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10 Things To Do In N.H. This Weekend: Manchester's Glendi, Portsmouth's Market Square Day, Concord Multicultural Fest

The Concord Multicultural Festival is Sunday in Keach Park.

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Glendi 2021 is this weekend at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Manchester

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  • Alnoba Art Tours in Kensington on Friday, Sept. 17, 10-11:30 a.m. More info.
  • Glendi 2021 at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Manchester Friday, Saturday and Sunday. More info.
  • Market Square Day ‘21 in downtown Portsmouth on Saturday, Sept. 18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More info.
Market Square Day in Portsmouth
Dan Tuohy
Market Square Day returns to Portsmouth on Sept. 18.

  • Music on Main Street in Henniker on Saturday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More info.
  • GraniteCon 2021 in downtown Manchester at the Doubletree by Hilton on Saturday, Sept. 18, and Sunday, Sept. 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More info.
  • LebFest at Colburn Park in Lebanon on Saturday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More info.
  • Hood Museum of Art Fall Opening Reception at Dartmouth College in Hanover on Saturday, Sept. 18, 1-4 p.m. More info.
  • N.H. Maker & Food Fest at the Children's Museum of New Hampshire in Dover on Saturday, Sept. 18. More info.
  • Lynda Cohen Performing Arts Series at Crawford Notch: Low Lily at the AMC Highland Center on Saturday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m. More info.
  • Concord Multicultural Festival at Keach Park in Concord on Sunday, Sept. 19, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More info.
George Thorogood
Courtesy of Casinoballroom.com
George Thorogood and the Destroyers play the Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach on Sept. 17, 2021


  • CelebratED MHT: A festival of our public schools and community at Veterans Memorial Park in Manchester on Saturday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More info.
  • George Thorogood and the Destroyers, with Joe Louis Walker, at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on Friday, Sept. 17, 8 p.m. More info.
  • John Hiatt & the Jerry Douglas Band at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. More info.
Zoey Knox is NHPR's newsroom engagement producer. She has spent most of her radio years at college radio stations in Madison, WI (WSUM) and Seattle, WA (KXSU).

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