This weekend in Hampton Roads

July 19th, 2013 at 2:19 pm by under Community

It’s a weekend of jazz, food, and entertainment. Here’s a look at what’s going on in Hampton Roads this weekend:

Saturday, 7/20/2013

-NORFOLK: If you’re in the mood for a little music, head over to Town Point Park in downtown Norfolk for the region’s longest running outdoor jazz festival. The gates open at 5 p.m. Saturday, and you can check out several acts, including the Lao Tizer Quartet, Jonathan Butler, and Elan Trotman. Tickets can be purchased at www.festevents.org or by calling 757-441-2345. Friday and Saturday are $28 for each day at the gate, and Sunday will cost you $20. Click here for more information about the Norfolk Jazz Festival.

 -NORFOLK: It’s Restaurant Week in downtown Norfolk. Several restaurants are offering three-course dinners for between $20 and $40, and there are also lunch options. For a list of participating restaurants, visit DowntownNorfolk.org.

 -NORFOLK: Dave Cynar and Kasey Rae Meeks take the stage at NorVA. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. You can still get tickets for $15 – click here to find out how.

 -NORFOLK: Bring your appetite to the 22nd annual Ocean View Crab & Seafood Feast. This year’s theme is “We Salute All Who Serve.” Event organizers say food will be reasonably priced, and you can get everything from fresh steamed crabs to hot sausage. Admission is free for the event that runs from noon to 7 p.m. at Ocean View Beach Park. Call 757-255-8208 for more information.

 -VIRGINIA BEACH: The temperatures are sizzling, and if you want to get out of the heat, Virginia Beach has a new option: Dave and Buster’s. The 41,000+ square foot arcade-restaurant-sports bar opens at 11 a.m. at Lynnhaven Mall. Dave and Buster’s will be open seven days a week, Sunday – Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., and Friday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Comedian Tommy Davidson

-VIRGINIA BEACH: Comedian Tommy Davidson is in town to perform at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone. Did you catch him on The Hampton Roads Show? If not, you can head over to the Funny Bone and see him at 7 p.m. or 9:30 p.m. for $20. Click here to buy tickets.

 -CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND: If you don’t mind a little drive, head to Chincoteague Island for the 26th annual Blueberry Festival. There will be more than 100 artists and crafters, plus plenty of blueberry delicacies to enjoy. The festival opens at 9 a.m. and runs until 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults, and $1 for children younger than 12. Click here for more information.

 Sunday, 7/21/2013

 -NORFOLK: Sunday is another great day for music lovers, with another chance to head to the Norfolk Jazz Festival. Events are being moved indoors to the Scope Arena due to the possibility of inclement weather. The Jae Sinnett Trio and Stanley Jordan are performing. The doors open at 1 p.m., and Sunday tickets will set you back $20. Tickets can be purchased at www.festevents.org or by calling 757-441-2345.

-NORFOLK: It’s Restaurant Week in downtown Norfolk. Several restaurants are offering three-course dinners for between $20 and $40, and there are also lunch options. For a list of participating restaurants, visit DowntownNorfolk.org.

-PORTSMOUTH: Check out a movie in the park for free! At 7 p.m., “Aladdin” will be projected on a large screen near the pavilion at City Park. The movie starts at 7 p.m. Call 393-8481 or visit www.portsvaevents.com for more information.

-VIRGINIA BEACH: If you’re in the area of Virginia Beach Town Center, The Hampton Roads Metro Band is performing a free concert titled “Our Guests Have Arrived.” It starts at 6 p.m. Visit www.hrmetroband.org for more information.

-VIRGINIA BEACH: Comedian Tommy Davidson is in town to perform at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone. Did you catch him on The Hampton Roads Show? If not, you can head over to the Funny Bone and see him at 7 p.m. for $20. Click here to buy tickets.

 -CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND: If you don’t mind a little drive, head to Chincoteague Island for the 26th annual Blueberry Festival. There will be more than 100 artists and crafters, plus plenty of blueberry delicacies to enjoy. The festival opens at 9 a.m. and runs until 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults, and $1 for children younger than 12. Click here for more information.

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