Puddle Dock Packs: The Colonial Life Pack
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Puddle Dock Packs help kids exercise their imaginations, practice fine motor skills, and explore the past through a variety of hands-on projects such as weaving potholders on a handheld loom, making marbles and ring-toss games, and writing with a quill pen.
A subscribers-only webpage offers additional historical activities, book recommendations, and access to videos of museum roleplayers and house tours to enhance learning.
Members $20; Nonmembers $25.
Pick up Puddle Dock Packs at Stoodley's Tavern or add shipping to anywhere in the United States for $9.00 per pack.
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NEW & NOTEWORTHY
2021 Historic House Season
Daily through Sunday, October 17, 2021;
10 AM - 5 PM.
Strawbery Banke Museum reopens for the season offering visitors the chance to explore over 300+ years of history, from Indigenous history to the present day, in the Puddle Dock neighborhood. Tour historic houses on original foundations, meet costumed roleplayers, watch traditional crafts demonstrations and explore heirloom gardens.
Vintage & Vine
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Main Event 5 - 7:30 PM
Raise a glass in a toast to the return of Vintage & Vine, the fine wine and food festival, and Strawbery Banke Museum's main annual fundraiser.
Tuesdays on the Terrace
Every Tuesday through September 14, 2021; 5:30 - 7 PM.
Amid the summer splendor of Puddle Dock, this popular concert series is held every Tuesday night. Guests bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the open-air concerts featuring music by local artists.
The Puddle Dock Restaurant
The Puddle Dock Restaurant, located in the Dunaway Store at Strawbery Banke Museum, offers great "Modern Colonial" food, hospitality, and beautiful views to families of Portsmouth and visitors to the Museum.