October Calendar of Events

Welcome to Tidewater Women’s October calendar of events. Plan now to enjoy life!

Tuesday                       1
The Art of Yoga - 8:45-9:45 a.m. Every Tues. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Weekends 9 a.m.-6 p.m. thru 10/31. Hayrides, bounce houses + fall fun. ($) Greenbrier Farms, 225 Sign Pine Rd. 421-2141 (C)
Fall Festival - 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Thru 10/30. Play area, hayrides, bounce house, barrel train & pony rides. Plus carnival rides & more on weekends. ($) Hickory Ridge Farm, 2928 S. Battlefield Blvd. 560-6763 (C)
Harvest Fair - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thru 10/31. Pumpkin patch, petting farm, pony rides & much more. Coupon p. 16. ($) Hunt Club Farm, 2388 London Bridge Rd. 427-9520 (VB)
Haunted Horse Rides - 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Candy, ghosts, goblins + the headless horseman! ($) Carousel Park & Hampton Carousel, 602 Settlers Landing 727-1102 (H)
Cooperative Co-Parenting – 4-8 p.m. Every 1st Tues. RR ($) 135 Hall Ave. 624-6666 (S)
HR Writers: Grow Your Prose - 5:30-8:30 p.m. Enjoy dinner & professional critiques. RR Gus & George’s Spaghetti & Steak House, 4312 Va. Beach Blvd. 639-6146 (VB)
Craft Group - 6-8 p.m. Every Tues. BYO craft. Pretlow Anchor Library 441-1750 (N)
VBCPS Community Resource Fair - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn about vendors, orgs & agencies that benefit those with exceptional needs. Landstown High School, 2001 Concert Dr., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (VB)
Magic of Harmony Show Chorus Rehearsals - 7-9:30 p.m. Every Tues. Visitors welcome. Tabb H.S. Chorus Rm. 566-8600 (Y)
Inner Light Playback Theater Rehearsals - 7-9 p.m. Every Tues. All welcome. RR ($) Fellowship Ctr., 620 14th St. 472-0662 (VB)

Wednesday     2
Weekly Networking Group - 7:30 a.m. Every Wed. Spon. by Complete Professional Connections. Pembroke 4, 1st fl. 524-1013 (VB)
Chesapeake Social & Newcomers Club - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 1st Wed. RSVP by preceding Fri. RR ($) Traditions Grill 966-9000 (C)
Woodcarving - 12 p.m. Every Wed. RR ($) PrimePlus Senior Center 625-5857 (N)
Bingo - 12:30 p.m. Every Wed. ($) PrimePlus Senior Center 625-5857 (N)
Great American Food Fest - 3-7 p.m. Enjoy BBQ, samples, vendors + entertainment. ($) City Park 382-6159 (C)
Revolutionary Food Truck Wednesdays - 4:30-7:30 p.m. Also 10/16. Waterways Historic Park 482-4480 (C)
The Muse: Writers’ Happy Hour - 5:15-7 p.m. Every Wed. Call for info. 818-9880 (N)
Ales and Oms - 6-7 p.m. Every 1st & 3rd Wed. Yoga flow + half-priced beer. RR ($) Commonwealth Brewing Co. 305-9652 (VB)
OBC Trivia Night - 6-8 p.m. Every 1st Wed. ($) O’Connor Brewing Co. 623-2337 (N)
Mingle by the River - 6-8 p.m. Enjoy appetizers, mocktails, game stations, music + more. River Street Park, 412 River St. 727-8311 (H)
Iyanla Vanzant: Acts of Faith Tour - 7:30 p.m. An interactive event with spiritual life coach + best-selling author. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Thursday         3
SWaM Certification Information Workshop - 9 a.m.-noon. Learn the process and demo the online portal. RR ODU Women’s Business Center 373-6517 (N)
d’Art Firsthand - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Every 1st Thurs. Enjoy make & takes, demos + lectures. d’Art Center 625-4211 (N)
Poetry Slam - 6-7:30 p.m. Share what you have to say. Peninsula Fine Arts Center 596-8175 (NN)
Suffolk Peanut Fest Queen’s Banquet & Fashions - 6-9 p.m. Celebrate Suffolk’s shining young stars. RR ($) Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront, 100 E. Constance Rd. 539-6751 (S)
Drop-In Meditation Class - 6:30-7:45 p.m. Every Thurs. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Ctr., 156 Newtown Rd. Su A2, 504-4425 (VB)
Haunted Halloween Festival - 6:30-11 p.m. Times vary thru 10/31. Thrills, haunts, entertainment + more. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
The Haunting - 7-10 p.m. Thurs-Sun. thru 10/31. Enjoy five haunted attracts. ($) Greenbrier Farm 421-4550 (C)
Planetarium Show: The Astronomical Zodiac - 8 p.m. Thurs. thru Oct. Explore the twelve constellations of the Zodiac. RR ($) Chesapeake Planetarium 547-0153 (C)

