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  1. The Beast in the East 4 gaming weekend

    October 4, 2019, 11:00 AM - October 6, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    The Beast in the East is Hampton Roads' largest annual gaming festival held by gamers for gamers. Enjoy the best arcade, console, and retro games all weekend long. This year we will be featuring more than 40 games with more than 20 arcade cabs ranging from fighting, rhythm, and racing genres.

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  2. Crawlin' Crab Half Marathon, 5K Weekend and Brew Fest

    October 4, 2019, 2:00 PM - October 6, 2019, 1:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    The Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay, 5K run, Kids Kilometer (1K), and Craft Brew Fest return Oct. 4-6. The J & A Racing event is known to draw more than 5,000 walkers and runners and their families. Try the Shell Yeah Challenge – Run the 5K on Saturday and the Half Marathon on Sunday. Go to for registration, prices and details.

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  3. Buckroe Beach Farmers Market

    October 5, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Buckroe Beach gazebo

    The Buckroe Beach Farmers Market is open each Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., May 4 through Nov. 16. Sept. 14 is a fitness market (rescheduled from June 1), Sept. 21 will be vintage-themed, and Oct. 19 is a pet market. Because of other events, there is no market on Aug. 31 and Sept. 7. Vendors will be located on the grassy area surrounding the Buckroe Beach gazebo and will sell local produce, baked goods, sausage, seafood, jarred food items and more.

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  4. Get Set 4 All Veterans Health Fair and Adapted Sports Day

    October 5, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Fort Monroe Gym

    Get Set 4 All, Inc. and Alliance for Veterans Health Organization, an affiliate of Virginia VFW, have partnered to bring a Veterans Health Fair and to introduce Get Set 4 All's Adapted Sports and Activities Program to our community. By registering, you may participate in the health fair, learn about our adapted sports and activities program offered at Ft. Monroe Community Center, as well receive a complimentary breakfast and lunch. Afterward, stay and watch a wheelchair basketball game featuring our very own Sun Wheelers Wheelchair Basketball Team beginning at 1:30 p.m. following the Health Fair.

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  5. Girls in Aviation Day

    October 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Virginia Air & Space Science Center and Riverside 3D IMAX Theater

    The Southeastern Virginia Chapter of Women in Aviation, International (WAI) will host its inaugural Girls in Aviation Day to introduce girls to the possibilities available in a career in aviation in support of the Virginia Air & Space Center's STEM Saturdays. Admission is free to girls age 3-18. Attendees can talk to women in various fields of aviation and aerospace and participate in hands-on activities, such as a Sectional Scavenger Hunt, Build-A-Plane, Talk Like an Aviator (learn aviation phonetics), Ask a Pilot/Mechanic, Aviation Dress-up, build and launch a rocket, and more. Note: All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  6. Five-Alarm Festival and Chili Cook-Off

    October 5, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Syms Middle School

    Join the Five-Alarm Festival and Chili Cook-Off. Highlights include free food, chili tastings, fire safety tips, a bounce house, a balloon artist, obstacle course inflatables, face painting, Pyper the accelerant-detecting dog, fire equipment displays, demos, and more. Free refreshments are included. Want your chili to compete? Call 757-727-1210. Space for competitors is limited.

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  7. Party in the Park — Phoebus

    October 5, 2019, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Phoebus Waterfront Park

    Party in the Park is exactly that. Fall is here and the weather is perfect to hang with friends, eat good food, drink seasonal beer and enter-to-win a Fat Tire (Detroit) Bike. Flame and Pie Pizza, Stillwater Hot Dog Cart and Large Brothers Catering (seafood) will be serving all your favorite eats. Don’t forget live entertainment by Phil Poteat and Come in Tokyo. Admission is free. Beer will be available for $5. The usual games and activities will be there: corn hole, giant Jenga, ladder golf and more! A special $10 ticket includes one entry to win a Fat Tire Bike, Phoebus glass and one beer or cider pour. Drawing for the bike will take place at 4:30 p.m. Other prizes will be given away throughout the event.

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  8. Hampton Arts 32nd Anniversary Gala

    October 5, 2019, 6:00 PM @ The American Theatre

    On October 5, 2019, Hampton Arts Foundation will celebrate 32 years of presenting the best in performing and visual arts in Coastal Virginia! Additionally, Hampton Arts and Hampton Arts Foundation will present the Coastal Virginia Renaissance Award to Beverly Diamonstein, Community Philanthropist, and Jay Pharoah, Actor and Comedian and Hampton Roads native. The Renaissance Award recognizes long term commitment to the performing and visual arts in Hampton, Coastal Virginia and beyond. Our signature headline performance will be Nova Y. Payton, a Broadway vocal superstar, who will be performing alongside the stars of tomorrow with Hurrah Players. After the concert, you’ll enjoy dinner, drinks, dessert and a few surprises throughout The American Theatre!

