Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival -
December 14, 2013

  • Portsmouth Fire Department tend warming fires; hand out marshmallows at Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival
  • Children singing at the Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival
  • Colorful fiddle player at the Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival
  • Portsmouth Fire Department tend warming fires; hand out marshmallows at Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival
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December (Saturday)

Launched in 1998, this festival has become Portsmouth's signature holiday event. It's a musical tribute to the spirit of the holiday season, enlivening the first seven blocks of High Street with performances, children's activities, reenactors in period attire, carolers, and strolling characters.

> Download the 2013 Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival Schedule of Events (PDF)

Click the headers below to see associated listings.

Fireplace Locations >


· High St. Landing - Near the Ferry Landing
· High and Crawford St. - TowneBank Sidewalk
· High and Middle St. - Sports Hall of Fame
· Middle Street Mall - Children's Museum
· High and Court St. - Trinity Episcopal Church
· High and Court St. - Tidewater Community College
· High and Dinwiddie St. - Holistic Farmacy
· High and Dinwiddie St. - Barons Pub
· High and Washington - St. Paul's Catholic Church
· High and Washington
· High and Green St. Open space
· 722 High St.

Refreshments >

Free Bottle Water (Middle St. Mall)
Corner of High and Middle St.
Provided by Green Lakes Baptist Church

Roving Entertainment >

Noon - 6 pm: Costumed Characters
Noon - 6 pm: Colonial Crawford & Co.
Noon - 2 pm: Total Arts
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Doorway Singers
1 pm - 4 pm: Moonstruck
1 - 5 pm: N'Tune
1 - 5 pm: Music Study Club of Chesapeake
2 pm: Chick-Fil-A Cow
2 - 3 pm: Colonial Singers of Williamsburg
3 - 5 pm: Fire & Ice Quartet
3 - 6 pm: Total Arts
3:30 - 5 pm: Norfolk Christian High Chorus
5:30 - 6 pm: Tim Nolan

Performers and Locations >

Ferry Landing - 100 High St
Noon: Young Musicians of Virginia
1 pm: Colonial Singers of Williamsburg
2 pm: Fire & Ice Quartet
3 pm: Tim Nolan
4 pm: Gamma Delta Omega
Debutante Group

119 High Street
Noon: Urban Arts Ensemble
1 pm: Tim Nolan
2:30 pm: Nate Sacks
4 pm: Tim Nolan

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
(Outside)
Noon: Beauty For Ashes
Contemporary School of Dance
12:30 pm: Kbana Blaq
1 pm: Peanut City Cloggers
2 pm: Gail Harts Performing Arts
3 pm: Eric Taylor
4 pm: Joe Tann
5:15pm: DJS

Middle Street Mall
Noon: John Tyler Elementary Chorus
12:30 pm: Douglass Park
Elementary Chorus
1 pm: Lakeview Elementary Chorus
1:30 pm: Mount Herman
Preschool Chorus
2 pm: Woodrow Wilson
High School Chorus
3 pm: I.C. Norcom High School Chorus
4 pm: Churchland High School Chorus

Dollar General Store - 326 High Street
Noon: Tim Nolan
1 pm: Mt. Gilead Missionary
Baptist Church
3 pm: Colonial Singers of Williamsburg

Longboards – 440 High Street
Noon: Stan Howard
1 pm: Anthony Houston
2 pm: Jody Brown
3 pm: Stan Howard
4 pm: Elmo Lawrence
5 pm: Nate Sacks

Holiday Music Stage
Noon: Westhaven Elementary Chorus
12:30 pm: Simonsdale Elementary Chorus
1 pm: Churchland Elementary Chorus
1:30 pm: Victory Elementary Chorus
2 pm: Hodges Manor
Elementary Chorus
2:30 pm: Churchland Academy
Elementary Chorus
3 pm: Churchland Primary
Elementary Chorus
3:30 pm: James Hurst Elementary Chorus
4 pm: Brighton Elementary Chorus
5 pm: Jody Brown

Monumental United Methodist
Tidewater Concert Band

Baron's Pub – 500 High Street
Noon: High Country
1 pm: Swing Time
3 pm: Trevon Waters
3:30 pm: T.L. Chisholm & Thee IMAGE
4 pm: Charles Peterson

610 High Street
Noon: Nate Sacks
1 pm: Eric Taylor
2 pm: High Country
3 pm: Dee Dee Gee
4 pm: Skylark

Corner of High St. & Washington
1 pm: First Lutheran Church Choir

722 High Street
Noon: Pam Coley
1 pm: Elmo Lawrence
2 pm: Total Arts
3 pm: Keith Ball & Friends
4 pm: Phaze II

Wayback Yonder Antiques
Noon - 5 pm: Dick Meeker (inside)
1 pm: Woodrow Wilson
High School Chorus
2 pm: I.C. Norcom High School Chorus
3 pm: Churchland High School Chorus

Riverview Art Gallery 2nd Level
Noon: Park View Elementary Strings
1 pm: Emily Spong Preschool

Roger Brown's
8 -11 am: Annual Breakfast with Santa
3 - 5 pm: The Janitors

St. John's Episcopal Church
5 pm: Harp and Flute Concert


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