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Events

November 2017 EVENTS


03 | NekoCon 20: Catpocalypse (Nov. 3-5)

NekoCon 20: Catpocalypse (Nov. 3-5)The Hampton Roads Convention Center welcomes back over 3,000 otkau (fanboy’s and  fangirl’s) to NekoCon 20, a Japanese anime convention featuring everything from cosplay (a combination of the words costume and play) to L.A.R.P. (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 dealer's room, and be a part of main attractions like karaoke contests, art shows, and nightly dances. Friday: 12pm-2am Saturday: 9am-2am Sunday: 9am-4pm

Hampton Roads Convention Center
Admission Fee
757-727-8311
http://www.nekocon.com

04 | The Second City: Cure for the Common Comedy

The Second City: Cure for the Common ComedyAre you sick and tired of jokes that make you feel sick and tired? Don’t let it all get you down! The Second City has the fix, as Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater brings The Cure for The Common Comedy to The American Theatre. Edgy, thought-provoking and always spectacularly funny​,​ The Second City is celebrating nearly six decades of producing cutting-edge satirical revues and launching the careers of generation after generation of comedy’s best and brightest. Having helped launch the careers of Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, and countless others, expect plenty of laughs as a new generation of comic talent takes to the stage.

The American Theatre
$45/$40
757/722-2787
https://www.hamptonarts.net/

09 | 2017 Jazz Legacy Foundation 4th Annual Gala Weekend! (Nov 9-12)

2017 Jazz Legacy Foundation 4th Annual Gala Weekend! (Nov 9-12)November 9-12, 2017 - Join us for the 5th Annual Jazz Legacy Foundation Gala Weekend!  

Hampton Roads Convention Center

757-737-2416
http://www.jazzlegacyfoundation.org

10 | Bodacious Bazaar & Art Festival (Nov. 10-12)

Bodacious Bazaar & Art Festival (Nov. 10-12)The Bodacious Bazaar & Art Festival is an amazing shopping experience that happens once a year in the Hampton Roads area. The show’s mission is to fund local nonprofits through quality shopping opportunities and to promote our communities talented artists. With perfect timing for holiday shopping this event has something for everyone, in a beautiful indoor setting. Vendors, artists, and shoppers alike can't afford to miss this amazing show! Tickets: Adult $7 one day $10 two days Children $4, Children in Strollers FREE Wine Tasting Ticket: $20/day November 10 & 11: 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. November 12: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Hampton Roads Convention Center
Admission Fee
757-315-1610
http://www.bodaciousbazaar.com/

11 | Veterans Day Commemoration

In partnership with the Boy Scouts of America we will honor those who have served in the United States military. Attendees will be invited to place US flags in the field for a week-long observance.  Program in the field between Batteries Church and DeRussy (location subject to change).

Fort Monroe


https://www.nps.gov/fomr/index.htm

11 | Presidio Brass - Sounds of the Cinema

Presidio Brass - Sounds of the CinemaPrepare for a sweeping musical journey through Hollywood unlike anything you’ve heard before. Representing a bold new generation in brass entertainment, Presidio Brass’s unique arrangements have wowed audiences worldwide. The brass quintet, along with piano and percussion, delivers an electrifying performance that has been the ensemble’s trademark for more than a decade. Their fan favorite show, Sounds of the Cinema, celebrates the best of the silver screen, connecting the audience to some of the finest jazz and classical music used in films as well as popular original music written specifically for the movies, including the “Main Theme” from Star Wars and Disney’s “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.” Presidio Brass has performed throughout the U.S. in over 40 states as well as internationally, conducted master classes at many of America’s finest universities, and been featured on National Public Radio.

The American Theatre
$45/$35
757/722-2787
https://www.hamptonarts.net

17 | Smooth Jazz with Nick Colionne & Vincent Ingala

Smooth Jazz with Nick Colionne & Vincent IngalaTwo jazz greats take to the stage for one incredible evening. Multi award-winner Nick Colionne’s guitar skills push musical boundaries and make him one of the most in-demand urban jazz musicians in the country. A multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer, Vincent Ingala has blasted into an exciting stratosphere of his own making. This coast-to-coast sensation brings a playful spirit, old soul, and youthful enthusiasm to contemporary jazz, with a real sense for what music fans are seeking.

The American Theatre
$45/$40
757/722-2787
https://www.hamptonarts.net

18 | 19th Annual Coliseum Central Holiday Parade

19th Annual Coliseum Central Holiday ParadeJoin us for the Coliseum Central Holiday Parade!  You won’t want to miss the marching bands, floats, helium balloons and more as they take center stage in the festivities; Santa Claus is also sure to stop by

Peninsula Town Center
Free Admission
757-826-6351
http://www.coliseumcentral.com

18 | Machen Elementary School Vendor Fair

Machen Elementary School Vendor FairMachen Elementary School is excited to host their 1st Annual Vendor Fair just in time for all of your Holiday shopping needs!

Machen Elementary School (20 Sacramento Drive)
Free Admission
757/826-1862
http://4eventplanning.com/machenvendorfair2017.shtml

18 | Silly Bus

Silly BusDon't miss the bus! Silly Bus offers a fun-filled morning of radio-friendly children's music perfect for kindergarten through second grade students. With lyrics that cover educational topics and musical styles including pop, blues, and rap, Silly Bus will have your kids singing along in no time!

The American Theatre
$10
757/722-2787
https://www.hamptonarts.net

25 | Southeastern Guns & Knives Show (Nov. 25-26)

Southeastern Guns & Knives Show (Nov. 25-26)The gun show is an American tradition that traces its roots to the early days of our country's settlement, when hunters and trappers ended their season in a "rendezvous." Like those early meetings, the contemporary gun show is an event that allows participants to view, buy, sell, and trade a wide variety of shooting and sporting products.  Gun shows contain a mix of accessories and weaponry. Displays range from rare and collectible civil war weaponry to the most recent hunting and shooting products. General merchandise also found at the show include army surplus, shooting supplies, historical collectibles, and other forms of militaries. $10.00 Children 14 and younger are free and children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult 21 years or older

Hampton Roads Convention Center
Admission Fee
757/315-1610
http://www.guns-knives.com/