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Military Aviation Museum Plans Girls In Aviation Day Celebration

The Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, in partnership with the Southeastern Virginia Chapter of Women in Aviation International (WAI), will honor Girls In Aviation Day on Saturday, September 25. Girls in Aviation Day (GIAD) is a worldwide event that...

Williamsburg’s Christmas Parade Expected To Return For 2021

WILLIAMSBURG-Christmas is still roughly three months away, but Williamsburg is already getting into the spirit following the announcement that the popular Christmas Parade will return in person to downtown Williamsburg this year following a cancellation last year as a...

Jurassic Quest Coming To Hampton Roads Convention Center

HAMPTON—The largest and most realistic dinosaur attraction in North America will soon be coming to Hampton. More than 100 photorealistic dinosaurs are ready to delight families when Jurassic Quest® arrives at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, October 8-10. The event promises unique experiences for...

State Fair Brings Back The Fun Starting September 24

The State Fair of Virginia returns in-person this year. It will be held September 24-October 3 at The Meadow Event Park in Doswell. This year’s festivities include vendors, a farmers market, animal and plant exhibits, and demonstrations from wood carvers,...

Toast The Coast Offers Local Beer, Wine, and Shine Trail Guides

Toast the Coast boasts that residents and visitors to the Virginia Peninsula and areas beyond will never go thirsty, thanks to the Beer, Wine, and Shine Trail. Developed by the Newport News Tourism Development Office, Toast the Coast serves...

Colonial Williamsburg Plans Constitution Day Celebration

WILLIAMSBURG-Colonial Williamsburg will host a free public event in commemoration of the 234th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution on Friday, September 17. The event, “To Support and Defend,” will be held from 6:30pm to 7:30pm on...

Mariners’ Museum Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

NEWPORT NEWS—National Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. The month-long commemoration begins Wednesday, September 15 and runs until October 15. To honor this month,...

10th Anniversary Ceremony Scheduled For Fort Monroe Transfer

HAMPTON—The public is invited to join the Fort Monroe Authority and National Park Service in a special ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 18, commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the transfer of Fort Monroe from the Department of the Army to...

Travel+Leisure Ranks Williamsburg As One Of The Top Cities In The U.S.

WILLIAMSBURG- Travel+Leisure magazine recently announced results of its 26th Annual World’s Best Awards for 2021, which ranks top travel destinations and companies in the United States and around the world. Williamsburg, VA made the list, coming in at #9...

Screening of “Virginia Found” Set For September 16

To help celebrate the local community, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) will host a screening of the Gloucester/Yorktown episode of the new PBS culinary and travel series “Virginia Found.” Local personality Dave Parker, who hosts the program,...

Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s Newest Ride Pantheon Will Open In March 2022

JAMES CITY-Busch Gardens Williamsburg released the date of the opening of Pantheon, the theme park’s newest roller coaster. Pantheon, which is considered the world’s fastest multi-launch coaster, will open in March 2022. The new roller coaster features two inversions, four...

Explorers Theater Now Open At Mariner’s Museum

NEWPORT NEWS—The Mariner’s Museum and Park is pleased to announce the opening of its Explorers Theater, where visitors can transcend into a world of exploration and discovery. Audiences will journey through time and across nautical miles through high-definition films...

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Opening Of New ‘Good Vibes’ Music Venue Pending In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—Good Vibes, the concert hall and event venue that will soon take over the space vacated by Boathouse Live in City Center at Oyster Point, is waiting for final approval from the city before reopening the facility’s doors....

Hampton City Council Recognizes Summer Business Institute

HAMPTON—The Hampton City Council added a special session to their normal docket on Wednesday, September 22 to recognize the value of the Academies of Hampton’s City Schools Summer Business Institute. At the opening of the special session, Mayor Donnie Tuck...

New Walk-In Chiropractic Office Coming To Williamsburg

JAMES CITY-The Joint Chiropractic, a walk-in chiropractic office, will soon open a location in the Williamsburg area. The Joint, which first began in 1999, tentatively plans to open a space on Centerville Road in Lightfoot in December. The family chiropractic facility...