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10 things to do in N.H. this weekend: Mother's Day, Manchester Taco Tour, The Music of James Bond

The six members of The Wailers
The Wailers are playing at The Flying Monkey on Saturday.

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Manchester Taco Tour 2022 poster
The Greater Manchester Chamber is hosting a Taco Tour downtown on Thursday.
SymphonyNH The Music of Bond show poster
Symphony NH is performing The Music of James Bond on Saturday.

  • Taco Tour Manchester on Thursday, May 5 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., in downtown Manchester. More info.
  • Creating a Pollinator Garden for Teens (Part 1) on Thursday, May 5 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Laconia Public Library. More info.
  • Ben Shattuck in conversation with Jenny Slate on Thursday, May 5 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., at Brewbakers Cafe in Keene. More info.
  • 15th Annual PMAC Jazz Night: Mingus, Horace & Mary Lou on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m., at The Music Hall in Portsmouth. More info.
  • The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical on Friday, May 6 at 7 p.m., at 3S ArtSpace in Portsmouth. More info.
  • Mothering Sunday from Friday, May 6 through Thursday, May 12 at the Park Theatre in Jaffrey. More info.
  • The Music of James Bond on Saturday, May 7 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:50 p.m., at the Keefe Center for the Arts in Nashua. More info.
    See also: UNH Youth Symphony Orchestra
  • The Wailers on Saturday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m., at The Flying Monkey in Plymouth. More info.
  • 13th Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Craft Festival on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8 at the Hampton Falls Town Common. More info.
    See also: Mother’s Day Events and Brunches (New Hampshire Magazine)
  • National Theatre Live: The Book of Dust on Sunday, May 8 at 4 p.m., at The Hopkins Center for the Arts on the Dartmouth College campus in Hanover. 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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