New Hampshire events starting on July 13


July 12. 2014 10:32PM






SUNDAY, July 13

ALTON, Fine Arts and Crafts: 25th Annual Craft Fair at the Bay, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Alton Bay Community House, Route 11. Free. 332-2616, castleberryfairs.com.

CANTERBURY, Kids and Family: Safe Gun Handling and Introduction to Shooting for Youths, 9 a.m.-noon, Sunset Mountain Fish and Game Club, Inc., 117 West Road. Free. 225-3730, sunsetmountain.org.

DUBLIN, Lectures: Poetry with Robin Becker and Leslie Lawrence, 7:30-8:30 p.m., DelRossi's Trattoria, Rt. 137N, 73 Brush Brook Road. Donation. 525-4715.

EPPING, Theater: 'Guys and Dolls, 2 p.m., Leddy Center for the Performing Arts, 38c Ladd's Lane. $18. 679-2781, leddycenter.org.

GOFFSTOWN, Tours: Open Days Program Garden Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Evergreen, 41 Summer St. $30-$5. 888-842-2442, gardenconservancy.org.

HAMPTON, Concerts: John Hiatt & The Combo and The Robert Cray Band, 8 p.m., Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Blvd. $50-$30. 929-4100, casinoballroom.com.

MANCHESTER, Museums/Galleries: Jazz Brunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St. $20-$9. 669-6144 ext. 110, currier.org.

MANCHESTER, Theater: Work Song: Play Reading and Discussion, 2 p.m., Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St. $12-$5. Registration: 669-6144, currier.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: Damn Yankees, 5 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. $40-$16.50. 526-6710, nlbarn.org.

NORTH CONWAY, Kids and Family: Day Out With Thomas - The Thrill of the Ride Tour, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 a.m., Conway Scenic Railroad, 38 Norcross Circle. $19. 356-5251, conwayscenic.com.

PETERBOROUGH, Theater: 'The Last of the Red Hot Lovers,' 4 p.m., Peterborough Players Theatre, 55 Hadley Road. $39. 924-7585, peterboroughplayers.org.

PLYMOUTH, Film: 'Land Before Time' (1988), 1 p.m., Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 Main St. Free. 536-2551, flyingmonkeynh.com.

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

PORTSMOUTH, Theater: 'Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,' 2 & 7 p.m., The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St. $98-$30. 436-2400, themusichall.org.

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

RINDGE, Music: 'Bluegrass at the Pines' Bluegrass Festival, noon-8 p.m., Cathedral of the Pines, Cathedral Road. $25-$15. Registration: 899-3300, cathedralofthepines.org.

SANBORNVILLE, Concerts: Black Agnes Band, 4-6 p.m., Wakefield Opera House, 2 High St. $15-$12. 522-0126, wakefieldoperahouse.org.

SULLIVAN, Outdoors: NH Bowmen Outdoor Field Round Archery Shoot, all day, North Branch Bowmen of CCF & G Club, 268 Ferry Brook Road. $10-$5. 723-6921, nhbowmen.com.

WOLFEBORO, Fairs: On The Green I Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Brewster Academy, 80 Academy Drive, Route 28. Free. 528-4014, joycescraftshows.com.

MONDAY, July 14

CAANAN Concerts: Upper Valley Community Band, 7-8 p.m., Canaan Gazebo, US Route 4, on the Common. Free. 523-4407.

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.

HAMPSTEAD, Lectures: The Serendipity in Science, 7-8 p.m., Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Free. 329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.

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

LINCOLN, Theater: 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 7:30 p.m., Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive. $30-$25. 745-2141, jeansplayhouse.com.

LONONDERRY, Open Mic Night: all ages open mic, 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, Open Mic Night, 6:30-9 p.m., Studio 550 Community Art Center and Gallery, 550 Elm St. Free. 232-5597, 550arts.com.

MANCHESTER, Community: We're Going on a Bug Hunt, 10-11 a.m., Manchester City Library, 405 Pine St. Free. Registration: 624-6550 ext. 328, manchester.lib.nh.us.

MEREDITH, Theater: 'The Importance of Being Earnest," 2 & 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road. 279-0333, winniplayhouse.org.

MERRIMACK, Free: "Peace of Me" with Author, Travis Kumph, 7-8:30 p.m., Merrimack Public Library, 470 Daniel Webster Hwy. Free. 424-5021, merrimacklibrary.org.

MOULTONBOROUGH, Free: Mount Washington Observatory Life and Work, 7 p.m., Moultonborough Public Library, 4 Holland St. 476-8895, moultonboroughlibrary.org.

TUESDAY, July 15

CAANAN, Concerts: The Mill Band, 7-8 p.m., Canaan Gazebo, US Route 4, on the Common. Free. 523-4407.

CHESTER, Literary: The Art Forger Book Group Discussion, 1-2:30 p.m., Chester Public Library, 3 Chester St., Jct. Routes 121 & 102. Free. 887-3404, chesterlibrary.com.

