Situated in the Eastern section of Virginia is the independent city of Hampton. The four seasons in Hampton Virginia are all mild, only averaging a high temperature in the mid 80s in the summer and only getting as cold as the mid 30s during the winter. Hampton Virginia is the location of the NASA Langley Research Center, Virginia Air and Space Center, Fort Monroe and Langley Air Force Base. There are a variety of interesting places to visit while in Hampton Virginia. On the very tip of the Virginia peninsula, is Old Point Comfort. Back in 1950, near Old Point Comfort the BB-63 named the USS Missouri ran aground during a training mission. Old Point Comfort is also the location where Northern Baptists and Southern Baptists started negotiating a comity agreement in 1909. Also located in Hampton Virginia is the Hampton Coliseum, otherwise known as the cosmic cupcake or the mothership. The coliseum opened in 1970 and is part of the World Wrestling Entertainment tour and is the venue for various concerts. The Bluebird Gap Farm in Hampton Virginia is not only a petting zoo but is also a public city park. Designed to depict life on a farm, the Bluebird Gap Farm has all types of farm animals as well as native wild animals from the Virginia area. Both antique and modern farm equipment are displayed at the farm. The farm is the home of the original Hampton train station. Hampton Virginia is a fun place to take a vacation. It's a somewhat small city, but holds unique sites to see.
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An Evening With Molly Ringwald
Long before she was known as the Golden Globe-nominated actress for generation-defining performances in The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, and Sixteen Candles, Molly Ringwald was performing with her jazz pianist father and his band. From that day on she never looked ba
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