May 23 – May 25 all-day Portsmouth Christian Academy
Mary Poppins, set in England in 1910, is the story of an unforgettable, Practically Perfect nanny who profoundly impacts not only her young charges, Jane and Michael Banks, but also their parents and the entire household. This energetic musical contains memorable songs such as “A Spoonful of Sugar” as well as lively dance numbers like “Step in Time” and other...
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
There are seventeen stories in “The Grifter, The Poet, and the Runaway Train: Stories from a Yankee Writer’s Notebook.” There are 20 years worth of collected work by Geoffrey Douglas, from his pieces in Yankee Magazine. Some recount public events, widely reported, others are more private like the stories of men and women surviving, facing choices, living life and more.
May 28 all-day Capitol Center for the Arts
When Pete the Cat gets caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners – and boy are they square. But for the groovy blue cat, life is an adventure, so the minute he walks in the door, he gets the whole family rocking.
May 28 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
​“From a distance they looked like small birds feeding, perched side by side on the path, watching each other and ready to fly. At least, that was how he later described Jean’s disembodied hands as he approached them through the foggy Saturday dawn…” Michael Matros visits Gibson’s Bookstore to make it hard for us to sleep at night, with his...
Jun 3 @ 5:30 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Gibson’s Book Club reads “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover. Our book club is free and open to the public, newcomers are encouraged! Join us for every month, or deal yourself in as the spirit moves you.
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Lisa Bunker, the critically acclaimed author of “Felix Yz” presents Zenobia July, a bold, heartfelt story about a trans girl solving a cyber mystery and coming into her own. This event is presented in conjunction with Concord Pride.
Jun 4 @ 9:00 pm – Jun 1 @ 11:30 am North Conway Community Center
This event is loved by all plant enthusiasts! It features specially cultivated perennial plants and small shrubs, carefully dug from the gardens of Mountain Garden Club members and nurtured to be ready for sale. Also offered are club-crafted planter baskets and nurtured annuals. Often the prices are even slightly lower than those at garden centers! Doors open at 9:30 a.m....
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm The Nashua Historical Society
Using annual reports from Nashua during the 1840’s-1850’s, examine how town fathers addressed public education in their one-room schools. These chroniclers were prolific writers who made candid observations on the state of their eleven schools and never minced words! They both praise and critique teachers, scholars and parents! They discuss in detail, the progress and deficiencies in teaching methods, materials...
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Gibson’s Bookstore welcomes back Virginia Macgregor for the release of her new young adult novel, “As Far as the Stars.” How do you change what’s already written in the stars? Christopher is the sort of guy that no one notices, yet when Air catches sight of him making intricate paper birds in the airport, she can’t look away. But their...
Jun 21 all-day Castle in the Clouds
Celebrate the Summer Solstice with a family night under the stars! Bring your tent, flashlights, and the whole family for a night camping in the meadow by Shannon Pond. Relax at your campsite or enjoy games, campfire songs, story time with a special guest, stargazing, a scavenger hunt, a walk on the Brook Walk trail, a visit to the horse...
Jun 22 all-day The Cog Railway
Join the Mount Washington Cog Railway in celebration of its history of 150 years of operations. With special presentations about the railroad history, food, drinks and a fireworks show to WOW, it’s sure to be a celebration for the ages! This is a special ticketed event. Availability is extremely limited. Festivities to include: Special presentations by railway owner Wayne Presby...
Jun 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Bookery
Nancy Freund Bills reads from and signs her memoir, “The Red Ribbon: A Memoir of Lightning and Rebuilding After Loss,” which Kirkus Reviews called “A keeper of a book by a talented author” in their starred review.
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm UNH Wildcat Stadium
New Hampshire’s top football players meet up for one final game to raise money for the families and services at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. The 2019 CHaD East-West NH High School All-Star Football Game, powered by Bedford and Nashua Ambulatory Surgical Centers, is Saturday, June 29. Kick-off is 6 p.m. under the lights at Wildcat Stadium, home of the...
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Castle in the Clouds
Disobey your mother and look at the sun — through a hydrogen alpha telescope. Marc Stowbridge of the NH Astronomical Society will set up his telescope in the field by Shannon Pond. Stop by, have a look, and learn about what you’ve never really seen. Each week, Marc will be setting up his telescope on the grounds of Castle in the...
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Castle in the Clouds
Bring your family and friends to this incredible gathering of automobiles from the past at this classic country estate. View stunning examples of antique cars dating from the turn of the 20th century in an equally stunning setting, and pick your favorite in the People’s Choice awards category. There will also be a featured 1940s category. Food and beverages will...
