There are quite a few savvy shopping events in Hampton Roads this weekend. Here are a few you might want to check out.
Free access to Virginia historic homes. As part of a Governor's program, historic homes and museums across the state will be open free of charge Saturday, Sept. 14 and Sunday, Sept. 15. Some of the participating locations include Boykins Tavern Museum in Isle of Wight County, Hermitage Museum and Gardens in Norfolk and Smith's Fort Plantation in Surry County.
For a list of all the participating homes, visit http://www.historicalhomes.virginia.gov/.
Virginia Gazette's flea market. More than 75 vendors selling antiques, jewelry, furniture, crafts, collectibles and artwork will gather for this annual event in Williamsburg. The flea market will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 in the High Street Shopping Center on Richmond Road. Admission and parking is free.
William and Mary bike sale. The William and Mary Transportation team is hosting its annual bike sale from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. During the sale, bicycles will be sold for $25 a piece. Customers may purchase one bike each, but they may stand in line more than once.
The sale will take place in the rear parking deck at the college. Visit the transportation team's Facebook page for more information.
We All Shop for Menchville House. The second annual sale will feature direct sales and arts and crafts vendors, a bake sale and food. The sale acts as a fundraiser for Menchville House, a women's shelters in Newport News. I will be on site selling my book and answering shopping questions from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 14. The shopping event will last until 4 p.m. It is located at the Warwick Assembly of God, located at 1228 Todds Lane in Hampton.
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