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2015 Olde Towne Scottish Walk. Happy Hogmanay!

Each New Year’s Eve, people from all around eastern Virginia, come to Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia for the annual Scottish Walk. Modeled after Scotland’s Hogmanay Festival, a day when townspeople honor their community and merchants and offer blessings for prosperity in the coming year. The procession includes locals, family, friends and visitors led by pipe-and-drum bands. The participants gather...

Olde Towne Portsmouth Merchants Holiday Open House

Please join these Olde Towne Portsmouth merchants for a special pre-holiday event featuring products and gifts for the home, garden as well as men’s and ladies apparel and accessories. Shop our unique stores and boutiques for that special person on your Christmas list and for year-round giving too! Friday, November 20, 2015 from 5 pm til 8:30 pm. Some...

Chris Milam Performs at the Coffee Shoppe

Chris Milam performs his original music this Friday, October 16 with Jonah Grinkewitz at the Coffee Shoppe located at 300 High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth. Performances begin at 5:30 through 8:00 pm. For more information, call 757-391-9191 or visit their website at...

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

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 art show, food and...

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

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 II German navy. At...

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

Olde Towne Portsmouth’s Commodore Theatre was recently selected as one of 10 movie theaters with seriously awesome food by MSN.com! 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 of the “10 greatest...

Visit the New Commodore James Barron Mural

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 historic Olde Towne district....
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