HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Several organizations throughout Hampton will be holding events that honor the legacy of women and their impact on the local area during Women’s History Month.

  • American Welding Society Tidewater Section (District 4)
    “Celebrating Women in Welding Related Careers”
    Thursday, March 9, 5:30 p.m. -7 p.m.
    Harbour Centre of Hampton University
    2 Eaton Street
    RSVP required
    The American Welding Society Tidewater Section will hold their monthly meeting on March 9. The theme will be “Celebrating Women in Welding-Related Careers.” Pierrette Swan will be moderating a panel of women with varying roles in the welding industry. This meeting is open to all. If you plan to attend please call 757-728-9353.
  • Margaret Cho: Live and Livid!
    Saturday, March 11, 8 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
    American Theatre
    125 East Mellen Street
    As a trailblazing comedian, actress, musician and activist, Margaret Cho has five Grammy Award nominations and one Emmy nod for her groundbreaking work on 30 Rock. Rolling Stone magazine named Margaret one of the 50 Best Stand-Up Comics calling her “the sort of funny, sex-positive feminist and LGBTQ activist younger comics continue to look up to.”
  • Painting With A Twist
    Walk it Out Wednesday: Blinged Out Girl’s Night
    Wednesday, March 15, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
    1230 Merchant Lane
    $37-$47, 18 and up
    Enjoy Women’s History Month with friends at Painting with a Twist’s ‘Walk it Out Wednesday: Blinged Out Girls Night.’ Paint, relax and rejuvenate as you paint a ladies-themed canvas. Guests will also be able to sip some Non-alcoholic Stella Rosa Wine or N/A Beer while creating some lasting Memories. No painting experience is needed! Don’t forget to wear your bling.
  • 1865 Brewing Co.
    Spring Market: A Celebration of Women
    Sunday, March 19, 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
    Free to the public
    Come celebrate Women’s History Month with 1865 Brewing Co. where you can scope out and support more than 20 woman-owned businesses. 1865 Brewing Co. will also be releasing a specially-crafted beer that pays tribute to Hampton’s “Hidden Figures” who had a significant influence on NASA research during the U.S. Space Race. As Hampton Roads’ first black-owned brewery, 1865 Brewing Co. is passionate about empowering people of color, as well as all women who are breaking the barriers in the business industry.