Weekend Highlights: Sept. 2-3

September 01. 2017 9:01PM
The Exeter UFO Festival will take place this weekend. 

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, SEPT. 2

ALTON BAY, Fair: 28th annual Labor Day Weekend Craft Fair, 10 a.m., Alton Bay Community House and Waterfront, 24 Mt. Major Highway. Free. ID: 6262346.

BOSCAWEN, Exhibit: “PLY: A New Spin on Fiber Art,” exhibit. Eight New England artists combine traditional textile techniques with a variety of media to create contemporary works of fiber art, 11 a.m., Twiggs Gallery, 254 King St. Free. ID: 6635956.

BRISTOL, Nightlife: Just Because in Concert, 7:30 p.m., The Back Room at The Mill, 2 Central St. $12. ID: 6389690.

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: 6507269.

CONTOOCOOK, Fair: Hopkinton State Fair, 8 a.m., Hopkinton State Fairgrounds, 392 Kearsarge Avenue. $8-$12. Tickets/Info: hsfair.org. ID: 6637016.

DERRY, Music: Popa Chubby, 8 p.m., New Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A St. $25-$30. 437-5100, tupelohall.com.

EXETER, Festival: Exeter UFO Festival, 8 a.m., Exeter Town Hall, 10 Front St. ID: 6583150.

GILFORD, Fair: Labor Day Weekend Arts and Crafts Fair, 10 a.m., Gunstock Mountain Resort, 719 Cherry Valley Road. Free. ID: 6331877.

GILFORD, Music: Florida Georgia Line / Nelly / Chris Lane, 7 p.m., Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, 72 Meadowbrook Lane. $49.75-$121.75. 293-4700. ID: 6465596.

JAFFREY, Film: Laurel and Hardy in “Flying Deuces” (1939), 10:30 a.m., River Street Theatre, 6 River St. $5. ID: 6625575. “Milton’s Secret,” 7 p.m., $7-$8. riverst.org, 532-8888. After-hours box office: 866-811-4111.

KEENE, Art: 60th annual Art in the Park. 10 a.m., Ashuelot River Park. Free. ID: 6627676.

KEENE, Food and Wine: Pop Up Potluck — Family Recipes from the Old Country, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main St. Bring a dish made from your family recipe. ID: 6613130.

KEENE, Art: 60th annual Art In The Park. Browse over 80 different Monadnock region artist booths, all day, Ashuelot River Park. Free. ID: 6586027.

LACONIA, Lecture: “Exemplary Country Estates,” 11 a.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, 503 Endicott Street North. Free. ID: 6635055.

LANCASTER, Fair: Lancaster Fair, grounds open at 8 a.m.; rides open at 11:30, 516 Main St. Rain or shine. $15 Thursday, Friday, and Monday; $17 Saturday and Sunday, free for children under 36 inches when accompanied by paying adult. Free parking. Visit lancasterfair.com for event schedule. 237-8143.

LEE, Home and Garden: Open House, 10 a.m., Bedrock Gardens, 45 High Road. $10. ID: 6187051.

MANCHESTER, Music: Silver Stars: The Senior Prom, 2 p.m., Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover St. $10. 668-5588, palacetheatre.org.

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: 6599292. Clay workshop, 3 p.m. $45. ID: 6596921. Family Clay workshop, 4:30 p.m. $30. ID: 6599315. Date Night in the pottery studio, 6-7:30 or 7:30-9 p.m. $60 per couple. ID: 6596808.

MERRIMACK, Kids and Family: Clydesdale Camera Day. Pose for photos with a world—famous Budweiser Clydesdale, 1 p.m., Anheuser—Busch Tour Center, 221 Daniel Webster Highway. Free. 314-436-6565. ID: 6088036.

MILFORD, Music: 7th annual Grateful Dead Night, 4:30 p.m., Milford Drive—In Theater, 531 Elm St. $15 in advance, $20 at the event (if available). Tickets: gdmd.bpt.me. Not Fade Away Band will be playing before the show! ID: 6537503.

MOULTONBOROUGH, Outdoor: Mushroom Foray with the New Hampshire Mushroom Company. Learn how to find and identify mushrooms, both edible and inedible, 10 a.m., Castle in the Clouds, 455 Old Mountain Road. Bring a flat bottomed collecting basket or box. Register by calling 476-5410. ID: 6639095.

NEW BOSTON, Art: Open House and Art Studio of Wood Sculptor Jon Brooks, 10 a.m., 81 Pine Road. Free. jonbrooks.org. ID: 6595375.

NEW LONDON, Theater: “On Golden Pond,” 7:30 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. $20-$40. 526-6710. ID: 6464545.

PETERBOROUGH, Art: NHAA Art Walk exhibit and demonstrations during, 11 a.m., Depot Square, 20 Depot St. Free. ID: 6622278.

