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14 Things To Do in N.H. This Columbus Day Weekend

The weather in New Hampshire will turn for the better Saturday and Sunday this long Columbus Day weekend. Here are 10 things to do.

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  • Catch Tony-award winning  Anaïs Mitchell, who plays Sunday at the Bank of NH Stage, presented by the Capitol Center for the Arts, in Concord.  The show begins at 8 p.m. Mark Erelli also performs as opener.

  • Warner Fall Foliage Festival: The fest has gone on since 1947, and its tradition is rooted to the 1870s. This is Oct. 11-13.

  • The Sandwich Fair is oct. 12-14, with gates opening each day at 8 a.m. Fair features includes the Midway, farmers' market, and horse, dog, oxen, goat, cattle, and swine shows. 

  • Milford Pumpkin Festival is this Columbus Day weekend. The festival dates: Friday, 5-9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • The 11th annual NH Brewfest is Oct. 12 at Prescott Park in Portsmouth.

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