Weekend Highlights: Feb. 10-11, 2018

February 09. 2018 10:15PM
The eighth annual Winter Festival and Black Ice Pond Hockey Tournament will be underway in Concord Feb. 10-11. 

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, FEB. 10

AMHERST, Food and Wine: LaBelle Winery’s 5th Anniversary Black Tie Red Carpet Gala and Fundraiser, 6 p.m., LaBelle Winery, 345 Route 101. $125. ID: 6865036.

CONCORD, Outdoor: 8th annual Winter Festival and Black Ice Pond Hockey Tournament, 7 a.m., White Park, 1 White St. Free to watch. ID: 6934473.

CONCORD, Community: Winter Farmers’ Market. Local food from local farms, 10 a.m., Cole Gardens, 430 Loudon Road. Free. ID: 6800433.

CONCORD, Exhibit: “Black and White Encore,” fine craft exhibition, 10 a.m., Gallery at the League of NH Craftsmen Headquarters, 49 S. Main St. Free. ID: 6883204.

CONCORD, Literary: Storytime: “The Perfect Pillow” with Eric Pinder, 11 a.m., Gibson’s Bookstore, 45 S. Main St. Free. ID: 6926884.

CONCORD, Lecture: New Hampshire Heritage Lecture: Triumph and Tragedy. Charles Clark, executive director of the Castle in the Clouds, will share the Castles story, 2 p.m., New Hampshire Historical Society, 30 Park St. $7. 225-3381, ID: 6880457.

CONCORD, Learning: Guided Gallery tour of the New Hampshire Historical Society’s historic Park Street building and exhibitions, 2 p.m., New Hampshire Historical Society, 30 Park St. $7. 225-3381. ID: 6880479.

CONCORD, Community: Catholic Charities New Hampshires 13th annual Mardi Gras Gala, 6 p.m., Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Avenue. $125. ID: 6890157.

CONCORD, Comedy: Seth Meyers, 7 p.m., Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 S. Main St. $78-$125. ID: 6850156.

CONCORD, Outdoor: Annual Backyard Winter Bird Survey, all day, NH Audubon, 84 Silk Farm Road. Free. ID: 6916022.

DERRY, Comedy: Tupelo Night of Comedy featuring Dave Andrews and Carolyn Plummer, 8 p.m., Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A St. $18. 437-5100, tupelohall.com.

EPPING, Music: Banjos, Bones, and Ballads with Jeff Warner. 3 p.m., Harvey-Mitchell Memorial Library, 151 Main St. Free. ID: 6932545.

FARMINGTON, Food and Wine: Valentine Dinner, 4 p.m., First Congregational Church UCC, 400 Main St. $4-$8. ID: 6920594.

GOFFSTOWN, Kids and Family: Breakout Club for teens in grades 6–12. Create unique and challenging puzzles for your peers. Registration appreciated. Noon, Goffstown Public Library, 2 High St. Free. ID: 6948516.

GOFFSTOWN, Show: International Circus Art – Circa in “S,” 7:30 p.m., The Dana Center, 100 Saint Anselm Drive. $8.75-$35.73. 641-7700, dana@anselm.edu.

KEENE, Theater: “The Little Mermaid,” 1 and 7:30 p.m., The Colonial, 95 Main St. $22-$24. thecolonial.org.

LONDONDERRY, Community: Londonderry Arts Caf. Musical performances and art for sale, 10 a.m., Londonderry Senior Center, 535 Mammoth Road. Info: events@londonderryartscouncil.org. Free. ID: 6905698.

LONDONDERRY, Community: Presentation on U.S. Coast Guard to celebrate the U.S. Coast Guard’s 100th anniversary of aviation, 11 a.m., Aviation Museum of New Hampshire, 27 Navigator Road. $2.50-$5. ID: 6909848.

MANCHESTER, Muic: Ronan Tynan, 7:30 p.m., Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover St. $40.50-$60.50. 668-5588, palacetheatre.org.

MANCHESTER, Film: Free screening of “The Heroin Effect,” a documentary on the opioid crisis, featuring a discussion with Director Michael Venn, Filmmaker of the Year at the 2017 New Hampshire Film Festival, 9:15 p.m., Radisson Hotel Manchester, 700 Elm St. Free. ID: 6937754.

MANCHESTER, Community: Liberty Forum annual conference hosted by the Free State Project. Pro–liberty thinkers and activists from around the globe, 7 a.m., Radisson Hotel Manchester, 700 Elm St. Day passes available. General admission for the weekend $129. ID: 6938374.

MEREDITH, Food and Wine: Bratwurst and Beer Tasting with Concord Craft Brewing, 1 p.m., Hermit Woods Winery, 72 Main St. Free. ID: 6944122.

MERRIMACK, Kids and Family: Free Throw Championship. All boys and girls ages 9–14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2018 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship, 11 a.m.-noon, St. John Neumann Gym, 708 Milford Road. Free. ID: 6950162.

NASHUA, Home and Garden: Orchid Society’s Orchid Show, “A Flurry of Orchids.” Show features large displays of orchids from Orchid Societies throughout New England. Vendors will be selling plants as well as other orchid related items such as supplies, clothing and art. Daily educational programs and guided tours of the exhibits provided, 9 a.m., The Courtyard by Marriott, 2200 Southwood Drive. $8-$15. ID: 6904769.

PORTSMOUTH, Literary: Storytelling workshops with Regi Carpenter: Blurt, Blab, Write, 6:30-9 p.m., West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St. $50-$100. ID: 6918323.

PORTSMOUTH, Literary: NHTP’s 2nd annual Storytelling Festival: “Where There’s Smoke, There’s Dinner: Stories of a Seared Childhood,” written and performed by Regi Carpenter, 8 p.m., West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St. $20. ID: 6951242.

