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Old 05-22-2012, 06:40 AM
 
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During Memorial Day Weekend, Friday through Monday, May 25-28, Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission to active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their families.
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Old 05-22-2012, 11:11 AM
 
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During Memorial Day Weekend, Friday through Monday, May 25-28, Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission to active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their families.
I saw that in the paper today. I wish more businesses would do this kind of thing.
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Old 05-23-2012, 06:28 AM
 
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This weekend:

-- Festival Williamsburg will host musical events at Colonial Williamsburg and the College of William & Mary. They start Friday evening with a performance by the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra in the Virginia Room of the Williamsburg Lodge.

--Saturday evening is performance of Mahler’s 8th Symphony, featuring a 100-piece orchestra, a 300-voice chorus and eight soloists, will take place at William & Mary Hall. On Sunday, television and Broadway star Jane Krakowski performs cabaret and show tunes during two shows at the Lodge.

--Memorial Day ceremonies kick off at 10 a.m. Monday in the Historic Area. The Colonial Williamsburg Fifes & Drums will lead a procession to the Governor’s Palace, Bruton Parish Church and Providence Hall to honor military veteran from the America Revolution and Civil War interred at or near those sites.

--Busch Gardens shifts to seven-day operations.

--On Monday, a performance by the Fifes & Drums of York Town at York Hall just after noon begins the traditional Memorial Day ceremony.
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Old 05-24-2012, 09:11 AM
 
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Default Spring Carnival - Hampton

6pm today and tomorrow – Spring Carnival; Hampton Coliseum parking lot.

Gates open at noon on Saturday, Sunday and Memorial Day. $3 admission, ride tickets are $1 with unlimited-ride hand stamps available for $20 and $25. 838-4203
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Old 05-24-2012, 09:12 AM
 
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Default Big Bands on the Bay summer series

Big Bands on the Bay Sunday summer series opens this week. 7Pm at Ocean View Beach Park, 111 Oceanview Avenue, Norfolk. 441-2345, www.festevents.org; FREE
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Old 05-24-2012, 09:25 AM
 
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Default Surfing Event

Ninth annual Steel Pier Classic & Surf Art Expo, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, First Street jetty. Surfing, art show and Memorial Day paddle-out. For more information www.virginialongboardfederation.com. FREE
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Old 05-24-2012, 09:31 AM
 
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Default Family Great Adventure Series

Virginia Beach Oceanfront, on the beach at 27th Street. Interactive adventure, dress up as characters, win contests, movie on the beach. For full schedules and themes visit www.Beachstreetusa.com, 491-7866. FREE.
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Old 05-24-2012, 09:38 AM
 
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Default Memorial Day Cluster All-Breed dog show

Friday through Monday; Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton. $5 for adults, $3 for military retirees/dependents, seniors 55+ and students 3-16, Free for children 2 and under and active-duty military. NOTE: No strollers allowed in the building for safety reasons. More information call 775-5144 or visit www.langleykennelclub.org or www.gloucesterkennelclub.com
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Old 05-24-2012, 11:16 AM
 
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Default Song & Dance Revue on the battleship Wisconsin

May 31 - July 8
Thursdays through Sundays 8pm

Swingtime Salute staged on the fantail of the Battleship Wisconsin. A retro celebration for the whole family. Tickets: 800-982-2787, www.vastage.com
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Old 05-24-2012, 11:20 AM
 
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Default Friday, May 25

All weekend – Umoja Festival; nTelos Paviliion in Portsmouth, Crawford Circle. All events are FREE except the Fantasia concert on Saturday. For information call 393-8481 or visit www.umojafestportsmouth.com. For concert ticket information visit www.ticketmaster.com.

A weekend of FREE live music on three outdoor stages - 17th Street, 24th Street and 31st Street parks at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Music begins at 8pm. For a full schedule visit www.beachstreetusa.com/events/SalutetoSummer.

11am and 2pm – Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises at Nauticus, 1 Waterside Drive, Norfolk. 627-7406.

5:30pm, Sunset Kayak Paddle; False Cape State Park, 4001 Sandpiper Road, Virginia Beach. Reservations at 426-7128.

6pm – 9pm, Mosaic Steel Drum Orchestra – Caribbean Steel Drums; Entertainment on the Plaza music series, Town Center Virginia Beach. For more info visit: www.vaBeachTownCenter.com

7pm with subsequent tours every 20 minutes, Civil War Tour. Living history tour at the Courthouse in the Historic Area of Williamsburg. 220-7645.

7:30pm – Murder Mystery Dinner Show: "Death by Disco"; Mystery Dinner Playhouse at Clarion Inn and Suites, 5351 Richmond Road, Williamsburg. 888-471-4802, www.mysterydinner.com.

7:30pm – Murder Mystery Dinner Show: "Murder in the Court!", Mystery Dinner Playhouse at DoubleTree Hotel, 1900 Pavilion Drive, Virginia Beach. 888-471-4802, www.mysterydinner.com.

8pm – Harlem Renaissance Orchestra – Festival Williamsburg; Virginia Room at Williamsburg Lodge. Tickets: $35 and $45, www.vafest.org or call 757-282-2822. To book a weekend package visit www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/festivalwilliamsburg

8pm – "A Bad Year for Tomatoes"; Little Theatre of Virginia Beach, 550 Barberton Drive, Virginia Beach. 428-9233, www.ltvb.com. $5

8:30pm – Campfire with stories, activities and s'mores. First Landing State Park, 2500 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach. $4 parking fee. 412-2300, www.dcr.virginia.gov.
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