November 2018

November 3, 2018
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    Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market

    November 3, 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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    Bank of America "Museums on Us"

    November 3, 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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    Olde Towne Antiques to Flea Market

    November 3, 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/

November 4, 2018
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    Bank of America "Museums on Us"

    November 4, 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

November 7, 2018
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    Elizabeth River 101 at Paradise Creek

    November 7, 2018  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Join Elizabeth River Project’s Deputy Director of Restoration, Joe Rieger, for brown bag lunches on the history of the Elizabeth River (session 1), its current condition (session 2) and river restoration underway (session 3). Biologist Rieger has led river restoration for more than a decade. Suggested minimum donation $15 at elizabethriver.org. Registration required, jrieger@elizabethriver.org

November 10, 2018
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    Volunteer Service Day at Paradise Creek

    November 10, 2018  9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Description: 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

    November 10, 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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    STEM Club

    November 10, 2018  9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Children's Museum of Virginia

    Does your child have an interest in robots, enjoy building and tinkering, or is a LEGO fanatic? Then the CMV STEM Club is for them! The CMV STEM Club is for participants ages 6 – 9 and all ability levels. The goal is to increase critical thinking skills of each participant through hands-on projects and challenges. Students work in teams to explore and solve real – world and hypothetical challenges. For information call 757-393-5258 extension 17 or visit www.ChildrensMuseumVirginia.com for registration information.


    Members: $81 for all 6 weeks
    Non-Members: $90 for all 6 weeks


November 11, 2018
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    Veterans Day Ceremony

    November 11, 2018  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    High Street Landing Portsmouth, Virginia

    Portsmouth honors and celebrates veterans around Hampton Roads during its annual Veterans Day Ceremony. Staged at High Street Landing at the flagpole stage, the event is a celebration of the armed services and the men and women who faithfully serve.

November 12, 2018
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    Youth Field Day at Paradise Creek

    November 12, 2018  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Free fun outdoor activities for all ages. Join Urban Ranger Kat Fish for games and nature activities. All ages welcome! Free – No registration required.

November 14, 2018
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    Elizabeth River 101 at Paradise Creek

    November 14, 2018  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Join Elizabeth River Project’s Deputy Director of Restoration, Joe Rieger, for brown bag lunches on the history of the Elizabeth River (session 1), its current condition (session 2) and river restoration underway (session 3). Biologist Rieger has led river restoration for more than a decade. Suggested minimum donation $15 at elizabethriver.org. Registration required, jrieger@elizabethriver.org

November 17, 2018
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    Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market

    November 17, 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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    Hazardous Household Waste

    November 17, 2018  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    I.C. Norcom High School, 1801 London Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    9 am – 12 pm
    We will be asking for can good donations to benefit The Portsmouth Oasis.

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    STEM Club

    November 17, 2018  9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Children's Museum of Virginia

    Does your child have an interest in robots, enjoy building and tinkering, or is a LEGO fanatic? Then the CMV STEM Club is for them! The CMV STEM Club is for participants ages 6 – 9 and all ability levels. The goal is to increase critical thinking skills of each participant through hands-on projects and challenges. Students work in teams to explore and solve real – world and hypothetical challenges. For information call 757-393-5258 extension 17 or visit www.ChildrensMuseumVirginia.com for registration information.


    Members: $81 for all 6 weeks
    Non-Members: $90 for all 6 weeks


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    Smorgasbord Saturdays for ages 3 - 5

    November 17, 2018  9:30 am - 10:30 am
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Does your preschooler want to be a scientist or artist? Join us for our Saturday Series that combines art and science. As always, remember to dress for a mess! This class is free for members and the $7 fee for non-members includes museum admission for the day. For information call 757-393-5258 or visit www.ChildrensMuseumVirginia.com for registration information.

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    River Star Homes Workshop at Paradise Creek

    November 17, 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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    Grand Illumination Parade

    November 17, 2018  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Downtown, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA

    The city of Portsmouth partners with the city of Norfolk in presenting the annual Grand Illumination Parade -- to bring in the holidays in style. Featuring marching bands from around the region, the parade boasts some of the most original floats, displays and marching teams. Grab your camp chairs, a warm blanket and plan to arrive early to get a good viewing spot.

