Fairs & festivals in NH entertain with music, food, art, outdoor fun

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Various locations Portsmouth, NH Phone:

February 12-16, 2015

Ice bars, fire pits, hearth cooking/wood fire grilled food, dog sled rides, ice skating, ice sculptures/demonstrations, winter movies, opera and live music.
Ice Skating at Strawbery Banke Puddle Dock Pond. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. (daily through fest)
Kick Off Party. 5-7 p.m.
Ice Fest Charity Night at Portsmouth Gas Light Deck. 5 p.m.
Men in Motion at Portsmouth Gas Light Night Club, 7 p.m.
PMAC Jazz Night 2015 at Music Hall Loft. 7 p.m.
Mike MacDonald Comedy Xxtravaganza at Music Hall Historic Theater, 8 p.m.
Iolanta (Tchaikovsky) & Duke Bluebeard’s Castle (Bartok) at Music Hall Historic Theater. 12:30 p.m.
Ice Fest at Portsmouth Gas Light Deck, 5 p.m.
Ed Gerhard Valentine Concert at Seacoast Rep. 8 p.m.
Dog Sled Rides at Strawbery Banke. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday and MOnday
Performances by Patrick Dorow at Player’s Ring. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ice Fest At Portsmouth Gas Light Deck, Noon
Fire & Ice Bar Crawl 2-6 p.m.
Performances by Patrick Dorow at Player’s Ring. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Dartmouth College Hanover, NH Phone: 603-646-3399

February 5-8, 2015

Known as the oldest collegiate winter festival, Winter Carnival is a celebration of winter, snow, and fun in the outdoors. Polar bear swims, races, competitions, ice and snow fun. A big part of the fest is the ice sculpting competition.