Portsmouth, NH Also Has A ‘First Night’ With Ice Sculpture, Battle Of The Bands & Fireworks

Anura Guruge, laughing, picture November 16, 2011.

by Anura Guruge

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1. Wolfeboro, NH, ‘First Night’ Celebrations … Nov. 29, 2012.
ine Minogue, Harpist, At Wolfeboro,‘First Night’ … — Nov. 30, 2012.

Click image to access the ‘ProPortsmouth’ Website with First Night related data, including program, prices etc.

We have, alas, never been to ‘First Night‘ in Portsmouth, NH. Though we all like Portsmouth the prospect of driving back home after midnight on New Year’s doesn’t hold much appeal.

That said, we have been to Portsmouth a number of times of New Years day, January 1; our wedding anniversary. So we have seen what is left of the ice sculptures.

Pretty sure we won’t make it to First Night in Portsmouth this year. We seem committed to Wolfeboro, which has the attraction of offering 2x fireworks and only being 25 minutes away (with no traffic to contend with).

There is a chance we will go to Portsmouth again on January 1, 2013. We will have to do something special. It is our 10th wedding anniversary and so many people said that we wouldn’t last the year, just because we met online and got married 6 weeks to the day, Wednesday to a Wednesday, of first making contact.

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