Entertainment listings for the week of Sept. 8, 2022
Sep07

Entertainment listings for the week of Sept. 8, 2022

Live music Sept. 8 Josh Foster at Uno’s from 6 to 9 p.m. Andrew North at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 Sam Hammerman at Over the Moon Farmstead from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 10 Hank Osborne at the Contoocook Farmers’ Market from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eric Marcs at Contoocook Cider Company from 1 to 4 p.m. Dave Talmage at Over the Moon Farmstead from 2 to 5 p.m. Mikey G at Chen Yang Li from 7 to 10 p.m. Dean Harlem at Over the Moon Farmstead...

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Multicultural Festival at Keach Park
Sep07

Multicultural Festival at Keach Park

The final touches are being put together as organizers prepare for the annual Concord Multicultural Festival, from 10:30 a.m, to 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 18 at Keach Park in Concord. Each year, the Concord Multicultural features a full lineup of performances, food vendors, craft vendors, artists and activities that represent the dozens of cultures from around the world, presented by folks who live and work locally. The food vendors are...

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A downtown tour

Upstairs Downtown The Upstairs Downtown Walking Tour group will meet on Sept. 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a tour of downtown Concord. The tour covers five historic destinations and exclusive vantage points of downtown and the NH State House. This year’s tour combines fan-favorite locations from 2019 and new stops to behold and explore: the Sheraton Building and the Eagle Hotel, the Concord Public Library, the SMILE Building, and two...

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Book: Marigold and Daisy
Sep07

Book: Marigold and Daisy

Marigold and Daisy By Andrea Zuill (32 pages, children’s fiction, 2018)   I didn’t know I had a favorite book involving snails until I discovered Andrea Zuill’s Marigold & Daisy in our Children’s Room. Marigold is used to being the only girl in her family of snails until Daisy, her younger sister, comes along. At first, Marigold is excited to have a mini-me, but the shine of a new sibling wears off as that baby sister gets...

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This week in Concord history

Sept 8, 1774: At Portsmouth, an angry mob stones the house of Edward Parry, the tea agent, after learning that, in violation of their boycott, he has allowed the unloading of 30 chests of tea from the mast ship Fox.   Sept. 8, 1679: New Hampshire is declared a separate royal colony.   Sept. 8, 1974: One month after Richard Nixon’s resignation, President Ford pardons him. Retiring U.S. Sen. Norris Cotton of New Hampshire...

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CYPN: Anthony Bricchi loves seeing new faces
Sep06

CYPN: Anthony Bricchi loves seeing new faces

Concord Young Professionals Network (CYPN) introduces you to the “Young Professional of the Month,” Anthony Bricchi. Each month, the CYPN Steering Committee recommends a young professional in the community it thinks readers would enjoy getting to know better. Anthony Bricchi How old are you? 27. Where do you live? Concord. Where do you work? I currently work at SafeBooks Accounting Solutions as a bookkeeper and payroll administrator....

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Ice season at Everett Arena
Sep02

Ice season at Everett Arena

The city manager’s office sent out the City Manager’s Newsletter last Friday. The full newsletter can be found by going to concordnh.gov and clicking the “Newsletter” button. Here are some highlights: Skating at Everett Arena After another successful spring and summer season of dry floor shows and events, staff at the Douglas N. Everett Arena are getting ready for the return of the ice. Arena staff and Concord General Services’ Public...

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Entertainment listings for week of Sept. 1, 2022
Aug30

Entertainment listings for week of Sept. 1, 2022

Live music Sept. 1 Mikey G at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Josh Foster at Uno’s from 6 to 9 p.m. Drum Circle from 7 to 9 p.m. and Faith Ann from 9 to 11 p.m. at Area 23. Sept. 2 Off Duty Angels at Makris Lobster and Steak House from 7 to 10 p.m. Billy Wylder at the Bank of N.H. Stage at 8 p.m. Senie Hunt at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Charlie Chronopoulos at Over the Moon Farmstead...

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This week in Concord history

Sept. 1, 1782: The Rev. Timothy Walker, who has served as Concord’s Puritan minister from around the time of its settlement in 1730, collapses while preparing for a service and dies. He is 77 years old.   Sept. 1, 1939: Germany attacks Poland. The Concord Monitor’s lead editorial says: “We feel certain that try as hard as we may, we cannot stay out of the war if it is at all prolonged.”   Sept. 2, 1947: Plans to install the...

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City news: Wings & Wheels show this month
Aug30

City news: Wings & Wheels show this month

The city manager’s office sent out the City Manager’s Newsletter last Friday. The full newsletter can be found by going to concordnh.gov and clicking the “Newsletter” button. Here are some highlights: City meetings City meetings are held in person in Council Chambers at 37 Green St. (unless otherwise specified on the city’s calendar). Upcoming meetings include: Zoning Board of Adjustment: Sept. 7, 7 p.m. City Council: Sept. 12, 7 p.m....

