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  1. Limited Time offer: Nauticus and Battleship Wisconsin $7.57 per person

    January 18 - February 28 @ Nauticus

    Explore Nauticus & Battleship Wisconsin for a fraction of the regular cost of admission! Offer valid January 18 – February 28.

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  2. Norfolk Theatre Festival: Once On This Island

    February 14 - February 17 @ Norfolk State University's G.W.C. Brown Memorial Hall Mainstage Theater

    Once on this Island is the big, bold, breathtaking tale of Ti Moune, fearless Caribbean girl who is ready to risk it all for love. Guided by mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with a boy who has captured her heart. Once On This Island won the 2018 Tony- award for best musical Revival. Behind the Scenes events, Thursday evening, come early for a 6:30 pm reception, and stay for a talk-back with the cast and director. or choose the Saturday matinee performance and enjoy a post-show chat with the cast and director. For more information on Norfolk Theatre Festival can be found at

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  3. Norfolk Theatre Festival: The Comedy of Errors

    February 15 - February 17 @ Selden Arcade

    Laugh along with the slapstick story of two sets of identical twins who were accidentally separated at birth. In Shakespeare's classic comedy, when friends and families encounter the twins, a series of wild mishaps based on mistaken identities lead to wrongful beatings, a near -seduction, arrests, and false accusations of infidelity, theft, madness, and demonic possession! For more information on Norfolk Theatre Festival can be found at

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  4. Norfolk Theatre Festival: The Secret Garden

    February 15 - February 17 @ Norfolk Botanical Garden

    Presented by Virginia Stage Company,this Tony award winning masterpiece musical premiered at Virginia Stage Company in 1989 before it acclaimed Broadway run. Based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved children's novel, this magical tale follows lonely orphan Mary Lennox, who is sent to live with her uncle and discovers renewed life for herself and her sick cousin in bringing a secret garden back to life. Presented as a concert version of the musical in collaboration with the Norfolk Botanical Garden, this performance will pay homage to beautiful music, lyrics and Pulitzer prize winner Marsha Norman's script. Behind the Scenes event will take place early Friday, February 15 performance of the Secret Garden for a pre show with director Tom Quaintence and Music Director Joanna Li. For more information on Norfolk Theatre Festival can be found at

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  5. Norfolk Theatre Festival: The Wizard of Oz

    February 15 - February 17 @ Chrysler Hall

    There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful wizard of Oz twists its way to Norfolk! The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the yellow brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow in this Lavish production, featuring breathtaking social effects, dazzling choreography and classic songs. Behind the Scenes Event Saturday , February 16 After the evening performance of the Wizard of Oz, the audience is invited to a post-show talk with the actors, who share their adventures of life on the yellow Brick Road! For more information on Norfolk Theatre Festival can be found at

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    February 15 - February 17 @ Chrysler Hall Theater

    There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful WIZARD OF OZ, twists its way into Norfolk! A spectacular celebration of the iconic 1939 MGM film, THE WIZARD OF OZ will blow you away from the moment the tornado touches down and transports you to a dazzling Oz, complete with munchkins and flying monkeys. Don't miss the chance to travel Over the Rainbow and experience this national treasure on stage! POST-SHOW TALKBACK SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16 EVENING PERFORMANCE ONLY Following the Saturday evening performance of The Wizard of Oz, the audience is invited to join members of the cast as they share their adventures of life on the Yellow Brick Road! Post-show talkbacks take place onstage in the theatre auditorium after the performance, and are free with your show ticket.

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  7. Norfolk Theatre Festival: Choir Boy

    February 15, 7:30 PM - February 17 @ Attucks Theatre

    Presented by Norfolk State University Theatre Company: NSU Theatre Company's critically acclaimed 2017 National Black Theatre Festival Production of Choir Boy is infused with the spirit and music of glorious gospel spirituals. It tells the story of Pharus, who wants to lead his school's legendary choir- but quickly learns that the "key" he sings in, is not in tune with the men of Drew Prep. Choir Boy contains adult language and situations. Behind the Scenes Events, every performance of Choir Boy includes a Post-Show chat with he cast and director! On Thursday evening, enjoy a pre-show reception at 6:30 PM. For more information on Norfolk Theatre Festival can be found at

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  8. Boys Choir of Hampton Roads Concert

    February 17, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

    The Boys Choir of Hampton Roads has performed with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, at the Pre-Illumination Parade, and at venues throughout the region. They perform traditional and contemporary musical numbers during their inspiring presentations.

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  9. The 'Salute to Black Composers' Concert: I Sherman Greene Chorale

    February 17, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Norview High School

    The I. Sherman Greene Chorale, Inc., renowned locally and nationally as one of the leading exponents of choral music, continues to earn accolades for its performance of the music of the Masters, as well as its interpretation of traditional Negro Spirituals. The annual "Salute to Black Composers" concert features the music of classical, traditional, and contemporary composers.

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