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Holiday Guide

Holiday Guide
It might not look the same as years past, but this holiday season still has plenty of fun ways to celebrate, from in-person tree lightings and festive dinners to livestreamed concerts and drive-thru visits with Santa Claus.

Also on the cover, whether you want a festive cocktail or a glass of wine (or both) on Thanksgiving Day, our drinks experts have suggestions, p. 30 & 31. If you’re looking to get out of the house, there’s still live music to be found, p. 40. And if you’d rather stay in, we have plenty of extra puzzles to keep you entertained, starting on p. 43.

Ready or not, the holidays are here, with Thanksgiving arriving this week. Thanksgiving has been celebrated in various ways since ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of November 16As of November 22Total cases statewide15,02917,598Total current infections statewide3,3444,199Total deaths statewide500512New cases2,330 (Nov. 10 to Nov ...
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Zoom dinners, outdoor meet-ups and more holiday tips Nicole Chute, Health Promotion and Communication Specialist for the Nashua Division of ...
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Today is Thanksgiving and we traditionally give thanks to things big, small and less important we sports fans have enjoyed ...
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Drought is a disaster All of New Hampshire is now in a “drought disaster,” the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced ...
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If nothing else, 2020 seems to have inspired a lot of event innovation. Virtual tree-lightings, drive-thru holiday displays and socially ...
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Kids’ storytimes, Santa visits and more From storytimes and holiday movie screenings to visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, check ...
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Virtual tree-lightings, festivals of trees and more From virtual tree lightings to community-wide light displays, cities and towns all across ...
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Virtual races and a couple of in-person events It wouldn’t be the holiday season without a chance to trot off ...
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Where to see holiday theater, music and dance There are all kinds of holiday shows coming up — both live ...
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Deliciously fun events for your holiday From plated dinners to virtual tastings, there’s still tons of foodie fun to be ...
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Where to see and shop for art throughout the season Find all kinds of unique handmade items by local artists ...
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Fences, repellent and other deer deterrents Winter is near, and for most of us so are the deer. They need ...
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News from the local food scene • Support local brews: Granite State craft breweries will once again observe Small Brewery ...
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Salem’s Fabrizia Spirits launches line of limoncello-infused baked goods Fabrizia Spirits Baking Co. Photos by Mark Feldman. When Fabrizia Spirits ...
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Melinda Sergi of Concord is the owner of The Cannoli Stop Cafe & Bakery (239 Loudon Road, Concord, 224-9706, find ...
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Holidays are traditionally the time for extended families to gather together. Amid all the hastening and chastening, they are also ...
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Wines to consider for your Thanksgiving menu “This Thanksgiving will be unlike all other Thanksgivings!” We have heard that expression ...
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Patrick Higgins, Tocsin (Telegraph Harp Records) Just before the election, there was a pretty good meme making the rounds, in ...
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The Arrest, by Jonathan Lethem (Ecco, 307 pages) Despite a vague discomfort with what it says about me, there’s never ...
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Rey learns a valuable lesson about friendship on Life Day in The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special, a gleefully goofy ...
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* Once Upon a Snowman (TV-G) Voice of Josh Gad, Chris Williams. Sure, this is a short, but I’m still ...
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Local music news & events • Leading in: Enjoy a variety of musical genres with Tim Hazelton, a singer-songwriter based ...
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Americana band Raid the Larder performs Raid the Larder perfectly illustrates the intersectionality of Concord’s music scene. At its core ...
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