Top Things To Do in Portsmouth Before the End of Summer

Summer isn’t over yet! Check out our list of top things to experience in Portsmouth before the end of our favorite season:

Art ‘Round Town
The first Friday of every month, downtown Portsmouth celebrates our community with its Art ‘Round Town gallery walk! The art galleries represent the work of national and international artists hailing from all over, including Europe, New York, Los Angeles, and New England. As a city steeped in culture and tradition, this experience is a must for all of those who love art, food, music, and fashion: http://bit.ly/2ads2Xe

6th Annual Round Island Regatta
Take part in Portsmouth’s maritime tradition at the sixth annual Round Island Regatta on Saturday, July 30th! For six years, competitors racing in sailboats, kayaks, and paddleboards have set off from Peirce Island, where spectators are welcome to watch and listen to commentary during the race. Following the competition, there is a post-race picnic and award ceremony at the Wentworth Lear Houses. All proceeds will help support the Gundalow Company’s award-winning programs to protect the Piscataqua region’s maritime heritage and environment. More information on the event: http://bit.ly/29R8SqS

Alexandra de Steigeur: Winter Life on a Small Island
Alexandra de Steigeur has been the caretaker of the Isles of Shoals for nineteen winters, and in her multimedia presentation which includes readings, slides, and music, she reflects on her experiences and stories of her time in solitude in an engaging and inspiring account of life on a small island. She will be presenting and holding a Q&A session on August 4th at 5:30 pm at Discover Portsmouth, located at 10 Middle Street: http://bit.ly/29Sqygl

2nd Annual New England Country Music Fest w/ Morgan Myles
Calling all country music fans! The second annual New England Country Music Festival is Sunday, August 7th, at Redhook Brewery. Music newcomer and powerful vocalist Morgan Myles will be performing alongside crowd favorites The Cadillac Three, Love and Theft, Barret Baber, and several other artists. Myles was recently featured in Rolling Stone’s “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know,” and NASH/Country Weekly’s “Five New Female Stars Breaking Out in 2016.” This festival is a must-see! http://bit.ly/29Skmax

Pan Mass Challenge Golf Tournament
Enjoy a day playing golf at Pease Golf Course while also raising money for the Pan Mass Challenge and the Dana Farber Institute in honor of a father of five diagnosed with the rare blood borne cancer Multiple Myeloma. Come support this worthy cause on Saturday, August 13th: http://bit.ly/29RfzJn