New Hampshire preview of events beginning Aug. 17


August 16. 2014 6:58PM






SUNDAY, Aug. 17

BEDFORD, Benefits: Book Sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Animal Rescue League of NH, 545 Route 101. 472-3647, rescueleague.org.

CORNISH, Agriculture: 65th Annual Cornish Fair, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Town House Road. $10. 675-5714, cornishfair.org.

HAMPTON, Concerts: Gavin DeGraw & Matt Nathanson, 8 p.m., Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Blvd. $51-$46. 929-4100, casinoballroom.com.

HILLSBOROUGH, Festivals: 6th Annual Living History Event, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., six locations throughout town. $10-$5. 478-0809, LivingHistoryEventNH.com.

JACKSON, Fine Arts and Crafts: White Mountain Art & Artisan Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 18 Main St. Free. 383-9356, jacksonnh.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, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Whippersnappers Restaurant, 44 Nashua Road. Free.

MANCHESTER, Festivals: Mahrajan Festival, noon-6 p.m., Our Lady of the Cedars Church, 140 Mitchell St. Free.

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

MANCHESTER, Music: Seabreeze Band Featuring Stephen Savio, 2-3:30 p.m., Stark Park, North River Road. Free. friendsofstarkpark.org.

NASHUA, Kids and Family: Hope Flies High 2014, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Greeley Park, Concord Street. Free. 966-3431, highhopesfoundation.org.

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: 'Kiss Me, Kate,' 5 p.m., 84 Main St. $40-$19. 526-4631, nlbarn.org.

NEWBURY, Kids and Family: Fairy House Festival and Tea Party, 1-4 p.m., The Fells, 456 Route 103A. $12-$6. Registration: 763-4789 ext. 3, thefells.org.

NORTH CONWAY, Theater: 'The Sound of Music,' 7 p.m., Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse, 2760 Main St., White Mountain Highway. $20. 356-0110, artsinmotiontheater.com.

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

PLYMOUTH, Film: 'The Point' (1971), 1 p.m., Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 Main St. Free. 536-2551, flyingmonkeynh.com.

PORTSMOUTH, Concerts: Ed Gerhard in Concert, 7:30 p.m., West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St. $24. 300-2986, actonenh.org.

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

ROLLINSFORD, Kids and Family: Kids' Games, 1-4 p.m., Colonel Paul Wentworth House, 47 Water St. $5. 742-4747, paulwentworthhouse.org.

WATERVILLE VALLEY, Kids and Family: Denali Challenge, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Waterville Valley Resort, 1 Ski Area Road. Free. 800-468-2553, visitwatervillevalley.com.

WILTON, Community: Wilton Old Home Days - '275 Years of Neighbors Helping Neighbors,' 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Whiting Park, adjacent to Florence Rideout Elementary School. Free. 654-2195.

MONDAY, Aug. 18

BEDFORD, Workshops: Getting Paid to Talk: An Introduction to Voice Acting, 6:30-9 p.m., Bedford Town Hall, 10 Meetinghouse Road, Bedford. $25. Registration: 472-5242, bedfordnh.org.

CENTER BARNSTEAD, Lectures: Driving Backwards, 6:30 p.m., Oscar Foss Memorial Library, 111 South Barnstead Road, Rt. 126. Free. 269-3900, oscarfoss.org.

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.

GOFFSTOWN, Community: Annual Sky Watch, 8:30 p.m., Goffstown Public Library, 2 High St. Free. 497-2102, goffstownlibrary.com.

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

LONDONDERRY, Open Mic Night: 8-11 p.m., Whippersnappers Restaurant, 44 Nashua Road. Free. 434-2660, whippersnappersnh.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.

MANCHESTER, Community: Scoop on Ice Cream Party, 10-11 a.m., Manchester City Library, 405 Pine St. Free. Registration: 624-6550 ext. 328, manchesterlibrary.org.

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

WILTON, Community: Wilton Old Home Days - '275 Years of Neighbors Helping Neighbors,' 7-10 p.m., Whiting Park, adjacent to Florence Rideout Elementary School, Park Street. Free. 654-2195.

TUESDAY, Aug. 19

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

CANAAN, Concerts: The Moonlighters, 6:30-8 p.m., Canaan Gazebo, US Route 4, on The Common. Free. 523-4407.

CONCORD, Music: An Evening with Jackson Browne, 7:30 p.m., Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 South Main St. $94-$64. 225-1111, ccanh.com.

CONCORD, Literary: 'Driving Backwards,' 7-8:30 p.m., Gibson's Bookstore, 45 South Main St. Free. 224-0562, gibsonsbookstore.com.

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.

