, Kingston, NH

June 27, 2013

Family Weekend

Carriage Towne News

---- — PORTSMOUTH —The Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses will hold a first ever “Family Weekend” on July 6 and 7 at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse in New Castle. The lighthouse will be open for climbing from 1:00-5:00 p.m. on both days (children must be 42” to climb to the top).

There will be a talk on Saturday by a representative from the Center for Wildlife in York, Maine, with live animal ambassadors. On Sunday, there will be a lively musical presentation by Shannachie, featuring Pat Heffernan and Patrick Keane. There will also be face painting, kids’ games, and more.

The lighthouse is off Route 1B in New Castle, on Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor, adjacent to Fort Constitution. More details are now online at