17th Annual Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival December 13, 2014

  • 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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Saturday - Noon to 6 pm

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.

Click the headers below to see associated listings.

Fireplace Locations / Comfort Stations >


Fireplaces
· High St. Landing - Near the Ferry Landing
· High and Crawford St. - TowneBank Sidewalk
· High and Middle St. - Virginia 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 (600 Block) - Wayback Yonder Antiques

Comfort Stations
· 100 Block of High St.
· 500 Water Street - Public Restrooms located on the 1st floor of
   Water Street Parking Garage
· Middle and Queen Street- Public Restrooms located on the 1st floor of
   Middle St. Parking Garage     
· 400 Block of High Street - Cultural Arts Center Parking Lot 
· 500-600 Block of High Street - Next to Olde Towne Drug Center on
   Washington and High Street

Children's Activities >

High & Middle Street
The Gamer Bus 12:30 - 5:30 pm
Bounce Houses
Face Painting

Roving Entertainment >

Total Arts
Doorway Singers
Music Study Club of Chesapeake
Colonial Singers of Williamsburg
Alpha Kappa Alpha – Gamma Delta Omega Chapter
Fire & Ice Quartet
Coronial Crawford
Tim Nolan
Girl Scout of America
Children’s Characters

Performers and Locations >

Ferry Landing
Noon - Mount Gilead Missionary
Baptist Church
1 pm - Charisma
2 pm - Alpha Kappa Alpha -
Gamma Delta Omega
3 pm - Elmo Lawrence
4 pm - Reggie Gist
5 pm - Mike DeMoss

119 High Street
Noon - Mike DeMoss
1 pm - Urban Art Ensemble
2 pm - Total Arts
3 pm - Charles Peterson
4 pm - Mike DeMoss
5 pm - Stan Howard

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
Noon - Cedar Roads Christian Academy
1 pm - Peanut City Clogging
2 pm - Gail Harts
3 pm - Eric Taylor
4 pm - Kustom Made

Middle Street Mall
Noon - 12:20 pm - John Tyler Elementary
12:30-12:50 pm - Douglass Park Elementary
1 - 1:20 pm - Churchland Academy Elementary
1:30 - 1:50 pm - Hodges Manor Elementary
2 - 2:20 pm - Lakeview Elementary
2:30 - 2:50 pm - Churchland Primary and Intermediate Elementary
3 - 3:20 pm - Churchland High
3:30 - 3:50 pm - Woodrow Wilson High
4 - 4:20 pm - I.C. Norcom High
4:30 - 5 pm - Girl Scout Troup 5109
5:10 - 5:40 pm - Girl Scout Troup 713

Dollar General Store
Noon - Fire & Ice Quartet
1 pm - Tim Nolan
1:30 pm - Colonial Singers of Williamsburg
2:30 pm - Mike DeMoss
3:30 pm - Colonial Singers of Williamsburg
4:30 pm - Portsmouth Omega Psi Phi Chapter
5 pm - Colonial Singers of Williamsburg
5:30 pm - Tim Nolan

Longboards
Noon - Reggie Gist
1 pm - Elmo Lawrence
2 pm - Jody Brown
3 pm - Stan Howard
4 pm - Charisma
5 pm - Charles Peterson

Holiday Music Stage
Noon - 12:20 pm - Victory Elementary
12:30 - 12:50 pm - Westhaven Elementary
1 - 1:20 pm - Churchland Elementary
1:30 - 1:50 pm - James Hurst Elementary
2 - 2:20 pm - Simonsdale Elementary
3 - 3:20 pm - I.C. Norcom High
3:30 - 3:50 pm - Brighton Elementary
4 - 4:20 pm - Churchland High
4:30 - 4:50 pm - Woodrow Wilson High
5 - 6 pm - Jody Brown

Baron's Pub
Noon - Pam Coley
1 pm - Traci Chisholm
2 pm - High Country
3 pm - Swing Time
4 pm - Joe Tann

610 High Street
Noon - High Country
1 pm - Deloris Dee Dee Gee
2 pm - Kristen Harts
3 pm - Skylark
4 pm - Jody Brown
5 pm - Total Arts

Corner of High St. & Washington
12:30 pm - First Lutheran Church
2 pm - Fire& Ice
3 pm - Tim Nolan

Riverview Gallery
Noon - 12:20 pm - Park View
Elementary Strings
1 - 1:20 pm - I.C Norcom High Chorus
2 - 2:20 pm - Churchland High Chorus
2:30 - 2:50 pm - Woodrow Wilson
High Chorus

Way Back Yonder
Noon -12:20 pm - Churchland
High Chorus
1 - 1:20 pm - Woodrow Wilson
High Chorus
2 - 2:20 pm - I.C Norcom High Chorus

Monumental United Methodist Church
4:30 pm - Tidewater Concert Band

St. John's Episcopal Church
5 - 6 pm - Harp and Flute Concert


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