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Exploring history Gibson’s is continuing its Literary Lunchtime brown-bag lunch author events on Sept. 8 at noon, with Phil Primack presenting his exploration into the life of an Epping woman from the 19th century, in Put It Down on Paper: The Words and Life of Mary Folsom Blair, a Fifty-Year Search. Mary E. Folsom Blair was just a name on a listing sheet when young writer Phil Primack bought her Epping, New Hampshire, property in...

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This week in Concord history

Aug. 25, 1855: Concord establishes its first public library. The city council appropriates $1,500: “$300 for fixtures, the residue for books.”   Aug. 26, 1988: State Rep. Eugene Daniell Jr. of Franklin, firebrand soapbox orator and former radical, dies at 83. He was one of the first politicians in New Hampshire to call for the resignation of President Richard Nixon.   Aug. 26, 1988: Developers abandon plans for a seven-story...

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Car show returns to New England Racing Museum
Aug23

Car show returns to New England Racing Museum

On Aug.  27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the New England Racing Museum will host the Hot Rods, Muscle and More Car Show, presented by Shea Concrete Products. Accepting all makes, models, and years, the show will feature more than 150 vehicles with proceeds to support the mission of the New England Racing Museum.“Everything we do is meant to preserve and educate the public on the history of New England motor racing,” said Thomas Netishen,...

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Entertainment listings for the week of Aug. 25, 2022

Live music Aug. 25 Brian Booth at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Josh Foster at Uno’s from 6 to 9 p.m. Paul Hubert at Area 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 26 Brickyard Blues at Makris Lobster and Steak House from 7 to 10 p.m. Kimayo at Contoocook Cider Co. from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wood Wind and Whiskey at Shara Vineyards from 6 to 8 p.m. Hank Osborne at Area 23 from 8 to 11 p.m. Green Heron at Over the Moon Farmstead from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 27 John...

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City news: Pick up an absentee ballot September’s primary

The city manager’s office sent out the City Manager’s Newsletter last Friday. The full newsletter can be found by going to concordnh.gov and clicking the “Newsletter” button. Here are some highlights: City meetings City meetings are held in person in Council Chambers at 37 Green St. (unless otherwise specified on the City’s calendar). Upcoming meetings include: Zoning Board of Adjustment: Sept. 7, 7 p.m. City Council: Sept. 12, 7 p.m....

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N.H. author Christina Holbrook returns to New Hampshire and visits Gibson’s Bookstore Aug. 27 at 1 p.m. to present her book, All the Flowers of the Mountain. Set in New Hampshire, All the Flowers of the Mountain is a coming-of-age love story combined with a mystery that haunts the characters for the rest of their lives. Brought to us by the New Hampshire Writer’s Project, we’re pleased to welcome Holbrook back. In a Paris art gallery,...

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Book: If You Were the Moon
Aug23

Book: If You Were the Moon

If You Were the Moon By Laura Purdie Salas, illustrated by Jaime Kim (32 pages, children’s fiction, 2017) This story begins with a child talking to the moon about how tired she is, musing that she wishes she could be like the moon and do nothing. The moon says back, “But I do so many things, child. And if you were me, you would too.” With charming and cheerful illustrations, Laura Purdie Salas’ If You Were the Moon invites children to...

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Live entertainment the week of Aug. 18, 2022
Aug16

Live entertainment the week of Aug. 18, 2022

Live music Aug. 18 Josh Foster at Uno Pizzeria from 6 to 9 p.m. Bryan Killough at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 Chris Powers at Makris Lobster and Steak House from 6 to 10 p.m. Alex Cohen at Contoocook Cider Company from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Andrew North and the Rangers at Shara Vineyards from 6 to 8 p.m. Paul Driscoll at Over the Moon Farmstead from 7 to 10 p.m. Red Road House Band from 8 to 11 p.m. at Area 23 Aug. 20 4 R Souls at...

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Catch a free concert before summer ends

The city manager’s office sent out the City Manager’s Newsletter last Friday. The full newsletter can be found by going to concordnh.gov and clicking the “Newsletter” button. Here are some highlights: Community concerts Mike Gallant: Sunday, Aug. 21, 10 a.m. at Merrimack Lodge at White Park Freese Brothers Band: Wednesday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m. in Eagle Square The Rebel Collective: Thursday, Aug. 25, 7 p.m. in Eagle Square Shana Stack Band:...

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Doggie mystery Spencer Quinn returns to Gibson’s Bookstore with the 13th offering from his extremely unreliable (but lovable) canine narrator, in Bark to the Future! This author talk will be held on Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m. The 13th Chet & Bernie mystery, has Bernie investigating his own past, all the way back to high school, and discovering that all is not as it seemed. Free and open to the public. If you cannot make this event,...

