New Hampshire preview for week of events beginning July 27


July 26. 2014 6:09PM






SUNDAY, July 27

BRADFORD, Music: Old Fashioned Hymn Sing, 6-8 p.m., Historical Bradford Center Meetinghouse, 35 Rowe Mountain Road. Free. 938-5313.

DERRY, Theater: West Side Story, 1 p.m., Derry Opera House, 29 W. Broadway. $12. 432-8158, kids-coop-theatre.org.

ENFIELD, Community: Enfield Old Home Days, 5:30 p.m., Route 4, Main Street. facebook.com/EnfieldOldHomeDays.

HAMPTON, Music: A Simple Complex performs, noon, Wally's Pub, 144 Ashworth Ave. facebook.com/events/749922465051225.

HAMPTON BEACH, Community: Miss Hampton Beach and Little Miss Hampton Beach Pageant, 2 p.m., Hampton Beach State Park, Route 1A. Free. 926-8717, hamptonbeach.org.

HILLSBOROUGH, Concerts: Classical Guitar Concert, 3-4:15 p.m., Hillsborough Center Congregational Church, 25 East Washington Road. 917-693-5603, gyremusic.com.

LINCOLN, Kids and Family: Storybook Sundays, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Hobo Railroad, 64 Railroad St. Free. 745-2135, HoboRR.com.

LONDONDERRY, Music: Joe McDonald, 7-10 p.m., Whippersnappers Restaurant, 44 Nashua Road. Free. 434-2660, whippersnappersnh.com.

MANCHESTER, Theater: 'Cabaret,' 2 p.m., The Manchester Community Music School, 2291 Elm St., Holy Cross Hall. $20-$12. 669-7469, majestictheatre.net.

MANCHESTER, Music: New Legacy Swing Band, 2-3:30 p.m., Stark Park, North River Road. Free. friendsofstarkpark.org.

MEREDITH, Community: Putting Kids & Families First Charity Poker Run, 9 a.m., Laconia Harley Davidson, 239 Daniel Webster Hwy. $30. Registration: 581-2895, facebook.com.

NEW CASTLE, History: Open House, 1-5 p.m., Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor, 25 Wentworth Road. $4-$2. 828-9243, portsmouthharborlighthouse.org.

NEW LONDON, Theater: 'Spamalot,' 5 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. $40-$19. 526-6710, nlbarn.org.

NEWBURY, History: Exemplary Country Estates of New Hampshire, 5-6 p.m., The Fells, 456 Route 103A. Free. 763-4789 ext. 3, thefells.org.

NORTH HAVERHILL, Fairs: 70th North Haverhill Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., North Haverhill Fairgrounds, Rt. 10. $12-$5. 989-3305, nohaverhillfair.com.

PETERBOROUGH, Theater: 'The Granite State,' 4 p.m., Peterborough Players Theatre, 55 Hadley Road. $39. 924-7585, peterboroughplayers.org.

PORTSMOUTH, Free: Portsmouth Short Film Night #7, 7-9 p.m., West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St. Free. 431-6644, psfn.filmunbound.com.

PORTSMOUTH, Outdoors: Prescott Park Arts Festival, 7 p.m., Prescott Park. $10-$5. 610-5510, goportsmouthnh.com.

PORTSMOUTH, Theater: 'Shrek the Musical,' 1 p.m., Prescott Park, 105 Marcy St. 436-2848, prescottpark.org.

PORTSMOUTH, Theater: 'The Myth of the Father,' 9 p.m., The Players' Ring Theater, 105 Marcy St. $12-$10. 436-8123, playersring.org.

TILTON, Fairs: Summer Fun Craft Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tanger Outlet Center, 120 Laconia Road. Free. 528-4014, joycescraftshows.com.

UNION, Community: Rededication of Restored Reunion Grange #303, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Reunion Grange #303 Grange Hall - Hotchkiss Commons, 71 Main St. Free. 755-4740.

MONDAY, July 28

CONCORD, Tours: Tour the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Mary Baker Eddy Historic House, 62 North State St. $5. 225-3444, longyear.org/historichouses.

