Prizes, Military Discounts and Family Fun Are on the Docket for ‘Wards Corner Salutes Our Military,’ an Outdoor Festival Taking Place This Saturday Near Norfolk Crossing

September 17, 2015 4:00 pm

No plans for the weekend yet, Norfolk Crossing? Come on out to Wards Corner Salutes Our Military, an all-American outdoor festival intended to show appreciation for our area's military community.

Taking place at the four corners of Little Creek Road and Granby Street, within the shopping areas, this outdoor festival promises a packed agenda. Expect numerous vendors, plentiful food samples, prizes, and giveaways, plus plenty of activities to keep the kids and adults entertained. According to the flier for the event, there will also be military discounts!

Wards Corner Salutes Our Military begins at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Sept. 19. Admission is free!

Wards Corner Salutes Our Military 2015
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19
Shopping areas at Little Creek and Granby streets
Norfolk, VA 23505

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Honor the Sacrifices of 9/11 Heroes During the Travis Manion 9/11 Hero’s Run, Taking Place Not Far From Norfolk Crossing

September 10, 2015 4:01 pm

"Honor the fallen by challenging the living." That's the mission of the Travis Manion 9/11 Hero's Run, an annual fundraising event honoring veterans, first responders, civilians, and members of the military who made selfless sacrifices on that fateful day of September 11, 2001.

Organized by Vigilant Watch, the Hampton Roads offshoot of the international 5k and 1M fun run/walk will take place at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex. Lace up your sneakers and head to the starting line by 9:11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, to run or walk alongside fellow supporters, some of whom may even be your neighbors from Norfolk Crossing!

All proceeds from this family-friendly event will benefit the Travis Manion foundation and Vigilant Watch.

Travis Manion 9/11 Hero's Run 2015
9:11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 13
Virginia Beach Sportsplex
2181 Landstown Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

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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

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