Weekend Events (Jan. 3 – Jan. 5)


“Wish Upon a Star” at the Glass Studio
The Chrysler Museum of Art is hosting the Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Virginia for the performance of “Wish Upon a Star.” This will be from 6-7 PM at the Chrysler Museum of Art (245 W. Olney Road in Norfolk).

MacArthur On Ice (All Week)
The MacArthur Center has set up a 7,200 square foot outdoor ice rink this winter. Head over for some ice skating to get into the Christmas spirit! Admission is $6 ($5 with a military ID) and skate rentals are $6. Season passes and birthday party packages are also available. This is located at the corner of Monticello Ave. and Freemason Street.

Click here for more information.

Winter Carnival at MacArthur Center (All Week)
The MacArthur Center is also having an outdoor Winter Carnival. There are family-friendly rides, games, and lots more. The cost is $1.25 per ticket or $25 for $25 tickets.

Click here for more info. 

Kids get into Nauticus for FREE!
During the month of January kids up to 12 years old get into free with a paid adult admission. Nauticus is open from 10 AM – 5PM on Tuesday – Saturdays, and 12-5 PM on Sundays. 


Home Depot Kids Workshop
Take the kids (ages 5-12 years old) to any Home Depot location for a FREE hands-on workshop from 9 AM – 12 PM. Workshops teach kids do-it-yourself skills, a cool project, and tool safety.

Kids Club at Michael’s Stores 
Kids ages 3 and up are invited to a “Knickknack Keychain” event at Michaels stores from 10AM – 12PM. It is $2 per child.

Historic Houses Weekend Talks and Tours
Head over to the Willoughby-Baylor House at 2PM every Saturday and Sunday afternoon for free guided talks and tours. These houses are located at 323 E. Freemason Street in Norfolk.

Ballet Virginia International 12 Dancing Princesses Auditions
Ages 6-9 can audition from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.
Ages 10 and up can audition from 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.
There is a $30 audition fee. This will be at the Ballet Virginia International at 700 West 21st Street in Norfolk.

Saturday Chess Play and Learn
Head over to Park Place Branch Library at 620 W. 29th Street in Norfolk to learn more about chess! This is for beginners and more advanced players. This will be from 12 PM – 1PM.


Come Play Pokemon! 
Head over to Hobby Town at 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., suite #196 from 12-3 PM for the Pokemon Club.


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