Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a listing and links to additional events across Hampton Roads that you’ll find only at Daily Press/Entertainment.
Harlem Globetrotters. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday, March 1. The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters play at the Ted Constant Center in Norfolk. Tickets: $24.50, $31.50, $41.50, $51.50, $68.50 and $104.50.
Meet Mark Twain at Williamsburg Library Theatre, Saturday, March 1 and Dana and Kyle, fiddler and guitarist. 5 p.m. Saturday March 1.
Teens Got Talent Showcase. Sunday, March 2. 4-7 p.m. Lineup that includes vocalist Devin "Blue" Bynum and a special return performance by William "MoBetta" Ledbetter, the young guitarist and keyboard man who has earned musical respect locally. Hear R&B, spoken word, jazz, rap, gospel, country, pop, reggae, blues, rock, classical and dance. The Hampton Teen Center, 300 Butler Farm Road. Information: 303-2101.
Guy Torry at Virginia Beach Funnybone. Five shows, Friday, Feb. 28-Sunday, March 2. Some shows are sold out.
Women’s History Month Film Fest at the Virginia War Museum: The museum will host a film festival during the month of March featuring films with depicting women’s roles in the military. All movies are free with each day’s paid admission and start at 1 p.m. March 1: The Forgotten Grave: Women Soldiers of the American Civil War. More than 600 women disguised themselves as men to fight in the American Civil War. This documentary tells their stories through the women's own letters, diaries, and testimonials. The Forgotten Grave also follows the lives of other women who took part in the Civil War, such as nurses, spies, and other brave heroines.
Bass Pro Spring Fishing Classic. Feb. 28 – March 16. Free. One of the most popular and fun pastimes we remember as kids is going on family fishing trips. As parents ourselves now, we want to pass on this tradition to our own kids. An ever-increasing number of families are discovering Bass Pro Shops stores and flocking to their award-winning venues to discover the great outdoors together. At Bass Pro Shops, families can take advantage of free outdoor skills workshops, attend educational seminars and listen to professional field experts that will give them the knowledge and the skills to make great outdoor memories together. Plus, there will be great interview and photo opportunities with anglers, customers and area visitors. Bass Pro Shops, 1972 Power Plant Parkway, Hampton, Va.
Minetti String Quartet Monday, March 3 in Norfolk, and Tuesday, March 4 in Williamsburg.
“Children of Eden.” Virginia Musical Theatre. Stephen Schwartz musical about the Book of Genesis. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 28-March 1 and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday March 1-2. Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach. 757-340-5446.
Dana and Kyle, fiddler and guitarist. 5 p.m. Saturday March 1. Celtic music with dashes of jazz and classical. Abingdon Episcopal Church, Route 17, Gloucester. Free-will offering.
Soundscapes Elementary Orchestra. 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 4. Crittenden Middle School Auditorium, Newport News. Free.
Port Hampton Lecture series. Monday, March 3 at 7p.m. Fort Eustis Cultural Resources Manager Dr. Chris L. McDaid will present "Gender and identity in 18th century Elizabeth City County and Hampton,” as part of the Hampton History Museum's Port Hampton Lecture Series on . In this presentation, McDaid will use the data from his recently published doctoral thesis to explore the way an individual’s social role influenced the materials in their home and the ways they made a living. Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton.
Poetry Inspired by Art. In conjunction with the current exhibition, Hampton Arts League Open Members Exhibition, the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center is sponsoring this Sunday, March 2 program at 2:30 p.m. Poets are invited to write a poem inspired by one of the artworks in the exhibition and participate in a poetry reading in the galleries. The galleries are open Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m., for poets to view the artwork. 4205 Victoria Blvd., Hampton.
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