Opening Day: ‘Teetotalers and Moonshiners, and Hampton’s Prohibition Story’ Exhibit

Hampton History Museum 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, VA

This exhibit combines content from the Virginia Library’s 2017 exhibit “Teetotalers and Moonshiners: Virginia’s Prohibition Experiment” with research and artifacts from the Hampton History Museum on the local experience. On November 1, 1916, Virginia Breweries and distilleries closed their doors as the state began a grand experiment in Prohibition. From that date until 1933, state...

Front Porch Series with Akeylah Simone

Hampton History Museum 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, VA

Akeylah Simone delivers a stunning performance by fusing genres from Rock, Hip Hop, R&B, Pop and Jazz in an eclectic set of original music.  A native of Hampton Roads, Akeylah is just getting her feet wet as a singer, songwriter and now recording artist. In just her first two years of releasing original music, she’s...

Essential African Threads with Storyteller Dylan Pritchett

Hampton History Museum 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, VA

Come and enjoy a morning of entertaining and engaging stories of African American life at the Hampton History Museum. Storyteller Dylan Pritchett brings to life, through his stories, important touchstones during the time of slavery wound tightly with themes of family strength and morals as well as lessons that teach about character and survival. Dylan...