MANCHESTER —Come support The Majestic Theatre on Fri., November 17 as they present their 12th annual Auction and Performance. Stroll into Majestic’s Tropical paradise for a Hawaiian themed event featuring musical theatre performances by children, teens and adults, and music by the NH Ukeladi…

Families come from miles around to check out Swag on Swasey Parkway in downtown Exeter. The popular event features antiques, smalls, collectibles, photographica, cameras, prints, dolls, jewelry, toys, ephemera, books, clothing, décor, linens, glassware, architectural, salvage, hand crafted i…

HAVERHILL, MA —Joe Crookston performs at to the New Moon Coffeehouse in Haverhill on Sat., November 18 at 8:00 pm. Emily Mure opens the evening. The coffeehouse is located at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 16 Ashland Street, Haverhill, MA.

AUBURN —Get ready for the holidays at this fun event creating home decorations using balsam/fir trims and natural materials on Fri., November 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way in Auburn. Let your imagination go wild! All craft materials provided and refreshm…

KENSINGTON —All are invited to enjoy a traditional, New England Ham and Bean Supper on Sat., November 17, from 5:00-6:45 p.m. at the Kensington Congregational Church located at 108 Amesbury Road on Route 150 in the center of Kensington.

CONCORD —NH Shriners is proud to present their “Fez”tival of Trees” will take place November 18-26 at Bektash Shrine Center, 189 Pembroke Road in Concord.

PLAISTOW —As part of the annual Plaistow Festival of Trees in Plaistow, the Plaistow Lions Club will host a Pancake Breakfast on Sat., November 25, from 8:00-11:00 a.m. at the Fish and Game Club, May Ray Avenue in Plaistow. Stop in for breakfast and take a chance on winning a Tree or Wreath.

SANDOWN —Rock Church Sandown (St Matthews) is having a Spaghetti Dinner on Sat., November 18, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. to raise funds for their upcoming mission trip to the Gulf Coast.

PLAISTOW —The dance and open gym originally scheduled for Fri., November 10 at the Plaistow YMCA has been rescheduled to Fri., November 17 due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict. The event runs from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The doors will open at 6:45P p.m. (no early drop-offs please) and admission …

EPPING —The Epping Community Church will host a Turkey Dinner on Sat., November 18. The dinner will consist of roast turkey, mashed potatoes, and all the fixings with a dessert of homemade pies, and of course a beverage.

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DOVER —The third annual Jingle Bell Express will take families on a magical, wintery ride on a C&J Buslines double-decker bus from the Children’s Museum of NH, to the Cochecho Country Club to hear a reading of the classic children’s holiday story, "The Polar Express" by Chris Van Allsbur…

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DOVER —The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire’s “Throwback Thursday: Grown-up Play Dates” got off to a great start in October with a Halloween-themed event, and this November is inviting adults back for some yoga and…soldering! “Bend and Brew” will happen Thursday, November 16 from 7-9pm and…

Get ready to pre-heat the oven, pull out the cookie sheet, and enter the Chamber Children’s Fund’s 10th annual Gingerbread House Contest! The event will be held at the Congregational Church located at 21 Front Street in Exeter.  The houses will be on display on Thurs., November 30 from 11:00…

DERRY —Charlie Zahm returns to Derry to weave magical moments of Scottish and Irish history for the listeners, along with musical styles from maritime to Early American to Broadway. Charlie Zahm brings an authentic love and respect for the music he sings and the stories he tells. Event goers…

EXETER —As a special thank you to Veterans, please join Exeter United Methodist Church for "Just Desserts for Veterans" on Sat., November 11, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at 307 Epping Road in Exeter. Free to all! Veterans, families, friends, and neighbors all welcome.

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Knights of Columbus will hold a Roast Chicken Dinner on Sat., November 11, 5:00 p.m. at St. Annes Parish Hall, 26 Emerson Avenue in Hampstead.

PORTSMOUTH —Generic Theater presents David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Good People” November 10-26 at The Players’ Ring, 105 Marcy Street, Portsmouth. With humor, “Good People” explores the improbable hopes that come with having next to nothing in America.

