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  6. Calendar Overlay Healthy Families - Parent Education Classes (1)
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*Main Calendar

  1. NekoCon

    November 1, 2019, 9:00 AM - November 3, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    The Hampton Roads Convention Center welcomes back more than 3,000 otaku (fanboys and fangirls) to NekoCon, a Japanese anime convention featuring everything from cosplay to LARP (live-action-role-playing) in which attendees dress up as their favorite anime characters and become part of the action. Members are welcome to attend various panels and workshops, purchase merchandise in the dealers room, and be a part of main attractions like karaoke contests, art shows, and nightly dances.

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  2. Buckroe Beach Farmers Market

    November 2, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Buckroe Beach gazebo

    The Buckroe Beach Farmers Market is open each Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., May 4 through Nov. 16. Sept. 14 is a fitness market (rescheduled from June 1), Sept. 21 will be vintage-themed, and Oct. 19 is a pet market. Because of other events, there is no market on Aug. 31 and Sept. 7. Vendors will be located on the grassy area surrounding the Buckroe Beach gazebo and will sell local produce, baked goods, sausage, seafood, jarred food items and more.

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  3. Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures

    November 2, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Hampton Coliseum

    Hit the road with Mickey and his pals for a high-octane road trip adventure. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy -- and you -- embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. See the world from the rooftops of London, travel to sun-soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands. Discover a whole new world as you’re swept up in a princely parade and play at a larger-than-life carnival. A fun-filled getaway jam-packed with unexpected hijinks and up-close character interactions! See stars from Mary Poppins Returns, Moana, Frozen, Lion King, Incredibles 2, Toy Story 4, Aladdin, your favorite Disney Princesses, and Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy.

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  4. Kecoughtan Warrior Classic Marching Band Competition

    November 2, 2019, 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Darling Stadium

    Kecoughtan High School hosts the 29th annual competition for high school marching bands. Watch bands from the area and beyond compete all day.

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  5. Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures

    November 2, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Hampton Coliseum

    Hit the road with Mickey and his pals for a high-octane road trip adventure. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy -- and you -- embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. See the world from the rooftops of London, travel to sun-soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands. Discover a whole new world as you’re swept up in a princely parade and play at a larger-than-life carnival. A fun-filled getaway jam-packed with unexpected hijinks and up-close character interactions! See stars from Mary Poppins Returns, Moana, Frozen, Lion King, Incredibles 2, Toy Story 4, Aladdin, your favorite Disney Princesses, and Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy.

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  6. Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures

    November 2, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Hampton Coliseum

    Hit the road with Mickey and his pals for a high-octane road trip adventure. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy -- and you -- embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. See the world from the rooftops of London, travel to sun-soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands. Discover a whole new world as you’re swept up in a princely parade and play at a larger-than-life carnival. A fun-filled getaway jam-packed with unexpected hijinks and up-close character interactions! See stars from Mary Poppins Returns, Moana, Frozen, Lion King, Incredibles 2, Toy Story 4, Aladdin, your favorite Disney Princesses, and Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy.

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Economic Development - Events

  1. Start Peninsula

    November 1, 2019, 5:30 PM - November 3, 2019, 8:30 PM @ McGrew Towers Conference Center

    Start Peninsula is a weekend-long event that combines a pitch competition with business education and celebrates the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. Early-stage businesses are invited to apply to pitch at Start Peninsula. If a business is invited to pitch at Start Peninsula, they must pay a fee of $75 before Oct. 1 or $100 after that. Thirty businesses will be invited to pitch on Friday, Nov. 1, and three winners will be selected on Sunday, Nov. 3. “We are excited to host Start Peninsula at Hampton University. Start Peninsula has proven to be a valuable entrepreneurship initiative on the Peninsula and we are thrilled to welcome early-stage businesses to pitch at this year’s event,” said Chuck Rigney, Hampton's Economic Development director. Start Peninsula 2019 is hosted by Hampton in partnership with Newport News, Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York County.

