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August 13, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018 - September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018 - October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

August 14, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018 - September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018 - October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

August 15, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018 - September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018 - October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

  • Zelma G. Rivin Wonderful Wednesdays Music Series

    August 15, 2018  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Jewish Museum & Cultural Center, 607 Effingham St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Wren Masters is a Baroque Quartet playing period instruments: Ruth van Baak Griffioen, recorder, Sarah Glosson, baroque cello & viola da gamba, Thomas Marshall, harpsichord, Susan Via baroque violin Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

August 16, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018 - September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018 - October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

  • Sunset Thursdays: Slapnation

    August 16, 2018  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    High Street Landing, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    This is a free concert series of summer shows. All performances will take place on Thursday evening at 6:30 pm. Come relax and enjoy great music, food and beverages, while watching the stunning sunset overlooking the Elizabeth River. There will be no rain dates, if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather, it will not be rescheduled. For more information please call 393-5111.

August 17, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018 - September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018 - October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

  • 96x Presents The Revivalists & Trampled By Turtles

    August 17, 2018  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Union Bank & Trust Pavilion

    The Revivalists and Trampled By Turtles are performing at Union Bank & Trust Pavilion on Friday, Aug. 17. The show starts at 8 p.m., and doors open at 7 p.m.

    The Revivalists formed in New Orleans in 2007. The 7-piece band consists of Ed Williams (pedal steel guitar, guitar), David Shaw (lead vocals), Zack Feinberg (guitar), Rob Ingraham (saxophone), George Gekas (bass guitar), Andrew Campanelli (drums, percussion), and Michael Girardot (keyboards, trumpet). The group's sound has been described as "a Crescent City-rhythm spin on jam-band jubilee." Rolling Stone magazine heralded them as one of "10 Bands You Need to Know." The song "Wish I Knew You" reached No. 1 on the Adult Alternative Songs chart, and the song reached No. 1 on the Alternative Songs chart.

    The Revivalists have sold-out headlining tours in 2015, 2016, and 2017, and performed sets at such marquee festivals as Bonnaroo, Governor’s Ball, Outside Lands, and Austin City Limits. Last year they were invited to perform on the main stage at New Orleans’ Jazz Fest (after six years playing the second stage) for 40,000 people. They also headlined New York City’s Central Park’s SummerStage and sold out internationally in Toronto.

    Trampled By Turtles is Duluth, Minnesota and cites its inspiration from a diverse range of talent: Townes Van Zandt, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, The Rolling Stones, Nirvana, and Ralph Stanley. Three of the band’s eight albums reached US Billboard chart No. 1 spots. “Palomino” maintained a position in the Top 10 on the bluegrass charts for 52 straight weeks. TBT have played internationally and at many popular music festivals in the U.S., The band has played live in every state except Hawaii

    Tickets are on sale at the Union Bank & Trust Pavilion Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations, charge by phone at 800.745.3000 or purchase online at ticketmaster.com.

August 18, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018 - September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018 - October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

  • Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market

    August 18, 2018  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Corner of Court & High Streets, Portsmouth

    The Farmer’s Market returns with seasonal fruits, vegetables, baked goods, meats, eggs, flowers and hand-crafted gifts to the corner of Court & High Streets. The market will continue at this site through December 15, 2018.

  • Maker Fest

    August 18, 2018  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Children’s Museum of Virginia & Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center
    10 am – 4 pm
    Join us for a day of inventing, designing and making! Check out one of our interactive demonstrations from blacksmiths, wood turners, weaver, spinners, and glass blowers. Learn about 3D printing, building robots, and how to make an electronic car. Hands-on activities and workshops will be available throughout the day.

  • Kayaking at Paradise Creek Nature Park

    August 18, 2018  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park

    Join the non-profit Elizabeth River Project for a guided paddle through the largest restored wetland in Virginia that’s open to the public for paddling. We provide the clear-bottomed kayaks, paddles, life jackets and tour guide. You learn the history and ecology of Paradise Creek Nature Park. No experience necessary.

    Registration required at least two business days prior. Cost: $40 per person/$30 members of Elizabeth River Project. Contact Kat: (757)-392-7132, kfish@elizabethriver.org

  • Movies In the Park - Leap!

    August 18, 2018  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Portsmouth City Park, Cpl J M Williams Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23701, USA

    7 pm
    Cost: Free
    For more information, call 757-393-8481.

August 19, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018 - September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018 - October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

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PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA VENUES OF INTEREST

Children’s Museum of Virginia 221 High St. | 757-393-5258

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street | 757-393-8543

Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum 904 Elm Avenue | 757-393-8983 ext. 20

Hoffler Creek 4510 Twin Pines Rd. | 757-686-8684

Paradise Creek Nature Park 1141 Victory Blvd. | 757-399-7487

Union Bank & Trust Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir. | 757-393-8181

Bide-A-Wee Golf Course 1 Bide-A-Wee Dr. | 757-393-8600

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum 2 High Street | 757-393-8591

Lightship Portsmouth Museum 2 London St | 757-393-8591

Portsmouth Public Library 601 Court St. | 757-393-8501

Willett Hall 3701 Willett Dr. | 757-393-5144

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