Baby it’s cold outside, then it’s warm, then it’s colder. Luckily, Town Center of Virginia Beach is a toasty haven that keeps you warm and entertained whenever the weather outside is frightful. So tug off those gloves, unzip your parka, and checkout these comfy, cozy Town Center retailers.
Muse Paintbar
Paint & Sip
757-828-2800
Muse Paintbar combines painting with wine sipping to create a warm, creative experience seven days a week. The combo bar/atelier lets you paint along with instructors or create your own masterpiece. Need a little liquid inspiration? Muse has a great wine list to help unleash your inner van Gogh. Come alone, bring the kids, or book a birthday, bachelorette or holiday party. Click here for a calendar of upcoming Muse events.
Funny Bone Comedy Club and Restaurant
757-213-5555
Want a good laugh? Funny Bone is a premier comedy venue that hosts national headliners, as well as up and coming comedy talent. Laughing burns calories, so Funny Bone offers a full dinner menu to fortify you before, during, and after shows. Upcoming events include performances from Loni Love, Julie Scoggins, and Steve-0. Want to enjoy two shows for the price on one? Make plans to come out to see the VB’s Clash of Comics. Part one has local comics competing for your laughs and you help decide who could be the next “big thing, with part two featuring National touring comedians showcasing their comedic talents. Click here for the Funny Bone calendar of events.
Keagan’s Irish Pub and Restaurant
757-961-4432
Nothing fights the cold like Keagan’s stick-to-your-ribs cottage pie, or the pub’s Tour of Ireland’s Whiskies flight, which includes Teeling Small Batch, Irishman Single Malt, and The Quiet Man Traditional for just $15. Keagan’s, which also has daily happy hours and entertainment, was part of the Town Center’s original cast of restaurants. It loves being a local pub where regulars down a pint and chat with buds at the bar, restored from original Irish wooden furn
ishings. Want to dine or drink with your personal posse? Book the enclosed Rustic Room that resembles an old Irish cottage and accommodates 50-60 guests; or reserve the Craft Beer Room that holds up to 35 guests and features multiple TVs for watching soccer, basketball or rugby games all at once. Keagan’s also has a Cigar Parlor where you can buy and enjoy a good cigar while you savor a glass of whiskey.
Paper Source
757-456-2000
Remember snow days as a kid, where Mom would pull out arts and craft supplies to keep you occupied and entertained, because you just couldn’t build another snow man or walk up another hill to sled down? All that fun you had crafting as a kid can still be enjoyed now that you are an adult. Just make plans to visit Paper Source. More than just your go-to spot for greeting cards, stationary, and gift wrap, Paper Source is offering an extensive lineup of craft workshops, as it is their mission to inspire you to “Do Something Creative Every Day”. Most workshops are geared to adults, such as the Valentine Card Making Craft Social (January 30), but they will be offering select activities for children as well this winter. Kids workshops include the Kids Handmade Valentines (February 2). And even though it might feel like summer is a lifetime away, registration is now open for the Paper Source Kids Art Camps. Click here for their workshops.