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  1. Back-to-school immunizations

    July 24, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM @ Hampton Health Department immunization clinic

  2. Back-to-school immunizations

    July 25, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM @ Hampton Health Department immunization clinic

  3. Storytelling in the Park: C. Shells

    July 25, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Bluebird Gap Farm

    C. Shells is a children's musical duo comprised of Cindy Kays and Shelly Craig Potter. Using stringed instruments such as the guitar, banjo, Dobro and mandolin, as well as various percussion instruments, puppets and entertainment props, Cindy and Shelly encourage the children (and adults, too!) to participate with hand motions and singing. Their song repertoire ranges from traditional and contemporary folk songs to Disney tunes and original songs.

  4. Free Carousel rides

    July 25, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Carousel Park & Hampton Carousel

    Take a free ride on Hampton's historic carousel in honor of National Carousel Day.

  5. Peninsula Pilots home game

    July 25, 7:05 PM - 10:00 PM @ War Memorial Stadium

    College players with wooden bats in a hometown ballpark. Concessions for sale.

  6. Faces & Fossils/ Paintings by David Dodge Lewis

    July 26 - September 7 @ Charles H. Taylor

    This exhibition of realist paintings is a result of David Dodge Lewis having won the top award in Virginia Artists 2013 Juried Exhibition. The artist graduated from The University of Southern Maine, and continued his studies at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and The Art Students’ League, New York City, before receiving his MFA from East Carolina University in painting in 1987. He has taught at Hampden–Sydney College since 1987 and was promoted in 2000 to Full Professor of Fine Arts.

  7. VIRGINIA ARTISTS 2014 Juried Exhibition

    July 26 - September 7 @ Charles H. Taylor

    This annual competition will showcase the talents of many of Virginia’s finest artists and craftsmen and features $6,750 total cash awards, including a $1,500 Best in Show and awards in each media including drawing, printmaking, painting, photography, crafts, watercolor, mixed media and sculpture. Over 115 artworks in all styles, genres and media including, drawing, painting, watercolor, printmaking, photography, sculpture and crafts will be represented. Tosha Grantham, Curator at The Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville will serve as the juror to select art works from digital images submitted and choose the awards from the actual works after they are delivered. Ms. Grantham earned a B.A. degree in art history from Georgetown University, and a M.A. degree in art history from Howard University.

  8. Buckroe Beach kids fishing clinic

    July 26, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Buckroe Fishing Pier

    Come out for fishing (guided by anglers) and information on catch and release, navy diving, and more. Children will receive a t-shirt, hat, lunch and a fishing pole.

  9. Hampton Caribbean Day

    July 26, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    Join the Hampton Roads Caribbean Organization as we explore Caribbean music, dance, food and culture in honor of Caribbean American Heritage Month. Experience a taste of the islands, along with the rich musical heritage of the Caribbean: Soca, Reggae, Calypso, Rock Steady and others. The powerful and energetic Carnival Dance Troupe, MasKonfusion, will perform, as well as Zumba Caribbean Flava whose Latin-Caribbean moves will surprise and delight.

  10. Marion Barry, Jr. biographer Omar Tyree visits

    July 26, 11:00 AM @ The American Theater

    Meet NY Times best-selling author, Omar Tyree, as he discusses Mayor for Life, his behind the scenes biography of Marion Barry, Jr., known by some as the most infamous black Mayor in US History.

  11. Parks & Recreation Day

    July 26, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Buckroe Beach and Park

    This event is a great and fun way that citizens can receive information about facilities and programs of the City of Hampton that families, youth, and adults can become engaged in. There will be fun activities for all ages to participate in at this event. Come out and see what our great city has to offer!

  12. Inaugural Hampton Manditarod

    July 26, 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Queens Way
    Hampton, VA 23669

    Another “oddball” event presented by the folks at Marker 20 restaurant and downtown Hampton. If you are unfamiliar with a Manditarod, it is a race where the participants build a sled and race around downtown Hampton. Sound fun, yet? Each team will build their own sled and four guys/girls will pull one guy/girl on a ½ mile road course. The building of the sleds will take place in downtown Hampton July 26, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. There will be two heats and one final race. Racing will take place July 26, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. during the Downtown Hampton Block Party. The block party is scheduled 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Live music will be provided by William Walter and Company and Jesse Chong Music. Entry fee for the event is $25.00 per team. The Hampton Manditarod is a fundraiser for the Nobleman, a 501 © 3 non-profit organization that helps children in Hampton Roads. Teams are encouraged to raise funds through sponsorship, in addition to challenges, as there will be prizes for the

  13. Downtown Block Party: William Walter & Co, Jesse Chong Music

    July 26, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Located on Queens Way in between Wine Street and Kings Way.