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Book: Recipes for Love and Murder
Aug16

Book: Recipes for Love and Murder

Recipes for Love and Murder By Sally Andrew (419 pages, mystery, 2015) “Recipe for murder 1 stocky man who abuses his wife 1 small tender wife 1 medium-size tough woman in love with the wife 1 double-barreled shotgun 1 small karoo town marinated in secrets 1 mild gardener 1 red-hot new yorker 7 seventh-day adventists (prepared for the end of the world) 1 hard-boiled investigative journalist 1 soft amateur detective 2 cool policemen 1...

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This week in Concord history

Aug. 18, 1976: The federal government declares hog cholera under control and lifts a quarantine imposed on swine shipments from Cheshire, Hillsborough and Rockingham counties.   Aug. 19, 2001: Author Philip Roth wins the Edward MacDowell Medal for literature. The award is given by the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, the oldest artists’ colony in the nation.   Aug. 19, 1863: With the Union armies in need of more soldiers,...

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Ready to Learn Fair is ready for students
Aug09

Ready to Learn Fair is ready for students

The 8th annual Ready To Learn Fair will take place on Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rundlett Middle School cafeteria. Each year students in need from Concord can come to the fair and pick up the supplies they need to be successful in the coming school year. Backpacks, gym bags and school supplies are available. Additionally, the school will have toiletries, hats, gloves, socks, and more. Students will even be able to get that...

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Entertainment for the week of Aug. 11, 2022
Aug09

Entertainment for the week of Aug. 11, 2022

Live music Aug. 11 Josh Foster at Uno Pizzeria from 6 to 9 p.m. Senie Hunt Project at the Contoocook Chamber of Commerce from 6 to 8 p.m. Kid Pinky at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Club Soda at Eagle Square from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Gardner Berry at Area 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 12 Just Sayin Band at Makris Lobster and Steak House from 7 to 10 p.m. Josh Foster at the Contoocook Cider Company from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Ariel Strasser and Ken Budka at...

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Looking back to 1915: Ford Foundry
Aug09

Looking back to 1915: Ford Foundry

This vintage photograph depicts the Ford Foundry Float in Concord, New Hampshire, in 1915. Years ago many local businesses and organizations proudly participated in local parades and exhibits promoting their wares — certainly a wonderful boon to local commerce. Ford Foundry was located in Concord and was well known for manufacturing common household products of the day; cast iron bathtubs, sinks, stoves etc.

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Book: The Original Bambi
Aug09

Book: The Original Bambi

The Original Bambi: The Story of a Life in the Forest By Felix Salten (161 pages, fiction, 2022) I know what you’re thinking: “Bambi, seriously?” Stop right there! This new release from Princeton University Press is, to put a new spin on an old cliché, not your grandparents’ Bambi. In this version, translator Jack Zipes aims to improve on the original 1928 English translation, capturing the intent behind Felix Salten’s 1923...

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Kimball Jenkins to unveil new mural

Kimball Jenkins is a proud partner with My turn presenting a first-of-its-kind mural experience. A group of 15 young artists from Manchester, Concord and Franklin have come together to create a creative placemaking installation to show economic ideals encompassing culture, inclusivity and equality through a six-week intensive curriculum under the tutelage of Richard Haynes and other noble artists, facilitators, community organizers....

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‘The Color Red’ at Concord Chamber
Aug09

‘The Color Red’ at Concord Chamber

New Hampshire Art Association artist Barbara Mata will have her work displayed in an exhibit titled, “The Color Red,” at the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center beginning Aug. 24. “Red is the color of emotion, power and strength,” Mata said. “Red inherently represents the dualities of passionate love and bitter hate, confidence and aggression, vibrant beauty and terrifying destruction. When red is applied to a work of...

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CYPN: Moore happy to make more connections
Aug09

CYPN: Moore happy to make more connections

Concord Young Professionals Network (CYPN) introduces you to the “Young Professional of the Month,” Diana Moore. Each month, the CYPN Steering Committee recommends a young professional in the community it thinks readers would enjoy getting to know better. Diana Moore Where do you live? Concord. Where do you currently work? I’m the Director of Healthy Living at the Granite YMCA Concord Branch. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I...

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This week in Concord history

Aug. 11, 1766: John Wentworth is appointed governor of New Hampshire by King George II and also “surveyor of the king’s woods in North America.” He will take charge the following summer.   Aug. 12, 2003: Rain pours down on Penacook and Boscawen, filling storm drains and waterways beyond capacity. The storm carries away a 15-foot section of River Road, where a culvert leads into the Contoocook River.   Aug. 12, 1927: In the...

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