The Valley of Portsmouth Dover Scottish Rite has again made arrangements to have a special night at the Strawbery Banke Candlelight Stroll Dinner at the William Pitt Tavern (Portsmouth, NH).

This annul Holiday Dinner-Theater style experience takes you back to an 18th Century Tavern Holiday Celebration .  Tickets for this event are sold out minutes after going on sale (last year  the 720 tickets available were sold out within 45 minutes of going on sale).

This year the VPD has reserved one sitting and that is from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday evening December 15.   This sitting is strictly limited to 40 people.   The last day reservations can be made is October 15th (if seats are still available).

There is positively no admission “at the door” you must be on the reservation list to get in.

The Dinner entree is always a beef dish (with a vegetarian alternative offered).  Five courses are involved.  There are two types of tickets available $75 per person (no alcohol option),  $95 per person (with alcohol included).

If you want to attend this special event evening  notify the Secretary of the Valley of Portsmouth Dover Scottish Rite, Jeff Brown,  by e-mail, right away, at with a follow-up  Check being made out  to the “Valley of Portsmouth-Dover S.R.” and immediately mail to Jeff Brown, PO Box 1992, Seabrook, N.H., 03874-1992.  Again reservations are $75 person (no alcohol option and $95 per person with alcohol included) , for a five course meal, drinks (alcohol option), and and evening of entertainment that will take you back to experience a 18th century holiday season being celebrated in a 1766 tavern!  (This offer is open to all Masons and their families).  When we have 40 reservations this event will be closed, so get your request into Jeff Brown ASAP!!!!.  First come, first serve!!!!  

(P.S. Although Pickwick’s Mercantile – Fezziwigs Food and Fountain, (who  put on this event on December)  will not tell us just what….. we have been promised there are some “surprises” that will take place at dinner this year!)