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Olde Towne Scottish Walk – A New Years Eve Tradition

Olde Towne Portsmouth Scottish Walk
The annual Portsmouth tradition of the Olde Towne Scottish Walk is modeled after Scotland’s Hogmanay Festival, the walk is a day when townspeople honor their community and merchants, wishing good luck and prosperity in the coming year. Join the procession of families, friends and visitors led by bagpipe-and-drums.
Where:  Meet up at at the corner of Queen and Washington Streets in Olde Town Portsmouth, VA
When:  Walkers will be gathering at 4pm and the walk begins at 4:30pm.
Description: The walk steps off at 4:30 and continues around Olde Towne ending at the High Street Landing for a flag ceremony that honors George Washington’s raising of the first flag, the Grand Union and the singing of Auld Lang Syne.
St. John’s Episcopal Church, on the corner of London and High, will be open from 3:30 – 4:30 with free coffee and hot chocolate, so stop in and warm up.
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