STRAWBERY BANKE MUSEUM

Current Events

DAILY ADMISSION Strawbery Banke Museum
Explore 10 acres of American history through 38 historic buildings and heirloom gardeners. Meet costumed roleplayers and traditional craftspeople. Tickets good for 2 consecutive days.



Vintage & Vine Sep 9
Vintage & Vine, the fine wine and food festival and silent auction, is the main annual fund-raiser for Strawbery Banke Museum. Now in its 30th year! VIP 4-7:30 pm. General Admission 5-7:30 pm



Vintage & Vine Sep 9 DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKETS
Vintage & Vine, the fine wine and food festival and silent auction, is the main annual fund-raiser for Strawbery Banke Museum. Now in its 30th year! VIP 4-7:30 pm. General Admission 5-7:30 pm



BLUE STAR MUSEUM ADMISSION
Strawbery Banke Museum is open FREE to active duty military and their families. The museum extends the Blue Star Museum season to offer this free admission at all times.



American Lives: A Timeline of Historical Re-enactors JULY 1
Discover special living history displays throughout the museum grounds, showcasing American History from the 1600s through the 1900s.



American Celebration: 1940s-Style Swing Dance JULY 3
Jump, jive and swing to the music of the Beantown Swing Orchestra at a 1940s-style swing dance.



July 3rd Swing Dance Picnic Dinner
Figtree Kitchen Cafe at Strawbery Banke offers a July 3rd "to go" picnic dinner of fried chicken, potato salad, strawberry shortcake, and lemonade. Picnic dinner is $20 per person, and must be pre-ordered. Pick-up at the Café starts at 5pm on July 3rd.



HANDS ON BOATS Piscataqua River Wherry Raffle
As part of its signature program, HANDS ON BOATS, the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke will be building a new Piscataqua River Wherry that will be raffled off upon completion. The general public can buy tickets. Session participants automatically entered.



HANDS ON BOATS: Documenting an Historic Piscataqua River Wherry JULY 10-11
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS Documenting HALF DAY
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS: Lofting a NEW Piscataqua River Wherry JULY 29-30
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS Lofting HALF DAY
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



Portsmouth Historic Sites Association Twilight Tour Aug 11
For just one evening every year, nine of the Portsmouth Historic Sites open their doors and gardens for the Twilight Tour (visit Portsmouth Historic Sites Associates from 4:30-8 pm on Friday, August 11. To make this evening memorable, the theme is “Dining



HANDS ON BOATS: Molds, patterns & frames for Piscataqua River Wherry AUG 13-17
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS Molds HALF DAY
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS: Planking a NEW Piscataqua River Wherry SEPT 11-14 & 17-19
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS Planking HALF DAY
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS: Trim, rails & finish work on a NEW Piscataqua River Wherry OCT 11-14
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS Trim HALF DAY
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS: Hardware for a NEW Piscataqua River Wherry OCT 28-29
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS Hardware HALF DAY
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



Beyond the Ship's Log: Writing Workshop OCT 22
This workshop will equip each participant with tips and techniques for capturing the spirit of your adventure with the written word.


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