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Virginia Beach Antique Show

July 19, 2017

Are you an antique aficionado? If so, you’re in a lot of good company.

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There is something about items made in another era that lend character to a home. Mark your calendar for August 4 to 6, the dates of the Virginia Beach Antique Show, where 100 dealers will present furniture, porcelains, silver, jewelry, pottery, fine jewelry, rugs and fine art. An appraiser will also be on hand, so bring your treasures to find out approximately how much they might be worth.

An admission fee of $8 will gain you admittance to all three days of the event. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The location is the Convention Center at 1000 19th Street.

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Stop by our bike shack to check out our revolutionary, motor-assisted electric bikes or the ever-popular beach cruiser bike, trike, or tandem. We also have pedal and turbo carts for kids and adults! All bikes can be rented by the hour, and we offer specials for half-day and all-day rental.

Each Saturday and Sunday, we have a special theme. July 21 to 23 is Wet ‘N Wild Weekend, July 28 to 30 is Amazing Race Weekend and August 4 to 6 is Glow Weekend.

The cozy deluxe cabins in our tree-filled campground are ideal for a restful getaway. We invite you to come to Virginia Beach KOA. Book your spot at the website, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

Acoustic Evening with Patty Griffin and Lee Ann Womack

July 12, 2017

Wonderful nightlife can always be found at Virginia Beach.

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Grammy-award winning singers and songwriters Patty Griffin and Lee Ann Womack will present a concert at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts on July 25. Each entertainer will play her own hits as well as share the stage for special duets. The event promises to be a rousing night of music by two of America’s most popular artists. Hours are from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., and admission ranges from $46.50 to $72. The address is 201 Market Street.

Art Crush

If you’re an art lover, mark your calendar for July 26, when Art Crush will be held at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. On this evening after regular business hours, the public is invited to tour the exhibitions. The gala, which will involve drinks and games, is a unique way of exploring the gallery. Admission is free with the museum fee of $5.50 to $7.70. Hours are from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., and the location is 2200 Parks Avenue.

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Stop by our bike shack to check out our revolutionary, motor-assisted electric bikes or the ever-popular beach cruiser bike, trike, or tandem. We also have pedal and turbo carts for kids and adults! All bikes can be rented by the hour, and we offer specials for half-day and all-day rental.

Each Saturday and Sunday, we have a special theme. July 14 to 16 is Galactic Weekend, July 21 to 23 is Wet ‘N Wild Weekend and July 28 to 30 is Amazing Race Weekend.

The cozy deluxe cabins in our tree-filled campground are ideal for a restful getaway. We invite you to come to Virginia Beach KOA. Book your spot at the website, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

NEW to Virginia Beach KOA — Electric Bikes!

July 5, 2017

If you’ve never ridden an electric bike before, you have to try these.

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You will love them! Pedal to the beach or navigate the campground on one of our revolutionary, motor-assisted electric bikes or the ever-popular beach cruiser bike, trike, or tandem. It’s easy to take the General Booth Boulevard bike trail straight from the campground to the beach and Boardwalk. There, you’ll find King Neptune’s statue, the Naval Aviation monument, Grommet Island Park, live music stages, shopping, delicious coastal restaurants and more!

Got kids? They’ll certainly enjoy our very

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cool pedal and turbo carts. These come in two different sizes and have attachable rumble seats for toddlers, so the whole family can ride.

All bikes can be rented by the hour, and we offer specials for half-day and all-day rental. You’ll find them a convenient and fun means of transportation, and they’re sure to enhance your camping experience. Be sure to stop by the brand new Bike Shack when you arrive to check it out.

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Each Saturday and Sunday, we have a special theme. July 7 to 9 is Hawaiian Weekend, July 14 to 16 is Galactic Weekend and July 21 to 23 is Wet ‘N Wild Weekend.

The cozy deluxe cabins in our tree-filled park are ideal for a restful getaway. We invite you to come to Virginia Beach KOA. Book your spot at the website, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

Weekly Beach Activities

June 28, 2017

Some activities at Virginia Beach, such as those below, are weekly affairs. However, regardless of when you come, you’ll always find much to enjoy at the waterfront.

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Every Thursday night, you can attend the Family Great Adventure Series, which involves using brains and brawn to unravel a mystery. Each episode has a different theme, such as Tropical Game Time on July 13 and Animal Detectives on July 27. Participants can choose to dress up as characters, and everyone who takes part in the endeavor gets a medal.

The festivities also include games as well as a family movie shown on a giant screen. Hours are from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and the location is the beach between 20th and 30th Streets. Admission is free.

Weekly Fireworks Display

On Wednesday and Sunday nights beginning July 9, a fireworks display is held on the beach, launching from the water at 22nd Street but visible along most of the Boardwalk. The dazzling colors reflected in the water are beautiful to watch. The shows start at 10 p.m.

