Music, food, drinks and oodles of talent
Sep28

Music, food, drinks and oodles of talent

Don’t miss the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) Talent Show on Oct. 1 at the Bank of New Hampshire Stage. New this year is the exclusive After Party! For just $50 a ticket, you will get to see the amazing acts in the Talent Show and attend the After Party. Tickets are available through the Capitol Center for the Arts. With only 300 tickets available, the event is expected to sell out well in advance. The doors open at 5...

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Entertainment listings for the week starting Sept. 29

Live musicSept. 29 Brian Booth at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Sam Hammerman at Uno Pizzeria & Grill from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 30 Brickyard Blues at Makris Lobster & Steak House from 7 to 10 p.m. Jud Caswell at Over the Moon Farmstead from 7 to 10 p.m. Lucas Gallo & Friends at Area 23 from 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 1 Ryan Williamson at Contoocook Cider Company from 1 to 4 p.m. Dakota Smart at Over the Moon Farmstead from 2 to 5 p.m. Kenny...

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Book of the Week: Spa Apothecary
Sep28

Book of the Week: Spa Apothecary

Spa Apothecary: Natural Bath & Beauty Recipes By Stasie McArthur (124 pages, non-fiction, 2019) Stasie McArthur’s 2019 Spa Apothecary is a great place to get started creating your own all-natural bath and body products. Whether your goals are to save money, create an eco-friendlier household, reduce your family’s exposure to chemical additives, or simply to try a fun new hobby, this is a wonderfully accessible resource for getting...

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Bulletin board
Sep28

Bulletin board

Staying strong Concord author Renee Plodzik, APRN, visits Gibson’s Bookstore for a celebration of her cookbook, Eat Well Move Often Stay Strong on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Plodzik is the energetic founder and unstoppable coach of fit4acause, a donation only fitness and wellness program that raises funds and awareness for cancer survivors. Renee is currently rising to a new challenge, living with metastatic breast cancer....

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This week in History

Sept. 29, 1996: In a game to decide the National League West division championship, Bob Tewksbury of Concord starts for the San Diego Padres and holds Los Angeles scoreless for seven innings. He gets no decision, but the Padres beat the Dodgers 2-0. Sept. 30, 2002: The state Supreme Court overturns the 2-year-old murder conviction of James Hall, a Concord man who admitted to strangling his mother, stowing her body in a trash can and...

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City news

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). Zoning Board of Adjustment: Oct. 5, 7 p.m. City Council: Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Planning Board: Oct....

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Bulletin Board – ‘Stuff-A-Cruiser’ food drive
Sep21

Bulletin Board – ‘Stuff-A-Cruiser’ food drive

  Children’s book Susie Spikol, a naturalist at the Harris Center for Conservation Education in Hancock, comes down to Concord and to Gibson’s to teach your kiddos how to find critters in their neighborhood, with The Animal Adventurer’s Guide: How to Prowl For an Owl, Make Snail Slime, and Catch a Frog Bare-Handed. 50 hands-on activities and adventures that bring you closer to wild animals than you’ve ever been. Susie will be...

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Make way for a weekend of art, music

The first full weekend of fall will feature more than just the gorgeous colors of the turning leaves. In the Capital City, art will be in full bloom as beautiful handmade crafts will be on display amidst exciting live music on the streets of downtown Concord. Capital Arts Fest 2022 brings craftsmen, performance artists, and musicians together Sept. 24 and 25. Visitors and vendors will line the streets for the annual weekend event,...

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Book of the week
Sep21

Book of the week

By Junji Ito (648 pages, manga/horror, 2000) Uzumaki, by Junji Ito, is a masterclass in horror manga. For those interested in the paranormal and macabre, this Japanese artist will be right up your alley. The serial manga, which the Concord Public Library owns as one collection, was first published in 1998. Despite being over twenty years old, Uzumaki has a massive cult following, and for good reason. Junji Ito’s artwork and...

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City News

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: Neighborhood Street Paving Program The City’s Neighborhood Street Paving Program continues with Continental Paving, Inc. as the City’s paving contractor for this year. Finish paving of sidewalks started last week on South State Street...

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Entertainment for the week of Sept. 22

Live MusicSept. 22 Josh Foster at Uno Pizzeria & Grill from 6 to 9 p.m. Brian Booth at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23 Quadraphonics at Makris Lobster & Steak House from 7 to 10 p.m. Karen Grenier at Over the Moon Farmstead from 7 to 10 p.m. Ferns Family Band at Area 23 from 8 to 11 p.m. Sept. 24 Paul Driscoll at Contoocook Farmers’ Market from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Amanda Adams at Indigo Blues & Co in Contoocook from 12 to 2...

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Concord Multicultural Festival FAQs

Who is available to answer questions?The Welcome Tent at the Festival entrance will be staffed at all times with knowledgeable volunteers to answer your questions. Festival staff and other volunteers will be wearing clearly marked white t-shirts.When and where is the festival being held?Sunday, Sept. 18, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Keach Park, 14 Canterbury Road, Concord, (behind the Citywide Community Center).Where can I park?The main...

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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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Bulletin board

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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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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Bulletin board

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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