Events : September, 2014

Sep 05 - Harvest Moon Paddle on Great Bay

89 Depot Rd, Greenland NH

7:30 - 10:00 p.m.

Welcome fall with a paddle on Great Bay as the sun sets and the moon rises. The trip will feature cider, doughnuts and tales of the harvest moon. The program costs $35 per person. Prior kayak experience is necessary and your own kayak is required for this program. The Great Bay Stewards is a Green Alliance partner that works closely with the Great Bay Discovery Center. For information, or to register call 603-778-0015 or click here.

Sep 07 - Kittery Land Trust 27th Annual Picnic

Fort Foster Pavilion

12:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Come Join Kittery Land Trust for their annual meeting and picnic luncheon as they recap this year's events and new businesses. Following a lookback on this years accomplishments will be a talk on "Connecting and Responding to Our Local Environment" by Nancy Colbert Puff, Kittery Town Manager. The afternoon will be completed with a presentation of the Kittery Conservation Award and a Luncheon hosted by Carl's Meat Market and Beach Pea Baking Co. It is requested that all reservations be sent in by August 30th in order to put your name on the Fort Foster gate guest list. The event is $25 per person. For more information contact Rebecca Dawson Webb at 207-439-2915.

Sep 07 - Isles of Shoals Acoustic Sunset Cruise

Isles of Shoals Steamship Co., 315 Market Street, Portsmouth

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Join the Isles of Shoals Steamship Company for specialty wines and a live acoustic performance by Truffle Trio. Buy tickets here!  

Sep 10 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.  

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door.  For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

 

 

Sep 11 - Oysterpalooza

Redhook Ale Brewery, Portsmouth NH

5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

The Coastal Conservation Association of New Hampshire's (CCANH) annual oyster festival, Piscataqua Oysterpalooza, is a chance to come enjoy oysters on the half shell at a great price, Redhook beer, live music, a live auction, and the N.H. Oyster Shucking Championship. The competition is open to all and cash prizes will be awarded. The festival will raise funds for the organizations oyster shell recycling program which is used in oyster restoration in the Great Bay. Admission is $5. The event is rain or shine. For more information about the event click here. Redhook Brewery is a Green Alliance partner, for more information about Redhook click here.

Sep 12 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road in Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

 

Sep 13 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. There are multiple open house dates for the public to experience a modular eco-friendly home. All of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The house is open from September 10 - October 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information click here or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

Sep 13 - Craft Beer & Food Passport 2014 Tour *SOLD OUT*

Strawbery Banke

Diplomat VIP 4 - 7:30 p.m, Main Event 5 - 7:30 p.m

Craft Beer & Food Passport 2014 Tour is a delicious event located at the historic Strawbery Banke in Portsmouth NH!  This event is being hosted by a Green Alliance business partner, NHPTV.  The proceeds are supporting the hosts of the event, NHPTV and Strawberry Banke.  This event of the season includes over 20 craft beers paired with foods created by the region's most popular chefs.  Green Alliance business partners, The Portsmouth Brewery and Smuttynose Brewery will be partaking in this event. To view more of these brewers and restaurants participating in the event click here.  Diplomat VIP tickets are $110, where you can taste exclusive small batch brews and special pairings in the VIP tent. These guests will enter the event an hour early, getting a head start over others attaining the main event. Main Event tickets are $65, this ticket gets you over 20 craft beers paired with delicious cuisine. The Designated Driver tickets are $30 and include delicious cuisine with non-alcoholic beverages.  To purchase a ticket to this exclusive event click here before the event sells out!     

 

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! Check back for more great events with Smuttynose! 

