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10 Things To Do In N.H. This Weekend: Deerfield Fair, Apple Harvest Day, Beer Fest In Exeter

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Courtesy Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce
Return of the Pumpkin People in Jackson, N.H.

Welcome to October in New Hampshire. Are you ready for foliage season?

This weekend truly ushers in fall in New Hampshire, and there's no shortage of events, shows, and a beer festival or two.

As always, there are many more things to do on NHPR's community calendar, where you can add your own event. Don't forget to subscribe toThe Weekender newsletter for more arts and culture, highlights, and top stories.

  • Deerfield Fair opens Thursday, Sept. 30, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Deerfield Fairgrounds. More info.
  • 31st Annual Geisel Library Book Sale at the Geisel Library at Saint Anselm College, Friday, Oct. 1, to Sunday, Oct. 3.
  • Annual New Hampshire Marathon at Newfound Lake in Bristol on Saturday, Oct. 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More info
Apple Harvest Day

  • 37th Annual Apple Harvest Day in downtown Dover on Saturday, Oct. 2, 9 am. to 4 p.m. More info.
  • Henniker Handmade & Homegrown (Henniker Community Market 10 Year Celebration) at Angela Robinson Band Stand in Henniker, Saturday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More info.
  • Annual Powder Keg Beer Festival on Swasey Parkway in Exeter on Saturday, Oct. 2. More info.
  • Oktoberfest at Twin Barns Brewing Co. in Meredith on Saturday, Oct. 2, noon to 10 p.m. More info.
  • 22nd Annual Craft Festival on the Lake at Mills Falls Marketplace in Meredith, Saturday, Oct. 2, and Sunday, Oct. 3. More info.
  • The Great Massabeseek at New Hampshire Audubon's Massabesic Center in Auburn on Sunday, Oct. 3, 1-3 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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