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10 things to do in NH this weekend: Maple Weekend, St. Patrick's Day and more

Dave Anderson from the Forest Society tours a New Hampshire sugarhouse.
Dan Tuohy
Sugarhouses around New Hampshire are offering special tours and events for this year's Maple Weekend.

Spend a classic New Hampshire weekend visiting a sugarhouse (or two) for Maple Weekend.

Stay in the know about weekend happenings in the Granite State: Sign up for the Weekender newsletter.

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

Children & their families completing an activity during the Seacoast Science Center's Nature&Nite series
Seacoast Science Center
The Seacoast Science Center's March Nature@Nite program is called "Migration Celebration."

  • Nature@Nite: Migration Celebration on Friday, March 15 at 4 p.m. (guided program at 5 p.m.) at the Seacoast Science Center in Rye. More info.
  • Haley Heynderickx & The Westerlies on Friday, March 15 at 8 p.m. at The Music Hall in Portsmouth. More info.
  • The Queen’s Cartoonists on Friday, March 15 at 8 p.m. at The Colonial Theatre in Keene. More info.
  • The Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra presents “The Spirit of Freedom” on Saturday, March 16 at 7 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes Auditorium in Meredith. More info.
  • Red Baraat Festival of Colors on Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lebanon Opera House. More info.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Hunt on Sunday, March 17 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tin Mountain Conservation Center in Albany. More info.
  • Fireside Chats and Safety on Sunday, March 17 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chamberlain-Reynolds Memorial Forest in Center Harbor. More info.
  • Jaffrey St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m on Main Street in Jaffrey. More info.
  • The Free Range Revue Presents Through Time: A Time-Traveling Extravaganza on Sunday, March 17 at 8 p.m. at the Bank of New Hampshire Stage in Concord. 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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