NORFOLK, Virginia – Norfolk Festevents ‘Thank God We’re Open’ “TGWO” series of events returns to Town Point Park in downtown Norfolk Waterfront.
The series of events features live music, movie nights, comedy shows, happy hours and more.
Events include the two-day Bayou Drive-Thru event and multiple Chip & Sip dates.
The Bayou Drive-Thru is a Cajun culinary and musical event featuring fresh Gulf crayfish, donuts, jambalaya and more.
Organizers say the drive-through event will also include live music in the park with performances by Hot Gumbo Brass Band, Audacity Brass Brand and Jonathon “Boogie” Long of Louisiana. More details, including an official menu and music program, will be announced in the future.
Chip & Sip is a waterfront happy hour golf experience that features an interactive water-based target golf game
All events are free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis, with capacity limits due to COVID-19 guidelines.
Here’s a look at the full schedule of events:
|Thursday April 15||Reggae On The River with Nature’s Child (Reggae)||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|Friday April 16||Jazz Night In The Park with Raw Jazz (Smooth Jazz)||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|Saturday April 17||Elizabeth River Trail Time Treats||9 am-11am||To free|
|Live music in the park with Paper Aliens (Funk Rock)||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|Thursday April 22||Live music in the park with Brackish Water Jamboree (Bluegrass)||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|Friday 23 April||Live music in the park with Wonderland (Rock / Pop)||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|saturday 24 april||Elizabeth River Trail Time Treats||9 am-11am||To free|
|Live music in the park ft. Anthony Rosano & The Conqueroos (Blues)||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|Thursday April 29||Live music in the park with Tumbao Salsero (Salsa)||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|Saturday May 1||Chip & Sip: a happy hour golf experience||12 pm-4pm||To free*|
|“CoCo” movie night in the park||6 pm-10pm||To free|
|Thursday May 6||Elizabeth River Trail Time Treats||9 am-11am||To free|
|Friday May 7||Live music in the park with to be determined||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|saturday 8 may||Comedy of errors with the Virginia Stage Company||1 p.m. to 3 p.m.||To free|
|Thursday May 13||Chip & Sip: a happy hour golf experience||4 p.m. to 8 p.m.||To free*|
|Friday May 14||Bayou Drive-Thru||4 pm-9pm||To free|
|saturday 15 may||Bayou Drive-Thru||4 pm-9pm||To free|
|Thursday, May 20||Live music in the park with The River Boyz (Country / Rock)||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|Friday May 21||Picnic in the park with 757 Crave||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|saturday 22 may||Comedy night featuring Tommy Drake and PUSH Comedy||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|Thursday May 27||Chip & Sip: a happy hour golf experience||4 p.m. to 8 p.m.||To free*|
|Friday May 28||Live music in the park with to be determined||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|saturday 29 may||Live music in the park with to be determined||5 pm-8pm||To free|
|* Entry to Chip & Sip is free, but the game of Target golf is a paid experience.|
The organizers have created guidelines here. eines to ensure COVID-19 safety, including wearing a mask. Masks or face coverings are mandatory at all times, except when eating or drinking.
Guests are also required to remain within their designated social circle, except when purchasing food and drink or using the restroom. Each social circle is limited to a maximum of four people. Gatherings at the bar, food truck or stage will not be allowed.
You can bring a chair or blanket to relax and bring a personal cooler with food and non-alcoholic drinks.
Pets are not allowed, as per state guidelines.
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