Events

Apr 04 - Second Annual Cat Scratch Fever Mogul Freeride Event

Wildcat Mountain, 542 Route 16, Jackson, NH

11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

WXGR will be playing tunes right from the deck of Wildcat mountain for the Second Annual Cat Scratch Fever Mogul Freeride Event! WXGR will be welcoming Cat Scratch Fever and the Pat Foley Band on either the outdoor snow stage in the Wildcat Base area or the inside the Wildcat Pub depending on weather. Burgers and other grilled meat will be availble to purchase. 

Registration costs $10 and is from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in the main lodge next to the service desk. Join WXGR for a fun day of burgers, music, and skiing! 

For more information, visit www.skiwildcat.com.

Apr 04 - Newmarket Farmers' Market Open for Winter

Newmarket High School, 213 South Main Street, Newmarket, NH

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Newmarket Farmers’ Market will be open on the first and third Saturdays between the months of November and April. This market provides local baked goods, crafts, herbs, honey, meats, plants, and more! Shagbark Farm, Root Seller Farm, Hickory Nut Farm, and Red Cardinal Farm will be at the market along with talented crafters such as My Sweet Soap and Jump Snacks.

For more information on Newmarket Farmers' Market, click here to visit their Facebook page.

Apr 04 - Officer Stephen Arkell Community 5K for Scholarship Fund

Brentwood Recreation Center on Route 125, Brentwood, NH

12:00PM

Run, jog, or walk to help raise money for the Officer Stephen Arkell Memorial Scholarship Fund - a scholarship in memory of slain police officer Stephen Arkell of Brentwood, NH. The first annual race is being established to honor Officer Arkell's bravery and dedication as well as all police and first responders. The long term goal is to make this community 5K an annual event and to continue raising money for the Arkell Memorial Scholarship Fund. 

The event will take place at the Brentwood Recreation Center on Route 125. Registration for the 5K race and donations can be done here. More information about the event can be found on the official Officer Stephen Arkell Community 5K website here and the Facebook page here 

 

Apr 08 - Book Discussion: Last Child in the Woods

Rice Library, 8 Wentworth Street, Kittery, ME 03904

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Kittery Land Trust and Rice Library are hosting a book discussion of Richard Louv's much talked about book, Last Child in the Woods. Louv shares the concern that our children are suffering from "nature deficit disorder," and he makes the case for the importance of nature to our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. This event is free and open to the public, and is a part of the Kittery Land Trust's "Year of the Otter" Events. 

For event updates and additional information from the Kittery Land Trust, click here

Apr 11 - Third Annual Energy Fair

Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main Street (Route 121), Atkinson, NH

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Atkinson Energy Commission will hold its third annual Energy Fair on Saturday, April 11th. There, you'll be able to find the answers to any questions you may have in regards to energy, including products and advice on heating, cooling, lighting, fuel choice, solar, renewable energy, and innovative equipment. This event is free to the public, but it is recommended that you bring a door prize or small give-away to help them promote energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable energy options in the region.

For more information, contact Michelle Veasey at mveasey@msn.com.

Apr 16 - Northeast Biomass Heating Expo

Cross Insurance Arena, 1 Civic Center Square, Portland, Maine

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

BTEC is hosting the 2015 Northeast Biomass Heating Expo (NEBHx), the region’s largest and fasted growing biomass heating conference and expo. The event is from April 16th to the 18th. From the expo floor, to panel discussions, to technical workshops for engineers, the refreshed and fast-paced interactive program will emphasize practical learning and real project case studies. BTEC expects over 1,000 visitors to the event, with an expo hall that holds 70 exhibitors. 

For more information about the expo, click here.

 

 

Apr 17 - Art of Great Bay Opening Reception

The Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center at the Great Bay Discovery Center, 89 Depot Road, Greenland, NH

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Great Bay Stewards is ready to host their 11th annual art show, and this year it will focus on artwork inspired by the New England coast, including the culture, architecture, agriculture and other activities that take place in the Seacoast region. The public is invited to the opening reception on Friday evening beginning at 5:30 p.m. This is a celebration of the start of the event and will be a great time for all attendees! 

For more information on Art of Great Bay, visit the Great Bay Stewards website here.

Apr 18 - Art of Great Bay

The Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center at the Great Bay Discovery Center, 89 Depot Road, Greenland, NH

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 Great Bay Stewards is ready to host their 11th annual art show, and this year it will focus on artwork inspired by the New England coast, including the culture, architecture, agriculture and other activities that take place in the Seacoast region. Local artists are encouraged to partake in the show and submit paintings, sculptures, pottery, glass, and other art forms. The reception will be open to the public throughout the weekend and artists will receive 70 percent of the profits from each art piece that is sold, while the Great Bay Stewards will receive 30 percent of the profits from each sale to support their ongoing programs at the Great Bay Discovery Center. Whether you are an artist or an art lover, mark your calendar to attend Art of Great Bay and support the Great Bay Stewards.

For more information on Art of Great Bay, visit the Great Bay Stewards website here.

Apr 18 - Newmarket Farmers' Market Open for Winter

Newmarket High School, 213 South Main Street, Newmarket, NH

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Newmarket Farmers’ Market will be open on the first and third Saturdays between the months of November and April. This market provides local baked goods, crafts, herbs, honey, meats, plants, and more! Shagbark Farm, Root Seller Farm, Hickory Nut Farm, and Red Cardinal Farm will be at the market along with talented crafters such as My Sweet Soap and Jump Snacks.

