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You know the old saying, “If you don’t like the weather in New England, wait a minute”? After watching the news over the past few weeks, I feel like the same could be said for human behavior. One week we are literally running over each other with cars, spraying pepper spray and threatening violence against one another. The next, we are loading up our vehicles, collecting donations and traversing dangerous conditions to save relative strangers from rising flood waters, the latter actions being the cornerstone of our country and how we can truly remain united in the face of tragedy. I would like to think that we could be helpers, not harmers, but our nation for a long time has both caused and endured a lot of pain. We pigeonhole, stereotype, and listen to our leaders who practice scapegoating instead of responsibility. The ease of placing blame for that pain on others, whether that be immigrants, conservatives, transgender people or Christians, seems to come easier than proposing solutions that would benefit us all. We have found ourselves in a bit of a tug of war with each other where it can seem like one part of our population is trying to pull the rights from the other. If one group is finding progress then the other is left feeling like their rights are being stripped away. The tension builds up and then the momentum shifts back the other way. The truth is, under this model, no one wins. It divides us and tears at the fabric of freedom that the notion of democracy was built upon. We have little control over tragic natural disasters. We do, however, have an opportunity to look beyond the labels and recognize the unnecessary pain that we inflict on one another, pain that could be mitigated if we are willing to compromise and work across all facets of our society. All of us, in our lives, will witness the good and bad parts of humanity. We can choose the path of oppression or the path of opportunity. We know that we are capable of putting aside religion, race, gender and other identities to work together to bring safety and solace to our fellow man. Let’s work together in the same ways we do when Mother Nature’s wrath displaces our neighbors — together we can be the light in the darkness for all instead of trying to extinguish those who make us feel threatened. Allyson Ryder serves as the Associate Director at Leadership NH, and sits on several statewide nonprofit boards and committees
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ON THE COVER 12 FALL GUIDE Summer is effectively over, which means New Hampshire’s fabulous foliage and crisp weather are on their way — along with all kinds of fall activities. This guide is packed with fun from now through Thanksgiving, including fairs and festivals, concerts and comedy shows, art and nature exhibits, foodie events, races and more. Start planning your fall fun now! ALSO ON THE COVER, Watch urban artists do their thing and make some art of your own at Nashua’s downtown art fest, p. 34. The emphasis is on agriculture at the Hillsborough Fair, p. 38. And celebrate the harvest at a Hollis event that features all things grape, p. 50.
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second life after it was tabled earlier this spring. NHPR reported the bill is being reviewed by lawmakers again after Republican state Rep. William Marsh of Wolfeboro amended the bill to link eligibility to food stamps to child support. As written, single parents would be required to seek child support from the other parent before receiving food stamps. Similar language passed a bill along party lines in the Senate.
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Executive Director Deborah Watrous of New Hampshire Humanities is leaving the organization after 24 years. According to a press release, she started in the organization as its first development director and served in a number of other key roles before taking the helm in 2004. She will begin a new job on Oct. 16 at FoodCorps in Boston. She and her husband are moving from Concord to the Boston area to be closer to their daughter who teaches in the Boston public schools.
Department of Corrections. In a has added a measure to press release, DOC Commissioner legalize keno gambling on William Wrenn said “we are encourits Nov. 7 ballot, the Laconia High schoolers in NorthSun reported. About 50 aged that our efforts to reduce the wood have buses to take liquor-serving businesses use of drugs in our prisons have them to school following could qualify to offer the shown positive results.” The report a driver shortage, NHPR game in the city if it passes. credits the change to interventions reported. But the elementary school students are starting such as a new drug treatment unit CONCORD their day at 10 a.m. because called the Focus Unit, changes to the district is still struggling mailroom policy in 2015 that limto find drivers for them. ited forms of mail allowed, a new drug-detection K9 unit in 2016 and adjustments to visiting room practices earlier this year. In July 2016, Ahead of the Nashua Board Hooksett of Aldermen vote on Sept. 12 about 27 percent of all urine test Job growth to approve a downtown PerA new jobs report shows growth results came back positive for illicit forming Arts Center Goffstown at 201 only in New Hampshire’s urban substances. As of July 2017, that is Main Street, the organization areas, leaving virtually no economic down to about 11 percent. Great American Downtown endorsed the proposal and growth in the rural parts of the state. MANCHESTER created a petition to sway The AP reported a new study by the Free semester the swing votes, according to New Hampshire Center for Public Franklin Pierce University is a press release. As of press Policy Studies found that virtually offering a free semester of college time, the online petitionBedford has all job growth in the past three years to students who were displaced by collected more than 400 Former Democratic occurred in Hillsborough, Rock- Hurricane Harvey, the AP reported. signatures. candidate forDerry presiMerrimack dent Bernie Sanders Amherst ingham, Merrimack and Strafford The school offered a similar benegave speeches in the counties. NHCPP economist Greg fit to survivors of Hurricane Katrina Londonderry state on Labor Day, Milford Bird said the economic activity in 12 years ago. The offer is open to NHPR reported. His those four counties is much high- up to 20 students and includes free first speech was at the er than expected even after taking room and board and tuition for the annual AFL-CIO breaktheir higher population numbers fall semester. When it made the NASHUA fast in Manchester. into account, according to the story. offer in 2005, it enrolled 14 students Rockingham County was responsi- from Louisiana. ble for 40 percent of the job growth and population increases during RGGI that period. About 30 percent of Gov. Chris Sununu is satisfied previously telegraphed an interest discovered nonpublic information the industries analyzed had fewer with the new draft of goals for the in pulling the state out of RGGI if was handwritten on some official workers in 2016 than in 2015. checklists, such as details about Regional Greenhouse Gas Initia- other states did as well. domestic violence and stalking tive, NHPR reported. The draft calls victims who had requested a conSB3 lawsuit for a 30-percent reduction in power Voter info The New Hampshire Democratic plant emissions between 2020 and New Hampshire Secretary of fidentiality program that replaces Party wants to combine the efforts 2030. Sununu praised the proposal State Bill Gardner put a pause on their address with a substitute to of two different lawsuits against the for the New England cap-and-trade plans to share certain voter roll protect their safety. The office is new state law requiring voters who program as a step in the right direc- information with the Trump admin- currently reevaluating its processregister within 30 days of an elec- tion. “I’m very happy with the deal istration’s commission on election es to improve training for cities and tion to prove they intend to remain that’s been struck,” Sununu said, integrity, NHPR reported. The towns to prevent issues like this in permanent residents. The AP report- according to the story. Sununu had move comes after Gardner’s office the future. ed the Democratic Party, which filed its own lawsuit last week, wants to join forces with a separate lawsuit filed by the League of Women VotPIGS WHO’D RATHER NOT SCRAMBLE GRAY SQUIRRELS ers. Both have argued in their suits As of Tuesday morning, there were about Small game and bear hunting season began on that the law is onerous and confus72,986 signatures on an online petition to stop Friday, Sept. 1. The Concord Monitor reported ing and creates intimidating hurdles pig scrambles at the Deerfield Fair (though the first small-game season is for gray squirthat present an unconstitutional baronly 518 of those are from New Hampshire rel. Bear hunting starts on the same day. Then, residents). According to a press release, the on Sept. 15, deer hunting starts for the archery rier to voting rights. The League petition was started by Chester resident Krisseason. Wild turkeys are also fair game durfiled a motion in the court for a pretina Snyder, who said the game is cruel and ing the archery season. While small game are liminary injunction on the law from wouldn’t be tolerated if it were practiced on popular, according to the story, the focus is on taking effect on Sept. 12. Lawdogs. birds such as ruffed grouse and woodcock. Of yers for the party asked to join the all the small game efforts, ruffed grouse made League’s motion. up 64 percent last season while woodcock was
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State regulators decided to postpone the final decision on the Northern Pass project by five months, the Concord Monitor reported. Officials also extended public hearings on the project to continue to the end of the year. The original deadline set by the Site Evaluation Committee was Dec. 18, 2016. That was already pushed to Sept. 30, 2017. The newest deadline for an oral decision is Feb. 28, 2018. A written decision is due March, 31. According to the story, adjudicative hearings have been going on for about 30 days, but not all of Eversource’s witnesses have been heard, nor have about 100 witnesses from the Counsel of the Public and project intervenors. Meanwhile the Concord City Council is still pushing back on plans to have transmission towers as tall as 160 feet in the city. The Monitor reported City Councilor Jennifer Kretovic spoke before the SEC arguing against the plan. She said the towers would be higher than the Statehouse dome and would harm the rural character of the city, something Concord has spent millions of dollars to preserve over the past decade, Kretovic said, according to the story. The council stopped short of opposing the project as a whole. The $1.6 billion high-voltage transmission project is proposing to deliver hydroelectric energy from Canada through northern New Hampshire to Deerfield over 192 miles.
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New Hampshire’s loon population has been rebounding, albeit slowly, over the past 40 years. But man-made threats to loon health continue to cause mortalities, including a possible chemical dump in Squam Lake that has left just one loon chick on the lake this year — the first time that’s happened since 1975, when the Loon Preservation Committee started monitoring loons. “One loon chick is a dismal reproductive success,” said Harry Vogel, senior biologist and executive director of the Loon Preservation Committee.
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The link between the chemical contaminants, first detected during a spike in chemical levels in 2005, and loon health is still uncertain, but there is a strong correlation with the die-off of birds in the lake. This year, several of the birds, which are listed as a threatened species and protected by state and federal laws from hunting and harassment, failed to return to Squam Lake. Vogel said they suspect the birds died. “It was a mixed year for loons, overall a challenging year,” Vogel said. While in most parts of the state populations increased, Squam Lake saw a decrease. One of the biggest threats to loons is lead fishing tackle, which poisons the birds when they scoop it up and swallow it, but the problems in Squam are from different contaminants. Vogel said since 2005 there have been relatively high concentrations of PCBs, DDTs, PBDEs, PFOA and PFOS detected in the loon eggs in Squam Lake, especially in the northern part of the lake. PCBs were once in an oil product used to keep the dust down on dirt roads and DDTs were used in insecticides. Both were banned from use nationwide in the 1970s because of harmful health effects on humans and the environment. PBDE is a flame retardant and PFOA and PFOS are used in making Teflon and similar materials. Between 2004 and 2005, about 44 percent of the loon population in Squam Lake died. “We’ve never seen close to half the loon pairs on a single lake be wiped out in a single year,” Vogel said. From 2005 to 2007, loon eggs in the lake had the highest concentrations of those chemicals, about two to nine times higher than those tested on other New Hampshire lakes. While levels have gone down, they’re still higher than elsewhere in the state. Earlier this year, the Loon Preservation Committee submitted a report to state regulators regarding some detective work the
committee did on the source of some of the chemicals. By testing crayfish, they were able to confirm that concentrations were higher in the northern parts of the lake. Then, by testing sediment, they could trace the PCBs to one tributary and DDTs to two other tributaries. The PCBs may have come old chemicals on old logging roads getting washed into the lake by storms, Vogel said. But the DDTs were either dumped intentionally into the watershed or an old barrel hidden in the forest could have rusted through, releasing the poisonous chemicals like a time-bomb. It could have taken a few years for rainwater to deliver them to the lake and another couple years for the chemicals to move up the aquatic food chain and end up accumulating in the loons. As for the PFOA and PFOS, Vogel said they’ve ruled out atmospheric deposition. While they have yet to pinpoint the source, Vogel is fairly sure the chemicals were dumped or spilled at a specific location. The committee is meeting with the state Department of Environmental Services, New Hampshire Fish and Game and the Department of Health and Human Services in the coming weeks to discuss ways to mitigate or clean up the contamination.
The issue of loons swallowing lead jigs and weights used in fishing has been well-documented since the 1980s, Vogel said. Recent legislation has helped to tamp that down a bit. In June 2016, the use of lead tackle weighing one ounce or less was banned. But people are still using them. There are four known loon deaths this year from lead tackle plus a fifth “highly probable” case pending confirmation. And these are not old jigs the birds are digging up, Vogel said. He said if the problem were ever-present, we’d see deaths throughout the season starting in April, but they always start in June and July, when humans start to go fishing. Plus, given enough time, lead tends to sink into the sediment.
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The metal and chemical contaminants are part of a perfect storm of factors that have been causing problems for loons in New Hampshire for decades. This year was especially difficult for loons; this spring was the fourth-wettest in the past 100 years for New Hampshire, and a number of storm events washed out loon nests. Statewide, there was a slight growth in the population with a few pairs gained, according to preliminary numbers. “The bad news is we’re still probably only halfway toward a recovered loon population,” Vogel said.
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QUALITY OF LIFE INDEX Overworked nurses
A report by Medicare Health Plans ranked New Hampshire 10th in the country among states with the most overworked nurses, according to NH Business Review. There are 9.2 nurses per 1,000 people, which comes out to 12,288 nurses for the state’s 1,330,608 residents. The national average is 12.8 nurses per 1,000 people. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary for nurses in New Hampshire is also $3,550 less than the national average. QOL Score: -1 Comment: New Hampshire ranked slightly higher than the national average for the ratio of physicians to residents, however: three per 1,000, compared to the national average of 2.8 per 1,000.
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The medical device company DermSpectra has relocated its home base from Arizona to the New Hampshire Seacoast, which Gov. Chris Sununu said is a result of his “100 Businesses in 100 Days” initiative, NHPR reported. For the initiative, Sununu resolved to meet with 100 out-of-state businesses in hopes of bringing them to New Hampshire. The move has knocked the company’s employee count down to 10, but it plans to expand to about 100 employees within its first year in the new location, with jobs in software, electrical engineering, business, finance, sales and operations. QOL Score: +1 Comment: The company’s founder, Karleen Seybold, and executive vice president, Linda Fanaras, grew up together in New Hampshire.
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New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald is calling on residents to be cautious before donating money to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, the AP reported. Appeals for donations are often set up by scam artists during the aftermath of major disaster events, MacDonald said. He said people should think twice before giving to GoFundMe, CrowdRise or YouCaring fundraisers. Instead, people who want to donate should give directly to well-known charities such as the American Red Cross, United Way of Greater Houston and the SPCA of Texas, for example. QOL Score: -1 Comment: A big red flag should be raised when you get unsolicited calls or emails asking for donations.
Crumbling bridge accelerates inspections
After a piece of concrete fell off a bridge in Derry that passes over busy Interstate 93 last week, the state Department of Transportation is hastening to inspect 16 red-listed bridges across the state. NHPR reported the DOT will remove any loose concrete detected over the next few months and protective shielding will be installed beneath each bridge. The state has 140 red-listed bridges that are structurally deficient, 16 of which were prioritized for this effort because they were built around the same time and with similar features as the bridge in Derry. The bridges in question are located in Manchester, Concord, Bow, Amherst, Londonderry, Merrimack, Warner, Gilford and Lebanon. QOL Score: -1 Comment: Luckily, no one was hurt, and the state is taking steps to try to prevent more concrete from falling, but this illustrates just how badly some of our transportation infrastructure has been neglected. QOL score: 87 Net change: -2 QOL this week: 85 What’s affecting your Quality of Life here in New Hampshire? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Patriots begin their quest to win a sixth Super Bowl title during the Brady-Belichick era in Foxboro tonight vs. the Kansas City Chiefs, who figure to be in the mix to prevent that come playoff time. Doing that would tie them with the Pittsburgh Steelers for most SBs won by any franchise and give them a second time they’ve won three SBs in four years. No one has done that and it would cement the claim by some that they are the best and longestrunning dynasty ever in NFL history. The prospect of doing it became a little harder when Julian Edelman was lost for the season two weeks ago. But overcoming that kind of obstacle is something they do better than anyone else. Next Man Up is one of the things that has made them so great over 17 years and that is the ability/attitude I admire most about Coach B’s teams. This season comes following a wild off-season for the front office — a rare occurrence for a team coming off a Super Bowl win. But in the ongoing effort to stay ahead of the curve, Coach B made big changes in the backfield, added speed at wideout after having almost none out there since Randy Moss left, shook up (or let it get shaken up) the defensive end spot and did what he never does by paying giant money for DB Stephon Gilmore, which doubled as an in-your-face move to restricted free agent Malcolm Butler. Oh, and one more thing, due to incompetence (Jets), trading off its good players to rebuild (again, Buffalo) and injuries (Miami) the AFL East has imploded. All of this offers the prospect of a very exciting season. Or a major letdown, if they don’t meet the local over-the-top expectations. With that as a summary, here are the biggest stories to follow: Undefeated Season: That certainly would cap off the dynasty, wouldn’t it? The ques-
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ly more nimble in the pocket and far better throwing on the run than ever before, as he threw just two picks to 28 TDs in 12 games. Big Weakness: With the defections of Chris Long and Jabaal Sheard, retirement of Rob Ninkovich and season-ending injury to top draft pick Derek Rivers, they need pass rush help at defensive end. Right now it’s Trey Flowers and untested players. Word is Dont’a Hightower will play on the outside to be a bigger factor in the pass rush, as will Shea McClellin. But even if Flowers steps up his production they need to trade for help. Big Pre-Season Camp Calamity: With Edelman going down before the first snap, the good news is Danny Amendola is an able replacement with a tremendous Super Bowl game on the resume. The bad news is he usually gets hurt at some point, so someone unknown needs to be ready if that happens. Adjustments on the Fly: I’m always intrigued by what Coach B and company will come up with in strategic changes to keep the train rolling after losing someone important. It happened after trading Randy Moss midway through 2010 when many said, “OMG, we’re screwed now, we have no one to take the top off the defense.” Instead he shifted to a tight end-centric, up the seam offense featuring rookies Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski. Or, who’ll step in out of nowhere to fill in like Randall Gay when Ty Law and Tyrone Poole went down in 2004. It even happened last year while still winning No. 5, when Jamie Collins was surprisingly traded and Gronk went down. If You Do Get to the Big Game, Who Do You Want There: The G-Men. Time to settle that score. Of course, if they (gulp) lost again, I’d have to face my Patriots-hating family annually at Thanksgiving with the big game record at 0-3. Hence, I want the G-Men. Email Dave Long at dlong@hippopress. com.
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tion is, can they do it? The answer: Are you crazy? That’s fan talk. Why not? First, it’s hard to do. Second, with the Chiefs, Falcons, Raiders and a game in Pittsburgh on the radar there are some big challenges. Plus, they almost always have an early stinker. I nominate Thursday night at Tampa Bay in Week 5. The Coach: Whether you like him or hate him, with the numbers and championships piling up you can’t deny he’s climbing the ladder to be called the greatest coach of all time. He needs eight wins to pass Tom Landry’s third-best 270, leaving just George Halas (311) and Don Shula (347) with more. As for his all-time status, left in the running for best in my lifetime are Vince Lombardi, Tom Landry, Don Shula and Bill Walsh. He’s already gone past Paul Brown, Joe Gibbs and Chuck Noll — who I’ve always thought won his titles partly thanks having an incredible 10 Hall of Famers to call on. That may be unfair, but Coach B has had one home-grown lock Famer. Walsh incidentally had four, Jimmie Johnson during the Dallas years five, Lombardi 10, Landry 11 and Shula a whopping 16 spread over 35 years. The Quarterbacks: With Brett Favre and Peyton Manning out of reach for now, Tom Brady will jockey with Drew Brees for third place in passing yards and TD passes all year. But that’s minor compared to his battle with Father Time at 40. That’s big, because with Jimmy Garoppolo’s contract up, if he ticks down over 10 percent, the brass faces an issue in February. That brings Coach B’s ambition into play. If it’s to cash out with a few more SB wins he can do that with TB-12. But if he’s aiming for Shula’s 347, that will require having a very good QB to hit the needed 13-win average for six more seasons. That would favor Jimmy G, or if he’s franchised, set up the weird scenario where the backup makes a lot more than the GOAT starter. Having said that, there was no drop-off at 39, where Brady was actual-
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Lavigne goes yard at Yankee The OMG – Awesome Local Homer of the Week: It comes from one-time Bedford Little Leaguer and now Bedford HS senior Grant Lavigne, who put one in the upper deck at Yankee Stadium last week while playing in the Summary Rivalry Classic. Yes, I said upper deck. The series is a showcase for the top high school prospects nationally with back-to-back games at Fenway and the Stadium. NHites Bryce Reagan of Souhegan and Cody Morrisette of Exeter were in the game as well. Sports 101: Who holds the record for most runs batted in by a catcher and whose record did he break that was set on Sept. 7, 1953? Hot Ticket: It’s coming a little earlier than usual, but it’s the annual gridiron battle between Central and Memorial, at 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon at Chabot-McDonough Field — which for some inexplicable reason sent scribe John Habib into a full-fledged tizzy last week in his famed UL In The City column. Knick of Tyme Award: Tie. To Bow’s Will Russo for getting the game-winning goal in OT off an assist from Max Elsasser in Bow’s 3-2 soccer win over Goffstown. And to Bedford’s Emily O’Keefe for getting the
2 - under par score from Hooksett’s Matt Paradise to win the Queen City Golf Championship by four shots over Jake Nutter of Manchester CC. 5 - touchdowns accounted for by Bedford QB Connor Robert as the Bulldogs thumped Memorial 48-6 when he ran for two scores and threw for three more.
game-winner in OT off a rebound of Grace Rooney’s blast as the B-town field hockey team got off on a winning note in a 3-2 win over Concord. Thumbs Up: To pro athletes and team owners all over for getting behind national fundraising efforts to aid hurricane-ravaged Houston, like Patriots owner Bob Kraft, who’s pledged to match up to $1 million in donated funds for the city where his team won last year’s Super Bowl. Sports 101 Answer: The record for RBIs by a catcher is the 148 by Johnny Bench when he had what may be the greatest season ever by a catcher in his MVP year of 1970. He broke the record of three-time MVP Roy Campanella, who drove in his record-setting 125th run 63 years ago Sept. 7 for Brooklyn, a number he extended to 142 by year’s end. On This Day – Sept. 7: 1952 – Yankees lefty Whitey Ford becomes the fifth hurler to throw back-to-back one-hitters. 1979 – The then dubbed Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) makes its onair debut. 1980 – John McEnroe beats Bjorn Borg in five sets (7-6, 6-1, 6-7, 5-7, 6-4) to win an epic U.S. Open final.
