A virtual night out for mom and dad
Sit back and relax and take in a show from the comfort of your home
(Updated: 6/29/20) Here’s a few of the virtual entertainment offerings being produced in New Hampshire that you can enjoy this summer. Most events are free, but some ask for a donation or charge a fee to view. Did we miss one? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add it to the list.
NH Chronicle Summer Song Fest
Join NH Chronicle as they kick off the 4th of July weekend with the NH Chronicle Summer Songfest series. You can watch on WMUR or stream here. Hosted by Ruby & The Groove.
Friday, July 3 at 7 p.m.
Tory Hill Authors Series
The Warner Historical Society’s Tory Hill Authors Series kicks off its 11th season on Saturday, July 11, with Joel Christian Gill, a cartoonist and historian who speaks nationally on the importance of sharing stories. The Tory Hill Authors Series is an annual summer event sponsored by the Warner Historical Society showcasing locally and nationally known authors reading and talking about their books and personal experiences. The audience will be able to interact with the author online. This evening is the first of four this summer.
Readings at 7 p.m.; tickets are $5 at www.toryhillauthorsseries.com. A zoom link will be sent upon purchase.
NH Jewish Film Festival
The New Hampshire Jewish Film Festival is launching its first-ever Virtual Summer Film Series, replacing the in-person festival that was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new film series, July 9 through Aug. 30, includes five international films that would have made their local premieres at New Hampshire theaters this spring.
All film screenings begin at 6 p.m. on Thursdays and are available for streaming for 72 hours. Zoom discussion sessions begin at 7 p.m. on the Sundays of July 26, Aug. 9 and Aug. 30 at the end of the streaming windows.
Screenings are free, however a suggested $18 donation to support the festival and future programming is appreciated. For more information, go to https://www.nhjewishfilmfestival.com/2020-virtual. Advanced registration is required.
Tupelo Music Hall
You may be familiar with the Tupelo’s now famous drive-in shows in Derry, but all shows are being live streamed as well for enjoyment at home. Musical acts include tribute bands, local acts and dueling pianos.
Shows are scheduled through August. See who is playing here.
Red River Theatres
Red River Theatres in Concord, a non-profit, independent community cinema, has partnered with several distributors to present films via online streaming right to your home. Find the full lineup of films on its website.
UnCommon Concerts on the Common
Live from Londonderry, it’s the annual summer music concert series you can watch in your living room.
Watch online Wednesdays at 7 p.m. To see the schedule, go to Facebook.
29th annual Kitchen Tour
Island life tempting you? Enjoy a taste when The Music Hall’s 29th annual Kitchen Tour virtually travels to historic New Castle on Sept. 27, 2020. At just one square mile, this quaint island community located at the mouth of the Piscataqua River is a perfect locale for this year’s tour. Houses young and old line charming avenues and showcase dream kitchens of all shapes and sizes. For more information, go to www.themusichall.org.
The Marvelous Wonderettes (weekends starting June 13) and The Andrew Brothers (weekends starting June 27) are truly live productions – full band, full cast, happening in the moment you’re seeing it.
The New Hampshire Magazine Cubicle is dark (for now). But the music is continuing virtually. Check out amazing performances from local musicians here.
Exhibition: Summer Palettes: Impressionist & Modernist Works
New Hampshire Antique Co-op presents a unique way to tour art without leaving your home — an online exhibition, Summer Palettes: Impressionist & Modernist Works from the 19th Century to Present, viewed on their gallery’s website. The exhibition explores the essence of summertime through landscape, seascape and still-life paintings that evoke the spirit of the season.
Open through Sept. 30, 2020. View it here.
Virtual Village Concerts
They couldn’t present their season this summer as originally planned, but Monadnock Music remains committed to preserving the joy and community spirit that is at the heart of the Village Concerts. Stay connected and culturally enriched through this new online performance experience. Find concerts here.
Currier Museum of Art
While the Currier Museum is temporarily closed, you are invited to explore the museum online, including information on their new Frank Lloyd Wright house and educational programs from virtual tours to storytelling. New content will be uploaded regularly. Find more here.