Jul 18 – Jul 21 all-day Stratham Hill Park
Established in 1967, the Stratham Fair follows the old traditions of country fairs. Daily entertainment includes 4H activities and exhibits, horse and oxen pull, lobster bake, live music, magic acts,  pie eating contest, pig scramble, carnival rides and midway games, Miss Stratham Fair Pageant and more. And don’t miss the fireworks on Sunday night! For complete schedule and more information,...
Jul 20 all-day Barnstead Open Farm Day
The Annual Barnstead Open Farm Day Event is a self-guided tour of the participating farms of Barnstead. Farms are open from 10 am to 4 pm, and the public is welcome. Admission is free and we are family friendly. Brochures with maps are available at all participating farms, on the website, and on our Facebook page. The brochure tells about...
Jul 20 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Yankee Field
Treasures come in all shapes and sizes as you browse about 80 booths offering household items, books, toys, tools, clothing, antiques and more. The Cheshire County 4H Youth Leadership Team and the Kiwanis Club of Peterborough will be running food booths as fundraisers for their organizations. Entry into the parking area is from Monument Road. Watch for signs.  
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Anheuser-Busch Biergarten
With the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series coming to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway July 19-21, the iconic No. 4 Busch Beer Ford Mustang will be parked at the Anheuser-Busch Biergarten in Merrimack to celebrate the weekend’s races with New Hampshire’s racing fans. The No. 4 Busch Beer Ford Mustang driven by Kevin Harvick in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup...
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm The Loon Center
There’s something for everyone at the Loon Festival – crafts and balloons for the kids, slide presentations by loon biologists for the adults, and food, beverages and wildlife exhibits for everyone. Take the Loon Facts quiz and win throws at the dunk tank. Also face painting, music and the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center Discovery Table with animal exhibits. Rain...
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Greeley Park
The free day of family fun will consist of several stage performances including Mad Science, Party Palace, and many more! The day will also feature bounce houses, fairy art school, snow cones, face painting, and more than 40 tables with games and giveaways, including a free book giveaway!
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am New Boston Central School
Join the GHS Performing Arts Department in their production of “Pinkalicious the Musical” at New Boston Central School on July 18, 19, and 20 at 10 a.m. This fun, kid-friendly production brings this beloved character to life in your own neighborhood.
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Goffstown Village
Celebrate Goffstown and join in the festivities in the Goffstown Village! There will be: Vendor Booths Concessions Kids Games Bounce Houses Dunk Tank Water Balloons Face Painting Sidewalk Chalk Contest Music Bike Valet Parking Station Sumo Suits Inflatable Basketball Game Pony Rides Town Tug of War Competition
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Squam Lakes Association
Join SLA AmeriCorps members for a morning of terrestrial invasive plant removal! We will work around SLA’s campus to identify and remove invasive plants. Afterwards, you will feel confident identifying and properly removing these plants from other areas in the watershed. As always, this work is weather dependent. Should any changes to plans arise, we will provide updates. We encourage...
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm MacGregor Park
Pizzastock 3, a fundraising event held in memory of Jason Flood of Derry will be held on Saturday, July 20, in Mac Gregor Park. The free event will provide an opportunity for local youth musicians to perform publicly. Included in the event will be face painting, family-friendly activities and available for purchase, pizza (of course!). This year’s event promises to...
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am The Mall at Rockingham Park
The Mall at Rockingham Park invites the community to a ‘Descendants 3’ event. Aimed at entertaining and delighting children of all ages, the event will take place on Saturday, July 20th from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. During the ‘Descendants 3’ event, children will be able to participate in a variety of activities including a craft project to create their...
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Animal Welfare Society
Join us for a groovy day of fab fun for the whole family on the grounds of the Animal Welfare Society (46 Holland Road, Kennebunk). Tunes, brews, food, games, bounce houses, dog agility, people obstacle course and so much more! Woofstock is free family-friendly, dog-friendly beer and food festival benefiting AWS’ Companions for Life Fund for pet veterinary care. Woofstock...
