The 2017 Neptune Festival International Sand Sculpting Championship Opens This Friday

September 27, 2017 10:46 am

Don't miss the 2017 Neptune Festival, an international sand sculpting championship that's truly one of Virginia Beach's most exciting events. The festival takes place along the Virginia Beach boardwalk from 4th to 10th Streets, and features sand sculptors from 11 countries around the world.

In just three days, 32 participants will take to the sand to create the biggest, most detailed sand sculptures possible and to compete for the title of Neptune Festival champion. The gallery-style festival will then allow visitors to stroll through the sculptures and choose their favorite, and the viewings will take place for 10 full days before the final judging.

Hours for Neptune's Land of Sand

Friday, 9/29: 9 am – 11 pm

Saturday, 9/30: 9 am – 11 pm

Sunday, 10/1: 9 am – 9 pm

Monday – Sunday: 10/2 – 10/8: 10 am – 6 pm

Admission: $5 per person. 12 and under is free while accompanied with adult.

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The 2017 Hampton Bay Days Festival is Just Around the Corner!

September 7, 2017 12:17 pm

Bay Days is one of the biggest festivals of the year in Hampton, Virginia, and this year, Bay Days is back from September 9 through September 10! Bay Days is an annual festival that teaches visitors about the Chesapeake Bay and brings families together for a weekend of fun.

Bay Days features live music, delicious local food and arts and craft from area vendors. Chesapeake Bay educational displays provide a wide range of entertainment and learning opportunities, and this year, Racing to Save the Bay will take place at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway to do even more to preserve the Chesapeake Bay.

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Farm-to-Table Tastings

August 16, 2017 1:14 pm

The Olde Towne Portsmouth Farmers Market is always a fun experience, but this year, you can experience local produce in a new and exciting way with Farm-to-Table Tastings. These events are open August 19, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and feature special guest chefs using the farmers market's produce and goods to create their own unique dishes.

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