Posts Categorized: Events

Childe Hassam Exhibit Closes Soon

By Lois Williams There’s only a month left to see the “Childe Hassam at the Isles of Shoals” exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts – it closes November 6.  Many Shoalers have seen it, and there are even a couple of instances of Shoalers meeting other Shoalers at the exhibit. Not to… Read more >

Historic Gosport Regatta

Originally reported by Ryan Alan Sail racing history opened a new chapter with the revival of the Gosport Regatta seven years ago. When racers and spectators gather for this year’s event, they will be part of helping write additional pages in the modern history of the event. The Regatta certainly had a colorful start in July of 1874, when it was organized by John Poor, President of the… Read more >

Build a Basket – December 12

Gather in our Portsmouth office on Saturday, December 12 from 10 AM to 3 PM for a basket making workshop. Karen Ellis of the Star Gathering conferences will be leading this workshop and guiding people through making their own basket. The cost for the workshop is $50, which includes all basket supplies plus a donation… Read more >

Scenes from Starry Night

On Saturday, November 21 we welcomed over 100 people to the Discover Portsmouth Center for a great fundraiser featuring a talk by Dudley W. Dudley about her part in saving the Isles of Shoals from becoming a superport for oil tankers in the 1970s. The night also included a silent auction, live music from the… Read more >

Fill Up at the BRGR Bar on Saturday

This Saturday, before or after coming to Starry Night, head over to the BRGR Bar in Portsmouth, NH for a delicious meal. This awesome burger joint is featuring The Star Island Burger on November 21st. The Star Island Burger includes a Maine Family Farms beef patty with spinach, tomatoes, house made old bay aioli, and… Read more >