Olde Towne Holiday Open House, Crafters’ Market, and Tree Lighting November 18!
High Street Corridor • 757 405-3500
Come down to Olde Towne Portsmouth on Friday, November 18 and enjoy a hometown holiday tree lighting complete with decorations, music from the Southside Community Band and Olde Towne Arts & Music students, the Snow Queen, Father Christmas, the Grinch & Cindy Lou Who, and even a little snow! Additionally, the Olde Towne shops will be open late and 20 crafters & authors will be selling their wares. There will also be a free Tidewater Winds Quartet concert, strolling colonial carolers, hot cider, prize drawings, and shuttle rides. You can be sure to get in the holiday spirit right here in Olde Towne!
High Street Corridor 4 – 8 pm
Olde Towne Merchants’ Holiday Open House
Monumental United Methodist Church
Coleman Collection Nativity Scene and hot apple cider
Middle Street Mall 4 – 7 pm
Crafters Market with 20 crafters and local authors
Southside Community Band 5 – 6 pm
Please bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots
Holiday Tree Lighting Program 6:15 – 6:45 The Snow Queen, Father Christmas, the Colonial Carolers, and even a little snow!
Strolling Entertainment 4:30 – 7:30
Father Christmas, Rabbi Atschul, and Babu will be strolling the streets celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. The Colonial Carolers and the Colonial Kids will carol through the business district singing songs of the season and spreading holiday cheer!
A strolling violin player will share holiday favorites.
Free rides on the Olde Towne Shuttle so you don’t miss any of the fun!
Trinity Episcopal Church
Tidewater Winds Woodwind Quartet Free Concert 7:30 pm
Children’s Museum Gift Shop
Peace of Nature
Portsmouth Welcome Center
Little Shoppes on High
Sole Right Men’s Fine Footwear
Olde Towne Arts & Music
Bier Garden Gift Shop
Way Back Yonder Antiques
Studio CK Salon
The Book Club
Anderson-Wright Rooms & Gardens