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Homeyer: 2023 holiday gifts for the gardener

12-01-2023 4:00 PM

By HENRY HOMEYER

Once again it is time to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Gardeners are easy to shop for because there are so many good things to shop for, and they will probably be pleased with whatever you choose. As a shopper, I always try to support...


Holiday folk concert returns to Concord

11-28-2023 1:42 PM

Three of New England’s finest present an evening of holiday music and folk favorites, as longtime musical compatriots Susie Burke and Kent Allyn join with sideman extraordinaire Steve Roy to bring their popular Holiday Folk Concert back to the Concord...


Holiday artist demo at Twiggs Gallery

11-28-2023 11:07 AM

BoscawenArtist demo at Twiggs GalleyMixed-media fiber artist Anne Boedecker will be offering a free artist demo at Twiggs Gallery on Saturday, Dec. 2. Drop in between 1 and 3 p.m., to meet her. She will be creating little holiday hearts using some of...


Symphony NH to hold Holiday Pops concert in Concord

11-28-2023 9:50 AM

On Saturday, Dec. 9 (at the Keefe Center for the Arts: 117 Elm St., Nashua) and Sunday, Dec. 10 (at the Concord City Auditorium: 2 Prince St., Concord) Music Director Roger Kalia leads Symphony New Hampshire in a Holiday Pops concert that will get...


Vintage Views: Our beloved depot

11-25-2023 10:00 AM

By JAMES SPAIN

There was a time in the early years when the Merrimack River offered our ancestors a good life. It provided fertile grounds along the floodplain for planting crops and provided food to the hungry. Along the banks our ancestors found American Elm...


The evolution of hip hop in the Granite State

11-25-2023 9:30 AM

By BILL FEE

Bill Fee was born in Lowell, Mass. and now resides in Nashua. He has been producing and writing hip hop music since 1987 and is an active advocate for the culture. He consistently works to ensure that the contributions to and from the art form are...


Holiday happenings: A guide to key events

11-24-2023 8:42 AM

Through Nov. 26 Fez-tival of Trees Enter to win raffles of trees decorated with an assortment of gifts and goodies. Nov. 21 to 22, 10 a.m. to 7; Nov. 24 to 25, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Nov. 26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission $5, children younger than 12 free....


Azevedo: I adore the concept of an Open Mic

11-22-2023 12:37 PM

By ROB AZEVEDO

I adore the concept of an Open Mic Night. Always have.Quick cuts of music dished out by locally known and unknown musicians, cutting their teeth, finding their voice, working out a new song, an old song, or just singing to sing, because some like...


Symphony NH String Quartet to perform at Canterbury Shaker Village

11-21-2023 2:10 PM

On Saturday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m., Symphony NH String Quartet will perform at Canterbury Shaker Village as part of Concert & Cocktails.A themed evening, Concert & Cocktails concludes with a reception featuring appetizers by Lacey Tokash Catering and a Hot...


Concord resident, 99, joins cast for sold-out Community Players show

11-21-2023 2:09 PM

By JIM WEBBER

On Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m., Clara Lemm Brogan, age 99, made a dream come true. Clara appeared onstage as a member of the cast in a sold-out performance of the Community Players’ show “The Sound of Music,” at Concord City Auditorium. “I want to be...


Celtic Christmas concert Dec. 2

11-21-2023 2:08 PM

Aniko Geladze and Noelle Beaudin present A Celtic Christmas, fiddle and piano music from Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia. Tickets...


Homeyer: Reflections on 25 years of writing a gardening column

11-17-2023 3:00 PM

By HENRY HOMEYER

On Nov. 11, 1998, my first gardening column appeared in my hometown paper, The Valley News of West Lebanon, N.H. Since then I have written over 1,200 weekly columns and answered countless questions from readers. I am 77 years old, and plan to slow...


Inspection of wiring leads to cancellation of annual holiday light display

11-16-2023 3:21 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

ENFIELD — The annual Christmas display will not light up the hillside at La Salette Shrine in Enfield this holiday season.The Enfield Shaker Museum made the decision after a town inspection at the property earlier this fall, said Carolyn Smith,...


NH Master Chorale presents songs of ‘Light, Love, Longing’

11-14-2023 2:27 PM

By RICHARD KNOX

The New Hampshire Master Chorale, one of the state’s top-ranked choruses, will open its 21st season with “Light, Love and Longing,” a program that showcases music’s power to express the full range of human desires and emotions.Performances will take...


Community Players of Concord stage ‘Sound of Music’

11-14-2023 1:46 PM

By JIM WEBBER

The “Sound of Music” is a beloved family musical, enjoyed by multi-generations – and which introduced songs such as “Do Re Mi” and “My Favorite Things” to our families throughout the years and have been sung together in sing-alongs on road trips, in...


Homeyer: Late fall chores in the garden

11-10-2023 4:00 PM

By HENRY HOMEYER

For many of us, November is a drab and dreary month: days are short, gray skies the norm. Flowers are largely gone, the soil is soggy and a drizzle or a downpour is common. Soon snow will not be unusual – we’ve already seen a wintry mix. But there are...


Veterans’ artwork on display for their holiday

11-08-2023 6:35 PM

Some 50 years ago Tom Sawyer of Lowell, Mass., served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era. Today, he wields a brush pursuing his love of painting.Artwork by Tom Sawyer and 11 other residents of the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton will be on...


Arts and Entertainment: Quick picks for days ahead

11-07-2023 6:00 PM

Art Show Fundraiser What: Four local artists, Jane, Jayne, Janet and G will be hosting an art show and silent auction fundraiser for the Canterbury United Community Church. A silent auction will be held during the show with items from Cold Garden...


Thanksgiving Make and Take at Twiggs Gallery

11-07-2023 5:58 PM

Twiggs Gallery in Boscawen will be offering a free Thanksgiving Make & Take on Nov. 11. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3 p.m. to get into the autumn mood and make some great place cards for your Thanksgiving table. Mixed media artist Shela Cunningham...


Coe-Brown Theatre to Perform the Musical ‘Little Women’

11-07-2023 5:57 PM

On Nov. 10 and 11, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy’s renowned theatre program will present “Little Women.” Originally written by Louisa May Alcott in 1868, the story has remained a cultural mainstay in literary and cinematic realms through modern times....



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