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Events Calendar 2016


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Music

Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes - Plymouth, NH

Feb 13, 2016 - Feb 13, 2016 The Flying Monkey, 39 South Main Street Plymouth, NH
Raucous, roots-tinged rock and blues
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $39 and over
Telephone: 603-536-2551

Felix Cavaliere's Rascals - Plymouth, NH

Feb 19, 2016 - Feb 19, 2016 The Flying Monkey, 39 South Main Street Plymouth, NH
Singer and-songwriter Felix Cavaliere boasts a 50-year career that includes the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Songwriter Hall of Fame, Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and Grammy Hall of Fame. This classically trained pianist embraced the Hammond Organ and pioneered a fresh, rock and roll sound.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Tickets start at $45
Telephone: 603-536-2551

10,000 Maniacs - Keene, NH

Feb 27, 2016 - Feb 27, 2016 The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street Keene, NH
10,000 Maniacs is known for socially conscious original material like “Like the Weather,” “What’s the Matter Here?,” “Trouble Me,” “These Are the Days” and “Candy Everybody Wants.”
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $42/$38/$29
Telephone: 603-352-2033

Joan Baez - Concord, NH

Mar 1, 2016 - Mar 1, 2016 Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, NH
More than 50 years into a storied career, Joan Baez remains a musical force of nature whose influence is legendary.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $48-$78
Telephone: 603-225-1111

Pink Floyd Experience - Concord, NH

Mar 3, 2016 - Mar 3, 2016 Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, NH
Without question, Pink Floyd remains one of the most successful and influential rock bands of all time. Syd Barrett’s troubled genius, Roger Waters conceptual mastermind, and David Gilmour’s soaring...
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $29-$45
Telephone: 603-225-1111

Children & Families

Alejandro’s Olde Tyme Magik Showe - Lincoln, NH

Feb 18, 2016 - Feb 18, 2016 Jean’s Playhouse, 34 Papermill Drive Lincoln, NH
See a shadow become reality, a floating silver sphere, and an instant transformation of two people; all this plus the comic relationship between Alejandro and audience. Performed in a style reminiscent of the Vaudeville era, this one-man stand-up show with an emphasis on audience participation, visual magic, and physical comedy.
Time: 7 p.m.

Kids' Nordic Ski Festival - Gorham, NH

Mar 5, 2016 - Mar 6, 2016 Great Glen Trails, 1 Mountt Washington Auto Road Gorham, NH
The festival, with the theme "White Mountain Magic", starts Saturday with the parade of participants at the base of the Mount Washington Auto Road followed by relay races, games on skis, an obstacle course, and a magical mystery-themed ski tour to Great Glen's warming cabin with refreshments. The evening wraps up with a pasta dinner. Sunday brings races of 1 to 4 kilometers in length, the Lollipop Race for novice skiers, eighth graders’ graduation ceremony with a unique skiing challenge, awards ceremonies. Pre-registration is required at www.bklfestival.com.
Time: Consult event website
Admission: Consult event website
Telephone: 603-466-2333

Comedy

Mike MacDonald Comedy Xxtravaganza - Portsmouth, NH

Feb 17, 2016 - Feb 17, 2016 Music Hall Historic Theater, 28 Chestnut Street Portsmouth, NH
Comedian Mike McDonald brings you the best in stand-up insanity. Join McDonald and three other comedy pros who have performed on Tonight Show, Letterman and Conan.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $38-$42

Juston McKinney - Lincoln, NH

Feb 20, 2016 - Feb 20, 2016 Jean’s Playhouse, 34 Papermill Drive Lincoln, NH
Juston McKinney is a former Maine deputy sheriff turned comedian! Juston McKinney grew up on the border of Maine and New Hampshire. After earning an associate’s degree, he was hired as a deputy sheriff patrolling the state line. In 1997, Juston turned in his gun and badge, left the dangerous streets of rural Maine, and moved to the quiet community of Queens, New York. This show sold out last year; get your tickets early so you don’t miss it!
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $25

