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The Commodore Theatre is a luxuriously restored 1945 Art Deco-style motion picture theater that shows first-run movies while serving light dinners. Among the many features: a 42-foot screen, THX Digital sound system, upholstered seating and crystal chandeliers. 421 High St. www.commodoretheatre.com (757) 393-6962.
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An example of the fine architecture found in Olde Towne Portsmouth, one of five historic districts in the City of Portsmouth.
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Re-enactors on the Olde Towne Lantern Tour: A walking tour of the Olde Towne historic district with a costumed guide at twilight. On this hour-long tour, visitors get a taste of the legends and folklore of Olde Towne but also learn about the district’s unique architectural styles, which include Colonial, Federal, Greek Revival, Georgian and Victorian. The tours, which are available only on Tuesdays, June through September, begin at 8:30 p.m. from the lobby of the Holiday Inn, 8 Crawford Parkway. www.portsva.com. 757-393-5111 or 800-PORTS-VA. Admission. Special group tours available.
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Cruise into Portsmouth at Mile Marker Zero on the Intracoastal Waterway and discover the perfect get-away destination. Home of the deepest natural harbor, Portsmouth gives boaters and their vessels easy access to the ocean and the Chesapeake Bay. This maritime community caters to more than 12,000 boaters annually and is equipped to handle boats of all shapes and sizes.
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Courthouse Galleries - Features temporary exhibitions of national and international artists in a variety of media. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m., closed on Mondays except during the summer. 420 High St. (757) 393-8543. Admission.
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