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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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  3. Grand Opening - Alpha Leadership and Education Center

    September 8, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Alpha Leadership & Education Center

    The wait is over! After the restoration of the historic house and construction of the new Alpha Leadership and Education Center, everyone is invited to the Grand Opening. A variety of organization history artifacts, educational documents, and tours of the house will take place on that day.

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  4. SAY (Scholars, Arts & Youth) Festival

    September 8, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Park Place Child Life Center celebrates youth scholars and artists in this lively street festival.

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  5. For Freedoms: Freedom from Fear

    September 8, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Chrysler Museum of Art

    As part of a nationwide initiative presented by For Freedoms, an organization that is committed to using art as a vehicle to examine civic issues, the Chrysler Museum of Art will host a lecture series this fall to prompt discussions about freedoms and civic engagement. The four-lecture series kicks off with Freedom from Fear with Beatriz Amberman, Chairwoman of the Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations. Free.

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  6. Opera in the Park

    September 8, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Point Park - Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    Enjoy Opera’s favorite Arias and Broadway melodies under the stars! Bring the entire family! Pack up your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets and listen to beautiful music in a relaxing waterfront setting. Stroll through the Artist’s Market where you can browse and purchase paintings, jewelry, hand-crafted items and more! Food and adult beverages will be available for sale.

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  7. Opera in the Park

    September 8, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ TowneBank Fountain Park

    Enjoy popular operatic arias and Broadway melodies under the stars! Carefully selected pieces from Puccini's Madama Butterfly, Mozart's Don Giovanni, Weill's Street Scene, Donizetti's Elixir of Love, and more will be performed by Virginia's finest opera singers. As the sun sets, the experience becomes interactive when guests are provided glow sticks adding to the larger-than-life dramatic feel of the event!

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Historic Cedar Grove Cemetery Tour

    September 8, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    This tour of Norfolk’s oldest cemetery lets visitors peer through a portal to the past, led by historian Cheryl Copper. Suggested donation of $5.

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

    September 8, 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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