September Fun in and Around Portsmouth New Hampshire!

Portsmouth NH - Downtown Pier

Here in Portsmouth New Hampshire and the surrounding towns, summer may be coming to an end, but the fun continues on! 

We still have plenty of wonderful weather ahead of us before winter
comes, and plenty of fun things to do as well.  Fun things abound
all year long here along the coast!


Check out some of this area’s fun – I’m sure you’ll find something here for just about everyone:

9/5Portsmouth Poetry Hoot– Café Expresso – Portsmouth.  
9/6“Old-Time Contra and Square Dance” – Dover City Hall – Dover.  (8pm to 10:45pm)
9/7“ECSD Summer Concert Series” – Hammond Park – Eliot Maine – enjoy a cookout and concert.  (6:30pm)
9/8Opening Gala– “Tiempo Libre” – Portsmouth Music Hall – Portsmouth.  Celebrating the restoration of this beautiful historic music hall with hot Latin music. 
9/8Thomas the Train and Friends – Regal Theater Newington.  

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“6th Annual Paddle on the Pond” – North Mill Pond – Downtown Portsmouth.  (11am to 2pm)

9/8“Jackson Hill Cider Day”Historic Jackson House
– Portsmouth.  Harvest celebration for families – music, games,
cider-pressing, crafts, and more.  (12noon to 4pm) 
9/9“Capriccio Festival of Kites” – Kite Masters’ Festival – Ogunquit Beach Maine.  (10am to 2pm)
9/1522nd International Coastal Cleanup – various sites along the New Hampshire coastline and along Great Bay.  
9/15“Art in the Park”– York Art Association Juried Arts & Crafts Show – Moulton Park – York Maine.  (9am to 4pm)
9/15“Hootie and the Blowfish” ConcertCasino Ballroom – Hampton Beach. 
9/15“Comedian Jimmy Dunn”Seacoast Repertory Theatre – Portsmouth.  
9/16Portsmouth Criterium Bicycle Race – High-speed bike races through the streets of Portsmouth and a Lifestyle Expo in Market Square – Downtown Portsmouth. 
9/16“Before Strawbery Banke: Celebrating the Historic Museums of Portsmouth”– Gov. Langdon House – Portsmouth.  (3 – 4pm).

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9/23“Portsmouth Peace Treaty Parade” – Downtown Portsmouth to Prescott Park – Portsmouth.  (2 – 3pm)

9/23“2nd Annual Seacoast Pan-Mass Challenge Kids Bike” – Great Island Commons – New Castle.  (9am to noon)
9/30“The Shaw Brothers in Concert”Portsmouth Music Hall – Portsmouth. 


Check out these multi-day events and make a weekend of it:
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9/7 through 9/9Hampton Beach Seafood Festival
–  New England’s largest Seaside Festival – top restaurants offer
up loads of seafood alongside arts & crafts vendors showcasing
locally-made products – music, food, fireworks – Hampton Beach.
9-7 through 9/9“NASCAR at the Trading Post”– Kittery Trading Post Septemberfest – Kittery Trading Post – Kittery Maine.  NASCAR simulator, racing skills, and more.
9/9 through 9/19“Summer Film Fest 07” Continues – Portsmouth Music Hall Movies – Portsmouth.  
9/15 through 9/16Golden Harvest Days and History in Bloom– Strawbery Banke Museum – historic landscapes and gardens – Portsmouth. 
9-21 through 9/239thAnnual Telluride by the Sea – Portsmouth Music Hall – Portsmouth.  Six Movies – Three Days – a “Weekend Celebration of New Cinema”.  
9/22 – 9/23 – “3rd Annual Tour of Fairy Houses in Portsmouth Gardens” – Historic South End Locations – Portsmouth. 


Prescott Park and Pier - Ann Cummings Copyright 2007

Here are some month-long fun tours to enjoy:

Month of September – Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays“Portsmouth Harbor Highlight Tours”
– Historic Downtown Portsmouth – learn about the early settlers, ship
builders, patriots, and more, who came to Portsmouth to find their

Month of September –  Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays“Portsmouth Harbor Twilight Tours”
– Historic Downtown Portsmouth – learn about the ‘bawdy life’ of a
by-gone era on the waterfront of Water Street.  Tours start


For more great pictures of Portsmouth New
Hampshire and some of the surrounding towns, take this tour – here are
some beautiful pictures from all seasons in this tour!
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If you’re interested in Portsmouth NH Real
Estate, be sure to check out these links for homes and condos for sale
in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas:

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  Ann Cummings
  RE/MAX Coast to Coast
  Portsmouth NH
  888-349-5678 x 3839
  Servicing the Coastal Areas of NH & Southern Maine                    REALTOR


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