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First Saturday’s of each month March-November, 2020, guests may enter the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum for free and enjoy the exhibits, displays, and special programming. March 7 features the Ironclads.
"Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the 'Titanic' who waved off the dessert cart." ~ Erma Bombeck "Sometimes a girl's gotta have some chocolate!" ~ Carrie Underwood "I love dessert. I can't be guilty about it because I have to taste everything. I...
As an official Coast Guard City, Portsmouth is proud to showcase the early days of Coast Guard service. The Lightship Portsmouth Museum contains artifacts and exhibits detailing what life was like on board for those men (no women at the time) who served to protect our shores.
Portsmouth Virginia has a variety of St. Patrick Celebrations to enjoy. Don’t miss the 2nd annual St. Paddy’s Day Street Festival on Saturday, March 14th or the St. Patrick’s Day Olde Towne Pub Crawl on Tuesday, March 17th.
The Children’s Museum of Virginia Celebrates Huge Milestone – It’s turning 40! Museum Plans Special Events and Activities through End of the Year Who remembers when Andalo, the Children’s Museum of Virginia’s mascot, opened the doors of imagination to the...
Portsmouth hosts Virginia Garden Week Home and Garden Tour in Olde Towne Portsmouth on April 18th. Five homes and the Hill House Museum are on the tour. Details within the article. Tickets on sale now.
Find out how baseball led the way in local desegregation within Hampton Roads. Portsmouth and Hampton led the charge at their local stadiums and after a lengthy boycott, Norfolk did the same. Learn more at the Portsmouth Colored Community Library where Black History is commemorated year-round.
March 28 and 29 Re-Enactment - A Post Such As Portsmouth - British Operations in Hampton Roads, 1781 - is a 2-day re-enactment designed to inform and entertain the public. It features a variety of civilian impressions, military impressions, as well as members of the...
Valentine's Day Weekend Celebration Since Valentine's Day falls on a Friday this year, why not make it a weekend celebration. It's a great time to get away from home for a night or two and enjoy this historic old seaport. Our local merchants have sweetened the deal...
Portsmouth celebrates Independence with a Beach Music Weekend and Fireworks display. The music starts on Thursday evening and continues through Saturday night. The fireworks display takes place Saturday at 9:30 p.m. Ideal for beach music enthusiast, shag dancers, and anyone looking for a festive, laidback 4th of July. Read the complete article for all the details.