Weekend Highlights: Nov. 11-12, 2017

November 10. 2017 8:34PM
The 2017 SNOB (Somewhat North Of Boston) Film Festival is in Concord this weekend, showing 50 films on two screens. 

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, NOV. 11

AMHERST, Food and Wine: The Winemakers Kitchen Cooking Series: Preparing for Thanksgiving. Wine will be paired and/or prepared with each item, 11 a.m., LaBelle Winery, 345 Route 101. $25. ID: 6731576.

BEDFORD, Theater: “Travels With My Aunt,” 8 p.m., Bedford Old Town Hall, 3 Meetinghouse Road. $10-$12. ID: 6742804.

BEDFORD, Theater: “Anything Goes,” 7 p.m., Bedford High School Theater, 47 B Nashua Road. $12.

BEDFORD, Community: The Bedford Historical Society and the Bedford Friendship Quilt Guild will hold a Veterans’ Day observance at 10 a.m., in the Fellowship Hall at the Bedford Presbyterian Church. The program will feature remarks by Major Ryan Nugent of the U.S. Air National Guard, and music from the brass quintet of the NH National Guard Alumni Band. Light refreshments. All are welcome.

CHICHESTER, Fair: Craft and Vendor Fair, 9 a.m., Chichester Central School, 219 Main St. Free. ID: 6751644.

CONCORD, Exhibit: “Making the World Safe for Democracy: Posters of the Great War in New Hampshire,” exhibition of World War I posters supplemented with photographs and memorabilia drawn from the Society’s collections, 9:30 a.m., New Hampshire Historical Society, 30 Park St. $7. 225-3381. ID: 6662055.

CONCORD, Community: Daring Democracy Luncheon and book signing with Frances Moore Lapp and Adam Eichen, noon, South Congregational Church, 27 Pleasant St. $20. ID: 6761555.

CONCORD, Film: 2017 SNOB (Somewhat North Of Boston) Film Festival. Showing 50 films on two screens, live music, meet the filmmakers, Red River Theatre, 11 S. Main St. $5-$75. Check website for titles and showtimes.

CONCORD, Community: Discovering New Hampshire: Guided Gallery Tour. Learn more about the state. Visit New Hampshire’s “Temple of History” and hear stories about the objects on display that make their history come alive, 2 p.m., New Hampshire Historical Society, 30 Park St. $7. 225-3381. ID: 6661923.

CONCORD, History: “New Hampshire at War.” Lecture covers all major conflicts that have affected the Granite State from the colonial period to the present and focuses on New Hampshire’s contributions to the war effort and famous New Hampshire residents who participated in the conflicts, 2 p.m., New Hampshire Historical Society, 30 Park St. $7. 225-3381. ID: 6762054.

CONCORD, Comedy: Bob Marley, 6:30 and 9 p.m., The Capitol Center for The Arts, 44 S. Main St. $32.50. 225-1111. ID: 6492806 and ID: 6492807.

CONCORD, Lecture: Visual Artist Ted Arnold, 7:30 p.m., The Capitol Center for The Arts, 44 S. Main St. $25. 225-1111. ID: 6765188.

CONCORD, Fair: Concord Hospital annual Holiday Craft Fair, 9 a.m., Concord Hospital, 250 Pleasant St. Free. Parking in lots A and B. Enter the Main Entrance of Concord Hospital and take elevator to first and third floors. ID: 6702558.

CONCORD, Community: General admission to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, 2 Institute Drive, will be free for all veterans, active duty military and their families. General public admission: $7-$9. Planetarium showsare an additional $5 per person. Information: starhop.com.

CONCORD, Community: Fall Game Jam sponsored by NHTI’s department of Animation and Graphic Game Programming. Free. Open to the public 18 and older. Register for the event with Professor Greg Walek at gwalek@ccsnh.edu.

DERRY, Music: Acoustic Alchemy, 8 p.m., Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A St. $50-$65. ID: 6765457.

DERRY, Music: Rhythm of New Hampshire Show Chorus presents “Royal Pains,” 2 and 7 p.m., Derry Opera House, 29 W. Broadway. $12-$15. 800-696-7351, rnhchorus.org. ID: 6710482.

DOVER, Film: “Cars 3,” 2 p.m., Dover Public Library, 73 Locust St. Free. ID: 6754707.

EPPING, Fair: 2017 EHS Holiday Craft Fair, 9 a.m., Epping Middle High School, 21 Academy St. Free. ID: 6627683.

GOFFSTOWN, Fair: Christmas Shopping Fair, 9 a.m., Saint Lawrence Parish, 1 E. Union St. Free. ID: 6702039.

HAMPTON, Music: Rodrigo Y Gabriela, 8 p.m., Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Boulevard. $26-$50. 18+. 929-4100. ID: 6702363.

HAMPTON, Fair: Jingle Bell Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.,, First Congregational Church of Hampton, 127 Winnacunnet Road. Free. ID: 6757266.

