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Leo Kottke

The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Cent

Aug 12, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

For nearly four decades, Leo Kottke has relentlessly pursued a unique musical vision that has placed him among the foremost acoustic guitar stylists of our time. A six- and 12-string guitar virtuoso, Kottke has dazzled audiences with his amazing fingerstyle approach, amassing a worldwide following and winning seven GRAMMY Awards in the process. Kottke’s ability to embrace folk idioms and...

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Four Shillings Short: Celtic and World Music

Francestown Old Meetinghouse

Aug 12, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

With over a decade of touring in the US and Ireland under their belts the husband and wife duo of Aodh Og O’Tuama from Cork, Ireland and Californian Christy Martin live as full time minstrels in their Dodge Caravan loaded with an ever increasing array of musical instruments including hammered dulcimer, mandolins, Renaissance woodwinds, North Indian Sitar, recorders, tinwhistles, banjo,...

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Brooke Sofferman Trio Perspective

Amoskeag Studio

Aug 12, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Join Amoskeag Studio as they welcome modern jazz trio the Sofferman Trio Perspective. The Sofferman Trio Perspective has been performing across New England and New York for several years, playing festivals, clubs, and private events. Alto saxophonist Rick Stone, bassist Sean Farias, and drummer/leader Brooke Sofferman have an uncanny telepathy when they play together. Drawing from...

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Lindsay Straw

British Beer Company Manchester

Aug 12, 2016 @ 8:30 PM

Boston-area musician Lindsay Straw will be performing acoustic covers and folk songs at Manchester's British Beer Company on August 12 from 8:30-11:30 p.m. For more about this no cover performance, see With a voice described as "husky and sultry, clear and bright, controlled and dreamy" by The Living Tradition, Lindsay Straw sings songs from the...

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Tough Mudder Northeast

New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Aug 13, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016 @ 7:00 AM

Tough Mudder's popular team-based endurance series comes to the Granite State with all-new obstacles like the Block Ness Monster. Not into mud or obstacle courses? Spectator tickets ($20) are available, too.

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Pastel Society of NH Plein Air Paint Out

Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion

Aug 13, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

The Pastel Society's Plein Air Paint Out will be held at a beautiful historic site located just outside Portsmouth on Sagamore Creek overlooking Little Harbor. The surrounding property, grounds, and mansion offer artists a variety of lovely and interesting views. The website provides photos, directions, and a trail map. Come anytime between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., bring a lunch, and join the...

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40th Annual Alton Bay Boat Show

Alton Bay Town Docks

Aug 13, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

This informal, non-judged vintage boat show is held at the Alton Bay town dock as part of the Alton Old Home Day. No advance registration is necessary and sll “woodies” welcome on a first-come-first-served basis. Visitors are also welcomed to vote for the 2016 People’s Choice Awards. Call the Museum for questions at (603) 569-4554.

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24th Annual Lincoln Summer Craft Festival

Village Shops & Town Green

Aug 13, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

The Village Shops and Town Green, along Main Street in Lincoln NH, will burst into color, flavor and sound for The 24th Annual Lincoln Summer Craft Festival on Saturday, August 13, and Sunday, August 14, 2016. Over 150 juried artisans from over 15 states will display and sell traditional American made crafts including fine jewelry, quilts, fleece, dolls, tapestry, silk and dried floral, bird...

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Children's Book Party: Sadie & The Portsmouth Peace Treaty Parade

Strawbery Banke Museum

Aug 13, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

This free, interactive family event features special activities, author Carol Zall Lincoln readings and book signings, and recreations from the book of some of Sadie’s experiences as a little girl in the Jewish neighborhood of Puddle Dock when the Russian and Japanese diplomats came to Portsmouth in 1905. Adina Linden will explain her illustrations and guide children in an art project...

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Litchfield Historical Society Art Show

The Griffin Memorial School

Aug 13, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

The Litchfield Historical Society proudly sponsors a summer Art Show on August 13 at the Griffin Memorial School in Litchfield. Work in all mediums is welcomed; there is no entry fee or commission required for work sold at the venue. There will be an unveiling of an original painting by Louisa McElwain, "The Cliffs At Canyon Junction," recently donated to the Society. Louisa grew...

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