AltDaily weekend picks


by 13News

Posted on August 10, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 10 at 6:01 PM


Norfolk's largest outdoor waterfront party, enhances Friday night with bushels of fun! A crab pickin', finger-licking, beer drinking great time! We will be serving up locally caught Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs fresh from the mouth of the Elizabeth River. Wash it all down with a frosty beverage from Omar's Café.
Admission: Free & Open to the Public at TownePoint Fountain Park in downtown


Neptune Park, 31st & Laskin • August 10-11, 2012
Come join in on the East Coast's Biggest and Baddest 2 DAY FESTIVAL that visits ALL the POLYNESIAN ISLANDS!! Whether you are Polynesian or Polynesian at heart, join us in the Annual Polynesian Festival in Virginia Beach this August. More than 18 groups and vendors and food.


Every Saturday, find the best of seasonal Virginia foods at the park by the Chesapeake Bay. There is plenty of parking in the lot between 26th and 27th Bay Streets.
The marketplace will feature fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, free range chicken and turkey, fish and seafood, eggs, bagels and breads, scratch made cupcakes, brownies and cookies, with gluten free options available. Virginia's Bounty will have artisanal cheeses from the Western part of the state along with peanuts, maple products and grains. There will also be salsa, dog treats, homemade pasta, sauces and meals to go, jams and marmalade. The East Beach Sandwich Company will be there with iced tea, lemonade, sandwiches and salads to take home or eat in the park, and Virginia Wines will be available for sale. Don't forget to have a homemade ice cream cone from Gilly's Creamery! See our vendors page for a full list of the wonderful farmers and producers that will be joining us. The good news is we will be growing for sure so keep checking back.

NORFOLK-"My Mechanical Heart” EXHIBIT

Closing of the exhibit of artwork by Ann Dearsley Vernon at Mayer Fine Art Gallery, 333 Waterside Drive, No. 252
Closing reception 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
It will honor Vernon’s one-year anniversary of her surgery to implant her heart pump.