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Crafting your favorite things – 12/02/21

Local crafters are making all kinds of fantastic gift-worthy items, from cozy mittens to critter ornaments made from found-in-nature materials, Meet the crafters and find out where you can shop for their goods.

Also on the cover, spend a festive evening in downtown Concord during Midnight Merriment, p. 16. Find good eats and more at the Made in New England Expo, p. 26, And Morgan James brings holiday sounds to The Rex, p. 36.

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Covid-19 update As of Nov 19As of Nov 29Total cases statewide 150,813 160,287Total current infections statewide 7,604 7,078Total deaths statewide ...
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Theater company teaches kids healthy social behaviors After a year of virtual programming, Plymouth State University’s TIGER (Theatre Integrating Guidance, ...
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If you are a football fan you know how the argument goes. Who was more responsible for the Patriots dynasty, ...
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Holly jolly trolley tours The Queen City is encouraging residents to decorate their homes with its second annual Manchester Holiday ...
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Big Events December 2, 2021 and beyond Friday, Dec. 3 Need a little naughty mixed into your holiday celebrations? Join ...
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Meet the crafters selling one-of-a-kind wearable, decorative and whimsical objects this season. For many local crafters, the holiday season is ...
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Midnight Merriment returns to downtown Concord After a year without Merriment, shoppers looking for unique, local gifts are invited to ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities • Three weekends of Nutcracker: The Nutcracker will be performed at ...
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Gifts for the gardener Ready to shop! Every time I turn on the radio or open a newspaper, there are ...
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Family fun for the weekend The most event-y time of the year Last week’s Hippo (the Nov. 25 issue) was ...
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Dear Donna, Can you help identify this piece? It’s 14 inches long and marked US Standard. It also has measurements ...
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Justin Tanner Engraver Justin Tanner is the owner of Rustic Cabin Designs, a laser engraving business that does custom engraving ...
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News from the local food scene • Lamb dinners to go: Join St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church (1160 Bridge St., ...
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Delicious eats and more at Made in New England Expo From artisan chocolates, baked goods and other sweet treats to ...
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The Utopian now open in Amherst Adam Parker’s culinary journey has taken him from upstate New York all the way ...
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Gabe DiSaverio combined his two greatest passions — spicy food and sharks — with the launch of The Spicy Shark ...
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Beets. They definitely were a vegetable that I did not appreciate nor enjoy as a kid. Now that I am ...
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It’s a magical combination I go into most weekends with high expectations for my own productivity. Generally speaking, though, my ...
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Naked Raygun, Over The Overlords (Wax Trax Records) This Chicago post-punk band never struck me as “post” anything, just punk, ...
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You Can’t Be Serious, by Kal Penn (Gallery, 367 pages) You may know Kal Penn as a resident on the ...
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House of Gucci (R) The family behind the Gucci fashion company faces scandal and murder in the 1980s and 1990s ...
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Local music news & events • Santa surfing: Sidelined by the pandemic last year, Gary Hoey is back on the ...
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Christmas at The Rex with Morgan James From her debut album, a live tribute to Nina Simone, to recreating Joni ...
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Thursday, Dec. 2 Auburn Auburn Pitts: open mic jam, 6:30 p.m. Bedford Copper Door: Clint Lapointe, 7 p.m. Brookline Alamo: ...
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