Events

May 28 - Call of the Wild: the 11th Annual Spring Auction and Benefit

Spring Hill Restaurant, 117 Pond Rd, South Berwick ME, 03908

6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Enjoy food and drink while listening to Audobon biologist, researcher, and advocate for native bat species, Susan Gallo, during this one night of wildlife celebration. Meet live animal ambassadors, partake in live and silent auctions, and learn about current challenges to wildlife all while supporting the Center for Wildlife's efforts toward providing a sustainable future for local wildlife. 

Register online here!

May 28 - Free Retirement Seminar and Luncheon

RiverWoods, 7 RiverWoods Drive, Exeter, NH 03833

10:30 AM to 1:00 PM

To all those who are about to enter retirement, come to the RiverWoods retirement community for an enlightening seminar on information which all retirees should know. This seminar, which doubles as a free luncheon, will be hosted by retiree solutions sales executive Lea Freitas, of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. Freitas will provide attendees with valuable information about insurance products offered by her company. She will also give them information on programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, and explain how to plan for healthcare during retirement. Freitas will help attendees understand their options and answer any questions they may have.

To RSVP, call 603-658-3014 or email dburch@riverwoodsrc.org, seating is limited. 

 

May 30 - Windows to the Wild 10th Anniversary and 80th Birthday Celebration

AMC Highland Center, Crawford Notch, NH

5:00 p.m.

Join us for a celebration of 10 Wild Years! We're celebrating 10 seasons of WINDOWS TO THE WILD and the 80th birthday of its host, Willem Lange. The AMC Highland Center at Crawford Notch is the site for this party, which includes dinner, a special screening of highlights from Windows to the Wild shows, and of course, Will Lange himself!

Saturday, May 30th, beginning at 5:00p.m. reception (cash bar), at 6:00pm Family-style Dinner and at 7:15p.m. there is a screening and party. On Sunday, May 31st, there will be a breakfast beginning at 8:00a.m. with Will, followed by AMC-led hike of Ammonoosuc Lake and Red Bench Trail with Will (space is limited)

Contact Grace Lessner at glessner@nhptv.org or call (603) 868-4328 for more information on this event - space is limited!

 

May 30 - Windows to the Wild 10th Anniversary

AMC Highland Center at Crawford Notch, Bretton Woods, NH

5:00 pm- 8:00 p.m.

Join New Hampshire Public Television as they celebrate both the 10th anniversary of Windows to the Wild AND host Will Lange's 80th birthday! The big celebration will kick off with a cash bar reception at 5:00 pm, followed by a family style dinner at 6:00 p.m. The celebration itself will start at 7:15 p.m. with a screening of some of Will's favorite moments from the show and a big party! 

All guests will receive a personally inscribed copy of Will Lange's latest book Words from the Wild, a 2 DVD set of Will's favorite episodes, and an orange paisley bandana! Guests can also join Will on Sunday, May 31 for breakfast and an AMC-led hike of Ammonoosuc Lake and Red Bench Trail, although space is limited.

Tickets for the event cost $80 and can be bought online at nhptv.org. For more information, contact Grace Lessner at glessner@nhptv.org.  

 

May 31 - Windows to the Wild 10th Anniversary and 80th Birthday Celebration

AMC Highland Center, Crawford Notch, NH

8:00a.m.

Join us for a celebration of 10 Wild Years! We're celebrating 10 seasons of WINDOWS TO THE WILD and the 80th birthday of its host, Willem Lange. The AMC Highland Center at Crawford Notch is the site for this party, which includes dinner, a special screening of highlights from Windows to the Wild shows, and of course, Will Lange himself!

Saturday, May 30th, beginning at 5:00p.m. reception (cash bar), at 6:00pm Family-style Dinner and at 7:15p.m. there is a screening and party. On Sunday, May 31st, there will be a breakfast beginning at 8:00a.m. with Will, followed by AMC-led hike of Ammonoosuc Lake and Red Bench Trail with Will (space is limited)

Contact Grace Lessner at glessner@nhptv.org or call (603) 868-4328 for more information on this event - space is limited!

