Come See What All the Buzz Is About During This Year’s Virginia Honey Bee Festival, Taking Place Near Norfolk Crossing

August 14, 2015 2:15 pm

Here's one local event you won't want to bee late for, Norfolk Crossing: The Virginia Honey Bee Festival is returning for its fifth year to the Norfolk Botanical Garden! The annual event, which is presented in partnership with the Beekeepers Guild of Southeast Virginia, aims to educate the public about the important role that bees play in Earth's ecosystem.

Stop by the kid-friendly festival on August 15, and you'll find the Norfolk Botanical Garden positively buzzing with activity! Think children's activities, live music, artisan-made crafts and jewelry, plus plenty of bee-centric merchandise available for purchase. You can even take a peek inside a real bee hive. If you'll be arriving with kids in tow, be sure to dress them up in a bee costume! If you do, they'll receive a free honey stick and the opportunity to enter the festival's costume parade at 11 a.m.!

Entry to the Virginia Honey Bee Festival is included in Norfolk Botanical Garden admission price: $11 for adults and $9 for kids 3-17. Members of the military enter for $10.

Virginia Honey Bee Festival 2015
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15
Norfolk Botanical Garden
6700 Azalea Garden Road
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 441-5830
norfolkbotanicalgarden.org/events/honey-bee-festival-2014-2

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Whodunnit, Norfolk Crossing? Help Solve a Murder Mystery During ‘Murder at the Bachelorette Party,’ an Interactive Dinner Theatre Performance

August 10, 2015 2:30 pm

Get ready for classic "whodunnit," Norfolk Crossing residents! Murder at the Bachelorette Party, a dinner murder mystery presentation, is now showing at the Get a Clue Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre (inside Waffles & Company in Virginia Beach).

During this hilarious, energetic, and interactive dinner theatre, guests become part of the show as Goldie, a bride-to-be out celebrating her last day as a single woman, finds herself part of an active murder scene. Guests and actors mix and mingle as they try to uncover the murderer — all while enjoying an all-you-can-eat buffet spread of roast beef, chicken, pasta, seafood, salad, and desserts!

Offering free parking, Murder at the Bachelorette Party takes place Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during July and August. Tickets are $36.95 and can be purchased online. (Don't overlook the $10 off coupon!)

Murder at the Bachelorette Party
Get a Clue Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
Waffles & Company
1710 Pacific Ave.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
hamptonroads.com/events#/event/4689098-murder-at-the-bachelorette-party
maverickmurdermystery.com/angelos.html

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See Shakespeare in a Whole New Light During ‘Light Seeking Light,’ a Mid-Summer Fantasy Festival Taking Place This Weekend Near Norfolk Crossing

July 23, 2015 2:30 pm

You've probably never experienced Shakespeare quite like this before, Norfolk Crossing! This weekend, Norfolk Festevents will merge forces with the Virginia Stage Company to present "Light Seeking Light," a Mid-Summer Fantasy Festival.

Transforming Town Point Park into an "enchanted forest," this three-day-long interactive art event will explore Shakespearean themes through pop-up performances, large-scale art installations, live music, and other out-of-the-ordinary, imaginative forms of entertainment. Kid-friendly activities are on the agenda, while of-age guests can partake in the festival's craft brews and wines. Costumes are encouraged, and be sure to bring your own lawn chairs or blankets for taking in the performances.

An all-ages event, Mid-Summer Fantasy Festival is free to enter and will take place 7:30–10p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Mid-Summer Fantasy Festival 2015
July 24–July 26
Town Point Park
Waterside Drive
Norfolk, VA 23510
festevents.org/events/2015-season-events/mid-summer-fantasy-fest

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