Aug 16 – Aug 18 all-day Cornish Town Hall
Everyone is invited to attend this family-friendly, country, agricultural fair. Fair goers will enjoy a wide variety of animals (cows, oxen, horses, sheep, goats, pigs, chickens and more); a midway full of games and rides; live entertainment and music; horse and oxen pulling; delicious food; helicopter rides; face painting and more. Don’t miss the 4-h parade at 1 p.m. on...
Aug 17 all-day New Ipswich Congregational Church
The New Ipswich Congregational Church announced it will celebrate the 158th Children’s Fair on Saturday, Aug. 17. The fair will be hosted on the grounds of the New Ipswich Congregational Church. The money raised from the fair is distributed to local children’s and youth organizations in the Monadnock Region as well as select organizations in other countries and missionaries. The...
Aug 17 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 17 @ 10:00 am – Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm Applecrest Farm Orchards
Our 13th annual celebration of all things peachy! Applecrest is home to more than 20 distinct varieties of succulent tree-ripened peaches, nectarines and plums. Come spend the day and pick ’em straight from the tree. Festivities include live music by Merrimack Valley Bluegrass, delicious food for purchase, tractor rides, PYO peaches and more.
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm Our Lady of the Cedars Church
Join us for delicious Middle Eastern food, music, and dancing to the music of Mitchell Kaltsunas & Ensemble. For the kids we have a petting farm, a bouncy slide, games, and face painting. For adults we offer hookah rentals, backgammon, and a gift bazaar. Food is prepared fresh on site and includes Middle Eastern favorites such as lamb, beef, and...
Aug 17 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm Jaffrey Airfield-Silver Ranch
This year’s theme is a tribute to the 50thanniversary of Woodstock with music from 1969 and the musical legends that performed at this iconic concert. At dusk, unfold your lawn chair or lay out a blanket, relax and enjoy the show. The fun starts hours before dark with music, food, games, and activities for kids. About this event: The festival...
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Barn at Smith Farm
Keys to The City is a request based sing along show featuring Seth Holbrook and Jim Ciampi that incorporates a great deal of audience participation and comedy. A high energy show filled with all the great hits of the decades from Elton to Billy and Sinatra to Bruno. Join us for happy hour and dinner before the show; doors opening...
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am Bedford NH Town Pool and High School
The only event of it’s kind in the area, our race is designed for kids aged 4-15, regardless of their athletic ability. Kids must be able to swim the length of the pool without floatation devices. Training wheels are allowed on the bike course. Ages 4 -10 swim 25 yards, bike 1 mile and run ½ mile Ages 11 -15...
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Everett Arena
The Concord Model Railroad Club will hold its annual show on Sunday Aug. 18, at the Everett Arena in Concord. This year’s show will have dealers, door prizes and operating layouts. For more information: www.trainweb.org/cmrc or email rhfsaf@AOL.com
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm Pat's Peak
This annual event is a celebration of all things spicy. It’s a family-friendly afternoon filled with food, beverage, entertainment and activities for the kids. Attendees are invited to judge two chili tasting competitions: one for area restaurants and another for individuals and service organizations. Contest entrants will be judged on the creativity of the recipe, the overall taste and appeal...
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm NH Farm Museum
Fun activities for children! Horse drawn wagon rides, Relay races, face painting, animals, tractor rides, corn husk doll making, carnival fun, Story Time, and so many more fun things from childhoods past. Richie’s Famous Hot-Dog Cart on site for food.
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Our Lady Of The Cedars Church
Join us for Middle Eastern food, music and dancing to the music of George Maalouf & band. For kids we have games, face painting, a bouncy slide, and a petting farm. For adults we offer hookah rentals, backgammon, and a gift bazaar. Food is prepared fresh on site until 5 PM and includes Middle Eastern favorites such as lamb, beef,...
Aug 18 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Pheasant Lane Mall
Pheasant Lane Mall continues to celebrate Toddler Tuesdays on the third Tuesday of each month outside of the Food Court. Parents can bring their toddlers for a variety of themed fun every month, featuring seasonal crafts, games, entertainment and more! August’s Toddler Tuesday theme will celebrate Back to School. The mall will have small giveaways and back to school arts...
Aug 20 @ 9:30 am The Mall at Rockingham Park
The Mall at Rockingham Park continues to celebrate Toddler Tuesdays on the third Tuesday of each month in its Play Space located on the Lower Level near Olympia Sports and Verizon Wireless. Parents can bring their toddlers for a variety of themed fun every month, featuring crafts, games, entertainment and more! August’s Toddler Tuesday theme will celebrate Back to School....
Aug 20 @ 9:30 am The Mall od New Hampshire
The Mall of New Hampshire continues to celebrate Toddler Tuesdays on the third Tuesday of each month in JCPenney Court. Parents can bring their toddlers for a variety of themed fun every month, featuring crafts, games, entertainment and more! August’s Toddler Tuesday theme will celebrate Back to School. The mall will have small giveaways and back to school arts &...
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Rotary Arts Pavilion in Henry Law Park
Every Tuesday morning from 10:30-12, a different national or regional children’s performer takes to the Rotary Arts Pavilion Stage in Downtown Dover. The host site, the Rotary Arts Pavilion is located in Henry Law Park, and is footsteps away from the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, the City’s Indoor Swimming Pool, and the playground and grassy riverside expanse at Henry...
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 21 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 21 @ 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 22 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Colburn Park
Lebanon Farmers’ Market: 4 pm to 7 pm Enjoy wonderful selections of local fresh produce, plants, prepared foods, baked goods, and handmade crafts. Please support our local farmers and vendors by shopping at the market! MusicFest: 4 pm to 7 pm Colburn Park Brought to you by Lebanon Recreation and Parks, Lebanon Opera House and Tuck’s Rock Dojo 8th Annual...
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Hall Memorial Library
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 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...