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 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm North Church of Portsmouth
Josephine County combines the talents of four powerful traditional musicians into one exceptional musical experience ranging from the United States to Ireland and back. Award-winning fiddler and singer Erica Brown dedicated herself to traditional music at a very young age. Classical, French Canadian, Bluegrass, Country, and much more can be found in her wide-range of musical expertise. Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist...
May 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm The Colonial Theatre
The result is a sound that the Portland, Maine-based band describes as “holler folk,” not because it involves a lot of hollering, per se, but because it invokes the rich communal tradition of field hollers, with their call-and-response melodies, sing-along hooks, and densely layered harmonies. That sense of musical camaraderie is essential to everything The Ghost of Paul Revere does....
Jun 1 all-day Portsmouth Sheraton
Join us as Boston bar legend and world-touring musician Brother Cleve presents “Music & Cocktails throughout the 19th Century.” This event will feature a keynote presentation, hosted lunch and a few surprises. This ticket is for the Signature Luncheon only.
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Brookford Farm
Join us for this family friendly event held at Brookford Farm as we celebrate our community, the land and the food we grow. The evening events include a tractor ride and farm tours, given by Brookford’s owner Luke Mahoney, live local music, and of course our very own 100 percent grass-fed burgers. Each burger plate is served with a delicious...
Jun 2 all-day Woodbound Inn
Rudy Rosalez has once again generously donated the use of his restaurant, playbarn, ballroom, and grounds for this event. All proceeds will help Shelter to fulfill their mission to provide transitional housing and support programs for the homeless. There will be live Rock & Roll music by Sheepdip with over 50 vendors participating, including well-known wineries, restaurants, local growers, brewers,...
Jun 2 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside
Join us Sunday morning for a Gospel Soul brunch featuring Sympli Whitney band, performer on BET’s Apollo Live and an amazing Southern Menu including: Southern Eggs Benedict w/Collard Greens, Shrimp & Grits, Chicken & Waffles, Peaches & Cream French Toast, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Hash Brown Casserole, Carved Virginia Ham, Omelets to Order, Cornbread Muffins and Hummingbird Bread with Cream...
Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm Unitarian Church
Bach meets bluegrass meets Celtic guitar meets Americana. Appalachian traditional, jazz, Celtic fiddling and virtuoso Bach are just a few corners of the musical world that this massively talented group explores in its programs. William Coulter, guitarist, and Edwin Huizinga, violinist, return to EEC with mandolin virtuoso Ashley Broder, raising the Fire & Grace duo to the power of three! Admission...
Jun 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm The Colonial Theatre
For centuries, the desert town of Agadez has served as a converging point for the great camel caravans driven by the Tuareg that link West Africa with North Africa and the Mediterranean. Born in 1980 at a nomadic camp near this dusty outpost, the young guitarist and songwriter Omara “Bombino” Moctar was raised during an era of armed struggles for...
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm New Boston Town Common
Market offerings include organic locally grown produce, fruits, flowers, plants, soaps, homestead bakery goods, cookie art and pastries, jams and jellies, beef, chicken, pasture raised pork, soy-free eggs, herbal teas, honey, wool products, woodturning and forged goods, skin care products, handcrafted jewelry and local artisans.
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm New Boston Town Common
Market offerings include organic locally grown produce, fruits, flowers, plants, soaps, homestead bakery goods, cookie art and pastries, jams and jellies, beef, chicken, pasture raised pork, soy-free eggs, herbal teas, honey, wool products, woodturning and forged goods, skin care products, handcrafted jewelry and local artisans.
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm Bistro Nouveau
BBQ buffet prepared by Chef Doug Langevin at Bistro Nouveau in Grantham, New Hampshire. Silent auction and concert by the Opera Cowgirls, NYC’s sensational opera/country western crossover band (think “The Three Tenors meet the Dixie Chicks”) led by ON 2019 resident artist Caitlin McKechney.
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm New Boston Town Common
Market offerings include organic locally grown produce, fruits, flowers, plants, soaps, homestead bakery goods, cookie art and pastries, jams and jellies, beef, chicken, pasture raised pork, soy-free eggs, herbal teas, honey, wool products, woodturning and forged goods, skin care products, handcrafted jewelry and local artisans.
Jun 29 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center
Don’t miss this “rock down memory lane” packed full of surprises and crowd favorites in an incredible turbo-charged performance. Be part of a one of a kind show and relive the journey of the local boys that took their bucket banging high school act all the way to the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas! The group’s signature performances...