    As a festival favorite, in 2009, William Walter & Co. won “Best Emerging Artist” in a vote of 14,500 Floyd Fest attendees. The song “When I Leave for California” received national radio airplay and was nominated for the International Songwriting Competition in 2010. Jesse Chong is a do it yourself singer/songwriter who exemplifies the modern spirit of the self-reliant musician.Jesse’s music covers a wide variety of genres including Reggae, Funk, Americana, and Pop/Rock making him a chimerical artist of the IPod generation and a favorite among Jam Band fans.

  14. Racing at Langley Speedway

    July 26, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Langley Speedway

    Nearly every Saturday, satisfy your need for speed at this historic NASCAR home track. The only weekly racing series in Hampton Roads. Late model, Grand Stocks, Modifieds, Legends, Super Trucks, U-Cars, Super Street, Pro Wing Champ, Karts, Enduros, and Pro 6 racing.

  15. Peninsula Pilots home game

    July 26, 7:05 PM - 10:00 PM @ War Memorial Stadium

    College players with wooden bats in a hometown ballpark. Concessions for sale.

  16. Peninsula Town Center Farmer's Market

    July 27, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Peninsula Town Center

    Vendor's include fresh flowers, jams, breads, seafood, veggies, and more. Live music.

  17. Groovin' by the Bay: Michael Clark Band

    July 27, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Buckroe Beach & Park

    In the classic tradition of The Ike and Tina Turner Revue the band incorporates many different musical styles including R&B, blues, soul, rock, jazz and funk.

  18. Martin Blockson and the Connection, “A Jazz Celebration”

    July 27, 7:00 PM @ The American Theater

    Join Martin Blockson & the Connection for an evening of live contemporary jazz. With their music the band will be celebrating the essence of Jazz. Afterwards, meet, mix and mingle with the band!

  19. Peninsula Pilots home game

    July 28, 7:05 PM - 10:00 PM @ War Memorial Stadium

    College players with wooden bats in a hometown ballpark. Concessions for sale.

  20. The Mystical Arts of Tibet

    July 29 - August 3 @ The American Theater

    The Drepung Loseling Monastery monks return to The American Theatre for a week of reflection and inspiration. The monks will create a sand-painted mandala. Millions of grains of sand will be laid into place on a flat platform. The mandala will be deconstructed during the closing ceremony, half the sand will be distributed to the audience, while the remainder is carried to a nearby body of water.

  21. Back-to-school immunizations

    July 29, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM @ Hampton Health Department immunization clinic

  22. Family Movie Series: Mr. Peabody & Sherman

    July 29, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mill Point Park

    Mr. Peabody, the most accomplished dog in the world, and his mischievous boy Sherman, use their time machine - The WABAC - to go on the most outrageous adventures known to man or dog. But when Sherman takes The WABAC out for a joyride to impress his friend Penny, they accidentally rip a hole in the universe, wreaking havoc on the most important events in world history. Before they forever alter the past, present and future, Mr. Peabody must come to their rescue, ultimately facing the most daunting challenge of any era: figuring out how to be a parent. Together, the time traveling trio will make their mark on history. This movie is rated PG.

  23. Back-to-school immunizations

    July 30, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM @ Hampton Health Department immunization clinic

  24. World Class Wednesdays

    July 30, 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Peninsula Town Center

    A weekly world class celebration that brings Peninsula Town Center, Bonfire Magazine and Tysinger Auto Group together to feature European inspired live entertainment, food, wine, art, and luxury vehicles .

  25. Peninsula Pilots home game

    July 30, 7:05 PM - 10:00 PM @ War Memorial Stadium

    College players with wooden bats in a hometown ballpark. Concessions for sale.

  26. Back-to-school immunizations

    July 31, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM @ Hampton Health Department immunization clinic