HAMPTON, Film: Monday Night Movies on the Beach, 8 p.m., Hampton Beach State Park. Free. 926-8717, hamptonbeach.org.

HAMPTON, Concerts: Old Crow Medicine Show, 8 p.m., Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Blvd. $41-$36. 929-4100, casinoballroom.com.

LONDONDERRY, Open Mic Night: Monday Muse all ages acoustic open mic, 8-11 p.m., Whippersnappers Restaurant, 44 Nashua Road. Free. 434-2660, whippersnapersnh.com.

MANCHESTER, Kids and Family: Family Afternoon at the Movies, 2:30-4 p.m., Manchester City Library, 405 Pine St. Free. 624-6550 ext. 328, manchester.lib.nh.us.

MEREDITH, Theater: 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' 2 & 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road. 279-0333, winniplayhouse.org.

NASHUA, Dance: Line Dancing, 7-9:30 p.m., Nashua Senior Center, 70 Temple St. $7. 568-1437, linedancemax.com.

TUESDAY, July 29

BEDFORD, Dance: Beginner Line Dance, 7-8 p.m., Bedford Old Town Hall, 70 Bedford Center Road. $7. 568-1437, linedancemax.com.

CANAAN, Concerts: East Bay Jazz Band, 7-8 p.m., Canaan Gazebo, US Route 4, on the Common. Free. 523-4407.

CANTERBURY, Kids and Family: 'Spread Your Wings' Day, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Petals in the Pines, 126 Baptist Road. $10-$5. 783-0220, petalsinthepines.com.

CONCORD, Theater: Little Smiles Summer Series, 2:30 p.m., Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 South Main St. $7.50. 225-1111, ccanh.com.

CONCORD, Concerts: Concert on the Green, 6:30-8 p.m., Presidential Oaks, 200 Pleasant St. Free. 724-6100.

DOVER, Music: 28th Annual Cochecho Arts Festival, 10:30 a.m., The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, 550 Central Ave. Free. 742-2218, dovernh.org/cochecho-arts-festival.

HENNIKER, Concerts: Karen Morgan and Pony Express, 7-8:30 p.m., Angela Robinson Bandstand, Henniker Community Park, Main Street. Free. 428-7232, henniker.org.

MANCHESTER, Kids and Family: Children's Summer Storytime, 9:30-10:15 a.m., Manchester City Library, 405 Pine St. Free. 624-6550 ext. 328, manchester.lib.nh.us.

MEREDITH, Theater: 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road. 279-0333, winniplayhouse.org.

NEW BOSTON, Concerts: New Boston Summer Concert Series, 6-8 p.m., New Boston Town Common, 7 Meetinghouse Hill Road. Free. 487-2880, newbostonnh.gov/recreation.

PETERBOROUGH, Theater: 'The Granite State,' 7 p.m., Peterborough Players Theatre, 55 Hadley Road. $39. 924-7585, peterboroughplayers.org.

PLYMOUTH, Concerts: 2014 New Hampshire Music Festival, 8 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts - Hanaway Theatre, Plymouth State University, 114 Main St. $69-$15. Registration: 535-2787, nhmf.org.

PORTSMOUTH, Music: Left Bank Cabaret - Mikaela Davis, 7:30 p.m., The Music Hall Loft, 131 Congress St. $14. 436-2400, themusichall.org.

TAMWORTH, Theater: 'Toad of Toad Hall,' 7:30 p.m., The Barnstormers Theatre, 104 Main St. $32-$16. 323-8500, barnstormerstheatre.org.

WHITEFIELD, Theater: 'The 39 Steps,' 8 p.m., Weathervane Theatre, 389 Lancaster Road. $32-$25. 837-9322, weathervanetheatre.org.

WOLFEBORO, History: D-Day Film, Movie and Discussion, 7-8 p.m., Wright Museum of World War II, 77 Center St. $7. 569-1212, wrightmuseum.org.

WEDNESDAY, July 30

BEDFORD, Expo: 2014 Event Planning Expo, 3:30-7 p.m., Manchester Country Club, 180 S. River Road. Free. 624-4096 ext. 300, manchestercountryclub.com.

