What's going on in olde towne?

Portsmouth Museums Participate in Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live, September 26, 2015

Date: April 21, 2017 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, the Children’s Museum of Virginia and the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum  are offering free admission, THIS Saturday, September 26, 2015 in conjunction with the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live. Visit the post below to print your free ticket good for up to two visitors at each...

45th Annual Seawall Art Show August 22nd & 23rd

Date: April 21, 2017 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Sat – 10 AM – 6 PM | Sun – 10 AM – 5 PM  This juried fine arts and fine crafts show on Portsmouth’s waterfront in Historic Olde Towne features the works of nearly 100 talented artists working in oil paintings, wood-carving, hand woven clothing, art glass, fine jewelry, pottery and more. Includes a student...

Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Visits Olde Towne Portsmouth, VA

Date: April 21, 2017 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

August 19 thru 21, 2015 USCG Eagle, also known as “America’s Tall Ship” is the largest tall ship flying the Stars and Stripes and the only square-rigger in U.S. government service. The ship was built in 1936 in Germany, and commissioned as Horst Wessel, one of three sail training ships operated by the pre-World War...

Commodore Theatre Chosen as One of 10 Movie Theaters Nationwide With Seriously Awesome Food

Date: April 21, 2017 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Olde Towne Portsmouth's Commodore Theatre was recently selected as one of 10 movie theaters with seriously awesome food by! We concur, and as one of the Commodore's most frequently visited fans, I can say without a doubt that the movie experience is equally as awesome as the food. The Commodore Theatre was also recently named one...

Visit the New Commodore James Barron Mural

Date: April 21, 2017 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

A new mural depicting Commodore James Barron was recently commissioned by The Supporters of Portsmouth Public Art. The mural presents Commodore Barron in the foreground with the ships HMS Leopard and American frigate USS Chesapeake behind was created by Chesapeake, Virginia artist Sam Welty, who has also created a number of other exceptional murals throughout the...