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Inside the New London Barn Playhouse

The New London Barn Playhouse, or just “The Barn,” is the longest continuously operated summer theater in New Hampshire. Go behind the scenes at this cultural and artistic gem.
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Exeter, NH Offers Fantastic Shopping

Our retail expert met her match in Exeter. There isn't one single shop you should skip in this charming town.

Littleton's Main Street Has Serious Shopping Momentum

Littleton retail is firecracker hot and well worth the trip up north.

Shopping in Laconia

Headed to Weirs Beach or Lake Winnipesaukee? Stop in at these great Laconia shops along the way.

Art & Shopping Events

  • New Castle Juried Arts and Crafts Fair

    07.26.14

    Artists and crafts people representing Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine will be displaying their artwork on the grounds of the New Castle...

  • Concord Arts Market

    06.14.14

    New Hampshire is home to an amazing variety of creative people and it's only fitting that our state capital should give them a home to sell...

  • Saturday Try it! Stained Glass Workshops

    03.22.14

    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...

  • Family Clay Workshops

    03.22.14

    Come in Saturday afternoon with your kid (or a couple of kids) to share the magic of clay together.   This is not a...

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Presents: The Photography of Hunter Paye

    04.29.14

    Vermont Photographer Hunter Paye will be featured during Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Spring 2014 Art Exhibition! The exhibition will be up for...

  • Saturday Try It! Clay Workshops

    03.22.14

    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...

  • "Simplified Forms in Color" Exhibit

    04.28.14

    The Aidron Duckworth Art Museum is now open for the 2014 season. From now through July see "Simplified Forms in Color," paintings and...

  • Dover Arts Market

    06.15.14

    New Hampshire is home to an amazing variety of creative people and so many of them call the Seacoast area home.  Guest artists from the...

  • Justice: Faces of the Human Rights Revolution. Photographs by Mariana Cook

    07.02.14

    The Lamont Gallery at Phillips Exeter Academy presents “Justice: Faces of the Human Rights Revolution.” Photographs by Mariana Cook....

  • Wine & Design Paint Night

    07.29.14

    The two hours of art instruction, which will take place on the 3rd floor of the historic building, includes the cost of materials. Bring home a...

  • Date Night

    03.21.14

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

  • Date Night

    03.21.14

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

  • Artisans on the Green

    08.07.14

    Over 50 artisans erect studios on the Sandwich town green demonstrating and instructing on their art and craft work. This one day (Thursday)...

  • Art in the Park

    08.09.14

    Whether you are a lover of contemporary or vintage work, Art in the Park is the place to be. Original work by regional juried artists and fine...

  • "The Point" (1971)

    08.17.14

    The classic '70s fable written by Harry Nilsson about a boy named Oblio, the only round-headed person in the Pointed Village, where by law...

  • "The 4 Horsemen of Apocalypse" (1921)

    08.20.14

    Silent film with live music by Jeff Rapsis. An extended family split up in France and Germany find themselves on opposing sides of the...

  • Art Walk

    08.29.14

    This self-guided FREE tour of galleries and arts locations stretches from the north end of Main Street (Rt.28) to the south. Artwork will change...

  • Paint Wolfeboro

    09.06.14

    Area artists will gather at locations in downtown Wolfeboro for a day of open-air painting. Visitors can watch works of art being created and...

  • "The Lodger" (1927)

    09.11.14

    Silent film with live music by Jeff Rapsis. See the legendary Alfred Hitchcock's very first motion picture, a tale of the London fog...

  • Art Walk

    09.26.14

    This self-guided FREE tour of galleries and arts locations stretches from the north end of Main Street (Rt.28) to the south. Artwork will change...


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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."

Rock Music Photographer Joe Stevens

Rock music photographer Joe Stevens, who now lives a quiet life in Portsmouth, once chronicled the evolution of rock ‘n’ roll capturing on film legends such as David Bowie, Paul McCartney and Johnny Cash.

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Potter Paul Haigh

Paul Haigh of Londonderry, who began in the field of statistical chemistry, now creates jugs and flasks inspired by history.

Jewelry by Lauren Pollaro

Lauren Pollaro mixes media for wearable art

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A 19th-Century Landscape Painting Appraisal

A 19th-century landscape painting is an example of the Hudson River School and was inspired by the work of the noted artist Thomas Chambers.

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Grandma Gatewood's Walk

The story of how Emma Gatewood, mother of 11 and grandmother of 23, hiked the 2,050-mile Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine three times.

"After Her" by Joyce Maynard

It's a riveting tale of murder and the mundane

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