A new year with more new events happening in Norfolk! Check out the events below to kick off 2024 with new fun.
Benchtop Brewing Company
Join the New Year’s Day celebration at Benchtop Brewing featuring a performance by Waffletina! Enjoy winter beers and delicious waffles from 12 pm to 9 pm or until sold out. Indulge in their stout and porter collection for a cozy start to the year. Put on your stretchy pants and join the festivities! 🧇🍺
Harrison Opera House
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Gerald Albright is a versatile musician who transitioned from saxophone to bass, making a mark as a sought-after session player. His solo career, beginning in 1987 with “Just Between Us,” has led to chart-topping albums and Grammy nominations, solidifying his role in the smooth jazz genre. Catch Gerald Albright’s captivating performance at the Harrison Opera House, as he brings his rich musical journey to the 8th Season of the Church Street Jazz Series. 🎷🎶
Celebrate the return of the fan-favorite “community slow flow” in the new cozy spot at Eleanor’s Norfolk—a neighborhood bookstore & bottle shop. This unique venue, a hub for community engagement and activism, provides the perfect setting for a slow and sweet yoga class that promises all the feels. Open to all, but space is limited, so secure your spot early for a delightful experience both on and off the mat!
Sky’s the Limit Yoga Co.
Step into a world of creativity and community as Alli invites participants to the Vision Board Workshop at the studio. Attendees are encouraged to bring old magazines and half-empty glue sticks, evoking the nostalgic joy of decorating eighth-grade binders. Together, they’ll craft vision boards inspired by the New Year, using images and words to articulate their goals for 2024. Take home your personalized masterpiece, placing it in a prominent spot for daily motivation toward a future filled with aspirations.
Through breathtaking dance and music, Shen Yun’s artists tell of a time when divine beings walked upon the earth, leaving behind a culture that inspired generations. Ancient Chinese wisdom, infused with Buddhist and Taoist spirituality and values, gave birth to everything from medical innovations to opera, dance, architecture and even martial arts. But after decades of communist rule, much of this divinely inspired culture has been destroyed or forgotten.
Through January 14
Join us in cheering for the Admirals as they take on their opponents!
Little Theatre of Norfolk
Step into the intriguing world of mystery and suspense as the Little Theatre of Norfolk presents an enthralling post-Christmas tale—filled with suspense, laughter, and a dash of the unexpected! Don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in an evening of suspenseful delight as the theatre comes alive with wonderfully suspicious characters and a plot that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Secure your tickets now for an unforgettable experience that promises to be as entertaining as it is mysterious!
Preacher Lawson, originally from Portland, OR, but molded as a comedian in Orlando, FL, gained fame as a finalist on season 12 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent in 2017. Known for his stand-up, he also appeared on HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show and NBC’s Connecting. With a massive online presence, Lawson boasts 3.2 million TikTok followers and over 600,000 YouTube subscribers, showcasing not just his comedy but also his MMA training and vegan cooking tips. Catch him live on his upcoming tour, including a stop in Norfolk, and you won’t want to miss the chance to experience his humor and charisma in person. 🎤😄
Old Dominion University
YES Fest returns to Old Dominion University on January 13th and 14th, 2024! Join the celebration of art and music at Goode Theatre + Gordon Art Galleries, featuring performances by Horse Jumper Of Love, Nickelus F, and Butcher Brown. ODU students, staff, and faculty can get discounted tickets at the provided link. The event is all ages, and kids 12 and under enter for free. Special thanks to sponsors: Metronet, NFK Currents, and Norfolk Kayak Rentals. This event supports Wings Over Leukemia & Lymphoma. Don’t miss this vibrant weekend of creativity!
Downtown Norfolk’s chefs are at work preparing spectacular specials at delicious deals for Restaurant Week.
Join us for a unique experience at Norfolk Scope Arena on January 20! The Norfolk Admirals face the Newfoundland Growlers at 6:05 PM, followed by a FREE yoga class on the ice open to all levels. Enjoy discounted game tickets for the Hampton Roads yoga community through the link below. Register with Momence for post-game yoga, and sign up at the Sky’s the Limit table for limited-capacity spots. Don’t miss this rare chance to watch top-notch hockey and take a yoga class at center ice!
December 5 – April 7
Captured by Paul McCartney using his own Pentax Camera, Paul McCartney Photographs 1963–64: Eyes of the Storm features more than 250 photographs taken between November 1963 and February 1964, illuminating the period in which The Beatles became international superstars. The photographs were rediscovered in McCartney’s personal archive in 2020.
January 30 – February 4
Explore the upcoming Broadway in Norfolk 2023-2024 season with a spotlight on the highly acclaimed adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. Directed by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher, this rendition by Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin has earned critical acclaim as “the most successful American play in Broadway history” (60 Minutes). Rolling Stone lauds it with 5 stars, describing it as “an emotionally shattering landmark production of an American classic.” New York Magazine adds, “a real phenomenon. Majestic and incandescent, it’s filled with breath and nuance and soul.” Stay tuned for on-sale dates for individual tickets as each performance approaches. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness this powerful and transformative production!
Find these events and more on our events calendar. Hope to see you there!