What the heck is Galentine’s Day? Well, here you go

Galentine’s Day is the annual day of celebration that takes place just before or right after Valentine’s Day.

Clear as mud?

Well, Leslie Knope from the sitcom Parks and Recreation said, “Oh, it’s only the best day of the year. Ladies celebrating ladies. It’s like Lilith Fair, minus the angst.”

Take some time to check out just a few of the events happening around Virginia Beach and Norfolk and spend some time with your friends.

Galentine’s Day flower crowns

  • What: Spend an evening drinking beer, hanging out with friends and making flower crowns.
  • When: Monday at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: New Realm Brewing, 1209 Craft Lane, Virginia Beach
  • Cost: Find tickets here.

Galentine’s Day at Park Place Library

  • What: A just for the girls event at the Park Place Branch Library, join them for sweet treats and crafts.
  • When: Tuesday at 4 p.m.
  • Where: NPL Park Place Branch, 620 West 29th St., Norfolk
  • Cost: Free

Fourth-Annual Galentine’s Day Brunch

  • What: Check out Cure CoffeeHouse’s annual Galentine’s Day Brunch for all ages. Enjoy themed eats, speciality drinks, a photo-booth, giveaways and floral bouquets. No reservation required.
  • When: Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Where: Cure Norfolk, 113 North Church St., Norfolk
  • Cost: Price of brunch, first-come-first-served

3rd Annual Galentine’s Day Event — 9 to 5

  • What: Check out this special screening of 9 to 5 in honor of Galentine’s Day. Proceeds benefit the YWCA South Hampton Roads.
  • When: Wednesday at 7:15 p.m.
  • Where: Naro Cinema, 1507 Colley Ave., Norfolk
  • Cost: See website 

Galentine’s Day at the Birch

What: Drink craft beer and cider with your fellow lady friends from female brewers and female led breweries.

When: Feb. 13, 2019, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: The Birch, 1231 West Olney Road, Norfolk

Cost: Free entry, pay for your beer and snacks

Galentine’s Brunch and Pour

  • What: Enjoy a delicious brunch and create an acrylic pour on a 12×12 canvas, supplies included.
  • When: Feb. 16 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Where: Fruitive (Fruitive The Main), 100 East Main St., Norfolk
  • Cost: Tickets online

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