4 – number of the day for Central when they were 4-0 winners over Alvirne behind that many saves by Hannah Autenreith and goals from Paige LaBerge, Erin Flurey, Gabby Paradis and Heather Jenatto. 7 – goals scored by Derryfield in a whitewashing over Dover when Austin Edwards, Mark Keiffer and Kai Razvi each scored twice.
158 – passing yards thrown for by Amherst’s Trevor (had a good) Knight in going 19-30 with 2 TDs as the U won a 24-23 nail-biter in its opener with archrival Maine. 1,500 – career strikeout mark reached by Red Sox ace Chris Sale when he struck out 11 and got his 14th win in a 3-0 decision over Toronto at the start of the week.
Don Shula: Won a record 347 games and inspired folksy Bum Phillips’ famous comment, which we’ll translate from Texas-ese to English, “he can take his and beat yours, and then he can turn around and take yours and beat his.” He got the Colts to the 1964 title game in Year 2 in Baltimore, instantly turned Miami from 4-10 to 10-4 and had the undefeated 1972 season. The downside: He was just 2-5 in title games and the undefeated club beat just two winning teams, who were both just 8-6. Vince Lombardi: Inherited a 1-11 team from Saint Anselm alum Scooter McLean after 1958 and had Green Bay in the title game by 1960. They lost to Philly but went back five more times, winning each, with the last two being Super Bowls I & II. Overall, he was 96-34-6 for a third-best .738 winning percentage. Pittsburgh Hall of Famers: In order of arrival: 1969 – Mean Joe Green. 1970 – Terry Bradshaw and Mel Blount. 1971 – Jack Ham. 1972 – Franco Harris. 1974 – Lynn Swann, Jack Lambert, John Stallworth and Mike Webster. OK, it’s nine, but LC Greenwood should be in too. Coach B’s Maybe Hall of Famers: Junior Seau is in and Randy Moss will get in, but neither won a Super Bowl here and they did their best work elsewhere aside from Moss’s remarkable 2007 season. Ty Law and Adam V. should get in. Gronk is probable, but with his injuries needs two more major seasons. The only other possible seems to be Richard Seymour.
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This fall, take a gamble. If you look forward to the Greek eats of Glendi every year, also bet a few hours of your time on Schnitzelfest, a celebration of German food. Do you plan to spend some time at the Manchester Trolley Night? Ante up a sunny afternoon at Andres Institute of
FAIRS & FESTIVALS The 60th annual Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair is from Friday, Sept. 8, through Sunday, Sept. 10, at 15 Hilldale Lane, New Boston. There will be animal exhibits, live entertainment, food and more. The hours are Friday noon to 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $10 for ages 13 and over, $5 for seniors, veterans, active military and kids aged 6 to 12, and free for kids under 6. Visit hcafair.com. This year’s Hollis Old Home Days celebration is Friday, Sept. 15, and Saturday, Sept. 16, at Nichols Field on Depot Road in Hollis. There will be parades, rides, face-painting, vendors and fireworks. The schedule of events is not yet finalized. Check hollisoldhomedays.org. WHERE TO FIND YOUR FUN FAIRS AND FESTIVALS......................12 FOOD..................................................13 ART.....................................................16 THEATER............................................18 CLASSICAL........................................20 BOOKS...............................................20 MUSEUMS AND HISTORY.................22 COMEDY.............................................22 CONCERTS.........................................23 FILM...................................................26 RACES................................................26 NATURE/OUTDOORS........................30 HIPPO | SEPTEMBER 7 - 13, 2017 | PAGE 12
Art’s Annual International Sculpture Symposium. Double your foot-race fun by signing up for both the Goffstown Pumpkin Regatta 10K and the Witch Way 5K in Nashua. What follows is a guide to events that offer a sure-bet way to celebrate fall. As always, find more fall happening in the listings pages in the Hippo each week
The 42nd annual New Hampshire Highland Games returns Friday, Sept. 15, through Sunday, Sept. 17, at Loon Mountain, 60 Loon Mountain Road, Lincoln, and runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. New Hampshire’s “gateway to all things Scottish” features competitive games, bagpipes, beer, crafts and much more. Celebrity strongman Hafthor Bjornsson, known for his role as Ser Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane on Game of Thrones, will be returning to break some more strength records and sign autographs. Visit nhscot.org. The 111th anniversary of Pelham Old Home Day is on Saturday, Sept. 16, around the First Congregational Church, 3 Main St., Pelham. Events include a craft fair, an auction, a “Best of Show” pie contest, games for kids, a parade and much more. Visit pelhamoldhomeday.org. Celebrate the history of Hooksett at Hooksett Old Home Day on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Donati Park behind the town offices on Main Street. Parking is at Cigna, 2 College Park Drive, Hooksett. A shuttle runs from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. except during the parade between 10 and 11 a.m. There will be vendors, amusements, contests, music, food and more. Visit hooksettoldhomeday.org. Celebrate the 28th annual Derryfest on Saturday, Sept. 16, at MacGregor Park
(and if you know of any events that we missed, email firstname.lastname@example.org with details). If you’re out and about and don’t have a Hippo with you, use the Hippo Scout app (available at the Apple App Store and Google Play and online at hipposcout.com) to find info for these events and more. This season, bet a bit of your time to win big fall fun.
in downtown Derry. There will be food, entertainment, crafts, games and more. Festivities run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit derryfest.org. Celebrate Bedford Olde Towne Day on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Riley Field Complex in Bedford. There will be several vendors and family-friendly activities at the event, which started in 1994. It runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit bedfordreconline.com. The 11th annual Merrimack Fall Festival is on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at James Mastricola Upper Elementary School, 26 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack. The festival and business expo features several vendors. Contact Melissa Ballard Sullivan at email@example.com. The Charmingfare Farm Pumpkin Festival is on Saturday, Sept. 30; Sunday, Oct. 1; Saturday, Oct. 7; Sunday, Oct. 8, and Monday, Oct. 9, at 774 High St., Candia. Admission is $19. Children 23 months or younger get in free. The gates are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with activities like a cow milking contest available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Go to visitthefarm.com/ pumpkin-festival. The Deerfield Fair is on Thursday, Sept. 28, through Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Deerfield Fairgrounds, 34 Stage Road, Deerfield. The long-running country fair
features amusement rides by Rockwell Amusements & Promotions, live entertainment, animals and food carts. Admission is $10 for adults 13 and older, free for younger visitors. Seniors 65 and older pay $7 each on Thursday and Friday. The fair runs from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Visit deerfieldfair.com. The 70th annual Warner Fall Foliage Festival returns Friday, Oct. 6, through Sunday, Oct. 8, in downtown Warner. The event features children’s rides, food, animal demonstrations, live entertainment and a grand parade on the final day at 1 p.m. The festival is known for its woodsmen contests and oxen. Admission is free. Parking is $5. Visit wfff.org. The 28th annual Milford Pumpkin Festival is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 6, through Sunday, Oct. 8, in downtown Milford. The event features craft vendors, pumpkin-painting and face-painting, food, bounce houses and scarecrow-making. Call 249-0676 for more information. Help celebrate Apple Harvest Day in downtown Dover on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day-long event features crafters, food, live music and entertainment. The event has been held since 1985 and now draws more than 50,000 people to downtown Dover. There will also be an Annual Apple Harvest 5K
The height of the pumpkin tower at the New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival is 34 feet! The event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14, in downtown Laconia, with a special preview from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13. There will be an estimated 20,000 jack-o’-lanterns, more than 80 food and craft vendors, children’s rides and haunted attractions. There will also be live music. Visit nhpumpkinfestival.com.
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Road Race on Oct. 7 at 8 a.m. to kick off the autumn festival. Go to dovernh.org/ apple-harvest-day or call 603-742-2218. The Goffstown Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off & Regatta is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14, through Sunday, Oct. 15. It kicks off on Saturday at 9 a.m. This annual event features a giant pumpkin display and contest and a regatta of people rowing large carved pumpkins down the river. Call the Goffstown Main Street Project at 497-993. Witness Extreme Chunkin at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (1122 Route 106, Loudon) on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 8 a.m. Teams from across the country will compete to launch pumpkins as far as they can, using trebuchets, catapults and air cannons. The competition will determine which team can chuck their pumpkin the farthest and there will also be harvest activities including rides, pumpkin-carving and facepainting. To purchase the $10 ticket go to extremechunkin.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Keene Pumpkin Festival is back and scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 29, from 1 to 7 p.m. in downtown Keene. The event is scaled down from past record-breaking years with an expected 5,000 pumpkins on display. Visit pumpkinfestival.org.
Join Intown Manchester for its annual Taste of Downtown Manchester event on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. Dozens of restaurants in the Queen City’s downtown area will be offering a variety of food samples, along with artists showcasing their work and live musicians performing throughout the route of the event. Tickets are $20 for adults and free for kids 12 and under. Your wristband includes food samples from more than 20 different stops, with all proceeds benefitting programs at Intown Manchester. Visit intownmanchester.com or call 645-6285. More than 20 local craft beers will be paired with some of the most top-quality foods prepared by chefs at the annual Passport Craft Beer and Food Pairing Tour,
happening Saturday, Sept. 16, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at Strawbery Banke Museum (14 Hancock St., Portsmouth). Live music will also be performed by Martin England and the Reconstructed. Tickets are $80 general admission or $35 for designated drivers. Visit nhptv.org/passport. Save the date for the Taste of Concord, happening on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Grappone Conference Center (70 Constitution Ave., Concord). Formerly known as the Taste of New Hampshire, the event features food from more than 30 local restaurants and businesses, live music, live cooking demonstrations for a variety of eats, raffles, a silent auction, the annual Top Chef Competition and more. Tickets are $35 per person, or $300 for 10, with proceeds benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire. Visit tasteofnewhampshire.com or call 225-3710.
Enjoy dozens of types of authentic Greek cuisine at Glendi, which returns to St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral (650 Hanover St., Manchester) from Friday, Sept. 15, through Sunday, Sept. 17. There will be many favorites like baklava, barbecued lamb and chicken, Greek coffee, kataifi, spanakopita and much more, as well as live music and Greek crafts and jewelry for sale. Festival hours are from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Visit saintgeorgeglendi.com. The Salvation Army’s Nashua Corps will present its 10th annual AppleFest at Sullivan Farm (70 Coburn Ave., Nashua) on Saturday, Sept. 16, and Sunday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to apple picking and food concessions with apple pie, apple cider and more, visitors can enjoy pumpkin-painting, hay rides, games, scarecrow-making and pony rides. Admission is free. Visit nne.salvationarmy. org. Don’t miss Schnitzelfest, which returns for a 15th year on Saturday, Sept. 23, from noon to 5 p.m. at Butler Park (5 Central St., Hillsborough). The event features 14
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13 authentic German cuisine items like schnitzel, knockwurst and bratwurst, German potato salad, fried cabbage and much more, as well as German beer and wine and live entertainment throughout the day. Meal tickets are $15 and beer tokens are $22 for five. Visit schnitzelfestnh.org or call 464-5858. The New Hampshire Farm Museum (1305 White Mountain Highway, Milton) presents its ninth annual Great New Hampshire Pie Festival on Sunday, Sept. 24, from noon to 3 p.m. A panel of judges will vote on entries for pies in several categories, including fruit pie, savory pie and more. Also included will be a kids’ pie eating contest and raffles. The winner will receive a free trip to Portugal. The cost to
taste the pies is $5 for museum members, $10 for non-members and free for kids ages 2 and under. Visit farmmuseum.org or call 652-7840. Join Redhook Brewery (1 Redhook Way, Portsmouth) for the fourth annual New Hampshire Food Truck Festival on Sunday, Oct. 1, from noon to 5 p.m., involving dozens of New England’s popular food trucks, as well as dozens of regional and national craft breweries. Tickets are $5 general admission, $20 VIP admission and free for kids 12 and under. Visit foodtruckfestivalsofamerica.com/portsmouth-nh-17. Sample from dozens of chilis and craft brews at the sixth annual Powder Keg Beer and Chili Festival, happening at Swasey Parkway (316 Water St., Exeter)
16 food truck favorites from across New England will congregate at iUGO Nashua’s second annual Southern New Hampshire Food Truck Festival, happening at Holman Stadium (67 Amherst St., Nashua) on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 1 to 6 p.m. Also included will be beer sales, live music and other family-friendly activities. Tickets are $10 at the door. Visit iugonashua.com or call 881-8333.
on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door and include a souvenir tasting glass, 10 beer sample tickets, all-you-caneat chili sample tickets and access to live entertainment. Kids under the age of 7 will receive free admission if accompanied by an adult. Visit powderkegbeerfest.com or call 772-2411. Don’t miss Apple Harvest Day, which is happening in downtown Dover on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature food, hundreds of crafters, live entertainment and more. Admission is free. Visit dovernh.org/apple-harvest-day or call 742-2218. Sample different chilis prepared by dozens of local restaurants at the 28th annual WHEB Chili Cook-Off, happening on Sunday, Oct. 8, at 11:30 a.m. on the grounds of the Strawbery Banke Museum (14 Hancock St., Portsmouth). There will be first-, second- and third-place winners in both Judge’s Choice and People’s Choice categories for the best chili. Admission is $14 for adults and $7 for kids 12 and under. Visit prescottpark.org/event/chili. Sample from a variety of pizzas made by local chefs and restaurants at Pizzafest, happening at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire (6 Washington St., Dover) on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. Restaurants will be serving both cheese and specialty pizzas for guests to sample and
judge in the categories of Kids’ Choice Cheese, Grown-Ups’ Choice and Most Creative. A judging panel will crown the judges’ picks for Best Pizza, Best Crust and Most Creative Toppings. Advance tickets will be available beginning Sept. 16 and are $10 per person and $7 for kids ages 3 to 10. Tickets at the door are $12 per person and $9 for kids ages 3 to 10. Kids under 3 receive free admission. Visit childrens-museum.org or call 742-2002.
It’s Jackson Hill Cider Day on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jackson House (76 Northwest St., Portsmouth). Visitors can learn to grind apples and press apple cider, as well as enjoy seasonal refreshments, crafts, games and more. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for children and free for Historic New England members. Visit historicnewengland.org. Join Pipe Dream Brewing (49 Harvey Road, Londonderry) for its annual End of Summer Bash, happening on Saturday, Sept. 23, from noon to 10 p.m. In addition to live music from Joe Sambo and Supernothing, there will be food and drinks, including the special release of the Bourbon Barrel Imperial Peanut Butter Stout. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. Visit pipedreambrewingnh.com or call 404-0751. Veterans Count’s second annual Red,
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White & Brew event is happening on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Funspot (579 Endicott St. N., Laconia). The craft beer and wine festival will also include live music, food, a car show, local vendors and artisans and more. Tickets are $25 general admission and $40 for VIP admission with an early entry at noon. Visit vetscount. org/nh. Join the Hollis Social Library (2 Monument Square, Hollis) for Brewing in New Hampshire: An Informal History of Beer in the Granite State from Colonial Times to the Present, featuring author and historian Glenn Knoblock, on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. Knoblock will explore the history of beer and ale in the Granite State from its colonial days, when it was mostly tavern- and home-based, to the evolution of today’s modern breweries and brew pubs. A number of lesser-known brewers and breweries that once operated in New Hampshire will be discussed, including the only brewery owned and operated by a woman before the modern era. Admission is free. Visit nhhumanities.org or call the library at 465-7721. The final event of the second annual Beer for History series is on Thursday, Oct. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the American Independence Museum’s Folsom Tavern (164 Water St., Exeter). This event will feature tastings from Earth Eagle Brewings in Portsmouth, as well as various historythemed games, food and more. Tickets are $20 ($15 for museum members). Visit independencemuseum.org/beer-for-history. Sample from more than a dozen local breweries at the ninth annual New Hampshire Brewfest on Saturday, Oct. 14, at noon on the grounds of the Redhook Ale Brewery (35 Corporate Drive, Portsmouth). General admission is $35 and VIP admission is $50. Tickets include a five-ounce souvenir sampling cup, beer samples and access to live music and other entertainment. Visit prescottpark.org/ event/9th-annual-new-hampshire-brewfest or call 436-2848. Join the Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter for its ninth annual Wine & Chocolate Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at the Derryfield Country Club (625 Mammoth Road, Manchester). The event will feature silent and live auctions, live music, wine and chocolate, with proceeds providing care to animals in Manchester. Tickets are $30. Visit manchesteranimalshelter.com or call 628-3544. Don’t miss the fifth annual Lakes Region Uncorked event on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Church Landing at Mill Falls (281 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith). Meet entrepreneurs and sample New Hampshire-made products from up to 30 participating vendors that will be offering a variety of them avail-
able for purchase. Also included will be charity raffles, live music and more. This is a 21+-only event. Tickets are $60 per person or $100 for two in advance. Tickets purchased at the door increase by $10. Visit uncorkednh17.eventbrite.com or call 524-8811. More than 400 spirits will be available for tasting at the fifth annual Distiller’s Showcase, which will take place on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel (700 Elm St., Manchester). Tickets are $60 and proceeds benefit the Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire. Visit distillersshowcase.com.
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The next few events of the Winemaker’s Kitchen Cooking Series monthly workshops at Labelle Winery (345 Route 101, Amherst) will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 13, Wednesday, Oct. 18, and Wednesday, Nov. 8. The September workshop focuses on garnish and artistic food displays. The October workshop will cover how to prepare different recipes with beer. The November workshop will get you prepared in the kitchen just in time for Thanksgiving, with holiday-themed recipes. All classes are from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $25 for each. Visit labellewineryevents.com. Join the Canterbury Shaker Village (288 Shaker Road) on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for its cordials and chocolate workshop. The class combines the Village’s herb and fruit cordial workshop with new material on making chocolate treats, including truffles. Tickets are $50 for members and $60 for nonmembers and all ingredients and materials will be included. Visit shakers.org or call 783-9511.
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Miles Smith Farm (56 Whitehouse Road, Loudon) will play host to a multi-course farmer’s dinner on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 4 p.m., featuring original recipes from chefs Keith Sarasin and Craig Williams. Tickets are $95. Visit milessmithfarm.com. Get an early start on your Thanksgiving celebration at the New Hampshire Farm Museum (1305 White Mountain Highway, Milton) during its annual Old Fashioned Thanksgiving event on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Costumed guides will be giving living history tours of the Jones Farm and will discuss New Hampshire’s connection to the first observance of the Thanksgiving holiday back in the 1860s. Seasonal refreshments like mulled cider and pumpkin pie will also be served. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children and free for museum members. Visit farmmuseum.org or call 652-7840. 16 HIPPO | SEPTEMBER 7 - 13, 2017 | PAGE 15
A 3-artist show by McGowan Fine Art featuring the work of Peter Milton, Matthew Smith and Molly Wensberg is on view at LaBelle Winery (345 Route 101, Amherst) now through October. Visit mcgowanfineart.com.
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The Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden (236 Hopkinton Road, Concord) has its 20th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit on view now through Oct. 15. Visit themillbrookgallery.com or call 226-2045. The Aviation Museum of New Hampshire (27 Navigator Road, Londonderry) has its third annual juried art show, “Cleared for Take-off,” on view now through Oct. 15. The theme of the exhibit was intended to inspire creativity and enthusiasm for aviation of all kinds. Regular museum admission applies. Visit nhahs.org. For the months of September and October, the Nashua Public Library (2 Court St., Nashua) will host the exhibit “Drawings from Maise to Mountains,” featuring the black and white pen and ink drawings of Nashua artist Stacy Topjian Searle. The drawings represent rural New Hampshire locations as well as some inspired by spots in Maine, Virginia and Colorado. A reception will be held during the Art Walk Nashua event on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. Visit nashualibrary.org. The Kimball Jenkins Estate (266 N. Main St., Concord) presents “Dressed to Draw,” an exhibit by High Season Artists, now through Oct. 3, with an artist reception on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit contains mansion-inspired artwork, including party dress sculptures, oversized charcoal drawings, and teapots that play with history. The estate will host “The Art of the House Party,” a dinner and showcase of the exhibit, on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $75, and reservations are required. Call 225-3932 or visit kimballjenkins.com. “Made Masculine” is on view now through Oct. 15 in the Museum of Art at the University of New Hampshire (30 Academic Way, Durham). The exhibit features the work of 13 contemporary artists and explores the framework in which masculinity is made, fashioned and modified from generation to generation, through themes such as strength, desire and intimacy. An opening reception takes place on
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Thursday, Sept. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit unh.edu/moa. The Currier Museum of Art (150 Ash St., Manchester, currier.org) hosts “Monet: Pathways to Impressionism” now through Nov. 13, which includes a show featuring four Monet masterpieces, each representing a milestone in the artist’s career. Admission is $15 for adults, $13 for seniors, $10 for students, $5 for youth. Visit currier.org or call 669-6144. The September art exhibit at Meredith Fine Craft Gallery (279 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith) is “The Nature of Wood” and features a large collection of finely crafted wood items by various juried League artists, including wood bowls, lamps, jewelry boxes, cribbage boards, humidors, breadboards, cutting boards, small furniture pieces, kitchen utensils, wall art, jewelry and more. The exhibit is on view now through Sept. 14. Visit meredith.nhcrafts.org. The Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden (236 Hopkinton Road, Concord,) hosts the “New Artists’ Paintings And Sculptures Exhibit,” now through Dec. 24, with a reception on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit themillbrookgallery. com or call 226-2045. “Never Can Say Goodbye” featuring the work of artist Rosemary Gitto Conroy is on view now through Sept. 17 at the Sharon Arts Center (30 Grove St., Peterborough). Visit nhia.edu. “PLY: A New Spin on Fiber Art is on view at Twiggs Gallery (254 King St., Boscawen) now through Oct. 29. The exhibit features eight New England artists who combine traditional textile techniques with a variety of media to create contemporary works of fiber art. There will be a reception on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit twiggsgallery.wordpress.com. “Possibilities: Comic Arts is Not a Genre” is on view now through Oct. 21 at NHIA’s Roger Williams Gallery (77 Amherst St., Manchester). The exhibit contains a collection of more than 100 pages of comics in a variety of styles. Visit nhia.edu or call 623-0313. Granite Town Gallery, a new contem-
porary fine art gallery on the second floor above Union Coffee Co. (42 South St., Milford), is featuring two debut exhibits, on view now through Oct. 15. “Reminiscences and Other Times” includes 25 works by painter, printmaker and scenic designer Marius Sznajderman. “Lyrical Ruminations” includes three series of new paintings by abstract painter and sculptor Lotus Lien. There will be an artist’s reception on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Visit granitetowngallery.com. “Terra Incognita,” featuring the works of artists Becky Darling, Derrick Te Paske and Molly Wensberg, is on view at McGowan Fine Art Gallery (10 Hills Ave., Concord) now through Oct. 26. There’s an opening reception on Friday, Sept. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit mcgowanfineart.com. “Willie Cole: On Site” is on view in the Museum of Art at the University of New Hampshire (30 Academic Way, Durham) now through Oct. 15. The exhibit showcases a body of work by contemporary African-American artist Willie Cole and includes 13 artworks, a video and an installation of a massive chandelier made of recycled bottles. An opening reception takes place on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit unh.edu/moa. “Woodfiring the Fushigigama Kiln” is on view at the Sharon Arts Center (30 Grove St., Peterborough) now through Sept. 17. The exhibit celebrates the balance between individual creativity and the power of collaboration as it showcases work created by a recent large-scale community firing of the center’s fushigigama wood kiln. Visit nhia.edu/campus-life/ sharon-arts-center.