BEDFORD, Car Shows: Ridgewood Cruise Night, 6-8 p.m., Ridgewood Center, 25 Ridgewood Road. Free. 222-0305.

CANTERBURY, Outdoors: Bluegrass and Blueberries, 4-6:30 p.m., Canterbury Town Center, 9 Center Road. Free. ccfma.net.

CENTER BARNSTEAD, Kids and Family: Children's Author Visit, 10 a.m., Oscar Foss Memorial Library, 111 South Barnstead Road, Rt. 126. Free. 269-3900, oscarfoss.org.

CONCORD, Literary: Author event: Rebecca Makkai, 'The Hundred-Year House,' 7-8:30 p.m., Gibson's Bookstore, 45 South Main St. Free. 224-0562, gibsonsbookstore.com.

DOVER, Music: 28th Annual Cochecho Arts Festival, 3:30 p.m., The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, 550 Central Ave. Free. 742-2218, dovernh.org/cochecho-arts-festival.

HAMPTON, Kids and Family: Fireworks at the Beach, 9:30 p.m., Hampton Beach State Park. Free. 926-8717, hamptonbeach.org.

HAMPTON, Concerts: Sammy Hagar - A Journey Through the History of Rock, 8 p.m., Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Blvd. Sold Out. $65-$60. 929-4100, casinoballroom.com.

JAFFREY, Music: Studio Two: Beatles Tribute Band, 7-8:30 p.m., Gazebo on the Common, Main Street & Goodnow Street. Free. 532-7168, facebook.com/events/519618601498672/.

KEENE, Concerts: Dave Eggar & Amber Rubarth Concert, 7:30-10 p.m., Heberton Hall, 76 Winter St. $15-$12. 547-8809, monadnockfolk.org.

LINCOLN, Theater: Spamalot,' 7:30 p.m., Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive. $30-$25. 745-2141, jeansplayhouse.com.

MANCHESTER, Theater: 'Comedy of Errors,' 6:30 p.m., The Jewish Federation of New Hampshire Theater, 698 Beech St. $5. 726-0098, manchestercommunitytheatre.com.

MANCHESTER, Art: Creative Studio: Exploring Collage, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St. $12-$5. 669-6144, currier.org.

MANCHESTER, Literary: Fantasy and Science Fiction Slam, 6-8:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble Manchester, 1741 South Willow St. Free. 673-6234, odysseyworkshop.org.

MEREDITH, Comedy: Comedy Show, 8:30-10 p.m., Harts Turkey Farm, 233 Daniel Webster Hwy. $20. 279-6212, HeadlinersComedyClub.com.

MEREDITH, Theater: 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road. 279-0333, winniplayhouse.org.

NEWINGTON, Kids and Family: Summer Family Night Series, 5-8 p.m., The Mall at Fox Run, 50 Fox Run Road. $5 for non-members. simon.com/kidgits.

NEWMARKET, Dance: Line Dance Lessons, 6:15-10 p.m., Rockingham Ballroom, 22 Ash Swamp Road. $8. 659-4410, therockinghamballroom.com.

PETERBOROUGH, Theater: 'The Granite State,' 8 p.m., Peterborough Players Theatre, 55 Hadley Road. $39. 924-7585, peterboroughplayers.org.

PORTSMOUTH, Music: Left Ban Cabaret - Patrick Dorow's Piano Room, 8 p.m., The Music Hall Loft, 131 Congress St. $14. 436-2400, themusichall.org.

ROCHESTER, Kids and Family: Teddy Bear Picnic, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Central Square, Wakefield Street & North Main Street.

SOMERSWORTH, Concerts: Kids Koncerts, 6-7 p.m., Somersworth High School, 8 Memorial St. 692-5869, nhfestivals.org.

SWANZEY, Fairs: Cheshire Fair, all day, Cheshire Fairgrounds, Route 12. 357-4740, cheshirefair.org.

TAMWORTH, Theater: 'Toad of Toad Hall,' 7:30 p.m., The Barnstormers Theatre, 104 Main St. $32-$16. 323-8500, barnstormerstheatre.org.