Friday              4
Friendly Friday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Fri. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
The Muse: Writers’ Coffee Break - 10:30 a.m.-noon. 1st Fri. Learn about writing. Café Stella, 1907 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)
Corn Maze - 12-6:30 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. thru 11/2. Photo ops, petting zoo + more. ($) Bergey’s Breadbasket Bakery, 2207 Mt. Pleasant Rd. 770-3770 (C)
Civil War Round Table - 12:30 p.m. Discuss the defense of South HR against Union naval attack. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
First Friday Concert in the Courtyard - 5-8 p.m. Final. Music + more. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
First Friday Street Party - 5-8:30 p.m. Final. Enjoy music, food, drink + fun. 300 Block of Granby St. 623-1757 (N)
Lions Cruz-In Car Show - 6-8 p.m. Also 10/18. Enjoy BBQ, music + raffle. 20209 Sentara Way 357-5182 (Smithfield)
Rhythms on the Boardwalk - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Final. Enjoy music and more. Riverwalk Landing 890-3500 (Yorktown)
Norfolk Storytelling Club - 7-8:30 p.m. 1st Fri. All ages. Share your stories! Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)
Drum Circle - 7-10 p.m. Every Fri. ($) Mystic Moon 855-3280 (N)
Va. Musical Theatre: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella - 8 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Enjoy this contemporary take on the classic tale. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
Va. Opera: Tosca - 8 p.m. Times vary thru Tues. Enjoy the tale of a lethal love triangle. ($) Harrison Opera House 627-9545 (N)
The Way Down Wanderers - 8 p.m. w/ Good Morning Nags. ($) Suffolk Center 923-0003 (S)

