Dec 01 - Year End Celebration with Blue Ocean Society

Blue Mermaid, 409 The Hill, Portsmouth

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Celebrate the successes of Blue Ocean Society that have taken place over the past year and help the organization prepare for 2016. The celebration is also a fundraiser and will take place on Giving Tuesday, a national day focused on celebrating generosity and giving.

Enjoy hors d’ouevres, live music, and a cash bar. All proceeds from the event will go towards Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation and protecting marine life in the Gulf of Maine.

Learn more here


Dec 05 - Evergreen Fair

Memorial Union Building, UNH Durham

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

For 38 years, artists and craftsmen have gathered at UNH for a festive holiday fair. Shop Evergreen Fair for gifts or treat yourself and support regional and local artists working specializing in a variety of tools and materials. You will find jewelry, fine art, accesories, apparel, and furniture for every style. The fair will begin Thursday, December 3 and be set up until Saturday, December 5. Learn more here

Dec 10 - Holiday Concert and Party to Benefit Blue Ocean Society

191 Atlantic Ave., North Hampton

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation at a cocktail party and a live performance by local musician, Michael Troy. Guests will enjoy hors d’ouevres and an open bar while listening to Michael perform cover songs from musicians such as Elton John and Billy Joel, and original songs from his latest album,

Tickets can be purchased on Blue Ocean Society’s website in advance for $40 the door for $50 each. All proceeds from the event will go towards Blue Ocean Society for Marine to protect marine life in the Gulf of Maine. 

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. 


Dec 31 - Blue Ocean Society's New Year's Eve Celebration

170 Ocean Boulevard, Hampton

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Make New Year's Eve a fun filled night for the whole family at the annual Blue Ocean Society celebration. All are invited to visit and interact with the marine life in Blue Ocean Society’s two 100-gallon touch tanks and take part in other family-friendly activities. Admission is free and complimentary beverages and cookies will be provided by the Hampton Beach Village District.

Learn more here