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Things to Do Around Town this Fall

Posted by: Mira Roberts

Our beautiful city has it all: a gorgeous coastline and beaches galore, fabulous shopping, award-winning restaurants, exciting entertainment venues and things to do, all year long. In fall, our city heats up with something to do for everyone in your crowd, including craft shows, fall bazaars, oyster roasts, holiday parades and so much more.   

If you want to make the most of this spectacular season by enjoying some of the unique events and activities happening all around you, you'll need to mark your calendar and start planning now. We've done the legwork for you, and chosen 5 things to do around town this fall that will satisfy your need to explore the outdoors, savor local seafood, roll out your yoga mat along the waterfront and watch a local turkey be pardoned before Thanksgiving day.

Gather the ones you love, and plan to spend fall exploring the beautiful city you live in and call home. Here are a few things we think you'll want to do around town this season!

Yoga on the Waterfront
Every Thursday in November, plan to roll out your yoga mat and get your downward dog into action at the Maritime Center on Settlers Landing Road from 7:30 to 8:30 am. Free and open to the public, you can stretch, sweat and start your day at ease with gorgoeus waterfront views and your fellow yogis!

Fall Photography Nature Walk on Noland Trail
Saturday, November 4th, take a beautiful walk along the Noland Trail at the nearby Mariner's Museum with members of the James River Camera Club, and learn tricks and tips for taking great photos of the spectacular landscapes and waterways. Free and open to the public, even budding youth photographers are welcome.

Virginia Living Museum Oyster Roast
On November 11 from 3 pm to 6 pm visit the nearby Virginia Living Museum for all you can eat fresh, local Chesapeake Bay oysters, seafood chowder, craft beers, wine, full bar, DJs, live music, raffles, games and so much more! 

Coliseum Central Holiday Parade
On Saturday, November 18th, walk, bike or drive to Coliseum Drive or Peninsula Town Center to watch the annual Coliseum Central Holiday Parade, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. The parade features local high school bands, inflatable walking characters, floats and more. A perfect way to spend a saturday morning with the whole family, you'll love kicking off the holiday season here!

Turkey Pardoning at the Virginia Living Museum
On November 22nd, travel just a few miles to the Virginia Living Museum for this hilarious and fun, family-friendly event. Enjoy turkey related crafts and activities, as well as an official pardoning of the Museum's wild turkeys. 

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Mira Roberts studied writing at New York University, graduating with a BA in English Literature before pursuing a career in media, marketing and management with PARADE Magazine, Portfolio Magazine, AltDaily, skirt! and lululemon athletica. A full time mother, writing instructor and part-time freelance writer, Mira lives and laughs with her family in Norfolk, VA. 


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