Norfolk Virginia Culture
The 66th annual Norfolk NATO Festival continues this weekend with the highly anticipated annual Parade of Nations, the only parade in the United States honoring NATO. The downtown location is a great place to explore the arts - related arts - by bike and get to Virginia Beach quickly. One of the latest projects planned for Harbor Park on the Elizabeth River is the installation by the Norfolk Museum of Art of a new public art exhibition, "The Art of Norfolk."
Park Place is located north of historic Ghent and is home to some of Norfolk's best restaurants. In the neighborhood at the mouth of the Indian River there are a variety of restaurants, bars, cafes and shops as well as a number of museums. Besides the shipyard exercises, this is a city full of growing neighborhoods where you can get cocktails of your own choosing, watch the Virginia Symphony perform in a restored theater or shop in local boutiques.
Visitors can walk the Cannonball Trail in downtown Norfolk, ride the Civil War Trail, take guided tours, or cycle along the Virginia State Trail or other trails.
Groups can also visit the Basilica of St Mary of the Immaculate Conception in central Norfolk. Norfolk Naval Station offers daily tours for cash only, but if you're coming to Norfolk, make sure you visit your naval base.
Harrison hosts a number of musicians, comedians and other performers, while Norfolk hosts Virginia Opera. Diversity plays the leading roles in opera and underlines the diversity of guest actors, from musicians to actors, singers to dancers, actors to musicians. Check back next week for more information about Norfolk Opera, which is in town, and a list of other events and events you can visit in Norfolk.
Norfolk's historic attractions include the Norfolk Museum of Natural History, Virginia State Museum and National Historic Landmark Museum. Other unique Norfolk attractions include the historic Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk State University, Virginia Commonwealth University and Norfolk International Airport.
During your visit, you can volunteer at the Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk State University, Virginia Commonwealth University and Norfolk International Airport. Norfolk also offers a range of volunteer opportunities to help hundreds of military families with parents on duty.
The Handsome Biscuit, a sandwich made from sweet potato biscuits, is in an area that is decidedly off the beaten track. There's also a raw oyster bar and a famous Chesapeake Bay store owned by flavorers Ryan and Travis Croxton. Visit Cutty Sark Marina, where marines, bikers and locals meet, or visit the Norfolk Naval Museum of Naval History and Heritage for a tour narrated by passing U.S. Navy personnel. Norfolk Naval Station offers a variety of events, including the annual Marine and Marine Corps Memorial Day Parade and the annual Marine Day celebration at the Naval Museum.
Like much of Norfolk, this restaurant combines ancient charm with modern creative flair, sharing a building with a renovated B & B that was once a historic inn. NEON stands for New Energy Norfolk and has made a significant contribution to the city's concerted investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy in recent years. Keep Norfolk beautiful and help the city in its efforts to protect, preserve and preserve Norfolk by cleaning the bay during the day.
With a coastline of 144 miles, this Virginia coastal town offers plenty of Navy history and scenic cruises. The deep blue sea is home to the Norfolk town, home to more than 1.5 million people and a population of more than 3,000.
Of course, Navy history is a driving force behind calling this seaside town in southeastern Virginia home, but the famous collision of lumps of iron that occurred in the waters off Hampton Roads, Virginia, is just one example of how the war unfolded in and around the bay. The capital of the Confederacy and the United States was on its tributaries.
Port plantations and quays were cut off from shipping, including a Maryland town called Port of Tobacco, and ports like Baltimore and Baltimore were important departure airports for troops. After the line fell, a number of cities emerged, including Newport News, Virginia, Richmond, Baltimore, Norfolk and Richmond. During the 1920s, World War I fuelled prosperity in the region, and the shipyards in Newport and Norfolk were busy. With shipbuilding and industrialization increasing, and a new generation of sailors - who are sailors - Baltimore, Richmond and Norwich grew in size and prosperity.
Historically, Norfolk was part of slavery in the South, but was later separated along ethnic lines in the 1960s. Norfolk served as the home court of Hampton, Richmond and Roanoke from 1970 to 1976 and is now home to Norfolk State University, the University of Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth University. There are many sports on offer at the college level, including football, basketball, baseball, football, lacrosse, volleyball, tennis, golf and tennis. In 2009, more than 1,000 students from the United States and Canada came to Old Dominion for Norfolk Virginia College's first ever basketball tournament.