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  • Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall

    Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall
    Food and wine events are a welcome addition to the fall season. The cool weather offers the perfect occasion to gather up friends and head outdoors. The lineup ranges from large outdoor festivals to more intimate fundraisers that often feature our...
  • A dozen best-bet art exhibits for fall

    Fall has always been a busy time in the art world, with many museums and galleries mounting their biggest shows of the year during the back-to-school season. But with the recent opening of a $24 million addition and reinstallation, the Chrysler Museum...
  • Check out the log canoes at Jamestown

    Check out the log canoes at Jamestown
    LOG CANOES AT JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT. A new exhibit curated by The Mariners' Museum opens at Jamestown Settlement today, showcasing the iconic log canoes that plied the Chesapeake Bay for centuries before being pushed aside in the early 1900s. Made up of...
  • The Deloreans are hot - and you can see them for free

    The Deloreans are hot - and you can see them for free
     I'm not sure when it happened, but based on what I've seen this summer I do believe it is official: The Deloreans have become the hottest, most happening party band in Hampton Roads.  If a city or an organization is hosting a block party or a festival,...
  • Run for fun and for Delta Dental's Smart Smiles program at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Virginia Peninsula

    The7th annual Smart Smiles 5K Walk/Run takes off at 8 a.m. on Satruday, Aug. 16, at Mariner's Museum Park in Newport News; $20 to register before the race, $25 on the day; $10 for active military and high school athletes. (www.bagclub.com/smartsmiles5k)...
  • Yorktown native to lead mystery conference

    Yorktown native to lead mystery conference
    Award-winning mystery and science fiction author Donna Andrews, whose titles "Murder with Peacocks" and "Revenge of the Wrought Iron Flamingos" are set in her native Yorktown, has been named toastmaster of the 2014 Deadly Ink Mystery Conference. The...
  • Free lecture about sea monsters in Virginia

    Free lecture about sea monsters in Virginia
     Are there sea monsters in the waters off Virginia's coast?  Maybe ...  Is an author coming to the Mariners' Museum in Newport News on Wednesday night to give a free talk about those monsters?  Most definitely.  Eric Cheezum, author of...
  • Saturday's local and college multi-sport roundup: Chesapeake runners capture first place in Newport News' Smart Smiles 5K; U.Va. gains two football commitments

    Running: Andrew Eason, 17, and Hannah Glasgow, 16, both of Chesapeake, won the overall championships at the seventh annual Smart Smiles 5K in Newport News. Eason, a former Hickory High standout who will run as a freshman this season for Virginia Tech,...
  • Newport News rabbi: 'All are welcome' at temple

    Last month, Séverine Sokol took over as the rabbi at Temple Sinai in Newport News, the first woman to hold the role on a permanent basis there. She succeeded interim Rabbi Lawrence Forman, rabbi emeritus of Ohef Sholem Temple in Norfolk, who led the...
  • 'Most endangered' relics nominated

    A 19th-century stove that may have caused the devastating fire at Fairfield plantation in Gloucester County and a heavy howitzer used by the Imperial German Army during World War I — housed at a museum in Newport News and one of only 14 in existence...
  • Free dental care and screenings for children in Hampton Roads

    Free dental care and screenings for children in Hampton Roads
    The7th annual Smart Smiles 5K Walk/Run takes off at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at The Mariners' Museum Park in Newport News. Delta Dental's Smart Smiles program provides free dental care to children without dental insurance, or those who qualify for...