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10 Things To Do in N.H. This Weekend

Make the most of the first weekend of October with this New Hampshire list of 10 things to do. Visit the NHPR calendarfor more events, shows, and activities - and add your own.  Plus, check out Kate McNally's NHPR's Folk Music and Dance Calendar.

  • Apple Harvest Day: Apple Harvest Day is Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m, in downtown Dover.
  • It Was Fifty Years Ago Today ... The tribute to the Beatles' "White Album" is at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. Event page here.
  • Symphony NH: New Hampshire's oldest professional orchestra, which kicks off its 96th season with conductor Roger Kalia as Music Director, performs Saturday, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at the Keefe Center for the Arts in Nashua. Symphony NHMore info here. And catch the symphony Sunday, too, 3-5 p.m., at Concord City Auditorium.
  • Powder Keg Beer and Chili Festival: The popular beer and chili bash is back on Swasey Parkway in Exeter. The Powder Keg runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and tickets run $35. 
  • Electric Earth Concerts: Electric Earth Concerts - Danika the Rose with Odds Bodkin at Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough, Sunday, Oct. 6, 4-6 p.m. More info here.
  • Charmingfare Farm's Pumpkin Festival - Visit Charmingfare Farmin Candia for a festival that features everything from a cow-milking contest to pony rides. And plenty of pumpkins. 
  • Lee DeWyze performs at the Bank of NH Stage, presented by Capitol Center for the Arts, Sunday at 8 p.m. You remember Lee, right?! He's the American Idol winner in season 9 of the live performance competition.
  • Blessing of the Animals: St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 21 Centre St. in Concord will have its "Blessing of the Animals" at services this weekend. More info here.
  • Archer Mayor: Author Archer Mayor is at Gibson's Bookstore on Sunday, 2-3:30 p.m. He's out with his new book, "Bomber's Moon." 
  • "Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice" is featured in the Flying Film Series at The Flying Monkey in Plymouth on Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. Visit their websitefor additional show times next week. Watch the trailer:

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