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Exhibits

  1. Hampton One: Working, Building and Racing on the Water exhibit

    June 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 31, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    This dynamic photo and artifact-rich experience explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, its seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the locally developed Hampton One sailboat, and the competitive sailing culture that grew out of it.

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  2. 2019 Virginia Artists Juried Exhibition

    November 2, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center - Main Gallery

    This much anticipated, annual juried exhibition showcases the talents of many of Virginia’s finest artists and craftsmen. This exhibition features a $1,500 Best in Show prize; the David J. Levinson Photography Award for $1,000; the David and Sandra Hillerson Memorial Award for $500; as well as awards for First, Second, and Third Places and several awards of distinction in a variety of media. Artworks from all styles, genres, and media will be selected. This year, the Visual Arts Center is honored to welcome Jeffrey Allison, the Paul Mellon Collection educator at VMFA, as juror for the exhibition. Mr. Allison, also a professional photographer, received a BA in photography and film from Virginia Intermont College and an MFA in photography from VCU.

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  3. Sherman Watkins: Something for Everyone

    November 2, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center

    Virginia Artists 2018 Best in Show Winner Sherman Watkins presents his solo exhibition, Something for Everyone, in the Annex Gallery. Watkins is an Air Force veteran and retired illustrator from the United States Air Force Space Shuttle Program. A Hampton resident born in Danville, Virginia, he began painting at the age of 15, has exhibited internationally, and has received countless awards.

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  4. A Taste of the Beautiful: African Impact on American Culture

    November 2, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Hampton University Museum

    “A Taste for the Beautiful” showcases the works of numerous artists that have attended Hampton University, and have been influenced directly and indirectly by African culture. This show includes works by guest artists Kwabena Ampfo-Anti, Chinedu Okala, and Solomon Isekeije, who provide powerful visual statements that relate to HUMA’s African Gallery and Dr. William H. Shepherd’s extensive collection of Kuba artifacts. These artists work in a variety of styles and media; this show aims to provide them long overdue recognition.

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Hampton History Museum

  1. Hampton One: Working, Building and Racing on the Water exhibit

    June 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 31, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    This dynamic photo and artifact-rich experience explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, its seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the locally developed Hampton One sailboat, and the competitive sailing culture that grew out of it.

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Hampton History Museum Carousel Schedule

  1. Haunted Horse Rides at the Hampton Carousel

    November 2, 2019, 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Carousel Park & Hampton Carousel

    Trick or Treating with the Headless Horseman and free candy are part of the fun in store for visitors to “Haunted Horse Rides” at the historic Hampton Carousel Tuesday through Sunday, October 1 through November 3, 11 am - 8 pm. Located in Carousel Park, Downtown Hampton, the Hampton Carousel will be decorated for the season of ghosts and goblins, with costumed carousel staff giving candy to visitors. The finely carved and painted horses will also be decorated, with one of the horses occupied by the infamous Headless Horseman.

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Healthy Families - Parent Education Classes

  1. LAMB (Labor & My Baby) – 1-day Childbirth Workshop

    November 2, 2019, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Sentara Hospital

    Healthy Families invites all expectant parents to come and attend our Saturday LAMB Workshop which is designed to calm your fears and prepare you for the challenges - and delights - of parenthood. Our program includes: • Childbirth preparation • Birthing exercises • Knowledgeable answers to your concerns There is no childcare provided.

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Libraries

  1. Picture Book Saturday @ Willow Oaks Branch Library

    November 2, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Willow Oaks Branch Library

    Fun for all ages. Stop by the library every Saturday to see a different picture book display and pick up a coloring packet. This week's display is "Award Winners" . This display is in the children's area but all ages are welcome to participate. No registration required.

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  2. National Novel Writing Month @ Main Library

    November 2, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Special Collections Room

    In celebration of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), the Library's Special Collections Department will open their doors to NaNoWriMo participants who wish to work on their novel, or any creative writing projects in this peaceful, inspiring setting. Be sure to sign in for the "Come Write In" event.

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Voter Registrar

  1. Last day to vote absentee; additional registrar hours for absentee voting

    November 2, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Voter Registrar's Office

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