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Posted on: January 13, 2023

“Teetotalers and Moonshiners, and Hampton’s Prohibition Story” on view now!

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Psst..we've brewed up something special on the second floor of the museum...Rich with artifacts, this engaging exhibit explores Hampton's long, complicated, and sometimes turbulent, relationship with alcohol leading up to Virginia&ap...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Akeylah Simone - Wednesday, February 15, 6-8 pm

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Akeylah Simone, from Hampton Roads, VA is just getting her feet wet as a singer, songwriter, and now recording artist. In just her first two years of releasing original music, she’s landed 4 songs on the Grammy Ballot and voted Encore’...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Essential African Threads - Saturday, February 18, 11 am

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From “Anansi the Spider” to “Brer Rabbit,” traditional stories from enslaved Africans contain hidden meanings and serve to document and celebrate early African American history. Storyteller Dylan Pritchett brings to...

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Posted on: February 8, 2023

The Witching of the Virginia Midwife - March 6, 7-8 pm

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Join Historian D'Anne Graham for this fascinating exploration about the changing status of the Virginia midwife. Was she a witch? Pillar of the community? Agent of the state? Wise woman or uneducated killer of mothers and babies?

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Posted on: February 8, 2023

Poisoned Dwarf St. Patrick's Concert - Wednesday, March 15, 6-8 pm

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early with a lively concert of Celtic music with Poisoned Dwarf! This rollicking quintet plays innovative and passionate renditions of traditional Irish and Scottish tunes on acoustic instruments. These talented music...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Mosaic Festival - New City Festival Coming April 22, 2023!

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Hampton Mosaic Festival coming Saturday, April 22, 2023!Mill Point Park, 100 Eaton St, Hampton, Downtown Hampton

The City’s first festival of the season in 2023 will be the new “Hampton Mosaic Festival: A Celebration of Culture...

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