Headliners Comedy Club: Dave Russo - Concord, NH

Feb 27, 2016 - Feb 27, 2016 Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, NH
Dave Russo has made himself a reputation of being one of the country’s most versatile and entertaining comics working today!
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $19-$23
Telephone: 603-225-1111

Dance

"Sleeping Beauty" - Durham, NH

Apr 9, 2016 - Apr 10, 2016 Oyster River High School, 55 Coe Drive Durham, NH
Northeastern Ballet Theatre performs Tchaikovsky's "Sleeping Beauty." Artistic Director Edra Toth, former prima ballerina for Boston Ballet, brings the classic fairy tale story of a beautiful princess, a sleeping enchantment, and a galant prince to life with her original choreography, exquisite costumes, and sets in this family-friendly, professional production. 
Time: Saturday at 7 p.m.; Sundayf at 2 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $20; seniors and students, $17.50; family of four, $60
Telephone: 603-834-8834

Film

Film Club: Great Comedies at the The Music Hall - Portsmouth, NH

Jan 26, 2016 - Jun 21, 2016 Music Hall Loft, 131 Congress Street Portsmouth, NH
http://www.themusichall.org/community/explore_and_learn/film_club Loft This film series is moderated by Kent Stephens, a theatre artist and cinema aficionado, who will be your host and guide through six beloved comedies. Over the course of six months, this series will be focusing on a particular outstanding director, genre, or artist.
“Safety Last!” (1923) (plus, Buster Keaton short) on January 26
“Duck Soup” (1933) (plus, W.C. Fields short) on February 16
“To Be Or Not To Be” (1942) (plus, short cartoon) on March 15
“Some Like It Hot” (1959) (plus, “What’s Opera Doc?”) on April 26
“The Producers” (1968) (plus, Mel Brooks short) on May 17
“The Jerk” (1979) on June 21
Time: 7 p.m.
Telephone: 603-436-2400

Historic

Spirits of the Past Trolley Tour - Portsmouth, NH

Feb 12, 2016 - Mar 19, 2016 Meeting location details will be provided after purchase of tickets Portsmouth, NH
Author Roxie J. Zwicker guides an evening trolley ride with spooky music and lots of stories through to some of the most historic and haunted locations in Portsmouth and New Castle. See Maplewood Mansion, the Wentworth by the Sea, learn about haunted lighthouses, ghost stories from the Isles of Shoals and an ancient cemetery. Enjoy scary music, get cozy on the heated trolley and brace yourself for surprises. Dates: February 12 and 19 at 6 p.m.; February 14 at 5 p.m.
Time: February 12 and 19 at 6 p.m.; February 14 at 5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $20; children and 12 and yougner, $9
Telephone: 603-343-7977

Outdoor Activities

Moonlight Rambles on Skis or Snowshoes - Bretton Woods, NH

Dec 26, 2015 - Feb 27, 2016 Bretton Woods Nordic Center at the Mount Washington Resort, Route 302 Bretton Woods, NH
The Bretton Woods Nordic Center invites skiers and snowshoers to enjoy a gentle, illuminated loop between 6 and 8 pm. Afterwards, cozy up in front of the Nordic Center fireplace with hot chocolate and light refreshments. Nordic Center will be open from 5:45 pm to 8:15 pm during Moonlight Rambles. Dates: Saturdays, December 26, 2015; January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; February 6, 13, 20, 27.
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Admission: $15 per person; skis or snowshoes available for rent for $10
Telephone: 603-278-3322

Sleigh Ride Social at Charmingfare Farm - Candia, NH

Jan 2, 2016 - Feb 28, 2016 Charmingfare Farm, 774 High Street Candia, NH
Come enjoy an afternoon or evening horse-drawn sleigh ride on trail through Charmingfare Farm, ending at a pine grove with a campfire, hot dogs, cocoa and marshmallows for roasting. Visit the reindeer barn on the trip back to the farm. The experience is about 2 hours. Sleighs of various sizes for 2 to 4 passengers, up to 10, or a logging sled for 20 people. Enjoy lighted trails at night or sightings of wild animals during the day. Dates in 2016: January 2, 3, 9, 10, 30 and 31; February 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28.
Time: Consult event website
Admission: $25-$35
Telephone: 603-483-5623

