Five picks for family fun in November
Join a family 'turkey hunt' and yes, Christmas is coming
Dairy of a Wimpy Kid Pool Party Tour
Join Gibson’s Bookstore for a drive-thru book signing with author Jeff Kinney, author of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” on a socially distanced tour for “The Deep End,” book no. 15 in the Wimpy Kid series.
Drive your carload of fans through several pool party themed activity tents (how good are you at throwing water balloons from a car window?), and end with Jeff Kinney himself handing you a signed copy of “The Deep End” and posing with your car for a photo.
When: Friday, Nov. 13, 2020; 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Rundlett Middle School in Concord
Family farmyard Turkey hunt
Bundle up and spend the morning at the farm for a good old-fashioned turkey hunt! Families will decorate their hunting bag, then hunt for turkeys (egg-hunt style) around the farm.
Each turkey has a point value. At the end of the hunt, the family with the most points will win a Thanksgiving basket with prizes for second and third place as well. Snacks and refreshments will be served and crafts, wagon rides and more fun will be available for the kids. Spend time visiting with our farm animals.
When: Saturday, Nov. 14; 10 a.m. to noon (rain date: Nov. 15)
Where: Different Drummer Farm in Candia
Don’t miss this magical holiday tradition with the Southern New Hampshire Dance Theater. Set in 19th-century Germany, this classic ballet opens at a charming Christmas part where the mysterious Dr. Drosselmeyer gives his niece Clara a magical toy that takes her on an unforgettable journey.
When: Thursday, Nov. 19 to Sunday, Nov. 22
Where: The Palace Theatre in Manchester
Santa is coming to town
The traditional continues in Concord with the 69th annual Christmas Parade. Don’t miss out on your chance to see Santa! Check out the parade’s Facebook page for parade route.
When: Saturday, Nov. 21 at 9:30 a.m.
5th annual Carriage Shack Petting Zoo
Bring friends and family to visit the fun farm animals. While there, browse the greenhouse for gifts, and pick up wreaths, trees, kissing balls, roping and greens for holiday decorating.
When: Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Shady Hill Greenhouses and Nursery in Londonderry