CLAREMONT, Literary: Teen Writers Workshop, 10-11:30 a.m., CSB Community Center, 152 South St. Free. Registration: 802-738-0022, wcc-ma.org.

CONCORD, Free: Lakes Region Author Jon Keller, 'Of Sea and Cloud,' 7-8:30 p.m., Gibson's Bookstore, 45 South Main St. Free. 224-0562, gibsonsbookstore.com.

GOFFSTOWN, History: Saving the Mountains: NH & the Creation of the National Forests, 6:30 p.m., Goffstown Public Library, 2 High St. Registration: 497-2102, goffstownlibrary.com.

HENNIKER, Concerts: Gerry Grimo and East Bay Jazz, 7-8:30 p.m., Angela Robinson Bandstand, Henniker Community Park, Main Street. Free. 428-7232, henniker.org.



MANCHESTER, Kids and Family: Children's Summer Storytime, 9:30-10:15 a.m., Manchester City Library, 405 Pine St. Free. 624-6550 ext. 328, manchester.lib.nh.us.

MEREDITH, Theater: 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road. 279-0333, winniplayhouse.org.

PETERBOROUGH, Theater: 'The Last of the Red Hot Lovers,' 7 p.m., Peterborough Players Theatre, 55 Hadley Road. $39. 924-7585, peterboroughplayers.org.

PLYMOUTH, Concerts: 2014 New Hampshire Music Festival, 8 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts - Hanaway Theatre, Plymouth State University, 114 Main St. $69-$15. Registration: 535-2787, nhmf.org.

PORTSMOUTH, Music: Straight No Chaser, 7:30 p.m., The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St. $68-$35. 436-2400, themusichall.org.

WOLFEBORO, History: Freedom From: FDR Commander in Chief, 7-8 p.m., Wright Museum of World War II, 77 Center St. $7. 569-1212, wrightmuseum.org.

WEDNESDAY, July 16

CANTERBURY, Kids and Family: 'Spread Your Wings' Day, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Petals in the Pines, 126 Baptist Road. $10-$5. 783-0220, petalsinthepines.com.

CONCORD, Free: Poetry Society of New Hampshire: Jennifer Militello & Michele Leavitt, 7-8:30 p.m., Gibson's Bookstore, 45 South Main St. Free. 224-0562, gibsonsbookstore.com.

DOVER, Music: 28th Annual Cochecho Arts Festival, 2:30 p.m., The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, 550 Central Ave. Free. 742-2218, dovernh.org.

DURHAM, Music: Music on the Lawn Summer Concert Series, 6:30-8 p.m., Durham Public Library, 49 Madbury Road. Free. 868-6699.

EPPING, Theater: 'Guys and Dolls,' 2 p.m., Leddy Center for the Performing Arts, 38c Ladd's Lane. $18. 679-2781, leddycenter.org.

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

LINCOLN Theater: 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 2 p.m., Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive. $30-$25. 745-2141, jeansplayhouse.com.

LONONDERRY, Art: Drinkable Art & Paint Nite, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Whippersnappers Restaurant, 44 Nashua Road. Registration: 434-2660, whippersnapperwsnh.com.

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

MANCHESTER, Community: Science Afternoon: Things that go Boom, 3:30-5:15 p.m., Manchester City Library, 405 Pine St. Free. Registration: 624-6550 ext. 328, manchesterlibrary.org.

MANCHESTER, Course/Workshop: Using Mindful Inquiry to Achieve Great Science Learning, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center, 4 Fletcher St. $125-$100. Registration: 626-3474, amoskeagfishways.org.

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

MEREDITH, Theater: 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road. 279-0333, winniplayhouse.org.

NEW LONDON, Theater: 'Spamalot,' 2 & 7:30 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. $40-$19. 526-6710, nlbarn.org.

NEWINGTON, Kids and Family: Summer Family Night Series, 5-8 p.m., The Mall at Fox Run, 50 Fox Run Road. $5 Kidgits Club membership fee for non-members. simon.com/kidgits.

NEWMARKET, Dance: Line Dance Lessons, 6:15-10 p.m., Rockingham Ballroom, 22 Ash Swamp Road. $8. 659-4410, therockinghamballroom.com.

PETERBOROUGH, Kids and Family: 'The Emperor's New Clothes,' 10:30 a.m., Peterborough Players Theatre, 55 Hadley Road. $10-$8. 924-7585, peterboroughplayers.org.

PETERBOROUGH, Theater: 'The Last of the Red Hot Lovers,' 8 p.m., Peterborough Players Theatre, 55 Hadley Road. $39. 924-7585, peterboroughplayers.org.

PORTSMOUTH, Cultural: Tour, Talk, and Display: William Jones Ladd and the Civil War, 4 p.m., Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, 154 Market St. $5. 430-7968.

SOMERSWORTH, Concerts: Kids Koncerts, 6-7 p.m., Somersworth High School, 8 Memorial St. 692-5869, nhfestivals.org.