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Imagine all the fun you’ll have when you stay at our campground! Highlights include our giant inflatable water slide, two swimming pools, and bike rentals, including electric bikes and beach cruisers that you can take to the beach, or pedal carts for riding around the campground. We’ve got something for every age.

Each Saturday and Sunday, we have a special theme. June 30 to July 4 is the Fourth of July & Carnival Weekend, July 7 to 9 is Hawaiian Weekend and July 14 to 16 is Galactic Weekend.

The cozy deluxe cabins in our tree-filled park are ideal for a restful getaway. We invite you to come to Virginia Beach KOA. Book your spot at the website, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion

June 21, 2017

Do you like to dabble in art? If so, Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion is an event you’ll love.

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On July 8, artists of all ages and skill levels will grab a 4’x 4’ space on the boardwalk to create a masterpiece. No fee is required to participate, but artists are asked to bring their own chalk. The artwork, displayed on two blocks, will be judged and prizes will be awarded in the categories of amateur, professional and youth. Even if you aren’t artistic, it will be fun to be a spectator. This year’s theme is Meet Me at the Movies.

Symphony by the Sea Concert Series

The first concert in the Symphony by the Sea series will be held on the beachfront at the 31st Street Stage on July 6. During this event that is free and open to the public, pops music played by the Virginia Beach Symphony will fill the air. No concert hall can compare to the outdoor setting, where you can feel gentle ocean breezes and see stars sparkling against the velvet of the night sky. Hours are from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Each Saturday and Sunday, we have a special theme. June 23 to 25 is Pirates & Princesses Weekend, while June 30 to July 4 is the Fourth of July & Carnival Weekend

The cozy deluxe cabins in our tree-filled park are ideal for a restful getaway. We invite you to come to Virginia Beach KOA. Book your spot at the website, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

Stars & Stripes Explosion

June 14, 2017

Our nation’s birthday is special at Virginia Beach because it was here that the first English settlers landed in 1607, right on our shores.

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Make plans to be part of the celebration here on July 4, so you can enjoy the Stars & Stripes Explosion at the beach! The Quantico Marine Corps Band, one of the Marine Corps oldest musical ensembles, will perform classic and contemporary pieces to the delight of the thousands who will attend the event.

Head down to the 24th Street Stage, where you can listen to the rock band at 6:30 p.m. and the concert band at 8:15 p.m. Fireworks will follow at 9:30 p.m. Both concerts as well as the fireworks are free.

Alternative entertainment will be available on this evening. Chester B’s Motown Review will perform at the Dairy Queen Grill & Chill 17th Street Park, while The Deloreans will perform at the 31th Street Park. These concerts will start at 7 p.m.

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Most men love spending time outdoors, so a great way to celebrate Father’s Day is to have a family camping trip on that weekend. When you vacation with us on June 16 to 18, the kids can stay free of charge.

Each Saturday and Sunday, we have a special theme. June 16 to 18 is Father’s Day Hero’s Weekend, June 23 to 25 is Pirates & Princesses Weekend and June 30 to July 4 is the Fourth of July and Carnival Weekend.

The cozy deluxe cabins in our tree-filled park are ideal for a restful getaway. We invite you to come to Virginia Beach KOA. Book your spot at the website, or call 800-562-4150 for more information

Sandstock — A Tribute to Rock & Roll

June 7, 2017

Do you remember Woodstock, the famous music festival of the 1960s? If you missed that event, you can attend Sandstock, a beach-inspired version of it.

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This Tribute to Rock & Roll will be held on June 30 to July 2 on the waterfront at 24th Street. Artists will perform legendary hits of Led Zeppelin, Boston, Red Hot Chili Peppers and others at two locations: the Hippy Dippy Stage and the Flower Power Stage. Each night, the music starts at 6:30 p.m. It should be a gas, man!

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Aside from walking along the oceanfront and taking in local festivals, you’ll find lots of thing to enjoy at our campground. The kids will adore the giant water slide and jumping pillow, while teens and adults will have a great time playing volleyball, basketball and other sports. There is nothing quite like outdoor recreation for revitalizing the body and refreshing the spirit.

Most men love spending time outdoors, so a great way to celebrate Father’s Day is to have a family camping trip on that weekend. When you vacation with us on June 16 to 18, the kids can stay free of charge.

Each Saturday and Sunday, we have a special theme. June 9 to 11 is Chocolate Weekend, June 16 to 18 is Father’s Day Hero’s Weekend and June 23 to 25 is Pirates & Princesses Weekend.

The cozy deluxe cabins in our tree-filled park are ideal for a restful getaway. We invite you to come to Virginia Beach KOA. Book your spot at the website, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.