Sep 13 - MetalWave Inc. Electronic Recycling Drive

207 Middle Road (RT 111A) in Brentwood

9 a.m.- Noon

Join MetalWave Inc. on Saturday September 13th from 9 am to noon as they support a large scale recycling event to help you properly dispose of household and company electronic waste. The event will take place in the lot of the Brentwood Highway Garage on 207 Middle Road (RT 111A) in Brentwood.  Open to all Southern NH residents in the Southeast Regional Refuse Disposal District, this recycling event accepts any end of life IT products including laptops, cell phones, printers etc.  MetalWave Inc. is a company dedicated to insuring the proper disposal of electronic goods from collection to the breakdown of the products. This reliable company helps lessen the impact our modern lifestyle has on the environment. MetalWave is making disposal easier by coming to an accessible location, take advantage of this opportunity and pass on your old electronics this September!

Those outside the Southeast Regional Refuse Disposal District may risk being turned away.

For more information contact Jim Jubb of Metalwave at jjubb@metalwaveinc.com

 

 

Sep 14 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

 

Sep 14 - Open Streets Portsmouth

Portsmouth

noon-4 pm

On Sunday September 14, Open Streets Portsmouth will be transforming a mile of neighborhood streets into a public park for people to walk, bike, stroll, skip, whatever. Seacoast Velokids will have cycling skills for kids at Lafayette playground, plus a Strider bike test area for little kids and a Trek Demo trailer for the adult kids. Seacoast United will have skills clinics and more at Clough Field. And, there will be a few yoga locations along the route. Open Streets Portsmouth is also looking for volunteers for the day of the event, September 14. Volunteers are needed at intersections with a couple small barricades, to make sure that people find their way and that vehicles are either redirected or slowly guided to/from their driveway. For more information on this event, click here. If you are interested in volunteering please email, OpenStreetsPortsmouth@gmail.com

 

Sep 14 - Harvest Moon Festival

Redhook Brewery, Portsmouth

12 a.m.

Come join us for the Harvest Moon Festival on September 14 with headliner: Rusted Root. Other musical acts include Adam Ezra Group and Bliss. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 day of. Harvest Moon Festival benefits Womenade. More information on ticket sales at Redhook.

 

Sep 16 - Redhook Brewery's Electric Car Charging Station Ribbon Cutting!

1 Redhook Way, Portsmouth

2 p.m.

Calling all electric car owners! In partnership with PSNH Redhook Brewery is proud to bring a free electric car charging station outside the pub! In celebration of this cooperative effort, PSNH will be cutting the ribbon at Redhook at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 16th. The event will include appetizers and free beer to boot! Stop by Redhook to join the celebration, recharge your car for free, and enjoy a great afternoon with free beer and food courtesy of Redhook. 

 

Sep 17 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

Sep 17 - STAR Theatre Lecture Series Presents: An Inside Look at the Mount Washington Observatory

Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Rd Kittery, ME

7:00 p.m.

Come join Scot Henley, Executive Director of the non-profit Mount Washington Obseravtory, for an intimate look into the workings of this great scientific institution and home to "the world's worst weather." The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information please call 207-439-3800 or click here.

Sep 18 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

Sep 19 - Matt Jenson & The Liquid Revolution with the Berklee College Bob Marley Ensemble

7 Medford St, Arlington Ma

7:30 p.m.

Join a local seacoast band, Matt Jenson & the Liquid Revolution, with the Berklee College Bob Marley Ensamble for a Multimedia Reggae Concert Experience.  This fun concert supports the Peoples Climate March in NYC September 21.  This event will get you ready for the march with music, movement, community and positive vibes!  Purchase tickets on their website for $18 in advance, or at the door for $23.   

Sep 19 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

 

Sep 20 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

 

Sep 20 - Blue Ocean Society Beach Clean-Up

Various NH Coastline Locations

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation is holding the 28th Annual International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 20 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Coastal Cleanup will take place at approximately 25 different sites along the New Hampshire coastline focusing on trash removal and maintaining wildlife habitats.