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  9. Langley Speedway Weekly Race

    October 5, 2019, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Langley Speedway

    Langley Speedway holds car races nearly every Saturday. Check the schedule on the Langley Speedway's website for changes and details.

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Community Centers - Fort Monroe

  1. Veterans Health Fair and Adapted Sports Day

    October 5, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Fort Monroe Community Center

    ALLIANCE FOR VETERANS HEALTH (AFVH) & Get Set 4 All present Veterans Health Fair and Adapted Sports Day Veteran Healthcare Screening, Referral, and Information Stations -Primary Care -Hearing (no cost test &/or phone available) -Employment Opportunities -Dental -Vision (free exam & eye glasses) -Podiatry -Mental Wellness -Diabetes & Cholesterol Testing -Healing Waters Fly Fishing -Chiropractor -Dept. of Veteran Services -Navy Safe Harbor - WWP -Interment Counseling (Dignity Memorial) -and MORE… Complimentary Breakfast and Lunch provided plus a free Goody Bag in appreciation for your service to this great Nation! Register now for this free event. Note: Please bring a copy of your Military ID or DD Form 214 for the Health Fair. A free Sun Wheelers Wheelchair Basketball Game begins at 1:30pm. Stay and be our guest! Sponsored in partnership with the City of Hampton Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services.

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  1. 2019 Virginia Artists Juried Exhibition

    October 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center - Main Gallery

    This much anticipated, annual juried exhibition showcases the talents of many of Virginia’s finest artists and craftsmen. This exhibition features a $1,500 Best in Show prize; the David J. Levinson Photography Award for $1,000; the David and Sandra Hillerson Memorial Award for $500; as well as awards for First, Second, and Third Places and several awards of distinction in a variety of media. Artworks from all styles, genres, and media will be selected. This year, the Visual Arts Center is honored to welcome Jeffrey Allison, the Paul Mellon Collection educator at VMFA, as juror for the exhibition. Mr. Allison, also a professional photographer, received a BA in photography and film from Virginia Intermont College and an MFA in photography from VCU.

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  2. Sherman Watkins: Something for Everyone

    October 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Charles H. Taylor Visual Arts Center

    Virginia Artists 2018 Best in Show Winner Sherman Watkins presents his solo exhibition, Something for Everyone, in the Annex Gallery. Watkins is an Air Force veteran and retired illustrator from the United States Air Force Space Shuttle Program. A Hampton resident born in Danville, Virginia, he began painting at the age of 15, has exhibited internationally, and has received countless awards.

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  3. A Taste of the Beautiful: African Impact on American Culture

    October 5, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Hampton University Museum

    “A Taste for the Beautiful” showcases the works of numerous artists that have attended Hampton University, and have been influenced directly and indirectly by African culture. This show includes works by guest artists Kwabena Ampfo-Anti, Chinedu Okala, and Solomon Isekeije, who provide powerful visual statements that relate to HUMA’s African Gallery and Dr. William H. Shepherd’s extensive collection of Kuba artifacts. These artists work in a variety of styles and media; this show aims to provide them long overdue recognition.

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Hampton History Museum

  1. Haunted Horse Rides at the Hampton Carousel

    October 5, 2019, 11:00 AM - October 7, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Carousel Park & Hampton Carousel

    Unfortunately, the carousel will not be operating for at least a couple more days as we await delivery of a part to complete repairs. We will post to this page when we are up and running for Haunted Horse Rides at the Hampton Carousel. We apologize for the inconvenience, and appreciate your patience. Thank you! “Trick or Treating with the Headless Horseman” and free candy are part of the fun in store for visitors to “Haunted Horse Rides” at the historic Hampton Carousel Tuesday through Sunday, October 1 through November 3, 11 am - 8 pm. Located in Carousel Park, Downtown Hampton, the Hampton Carousel will be decorated for the season of ghosts and goblins, with costumed carousel staff giving candy to visitors. The finely carved and painted horses will also be decorated, with one of the horses occupied by the infamous Headless Horseman.

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Healthy Families - Education Classes

  1. LAMB (Labor & My Baby) – 1-day Childbirth Workshop

    October 5, 2019, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Sentara Hospital

    Healthy Families invites all expectant parents to come and attend our Saturday LAMB Workshop which is designed to calm your fears and prepare you for the challenges - and delights - of parenthood. Our program includes: • Childbirth preparation • Birthing exercises • Knowledgeable answers to your concerns There is no childcare provided.

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