AltDaily's entertainment picks for Labor Day weekend 2012


by 13News

Posted on August 31, 2012 at 11:38 AM

Updated Friday, Aug 31 at 1:00 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH - The Verizon Wireless American Music Festival
5th & 24th St Beach Stage,17th,24th & 31st St Parks.
The largest outdoor music event on the East coast. More than 30 bands performing over three days. The festival brings together local, regional, and national acts to play on a gigantic 60-foot wide and 60-foot tall stage on the beach at 5th Street as well as stages in all Oceanfront parks. Festival goers love being outdoors on the beach with the Atlantic Ocean providing the perfect background for some great live music, food and merchandise.

VIRGINIA BEACH - Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon
The half marathon course is as flat and festive as it comes - perfect for runners and walkers of all ability levels. All discarded clothing will be donated to local homeless shelters.

NORFOLK- Hope for Haiti Benefit Show
September 1st will be an incredible evening of music and friends, all enjoyed while we simultaneously make great change in the world! Kindlewood, a band based out of Maryland, will be making their first appearance in Norfolk at our very own With Lav & Lace. Their voices will follow the beautiful noise of Kelsie Mcnair & Jake Hull. This show will also feature Rad Vintage America. Kate is a stylist and collector of vintage clothing who has been working for the past 6 years in Los Angeles, CA.

NORFOLK -- Food Trucks are Happening in Norfolk
The food trucks of 757 are coming together on Labor Day to share our treats with everyone.
Where: WHRO parking lot on Hampton Blvd in Norfolk
When: Monday 9/3 on Labor Day from 12pm-7pm
What;s really going on: We all decided to see what amazing things can happen when we focus on bringing great food and great people together in one place at one time.