Saturday          5
Chesapeake Farmers Market - 8 a.m.-noon. Every Sat. Local produce + goods. Courtyard Sq. Park, 306 Cedar Rd. 382-6411 (C)
Market Days - 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. thru 10/26. Shop for fresh produce along the York River. Riverwalk Landing 890-3500 (Yorktown)
Therapeutic Yoga - 8:30-10 a.m. Every Sat. w/ National Yoga Academy. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Suffolk Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. thru Nov. Produce, music + kiddie fun. Suffolk Visitor Center 514-4130 (S)
Buckroe Beach Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. thru Nov. Enjoy themed markets. Buckroe Beach, First St. 727-8311 (H)
HR Women’s Empowerment Event - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Learn about physical, mental, financial and emotional well-being. RR ($) Westin VB Town Center, 4535 Commerce St. 404-7369 (VB)
Suffolk Peanut Fest Parade - 10 a.m.-noon. Historic Downtown Suffolk 539-6751 (S)
Antiques to Flea Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every1st Sat. Middle St. Garage 339-1876 (P)
Friends of PPL Book Sale - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Sat. Find a great bargain! Main Library, 601 Court St. 393-8501 (P)
Descendants’ Day - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy tours, archaeology activities + crafts. ($) Thoroughgood House 385-5100 (VB)
Fall Festival - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Also Sun. Enjoy crafts, heritage trade demos, entertainment + more. ($) Newport News Part 926-1400 (NN)
Maritime Connections Lecture - 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Every 1st Sat. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Olde Towne Farmer’s Market - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Sat. Crockin’s Furniture, 215 High St. 397-8473 (P)
Make a Chocolate Bar - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Every 1st Sat. ($) Royal Chocolate 557-6925 (VB)
CARE-giver’s Resource Fair - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Spon. by Faith Inclusion Network. Discover local resources for caregiver support. MacArthur Center 282-8000 (N)
Autumnfest - 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Hay bale maze, petting zoo, pie-baking contest + more. Chesapeake Arboretum, 624 Oak Grove Rd. 382-6411 (C)
Party in the Park - 12-4 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, bounce houses, touch-a-truck + more. City Park 499-9663 (C)
Five-Alarm Festival & Chili Cook-Off - 12-4 p.m. Enjoy tastings, bounce houses, demos + more. Syms Middle School, 170 Fox Hill Rd. 325-4945 (H)
Party in the Park - 12-5 p.m. Enjoy food, entertainment, games + more. Phoebus Waterfront Park 727-8311 (H)
Dance, Drum & Meditation - 2-4 p.m. Every Sat. ($) Sattvic Space Yoga & Healing Studio 655-3322 (P)
Hampton Arts: Broadway Under the Stars Gala - 6 p.m. Celebrating 32 years of the best in VPA in Coastal Va. RR ($) American Theatre 727-1995 (H)
An Occasion for the Arts: Rock the Occasion Festival - 6:30-9:30 p.m. Also Sun. Enjoy music, fine artists, food + performances. ($) Merchant’s Square 565-7585 (W)
Fireside Chat - 7:30-8:30 p.m. Every 1st Sat. thru Nov. Mingle + hear campfire tales! Northwest River Park 421-7151 (C)
Va. Arts Festival: Mark Shim - 8 p.m. Enjoy this inventive saxophonist. ($) Robin Hixon Theater 282-2800 (N)

Sunday                        6
ODU Literary Festival - 3 p.m. Opening reception. Times vary thru Thurs. Visit odu.edu/litfest for updates, events & featured readers. Locations vary, 683-3991 (VB) (N)
Advice for Daily Life - 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Every Sun. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. 504-4425 (VB)
Drag Yourself to Brunch - 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Every Sun. Age 18+. High-energy entertainment from female impersonators. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)
Brunch -11 a.m.–3 p.m. 1st & 3rd Sun. RR ($) Sweetwater Cuisine 403-7073 (VB)
Annual International Luncheon & Silent Auction - 12-2:30 p.m. Spon. by Norfolk Sister City Association. Presenting three awards + guest speaker. RR ($) Norfolk Yacht & Country Club 627-0530 (N)
Wine Tasting - 12-4 p.m. Every Sun. VB Winery, 152 Newtown Rd. 995-4315 (VB)
Western Branch Farmers Market - 12-4 p.m. Every Sun. Shop for regionally and locally produced items + special events! Chesapeake Square Mall 320-1584 (C)
Praise & Worship Explosion - 7 p.m. Performances by Jonathan McReynolds, Amber Bullock, Earl Bynum + more. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Monday                       7
Monday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Mon. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Saints Alive Senior Chorus - 12:30 p.m. Every Mon. St. Paul’s UMC 420-6276 (C)
Chair Dancing & Chair Fitness - 5:30-6:45 p.m. Every Mon. All levels. Strengthen muscles while learning a new dance. ($) Old Donation Episcopal Church 464-0250 (VB)
VB Bee Club - 6:30 p.m. 1st Mon. Croc’s 19th St. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (VB)
Emotions Anonymous Group - 6:30 p.m. Every Mon. Seniors. RR PrimePlus Senior Center, 7300 Newport Ave. 625-5857 (N)
Armies of Deliverance: Union War Aims and Motivation - 7-8 p.m. Learn new perspectives on the attitudes, goals, and frustrations during the Civil War. ($) Hampton History Museum 727-1102 (H)
Prenatal/Postnatal Therapeutic Yoga - 7-8:15 p.m. Every Mon. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Tuesday                       8
Coffee Connection - 7:30-9 a.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. RR ($) Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave. 262-2000 (H)
Ex Best Thing: Emotional First Aid Support Group - 5-6 p.m. Share emotionally traumatic relationship experiences. RR Larchmont Library 508-1619 (N)
Cooperative Co-Parenting – 5-9 p.m. Every 2nd Tues. Adults. Prevent potential problems. RR ($) 424 W. 21st St., 624-6666 (N)
Craig Ferguson: Hobo Fabulous Tour - 8 p.m. ($) Attucks Theatre 664-6464 (N)

