From Tragedy to Triumph: The Martha Ann Fields Story

Hampton History Museum 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, VA

Experience the story of Martha Ann Fields, an enslaved cook, and one of Virginia’s unsung heroes, who escaped and set out on an arduous journey seeking freedom for herself and eight children at Fort Monroe. The celebrated award-winning Djelimusa (African storyteller) and Historical Interpreter, Valerie Davis, captures the physical, historical, and spiritual essence of this...

$5

Brackish Water Jamboree Virtual Concert

Virtual

This lively, award-winning contemporary string band is known for an eclectic mix of foot-stomping bluegrass, old-time folk, and classic Americana featuring guitar, fiddle, clawhammer banjo, and upright bass. Brackish Water Jamboree performs all original music (and a few staple standards) that echo classic country, upbeat Appalachian fiddle tunes, ragtime blues, the Bakersfield sound, and more....

Free

M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio Virtual Concert

Virtual

M.S.G. performs acoustic blues, roots, and spiritual music in the Piedmont style and writes original songs steeped in their honored traditional influences. This band can raise the roof with some old-fashioned house party tunes, make you laugh with their witty originals and then make you weep with blues ballads! M.S.G. is Miles Spicer, vocals and...

Free

Tidewater Spirit: Cultural Landmarks, Monuments & History of Eastern Virginia

Virtual

Tidewater lies east of the fall line of the Virginia rivers that flow into the Chesapeake—a definition that dates back to colonial times. Much of what we know of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Tidewater comes from the writings of Captain John Smith, William Byrd II and Thomas Jefferson. Photographer and author Bryan Hatchett matches many of...

Free

Jacob Vanko Virtual Concert

Virtual

Singer/songwriter Jacob Vanko released his first full-length album, “Ten Years,” with his band at the Hampton History Museum in September 2019. In describing his writing, Vanko says, “The songs are all derived from personal life stories, people who have been a big part of my life and people I briefly crossed paths with. These songs...

Free

Sankofa’s International Day of Remembrance Ceremony

Virtual

This day honors the millions of African men, women and children who perished during the Middle Passage. Join The Sankofa Projects as they educate and celebrate the rich and diverse history of the African diaspora and bring awareness to this tragic chapter in American and global history. The program includes African drumming, songs, dance, poetry,...

Free

Juneteenth: The Fight for Freedom and the Power of Words

Hampton History Museum 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, VA

Join playwright Marie St. Clair for this Fragments of Freedom Cultural Arts & Theatre Productions event: showcasing spoken word, video and live music to honor the arc of freedom fought for by African Americans throughout history. A host of speakers from the arts, media, and the government will present excerpts of powerful speeches from historical...

Free

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Hampton Horror Tours

Hampton History Museum 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, VA

Two tours a night, leaving the museum at 6:30 pm & 8:00 pm With no sighting in over two years, our Horror Tours are back to bring tales of mystery and the macabre to the streets of Hampton…and with more fun and fright than ever before! Even if you’ve been a regular on our Horror...

$12 – $16

Hampton Horror Tours

Hampton History Museum 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, VA

Two tours a night, leaving the museum at 6:30 pm & 8:00 pm With no sighting in over two years, our Horror Tours are back to bring tales of mystery and the macabre to the streets of Hampton…and with more fun and fright than ever before! Even if you’ve been a regular on our Horror...

$12 – $16