weekend events

It’s  the first weekend of summer and it looks as if the weather is going along with the concept.  Hippo Editor Amy Diaz is here to highlight two events to get us outside and enjoying the season.

Master Sand Sculpting Competition at Hampton Beach

Kearsarge Area Rocket Society June Launch

Hippo Editor Amy Diaz details three events this weekend in the Granite State:

The International Classic Video Game Tournament

Wanna practice? Play some classic video games right now.

7th Annual Portsmouth Cocktail Competition

NH this Weekend

May 24, 2013

Memorial Day Weekend is known for flags, parades, and the unofficial start to summer; but Amy Diaz, Editor of the Hippo, has some alternatives.

Nashua International Sculpture Symposium

Lilac Festival at the Wentworth Coolidge Mansion

Senior Tour Auto Racers at Lee Speedway

Hippo Editor Amy Diaz suggests two events for the weekend:

The New Hampshire Renaissance Faire

and

Art Fest at the Currier Museum of Art

Hippo Editor Amy Diaz talks to Morning Edition about two events going on in the Granite State this weekend; Free Comic Book Day and  Opening day at Canterbury Shaker Village- featuring a Heifer Parade.

Links:

Double Midnight Comics in Manchester

Jetpack Comics in Rochester

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Hippo Editor Amy Diaz previews the Made in NH Expo and a new exhibit at the Currier Museum of Art- "Crafting Settlement".

Hippo Editor Amy Diaz joins Morning Edition to talk about three 'battles' in Manchester this weekend.

Battle of the Bands at the Palace Theater

6th Annual CHaD Battle of the Badges All-Star Hockey Championship

NH this Weekend: Dinos!

Feb 22, 2013

Hippo Editor Amy Diaz has declared this Dinosaur Weekend in New Hampshire. She tells us about two museum events to take us back- way back- to the world of the dinos.

Dinosaurs! At the SEE Science Center

(read the Hippo story on this exhibit here)

Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney at New Hampshire Institute of Art

Nils Geylen, via Flickr Creative Commons

If the usual just won't do this weekend, here are some events in the area for you and yours that may help Cupid hit the mark.  Maybe you'd like to find love with chocolate among the stacks of books at the Pelham Public Library.    Strap on some snowshoes for a Valentine's Hike at Maple Hill Farm in Hollis, go solo for a Ladies Night with a screening of Clueless, or

Amy Diaz talks with Rick Ganley about the Ice Bar at Bedford Village Inn, the Pond Hockey Classic in Meredith, and Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armour at the Currier.

Fight cabin fever; Hippo Editor Amy Diaz tells us about three things to do with the kids this weekend, including a treasure exhibit at the  McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery, making life-sized toys at  the Children's Museum of NH, and winter walk tours at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center.

Hippo Editor Amy Diaz talks about two events to get you in the Halloween spirit: The Magic of the Night: Haunted Family Magic and Ghosts of the Winter Cemetery Tour

  

Two big festivals this weekend celebrate New Hampshire's colorful season- and its quirks. Hippo Editor Amy Diaz has the details on the Milford Pumpkin Festival and Warner Fall Foliage Festival

Hippo Editor Amy Diaz tells us about two major festivals featuring food and music (and lots of both). Read more about the Manchester Music Festival here, and the Hampton Beach Seafood Festival here.   

A Trio of Nutcrackers

Dec 16, 2011

There are many production of The Nutcracker this weekend in New Hampshire; Amy Diaz, Editor of the Hippo tells us about three unique versions, including An 1836 Portsmouth NutcrackerChildren's Nutcracker at the Flying Monkey, and The Nutcracker at the Keefe Auditorium.

From MainStreetConcord.com

Holiday shopping isn't all about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Parades and tree lightings get people into downtown shopping districts and provide a real boost to local businesses. Amy Diaz, Editor of the Hippo tells us how- and where- to go local this weekend. 

 

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