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10 things to do in N.H. this weekend: Winchester Wonderland, Christmas movies, ice skating at Strawbery Banke

A house decorated with colorful holiday lights for the Winchester Wonderland contest
Winchester Wonderland via Facebook
The Winchester Wonderland holiday lights contest runs through Dec. 26.

Happy Holidays! Here are our picks for festive events happening this weekend. For more things to do, check out NHPR's community calendar.

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Show poster for The Little Prince at the Seacoast Repertory Theater

  • Eve of Xmas Eve Ugly Sweater Party & Music on Thursday, Dec. 23 at 6 p.m. at Defiant Records & Craft Beer in Laconia. More info.
  • Li Monahd’s Holiday Hoopla on Thursday, Dec. 23 at 7:30 p.m., at the Rochester Opera House. More info.
  • The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker on Thursday, Dec. 23 and Friday, Dec. 24, on screen at the Park Theater in Jaffrey.More info.
  • Free Movie Friday: How the Grinch Stole Christmas on Friday, Dec. 24 at 3 p.m., at the Mall at Fox Run in Newington. More info.
    See also: Claremont Cinema CenterPolar ExpressPajama Party
  • Santa Parade on Friday, Dec. 24 at 2 p.m. at the Raymond Safety Complex. More info.
  • The Little Prince: A New Original Musical, through Dec. 30, at The Seacoast Repertory Theater in Portsmouth.More info.

  • Winchester Wonderland Holiday Tour & Contest through Dec. 26, at various locations in Winchester. More info
  • .Currier Museum of Art Meditation Series on Sunday, Dec. 26 and Thursday, Dec. 30, at the Currier Museum in Manchester. More info.
  • Holiday Light Experience at the Kilton Library through the new year in Lebanon. More info.
  • Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Duck Pond daily, at the Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth. 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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