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August 2021 Gal Cal

Plan now to enjoy this month’s exciting events!

Due to health & safety concerns, some of the listed events may be cancelled or postponed. Please call to confirm.

Monday 2
Barre Basics - 9-9:45 a.m. Every Mon. RR PrimePlus Senior Center 625-5857 (N)
Open Bridge - 10 a.m. Every Mon. Masks req’d. RR PrimePlus Senior Center 625-5887 (N)
Congregate Meal Program - 11:30-12:30 p.m. thru Thurs. Seniors. Donations accepted. RR PrimePlus Senior Center 625-5857 (N)
Behind the Scenes: Museum Technology - 2-3 p.m. Also 8/31. Learn how history comes alive. ($) Tryon Palace, 529 S. Front St. 800-767-1560 (New Bern)

Tuesday 3
Stretch, Flex & Tone - 10-10:45 a.m. Tues. RR PrimePlus Senior Center 625-5857 (Virtual)
Drawing w/ Shirley - 10 a.m.-noon. Every Tues. Learn shading, tonal values & composition. RR PrimePlus Senior Center 625-5857 (N)
Online Farmers Market - 4-8 p.m. Tues. Curbside pickup. Big Ugly Brewing Co., 845 Battlefield Blvd. 672-9752 (C)
NASA Langley Research Center: The Sigma Series Lectures - 7:30 p.m. 1st Tues. Learn more about science & technology. RR Va. Air & Space Science Center 727-0900 (Virtual)

Wednesday 4
Farmers Market - 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Every Wed. Produce & more. Chesapeake Health Dept., 748 Battlefield Blvd. 382-8650 (C)
Carrollton Mid-Day Farmers Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Wed. thru Aug. Enjoy fresh produce + more. Old Point National Bank 357-5182 (Smithfield)
Pickle Ball - 12-2 p.m. Every Wed. RR PrimePlus Senior Center, NFWC Gym, 625-5857 (N)
Speaker’s Bureau: Birth of the Coast Guard - 1 p.m. Celebrate the Coast Guard’s Birthday! RR Mariners Museum 596-2222 (Virtual)
Live! on Atlantic Concert Series - 7-11 p.m. Stages vary. Oceanfront, 385-7873 (VB)

Thursday 5
Money 101 - Times vary. Tues., Wed., & Thurs. RR Five Rings Financial 319-0007 (Virtual)
Coffee & Music - 9-9:30 a.m. via Facebook. Thurs. PrimePlus Senior Center 625-5857 (Virtual)
Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs - 10:30 a.m. Also 8/12, 8/19 & 8/26. Tour the Palace, stables & kitchen office. ($) Tryon Palace, 529 S. Front St. 800-767-1560 (New Bern)
Charged Up! Aerobics - 12-12:45 p.m. Every Thurs. RR PrimePlus Senior Center 625-5857 (N)
YNot Wednesdays Outdoor Concert Series - 5-9 p.m. Every Wed. thru 9/22. Enjoy entertainment, Italian creations, beverages + more. Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
Guerrilla Girls: The Art of Behaving Badly - 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Discuss art, actions & their book. RR Va. MOCA 425-0000 (Virtual)
Live at the Point: Music Thursdays - 5-9 p.m. Every Thurs. in Aug. Mill Point Park 727-1271 (H)
Sunset Thursdays - 6:30-9 p.m. Every Thurs. in Aug. Unwind & chill out. High St. Landing 393-8000 (P)
Music by the Bay Concert Series - 7-8:15 p.m. Fort Monroe Continental Park 727-1271 (H)
Petersburg Civil War Roundtable - 7-8 p.m. Every 1st Thurs. Discuss Civil War armies, supply, logistics & more. ($) Pamplin Historical Park 804-861-2408 (Petersburg)

Friday 6
Beyond the Frame Series - Ongoing via social media. Every 1st Fri. Enjoy a BTS look at a world-class art collection! Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (Virtual)
Passion, Dedication & Commitment Golf Tournament - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Lunch, drinks + awards ceremony. RR ($) Sleepy Hole Golf Course 641-9893 (S)
Civil War Lecture: Roll, Alabama, Roll - 12 p.m. Discuss the CSS Alabama. RR Mariners Museum 596-2222 (Virtual)
tHRive Young Professionals Meetup - 7:30-8:30 a.m. Stay connected & caffeinated. RR 1701 Coworking, 1701 Baltic Ave. 689-7411 (VB)
First Fridays - 3:30-9 p.m. 1st Fri. Enjoy street eats + more. Bumbling Bee, 1650 General Booth Blvd. 426-6026 (VB)
Writers Quarantini - 4:30-5:30 p.m. via Zoom. 1st Fri. Discuss craft, goals + more. RR HR Writers HRwriters@cox.net (Virtual)
Late til 8 - 5-8 p.m. Every other Fri. thru Summer. Adults. See what the animals do after-hours. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
First Fridays Block Party - 5-8:30 p.m. Also 9/3 & 10/1. Spon. by Downtown Norfolk Council. Enjoy entertainment, music & experiences. Downtown Norfolk 623-1757 (N)
Live at the Block: Music Fridays - 5:30-8:30 p.m. Every Fri. In Aug. Enjoy food & refreshments. Downtown Hampton 727-1271 (H)
Gala Grand Opening - 6-8 p.m. Awards Presentation 7 p.m. via Facebook. Celebrate works from “Abstractly Speaking,” on view thru 8/29. VB Art Center 425-1285 (VB) (Virtual)

