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 @ 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 – 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 @ 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 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 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 26 @ 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...
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am Keyes Memorial Field Park
oin us for Milford’s Annual Family Fun Day! This free event at Keyes Field in Milford always coincides with our Annual MSBL 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. Now in our 14th year, we welcome all from the Souhegan Valley! Our event will run from 10-2 pm; MSBL will be from 9:00 till 3:00; and free food will be served from...
Jul 30 @ 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 31 @ 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...
Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day Portsmouth Waterfront
The Piscataqua Maritime Commission proudly hosts Sail Portsmouth each summer, and will bring the US Coast Guard Eagle to the New Hampshire’s seacoast in August. Activities include the Parade of Sail, Deck Tours, Captain’s Reception, Day Sails, Exhibits, Food, Music, and Souvenirs. This is a fun event for pirates of all ages. The USCG Eagle will lead The Parade of...
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Folsom Tavern
Re-enactor and musician Mike Welch will share books, stories, crafts, and music. Designed for kids, ages 3 to 5, the program features books, stories, crafts, and music in the first 30 minutes. Afterwards, parent-supervised playtime includes crafts, imaginary play, colonial games, and period dress-up. This event takes place the first Thursday of each month (March through December). 2:00 to 2:30...
Aug 2 – Aug 3 all-day Jericho Mountain State Park
The two-day Jericho ATV Festival is an ATV enthusiast’s dream come true, featuring mud races, demo rides, live music, delicious food and more. The annual festival takes place at Jericho Mountain State Park, which boasts more than 80 miles of trails. Food, music, beer tent, fireworks, and helicopter rides. Check website for schedule.
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Squam Lakes Association
Join the Squam Lakes Association for a look into the small creatures that call the forest floor ‘home’. The forests around the Squam watershed provide excellent protection from the harsh Summer sun; making the ground cool and shaded. The trunks of fallen trees may look quiet and lifeless at first, but inside, they are teeming with life. We will be...
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm Northeast Delta Dental Stadium
The Badges are swinging into action at the CHaD Battle of the Badges Baseball Classic hosted by the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Firefighters and Police are teaming up in support of the patients and families at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Be a VIP and enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet in the left field picnic area beginning one hour before the...
Aug 2 @ 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 3 all-day Tuckaway Tavern
5th Annual Motorcycle Ride in Memory of Alanna Marcotte to bring community together in support of the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Raymond, N.H. (Jul. 17, 2019) – The fifth Annual Motorcycle Ride In Memory of Alanna Marcotte, hosted by American Legion Riders Post 90, Chapter 21, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 3. Registration begins at...
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Canterbury Shaker Village
Shaker Saturdays are a monthly program designed to introduce families with school-age children to the various facets of Shaker life at Canterbury. Each month, the Village’s interactive, 45-60 minute tour, ‘Meet the Shakers,’ will be offered at 10:45am and 1:45pm. Children will also be able to pick up (at the Museum Store) a scavenger hunt that they can complete during...
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm The Bethlehem Colonial Theatre
The Littleton Food Co-op and Meadowstone Farm are kicking off NH Eat Local Month by sponsoring the premiere evening of the acclaimed film The Biggest Little Farm on Aug. 3 at the Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem. The free evening will begin at 6 with summery hors d’oeuvres prepared and sourced from Meadowstone Farm and the Littleton Food Co-op. The Colonial...
Aug 6 @ 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 7 @ 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...
Aug 9 @ 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 10 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Lamprey Health Care, Inc.
Lamprey Health Care’s Annual 5K for Kids Road Race supports pediatric programs at the health center and in the communities we serve. Held annually during National Health Center week, all race proceeds support pediatric programs at the health center. Prizes awarded for first place and age categories. All runners will be entered in a raffle to win a 32″ television....
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Currier Museum of Art
New Hampshire residents receive free Museum general admission before noon on the second Saturday of each month. Stop by and enjoy Creative Studio and browse the galleries. Free NH Second Saturday in 2019 is sponsored by the Botnick Family Foundation and E&R Laundry & Dry Cleaners.
Aug 13 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center celebrates Senior Naturalist Dave Erler’s 40th anniversary as a Science Center staff member. For 40 years, Dave, also known by his nature name “Dave Duck,” has inspired countless children to explore the natural world around them. Dave’s favorite ways to experience nature are captured in his book 50 Nature Activities for Kids. Experience a sampling...
Aug 13 @ 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...