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14 Things To Do in N.H. This Weekend: Dog Film Fest, Farm to Fork, Live Music

The Music Hall on Friday, Aug. 9, is showing the N.Y. Dog Film Festival

Mark your calendars for some summer fun and nightlife this weekend with these 14 plus things to do in New Hampshire. And visit NHPR's community calendar for more events and ideas.

  • The N.Y. Dog Film Festival is at The Music Hall on Friday, Aug. 9, 7 p.m. This double feature of animated, documentary and narrative short films, benefits local animal welfare groups. More information here.
  • At the Capital Center for the Arts: Supernothing & Dopamine play Friday at 8 p.m. on the Bank of New Hampshire Stage in Concord. This is locally-sourced Reggae and rock music.


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Sam Amidon plays The Loft at 131 Congress St., Portsmouth, on Friday, Aug. 9, at 8 p.m.


  • Sam Amidon plays at The Loft, the performance venue of The Music Hall that’s located a short distance away at 131 Congress St., Portsmouth, on Friday, Aug. 9, 8 p.m. Courtney Hartman is opening.




  • Parsonsfield performs Saturday, Aug. 10, at 8 p.m. at the Bank of NH stage, presented by the Capital Center for the Arts. Indie roots rock music.
  • Prescott Park hosts the Tommy Gallant Jazz Festival XXIV on Sunday, Aug. 11, at noon. The lineup includes: Seacoast Big Band at noon, followed by: Soggy Po Boys, Press Room Trio with Humphrey/Haas, and Donna Byrne and Marshall Wood Quartet.


  • La Cite Ecologique of NH is hosting the first N.H. Farm to Fork Festival in Colebrook on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There'll be tastings, beers from local brewery, live music, and presentations. Here for more info on this local food networking event, via VisitNH.
  • Catch the 27th Annual Lincoln Summer Craft Festival along Main Street in Lincoln on Saturday and Sunday.
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The 27th annual Lincoln Summer Craft Fair is Aug. 10-11 in Lincoln, rain or shine.