SWANZEY, Comedy: Circus Smirkus Under the Big Top, 1 & 6 p.m., Cheshire Fairgrounds, 247 Monadnock Highway. $21-$14. Registration: 802-533-7443, smirkus.org/big-top-tour.

THURSDAY, July 17

ANDOVER, Art: NH Quilters' Scenic Summer Hop, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., 139 Pancake Road. $8. Registration: 735-4100, nhshophops.com.

CONCORD, Festivals: 40th Annual Market Days Festival, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Downtown, Main Street. Free. 226-2150, intownconcord.org.

EXETER, Kids and Family: Exeter Family Morning Out, 9:30-11 a.m., Exeter Parks and Recreation, 32 Court St. Free. 422-8208 ext. 2, familiesfirstseacoast.org.

GOFFSTOWN, Music: Christmas in July Concert with Judy Pancoast, noon-1 p.m., Goffstown Town Common, Main Street. Free. 497-2102, goffstownlibrary.com.

HAMPTON, Concerts: Pornograffitti Live Tour with Extreme, 8 p.m., Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Blvd. $30-$25. 929-4100, casinoballroom.com.

HANOVER, History: Edie Clark, What There Was Not To Tell, 7-8:30 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Free. 643-4120, bit.ly/1jnbuEW.

HENNIKER, Concerts: The 39th Army Band, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Angela Robinson Bandstand, Henniker Community Park, Main Street. Free. henniker.org.

HILLSBOROUGH, Festivals: Hillsborough Balloon Festival and Fair, 6-10 p.m., Fairgrounds at Grimes Field, Preston Street. $5. 464-0377, balloonfestival.org.

LINCOLN, Theater: 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 7:30 p.m., Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive. $30-$25. 745-2141, jeansplayhouse.com.

LONDONDERRY, Music: Erick Preston & The Irregulars, 8:30-11:30 p.m., Whippersnappers Restaurant, 44 Nashua Road. Free. 434-2660, whippersnappersnh.com.

MANCHESTER, Kids and Family: Children's Summer Craft, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Manchester City Library, 405 Pine St. Free. Registration: 624-6550 ext. 328, manchester.lib.nh.us.

MANCHESTER, Community: Dan Grady & His Marvelous Marionettes, 6-7:15 p.m., Manchester City Library (Lawn), 405 Pine St. Free. 624-6550 ext. 311, manchester.lib.nh.us.

MANCHESTER, Kids and Family: Fishways Family Adventures, 9 a.m.-noon, Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center, 4 Fletcher St. $10/family. Registration: 626-3474, amoskeagfishways.org.

MANCHESTER, Concerts: Manchuka, 6-9:30 p.m., Veteran's Park, Elm Street. Free. 645-6285, intownmanchester.com.

MANCHESTER, Teens: Shrinky Dinks, 4-5 p.m., Manchester City Library, 405 Pine St. 624-6550 ext. 345, libraryinsight.com.

MEREDITH, Theater: 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' 7:30-10:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road. 279-0333, winniplayhouse.org.

NEW LONDON, Theater: 'Spamalot,' 7:30 p.m., New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main St. $40-$19. 526-6710, nlbarn.org.

NEW LONDON, Concerts: William Ogmundson, Pianist and Composer, 7:30-9:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 461 Main St. $25. 526-8234, summermusicassociates.com.

PETERBOROUGH, Theater: 'The Last of the Red Hot Lovers,' 8 p.m., Peterborough Players Theatre, 55 Hadley Road. $39. 924-7585, peterboroughplayers.org.

PLYMOUTH, Concerts: 2014 New Hampshire Music Festival, 8 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts - Hanaway Theatre, Plymouth State University, 114 Main St. $69-$15. Registration: 535-2787, nhmf.org.

PLYMOUTH, Kids and Family: Children's Theatre: 'Beauty and the Beast,' 2-2:45 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts - Smith Recital Hall, Plymouth State University, 114 Main St. $7. 535-2787, silver.plymouth.edu.

PLYMOUTH, Concerts: Del McCoury Band, 7:30 p.m., Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 Main St. $44+. 536-2551, flyingmonkeynh.com.

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

PORTSMOUTH, Theater: 'The Pirates of Penzance,' 7:30 p.m., Seacoast Repertory Theatre, 125 Bow St. $38-$20. 433-4472, seacoastrep.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.

ROCHESTER, Concerts: Steve O, 6-9 p.m., The Governors Inn, 78 Wakefield St. Free. 332-0107, governorsinn.com.

RYE, Concerts: Music by the Sea with Joshua Tree, 6-8:30 p.m., Seacoast Science Center, 570 Ocean Blvd. $10-$2, under 3 free. 436-8043, seacoastsciencecenter.org.

STRATHAM, Fairs: 47th Annual Stratham Fair, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Stratham Hill Park, Route 33. $8-$5. 772-4977, strathamfair.com.

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