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm New Boston Town Common
Market offerings include organic locally grown produce, fruits, flowers, plants, soaps, homestead bakery goods, cookie art and pastries, jams and jellies, beef, chicken, pasture raised pork, soy-free eggs, herbal teas, honey, wool products, woodturning and forged goods, skin care products, handcrafted jewelry and local artisans.
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Depot Park
Summertime in New Hampshire is synonymous of taking in the natural wonders of the area and what better way of doing that than outdoor concerts in Depot Park centrally located at the historic, quintisential town of Peterborough? Celebrate summer evenings at the confluence of Contoocook and Nubanusit Rivers listening to great jazz/rock/blues under the open skies. Thanks to our sponsors...
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center
Aimee Mann’s Mental Illness, her first album in five years, was released on March 31, 2017 via her own SuperEgo Records. The record follows 2012’s Charmer, which Rolling Stone proclaimed “shows off the more pop-oriented side to her usual acoustic tendencies.” With this follow-up, she returns to a more musically soft-spoken but still lyrically barbed approach, as heard in the...
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm United Methodist Church
An evening of opera highlights, curated by the audience and sung by Opera North’s talented 2019 resident artists. During the dessert reception before the concert the audience chooses from three arias in the singers’ “jukebox” and the aria with the most votes is the one they perform.
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm New Boston Town Common
Support youth entrepreneurs! In addition to our usual vendors, you’ll also be able to purchase original artwork, crafts, veggies, flowers, and plants, created or grown by youth under the age of 18 at our Children’s Market.
Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm Enfield Shaker Museum
A native of South Korea, Daesik Cha has established himself as a dynamic musician whose work encompasses performing, directing and music scholarship. The evening’s program will feature pieces by Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, and Liszt. A reception will follow in the Great Stone Dwelling.
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm New Boston Town Common
Market offerings include organic locally grown produce, fruits, flowers, plants, soaps, homestead bakery goods, cookie art and pastries, jams and jellies, beef, chicken, pasture raised pork, soy-free eggs, herbal teas, honey, wool products, woodturning and forged goods, skin care products, handcrafted jewelry and local artisans.
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm The Fells
Celebrate the history of the Hay family at this home on Lake Sunapee with a musical salon on the veranda. Opera North’s annual celebration at The Fells includes music inspired by American dreams and selections from “Pirates of Penzance” and “Macbeth.” Before the concert, guests are invited to explore the renowned gardens and woodland trails of this historic property.
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm Sunapee Cruises
Set sail aboard the MV Mt. Sunapee, for a dinner cruise and concert featuring Opera North resident artists.
Jul 26 all-day Bradford Center Meetinghouse
Lettvin Chamber Music Series will feature piano concerts by Yasuo Watanabe and Christopher Kies.
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm New Boston Town Common
Our small friendly ambience makes a visit to the market a perfect way to start your weekend while shopping, conversing, relaxing and tapping your toes to the music! Market offerings include organic produce, fruits, flowers, soaps, bakery goods, jams and jellies, meat, eggs, honey, wool products, skin care products and local artisans.
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm New Boston Town Common
Watch and visit with nationally known Caricature Carvers of America member, Pete LeClair, along with other members of the Central Mass Caricature Carvers Club, as they exhibit and demonstrate caricature wood carving and spoon carving. Our small friendly ambience makes a visit to the market a perfect way to start your weekend while shopping, conversing, relaxing and tapping your toes...
Aug 5 @ 1:12 pm Quechee Inn at Marshland Farms
This fall, Opera North presents Tom Cipullo’s opera, “Glory Denied.” Based on the book by Tom Philpott, “Glory Denied” tells the story of US Army Colonel Jim Thompson, who was held captive as a prisoner of war longer than any other American in history. Lunch and discussion about the true story of an American family during one of our nation’s...
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm New Boston Town Common
Come experience this unique evening farmers market! Members of the Public Observing Committee of NH Astronomical Society will be bringing two solar telescopes and 2 Lunt solar binoculars. Get caught up in the fun as musician Elijah Boisvert shares his ukulele, box drum and a shaker or two! “The Smoothie Bus” and “Forking Awesome Food Truck” will be joining our...
Aug 15 @ 7:30 pm – Sep 1 @ 9:30 pm M&D at Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse
The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it blood. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s out of this world origins and intent towards...
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Salem-Derry Elks Lodge
Join us for a fabulous evening of all your favorites from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s played by our own DJ Mike of American Entertainment! There will be fun for all, free refreshments, raffles and games. Over 21 only please. Cash bar. Pick your favorite decade and dress the part!