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Kiss Me Kate

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The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts brings to the community stellar entertainment such as Broadway shows like Kiss Me Kate on April 27 to 29. This classic example of musical theater, which first opened in 1948 in New York, is based on Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew. The uproarious comedy, lively dance numbers and sublime songs by Cole Porter will make the two-hour play seem to fly by on angels’ wings. You’re sure to leave with a smile in your heart.

Tickets range from $20 to $58. The Friday show starts at 8 p.m., the Saturday shows start at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and the Sunday show starts at 2:30 p.m. You’ll find it at 201 Market Street.
Hunt Club Farm
What do a farmers market, petting zoo, bird aviary and pony rides have in common? They can all be enjoyed at Hunt Club Farm. The petting zoo has a menagerie of animals, such as lamas, goats and sheep, while the aviary has gorgeous peacocks, lovely doves and crowded cranes. A good time will be had by all at this delightful attraction.…

Come to the SonRise Music Festival

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The SonRise Music Festival coming up on April 20 to 22 is a family-friendly event that is sure to inspire and entertain. It will feature the best in Christian songs, and many of the performers are on the Billboard’s Top 100 in the genre of positive music. This year’s lineup includes Unspoken, Lecrae, Building 429, Citizen Way, Danny Gokey, Aaron Cole, and Stephanie Armstrong, and theRhett Walker Band. In addition to concerts, the gala will offer contests, children’s activities, speakers and comedians.
Tickets may be purchased online. General admission is $23 for Friday, $33 for Saturday or $45 for the weekend.
Hours are from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. The location is the 24th Street Stage Park at 2400 Atlantic Avenue.
Boardwalk
Even in the off-season, the Boardwalk is enjoyable. It’s a fantastic spot to watch the sunrise and admire the colors reflected in the Atlantic Ocean. You can also explore the shops and have a good time watching the variety of dog breeds walking with their masters. Those who…

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

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A good destination for a rainy day, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) houses exhibits that showcase the works of internationally acclaimed artists, along with national and regional ones. As you meander through the hushed halls of the gallery, you’ll see a variety of artistic mediums, including photography, painting, glass and sculpture. Interactive areas for hands-on activities are available as well. A visit here can ignite the imagination and calm the spirit.
Admission is $7.70 for adults and $5.50 for seniors and children. MOCA re-opens this Friday, March 16, with a reception at 6:30 p.m. to unveil its Spring Exhibitions. The reception is free for MOCA members, while the charge for non-members is $10.  The museum is closed on Mondays. The address is 2200 Parks Avenue.
Bagel Baker
It’s always fun to try a family-owned eatery like Bagel Baker to experience culinary creativity. Crunchy on the outside but soft and tender on the inside, the stone-baked bagels are sure to be some of…

Come to the She Crab Soup Classic

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Some of the cuisine of Virginia Beach is based on the abundant fresh seafood that is available in the area. A favorite local dish, She Crab Soup, is famous up and down much of the East Coast. It’s a delectable affair of meat from Atlantic Blue Crabs that is enveloped in a bisque-like broth of milk or cream, flavored with mace, shallots and a small dash of sherry. On April 7, area restaurants will compete with each other for the honor or receiving the People’s Choice Award and the Critic’s Choice Award at the She Crab Soup Classic.
Hours are from noon to 3:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $17.50, and day-of-event tickets, if available, are $25. The location is the 24th Street Stage Park at 2400 Atlantic Avenue in Virginia Beach.
If you won’t be in town on this day but would like to try the beloved dish, we recommend last year’s 1st-place winner, Blue Seafood & Spirits, which is the top-rated seafood restaurant in the city on TripAdvisor. Their sweet-potato biscuits will make a delicious a…