Fall into our favorite virtual events

A roundup of entertainment, education and fun events for everyone in the family

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Looking for entertainment at home? We have you covered. NH groups and organizations have continued to schedule virtual events that range from educational for kids to entertaining for parents. Did we miss one? Let us know at editor@parentingnh.com. We’ll be updating this list through the fall. (Last updated Oct. 12, 2020)

Science on Tap

The SEE Science Center’s adult science discussion series, Science on Tap is kicking off its 8th season virtually with The Science and Technology of Beer. Ask Brewmasters about the techniques, equipment and precision involved in crafting their favorite ale or lager.  Science on Tap events are informal discussions with local scientists and experts on a particular topic.  Free; register in advance with Eventbrite.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m.
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Northeastern Ballet Theatre

New Hampshire’s premier ballet company, Northeastern Ballet Theatre, is offering “NBT At Home,” a series of NBT performances from 2019 presented online just for you. Three productions will be offered as an online subscription series. This is a fundraiser for NBT’s scholarship program. The series begins with “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” on Oct. 16, followed by “The Wizard on Oct. 30, and “The Nutcracker” begins on Nov. 27. All three shows will be available to watch through Jan. 3, 2021
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The Smirktacular

Celebrate the magic of circus, the exhilaration of performance, and the resilience of Circus Smirkus at our first-ever Fall Gala, The Smirktacular! Come together – virtually of course – for an online soirée like none you have ever experienced before! Join us in Zoom breakout rooms to socialize with all of your friends before the evening’s entertainment.
When: Saturday, Oct. 17; 7 p.m.
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Black Thought: Black Perspectives on the Humanities

New Hampshire Humanities is presenting a digital program this fall sponsored by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation that focuses on Black perspectives on the humanities. Programs are scheduled for Oct. 21, Nov. 11 and Nov. 18, 2020. You can also access several related resources.
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Lucinda William’s Jukebox Series

Join award-winning, revered singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams on an unprecedented musical journey spanning time and multiple genres with her latest endeavor, Lu’s Jukebox! This eight-episode series of mostly full-band, in-studio performances will feature a themed set of songs, curated by the multi-Grammy award winner. Series offered by the Capitol Center for the Arts.
When: Oct. 22; Nov. 5 and 19; Dec. 3, 17, 31
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Wicked Virtual Film Fest 2020

With Halloween creeping around the corner, two of New England’s ghoulish ghost writers are assembling a motley crew of spooktacular documentaries and films for a 13-hour Wicked Virtual Film Fest 2020. Sam Baltrusis from “Paranormal Rewind” and Roxie J. Zwicker from New England Curiosities will unleash this online Halloween experience.
When: Friday, Oct. 30 – Saturday, Oct. 31
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NH Rocks the VOTE

On Election Day, Dartmouth Hitchcock, NH Rocks and Stay Work Play NH will host a virtual “get out the vote” event complete with live entertainment and music, speakers, and relaying messages from local leaders and “celebrities” to inspire young people to cast their vote. Live broadcast from Stark Brewing in Manchester.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 3; noon to 7 p.m.
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UNH Department of Music

The choir, jazz band, symphony orchestra – they are all performing live via the department’s YouTube Channel. Shows are scheduled throughout the fall. There’s something for everyone.
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Stockbridge Theatre

Pinkerton Academy’s Stockbridge Theatre is offering a variety of virtual events through December, kicking off with children’s entertainer Mr. Aaron on Saturday, Oct. 10.
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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.
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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.
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Seacoast Rep

Seacoast Rep in Portsmouth is live streaming performances this fall including Always…Patsy Cline and Nunsense.
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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.
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