Southside Scene: Jan. 14-17

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.

Lewis Black: The Grammy-award winning comedian takes the stage on his The Emperor’s New Clothes The Naked Truth Tour. Black’s profile began to rise in 1996 through his appearances on The Daily Show. Since then he’s hosted his own specials on HBO, Comedy Central and Showtime and made guest appearances on TV shows, including “The Big Bang Theory.” Tickets start at $50.

Lewis Black brings his tour to the Sandler Center. (Courtesy of the Sandler Center)
Lewis Black brings his tour to the Sandler Center. (Courtesy of the Sandler Center)

When: 8 p.m. Thursday

Where: The Sandler Center

Coastal Virginia Wine Fest: Check out more than 30 Virginia wineries, eight breweries and more than 70 vendors at this two-day festival. There will be live entertainment, a craft beer garden, arts and crafts and a grape-stomp competition. Tasting tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door for Saturday, and $30 in advance and $40 at the door for Sunday.

When: noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Virginia Beach Convention Center

The Lollipop Concert (Courtesy of
The Lollipop Concert (Courtesy of

Symphonicity’s 17th Annual Lollipop Concert: Take your children to see a kid-friendly show and participate in a variety of activities. Enjoy an instrument petting zoo, face painting and other events before a performance of “The Lost Bee.” The original concert is geared to children from kindergarten to sixth grade and will include dancers from Ballet Virginia International and the Suzuki violinists of Hampton Roads. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the door.

When: 2 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Sandler Center

The Game’s Afoot: The next production at the Little Theater of Virginia Beach kicks off this weekend with “The Game’s Afoot (Or Holmes for the Holidays).” The play, set in December 1936, follows the character of Broadway star William Gillette and a dinner party that turns into a whodunit where “the danger and hilarity are non-stop.” The play runs until Feb. 7. Tickets are $17 for adults, with discounts for seniors, students, military members and matinee performances.

When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Little Theater of Virginia Beach, 550 Barberton Drive

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