HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - On Sunday, thousands of runners will race to the Virginia BeachOceanfront for this year's Rock 'n Roll HalfMarathon. Twenty bands and 17 cheerleading squads will line the13 mile route to keep the runners moving. And the race is just oneof the highlights this Labor Day weekend.
The 16thannual American Music Festival will also be rocking theOceanfront.
Then, the music continues in the Mermaid city! The Afr'AmFestival returns to Norfolk's Town Point Park. TheAfrican-American cultural celebration hosts more than 300-thousandpeople each year.
Afr'Am Fest kicks off Friday and runs through Sunday. Admissionis $10.
There will also be a FridayArt Walk at Virginia Beach's Town Center where over 30 localartists will display their work. You may find additionalentertainment at the Fountain Plaza and Sadler Center Plaza. Theevent is free and open to the public.
You may also want to check out the BigBands on the Bay Finale on Sunday at the Ocean View BeachPark.
And last but not least, Monday is the very last day to ride the Big BadWolf roller coaster at Busch Gardens. You may want to get therefor one last thrill, on the Big Bad Wolf anyway. There's tons ofother fun stuff to do at Busch Gardens.
So, if you still don't know what you're going to do this LaborDay weekend check out WAVY.com's Community Calendar. Maybe somethingelse will peek your interest.
State officials say construction on a new Bonner Bridge has been delayed for years because of a legal battle with an environmental group.
Michelle Price with Newport News Public Schools told WAVY.com at least three city school buses ran substantially late Wednesday afternoon, delivering children home several hours after dismissal.
Plans to enhance a popular park in Smithfield are on hold. Some people say City Council is trying to commercialize a natural and historic treasure, and leave them out of the loop.