Historic St. Luke’s 17th-century Living History Weekend
Historic St. Luke’s Church, 14477 Benns Church Blvd., in Smithfield, is hosting its second 17th-century Living History Weekend from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The event includes vendors, food and entertainment. There are two ticketed events: a $10 mead tasting from 3-4 p.m. and a concert featuring Locrian Consort at 4 p.m. for $15. The event serves as a fundraiser for the church’s education programs, which include a lecture series, special events, restoration and cemetery workshops. Info: facebook.com/historicstlukes or call 757-357-3367.
Go Green Expo in Newport News
The Go Green Expo in Newport News is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Brittingham Community Center, 570 McLawhorne Drive, Newport News.The expo is sponsored by Peninsula Master Gardeners and the Virginia Cooperative Extension and serves as an event to promote sustainability in Hampton Roads. Visitors can explore vendors, listen to speakers and participate in workshops. A children’s area will be available. Free and open to the public. Info: nngogreenexpo.org.
Farm-to-table dinner in Merchants Square
David Everett will host his annual farm-to-table dinner in Merchants Square 6:30-9 p.m. Friday. This year, he collaborated with Trellis Bar Grill, Blue Talon Bistro, DoG Street Pub and Culture Cafe. The event will take place in front of Trellis Bar Grill, 403 W. Duke of Gloucester St., Williamsburg. Tickets are $120 and can be purchased at eventbrite.com.
Star Party and Laser Light Show at VLM
Gaze at the stars during a Star Party and Laser Light Show 6-11:30 p.m. at the Virginia Living Museum, 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News. Stargazing is free and allows visitors to look through several telescopes and learn about astronomy. Laser shows and planetarium programs are $3 for members and $6 for non-members. Info: thevlm.org or 757-595-1900.
Jae Sinnett’s Zero to 60 Quartet at Williamsburg Library
Hampton Roads composer and musician Jae Sinnett performs music off his latest album, “Zero to 60,” with the Zero to 60 Quartet, comprised of longtime collaborators. The concerts are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Williamsburg Regional Library, 515 Scotland St., Williamsburg. Tickets are $5 and $4 for Friends of the Library. More info: wrl.org/events or 757-259-4070. In Ticket.
Art in the Park at Buckroe
The Buckroe Improvement League is sponsoring the seventh annual Buckroe Beach Arts in the Park event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday in Hampton. The event will be held at the Buckroe Beach Pavilion (100 S. First Street, Hampton) and showcase artists, craftsmen and other vendors. There will also be food and drink trucks and live music. Free and open to the public. More info: 4eventplanning.com/artsinthepark2017.shtml. In Ticket.
Bay Days at Langley Speedway
After a two-year hiatus, Hampton Bay Days returns from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway, 3165 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton. The festival includes live entertainment, food, children’s activities and vendors. Other activities include building oyster beds, learning about conservation from the Virginia Living Museum, watermen demonstrations and crab picking. Musical acts include The Deloreans, The Rhondels and Bobby “Blackhat” Walters on Saturday and Slapnation and Anthony Rosano and the Conqueroos on Sunday. Tickets are $10. Info: baydaysevents.com or 757-727-1641. In Ticket.
Southeast Community Days Festival in Newport News
Andrew Shannon hosts a weekend of events including the Southeast Community Days Festival 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Zion Baptist Church (633 20th Street, Newport News). Other events include a gospel music celebration at 6 p.m. Friday and from 3-6 p.m. Sunday. For the complete list of events, visit southeastdayparade.com or call 757- 877-0792. In Ticket.
Clam chowder fundraiser and garage sale
Hampton’s First United Methodist Church will host its Bay Day Chowder event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 110 E. Queen St. in Hampton, across from the Crowne Plaza Hotel. In addition to clam chowder, the church will sell Brunswick stew, baked goods and casseroles dishes. It also will host an indoor garage sale. All proceeds benefit the church’s outreach programs. More info: firstumchampton.org or 757-723-6577.
‘Martha Ann Fields Story’ at Hampton History Museum
Valerie Davis performs the story of Martha Ann Fields, a slave who escaped to freedom at Fort Monroe, during a special event at the Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton. The story will be told in first person and share information about Fields’ impact on the local community and history during the mid-1800s. The performance will be 7 p.m. Monday and the program is free for museum members and $5 for non-members. More info: HamptonHistoryMuseum.org or 757-727-1102.
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