Jul 8 all-day The Founders Academy
This teen opera camp will present a fully staged condensed version of the Mozart opera, “The Magic Flute.” The camp will run July 8-12 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with a performance on Friday, July 12.
Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Castle in the Clouds
Disobey your mother and look at the sun — through a hydrogen alpha telescope. Marc Stowbridge of the NH Astronomical Society will set up his telescope in the field by Shannon Pond. Stop by, have a look, and learn about what you’ve never really seen. Each week, Marc will be setting up his telescope on the grounds of Castle in the...
Jul 13 all-day Grout Hill Gardens
Featured are the nationally recognized gardens and arboretum of Kristian Fenderson, landscape designer, and a plant sale by notable regional specialty growers. Horticultural etchings by botanical artist Bobbi Angell will be on view and for sale.
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Castle in the Clouds
Disobey your mother and look at the sun — through a hydrogen alpha telescope. Marc Stowbridge of the NH Astronomical Society will set up his telescope in the field by Shannon Pond. Stop by, have a look, and learn about what you’ve never really seen. Each week, Marc will be setting up his telescope on the grounds of Castle in the...
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Castle in the Clouds
Disobey your mother and look at the sun — through a hydrogen alpha telescope. Marc Stowbridge of the NH Astronomical Society will set up his telescope in the field by Shannon Pond. Stop by, have a look, and learn about what you’ve never really seen. Each week, Marc will be setting up his telescope on the grounds of Castle in the...
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Castle in the Clouds
Disobey your mother and look at the sun — through a hydrogen alpha telescope. Marc Stowbridge of the NH Astronomical Society will set up his telescope in the field by Shannon Pond. Stop by, have a look, and learn about what you’ve never really seen. Each week, Marc will be setting up his telescope on the grounds of Castle in the...
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 3:00 pm New London Town Green
The New London Garden Club will hold its 52nd Antique Show and Sale on the New London Town Green. The Garden Club’s Café will again be serving wonderful sandwiches, soups, salads and pies and the Flower Tent will be full of creative bouquets.  The NLGC has joined with Goosefare Antiques and Promotions of Saco, Maine to bring over 50 quality...
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Castle in the Clouds
Disobey your mother and look at the sun — through a hydrogen alpha telescope. Marc Stowbridge of the NH Astronomical Society will set up his telescope in the field by Shannon Pond. Stop by, have a look, and learn about what you’ve never really seen. Each week, Marc will be setting up his telescope on the grounds of Castle in the...
Aug 9 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm Strawbery Banke Museum
For just one evening every year, eight of the Portsmouth Historic Sites open their doors and gardens for the Twilight Tour. To make this evening memorable, the theme is “Fashion.” Sponsor: Portsmouth Historic Sites Associates
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Castle in the Clouds
Disobey your mother and look at the sun — through a hydrogen alpha telescope. Marc Stowbridge of the NH Astronomical Society will set up his telescope in the field by Shannon Pond. Stop by, have a look, and learn about what you’ve never really seen. Each week, Marc will be setting up his telescope on the grounds of Castle in the...
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Castle in the Clouds
Disobey your mother and look at the sun — through a hydrogen alpha telescope. Marc Stowbridge of the NH Astronomical Society will set up his telescope in the field by Shannon Pond. Stop by, have a look, and learn about what you’ve never really seen. Each week, Marc will be setting up his telescope on the grounds of Castle in the...
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm Candia Woods Golf Links
We are an affordable tournament, raising money for a great cause. The First Tee is a wonderful organization that helps New Hampshire’s youth learn the core values in life through the game we all love! We are pleased to announce that we have raised well over $8,500 to date, and look forward to adding much more to that amount in...
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Castle in the Clouds
Disobey your mother and look at the sun — through a hydrogen alpha telescope. Marc Stowbridge of the NH Astronomical Society will set up his telescope in the field by Shannon Pond. Stop by, have a look, and learn about what you’ve never really seen. Each week, Marc will be setting up his telescope on the grounds of Castle in the...
Sep 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Castle in the Clouds
Castle After Hours are back, offering more opportunities to tour the Lucknow mansion at night. Enjoy a rare opportunity to explore the home at a time when the state goes quiet, the sun takes its rest, and the stars fill the sky. The ambiance and glow of each room makes being in the home after dark a special experience, adding...
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Castle in the Clouds
Castle After Hours are back, offering more opportunities to tour the Lucknow mansion at night. Enjoy a rare opportunity to explore the home at a time when the state goes quiet, the sun takes its rest, and the stars fill the sky. The ambiance and glow of each room makes being in the home after dark a special experience, adding...