December 2018

December 1, 2018
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    Bank of America "Museums on Us"

    December 1, 2018  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Children's Museum of Virginia

    Saturday 9am-5pm

    Sunday 11am-5pm

    Present your Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card and a picture ID on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admission.


    Free general admission is limited to the cardholder at participating institution. Museum hours and participation varies. Excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows and fundraising events. Not to be combined with other offers.

     https://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/what-guides-us/arts-and-culture/partners.html#fbid=ha-8EYqCJwd

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    Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market

    December 1, 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.

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    River Star Homes Workshop at Paradise Creek

    December 1, 2018  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Elizabeth River Project’s River Star Homes program is free to residents of the Elizabeth River area who commit to 7 simple steps (riverstarhomes.org). Join your fellow “stars” to learn the latest on how you can help the river at home. Follow Elizabeth River Project on Facebook for agenda updates. FREE – Registration Required - Contact Barbara Gavin, bgavin@elizabethriver.org

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    Olde Towne Antiques to Flea Market

    December 1, 2018  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    200 County St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    10 am – 2 pm
    Cost: Free Admission & Free Parking
    Visit the Olde Towne Portsmouth Antiques to Flea Market the first Saturday of each month and enjoy the eclectic collection of unique and antique wares. With more than 70 vendors, you will discover a great selection of antique and flea market items of all types – priced to sell! Shop for estate furniture, architectural salvage, china, silverware, art, sports gear, musical instruments, books and ephemera, hand-made crafts and toys, as well as decorative accessories and one-of-a-kind items. A favorite of local and visitors alike, it is a treasure hunter’s dream come true! Call 757-405-3500 for additional information and vendor space rentals.
    https://oldetowneportsmouth.com/olde-towne-events/

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    Christmas in Cradock

    December 1, 2018  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Afton Square Park, 45 Afton Square Portsmouth, VA

    Join the Cradock community, celebrating its centennial anniversary, in bringing in the holidays with joyful tidings. Bring the kiddies to see Santa Claus and for the lighting of the Christmas Tree. For more information, contact David Somers at 757-613-8254.

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    Christmas in Craddock - Craddock Centennial Celebration

    December 1, 2018  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Afton Parkway, Afton Pkwy, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Join us as we welcome Santa when he arrives on the antique fire truck at the Gazebo! Take your photo with Santa, sing Christmas carols, enjoy hot chocolate, free hats and gloves and pony rides.
    For more information, contact David Somers, Chairman 757-613-8254

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    Winter Animal Adaptations

    December 1, 2018  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Ever wondered how animals survive the winter? Do all animals hibernate? Where do they find food? Discover what adaptations wildlife use to stay warm and protected, and learn how you can use those same adaptations this winter. Indoors at the River Academy. All ages; under 12 must be accompanied by adults.
    FREE – Registration Required - Contact Ranger Kat Fish, kfish@elizabethriver.org or 757-392-7132

December 2, 2018
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    Bank of America "Museums on Us"

    December 2, 2018  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Children's Museum of Virginia

    Saturday 9am-5pm

    Sunday 11am-5pm

    Present your Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card and a picture ID on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admission.


    Free general admission is limited to the cardholder at participating institution. Museum hours and participation varies. Excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows and fundraising events. Not to be combined with other offers.

     https://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/what-guides-us/arts-and-culture/partners.html#fbid=ha-8EYqCJwd

December 8, 2018
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    Volunteer Service Day at Paradise Creek

    December 8, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Help pull invasive species, plant native species (NEW edible park species), maintain trails and recreational amenities at Paradise Creek Nature Park. All ages; children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Dress to get down and dirty! Closed-toe shoes and long-pants advised. Bring sunscreen, insect repellant and water. The free event requires registration. Contact Ranger Kat Fish, kfish@elizabethriver.org or call 757-392-7132.

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    Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market

    December 8, 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.

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    Children's Christmas Parade

    December 8, 2018  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Olde Towne, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    The Children's Christmas Parade is a very special part of the annual Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival.

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    Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival

    December 8, 2018  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    High Street, High St, Portsmouth, VA, USA

    A favorite holiday tradition in Portsmouth, the Olde Towne Music Festival features strolling carolers from Washington Street to Water Street. Featured performers will be stationed at several locations along the High Street corridor. Children's activities are held on the Middle Street Mall area adjacent to the Children's Museum of Virginia. Other highlights include a Children's Parade, which begins at 10 am and fire pits for roasting marsh mellows. Mark your calendars and plan to attend this Portsmouth holiday tradition.

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    Guided Ranger Walk at Paradise Creek

    December 8, 2018  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Enjoy the fall foliage at Paradise Creek! Take a walk through the park with urban Ranger Kat Fish to learn about native plant and wildlife and identify some of your favorite wildflowers. All ages; children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Free event but registration is required. Contact Ranger Kat Fish at kfish@elizabethriver.org or call 757-392-7132.

December 15, 2018
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    Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market

    December 15, 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.

December 16, 2018
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    Portsmouth Residents' Day

    December 16, 2018  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, 420 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Freeadmission to Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Collection forall Portsmouth residents.  Must showvalid I.D. or proof of residency.

     

December 22, 2018
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    Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market

    December 22, 2018  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Corner of Court & High Streets

    Description: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.

December 31, 2018
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    Olde Towne Scottish Walk

    December 31, 2018  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Olde Towne, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

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