Fall Guide 2018: Previewing every fallish thing in New Hampshire
Sep18

Fall Guide 2018: Previewing every fallish thing in New Hampshire

Sept. 20 Tito’s, Tacos N’ Tails Spreading good juju for the biggest rescue dog fundraiser throughout all of New England! Check out Tito’s, Tacos N’ Tails Event on Facebook for times and locations. Twenty-three Margaritas Mexican Restaurants in New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Walkin’ Pets by HandicappedPets corporate offices have partnered to make change for the rescue dogs in...

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All kinds of family fun to be had in Concord this fall
Sep18

All kinds of family fun to be had in Concord this fall

Sept. 28 Capital Arts Fest The League of N.H. Craftsmen presents the Capital Arts Fest, a weekend-long festival featuring the art and fine craft work of League members, select invited artists and specialty vendors. Shop one-of-a-kind fine craft, see fascinating demonstrations and performances, and indulge in delicious food and N.H. craft beer. Through Sept. 30. From 5 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29 and 10 a.m. to 4...

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Celebrate diversity at the 12th annual Concord Multicultural Festival
Sep18

Celebrate diversity at the 12th annual Concord Multicultural Festival

The 12th annual Concord Multicultural Festival, presented by The Duprey Companies, will take place on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the State House. The festival takes place on the final day of National Welcoming Week 2018, an annual series of events across the nation that bring together immigrants, refugees and native-born residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone. The 2018 Concord Multicultural Festival...

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Have a taste of Cocktails for a Cause to benefit Walk a Mile
Sep18

Have a taste of Cocktails for a Cause to benefit Walk a Mile

If you didn’t already know, October is domestic violence awareness month. It’s also the month in which the Crisis Center of Central New Hampshire puts on the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event in downtown Concord, where men don high heels and strut their stuff down Main Street for a mile, with the point being to demonstrate in a fun way literally what it’s like to walk a mile in a woman’s shoes. The event is aimed at promoting awareness...

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Bulletin Board: A free concert, plus the return of ice skating at Everett Arena
Sep18

Bulletin Board: A free concert, plus the return of ice skating at Everett Arena

Penacook Village Association meeting The next Penacook Village Association meeting will be on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Penacook Elementary School cafeteria, 60 Village St. Meeting goals are to work on finalizing the PVA vision statement and start an action plan and calendar for projects folks want to work on. Your help and ideas are needed! For more information, please visit penacook.org. Christine Miller Free concert at United...

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Entertainment: Lots of good music to be heard out there this week
Sep18

Entertainment: Lots of good music to be heard out there this week

While the music schedule in Concord is a little light early in the week, it really picks up toward the weekend. Make sure you check out the Bluegrass Tribute show at NEC Concord on Saturday, featuring five local musicians performing some classics. Music Tuesday Craig Fahey at Hermanos Cocina Mexicana at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Dave Gerard at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Thursday Mike Morris at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Andy & Matt at Penuche’s...

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On Display: Work of Brenda Wilbert and Linda Graham at NHTI Library
Sep18

On Display: Work of Brenda Wilbert and Linda Graham at NHTI Library

Head over to the NHTI library to check out two exhibits in one. The work of Brenda Wilbert is on one wall of the main gallery space, and the other wall features Linda Graham’s work. The artists have very distinct styles, and though Wilbert’s works don’t at all resemble those of Graham’s, the two displays seem to complement each other nicely. This dual exhibit will be up until Thursday. After that, Wilbert will display her own mixed...

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Book of the Week: ‘Ethel and Ernest: A True Story’
Sep18

Book of the Week: ‘Ethel and Ernest: A True Story’

Ethel & Ernest: A True Story Raymond Briggs 1999, 104 pages Graphic novel   Raymond Briggs is best known on this side of the Atlantic for his wordless picture book, The Snowman. In Ethel and Ernest: a True Story, he uses his narrative art to tell the story of his parents’ life together in London, from their courtship in 1928 until their deaths in 1971. We meet Ethel as a shy lady’s maid, when she is first courted by Ernest, a...

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This Week in Concord History
Sep18

This Week in Concord History

Sept. 18, 1987: In Concord, Elizabeth Dole defends her decision to quit her job as U.S. transportation secretary to help her husband, U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, run for president. “This is my choice,” she says. “I’m not going to be just out there standing by Bob’s side and smiling. We’re talking about something with serious implications. We’re talking about the leader of the free world.” Sept. 19, 1989: After nearly two years of shoulder...

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