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The American Soldier: A Photographic Tribute

Wright Museum of WWII

Jul 1, 2017 - Oct 30, 2017

For hundreds of years, soldiers have been fighting for our country, putting their own lives at risk to provide freedom for others. This exhibition, featuring 166 poster-sized photographs pulled from private and museum collections by curator and producer Cyma Rubin, shows the famous and lesser-known sides of these American heroes. Tis celebration of our men and women in uniform is the perfect...

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Independence Day at Waterville Valley

Waterville Valley Town Square

Jul 2, 2017 - Jul 4, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Celebrate the 4th of July in Waterville Valley with activities for the whole family, including a beach movie night, a parade and the famous fireworks show. The festivities begin on Sunday, July 2. In the morning (from 10 to 11 a.m.), head to Town Square and join the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center for live animal presentations led by expert naturalists. This week’s program is New...

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Chili, Chowder, Soup & Dessert Cook-Off

Gorham Fire & EMS Station

Jul 2, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

The 10th Annual Gorham Fire & EMS Association Chili, Chowder & Soup Cook-Off and Dessert Competition will be held on Sunday, July 2, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sample all you can eat from the event's many delicious offerings and vote for your favorite! 

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Free Summertime Concert Series

Alan and Savina Hartwell Memorial Bandstand

Jul 2, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

The Free Summertime Concert Series presents: Studio Two- A Beatles Tribute Band (that look and sounds just like The Beatles). The concert is located across the footbridge on Tilton Island Park, in Tilton New Hampshire. It is advised to bring a blanket or lawn chair, but food and refreshments will be available for sale at the venue. The concert begins at 6 p.m., weather permitting....

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David Blaine

The Capitol Center for the Arts

Jul 2, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

You know what your summer could use? More magic. This world-famous illusionist and stunt artist is headed on his first-ever North American tour this summer, and you can catch his dazzling feats live when he stops by our capital city. New York-based mentalist Asi Wind will also perform.

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An American Celebration: 1940s Swing Dance

Strawbery Banke Museum

Jul 3, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

Jump, jive and swing to the music of the Beantown Swing Orchestra at a 1940s-style swing dance. Dance Lessons (free instruction with ticket to the dance) starts at 6 p.m., and the band boogies from 7 to 9 p.m.  Then watch the Portsmouth fireworks display from the vantage point of Strawbery Banke. Sponsored in part by Cambridge Trust Company of New Hampshire.

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Peace Child

The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center

Jul 3, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Sixth annual collaboration with the Plymouth Parks & Recreation Children's Theater and Trish Lindberg as they perform “Peace Child”. Peace Child is an exciting new “Cluster Project” supported by the Education, Democracy and Social Change Cluster at Plymouth State University in collaboration with The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, Plymouth...

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Ashland Ball Field

Jul 3, 2017 @ 9:30 PM

Come to Ashland's annual fireworks display. There will be vendors, music, entertainment, and midway fun.

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