Ice Castles New Hampshire 2016 - Lincoln, NH

Jan 22, 2016 - Mar 5, 2016 64 Railroad Street Lincoln, NH
The acre-sized wonder is the work of ice architect Brent Christensen. It is made using only icicles and water. It resembles natural organic formations of frozen waterfalls, glaciers or ice caves. Guests are to squeeze and crawl through parts of the stunning, Narnia-like display. Open to the public January 22 through March 5, 2016, weather permitting.
Time: Monday-Thursday, 3-9 p.m.; Friday, 3-10 p.m.; Saturday, noon-10 p.m.; Sunday, noon-8 p.m.
Admission: Online prices, weekdays: $12.95; children age 4-11, $9.95; prices higher on weekends and at the gate.

Snowshoe Saunters at Prescott Farm - Laconia, NH

Jan 23, 2016 - Feb 27, 2016 Prescott Farm, 928 White Oaks Road Laconia, NH
Whether you are an avid snowshoe users or just beginning, come to exploration of the winter landscape of Prescott Farm. Wear boots and dress appropriately for the weather. Snowshoes will be available if you don’t have them. All ages welcome. Registration is required! Space is limited and we do have snowshoes on-site you can use for this program if needed and at no extra cost.
Time: Saturdays, January 23, 30; February 13, 20 & 27 at 10-11:30 a.m. or 1-2:30 p.m.
Admission: $10
Telephone: 603-366-5695

Waterville Valley’s 2016 Women’s Nordic Skiing Clinic - Waterville Valley, NH

Feb 13, 2016 - Feb 13, 2016 Waterville Valley Resort, 1 Ski Area Road Waterville Valley, NH
The day includes a meet and greet at the center; on-snow instruction; lunch; on-snow instruction with guest, Hannah Blazejewski, Swix Rep; wax clinic; yoga at the White Mountain Athletic Club. Admisson fee includes ski passes, ski and boot demos or high performance rentals, coffee, goodies, lunch, yoga class and qualifies you for specials on gear at the Nordic Center. To register, send email to lwilson@waterville.com.
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: $85
Telephone: 603-236-5201

Paranormal

Winter Psychic Fair - Nashua, NH

Feb 13, 2016 - Feb 13, 2016 Hampton Inn, 407 Amherst Street Nashua, NH
With eight nationally known psychic readers offering their services for a low fee, this is a great opportunity for anyone who wishes to receive spiritual guidance, balance mind, body, & spirit, or just stop in for fun and entertainment. Jewelry and other products for sale in a small marketplace. 
Time: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Admission: Free admission
Telephone: 603-321-4818

Sports

Laconia World Championship Sled Dog Derby - Laconia, NH

Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016 Start and finish line is North Main Street Laconia, NH
Mushers from throughout the Northeast and Canada compete. Come cheer for your favorites. Food will be served. See schedule on event website. Map and directions.
Time: Consult event website

Theater

“Satchmo at the Waldorf” - Portsmouth, NH

Jan 22, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016 Seacoast Repertory Theatre, 125 Bow Street Portsmouth, NH
Louis Armstrong, the greatest trumpet player of all times, sits in his dressing room after performing at New York's Waldorf Astoria. It is the early 1970s, and he is trying to pull himself together following his celebrated performance. His mind wanders through the journey of his life and his complex relationship with his manager Joe Glaser.
Time: Curtain times vary; consult event website. Shows on Thursdays through Sundays only
Admission: $22-$30
Telephone: 603-433-4472

“Antigone” - Portsmouth, NH

Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 28, 2016 The Players' Ring, 105 Marcy Street Portsmouth, NH
As relevant as ever in an age of protest and government action gone awry, "Antigone" promises to challenge audiences.
Time: Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays, February 14 and 21, at 7 p.m.; Sunday, February 28, at 3 p.m.
Admission: $15
Telephone: 603-436-8123