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The Shops of Londonderry and Derry

Exploring the "less traveled" specialty shops of Londonderry and Derry.
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Discover the Rich Music History of the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom

The Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom is filled with fascinating music history. Opened in 1899, this NH icon has evolved from a family entertainment center to a Big Band-era dance hall to the modern concert venue we know today.

Music Memorabilia at Thrifty's Second Hand Stuff

Thrifty's in Manchester is much more than a place to buy vintage vinyl - it's also a music venue and museum.

New Hampshire Strong

After the Boston Marathon bombing songwriting duo Ernest Thompson and Joe Deleault worked together to create a song inspired by "Boston Strong."
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Art & Shopping Events

  • Date Night

    05.01.15

    This is a perfect activity for right before dinner or right afterward! Everything for a couple is included with the listed price (materials, tools,...

  • Patricia Schappler, "Resuscitation"

    09.02.15

    On view in the East Gallery at the New Hampshire Art Association’s Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery for the month of September is Artist Patricia...

  • "The Abstract Body"

    09.04.15

    The opening reception will be held on September 4 from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit will be open September 4 through October 31, 2015, Monday-Saturday, 11...

  • Marguerite Waldron: "Pastiche Series"

    09.02.15

    On view at the New Hampshire Art Association’s Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery for the month of September is Marguerite Waldron, “Pastiche...

  • Date Night

    05.01.15

    This is a perfect activity for right before dinner or right afterward! Everything for a couple is included with the listed price (materials, tools,...

  • Saturday Try it! Stained Glass Workshops

    07.11.15

    This one-day workshop is designed to let people try a class out with us to see if they will like it before they sign up for a 10-week full length...

  • Family Clay Workshops

    07.11.15

    Come in Saturday afternoon with your children to share the magic of clay together.   This is not a paint-your-own-pottery shop,...

  • Saturday Try It! Clay Workshops

    07.11.15

    This one-day workshop is designed to let people try a class out with us to see if they will like it before they sign up for a 10-week full length...

  • Fall Adult Art Classes

    09.07.15

    Immerse yourself in the arts! Our Fall Session of adult classes begins this week and runs for 10 weeks! We offer: Acrylic Painting Book...

  • "Discomfort Food" Exhibition to be Featured at SNHU’s McIninch Art Gallery

    09.10.15

    The McIninch Art Gallery at Southern New Hampshire University presents Discomfort Food," curated by Professor Deborah Varat, from Sept. 10-...

  • Leather Cuff Bracelet Workshop with Claire Renaud

    09.12.15

    This workshop will be offered September 12, 2015, from 6-9 p.m. Please call the studio to reserve your spot! Learn the basics of how to make...

  • White Mountain Arts Experience

    09.13.15

    Please join us for the White Mountain Arts Experience to celebrate the cultural and artistic heritage of this very special part of the...

  • September Open House at Bedrock Gardens

    09.19.15

    Bedrock Gardens is a 20-acre garden located in southern NH. It is remarkable for its diverse plant collections, varied landscape design, remarkable...

  • Opening Reception: Farewell to Hargate

    09.24.15

    Originally built as a dining hall and later converted into an art center, Hargate has served SPS for 86 years. Soon the charming brick building...

  • Farewell to Hargate

    09.25.15

    Originally built as a dining hall and later converted into an art center, Hargate has served SPS for 86 years. Soon the charming brick building...

  • Concord Multicultural Festival

    09.26.15

    Join us as we celebrate the diversity of the Capital Region with delicious ethnic foods, cultural performances, engaging activities and so much...

  • The Poet's House at The Loft

    10.04.15

    Art opening, poetry and live music. Featuring paintings of New England poets' houses by artist Patrick Healey, this event at The Music Hall...

  • Youdhi Maharajan

    10.09.15

    Youdhi Maharajan is a visual artist from Nepal, currently based in Henniker, NH, who engages in algorithmic and autopoeitic process, which self...

  • River Valley Artisan Tour

    10.10.15

    The River Valley Artisans Tour is a cooperative event scheduled for Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 1O and 11 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Travel the...

  • October Open House at Bedrock Gardens

    10.10.15

    Bedrock Gardens is a 20-acre garden located in southern NH. It is remarkable for its diverse plant collections, varied landscape design, remarkable...


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More>> Features

The Shops of Londonderry and Derry

Exploring the "less traveled" specialty shops of Londonderry and Derry.

Where NH Proves It’s Not “Quaint”

Find fine chocolate, sophisticated outfits, natural home cleaning products and much more in the shops of Bedford.

Vaping in New Hampshire

SubStyle Vapors on Main Street in Concord and lounges in Penacook and Plymouth offer communal vaping and supplies.
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More>> Local Artisans

Clay Artist Wendy Jackson of Newton

Smoke and extreme heat help create the unique look of Wendy Jackson's wood-fired pottery.

Barbara Boxer's Wild Whistles

Artisan Barbara Boxer of Eaton Center crafts animal sculptures that can be played like whistles with the three- or four-finger holes on their bodies.
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More>> Antiques

Hammered Artwork

Because it was handmade, copper repoussé was popular during the Arts and Crafts movement.
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More>> Book Reviews

NH Photographer Becky Field's “Different Roots, Common Dreams”

A photographer shows the state’s emerging cultural diversity.

"The First Primary" by David Moore and Andrew Smith

An expert look at how NH has shaped presidential elections over the last century.
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