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Juneteenth Virginia Presents “12 Days of Nat Turner”

Juneteenth Virginia Presents “12 Days of Nat Turner”

12 Days of Turner: Reframing History in the 21st Century October 31– November 11 Hosted by JuneteenthVA in Tidewater-Hampton Roads, Virginia – the location of both the first enslavement and first freeing of African men and women on American soil Starting on the 189th...

Portsmouth Theater Academy Announces 20-21 Show Schedule

Portsmouth Theater Academy Announces 20-21 Show Schedule

Summers in Suffolk - 6 Plays in One The Portsmouth Theater Academy, Portsmouth's newest performance group, will produce all six plays in local playwright, Sheri Bailey's Summers in Suffolk.  Shows begin in October and continue monthly through March.  The Academy took...

Small Town Waterfront Getaway in Portsmouth, VA

Small Town Waterfront Getaway in Portsmouth, VA

As the state slowly begins to open its doors again, Portsmouth is taking care and caution to safely welcome visitors back for much-needed getaway time. Only a short drive away for the majority of Virginians, Portsmouth is the perfect small town to explore, without the...

Outdoor Dining in Portsmouth Virginia

Outdoor Dining in Portsmouth Virginia

Enjoy Outdoor Dining in Portsmouth, Virginia Discover a variety of locally-owned bars and restaurants with outdoor dining throughout Portsmouth, Virginia.  From waterfront decks with spectacular river views to secluded garden patios and sidewalk cafés, find it in...

Commodore Richard Dale Monument

Commodore Richard Dale Monument

The Commodore Richard Dale Monument in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia The Commodore Richard Dale Monument in Olde Towne Portsmouth is both art and history.  Monuments often combine fine art with the history and people they commemorate. They also reflect the moments...

The Fresnel Lens on the Portsmouth Seawall

The Fresnel Lens on the Portsmouth Seawall

The Hog Island Fresnel Lighthouse Lens on the Portsmouth Seawall The Fresnel Lighthouse Lens on the Portsmouth Seawall is the only lens of its kind not housed in a museum setting.  When you take a stroll on the Portsmouth Seawall, observe the Hog Island Lighthouse...