Weekend Highlights: Sept. 9-10

September 08. 2017 8:12PM
The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra will conjure musical accompaniment for a production of "Swan Lake" at Prescott Park Arts Festival's stage on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. 

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 9

AUBURN, Community: Auburn Day and 25th annual Duck Race, 10 a.m., Auburn Village, 22 Hooksett Road. Free. ID: 6554979.

BARRINGTON, Community: Calefs Country Store Book and Birthday Bash, noon-3 p.m., Calef’s Country Store, 606 Franklin Pierce Highway. Free. ID: 6637415.

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: 6635959.

BRISTOL, Nightlife: Audrey Drake, 7:30 p.m., The Back Room at The Mill, 2 Central St. $15. ID: 6389697.

CANTERBURY, Festival: Monarch Festival, 9 a.m., Petals in the Pines, 126 Baptist Road. $5 suggested donation for adults, kids free. ID: 6640564.

CLAREMONT, Show: HopStop: Modern Times Theater. Old fashioned puppetry and novelty music for families, 3 p.m., Claremont Savings Bank Community Center, 152 South St. Free. ID: 6625583.

CONCORD, Theater: “The Final Reel,” 7:30 p.m., Hatbox Theatre, 270 Loudon Road. $13-$17. ID: 6622557.

CONCORD, Community: Mindful Improvisation ~ Remembering How to Play, 6:30 p.m., The Yoga Center, 28 S. Main St. $22-$29. ID: 6650613.

CONCORD, Film: 2017 ConcordTV Youth Video Film Festival, 10 a.m., Red River Theatres, 11 S. Main St #L1. Free for age 14 and under. Adult donation is $5. redrivertheatres.org. ID: 6639231.

CONCORD, Music: Trident, 7 p.m., Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 S. Main St. $50. 225-1111, ccanh.com.

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: 6507275.

CONCORD, Show: Electric Car Show. See the latest technology in electric vehicles, 8:30 a.m., City Plaza, 107 N. Main St. Free. ID: 6624223.

CONCORD, Community: Concord Arts Market. Juried outdoor art market, 9 a.m., Bicentennial Square, 1 Bicentennial Square. Free. ID: 6413101.

CONCORD, Show: Concord Kiwanis 32nd annual Antique and Classic Car Show, NH Technical Institute, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Show cars $15, spectators $3. 21 classes with trophies. Food, giant raffle, 50-50 raffle, vendors. concordkiwanis.org, 224-1504.

DANBURY, Fair: 103rd annual Danbury Grange and Community Fair, 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Blazing Star Grange Hall, 15 North Road. Family activities, 7:30-10 p.m. Baked beans and ham supper, 4:30-7 p.m., followed by live bluegrass music and live auction. $4-$9. blazingstargrange.org. ID: 6643872.

DERRY, Music: Crystal Bowersox, 8 p.m., New Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A St. $30-$35. 437-5100, tupelohall.com.

DERRY, Home and Garden: The Derry Garden Club presents a National Garden Club Standard Flower Show, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Greater Derry Boys and Girls Club, 40 Hampstead Road. Free. Features floral designs, horticulture exhibits, educational exhibits, a working bee hive and bee keepers.

DURHAM, Music: UNH Faculty Concert Series: Hsiang Tu, piano in a program entitled, “Animal Style: Piano Music Inspired by the Animal Kingdom,” 3 p.m., Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center, UNH, 30 Academic Way. Free. ID: 6630040.

EPPING, Show: New England Dragways Menards Chevy Show. Premier national touring series for Chevrolet enthusiasts, 8 a.m., New England Dragway, 280 Exeter Road. ID: 6300904.

EPSOM, Kids and Family: Casting on the Suncook. Searching for animal tracks and make plaster casts of the prints, 1 p.m., Suncook River, Rhodora Drive. Free. ID: 6313782.

GILFORD, Music: Alabama / Dwight Yoakam, 7 p.m., Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, 72 Meadowbrook Lane. $29.75-$99.75. 293-4700. ID: 6465553.

GILFORD, Nightlife: Tribute to The Eagles with Steve McBrian and Morris Manning, 9 p.m., Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Road. Free. ID: 6647582.

HILL, Workshop: Simply Country Basket Class offered by the League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, 8 a.m., Murray Hill Weaving Studio. $115. ID: 6234719.

HAMPTON, Community: Fireworks, 8 p.m., Hampton Beach State Park. Free. ID: 6303407.

