Tag Archives: Portsmouth_Virginia

  • Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum exterior

    First Saturdays at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum

    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.

  • Bakery images with Portsmouth Sweet Branding

    Portsmouth’s Must Try Dessert Scene

    “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 experiment.” ~ Martha Stewart   Must Try Desserts in Portsmouth, …

  • Portsmouth Pug in a Leprechaun hat event announcement

    Celebrate St. Paddy’s in Portsmouth

    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.

  • Exterior of the Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum

    The Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum – Black History Year Round

    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.

  • Re-enactors dancing

    A Post Such As Portsmouth – 1781

    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 Royal Navy. The event takes place March 28-29, 2020 at …

  • Beach Music Weekend with dates and fireworks

    Portsmouth Virginia’s Beach Music Weekend July 4th 2020

    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.

  • Black History Month Portsmouth logo

    13 Things to Do in Portsmouth During Black History Month

    A Brief History The roots of Black History Month can be traced all the way back to 1915, 50 years after the 13th amendment was passed. Two gentleman scholars, Carter Woodson and Jesse Moreland, founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. The Association was dedicated to researching and promoting the accomplishments …

  • Naval Shipyard Mural by Sam W

    Portsmouth Featured in Roulez Magazine

    Roulez Magazine is a virtual publication celebrating “the bounty of everyday life within widely diverse regions of the United States and other geographies.”  Kimberly Toms researched and wrote an in depth article about Portsmouth, Virginia, focusing on the history and culture of this old seaport town located in Coastal Virginia.  Nicholas Crawford provided some splendid …