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10 things to do in N.H. this weekend: 'Drive My Car,' Dream Jobs, Winter Dance

A photo of two actors in "Drive My Car" posing by a red car. One sits in the driver's seat and the other leans next to the side mirror.
"Drive My Car" is playing at The Music Hall in Portsmouth on Thursday.

This week may have felt like spring, but we're still celebrating winter in the Granite State. For even more events, visit NHPR's community calendar.

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A woman dancing on the poster for Dance Nation.
"Dance Nation" is being performed at the Capitol Center for the Arts this weekend.
Three Pink Roses, watercolor painting.
Priscilla French
The "Friends and Lovers" exhibit at the NHAA is open throughout February.

  • Drive My Car on Thursday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m., at The Music Hall in Portsmouth. More info.
  • Theatre Kapow — Dance Nation from Friday, Feb. 18 through Sunday, Feb. 20, at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord. More info.
  • Manchester Community Action Coalition Dream Jobs event on Saturday, Feb. 19 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at The Millyard Museum in Manchester. More info.
  • Derry Frost Festival on Saturday, Feb. 19 from noon to 3 p.m., at multiple locations in Derry. More info.
  • Apres Beach Party on Saturday, Feb. 19 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Mt. Eustis Ski Hill in Littleton. More info.
  • Glen House Speaker Series: Are We Alone? What Does the Universe Say about our Existence? on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Glen House Hotel in Gorham. More info.
  • Keene Jazz Orchestra Winter Dance on Saturday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m., at the Best Western in Keene. More info.

    See also: Keene State College Ensemble Recital Series: Concert Band

  • February 2022 Member Exhibit: “Friends and Lovers” through Saturday, Feb. 26, at the New Hampshire Art Association Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery in Portsmouth. More info.
  • Alton Winter Carnival on Sunday, Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at various locations in Alton. More info.
  • Young Performers Open Mic on Sunday, Feb. 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (monthly through May 22), at Belknap Mill in Laconia. 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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