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2020 Oct

October 2020 Gal Cal

Fabulous fall fun awaits. Get outside!

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

Thursday 1
Money 101 - Times vary. Every Tues., Wed., & Thurs. RR Five Rings Financial 319-0007 (Virtual)
Hunt Club Farm Harvest Fair - 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thru 10/31. Pumpkin patch, hayrides, carnival rides + more. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
Greenbrier Farms Farm Market - 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Daily thru Dec. Fresh produce, dairy, meat, gifts + more. Greenbrier Farms 421-2141 (C)
Colonial Ghost Tours - 8-9:15 p.m. Daily thru 10/31. RR ($) Colonial Ghosts, 424 W. Duke of Gloucester St. 598-1805 (W)
Haunted Hunt Club Farm Halloween Festival - 6:30-11 p.m. Days vary thru 10/31. Field of Screams + more. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
Together On Stage: Lewis McGehee - 8 p.m. via Facebook. Enjoy performances from the comfort of home. Suffolk Center 923-0003 (Virtual)

Friday 2
Virginia is For Artists Exhibit Opening - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Live video award ceremony at 7 p.m. on Facebook. VB Art Center, 532 VB Blvd. 425-6671 (VB)
Simple Yoga for Real People - 10:30-11:30 p.m. Mon., Wed. & Fri. via Zoom. RR ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (Virtual)
First Fridays - 3:30-9 p.m. Every 1st Fri. Enjoy vegan street eats, burger bar + more. Bumbling Bee, 1650 General Booth Blvd. 426-6026 (VB)
Friday Night Blitz - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Every Fri. Thru 10/30. Incl. 9 holes w/ cart + one draft beer/wine. RR ($) Chesapeake Golf Club, 1201 Clubhouse Dr. 547-1122 (C)
Adults Only Zoo Night - 5-7:30 p.m. Ages 21+. Enjoy food & drink, exhibits & more. RR ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Rhythms on the Riverwalk Concert Series - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Also 10/9. Enjoy live music. Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water St. 890-5900 (Yorktown)
Friday Night Hoedown - 7-9 p.m. Every Fri. thru Oct. Enjoy live music, line dancing + more. VB Farmers Market 385-4388 (VB)

Saturday 3
Chesapeake Farmers Market - 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wed. & Sat. thru Nov. City Park, 382-6348 (C)
Williamsburg Farmers Market - 8 a.m.-noon. Every Sat. Browse Merchants Sq., 259-3768 (W)
Downtown Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-noon. Every Sat. BSV Lot, Main St. 357-2214 (Smithfield)
Wanderlove Market - 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Performances, vendors, artists + more. 331 Water St. 890-5900 (Yorktown)
Buckroe Beach Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. thru 10/31. Local produce, baked goods.. Buckroe Beach Gazebo 877-2933 (H)
Civil War Lecture - 2:30 p.m. Discuss the Battle of W’burg. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Live Music in the Beer Garden - 5-8 p.m. Every Sat. O’Connor Brewing Co. 623-2337 (N)
Farm Factor - 6-9 p.m. Ages 21+. Compete in three levels of disgusting challenges to win prizes. RR ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
Live with…Sarah Choo Jing - 8 p.m. via Zoom. Discuss Art of the Rehearsal, exploring diverse ethnic communities of Singapore through dance. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (Virtual)

Monday 5
From Volunteer to Career with Tammy Carlson- Call for time. Join the GSCCC’s Be Inspired webinar series designed to help you gain skills and network. Visit gsccc.org or call 547-4405 (Virtual)
Energy Medicine Meditation with Carylanne - 7-8 p.m. Would you like to have more energy and less stress? RR ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488

