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10 things to do in N.H. this weekend: Turkey scavenger hunt, poetry reading, The Nutcracker

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Storyteller Simon Brooks will be at the Children's Museum of N.H. on Saturday

Here are our suggestions for things to do outside, inside and online this pre-Thanksgiving weekend.

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Black Matter Is Life 2021 poster
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Black Matter Is Life 2021: Poetry for Engagement and Overcoming

  • The Black Matter Is Life: "In a Sentimental Mood" with guest poet Marc Bamuthi Joseph on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m., virtual, hosted by the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire and 3S Artspace. More info.
  • Thanksgiving Shindy at Penuche’s Ale House on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 8:30 p.m. at Penuche’s Ale House in Concord. More info.
  • Farm Fare on Friday, Nov. 19 and Saturday, Nov. 20 at Stonewall Farm in Keene. More info.
  • The Nutcracker at the Palace Theater from Friday, Nov. 19 through Sunday, Nov. 21 at the Palace Theater in Manchester. More info.
  • Our Town at the Colonial Theater from Friday, Nov. 19 through Sunday, Nov. 21 at the Colonial Theater in Laconia. More info.
  • Family Literacy Month: Storyteller Simon Brooks on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire in Dover. More info.
  • Thanksgiving on the Farm on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the New Hampshire Farm Museum in Milton. More info.
  • 5th Annual Turkey Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 10 a.m. at Wasserman Park in Merrimack. More info.
  • Talib Kweli on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 9 p.m. at Wally’s Pub in Hampton Beach. More info.
The Nutcracker at the Palace Theater, 2021
Palace Theater
The Nutcracker at the Palace Theater

BONUS:

  • Feztival of Trees from Friday, Nov. 19 through Sunday, Nov. 28 at the Bektash Shriners of New Hampshire in Concord. More info.
  • Merrimack Valley Black & Brown Owned Fall Markets on Sunday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mill No. 5 in Lowell, MA. More info.