ParentingNH’s picks for family fun this weekend: Sept. 26-27, 2020
Music and arts-related events get top billing this weekend
Capital Arts Fest
The League of NH Craftsmen and the Capitol Center for the Arts present the 3rd annual Capital Arts Fest. The free event features more than 20 League craftsmen and live music including Jordan TW and Matt Jensen, Don Campbell Band, Rebel Collective, Neighbor, Wellfleet and Young Frontier.
Where: Outside League headquarters on South Main Street, Concord
When: Saturday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information
PorchFest is a free outdoor music festival featuring more than 30 bands of all genres. Bands are placed on outdoor stages throughout downtown and attendees can walk around and hear a little bit of everything. Food, vendors, and dancing in the Union Street parking lot. Don’t miss the After Party, at The Garage at The Governor’s Inn, featuring headliners The Conniption Fits and a cash bar.
Where: Downtown Rochester
When: Starts Sunday, Sept. 27, at noon
For more information
Fall concert for kids
North Hampton Public Library is hosting award-winning board-certified music therapist, Miss Julieann Hartley. Hartley will perform her original award-winning songs for children outside on the side lawn. The event will also include an outdoor picture book browsing station and take-home craft bags. Blankets and chairs are suggested. Registration is required.
Where: New Hampton Public Library, New Hampton
When: Saturday, Sept. 26, at 10 a.m.
For more information or to register
Music in the Park
Tyler Shore is bringing his award-winning musical talents to the Music in the Park mini-concert series, brought to you by Capitol Center for the Arts, the Concord Community Music School and the City of Concord. Tyler blends the sounds of contemporary musical theater, jazz, golden-age classics, and modern pop styles. Concert proceeds go directly to the performers. Bring a chair or blanket.
Where: Fletcher-Murphy Park in Concord
When: Sunday, Sept. 27, at 3 p.m.
For more information or tickets