What’s Happening in Hampton Roads – Daily Press


Our picks for what’s coming soon to the Hampton Roads area:

Visit Seafood Summerfest, a Yorktown seafood festival on Saturdays. Arrive early to browse the vendors at Fun in the Sun Market, from 8 a.m. to noon. Watch the crab race at 10 a.m. Listen to live music from 11 a.m. while eating festival favorites.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Watermen Museum, 309 Water St., Yorktown. Free. tinyurl.com/theyorktownseafoodfestival

PlayDate Hampton Roads is hosting its first beer and wine festival on Saturday. Sip a Spoken Easy Brown Ale from 1865 Brewing Co. Select red and white wines from South Africa. Play board, card and video games. Take part in the hula hoop contest and be the last person standing in the musical chairs contest. Laugh at comedian Dave Champion’s jokes.

7 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. Ambyance Fragrances, 620 High St., Portsmouth. Admission $15; 25 years and over. tinyurl.com/playdatebeerandwinefestival

Keep local dollars. Head to the military market on Saturday (it takes place once a month until December, usually on the third Saturday, but varies). Shop at businesses selling items such as hot sauce, roast coffee, fresh flowers and more.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1701 Virginia Beach Coworking, 1701 Baltic Ave., Virginia Beach. tinyurl.com/militaryownedmarket

Join the party on the pier on July 20. Boogie all night to the sounds of the Tidewater Drive Band. Enjoy a meal from Big Belly Food Truck, HER Concessions and More, Mama’s Kitchen and Chesapeake Concessions. Buy a beer or wine to benefit the Sandbridge Volunteer Rescue Squad.

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7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Little Island Park, 3820 S. Sandpiper Road, Virginia Beach. Free. tinyurl.com/partyatthepier


Georgia fishing truck. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday. White’s Nursery and Garden Center, 3133 Old Mill Road, Chesapeake. tinyurl.com/georgiapeachtruck

Williamsburg Community Growers Farm Stand and Volunteer Days. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Saturday until October. 4500 Stadium Road, Williamsburg. tinyurl.com/williamsburgcommunitygrowers

Taco and Margarita Fest. 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Elevation 27, 600 Nevan Road, Virginia Beach. Tickets start at $15. tinyurl.com/tacoandmargaritafest

Norfolk City Center Restaurant Week. From Sunday to July 24. Admissions from $15. Participating restaurants: downtownnorfolk.org/explore/restaurant-week

Rekaya Gibson, [email protected]757-295-8809, on Twitter @gibsonrekaya


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