Sunday, October 17, 2010

Halloween In Virginia Beach includes Virginia Symphony and Roller Derby

Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast still has rooms available for Halloween Weekend.

As usual, there's a lot happening in Virginia's Largest City......

Blue Moon Wicked 10K and Monster Mile

Run this wacky race in costume - or not...raise money for homeless families.  Fun time for all!   Saturday 10/30.  Race starts at 8:00 am at the VB Convention Center and finishes on the Boardwalk at 19th St.  Barclay Cottage B&B is only a short walk (run? jog?) away from both.

"ADULT" Halloween Party at Town Center

6-10 pm  party for big people with several bands, costume party, and Hallow-tini competition.   Dress-up, dress-down, come as you are (anyway can be pretty scary!)  Have a frightfully good time (cab or limo recommended) 

Military Aviation Museum Talk and Flight Demo

Saturday, Oct. 30 at 11:00 am, MGen Donald J Strait USAF (ret) WWII vet and Double Ace with 13.5 kills, will speak of his exploits followed immediately by a P-51 Flight Demo.   Come relive history with a true American Hero.   Watch the P-51 take-off, land, and perform in the air over the fields and forests of the Pungo section of Virginia Beach. 

Haunted Classics - Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Saturday Oct 30  8:00 pm  Chrysler Hall
Sunday Oct 31  2:30 pm Sandler Center for Performing Arts.

Rachmaninoff’s ghostly “Isle of the Dead,” Saint-Sans  "Danse Macabre" and Boito’s “Mefistofele” prologue!  Percussionist Colin Currie performs Jennifer Higdon's 2010 Grammy Award winning Percussion Concerto.  Higdon will be in the audience for both performances. (there's a rumor that Rachmaninoff will also be in attendance - - oooOOOooo)

Dominion Derby Girls Roller Derby Bout

Jessica Riehl Photography

Saturday 10/30  8:00 pm Haygood Skating Center

Virginia Beach's own Roller Derby Girls face off against league rivals.  Be outlandish!  There will be a halftime costume contest, raffles and admission is by donation only.


Prepare to be scared!  Friday 10/29 6:00 - 11:00 pm
       Saturday and Sunday 10/30-31 2:00 - 12:00 Midnight

Not recommended for those with weak hearts!  Not recommended just before bed!  Easy walk to - and flee back to Barclay Cottage!


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