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  • Spring is here, baseball is here, and it is going to be another great April weekend in Hampton Roads. If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, check out these events:

    • Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present Dragons! – The Scope – Norfolk – Experience circus spectacles so incredible that once again you will believe in the unbelievable! Dragon tribes from the far reaches of the earth are brought together in a single performance, displaying their breathtaking skills in a circus tournament of champions. Each tribe must prove that they have virtues of Courage, Strength, Wisdom and Heart to arouse dragons which appear right before your very eyes! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime family event when The Greatest Show On Earth brings the world together… to bring your family together! *
    • Alison Krauss & Union Station Featuring Jerry Douglas – Chrysler Hall – Norfolk – The Paper Airplane Tour 2012 combines her remarkable talent and a beautiful new album, making this a can’t miss show.
    • Rain Barrel Workshop – Norfolk Botanical Garden – Norfolk – Have fun making your own rain barrel in this hands-on workshop. Did you know that one inch of rain from a 1,000 square foot roof yields 623 gallons of water? Capture this valuable resource and learn more interesting facts about rainwater runoff and our watershed.  All Supplies Included. **
    • Norfolk Tides vs. Charlotte Knights – Harbor Park – Norfolk – The Tides have a 4 game home stand against the Charlotte Knights, should be a good early season test.
    • Tchaikovsky Finale featuring The Virginia Symphony – Chrysler Hall – Norfolk – It’s Tchaikovsky’s “other” piano concerto, and it boasts its own unique beauties. Savor this hidden jewel along with two other musical gems at the 11-12 season finale. ***

    If you should make it out to one of these great events, make sure to leave us a comment below and let us know how it was. As always, please feel free to share this article with friends.

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