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  1. CANCELED: Buckroe Beach Farmers Market

    July 20, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Buckroe Beach gazebo

    Due to the sprint triathlon in the park, there is no Farmers Market on July 20.

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  2. Apollo Moon Landing 50th Anniversary

    July 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Air Power Park

    Join us at Air Power Park for a day of family fun exploring Hampton’s contributions to space flight and man’s first steps on the moon, and be among the first to see the fully restored “Little Joe” rocket! In celebration of NASA’s 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Program, NASA Langley Research Center will provide hands-on activities and exhibits focusing on its contributions to the Apollo program, plans to return to the Moon and the Artemis program. Enjoy interactive programs. Create spacecraft with LEGOs. Leave your mark on a scale model of a Saturn 5 rocket. Get a kick out of shooting a stomp rocket into the sky. Learn more about the role of "Human Computers" at NASA. See historic footage of the 1969 moon landing, and hear about NASA's plans to return to the moon in 2024. Enter raffles to win a Katherine Johnson Barbie Doll or NASA LEGO kits. Receive free NASA publications and mementos while supplies last!

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  3. Downtown Block Party: Ghost-Note with Fuzz Band

    July 20, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM @ Downtown Hampton at Queens Way

    Headed by Snarky Puppy’s multi Grammy–winning percussion duo of Robert Sput Searight and Nate Werth, Ghost-Note is an explosion of sound. With an expansive roster of next-level musicians — representing members of Prince, Snoop Dogg, Erykah Badu, Herbie Hancock, Kendrick Lamar, Marcus Miller, Toto, Justin Timberlake, and more — the band is pushing funk music into the future, building on the uplifting, pioneering foundations laid out by the likes of James Brown and Sly & The Family Stone and infusing their fresh take with tastes of afrobeat, hip-hop, psychedelia, world folklore, and more. The opening band is Hampton's own The Fuzz Band, whose sound is a fusion of urban & rock music. The band met and formed while attending Hampton University. Locally, the band has won multiple awards as Best R&B, Best Live Performer, and Best Song & Album recipients. Nationally, The Fuzz has gotten national attention in multiple magazines.

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  4. Langley Speedway: 11th Annual Hampton Heat

    July 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Langley Speedway

    In its 11th year, the Hampton Heat 200 returns to Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway for the annual event that draws several dozen racing teams and thousands of fans to the short track. Free tickets are available to Hampton residents and employees 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Hampton Visitor Center, 120 Old Hampton Lane. A limit of four tickets per household applies.

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  5. Phoebus Jazz Summer Music Series

    July 20, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM @ The American Theatre

    Queen Esther Marrow will perform July 20, as will Sinnett’s "Zero to 60" band featuring Burrell, sax player Ralph Bowen and pianist Allen Farnham. The July 13 show in the series will include performances by renowned trumpeter Randy Brecker, pianist Cyrus Chestnut and Virginia Beach native Justin Kauflin, who has recorded albums with Quincy Jones. Local jazz bandleader, broadcaster and promoter Jae Sinnett will back those artists on drums, alongside bass player Terry Burrell.

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