Celebrate the Isles of Shoals
April-May 2022

ACT ONE invites you join us at the Plains Schoolhouse in Portsmouth as we celebrate the rich cultural history of the Isles of Shoals with two slide presentations by Stephanie Nugent.

The Lore & Legend of the
Isles of Shoals  

Wed, April 27  &  Fri, April 29 at 2 pm
Join us for tales of pirates and fisherman, ghosts and grand hotels,
and wonderful archival photographs!
The Remarkable Life of Celia Thaxter
Tue, May 17  &  Thu, May 19 at 2 pm
Actor Stephanie Nugent explores Celia’s life from her childhood
at White Island to her unexpected fame as a poet and writer.
And you will meet the painters, musicians, and writers,
who followed Celia to the islands each summer.
These events are fundraisers for ACT ONE, so admission is PAY WHAT YOU WISH at the door (cash or check, no credit cards at this time)  We thank you in advance for your support! 

Seating is limited to 35 –
so please call 603.300.2986 or email steph@actonenh.org
to reserve. We want to be absolutely certain we have seats for you – and your friends!

Because many patrons are only now venturing out to events, it is our wish that everyone feel safe. We therefore ask that participants be vaccinated and wear masks.  Thank you for you consideration and cooperation!

Click here to find a handy map with directions to the Plains Schoolhouse. We look forward to seeing you and sharing with you ACT ONE’s plans for the future!