Tuesday 6
The Virtual Art of Yoga - 8:45 a.m. via Zoom. All levels. Enjoy a calm & contemplative yoga session. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (Virtual)
Online Farmers Market - 4-8 p.m. Every Tues. Curbside pickup. Big Ugly Brewing Co., 845 Battlefield Blvd. 672-9752 (C)
Wine, Women & Wealth - 6-7:15 p.m. via Zoom. Grow financially. RR Five Rings Financial 319-0007 (Virtual)

Wednesday 7
Wednesday Wind-Down - 5:30 p.m. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a live 30-minute concerts. Harrison Opera House lawn 627-9545 (N)

Thursday 8
Rose Garden Walk & Talk - 10-11 a.m. Enjoy a casual informative walk. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
T.G.W.O. featuring BJ Griffin - 5-8 p.m. Enjoy a small, safe, socially-distant concert. RR ($) Town Point Park 441-2345 (N)
Blood Thirsty Thursdays - 6-11 p.m. Thurs. in Oct. Ages 21+. Enjoy halloween-themed spirits. Proceeds benefit the Kwasans Foundation. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
TCE Career & Business Meet & Greet - 7-8 p.m. Every 2nd Thurs. Networking. RR facebook.com/dontgetanxious/live 745-4823 (Virtual)

Friday 9
Virtual Art Matters - 10:30 a.m. via Zoom. Individuals w/ Alzheimer’s + care partners. Engage w/ art through artist Alejandro Cartagena. RR Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (Virtual)
Civil War Discussion - 12:30 p.m. Discuss the Battle of Cedar Creek. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Halloween Fall Festival - Call for times. Cont. Sat. Family. Trunk-or-treat, costume contest, petting zoo & more. RR ($) VB KOA 428-1444 (VB)

Saturday 10
Fall Market Days - 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Thru Oct. Browse seasonal produce, handmade crafts + more. Riverwalk Landing 890-5900 (Yorktown)
American Red Cross Blood Drive - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Also Sun. Donors receive admission to Fall Harvest Fair or Haunted Hunt Club Farm. RR Hunt Club Farm, redcrossblood.org, 427-9520 (VB)
Crafted: Indie Arts & Crafts Market - Noon-5 p.m. Live music, food & fun. O’Connors Brewing Co. 623-2337 (N)
Courtyard Cèilidh - 1 & 5 p.m. Enjoy Celtic music and dance. RR ($) Virginia Arts Festival Courtyard 282-2822 (N)
Civil War Lecture - 2:30 p.m. Discuss the construction of River Monitors. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Dig Deeper: Archaeology & Ancient Glass - 7 p.m. via Zoom. Explore how researchers discover & analyze ancient remains. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (Virtual)

Sunday 11
The Noland Trail 50k & Relay - 7 a.m. After party to follow. Race solo or with a team. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum, nolandtrail50k.com, 596-2222 (NN)
Poses & Pints - 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Every 2nd & 4th Sun. Masks req’d. RR ($) O’Connor Brewing Co., kristinthanlon02@gmail.com, 623-2337 (N)

Tuesday 13
Coffee + Conversation - 11 a.m. Also 11/10 & 12/8 via Zoom. Discuss current exhibitions. Va. MOCA 425-0000 (Virtual)
Design Your Own Bluebird Box - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Build a Bluebird Beach Bungalow & support people w/ disabilities. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
25 Mics Online - 7-8:30 p.m. Enjoy this free open mic. RR Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, 247-8950 (Virtual)

Wednesday 14
Waggin’ Wednesdays - 5-8 p.m. Every 2nd Wed. Browse dog-friendly vendors while sipping beer. O’Connor Brewing Co. 623-2337 (N)
Kempsville AARP Ch. 4212 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. Back Bay’s Farmhouse Brewing Co., 1805 Kempsville Rd. 512-6430 (VB)

Thursday 15
Cut Flowers for the Home Gardener - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Discover backyard varieties, how to plant + harvest. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Instagram Live Chat - 4 p.m. Also 11/19 & 12/17. Guest artists share current projects + discuss processes. Va. MOCA 425-0000 (Virtual)
Juju Drum w/ Kyra LaVonne - 8 p.m. via Facebook. Enjoy performances from the comfort of home. Suffolk Center 923-0003 (Virtual)