MANCHESTER— The Palace Theatre is pleased to present "Legally Blonde: The Musical" on Wed., November 15 and Thurs., November 16 at 7:30 p.m. at 80 Hanover Street in Manchester.

HAMPSTEAD —The Hampstead Seniors are going to the Indian Head Resort for lunch and a show. The trip is scheduled for Wed., November 29. The bus will be leaving St. Anne’s parking lot 9:00 am.

HAMPSTEAD —Island Pond Baptist Church will celebrate God’s blessings throughout the year with a Thanksgiving banquet on Sun., November 12, at 5:00 p.m. A traditional Thanksgiving dinner will be served, including turkey with all the trimmings, vegetables, and scrumptious desserts. There is no…

PLAISTOW —The dance and open gym originally scheduled for Friday, November 10th at the Plaistow YMCA has been rescheduled to Fri., November 17 due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict. The event runs from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The doors will open at 6:45P p.m. (no early drop offs please) and admiss…

KINGSTON —If you are alone for the holiday and in need of good company, volunteers from the First Congregational Church welcome you to their 31st annual Senior Thanksgiving Dinner on Thurs., November 23 in the Rent Fellowship Hall, 6 Church Street in Kingston.

DURHAM —More than 150 music, theatre and dance students at the University of New Hampshire will celebrate 150 years of the arts in a free performance on Thurs., November 16 at 7:00 p.m. at The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut Street in Portsmouth. The event is free and open to the public but registra…

EAST HAMPSTEAD —East Hampstead Union Church welcomes you to their annual Christmas Fair and Cookie Walk at 225 East Main Street in East Hampstead. It runs Thurs., through Sat., November 9-11, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and again Thurs.-Sat., November 16-18 also from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. each day.

HAVERHILL, MA —The Social Life of Haverhill will hold a Dance with DJ on Sat., November 18, from 8:00-11:00 p.m. at the American Legion on Main Street (Rte. 121), Haverhill, MA. Singles or couples ages 45+ are welcome!

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SALEM —The Salem Animal Rescue League is celebrating our 25th anniversary as a shelter, and we will be holding their biggest event of the year on Sat., November 11. Their 9th annual Amber Moonlit Night event is a dinner and comedy show, complete with a live and silent auction.

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KINGSTON —If you are alone for the holiday and in need of good company, volunteers from the First Congregational Church welcome you to their 31st annual Senior Thanksgiving Dinner on Thurs., November 23 in the Rent Fellowship Hall, 6 Church Street in Kingston.

The Friends of Kimball Library will host their 13th annual Holiday Peddlers Market on Sat., November 4, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main Street in Atkinson. New and returning MA and NH crafters, artisans and purveyors of fine foods will showcase their exciting …

KINGSTON —The Kingston Memorial Auxiliary to the VFW Post 1088 is having a Chili Cook-off on Sat., November 4. Cook up your best crock of chili, select a unique name for it and have it hot and ready at the Post by 2:00 p.m. (with a ladle) for our hungry spectators. Prizes will be awarded for…

KINGSTON —The Kingston Lions Club will be hosting another fun Meat Raffle on Fri., November 3 starting at 7:00 p.m. at the VFW Post 1088 in Kingston.

KINGSTON/NEWTON —Members of the senior community from Kingston, Newton, and Fremont are invited to Sanborn Regional High School for a free lunch at 12:00 p.m. on Tues., November 14, sponsored by the Sanborn Music Boosters. Following the meal, drama students will offer a “sneak peek” of their…

SALISBURY, MA —The 5th annual Sea Festival of Trees lights up the seacoast with fifteen days of Christmas beginning Fri., November 17. Held at the spacious Blue Ocean Event Center located directly on the ocean at Salisbury Beach, MA, the annual holiday fundraiser offers two floors of family …

PLAISTOW — Carl G. Davis Post 34 will hold a Super Meat Raffle on Sat., November 4. The raffle starts at 2:00 p.m. downstairs at the Post, 176 Main Street, Plaistow. Items include steak, lobster, cheer, and money!