Wednesday     9
Smart Money Investment Club - 10 a.m. 2nd Wed. Learn about investments. RR ($) PrimePlus Senior Center 625-5857 (N)
Women Doing Business at the Beach Conference - 2-7 p.m. Spon. by Women’s Forum of Coastal Va. Enjoy engaging breakout sessions, networking + growth ops. RR ($) Sheraton VB Oceanfront, 3501 Atlantic Ave. 373-6517 (VB)
Food Trucks on the Square - 4 p.m.-dusk. Also 10/23. Enjoy children’s activities, games, entertainment + more. Courtyard Square Park 382-6411 (C)
Waggin’ Wednesdays - 5:30-8:30 p.m. 2nd Wed. Support local animal shelters. O’Connor Brewing Co. 623-2337 (N)
Croc’s Cooking Class - 6 p.m. 2nd Wed. Incl. tastings and wine. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)

Thursday         10
Pink Bag Luncheon: COE of ME - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. w/ speaker Dr. Latitia McCane. RR ($) Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 21 Enterprise Pkwy. 262-2000 (H)
Alzheimer’s Support Group - 1-2:30 p.m. 2nd Thurs. Open to family members & caregivers. RR Beth Sholom Village, 6401 Auburn Dr. 420-2512 (VB)
Suffolk Peanut Fest - 2-10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Amusement rides, contests, fireworks + more. ($) Suffolk Executive Airport 539-6751 (S)
Suffolk Ruritan Club Shrimp Feast - 3-7 p.m. AYCE shrimp & BBQ + entertainment. ($) Suffolk Executive Airport 539-6751 (S)
The People’s Pour: VB’s Largest Paint Party - 5-9 p.m. Create art + demos, games & activities. Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Tenacious Women Lecture: Gilt & Silk: Early 17th-Century Costume - 7 p.m. Explore Jacobean dress. RR Jamestown Settlement 253-4572 (W)
One World Meditation - 7-8:30 p.m. 2nd Thurs. w/ blessings to raise consciousness. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Muse Jam - 7-10 p.m. 2nd Fri. Read, play music + more. Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)

Friday              11
Pansy Days - 9 a.m.-6 p.m. thru Sun. Enjoy fall savings on the area’s prettiest pansies. McDonald Garden Center, Independence & Great Neck locations, 464-5564 (VB)
Harvest Faire - 5-9 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy medieval combat, knights on horseback, music + more. ($) Endview Plantation, 362 Yorktown Rd. 358-5412 (NN)
Civil War Round Table - 12:30 p.m. Discuss the Battle of Perryville. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Haunted Encounters of the Thoroughgood Kind - 6:30-9:30 p.m. Also Sat. The past comes alive through the storytelling of your guide. ($) Thoroughgood House 385-5100 (VB)
Hurrah Players: The Little Mermaid - 7 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 2 p.m. Travel under the sea and on land with this classic love story. ($) TCC Roper Performing Arts Center 627-5437 (S)
Friday Night Frights - 8-11 p.m. Fri. thru Oct. Enjoy classic horror films. Call for titles. Suffolk Center 514-4130 (S)

