Blog Posts in "Hampton Roads Duty Station"

April 30 | Field Herping Event with VLM Herpetologist Time: 9-10am Cost: $20/participant What is “Herping”? This is the term we use to describe the activity of looking for wild reptiles and amphibians in the field… and now is your chance to GO! Join VLM staff on a special guided tour of the museum grounds to search for wild reptiles and amphibians! Learn how to identify native wildlife, how to be safe and respectful of the animals and their habitats, and what animals you might be likely to see if your own backyard. Sign up in advance to join our first onsite herping tour. Staff will meet pre-... read more

Join Virginia Living Museum May 14-15, 2022 as they celebrate military families all weekend long! The Virginia Living Museum Military Family Weekend is sponsored by Mason & Associates. VLM will honor Military Families with membership and store discounts! Conditions: Must show proof of service, Military Id, Veterans Card or DD214 form Enjoy these benefits: 50% off adult and child admission $20 off all memberhip types with a valid military ID 20% off Wild Things Museum Store for all military who are VLM Members 10% off Wild Things Museum Store for all military who are not VLM Members Open daily... read more

Join Nauticus on April 16, 2022 for their 78th Birthday Celebration! Thanks to a successful second year of WinterFest on the Wisconsin and YOUR support, Nauticus is excited to announce the opening of NEW spaces aboard the Battleship Wisconsin. Starting April 16, 2022, general admission guests can explore the newly renovated Senior Officer’s Country. Since April 16, 1944, the Battleship Wisconsin has served as a testament to the strength of the United States Navy and on April 16, 2022, she will turn 78! Join Nauticus as they celebrate the last built Navy battleship! BIRTHDAY WEEKEND PROGRAMMIN... read more

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has a great lineup of fun events this Spring. Another reason to grab your annual passes, details on military offers below! SESAME STREET® KIDS’ WEEKENDS ARE ON THE WAY! Join your furry friends for a fun-filled celebration! Discover a new theme each week with dance parties, games, crafts, Storytime, and other exciting activities. Explore our colorful flower maze Take your first coaster ride on Grover’s Alpine Express Experience over fifteen family-friendly rides and participate in our scavenger hunts Sing along to Let’s Play Together, snap a family photo in 1-2-3 Smi... read more

Great news, last year Busch Gardens Williamsburg kicked off year-round operation with the launch of special seasonal events such as the popular Mardi Gras celebration. I'm happy to announce the Mardi Grasmonth long event is back for 2022 on weekends kicking off January 28th-February 27th. Celebrate with jazzy live music, classic Cajun favorites and Carnaval Imaginique, an all-new cirque show in the Globe Theatre. Colorful entertainment fills all eight of Busch Garden’s villages with an exciting New Orleans-style event for the whole family. Tempt your taste buds with Mardi Gras inspired offeri... read more