What's going on in olde towne?

The String Cheese Incident and Yonder Mountain String Band will perform at the Portsmouth Pavilion on July 10 at 6 p.m.

Date: July 1, 2016 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

The String Cheese Incident is a band from Colorado that formed in 1993. The band’s music has elements of bluegrass sounds, as well as rock, electronica, calypso, country, funk, jazz, Latin, progressive rock, reggae, and occasional psychedelia. All members write original compositions and sing. The Yonder Mountain String Band (abbreviated YMSB and referred to by...

Portrait as Narrative Opening at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

Date: June 1, 2016 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Friday, June 3, 2016 5 pm to 8 pm Celebrate with local artists at the opening of a new exhibit, Portrait as Narrative including work by individuals who have contributed to the arts in this region. Visitors can meet and talk with the artists about their creations. Enjoy refreshments and a live performance by Lewis...

Concerts in the Courtyard featuring Lewis McGehee, 5 pm to 8 pm

Date: By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Friday, June 3, 2016  5 pm to 8 pm  Enjoy refreshments and a live performance by Lewis McGehee. Mr. McGehee launched his musical career playing guitar and singing with the likes of Ry Cooder, John Prine, The Talking Heads, and Bruce Hornsby. His performances have become an annual springtime courtyard concert event at the Portsmouth...

132nd Annual Memorial Day Parade

Date: May 27, 2016 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

May 30th, 2016 Along High Street starting at Effingham Street, Olde Towne Portsmouth, VA. Parade starts at 10:00 am A Portsmouth tradition since 1884. Annually, the Memorial Day Parade salutes the service and sacrifices of the men and women of the United States Armed Forces and celebrates Portsmouth’s proud military heritage.  This year’s parade will...

PORTSMOUTH SQUARE(D) Inaugural Installation of Olde Towne Cornerstones

Date: By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Portsmouth, VA – The Portsmouth Heritage Initiative will lay the inaugural stone in the Portsmouth Squared project on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 11:30AM.  The ceremony will be held at Golden Square – 200 High Street, at the intersection of High & Crawford Streets. Portsmouth, the first city in Hampton Roads, was well planned from...