HUDSON, Music: Fiddlers Sarah Jane Nelson and Cathy Mason present a concert of old time fiddle tunes and Ozark ballads, 2 p.m., Rodgers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road. Free. ID: 6650757.

KEENE, Workshop: A Photographic Walk Through Time. Learn techniques for photographing architecture while studying local history, 9:30 a.m., Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main St. $65. ID: 6617574.

KEENE, Music: Get the Led Out, 8 p.m., The Colonial Theatre — Keene, 95 Main St. $36-$40. ID: 6654940.

KINGSTON, Home and Garden: Talk with a Master Gardener, 9 a.m., New Creation Healing Center, 80 Route 125. Free. ID: 6400216. Extending Your Garden class, led by a Master Gardener. Learn how to keep the garden going into late fall and start it up earlier next spring, 10 a.m., New Creation Healing Center, 80 Route 125. Free. ID: 6419116.

LEBANON, Community: 8th annual Wings of Hope Butterfly Release. Over 400 Monarch butterflies will be released, 1 p.m., Colburn Park, 51 N. Park St. Free. ID: 6491519.

LEE, Fair: Lee Fair, 10 a.m.-dark, Little River Park, Route 155. Free admission and parking. Children’s games, nature walks, magic show, live music all day, hot air balloon rides, K9 demos. Harvest supper, 5 p.m., movie, 7:30 p.m.

LONDONDERRY, Fair: 30th annual Apple Country Craft Fair with Juried crafters from New England, 9 a.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 3 Peabody Row. Free. ID: 6608866.

MANCHESTER, Music: Stayin Alive, 7:30 p.m., Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover St. $29.50-$39.50. 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: 6599288. Clay workshop, 3 p.m. $45. ID: 6596920. Family Clay workshop, 4:30 p.m. $30. ID: 6599314. Date Night in the pottery studio, 6-7:30 or 7:30-9 p.m. $60 per couple. ID: 6596809.

MANCHESTER, Kids and Family: Saturday Nature Seekers. Miniprograms and nature-based activities, 11 a.m.–noon, Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center, 4 Fletcher St. Free. ID: 6564914.

MEREDITH, Workshop: Nuno Felted Scarf Class with League-juried fiber artist, Melinda LaBarge, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Meredith Community Center, 1 Circle Drive. $65 tuition + $35 materials fee per kit. ID: 6474127.

MILFORD, Literary: Anne Moose sign her new novel, “Arkansas Summer,” 3 p.m., Toadstool Bookshop, 614 Nashua St. Free. 673-1734. ID: 6654269.

NEW BOSTON, Fair: Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair, 9 a.m., Hillsborough County Youth Center, 15 Hilldale Lane. $5-$10, under 6 free. ID: 6621402.

NEW BOSTON, Community: Celebrate Grandparents’ Day at New Boston Farmers’ Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., on the Town Common, 7 Meetinghouse Hill Road. Grandparents will be presented with a $1 voucher to spend at the Farmers’ Market. Free. ID: 6566346.

NEWPORT, Community: “Around the World” Fashion Show to benefit the Newport Food Pantry, 7-9 p.m., Library Arts Center Gallery, 58 N. Main St. Includes travel slide show. Guests can bid on silent auction items. Bring cash donation for the Newport Food Pantry. 863-3040.

PLYMOUTH, Music: Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, 7 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts, 114 Main St. $15-$30. ID: 6649346.

PORTSMOUTH, Dance: “Swan Lake,” classic ballet, 7 p.m., Prescott Park Arts Festival, 105 Marcy St. Free. ID: 6632272.

PORTSMOUTH, Food and Wine: 30th Vintage and Vine fine wine and food festival and silent auction, 5 p.m., Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock St. $65-$120. $30-$120. 433-1100. ID: 6584708.

PORTSMOUTH, Show: Susan Poulin in “Makin’ Whoopie,” 7:30 p.m., West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St. $14-$20. 300-2986. ID: 6617777.

PORTSMOUTH, Music: Traveling Sounds Music Festival, 7 p.m., South Church, 292 South St. $15-$20. Under 16 free. 436-4762, (617) 899-9036, travelingsounds.org.

RAYMOND, Outdoor: Om-a-can-can-oe Triathlon, all day, Carroll Lake Beach, 33 Old Manchester Road. $5-$30. ID: 6644307.