For more information on Newmarket Farmers' Market, click here to visit their Facebook page.

Apr 18 - Vernal Pool Exploration

Brave Boat Headwaters

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Join the hunt for salamanders and wood frog eggs at this hands-on event that is great for kids. Come enjoy the beauty of the land Kittery Land Trust is working to conserve on Brave Boat Harbor Road and learn about the value of the vernal pools that it protects. This event, a part of the Kittery Land Trust's "Year of the Otter" Events, is free and open to the public. 


Brave Boat Headwaters is located at Brave Boat Harbor Rd. (Rte. 103), between mailboxes 188 and 190 across from Salt Marsh Lane (near Kittery Point/York Line). Parking is along the road.

For event updates and additional information from the Kittery Land Trust, click here.
 

Apr 19 - Art of Great Bay

The Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center at the Great Bay Discovery Center, 89 Depot Road, Greenland, NH

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Great Bay Stewards is ready to host their 11th annual art show, and this year it will focus on artwork inspired by the New England coast, including the culture, architecture, agriculture and other activities that take place in the Seacoast region. Local artists are encouraged to partake in the show and submit paintings, sculptures, pottery, glass, and other art forms. The reception will be open to the public throughout the weekend and artists will receive 70 percent of the profits from each art piece that is sold, while the Great Bay Stewards will receive 30 percent of the profits from each sale to support their ongoing programs at the Great Bay Discovery Center. Whether you are an artist or an art lover, mark your calendar to attend Art of Great Bay and support the Great Bay Stewards.

For more information on Art of Great Bay, visit the Great Bay Stewards website here.

Apr 22 - Redhook Brewery Earth Day Clean-up

1 Redhook Way, Portsmouth, NH 03801

4 - 6:00 p.m.

Redhook Brewery is excited to celebrate Earth Day 2015 with a clean up of Pease Tradeport followed by the Green Alliance & Redhook Earth Day Party and Concert at the brewery featuring live music, a special Earth Day raffle, food and beer.

Those interested in partcipating in the clean-up should RSVP to Tietjen Hynes at Tietjen.Hynes@craftbrew.com. A free case of Redhook beer will be given to whomever collects the most cigarette butts by weight. Raffle tickets will also be given out for every bag of trash collected by an individual. Tickets for the evening party are $10, but Green Alliance members, receive free admission. Ticket sales will go directly to the Hodgson Brook Association, a nonprofit that aims to improve the water quality and habitats of the Hodgson Brook in Portsmouth.

Apr 22 - Green Alliance & Redhook Brewery Party for the Planet

1 Redhook Way, Portsmouth, NH 03801

6 - 9:00 p.m.

Join us for the Green Alliance & Redhook Brewery Party for the Planet to celebrate Earth Day 2015!

Come to Redhook Brewery for free food, live music from local band, Humble Bee, and bump elbows with some of the seacoast's most active green-minded residents and sustainable entrepreneurs. A cash bar with some of Redhook's best, sustainable brews will be on tap. There will also be a raffle with loads of prizes! If you'd like to attend, please RSVP to Sarah at sarah@greenalliance.biz. Admission is $5. Green Alliance members receive free admission to the party. Ticket sales will go directly to the Hodgson Brook Association, a nonprofit that aims to improve the water quality and habitats of the Hodgson Brook in Portsmouth.

Additionally, from 4 - 6:30 p.m., Redhook will host a drop-in clean-up of Pease Tradeport along with other businesses. The public is welcome to attend. For each bag a participant fills, they will receive a ticket for the party's raffle, which includes a free case of Redhook beer.

Apr 24 - Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The Music Hall Historic Theater, 28 Chestnut St. Portsmouth, NH

7:00 p.m.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival is returning to Portsmouth for its 5th year on April 24th at 7:00 p.m. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is the largest environmental film festival in North America which includes a collection of unique short films that explore the current environmental issues and celebrations of our planet. The festival is $16 per ticket and tickets are available at The Music Hall Box Office in the Historic Theater in Portsmouth, NH, by phone at 603-436-2400, or online at www.themusichall.org.

For more information, visit their site here.

 

Apr 25 - Gundalow Gatherings: One Night. Many Events. Hundreds of Stories

multiple locations in the Seacoast area

6:00 PM

Join the Gundalow Company for a night of food, drink and maritime conversation in support of the Gundalow Company's education programs. This will be the 4th annual Gundalow Gatherings Fundraiser, with the proceeds going toward Gundalow Company hosting over 100 field trips for over 2,000 students on their floating classroom each year. This fundraiser will make their programs accessible to all students regardless of their ability to pay. 

Choose one of nine dinner locations around the Seacoast area and hear stories of the sea as told by many special guests. Tickets are $75 per person and for more information on the dinner locations and stories, click here. 

Apr 26 - Berwick Farmers' Market Open for Winter

Berwick Town Hall, 11 Sullivan Street, Berwick, ME

10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The Berwick Town Hall will be holding its final Winter Farmers' Market of the season. One Sunday a month every winter, customers are able to purchase a variety of local products including handmade crafts and toys, fresh food, and even candles from over 20 different vendors. The final day of the event will also feature an environmental fair where customers can learn more about different ways the ways they can help their local environment and economy. The Green Alliance will have a booth set up at the event.  

For more information on the Berwick Winter Farmers' Market, click here or contact Jessica Sheldon at jessica.local@hotmail.com. Jessica can also be reached at (1603) 534-3831.