There are plenty of ways to get out and enjoy spring this weekend, including the circus and Easter events! Check out what’s going on in Hampton Roads:
Saturday, April 12:
-CHESAPEAKE AND HAMPTON: As tax season comes to a close, do you have papers and documents to shred? BayPort Credit Union is teaming up with Shred-It to help protect your identity. The Community Shred-It Day is from 8 a.m. to noon at the BayPort Credit Unions located on Fox Hill Road in Hampton and on Old Taylor Road in Chesapeake.
-NEWPORT NEWS: It’s “An Evening of Mars Madness” Saturday at the Virginia Living Museum. There will be free exhibits, activities and giveaways about Mars, plus a telescope viewing of Mars – depending on the weather! Click here for more event information.
-NORFOLK: A celebration of music comes to Norfolk this weekend. The 7th annual Sea Level Singer/Songwriter Festival comes to Ghent through Saturday. Click here for details.
-NORFOLK: The Jess Doran Band was on The Hampton Roads Show Friday, and you can see them this weekend at the Sea Level Festival at 4 p.m. Saturday. Check out The Hampton Roads Show segment for a preview if you’re planning to see them this weekend!
-NORFOLK: The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Legends circus is in town this weekend at the Norfolk Scope Arena. The show features performers from all over the world. Click here for show times and ticket information.
-PORTSMOUTH: Learn about plants and how to start your own garden with the Spring Plant Walk at Paradise Creek Nature Park . The program is from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is $5 for non-members, free for members.
-SUFFOLK: It’s time for Suffolk’s annual Eggstravaganza! The event is geared toward children younger than 10 years old, and includes music, face painting, balloons, games and more. Plus, you’ll have the chance to meet the bunny. The event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bennetts Creek Park.
-VIRGINIA BEACH: The American Parkinson Disease Association – Hampton Roads Chapter is hosting the Boardwalk Stroll & Roll event at the Oceanfront Saturday. The Boardwalk Stroll & Roll is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., kicking off at Neptune Park.
-VIRGINIA BEACH: Get some great ideas for your home at the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Home and Garden Show in Virginia Beach. Check it out from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Click here to read more about the event.
-VIRGINIA BEACH: Are you a Chevy lover? If so, you’ll want to check out the Virginia Chevy Lover’s 10th annual Spring Dust Off, benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. It’s being held at Landstown Commons, behind Finn McCools.
Sunday, April 13:
-CHESAPEAKE: Enjoy the Spring Carnival this weekend at Chesapeake Square. Sunday is the last day for the carnival, which has been underway since April 3. Check it out from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
-NORFOLK: The Norfolk Department of Recreation, Parks & Open Space and Norfolk Soceity for Cemetery Conservation is hosting the Great Easter Egg Hunt this Sunday. The event is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at ForestLawnCemetery, located at 8100 Granby St. Organizers suggest a $5 donation per family for participation in the event, which includes a visit from the Easter bunny, refreshments and crafts.
-NORFOLK: Visit the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio for a free demonstration at noon. The glass demonstrations start at noon every day, Wednesday through Sunday.
-NORFOLK: Sunday is your last chance to see the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Legends at the Norfolk Scope Arena. The show features performers from all over the world. Click here for show times and ticket information.
-VIRGINIA BEACH: Needs some ideas to spruce up your home and garden? Visit the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Home and Garden Show in Virginia Beach this weekend! Check it out from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Click here to read more about the event.
-VIRGINIA BEACH: If you’re looking for a laugh this weekend, check out another great show at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone with comedian Lavell Crawford. He was on The Hampton Roads Show Friday, talking about his frequent flyer tips and tricks, and dishing on being a parent. See him at the Funny Bone through Sunday.
What else is happening this weekend in Hampton Roads? Add your event in the comments section below, or submit it at this link.