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Winter Wildlife Festival Kicks off in February

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Virginia Beach has beautiful scenery. But did you know it also has wonderful winter wildlife? Come out to Virginia Beach to explore the natural areas of the community. Rest and relax at Virginia Beach KOA – the perfect destination for your 2015 vacation.

The Winter Wildlife Festival will take place February 5 – 8, 2015 at the Great Neck Recreation Center. Come out to see intriguing bird activity and harbor seals near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Learn how to observe and identify wildlife in their natural settings.

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, check out one of the workshops or excursions, which range from novice to expert. Speak with Winter Wildlife Festival exhibitors, including Virginia Aquarium, Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia State Parks and more! You can plug into local efforts and environmental groups. The keynote speaker will be Kevin Karlson, an accomplished birder, professional tour leader and wildlife photographer.

The event is FREE with a fee required for o…

Virginia Symphony Orchestra Presents Babar the Elephant

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Relive your childhood in Virginia Beach this weekend, and take your kiddos to experience one of your favorite childhood characters. January is the perfect month to plan a relaxing vacation at Virginia Beach KOA, so you can start the New Year off right!

Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents Babar the Elephant on January 25, 2015 at 3 p.m. This treasured children’s book character will come to life at the Sandler Center when the Orchestra performs. Listen to the delightful music of this ageless classic as Francis Poulenc’s playful music fills the room.

Various instruments will be used to illustrate Babar and the other characters in the story. Don’t miss this awesome family-friendly event. Tickets are just $10 for children and $15 for adults. You can purchase them at the Sandler Center website.

If you can’t make this performance, catch the Virginia Symphony Orchestra on February 1, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in an Ode to Joy. The Orchestra will perform Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in a thrilling combina…

Achieve Your Resolutions on Vacation

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It’s the New Year, which means it’s the perfect time to work toward achieving new goals. If getting into shape tops your resolution list, then start training now for an 8k, half marathon or marathon race. Rest your legs at Virginia Beach KOA and take the vacation you deserve.

Pick your race length and head over to Virginia Beach from March 21 – 22, 2015. The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon begins on March 22, 2015 at 8:30 a.m., and is the oldest continuously running road race in Virginia Beach. The course takes you alongside the Atlantic Ocean, through neighborhoods and across the Camp Pedleton military base before returning north along the ocean front. If your runs have been getting boring, this one won’t be! With a beautiful view of the shimmering ocean, you’ll be in vacation mode even while running.

The Anthem Half Marathon kicks off on March 22, 2015 at 7 a.m. and takes you north into residential neighborhoods and along the tree-lined Shore Drive, adjacent to First Landing State Park. Y…