"> en-us Win tickets to see Steven Wright Enter to win a paid of 2 tickets to see Steven Wright on November 7, 2014 at the Capitol Center for the Arts. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:30:00 EST Enter to win tickets to see Paula Poundstone Enter to win a pair of 2 tickets to see Paula Poundstone on October 11, 2014 at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:25:00 EST Former mini-golf course to transform into botanical gardens Salem gets more than its share of retail stores and restaurants approved by the Planning Board along Rte. 28, but the latest plan approved for 350 North Broadway should bring more than a touch of nature to the busy roadway. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:07:00 EST Flash mob stands as one in Manchester for campaign to end childhood homelessness Workers in the downtown area made a quick appearance at Veterans Park on Thursday, gathering as a flash mob to raise the awareness of the 'I Am One' campaign to end . Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:36:00 EST NH Club Briefs Danbury Grange plans fair, 'Living Sustainably' session Blazing Star Grange's 100th annual Community Fair will take place Saturday, Sept. 6, at or around the Grange Hall, Routes 4 and 104. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:31:00 EST Gov. Hassan signs ATV bills, opens new North Country connector trail A year ago, she oversaw the opening of the Ride the Wilds off-highway recreational vehicle trail system and on Thursday, Gov. Maggie Hassan was back in the North Country where she did the ribbon-cutting honors for a critical north-south connector trail. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:47:00 EST Exhibit serves as 'Witness' to Civil Rights Movement As the struggle for racial equality in the 1960s raged in political forums, artists were mounting their own insurgency in hopes their works could help change the way people perceived the world around them. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:16:00 EST Triplet-feature film lineup explores a bit of animal magnetism A couple of film screenings are going to the dogs 8212 and elephants and a couple of horses as well. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:15:00 EST Brian Regan brings wit to Capitol Center Funnyman Brian Regan, has signed onto the Capitol Center for the Arts' fall lineup. Regan has combined his trademark physicality and witty writing in comedy discs including 'All By Myself,' 'The Epitome of Hyperbole,' 'Standing Up' and 'I Walked on the Moon.' Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:15:00 EST Rockers Guster to blow through Manchester Alternative rock band Guster, which is slated to release a new disc next year, will kick off its 15th Anniversary Red Jacket Weekend with a Palace Theatre show at 730 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in Manchester. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:15:00 EST Lipizzan stallions high-step into NH BRETTON WOODS 8212 Herrmanns' Original Lipizzan Stallions of Austria are at the Omni Mount Washington Resort Friday through Labor Day. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:15:00 EST Cruising Downtown revs up in the Queen City Saturday Cruising Downtown revs up in the Queen City Saturday. The Manchester Rotary Club will host the 13th annual event, which will feature more than 500 classic cars on display from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Elm Street. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:15:00 EST North Shore Acappella to appear in Wolfeboro North Shore Acappella, which was featured on NBC's 'The Sing Off,' will perform in the Great Waters Music Festival at 730 p.m. Friday at the Inn on Main in Wolfeboro. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:13:00 EST The Portsmouth Underbelly Tour exposes the seedy side of Seacoast lore The Portsmouth Underbelly Tour, which aims to expose the seedy side of Seacoast lore, finishes up its season with programs Saturdays and Mondays at 6 p.m. through Sept. 22 on the corner of State and Pleasant streets. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:13:00 EST Steely Dan to take the stage at Meadowbrook Saturday Steely Dan, who helped define the soundtrack of the '70s with hits including 'Reelin' in the Years,' 'Rikki Don't Lose That Number,' 'F.M.,' 'Peg,' 'Hey Nineteen,' 'Deacon Blues' and 'Babylon Sisters,' will bring his Jamalot Ever After Tour to the Bank of New... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:13:00 EST Tom Keifer from Cinderella to play Tupelo Music Hall Best known as singer, songwriter and guitarist of the Philadelphia-based blues rock band Cinderella, Tom Keifer will play the Tupelo Music Hall, 2 Young Road, Londonderry, in an 8 p.m. show Sunday. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:13:00 EST Ricky Skaggs Kentucky Thunder roll in to Prescott Park Ricky Skaggs Kentucky Thunder are rollin' in to Prescott Park in Portsmouth for a 7 p.m. show Friday. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:12:00 EST Ryan Kelley piece donated to Auction for the Arts Among the works donated to the Auction for the Arts fundraiser for the Center for the Arts in the Lake Sunapee region is this piece by Ryan Kelley. An online auction of works culminates today with final bids and a showing at the CFA Members' Reception at the Lake Sunapee Protective Association's Knowlton House in Sunapee Harbor. Admission cost for... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:12:00 EST Peter Ridabock of Ridabock Glass on display in Exeter Peter Ridabock of Ridabock Glass has been named September artist of the month at Exeter Fine Crafts, 61 Water St. Ridabock, who teaches glass blowing at colleges, art centers and at his East Kingston studio, creates pieces that range from tumblers and bowls to vases and sculptural works. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:12:00 EST UFO Festival marks strange, unexplained 1960s 'incident' The story goes that Norman Muscarello was hitchhiking home one day in 1965, when he spotted a 90-foot-wide, brightly lit object. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:11:00 EST Labor Day Weekend fairs drops state into end-of-summer fun Generally viewed as the symbolic end of summer, Labor Day Weekend also is home to various country fairs across New Hampshire. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:11:00 EST Guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd returns to Casino Ballroom Guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his longtime band will play tunes from their new album, 'Goin' Home,' at a Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom show Saturday night. