Southside Daily will help get your weekend started every Thursday 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.
War of the Wings: More than 10 restaurants are putting their wings on display at the 11th annual War of the Wings. Attendees can sample wings, adult beverages, prizes, giveaways and children’s activities. Tickets for adults are $20 in advance or $25 the day of, and include two wings from each restaurant and a drink ticket.
When: 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Town Center
Financial Planning Day: The Financial Planning Association invites community members of all ages to get financial advice to help them plan for the future. There will be workshops on buying a home, preparing for retirement, starting a business and budgeting as a single parent. The event is free.
When: 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday
Where: Virginia Beach Convention Center
Taste of Town Center 5K: The 21st Annual Run/Walk 5K is held to honor the military in the region. Following the race, which begins at 8 a.m., there will be an awards ceremony and an after-party featuring food from local restaurants. There will also be a pre-event gathering at 4 p.m. Friday at Gordon Biersch. Race-day registration is $39; active military members receive a 20 percent discount.
When: 8 a.m. Saturday
Where: Town Center
Beer, Dogs and Veterans Festival: Wasserhund Brewing Company is hosting its first festival with 10 percent of the proceeds going to Dogs on Deployment, a national nonprofit that helps with pet care for service members while they are on deployment. The event will include live music, food trucks, a silent auction and beer from local breweries, including Wasserhund, Back Bay, Big Ugly and Home Republic. Five percent of Wasserhund’s proceeds during November will also go to the foundation.
When: 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday
Where: 1805 Laskin Rd. Ste 102