Weird Al Yankovic might have pared things down on his last outing, The Ridiculously Self Indulgent, Ill Advised Vanity Tour, but his musical parody is taking on epic proportions in his new No Strings Attached Tour.

FRANCONIA -- In the sweltering JULY heat, a few dozen people gathered in the shade of a large tree outside the Abbie Greenleaf Library to celebrate the new Franconia ArtWalk. On the lawn beyond the group, the six large forms comprising “Evolution #1-6,” a sculpture by Connecticut-based artis…

Snoop Dogg and Friends, featuring Ice-T, Warren G and The Dogg Pound, with Soopafly and Kurupt, J. Black and Daz Dillinger, 7 p.m. Sunday, Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion. Tickets: $28-$94.95. Info: or 293-4700.

MILFORD — Organizers of Milford’s annual Family Fun Day are inviting Souhegan Valley residents to the event, which is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Keyes Field, rain or shine.

If the hot weather predicted for the week gets to be too much, it might be a good time to not only get some reading done but maybe even to visit an air-conditioned library or bookstore and find something completely new to tickle your reading taste buds. Since half this list released last Tue…

SOMERSWORTH — The Somersworth Festival Association is hosting a series of Kids Koncerts at 6 p.m. on five Wednesdays at the Somersworth High School football field.

Josh Turner, with Mamadear, at 8 p.m. today at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Blvd., Hampton.