Weekend Events 11/22 – 11/24

Friday
Music Mommy and Me Play Date/Meet Up
The Virginia Beach School of Arts is having a fun play date for kids ages 3 months to 36 months at 10:00 AM. There will be music, singing, dancing, and instruments! This is located at 3083 Brickhouse Ct. Virginia Beach. Click here to reserve your spot! 

Little Rockstars Preschool Music Class
This class for preschoolers happens every week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 AM and on Fridays at noon. It is $7 per adult & child and $5 per additional child. There are a lot of great reviews about this class- great energy for preschoolers- check it out!! It is at the Farmers Market in Virginia Beach.

Storytime at Barnes & Noble
Both locations (Chesapeake and Virginia Beach) are hosting storytime.

Chesapeake at 9:00 AM: 1212Greenbrier Parkway
Virginia Beach at 10:00 AM: 4485 Virginia Beach Blvd. “The Day the Crayons Quit”
Virginia Beach at 7PM: 4485 Virginia Beach Blvd. “The Elf on the Shelf”

Get Fit Friday at the Children’s Museum of Virginia
Head to the second floor of the Children’s Museum in Portsmouth (221 High Street in Portsmouth) for a physically fit activity at 10:30 AM and 3:00 PM.

Anniversary of Blackbeard’s Demise
Cape Henry Lighthouse will be hosting a celebration of the “Anniversary of Blackbeard’s Demise” from 10 AM – 5PM. The program will include discussions on Blackbeard, the Man, the Myth, the Legend. This is located at 583 Atlantic Ave. in Fort Story Virginia.

Adults (13 and over) $5
Youth (12 and under) $3

Family Night Hike
Bundle up the kids and head over to Stumpy Lake Natural Area at 4797 Indian River Road in Virginia Beach from 8-9 PM for a park in the dark hike. This is for ages 5 and up with a parent.

Gobble till You Wobble at Potts N Paints
Kids Fun Night Out! From 6-9 PM there will be a fun night out for the kiddos at Potts N Paints (920 S. Battlefield Blvd. #102). They will be creating a cool Thanksgiving plate. They will also enjoy pizza, the movie “Chicken Run” and paint the cool plate. Drop off begins at 5:30 PM and pick up is at 9:00 PM. The cost is $25 per person.

Million Bulb Walk (November 22 – 27)
Come walk through the beautiful botanical gardens and see a million lights from 5:30 – 8:30 PM! Admission is:
$10 per person (Ages 2 and under are free)
$8 for members
Military Appreciation: $5 per person

Norfolk Botanical Gardens is located at 6700 Azalea Garden Road in Norfolk.

McDonald’s Holiday Lights at the Beach (All Weekend)
On the Virginia Beach boardwalk between 2nd and 34th Streets there will be Holiday lights set up in the form of festive fish, jumping dolphins, frolicking porpoises- all in bright, colored lights. This is opened nightly:

5:30 – 10 PM Sunday – Thursday
5:30 – 11 PM Friday – Saturday

Admission Prices are:
(Cash Only)

Cars, Monday – Thursday, $12 per car
Cars, Friday – Sunday and holidays, $15 per car

Enter at 2nd Street on the Virginia Beach boardwalk.

Saturday
MacArthur on Ice (All weekend)
Right outside the MacArthur Center (on the corner of Freemason Street and Monticello Ave.) is an ice skating rink that is 7,200 square feet. Enjoy public skating sessions, private lessons, ice hockey clinics, figure skating exhibitions and more!

Regular admission is $6 for skating, $6 for skate rental.
Military personnel and their family members receive $1 off the admission price.

Click here for more information. 

29th Annual Grand Illumination Parade
Spend the holiday in the city at 7 PM for the Grand Illumination Parade. This is a FREE event! The theme this year is Jingle Bell Jungle! This will begin at 201 Granby Street in Norfolk.

Light up the Town
Head over to Town Center for an Illumination show at 7 PM. Visit with Santa, countdown to the lighting of Town Center and its 30-foot tree, balloon artists, carolers, and more! This is from 5 – 9 PM and is free to the public.

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