Events Calendar 2017-18

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Shows and Exhibits

Seacoast Home and Garden Show 2018 - Durham, NH

Mar 24, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018 Whittemore Center Arena, 128 Main Street Durham, NH
Hundreds of exhibitors demonstrate products and services for building & remodeling, gardens, and landscaping. The Garden Marketplace will be stocked with flowers, seeds and planters and Churchill’s Garden Seminar Series will teach guests about gardening. The Artisan Marketplace sells unique products, including specialty foods. Meet the Chefs Cooking Series is a place to learn new recipes, cooking tips and to taste their creations.
Time: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $8; seniors 65 and older, $6; youth age 6-16, $5

All Ages

New Hampshire Maple Experience 2018 at the Rocks Estate - Bethlehem, NH

Mar 17, 2018 - Apr 7, 2018 The Rocks Estate, 4 Christmas Lane Bethlehem, NH
The Maple Experience offers visitors a chance to learn about and participate in each step of maple sugaring. Participants drill holes in the trees, put taps in, hang buckets; take a horse-drawn wagon ride; visit the sugar house and learn about the maple sugaring industry at maple museum and education center. Visitors will also enjoy a maple syrup tasting. Maple cooking demonstrations will be staged each day. Reservations are recommended, with walk-in visitors allowed as space allows. Dates: March 17, 24-25, March 31-April 1; April 7. Email: info@therocks.org.
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Telephone: 603-444-6228

Arts & Crafts Shows

Art Auction and Gala - Keene, NH

Mar 31, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018 Stonewall Farm, 242 Chesterfield Road Keene, NH
This lively event features the entertaining John Round as the auctioneer. The juried art auction showcases art from some of the region's most talented artists. Raffle tickets for the oil painting, Morning Fog, by artist Carol Gobin, and one for $10 or 3 for $25. All proceeds from the event benefit Stonewall Farm.
Time: 6-10 p.m.
Admission: $50


Demetri Martin - Concord, NH

Apr 13, 2018 - Apr 13, 2018 Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, NH
The comedy of relies on equal parts absurdity, pithy observations, quick-witted one-liners and at times, awkwardness. Extreme, stifling awkwardness. And now, that awkwardness should be front and center when his Demetri Martin's “Let’s Get Awkward” Tour brings you absurdity, pithy observations, quick-witted one-liners, and -- well -- awkwardness.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $39.50 and higher
Telephone: 603-225-1111

Home & Studio Tours

The Music Hall Kitchen Tour 2018 - Portsmouth, NH

May 12, 2018 - May 12, 2018 Little Harbour Neighborhood, Portsmouth, NH
Portsmouth’s walking-friendly Little Harbor neighborhood is the location for this year’s tour of fascinating kitchens. This is a popular annual fundraiser for the Music Hall in Portsmouth. See how turn-of-the century house have been renovated to showcase kitchens. Buy ticket online or by phone. Guests receive a map and a guidebook with descriptions of the kitchens.
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: $27 in advance; $30 the day of the tour


Damn The Torpedoes: Tribute To Tom Petty - Plymouth, NH

Mar 23, 2018 - Mar 23, 2018 Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 South Main Street Plymouth, NH
Damn The Torpedoes offer a complete Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert experience with all of the signature riffs and harmonies.
Time: Doors open at 67 p.m.; show at 7:30 p.m.
Telephone: 603-536-2551

Nashville Celts - Plymouth, NH

Mar 24, 2018 - Mar 24, 2018 Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 South Main Street Plymouth, NH
The Nashville Celts lineup features founder Ric Blair on vocals, guitars, bodhran, and piano, Laura McGhee from Dundee, Scotland on vocals and fiddle, plus an ensemble of musicians playing uilleann pipes, Irish whistles, banjo, mandolin, bass, drums and always crowd pleasing Irish step dancers.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $39
Telephone: 603-536-2551

Bella’s Bartok - Rochester, NH

Mar 30, 2018 - Mar 30, 2018 Rochester Performance & Arts Center, 32 North Main Street Rochester, NH
Inspired by vaudeville, street performance, and camaraderie, Northampton, MA-based Bella’s Bartok delivers a passionate kaleidoscope of sound. The songs are born of Americana and folk music of their immigrant grandparents. Cash bar. Patrons 18 and under must be escorted by an adult.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $10-$15

Squirrel Nut Zippers - Plymouth, NH

Mar 31, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018 Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 South Main Street Plymouth, NH
After a long hiatus, the Squirrel Nut Zippers return! In honor of the band's 20th anniversary the album, it visionary creator and partner Chris Phillips have crafted a brand new stage show
Time: Dinner, 6 p.m.; show, 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $35

Charlie Daniels Band - Concord, NH

Apr 5, 2018 - Apr 5, 2018 Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, NH
Charlie Daniels's music is that of a quintessential Southerner with an immersion in the West. He achieved a platinum-selling single in his iconic fiddle-ridden hit, "Devil Went Down To Georgia."
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: v
Telephone: 603-225-1111


St. Patrick's Parade 2018 - Manchester, NH

Mar 25, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018 Elm Street Manchester, NH
This Queen City tradition celebrates St. Patrick's Day with bagpipe bands, parading fire and police brigades, and men in kilts. The parade starts on Elm Street at the intersection with Salmon and continues south along Elm Street.
Time: 9 a.m.

Shows & Exhibits

NH Camping & RV Show 2018 - Bedford, NH

Mar 23, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018 NH Sportsplex, 68 Technology Drive Bedford, NH
New Hampshire Camping and RV show 2018 The New Hampshire Camping & RV Show is your welcome to the 2018 camping season. This is New Hampshire’s largest camping and RV show featuring 80 vendors, RV dealers and rentals, trailers, tents, equipment, and more to help you prepare for your upcoming camping season. Visit with over 50 campground owners/managers from NH and neighboring states to make your reservations for next summer.
Free parking and shuttle service are available from a parking lot at 3000 Goffs Falls Road in Manchester. Parking is $10 at the NH Sportsplex if available. Bring two non-perishable foods for the New Hampshire Food Bank to receive $2 off admission. Sponsored by the New Hampshire Campground Owners Association.
Time: Friday, 1-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Adults: $12; children age 12 and younger, free. Admission at the door is by cash only.


Easter Seals Ultimate Zumbathon - Hooksett, NH

Apr 15, 2018 - Apr 15, 2018 89 Whitehall Road Hooksett, NH
Move to rock, disco, hip hop, and Latin music. Lose the workout and join the party! Doors open at 8 a.m.
Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Admission: $15 - $20
Telephone: 603-621-3429


"In the Heights" - Portsmouth, NH

Mar 23, 2018 - Apr 22, 2018 Seacoast Repertory Theatre, 125 Bow Street Portsmouth, NH
From the genius mind of Hamilton scribe Lin-Manuel Miranda comes "In the Heights," his first musical smash hit about a lively and rapidly changing neighborhood in Manhattan set to Tony-Award winning blend of hip-hop, traditional Broadway, and Latin music. Dates, times, and tickets.
Time: Curtain times vary; see event website
Admission: $20 - $38
Telephone: 603-433-4472