Newport Newsworthy

Anyone who knows anything about Newport News knows that our city was the birthplace of famous women like Ella Fitzgerald, also known as “The First Lady of Song,” and the Tony Award-winning Pearl Baile...

March 5th Battle of Hampton Roads Series: Spirits on USS Monitor The Mariners’ Museum and Park -March 5; 12 p.m. Free virtual lecture presented by John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USSMonito...

February 27th Waterways of Africa: The Nile | Celebrating Black History Month The Mariners’ Museum and Park -February 27; 1 p.m. Join Erika Cosme and Wisteria Perry from The Mariners’ Museum’s Interpr...

February 18th Africa’s Kingdoms and Maritime Cultures: Carthage The Mariners’ Museum and Park -February 18; 1:00 PM Journey online with The Mariners’ Museum and Erika Cosme, content and interpretation...

February 11th Picture Perfect Valentines City Center at Oyster Point -February 8 - 14; 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Take a “Picture Perfect” Valentine’s Day photo at City Center at Oyster Point, February 8 – 14...

From a livestream festival and virtual lectures to a private planetarium show, Newport News has a number of ways to celebrate the African-American experience to commemorate Black History Month. Here a...

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