Jun 02 - Volunteer Opportunity alongside the Kittery Land Trust

Seapoint Beach on Cutts Island, Kittery, ME 03905

9:00 a.m.

 The Kittery Land Trust is seeking volunteers to join in on a collaborative effort to clear invasive plants within their Seapoint property. These plants are limiting the growth of plants native to the area. A KLT steward will be present to assist in identifying the invasive plants. This effort serves as a chance to become more familiarized with invasive and native plants in the area, not to mention an excellent oppurtunity to meet fellow do-gooders.

*volunteers are asked to bring gloves and loppers.

To join, contact Alex Dearborn at alex@dearbornauto.com.

For more information on the Kittery Land Trust, click here.

Jun 04 - NHBSR: Tour at Smuttynose Brewing Company

Smuttynose Brewing, 105 Towle Farm Rd, Hampton, NH 03842

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Take a look at the behind-the-scenes production of Smuttynose Brewing Company, courtesy of the New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility (NHBSR). Enjoy a fun evening of great beer, food, networking and tours of their new LEED-Gold certified facility. 

Register online here!

Contact Michelle Veasey here for additional information.

 

Jun 06 - Chowder Festival: New England's Oldest and Largest Chowder Tasting Event

Across from Prescott Park at Strawbery Banke Museum's Puddle Dock

11:30 a.m.

WOKQ's 31st Annual Blue Point Brewing Company Brewing Chowder Festival offers some of the best Chowder the Seacoast has to offer. Each year, more than 4,000 people help kick off the Prescott Park Arts Festival summer season by enjoying more than 500 gallons of piping hot chowder served up for tasting. It is $14 for adults, $7 for youth (12 & under), and members are FREE!

Click here for more information.

 

 

Jun 06 - Our Old House and Garden Festival

154 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join the Moffatt-Ladd House and Garden for a fun filled garden-themed afternoon, focusing on the botanic beauty of this national historic landmark. The annual Our Old House and Garden Festival provides attendees with the opportunity to take self-guided tours of the house and speak with other organizations and businesses related to the theme of gardens and historic trees. The Moffatt-Ladd House has been a historic house museum for more than 100 years, opening its doors to the public in June of 1912. Connect with the local community in a classic setting surrounded by gardens of English damask rose and an enormous horse chestnut tree. This free and floral festival is open to the public.

Jun 06 - 6th Annual Herb and Garden Day

McLane Audubon Center, 84 Silk Farm Road, Concord, NH

9am - 5pm

 The NH Herbal Network Hosts the 6th Annual Herb and Garden Day, an event that caters to nearly two hundred people who join together every year to learn about the benefits of plants and herbs. This fun day serves to educate the community and to provide support for local herbalists, crafters, and farmers. The event will include workshops, an herbal market fair, and delicious food! Buy your tickets here.

Jun 07 - Rye Farmer's Market

Rye Center, 580 Washington Road, Rye, NH

2:30p.m. - 5:30p.m.

The Rye Farmer's Market will be open every Wednesday from 2:30p.m. to 5:30p.m. beginning June 24th and continuing until September 23rd. This is a great opportunity to enjoy local fruits, vegetables, flowers, fine crafts and baked goods. There will be several new vendors, such as Churchill's Gardens with flowers and plants and Isles of Shoals Organic Body Products.

For more information on the Rye Farmer's Market, click here.

Jun 07 - Kittery Community Market

The Kittery Community Market (KCM), Kittery Center Village at Post Office Square, 10 Shapleigh Road, Kittery, ME

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Kittery Community Market will be on Sunday's instead of Wednesday's this year! Beginning June 7th and continuing every Sunday until October 4th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This market is currently seeking vendors, email kitterycommunitymarket@gmail.com if you're interested in becoming a vendor.
 

Jun 08 - CommuteSmart Seacoast B2B Challenge

NH Seacoast

June 8 starting at 12 a.m. going until June 19 ending at midnight

CommuteSmart Seacoast, a transportation management association, is holding its CommuteSmart Seacoast Challenge for New Hampshire Seacoast Businesses from June 8 until June 19.  CommuteSmart Seacoast promotes smarter and greener commuting including carpooling, riding the bus, walking, and teleworking.  The challenge is the have the smartest and greenest commuting workforce.  Click here for more information and to register your business for the challenge!

