Dec 6 all-day Pontine Theatre
Pontine Theatre performs its annual “A New England Christmas.” This year’s production features two holiday tales, one from “New” England and the other from “Old” England. “A Winter Tale” is based on a short story by South Berwick native, Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909). Set in a rustic coastal fishing village, it is a tale of a taciturn Yankee farmer and...
Dec 6 all-day Jupiter Hall
Jupiter Hall Live! Jazz & Groove Series presents “An Intimate Night With Qwill” in collaboration with Arts Industry Alliance as part of Art : Beat Featuring Work of Tracy & Bruce Jones. Qwill, aka Jesse Ciarmataro, is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer currently based in Salem, MA. His music cannot be traditionally labeled, weaving electronica, roots, downtempo, jazz and...
Dec 6 all-day Exeter Town Hall Gallery
Join us and experience some of the finest art in the area. TEAM is featuring local painters, potters, wood workers, printmakers, jewelers, fiber artists and more to display and sell their original work for gift giving. Local holiday shopping at its finest. There will be music, light refreshments and friendly faces to greet you for this one-of-a-kind shopping experience, as...
Dec 6 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm NH Furniture Masters Gallery
The NH Furniture Masters and the Institute of Art and Design at New England College (the Institute) present “New Works,” a multi-media exhibition at the Furniture Masters’ Gallery in Concord. This exhibition is the culmination of a summer-long mentorship between members of the Furniture Masters and selected BFA students at the Institute. In its second year, this mentorship offers a...
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Lamont Gallery
“Hidden Treasures” celebrates the creative work of our Phillips Exeter Academy colleagues, friends, and peers, across media and across departments. Work on view includes stained glass, watercolor paintings, beaded bracelets, landscape photography, model ships, and fiber arts, as well as events and programs showcasing music and literary arts. Visit with old friends, make new friends, and help us craft a...
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm The Art Center of Dover
Artists Sally Dion and Joanne Desmond present their current work in a show about what lies beneath the surface. Enjoy printmaking, textile art, handmade paper and more in the beautiful surroundings of the Art Center in the historic Washington St. Mill Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday (or by appointment).
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Artful Spirit Gallery & Gifts
Enjoy the exhibit of Danielle O’Hanlon’s art. This show is all acrylics on canvas. The gallery also has paintings by owner Andrea Saari (Brundige) and wares of all kinds by local artists and artisans. Weekly from Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. through December 29
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Fry Fine Art
From the picturesque vistas of Mount Washington to the sweeping dunes of Provincetown, artists have painted these peaceful scenes for centuries. In this collection of antique paintings, Morris Hall Pancoast, Alfred Thompson Bricher, Guy Wiggins, and others present their perspective, and with the stroke of a brush were able to “Discover New England.”
Dec 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Nashua Senior Activity Center
“Here Comes Mr. Dickens,” presents a light-hearted and varied look at the life of Charles Dickens as seen through the lens of his colorful characters, diary extracts, and observations by the people who knew him. In this entertaining one man show, Gerald Charles Dickens, great- great-grandson of the great author himself, adds in a few of his own 21st century...
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Downtown Dover
Discover the vibrant downtown Dover Art community every first Friday of the month! From 4-8 p.m., enjoy local art while strolling along the numbered map stops — you can visit in order or mix it up! Artists and locations will vary from month to month, and some artists will be on site to discuss their work and provide demos for...
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Rivermill at Dover Landing
The 10th Annual Dover Festival of Trees, presented by the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce and underwritten by Kennebunk Savings, will take place on Friday, December 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Rivermill at Dover Landing. Over 30 trees, elaborately decorated by local businesses and organizations, will be on display and available to take home through auction. There...
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm New Hampshire Motor Speedway
The holidays are here, and that means it’s time for New Hampshire Motor Speedway to trade in the checkered flags for more than 2.5 million twinkly LED lights for the ninth annual Gift of Lights presented by Eastern Propane & Oil, open Thursday, November 28, 2019 (Thanksgiving) through Sunday, January 5, 2020. The Gift of Lights has become a family...
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
Soapmaking for the Holidays [ADULTS] $45 (Members pay $20 materials fee) Join us to make your own homemade soap to give as holiday gifts! Choose from gingerbread, pine or peppermint scents. You’ll go home with about 10 bars for yourself or to give as impressive holiday gifts to your family and friends.
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Pine Hill at High Mowing School
Meet with friends and enjoy an adult-only, relaxed evening of live music and delicious desserts while shopping for unique, handcrafted holiday gifts from artisans in NH. The centerpiece of the fair is the wares of talented, local vendors — everything from handmade jewelry, woolens, paintings, blown glass, and pottery.
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm The Majestic Theatre
“Judy’s Scary Little Christmas” is an outrageous spoof of holiday TV specials from yesteryear and a look behind the scenes at the stars they featured.  Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman and Liberace all join Judy Garland to ring in the holidays, while cameos of Joan Crawford, Richard Nixon and Lillian Hellman all add spice to the punch.  Eight musical numbers performed...
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm Seacoast Repertory Theatre
Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes that personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. With an infuriated “Bah! Humbug!” Scrooge summates his feelings of Christmas tidings and charitable giving, but he’s forced to face his selfish ways when three ghosts on Christmas Eve lead him through his Past, Present and Future. Thanks...
