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So Much Holiday Fun – 11/25/21

From the eve of Thanksgiving through the end of the year, there are tons of activities and events that will get you in the holiday spirit. Check out this year’s guide to all the family fun, live performances, foodie events and more.

Also on the cover, try two takes on holiday cocktails, p. 42. Check out some of the live shows happening in Music This Week, starting on p. 52. And enjoy your Thanksgiving leftovers with a side of puzzles, starting on p. 59.

More than ever, it’s important to support your local merchants. The pandemic has been hardest on small independent merchants in ...
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Covid-19 update As of Nov 15 As of Nov 19Total cases statewide 146,834 150,813Total current infections statewide 6,295 7,604Total deaths ...
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Podcast highlights substance abuse prevention Christin D’Ovidio is the host of The Power of Prevention, a new podcast series produced ...
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This issue is dated for Thanksgiving Day, so a great day to all as you watch football before and after ...
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Hope in the face of homelessness The Front Door Agency, a nonprofit that helps local families avoid and overcome homelessness, ...
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Big Events November 25, 2021 and beyond Thursday, Nov. 25 Turkey day! But first, turkey trot. In the Nov. 11 ...
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Pre-game the holiday The night before Thanksgiving is known as Friendsgiving or Drinksgiving, depending on intent. Whatever it’s called, bar ...
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Downtown holiday parades, light displays and more From downtown parades to spectacular multi-day light displays, here’s a list of festive ...
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Town tree lightings and festivals of trees for your holiday Cities and towns all across the Granite State are marking ...
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Holiday fun for the younger crowd There’s plenty of festive fun to be had this holiday season — check out ...
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Plenty of chances to see The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol are back, with ...
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Classical holidays Pops, carols and symphonies in tune Experience the sounds of the season through classical music with these performances ...
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Downtown holiday Deliciously fun events for the holidays Experience the tastiest of what the holidays have to offer in New ...
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Meet the artists and snag some gifts Find festive art and unique handmade gifts by local artists and craftspeople at ...
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Catch your favorite holiday films at a theater See holiday classics like Elf, The Polar Express, It’s a Wonderful Life ...
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New business is a center for old-style photography Back when most people were transitioning from film photography to the more ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities • Unique art and crafts: The Sanbornton Community Arts Festival will ...
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Intensify the flavors of garden produce One of the reasons I garden is that I love to cook and to ...
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Family fun for the weekend Take the family to the museum Or send the family to the museum — whichever ...
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Dear Donna, I was wondering if you could help me. I have a vanity that was my great-grandmother’s, but I ...
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Jeff Paquin Decorative lighting installation specialist Jeff Paquin is the co-owner of The New England Holiday Light Co., a decorative ...
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News from the local food scene • Keep on brewing: Granite State craft breweries are among those across the country ...
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Manchester’s Wild Orchid Bakery finds a new home on Elm Street After operating a bakeshop on Manchester’s West Side for ...
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The Brothers’ Cortado opens in Concord While living out in Colorado in the early 2000s, Loudon native Chuck Nemiccolo developed ...
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Chef Dennis “DJ” Belanger of Nashua is the new owner of Culture (75 Mont Vernon St., Milford, 249-5011, culturenh.com), a ...
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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! More than likely this weekend is filled with food, whether you’re surrounded by family and friends or ...
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A palate-cleanser This is your first big, blow-out meal of the decade. You’ve been locked away for two years and ...
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Wine to serve, gift and save The holiday season is upon us, a time to gather with family and friends ...
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Papercuts, Baxter’s Bliss EP (Psychic Friends Records)Papercuts is the stage name of Jason Quever, San Francisco-based dream-pop guy who was ...
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Once Upon a Wardrobe, by Patti Callahan (Harper Muse, 320 pages) His good friend J.R.R. Tolkien might be more popular ...
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Ghostbusters: Afterlife (PG-13) Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace and the spirit of the late Harold Ramis star in Ghostbusters: Afterlife, a ...
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Home Sweet Home Alone(PG) Rob Delaney, Ellie Kemper. Another kid is left at home during a family trip and another ...
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Local music news & events • Recovery covers: Wind down from Black Friday shopping and the holiday meal with Project ...
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Yngwie Malmsteen hits Tupelo When he’s not revving his Fender Stratocaster at impossible speeds, shredding with a fury that other ...
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