For more information on volunteering, click here

Sep 20 - BioBlitz!: An Extreme Species Search

Odiorne Point State Park, Rye NH

6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Come enjoy a daylong species scavenger hunt of Odiorne Point State Park, where families explore alongside scientists and field naturalists to find and record data on as many different species in the Park as possible in one day. Exploration teams will be birding, searching for insects, snakes and amphibians, exploring the freshwater pond and salt marsh, tracking mammals, identifying plants and seaweeds, tide pooling and more. You can sign up to participate in all or part of the day. BioBlitz is free for Seacoast Science Center members; $7 for non-members and $20 for non-member families (up to 6 people). For more information about the event and to register click here.

Sep 20 - Loon Echo Trek

Shawnee Peak Ski Area, Bridgton ME

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

Love hiking or cycling? Come to the 14th Annual Loon Echo Trek and help raise funds for land conservation! There will be 25, 50, 75 and 100 mile bike courses and 4.5 and 6 mile hikes. Its a great day of outdoor activity and everyone meets back at Shawnee Park for a bbq, massages and beer. Prizes are offered to those who raise money for the organization to go towards land conservation. For more information about the event click here.

Sep 21 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

Sep 21 - Join the People's Climate March in NYC this September

New York City

All-day

Join the Peoples Climate March on September 21 to walk through the canyons of Manhattan in the world's largest demonstration yet about climate change. September 23rd Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders to come to the UN to talk about global warming. With many world leaders attending this summit, the spotlight will no doubt be on New York. This walk offers a chance to show important world leaders that “the people” support the climate movement.

Sierra Club Maine has also arranged for buses to bring people to and from this event. Buses will leave from Pease Tradeport at a $30 roundtrip cost. The Sierra Club Maine asks that people sign up for the buses as soon as possible, to assist them in knowing how many buses are needed. For more information on buses and to reserve your spot, click here.

For more information on the People’s Climate March, click here, or contact Hilary Clark at 207-363-8128 or at clarkhamel@aol.com

Sep 21 - Seaside 4-Miler

Fort Foster, Kittery Point

8:30 a.m.

Come join the Kittery PTA for a morning of fun for the whole family. Participate in the 4-mile road race, or grab the family and enjoy the 2.5 mile walk. The race’s venue is located in one of the most spectacular places on the Seacoast: Fort Foster, Kittery Point, Maine, filled with history, beautiful beaches and nature trails. The scenic course is flat with one hill right past the first mile mark. Walkers and runners will begin racing at 8:30 a.m. and the Free Kids Fun Run will begin at 9:30 a.m. Healthy and delicious post race food will be offered as well as environmentally-friendly giveaway to the first 75 registered participants. For more information on the race click here. To register click here.

 

Sep 21 - Bus Departure for NYC People's Climate March

Pease Tradeport, Portsmouth NH

5:30 a.m.

Sierra Club Maine has arranged busses to the People's Climate March in NYC. The event will be the worlds largest demonstration about climate change. Buses will leave at 5:30 a.m. at a $30 roundtrip cost. The Sierra Club Maine asks that people sign up for the buses as soon as possible, to assist them in knowing how many buses are needed. For more information on buses or to reserve your spot click here.

For more information on the People's Climate March click here or contact Hilary Clark at 207-363-8128 or at clarkhamel@aol.com 

Sep 21 - Final Isles of Shoals Star Island Walking Tour with Jazz Brunch

Isles of Shoals Steamship Company, 315 Market Street

9:55 a.m.

Enjoy an expertly narrated Isles of Shoals and Portsmouth Harbor Tour with the added bonus of a guided walking tour on Star Island! Your guide will walk you through over 400 years of rich history including the charting of the Isles in 1614 by Captain John Smith of Jamestown and Pocohontas. The guided walking portion of the tour is optional and you are welcome to explore the island on your own. This cruise allows approximately 3.25hrs on Star Island.

