Weekend Highlights: Aug. 26-27

August 25. 2017 8:51PM

The Dover Mini Maker Faire, a day long festival that is held in downtown Dover, is on this weekend. The show features people of all ages showing what they are making, and sharing what they are learning. 

For more information on any of these listings, visit our calendar site, nh365.org, and type the event ID number into the box at the top of the homepage.

SATURDAY, AUG. 26

BRISTOL, Nightlife: Joel Cage in Concert, 7:30 p.m., The Back Room at The Mill, 2 Central St. $12. ID: 6389651.

CONCORD, Community: Concord Arts Market 2017. Juried outdoor art market, 9 a.m., Bicentennial Square, 1 Bicentennial Square. Free. ID: 6413100.

CONCORD, Community: Guided Gallery Tour, 2 and 3 p.m., New Hampshire Historical Society, 30 Park St. $7. 225-3381. ID: 6503692.

CONCORD, Exhibit: “Spinning Tales and Weaving Stories,” fine craft exhibition. Multi-media exhibition by juried members of the League of NH Craftsmen, 10 a.m., The Gallery at the League of NH Craftsmen Headquarters, 49 S. Main St., Suite 100. Free. 224-3375. ID: 6507263.

CONCORD, Theater: “The Flight of the Bartailed Godwit,” and two others original one—act dramatic comedies, 7:30 p.m., Hatbox Theatre, 270 Loudon Road. $13.50-$16.50. ID: 6552015.

DERRY, Music: Don McLean, 8 p.m., Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A St. $63-$78. ID: 6453929.

DOVER, Community: Dover Mini Maker Faire, 10 a.m., Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, 6 Washington St. $10. ID: 6626781.

DOVER, Kids and Family: Imagine, create and build with Legos and/or Duplos. Drop—in anytime between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Dover Public Library, 73 Locust St. Free. ID: 6561054.

DOVER, Lecture: Gallery talk featuring Isles of Shoals photographers: Alexandra de Steiguer, David Hiley, Bruce J. Parsons and Peter Randall, 1-4 p.m., Camera Commons, 652 Central Ave. Free. ID: 6628809.

FITZWILLIAM, Home and Garden: Fitzwilliam Garden Club Plant and Bake Sale, 8:30 a.m., Fitzwilliam Common, Route 119. Free. Master Gardeners will be on hand to help. Call 585-2292 for info. ID; 6622371.

GILFORD, Nightlife: Thom Starkey’s duo tribute to Jimmy Buffet, 9 p.m., Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Road. Free. ID: 6573335.

GILFORD, Music: Chris Stapleton, 7 p.m., Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, 72 Meadowbrook Lane. $40.75-$80.75. 293-4700. ID: 6465627.

HAMPTON, Music: Extreme, 8 p.m., Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Boulevard. $26-$31. 929-4100. ID: 6464681.

HAMPTON, Community: Hampton Beach Talent Competition Juniors, 7 p.m., Hampton Beach State Park. Free. ID: 6303520.

HUDSON, Music: Benson Park Cage Concert featuring Victim of Circumstance and Silent Fist, 5:30 p.m., Benson Park, 27 Kimball Hill Road. Bring lawn chairs. Free. ID: 6608896.

JAFFREY, Film: ParkKIDS Cartoon Mania Festival, 10:30 a.m., River Street Theatre, 6 River St. $5. ID: 6596112. “Brave New Jersey,” 7 p.m. $8. ID: 6625514.

JAFFREY, Music: The Horszowski Trio, 7:30 p.m., First Church Jaffrey, 14 Laban Ainsworth Way. $25. ID: 6618789.

LOUDON, Sports: Hot Import Nights and Night Shift New Hampshire 2017. Nationwide automotive festival, 9 a.m., New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 1122 New Hampshire Route 106. $0-$20. ID: 6577000.

MANCHESTER, Festival: Hottest Day in Manchester Music and Chili Fest, 1-9:30 p.m., Veterans Park, Granite and Elm streets. $2 per chili tasting. ID: 6601105.

MANCHESTER, Kids and Family: “All the Water in the World.” Play H2Olympics, learn the journey of a single drop of water and take home conservation tips that everyone can do, no matter where you live, 10 a.m., Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center, 4 Fletcher St. Free. ID: 6523820.

MANCHESTER, Workshop: Stained glass workshop, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. or 3-6 p.m., Studio 550 Art Center, 550 Elm St. $45. ID: 6447920. Clay workshop, 3 p.m. $45. ID: 6447934. Family Clay workshop, 4:30 p.m. $30. ID: 6447993. Date Night in the pottery studio, 6-7:30 or 7:30-9 p.m. $60 per couple. ID: 6447859.

MANCHESTER, Festival: Greekfest 2017. Featuring authentic Greek food and pastry, music and dancing, raffles, penny sale, fine jewelry, children’s activities and church tours, 11 a.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 111 Island Pond Road. Free. 623-2045, AssumptionNH.org. ID: 6585757.

MANCHESTER, Community: Zimmerman House Public Tour. 90—minute exploration of the house with information about Frank Lloyd Wrights architecture, the commission and design of the house and details about the Zimmermans, who lived in the house for 36 years, 11:15 a.m., Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St. $10-$25. 669-6144. ID: 6584414.

MEREDITH, Community: A Twilight Gathering of Art Music and Friends. Showcase of artists’ new work form around the state, music from then Dan Moore Trio, hors d’oeurvres and wine in the garden, 6:30 p.m., Cackleberries Garden Center, 419 Daniel Webster Highway. $25. Call 279-8728 for tickets or email: cackleberry@metrocast.net. ID: 6616623.

