May 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion
Visit Portsmouth’s historic Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion to celebrate the return of the lilac season! Enjoy free tours of the mansion, a guided walk on the nature trail and a scavenger hunt for kids. The mansion is located right on the water and has beautiful grounds to explore – great for a day out and even a picnic.
Jun 1 all-day Portsmouth Sheraton
Join us as Boston bar legend and world-touring musician Brother Cleve presents “Music & Cocktails throughout the 19th Century.” This event will feature a keynote presentation, hosted lunch and a few surprises. This ticket is for the Signature Luncheon only.
Jun 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Hooksett Library
Join us as we present the fascinating story of the Merrimack River’s evolution. Our interactive slideshow will look at the dynamic forces that have changed the river — and along the way, you’ll learn something new about the Merrimack. We’ll explore the forces that changed our river, from its turbulent emergence from the Ice Age 14,000 years ago to its...
Jun 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Museum of the White Mountains
Architectural historian Bryant Tolles, Jr. shares the history and architecture of the grand resort hotel phenomenon and hospitality tourism in the White Mountains of New Hampshire from the pre-Civil War era to the present. The primary focus is on the surviving grand resort hotels: The Omni Mount Washington Resort, the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, The Balsams, the Eagle...
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Wyman Tavern Festival
It’s the 1770s again! The annual 18th century Wyman Tavern Festival will feature Colonial artisans demonstrating traditional crafts, music and dance, performances, as well as child-friendly games and activities. 21st century refreshments will be available for sale throughout the day, including the Tavern’s famous Rhubarb Cooler, a refreshing non-alcoholic drink. Admission to the Wyman Tavern Festival is $10 per adult....
Jun 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Museum of the White Mountains
The early taverns of the unsettled White Mountain region were essential to the survival and comfort of travelers who passed through the desolate notches, often in the winter months. This talk will describe these buildings and the services they provided, offering a stark contrast with the luxury of the grand hotels that served as more leisurely clientele in the latter...
Jun 29 – Jun 30 all-day Canterbury Shaker Village
Visit the Village for Traditional Craft Days to learn about and participate in traditional arts and crafts! There will be vendors and demonstrators showing off their craft in woodworking, weaving, rug hooking, broom making, oval box making, letterpress printing, and much more! Visit with an artisan, participate in hands-on activities, enjoy music and food, and find out where you can...
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Museum of the White Mountains
While servant narratives have been popular for centuries, there seems to be a resurging interest in these stories in recent decades. Many contemporary British and North American writers, filmmakers, and television executives have turned to master/servant relationships as their subject matter. Films like The Remains of the Day andGosford Park garnered numerous Oscar nominations and substantial box office profits. PBS...