Aug 21 – Aug 25 all-day Mountain View Park
Vermont’s oldest fair features midway rides and games, live music, livestock exhibits and shows, pulling contests, demolition derbies, Kenya Safari Acrobats, Horses Horses Horses! performances, World of Wonders Illusions & Escape Artists, Phoenix Bazaar fire sword twirlers, Magic & Comedy Hypnotist Show, chainsaw carving, strolling vaudeville entertainment, community exhibits, favorite fair food and more. Fair admission includes unlimited rides and...
Aug 23 – Aug 24 all-day Various downtown locations
Head north the weekend before Labor Day to celebrate all things “moose.” This year’s festivities include live music, arts and crafts vendors, horse and wagon rides and moose-calling contest. There will also be a dog show, maple syrup tasting contest and a classic car show. Admission: Free admission on Friday Saturday $5 Adults, $3 for ages 12-5, 4 & under...
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Aug 23 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm Squam Lakes Assocaition
Join us at the Squam Lakes Association for a snorkeling trip to Bennett Cove. As summer starts coming to a close and the days get shorter, hot swimming and snorkeling days are dwindling. While most people enjoy Squam from above, snorkeling provides an opportunity to get below the water and see things from a fish’s perspective. Anyone is welcome but...
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am Moulton Farm
Our guided “Veggie Hunts” bring children ages 5 to 9, accompanied by a parent or grandparent, into the farm’s fields with a member of the farm’s staff to learn about how each vegetable grows before the hunting begins. A t-shirt for each child and the vegetables the children find during the veggie hunt are included in the event fee. Each...
Aug 23 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Westwood Park YMCA
The YMCA of Greater Nashua is  planning an End of Summer Block Party at the Westwood Park Y on Friday, Aug. 23. Join us for a free night of fun, music, games, laughs, food and more. Come check out the new Westwood Park YMCA. Lots to do for the whole family. The community is invited.  
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The YMCA of Greater Nashua is hosting a series of free Friday family events as part of its Community Enrichment Series. July 19: Summer Kickoff (YMCA Camp Sargent, 141 Camp Sargent Road in Merrimack) from 6:30-8:30 pm. This evening is the official kick-off to the Y’s Summer Friday Night Live event series. Explore all that Camp Sargent has to offer...
Aug 24 all-day Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
Looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors with friends and make an impact in our community? Come to Prescott Farm and enjoy some gardening with one of our staff members and bring some friends! Wednesdays, 5pm – 7pm Saturdays, 8am – 10am June 26 – October 12 BOYT (Bring Your Own Tea)
Aug 24 – Aug 25 all-day Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
Saturday: 11-9 Sunday: 11-7 Two days of delicious homemade Greek food, pastries, drinks, music & dance. Travel to Greece without leaving home! Free admission & parking. Raffles. Kid’s corner. Fine jewelry & crafts. Ethnic & religious items. Greek & American wines and beers. Greek dancing. The live band “Kostas Taslis Band” will play on Sunday 2:30-6:30 p.m.
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm Everett Arena
Annual Gem and Mineral Show hosted by the Capital Mineral Club in Concord NH at the Everett Arena August 24th 9am-5pm and August 25th 10am – 4pm KIDS 14 and under FREE. Adults $5 The Capital Mineral Club is a non-profit 501c3 organization that supports earth science education!
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm Muster Field Farm Museum
This is the museum’s largest event of the year, a two-day celebration of all things agricultural, historical, and farm-related. This event features special exhibits and demonstrations positioned over the farm’s large fields and in its historic buildings. See haying and threshing, hand hewing of timbers, stonewall building and stone splitting, blacksmithing, and other farm-related skills. Craft demonstrations include spinning, weaving...
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Weare Historical Society invites you to join us for a day filled with tasty food & drink and fun activities for adults & children: auctions, a car show, climbing wall; displays by local & regional vendors; pie & chili cookoffs; beekeeping & chicken-raising demos, kids’ crafts center; animal encounters; interactive games & bouncy house; plus live music and more....
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Field of Dreams, Inc.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Pictures w/ Superheroes 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Petting Farm 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Pictures w/ Princesses Parking is will be at Salem High School and on Veterans Memorial Parkway.
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm Hampshire Dome
New England’s Largest Slime Event is coming to NH. This is a great way to meet your favorite slimers! Join in the fun and participate in lots of slime and non-slime activities. We will have 60+ Slime Vendors including many of your favorite Celebrity SLIMERS. You will find any and all slimes and may join in the following fun: SLIME...
Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Artist Alley
TEAM will be hosting an indoor/outdoor Arts Jam on the RiverSide of Water Street, aka “Artist Alley” in Downtown Exeter. Foundation Art Space, which serves as the headquarters for Arts Industry Alliance and TEAM, will be showcasing the final day of the interactive “Morph: An Exhibition of Urban Impositions” exhibit from Dana Nastee of AS3M Art & Apparel. The show...
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Squam Lakes Association
Volunteer with LRCC members for a day of trail work from 9:00am to 1:00pm! We will focus on clearing waterbars, removing blowdowns, clearing branches that encroach within the trail corridor, and brushing in portions of the trail where the path is unclear. As always, this work is weather dependent. Should any changes to plans arise, we will provide updates. We...
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse
No reservations are needed; tours are on a first come, first served basis. No children under 42 inches tall are permitted to climb to the top, and adults are not permitted to carry children up the stairs. Visitors get to climb to the lantern room to enjoy the magnificent view and to see the fourth-order Fresnel lens up close. Volunteers...
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm Greeley Park Band Shell
Get in shape at the YMCA of Greater Nashua’s free, weekly fitness series held in front of the Greeley Park Band Shell. Instructors will teach a 45-minute class on stage while fitness motivators work with the group and assist attendees with moves and modifications as needed. Bring the family—all ages are welcome. Please bring your own mat. Refreshments will be...
Aug 27 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Squam Lakes Association
Now that the high heat of summer is hopefully behind us, it’s time to take out the hiking gear, hit the trail and enjoy the cooler temps. Over the next few months, there will be a hike scheduled each week. This is a great opportunity to learn about the Squam Ranger program, meet other folks interested in hiking, and enjoy...
Aug 28 all-day Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
Looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors with friends and make an impact in our community? Come to Prescott Farm and enjoy some gardening with one of our staff members and bring some friends! Wednesdays, 5pm – 7pm Saturdays, 8am – 10am June 26 – October 12 BOYT (Bring Your Own Tea)
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm private office
Are you considering home education for your child? Are you new to homeschooling and want to make sure you’re off to a solid start? This is a great opportunity to learn more, especially for prospective and new(er) homeschoolers. Participants will gain practical information and tips for their home ed program. Michelle Levell — director of School Choice for NH and...
Aug 28 @ 9:30 pm Hampton Beach
Fireworks are held weekly every Wednesday during the summer at Hampton Beach, on the beach at the top of B and C Streets, beside the Atlantic Ocean. Bring a blanket and the whole family to experience the magic of the night sky lit by a display of beautiful fireworks. There are a total of 17 fireworks shoots scheduled in 2019...
Aug 29 @ 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...
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Doublehead Trail
Join the Squam Lakes Association for a hike up to Doublehead Mountain (2,158’ summit) via the Doublehead Trail. Our moderately intense, 3-mile hike will begin at 100 a.m. at the Doublehead Trail parking lot located up Thompson Road off of Route 113. Once we reach the summit we’ll have time for lunch and photos as we take a break on...
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – Sep 1 @ 10:00 pm Dulac Land Trust
Please join us for LIHA's 49th Annual Pow Wow.  We are open to the public. All are welcome to attend this Native American Event.  There will be Drums, Dancers, Food, Vendors and Raffles. Please visit our Snack Shack for some delicious food and drinks. Also, we have a Fry Bread stand with wajopi and other toppings.   Friday is vendor and...
Aug 31 – Sep 1 all-day The Lodge at Spruce Peak
On Saturday, August 31st, and Sunday, September 1st, the region’s best chefs come together for a celebration of food and wine at the Lodge at Spruce Peak. Join Chef Will Gilson of Puritan & Co, Chef Colt Taylor of the Essex, Chef Ben Lacy of Cafe ArtScience, and Chef Sean Blomgren of the Lodge at Spruce Peak, for an exceptional...
Aug 31 all-day Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
Looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors with friends and make an impact in our community? Come to Prescott Farm and enjoy some gardening with one of our staff members and bring some friends! Wednesdays, 5pm – 7pm Saturdays, 8am – 10am June 26 – October 12 BOYT (Bring Your Own Tea)
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am Basic Ingredients
The 10th Annual “Run Your Buns Off” 4.2 Miler will take place on Saturday, August 31, 2019, a great start to Labor Day Weekend. Individual runners, walkers and teams of all ages are encouraged to participate, and this race is pet-friendly. The start and finish are at Basic Ingredients Bakery located on Rt. 3A in Bristol, with registration starting at...