Saturday          12
American Indian InterTribal PowWow - Call for times thru Sun. Enjoy song, dance + storytelling. ($) Jamestown Settlement 253-4572 (W)
Here for the Girls: Run for the Hills - 8 a.m. 1-Mile Fun Run. 8:30 a.m. 5K Run/Walk + Fall Fest. 9:15 a.m. 10K Run. Enjoy face painting, games + more. RR ($) Wanner Stadium 645-2649 (W)
Pickers Market - 9 a.m. 2nd Sat. thru Nov. Find vintage treasures. Art Center, 319 Main St. 375-3031 (Smithfield)
Smithfield Hog Jog - 9 a.m. Spon. by Christian Outreach Program. Kids’ Piglet Run, music, Farmers Market + more. RR ($) 100 Commerce St. 660-7151 (Smithfield)
River Cleanup - 9 a.m.-noon. Every 2nd Sat. All ages. Locations vary. Spon. by Lynnhaven River Now. 962-5398 (VB)
Rain Barrel Workshop - 10 a.m. Construct a sealed rain barrel. RR ($) VB Farmers Market 385-8156 (VB)
Glass Blowing Workshop - 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 1-hr sessions. Create your own piece of artwork. RR ($) Suffolk Center 923-0003 (S)
Phoebus Fall Festival - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Enjoy music, crafts, vendors + children’s activities. Phoebus, 212 E. Mellen St. 722-1575 (H)
National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Meeting - 11 a.m. 2nd Sat. Stanhope House, 2715 Stanhope Ave. 264-1748 (N)
Second Saturday Courtyard Music - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Enjoy local music + more. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
Celebrate Trees Fall Fest 2019 - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Spon. by Lynnhaven River NOW. Children’s activities, educational booths, demos + more. Mt. Trashmore Park 962-5398 (VB)
d’Art Firsthand - 1-3 p.m. Every 2nd Sat. Enjoy make & takes, demos + lectures. d’Art Center 625-4211 (N)
Civil War Lecture: Failed Union Monitors - 2:30 p.m. Discuss flawed designs created to defeat the Confederacy. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Star Party/Laser Evenings - 7:30 p.m. Every 2nd Sat. Planetarium programs + laser light shows. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Hampton Arts: Tiffany - 8 p.m. Enjoy this legendary pop star. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Sunday                        13
Unity Week - Call for times thru Sat. Spon. by VB Parks & Recreation. Learn about cultures, religions + more through fun activities. Multiple locations 385-2990 (VB
The Noland Trail Marathon & Relay - 7 a.m. Plus, join the post-race festivities. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
The Light & Sound Service - 11 a.m.-noon. 2nd Sun. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)
Second Sundays Williamsburg - 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Living history, artisans, and more. Merchants Square 879-3029 (W)
Barks & Brews 2019 - 12-6 p.m. Bring your dog to explore + live music, food & vendors. ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
ARRRtober Festival: Trails, Ales & Pirate Tales - 1-5 p.m. Pirate-themed activities, music, food + activities. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
King Arthur Pie Contest - 2 p.m. Enter your favorite pie + apron contest. RR 130 Main St. 365-1644 (Smithfield)

Monday                       14
Feng Shui Mastery Certification - 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. thru Sat. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
American Evolution Women’s Achieve Summit - 8-5 p.m. Also Tues. w/ special guest Queen Latifah. Panel discussions, interviews + keynotes. RR ($) Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N. 3rd St. (Richmond)

Tuesday                       15
Ex Best Thing: Emotional First Aid Support Group - 6:30-7:30 p.m. Share emotionally traumatic relationship experiences. RR Church of St. Therese 508-1619 (C)
Chakra Meditation & Oneness Blessing - 7-8:30 p.m. Every 3rd Tues. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Wednesday     16
Adults with Disabilities Social Group - 3-4:30 p.m. 3rd Wed. Enjoy socializing & entertainment. Bayside Library 385-2689 (VB)

