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Odiorne State Park

Sep 24, 2016 @ 6:00 AM

Gather the little biologists in your family to work alongside real scientists and field experts in this day-long animal scavenger hunt that has identified more than 2,100 species in Odiorne State Park since 2003.

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Seacoast Century Ride

Hampton Beach State Park

Sep 24, 2016 - Sep 25, 2016 @ 7:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Take in the Seacoast's best views before the weather forces your bike into retirement for the winter. Routes of 25, 50, and 60 miles are available, but organizers pride this race on being family-friendly even in its 100-mile Century iteration. Proceeds support the Granite State Wheelmen's bicycle advocacy efforts.

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Five Lighthouse Cruise

Rye Harbor State Marina

Sep 24, 2016 @ 8:30 AM

Sure, you could drive up and down the Seacoast snapping pics of the region's famous landmarks, but this cruise will let you see them in style. Lighthouse historian Jeremy D'Entremont will provide commentary as you sail past White Island, Boon Island, Cape Neddick (or "Nubble"), Whaleback and Portsmouth Harbor lighthouses aboard the M/V Granite State.

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Veterans Ride Home and Bike Bash!

Motorcycles of Manchester

Sep 24, 2016 @ 8:30 AM

Support the cause of ending homelessness by joining The Way Home for the Veterans Ride Home, a motorcycle rally happening Saturday, September 24, at Motorcycles of Manchester. Registration begins at MOMS at 8:30 a.m., and the ride starts at 9:30 a.m. Participation costs $20 per rider/$10 per passenger. Enjoy a scenic ride up to the NH State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, then join the group...

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Rock, Paper, Scissors: 50 Years of Exeter Fine Crafts

Lamont Gallery

Sep 24, 2016 - Oct 15, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

September 7-October 15, 2016 Reception: Friday, September 16, 5-7 pm Gallery Talk: Saturday, September 17, 10 am   Celebrate the work of the hand and the heart in "Rock, Paper, Scissors." The exhibition, which commemorates the 50 year anniversary of Exeter Fine Crafts (EFC), features fiber art, jewelry and metal work, printmaking, glass, clay, woodworking, beading and...

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The ABC’s of Letterpress Printing

Canterbury Shaker Village

Sep 24, 2016 @ 9:30 AM

Learn the basics of letterpress printing in the Canterbury Shaker Village Print Shop! Participants will design their own personal project incorporating different type faces, “wing dings” and Victorian graphic enhancers. After hand-setting the type, participants will print their projects on a hand-fed, 19th-century platen printing press. Possible projects include party invitations,...

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Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day

New Hampshire Historical Society

Sep 24, 2016 @ 9:30 AM

The New Hampshire Historical Society joins hundreds of museums nationwide in celebrating Museum Day Live! Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country offer free admission to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people. To see a list of participating...

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Infamy: December 7, 1941

Wright Museum of World War II

Sep 24, 2016 - Oct 24, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Wright Museum presents a special exhibit of nearly 70 powerful photos of the attack. You can check out the exhibit from August to October.

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Rugs in the Shaker Spirit

Canterbury Shaker Village

Sep 24, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Spend the day at Canterbury Shaker Village learning some of the needlework techniques and stitches practiced by Shaker sisters and the 18th and 19th centuries. Topics covered will include shaker confetti rugs, corded, coiled, washboard, and starburst rugs and simple rag rugs. Learn to recycle worn or unused clothing into useful utilitarian rugs that are knitted, crocheted or sewn. Participants...

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Fantastic Forage

Tavern 27

Sep 24, 2016 - Sep 25, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Join your fellow fungus lovers for this celebration of all things mushroom. Lectures, music, and kids' activities are all on the docket, as are — of course —  a few forages. Be sure to bring a basket so you can collect some morels and puffballs for yourself.

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