For this final walking tour cruise of the season, Isles of Shoals will also include a brunch on Star Island accompanied by live jazz music. For more information and to see the menu for this cruise, click here

Sep 21 - Papa Wheelies Bike Swap and Used Bike Sale

653 Islington St, Portsmouth

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Join Papa Wheelies this Sunday for their September Bike Swap! This one day event will feature a used bike sale, where customers can purchase one of the hundreds of used bikes for a great price, or they can bring in their old bike to sell. Used bikes can be dropped off until Spetember 20th and when the bike sells the seller will recieve 100% of the price it is sold for as a store credit or can choose to recieve a check for 75% of the selling price. Make sure you check out this popular event on Sunday, September 21st from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. under the tent in the Papa Wheelies parking lot!

For more information visit the Papa Wheelies website here or call (603) 427- 2060. 

Sep 21 - West African Music Fest

Redhook Brewery, Portsmouth NH

noon - 5:00 p.m.

Nongovernmental organization Rain for the Sahel and Sahara (RAIN) will celebrate the third annual West Africa Day with an outdoor West African Music Fest. The concert will feature Randy Armstrong & Beyond Borders, traditional drums and dance of Akwaaba Ensemble, and the 12-piece afrobeat force Federator No. 1. The Seacoast West African Dance & Drum Group will be on hand as well. Tickets for the festival are $18 and available here. No age limits. Free parking at Redhook Brewery. All proceeds for the music festival will benefit RAIN's work in Niger to foster education and livelihoods. For more information click here.

Sep 22 - Climate Counts Week

New York City

All Week Long

Since 2009 there have been over 250 events hosted by organizations, governments, companies or universities in formats such as conferences, lectures, high-profile debates, concerts, community projects, screenings, closed door meetings and art exhibitions. Climate Week NYC events all share the same clear aim; driving climate action. If you share this goal too, then this is your chance to play a part in one of the most crucial moments in recent climate change history.

By providing an international platform for government, business and civil society to work together on low carbon solutions, Climate Week NYC will show the world there are clear opportunities and many benefits in joining the global 'clean revolution'. 

Sep 23 - Beekeeping School offered by Seacoast NH Beekeepers Association

1 Lee Hook Rd, Lee NH

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Six sessions, Tuesdays: September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, and 28. Some topics addressed will be honeybee biology, equipment, hive management, pests and diseases. Cost of $75 includes class text, and a one year membership to the Association which meets monthly in Lee. Preregistration required. For more information or to register, contact Carol at ctuveson@msn.com or 603-750-0137.

 

Sep 24 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

Sep 24 - Charmed by Charity Event

104 Congress St, Portsmouth

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

You're invited to a Charmed by Charity Event to benefit Southeast New Hampshire Habitat for Humanity ReStore! The event will be located in downtown Portsmouth at the Alex and Ani store. Shop a wide selection of beautiful jewelry for a wonderful cause, 15% of all of the proceeds will be donated directly to Southeast New Hampshire Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Come out to shop and support! For more information or to RSVP, contact Marcie at admin@senhhabitat.org.

Sep 24 - SB New Metrics 2014

Cambridge, Massachusetts

TBA

Once again, Green Alliance business partner, Climate Counts is proud to support and partner with the annual Sustainable Brands New Metrics conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Hear the latest techniques for integrating environmental performance into your business with everything from carbon accounting, goal setting and reporting. 

Click here to register! 

Visit the website to learn more about the race and Climate Counts. 

Sep 25 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

Sep 25 - Presentation at the Rice Public Library

Rice Public Library, Kittery ME

6:00 p.m.

Diane Fallon, author of "Pioneer on a Mountain Bike: Eight Days Throughout Early American History," will present a slideshow/reading at the Rice Public Library. Ms. Fallon's book includes a lengthy chapter dealing with Seacoast history, including the rise and fall of the Pepperrell family; the 1735 diptheria epidemic; and why business always came before religion in early New Hampshire. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Rice Library.

Sep 26 - Big Brothers Big Sisters The Big Bash on Little Bay

224 Little Bay Rd, Newington, NH

6:30-10:00 p.m.