MILFORD, Sports: Mayweather vs. McGregor Fight, 6:15 admittance, Milford Drive—In Theater, 531 Elm St. $30 in advance, $25 at the door if available. Each person in the vehicle must have their own ticket. No refunds. 673-4090, mdfight.bpt.me.

MILTON, Community: Milton Farmer’s Market, 9:30 a.m., The New Hampshire Farm Museum, 1305 White Mountain Highway. Free. ID: 6438528.

NEWPORT, Food and Wine: Farm—to—Table Dinner to benefit the Library Arts Center, featuring local foods found at the Newport Farmers Market, 5 p.m., Old Courthouse Restaurant, 30 Main St. $35. ID: 6627152.

NEWPORT, Fair: 44th annual Apple Pie Crafts Fair, 9 a.m., Newport Town Common, N. Main Street. Free. ID: 6490959.

PEMBROKE, Music: The Concord Coachmen, 4 p.m., Memorial Field, Pleasant Street. Free. ID: 6625443.

PEMBROKE, Community: Pembroke and Allenstown Old Home Day Celebration, 9 a.m., Memorial Field, Pleasant Street. Free. ID: 6580673.

SWANZEY, Exhibit: Paintings by Lone Mountain Artists on display, 1 p.m., Ash Hill Center For The Arts, 83 Ash Hill Road. Free. ID: 6624240.

WASHINGTON, Outdoor: Second annual Vets Off—Grid Camping Weekend, all day, Pillsbury State Park, 100 Pillsbury State Park Road. $20. Visit vetsoffgrid.com to register. ID: 6578091.

WEARE, Community: Weare Old Home Day. 20+ crafters, vendors, clubs, music, 10 a.m., Weare, NH Town Hall, Route 114. Free. ID: 6611031.

WOLFEBORO, Community: Lake Winni Poker Run. Meet at the town docks and follow the group to five stops to receive poker chips. Winning poker hands awarded prizes, 9 a.m., Town Docks, 4 N. Main St. Sign up at nhbm.org. $75. ID: 6246956.

SUNDAY, AUG. 27

CONCORD, Exhibit: Painting and Indoor Sculpture exhibit by New England Artists in a variety of styles and mediums, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Mill Brook Gallery and Sculpture Garden, 236 Hopkinton Road. Free. ID: 6266493.

CONCORD, Theater: “The Flight of the Bartailed Godwit,” and two others original one—act dramatic comedies, 2 p.m., Hatbox Theatre, 270 Loudon Road. $13.50-$16.50. ID: 6552016.

DERRY, Learning: New Hampshire Cemeteries and Gravestones. Glenn Knoblock will discuss the rubbings, photographs, and slides that illustrate the rich variety of gravestones to be found in NH, 2 p.m., Robert Frost Farm, 122 Rockingham Road. Free. 432-3091. ID: 6613134.

DERRY, Music: Spyro Gyra, 7 p.m., Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A St. $40-$45. ID: 6453942.

DOVER, Lecture: Gallery talk featuring Isles of Shoals photographers: Alexandra de Steiguer, David Hiley, Bruce J. Parsons and Peter Randall, 1-4 p.m., Camera Commons, 652 Central Ave. Free. ID: 6628810.

GILFORD, Music: TLC/ Naughty By Nature, 7 p.m., Bank of NH Pavilion, 72 Meadowbrook Lane. $49.75-$109.75. ID: 6325453.

HAMPTON, Community: Hampton Beach Talent Competition Juniors, 7 p.m., Hampton Beach State Park. Free. ID: 6303521.

HAMPTON, Comedy: Comedian Norm Macdonald, 8 p.m., Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Blvd. $24-$56. 929-4100. ID: 6464685.

HAMPTON, Festival: Gather to End Hunger Festival, noon-7 p.m., Smuttynose, 105 Towle Farm Road. $5-$30, age 3 and under free. Tickets: gathertoendhunger.eventbrite.com, or call 436-0641.

LACONIA, Community: Sunday Brunch Cruise, 10 a.m. and noon, M/S Mount Washington, 211 Lakeside Avenue. $25-$50. 366-5531. ID: 6529619.

MANCHESTER, Featival: Greekfest 2017. Featuring authentic Greek food and pastry, music and dancing, raffles, penny sale, fine jewelry, children’s activities and church tours, 11 a.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 111 Island Pond Road. Free. 623-2045, AssumptionNH.org. ID: 6585758.

MANCHESTER, Community: Zimmerman House Public Tour. 90—minute exploration of property designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, 11:15 a.m., Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St. $10-$25. 669-6144. ID: 6584415.

MEREDITH, Art: Demonstration by Printmaker Ann Eldridge, 1-3 p.m., League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, 279 Daniel Webster Highway. Free. ID: 6540368.

NEW CASTLE, Community: Open house, 1-5 p.m., Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse (on Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor), 25 Wentworth Road. $2-$4. ID: 6396435.

PETERBOROUGH, Music: David Hajdu and Jill Sobule present, “Their Songs Were Their Weapon: The Role of Music in Political Resistance in America,” 11 a.m., Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church. Donation.

PORTSMOUTH, Music: An Evening with Guitarist Ed Gerhard, 7:30 p.m., ACT ONE at West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St. $24. ID: 6616887.

SWANZEY, Exhibit: Paintings by Lone Mountain Artists on display, 1 p.m., Ash Hill Center For The Arts, 83 Ash Hill Road. Free. ID: 6624238.

TILTON, Music: Annie and the Orphans, 6 p.m., Alan and Savina Hartwell Memorial Bandstand on Tilton Island Park, Route 3. Free. ID: 6551375.


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