The Whitty Gallery at Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center (30 Ash St., Hollis) will show the exhibit “Something Wild This Way Comes” from Sept. 8 through Oct. 13. The exhibit features a variety of work by artists from two local chapters of the Women’s Caucus for Art. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Sept. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit wildsalamander.com. The exhibit “Queer Kids” will be on view in the Lamont Gallery in the Frederick R. Mayer Art Center at Phillips Exeter Academy (20 Main St., Exeter) Sept. 12 through Oct. 21. It features photography by M. Sharkey of gay youth in the United States. There will be an opening reception on Friday, Sept. 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and a gallery talk on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m. Visit exeter.edu/lamontgallery. “Warm Fuzzies” will be on view at Studio 550 Art Center (550 Elm St., Manchester) from Sept. 14 through Oct. 10. The show will feature fiber arts such as quilts, fiber sculpture and crocheted and knitted items. There will be a reception on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. Vis-
it 550arts.com. Creative Ventures Gallery will host an opening at its new location (411 Nashua St., Milford) on Friday, Sept. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. One of the gallery’s new artists, Tom Loraditch, will give a talk on “Rembrandt: His Life, His Studio and His Art” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Visit creativeventuresfineart.com. The Andres Institute of Art’s Annual International Sculpture Symposium is Sept. 16 through Oct. 7 at 98 Route 13, Brookline. For three weeks, international artists stay in Brookline to create art for the sculpture trails at the institute, and the public is welcome to watch the artists at work. There’s an opening reception on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m., at the Big Bear Lodge (adjacent to the park). The public can see the finished sculptures at closing ceremonies on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 1 p.m. Visit andresinstitute.org. The New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association has a furniture exhibition at 3S Artspace (319 Vaughn St., Portsmouth) from Sept. 19 through Oct. 1, with an opening reception on Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit furnituremasters.org. The McIninch Fine Art Gallery at Southern New Hampshire University (2500 N. River Road, Manchester) will have “Kirsten Reynolds: A Functional Incident” on view from Sept. 21 through Oct. 28. The exhibit features large-scale architectural installations and sculptures that create situations where language, architecture and the body are experienced as transitional and emergent. There’s an opening reception on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit snhu.edu. The New Hampshire Institute of Art will present Monadnock Art’s Open Studio Preview exhibit from Sept. 29 through Oct. 22 at the Sharon Arts Center (30 Grove St., Peterborough). The exhibit will contain work by over 50 regional painters, printmakers, potters, jewelers, sculptors, fiber artists, photographers, woodworkers, glass makers and other kinds of artists. There’s an opening reception on Friday, Sept. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit nhia.edu or call 623-0313. The Currier Museum of Art (150 Ash St., Manchester, currier.org) will feature “The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters from the Museum of Modern Art,” from Sept. 30 through Jan. 7, 2018. The exhibit will contain more than 100 posters, prints and illustrated books by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Admission is $15 for adults, $13 for seniors, $10 for students, $5 for youth. Visit currier.org or call 669-6144. The New Hampshire Institute of Art will have an MFA pop-up exhibition at 3S Artspace (319 Vaughan St., Portsmouth) on Saturday, Oct. 7, and Sunday, Oct. 8,
with a reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will feature the work of four MFA alumni and four of their artistmentors. Visit nhia.edu or call 623-0313. Studio 550 Art Center (550 Elm St., Manchester) will have an opening reception for “The Culture of Costume” on Thursday, Oct.12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The show will feature art that speaks to culture, identity and narrative. Visit 550arts.com. The new gallery space Kelley Stelling Contemporary (221 Hanover St., Manchester) will debut its inaugural exhibition “Pairings” with a reception on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The gallery highlights the work of emerging artists in two-dimensional and three-dimensional formats. Visit facebook. com/kelleystellingcontemporary. The Pastel Society of New Hampshire presents its ninth annual juried show, “It’s Pastel,” at the Discover Portsmouth Center Gallery (10 Middle St., Portsmouth), on view Oct. 21 through Nov. 25. More than 80 paintings by artists from across the country will be featured. Visit portsmouthhistory.org. The works of artists Gary Haven Smith and Bert Yarborough will be on view at McGowan Fine Art Gallery (10 Hills Ave., Concord) from Oct. 31 through Dec. 22. There’s an opening reception on Friday, Nov. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit mcgowanfineart.com. The McIninch Fine Art Gallery at Southern New Hampshire University (2500 N. River Road, Manchester) will have “Chagoya + Gonzalez III: The Walls Around Fantasylandia” on view from Nov. 2 through Dec. 21. The exhibit features artists Enrique Chagoya and Raul Gonzalez III, whose work addresses cultural issues related to racism, politics, religion and economic disparities. There’s an opening reception on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit snhu.edu. Studio 550 Art Center (550 Elm St., Manchester) will have an opening reception for the art show “Not-So Ordinary Ornaments” and for its annual cup sale on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Visit 550arts.com. There will be artistmade cups, mugs, tumblers, yunomis and more for sale. Visit 550arts.com.
Art walks & rides
The eighth annual Hampton Arts Network Art Walk takes place Friday, Sept. 15, through Saturday, Sept. 23. Enjoy local art and arts and crafts activities hosted at downtown shops throughout the week. Visit hamptonartsnetwork.wordpress.com. A Manchester Trolley Night will run on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. Hop on the trolley at any one of its stops and experience Manchester’s art galleries, studios and museums. The rides are free. See a list of participating venues at manches-
tertrolley.com. The 13th annual ArtWalk Weekend put on by City Arts Nashua will take place Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 15, from noon to 4 p.m., in downtown Nashua. The self-led arts tour features more than 100 local and regional artists displaying their work, plus musical entertainment and activities for kids and adults. Visit cityartsnashua.org. The Deerfield Arts Tour returns on Saturday, Oct. 21, and Sunday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. It’s a free selfguided tour of artists’ studios in Deerfield. There is also a Deerfield Arts Preview Exhibition at the Kimball Jenkins School of Art (266 N. Main St., Concord) on view now through Oct. 3, and an artist reception on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit facebook.com/deerfieldartstour. New Hampshire Open Doors is Saturday, Nov. 4, through Sunday, Nov. 5. The self-led weekend-long shopping and touring event highlights artists and artisans who will show and sell their work and give special demonstrations. Plan your route at nhopendoors.com, where there are tour maps with participating galleries and studios.
Fairs & festivals
The Concord Arts Market will continue to run on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Sept. 30 at Bicentennial Square in Concord. The juried outdoor market features handmade arts, crafts and goods by local craftspeople and artists. Visit concordartsmarket.net. The Canterbury Artisan Festival is Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Canterbury Shaker Village (288 Shaker Road, Canterbury). The cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children. The fair celebrates traditional arts with a juried, artisan craft fair, artisan food, demonstrations, family craft activities, farm animals and agricultural demonstrations. Call 783-9511 or visit shakers.org. The first Art Jam Bridge Fest will take place on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Bridge Street in Manchester. The new event focuses on out-of-the-box art and will include a community graffiti art mural, sidewalk chalk art, live music, food trucks and more. Visit artjambridgefest.com. The Londonderry Arts Council will host its Summer Finale event at the Londonderry Town Common (corner of Mammoth and Pillsbury Roads) on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artists and other vendors will offer artwork, fine crafts, food and more, and musicians will perform live acoustic music all day. Admission is free. Visit londonderryartscouncil.org. The annual TEAM Fall Equinox Festival will take place along Swasey Parkway in downtown Exeter on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will feature 18
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The New Hampshire Institute of Art hosts a talk, “Public Art: Creating Enthusiasm and Possibilities,” at LaBelle Winery (345 Route 101, Amherst) on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 3 to 5 p.m. Ernest Montenegro will discuss his success in creating public sculpture and how to generate interest in community art projects. Visit nhia.edu or call 623-0313. Beauty Beyond Borders will host Art Olympics on Saturday, Sept. 16, in Nashua. Participants will paint, sculpt, act, play music, dance, and sing their way through an artistic obstacle course in downtown Nashua. Visit beautybeyond.org. The New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association has its annual gala and live auction on Sunday, Oct. 1, at 3S Artspace (319 Vaugn St., Portsmouth). There’s a reception and silent auction from 1 to 4:30 p.m., a live auction at 5 p.m., and a reception with the Masters to follow. Ticket information is TBA. Visit furnituremasters.org. The New Hampshire Institute of Art hosts a talk, “Art and Design of Science with Linda Tanini,” at LaBelle Winery (345 Route 101, Amherst) on Sunday, Oct. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. The talk will explore classic examples of the scientistartist relationship and current artwork that melds science and art. Visit nhia.edu or call 623-0313.
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The Peterborough Players will perform the philosophical comedy Wittenberg at the Peterborough Players theater (55 Hadley Road, Peterborough) on Thursday, Sept. 7, and Friday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 10, at 4 p.m. The show is rated PG-13. Tickets cost $39. Call 924-7585 or visit peterboroughplayers.org.
Players’ Ring Theatre presents The Asperger Twins at Prescott Park (105 Marcy St., Portsmouth) on Friday, Sept. 8, and Saturday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 10, at 3 p.m. Tickets cost $18 for general admission and $14 for students and seniors. Visit playersring.org. The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra performs Swan Lake with Great Bay Academy of Dance at Prescott Park (105 Marcy St., Portsmouth) on Friday, Sept. 8, and Saturday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. Visit portsmouthsymphony.org. ACT ONE presents Susan Poulin’s Makin’ Whoopie — Ida LeClair’s Guide to Love & Marriage at the West End Studio Theatre (959 Islington St., Portsmouth) on Fridays, Sept. 8 and Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 9, at 2 and 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $20 for general admission and $18 for students and seniors. Visit actonenh.org or call 300-2986. New World Theatre presents the dark comedy thriller The Final Reel at the Hatbox Theatre (270 Loudon Road, Concord) Sept. 8 through Sept. 24. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $17 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. Visit hatboxnh.com. Fiddler on the Roof will be at the Amato Center for the Performing Arts (56 Mont Vernon St., Milford) Thursday, Sept. 14, through Saturday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 17, at 2:30 p.m. Tickets cost $12. Visit svbgc.org/amato-center. The Seacoast Repertory Theatre (125 Bow St., Portsmouth) produces Jane Eyre Sept. 14, through Oct. 8. Showtimes are Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $15 to $38. Visit seacoastrep.org. Players’ Ring Theatre presents Patience Boston at Prescott Park (105 Marcy St., Portsmouth) Sept. 15 through Oct. 1. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets cost $18 for general admission and $14 for students and seniors. Visit playersring.org. The Palace Theatre (80 Hanover St., Manchester) presents Oliver Sept. 15 through Oct. 1. Tickets cost $25 for children ages 6 through 12 and $39 to $45 for adults. See palacetheatre.org for showtimes. The Nashua Theatre Guild performs King Arthur’s Socks on Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Bedford Town Hall Theatre (24 N. Amherst Road, Bedford). Visit nashuatheatreguild.org. Rohina Malik stars in the one-woman play Unveiled, presented at the Capitol Center for the Arts (44 S. Main St., Concord) on Sunday, Sept. 17, at 1:30 p.m. Tickets cost $10. Visit ccanh.com. The Palace Youth Theatre will produce
Forever Emma at the Palace Theatre (80 Hanover St., Manchester) on Sunday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25. Visit palacetheatre.org. The International Institute of New England honors the contributions of refugees and immigrants through live storytelling with Suitcase Stories Live, featured at the Palace Theatre (80 Hanover St., Manchester) on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $19 to $49 for general admission and $9 for students. Visit palacetheatre.org. The Artists’ Collaborative Theatre of New England present Ballads of a Grateful Heart at the West End Studio Theatre (959 Islington St., Portsmouth) on Friday, Sept. 22, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $20 for general admission and $18 for students and seniors. Visit actonenh.org. Storyteller, actor and mime Antonio Rocha stars in the one-man show Kaleidoscopia at the West End Studio Theatre (959 Islington St., Portsmouth) on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $20 for general admission and $18 for students and seniors. Visit actonenh.org. The Monadnock Folklore Society and the Brattleboro Music Center present The Dancingmaster of Canterbury on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m., at the Peterborough Town Hall (1 Grove St., Peterborough). Tickets cost $20 online at brownpapertickets.com and $24 at the door. Visit bmcvt.org. Magical Mystery Mad Haus will be at the Seacoast Repertory Theatre (125 Bow St., Portsmouth) on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $15. Visit seacoastrep.org. The Nashua Theatre Guild performs California Suite at the Court Street Theatre (14 Court St., Nashua) Thursday, Sept. 28, through Saturday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 1, at 2 p.m. Visit nashuatheatreguild.org. The Artists’ Collaborative Theatre of New England present The Immigrant Garden at the West End Studio Theatre (959 Islington St., Portsmouth) on Fridays, Sept. 29 and Oct. 6, and Saturday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 7, and Sunday, Oct. 8, at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $20 for general admission and $18 for students and seniors. Visit actonenh.org. True Tales Live Onstage will be at the West End Studio Theatre (959 Islington St., Portsmouth) on Sunday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. The show features six storytellers who will each tell a 10-minute story related to the theme “Challenges and Discoveries.” The cost is $20 for general admission and $18 for students and seniors. Visit actonenh.org. Jersey Boys, the true story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, will be at the Capitol Center for the Arts (44 S. Main St., Concord) on Thursday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $35 to $100. Visit ccanh.com. Star of the Sea will be at the Stock-
Opening night for Theatre KAPOW ‘s Living in Exile, a retelling of The Iliad, is Friday, Sept. 29, at Stockbridge Theatre (5 Pinkerton St., Derry) at 7:30 p.m., with another show at the same time Saturday, Sept. 30, and one Sunday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $20 ($15 for students and seniors). Visit tkapow.com.
bridge Theatre (5 Pinkerton St., Derry) on Friday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $10 to $25. Visit stockbridgetheatre.com. God of Carnage will be at the Hatbox Theatre (270 Loudon Road, Concord) Oct. 6 through Oct. 22. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $17 for general admission and $14 for students and seniors. Visit hatboxnh.com. Players’ Ring Theatre presents Extremities at Prescott Park (105 Marcy St., Portsmouth) Oct. 6 through Oct. 22. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets cost $18 for general admission and $14 for students and seniors. Visit playersring.org. The Seacoast Repertory Theatre (125 Bow St., Portsmouth) features Our Town Oct. 12 through Oct. 22. Showtimes are Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $15 to $20. Visit seacoastrep.org. The Community Players of Concord present The Wizard of Oz at the Concord City Auditorium (2 Prince St., Concord) on Friday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $13. Visit communityplayersofconcord.org. The Majestic Theatre will present Disney’s Aladdin Jr. on Friday, Oct. 13, through Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Derry Opera House (29 W. Broadway, Derry). Visit majestictheatre.net. The Peacock Players will perform Little Shop of Horrors at the Court Street Theatre (14 Court St., Nashua) Oct. 13 through Oct. 22. Visit peacockplayers.org for tickets. The Milford Area Players perform Run for Your Wife at the Amato Center for the Performing Arts (56 Mont Vernon St., Milford) Oct. 13 through Oct. 22. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Visit milfordareaplayers. weebly.com. The Manchester Community Theatre Players present My Fair Lady at the MCTP Theatre at The North End Montessori School (698 Beech St., Manchester) Oct. 13 through Oct. 22. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $10 to $20. Visit man-
chestercommunitytheatre.com. Willy Wonka will be at the Leddy Center for the Performing Arts (38 Ladds Lane, Epping) Oct. 20 through Nov. 28. Tickets cost $20. See leddycenter.org for showtimes. The New Hampshire Theatre Project performs Crazy World at the West End Studio Theatre (959 Islington St., Portsmouth) Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $40. Visit nhtheatreproject.org. Anything Goes will be at the Palace Theatre (80 Hanover St., Manchester) Oct. 20 through Nov. 11. Tickets cost $25 for children ages 6 through 12 and $39 to $45 for adults. See palacetheatre.org for showtimes. Menopause the Musical will be at the Capitol Center for the Arts (44 S. Main St., Concord) on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 2 and 5:30 p.m. Tickets cost $44 to $59. Visit ccanh. com. Evil Dead: The Musical will be at the Capitol Center for the Arts (44 S. Main St., Concord) on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $34.50 to $69.50. Visit ccanh. com. As Time Goes By, an original play by local playwright G. Matthew Gaskell, will be performed at the Seacoast Repertory Theatre (125 Bow St., Portsmouth) Nov. 2 through Nov. 12. Showtimes are Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $12 to $20. Visit seacoastrep.org. The Anselmian Abbey Players perform A Murder is Announced at The Dana Center (100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester) Thursday, Nov. 2, through Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $14 for adults and $12 for students, seniors and children. Visit anselm.edu. The Actorsingers perform The Drowsy Chaperone at the Keefe Center For The Arts (117 Elm St., Nashua) on Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. See actorsingers.org for tickets. Arcadia will be at the Hatbox Theatre (270 Loudon Road, Concord) Nov. 3 through Nov. 19. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sun- 20
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19 day at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $17 for general admission and $14 for students and seniors. Visit hatboxnh.com. The Peacock Players will perform Disney’s The Lion King at the Court Street Theatre (14 Court St., Nashua) Nov. 10 through Nov. 29. Visit peacockplayers.org for tickets. The Nashua Community Concert Association presents Assisted Living: The Musical at Elm Street Middle School (117 Elm St., Nashua) on Monday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $25 for adults and $10 for students. Visit nashuacommunityconcerts.org. The a cappella theater show Gobsmacked! will be at the Capitol Center for the Arts (44 S. Main St., Concord) on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. Free tickets will be available beginning Oct. 16. Visit ccanh.com. The Community Players of Concord present The Hunchback of Notre Dame at the Concord City Auditorium (2 Prince St., Concord) on Friday, Nov. 17, and Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. The Kids Coop Theatre presents The Music Man at the Derry Opera House (29 W. Broadway, Derry) on Friday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 18, at 1 and 7 p.m. See kids-coop-theatre.org for tickets.
CLASSICAL MUSIC The Nashua Community Concert Association presents the vocal group The Four Freshmen at Elm Street Middle School (117 Elm St., Nashua) on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $25 for adults and $10 for students. Visit nashuacommunityconcerts.org. Solo guitarist Ed Gerhard performs at the Capitol Center for the Arts (44 S. Main St., Concord) on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $25. Visit ccanh.com. The New Hampshire Opera Idol Competition takes place at the Concord City Auditorium (2 Prince St., Concord) on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. Singers from across the country and beyond are invited to compete for cash awards and performance contracts in front of a live audience. Tickets cost $25. Visit operanh.org. Symphony New Hampshire will host a Beethoven Brunch on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 11 a.m., at Crowne Plaza (2 Somerset Way, Nashua). A string quartet will perform an hour of music, and music director Jonathan McPhee will discuss Symphony New Hampshire’s upcoming Dvorak and Beach concert. Tickets cost $55 and include brunch. Robert Hoffman of Symphony NH will be speaking about Beethoven, Beach and Dvorak at Hopkinton Town Library (61 Houston Drive, Contoocook) on Sunday, HIPPO | SEPTEMBER 7 - 13, 2017 | PAGE 20
The Concord Community Concert Association will present “Great Scott” on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Concord City Auditorium (2 Prince St., Concord). Steinway artist Richard Dowling will pay tribute to the “King of Ragtime” Scott Joplin on the 100th anniversary of Joplin’s death. Tickets cost $23. Visit concordcommunityconcerts.site. Dowling will perform Joplin’s whole repertoire of 53 works.
