Let's Get Local! Check out what the Parks Zeigler team is looking forward to over the weekend. We hope to see you out!

Posted on Jan 23, 2020

Let's Get Local

Are you ready for the weekend? Take a look below to learn about some great events happening in Hampton Roads this weekend, including a spelling bee for adults, Virginia wine, rich conversation, sitcom trivia, and more.

Guys Doing Good Adult Spelling Bee: January 25th at Murphy’s Irish Pub; 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Come put your spelling skills to the test this Saturday at Murphy’s Irish Pub in Virginia Beach. This event was organized by Guys Doing Good, an organization of which Brandon is the director, that works to provide additional support for local charities. If you don’t want to enter the contest, you can contribute by being a sponsor or buying raffle tickets. Murphy’s will be donating a portion of their proceeds to Seton Youth as well. Come out, enjoy great food, and have a good time! Click here for more information.

Coastal Virginia Winefest: January 25th – 26th at the Virginia Beach Convention Center; 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM (5:00 PM on January 26th)

An ideal weekend event for wine lovers of all varieties. The COVA Winefest boasts the best Virginia wine grown along the Virginia Wine Trail. If you’re not a wine lover, don’t worry! There will also be local craft beer and a distillery den as well. Local band Buckshot will be there to provide live music. Click here for more information.

Night of Philosophy and Ideas: January 25th at the Slover Public Library; 7:00 PM

If you’re looking for something different, this joint event organized by the Slover Library, Old Dominion University, and The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, is an excellent place to start. It is described as a “world-wide event that celebrates the stream of ideas between countries, cultures, topics, and generations.” Attendees will be a part of fruitful discussions that focus on in-depth questions approached in a variety of ways, including music and art. Click here for more information.

Flower & Garden Expo: January 24th – 26th at the Virginia Beach Convention Center; 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (4:00 PM on January 26th)

For professional gardeners, budding green thumbs, and casual spectators, the Flower & Garden Expo offers something for everyone. The expo includes home landscape design, gardening ideas, vendors, art, and education. Spend a few hours there and you will leave with countless ideas to beautify your home, and the information and products you need to start. Click here for more information.

Pub Trivia Nights with the Suffolk Public Library: January 24th at the Nansemond Brewing Station; 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Test your knowledge of trivial facts about your favorite sitcoms at Pub Nights Trivia organized by the Suffolk Public Library. Bring your friends and family to compete for a swag bag of prizes, all while enjoying some great beer courtesy of Nansemond Brewing Station. Click here for more information.