Don’t Miss the Incredible International Sandsculpting Championship at This Year’s Neptune Festival

September 28, 2016 12:04 pm

The Neptune Festival is always one of the biggest events of the year in the Virginia Beach area, and the International Sandsculpting Championship is one of the festival's most popular happenings. This unique competition features teams of singles and doubles who are all competing against one another to create the most elaborate, intricate sandcastles, and festival attendees can watch as they construct the castles from the ground up.

The sandcastles in the International Sandsculpting Championship will be on display from September 30 to October 9, and admission is just $5 per person. Once the viewing time is over, judges will choose a winner to receive a very impressive prize purse. You don't want to miss this unique and exciting competition, so be sure to check out the International Sandsculpting Championship before it ends!

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Bring the Kids to Zoo Tales at the Virginia Zoo Every Tuesday Morning

September 26, 2016 12:31 pm

Every Tuesday morning at the Virginia Zoo, you and your little ones can enjoy a story time with an educational theme. Zoo Tales, presented by the zoo's education department, is a program designed for preschool-aged children and their parents to learn more about the zoo's animals and its conservation initiatives.

During Zoo Tales, kids will listen to two different stories told along with educational props. You can even expect to see animal visitors from the zoo to go along with the stories.

The next Zoo Tales will be held on Tuesday, September 27 beginning at 11 a.m. If you can't make it, you can also check out later Zoo Tales on October 4 and October 11.

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Watch “Peanuts” at Mount Trashmore Park on August 26 for the Summer Movie Night Series

August 23, 2016 1:30 pm

There's nothing better than spending a summer evening under the stars, and during the Summer Movie Night Series, you can do just that while watching your favorite movies in Mount Trashmore Park. The next installment is on August 26, and it features a showing of the all-ages classic Peanuts movie.

Pack up your favorite blankets and beach chairs to create a cozy viewing area on the lawn at Mount Trashmore Park. There will be a giant screen displaying the movie for all to see, as well as a concession stand with snacks available for purchase. The event begins at 7 p.m., and the movie starts as soon as the sun sets.

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