Oct. 1, at 4 p.m. Visit hopkintontownlibrary.org. Symphony New Hampshire will perform “Dvorak New World,” featuring the music of Beethoven, Beach and Dvorak, on Friday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. at Concord City Auditorium (2 Prince St., Concord); Saturday, Oct. 7, at 8 p.m. at Keefe Center for the Arts (117 Elm St., Nashua); and Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Paul Creative Arts Center at University of New Hampshire (30 Academic Way, Durham). Tickets cost $30 for general admission, $27 for seniors and $10 for youth. Visit symphonynh.org. The Capitol Center for the Arts (44 S. Main St., Concord) will have “A Memoir to Bing Crosby” featuring C.J. Poole and the Clayton Poole Orchestra on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m. Tickets cost $28 to $38. Visit ccanh.com. Opera New Hampshire presents “Arias and Aperitivo” on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Nashua Country Club (25 Fairway St., Nashua). Enjoy an evening of live performance of arias from your favorite operas and an aperitivo, masquerade style. Tickets cost $40 to $50. Visit operanh.org. The Concord Community Concert Association will present “Avaloch All-Stars” on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Concord City Auditorium (2 Prince St., Concord). The concert features contemporary and classical chamber music performed by ensembles from the Avaloch Farm Music Institute in Boscawen. Visit concordcommunityconcerts.site. The Modernistics perform music from the Great American Songbook including favorites by Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and others on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Concord City Auditorium (2 Prince St., Concord). Visit concordcityauditorium.org. The male chorale ensemble The King’s Singers will perform at the Capitol Center for the Arts (44 S. Main St., Concord) on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $34.50 to $59.50. Visit ccanh.com. The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra presents “Ravel, Barber, Kraft and Debussy” on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 3 p.m.,
with a pre-concert discussion at 2 p.m., at The Music Hall (28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth). Tickets cost $25 for general admission, $22 for seniors and $12 for students. Visit portsmouthsymphony.org. The Howard Gospel Choir performs at the Stockbridge Theatre (5 Pinkerton St., Derry) on Friday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $10 to $20. Visit stockbridgetheatre.com. Symphony New Hampshire presents “Copland and Barber” on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m., at Keefe Center for the Arts (117 Elm St., Nashua). Grammy award-winning soprano Christine Brewer performs. Tickets cost $18 to $49 for adults, $18 to $44 for seniors, $10 for students and are free for youth. Visit symphonynh.org. The Nashua Chamber Orchestra presents “Schubert’s Unfinished” at Nashua Community College (505 Amherst St., Nashua) on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m.; and at the Milford Town Hall (1 Union Square, Milford) on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 3 p.m. Visit nco-music.org.
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Author Benjamin Rachlin will present his newest book, Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption, at Gibson’s Bookstore (45 S. Main St., Concord) on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 5:30 p.m. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com or call 224-0562. New Hampshire Poet Laureate Alice B. Fogel visits Gibson’s Bookstore (45 S. Main St., Concord) on Friday, Sept. 8, at 5:30 p.m. to present her newest volume of poetry, A Doubtful House: Poems. She will be joined by Kittery poet Joal Hetherington, who will present her new volume of poetry, On the Edge of No Answer. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com or call 224-0562. Children’s author and illustrator Kevin Hawkes will be at Rodgers Memorial Library (194 Derry Road, Hudson) on Friday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. for an evening of reading, drawing and fun. Visit rodgerslibrary.org.
Atul Gawande will be at The Music Hall (28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth) to discuss his book Being Mortal on Friday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $26 and include a discounted autographed copy of the book. Visit themusichall.org. Anne Moose will stop at The Toadstool Bookshop (614 Nashua St., Milford) on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 3 to 5 p.m. for a talk and book signing for her new historical novel, Arkansas Summer, a story about racism and white supremacy in the Jim Crow South. Visit toadbooks.com or call 673-1734. MainStreet Bookends (16 E. Main St., Warner) will host a launch party with Warner author Matt Forrest Esenwine for his new book, Flashlight Night, on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 2 to 3 p.m. The book tells the story of three children who use a flashlight to light a path around their backyard and open up a world of imagination. Visit mainstreetbookends.com or call 456-2700. Claire Messud will take the stage at The Music Hall Loft (131 Congress St., Portsmouth) as part of its Writers in the Loft series on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. Messud will discuss her latest work, The Burning Girl, a story of adolescence and identity told through a friendship between two girls. The event includes an author presentation and moderated question-andanswer session, plus a post-event book signing and meet-and-greet. Tickets cost $40 and include a copy of the book. Visit themusichall.org or call 436-2400. Sharon Dunn will be at Gibson’s Bookstore (45 S. Main St., Concord) on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 5:30 p.m., to discuss her book Under a Dark Eye: A Family Story. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com or call 224-0562. Ann Gibson, author of Morningstar: Growing up with Books, will be at Gibson’s Bookstore (45 S. Main St., Concord) on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com or call 224-0562. Hopkinton author Elise Hooper will present and sign copies of her book The Other Alcott on Sunday, Sept. 17, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Hopkinton Town Library (61 Houston Drive, Contoocook). The historical novel imagines the life of May Alcott, the sister of Little Women author Louisa May Alcott. Visit mainstreetbookends.com or call 456-2700. Exeter historian Jessica Parr will present her book Inventing George Whitefield at Water Street Bookstore (125 Water St., Exeter) on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. Visit waterstreetbooks.com. Casey Sherman will present The Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight Against ALS at Gibson’s Bookstore (45 S. Main St., Concord) on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 5:30 p.m. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com or call 224-0562. Hancock author Howard Mansfield
Street Bookstore (125 Water St., Exeter, waterstreetbooks.com) on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m.; and at Gibson’s Bookstore (45 S. Main St., Concord, gibsonsbookstore.com) on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. The book contains a collection of essays exploring the minds, lives and mysteries of all kinds of animals. Award-winning author and poet Kathy Brodsky will hold a storytime at the Millyard Museum (200 Bedford St., Manchester) on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 10:30 a.m. Brodsky is the author of 10 picture books for children and one book for adults in print. She will reading two of her books, “Highwire” and “Winner Is” and will also host a signing following the storytime. This event is free with museum admission ($8 for adults, $6 for seniors ages 62 and up and for college students, $4 for kids ages 12 and up and free for kids 12 and under). Visit kathybrodsky.com or call 622-7531. Joyce Maynard will present her new memoir, The Best of Us, at Gibson’s Bookstore (45 S. Main St., Concord, gibsonsbookstore.com) on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m., and at The Toadstool Bookshop (12 Depot Square, Peterborough) on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. Jennifer Haigh, author of the the Nashua Reads: One City, One Book program’s 2017 selected book, Heat and Light, will be at the Nashua Public Library (2 Court St., Nashua) for a question-and-answer session led by Lisa Allen on Friday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $10 in advance at mktix.com/npl or the library front desk and $12 at the door. Visit nashualibrary.org or call 589-4610. Archer Mayor, author of Trace, will be at Gibson’s Bookstore (45 S. Main St., Concord) on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 3 p.m. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com or call 224-0562. Jane Yolen will present her newest book, Last Laughs: Prehistoric Epitaphs, at Gibson’s Bookstore (45 S. Main St., Concord) on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 11 a.m. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com or call 224-0562. Stephen Greenblatt, author of The Swerve and Will in the World, will be at The Music Hall Loft (131 Congress St., Portsmouth) on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 22
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will discuss and sign copies of his new book Summer Over Autumn: A Small Book of Small Town Life, at The Toadstool Bookshop (12 Depot Square, Peterborough) on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 11 a.m. The book contains a collection of essays by Mansfield about living in a small town. Visit toadbooks.com. Barnes & Noble (125 S. Broadway, Salem) will host a book signing with Heidi McLaighlin for her latest book, Forever My Girl, on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 1 p.m. Visit barnesandnoble.com. Barnes & Noble (235 Daniel Webster Highway, Nashua) will host a discussion, Q&A and book signing with author Roseann Sdoia for her book Perfect Strangers on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 1 p.m. Visit barnesandnoble.com. Jen Sincero will be at The Music Hall (28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth) on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m., to present her book You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth. The book is a collection of essays aimed at helping people unlock their earning potential. The event is part of the Music Hall’s Innovation and Leadership series and includes an author presentation and moderated question-and-answer session, plus a post-event book signing and meet-and-greet. Tickets cost $37 and include an autographed copy of the book. Visit themusichall.org or call 436-2400. The Music Hall Loft (131 Congress St., Portsmouth) will host Karin Slaughter in conversation with Lisa Gardner on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m., as part of its Writers in the Loft series. Slaughter will discuss her latest work, The Good Daughter, a cold-case thriller and psychological suspense novel. Tickets cost $42 and include a reserved seat for the author presentation, Q&A and book-signing meetand-greet, plus a hardcover copy of The Good Daughter. Visit themusichall.org. Authors Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas will present their first collaborative book, Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind, at MainStreet Bookends (16 E. Main St., Warner, mainstreetbookends.com) on Sunday, Oct. 1, from 2 to 3 p.m.; at Water
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21 at 7 p.m., for a presentation, Q&A and book signing for his latest book, The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve. Tickets cost $42 and include a copy of the book. Visit themusichall.org. Kevin Gardner discusses his book Discovering New England Stone Walls at Wilton Public & Gregg Free Library (7 Forest Road, Wilton) on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. Visit wiltonlibrarynh.org. Dan Brown will take the stage to discuss his new novel Origin at The Music Hall (28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth) on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $42 and include a hardcover copy of the book. Visit themusichall.org. Josh Judge will share his illustrated children’s book Be Nice to the Weather Guy at Gibson’s Bookstore (45 S. Main St., Concord) on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com or call 224-0562. Gibson’s Bookstore (45 S. Main St., Concord) will host a book signing and talk with Tomie dePaola, author of Strega Nona and Pancakes for Breakfast, on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com or call 224-0562.
The Hatbox Theatre (270 Loudon Road, Concord) will host New Hampshire Writers’ Project Night on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. Local authors will team up with local actors for a night of literary readings, with opportunities for the audience to offer critique and helpful feedback for the authors. The cost is $5. Visit nhwritersproject.org. The Toadstool Bookshop (614 Nashua St., Milford) will have a local authors open house on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m. Several local writers will be there to present and sign copies of their books, talk about their creative process and answer questions about the publishing world. Visit toadbooks.com or call 673-1734.
Museums & history Queen City Quilts, an exhibit featur-
ing a collection of Manchester’s quilts spanning three centuries, is now available for viewing at the Millyard Museum (200 Bedford St., Manchester) through Oct. 21. Museum admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors ages 62 and up and for college students, $4 for kids ages 12 and up and free for kids 12 and under. Visit manchesterhistoric.org. The Wolfeboro Vintage Race Boat Regatta, presented by the New Hampshire Boat Museum, is returning to Wolfeboro Bay from Wednesday, Sept. 13, through Saturday, Sept. 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 50 vintage boats representing several classes will will be featured on a one-mile oval-shaped course throughout the event. Visit nhbm.org/vintage-raceboat-regatta/ for more details. Join the Manchester Historic Association at the Millyard Museum (200 Bedford St., Manchester) for New England Quilts and the Stories They Tell, happening on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Presenter and quilting expert Pam Weeks will weave world history, women’s history and industrial history into her discussion of quilts in the Granite State. Email email@example.com or call 622-7531 to RSVP. Twelve Granite State museums will be participating in Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day Live! celebration on Saturday, Sept. 23. Visit smithsonianmag.com to find a museum and download a ticket, which is good for free admission for two people. Join the New Hampshire Historical Society (30 Park St., Concord) on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. for a collection highlights talk featuring the Brown Paper Co. Historical Society volunteer John Rule, a retired engineer who has served as archivist for the Brown Co. collection at the Society since 2010, will be presenting this talk. Access to the talk is included in regular Society museum admission. Visit nhhistory.org or call 228-6688. Join the Canterbury Shaker Village (288 Shaker Road) for its annual vintage car show on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If your antique car or motorcycle is 25 years old or older, bring it down to
the Village for this unique family-friendly car show. No pre-registration or entry fee is required. Visitors are welcome to admire cars and motorcycles from many areas, meet with their owners, enjoy Village tours and exhibits, and shop for local handcrafts at the Museum store. The rain date is Sunday, Oct. 15. Visit shakers.org or call 783-9511. The New Hampshire Historical Society (30 Park St., Concord) is hosting a lecture on the Old Man of the Mountain, happening Saturday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m. Geologist Brian Fowler, former president of the Mount Washington Observatory, will trace the Old Man’s geologic and human history, between the discovery of the phenomenon in 1805 and the day it collapsed and disintegrated into Franconia Notch on May 3, 2003. This program is included in the price of admission to the Society museum. Visit nhhistory.org or call 228-6688. Don’t miss the 31st annual Boy Scout Memorabilia Show, which is happening on Friday, Oct. 27, from 3 to 11 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 28, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Camp Carpenter (300 Blondin Road, Manchester). The show is sponsored by Daniel Webster Council BSA and features more than 100 tables of Boy Scout memorabilia on display for sale and show. Contact organizer Greg Anthony at greg.anthony@ scouting.org or 625-6431 for more details. Join the Millyard Museum (200 Bedford St., Manchester) for a weaving demonstration on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. featuring juried weaver Ruth Ward of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen. This event is free with museum admission ($8 for adults, $6 for seniors ages 62 and up and for college students, $4 for kids ages 12 and up and free for kids 12 and under). Visit manchesterhistoric.org or call 622-7531. The Aviation Museum of New Hampshire (27 Navigator Road, Londonderry) is commemorating the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I with “War and Wings: A Selection of World War I and vintage aviation photos,” a new exhibit that will be available for viewing beginning Nov. 3 and through Dec. 10.
The Manchester Historic Association will hold a walking tour of Pine Grove Cemetery on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to noon. Local historians Dick Duckoff and John Jordan will lead this tour through the cemetery, which was first developed in 1851. They will discuss some of the most prominent Queen City citizens who were buried in Pine Grove, including philanthropist Frank P. Carpenter, industrialist George A. Leighton, and 13 of the city’s formers mayors. The cost to attend the walk is $10 for the general public and $5 for Manchester Historic Association members. Pre-registration is required; visit manchesterhistoric.org or call 622-7531.
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The museum will have on display a collection of posters from the World War I era depicting war propaganda, as well as various programs to follow in conjunction with the exhibit. Visit nhahs.org/events for more details. Join the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire (27 Navigator Road, Londonderry) for “Songs and Stories of World War II,” a special Veterans Day program happening on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. The program honors World War II veterans and their generation through the original songs of Curt Bessette and Jenn Kurtz. A number of popular war-era cover songs will also be integrated into the program, and World War II memorabilia will be on display. Veterans will receive free admission, and regular museum admission applies to all other visitors. Visit nhahs. org/events. A new exhibition at the New Hampshire Historical Society (30 Park St., Concord) called “Making the World Safe for Democracy: Posters of the Great War in New Hampshire” will be available beginning Sat., Nov. 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be on view until October 2019. This exhibition showcases World War I posters drawn from the Society’s collections, and explores the use of this popular art form to shape public opinion and mobilize American citizens to fight in the war. Visit nhhistory.org or call 228-6688 for more details.
COMEDY Tupelo Music Hall hosts a Tupelo Night of Comedy on Friday, Sept. 8, at 8 p.m., featuring comedians Tony V. and PJ Walsh. Tickets are $18. See comedian Bob Marley at The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Friday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $27.50. Mark Scalia takes the stage at Headliners Comedy Club on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Comedy Central comedian Chris Zito performs at Headliners Comedy Club on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Veteran comedian and Monty Python creator John Cleese will perform at the Capitol Center for the Arts, followed by a screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $59.50. See Rob Steen at Headliners Comedy Club on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Mike Koutrobis takes the stage at Headliners Comedy Club on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Tupelo Music Hall hosts at Tupelo Night of Comedy on Friday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m.,
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form at the Palace Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 p.m. General admission seating is $39.50. See folk rock and country singer Crystal Bowersox at the Tupelo Music Hall on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $30 to $35. Don’t miss Girls Guns and Glory performing at the Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Country and southern rock band Alabama will perform at the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $29.75. New York-based acoustic roots rock group Greg Cornell & The Cornell Brothers will be at the Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. Admission is free. See power pop revival artist Matthew Sweet perform at the Tupelo Music Hall on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $42. The Evan Goodrow Band, a group led by singer-songwriter Evan Goodrow that has released 11 studio albums and offers a blended sound of R&B, soul, blues and rock, performs at the Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance, $8 at the door. See multi-platinum-selling and Grammy Award-winning rock artist Lita Ford at the Tupelo Music Hall on Friday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $45 to $65. Multi-platinum-selling singer Jake Owen performs at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on Friday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $39 in advance and $44 at the door. See rock and folk band Session Americana at the Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar on Friday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Catch John Waite at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Friday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $29. Grammy Award-winning Chicano rock band Los Lobos will perform at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 24
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featuring comedians Graig Murphy and Paul Keenan. Tickets are $18. Comedian Frank Santos Jr., also known as the “R-rated Hypnotist,” performs at the Palace Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25.50. Catch comedian Steven Wright at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $39.50 to $49.50. See Mike McCarthy perform at Headliners Comedy Club on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Grammy Award-winning stand-up comedian Lewis Black performs at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $49.50 to $62.50. See John Rominoff perform at Headliners Comedy Club on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Boston-based comedian Myq Kaplan performs at The Music Hall Loft on Friday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18. See comedian Johnny Pizzi at Headliners Comedy Club on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Johnny Joyce performs at Headliners Comedy Club on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Will Noonan takes the stage at Headliners Comedy Club on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Bob Marley takes the stage again, this time at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 6:30 p.m. and at 9 p.m. Tickets are $32.50. See Mike Koutrobis again at Headliners Comedy Club on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20.
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Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook, 72 Meadowbrook Lane, Gilford, 293-4700, meadowbrook.net Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 S. Main St., Concord, 225-1111, ccanh.com Chunky’s Cinema Pub, 151 Coliseum Ave., Nashua, 880-8055, chunkys.com The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 S. Main St., Plymouth, 536-2551, flyingmonkeynh.com Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Boulevard, Hampton Beach, 9294100, casinoballroom.com Headliners Comedy Club, Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm St., Manchester, 9883673, headlinerscomedyclub.com Historic Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth, 436-2400, themusichall.org Music Hall Loft, 131 Congress St., Portsmouth, 436-2400, themusichall.org Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover St., Manchester, 668-5588, palacetheatre.org SNHU Arena, 555 Elm St., Manchester, 644-5000, snhuarena.com Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A St., Derry, 4375100, tupelohall.com
John Popper, acclaimed harmonica player and frontman of the ‘90s rock group Blues Traveler, performs at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $39. See Sister Hazel perform at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Friday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $30. Don’t miss Kat Wright at the Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar on Friday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Contemporary blues guitarist Corey Harris performs at the Music Hall Loft on Friday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25. Catch Ben Sollee at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $20. Acoustic guerrilla-roots band Damn Tall Buildings performs at the Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $13 at the door. See Vinny and Carmine Appice at Tupelo Music Hall on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $40. Don’t miss singer-songwriter Mason Jennings perform at the Music Hall Loft on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $42. Catch Gracie Curran & The High Falutin’ Band at the Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. See progressive rockers Wishbone Ash perform at Tupelo Music Hall on Friday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $30 to $35. See Toronto-based blues rockers Cowboy Junkies at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Friday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $39.50. Boston-based rock band Los Sugar Kings will perform at Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar on Friday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m. Admission is free. See Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Seth Glier at the Music Hall Loft on Friday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $14. He will also perform at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $22. Local jam band Truffle will perform at the Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7. Don’t miss the Led Zeppelin tribute band Kashmir perform at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $24. Martin Barre, guitarist of the legendary rock band Jethro Tull, will perform at the Tupelo Music Hall on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $30 to $45. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Gra-
Legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Temptations perform at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $38 to $65.
ham Nash performs at the Historic Music Hall on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $62. See pop rock artist Will Dailey at the Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar on Sunday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Catch ‘90s alternative rockers Third Eye Blind at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on Friday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $33 in advance, $38 at the door. Don’t miss Benjamin Clementine performing at the Historic Music Hall on Friday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $32. Solo acoustic artist Keller Williams performs at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Friday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25. Catch Jonny Lang at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $21. Multi-award-winning Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis performs at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Sunday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. Admission is free; tickets will be available beginning Monday, Sept. 11. See JJ Grey at Tupelo Music Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $55. Tom Keifer of the Philadelphia-based blues rock band Cinderella performs at Tupelo Music Hall on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $50. See The Artimus Pyle Band, featuring acclaimed Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Artimus Pyle, at Tupelo Music Hall on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $50. Seventies hard rockers Blue Oyster Cult will perform at The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $59.50. Scottish-born Australian singer Colin Hay, lead vocalist of the band Men at Work, performs at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $59.50. Catch Peter Wolf and The Midnight Travelers at Tupelo Music Hall on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $45 to $55.
