Special late night hours on selected Thursday evenings give even more chances to view The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters From The Museum of Modern Art! Enjoy tours, plays, poetry, and more. A cash bar and food for purchase will be available in the Winter Garden Café. Films will be shown on the evenings of October 19, November 9 and December 14 at 6:30 pm and will present some of the most popular cinematic portrayals of Toulouse-Lautrec and his beloved Moulin Rouge. General admission is free. A $5 special exhibition charge applies for not-yet-members. See below for details on October Late Night events. Read more →

Featuring masterful fiddlers steeped in the Celtic and American folk traditions and adept at improvisation, the second annual Fall Fiddle Festival will offer Concord a jam-packed day of workshops and jam sessions, followed by a toe-tapping evening concert of fiddle music on October 21. Read more →

Join us for the launch of our new Side Door Music Series that brings talented musicians from across the globe to the Currier Museum of Art. The series will kick off with the stellar talent of Heather Maloney, a Massachusetts-based singer-songwriter named “Artist to Watch” by Spin Magazine, who will intrigue you with her unique sound. Ms. Maloney is a dynamic and intensely creative Americana singer-songwriter. Her lyrics can stand alone as beautiful poetry, and yet, combined with her vocals and guitar, elevate to something wholly magical. On stage, Ms. Maloney performs with engaging humility, humor and poise. In this inaugural performance of the Side Door Music Series, Ms. Maloney will be supported by Ryan Hommel on vocals and guitar. Also enjoy opening act Hannah & Maggie. Read more →

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce’s efforts to welcome weekend visitors to the New Hampshire State House got a green light and on Saturday, Oct. 7 and Oct. 14 complimentary guided tours will depart from the State House Visitor Center at 107 North Main Street every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Additional weekend guided tours will be available on Saturday Dec . 9 when the NH State House is decorated for the holidays. Read more →

The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will premiere its newest planetarium show, Life under the Arctic Sky, on Friday night, October 6 at 7 p.m. Life under the Arctic Sky explores the Northern Lights from both the perspective of scientists and of the Sami, the indigenous Scandinavians who traditionally herded their reindeer over hundreds of miles, their way lit only by the moon, the stars, and these dancing lights in the northern sky. The show will be followed by an update on August’s solar eclipse, by Discovery Center staff and amateur astronomers who traveled to the Path of Totality to watch the eclipse. Read more →