🌊Today in NFK: Grilled Out, Kayaks, and Events

Midweek in the City

Welcome back to Wednesday NFK. Here’s what we’re watching today:

🌭 Get Ready to Sizzle at GRILLED OUT

☀️ Sunset Kayak Cruises

📆 Next Three Days of Events

🌭 Get Ready to Sizzle at GRILLED OUT: A Summer Feast for the Ears and Palate

Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 15, 2024, because LAVA Presents is set to fire up the grill and the stage for GRILLED OUT, a unique fusion of live music, delectable food, and community spirit. Taking over the outdoor haven of Toast and Perro Blanco, this all-ages festival promises a sizzling summer soirée that will tantalize all senses.

A Musical Melting Pot
From the electrifying energy of Illiterate Light, a Virginia-born (Harrisonburg) alt-rock duo renowned for their dynamic live performances, to the

Sunset Kayak Cruises on the Elizabeth River with Norfolk Kayak Rentals 🌞🛶

Imagine this: golden hour vibes, the Lafayette River neighborhoods glowing like a postcard, and you, gliding peacefully on the water with your crew. Sounds like a dream, right? Well, Norfolk Kayak Rentals is making it a reality.

They've got all the gear you need, to paddle out and catch the sights. Grab your bestie, your boo, or your whole squad, and get ready for an unforgettable adventure. You can even paddle solo if you're feeling those independent vibes.

📆 Next Three Days of Events

WEDNESDAY:
Klassic Doughnut Wednesday at Cova Brewing Company. 7:00 AM. Rip it.
Pre-Collegiate Summer Dance Intensive at Diehn Center for the Performing Arts. 9:00 AM. Rip it.
Surgical Assistant Hiring Event at Sentara Norfolk General. 9:00 am. Rip it.
Companion Planting at Norfolk Botanical Garden. 9:30 AM. Rip it.
Jr. Garden Artists: Flower Art at Norfolk Botanical Garden. 10:00 AM. Rip it.
Free Solar Workshop for Businesses at Ryan Resilience Lab. 10:30 AM. Rip it.
Senior's Steelpan Class at MacArthur Center. 11:00 AM. Rip it.
Summer Market at Afterglow Brewing. 3:00 pm. Rip it.
Ghent Business Association Happy Hour at 80/20 Burger Bar. 4:30 pm. Rip it. 
Wednesday Wordsmiths! at The Muse Writers Center. 5:00 PM. Rip it.
Shut Up & Write Drop-in Session at The Muse Writers Center. 5:30 PM. Rip it.
Mosaic Academy Norfolk at MacArthur Center. 6:00 PM. Rip it.
Fireside Jams at Elation Brewing. 6:00 PM. Rip it.
Stretch & Ride at Slow & Steady Bikes and Goods. 6:00 PM. Rip it.
Wednesday Night Trivia at Smartmouth. 6:00 PM. Rip it.
Love to Read Book Club at The Slover. 6:00 PM. Rip it.
Norfolk Run Club Wednesday Meetup at Benchtop Brewing. 6:20 PM. Rip it.
Wednesday Night Music Bingo  at Sanctuary Lamberts Point . 6:30 PM. Rip it.
D&D Game Night at  Atlantis Games & Comics. 6:30 PM. Rip it.
Wednesday Night Yu-Gi-Oh! at  Atlantis Games & Comics. 6:30 PM. Rip it.
Norfolk Tides vs. Memphis Redbirds at Harbor Park. 6:35 PM. Rip it.
The Sun: Our Living Star at Michael and Kimthanh Lê Planetarium. 7:00 PM. Rip it.
Wednesday Night Trivia at MJ's Tavern. 7:00 PM. Rip it.
Wednesday Night Trivia at Torch Bistro. 7:00 PM. Rip it.
Wednesday Night Trivia at Stockpot Norfolk. 7:00 PM. Rip it.
Kevin Brinson performs live at Grain. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Myofascial Release at Gud Yoga. 7:00 pm. Rip it.
Sky's The Limit Yoga Co Yoga at  Eleanor's Norfolk. 7:15 PM. Rip it.
Chris Johnson performs live at Colley Cantina. 9:00 pm. Rip it.
Wicked Wednesdays: Pride Edition at MJ's Tavern. 9:00 PM. Rip it.

