Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm Downtown Portsmouth
The 15th annual Portsmouth Fairy House Tour is the world’s largest fairy house tour and features more than 250 handcrafted fairy houses made by local artists, florists, garden clubs club members, businesses, families and school children. Tracy Kane, local author and illustrator of the Fairy Houses Series®, will be on hand both days of the Tour to greet ticket holders and...
Sep 23 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm Squam Lakes Association
This is a great opportunity to learn about the Squam Ranger program, meet other folks interested in hiking, and enjoy a day out on the trail. This combination hike is just over 4 miles with a lovely view of Squam on top of East Rattlesnake and then lake side views at Five Finger Point. We will start at the trailhead...
Sep 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Pine Hill at High Mowing School
Join us for information and a tour of preschool through Grade 8. Visitors learn more about the philosophy of Waldorf education, experience the curriculum, and take a tour of Pine Hill.
Sep 26 all-day Deerfield Fair Grounds
Check out one of New Hampshire’s biggest and most highly anticipated annual fairs — The Deerfield Fair! The Deerfield Fair has tons of entertainment including: Amusement rides and games Horse and oxen pulling, horse shows Flying Wallendas family circus Magician BJ Hickman Wayne from Maine Lindsay and Her Puppet Balls Annual Miss Deerfield Fair Pageant. A full lineup of scheduled...
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Petals in the Pines
During “Spread Your Wings” days we open our Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom for discovery time and unstructured play. Make use of our Arbor Day-certified play areas . . .  build a fort in the Leaf Litter Messy Area, create a nature craft at the Indian Paintbrush Nature Art Area, water vegetables or look for worms in the Peter Rabbit Garden, or...
Sep 27 all-day Deerfield Fair Grounds
Check out one of New Hampshire’s biggest and most highly anticipated annual fairs — The Deerfield Fair! The Deerfield Fair has tons of entertainment including: Amusement rides and games Horse and oxen pulling, horse shows Flying Wallendas family circus Magician BJ Hickman Wayne from Maine Lindsay and Her Puppet Balls Annual Miss Deerfield Fair Pageant. A full lineup of scheduled...
Sep 27 all-day Anheuser Busch Brewery
Competition Times: Friday. Sept 27 – 4:00-7:00pm Saturday, Sept 28 -10:00am-4:00pm Ticket prices: $20 for both Friday and Saturday $15 for Saturday only FREE for ages 12 and under The ORIGINAL extreme sport is coming back to Anheuser Busch Brewery in Merrimack. 60+ athletes from the United States and Canada will compete in 12 different events. Food trucks, cold beer...
Sep 27 all-day Outside League of NH Craftsmen Headquarters
Capital Arts Fest (CAF) will take place in front of the Headquarters of the League of NH Craftsmen and the Capitol Center for the Arts from Sept. 27-29. The League is partnering with the City of Concord, the Concord Chamber of Commerce’s “Creative Concord Committee” and the Capitol Center for the Arts as we produce the second annual Capital Arts...
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm Downtown Eliot
Come join the 2019 Eliot Festival Days! The weekend will include food, crafts, local vendors, and road races for every age and skill level. Highlights will also include the annual parade, a colonial reenactment and a showcase by Brixham Danceworks. The inaugural Pumpkinhead Half Marathon along the Piscataqua River, as well as the Eliot Festival Days First Annual Outhouse Race...
Sep 28 all-day Deerfield Fair Grounds
Check out one of New Hampshire’s biggest and most highly anticipated annual fairs — The Deerfield Fair! The Deerfield Fair has tons of entertainment including: Amusement rides and games Horse and oxen pulling, horse shows Flying Wallendas family circus Magician BJ Hickman Wayne from Maine Lindsay and Her Puppet Balls Annual Miss Deerfield Fair Pageant. A full lineup of scheduled...
Sep 28 all-day Anheuser Busch Brewery
Competition Times: Friday. Sept 27 – 4:00-7:00pm Saturday, Sept 28 -10:00am-4:00pm Ticket prices: $20 for both Friday and Saturday $15 for Saturday only FREE for ages 12 and under The ORIGINAL extreme sport is coming back to Anheuser Busch Brewery in Merrimack. 60+ athletes from the United States and Canada will compete in 12 different events. Food trucks, cold beer...
Sep 28 all-day
Hours Saturday 10:00AM – 10PM Sunday 1PM – 5:30PM The Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival presents traditional American and English folk music. Since the autumn of 2000, we have celebrated our local and national heritage of seafaring and maritime trades by taking nautical songs and music to the restaurants, pubs, cafés, churches and streets of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The festival is...
Sep 28 all-day Outside League of NH Craftsmen Headquarters
Capital Arts Fest (CAF) will take place in front of the Headquarters of the League of NH Craftsmen and the Capitol Center for the Arts from Sept. 27-29. The League is partnering with the City of Concord, the Concord Chamber of Commerce’s “Creative Concord Committee” and the Capitol Center for the Arts as we produce the second annual Capital Arts...
Sep 28 – Oct 31 all-day Plainfield Pumpkin People
It’s October and the Plainfield Pumpkin People are back. If you haven’t had a chance, take a drive around Meriden, East Plainfield and Plainfield. Visit Plainfield to experience the magic of the Plainfield Pumpkin People and all of their displays. You never know what kind of silly antics you’ll see from these gourd-headed guys! So grab a friend and join...
