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10 Things To Do This Weekend: Highland Games, Telluride By The Sea, Cormac McCarthy

It's the last weekend of summer, so get out and play - the weather forecast looks fantastic. Here are 10 things to do in New Hampshire this weekend - and more - with the first day of autumn Monday. 

Visit NHPR's event calendar for more activities, shows, and concerts. Plus, add your own. Also check out Kate McNally's Folk Music and Dance Calendar.

  • Telluride By The Sea at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, Sept. 20-22, at the historic theater and The Loft. Movies fresh from their debuts at the 46th Telluride Film Festival in Colorado will be screened. This is the 21st year of Telluride By the Sea. And Portsmouth knows how to party. Ticket, movie times here.


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Straight to Hell and Rockaway Bitch perform Clash and Ramones tributes Sept. 21 at the CCANH's Bank of NH Stage in Concord.

  • Straight To Hell and Rockaway Bitch play the Bank of NH Stage in Concord on Sept. 21, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. It's a one-two punch of a punk music tribute to the Clash and the Ramones. Visit CCANH.com for more info.


  • The 13th annual Concord Multicultural Festival is Sunday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Statehouse lawn. Local ethnic food, crafts, traditional arts, and the international flag parade. More info.
  • Sunapee Chowder & Chili Challenge - Sunapee Harbor, Sept. 22, noon to 3 p.m.


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  • Cormac McCarthy plays Saturday, Sept. 21, at The Spotlight Room of the Palace Theatre in Manchester. 8  p.m. Here's ticket info.


  • "Taste of Greece" Festival in Concord, Saturday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. More info.
  • Smuttynose 25th anniversary celebration in Hampton. Runs 2 p.m. to 6  Admission $35. More info here.


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Fender Stratocaster Stratocaster, 1954, design by Leo Fender, Freddie Tavares, et al. Manufactured by Fender Musical Instruments. Courtesy of The National GUITAR Museum.

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