Sharkophagus
Airfield 4-H Education Center in Wakefield
Olde Towne Antiques to Flea Market
Drew Matott, 2010

July 2017 · Portsmouth, Virginia Events and Activities

Saturdays through November

9 am – 1 pm

Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market

Location: On Court and High Streets outside the Courthouse Galleries Courtyard

Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market held every Saturday, May through November with special markets in April and December (see website for details). Historic district market with locally and organically grown veggies, fruits, nut, herbs, beef, chicken, eggs, seafood, artisanal breads, scones, pastries, cakes, pies, jams, jellies, salsas, fresh, dried and silk flowers, soaps, lotions, pottery, arts/crafts. On Court and High Streets outside the Courthouse Galleries Courtyard. Visit www.portsmoutholdetownefarmersmarket.com for more info.

Starting

July 8

Heated Exchange

Location: Tidewater Community College Visual Arts Center

Gallery Talk and Opening Reception: Thursday, July 13 at 6:30pm

In this group exhibition, ten artists use distinct approaches to the seductive surface, luminous color, and ethereal image layering unique to the encaustic medium.  Incorporating scraping, burning, burnishing, incising, dipping, dying, or pouring works are infused with poetic beauty and release the fragrant scent of honeyed beeswax.  This hot wax technique is recognized for its exquisite beauty and incredible versatility. For more information, please call 757- 822-1888 or visit www.tcc.edu/vac/.

From

July 17 – 21

4-H Youth Development Camp

Location: Airfield 4-H Education Center Wakefield

The Airfield 4-H Educational Center Junior Summer Camp provide youth between the ages of 9 -13 with programming designed to learn through experiential education and character development.  4-H camping is cooperative group living in a natural environment which focuses on the individuals social, spiritual, mental and physical development for both boys and girls.  Contact Greg Costanza at Cgeerg@vt.edu for more information on camping and/or teen counselor opportunities.

Saturday

July 1

10 am – 2 pm

Olde Towne Antiques to Flea Market

Location: Middle Street Garage

Great finds of all kinds. With more than 70 dealers and vendors exhibiting, you will enjoy hunting through this eclectic collection of unique and antique wares. Discover a great selection of antique and estate furniture, architectural antiques, china, silverware, art and prints, sporting gear, musical instruments, books and ephemera, handmade crafts and toys, as well as decorative accessories and flea market items of all types and one of a kind items priced to sell. For more information please call 757-405-3500.

Tuesday

July 4

8:30 am – Noon

Historic Cradock’s 99th Patriotic Salute

Location: Afton Square

Come join the Cradock Civic League and the Community to start your 4th of July celebration. For more information please call Dottie Wyatt at 757-83-7700 or email her at dottiewyatt@juno.com

Thursday

July 6

 6:30 – 8 pm

Sunset Thursday’s at Portside: TBD

Location: Portside

This is a free concert series of summer shows. All performances will take place on Thursday evenings at 6:30 pm – 8pm. 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 canceled due to inclement weather, it will not be rescheduled. For more information please call 757-393-5111.

Friday

July 7

5 – 8 pm

First Friday Concert Series: More Cowbell

Location: Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

The First Friday Concert Series closes with the blues and rock of More Cowbell Two guitars, Allman, Stevie Ray, Steely Dan, James Brown….need we say more? Exhibits and music are free and open to the public. For more information please call 757-393-8543 or visit www.portsmouthartcenter.com.

Thursday

July 13

6:30 pm

Gallery Talk and Opening Reception: Heated Exchange

Location: Tidewater Community College Visual Arts Center

In this group exhibition, ten artists use distinct approaches to the seductive surface, luminous color, and ethereal image layering unique to the encaustic medium. Incorporating scraping, burning, burnishing, incising, dipping, dying, or pouring works are infused with poetic beauty and release the fragrant scent of honeyed beeswax. This hot wax technique is recognized for its exquisite beauty and incredible versatility. For more information, please call 757- 822-1888 or visit www.tcc.edu/vac/.

Thursday

July 13

 6:30 – 8 pm

Sunset Thursday’s at Portside: TBD

Location: Portside

This is a free concert series of summer shows. All performances will take place on Thursday evenings at 6:30 pm – 8pm. 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 canceled due to inclement weather, it will not be rescheduled. For more information please call 757-393-5111.

Tuesday

July 18

6 pm

Family Movie Night

Location: Churchland Library

Enjoy the latest series of programming at Churchland with our monthly movie night. Movie will be shown on the big screen. Bring a friend and munch on some popcorn! For more information please call 757-686-2538.

Thursday

July 20

 6:30 – 8 pm

Sunset Thursday’s at Portside: TBD

Location: Portside

This is a free concert series of summer shows. All performances will take place on Thursday evenings at 6:30 pm – 8pm. 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 canceled due to inclement weather, it will not be rescheduled. For more information please call 757-393-5111.

Sunday

July 23

7:30 pm

Australian Pink Floyd

Location: Portsmouth Pavilion

Having sold over four million tickets to concerts that have taken place in 35 countries, The Australian Pink Floyd Show is rightfully hailed as one of the most in demand touring entities currently operating.   They will bring a fabulous light show, special filmed footage, and original animation onto a large high resolution LED Screen, inflatables such as the pink kangaroo, The Teacher and Pic and a 10 piece band playing the songs with all the note for note attention to detail and sound that has been honed from almost 30 years fo performances. Doors open 6:30 pm and the show starts at 7:30 pm. For more information please call 1-800-745-3000 or visit www.pavilionconcerts.com

Thursday

July 27

 6:30 – 8 pm

Sunset Thursday’s at Portside: TBD

Location: Portside

Come relax and enjoy great music and more, while watching the stunning sunset overlooking the Elizabeth River.
Please Note: No rain dates. If the event is canceled due to inclement weather, it will not be rescheduled. We will continue with the schedule as planned. For more information please call 757-393-5143.
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