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  • Walk for breast cancer in Newport News on Saturday

    Walk for breast cancer in Newport News on Saturday
    The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will take place on Oct. 11, at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News.  Event organizers have placed pink ribbons that will stay on the Lions at Lions' Bridge throughout the...
  • James Adams Floating Theatre packed the waterfront on the Chesapeake Bay

    A century after the James Adams Floating Theatre presented its first performances in the waterfront hamlets of Hampton, Smithfield and Mathews, the sensational allure of the 132-foot-long traveling playhouse has mostly faded. But only rarely in the...
  • From fallen logs iconic boats built from felled trees now a part of Jamestown exhibit

    When the English settlers at Jamestown encountered their first Chesapeake Bay log canoe in the early 1600s, they knew a good thing when they saw it. Though they soon discovered that the narrow, somewhat unstable craft took some practice to get into...
  • 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,...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • 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...
  • Peninsula SPCA to hold Paws for a Cause

    The Peninsula SPCA's Hope Program will hold its Paws for a Cause Dog Walk & Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Mariners' Museum and Park on Warwick Boulevard, across from Warwick High School. The event will include a two-mile pledge dog walk,...
  • The Week Ahead

    The Week Ahead
    It's another busy week coming up for Hampton Roads readers! UPDATED/CORRECTED Sept. 17 Tonight's lecture on tattooing and author talk about "The Collection" by Pops and Kathy Maguire will take place at the Mariners' Museum main lobby, 100 Museum Drive,...
  • 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...