Our picks for what’s happening in Hampton Roads and North Carolina:
Experience a taste of VA on the Bay. Taste the food, sip a cool drink. Watch a musical performance by Anthony Rosano and The Conqueroos. Catch a Chesapeake Bay breeze.
6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday. Ocean View Beach Park, 100 W. Ocean View Ave., Norfolk. Visit tinyurl.com/tasteofva.
Take the family to the Edible Book Festival on Saturday. It features an edible book contest – participants can vote for their favorite book-related culinary art. Listen to food-themed stories while enjoying refreshments.
10:30 a.m. to noon. Tabb Library, 100 Long Green Blvd., Tabb. Free. Visit tinyurl.com/ediblebookfest.
Head to the Knotts Island Peach Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Get some fresh peaches and pies. Visit vendor tables and enjoy carnival rides and cool off with peach ice cream.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. 126 Brumley Road, Knotts Island. Tickets start at $8 plus fees. Visit tinyurl.com/knottsislandpeachfest.
Do something fun on Sunday: attend a superhero brunch. Mingle with Spider Hero, Bat Hero, Wonder Heroine and Super Heroine. Tickets include story time and buffet.
10:00 a.m. New Realm Brewing Co., 1209 Craft Lane, Virginia Beach. Tickets, $35. Visit tinyurl.com/superherobrunch.
Get ready to sip and sew on Sunday. Bring a sewing machine and make affirmation pillows. Sewing materials will be provided. Don’t have a sewing machine? Rent one for an extra charge and it will be waiting for you. Drink wine. Eat appetizers. Meet new friends.
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1-4pm CA and CO Studios and Alterations, 4040 Turnpike Road, Portsmouth. Tickets start at $50 (21+). Visit tinyurl.com/sipsew.
Old people age gracefully Sagtastic breakfast. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday. Boss Queens Soul Cafe, 5802 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk. Tickets, $15 plus fees. Visit tinyurl.com/sagbreakfast.
Wine and Painting Evening. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Historic Greenbrier Farms, 225 Sign Pine Road, Chesapeake. Tickets, $35 plus fees. Visit tinyurl.com/winepintgreenbrier.
Mom’s night. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday. Big Ugly Brewing, 845 S. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake. Visit tinyurl.com/momsnightoutva.
The Market: Summer Nights Edition. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday. Culture Cafe, 747 Scotland Street, Williamsburg. Visit tinyurl.com/marketsummernights.
Bluegrass and Brews. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Family Fun Xperience, 206 16th St., Virginia Beach. Free. Visit tinyurl.com/bluegrassbrews.