Portsmouth Paddle Battle
September 11th marks the inaugural Paddle Battle, a race for kayakers and paddle boarders on the Elizabeth River. Heats for all ages and skill levels begin at 9:30 a.m. at High Street Landing. Spectators line the Seawall to watch the race while enjoying living history, family activities, food, beverages, and live music all day, including a performance by local favorite, Soul Intent. The event supports Friends of the Naval Shipyard Museum.
Family friendly entertainment for 40 years and counting!
Olde Towne Ghost Walk
The Olde Towne Ghost Walk is a 40-year-old walking tour based on the Jack-the-Ripper Walks in London, where you will learn about the haunting history of Olde Towne. Stretching over 20 blocks, you will encounter reenactors along the way, who dare to tell the ghostly tales of a time long since passed.
Visit the Children’s Museum of Virginia to enjoy reimagined holiday exhibits, such as the Eye Spy scavenger hunt, Sock Skating, and a visit with Santa in the “Santa Hut.” Walk over to the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center to enjoy the nostalgic Coleman Collection re-envisioned.
Looking for something to do after work or this weekend? See what’s happening around
Portsmouth this week!