Don’t miss Rusted Root performing at Tupelo Music Hall on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $45. See singer-songwriter Liz Longley at Tupelo Music Hall on Friday, Oct. 20, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25. Catch ‘80s rockers The Smithereens at Tupelo Music Hall on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $55. South African musician Johnny Clegg performs at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $65. English singer-songwriter Howard Jones will take the stage at Tupelo Music Hall on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $60. Multiple Grammy Award winner and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Mary Chapin Carpenter will perform at the Tupelo Music Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $65 to $85. California platinum-selling singer-songwriter Anna Nalick performs at Tupelo Music Hall on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $30 to $35. Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen takes the stage at Tupelo Music Hall on Friday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $45. Multi-platinum-selling country music star Josh Turner will perform at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on Friday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $26 to $70. Catch The Slambovian Circus of Dreams at the Tupelo Music Hall on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30. See country singer Colter Wall at the Music Hall Loft on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $28. Don’t miss The Yardbirds at The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $35. Acclaimed solo pianist George Winston will perform at the Tupelo Music Hall on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $60. See Max Weinberg’s Jukebox at the Tupelo Music Hall on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $50 to $55. 26
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25 The Wood Brothers will take the stage at the Tupelo Music Hall on Friday, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $50. Moondance, a tribute concert to acclaimed singer Van Morrison, is happening at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $24. Pop music icon Janet Jackson will perform at the SNHU Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $39.95. Catch the Los Lonely Boys at the Tupelo Music Hall on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $45 to $50. Rock & Rock Hall of Fame singer-songwriter Felix Cavaliere takes the stage at the Tupelo Music Hall on Friday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $45 to $65. See Illinois hard rockers Cheap Trick at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on Friday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $26 to $70. The Grammy-nominated Acoustic Alchemy will perform at the Tupelo Music Hall on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $30 to $35. See Tommy Emmanuel and David Grisman at the Tupelo Music Hall on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $50 to $65. Two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer David Crosby will be at the Tupelo Music Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $75 to $100. Singer-songwriter Arlo Guthrie takes the stage at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $69. See Rosanne Cash at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Friday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $69. Don’t miss Doyle Bramhall II at the Tupelo Music Hall on Friday, Nov. 17, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $45. Shot of Poison, a tribute band to ‘80s rock legends Poison, will perform at the Palace Theatre on Friday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25. See Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $58.
Film The ConcordTV 2017 Youth Video Camp Film Festival takes place at Red River Theatres (11 S. Main St., Concord) on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m. The screening shows the best films and highlights of the year’s ConcordTV youth video campers ages 9 through 14. Tickets cost $5 for adults and are free for children age 14 and under. Visit redrivertheatres.org. Red River Theatres (11 S. Main St., HIPPO | SEPTEMBER 7 - 13, 2017 | PAGE 26
Concord) will have a special screening of Spirited Away (PG, 2003) on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $12. Visit redrivertheatres.org. There is a “Talk Like a Pirate Day” special showing of The Goonies (PG, 1985) at Red River Theatres (11 S. Main St., Concord) on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $10 for children. Visit redrivertheatres.org. The Wilton Town Hall Theatre (40 Main St., Wilton) will show a Harry Houdini silent film double feature of Terror Island (1920) and The Man From Beyond (1922) with live music by Jeff Rapsis on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 4:30 p.m. Admission is free. Visit wiltontownhalltheatre.com. Red River Theatres (11 S. Main St., Concord) will have a special screening of The Wizard of Oz (G, 1939) on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 1 p.m. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $10 for children. Visit redrivertheatres.org. Film lovers around the world will view and vote on their favorite films in the 20th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. In New Hampshire, the films are playing at the Colonial Theatre (2050 Main St., Bethlehem) on Friday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 30, at 5 and 7:30 p.m.; and at New Hampshire Technical Institute (31 College Drive, Concord) on Friday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 7, at 2 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 8, at 2 p.m. Visit manhattanshort.com. Manchester Public Library (405 Pine St., Manchester) will show the silent film Waxworks (1924) with live music by Jeff Rapsis on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Visit manchester.lib.nh.us. The New Hampshire Film Festival returns Thursday, Oct. 12, through Sunday, Oct. 15, with independent films screened at various locations in Portsmouth. Day passes cost $25 for Thursday and $40 for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and include entry to every screening for that day, plus admission to all panels and workshops. Weekend passes, which include entry for all four days, cost $100. VIP passes, which include premium and advanced seating at every screening and priority entrance to all ceremonies and parties, cost $225. Visit nhfilmfestival.com. The Wilton Town Hall Theatre (40 Main St., Wilton) will show the silent film Haxan (1922) with live music by Jeff Rapsis on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 4:30 p.m. Admission is free. Visit wiltontownhalltheatre.com. Red River Theatres (11 S. Main St., Concord) will show the silent film Nosferatu (1922) with live music by Jeff Rapsis on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 7 p.m. Admission costs $12. Visit redrivertheatres.org. The SNOB Film Festival takes place Thursday, Nov. 9, through Sunday, Nov. 12, with independent film screenings, craft beer events and live music held at Red River Theatres (11 S. Main St., Concord) and
Nine films that debuted at the 44th Telluride Film Festival in Colorado will be screened at The Music Hall (28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth) during the annual Telluride by the Sea three-day film festival, now in its 19th year, happening Friday, Sept. 15, through Sunday, Sept. 17. Tickets cost $15 per film, or a weekend pass can be purchased for $95. Visit themusichall.org.
other Concord locations. More information is TBA at snobfilmfestival.com. Manchester Public Library (405 Pine St., Manchester) will show the silent film What Price Glory (1926) with live music by Jeff Rapsis on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Visit manchester. lib.nh.us. The Manchester Historic Association Millyard Museum (200 Bedford St., Manchester) will show the silent film Way Down East (1920) with live music by Jeff Rapsis on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. Visit manchesterhistoric.org/millyard-museum.
RACES Runs, walks or rides
The 11th annual Davis and Towle Family Kitchen 5K Race and Fitness Walk will be on Friday, Sept. 8, at NHTI. The 5K starts at 5:30 p.m. and the children’s fun run starts at 6:15 p.m. Team members must make a donation to register, and the first 100 registrants who give $25 get a T-shirt. Visit thefriendlykitchen.org. Call Perry Seagroves at 271-6484, ext. 4303, or email email@example.com. The seventh annual Childhood Cancer Lifeline 5K is on Saturday, Sept. 9. It starts and ends at Margaritas in Salem, 1 Keewaydin Drive. The race begins at 10:30 a.m. Registration fees range from $35 for ages 13 and up to $15 for ages 6 to 12. There will be games, food, drinks, raffles and lots of fun. Visit kidscancer5k.com. The Jack Sharley 5K “Knockout the Hills at Highnote” is on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 173 Prescott Road, Epping. The race starts at 10 a.m. Registration is $20 to $25. For questions, call Amy McPhee at 7708869. Visit running4free.com. Find your Irish luck at the Northeast Delta Dental Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day 5K & 10K in Manchester on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 10:15 a.m. The race starts at the Wild Rover Pub at 21 Kosciuszko St. The first 1,000 to register get a stainless steel drinking mug. Costs for the 5K are $30 to $35 for drinking-age adults, $20 to $25 for teens and $10 for kids. Registra-
tion for the 10K is $35 to $40. Awards will be given. Visit millenniumrunning.com/ halfway. The Veterans Count third annual Nashua Salute Our Soldiers 5K Run & Walk is on Sunday, Sept. 10, at Stellos Stadium, 7 Stadium Drive, Nashua. The race starts at 9 a.m. Registration is $30 for adults and $20 for kids 12 and under. Visit runreg.com. The 17th annual Run to Fall 5K is on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 907 First New Hampshire Turnpike, Northwood. The 5K race and 2.5K walk both start at 10 a.m. Registration is $15 to $20. T-shirts are given to the first 150 to pre-register. Visit runtofall5k.weebly.com. Get your heart pumping for a good cause at the eighth annual Erica’s 5K Run to strike back against cancer on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Merrimack High School, 36 McElwain St., Merrimack. The 1K fun run and the 5K start at 9 a.m. Registration is $25 for adults and $20 for the kids’ fun run. There are team rates as well. Proceeds go to the Erica Pombrio Foundation. Visit ericasrun.com. The seventh annual 5K Trail Race for Hooksett Kiwanis is on Saturday, Sept. 16, from Hooksett Heads Pond Trail to the Hooksett Library. The race starts at 8:30 a.m. and the kids’ fun run is at 8:45 a.m. Registration is $10 to $35 with group discounts for teams of five or more. T-shirts will be given to the first 125 registrants. Visit hooksettkiwanis.org. The Pelham Old Home Day 5K Race & Walk on Saturday, Sept. 16, starts at 8:30 a.m. at Meeting House Park in Pelham. The walk is 2.5 miles. It costs $25 to register before Sept. 12 and $35 after. Proceeds will benefit the Nashua Special Olympics. The first 350 registrants will get free T-shirts. Visit normnso.wixsite.com. The Salemfest 5K on Saturday, Sept. 16, will help you test your endurance. Starting at Woodbury Middle School, 206 Main St., Salem, the 5K run/walk for both serious runners and families goes through a scenic neighborhood and also includes a Kids Trot. Race starts at 9 a.m. Registration is $15 to $20. Visit rccsalem.com/ salemfest5k.
Let the dogs work out at the fourth annual Miles for Mutts 5K on Saturday, Sept. 30. The race takes off from Mine Falls Park, 24 Stadium Drive, Nashua. Registration is $30; race starts at 9:30 a.m. Visit active.com. Race through the suds and come out cleaner in the Bubble Run - New Hampshire on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. Registration is $50. The race is broken up into several heats starting at 8 a.m. Visit bubblerun.com. Work up a sweat at the Warner Fall Foliage Festival 5 Miler on Saturday, Oct. 7. It’s during the Fall Foliage Festival Weekend and starts at the American Legion, 8 Kearsarge St. Ext., Warner. The race costs $25 to $30 and begins at 9 a.m. Visit wfff.org. The Great Island 5K is on Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Great Island Common in New Castle. The race starts at 10 a.m. followed by a kids’ fun run at 10:45 a.m. Registration is $10 to $30. Visit greatisland5k.org. The fifth annual Memorial Bridge 5K Road Race is on Sunday, Oct. 8. The start time is 10 a.m. The race goes across Memorial Bridge and loops around downtown Portsmouth, circling back to the Strawbery Banke Museum. Runners get admission to the WHEB Chili Cook-Off. Registration is $30 for individuals. Veterans and active military service members run for free. Visit memorialbridgeroadrace.com. The Fun Fall Frolic is on Saturday, Oct. 14, at Bronstein Park in Manchester. The race starts at 10 a.m. The race wraps up with a Fun Fall Kids Festival with food, music, face-painting, fire trucks and more. Registration is $15 to $30 for the 5K, $10 to $25 for the 2-mile run. Call 860-6275 for questions. Visit racewire.com. Run in the James W. Foley Freedom Run/Walk 5K in honor of the American journalist who was executed in August 2014 by ISIS militants. The race is organized by the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation and takes place on Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Rochester Fairgrounds, 72 Lafayette St., Rochester. At the same time, thousands will be running in solidarity around the world. Registration costs $25. Visit app.mobilecause.com/vf/freedomrun. Break a sweat at Missy’s Hope 5K on Saturday, Oct. 14. It’s a race around Crystal Lake in Manchester starting at 10 a.m. in memory of 2009 murder victim Melissa “Missy” Cantin Charboneau. Adults run for $20, and youth between 5 and 12 run for $10. Kids run free. You can register as a runner or a walker. Visit missyshope5k. com. The third annual Runaway Pumpkin 10K & 5K Run/Walk is on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 9 a.m. The race happens on Smith Track at Opechee Park, 879 N. Main St., Laconia. Registration is $30 to $35 28
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The Healthy Kids Running Series in Nashua is Sundays, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 1, Oct. 8 and Oct. 15, at 3 p.m. Runs start at Lincoln Park, Greenlay Street, Nashua. Races are $35 for each age group. Depending on the age group, races are from a 50-yard dash to a mile long. Registration closes Oct. 1. Visit healthykidsrunningseries.org or contact Valentina Conant at 617-281-1780. The Twilite 4K Hoot Owl Run is a fun and challenging event through Mine Falls Park on Sunday, Sept. 17, at 5:30 p.m. Costs range from $20 to $25. The first 125 registrants get a free T-shirt. It begins at Stellos Stadium, 7 Stadium Drive in Nashua. Visit g2racereg.webconnex.com. Call 429-8879. The Granite State Wheelmen Tri-State Seacoast Century bike riding event is being held Friday, Sept. 22, through Sunday, Sept. 24, on Ocean Boulevard at Hampton Beach. The Century ride will feature scenic routes at 12-, 50-, 63- and 100-mile lengths for every level of rider. The start and finish of each route will be at the Hampton Beach State Park South Pavilion. The rides start at 7 a.m. All races are $60 per adult and $30 per child 15 and under. Register at granitestatewheelmen.org. The Kelly Mann Memorial 5K and 3K Fun Run is on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Nashua High School South, 36 Riverside St., Nashua. The race begins at 9 a.m. Registration is $25 and is a fundraiser for Bridges, a nonprofit service provider for victims of domestic and sexual violence. Call 8890858 for questions. Visit bridgesnh.org. Raise funds for nursing scholarships by running in the NHNA Healthy Nurse Scholarship 5K on Sunday, Sept. 24. The race starts at noon at 420 Main St., Nashua. Registration is $15 to $30 and kids 12 and under can run for free. Visit racewire.com . The Tanger Outlets ninth annual Fit for a Cure 5K Run/Walk presented by Under Armour is on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 8:30 a.m. Costs range from $15 to $25. Race starts and finishes at 120 Laconia Road in Tilton. Visit runreg.com. Do what the name says at Get Your Rear in Gear, a 5K run/walk on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Gould Hill Farm in Contoocook to raise funds for colon cancer awareness. Costs range from $13 to $35 and runs start at 9 a.m. after a kids’ fun run at 8:45 a.m. Email Katie Robert at katie_ firstname.lastname@example.org or call Christie Lockhart at 952-378-1237 with questions. Visit join. coloncancercoalition.org. Run in the Luke Capistran Memorial 5K & 3K Fun Walk on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Derryfield Park in Manchester. The race starts at 10 a.m. Registration is $10 to $25. The race is in the memory of a teenage boy from Manchester who died of cancer in 2011. Visit lightboxreg.com.
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27 for the 10K, $25 to $30 for the 5K. There are cash prizes for the top finishers. Visit runawaypumpkin.com. Test your endurance at Vulcan’s Fury Trail Race on Saturday, Oct. 14. The 11.4mile race starts at 10 a.m. at Pawtuckaway State Park, 128 Mountain Road, Nottingham. There’s also a 5.4-mile short course. Costs range from $25 to $40. The course involves jumping streams, crossing bridges and ascending a rocky slope called the Devil’s Staircase. Visit acidoticracing.com. The Footrace for the Fallen on Sunday, Oct. 15, starts at 10:15 a.m at the Manchester Police Department, 405 Valley St., Manchester. Registration costs $25. It honors police killed in the line of duty and raises funds for the Manchester Police Athletic League, which provides services for at-risk youth. Visit manchesterpoliceathleticleague.org. The Goffstown Pumpkin Regatta 10K is on Sunday, Oct. 15, at Mill Street in Goffstown. The race starts at 8:30 a.m. followed by a Kids Pumpkin Patch Relay at 10:15 a.m. Registration is $25 to $30. Kids 11 and under run for free. All drinking-age participants will receive a beer coupon redeemable at the Village Trestle. For questions, call Christine Lewis at 8606275. Visit racewire.com. Take part in the fifth annual Lois’ Race Against Lyme on Sunday, Oct. 15, at Mine Falls Park in Nashua. The race starts at 10 a.m. Proceeds help to pay for the medical expenses of local Lyme disease sufferers. Registration is $15 to $25. Visit lightboxreg.com. Go for a record at the sixth annual Michael LoVerme Memorial 5K on Sunday, Oct. 15, at noon. The race costs from $20 to $25 and starts at Merrimack High School, 36 McElwain St., Merrimack. Visit mlmf.org. The Aviation Day & Runway 5K is on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Concord Municipal Airport, 65 Airport Road, Concord. The race starts at 10 a.m. after a kids’ fun run at 9:45 a.m. The event features airplane rides, which are free for kids 8 to 17. Registration is $25. Visit gsama.org. The Seacoast United 5K and Fun Run is on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Sea-
coast United Outdoor Field Complex, 88 Shirkin Road, Epping. The race starts at 8:30 a.m. Registration is $10 to $25. Visit active.com. The seventh annual Granite State 10-Miler is on Sunday, Oct. 22, starting at 9 a.m. It is along low-traffic roads through pretty New Hampshire countryside during fall foliage season. The race starts at NHTI, 31 College Drive, Concord, adjacent to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center. Registration is $30. Visit gs10miler.com. The Jack London 10K Trail Race is on Sunday, Oct. 22. The course is run entirely on trails through Mine Falls, Nashua. The race starts at 10 a.m. at Stellos Stadium and costs from $25 to $30. Visit g2racereg. webconnex.com. The Rett’s Roost Superhero 5K is on Sunday, Oct. 22, at Throwback Brewery, 7 Hobbs Road, North Hampton. The race and a kids’ fun run start at 10 a.m. Registration is $25. Visit rettsroost.org. The Santa Fund Run 5K and 10K is on Sunday, Oct. 22, at YMCA of Greater Nashua, 24 Stadium Drive, Nashua. The race starts at 9 a.m. Visit gatecityseries. com. The CHaD Trick-or-Trot 3K is on Saturday, Oct. 28, at Arms Park in Manchester. The race kicks off at 2:30 p.m. Registration is $10 to $30. The first 1,000 registrants get running tech gloves and finishers each get a beer ticket redeemable at three local bars. Visit millenniumrunning.com/trick-or-trot. Run for the hills at the sixth annual Wicked FIT Run on Saturday, Oct. 28, which features a 5K and a kids run. It’s a spooktacular event organized by Families in Transition dedicated to chasing away homelessness. Races start at 9:30 a.m. in Rollins Park, Concord. The cost is $25 for adults, $15 for teenagers and free for kids. Call 641-1143 or email email@example.com for questions. Visit fitnh.org. Run in the Witch Way to the 5K on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Ross A. Lurgio Middle School, 47 Nashua Road, Bedford. The race starts at 10 a.m. after a kids’ fun run at 9:30 a.m. Registration is $5 to $40. Visit sites.google.com/a/bedfordnhk12. net/lurgio-ww5k . The Hallo-Wiener Hustle is on Sun-
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day, Oct. 29, at McGarvey’s, 1097 Elm St., Manchester. The race starts at 10 a.m. Registration is $100 per team. Four people are needed to complete a relay team. Each teammate will run one mile, drink a beer and eat a hot dog before the next teammate can run. Visit active.com. Run in the Penmen for Patriots 5K on Saturday, Nov. 11, at Southern New Hampshire University, 2500 N. River Road, Hooksett. The race starts at 3 p.m. Registration is $30. Visit millenniumrunning.com . The Girls on the Run New Hampshire Fall 2017 5K Celebration is on Saturday, Nov. 18, at Memorial Field, 70 S. Fruit St., Concord. The race starts at 10:30 a.m. Call 778-1389 for questions. Visit girlsontherunnh.org/5k. The Milford Turkey Chase 5K is on Saturday, Nov. 18, at Milford Middle School, 33 Osgood St., Milford. The race starts at 10 a.m. Registration is $20 to $25. Visit g2racereg.webconnex.com. Take part in the Going, Going Gobble 5K on Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Pollard School, 120 Main St., Plaistow. The race starts at 9 a.m. Registration is $15 to $25. Visit active.com . The 19th annual Novemberfest Race is on Sunday, Nov. 19, at Mine Falls Park in Nashua. The race starts at 11:33 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Nashua Children’s Home. Registration is $20. Visit lightboxreg.com . Set your eyes eastward for the third annual Turkey Day Dash to the Sea on Thursday, Nov. 23, at Hampton Academy, 29 Academy Ave., Hampton. The race starts at 8:30. Registration is $30 to $35 or $100 for a family of four. Take part in the Fisher Cats Thanksgiving Day 5K on Thursday, Nov. 23. The race starts at 9 a.m. outside Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester. Fees range from $10 to $30. The first 1,500 registrants get a tech shirt. Visit millenniumrunning. com/thanksgiving. The GDTC 44th annual Turkey Trot 5K Road Race is on Thursday, Nov. 23, at Gallien’s Town Beach on Beaver Lake in Derry. The race starts at 9 a.m. Registration is $10 to $20. Visit gdtc.org . The Rotary Club of Merrimack’s 5K Turkey Trot is on Thursday, Nov. 23, at Merrimack Middle School, 31 Madeline Bennett Drive, Merrimack. The race starts at 8 a.m. Registration is $15 to $25. Visit merrimack5k.com.
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29 woman, iron man and iron teen. Visit contoocookcarry.org or call Mary Congoran at 568-2783 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Monadnock Full Throttle Triathlon is on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the state Division of Parks and Recreation at 116 Poole Road, Jaffrey. It starts with a halfmile swim at 9 a.m. in Thorndike Pond. Registration is $75 for individuals, $115 for a two-person team and $135 for a threeperson team. For questions, call 547-0518 or email email@example.com. Visit monadnockfullthrottle.com . The third annual Om-a-can-can-oe Pedal Run Paddle Triathlon is on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Lamprey River Elementary School, 33 Old Manchester Road, Raymond. The triathlon begins at 8:30 a.m. and registration is $5 to $30. Visit friendsofraymondrecreation.org. The Wallis Sands Triathlon on Saturday, Sept. 16, starts at 8 a.m. at Wallis Sands State Park in Rye. All participants must have a one-day or annual USA Triathlon membership. One-day memberships can be purchased through the registration process. The sprint triathlon is $89 plus $6.84 sign-up fee and the relay is $139 with a $9.84 sign-up fee. Visit tri-maine. com. The Lakes Region Tri Festival is on Saturday, Sept. 23, and Sunday, Sept. 24, at Newfound Lake in Wellington State Park in Bristol. The sprint-distance and Olympic-distance triathlons start at 9 a.m. Registration ranges from $95 to $215 depending on the event. Visit lakesregiontrifestival.com.