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:09:00 EST Labor Day Celebration parades into Francestown Francestown is gearing up for its 97th Labor Day Celebration, a tradition begun during World War II as a Red Cross Fundraiser. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:09:00 EST Lady Antebellum to perform in the Lakes Region Lady Antebellum, the Grammy-winning country tour de force that most recently released its 'Golden' CD,' will sail into the Lakes Region for a Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook's show Sunday at 7 p.m. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:09:00 EST Funny stuff on stage at Concord's Penuche's Regional laugh-makers will receive honors in the NH Comedy Awards at Penuche's Ale House in Bicentennial Square, Concord, on Monday, Sept. 1. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:08:00 EST Take tour through Victorian times Friday Take a tour of 'Victorian Wolfeboro' when the Clark Museum offers a walk back in time from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:08:00 EST Colbie Caillat shows both sides of self in 'Try' At the start of Colbie Caillat's recent video, 'Try,' a group of women smile boldly into the camera, while some appear troubled. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:08:00 EST Club Briefs Matthew Thornton DAR members attend service Four members of the Matthew Thornton Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution in Nashua attended the 67th N.H. State Organization of DAR's service at the Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge on Aug. 9. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:02:00 EST 'Cruising Downtown' event in Manchester this Saturday More than 500 classic cars take over downtown Manchester this Saturday for Cruising Downtown, a family-friendly event that includes live entertainment and a Kids' Zone. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:58:00 EST Salem town manager talks of funding cut to CART program For the third year in a row, Town Manager Keith Hickey has recommended cutting the town's contribution to the Cooperative Alliance for Transportation CART public transportation service. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:58:00 EST Fish Game gets bat disease grant New Hampshire Fish and Game Department officials will receive a 20,500 grant from the federal government to support efforts to combat a disease that has killed millions of bats across the country, 1st District Congressman Carol Shea-Porter, D-NH, announced. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:58:00 EST 99 students from Hooksett to attend Pinkerton as freshmen for new school year School officials said they anticipate a routine trip for 99 freshmen students from Hooksett to Pinkerton Academy on Thursday for the first day of classes. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:42:00 EST Windham band director's love of music pays off Jared Cassedy's parents instilled a love of music in him and his siblings that has lasted a lifetime. That love of music could carry Cassedy, the Windham High School band and district fine arts director, to the stage of the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles later this year. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:41:00 EST Most who speak at public hearing favor Mount Sunapee plans Of the more than 250 people attending a hearing on Mount Sunapee's five-year Master Development Plan Tuesday night, the majority of speakers favored the plan. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:25:00 EST Pinkerton community ready to party like its 1814 200th Gala Anniversary set for Sept. 27 Plans are underway to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Pinkerton Academy next month, in what is being billed as possibly the biggest event ever at the high school. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:03:00 EST Peterborough children's author to be featured at Francestown Labor Day Celebration Francestown is getting ready for its 97th annual Labor Day Celebration, originally held as a Red Cross fundraiser during World War I the weekend of activities includes the traditional Labor Day parade and a juried art show. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:55:00 EST White House honors Nashua teen for environmental stewardship Deepika Kurup of Nashua is one of 60 students honored for her contributions to environmental stewardship. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:33:00 EST Building joint Salem public safety facility to be studied This March, voters could get the chance to vote on funding a new joint public safety facility for the police and fire departments. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:55:00 EST Selectmen reduce non-resident registrations at senior center The Russell and Roberta Ingram Senior Center is a popular spot for Salem's senior population, as well as a number of out-of-town residents. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:52:00 EST Jim Beauregard's Tasting Notes October's on the shelves already An August jump on Oktoberfest. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:08:00 EST NH food wine calendar, beginning Aug. 28 Calendar of food and wine events throughout New Hampshire, beginning Aug. 28. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:59:00 EST Crotched Mountain Accessible Recreation and Sports brings back adaptive shooting clinics After a successful pilot program last summer Crotched Mountain Accessible Recreation and Sports has brought back its adaptive shooting clinics to the Monadnock Rod Gun Club. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:50:00 EST Goffstown selectmen support solar panel tax exemption The Board of Selectmen voted on Monday night to include a proposal at the next town meeting in March 2015 in favor of a tax exemption for residents with solar panels. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:00:00 EST Latest Salem school project coming in under budget The most recent school district elementary renovation project is coming in on time and under budget, according to Superintendent Michael Delahanty. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:48:00 EST Bedford gets stellar Moody's Investor rating The town of Bedford received the highest bond rating from Moody's Investors Service for next week's sale of 4.1 million in general obligation bonds for infrastructure improvements, the town announced. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:21:00 EST