Oct 19 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 19 all-day Downtown
The giant pumpkin weigh-off is day one, followed by the regatta on the following day. Also featuring pumpkin catapults, giant pumpkin drop, races and more. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on October 19 and 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on October 20.
Oct 19 all-day Downtown
The NH Pumpkin Festival is a community-hosted, family-friendly street festival, celebration of fall and what is unique about New Hampshire. It is a celebration of artistry and creativity and all things pumpkin! Each year around 40,000 attendees take in the 34-foot tall jack-o-lantern tower, enjoy pumpkin carving, the zombie walk, rides, live bands, beer garden, food and craft vendors, riverside...
Oct 19 all-day Plainfield Pumpkin People
It’s October and the Plainfield Pumpkin People are back. If you haven’t had a chance, take a drive around Meriden, East Plainfield and Plainfield. Visit Plainfield to experience the magic of the Plainfield Pumpkin People and all of their displays. You never know what kind of silly antics you’ll see from these gourd-headed guys. So grab a friend and join...
Oct 19 all-day Smith Track at Opechee Park
The 5th Annual Runaway Pumpkin is part of NH Pumpkin Festival 2019 and raises funds for the WOW Trail and the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction. The 10K and 5K courses offer views of beautiful Lake Opechee, cash prizes for top finishers & course records and “delicious” age category prizes.
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Northeast Delta Dental Stadium
A dog-friendly 5k road race at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. Not only does this event raise funds for animals in need, but it’s a great opportunity for pets and their owners to be active together! We encourage you to celebrate Halloween early with us and dress up in your favorite costume! All proceeds will benefit the Animal Rescue League of...
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Pine Hill at High Mowing School
Created for children age 8 and younger  by High Mowing School’s own Early Childhood teachers, this annual event features subtle surprises along a forested path. These carefully crafted vignettes are home to fairies, gnomes, animals, jugglers, and gentle storybook characters. Families taking the walk will hear stories, participate in small activities, and receive treasures along the way. Children are welcome...
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Mine Falls Park
Join us for a 3K or 5K walk at your own pace through the colorful beauty of Mine Falls Park Sat Oct 19th from 11am to 2pm. Parking in Stadium Drive lot. Walk registration opens at 10am with Walk start at 11am. Walkers who have raised at least $200 per adult or $100 per child in walk pledges will be...
Oct 19 @ 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.”
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
Farmhouse Kitchen Series [ADULTS] An exclusive opportunity to spend an afternoon inside the historic Farmhouse at Prescott Farm! $24 (Members pay $10 materials fee) Learn to make your own butter using a variety of techniques, as well as a simple farmer’s cheese flavored with herbs from the garden, and last but not least – mozzarella!
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Downtown Dover, NH
Join the 1st Annual Dover Dog Howloween celebration to take place October 19, 2019 from 1-3pm rain or shine. Check-in begins at 12pm at 24 Chestnut Street, Dover, NH. Dogs and their people dressed in family-friendly costumes parade and trick or treat up Central Avenue in Dover, NH to the Cocheco Mill Courtyard where they will compete for hundreds of...
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm New Hampshire Historical Society
2019 marks the 300th anniversary of the Scots-Irish migration to New Hampshire. The Scots-Irish would become the largest group of non-English immigrants to the colony. At the time, they were seen as fundamentally different from the English—a different religion, a different history, and a different culture—and the English settlers greeted them with a fair amount of suspicion and hostility. In...
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm The Urban Forestry Center
Celebrate and learn about handcrafts and homesteading skills! Crafters and practitioners will be set up so you can walk around and talk with them in an open house style setting. Skills being demonstrated include: composting, fiber arts, seed saving, food preservation and much more. COST: There is a suggested donation of $5-$10, payable at the door.
Oct 19 @ 2:01 pm – 5:00 pm Holiday Inn & Suites
Come meet and chat with Fifty Romance Authors. Have fun, browse their books, or just say hi.
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Salisbury Woods Haunted Barn and Trail
Come to the Haunted Barn and Trail and get scared for two great causes. Not recommended for small children. This spook-tacular event is a fundraiser for the MVMS & Salisbury Elementary parent teacher groups. Visit us on facebook for more information.
Oct 20 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 20 all-day The DoubleTree by Hilton
Celebrate Samhain is dedicated to the ancient Celtic celebration of the final harvest and “day of the dead.” Enjoy a day filled with magic, music and merriment. Attend presentations and workshops by prominent Pagan and metaphysical authors, community leaders and instructors. Shop the wares of the finest mystical vendors and artisans selected from throughout region. Enlist a reading from one...
Oct 20 all-day Downtown
The giant pumpkin weigh-off is day one, followed by the regatta on the following day. Also featuring pumpkin catapults, giant pumpkin drop, races and more. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on October 19 and 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on October 20.
Oct 20 all-day Plainfield Pumpkin People
It’s October and the Plainfield Pumpkin People are back. If you haven’t had a chance, take a drive around Meriden, East Plainfield and Plainfield. Visit Plainfield to experience the magic of the Plainfield Pumpkin People and all of their displays. You never know what kind of silly antics you’ll see from these gourd-headed guys. So grab a friend and join...
Oct 20 @ 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.”
Oct 21 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 21 all-day Plainfield Pumpkin People
It’s October and the Plainfield Pumpkin People are back. If you haven’t had a chance, take a drive around Meriden, East Plainfield and Plainfield. Visit Plainfield to experience the magic of the Plainfield Pumpkin People and all of their displays. You never know what kind of silly antics you’ll see from these gourd-headed guys. So grab a friend and join...
Oct 22 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 22 all-day Plainfield Pumpkin People
It’s October and the Plainfield Pumpkin People are back. If you haven’t had a chance, take a drive around Meriden, East Plainfield and Plainfield. Visit Plainfield to experience the magic of the Plainfield Pumpkin People and all of their displays. You never know what kind of silly antics you’ll see from these gourd-headed guys. So grab a friend and join...
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm St. James United Methodist Church
The Merrimack Garden Club is very pleased to host a lecture by Roger Swain, “the man with the red suspenders” who has gardened for 60 years, written about horticulture for 30 years and hosted more than 500 episodes of Victory Garden, one of the most popular gardening shows on PBS. He will be speaking to us on “The Winter Vegetable...
Oct 23 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 23 all-day Plainfield Pumpkin People
It’s October and the Plainfield Pumpkin People are back. If you haven’t had a chance, take a drive around Meriden, East Plainfield and Plainfield. Visit Plainfield to experience the magic of the Plainfield Pumpkin People and all of their displays. You never know what kind of silly antics you’ll see from these gourd-headed guys. So grab a friend and join...
Oct 23 @ 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.”
Oct 24 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 24 all-day Plainfield Pumpkin People
It’s October and the Plainfield Pumpkin People are back. If you haven’t had a chance, take a drive around Meriden, East Plainfield and Plainfield. Visit Plainfield to experience the magic of the Plainfield Pumpkin People and all of their displays. You never know what kind of silly antics you’ll see from these gourd-headed guys. So grab a friend and join...