Arts & Culture Events

  1. Chrysler Museum – Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club

    October 7, 2022 - January 8, 2023
    Chrysler Museum of Art, Special Exhibition Galleries

    Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club will explore the connection between African American artist Jacob Lawrence and his contemporaries based in the Global South through the Nigerian publication Black Orpheus. The exhibition features over 125 objects, including Lawrence’s little-known 1964–65 Nigeria series, works by the artists featured in Black Orpheus, archival images, videos, and letters.

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  2. A Jazzy Christmas

    December 17, 2022, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Attucks Theatre

    Double O Entertainment and JC Entertainment presents. A Jazzy Christmas featuring Grammy Nominated Pianist & #1 Billboard recording artist Marcus Johnson. Alongside him will be #1 Billboard charting and Tidewater Native-Saxophonist Jackiem Joyner. Marcus Johnson is Flo'in for the holidays residing at the legendary Attucks Theater for his Holiday Series. What better way to bring in the holiday and close out the year than where it all began at home with family and friends. This show will electrify you and is sure to put you in the Holiday groove. Come ready to jam to MJ's & Jackiem's classics and crank up the Holiday Season! VIP/Price Level 1 includes access to Pre-Show Meet & Greet and Reception at 6:30pm

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Cookies with Santa in the North Pole

    December 17, 2022, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Fairlawn Recreation Center

    Santa Claus is coming to town at the Fairlawn Recreation Center! Bring the kids on Saturday, December 17 from 11am to 1pm for Cookies with Santa in the North Pole. We'll have plenty of games, the opportunity to take pictures, special guests, prizes and more! We're also encouraging everyone who attends to donate a new toy to a child in need this holiday season. To register, scan the QR code or click here:

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  2. Dominion Energy Garden of Lights - Walk the Garden Aglow

    December 17, 2022, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Norfolk Botanical Garden

    Enjoy a magical walk through the Garden’s award-winning showstopping lights. This holiday season immerse yourself in more than 1.5 million twinkling lights – a magical experience like no other in Coastal Virginia. There are more lights and more surprises! Many nights have already SOLD OUT! Look for illuminating color-changing trees, the sparkling Conifer Garden and the Garden’s historical NATO Tower drenched in lights. Plus, walk through the Mega tree – a great place to take a holiday selfie #nbglights. Complement your magical experience by purchasing a cup of hot cocoa or a holiday treat to enjoy during your walk. All proceeds help NBG fulfill their mission as a non-profit organization.

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