RYE, Kids and Family: 25th anniversary Free Family Fun Day. Activities include live stage shows by the Octonauts, learning stations, touch-a-truck vehicles, live music, 9 a.m., Seacoast Science Center, 570 Ocean Boulevard. Free. ID: 6601470.

STRATHAM, Food and Wine: Seacoast Republican Women 18th annual Chili Fest, 3-5 p.m. at the Scamman Farm, 69 Portsmouth Avenue. $10. ID: 6645149.

SWANZEY, Exhibit: Paintings by Lone Mountain Artists on display, 1 p.m., Ash Hill Center For The Arts, 83 Ash Hill Road. Free. ID: 6624250.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 10

AMHERST, Lecture: Sunday Art Talk: Ernest Montenegro will discuss generating interest in art projects in towns that are not necessarily interested in art, 3 p.m., LaBelle Winery, 345 Route 101. $5. ID: 65'4.

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: 6635960.

CONCORD, Theater: “The Final Reel,” 2 p.m., Hatbox Theatre, 270 Loudon Road. $13-$17. ID: 6622564.

DOVER, Film: “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town,” 2 p.m., Dover Public Library, 73 Locust St. Free. ID: 6632965.

DURHAM, Music: The University of New Hampshire Department of Music Faculty Concert Series presents Sonatas and Songs: Janet Polk, bassoon and Christopher Kies, piano, 3 p.m., Bratton Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts Center, 30 Academic Way. Free. ID: 6630108.

EPPING, Show: New England Dragways Menards Chevy Show. Premier national touring series for Chevrolet enthusiasts, 8 a.m., New England Dragway, 280 Exeter Road. ID: 6301125.

GILSOM, Food and Wine: Natural Pickling and Sauerkraut Making – A Simple Method. Learn to pickle and preserve the summer harvest, 1 p.m., Badger Balm, 768 Route 10. $25. ID: 6618766.

JAFFREY, Music: Baroque string ensemble ACRONYM, 4 p.m., Jaffrey Center Meetinghouse, Blackberry Lane. $25. ID: 6637036.

LONDONDERRY, Fair: 30th annual Apple Country Craft Fair with Juried crafters from New England, 9 a.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 3 Peabody Row. Free. ID: 6608867.

MANCHESTER, Food and Wine: Wild Rover Celtic Fest 2017. Irish food and Celtic music along with cloggers, 10 a.m., Wild Rover – New Hampshire, 21 Kosciuszko St. Free. ID: 6622502.

MANCHESTER, Workshop: Intro to Gun Ownership Seminar. Basic knowledge and information for the new gun owner, 10:30 a.m., Manchester Firing Line, 2540 Brown Avenue. Free. ID: 6615774.

MEREDITH, Workshop: Fall Glass Suncatcher Class with Lynn Haust, 12:30-2:30 p.m., League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, 279 Daniel Webster Highway. $40. ID: 6216953.

NEW BOSTON, Fair: Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair, 9 a.m., Hillsborough County Youth Center, 15 Hilldale Lane. $5-$10, under 6 free. ID: 6621404.

NEWMARKET, Kids and Family: Auditions for Extreme Air, nationally competitive jump rope team, 3-5 p.m., (registration at 2:30 p.m.), Newmarket Jr./Sr. High School gymnasium, 213 S. Main St. Jumpers must be 8 years old by Dec. 31. Complete registration form and bring it to tryouts. Jumpers should wear athletic shoes and comfortable clothing with hair tied up. No jewelry allowed. Bring a water bottle and jump rope (if possible). Information and registration forms: extremeairnh.org.

PELHAM, Workshop: Quilling Workshop. Paper craft led by Leslie Kennedy, 1:30 p.m., Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green. Free. ID: 6654316.

PORTSMOUTH, Workshop: Alternative Finishes for Clay and Plaster. Workshop for sculptors to learn new techniques. Bring your own bisque—ware or plaster pieces to experiment or use instructor provided blank samples, 10 a.m., Governor John Langdon House, 143 Pleasant St. $70-$80. ID: 6635024.

PORTSMOUTH, Music: Traveling Sounds Music Festival, 3 p.m., South Church, 292 South St. $15-$20. Under 16 free. 436-4762, (617) 899-9036, travelingsounds.org.

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: 6557617.

SWANZEY, Exhibit: Paintings by Lone Mountain Artists on display, 1 p.m., Ash Hill Center For The Arts, 83 Ash Hill Road. Free. ID: 6624251.


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