LONDONDERRY, Nightlife: Video DJ, 6 p.m.-1 a.m., Whippersnappers Restaurant, 44 Nashua Road. Free. 434-2660, whippersnappersnh.com.

PORTSMOUTH, Lectures: Boatbuilder Nate Piper: 'Building a Merry Mac Sailboat', 6:30 p.m., Wentworth Lear Historic Houses, 50 Mechanic St. $5. 436-4406, wentworthgardnerandlear.org.

PORTSMOUTH, Concerts: Concert, 5-7 p.m., Strawbery Banke Visitors Center - Tyco Center, 14 Hancock St. Free. 433-1100, strawberybanke.org.

PORTSMOUTH, Literary: Writers in the Loft - Matthew Berry, 7 p.m., The Music Hall Loft, 131 Congress St. $30. 436-2400, themusichall.org.

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

WHITEFIELD, Theater: 'God of Carnage,' 8 p.m., Weathervane Theatre, 389 Lancaster Road. $34-$25. 837-9322, weathervanetheatre.org.

WILTON, Community: Wilton Old Home Days - '275 Years of Neighbors Helping Neighbors,' 5:30-10 p.m., Whiting Park - adjacent to Florence Rideout Elementary School, Park Street. Free. 654-2195.

WOLFEBORO, Museum/Gallery: Honor Flight New England, 7 p.m., Wright Museum of World War II, 77 Center St. Donation.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20

CONCORD, Free: Alice Fogel & Patrice Pinette, 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.

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

LINCOLN, Theater: 'The 39 Steps,' 7:30 p.m., Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive. $30-$25. 745-2141, jeansplayhouse.com.

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

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

MEREDITH, Theater: 'Talley's Folly,' 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. simon.com/kidgits.

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

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

WILTON, Community: Wilton Old Home Days - '275 Years of Neighbors Helping Neighbors,' 6-10 p.m., Whiting Park, Park Street. Free. 654-2195.

THURSDAY, Aug. 21

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.

CONCORD, Free: New Hampshire Beer: Brewing from Sea to Summit, 7-8:30 p.m., Gibson's Bookstore, 45 South Main St. Free. 224-0562, gibsonsbookstore.com.

HAMPSTEAD, Comedy: Comedian Jim Jeffries, 8 p.m., Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Blvd. $49-29. 929-4100, casinoballroom.com.

HOLDERNESS, Theater: 'Goldfish Girl, an Original Romantic Comedy,' 8 p.m., The Little Church Theater, 40 Route 113. $25-$20. 968-2250, littlechurchtheater.com.

LINCOLN, Theater: 'The 39 Steps,' 7:30 p.m., Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive. $30-$25. 745-2141, jeansplayhouse.com.

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

MANCHESTER, Community: Love Your Neighbor Summer Picnic, 5-7 p.m., Victory Park Manchester, Chestnut Street. Free. facebook.com/events/549754055129021/.

MANCHESTER, Music: Opera at the Cafe, 6-7:30 p.m., Stark Park, North River Road. Free. friendsofstarkpark.org.

MANCHESTER, Teens: Super Smash Bros Brawl, 4-5 p.m., Manchester City Library, 405 Pine St. 624-6550 ext. 345, libraryinsight.com.

MEREDITH, Theater: 'Talley's Folly,' 2 & 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road. 279-0333, winniplayhouse.org.

MILTON, Kids and Family: Stories On The Farm, 10-11 a.m., New Hampshire Farm Museum, 1305 White Mountain Hwy., Route 125. $7-$4. 652-7840, farmmuseum.org.

NEW LONDON, Concerts: Newberry Consort of Chicago, 7:30-9:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of New London, 461 Main St. $25-$5. 526-8234, summermusicassociates.com.

NORTH HAMPTON, Benefits: Reggae 'N Roses, 5-8 p.m., Fuller Gardens, 19 Willow Avenue. $40-$30. Registration: 964-5414, fullergardens.org.

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

PORTSMOUTH, Theater: 'A Pair of His Own Shorts,' 2 & 8 p.m., West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St. $20-$18. 300-2986, actonenh.org.

PORTSMOUTH, Theater: 'Shrek the Musical,' 7 p.m., Prescott Park, 105 Marcy St. 436-2848, prescottpark.org.

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

ROCHESTER, Music: Evan Brock, 6-8:30 p.m., Smokey's Tavern, 11 Farmington Road. Free. 330-3100, granitesteakandgrill.com.

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

WHITEFIED, Theater: 'Mary Poppins,' 8 p.m., Weathervane Theatre, 389 Lancaster Road. $32-$25. 837-9322, weathervanetheatre.org.

WILTON, Community: Wilton Old Home Days - '275 Years of Neighbors Helping Neighbors,' 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Whiting Park. Free. 654-2195.


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