PORTSMOUTH, Music: Celia Woodsmith, 9 p.m., Book and Bar, 40 Pleasant St. $5-$10. bookandbar.com.

PORTSMOUTH, Music: Raul Midón, 8 p.m., The Music Hall Loft, 131 Congress St. $26. 436-2400, themusichall.org.

PORTSMOUTH, Nightlife: Portsmouth Underbelly Tour. Join accused spy Silas Deane and Tavern Wench Olive Madbury as they take you back into a history that the city would liked to forget, 6 p.m., The Rusty Hammar, 49 Pleasant St. $15. Adults only. 436-9289. ID: 6505776.

SANBORNVILLE, Music: Leisurely Evening of Story and Song with Bill Staines, 7 p.m., Wakefield Opera House, 2 High St. $12-$15. 522-0126. ID: 6638013.

SWANZEY, Exhibit: Paintings by Lone Mountain Artists on display, 1 p.m., Ash Hill Center For The Arts, 83 Ash Hill Road. Free. ID: 6624243.

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 3

ALTON BAY, Fair: 28th annual Labor Day Weekend Craft Fair, 10 a.m., Alton Bay Community House and Waterfront, 24 Mt. Major Highway. Free. ID: 6262344.

BOSCAWEN, Exhibit: “PLY: A New Spin on Fiber Art,” exhibit. Eight New England artists combine traditional textile techniques with a variety of media to create contemporary works of fiber art, noon, Twiggs Gallery, 254 King St. Free. ID: 6635957.

CONTOOCOOK, Fair: Hopkinton State Fair, 8 a.m., Hopkinton State Fairgrounds, 392 Kearsarge Avenue. $8-$12. Tickets/Info: hsfair.org. ID: 6637017.

DORCHESTER, Food and Wine: First Sunday Farm Feast and Open House, 10 a.m., D Acres of New Hampshire Organic Farm and Educational Center, 218 Streeter Woods Road. $5-$15. ID: 6465046.

DORCHESTER, Community: Sunday Yoga with Melanie Luce, 5 p.m., D Acres of New Hampshire Organic Farm and Educational Center, 218 Streeter Woods Road. $12. ID: 6465214.

EXETER, Festival: Exeter UFO Festival, 8:30 a.m., Exeter Town Hall, 10 Front St. ID: 6583152.

EXETER, Show: 2nd annual Labor Day Weekend Classic Car Show, 10 a.m., Churchill’s Garden Center, 12 Hampton Road. Free. ID: 6569128.

GILFORD, Fair: Labor Day Weekend Arts and Crafts Fair, 10 a.m., Gunstock Mountain Resort, 719 Cherry Valley Road. Free. ID: 6331878.

HAMPTON, Kids and Family: Fireworks, 9:30 p.m., Hampton Beach State Park. Free. ID: 6303408.

KEENE, Art: 60th annual Art In The Park. Browse over 80 different Monadnock region artist booths, 10 a.m., Ashuelot River Park. Free. ID: 6627677.

KEENE, Art: 60th annual Art in the Park. 10 a.m., Ashuelot River Park. Free. ID: 6586028.

LANCASTER, Fair: Lancaster Fair, grounds open at 8 a.m.; rides open at 11:30, 516 Main St. Rain or shine. $15 Thursday, Friday, and Monday; $17 Saturday and Sunday, free for children under 36 inches when accompanied by paying adult. Free parking. Visit lancasterfair.com for event schedule. 237-8143.

LEE, Home and Garden: Open house, noon, Bedrock Gardens, 45 High Road. $10. ID: 6187053.

MEREDITH, Art: Hands—on glass demonstration with Louis Pulzetti. The process of creating stained glass art using the copper foil technique, 1-3 p.m., League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, 279 Daniel Webster Highway. Free. ID: 6579382.

NEW CASTLE, Community: Open house, 1-5 p.m., Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse (on Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor), 25 Wentworth Road. $2-$4. ID: 6396436.

NEW LONDON, Theater: “On Golden Pond,” 5 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. $20-$40. 526-6710. ID: 6464546.

PORTSMOUTH, Show: ACT ONE presents “True Tales Live Onstage.” Real life tales told by Storytellers from the Seacoast, 2 p.m., West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St. $14-$20. 300-2986. ID: 6617198.

ROLLINSFORD: Exhibit: “Fashionable Folks: What New Englanders Wore,” exhibit tracks fashion changes from the corsets and crinolines of the Victorian age to the streamlined styles of the Roaring Twenties, 1 p.m., Colonel Paul Wentworth House, 47 Water St. Donation. ID: 6557616.

SWANZEY, Exhibit: Paintings by Lone Mountain Artists on display, 1 p.m., Ash Hill Center For The Arts, 83 Ash Hill Road. Free. ID: 6624244.

WERIS, Kids and Family: Fireworks, 10 p.m., Weirs Beach, Lakeside Avenue. Free. ID: 6542628.


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