The Market Days issue

Jul 13, 2010
3:30 PM
Another Market Days, another Searchinator

Snap some pictures, maybe win a prize

There are three essentials all good Market Dayers brings with them to the event: Money, sunblock (or an umbrella – we trust your judgment) and a camera to play our fourth annual Market Days Scavenger Hunt! The rules: You must take your photos during Market Days and within its boundaries. The reward: Submit at least seven of the photos from our list and we’ll enter your name into a drawing for a $15 gift certificate to the downtown business of your choice. On top of that, we’ll print our favorite pictures in an upcoming Insider and post more on our Facebook page. The requirement: Send your…

Jul 13, 2010
3:41 PM

Don't miss these events!

Daily Get Co-op’ed up Visit the Concord Cooperative Market’s big top tent on South Main Street for face painting, food, wine, hula hoops and more. Throughout the day, Thursday through Saturday, there will be food from the Celery Stick Café, a creation station with children’s art activities, face painting with Linda Weiser, the Sant Bani art show, animals from the SPCA and a doggie rest stop. There will be special events and vendors each day, too. The lineup includes: - Thursday: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., get those achy muscles massaged by Vicky-Ann’s Balanced Hands. Vendors joining to co-op…

Jul 13, 2010
4:09 PM

Makeover madness

New to Market Days this year is a makeover competition, in which five women and one man will be pampered and primped for a day, then model their new looks for all of Concord to see. Each contestant will be paired up with a team of downtown businesses – salons, spas and clothing retailers – and get a new hairstyle, outfit and makeup. They’ll reveal their new looks on the main stage…

Jul 13, 2010
4:20 PM
Your Market Days music guide

Meet the musicians who'll rock your socks

Sure, the local bands that play Market Days are good at what they do: putting on a live show that makes people get down. But we wanted to know more about them – where they’re from, how they got into music and why they do what they do. Here’s a look at a few artists playing this year’s lineup. TOM MAJOR Entrain Some parents may get frustrated when their kids bang pots and pans…

Jul 13, 2010
4:29 PM

Who, what, where, when?!

Thursday, July 15 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Festival Vendors (Bicentennial Square, North & South Main streets) Concord Arts Market (Eagle Square) 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. New Hampshire Historical Society Museum, free admission (Eagle Square) 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free Family Fun. Event includes activities from the Concord Recreation Department, Home Depot, Center for Health Promotion and Concord…

Jul 13, 2010
4:32 PM

City briefly

Dock-tastic news Here’s a riddle for you, readers. What do fried dough and City Manger Tom Aspell’s weekly memo have in common? Answer: They are both treats we have been looking forward to all week! Because we don’t mind sharing, here are the highlights from this week’s memo. We usually like to save the best news for last, but we couldn’t contain ourselves on this one. Tom announced a gift given to the City of Concord from Concord 20/20. Oh boy, we love presents! Is it a diamond ring? A lifetime supply of burritos? Four 20-foot long boat docks? “One of the coolest things to happen during…