The 2022 lineup of events will recognize this iconic New Hampshire symbol of endurance
New Hampshire Public Radio and The Music Hall reup their award-winning series, Writers on a New England Stage, appearing before a live audience with COVID safety protocols in place. Featured authors include Erik Larson, the iconic author of The Devil in the White City; and Boston area native Amor Towles, the bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will celebrate the upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope on October 23rd from 1: 30 pm to 4 pm. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) represents the next big step in space telescopes and will allow researchers to see farther and with more detail into the early days of the universe. Visitors will learn about JWST technology, get details on the process of designing and launching a telescope of this size, and have the chance to look through a telescope. Hands on activities and demonstrations will let participants of all ages join in and there will be materials to take home. The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center’s launch party was selected as part of a several-month nation-wide celebration by NASA in advance of the JWST launch at the end of 2021.
Canterbury Shaker Village is building a reputation as a great venue for music, and their second annual Harvest Music Festival promises to be bigger and better than last year. It takes place on Saturday, October 26 from 3 – 8 pm, and includes beverages from Canterbury Aleworks and food from the Creamery Café--soups, sandwiches and baked goods—in a historic building in the heart of Shaker Village.
Featuring professional actors paired with local kids, the family friendly theatrical fare is a celebration of Shakespeare and other great works of literature presented in a fast, furious, fun and audience interactive way that has been putting the “’shake’ back in Shakespeare” for 14 years. Theaward-winning Theatre Under The Stars’ Family Fest returns to Waterville Valley, August 10-24th.
The Barnstormers Theatre of Tamworth, New Hampshire’s oldest summer theatre, kicks off its 2019 season on June 27thwith a performance of “Damn Yankees” sponsored by the Mount Washington Cog Railway, the oldest mountain-climbing railway in the world. To celebrate the railway’s 150th anniversary and the opening of the show, the theatre and the railway have partnered with the Tamworth History Center, Tamworth Distilling and Art in the Age Café for evening of art, history and local offerings.Surrounded by farm fields and bordered by a meandering river, with plenty to see and do along Main Street, Tamworth Village is an experience not to be mi
The NHTI Film Society proudly presents The Great Buster: A Celebration, Friday March 1st at 7 pm in the Sweeney Auditorium. Not Rated (2018) 102 mins. Admission is by donation ($5 suggested); free with an NHTI student ID. For more information contact Steve Ambra at 271-6484 x4101 or email@example.com. More About The Great Buster: “Vastly entertaining! Certain to please Buster Keaton aficionados and newcomers alike,” says critic Todd McCarthy. “In his 1949 essay ‘Comedy’s Greatest Era,’ James Agee suggested that ‘Keaton’s face ranked almost with Lincoln’s as an early American archetype; it was haunting, handsome, almost beautiful, yet it was also irreducibly funny.’ “To watch The Great Buster: A Celebration — Peter Bogdanovich’s affectionate and informative new documentary — is to appreciate Agee’s insight, and also to marvel anew at Keaton’s cinematic feats. The film presents a compact, tactful biography and also a valuable explication of ‘Keatonesque’ in its most sublime varieties.” – A.O. Scott
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. every day for February vacation, from Friday, February 15 through Sunday, March 3. Visitors to the Discovery Center during the vacation weeks will be able to explore the science galleries, engage in a variety of science and engineering activities, and choose from five different planetarium shows each day – including The Little Star that Could, Life under The Arctic Sky, Black Holes,Tonight’s Skyand Wildest Weather in the Solar System.
There is a renaissance going on in Concord, NH. Less than a decade after being nicknamed “city in a coma,” this once sleepy state capital is waking up, and becoming the cultural center of the Granite State.
On Saturday, May 6, the City of Concord will celebrate its cultural vitality with a full range of activities for all. The Capital Arts Fest will run from dawn to dusk with more than 20 events, including arts, film, music and festivities, both in and outside with a unique event in the city.
Performances in Concord and Windham, NH