HANOVER, Music: “Unsung Heroes: Hidden Figures,” a concert by the Dartmouth College Gospel Choir. Concert amplifying women’s voices celebrates important female artists in soul, R&B and gospel, including the music of the Clark Sisters and songs from the soundtrack the 2016 film “Hidden Figures.” 8 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College. $5-$15. Information: hop.dartmouth.edu or 646-2422.

HENNIKER, Theater: Allowables Theatre production. Map the nations struggle through poetry of witness and other writings, images, and music, 7:30 p.m., Mainstage Theatre, 58 Depot Hill Road. $5-$7. ID: 6732381.

HUDSON, Music: Two Old Friends Concert, 2 p.m., Rodgers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road. Free. ID: 6753645.

JAFFREY, Film: “Dunkirk,” noon and 6 p.m., River Street Theatre, 6 River St. Free. Reservations: 532-8888.

KEENE, Community: “Hats Off to the Past, Present and Future” Fall Fundraiser Gala, 6:30 p.m., The Colonial Theatre – Keene, 95 Main St. $45. ID: 6765374.

LEBANON, Music: Shawn Colvin, 7:30 p.m., Lebanon Opera House, 51 N. Park St. $47.50-$62.50. ID: 6500772.

MANCHESTER, Community: 6th annual Harvest Moon Auction and Dessert Tasting to benefit the Deerfield Cooperative Preschool, 6:30 p.m., Derryfield Country Club, 625 N. Mammoth Road. $25. ID: 6718420.

MANCHESTER, Workshop: Creative Studio: Monet’s Lily Pads, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St. Free. 669-6144. ID: 6778801.

MANCHESTER, Workshop: Ham Radio training class, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Red Cross Blood Center, 425 Reservoir Avenue. ID: 6304823.

MANCHESTER, Fair: Gethsemane Holiday Fair, 9 a.m., Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 65 Sagamore St. Free. ID: 6702760.

MANCHESTER, Theater: “Anything Goes,” 2 and 7:30 p.m., Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover St. $25-$45. 668-5588, palacetheatre.org. ID: 6705338 and ID:6705337.

MANCHESTER, Music: Brit Floyd – Immersion World, 8 p.m., SNHU Arena, 555 Elm St. $26.50-$49.50. snhuarena.com. ID: 6782972.

MERRIMACK, Art: Annual Open House and sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Purple Sage Pottery, 3 Mechanic St. Free. ID: 6777378.

MERRIMACK, Community: Thrill of the (Bargain) Hunt: Merrimack Premium Outlets hosts third annual Deer Widows Weekend. Additional information: PremiumOutlets.com/outlet/merrimack.

NASHUA, Music: Copland and Barber featuring soprano Christine Brewer, 8 p.m., Keefe Center for the Arts, 117 Elm St. $0-$49. ID: 6703732.

NASHUA, Fair: Nashua YMCA Fall Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Nashua YMCA, 24 Stadium Drive. Free. ID: 6746033.

NASHUA, Theater: “The Lion King Jr.,” 2 and 7 p.m., Janice B. Streeter Theater, 14 Court St. $12-$15. 886-7000, peacockplayers.org.

NEWBURY, Seasonal: Christmas: Decorator Showhouse 2017. Tour the Main House, each room decorated by professional interior designers, floral artists, decorators and talented volunteers, 10 a.m., The Fells, 456 Route 103A. $18-$23. 763-4789. ID: 6680070.

PENACOOK, Fair: Christmas Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., United Church of Penacook, 30 Canal St. ID: 6461079.

PORTSMOUTH, Music: B.J. Thomas, 7:30 p.m., The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St. $38-$74. themusichall.org. ID: 6630711.

PORTSMOUTH, Hostory: 300 Years of Thanksgiving Guided Tours. 90–minute guided tour of five historic houses, exploring three centuries of Thanksgiving traditions, crafts and foodways, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock St. $10-$15, under 5 and military families free. 433-1100. ID: 6742369.

PORTSMOUTH, Nightlife: Tuckermans at 9 Rockin’ A Cappella, 7-9 p.m., Café Nostimo, 72 Mirona Road. No cover. Reservations recommended: 436-3100. Info: facebook.com/TuckermansAt9, tuckermansat9.com, and cafenostimo.com.


STRAFFORD, Show: “Proud To Be An American” Variety Show, 7 p.m., Historical Waldron Store, 520 Province Road. $14. ID: 6767902.

SUNDAY, NOV. 12

BEDFORD, Theater: “Anything Goes,” 2 p.m., Bedford High School Theater, 47 B Nashua Road. $12.

CONCORD, Food and Wine: Busy Families Meal Prep Class: Teacher, 1 p.m., The River Guild, 254 N. State St., Unit E. $100. Registration ends Nov. 5th. ID: 6780489.