THURSDAY:
Pre-Collegiate Summer Dance Intensive at Diehn Center for the Performing Arts. 9:00 AM. Rip it.
Tots on the Trails at Bay Oaks Park. 10:00 AM. Rip it.
COVA’s Pride Night at Cova Brewing Company. 3:00 PM. Rip it.
Red Stapler Duo at Sunsets on the River 2024 at Hermitage Museum & Gardens. 5:30 PM. Rip it.
Eco-Friendly Sunset Plant Based Cruise at Electrified Marina. 5:30 pm. Rip it. 
Open Mic Night at Cova Brewing Company. 6:00 PM. Rip it.
Thrilling Thursday Evening Ride at East Coast Bicycles. 6:00 PM. Rip it.
Group Run / Walk at Ocean View Run Club. 6:00 PM. Rip it.
Maritime Climate Wine Regions at Vino Culture. 6:00 pm. Rip it.
Chris Johnson performs live at OV Fishing Pier. 6:00 pm. Rip it. 
Active Adults Steelpan Class at MacArthur Center. 6:30 PM. Rip it.
Crazy DJ Music Bingo at Smartmouth. 6:30 pm. Rip it. 
Thursday Night Trivia at Elation Brewing. 6:30 PM. Rip it.
Cirque Du Soleil Corteo at Scope Arena. 7:00 PM. Rip it.
Attack of the Rookies at Push Comedy Theater. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Dan Rosnato performs live at Grain. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Thursday Night Trivia at Hank's Filling Station. 7:00 PM. Rip it.
Thursday Night Trivia at Baxter's. 7:00 PM. Rip it.
Thursday Night Trivia at Bold Mariner Brewing. 7:00 PM. Rip it.
Pottery Studio: Intro to the Wheel at 757 Makerspace. 7:00 pm. Rip it.
Conor Malone Plays at Grace O'Malley's Irish Pub & Restaurant. 7:30 pm. Rip it
Chris Thile - World Premiere: Narrative Song Cycle/Mandolin Concerto at Chrysler Hall. 7:30 PM. Rip it.
Craig Ferguson performs live at The Norva . 8:00 PM. Rip it.
Garden Stars at Norfolk Botanical Garden. 8:30 PM. Rip it.
Performers Playground Stage Workshop at The Venue on 35th . 9:00 PM. Rip it.
Triple Threat Thursdays Drag Show at 37th & Zen. 9:30 PM. Rip it.

FRIDAY:
Norfolk Run Club Friday Meetup at Yorgo's Bageldashery. 6:00 am. Rip it
Sunrise Yoga + Coffee On The River at Pagoda & Oriental Garden. 6:30 am. Rip it
Human Services VIEW Program Career Fair at Pretlow Library. 10:00 am. Rip it
Juneteenth at The Slover. 12:00 pm. Rip it
Fam Jam Music Event, Presented By Navy Federal Credit Union at Town Point Park. 5:00 pm. Rip it
Friday Night Live at Cova Brewing Company. 6:00 pm. Rip it
Learn To Sail Course at Nauticus. 6:00 pm. Rip it
Friday Night Magic: Commander at  Atlantis Games & Comics. 6:00 pm. Rip it
Dan Pellegrino performs live at Elation Brewing. 6:30 pm. Rip it
Norfolk Tides vs. Memphis Redbirds at Harbor Park. 6:35 pm. Rip it
Carlton Baker performs live at Brothers . 7:00 pm. Rip it
Family Twilight Trek at Norfolk Botanical Garden. 7:00 pm. Rip it
The Muse Neighborhood Jam at The Muse Writers Center. 7:00 pm. Rip it
Cirque Du Soleil Corteo at Scope Arena. 7:00 pm. Rip it
Never Ending Story 40th Anniversary at Naro Cinema. 7:00 pm. Rip it.
Chandler with Billy Marchiafava, Kyere, Tyler, Donavan, & DJ TuffLuck at Vessel Craft Coffee. 7:00 pm. Rip it
Friday Night Magic: Draft at Atlantis Games & Comics. 7:30 pm. Rip it
Church Street Jaz Series presents Jonathan Butler at Harrison Opera House. 7:30 pm. Rip it
Trap Karaoke: Norfolk at The Norva. 7:30 pm. Rip it
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder at Little Theatre of Norfolk. 8:00 pm. Rip it
Miller Lite Hot Country Nights: Mark Taylor at Waterside District. 8:00 pm. Rip it
How The West Was Improvised: The Made Up Western at Push Comedy Theater. 8:00 pm. Rip it
Conor Malone Plays at Grace O'Malley's Irish Pub & Restaurant. 8:30 pm. Rip it
Jam Daddy’s performs live at Grain. 9:00 pm. Rip it.
Cultivated Mind performs live at Chicho’s Backstage. 9:00 pm. Rip it.
Flashback Friday: The Princess Bride at Naro Cinema. 9:15 pm. Rip it
Tales from the Campfire at Push Comedy Theater. 10:00 pm. Rip it.

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