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*Main Calendar

  1. The Bodacious Bazaar

    November 8, 2019, 10:00 AM - November 10, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    Enjoy items by more than 300 quality crafters, vendors, artists, and local businesses at the Bodacious Bazaar, a three-day shopping extravaganza. The marketplace will feature upscale gifts, gourmet foods, fine art, and more. For more information on the Bodacious Bazaar, check out www.bodaciousbazaar.com.

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  2. Buckroe Beach Farmers Market

    November 9, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Buckroe Beach gazebo

    The Buckroe Beach Farmers Market is open each Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., May 4 through Nov. 16. Sept. 14 is a fitness market (rescheduled from June 1), Sept. 21 will be vintage-themed, and Oct. 19 is a pet market. Because of other events, there is no market on Aug. 31 and Sept. 7. Vendors will be located on the grassy area surrounding the Buckroe Beach gazebo and will sell local produce, baked goods, sausage, seafood, jarred food items and more.

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  3. Jazz Legacy Foundation Gala Weekend: Saturday Night of Elegance

    November 9, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    Established in 2013, the Jazz Legacy Foundation exists to support jazz and music education and provides a quality jazz experience with an Annual Jazz Legacy Foundation Gala Weekend. The foundation gives back to area schools and students with master class workshops, instruments, materials and scholarships. Join a fantastic jazz experience like no other, while supporting a great cause. The Saturday night show features Marcus Miller, Stanley Clarke, Will Downing, Maysa Leake, Art Sherrod Jr. and Chelsey Green. For questions or order assistance, call 757.737.2416 or 757.434.0297.

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  4. U.S Naval Academy Gospel Choir Veteran's Day Concert

    November 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Y. H. Thomas Community Center

    A Navy musical celebration pays tribute to our veterans, active duty, and military families. This event, sponsored by the Hampton Roads Committee of 200+ Men, is free and open to the public. The United States Naval Academy Gospel Choir is an upbeat inspirational musical ensemble. Composed of midshipmen from various places, races, and creeds, the Gospel Choir is reflective of the diverse interests and ethnicities within the Brigade of Midshipmen. Their common bond is musical talent and a passion to praise through song.

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  5. Dead & Company Fall Fun Run

    November 9, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Hampton Coliseum

    Dead & Company was formed in 2015 when the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir joined forces with artist and musician John Mayer, Allman Brothers’ bassist Oteil Burbridge, and Fare Thee Well and RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti. The result was one of the most successful touring bands of the decade. Since its formation, the band has completed six tours, playing to more than 2 million fans, and has become a record-breaking stadium act.

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  6. David Sanborn Jazz Quintet

    November 9, 2019, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre

    Acclaimed saxophonist David Sanborn brings his signature flair to The American Theatre to celebrate a career that has spanned more than six decades. With a genre-breaking style that simultaneously challenges the listener and goes straight to the heart, Sanborn has inspired countless other musicians, making an indelible impact on the music industry. This intimate evening brings together the David Sanborn Quintet to revel in the saxophonist’s musical mastery. Since his first solo album, 1975’s Taking Off, Sanborn has collaborated with some of the music industry’s greats, including Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, and Eric Clapton, among others, and hosted television and radio shows such as Night Music and Sanborn Sessions. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see and hear this saxophone great share his love for contemporary jazz, R&B, and funk.

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Employee Connection - For City Employees ONLY

  1. Open enrollment for health, dental, vision and FSAs — employees only

    November 4, 2019, 9:00 AM - November 15, 2019, 12:00 PM @ City Hall

    Open enrollment for health, dental and vision insurance and for flexible spending accounts for City of Hampton employees begins Monday, Nov. 4 and ends at noon Friday, Nov. 15.

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Exhibits

  1. Hampton One: Working, Building and Racing on the Water exhibit

    June 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 31, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    This dynamic photo and artifact-rich experience explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, its seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the locally developed Hampton One sailboat, and the competitive sailing culture that grew out of it.

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  2. 2019 Virginia Artists Juried Exhibition

    November 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center - Main Gallery

    This much anticipated, annual juried exhibition showcases the talents of many of Virginia’s finest artists and craftsmen. This exhibition features a $1,500 Best in Show prize; the David J. Levinson Photography Award for $1,000; the David and Sandra Hillerson Memorial Award for $500; as well as awards for First, Second, and Third Places and several awards of distinction in a variety of media. Artworks from all styles, genres, and media will be selected. This year, the Visual Arts Center is honored to welcome Jeffrey Allison, the Paul Mellon Collection educator at VMFA, as juror for the exhibition. Mr. Allison, also a professional photographer, received a BA in photography and film from Virginia Intermont College and an MFA in photography from VCU.

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  3. Sherman Watkins: Something for Everyone

    November 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center

    Virginia Artists 2018 Best in Show Winner Sherman Watkins presents his solo exhibition, Something for Everyone, in the Annex Gallery. Watkins is an Air Force veteran and retired illustrator from the United States Air Force Space Shuttle Program. A Hampton resident born in Danville, Virginia, he began painting at the age of 15, has exhibited internationally, and has received countless awards.

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  4. A Taste of the Beautiful: African Impact on American Culture

    November 9, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Hampton University Museum

    “A Taste for the Beautiful” showcases the works of numerous artists that have attended Hampton University, and have been influenced directly and indirectly by African culture. This show includes works by guest artists Kwabena Ampfo-Anti, Chinedu Okala, and Solomon Isekeije, who provide powerful visual statements that relate to HUMA’s African Gallery and Dr. William H. Shepherd’s extensive collection of Kuba artifacts. These artists work in a variety of styles and media; this show aims to provide them long overdue recognition.

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Hampton History Museum

  1. Hampton One: Working, Building and Racing on the Water exhibit

    June 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 31, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    This dynamic photo and artifact-rich experience explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, its seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the locally developed Hampton One sailboat, and the competitive sailing culture that grew out of it.

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Libraries

  1. Picture Book Saturday @ Willow Oaks Branch Library

    November 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Willow Oaks Branch Library

    Fun for all ages. Stop by the library every Saturday to see a different picture book display and pick up a coloring packet. This week's display is "Library Staff Favorites" . This display is in the children's area but all ages are welcome to participate. No registration required.

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  2. Game Day Fall Extravaganza @ Main Library

    November 9, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children’s Programming Room

    Come join us for our annual game day! Bring the whole family for games and fall themed fun!

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  3. National Novel Writing Month @ Main Library

    November 9, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Special Collections Room

    In celebration of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), the Library's Special Collections Department will open their doors to NaNoWriMo participants who wish to work on their novel, or any creative writing projects in this peaceful, inspiring setting. Be sure to sign in for the "Come Write In" event.

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  4. Adult Coloring @ Phoebus Branch Library

    November 9, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Phoebus Branch Library

    Drop by, relax and enjoy. All supplies provided! See attached flyer for monthly theme!

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Parks & Recreation - Bluebird Gap Farm

  1. Arboretum Tours at Bluebird Gap Farm

    November 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM @ Bluebird Gap Farm

    These tours are for both new and long-time residents in Hampton Roads area that might not be sure of what to plant or add to their landscape. Virginia Cooperative Extension will be providing themed tours of the plants at Bluebird Gap Farm arboretum. Each tour will be held on the second Saturday of the month starting in September. Some of the themes will be fall color in the garden, evergreens for winter, etc. To register, contact Virginia Cooperative Extension - Hampton office at 757-727-1401 or email Gaylynn Johnson at gaylynnj@vt.edu .

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