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.
Chesapeake Spring Wine Festival, Saturday, March 8, Chesapeake Conference Center. 2 p.m.-8 p.m. Tickets: $35 in advance; $40 at the door. VIP experience available.
Norfolk NATO Festival Wines of the World. Friday, March 7, Selden Arcade, Norfolk. Tickets: $30 in advance; $35 at the door.
Chesapeake Bay Wind Ensemble presents “Maestra! Celebrating Women in Music.” 7:30 p.m. Saturday March 8, Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton. $5 adults, free kids 17 and under; 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9, First United Methodist Church of Fox Hill, 1 Salt Ponds Road, Hampton; Free.
“Crowns of Royalty,” presented by the York River Symphony Orchestra and featuring the winners of the YRSO Young Artists Concerto Competition. 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton. $12 regular, $10 seniors, military, students, at the door. ($2 discount if purchased in advance).
Ameranouche. 9 p.m. Friday, March 7. Acoustic, gypsy-jazz trio takes its name from a combination of American and Manouche, the gypsy tribe of guitarist Django Reinhardt. Free. The Conch & Bucket, 13 E. Queens Way, Hampton. 757-864-0865.
Brad Heller and The Fustics. 10 p.m. Saturday, March 8. This Wilmington, N.C., band plays a mix of Americana styles: blues, folk and rock and a hint of country. Free. Hampton Taphouse, 17 E. Queens Way, Hampton. 757-224-5829.
Moscow Festival Ballet. Sunday, March 9. Performances of two classical ballets: “Cinderella” at 3 p.m. and “Swan Lake” at 7 p.m. The ballet company was founded by Bolshoi Ballet principal dancer Sergei Radchenko in 1989. $22-$52. Ferguson Center for the Arts, Christopher Newport University, Newport News. 757-594-8752.
Fantasia. 8 p.m. Friday. The energetic, passionate singer Fantasia Barrino won the third season of “American Idol” and scored a No. 1 pop hit with “I Believe” in 2004. Tickets are $55.05-$82.15 from Ticketmaster. Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Pauls Blvd., Norfolk. 757-664-6464.
“French Impressions.” Williamsburg Choral Guild Winter Concert. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and 4 p.m. Sunday, March9. Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, 215Richmond Road, Williamsburg. Works by Maurice Durufle and Louis Vierne. Pre-concert lecture one hour before each performance. $15 regular admission, $10 students. 757-220-1808.
Rain garden workshop at "Turf Love Unversity." Free, but advance registration required. Learn how rain gardens help improve water quality and the Chesapeake Bay cleanup. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road, James City County.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun