Arts and Entertainment

Dinner on Main Street will be a tasty treat for all

For the past several years, the farm to table movement has been gaining ground across this great nation. In addition, farmers markets have become more plentiful, with small cities and towns across the Granite State boasting large selections of home-grown produce and other homemade ...

Fiddler on the Roof performances set for Sept. 14-17

MILFORD – This summer, the halls of the Amato Center in Milford have been echoing with the songs “Matchmaker” and “Sunrise, Sunset” as the Friends of the Amato prepare to present the classic Fiddler on the Roof. Performances for Fiddler are 7:30p.m. Sept. 14-16 and 2:30 p.m. on Sept. ...

3-person gallery to be featured at LaBelle Winery

AMHERST – LaBelle Winery, in partnership with McGowan Fine Art in Concord, announces the opening of a three-person art show at the winery, 345 Route 101 in Amherst. The show features the prints of artists Peter Milton and Matthew Smith and the paintings of Molly Wensberg. It will run through ...

Area abuzz with activities for festive Labor Day weekend

I had the pleasure of making a stroll downtown, taking in the sights and all a vibrant Main Street has to offer. On my way to dinner Monday, I was greeted by a friendly passerby, someone who recognized me as the editor of The Telegraph. We exchanged pleasantries and talked about the city. It ...

Upcoming urban arts celebration

NASHUA – Local artists and community members will come together Sept. 9 to celebrate urban street art at the fourth annual Downtown Arts Fest, sponsored Positive Street Art. “There’s always a negative connotation that goes along with urban arts. People think it’s just graffiti, but ...

Vibrant arts community fosters hope, stimulates economy

The summer season quickly is drawing to a close, with area school students soon heading back to the classroom. Before the warm days become a memory, and we transition to the sights, sounds and smells of fall in New England, our local communities will continue to bloom with activities, much like ...

Hundreds flock to Greeley Park for 64th NAAA show

NASHUA – A noticeable breeze and slightly lower humidity Sunday made for a fine day of viewing the work of some of the region’s top artists on the grounds of one of the top public parks around. The two-day show, which this year featured nearly 70 exhibitors from Greater Nashua and beyond, ...

64th annual Greeley Park Art Show this weekend in Nashua

NASHUA – From 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, the 64th annual Greeley Park Art Show will be held at 100 Concord St. Nashua Area Artists’ Association is proud to present the 64th annual Greeley Park Art Show. Approximately 60 artists from 24 communities will be setting up their tents and ...

Gate City Brewfest this Saturday at Holman Stadium in Nashua

NASHUA – From 1-5 p.m. Saturday, the fifth annual Gate City Brewfest will be held at Holman Stadium, 67 Amherst St. This is a Nashua Park and Recreation SummerFun family event, featuring a chicken wing contest between 14 local restaurants, a cornhole competition, a kids’ fun zone, live ...

Riverbend Youth Company presents ‘High School Musical’ in Milford

MILFORD – At 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Riverbend Youth Company will present “High School Musical” at The Amato Center for Performing Arts, 56 Mont Vernon St. One of the biggest pop-culture phenomena in recent memory, Disney Channel’s “High ...

Nightlife calendar

NASHUA 5 DRAGONS LOUNGE: 28 Railroad Square. Saturdays: Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. 578-0702. BOSTON BILLIARD CLUB: 55 Northeastern Blvd. Mondays: Military Monday. Wednesdays: Wine Down Wednesdays (Ladies Night). Thursdays: DJ Kraig Selvi. Fridays: Happy Hour from 4-7 p.m., live music at 9 p.m. ...

Arts digest

NEW EXHIBITS/EVENTS Sharon Arts Center opens exhibits PETERBOROUGH – From 5-7 p.m. Friday, opening receptions will be held for three new NHIA exhibits at Sharon Arts Center, 30 Grove St. Local artist Rosemary Conroy will exhibit exciting new work in a show she’s calling, “Never Can Say ...

The lake house: The gift for grateful generations to come

Horseshoes. Horseshoes changed my family for generations. Can you believe that? My grandfather, Ed, loved horseshoes. In the late 1930s and early 1940s, he had a regular game going with some of the buddies he worked with at Bell Labs in New Jersey. They shot the breeze often over the clink of ...

Peacock Players has cult classic ‘Heathers,’ now a snarky musical

NASHUA – This weekend and next, Peacock Players & Company will present “Heathers: The Musical” at the Janice B. Streeter Theater, 14 Court St. Based on the cult classic 1989 film, “Heathers” takes us to Westerberg High, which is ruled by a shoulder-padded, scrunchy-wearing junta: ...

Two comedic plays, one night at Hatbox Theatre in Concord

CONCORD – At 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, an evening of two comedic one-act plays produced by Lend Me A Theater will be performed at Hatbox Theatre, 270 Loudon Road (Steeplegate Mall). “The Whole Shebang” by Rich Orloff asks the question, “What if the entire ...

Nightlife calendar

NASHUA 5 DRAGONS LOUNGE: 28 Railroad Square. Saturdays: Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. 578-0702. BOSTON BILLIARD CLUB: 55 Northeastern Blvd. Mondays: Military Monday. Wednesdays: Wine Down Wednesdays (Ladies Night). Thursdays: DJ Kraig Selvi. Fridays: Happy Hour from 4-7 p.m., live music at 9 p.m. ...

60th annual NH Antiques Show this weekend in Manchester

MANCHESTER, NH – From 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, the 60th annual NH Antiques Show will be held at the Radisson Hotel Manchester, 700 Elm St. For six decades, The NH Antiques Dealers Association’s annual NH Antiques Show has upheld the tradition of ...

Arts digest

NEW EXHIBITS/EVENTS Summer means ice-cold melon at Trumpet Gallery PETERBOROUGH – Trumpet Gallery, 8 Grove St., is celebrating summer with an exhibit featuring artist Kipp Miller, entitled “Slices of Life.” The son and grandson of New York artists, painter and sculptor Kipp Miller grew ...