November 23, 2018
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    Winter Wonderland

    November 23, 2018 - December 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Winter Wonderland is closed Christmas Day

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    Opening Weekend of Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Collection

    November 23, 2018  10:00 am - November 25, 2018  5:00 pm
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, 420 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Celebrate the season with our annual exhibit, Winter Wonderland -The Coleman Collection, a holiday classic for generations of Hampton Roads visitors and residents. Opening weekend brings crafts, activities, ponyrides, face painting and much more.   

    Hours of operation:

    Friday & Saturday: 9am – 8pm

    Sunday: 11am – 5pm

    Winter Wonderland is closed on Mondays and on Christmas Day.

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    Tree Lighting Ceremony

    November 23, 2018  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Join us for our tree lightning in the mall area adjacent to the Children’s Museum of Virginia. We will have music and snow from Snow Wonders as we kick off the holiday season for the Portsmouth Museums. There will be pretend snow balls on hand for snow ball fights and creative play.

November 24, 2018
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    Winter Wonderland

    November 23, 2018 - December 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Winter Wonderland is closed Christmas Day

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    Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market

    November 24, 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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    Opening Weekend of Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Collection

    November 23, 2018  10:00 am - November 25, 2018  5:00 pm
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, 420 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Celebrate the season with our annual exhibit, Winter Wonderland -The Coleman Collection, a holiday classic for generations of Hampton Roads visitors and residents. Opening weekend brings crafts, activities, ponyrides, face painting and much more.   

    Hours of operation:

    Friday & Saturday: 9am – 8pm

    Sunday: 11am – 5pm

    Winter Wonderland is closed on Mondays and on Christmas Day.

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    The "After-Turkey" Strut at Paradise Creek

    November 24, 2018  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Walk off some of that Thanksgiving dinner! Join Urban Ranger Kat Fish for a brisk walk around the park’s two miles of trails through forest and wetlands. Learn about our local fall flora and fauna along the way. All ages welcome. Wear walking shoes and bring your water bottle. Free – no registration required.

November 25, 2018
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    Winter Wonderland

    November 23, 2018 - December 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Winter Wonderland is closed Christmas Day

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    Opening Weekend of Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Collection

    November 23, 2018  10:00 am - November 25, 2018  5:00 pm
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, 420 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Celebrate the season with our annual exhibit, Winter Wonderland -The Coleman Collection, a holiday classic for generations of Hampton Roads visitors and residents. Opening weekend brings crafts, activities, ponyrides, face painting and much more.   

    Hours of operation:

    Friday & Saturday: 9am – 8pm

    Sunday: 11am – 5pm

    Winter Wonderland is closed on Mondays and on Christmas Day.

November 26, 2018
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    Winter Wonderland

    November 23, 2018 - December 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Winter Wonderland is closed Christmas Day

November 27, 2018
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    Winter Wonderland

    November 23, 2018 - December 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Winter Wonderland is closed Christmas Day

November 28, 2018
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    Winter Wonderland

    November 23, 2018 - December 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Winter Wonderland is closed Christmas Day

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    Elizabeth River 101 at Paradise Creek

    November 28, 2018  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Join Elizabeth River Project’s Deputy Director of Restoration, Joe Rieger, for brown bag lunches on the history of the Elizabeth River (session 1), its current condition (session 2) and river restoration underway (session 3). Biologist Rieger has led river restoration for more than a decade. Suggested minimum donation $15 at elizabethriver.org. Registration required, jrieger@elizabethriver.org

November 29, 2018
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    Winter Wonderland

    November 23, 2018 - December 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Winter Wonderland is closed Christmas Day

November 30, 2018
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    Winter Wonderland

    November 23, 2018 - December 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Winter Wonderland is closed Christmas Day

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    Make n Take

    November 30, 2018  10:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    10:30 am – 12:30 pm & 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    http://portsmouthartcenter.com/event-directory/

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