"Preview of Upcoming Weekend Activities | February 10th to 12th"

Whether you are celebrating the big game on Sunday or getting ready for Valentine’s Day, Hampton Roads has an event for you.

Stargazing Night

The Virginia Living Museum, located at 524 J Clyde Morris Blvd, will have Stargazing Night Saturday, Feb. 11. Beginning at 6 p.m. take a tour of the Virginia Sky. After, enjoy laser shows featuring U2, The Doors, and Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. The next Stargazing Night will take place on Saturday, March 11.


Big Game Day Bash 

Watch the Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 12 from Waterside District, located at 333 Waterside Drive. Starting at 5 p.m. enjoy Big Game Day Specials, over 30+ HDTVs to watch the game, and a 20x16ft TV Wall.

Valentine’s Couples Paint Party

Smartmouth Brewing will host Brews and Brushes: Valentine’s Paint Party at their Norfolk location, 1309 Raleigh Ave. The party on Friday, Feb. 10 will start at 7 p.m. and run until 9:30 p.m. Bring your galentine, or valentine and enjoy a night of painting, guided by local artist TinyCrowds. Tickets are required to participate. It’s $35 per person or $60 per pair. Tickets include 11×14 canvas, aprons, all materials, and a drink ticket.

Sweetheart Saturday 

On Saturday, Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. celebrate the season of love at Selden Market, located at 208 E. Main Street. According to the Market, the special valentine’s event will be “For lovers, loners, friends & heartbreakers.”  Take awkward couple photos, create flower arrangements, shop VDAY vendors, and more. There will be food and drinks available and live music. 

Kiss and Tail 

Enjoy a special Valentine’s Day program at the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk, located at 3500 Granby St. The program, focused on love, will include light bites and cocktails. The event will begin at 5 p.m. and go until 7:30 p.m. 

Elated Craft Valentine’s Market

Head to Elation Brewing, located at 5104 Colley Avenue, for a special Valentine’s edition market. The market will be open Sunday, Feb. 12 from noon to 4 p.m. 

“An Underground River”: African American History along the ERT

On Saturday, Feb. 11, explore African American history on the Elizabeth River Trail with Norfolk Tour Company. The tour begins at Waterside Marina. The tour begins at 1:30 p.m. and will be an hour and 15 minutes. The event says guests will hear about, “some of the historic moments, heroes, and sites of the pivotal history of the African American Experience in South Hampton Roads.”


Valentine’s Day Craft 

On Saturday, Feb. 11 the Portsmouth Public Library will host a Valentine’s event. Children ages 3 to 17 can make a Valentine Critter and celebrate Valentine’s Day. Visit any time between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 

Children’s Museum of Virginia Weekend Events

Visit the Children’s Museum of Virginia, located at 221 High St, for two events on Saturday, Feb. 11. 

Puppy Bowl Tail-Gate Party 

VBSPCA will host a Puppy Bowl Tail-Gate Party at Smartmouth Pilot House, located at 313 32nd St, on Sunday, Feb. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. 

2023 Coastal Virginia Wine Fest

The Virginia Beach Convention Center, located at 1000 19th St, will host a wine festival this weekend. The event is open Saturday, Feb. 11, noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Tickets are still available for purchase. Tasting tickets include live entertainment, winery and distillery tastings, and more. 

Williamsburg Farmers Market 

The Williamsburg Farmers Market will be love themed this weekend, with a special Valentine’s Day Market on Saturday, Feb. 11. From 8 a.m. to noon visit Merchant Square to shop local and enjoy all the vendors.