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 www.dailypress.com.
Virginia Symphony Whitney Houston tribute at Ferguson Center for the Arts, Friday, Oct. 18
Town Point Wine Fest, Town Point Park, Norfolk Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 19-20
Virginia Stage Co. “The Woman in Black” Oct. 22-Nov. 10, Norfolk, Wells Theatre
Voices to Stop Diabetes with Bryan Forrest, Vaughan Deel etc. at Victorian Station, Hampton, Friday, Oct. 18
At Isle Fest 2013 on Wednesday, Oct. 23, Dogs Deserve Better will staff an exhibit at the festival from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Windsor Castle Park, Smithfield.
Jason Mraz at Chrysler Hall Saturday, Oct. 19, Norfolk
Tango Fire at American Theatre Thursday, Oct. 24, Hampton
Diana Krall at Chrysler Hall on Friday, Oct. 18, Norfolk
Garden Tour at Brent and Becky Heath’s garden in Gloucester at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 to see the fall show. Free but reservations are required. Call 804-693-3966. The year’s final tour will be held at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 16. During the tour, you can see the Heaths’ new garden sculpture – “Guardians of the Garden,” which Pat McCracken of North Carolina crafted from many pieces of pottery resembling people faces, wings of birds and butterflies and scales of fish or butterflies.
Tredegar Brass Band, 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, Bethany United Methodist Church, Gloucester
Stockley Gardens Fall Arts Show, Norfolk, Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 19-20
Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival, Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 19-20
Hampton Roads Mini-Makers Faire Saturday, Oct. 19 at Scope, Norfolk
Generic Theater’s production of “Carrie: The Musical,” based on the Stephen King novel, runs Oct. 18-Nov. 10 at The Generic Theater under Chrysler Hall 215 St. Paul’s Blvd, Norfolk. Tickets: $18 ($15 for students/military/seniors)
The Friends of the Historic Houses will present Oysters and Ale on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. at the Colonial Education Center at the Lynnhaven House in Virginia Beach. Oysters, ale, barbecue sliders, cole slaw, corn chowder, desserts, wine and soft drinks will be served. The event also includes musical entertainment, a silent auction and a raffle. Tickets are $35 per person. A $20 charitable donation receipt will be given to each ticket holder.
Homearama in Chesapeake Oct. 19-Nov. 3. Homearama is a 16-day single-site display of fully furnished and fully landscaped custom showcase homes that demonstrate the latest in home construction, design, furnishings and technological innovations.
HAUNTED SHIP -- THREE DECKS OF DARKNESS: This Halloween season Nauticus brings back Haunted Ship, BB64: Three Decks of Darkness with what it describes as “bigger thrills and creepier chills!” Explore the interior of the Battleship Wisconsin on a brand new tour route that will take you through previously unexplored areas of the ship’s lower decks. Tickets are $15, $10 for Nauticus members, and can only be purchased at Nauticus each night of the tour. Not recommended for children under 12. Ghost tours at the Battleship Wisconsin will take place Oct. 17 and 24, 6:30-10 p.m. and on Oct. 18, 19, 25-26 6:30-11 p.m. 757-664-1000,
THE HAUNTED SWAMP: Scare trail and walking dead zombie hunt at The Swamp paintball park in the Middle Peninsula community of Hayes. “Shoot the undead before they take over,” the event’s website suggests. “The undead have spilled into our midst. They are roaming at large and its up to you to put them down ... If it’s dead, aim for the head, do not get bitten!”
Oct. 18-19, Oct. 25-26 and Oct. 31, Nov. 1-2. 7 p.m.-midnight. $15, $25 combo pack. 2735 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes. 804-642-8788.
GHOST TRAILS HAYRIDES: In this spooky hayride through the woods of York River State Park, kids and adults will ride along darkened trails and witness scary scenes from Virginia’s haunted past. The 30-minute adventure will include stops in a Civil War encampment and a pirate’s lair. The ride concentrates more on history than on blood or gore, so it’s appropriate for children as young as 6 or 7. The rides are popular and often sell out. Reservations are recommended.
Friday-Saturday, Oct. 18-26. Rides operate from 6:30-10 p.m. Admission is $3, $25 for groups of 10. 757-566-3036
NIGHT OF THE LIVING MUSEUM: “Night of the Living Museum” at the Virginia Living Museum is a non-scary Halloween party for families with children 12 and younger. See live animal shows featuring mildly scary Halloween critters. Get Jack-O-lantern tips from The Pumpkin Lady and learn about black widows from Spider Lady. Watch mad scientists at work. Visit a pirate cove, make creepy crafts and play Halloween games. Trick-or-treating will continue throughout the event. Costumes are encouraged. Saturday, Oct. 19, 5-8 p.m. Museum members $9, non-members $12. Advance purchase $1 off, full price day of the event. At 5:45, 6:30 and 7:15 p.m. rock to the spooky laser show “Fright Light” in the planetarium for an additional $2 for members, $4 for non-members. 524 J.Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News. 757-595-1900.
NARO EXPANDED CINEMA: “Birth of the Living Dead”/ “Night of the Living Dead” double feature at the Naro Saturday, Oct. 19, Norfolk
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