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Release Date: June 9,2016

Reasons to Leave Your House: Harborfest 2016 Edition


8am: Grab your running shoes for the Annual CXB Low Rent 5K.

10am-4pm: Celebrate World Oceans Day at the Virginia Living Museum.


11am-2pm: Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? SpongeBob Squarepants! And, he’ll be visiting the Hampton History Museum during the 2nd Saturday Family Event.

12pm: Head to Chesapeake for the Revolutionary Beer Fest 2016.

12pm: Get Fired Up for PrideFest at the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio.

12-4pm: Guys – get your bras ready for the Breast Fest 2016 at Eagles Nest.

12-6pm: Join Paradise Ocean Club for the 3rd Annual Craft Brew Festival.

12-7pm: Head to Smartmouth for the bottle release of Farmer’s Tan Hoppy Saison.

1and 6:30pm: Catch one of the two shows from the Nice School of Dance at the Harrison Opera House.

1:30-4:30pm: Find your new best friends during the VBSPCA and Wasserhund Adoption Event.


2-3pm: Head to the Chrysler Museum of Art for the LGBT Gallery Talk.

2:30pm: Hear the Civil War Lecture: Conservation of the Turret at the Mariners’ Museum and Park. 

4-7pm: Grab your tickets for the Designing in 3D with SketchUp at 757 Makerspace.

4pm-2am: Check out the list of bands that will entertain at Work Release during the Vans Illustrated Premier.

6pm: Head to Lee Hall Mansion in Newport News for the Summer Celebration Wine Festival.

6pm: $5 gets anyone 21+ in to Metal At Charlies.

6-10pm: Grab your tickets for the CHKD event Barefoot on the Beach. Enjoy music from The Rhondels, food, drinks, and more.

6-10:30pm: Party in Hampton at the Pridefest Kick off with Charity Drag Races featuring The Connells and a Special Guest during the Downtown Block Party.


7-10pm: Help support the VBSPCA during Gatsby Beach: A Summer Kickoff Party at Lunasea.

7:50pm: See The Birdcage on the big screen at the Aquarium as a part of the Pride Month Series.

8pm: The monthly murder mayhem returns to the Push during Murder at Harborfest: An Improvised Murder Mystery. This is a classic whodunnit with a twist; everything is made up on the spot. This $10 show has sold out for 9 months straight, so make sure to get your tickets now.

9pm: Hear Clari Morgan, Animal Flag, and True Body at Toast.

10pm: Get some free laughs and cheap beer at Ask the Audience: Your Life in Improv, at the Push. The performers will interview a lucky group of people about their lives and use the information gathered to create an entire performance.

10pm-1am: Wrap it up with the Knight Hawks at MJ’s Tavern.