EXETER —As a special thank you to Veterans, please join Exeter United Methodist Church for "Just Desserts for Veterans" on Sat., November 11, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at 307 Epping Road in Exeter. Free to all! Veterans, families, friends, and neighbors all welcome.

HAMPSTEAD —The Hampstead Seniors are going to the Indian Head Resort for lunch and a show. The trip is scheduled for Wed., November 29. The bus will be leaving St. Anne’s parking lot 9:00 am.

PORTSMOUTH —Generic Theater presents David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Good People” November 10-26 at The Players’ Ring, 105 Marcy Street, Portsmouth.  With humor, “Good People” explores the improbable hopes that come with having next to nothing in America. 

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Mike Johnson of Kingston, owner of Spicy Mike’s Gourmet Condiments, celebrated with several of the winners that took part in Fuddruckers Spicy Chicken Tender Contest on October 25at Fuddruckers in Reading. Participants had to eat six chicken tenders basted in progressively hotter sauces prov…

KINGSTON —The Kingston Memorial Auxiliary to the VFW Post 1088 is having a Chili Cook-off on Sat., November 4. Cook up your best crock of chili, select a unique name for it and have it hot and ready at the Post by 2:00 p.m. (with a ladle) for our hungry spectators. Prizes will be awarded for…

PLAISTOW —Plaistow Area Commerce Exchange (PACE) is raising funds for scholarships given annually to four graduating High School Seniors at Sanborn Regional High School, Timberlane High School and Pinkerton Academy with their 2017 Comedy Night and Silent Auction Fundraiser. The event will be…

EXETER —The Exeter Area Lions Club will host a Meat Raffle on Fri., October 27 at Shooters Pub, 6 Columbus Avenue in Exeter. Attendees will have the opportunity to win quality meats from local suppliers. There will be raffles for other prizes, too, including a 50/50 cash raffle. Admission is…

HAVERHILL, MA —The Social Life of Haverhill will hold a Halloween Dance with DJ on Sat., October 28, from 8:00-11:00 p.m. at the American Legion on Main Street (Rte. 121), Haverhill, MA. Singles or couples ages 40+ are welcome!

DERRY — The 16th annual Family Matters Auction will be held on Thurs., November 9, 5:30-10:00 p.m. at Birch Wood Vineyards, 199 Rockingham Road in Derry.

ATKINSON —Pentucket Baptist Church will host a Lasagna Supper with salad, garlic bread and dessert on Sun., November 5 at 6:00 p.m. The meal is free of charge and will be served in the Church fellowship room at 8 East Road, Atkinson. Come enjoy a great evening of fellowship and food.

KINGSTON/NEWTON —Members of the senior community from Kingston, Newton, and Fremont are invited to Sanborn Regional High School for a free lunch at 12:00 p.m. on Tues., November 14, sponsored by the Sanborn Music Boosters. Following the meal, drama students will offer a “sneak peek” of their…

KENSINGTON — The Carriage Barn will host its annual Halloween Open House on Sun., October 29, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Carriage Barn is located at 10 Trundle Bed Lane in Kensington. Costumes are encouraged!

DOVER —On Sat., November 4, pizza aficionados of all ages can cast their votes for best regional pizza restaurants at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire’s 9th annual PizzaFest and Online Auction. The event, which is sponsored by D.F. Richard with additional support from Smuttynose Brewin…

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Opera House presents “The Elvis & Orbison Show” on Sat., November 11.

PORTSMOUTH —On Thurs., November 9, The Music Hall welcomes back Dan Brown, author of “The Da Vinci Code” and “Inferno”, to discuss his latest novel, “Origin”, which interweaves codes, science, religion, history, art and architecture—and thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dan…

Casey Perry of Hampstead, pictured, was one of the many competing in the 17th annual Antique Tractor Pull, held on Odell Road in Sandown. The event draws hundreds of tractor owners and spectators of all ages. Food and beverages round out the three-day event. 

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