Friday 16
Floral Design Workshop: Curvilinear Design - 10-11:30 a.m. Supplies incl. Learn to create beautiful floral arrangements. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Live Lecture w/ John V. Quarstein - 12-12:30 p.m. via Youtube. Learn about Casco-Class Monitors + live Q&A. Mariners’ Museum, marinersmuseum.org/live, 596-2222 (NN)
Caregiver Support Group - 12-1 p.m. 3rd Fri. Nimmo UMC, 2200 Pr. Anne Rd. 422-1292 (VB)
Frights at the Center: Carrie (1976) - 8-11 p.m. Enjoy one of the greatest horror films ever made. Suffolk Center 514-4130 (S)

Saturday 17
Watercolors: Harvest Still Life - 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Expand your artistic palate. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)

Monday 19
Yoga with Kathleen Nichols - Call for time. Join the GSCCC’s Be Inspired webinar series designed to help you gain skills and network. Visit gsccc.org or call 547-4405 to find out more.

Tuesday 20
Botanical Drawing - 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Also Fri. Learn to draw fall garden subjects using ink and pen and Sepia with brush. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)

Wednesday 21
Va. Aquarium Golf Classic - 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Proceeds benefit Va. Aquarium Stranding Response Program. RR ($) Heron Ridge Golf Club, 2973 Heron Ridge Dr. 385-5104 (VB)

Thursday 22
Floral Design: Burst of Color Autumn Bouquet - 1-3 p.m. Create your own bouquet w/ fresh flowers inside a carved pumpkin. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Evening Lecture Series: Labyrinth of Ice - 7 p.m. Discuss the Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)

Friday 23
Frights at the Center: Psycho - 8-11 p.m. Enjoy this 1960 psychological horror. Suffolk Center 514-4130 (S)

Saturday 24
Seize the Day Cabaret Contactless Outdoor Theater - 1 & 4 p.m. Also Sun. Join us for a fun Fall Cabaret on our back porch stage with seating in the lovely courtyard. Featuring Hurrah Players of all ages showcasing the best of Broadway! RR ($) Virginia Arts Festival Courtyard 627-5437 (N)

Tuesday 27
Meet the Designer Walk & Talk - 10-11:30 a.m. Enjoy a casual informative walk. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)

Thursday 29
Va. MOCA Reads Books - 6:30 p.m. Discuss Kindred by Octavia Butler. RR Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Together On Stage: Connected - 8 p.m. via Facebook. Enjoy performances from the comfort of home. Suffolk Center 923-0003 (Virtual)

Friday 30
Halloween Fall Festival - Call for times. Cont. Sat. Family. Trunk-or-treat, costume contest, petting zoo & more. RR ($) VB KOA 428-1444 (VB)
Della Mae & Dempsey - 8-10 p.m. Enjoy this youthful twist to music both old & new. ($) Suffolk Center 923-2900 (S)
Frights at the Center: Poltergeist - 8-11 p.m. Enjoy the 1982 supernatural horror film. Suffolk Center 514-4130 (S)

Saturday 31
Happy Halloween!
Rides & Coffee - 8 a.m.-noon. Every last Sat. Enjoy raffles, demos + more. Detail Garage, 4239 Holland Rd. 453-1245 (VB)
Stained Glass Suncatcher - 10 a.m. Cut & solder sheet glass to create a colorful window hanging. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Seize the Day Cabaret Contactless Outdoor Theater - 1 p.m. Also Sun at 1 & 4 p.m. Join us for a fun Fall Cabaret on our back porch stage with seating in the lovely courtyard. Featuring Hurrah Players of all ages showcasing the best of Broadway! RR ($) Virginia Arts Festival Courtyard 627-5437 (N) l

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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