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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities

Posted By Laura On July 1, 2011 @ 6:58 am In Simple Steps | Comments Disabled

Looking for something to do in Hampton Roads for Father’s Day Weekend? Charlotte at My Active Child [1] has a lot of suggestions!

All Weekend:

  • 10am- 3pm (Friday-Monday) - We Love Sailors! – Support a Sailor Activity at Hampton Roads Naval Museum [2], 1 Waterside Dr., Norfolk, VA 757-322-3108 
  • 10am-5pm (Saturday), 1-5pm (Sunday)- Peninsula Fine Arts Center (Pfac) Free Admission Weekend [3](Kids activities from 10am-4pm Saturday only) at Peninsula Fine Arts Center 101 Museum Drive, Mariners’ Museum Park Newport News, VA (757) 596-8175
  • Friday

  • 10:30am- Summer Friday Films for Children – Peep in the Big, Wide World- Chirp Flies (Part1) at Chrysler Museum of Art [4] 245 West Olney Road Norfolk, Virginia 23510 (757) 333-6239 
  • 11am- Storytelling In the Park – Sheila Arnold at Blue Bird Gap Farm [5] 60 Pine Chapel Road Hampton, VA 23666 (757) 727-8314 
  • 3-11pm- Beach FamFest 2011 Summer Series at 17th Street Park [6], Virginia Beach Oceanfront 
  • 6-9:30pm- Shore Thing Concert and Fireworks Celebration at Ocean View Beach Park [7], Norfolk, VA 
  • Saturday

  • 10am-5pm- Annual Patriots Day at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum and Lightship PORTSMOUTH [8]  2 High Street on the Portsmouth Waterfront 757-393-8591  
  • 10:30am- A Crazy Quilt: Amazing Tales from  Around the World – Puppet Show by Fischer Sundae Puppets [9] at Pungo-Blackwater Library 916 Princess Anne Road Virginia Beach, VA 23457 (757) 385-7790 
  • 12pm- All About Snakes! (ages 5+) at Sandy Bottom Nature Park [10] 1255 Big Bethel Rd Hampton, VA 23666 (757) 825-4657 
  • 2pm- Toot & Puddle Storytime at Janaf Branch Library [11] 124 Janaf Shopping Center Norfolk, VA 23502  (757) 441-5660 
  • 7-9:30pm- Free Hayrides at Newport News Park [12] 13560 Jefferson Avenue Newport News, VA 23603 757-886-7912 
  • Sunday

  • 6-10pm- Groovin’ by the Bay at Buckroe Beach & Park [13] 100 1st Street South: Hampton, VA 23664 757 727-8314 
  • 7-9pm- Big Bands On The Bay at Ocean View Beach Park  [14]111 West Ocean View Avenue Norfolk, VA 23503 
  • 7:30-10pm- Independence Day Concert at The Bagley [15] - Chesapeake City Park 900 Greenbrier Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 382-6411 
  • 8:30-10:30pm- Stargazing and Owl Hoot at False Cape State Park [16], Little Island City Park, Sandbridge (757) 426-7128    
  • Monday

  • 10am-4pm- 4th of July Celebration at Lakeside Park [15] 1441 Bainbridge Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23324 (757) 382-6411
  • 12-11pm- Stars & Stripes Explosion [17] at 17th Street Park (Kids activities at 17th St from 12-3pm), 24th Street Park, 31st Street Park, On the beach at 20th Street    
  • 4-10pm- 4th of July Celebration at Mt. Trashmore Park [18] 310 Edwin DriveVirginia Beach, VA 23462  (757) 473-5237  
  • 5-10pm- 4th of July Great American Picnic (Fireworks at 9pm) at Town Point Park [19], Downtown Norfolk  
  • 7-10pm- 4th of July Stars in the Sky at Victory Landing Park [20] (end of 23rd St at James River), Newport News VA   
  • 9:30pm- Independence Day Fireworks [21]- view from the Seawall or along Crawford Parkway, Portsmouth VA  757-393-5111  
  • To see the complete list of activities click here [22]!


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    [1] My Active Child: https://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=214351625270240

    [2] We Love Sailors! – Support a Sailor Activity at Hampton Roads Naval Museum: http://www.hrnm.navy.mil/

    [3] Peninsula Fine Arts Center (Pfac) Free Admission Weekend : http://www.afrugalchick.comwww.pfac-va.org

    [4] Summer Friday Films for Children – Peep in the Big, Wide World- Chirp Flies (Part1) at Chrysler Museum of Art: http://www.chrysler.org/events-calendar/details/18438

    [5] Storytelling In the Park – Sheila Arnold at Blue Bird Gap Farm: http://hampton.gov/parks/iframe.html?linkfrom=happenings&bc=Entire%20Document&link=summer_11_happenings/happenings_full.pdf

    [6] Beach FamFest 2011 Summer Series at 17th Street Park: http://www.beachstreetusa.com/content/beach-fam-fest-9

    [7] Shore Thing Concert and Fireworks Celebration at Ocean View Beach Park: http://www.festevents.org/event/231/2011-tgov

    [8] Annual Patriots Day at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum and Lightship PORTSMOUTH: http://www.afrugalchick.comwww.portsnavalmuseums.com

    [9] A Crazy Quilt: Amazing Tales from  Around the World – Puppet Show by Fischer Sundae Puppets: http://www.vbgov.com/file_source/dept/library/Document/summer_update_2011.pdf

    [10] All About Snakes! (ages 5+) at Sandy Bottom Nature Park: http://www.hampton.gov/sandybottom/

    [11] Toot & Puddle Storytime at Janaf Branch Library: http://www.npl.lib.va.us/events.html

    [12] Free Hayrides at Newport News Park: http://www.newport-news.org/media-center/events.php?sport_id=6

    [13] Groovin’ by the Bay at Buckroe Beach & Park: http://www.hampton.gov/parks/

    [14] Big Bands On The Bay at Ocean View Beach Park : http://www.festevents.org/mini-site/big-bands-on-the-bay

    [15] Independence Day Concert at The Bagley: http://www.visitchesapeake.com/calendar/

    [16] Stargazing and Owl Hoot at False Cape State Park: http://dcrintra.dcr.virginia.gov/dcr_public/events/ViewEvent.cfm?585D0E70720802060109001B010B

    [17] Stars & Stripes Explosion: http://www.beachstreetusa.com/events/StarsAndStripesExplosion

    [18] 4th of July Celebration at Mt. Trashmore Park: http://www.vbgov.com/vgn.aspx?vgnextoid=e371d52cca1a0110VgnVCM1000006310640a____&vgnextchannel=dfee54cf18ad9010VgnVCM100000870b640aRCRD&vgnextparchannel=dfee54cf18ad9010VgnVCM100000870b640aRCRD&ct=ev

    [19] 4th of July Great American Picnic (Fireworks at 9pm) at Town Point Park: http://www.festevents.org/event/139/29th-annual-4th-of-july-great-american-picnic

    [20] 4th of July Stars in the Sky at Victory Landing Park: http://www.nngov.com/parks-and-recreation/4thofjulystarsinthesky

    [21] Independence Day Fireworks : http://www.portsvaevents.com/july_2011.html

    [22] here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/myactivechildcom/hampton-roads-activities-events-for-the-weekend-july-1-4-2011/216426278396108

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