CONCORD, Show: Puddles Pity Party, 7:30 p.m., The Capitol Center for The Arts, 44 S. Main St. $35-$45. 225-1111. ID: 6765191.

CONCORD, Film: 2017 SNOB (Somewhat North Of Boston) Film Festival. Showing 50 films on two screens, live music, meet the filmmakers, Red River Theatre, 11 S. Main St. $5-$75. Check website for titles and showtimes. ID: 6774743.

CONCORD, Community: Fall Game Jam sponsored by NHTI’s department of Animation and Graphic Game Programming. Free. Open to the public 18 and older. Register for the event with Professor Greg Walek at gwalek@ccsnh.edu.

DERRY, Music: Tommy Emmanuel and David Grisman, 7 p.m., Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A St. $50-$65. ID: 6765465.

HAMPTON, Food and Wine: Best of Taste Bash. The 2017 BEST of TASTE Winners from over 50 categories prepare their best for you to sip and savor, 7 p.m., Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Boulevard. $79-$110. 18+. 929-4100. ID: 6765176.

HENNIKER, Theater: Allowables Theatre production. Map the nations struggle through poetry of witness and other writings, images, and music, 3 p.m., Mainstage Theatre, 58 Depot Hill Road. $5-$7. ID: 6732383.

JAFFREY, Film: Royal Shakespeare Company live screening “Coriolanus,” 2 p.m., River Street Theatre, 6 River St. $20. ID: 6758290.

JAFFREY, Music: Ilana Davidson, Soprano and Jazimina MacNeil, Mezzo, 4 p.m., First Church Jaffrey, 14 Laban Ainsworth Way. $25. ID: 6749439.

MANCHESTER, Food and Wine: Second Sunday Jazz Brunch, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St. $8.94-$19.95. currier.org/visit/cafe. Reservations recommended. Email: jazzBrunch@currier.org or call 669-6144, ext. 191 during museum hours. ID: 6778870.

MANCHESTER, Food and Wine: Traditional Sunday Brunch, 11 a.m., Cabonnay, 55 Bridge St. Free. ID: 6775094.

MANCHESTER, Film: Warren Millers “Line of Descent,” 2 p.m., Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover St. $30.50-$55.50. 668-5588, palacetheatre.org. ID: 6705367.

MANCHESTER, Theater: ARTiculate Play Reading: “My Name is Asher Lev,” 2 p.m., Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St. $15. 669-6144. ID: 6778894.

MERRIMACK, Art: Annual Open House and sale, noon-5 p.m., Purple Sage Pottery, 3 Mechanic St. Free. ID: 6777379.

MERRIMACK, Community: Thrill of the (Bargain) Hunt: Merrimack Premium Outlets hosts third annual Deer Widows Weekend. Additional information: PremiumOutlets.com/outlet/merrimack.

NASHUA, Lecture: Motivating the WWII Home Front via Magazine and Radio Advertising. Cal Knickerbocker will talk about the advertising messages that were designed to inspire participation in the war effort, 2:30 p.m., Nashua Historical Society, 5 Abbott St. Free. ID: 6586826.

NASHUA, Nightlife: Peter Ciluzzi, 7 p.m., Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar, 35 Railroad Square. $8-$12. riverwalk.com. 578-0200. ID: 6729193.

NASHUA, Theater: “The Lion King Jr.,” 2 p.m., Janice B. Streeter Theater, 14 Court St. $12-$15. 886-7000, peacockplayers.org.

NEWBURY, Seasonal: Christmas: Decorator Showhouse 2017. Tour the Main House, each room decorated by professional interior designers, floral artists, decorators and talented volunteers, 10 a.m., The Fells, 456 Route 103A. $18-$23. 763-4789. ID: 6680071.

PORTSMOUTH, Hostory: 300 Years of Thanksgiving Guided Tours. 90–minute guided tour of five historic houses, exploring three centuries of Thanksgiving traditions, crafts and foodways, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock St. $10-$15, under 5 and military families free. 433-1100. ID: 6742367.

PORTSMOUTH, Festival: The Portsmouth Jazz ans Blues Festival. More than a half dozen acts will perform on as many stages inside the hotel, noon, Portwalk Place, 1 Portwalk Place. Free. ID: 6751203.

PORTSMOUTH, Art: Sarah Haskell, “Commuinity Art: From Loose Ends to Whole Cloth,” a West End Master Series lecture, 3 p.m., Portsmouth Music and Arts Center, 973 Islington St. Free. ID: 6772294.

ROCHESTER, Comedy: The Capitol Steps, 7 p.m., Rochester Opera House, in City Hall, 31 Wakefield St. $35. 335-1992, RochesterOperaHouse.com.

STRAFFORD, Show: “Proud To Be An American” Variety Show, 2 p.m., Historical Waldron Store, 520 Province Road. $14. ID: 6767904.


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