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Blue Star Museums

Portsmouth, VA

Free Museum Admission for Blue Star Families (Active-Duty Military). Select Portsmouth Museums* – including the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, The Lightship Portsmouth Museum and […]


Star Wars Unlimited Weekly Open Play

Atlantis Games & Comics Portsmouth 2862 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth, VA

tart Time: 6:00 PM No Entry Fee Required. Connect, Collect, and Compete with Star Wars Unlimited. Learn to play, jam some games, or just trade! By engaging with the game […]


Disney’s Inside Out 2 at the Commodore Theatre

Commodore Theatre 421 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

SynopsisThe little voices inside Riley's head know her inside and out--but next summer, everything changes when Disney and Pixar's Inside Out 2 introduces a new Emotion: Anxiety. DirectorKelsey Mann ProducerMark […]


The Jacksons Live at Rivers Casino

Event Center at Rivers Casino 3630 Victory Blvd., Portsmouth, VA

The Jacksons (Tito, Marlon, and Jackie) celebrate 50 years of chart-topping music when they perform live at The Event Center on Saturday, June 22, at 8 p.m. Celebrating over 50 […]


Jank’n Live at Twisted Pig

Twisted Pig Ale and Smokehouse 722 Mt. Vernon Ave, Portsmouth, VA

Come and Enjoy some Good Ole Live Rock N’ Roll, Country and a Little Southern Rock too! These guys know how to do it!


Seamless Band Live at Sound Bar

Sound Bar at Rivers Casino 3630 Victory Blvd., Portsmouth, VA

Based out of Hampton Roads Virginia: Seamless is a band that is amazingly cohesive with bringing a quality sound to the many genres of music. Seamless is a very diverse […]


Black History Now – Art Is Revolutionary

Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum 904 Elm Avenue, Portsmouth, VA

In 2024 the arts take center stage, as Black History Now! showcases some of the area’s most successful Black artists, filmmakers, musicians, and changemakers. Meet the artists who made history […]


Pokey Smokey Rides at City Park

Portsmouth City Park Cpl J M Williams Ave, Portsmouth, VA

Take a ride around City Park aboard the Pokey Smokey II. Saturdays and Sundays 11-3 (last ride at 2:45) April 6 - June 16 Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 11 - […]