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10 things to do in NH this weekend: 'A Charlie Brown Christmas,' Bird Counts & more

An Ice Dance International skater performs at the Strawbery Banke Museum's Puddle Dock Pond
Strawbery Banke Museum
The Strawbery Banke Museum is hosting Ice Dance International's Holiday Dance Party on Ice on Thursday evening.

Enjoy the sounds of the season with a Singalong Spectacular in Keene, Family Holiday Pops in Portsmouth and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" in Concord.

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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.

  • Holiday Dance Party on Ice on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. at the Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth. More info.
  • Nature @ Nite: Below Zero on Friday, Dec. 15 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (repeats monthly) at the Seacoast Science Center in Odiorne Point State Park in Rye. More info.
  • The Sweetback Sisters Country Christmas Singalong Spectacular! on Friday, Dec. 15 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Brewbakers Cafe in Keene. More info.
    See also: Secret Santa, A Holiday Spectacular at 3S Artspace
  • “Owl Moon”: A StoryWalk® at Chamberlain Reynolds from Friday, Dec. 15 through Feb. 29 at Chamberlain Reynolds Memorial Forest in Center Harbor. More info.
  • North Conway Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, Dec. 16 at various locations in the North Country. More info.
    See more: Find a bird count in your neighborhood
  • Holiday Tea Party on Saturday, Dec. 16 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Heberton Hall in the Keene Public Library. More info.
  • Heather Pierson Jazz Trio: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Park Theatre in Jaffrey. More info.
    See also: Eric Mintel Jazz Quartet: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at the New London Barn Playhouse
  • Northern Lights Music Presents: Hiroya Tsukamoto on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. at The Loading Dock in Littleton. More info.
  • Safe Haven Ballet presents “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 4:30 p.m. at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord. More info.
  • Family Holiday Pops on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 3 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at The Music Hall in Portsmouth. More info.
    See also: New Hampshire Philharmonic Orchestra Holiday Pops at the Seifert Performing Arts Center
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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