Team up with your dog for the annual My Dogs are Barking 5K and Pet Fair. It takes place on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m. at Derryfield Park in Manchester. The race benefits the Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire. Fees range from $20 to $50. Runners with dogs will get a collapsible dog bowl while supplies last. This is a chip-timed, accurately measured 5K course. Contact Michelle Chergey at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit rescueleague.org.
call 626-3574. Join the Cardboard Challenge Extravaganza at the Amoskeag Fishways (4 Fletcher St., Manchester) on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon. Kids will use recycled materials to design and build their own structures or of works of art. The event is free but advance registration is required at amoskeagfishways.org or by calling 626-3474. More than 200 handcrafted fairy houses made by local artists, businesses, clubs and families will be featured during the 13th annual Portsmouth Fairy House Tour on Saturday, Sept. 23, and Sunday, Sept. 24, starting at 11 a.m. The houses will be on display on the grounds of the Governor John Langdon House, Strawbery Banke Museum, Prescott Park and Peirce Island. Tickets purchased in advance cost $25 for families, $12 for adults, $8 for seniors and $4 for kids ages 3 through 12. Tickets purchased the day of the event cost $30/$15/$10/$5. Visit portsmouthfairyhousetour.com. Visit the Fall Festival at Beaver Brook (117 Ridge Road, Hollis) on Saturday, Sept. 23, and Sunday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to see art from dozens of regional artists at the Maple Hill Farm including featured artist Heather Crowley of East Kingston. There will be activities for all ages including crafts for kids, wildlife encounters and Carriage Shack animal petting. The event is free. See beaverbrook.org. Step into the Enchanted Forest on Friday, Oct. 20, from 5 to 8:45 p.m. at the McLane Center in Concord (84 Silk Farm Road). The family event is not scary but does include enhanced performance skits, indoor activities and a walk through a jacko’-lantern-lined trail in the woods. Register for $9.50 at nhaudubon.org or email organizer Ruth Smith at rsmith@nhaudubon. org. Dissect an Owl Pellet at the Amoskeag Fishways (4 Fletcher St., Manchester) on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. where kids can learn about owl eating habits. The event is $8 per family and registration is required at amoskeagfishways. org. Call 626-3474.
NATURE Festivals & other hands-on fun
Take part in the Incredible Insect Day at Amoskeag Fishways on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests will learn about the insects that call the Merrimack River home and the characteristics of underwater and land bugs. See the insects up close and learn how to identify them. There will also be insect-themed crafts and games. No registration is necessary for the free event. Visit amoskeagfishways.org or
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Take a field trip with the Migration North of Notches on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hannah Dustin park-and-ride (Route 4 West, off I-93 Exit 17). Follow adventure leader Pam Hunt for a “leader’s choice” expedition to the edge of North Conway in search of migrating warbler birds and boreal species. Bring lunch for the all-day event. Call Pam Hunt at 753-9137 or email email@example.com. Take a Beginner Bird Walk through Pickering Ponds (374 Pickering Road,
Rochester) on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 8 a.m. to noon. Walk leader Dan Hubbard will take beginners and expert bird watchers through the trails and ponds of the Cocheco River area in search of migrant songbirds. Participation is free. Contact Dan Hubbard at danielhubbard@peoplepc. com or call 332-4093. Join the New Hampshire Historical Society for a day at John Hay’s historic New Hampshire estate, The Fells (456 Route 103A, Newbury) on Friday Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The estate overlooks scenic Lake Sunapee in Lee and the day-long excursion will include special tours of the house and gardens, a lunch and a talk by historian Philip McFarland about his recently published book, John Hay, Friend of Giants: The Man and Life Connecting Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Henry James, and Theodore Roosevelt and a narrated tour of Lake Sunapee. Members of the New Hampshire Historical Society pay $100 and non-members pay $150. Non-member couples pay $275. To register go to nhhistory.org. Take a Guided Kayaking Trip through the Winnipesaukee River on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m. with the Souhegan Watershed Association. This free ride is billed as a trainer for beginners as it goes through several Class I and Class II sections of river. There also be plenty of flat water sections. Meet in the parking lot behind McDonald’s at 5 Tilton Road, Tilton. Visit souheganriver.org or contact the trip leaders, Nancy Gero and John Jenkins, at 303-3638. Take part in a Guided Mushroom Foray on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Beaver Brook (117 Ridge Road, Hollis). Walk leader Stephanie Doyle will take a group into the trails to teach them how to search for and safely identify mushrooms in the wild. She will also teach guests how to identify toxic mushrooms and edible mushrooms. The nature walk is $20 per person and registration is at beaverbrook.org. Take a free guided kayak trip through the fall foliage to an old covered bridge for lunch on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 9 a.m. The easy paddling route will pass woods and meadows during New Hampshire’s scenic foliage season. Meet in Peterborough at the junction of Route 202 North and Scott Mitchell Road (on the right), about half a mile north of EMS and Conval High School. Call the trip leader Tom Quarles at 673-7515. Take a Wildflower Walk at Beaver Brook on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Beaver Brook (117 Ridge Road, Hollis). The guided walk takes guests through areas inhabited by the last of the delicate witch hazel flowers of the summer and berries still left over from the warmer months. The walk will also show-
case the trees with their fall colors. The walk is free. Visit beaverbrook.org. Hike the Deering Wildlife Sanctuary (Clement Hill Road, Deering) on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Dave Butler. The three-mile hike at the wildlife sanctuary will explore the two ponds at the site that have active beaver populations. The trip will be mostly flat with one uphill section. Bring lunch for the free event and email Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org or call organizer Phil Braon at 224-9909, ext. 334. Take a Field Trip of Winter Tree Identification on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Beaver Brook (117 Ridge Road, Hollis) The event is free. Contact Richard Bielawski at rbielawski@mac. com or call 429-2537.
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Join Great American Downtown for Dinner on Main Street: A Harvest Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 3:30 to 8 p.m., when 300 people will gather on a closed section of Main Street in Nashua for a six-course farm-to-table meal that will include a variety of options like locally raised lamb, locally sourced seafood, produce, one vegan course and one vegetarian course. Chefs and servers from Nashua restaurants Riverside Barbeque Co., Fratello’s Italian Grille, Main Street Gyro, The Peddler’s Daughter, and Martha’s Exchange & Brewery will all be participating. Also included will be locally produced beer and wine pairing, live music and more. Tickets are $85 general admission, or $115 to include a wine or beer pairing. Visit downtownnashua.org or call 883-5700.
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The annual Sandown Old Home Day Festival begins on Friday at 7 p.m. with a wine and beer tent coupled with live music and a chili “chowda” cookoff. Friday night’s events are 21 and over only but Saturday, Sept. 9, is family day with activities starting at 9 a.m. A parade will head north down Main Street with games and rides for the kids being held throughout the day. Vendors and food will be available for shopping and dining. Admission is free. Go to sandown.us or call 887-0212.
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Take part in the Danbury Grange & Community Fair with live music, bed races, attic treasures and a petting zoo. There will be a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. and a home-baked beans and ham supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. followed by live bluegrass music and an auction. Admission is free and supper costs $9 for adults and $4 for kids age 3 to 11. Kids under 3 eat free. The events are held at Grange Hall (15 North Road, Danbury). Go to blazingstargrange.org or call 252-4440.
EAT: barbecue Head to Heritage Harley-Davidson (142 Manchester St., Concord) on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 11 a.m. for their barbecue lunch to benefit NAMIWalks NH, a mental health advocacy group. The event is free with donations and guests get a barbecue lunch made by a fellow local Harley-Davidson fan. Contact Brittany Porter at 225-5359 or visit namiwalks.org/newhampshire.
Saturday, Sept. 9
At the 32nd annual Concord Kiwanis Antique and Classic Car Show at the New Hampshire Institute of Technology (31 College Drive, Concord), 21 classes of cars will compete for trophies. The first 300 entries into the car show get plaques for their dashboards and goody bags. Car entries are $15 and spectators pay $3. The show will also have food for purchase, vendors and raffles for spectators. Contact Chris Pappas at cvjspappas@ comcast.net or call 224-1504.
DRINK: flights Get a Taste of Italy at a dinner with the farmers at Fulchino Vineyard (187 Pine Hill Road, Hollis) on Friday, Sept. 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. Join chefs Keith Sarasin and Chris Viaud and renowned Italian chef David Crinieri as they take over the villa. Guests will enjoy a complimentary flight pairing included in this 21-and-older event. Registration is $99 and for an additional fee guests can partake in the harvesting, pressing and special wine tasting. Visit thefarmersdinner.com or call 438-5984.
Saturday, Sept. 9
Grandparents Day at the New Boston Farmers Market will give grandparents a $1 market voucher to use on the locally made products like organic produce, flowers, soups and honey. The market also features guest demonstrations and musical performances. The market takes place at the New Boston Town Common at the corner of Route 13 and Meetinghouse Hill Road. Email Jacki Filiault at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to newbostonfarmersmarket. webs.com.
BE MERRY: with art and wine LaBelle Winery is hosting a lecture by New Hampshire Institute of Art faculty member Ernest Montenegro on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 3 to 5 p.m. at 345 Route 101, Amherst. Join the winery for an art talk and tasting of artisan wine and cheese. Montenegro is known for his public art installations in local communities. The discussion will center around Montenegro’s experience working with towns that do not necessarily want art. Register at labellewineryevents.com or contact Sara Ceaser at 836-2143.
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ARTS Take it to the street
Urban arts celebration returns to Nashua By Angie Sykeny
Create your own art and watch art being created during the Downtown Arts Festival Saturday, Sept. 9, in Nashua. The festival is hosted by Positive Street Art and celebrates its mission to inspire a passion for urban art in a productive way. “Urban art is an outside-the-box version of art where [the artist] doesn’t necessarily have to come from a background of arts. It’s a form of expression that has no boundaries,” said the organization’s president, Cecilia Ulibarri. “Most people think we just do murals, but we actually do a lot of different things.” One of the highlights of the festival will be a live art battle, which is the finale to Positive Street Art’s live art battle series held this Positive Street Art live art battle. Courtesy photo. summer. Six finalists — two from each of the three previous art battles — will compete to Miami, Florida. The artists will have 90 minwin the grand prize, a chance to work on a utes with a blank canvas to create any kind of mural with another street art organization in art they choose with media like spray paint, acrylic paint and paint pens in front of a live audience. Downtown Arts Festival “The art always varies, because we don’t Where: Parc de Notre Renaissance Frangive them a theme,” Ulibarri said. “One year, caise, 4 Water St., Nashua someone did a painting of The Hulk. We’ve When: Saturday, Sept. 9, 1 to 5 p.m. had people do different scenery. Someone did Cost: Free a mermaid. Someone did a detailed eye with Visit: positivestreetart.org spray paint. Then, there are the abstract piec-
es. So it’s really up to them to create whatever is their vision for that day.” A panel of judges will judge the art based on criteria such as originality, composition, technique and the artist’s personality. “Some artists talk through their technique out loud, some are dancing while they’re painting, things like that,” Ulibarri said. “So the judges will look at the way they interact with the crowd.” Artwork created during the previous live
art battles and at the finale will be auctioned off at the festival. Another highlight is the dance battle, where people compete with their best street and hiphop style dance moves. The first-place winner chosen by a panel of judges will win a cash prize of $300. The audience can also vote for their favorite dancer to be named the people’s choice winner. Those interested in being dance contestants can sign up on the Positive Street Art website prior to the festival. Mounted photos from Positive Street Art’s “Views from a Cell” cell phone photography challenge will be on display. Anyone can submit a photo or photos that they’ve taken with a cell phone before the festival to be considered for the display. The submission form is on the Positive Street Art website. A marketplace will showcase local artists and vendors, and an artist will be doing a live art demonstration with spray paint on an easel. Attendees will have a chance to create their own art on a community chalkboard easel and with coloring pages. “It’s interesting to see how people are united at an event like this,” Ulibarri said. “We’re a diverse organization with people from all different backgrounds and experiences, and we want diversity to be part of this event. We want to make sure everyone knows that they can participate, and that art is for everyone.”
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Looking for more art, theater and classical music? Check out Hippo Scout, available via the Apple App Store or Google Play. Art Events • DERRY HOMEGROWN FARM & ARTISAN MARKET Locally-made food, art and crafts. Through Sept. 20. Wednesdays
from 3 to 7 p.m. 1 W. Broadway, Derry. Visit derryhomegrown.org. • CONCORD ARTS MARKET Handmade arts, crafts and goods by local craftspeople and artists. Starts June 3 and occurs almost every Saturday until Sept. 30
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bicentennial Square, Concord. Visit concordartsmarket.net. • ERNEST MONTENEGRO ON PUBLIC ART NHIA Faculty Ernest Montenegro lectures on his experiences creating art
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for public spaces. Sun., Sept. 10, 3 to 5 p.m. LaBelle Winery, 345 NH-101, Amherst. $5. Visit labellewineryevents.com. • ART OLYMPICS Paint, sculpt, act, play music, dance, and sing your way through an artis-
tic obstacle course in downtown Nashua. Teams may have up to six people. Sat., Sept. 16, 1 p.m. 42 Walnut St., Nashua. Visit beautybeyond.org/events. • ART JAM BRIDGE FEST A new event which focuses on out-
of-the-box art and will include a community graffiti art mural, sidewalk chalk art, live music, food trucks and more. Sat., Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bridge Street, Manchester. Visit artjambridgefest.com.
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“Feminine Physique Mystique” by Shari Boraz, part of the “PLY: A New Spin on Fiber Art” exhibit at Twiggs Gallery. Courtesy photo.
Caucus for Art including vivid landscapes, bold abstracts and everything in between. “While we have plenty of artists working in traditional media and subject matter, we also have a wild side — members working in unusual media, techniques, subject matter, and just pushing their own boundaries,” Ethel Hills, one of the show coordinators, said in a press release. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Sept. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit wildsalamander.com. • Community art talk: The New Hampshire Institute of Art hosts a talk, “Public Art: Creating Enthusiasm and Possibilities,” at LaBelle Winery (345 Route 101, Amherst) on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 3 to 5 p.m. Ernest Montenegro will discuss his success in creating public sculpture and how to generate interest in community art projects. The cost is $5 to attend. Visit nhia.edu or call 623-0313. — Angie Sykeny
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• Fiber arts: “PLY: A New Spin on Fiber Art” is on view at Twiggs Gallery (254 King St., Boscawen) now through Oct. 29 with a reception on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit features the work of eight New England artists — Shari Boraz, Laura Morrison, Suzanne Pretty, Wen Redmond, Gail Smuda, Dayna Talbot, Jill Vendituoli and Jill Snyder Wallace — which combines traditional texture techniques with a variety of media to create contemporary works of fiber art. That includes assemblages incorporating knitting and needlepoint, sculptural crochet and mixed media works such as digital imagery, photography, embroidery, found objects, thread and paper fibers. Gallery hours are Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Visit twiggsgallery.wordpress.com or call 975-0015. • Wild things: “Something Wild This Way Comes” will be on view in The Whitty Gallery at Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center (30 Ash St., Hollis) Sept. 8 through Oct. 13. The exhibit features a variety of work by artists from two local chapters of the Women’s
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A ghostly play comes to the Hatbox Theatre By Angie Sykeny
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Things get spooky in the New World Theatre’s newest production, The Final Reel, opening Friday, Sept. 8, at the Hatbox Theatre in Concord. The dark comedy-thriller was written by two Nashua English teachers, William Ivers and Walter Freeman. The plot centers on Ghost Encounters, a paranormal investigative reality show with a dwindling viewership. In hopes of recovering their reputation and keeping the show from getting canceled, the cast and crew decide to shoot the season finale at the supposedly haunted Leman Mansion on the coast of Maine, where Jacqueline Leman, a washed up former child actress, had a nervous breakdown and leapt to her death 50 years earlier. Things take a grisly and comic turn when the show, which has always fabricated its supernatural encounters with actors and camera effects, is met with a real haunting. “It has a very campy feel to it, mixing things from the 1940s with modern day television reality shows,” Managing Director and Producer Donald Tongue said. “There’s a very interesting comic mix there.” Much of the show’s humor is found in its characters — an egocentric paranormal expert, a pair of nerdy tech guys and a reality television show director who believes he’s the next Orson Welles — and in its witty dialogue. Director Toby Paul said the juxtaposition of horror and comedy is what attracted him to the play. “When you first read the script, it seems very dark and kind of gruesome,” he said, “but having the cast members read it out loud, you realize there’s a lot of good comedy in it.”
Film footage featured in The Final Reel. Courtesy photo.
What’s most distinctive about the play, Paul said, is that it incorporates original film clips, which will be shown on two screens on the sides of the stage. Some of those clips as they relate to the play include an old newscast about Jacqueline Leman’s suicide, footage from her last film and paranormal footage caught by Ghost Encounters. “We had a film director come in and do some shoots at different locations. It’s DONALD TONGUE not something I’ve ever done before,” Paul said. “It’s neat working with those elements. I think we have a very unique show as far as … some of the technical aspects.” Producing a play like The Final Reel does have its challenges, Tongue said. Executing supernatural and gory effects and elaborate scenes like Jacqueline Leman jumping from the balcony required a lot of planning and thinking outside the box. “The ghosts, the blood, the spooky atmosphere — it’s not always easy to pull off in live theater and make it feel real,” he said. “I don’t want to give too much away about how we did it, but it was certainly an interesting challenge.” Based in Londonderry, New World Theatre focuses exclusively on producing new, original plays by regional playwrights. The Final Reel is its only production for 2017.
It has a very campy feel to it, mixing things from the 1940s with modern day ... reality shows.
The Final Reel
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Where: Hatbox Theatre, 270 Loudon Road, Concord When: Friday, Sept. 8, through Sunday, Sept. 24, with showtimes on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Cost: Tickets are $17 for adults, $14 for seniors and students Visit: newworldtheatre.org, hatboxnh.com
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mouth) presents Jane Eyre Sept. 14 through Oct. 8. Based on the novel by Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre is a period drama exploring religion, sexuality and feminism through the eyes of a young girl. Showtimes are Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $15 to $38. Visit seacoastrep.org. • Kids theater program: The New Hampshire Theatre Project holds its Youth Repertory Company auditions on Tuesdays, Sept. 12 and Sept. 19, from 4 to 7 p.m., and Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 4 to 7 p.m., at West End Studio Theatre (959 Islington St., Portsmouth). For the winter trimester, seniors (ages 13 to 17) will perform The Importance of Being Earnest and juniors (ages 10 to 14) will perform Hitched to Everything. For the auditions, kids must memorize two contrasting one- to two-minute monologues and bring a headshot and resume or list of theater experiences and related skills. Visit nhtheatreproject.org or call 431-6644, ext. 3. — Angie Sykeny
Theater Productions • WITTENBERG Peterborough Players production. Aug. 30-Sept. 10. Peterborough Players Theatre, 55 Hadley Road, Peterborough. $39. Visit peterboroughplayers. org. Call 924-7585. • MAKIN’ WHOOPIE! An ACT ONE production. Fri., Sept. 8 and Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m., Sat., Sept. 9, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 16, 2 p.m. West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St., Portsmouth. General admission $20, seniors/ students $18. Visit actonenh.org. • THE TAMING OF THE SHREW New England College production. Adapted by Don Melander. Fri., Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m. New England College Mainstage Theatre, 58 Depot Road, Henniker. $15. Visit nec.edu. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. • BALLADS OF A GRATEFUL HEART An ACT ONE production. Fri., Sept. 22, 2 and 7:30 p.m. West End Studio Theatre, 959
Islington St., Portsmouth. General admission $20, seniors/students $18. Visit actonenh.org. Classical Music Events • TCHAIKOVSKY’S SWAN LAKE Presented by Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra and Great Bay Academy of Dance. Fri., Sept. 8, and Sat., Sept. 9, 7 p.m. Prescott Park , 105 Marcy St., Portsmouth. Visit prescottpark.org. • THE FOUR FRESHMEN Presented by Nashua Community Concert Association. Tues., Sept. 12, 8 p.m. Elm Street Middle School, 117 Elm St., Nashua. Tickets cost $25 for adults and $10 for students. Visit nashuacommunityconcerts.org. • AMY BEACH: WORKS FOR SOPRANO, PIANO AND FLUTE Presented by the UNH Department of Music Faculty Concert Series. Fri., Sept. 15, 8 p.m. Bratton Recital Hall, PCAC, 30 Academic Way, Durham. Free. Visit unh.edu/music.