PORTSMOUTH, Show: The Met: “L’Elisir d’Amore,” noon, The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St. $15-$29. An Evening with Spirit: John Holland and Lauren Rainbow, 7 p.m. $29. 436-2400, themusichall.org.

PORTSMOUTH, Theater: “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” 2 and 8 p.m., Seacoast Repertory Theater, 125 Bow St. $25-$38. ID: 6870143, ID: 6870139.

PORTSMOUTH, Literary: “The Devil & Daniel Webster,” 4 p.m., Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock St. $24. 433-1100. ID: 6729523.

WINDHAM, Comedy: Comedy Show featuring Dave Kane as Father Patrick Aloysius Misgivings. Fundraiser for Saints Mary and Joseph Parish, 6 p.m., Castleton Banquet and Conference Center, 58 Enterprise Drive. $55. davekane.net. ID: 6897471.

SUNDAY, FEB. 11

AMHERST, Workshop: Blooming in Love, flower arranging with Alice’s Table. Sample wines while making a Valentine’s Day arrangement, 10 a.m., LaBelle Winery, 345 Route 101. $75. ID: 6943453. 

CONCORD, Outdoor: Annual Backyard Winter Bird Survey, all day, NH Audubon, 84 Silk Farm Road. Free. ID: 6916023.

CONCORD, Outdoor: 8th annual Winter Festival and Black Ice Pond Hockey Tournament, 8 a.m., White Park, 1 White St. Free to watch. ID: 6934472.

DERRY, Music: Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, 7 p.m., Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A St. $40-$45. 437-5100, tupelohall.com

GOFFSTOWN, Food and Wine: Chocolate Lovers Fantasy. All–you–can–eat chocolate buffet, 4 p.m., Stonebridge Country Club, 161 Gorham Pond Road. $20. ID: 6949725.

JAFFREY, Film: “Raphael - The Lord of the Arts,” documentary, 2 p.m., River Street Theatre, 6 River St. $15. ID:6945387. Kangaroo documentary, 7 p.m. $8. ID: 6940164.

KEENE, Theater: “The Little Mermaid,” 1 p.m., The Colonial, 95 Main St. $22-$24. thecolonial.org.

MANCHESTER, Workshop: Preparing for a Photographic Expedition workshop, 10 a.m.-noon, Studio B at SOPHA - Studio of Photographic Arts, 15 Merrill St. $45-$59. thesopha.com/product/expedition. ID: 6862470.

MANCHESTER, Food and Wine: Manchester Community Music School “Love Notes,” Jazz Brunch featuring the New Hampshire Youth Jazz Ensemble, 11 a.m., Penuche’s Music Hall, 1087 Elm St. $10. ID: 6922115.

MEREDITH, Food and Wine: Valentines Day with Wine and Chocolate. Wine and chocolate sampling, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Hermit Woods Winery, 72 Main St. $14. ID: 6944135.

MILFORD, Community: Antiques Show. Sixtyfive dealers, 8:30 a.m., Hampshire Hills Athletic Club, 50 Emerson. $5 from 8:30-9:30 a.m., free 9:30 a.m.-noon. Free parking. ID: 6834170.

MILFORD, Auditions: Auditions for “The Tempest,” 6:30-8:30 p.m., Amato Center, 56 Mont Vernon St. Open to ages 13–20. Information: tinyurl.com/y75sy7rc. Free. ID: 6945527.

NASHUA, Home and Garden: Orchid Society’s Orchid Show, “A Flurry of Orchids.” Show features large displays of orchids from Orchid Societies throughout New England. Vendors will be selling plants as well as other orchid related items such as supplies, clothing and art. Daily educational programs and guided tours of the exhibits provided, 9 a.m., The Courtyard by Marriott, 2200 Southwood Drive. $8-$15. ID: 6904770.

NASHUA, Music: Concert by The Gibson Brothers, 2 p.m., Elm Street Middle School, Keefe Auditorium, 117 Elm St. $25. ID: 6929138.

PORTSMOUTH, Literary: “The Devil & Daniel Webster,” 2 p.m., Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock St. $24. 433-1100. ID: 6729524.

PORTSMOUTH, Theater: “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” 2 p.m., Seacoast Repertory Theater, 125 Bow St. $25-$38. ID: 6870159.

PORTSMOUTH, Lecture: 2018 Tea Talks: “Black Men as Ritual Sacrifice for the Creation of White Identity.” This talk explores intra–racial violence and competition (elite whites vs working class and poor whites) as the origin and purpose behind the creation of what we call “white,” and how this designation is maintained through ritual violence and the ritual use of a sacrificial class of underprivileged people to diffuse that competition, 2 p.m., Portsmouth Public Library, 175 Parrott Avenue. Free. ID: 6907930.

PORTSMOUTH, Show: “Shelter,” a One Billion Rising event. Through dance, theatre and film, “Shelter” depicts the history of women seeking refuge, the emergence of shelters in the 1970s and where we as a nation stand on these issues today, 7 p.m., The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St. $35-$50. 436-2400, themusichall.org.

PORTSMOUTH, Food and Wine: Paint and Sip workshop with The Canvas Roadshow. Wine tasting followed by a session of painting, 2 p.m., LaBelle Winery Portsmouth Tasting Room, 104 Congress St. $45. ID: 6946699.

PORTSMOUTH, Literary: NHTP’s 2nd annual Storytelling Festival Storytellers Showcase featuring Simon Brooks, Sean Kramer, Joanne Piazzi, Pat Spalding, and Genevieve Aichele, 2 p.m., West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St. $15. ID: 6951253.


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