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Events Calendar - 2019

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Art Show

Glass Pumpkin Patch -- Meredith NH

Oct 8, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019 League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, 279 Daniel Webster Hwy.. Meredith, NH

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen glass blowers have created the 2019 batch of fabulous glass pumpkins. All pumpkins are for sale, and they make perfect seasonal gifts or home décor for anyone who loves autumn.

Art Shows

New England Pumpkin Carving Competition 2019 – Jackson NH

Oct 18, 2019 - Oct 19, 2019 Jackson Village Park, Route 16 A Jackson, NH

Meet and watch pumpkin carvers from all over New England and Jackson. See how they take eight pumpkins and make them into themed displays of art. Carving happens from noon on Friday to 7 p.m. on Saturday, followed by judging and awards. Kids are invited to decorate pumpkins and put them on display on Saturday. Pumpkins and decorations will be supplied. Kids also can bring their decorated pumpkin in and enter it into the kids’ creations area.

Comedy

Comedian Steven Wright -- Concord NH

Nov 16, 2019 - Nov 16, 2019 Capitol Center For The Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, NH

Do you ever wonder what “the speed of dark is”? So does comedian Steven Wright, known for his quick wit and lethargic delivery. Wright’s CD “I Still Have a Pony” earned him a Grammy Award nomination for Best Comedy Album.

Festivals

Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off & Regatta -- Goffstown NH

Oct 19, 2019 - Oct 20, 2019 Village of Goffstown Goffstown, NH

The regatta weekend has a packed schedule with activities for folks of all ages: vendors, face painting, bounce houses, pie eating contests, talent show, live music, pony rides, a doggie dress up contest at Glen Lake Animal Hospital, demos on the Common, great food, the Pumpkin Regatta 10K, library book sale, rummage sale at St. Matthew’s, pumpkin games, mini pumpkin race, pumpkin cook off, pumpkin prince and princess, pumpkin painting and a pumpkin carving demo.

Guided Tours

All Things Pumpkin Tour 2019

Oct 19, 2019 - Oct 20, 2019 Nestlenook Farm Resort, 66 Dinsmore Road, Jackson, NH

The All Things Pumpkin Tour is a horse-drawn sleigh ride through Jackson Village with stops along the route where guests are given pumpkin tasting treats or keepsakes. The journey starts at Nestlenook Farm Resort with the first pumpkin tasting treat. The tour in Jackson Village stops at four to five businesses collecting your pumpkin tasty treat or a keepsake. Each tour takes about one hour.

Historic

Beer for History Series at American Independence Museum -- Exeter NH

Sep 23, 2019 - Oct 23, 2019 American Independence Museum, 1 Governor’s Lane, Exeter, NH

Come to Folsom Tavern at American Independence Museum for beer tastings, tavern games, traditional music, and Colonial fun! At each event a local brewer will be pouring three unique beers, including one of their most popular and something historically inspired. Our programs are family-friendly and kids are encouraged to explore our Colonial Children’s Room. Sea Dog Brewing Company will have tasty appetizers available at each event and you are welcome to bring in food to enjoy as well. This year's brewers will be: October 24 - Sea Dog Brewing Company
November 7 - Tilton Brothers Brewing
November 21 - Bad Lab Beer Co.

Music

Jesse Cook -- Concord NH

Oct 3, 2019 - Nov 3, 2019 Capitol Center For The Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, NH

Jesse Cook, Juno winning master guitarist, known for his intoxicating fusion of world music, has traveled the globe looking for sounds that resonate with him.

Sergio Mendes & Bebel Gilberto Celebrate Bossa Nova – Concord NH

Oct 19, 2019 - Oct 19, 2019 Capitol Center For The Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, NH

Bossa Nova was born on July 10th, 1958 at the old Odeon recording studios in Rio de Janeiro when João Gilberto recorded “Chega de Saudade.” Celebrate 60 years of Bossa Nova with Brazilian artist Sergio Mendes and Bebel Gilberto, daughter of João Gilberto.

Jocelyn & Chris Arndt Band

Nov 10, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019 Bank of New Hampshire Stage, 16 S. Main Street, Concord, NH

With vocal comparisons to Janis Joplin and Grace Slick and guitar work likened to Jimi Hendrix and David Gilmour, Jocelyn & Chris Arndt earned a national TV debut on the “Today Show.”

Rustic Overtones

Nov 23, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019 Bank of New Hampshire stage, 16 South Main Street. Concord, NH

Rustic Overtones is a seven-piece rock band from Portland Maine that play indie rock influenced by soul, punk, jazz and psychedelic music of the 1960s and 1970s.

Performing Arts, Theater, Dance

FLIP Fabrique: Blizzard

Dec 5, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019 Hopkins Center for the Arts, 4 East Wheelock Street at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

FLIP Fabrique is a young circus troupe from Canada that storytelling, performance, and athletic feats. They celebrate a subject Canadians know well: winter! Live music accompanies the visual effects, making for a madcap, poetic journey through the season.

Theater

"The House of the Seven Gables"

Oct 11, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019 Pontine Theatre at The Plains School, 1 Plains Avenue, Portsmouth, NH

Pontine Theatre’s co-directors, Greg Gathers and Marguerite Mathews, bring their unique approach to literary adaptation to Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Gothic romance, "The House of the Seven Gables." Set in Salem, Massachusetts, the story follows several generations of the ill-fated Pyncheon family, bowed under a curse dating from the famous witch trials, and trapped in the once magnificent, but now decrepit, House of the Seven Gables.