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10 am - 5 pm

Portsmouth at Play: Baseball and Other Historic Pastimes in P-Town

First Weekend - Free Admission

Did you know that Portsmouth had its own Cubs team? Come and discover the history of baseball and other historical pastimes in Portsmouth. Who were the "Truckers" and how did they get that name? Come on "in-ing" and enjoy crafts and activities celebrating American diversions.


10 am - 5 pm

Patriots Day

First Weekend - Free Admission

Celebrate America's independence on the 4th of July at our ninth annual Patriots Day event. Journey back in time to the eve of revolution, as the Town or Portsmouth prepares for war. Will you sign up as a patriot or a loyalist? Be part of the revolutionary event and enjoy crafts, games, and drills.


AUG 15

10 am - 5 pm

Builder Fest

Join us for a day of creating and building. Visit with hobbyists and professionals to explore the process of building and making. Discover everyday items made by hand as in times past and play with futuristic toys.


OCT 24

Noon - 6 pm

Portsmouth Museum Madness

Join us for a day of hauntingly good fun at the Portsmouth Museums

  • Children's Museum of Virginia
  • Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center
  • Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum
  • Lightship Portsmouth Museum


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