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• A Russian tale: Fiddler on the Roof will be at the Amato Center for the Performing Arts (56 Mont Vernon St., Milford) Thursday, Sept. 14, through Saturday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 17, at 2:30 p.m. The play is about a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of czarist Russia and navigate the courtship and marriage of his three daughters. Tickets cost $12. Visit svbgc.org/amato-center. • Park performances: The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet Swan Lake with Great Bay Academy of Dance on the Prescott Park stage (105 Marcy St., Portsmouth) on Friday, Sept. 8, and Saturday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. The ballet follows the story of Odette, a white swan, who tries to win the love of her prince while a black swan attempts to ruin their love. Visit portsmouthsymphony.org. Also at Prescott Park, the Players’ Ring Theatre presents The Asperger Twins in its theater on Friday, Sept. 8, and Saturday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 10, at 3 p.m. The story follows siblings Roger and Kelly who help each other redefine their lives with Asperger syndrome as a gift of passionate imagination that goes beyond the need to be perceived as normal. Tickets cost $18 for general admission and $14 for students and seniors. Visit playersring.org. • Classic novel on stage: The Seacoast Repertory Theatre (125 Bow St., Ports-
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The Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair, now in its 60th year, is returning to its roots by showcasing locally grown farming goods and promoting craftsmanship — though there will be more modern elements, like a digital scavenger hunt, too. The fair starts Friday, Sept. 8, and runs through Sunday, Sept. 10, and features competitions in tractor pulling, vegetable growing, animal raising and specialty crafts. “Our goal is to keep agriculture alive in today’s society. The more business and industry, the less agriculture there seems to be around,” said Danielle Deyo, the organization’s president. The tractor pulls are one of the biggest draws to the fair, Deyo said. The tractors compete in categories: stock Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair Where: The Hillsborough County Youth Center Fairgrounds, 15 Hilldale Lane, Route 13, New Boston When: Friday, Sept. 8; Saturday, Sept. 9, and Sunday, Sept. 10 Cost: $10 per adult age 13 and older, $5 for seniors, active military personnel, veterans and kids ages 6-12. Kids under 6 are free. Website: hcfair.com
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farm tractors, modified farm tractors and lawn tractors. The 1,000-pound farming machines can pull up to 5,000 pounds on average, Deyo said. The competition measures how much weight the tractors can pull for six feet without stopping. While the tractor, horse and truck pulls have grown in popularity over the years, Dayo said, the organization is trying to return to its heritage of promoting education and involvement in agriculture for children and teens. “We actually have gone more back to our roots,” said Deyo. “A lot of people don’t realize the amount of agriculture that goes into the fair.” Working with the 4-H youth development program, the fair hosts competitions for children and teens who have grown their own vegetables and raised their own animals. “I’m hoping the younger generations will come up and be interested in the different crafts,” said Deyo. There are hundreds of categories for home-grown fruits and vegetables, livestock and handcrafted items. Deyo said judges look for quality and not necessarily size in the produce categories. Jenell George works for UNH Cooperative extension, which partners with the 4-H organization and has been involved with the fair for 15 years. She said the locally grown agriculture the fair promotes has become
Horse pulls are a popular attraction at the fair. Courtesy photo.
more important to the local economy in the last decade. “It’s increasingly more important. People want to know how their food is grown, where it comes from, and they want to talk to the people who made it,” said George. To stay current, the fair has adopted a digital archival system so they can easily access records on past winners in the hundreds of competition categories. “The biggest change we’ve seen is in tech emergence,” said George. A digital scavenger hunt utilizing Snapchat and Instagram will have players finding items at the fair and then posting their finds on the social media platforms. The 4-H students compete in categories related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. On Sunday, for example, there will be
a 4-H robotics demo featuring computerized machines that the kids have worked on all year. And then there’s the 4-H Chicken Crowing Contest and Agility Show. “They actually dress up the chickens and do a little parade,” said Dayo. In other animal action, the Renaissance Stable Horse Vaulting Team will perform for the first time in the fair’s history, according to Dayo. The performers do dance and gymnastic routines while riding on the backs of trained horses that circle the pen. Food vendors and carnival rides will fill the fairgrounds throughout the weekend. Deyo said her favorite food vendors are Jeff Young’s fried Oreos, Twinkies and candy bars, Pat’s Cider Doughnuts, which are served fresh out of the fryer, and Angelino’s Sausage, which has been at the fair for 30 years.
Schedule Friday, Sept. 8 Noon – fair and concessions open Noon – stock farm tractor pull at the pulling ring 1 p.m. – horse log skidding at the Langdell Arena 3 p.m. – children’s activities at the Blue Seal Tent 3 p.m. – amusement rides and concessions open 5 p.m. – flag ceremony by Alvirne HS JROTC Color Guard at flagpole near log cabin 6 p.m. – The Boogie Men at the Main Stage Saturday, Sept. 9 9 a.m. – fair and concessions open All day – children’s activities and horseshoe pitching contest 9 a.m. – 4-H dog show at the tent
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9 a.m. – farm tractor pull at the pulling track 9 a.m. – Gymkhana at the Langdell Arena 10 a.m. – 4-H goat, rabbit, sheep and swine shows at the Langdell Barn 10 a.m. – Lollipop the Clown at the children’s venue 11 a.m. – Eyes on Owls show 11 a.m. – oxen pull at the pulling ring Noon – amusement rides open Noon – Dan Morgan at the Main Stage 12:15 p.m. – Eyes on Owls demo/ show 2 p.m. – Eyes on Owls demo/show 2:30 p.m. – Renaissance Stable horse vaulting team at the Langdell Arena 3 p.m. – 4-H Poultry Show at the Langdell Barn 3 p.m. – Johnny Bubar on Main Stage 3:15 p.m. – Eyes on Owls demo/show
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I fell in love this summer — with a tree. The Northern catalpa (Catalpa speciosa) is a fast-growing tree that blooms beautifully in late June in my part of the world. The flowers, about 2 inches long and wide, are white with two lobes and purple or lavender stripes inside. They are deliciously fragrant. I got a 10-foot-tall specimen at E.C. Brown Nursery in Thetford, Vermont. It is very important to find the “trunk flare” before planting a tree. That is the lower part of the trunk that flares out above ground in the trees planted by Mother Nature. The flare is waterproof, but if buried in soil or mulch it will rot and the important cambium layer can be damaged, injuring the tree. When young trees are put in pots the flare is often covered by 3 inches of soil or more. If not corrected, trees with buried trunk flare often die in six to 10 years because their trunks are essentially girdled by the rot. If you have a tree with a trunk that doesn’t flare at ground level, pull back some soil until you can see the trunk flaring out. Cut away the little roots you will encounter. It’s important to dig the hole for a tree the proper depth. You want to place the root ball on unexcavated earth so that it will not settle into a lower position that will fill in with soil or mulch, covering the trunk flare. The hole should be wide, not deep. I uncovered the trunk flare in my catalpa, which was just an inch or so below the soil line in the pot. There were plenty of small roots in that inch of soil I removed, and I just cut them away. I also looked for roots encircling the root ball because it’s important to cut those back, and to tease out roots from the root ball before planting. I used my fingers to loosen roots at the edge of the root mass after removing the tree from its plastic pot. Next, I measured the root ball. It was 16 inches wide and 12 inches deep. I dug a hole three times the width, and just an inch or two deeper than the depth of the root ball. I dug the hole with sloping sides down to the bottom. I used a hoe to scrape the bottom of the hole to make it flat. As I dug, I placed the soil from the hole in wheelbarrows. One wheelbarrow was for topsoil, another for the poor-quality subsoil I encountered at the bottom of the hole. I was fortunate to find just a thin layer of subsoil — heavy clay, then sand beneath that. The sand will ensure good drainage. If you have only a shallow layer of decent topsoil, you may want to replace some of the subsoil you encounter with topsoil that you purchase in bags. But don’t replace all your
Make sure the tree is straight in all directions.
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By Ray Magliozzi
Dear Car Talk: We have just purchased a new 2017 Jeep Cherokee. We love it. But it has one irritating “feature” that is quite annoying: The engine cuts off at every stop — presumably to save fuel — and then restarts when I take my foot off the brake. How can this be good for the longevity of the starting components: battery, starter, solenoid, flywheel, etc.? When the engine stops, the air conditioner and radio keep running, further draining the battery. There is a button on the dash to cancel out this feature, but it must be reengaged after every start. Is there a way to program this to default to the alwaysoff position rather than the always-on? Thanks. — Bill Not that I know of, Bill. Automat-
ic stop-start is on lots of new cars now. It increases your mileage by a few percent because your engine isn’t idling when you’re sitting at a traffic light. It also eliminates pollution from cars sitting idle at traffic lights, which is great for cities. But it’s still a relatively new feature, and some manufacturers seem to do it better than others. We test-drive cars all the time, and on some, the stop and the restart are barely perceptible — if you were paying attention, you’d notice it, but it wouldn’t bother you. Then there are other cars that restart with a mild earthquake of a shudder, and that quickly gets annoying enough that we’ll turn off the feature. I’m not sure what factors make some cars entirely acceptable and others not. But I suspect they include the quality of the engine mounts, the amount of insulation between the passenger compartment and the engine bay, and the mass of the engine itself, with smaller engines being easier to make subtle. That leads us to the next thing that’s different from car to car. I’d say most cars require you to turn off the automatic stop-start each time you drive the car.
A few will remember your preference the next time you drive, but that’s a minority. I’m guessing that the car’s mileage rating would be dinged if an owner could easily, and permanently, turn off the start-stop. So the manufacturer wants to discourage that. And besides, the benefits are meaningful. Not just for you, but for everyone breathing nearby. It’s a little too early to say with certainty what, if any, downsides there are — other than the shudder, if that bothers you. Carmakers have mostly beefed up their starting systems to accommodate more-frequent and faster starts. And some are working on better bearing technology to reduce the wear and tear the crankshaft bearings receive during startup. We’ll know, over time, whether there are unforeseen consequences. But if you do a fair amount of city driving, we know it’s saving you money on gas and improving the air we breathe. So if you can stand it, I’d say use it. And if you can’t stand it, then you’ll just have to add a new item to your morning routine, Bill: Get in the car, turn the key, put it in gear, turn off the stop-start and then back over the rosebushes.
Dear Car Talk: My heater core started leaking, so I plugged the hoses going to the heater. I live in Hawaii, so I don’t need the heater. After a few months, I noticed that the plugs I had installed had started to crack. They’re not the same-quality rubber as the hoses. So, I replaced the plugs with a hose that just connects the coolant line going to the heater core with the coolant line coming from the heater core. Then I started to notice that the car runs rough in traffic. Did I do this wrong? — Charles “Don’t need heat.” Sure, rub it in, Charles! You did it exactly right. You basically take the two hoses off the heater core, you stick them together and you’re done. That way, the coolant will continue to circulate, even though it no longer goes through the heater core. And bypassing the heater core should have no effect at all on the performance of the engine, Charles. So there’s something else wrong that’s causing your rough engine operation in traffic. What else did you “fix” recently, Charles? I’d start there. Visit Cartalk.com.
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Rubber ducks, real chickens Auburn Day celebration returns for 25th year By Ethan Hogan
Rubber ducks, pretty chickens and apple pie are some of the highlights of this year’s Auburn Day and Duck Race, an event that celebrates the town and local farmers and artisans. The 25th Annual Auburn Day and Duck Race is being held on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Auburn Village at 22 Hooksett Road. The event is hosted by the Auburn Historical Association and is its main fundraiser each year. Morgen Connor, who grew up in Auburn and now lives in Hooksett, finds time every year to help her family organize the event. She said the duck race, with a first-place prize of $1,000, remains a highlight of the event. Participants buy a $5 yellow rubber duck that is labeled with a number. At 2:30 p.m. the ducks are released into the brook and the first duck to fall over the village waterfall and reach the finish line wins. With no strategy involved, Connor said anyone can win. “The kids get really into it, and it’s really fun to watch,” she said. Guest can increase their chances of winning if they buy quack packs for $20 and get five ducks into the race. A Kids Blow Duck Race at 1 p.m. uses inflatable ducks that take the same route and give the kids a race all to Auburn Day and Duck Race Where: The Auburn Village at 22 Hooksett Road, Auburn When: Saturday, Sept. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: Free Website: auburnday.com Schedule Saturday, Sept. 9 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pretty Chicken Contest 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. DJ Paul Lepine 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. NH Made vendors 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Arthur Beaudarlant wood carver 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Civil War Encampment 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Diane Vinyard - wood turning 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Marston Pottery demonstration 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wildlife Encounters 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Roaming Railroad 11 a.m. Heel to Toe Square Dance Club Noon Apple pie contest 12:30 p.m. Ameri-Kids 1 to 3 p.m. Cracker Jack the Clown 1 p.m. Pinkerton marching band 1 p.m. Kids blow-up duck race 2:30 p.m. Official duck race
Thousands of people gathered at the Auburn Village waterfall last year to watch the ducks. Courtesy photo.
themselves. The apple pie contest at noon is competitive every year, with winners using unique ingredients to make an impression on the judges. Last year’s second-place winner infused caramel with their recipe and the third-place winner used three types of apples and one type of orange. The pies are made by New Hampshire residents and have to be made of 60 percent apple. The three Auburn selectmen judge the pies every year, according to Connor. The top three get handmade pottery from Salmon Falls Stoneware in Dover. After the winners are picked, the pies are cut and served for $3 a slice. “They never have any leftovers, and it’s hard when you have to judge one against the other,” said Connor. This year, a Pretty Chicken contest will showcase local residents’ best chickens. Guests at the event will each get one ticket to vote for their favorite chicken. The owner of the winning hen gets $30, according to the event’s website. Sixty-five local vendors will line Hooksett Road by the village waterfall selling and giving out samples of their homemade products. Connor said she appreciates the hard work her neighbors put into their craft and is curious about what they are working on each year. “It’s always fun to hear and taste and see what your neighbors are up to,” said Connor. The Eaton Hill Farm beekeepers are popular every year with their homemade honey. Connor said showcasing locally made products helps celebrate Auburn’s people and the work they do. “It adds a lot more depth and value to the event, it adds more of a personal connection to what they’re selling,” said Connor. Hooksett Road will be closed for vendors during the all-day, outdoor event.
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Explain what your current job is. I am a landscape specialist for the Department of Transportation in the bureau of highway design in a little section called roadside development. My job consists of a pretty wide range of duties, such as … landscape design work after construction projects, wildflower and lilac planting contracts along the interstates and spraying of invasive species along state right of way. … Spraying invasives along state right-of-ways [is the most time-consuming]. … The wildflower and lilac planting along the interstate … [it’s] enjoyable to see them flower, and we get a lot of nice comments from the public. So that’s rewarding.
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How long have you worked there? I’ve been there nearly 16 years at the end of this year.
What is your typical atwork uniform? It’s just casual jeans and How did you find your Courtesy photo. T-shirts. Heels have no place current job? on this job. … [During sprayIt was through a job fair. … In computer ing, I wear] goggles and long sleeves and science, there were lots of peaks and val- long pants and … plastic gloves. leys and I had been laid off a few times. I decided I wanted to change careers, and it What was the first job you ever had? was through this job fair that I got an interThat was through Manpower, which view with the DOT. was a temp agency way back in the ’70s. I painted the inside of a town hall in the town What’s the best piece of work-related where I grew up, in Deerfield. … [I was] advice anyone’s ever given you? about 15. Take your time, weigh the options — Ryan Lessard and think it through before making final decisions.
How did you get interested in this field? Well, I’ve always loved horticulture and making things grow and look pretty. So I guess that’s how I got into it. … When I started at DOT, I never dreamed I’d be a landscape specialist but I started in their training program … and that sent me through several different bureaus within the DOT and one of them on the list was roadside development. I loved it there and after finishing the training What do you wish you’d known at the program, there happened to be an openbeginning of your career? ing there so I applied for it and I got the If I had known I was going to be work-
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Sample a variety of offerings from new and established Queen City restaurants during Intown Manchester’s 14th annual Taste of Downtown, happening Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. For $10 per person in advance or $20 on the day of, visitors will get a wristband they can pick up in the Brady Sullivan Plaza (1000 Elm St.), as well as a map that will show where all the participating restaurants will be set up. Some of the eateries pair up with downtown businesses and nonprofits to offer a complete eating, shopping and community experience. While many of them are right on Elm Street, others can be found on downtown side streets.
• Farm feast: Lewis Farm & Greenhouses (192 Silk Farm Road, Concord) is hosting a farm-to-table dinner on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., which will include appetizers, soups, salads, entree and dessert courses featuring farm-picked produce. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for kids and teens 15 and under. Visit lewisfarmconcord.com or call 228-6230. • New winery location: LaBelle Winery will open a second location at 104 Congress St. in Portsmouth. Michelle Thornton, director of marketing and business development, said in a phone interview that the winery is planning for an opening date sometime within the last two weeks of September. “The owners love the Portsmouth region, and one thing they felt that the Market Square area in particular was lacking was a winery presence, so it’s an exciting opportunity,” she said. The Portsmouth location will feature wine tastings, a wine and gift shop, a fine art gallery, LaBelle-hosted programs like The Winemaker’s Kitchen Cooking with Wine Series and private events. Visit labellewinerynh.com or call 672-9898 for updates. • German celebration: Join the 401 Tavern (401 Lafayette Road, Hampton) for its fourth annual Oktoberfest, happening on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 1 to 6 p.m. The fundraiser is held in partnership with the Neighborhood Beer Co. and features German-style dishes like bratwursts, schnitzels and more, as well as German beers, live music and a petting zoo, all to benefit American Legion Post No. 35. Cash prizes will also be awarded for the best German attire. The cost is $11 for adults, $3 for kids ages 2 and up, and free for kids under 2. Visit 401tavern. com or call 926-8800. • Through the grapevine: Join Fulchino Vineyard (187 Pine Hill Road, Hollis) for a farmer’s dinner on Friday, Sept. 8, from 6 to 9:30 p.m., featuring recipes from chefs Keith Sarasin, Chris Viaud and David Crineri. Guests will be able to harvest grapes, taste juice and complimentary flight pairing, and even stomp grapes. The cost is $99. Visit thefarmersdinner.com. Looking for more food and drink fun? Check out Hippo Scout, available via the Apple App Store, Google Play and hipposcout.com. HIPPO | SEPTEMBER 7 - 13, 2017 | PAGE 50
Taste of Downtown Manchester When: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 5 to 8 p.m. Where: Various downtown locations Cost: $10 in advance, and $20 on the day of the event; free for kids 12 and under Visit: intownmanchester.com
Serving food at a past Taste of Downtown Manchester event. Courtesy photo.
Intown Manchester Executive Director Sara Beaudry said the event has grown over the years, and it’s a way to introduce people to new restaurants or to eateries that people may not have tried before. “It’s all about strolling downtown and seeing the area in a different way,” she said.
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Vineyard celebrates 10th anniversary with Hollis Grape Festival By Matt Ingersoll
Early to mid-September is peak grape-harvesting season, and Fulchino Vineyard will celebrate the fruit with wines, gelato, Italian ice, a traditional grape-stomping barrel and more at the inaugural Hollis Grape Festival. The free event will be held on the Hollis Town Common on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 4 to 6 p.m. “The theme of the event itself is similar to the feeling and tradition of a strawberry or an apple-picking festival,” said Al Fulchino of Fulchino Vineyard. “This is a great time of year for grapes, and it’s also our 10th anniversary [at Fulchino Vineyard], so since we grow grapes to make some of our wines, we Courtesy photo. thought it’d also be a great way to showcase what we do … and to give back.” sold will benefit the Hollis Police Benevolent All profits from donations and products Association. Fulchino said the family-friendly event welcomes people of all ages to get their picHollis Grape Festival tures taken inside a Fulchino Vineyard-brand When: Sunday, Sept. 10, 4 to 6 p.m. grape stomping barrel for a small donation. Where: Hollis Town Common, MonuThe photos will then be available to take from ment Square the Vineyard’s Facebook page. Cost: Free “People can either squash grapes with their Visit: fulchinovineyard.com feet for a small fee or just simply stand and
pose in the barrel for a photo,” he said. A variety of farm-to-table treats will be for sale, like fresh table grapes, grape-flavored gelato and grape-flavored Italian ice, as well as official event T-shirts in both adult and children’s sizes. Members of the Hollis Police Benevolent Association will also be there to help out at some of the booths and for meet-and-greets, according to Fulchino. Live Italian music performed by Rick Ruggiero will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. “There will of course be grape slush, water and other beverages as well,” Fulchino said. The new festival is a precursor to a few other events happening later this fall that will also commemorate the Vineyard’s 10th anniversary, including a similar grape and wine festival on site during a later weekend in September to benefit Symphony New Hampshire, and an anniversary-themed farm-to-table harvest dinner tentatively set for Oct. 15. “[Late August] is the time of year when I will take sugar readings from grapes. … I’m estimating we’re only about two or three weeks away from the start of their harvest,” Fulchino said. “So I thought it would be a nice kind of agricultural event and a nice chance for different local communities to get together at the same time.”
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The seven largest regions of Indonesia — Papua, Sumatra, Maluku, Sulawesi, Kalimantan, Bali and Java — will be represented through authentic food at the Somersworth Indonesian Fair on Saturday, Sept. 9. “All of the foods come from these different islands, and every island has a taste,” said Raude Raychel, president of Indonesian Community Connect, which organizes the fair each year. “There are some [dishes] that are sweeter, and some that are spicier.” The event, which also features live music, dancing, crafts and a parade, is happening for a fifth year and is free to attend. Formerly known as the Jakarta Fair (named after Indonesia’s capital city), it was originally held closer to Indonesian Independence Day on Aug. 17 but was recently moved to early September. Food vendors from Maryland, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut and the Boston area, in addition to several in New Hampshire, will gather for the fair. Raychel said popular food options include nasi kuning, a yellow rice dish cooked with coconut milk and turmeric, rendang, a spicy beef curry dish, nasi lemak and nasi uduk, a coconut rice combo served with either meats like fried chicken or vegetables, and lemper ayam, a rice and chicken dish wrapped in banana leaves. If you’re new to Indonesian cuisine and don’t know where to start, Raychel recommends the chicken, beef or pork sate, which is served with all different kinds of sauces and spices, depending on its region of origin. “Sate is the same thing as like any kind of skewered meat, but the Indonesian versions
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Zucchini Cheesy Bread Last weekend, a girlfriend of mine from college came to visit, and, as we tend to do, we spent the weekend drinking wine and searching for cheese in every shape and form we could find it. One restaurant that we found ourselves in served something called a mozzarella log. Curious to find out what this log was all about, we ordered it and were sorely disappointed with the poorly battered and deep fried grilled cheese-like blob. So, still on the hunt for some satisfying cheesy, gooey snacks, we headed for home, having decided to whip something up on our own. This recipe for zucchini cheesy bread has been popping up all over my social media feeds. Usually I don’t buy into the hype of these trending recipes, but this one looked too good to ignore. Fortunately, I had nearly everything the recipe called for, excluding parsley and corn starch. I nixed the parsley and substituted flour for corn starch; I also used four small zucchinis instead of the three medium ones the recipe called for. I was ecstatic with the finished product. Anything with more than three cups of cheese in it must be good in my book, and this zucchini cheesy bread didn’t disappoint. I was also pleasantly surprised that the flavor of the zucchini came through in every bite, which helped offset the guilt of stuffing ourselves with that much cheese. Zucchini Cheesy Bread Recipe adapted from Delish 4 small zucchini 2 large eggs 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 3 cups shredded mozzarella, divided 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan (or pre-grated) 1/4 cup flour (or cornstarch) Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes 2 teaspoons freshly chopped parsley Marinara, for dipping
A hint of spice from red pepper flakes helped cut through the saltiness of the cheese, and the oregano added a bit of earthiness and another depth of flavor. The most time-consuming part of this recipe was grating the zucchini. Everything else was just measuring and mixing. The flour and egg seemed to bind the zucchini well enough without the corn starch, but I also used pantry-friendly pre-grated Parmesan cheese instead of freshly grated Parmesan cheese, which I think helped better bind the “bread.” Overall, this recipe was a hit. It paired perfectly with marinara, which was a welcome change of flavor and texture from the cheesy bread. While there were a handful of fresh ingredients, namely the zucchini and the cheese, the rest of the recipe was pantry-friendly. Plus, it came together quickly, taking only about 35 minutes from start to finish, including prep time. This recipe made a large pan of the cheesy bread that my friend, my husband and I barely made a dent in, and it will certainly be making its way into my party rotation as a great appetizer. — Lauren Mifsud
Preheat oven to 425 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, grate zucchini. Using a cheesecloth or dish towel, wring excess moisture from the zucchini. Add the eggs, garlic, oregano, 1 cup of mozzarella, Parmesan, flour, salt and pepper. Stir until well combined. Press the mixture into the lined pan to form the “bread.” Bake for about 25 minutes or until dried out and slightly golden. Remove from oven and sprinkle remaining 2 cups of mozzarella on top, along with the red pepper flakes and parsley. Bake for an additional 7 to 8 minutes or until remaining cheese is melted.
