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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 9/7 -9/9

Posted By Laura On October 7, 2011 @ 9:27 am In Simple Steps | Comments Disabled

Each week Charlotte at My Active Child [1] provides us with a list of the best fun and frugal activities in Hampton Roads. 

All Weekend

North American Sandsculpting Championship [2]- 4th-10th Streets, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, $3 fee is donated to charity with kids 12 and younger admitted free  

Suffolk Peanut Festival [3] – (Friday & Saturday 10am-11pm, Sunday 10am-7pm) Suffolk Executive Airport,1410 Airport Rd, Suffolk VA, Free Admission; Parking $10 per vehicle  


5-8pm- Party On The Plaza Concert Series at Norfolk Scope Arena Plaza [4] 201 E. Brambleton Avenue Norfolk, VA 23510, (757) 664-6464  (Free Event). 

5-9pm- Thank Goodness It’s Friday! [5] at TowneBank Fountain Park within Town Point Park Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 441-2345 (Free event) 

7-9pm- Princess and Pirates Party [6] at Hilltop YMCA 1536 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (Free and open to the public) Call 422.3805 to register today    

8:30pm- Fantail Film Festival – The Goonies at Nauticus Pier [7], 1 Waterside Drive, Norfolk VA  (757) 664-1000  No reservations required. ($3 admission)  

Phoebus Days [8]- Ongoing Activities All Day Saturday in Multiple Locations 

10am-12pm- Lowe’s Build & Grow Workshop [9]- (Free Event) Monster Machine at all Lowe’s Store Locations

10am-4pm- VB Farmers Market Harvest Fair [10] (small fee for some activities) at Virginia Beach Farmer’s Market – corner of Dam Neck Rd and Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach VA 

10am-4:30pm- Naval Station Norfolk Fleet Fest [11] (Free, Open to Public) at Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk VA (757) 322-2337 

10am-5pm- SK8R Bash [12] (Free, Open to Public) at Mount Trashmore Park 310 Edwin Drive, Virginia Beach, VA

11am- Saturday Morning Fun with Clifford [13] (Free Event) at Janaf Branch Library 124 Janaf Shopping Center Norfolk, VA 23502  (757) 441-5660  

12-3pm- Second Saturday Family Day [14]-  Chrysler Museum (Free Event) Chrysler Museum of Art, 245 W Olney Rd, Norfolk, Virginia 23510 (757) 664-6200 

1-3pm- The Crazy Pumpkin Event- Make It, Take It [15] – ages 3+ (with purchase of pumpkin) at All participating Michael’s Store locations – 

2-4pm- Apple Festival at Lafayette Library [13] – Lafayette Branch Library 1610 Cromwell Drive Norfolk, VA 23509 (757) 441-2842

7-9pm-  Observe the Moon Night – Night at the Museum [16] (Free Event) at Virginia Air & Space Center 600 Settlers Landing Rd Hampton, VA 23669 757.727.0900  


1-3pm Paper Bat Event- Make It, Take It [15] – ages 3+ (Free) at All participating Michael’s Store locations  

2:30-4:30pm- Fall Festival at MEO Central Library [17](Free)  4100 Virginia Beach Boulevard Virginia Beach, VA 23452  (757) 385-0150

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URLs in this post:

[1] My Active Child: http://www.myactivechild.com

[2] North American Sandsculpting Championship: http://neptunefestival.com/events/north-american-sandsculpting-championship/14

[3] Suffolk Peanut Festival: http://suffolkfest.org/thefestival.aspx

[4] Party On The Plaza Concert Series at Norfolk Scope Arena Plaza: http://sevenvenues.com/show/view/523/Party_on_the_Plaza

[5] Thank Goodness It’s Friday!: http://www.festevents.org/mini-site/TowneBank-Fountain-Park/thank-goodness-its-friday-tgif

[6] Princess and Pirates Party: http://www.ymcashr.org/locations/hilltop

[7] Fantail Film Festival – The Goonies at Nauticus Pier: http://www.nauticus.org/programs-activities/special-programs-events

[8] Phoebus Days: http://www.phoebusdays.com/2011-schedule.htm

[9] Lowe’s Build & Grow Workshop: http://www.lowesbuildandgrow.com/

[10] VB Farmers Market Harvest Fair: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/agriculture/Documents/farmers-market/Farmers%20Market%20Events/2011-harvest-fair.pdf

[11] Naval Station Norfolk Fleet Fest: https://www.facebook.com/notes/commander-navy-region-mid-atlantic/naval-station-norfolk-fleet-fest/10150369952688764

[12] SK8R Bash: http://www.vbgov.com/events/pages/event.aspx?date=10/08/2011&item=7&calendar=parks-recreation

[13] Saturday Morning Fun with Clifford: http://www.npl.lib.va.us/events.html

[14] Second Saturday Family Day: http://www.chrysler.org/events-calendar/?mode=month&date=2011-10-04

[15] The Crazy Pumpkin Event- Make It, Take It: http://www.michaels.com/Store-Events/store-events,default,pg.html

[16] Observe the Moon Night – Night at the Museum: http://www.vasc.org/events/observethemoon.html

[17] Fall Festival at MEO Central Library : http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/news-and-events/Pages/Programs-and-Classes.aspx#/?i=49

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