Sep 28 @ 8:30 am – 7:00 pm Shipyard Brew Pub
The inaugural Pumpkinhead Half Marathon is new to this year’s 39th Annual Eliot Festival Days and 5K celebration. Pumpkinhead Pete and the Shipyard team are working hard to create a competitive and family-friendly event that will run through a beautiful part of York County along the Piscataqua River in Eliot. Runners and supporters are encouraged to come to Eliot to...
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Pease International Tradeport
15th Annual Touch-A-Truck Fundraiser to benefit the Richie McFarland Children’s Center. Construction equipment, trucks, coach buses, oil delivery trucks, landscaping equipment, limousines, and emergency vehicles will be on hand for children and adults to get a close look at, and when appropriate, be able to sit in, climb on and explore. Tickets are $5.00 per person, not to exceed $20.00...
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Children's Museum of NH
  Celebrate the museum’s 36th birthday with birthday games and crafts. Cake will be served (while it lasts) from noon-3 p.m. There will be special meet-and-greets and storytimes with Biscuit the Dog at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. as part of the Books Alive program. Be sure to try out the Kid-venture Course happening from 10 to 11 a.m. outside the...
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am New Hampshire Historical Society
Join cartoonist Marek Bennett for a hands-on Comics Workshop exploring the wide world of history comics! Using blank paper, pencils, ink, and four basic “storytelling elements,” we’ll dig deep into the rich archives of the New Hampshire Historical Society and create eye-catching pages of original artwork that share surprising pieces of the Granite State’s unique history. Learn how artists and...
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Beaver Brook Association - Maple Hill Farm
Beaver Brook Association invites the public to the 39th Annual Fall Festival & Nature Art Show. Artwork by dozens of regional artists will be on display in the historic Maple Hill Barn. The featured artist this year is Christopher Volpe. During the two-day festival there will be many opportunities to get up close and personal with animals and nature. On...
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
Let the colors of fall inspire your family to create nature-based decorations for your home. We will go for a walk around Prescott Farm to search for materials. Follow designs from our educators to then craft your discoveries into seasonal ornaments.
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Downtown Nashua
Since 2015, the New England Roots Festival is a free all-day music event downtown, held outdoors on the last Saturday of September. From 3 – 10 pm, this family-friendly music festival features country, bluegrass and American Roots music, with the Main Stage on a closed section of Main Street between Temple and Pearl streets. Free parking in nearby garages.
Sep 29 all-day Deerfield Fair Grounds
Check out one of New Hampshire’s biggest and most highly anticipated annual fairs — The Deerfield Fair! The Deerfield Fair has tons of entertainment including: Amusement rides and games Horse and oxen pulling, horse shows Flying Wallendas family circus Magician BJ Hickman Wayne from Maine Lindsay and Her Puppet Balls Annual Miss Deerfield Fair Pageant. A full lineup of scheduled...
Sep 29 all-day
Hours Saturday 10:00AM – 10PM Sunday 1PM – 5:30PM The Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival presents traditional American and English folk music. Since the autumn of 2000, we have celebrated our local and national heritage of seafaring and maritime trades by taking nautical songs and music to the restaurants, pubs, cafés, churches and streets of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The festival is...
Sep 29 all-day Outside League of NH Craftsmen Headquarters
Capital Arts Fest (CAF) will take place in front of the Headquarters of the League of NH Craftsmen and the Capitol Center for the Arts from Sept. 27-29. The League is partnering with the City of Concord, the Concord Chamber of Commerce’s “Creative Concord Committee” and the Capitol Center for the Arts as we produce the second annual Capital Arts...
Sep 29 – Nov 1 all-day Plainfield Pumpkin People
It’s October and the Plainfield Pumpkin People are back. If you haven’t had a chance, take a drive around Meriden, East Plainfield and Plainfield. Visit Plainfield to experience the magic of the Plainfield Pumpkin People and all of their displays. You never know what kind of silly antics you’ll see from these gourd-headed guys! So grab a friend and join...
Sep 29 all-day Squam Lakes Association
The Squam Ridge Race is a 12.2 mile race traverses a majority of the Squam Range crossing three summits with amazing views of Squam Lake and the surrounding watershed with about 3000 feet of elevation gain. The race is mostly single track with 1.8 miles of pavement, 0.5 miles of dirt road, 1.3 miles of double track, and 8.6 miles...
Sep 29 @ 7:45 am Burleigh Farm Rd
The 7th annual Squam Ridge Race is a 12.2 mile race traverses a majority of the Squam Range crossing three summits with amazing views of Squam Lake and the surrounding watershed with about 3000 feet of elevation gain. The race is mostly single track with 1.8 miles of pavement, 0.5 miles of dirt road, 1.3 miles of double track, and...
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Beaver Brook Association - Maple Hill Farm
Beaver Brook Association invites the public to the 39th Annual Fall Festival & Nature Art Show. Artwork by dozens of regional artists will be on display in the historic Maple Hill Barn. The featured artist this year is Christopher Volpe. During the two-day festival there will be many opportunities to get up close and personal with animals and nature. On...
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Vault Motor Storage
This will be a family friendly event for kids of all ages. They can climb, discover, and explore their favorite thing on wheels. We already have the Fire Department, Police Department, Ambulance, Town Vehicles, Hanson’s Automotive, Bailey’s Towing, and the Post Office. You are welcome to promote you business (at no charge) and pass out any information you with to...
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm Various downtown locations
PorchFest is a free outdoor music and food truck festival taking place from noon to 5 p.m. featuring more than 30 bands of all genres. Bands will be on outdoor stages throughout the downtown and attendees can walk around and hear a little bit of everything. Food trucks and vendors will be at the Union Street parking lot. Participating restaurants...