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm M&D at Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse
It’s holiday time down in Armadillo Acres (North Florida’s premier mobile-living community), and everyone’s filled with warmth and beer. But when a freak bout of amnesia strikes the trailer park Scrooge, neighborly love is put to the test. Be on hand as Betty, Lin, and Pickles jingle all the way with some new neighbors in an all-new, all-trailer-park musical. This...
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Epping Playhouse
The Epping Community Theater celebrates the spirit of the holidays with the trial of the century! Throughout New Hampshire, there are plenty of chances to see the classic tale A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. However, ECT offers you the chance to see what happens a year later in the life of Scrooge. Did the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present,...
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm Dana Center Saint Anselm College
Join an Irish Christmas in America for an enchanting start to the holiday season. Winsome ballads, lively tunes, immense vocal talents and thrilling Irish dance are performed in front of photo projections of nostalgic traditions. Rich in Irish history, humor, music, and boundless energy, it is a memorable show for the entire family.
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm Rockingham Ballroom
LINE DANCE NIGHT – Friday December 6th Line dancers, bring your friends – Reserve tables for your group. Beginner’s welcome, lessons included. Full cash bar, no bring-in beverages. Bring your snacks and pizza. DJ DON CARLETON who will be playing your requests To call the Ballroom, Please let the phone ring until you get Diane or cell-phone voice-mail. Leave a message;...
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm The Flying Monkey
The Marshall Tucker Band came together as a young, hungry, and quite driven six-piece outfit in Spartanburg, South Carolina in 1972, having duly baptized themselves with the name of a blind piano tuner after they found it inscribed on a key to their original rehearsal space — and they’ve been in tune with tearing it up on live stages both...
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Nelson Town Hall
Coming off two years as featured vocalists for Christmas Celtic Sojourn in Boston, as well as a collaboration with Nowell Sing We Clear, Windborne, known for their powerful vocal harmony and stunning original arrangements, presents songs of the season along with their diverse repertoire of music from around the world in this can’t-miss concert. While all four singers had other...
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm Searles School and Chapel
Windham Actors Guild proudly presents “A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play,” December 5-8th at Searles School and Chapel in Windham. Come see WAG’s annual holiday production as we transform Searles Chapel into a 1940’s radio studio for a charming take on this family favorite. Get your tickets now as WAG’s holiday show usually always sells out. Tickets at WindhamActorsGuild.com
Dec 7 all-day Pontine Theatre
Pontine Theatre performs its annual “A New England Christmas.” This year’s production features two holiday tales, one from “New” England and the other from “Old” England. “A Winter Tale” is based on a short story by South Berwick native, Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909). Set in a rustic coastal fishing village, it is a tale of a taciturn Yankee farmer and...
Dec 7 all-day Dover High School
Northeastern Ballet Theatre (NBT), New Hampshire’s premier classical ballet company and training school, will present their annual holiday classical rendition of “The Nutcracker.” Hailed by New Hampshire Magazine in 2018 as one of their Top 10 things to do in New Hampshire in December, this year Northeastern Ballet Theatre’s Nutcracker production will feature a brand new Mother Ginger. Join Clara...
Dec 7 all-day Various Locations
Following a successful inaugural run, the 2019 2nd Annual New Hampshire Jingle Bells Winery Tour will kick off this year on November 23. Participants will have the opportunity to visit 12 festive wineries throughout New Hampshire over the course of five weekends ending on December 22. This is a self-guided tour through New Hampshire wine country. The traveling tasters will...
Dec 7 – Dec 8 all-day 30th Annual Christmas in Strafford Craft Fair
Christmas in Strafford is when the local artisans and craftspeople of Strafford, NH (and friends) open their homes and studios to the public. 26 locations are open, with 55+ crafters (local homes, along with the Bow Lake Grange Hall, Waldron Store and Bow Lake Church). Refreshments are served, and all manner of hand-crafted items are available for sale. Everything is...
Dec 7 all-day Jupiter Hall
Jupiter Hall Live! Performance Series presents a Hickory Horned Devils Holiday concert! Get in the holiday spirit and enjoy a modern take on the traditional old-time/Americana sound from the rolling hills of Hillsborough County, NH. This is a special concert to celebrate the season with some rockin’ old time, alt-country, bluegrass and Americana! *This is a B.Y.O.B. event Direct Ticket...
Dec 7 all-day Exeter Town Hall Gallery
Join us and experience some of the finest art in the area. TEAM is featuring local painters, potters, wood workers, printmakers, jewelers, fiber artists and more to display and sell their original work for gift giving. Local holiday shopping at its finest. There will be music, light refreshments and friendly faces to greet you for this one-of-a-kind shopping experience, as...
Dec 7 – Dec 8 all-day Holiday Pop Up Shop
This is a unique holiday shopping experience that is hosted by Bradley & Leonard’s Vintage, PJ’s Weddings & Flowers and Petunia’s Antiques & Home Furnishings which will include an amazing variety of fresh to the market antiques, gifts, wreaths, trees, vintage, glass, art, jewelry and handcrafted crafts.