THURSDAY, July 31

BEDFORD, Dance: Intermediate Line Dance Lesson & Open Dance, 7-9 p.m., Bedford Old Town Hall, 70 Bedford Center Road. $7. 568-1437, linedancemax.com.

EPPING, Film: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Comics Costume Contest, 7-9:45 p.m., O'neil Cinemas, Brickyard Square 12, 24 Calef Hwy. $9.75. 679-3556, oneilcinemas.com.

EXETER, Kids and Family: Exeter Family Morning Out, 9:30-11 a.m., Exeter Parks and Recreation, 32 Court St. Free. 422-8208 ext. 2, familiesfirstseacoast.org.

HOLDERNESS, Theater: 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile,' 8 p.m., The Little Church Theater, 40 Route 113. $25-$20. 968-2250, littlechurchtheater.com.

HOOKSETT, Community: Bear Talk, 6:30-8 p.m., Hooksett Public Library, 31 Mount Saint Mary's Way. Free. 485-6092, hooksettlibrary.org.

LINCOLN, Theater: 'Spamalot,' 7:30 p.m., Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive. $30-$25. 745-2141, jeansplayhouse.com.

LONDONDERRY, Music: Atominc Rayguns Band, 8:30-11 p.m., Whippersnappers Restaurant, 44 Nashua Road. Free. 434-2660, whippersnappersnh.com.

MANCHESTER, Kids and Family: Children's Summer Craft, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Manchester City Library, 405 Pine St. Free. Registration: 624-6550 ext. 328, manchester.nh.lib.us.

MANCHESTER, Teens: Duct Tape Crafts, 4-5 p.m., Manchester City Library, 405 Pine St. 624-6550 ext. 345, libraryinsight.com.

MANCHESTER, Music: Family Fare: Steve Blunt, 6-7:15 p.m., Manchester City Library (Lawn), 405 Pine St. Free. 624-6550 ext. 311, manchester.lib.nh.us.

MANCHESTER, Kids and Family: Fishways Family Adventures, 9 a.m.-noon, Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center, 4 Fletcher St. $10/family. Registration: 626-3474, amoskeagfishways.org.

MANCHESTER, Dance: Line Dance Lessons, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Midnight Rodeo Bar, 1211 S. Mammoth Road. $7. 703-8444, midnightrodeobar.com.

MANCHESTER, Concerts: Rockspring, 6-9:30 p.m., Veteran's Park, Elm Street. Free. 645-6285, intownmanchester.com.

MEREDITH, Theater: 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road. 279-0333, winniplayhouse.org.

NEWBURY, Outdoors: Lakeshore Adventure Walk for Families: Lakeside Learning, 6-7:30 p.m., The Fells, 456 Route 103A. $8-$3. 763-4789 ext. 3, thefells.org.

PETERBOROUGH, Theater: 'The Granite State,' 8 p.m., Peterborough Players Theatre, 55 Hadley Road. $39. 924-7585, peterboroughplayers.org.

PLYMOUTH, Concerts: 2014 New Hampshire Music Festival, 8 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts - Hanaway Theatre, Plymouth State University, 114 Main St. $69-$15. Registration: 535-2787, nhmf.org.

PLYMOUTH, Kids and Family: Children's Theatre: 'Rikki Tikki Tavi,' 2-2:45 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts - Smith Recital Hall, Plymouth State University, 114 Main St. $7. 535-2787, silver.plymouth.edu.

ROCHESTER, Community: Bingo, 6 p.m., VFW Post #1772, 43 Highland St. $15+. wecarepackers.org.

RYE, Concerts: Music by the Sea with Jumbo Circus Peanuts, 6-8:30 p.m., Seacoast Science Center, 570 Ocean Blvd. $10-$2. 436-8043, seacoastsciencecenter.org.

SWANZEY, Fairs: Cheshire Fair, all day, Cheshire Fairgrounds, Route 12. 357-4740, cheshirefair.org.

TAMWORTH, Theater: 'Toad of Toad Hall,' 7:30 p.m., The Barnstormers Theatre, 104 Main St. $32-$16. 323-8500, barnstormerstheatre.org.

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