Coastal Connections is 13News Now's community events program, connecting viewers with entertaining and informative local affairs.
Find out what's happening across Hampton Roads and decide what to do, from family fun to health activities to public service. With so many local events to choose from, Coastal Connections provides a taste of what our area has to offer.
The program serves users across multiple platforms, including on air, on your mobile device, on the 13News Now website, and on social media.
Coastal Connections airs on 13News Now one Sunday each month at noon. You can also watch the latest episode online:
Do you know of a community or non-profit organization that would like to discuss their upcoming event? Email Elizabeth Fimian at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
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- Name of organization and brief description
- Event title, location, date and time
- Event web link/contact information
- Brief description of event
PHOTOS: Guests on Coastal Connections
PHOTOS: Guests on Coastal Connections
Jeff Bruzzesi, President & Owner of Closet Factory, talks about the Mid-Atlantic Home and Outdoor Show.
Scott Jackson, Producer/Director of Virginia International Tattoo, talks about the Virginia Arts Festival during our March 26, 2017 show.
Hannah Billings, Marketing and Communications Coordinator for The Up Center, talks about "Step Up for The Up Center" during our March 26, 2017 show.
Paula Beckett and Shannon Gibson talk about the Celebrity Cook-Off.
Kathryn Peterson-Lambert & Ryan Downey talk about the International Children's Festival.
Val Empson & Glenn Waldschlager talk about the Sonrise Music Festival.
Ken Armstrong, Senior VP of Cardiac & Transplant Services at Sentara Healhcare (and 2018 HR Heart Walk Chair), and Charles Southall, heart attack survivor & Chief Engineer at Newport News Shipbuilding, talk about AHA Heart Walks.
Stacey Velines, Vice President of Development of The King's Daughters Board of Directors, and Julie Beck, Treasurer of The King's Daughters Board of Directors, talk about the Downtown Circle of The King's Daughters 17th Annual Oyster Roast.
Glenn Sutch talks about Waterside District.
Brian Swets and Davy Smith talk about Build One Portsmouth.
Kim Wimbish, Founder of KMK Productions, and heart disease survivor Taylor Henderson talk about the Heartbeat Gala.
Reynaldo Ramirez and Maurita Howell talk about Soundscapes.
Beth Bilderback, PR Specialist at Nauticus, and puppeteer EC Hanna talk about Dickens' Christmas Towne.
Roxie Hoven, Norfolk CASA Executive Director, and Amy Twisdale, Norfolk CASA Volunteer Coordinator, talk about CASA.
Jim Wofford, General Manager of MacArthur Center, talks about MacArthur Center holiday events.
Dr. Elias Siraj with the EVMS Strelitz Diabetes Center talks about Diabetes Awareness Month.
Major James Allison with The Salvation Army talks about the Angel Tree program.
J&A Race Directors, Jerry and Amy Frostick, talk about The Wicked 10K.
Angel Livas, President of DC Media Connection, talks about the Small, Women and Minority Business Conference.
Debra Freeman, Communications and Marketing Director for the Downtown Hampton Development Partnership, and Ryan Downey, HCVB Director of Media and Communications, talk about Downtown Hampton's New Year's Eve Block Party.
Dr. Jill D. Partlow, DVM visits with Mattie the well behaved Corgie to discuss pet holiday hazard prevention.
Dr. Thomas Lundquist, Chief Medical Officer of Optima Health, talks about the American Heart Association's 2017 Hampton Roads Heart Ball.
Justin Hampton, Benefits Program Specialist for Virginia Beach Human Services, Kodi Fleming, Exec. Director of Communities in Schools of Hampton Roads, and Winfield Edwards talk about the CROP Foundation (Community Resource Opportunity Foundation).
Jeanne Evans-Cox, Executive Director of the Central Business District Association, and Tony Nero, Chairman of the Last Night on The Town committee, talk about Last Night on The Town (the New Year's Eve event at Town Center in Virginia Beach).