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“Mt. Uncanoonuc Cream Ale” from Stark Brewing Co. (starkbrewingcompany.com) in Manchester: Light, refreshing Not necessarily summer beers, but and creamy — perfect for that last, realhere are seven beers to enjoy as you try ly hot day that we all know is coming. It’s to hold off the onslaught of pumpkin: creamy but not heavy. It goes down easy. “E09 Tropical Lager” by 603 Brewery (603brewery.com) in Londonderry: Hazy and with juicy tropical hops, this is an excellent option for when you want some hops, but when you’re also a little overheated, because, again, it’s still summer.
“Auburn American Red Ale” by Able Ebenezer (ableebenezer.com) in Merrimack: A red ale doesn’t necessarily scream summer, but this is a deliciously smooth offering that’s definitely not too heavy and “Tangled Up In Bruges Saison” by Lith- presents a nice alternative from the hop craze. ermans Limited (www.lithermans.beer) in Concord: Saisons are intriguing to me as “Vunderbar! Pilsner” by Smuttynose Brewing Co. (smuttynose.com) in PortsWhat’s in My Fridge mouth: Light, refreshing and crisp — just like a pilsner should be. This is the beer to Night Shift Brewing Mosaic One Hop have when you just want a beer. IPA: So many beers today feature a liter-
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The air is crisp, cool and dry. The new school year has begun. Labor Day has come and gone. Pumpkin is — suddenly — everywhere. There are pumpkin-spiced lattes and pumpkin-infused whoopie pies, and actual pumpkins. And then there’s pumpkin beer. I’m hardly anti-pumpkin, but I am here to make the case that maybe you should just hold off on pumpkin for a few weeks or maybe even a month. It’ll be OK. Because it’s still summer and the fact that the air was crisp, cool and dry recently is really more a product of a New England weather oddity than that fall is truly upon us. You and I both know we’re hitting 90 degrees again before the month is out, and you couldn’t look me in the eye and tell me you want a pumpkin beer on a 90-degree day. The reality is that I love the maltiness of many fall and winter seasonal brews that feature big flavors of pumpkin, nutmeg, coffee, roasted chocolate and cinnamon. But those flavors can wait. Specifically, pumpkins can wait. Really, like all winter squash, pumpkins are hardy. They’ll be OK on Oct. 1. There will be plenty of pumpkin beer for you next month, but for now, let’s go ahead and drink some great New Hampshire beer that doesn’t have any pumpkin in it.
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• Goth-techno princess Zola Jesus is still the It Girl of the music scene, no doubt about it. Constantly doing weird stuff but keeping it real, she now identifies her tuneage as “Hypnagogic pop,” which, after you boil off all the nonsense-words that led up to the term’s invention, just means “retro-future tunes, like 1980s futurepop reinterpreted 30 years later.” I know, it’s stupid, but Zola is so awesome, let’s just let it go. Her new LP, Okovi, is due out Sept. 8, and wait’ll you get a load of the second single, “Soak,” an electro-washed chill-down that’s like Siouxsie Sioux trying to act like Bjork. I’m telling you, if there were such a thing as gender-flipped groupies, I’d go to Zola Jesus shows and toss my sexiest gym socks near her on the stage until she noticed me batting my eyes. • Not to be outdone by some young weirdo like Zola Jesus, old weirdo Tori Amos will release Native Invader, her 15th fulllength, on Sept. 8. Amos originally set out to make a mildly upbeat LP centered on the stories of her mother’s family in North Carolina, but then her mom had a stroke and the 2016 election happened and then the album became a downer thing, with more typically weird bummer tunes, such as the single “Cloud Riders.” OK, it’s not a super-sad tune, but it’s got more straight-up 1990s-chick-rock feel to it than you usually get with Amos, like it’s sad, but kind of fake, like something Shawn Colvin would cook up to remind everyone about “Sunny Came Home.” • You may have thought you’d escaped San Francisco DIY noise-poppers Deerhoof this year, but I’m sorry, here, have more jagged guitars and anti-hooks, if indeed that’s what their forthcoming new LP Mountain Moves is made of. Checking the new single “I Will Spite Survive,” we find they’re still a rebellious, tuneless mess with Gang of Four guitars and Satomi Matsuzaki’s gauzy j-pop singing, but this time they sound like The Cars from 1980, maybe because Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner is guest-singing, but more because the song kind of rips off The Cars. Don’t worry, you’ll get the hang of all this. • Despite all his awesomeness — writing songs like “Whippin’ Post” and “Melissa” — Gregg Allman couldn’t stay away from demon alcohol, and it got so bad that he ended up dying of liver cancer in May. He kept it secret, though, so he could continue to do music, and his final solo record, Southern Blood, comes out Sept. 8. It’s mostly a covers deal that includes a remake of Tim Buckley’s “Once I Was,” but the lead single is “My Only True Friend,” an original bluegrass-rock ballad whose lyrics sure read like a farewell. — Eric W. Saeger
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er we thought we were strong or brave enough to live a life of permanent immobility. We marveled in admiration at the strength and courage it took to do so. We both wondered whether, if put to the test, we would have been brave enough to make the decision Fitzmaurice made — to continue living a painful, limited life when an escape was so near. In short paragraphs and using poetic and visual language, Fitzmaurice, in a reminder that he doesn’t have a heck of a lot of time to waste, focuses on the pure emotion in each of his messages. In one passage he writes about how there are days when the ALS seems to break him, when he sees all that he can no longer do, when his friends can’t understand him, when he can’t reach out and hold his children, but then there are other days. “And then my boys pass the doorway on their scooters. Dot. Dot. Dash. Or wander into the room in their pyjamas, in the middle of some elaborate world of lizards and kings, the youngest watching his brothers with the silent eyes of glass. Or one simply stands in the doorway, looks at me and says Hi, Dadda. And I remember. And I write. Writing is my fighting.” The inspirational grace and power that radiate from this small book are astounding. It’s a story that you will think about many times in your life when presented with a difficulty. What will you do? Where is your breaking point? When is enough enough? And are you grateful for what you already have? Simply put everyone, absolutely everyone, should read this book. A+ — Wendy E. N. Thomas
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or visit mainstreetbookends.com. • DIANE DUNTON Author discusses Living, Learning, Healing. Tues., Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m. RiverRun Bookstore, 142 Fleet St., Portsmouth. Visit riverrunbookstore.com. • JAMES WRIGHT Author discusses Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War. Tues., Sept. 12, 6 p.m. Southern New Hampshire University, 2500 N. River Road , Manchester. Visit nhhumanities.org. • SHARON DUNN Author discusses Under a Dark Sky: A Family Story. Wed., Sept. 13, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Gibson’s Bookstore, 45 S. Main St. , Concord. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com. • ANN GIBSON Author discusses Morningstar: Growing up with
Books. Thurs., Sept. 14, 7 p.m. Gibson’s Bookstore, 45 S. Main St., Concord. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com or call 224-0562. • ANN HOOD Author discusses Morningstar: Growing Up with Books. Thurs., Sept. 14, 7 p.m. Gibson’s Bookstore, 45 S. Main St. , Concord. Free. Call 2240562 or visit gibsonsbookstore. com. • JONATHAN LETHEM Author discusses A Gambler’s Anatomy. Fri., Sept. 15, 6:30 p.m. RiverRun Bookstore, 142 Fleet St., Portsmouth. Visit riverrunbookstore.com. • JOYCE MAYNARD Author talks about The Best of Us: A Memoir. Thurs., Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. Gibson’s Bookstore, 45 S. Main St., Concord. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com. Lectures & discussions • THE MUSIC HISTORY OF FRENCH-CANADIANS, FRANCO-AMERICANS, ACADIANS AND CAJUNS Lucie Therrien follows the migration of French-Canadians and the evolution of their traditional music. Thurs., Sept. 7, 6 p.m. Langdon Public Library, 328 Nimble Hill Road, Newington. Visit nhhumanities.org/ events/music-history-frenchcanadians-franco-americansacadians-and-cajuns. • DARKROOM REVELATIONS: FILM TO PRINT - MAKING CRAFT IN THE DARKROOM Part of The Art of Photography Retold lecture series. Mon., Sept, 11, 6:30 p.m. Meredith Community Center, 1 Circle Drive, Meredith. Visit meredith.nhcrafts.org/lectureseries. • LIBERTY IS OUR MOTTO!: SONGS AND STORIES OF THE HUTCHINSON FAMILY SINGERS Originally from Milford, the Hutchinson Family Singers were among America’s most notable musical entertainers for much of the mid-19th century. In this living history program, Steve Blunt portrays John Hutchinson. He tells the Hutchinsons’ story and shares their music with lyrics provided. Mon., Sept. 18, 7:15 p.m. St. James Methodist Church, 646 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack. Visit nhhumanities.org.
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sprinkling of prestige acting comes instead from Judi Dench as an Abbess who raised the orphaned Sophia and is now quite the player in the tulip game. Also showing up in a very high-school-English-assignment-like riff on a Shakespearean comic relief character is Zach Galifianakis. And Matthew Morrison is there, in some interesting facial hair. “Hey, is that that guy from Glee?” is kind of the beginning and end of his character. (Similarly, I thought “hey, it’s the guy from Rome,” which is kind of all Kevin McKidd does here. And no, I do not watch Grey’s Anatomy. Also, Cara Delevingne has a bit part, which made me think of the recent Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and the oddball apparently-junior-high-school-aged soldiers she and DeHaan played. Wonder Woman and that, Baby Driver and The Emoji Movie — it was a weird summer.) Tulip Fever has glints of humor but is not particularly funny. It has a few cutesy moments (mostly between Maria and Willem) but isn’t truly romantic. It’s the kind of movie where you can take a few minutes out to consider somebody’s poofy blue dress (that is a nice color of blue, you might think, could I pull that off?) or the general silliness of the stiff ruffled collars (what does that do for anybody?) and not miss anything or feel like you’ve somehow disrespected the theme and tone of the movie. Tulip Fever is just the right mix of overheated and underbaked to be a medium-speed OK time. It is, enthusiastically, a delightful C. Rated R. Directed by Justin Chadwick with a screenplay by Deborah Moggach (who wrote the novel on which the movie is based) and Tom Stoppard, Tulip Fever is an hour and 47 minutes long and is distributed by The Weinstein Company.
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• Funky fabric: Find a groove with Philadelphia band Tweed, playing a danceable blend of electronic funk and rock they call funktronica. Go Thursday, Sept. 7, at 9 p.m., Shaskeen Pub, 909 Elm St., Manchester. Hear their sounds at tweedmusic.com. • Irish fare: It’s almost halfway to St. Patrick’s Day, an ideal reason for CelticFest, a daylong event hosted by Manchester’s quintessential Irish bar. MB Padfield teams up with Concord trio Celtic Beats for an afternoon set on the street, followed by the Jeff Murdock Band playing inside. Go Sunday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m., Wild Rover Pub, 21 Kosciuszko St., Manchester. See facebook.com/wildroverpub. • Nashville cat: Country singer and guitarist Brandon Maddox is on a national tour with a few New England stops, including the Seacoast and the Upper Valley, as well as a Tuesday night show at a smalltown watering hole. Maddox is a rising star on the Nashville scene, with a new single, “Living on Sunshine,” getting traction. Go Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 9 p.m., Village Trestle, 24 Main St., Goffstown. See brandonmaddoxmusic.com. • Rough hewn: With her “diamonds and dirt” voice and a dose of reality show drama, Crystal Bowersox had a memorable run on the ninth season of American Idol, covering Janis Joplin, Alannah Myles and Solomon Burke on her way to a second-place finish. Go Saturday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m., Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A St., Derry. Tickets $30 and $35 at tupelohall.com. Want more ideas for a fun night out? Check out Hippo Scout, available via the Apple App Store, Google Play and online at hipposcout.com.
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Local Music Earth gathers bands from seven states for back-to-back all-day shows in two states. The first happens Sept. 15 in Portland, Maine, the second at the Crow’s Nest in Plaistow on Sept. 16. It’s the fourth year for the festival, but its first foray into New Hampshire. Among the acts appearing at Crow’s Nest are Maine-based Sygnal to Noise and Manchester’s A Simple Complex. Respectively, the two won the New England Music Award for Best Hard Rock/Metal Band in 2015 and 2016. Also representing the Granite State are gritty rockers Lone Wolf James, while power metal band ShadowLynx hails from Massachusetts. Maine bands 13 High and Devil’s Nite Out also perform. According to show creator and radio host Justin Sane, the concert bill showcases a diverse mix of styles. “It’s not metal earth or rock earth,” he said in a recent phone interview. “It’s local music — we’re trying to expand everyone’s horizon, to see something new. It’s blending it all together, and bringing the scene together too.” This means the bullhorn vocals and machine gun riffs of Pennsylvania metal band Threatpoint will coexist with the New Jersey’s Shadowplay, a politically charged blend of Rage Against the Machine Local Music Earth 4 When: Saturday, Sept. 16, 4 p.m. Where: Crow’s Nest Pub & Grill, 181 Plaistow Road, Plaistow Tickets: $8 /$10 door at gcelme.ticketleap.com Performing: A Simple Complex, Lone Wolf James, ShadowLynx, Sygnal To Noise, 13 High, Devil’s Nite Out, Deathcode, Modern Day Outlaw, Threatpoint and Shadowplay
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can play in my town, and we’ll play yours. ... It actually supports the scene a lot more,” he said. “In the digital age, the live show is where it’s at. ... Live Nation is the big dog now; it’s not record companies anymore.” The move to the Granite State also reflects an awareness of a growing scene, helped by his involvement with NEMA. “It’s opened my eyes to a lot of different music,” he said of the awards show, now six years old. “Also, it’s become a big networking party — you have venue owners, booking agents, promoters, print editors, radio editors, everything.” The connections came in handy when the original Local Music Earth venue canceled barely a month before the show. “I was talking to one of the local bands and they said, there’s this place,” Sane said. “I was actually thinking we were going to have to cut out the whole second day [because] all the venues are booking for November and December.” He connected with Crow’s Nest owners Crow and Cochise Kasabian-Judd, and learned that they not only knew about his event, they had planned to attend. “The whole thing of them noticing everything that we do and believing in it, being a presenter at NEMA and broadcasting from there, the other Local Music Earth events that we’d done — it all came together,” Sane said. “As I was planning to cancel the whole thing, it actually grew.” With everything lined up, all that’s left is finding a sequence for the show’s acts. “That’s my biggest challenge, because six of the bands are headliners,” Sane said. “I have talked with them and said, ‘’Look, I’m not saying you have an ego, but everybody is going to put that aside.’ So figuring out the order is the toughest part, but everyone is pretty compliant and satisfied with whatever we came up with. Because everyone is in it for the exact same thing.”
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Closing out our 2017 Summer Season in September is a special event featuring smart, savy, and hilariously funny award-winning comedians that have performed throughout the country and around the world on both stage and screen. Comedy Tonight! features stand-up comics Jane Condon, Leighann Lord, and the Boston Comedy Chicks in what will be a perfectly side-splitting finale to our season.
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All quotes are from Porcelain, by Moby, as long. The consolation prize is all yours. born Sept. 11, 1965. Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20) Usually I’d arrive at the nightclub or bar at nine Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22) ...I saw Ali- p.m., set up my records, make sure everycia Keys perform at an MTV awards show. thing was working, and wait. Sometimes She played piano. And after her perfor- I’d sit on a bar stool and read a sciencemance the people around me were amazed. fiction book. And sometimes I’d skateboard “She plays piano!” they crowed. Which around the empty dance floor. Waiting made me wonder when it became surpris- doesn’t have to be boring. ing for a musician to know how to play an Aries (March 21 – April 19) “But, instrument. Or for a writer to write their Grandma, I’m in my vegan corner of own book. Do it yourself. shame,” I said. “There’s no vegan corner Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) I was indis- of shame,” she declared. There isn’t. criminate when it came to music; if it was Taurus (April 20 – May 20) I’d startplayed on the radio, I loved it. I assumed ed studying music theory when I was ten that the people playing music on the years old and had continued until age fourradio knew exactly what they were doing teen, when I heard the Clash for the first and wouldn’t, under any circumstances, time. After falling in love with punk rock play music that wasn’t perfect. It’s called I’d decided to forget Dorian and Mixolyddisillusionment. ian scales and instead learn how to play Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) The cool three-chord songs by the Damned and the ravers had mastered dances that looked Sex Pistols. Love may make you want to vaguely like they were measuring a fish or learn new things. building a box with their empty hands. I just Gemini (May 21 – June 20) I’d been took up space on the dance floor, not mea- raised by my mom to do whatever work suring fish but dancing badly to the techno. needed doing. When I sat on the futon and You dance how you dance. played too much Nintendo I ended up feelSagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21) Then ing like a greasy vegan slug. Work was fun he segued into “New Beats the House” by and made me feel sharp and virtuous. A Grey House, and the crowd went nuts. This sense of accomplishment is yours for the was the genius of the best DJs: to take a accomplishing. simple, obvious record and make it subCancer (June 21 – July 22) When I was lime. Try some new beats. done I looked at Phil Collins; he was starCapricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19) Led ing at me with annoyance and confusion. Zeppelin coexisted benignly with Don- When Phil Collins stares at you with annoyna Summer, and Aerosmith lived peacefully ance and confusion, you know you’ve done with Elton John. If they can do it, so can you. something wrong. Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) I often Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22) Trying to sleep stopped by the pool hall on my way to the was pointless, so I turned on my overhead train station, even though I was a medio- light. Maybe reading Arthur C. Clarke cre pool player. I consoled myself with the would calm me down. I’d be distracted by knowledge that if I were any good at pool I’d aliens…. This could be a good time for a run the table quickly and not be able to play good book.
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When Louise Kennedy, an equine veterinarian from Ireland who has worked in Australia for the past two years on a skilled worker visa, decided to stay in the country, she had to take the Pearson Test of English as part of her requirements for permanent residency. Imagine her surprise when, as a native English speaker with two university degrees, she flunked the oral component of the computer-based test. “There’s obviously a flaw in their computer software when a person with perfect oral fluency cannot get enough points,” Kennedy said. For its part, Pearson has denied that there is any problem with its test or scoring “engine.” Kennedy will pursue a spouse visa so she can remain with her Australian husband.
United States Border Patrol agent Robert Rocheleau and Alburgh, Vermont, resident Mark Johnson, 53, exchanged tense words on Aug. 3 when Johnson climbed down from his tractor and demanded to know why Rocheleau wasn’t doing more to apprehend illegal immigrants. Johnson said people working in the U.S. illegally were damaging his livelihood. (Alburgh is just south of the border with Canada.) After the exchange, Johnson got back in his tractor and, as Rocheleau reported, “While passing by my vehicle Mr. Johnson ... engaged the PTO shaft to his trailer and covered my vehicle in cow manure.” Mr. Johnson pleaded not guilty in Vermont Superior Court in North Hero, saying he didn’t know the car was nearby when he turned on his manure spreader.
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The Ford Motor Co. has hired smell-testers for its research labs in China, where consumers don’t like the “new-car” smell that many Americans seek out. Ford calls the testers its “golden noses,” who sniff materials such as upholstery, steering wheels and carpet. Testers are subjected to a stringent selection process and must not smoke or drink alcohol. “In North America,” said Andy Pan, supervisor for material engineering at a Ford facility in China, “people want a new-car smell and will even buy a ‘new-car’ spray to make older cars feel new and fresh. In China, it’s the opposite.”
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On June 25, Doug Bergeson of Peshtigo, Wisconsin, was framing the fireplace of a home he was building when his nail gun slipped from his grasp and shot a 3 1/2-inch nail into his heart. Bergeson said it stung, but when he saw the nail “moving with my heart,” he realized he wasn’t going to get any more work done. So he washed up and drove himself to the hospital 12 miles away, where he alerted a security guard that he had a nail
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