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Arts & Culture Events

  1. Vik Muniz: Photography and the Rebirth of Wonder

    July 13, 10:00 AM - October 14, 5:00 PM @ Chrysler Museum of Art

    Vik Muniz: Photography and the Rebirth of Wonder examines the full breadth of the imaginative artist’s career and features more than 100 photographs, including many of Muniz’s most recent works.

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  2. MacArthur Memorial 3rd Annual Military History Film Festival

    August 9, 7:00 PM - October 31, 9:00 PM @ The MacArthur Memorial Visitors Center

    The MacArthur Memorial is hosting its third annual Military History Film Festival August – October 2018. To commemorate the World War I Centennial, the 2018 films will focus on the courage and sacrifice of American troops in World War I. The film festival will kick off on August 9, 2018. In partnership with the Military Aviation Museum of Virginia Beach, the MacArthur Memorial will screen The Millionaires' Unit (2015) (120 mins).The festival will continue with screenings of The Fighting 69th (1940) on September 13, 2018 and Sergeant York (1941) on October 4, 2018. All screenings will take place in the MacArthur Memorial Visitors Center Theatre at 7:00 PM. Admission is FREE but registration is requested. Visit for more information or to register.

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    September 22, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Virginia Zoological Park

    The Virginia Zoo has partnered with the YMCA of South Hampton Roads to bring back “Zoo Tracks,” a walking program that encourages members and visitors to exercise and become a “Zoo Walker”. Meet at the Kugel Ball in the Fountain Plaza at 10 am. Walk begins at 10:15 am. Everyone is encouraged to make use of the Zoo Tracks program anytime they are at the Zoo. Download the Zoo App and access the Tracks every time you visit.

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  4. World Rhino Day

    September 22, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Virginia Zoological Park

    Learning is always an adventure at the Virginia Zoo! Join us for our EdZOOcation Days to explore animals and their habitats through hands-on activities, crafts, stories, Keeper Chats, and up-close encounters with our program animal ambassadors. Contribute directly to conservation efforts around the world and learn about what you can do every day to protect the species you love! Check out our rhinos on World Rhino Day on September 22. From 11 am to 2 pm Enjoy story time, fun activities and crafts, discovery stations, plus a special rhino Keeper Chat. Free with admission.

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  5. Always Patsy Cline by Ted Swindley at Virginia Stage Company

    September 22, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Virginia Stage Company

    One of the most beloved productions in Virginia Stage Company history returns to kick off the historic 40th Season. Celebrate the life and music of one of country music’s most iconic voices and her unlikely friendship with a Houston housewife as they bond over a pot of strong coffee, some dear letters between friends, and the beautiful tunes of Cline herself. You’ll go “Crazy” over 27 of her biggest hits.

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  6. Attucks Jazz Club: Sharón Clark, vocalist

    September 22, 8:00 PM @ Attucks Theatre

    Get ready for an evening of revelation when this inspired vocalist plays the Attucks Jazz Club. DC jazz fans beat a path to clubs whenever singer Sharón Clark takes the stage; this prolific artist has assumed the mantle of Washington’s queen of jazz.

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  7. Pictures at an Exhibition

    September 22, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Chrysler Hall

    Saunter into a new season with Pictures at an Exhibition. Mussorgsky’s most famous composition, written in just twenty days, is a suite of 10 pieces depicting his tour of a memorial exhibition for his late friend, the painter and architect Victor Hartmann. JoAnn Falletta and the VSO will perform Ravel’s orchestration of this picturesque masterpiece. Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture makes for a triumphant opening to this program before world-class violinist Sandy Cameron takes the stage, for acclaimed film composer Danny Elfman’s Violin Concerto for its first performance in the U.S. by a professional orchestra. JOANN FALLETTA, conductor SANDY CAMERON, violin BRAHMS: Academic Festival Overture DANNY ELFMAN: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, “Eleven Eleven” MUSSORGSKY/ARR. RAVEL: Pictures at an Exhibition

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. 7th Annual Heart of Ghent 10k and Maury High School 5k

    September 22, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Blair Middle School

    Come out and participate or volunteer* for the Heart of Ghent 10K, Maury 5k and Kid’s Fun Run, which rings in the fall season to historic Ghent in Norfolk with a fit, festive, charitable family oriented run/walk through the historic and scenic Ghent neighborhood. With its unique blend of fine restaurants, boutiques, cafes, shopping, professional services, and quiet residential neighborhoods, Norfolk’s Historic Ghent is an ideal location for this great event returning after its successful inaugural year. This event is already becoming a “don’t miss” race on the regional running calendar. Five bands will be playing at party zones along the course to keep runners energized and spectators entertained. All Adult 10K and 5K participants will receive: race number, official race Tech shirt, custom finisher medal, great post race party and more! The Children's run includes: race number, and souvenir finisher medal. Sponsorship opportunities still available contact team@mettleevents

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  2. Home Horticulture Education: Lawn and Garden Basics for the Successful Grower

    September 22, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Virginia Cooperative Extension

    Virginia Cooperative Extension, the Norfolk Master Gardeners and Eggleston Garden Center are proud to bring you Home Horticulture Education, a five part crash course in the fundamentals of home lawn and garden care for the budding gardener. This class is designed as an abbreviated alternative to Master Gardener training, tailored to those who are interested in learning the basics of the curriculum but cannot commit to the requirements of full Master Gardener training. Each class will run from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM and will include coffee and light snacks. This series will be exclusively a classroom event, and will not include hands-on exercises in these topics.

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