Galleries, and accompanies “When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA’s Human Computers,” that opened in January 2017.

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  2. Civil War Journey: The Maps and Sketches of Private Robert Sneden exhibit opens

    November 3, 2018, 10:00 AM - May 2, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    "Civil War Journey" is an extraordinary touring exhibition organized by the Virginia Museum of History & Culture. Eyewitness accounts and images from the Civil War memoir of Union soldier, cartographer, and Confederate prisoner of war Robert Knox Sneden are showcased in an exhibition of 45 watercolor maps and drawings that provide a unique and mesmerizing perspective on the Civil War. The exhibit opens Nov. 3, 2018.

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  3. Virginia Glass Guild Juried Exhibition 2018

    November 18, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center

    Tuesday-Friday, 10am-6pm and Saturday-Sunday, 1pm-5pm, through Dec. 2.

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Hampton History Museum

  1. Hampton Carousel

    November 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Carousel Park & Hampton Carousel

    Built in 1920, the carousel is completely restored to its original beauty and housed in its own weather-protected pavilion on the city’s downtown waterfront. It is one of only 170 antique wooden merry-go-rounds still existing in the U.S. The carousel closes in January for the season and reopens in April. Rides are $1 per ride. Tickets on sale at the Hampton History Museum and at the Carousel. Call 757-727-1610 for more information.

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Libraries

  1. "Come Write In" National Novel Writing Month @ Main Library

    November 1, 2018, 10:00 AM - November 30, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Main Library - Special Collections Room (2nd Floor)

    As a special favor to our writing friends, for November only, our Special Collections Department during their hours open, graciously opens its doors to NaNoWriMo participants. Write or research your novels—or any creative writing projects—in this peaceful, inspiring setting. When you sign in, be sure to write “Come Write In” next to your name.

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  2. Mickey Mouse Celebration Week @ Main Library

    November 10, 2018 - November 18, 2018 @ Main Library - Children's Dept.

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  3. Mickey Mouse's 90th Birthday Crafts Fun @ Main Library

    November 18, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Main Library - Children's Department

    Today is the big day! Mickey Mouse officially turns 90! There will be crafts and coloring to close out our Mickey Mouse Celebration.

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