Looking for something to do this week? Here’s a few options:
Curated Upcoming Local Events (CULE!) from The #PortsmouthLOVE Letter!
* thru 6pm today: #NHGives — Help your choice of NH nonprofit win prizes like Golden Tickets during this 24-hour fundraising campaign! See our feature from last week on how to maximize this day for the nonprofit of your choice in New Hampshire
* 2:15 – 6pm: Exeter Farmers Market @ Swasey Parkway
* 7pm: Celeste Ng @ The Music Hall Loft — If you read Little Fires Everywhere or Everything I Never Told You, you won’t want to miss author Celeste Ng at the Loft! Ticket comes with a hardcover book & drink!
* 7:30pm: The Producers @ Seacoast Rep — This show was designed by the Mad Men of Oopsie Daisy Inc. and has gotten great reviews! Also, it stars Jamie Bradley, who has never led us astray.
* 8pm: Button Factory Jazz — Weird Turn Pro @ WSCA’s Button Factory stage — Your weekly dose of Jazz, man!
* 7pm: Wet was the Light @ The Word Barn — This edition of The Word Barn’s Silo Series will feature Mimi White, Jim Rioux and Mary Saliba.
* 8pm: The Producers @ Seacoast Rep — This show was designed by the Mad Men of Oopsie Daisy Inc. and has gotten great reviews! Also, it stars Jamie Bradley, who has never led us astray.
* 8pm: Soggy Po Boys Record Release @ 3S Artspace — With special guests Gretchen and the Pickpockets!
* 8am – 2pm: Portsmouth Farmers Market @ City Hall Hill — Portsmouth Saturday mornings are for neighbors and fresh local goods!
* 2pm & 8pm: The Producers @ Seacoast Rep — This show was designed by the Mad Men of Oopsie Daisy Inc. and has gotten great reviews! Also, it stars Jamie Bradley, who has never led us astray.
* 8pm: Studio Two: The Beatles Before America @ The Strand, Dover — Hailed “New England’s Best Beatles Tribute Band,” Studio Two continues its national tour in celebration of The Beatles music before America (1960-1963) and the early hits from the touring years (1963-1966).
* 8pm: RE:main @ 3S Artspace— Contemporary dance performance — the performers’ movement is born out of feedback gathered in several interactive workshops hosted by FUKUDANCE’s Junichi Fukuda. Open to those with feelings of otherness, exclusion and disenfranchisement, particularly teenagers, the workshops provided a sharing medium for stories of experiences with injustice and inequality.
* 9:30am – 12pm: Family Fun with Watercolors @ Discover Portsmouth — Free arts for the fam at Discover Portsmouth!
* 10am – 2pm: World Ocean Day @ Seacoast Science Center — a FREE day of fun for the whole family. Dissect a squid, get your face painted, meet Science Center mascots and learn lots of things about the ocean!
* 10am – 2pm: Hunger Hero Food Drive @ Hannaford, Rochester — Bring or purchase bags of food to donate, and meet Spider-Man, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Red & Pink Power Rangers!
* 12 – 3pm: Shuck & Chuck to benefit On Belay @ Old Town Hall, Newington — Enjoy locally sourced food and drink prepared by local chefs, plus all you can eat oysters from Sunset Point. Bid on the silent auction, play some games or just kick back with a Deciduous brew or North Country Hard Cider and enjoy a little Americana from Portland ME band Pedal Steal. All funds raised support On Belay programs.
* 1 – 5pm: Open House @ Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse — Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses hosts open houses at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse in New Castle every Sunday from late May through mid-October. No reservations are needed; tours are on a first come, first served basis.
* 2pm: The Producers @ Seacoast Rep — This show was designed by the Mad Men of Oopsie Daisy Inc. and has gotten great reviews! Also, it stars Jamie Bradley, who has never led us astray.
* Tuesday 6/12 9am – 5pm: Feminists, Waffles, Work @ Teatotaller — Join entrepreneurs, business owners and freelancers who are interested in working towards a more equitable community. Join for the full day or a half-day.
* Tuesday 6/12 6–8pm: Writing, Publishing & Marketing @ WSCA — Three authors will each give a 10-minute presentation — one on writing, one on publishing, one on marketing — followed by Q&A, and then time for hanging out and chatting. The event is recorded and made available as a podcast.
* Wednesday 6/13 2:15–6pm: Dover Farmers Market @ Chamber of Commerce parking lot
* Wednesday 6/13 7pm: Long Story Short: Changes @ 3S Artspace — Long Story Short is an ongoing storytelling series featuring a wide variety of people from around the Seacoast who have a good story to share. Guest host this time around is Mark Michael Adams.
6/15: Ani DiFranco River House Concert Series opener at Prescott Park
6/16: Juneteenth Celebration by Black Heritage Trail NH
6/16: Swizzle @ 3S Artspace
6/16: NH Women’s Foundation GAL|A in Concord
6/23: Portsmouth PRIDE
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