Thursday         17
Art After Dark - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Enjoy happy hour, jazz music + food trucks. Peninsula Fine Arts Center 596-8175 (NN)
Fall Craft Nights - 6 p.m. 3rd Thurs. thru Dec. Create Witch Balls and reverse on glass painting. Supplies incl. RR ($) Lynnhaven House Colonial Education Center, 4409 Wishart Rd. 385-5100 (VB)
NEON Festival - 6-10 p.m. Also Fri. Special events, pop-up galleries, murals + more. NEON District, Downtown Norfolk, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (N)
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac: The Ultimate Tribute Band - 8 p.m. Enjoy the band’s 50th Anniversary Tour. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Friday              18
Caregiver Support Group - 12-1 p.m. 3rd Fri. For caregivers of elderly. Nimmo UMC 422-1292 (VB)
Halloweekend - Times vary thru Sun. Scary theater, scavenger hunts, horror story readings + more. ($) Portsmouth museums 393-5358 (P)
Night of the Living Museum - 5:30-8:30 p.m. Also Sun. Trick-or-treat through themed galleries + crafts and games. RR ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Bra-ha-ha Awards Show & Auction - 5:30-9 p.m. Exhibit on view thru 10/26. Enjoy food, live auction + music. ($) TCC Student Center 312-6314 (C)
The Sound of Soul - 7-8 p.m. 3rd Fri. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)
Open Mic Night - 7-9 p.m. 3rd Fri. Share music, poetry. Christ Episcopal Church, 111 S. Church St. 407-6333 (Smithfield)
Chris Stapleton: All-American Road Show - 7-10 p.m. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater, 3550 Cellar Door Way, 368-3000 (VB)
Amjad Ali Khan: Great Performance Series - 8 p.m. Enjoy this Grammy-nominated musician. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Saturday          19
Yorktown Victory Celebration - Call for times thru Sun. Revolutionary War re-enactors, artillery firings + more. American Revolution Museum 253-4838 (W)
Free Flu Shot Clinics - 8-11 a.m. Spon. by Bon Secours. Get the shot, not the flu. Multiple locations 889-2273 (N) (NN) (P) (S)
Fall Fest - 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Also Sun. Enjoy activities, cider, photo booths + more. McDonald Garden Center, Independence & Great Neck Locations, 464-5564 (VB)
HR Writers’ Traveling Pen Workshop: Start Strong - 9:30 a.m.-noon. Learn to craft a compelling opening to your story. RR ($) TCC Blackwater Bldg. 639-6146 (VB)
Driver Days Fall Festival - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy activities, entertainment, bike parade + more. Driver Village 434-5539 (S)
Fall Festival - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Also Sun. Enjoy hayrides, entertainment + more. Bluebird Gap Farm, 60 Pine Chapel Rd. 727-8311 (H)
Bra-ha-ha Pull for Pink - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Pull the PINK fire truck + kids Sheriff’s car pull, music, food. RR Tap It Local Grassfield 339-0674 (C)
Hurrah Players: The Little Mermaid - 2 p.m. Travel under the sea and on land with this classic love story. ($) Suffolk Center 627-5437 (S)
Card Stamping: Thanksgiving Workshop - 2-4 p.m. Create cards with a fall theme. RR ($) Suffolk Center 923-0003 (S)
Jenny Wong: Creative Currents Opening Reception - 5-8 p.m. Celebrate this debut solo art exhibition. Gallery 21, 115 W. 21st St. 624-8429 (N)
MercyMe Imagine Nation Tour - 7 p.m. w/ Crowder & Micah Taylor. ($) Scope Arena 664-6464 (N)
Drive-In Movie in the Park: Ghostbusters (1984) - 7-9 p.m. Children’s activities, concessions + more. Bennett’s Creek Park 514-7250 (S)
Hampton Arts: Harlem 100 - 8 p.m. A Harlem Renaissance Celebration. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Sunday                        20
Animal Appreciation: International Sloth Day - 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Presentations, activities + Zoodoption special. ($) Va. Zoo 411-2374 (N)
Bark in the Park - 12-5 p.m. Pet-related vendors, adoptable animals, contests, demos + more. City Park 382-6411 (C)

