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  • PFAC BBQ & Auction coming up May 17

    PFAC BBQ & Auction coming up May 17
    Great barbecue and an art auction are on the plate when the Peninsula Fine Arts Center holds its annual fundraiser beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, at the center. The evening starts off with cocktails and an auction preview. Barbecue will be provided...
  • Free Thursday concerts at Fort Monroe, Mariners' Museum begin in June

    Free Thursday concerts at Fort Monroe, Mariners' Museum begin in June
    A popular summer concert series has seemingly escaped looming federal budget cuts. Fort Monroe's Music By the Bay series will begin June 13 and with a performance by the U.S. Fleet Forces Band Wind Ensemble. Concerts take place on Thursday evenings at...
  • Cheap summer fun

    Cheap summer fun
    Pool memberships, theme park passes, museum tickets — keeping up with Hampton Roads' best attractions can get expensive. Here are some frugal ways to fill the days this summer. See a movie The Hampton family movie series has moved to Mill...
  • What are you reading this summer?

    What are you reading this summer?
    As we've written in the past, the main goal of Writers' Block is to bring local authors to the attention of our readers. This week, however, we're turning the tables. We want to know what books made your reading lists this summer. I'll start. I'm...
  • Newport News ambassador pass offers free admission to local attractions

    Newport News ambassador pass offers free admission to local attractions
    The city of Newport News is, once again, offering an "Ambassador Pass" allowing free admission to local attractions in January. Newport News residents and city employees are eligible to sign up for the pass, which offers free admission to two...
  • USS Monitor Conservation Lab to close from funding woes

    Conservators at The Mariners' Museum were preparing to shut down a 5,000-square-foot treatment lab and stop work on the historic gun turret of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor Thursday following the expiration of an agreement with the National Oceanic...
  • Maritime historian Lincoln Paine to speak at Mariner's Museum on Jan. 23

    Maritime historian Lincoln Paine to speak at Mariner's Museum on Jan. 23
    Maritime historian Lincoln Paine will speak at the Mariner's Museum on Thursday to discuss "the sweeping history of mankind's relationship with the sea and his assertion that maritime history has been the real driver of world history," according to a...
  • Get outdoors and enjoy autumn colors before it's too late

    Get outdoors and enjoy autumn colors before it's too late
    The autumn color bonanza in the western part of Virginia may have passed, but it's not too late to enjoy the chromatic display here in the east. Here are tips to help you get the most from a foliage field trip. * Don't delay. Typically, the peak leaf...
  • Ticket Extras!

    Ticket Extras!
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Hampton Roads Poetry and more this week

    Hampton Roads Poetry and more this week
    Thursday, November 21 Author reading - Man-Booker prize winner Lydia Davis Thursday - two presentations 12:30 p.m., Tucker Theatre - craft talk 7 p.m., Andrews Auditorium - author talk Award-winning author Lydia Davis will be at William & Mary on...
  • Poetry talk, Civil War, romance and more in this week's Peninsula book events

    Poetry talk, Civil War, romance and more in this week's Peninsula book events
    Wednesday, Dec. 11 Local poets Bill Glose and Ann Shalaski will present “Owning Ourselves, Telling Our Truths: What poets write about,” on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Poquoson Public Library. Glose, author of “Half a Man,&...