Support the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast by buying a ticket to The Big Bash on Little Bay. Come and enjoy live and silent auctions, great food and drinks, and live music. The event will be catered by a number of notable local restuarants and companies. There will also be performances from the blues septet The TonyMack Band. To find out more about The Big Bash on Little Bay, go to the event page here.

Sep 26 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.
 

Sep 27 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

Sep 27 - GateWay's Second Anniversary Free Class Day!

875 Islington St., Portsmouth

10 a.m. - close

GateWay Taiji, Qigong, and Yoga is celebrating their second year of business with an open house event! All are welcome to attend any of the free classes offered throughout the day, or to come tour the beautiful studio. 

The day will start with sampler yoga classes in the morning. The rest of the day will include sampler Taiji and Qigong classes taught by owner Bill Buckley and instructor Marsha Carr. 

For more information, visit http://www.gatewaytaiji.com/ or call 603-610-9395. 

Sep 27 - Redhook Reggae Jam

Redhook Brewery, Portsmouth

12 a.m.

Stop by the Redhook Brewery in Portsmouth for a day filled with Reggae music and live bands. For more information or directions check out the Redhook Calendar or the Redhook Brewery website

Sep 28 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. The modern ecofriendly home located in Salisbury Massachusetts will be showcased this fall to benefit Boston Children's Hospital. Home owners, Natalie and Tom Treat we thrilled at the opportunity to be financially sustainable and live environmentally, and offered their home for the project when the original homeowners stepped out. Shane Carter of Ridgeview has outfitted the home with solar panels that will generate approximately the same amount of energy consumed by the building. In addition to solar energy the home features a heat pump heating system that reduces green house gas emissions by 60%. Ridgeview also worked with designer Lisa Wasserman on the project to tie the home together with an appealing style. This fall following the completion of the home, the Treats will host multiple open houses allowing the public an opportunity to experience a modular eco-friendly home. These upcoming open houses are perfect for homeowners looking to renovate their homes in an environmental manner. In addition all of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The open houses will take place from September 10th-October 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.bostonmagazine.com/designhome or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

Sep 29 - QA Cafe Teaming with MetalWorks for eCycle Event

55 Green St., Portsmouth

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 QA Cafe is teaming up with GA Business Partner, MetalWave, to host an electronics recycling event! The event is open to GA members, as well as all Business Partners, and is a great way for the GA Community to continue making healthy choices for our environment. 

MetalWave accepts any products “with a plug” and will sustainably recycle all items turned in. The only items not accepted are hazardous materials and liquids. This is an amazing opportunity to safely get rid of old, unused cell phones and chargers, laptops, and more! 

Click here to find out more about this event! 

Sep 30 - Final Greenland Farmers' Market of the Season

Post Rd, Greenland, NH

3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

The last Greenland Farmers' Market of 2014 will be held on Tuesday September 30th on Post Road, across from the school. This farmers market will offer a wide variety of locally grown produce, food products, and unique crafts. In addition to the goods that are sold each week, the Green Alliance and numerous business partners of the Green Alliance will have booths. The business partners present will include: EZ Bikes & Scooters, Mary's Dogs, Southeast New Hampshire Habitat for Humanity ReStore, The Great Bay Stewards, and The Acorn School. Don't forget to catch the last Greenland Farmers' Market of the year and stock up on local goods to last until the next season!

Sep 30 - Community Toolbox Fundraiser at the Flatbread Company

138 Congress Street, Portsmouth, N.H

5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Come support Community Toolbox on the evening of Tuesday, September 30th for their first fundraiser at Flatbreads in Portsmouth! From 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. a donation from all size pizzas ordered for dine-in or take-out will go to Community Toolbox of Portsmouth, a nonprofit organization aimed at helping community members in need repair their homes. Members of Community Toolbox will also have a table at the front door offering raffles and the opportunity to meet board members and learn more about the organization. Don't miss this chance to enjoy great pizza and help raise money for a local nonprofit!