Wednesday     23
SWaM Certification Application Assistance - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Create your account and upload req’d docs. RR ODU Women’s Business Center 373-6517 (N)
Bach Cello Suites Festival: Great Performance Series - 7 p.m. Hear excerpts from Bach’s personal letters + magnificent music. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
Va. Stage Co.: Detroit ’67 - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 11/10. In the age of tumultuous race relations, how will this family keep it together? ($) Wells Theatre 627-1234 (N)

Thursday         24
Business Connection After Hours - 5-7 p.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. RR ($) Commonwealth at York, 100 Legacy Way 262-2000 (Yorktown)
Smithfield Little Theatre: Young Frankenstein - 8 p.m. Times vary thru 10/27. Victor Frankenstein’s grandson brings a new creature to life. ($) Little Theatre, 210 N. Church St. 357-7338 (Smithfield)
Bert Kreischer: Body Shots Tour - 9:30 p.m. Enjoy this stand-up comedy performance. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Friday              25
Family Frights - 6:30-9 p.m. Also Sat. Enjoy grisly games, ghostly tales, haunted houses + spooky ships. ($) Jamestown Settlement 253-4572 (W)

Saturday          26
Learn Live Saving Skills with the MEDIC-Style - 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Learn to handle the first five minutes of emergency. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Clean the Creek - 9-11 a.m. Clean by foot or personal kayak. RR Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
Nansemond River Cleanup - 9 a.m.-noon. Volunteer on land, by kayak or canoe. RR Constant’s Wharf Park & Marina 514-7604 (S)
Smithfield Specialty Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Enjoy baked goods, specialty items, local produce + more. 115 Main St. 357-5182 (Smithfield)
Faire to Remember - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Chic merchandise, food + pumpkin patch. Larchmont UMC, 1101 Jamestown Crescent 339-3293 (N)
Nansemond River Pilot Club’s Fall Fair - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Craft vendors, baked goods + more. Nansemond River High School, 3301 Nansemond Pkwy 641-8558 (S)
ZooBoo - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Also Sun. Enjoy animal pumpkin encounters, costume contests, candy stations + more. ($) Va. Zoo 411-2374 (N)
Ghoula Palooza - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Trick-or-treating, fitness activities, crafts + more. Great Neck Recreation Center 395-2990 (VB)
2019 Fall Fest - 1-4 p.m. Spon. by CHKD & Ches. Parks, Recreation & Tourism. Trick or treating, photo booth, pumpkin patch activities + more. Ches. River Crest Community Center, 1001 River Walk Pkwy. 668-7000 (C)
Zombie Cleanup - 3-4:30 p.m. Dress as a zombie and clean up downtown. Morgan Memorial Library 514-7604 (S)
Cirque Mei - 8 p.m. Enjoy gravity-defying acrobatics and circus acts. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)
Eddie B: I’m Already Professionally Developed Tour - 8 p.m. Eddie B is comedy on steroids! ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Sunday                        27
Book Discussion - 11 a.m.-noon. 4th Sun. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1550 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Brahms + Caroline Shaw - 2:30 p.m. Enjoy this collaboration with a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Tuesday                       29
State of the City: Newport News - 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. RR ($) Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Dr. 262-2000 (NN)
Broadway in Norfolk: The Band’s Visit - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 11/3. This once sleepy town begins to wake up through music. ($) Chrysler Hall 282-2800 (N)

Wednesday     30
Pink Ride: Free Mammograms - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 25 free mammograms will be given away sponsored by the Pink Ride and Ches. Regional Health Care. Pungo Pizza Visit chesapeakeregional.com/services-specialties/breast-health/mobile-mammography to schedule your appointment. 339-3156 (VB)

Thursday         31
Boos & Brews - 5:30-8:30 p.m. Enjoy this museum mixer. DJ, costume contest & more. ($) Virginia Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)

Coming Soon
November 2
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Sensory Friendly Concert - 3 p.m. Enjoy familiar classics, activities + resource fair. ($) Ferguson Center 892-6366 (NN)

Please call to confirm. RR - Reservation req’d. ($) Fee (C) Chesapeake (H) Hampton (N) Norfolk (NN) Newport News (P) Portsmouth (S) Suffolk (VB) Va. Beach (W) W’burg

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