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  • Get out and get festive: Spring and summer festivals in Hampton Roads

    Get out and get festive: Spring and summer festivals in Hampton Roads
    Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine. If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...
  • Upcoming book launches offer food for the soul, and the stomach!

    Upcoming book launches offer food for the soul, and the stomach!
    Southside author Tracey L. Moore describes herself on her website as “The Purposeful Poet” whose goal is to “encourage, uplift and inspire people to be the best they can be for Christ.” Moore’s first book, “Oasis for my...
  • Sarah Osborn, 14, earns gold medal in USA Shooting Junior Olympic national championships | Community news

    Sarah Osborn wanted to take another shot at competing in small-bore .22 rifle shooting. Why not? The 14-year-old Hampton shooting phenom already had won national honors in air rifle. This included winning individual silver and bronze medals in her age...
  • Chef Evans-Hylton hosts tasting and signing at The Mariners' Museum

    Chef Evans-Hylton hosts tasting and signing at The Mariners' Museum
    Chef Patrick Evans-Hylton will host a food tasting and book launch for his latest cookbook, “Dishing Up Virginia,” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. Evans-Hylton will be on hand to sign...
  • Nicole Belanus, Williamsburg songwriter, will play free show at Pfac

    Nicole Belanus, Williamsburg songwriter, will play free show at Pfac
    Williamsburg singer-songwriter Nicole Belanus will play a free show at Peninsula Fine Arts Center Thursday, March 21. Her performance is part of Pfac's Art After 5 series which presents art-and-music powered after-work parties. Art After 5 events last...
  • NN personal trainer scales Mt. Kilimanjaro for Alzheimer's research

    NN  personal trainer scales Mt. Kilimanjaro for Alzheimer's research
    Newport News personal trainer Brian Cole scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the tallest freestanding peak in Africa, in February. After altitude sickness foiled his climb a couple of years ago, Cole recommitted to the effort to reach the summit, 19,000...
  • Preserving the memory of the Monitor sailors

    Preserving the memory of the Monitor sailors
    Long before the start of the expedition that recovered the USS Monitor gun turret from the bottom of the Atlantic in 2002, Navy divers and NOAA archaeologists working to save the historic Civil War ship knew they might run into the remains of lost...
  • Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary

    Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary
    One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history. The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...
  • Mariners' Museum free concert series now under way

    Mariners' Museum free concert series now under way
    Thursday's by the Lake, the free concert series at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, began June 2 and will continue through July 14. The after-work parties start at 6 p.m. and take place outdoors beside Lake Maury. Expect hits and dance music from...
  • Civil War Exhibits

    Civil War Exhibits
    Hampton Roads museums offer numerous exhibits exploring the region's historic role in the Civil War. Here are some thumbnail descriptions of some of the attractions you can expect to see during the 150th anniversary of the war: Casemate Museum. The...
  • 'Perfect Storm' swordfish boat captain Linda Greenlaw to give lecture July 12 at Mariners' Museum

    'Perfect Storm' swordfish boat captain Linda Greenlaw to give lecture July 12 at Mariners' Museum
    Boat captain Linda Greenlaw, who was featured in Sebastian Junger’s novel, “The Perfect Storm,” will lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News. Greenlaw is America’s only female swordfish boat...