Reasons to Leave Your House: Outdoor Live Music Everywhere Edition

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Thursday through Sunday: Fill your need for a little dark humor at “Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play” by Anne Washburn at the Generic Theater.

6-8:30pm: hear Jesse Chong in Portsmouth during Sunset Thursday at Portside.

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6-9pm: Enjoy music by Gabe Niles, a beer tasting from O’Connor Brewing Company, light hors d’oeuvres, and happy hour specials at Work Release during the Hamilton Perkins 2015 Presentation.

Mark the Date: Chelsea West Fest

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Chelsea West Fest to Feature the Best of Everything Local: Music, crafts, food, beer and fun for the family on October 3.

No Joke: 10 Ways Improv Will Improve Your Life

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Plenty of articles will tell you all about improv and how it will help you make friends, “yes, and!” your way into a happier life, and build the confidence necessary to appear normal in social settings. These are true, but from an improviser’s perspective, it has a lot more to offer than the social skills your homeschooling never gave you.

Reasons to Leave Your House: Celebrating the Magic of Craft Beer Month Before it’s Gone Edition

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6-9pm: Say goodbye to summer in style at Cure Coffeehouse and Brasserie during the Bold Rock pint night and Folk Jam. You’ll get to drink some cider and enjoy some tunes.

6-10pm: Grab a blanket or chair and enjoy Hey! Hey! Hooligan at Thursdays by the Lake at the Mariners’ Museum & Park.

6-8pm: Need to prep for the upcoming Fall parties? Take a Centerpiece Class at The Bonbonnier.

Reasons to Leave Your House: Tattoos and Pow-wows Edition

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Actually beginning on Wednesday, the Franklin Southampton County Fair continues through Saturday. Entertainment includes The Chase, JoDee Messina and RaeLynn.

5pm: Head to a patio part with Old Bust Head Brewery at Home Republic in Virginia Beach.

6pm: It's Thursday Night Live at Work Release. Happy hour is 6-9 and then MIMSY & Lonely Horse rock you out at 9.

6:30pm: Sunset Thursday presents Vinnie Knight & The Blues Riders in Portsmouth.

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Reasons to Leave Your House: Mid Summer Fantasy Edition

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5:30-9pm: Don’t miss the final Sunset on the River at the Hermitage Museum and Gardens with Major and the Monbacks!

6pm: Join the adventure with the Virginia Aquarium Family Great Adventure Series on the beach. After the family fun, stay to watch Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets at 8:30pm.

6pm: Waffletina @ The Birch's 43 Hours of B. United International! Some of the bestest things, together.

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6-9pm: If you want to catch some music by water and you find yourself on the Peninsula, head to The Mariners’ Museum & Park for Thursdays by the Lake featuring Snack Bar Jones.