Jun 13 - Green Alliance and NHPTV Summer Kick Off Party Cruise

Isles of Shoals Steamship Company, 315 Market St., Portsmouth

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Join the Green Alliance and New Hampshire Public Television aboard the Isles of Shoals Steamship Company vessel, the Thomas Leighton, for a night of fun on the Piscataqua. With live music, food, and drinks, the annual Isles of Shoals Steamship party cruise is a summer event you will not want to miss! Humble Be, a local Seacoast band, will provide the music for the night, complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be served, and a cash bar will be open serving drinks throughout the cruise.

Admission is free for Green Alliance members, but new members are encouraged to join the GA to attend. If you are not yet a member, but are interested in attending the party cruise, become a member today and you will recieve a ticket to the party in the process. Click here to join now for the discounted price of $25 and then RSVP to katelyn@greenalliance.biz to reserve your spot. You can also join for $35 at the dock on the night of the cruise, but we suggest new members join and RSVP in advance as the cruise sold out last year. 

Green Alliance members receive admission for one with their card, and Sustaining members receive admission for two. Kids are free and welcome to attend. Boarding will begin at 7:00 p.m., the the boat will leave the dock at 7:30 p.m., and will return at 10:00 p.m. 

Jun 14 - Kittery Community Market

The Kittery Community Market (KCM), Kittery Center Village at Post Office Square, 10 Shapleigh Road, Kittery, ME

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Kittery Community Market will be on Sunday's instead of Wednesday's this year! Beginning June 7th and continuing every Sunday until October 4th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This market is currently seeking vendors, email kitterycommunitymarket@gmail.com if you're interested in becoming a vendor.

Jun 16 - 900 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria Best of NH Celebration

Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, Manchester, NH

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

900 Degrees is the proud winner for Best Gourmet Pizza for this year's Best of NH 2015 competition sponsored by New Hampshire Magazine. Join us at the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester to help us celebrate! Tickets are $65.00 and can be purchased online.

Click here for more information.

Jun 19 - Coastal NH Climate Summit: Science to Support Action

Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center, 89 Depot Rd, Greenland NH

8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The 4th Annual Coastal Climate Summit is a collaborative forum among scientists, natural resource agencies, planners, engineers, municipal leaders, watershed organizations, conservation groups, citizens and others concerned about the impacts of climate change in coastal New Hampshire.

Registration fee is $20 and can be done online here. 

Jun 21 - Kittery Community Market

The Kittery Community Market (KCM), Kittery Center Village at Post Office Square, 10 Shapleigh Road, Kittery, ME

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Kittery Community Market will be on Sunday's instead of Wednesday's this year! Beginning June 7th and continuing every Sunday until October 4th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This market is currently seeking vendors, email kitterycommunitymarket@gmail.com if you're interested in becoming a vendor.

Jun 24 - Rye Farmer's Market

Rye Center, 580 Washington Road, Rye, NH

2:30p.m. - 5:30p.m.

The Rye Farmer's Market will be open every Wednesday from 2:30p.m. to 5:30p.m. beginning June 24th and continuing until September 23rd. This is a great opportunity to enjoy local fruits, vegetables, flowers, fine crafts and baked goods. There will be several new vendors, such as Churchill's Gardens with flowers and plants and Isles of Shoals Organic Body Products.

For more information on the Rye Farmer's Market, click here.

Jun 26 - Country and Western Line Dancing

Rockingham Ballroom, 22 Ash Swamp Road, Newmarket, NH

6:00 p.m. - midnight

Get your dancing shoes on for a night of country and western line dancing, taught by On the Dance Floor's Gail Eaten. For just $15 per person, you can enjoy food, a cash bar, and raffle prizes in addition to dancing the night away. All the proceeds benefit the Community Toolbox, a non-profit Fix-It program in Portsmouth, NH that offers small home repairs to Seacoast neighbors in need. 

Reserve your spot on the dancefloor here.