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10 things to do in N.H. this weekend: Pumpkin Regatta, Dover Dog Howloween & more

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Dover Dog Howloween returns to downtown Dover this weekend.

The Goffstown Pumpkin Weigh-Off and Regatta is setting sail again this weekend.

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For even more events, visit NHPR's community calendar. And don't forget to check the New Hampshire forecast before you head out.

"Daphne," a novel by Josh Malerman. The book cover features a woman's face, mostly covered in shadow.
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Horror novelist Josh Malerman is visiting Gibson's Bookstore to discuss his new novel, "Daphne."

  • Art After Work: Doctor Gasp's 20th Annual Halloween Special Tour on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester. More info.
  • Horror novelist Josh Malerman, with Daphne on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 6:30 p.m., at Gibson’s Bookstore in Concord. More info.
  • MasterChef Junior Live on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m., at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord. More info.
  • Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge 30th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Newington. More info.
    See also: The Foliage 411
  • Dover Dog Howloween on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Henry Law Park in Dover. More info.
  • Red Arrow Diner 100th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Red Arrow Diner in Manchester. More info.
  • UNH Fall Orchestra Festival on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Paul Creative Arts Center in Durham. More info.
    See also: N.H. Philharmonic presents "Nature and Myth"
  • Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth SWAY on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m., at the Hopkins Center for the Arts in Hanover. More info.
  • Deerfield Arts Tour on Saturday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at various locations in Deerfield.More info
  • Goffstown Pumpkin Weigh-Off & Regatta on Saturday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 16 on Main Street in Goffstown. More info.

BONUS:

  • Fantastic Fungi Festival on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Tin Mountain Conservation Center in Albany. 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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