Saturday 7
Williamsburg Farmers Market - 8 a.m.-noon. Sat. Browse Merchants Sq., 259-3768 (W)
Downtown Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-noon. 2nd Sat. Music, crafts & fresh produce. BSV Lot, Main St. 357-2214 (Smithfield)
Suffolk Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. thru Nov. Enjoy produce, artisan crafts, music + more. Suffolk Visitor Center 514-4134 (S)
Farmers Market Saturday - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Every other Sat. thru Oct. Farm-raised meats, produce + more. Refined Relics Antiques, 713 Carolina Rd. 377-3911 (S)
Olde Towne Antiques & Flea Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Also 9/4. Enjoy the eclectic collection of unique & antique wares. Middle Street Garage 393-8000 (P)
Market on Monarch - 4-8 p.m. Every Sat. thru Aug. Local farmers, artisans & musicians. Brock Commons, 47th St. & Monarch Way, 683-5305 (N)
Live at the Docks: Music Saturdays - 5-9 p.m. Every Sat. in Aug. Downtown Hampton Waterfront 727-1271 (H)
Fireside Chat - 7:30-8:30 p.m. First Sat. thru Nov. Mingle, chat & hear campfire tales! RR Northwest River Park 421-7151 (C)

Sunday 8
Farmers Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Also 8/22. Enjoy locally sourced & made products. Bridgeport Plaza 514-4130 (S)

Tuesday 10
Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab - 2-3 p.m. Learn about conservation work on the artifacts. ($) Tryon Palace, 529 S. Front St. 800-767-1560 (New Bern)
Origami: Butterfly Mobile - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn to create works of art. Supplies incl. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)

Wednesday 11
Smart Money Investment Club - 10 a.m. Every 2nd Wed. Learn about investing, buying & selling. RR PrimePlus Senior Center 625-5857 (N)
Kempsville AARP Meeting - 10 a.m.-noon. Every 2nd Wed. Speakers, entertainment + more. RR Kempsville Rec Ctr., 473-9284 (VB)
HRFTA Food Truck Rodeo - 4-8 p.m. Every 2nd & 4th Wed. thru Oct. Back Bay Brewing Co.’s Farmhouse, 1805 Kempsville Rd. 512-6430 (VB)

Thursday 12
Coffee + Conversation: Lauren Keim - 11 a.m. Enjoy casual conversation exploring current exhibitions. RR Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Alzheimer’s Virtual Support Group - 1 p.m. Every 2nd Thurs. Caregivers & family members. RR Beth Sholom Village 420-2512 (Virtual)
TCE Career & Business Meet & Greet - 7-8 p.m. Every 2nd Thurs. Networking. RR facebook.com/dontgetanxious/live 745-4823 (Virtual)
Symphony by the Sea Concert Series - 7:30 p.m. Every Thurs. thru Sep. Enjoy classical music. 31st St. & Boardwalk. 498-0215 (VB)

Friday 13
Book Signing - 6:30 p.m. Eddie Ellis discusses, “The First Day of the Battle of New Bern.” RR ($) Tryon Palace 800-767-1560 (New Bern)

Saturday 14
Blackberry Smoke in Concert - 8-11 p.m. w/ guests The Wild Feathers. ($) Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion, 16 Crawford Cir. 393-8181 (P)

Tuesday 17
Instagram Live Chat: Ambrose Rhapsody Murray - 11 a.m. Learn about current projects & inspirations. Va. MOCA 425-0000 (Virtual)
Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop - 2-3 p.m. Also 8/24. Tour the historic Jones House. ($) Tryon Palace 800-767-1560 (New Bern)

Thursday 19
Museum Mixer: Dino Wine Down - 6-8:30 p.m. Adults. Enjoy wine, beer, games + entertainment. RR ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)

Friday 20
History Lecture - 12 p.m. Learn about the largest slave uprising in U.S. RR Mariners Museum 596-2222 (Virtual)

Saturday 21
Freshwater Aquatics Safari - 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Paddle through the swamp ecosystem. RR ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Discover Tryon Palace: Outlander: The Spark of Rebellion - 9:15-10 a.m. Time travel to learn the latest news on the Colony. ($) Tryon Palace 800-767-1560 (New Bern)
Guided Tree Tour - 9:30-11 a.m. Identify trees + fun facts. RR Battlefield Park 382-1359 (C)
Traveling Pen Workshop: Writing a Spooky Story - 9:30 a.m.-noon. Learn about adding horror elements to your writing. RR ($) HR Writers, info@hamptonroadswriters.org (Virtual)
Coastal Craft Beer Festival - 1-6 p.m. Commemorative beer-tasting glass, tastings + music. ($) 31st St. & Atlantic Ave. 498-0215 (VB)
Past, Present & Future - 4 p.m. Every 3rd Sat. Explore vital intersections of the American promise. ($) Colonial W’burg 888-965-7254 (W)
Live & Local: Beer Festival - 5-9 p.m. Adults. Local craft breweries + musicians. ($) Tryon Palace, 529 S. Front St. 800-767-1560 (New Bern)
Harry Connick Jr. Concert - 8-11 p.m. ($) Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion, 16 Crawford Cir. 393-8181 (P)

Thursday 26
Books on Tap - 7:30-8:30 p.m. Adults. Spon. by Va. Beach Public Library. Discuss this month’s title. RR Wasserhund Brewing 385-0150 (VB)

Friday 27
Civil War Lecture: Capture of Hatteras Inlet, NC - 12 p.m. Learn about the Civil War’s first combined operation. RR Mariners Museum 596-2222 (Virtual)
VB Funk Fest Beach Party - 6-10 p.m. Also Sat. Enjoy electrifying music, food & vendors. VB Oceanfront, 24th St. 385-7873 (VB)
Party at the Pier - 7-10 p.m. Enjoy music, food trucks, beverages & dancing. Little Island Park 385-2990 (VB)

Tuesday 31
Glass Photo Transfer - 4-4:45 p.m. Adults. Learn how to preserve photography. RR Joint-Use Library 385-0150 (VB)

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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