Every Thursday, Southside Daily will help get your weekend started with the Southside Scene, a selection of events in Virginia Beach. Want to tell us and others about another happening? Submit your festival, concert or other event to our calendar for free.
Virginia Beach Coin Show: U.S. coins, foreign coins, ancient coins — you get the idea. A description for the two-day event also mentions medals, tokens, artifacts and gold, both foreign and domestic. The kicker: You don’t have to hand over any coin to get in. Admission is free. There’ll also be door prizes, raffles and gifts for kids.
When: Saturday and Sunday
Where: Virginia Beach Convention Center
The International Senior Softball Association Winter Nationals: Watch players in their 50s, 60s and 70s compete for softball glory at a number of fields in the city over three days. An estimated 60 to 100 teams are expected. Admission is free.
When: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where: Princess Anne Sports Complex, City View Park, other venues
The Komen Tidewater Race for the Cure 5K: Join thousands at this popular Oceanfront race and help raise money to fight breast cancer. An online fundraising meter said the event was 40 percent to its goal of $285,000 as of Wednesday. Last-minute registration for adults is $40.
When: Saturday morning
Where: 31st Street and Atlantic Avenue
The 15th annual Harvest Fair & Craft Show: Enjoy live music by Acoustic Railroad, enter the kids in pumpkin pie-eating and coloring contests, talk to a master gardener and browse the wares of local artisans and crafters.
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: The Virginia Beach Farmers Market, at the corner of Dam Neck and Princess Anne roads