The Best Events of the Week: June 26-30

The six events this week that you shouldn't miss



There are so many great events happening in New Hampshire this June, we simply couldn't fit them all in our June print issue. Each week this month, keep your eyes peeled for our picks for the best events of the week that you didn't see in the pages of our magazine.


1. Photography: A Creative Process, Meredith, June 26

Atkinson-based photographer Paul Wainwright discusses his craft in the first installment of "The Art of Photography Retold," a four-part lecture series from the Meredith branch of the League of NH Craftsmen. (603) 279-7920. More info here.


2. Piano Monster Festival Concert, Plymouth, June 27

Scope out the future of New Hampshire music-making in this children's festival performance featuring piano ensembles of all shapes and sizes and multiple digital keyboard orchestras. (603) 535-2787. More info here.


3. The Secret Garden, New London, June 28-July 9

The second production of the season at the New London Barn Playhouse is this Tony-winning musical adaptation of the beloved Victorian children's novel. (603) 526-6710. More info here.


4. 12th Annual Winnipesaukee Wine Festival, Meredith, June 29

Snack on appetizers from local restaurants, enter live and silent auctions, and sample dozens of national and international wines at this fundraiser for Manchester-based nonprofit Girls at Work. (603) 279-5221. More info here.


5. CHaD East-West All-Star Football Game, Manchester, June 30

Football season may be a couple of months away, but you can catch last year's high school senior standouts in action at this last-hurrah-style game, which has raised $1.3 million for CHaD in the past five years alone. (603) 629-1236. More info here.


6. Fourth of July Weekend!

With the end of June comes the biggest holiday weekend of the summer: the Fourth of July. Check out our list of Independence Day fireworks displays here to find the festivities near you. Displays kick off on Saturday, July 1 and last through Tuesday, July 4. Happy Fourth, everyone!

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