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Currier Museum of Art
Back by popular demand, this FREE, all-ages block party event will include incredible indoor and outdoor activities. Museum admission is free during the event. Enjoy our summer exhibition, Medieval to Metal: The Art and Evolution of the Guitar, plus art-making, face-painting, live music from Way Up South, LED Hoop performer, and much more. Enjoy delicious food from local food trucks: Primetime...
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Everett Arena
Come one, come all for an exciting evening of Roller derby with Concords own Granite State Roller Derby. Roller derby is an exciting family-friendly sport, we welcome all to come to experience this exciting sporting event right here in Concord, NH! Join us at the Everett Arena to see Granite State Roller Derby take the line against Gotham Roller Derby....
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Veterans Park
Are you ready to groove with Recycled Percussion again this summer? Come hang with the Emmy nominated stars of CHAOS & KINDNESS at Veteran’s Park and watch them rock the stage. Get ready for new show elements, a little chaos, tons of kindness and a lot of fun! You won’t want to miss this! This is a general admission show...
Jul 20 @ 6:12 pm Gundalow Company
Sail aboard the Piscataqua, a traditional reproduction of the flat-bottom gundalow barges that were once prevalent along local waterways. Educational, informative and fun perfect for kids to explore the sights and sounds of the Piscataqua River. Aboard the Piscataqua, kids can help set the sail, navigate, and take the helm while sailing on some of the six inland rivers connected...
Jul 21 all-day Neskaya
Looking for something different and fun to do with the kids or grandchildren? Join our Family Circle Dance. The first hour will be dedicated to kid-friendly dances suitable for all ages. Dances derive from many different cultures around the world. No experience necessary. All are welcome!
Jul 21 @ 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...
Jul 21 @ 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...
Jul 22 @ 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...
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am New Hampshire Historical Society
This weekly story hour is the perfect introduction for young children to all the things that make the Granite State a great place to live. Story time is Tuesdays at 10 a.m. June 25 to July 30. Suggested for ages 3 to 8 but all ages welcome. Free. No registration required.
Jul 23 @ 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...
Jul 23 @ 6:12 pm Gundalow Company
Sail aboard the Piscataqua, a traditional reproduction of the flat-bottom gundalow barges that were once prevalent along local waterways. Educational, informative and fun perfect for kids to explore the sights and sounds of the Piscataqua River. Aboard the Piscataqua, kids can help set the sail, navigate, and take the helm while sailing on some of the six inland rivers connected...
Jul 24 @ 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...
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
Nature is all about balance. As the sun goes down, bats emerge overhead as insect eating machines. These flying mammals eat about half of their weight in insects each night! We will explore how bats accomplish this amazing feat. Polliwogs is a fun group for the littlest explorers among us. Bring along your favorite grown-up and join us to explore...
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
For ages 2 and 3. Explore the natural world with your little one. Using our five senses, we will investigate our surroundings in fields, forests, ponds and streams. Adults get to play, too! An adult must participate with children at no additional cost. Program is outdoors; please dress for the weather with clothes that can get wet and muddy. Register...
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Canterbury Shaker Village
Join dancers from Ballet Misha on Wednesday, July 24th from 1-3pm for an afternoon of fun at Canterbury Shaker Village Art’s Week! From 1-2pm, join us in the education center for crafts, face painting and “open stage” where kids can dress up and dance. From 2-3pm, join us for an interactive dance workshop where dancers will present a “chance dance”,...
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm Somersworth High School
The Somersworth Festival Association is putting on five Kids Koncerts at Somersworth High School football field on Wednesdays starting July 10. For family fun you can view the entertainment and picnic on the lawn. Bring a meal or purchase a “meal deal” from our take out area.  Hot dogs, chips, soda, ice cream, popcorn and a beverage for a reasonable...
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Londonderry Commons
Foreigners Journey is a national touring act offering an unique and high impact show by bringing together the unmistakable sounds of two of rocks greatest arena bands of the 80’s – Foreigner and Journey. Experience the rock ballads Waiting for a Girl Like You, I Want to Know What Love is, Faithfully, Who’s Cryin’ Now and Open Arms along with...
Jul 24 @ 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...