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Gifts to Delight – 12/09/21

We have suggestions for all your favorite people, whether they’re artistic (p. 10), love the outdoors (p. 14), enjoy good eats (p. 22) or like to get lost in a book (p. 33),

Also on the cover, find out where to get delicious Christmas eats, p. 22. Add some sparkle to your holidays, p. 31. And Black Violin comes to the Cap Center in Concord, p. 36.

I find being one of my family’s elders a bit unsettling. Sure, I already embraced the gray hair. But until ...
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Covid-19 update As of Nov 29 As of Dec 6Total cases statewide 160,287 169,219Total current infections statewide 7,078 9,671Total deaths ...
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Shop local this holiday season Nancy Kyle, president and CEO of the New Hampshire Retail Association, talked about the current ...
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With December here and four games left to play, let’s take a look at where things stand for the Patriots ...
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Putting a damper on shopping The Mall of New Hampshire had to shut down its food establishments temporarily after a ...
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Big Events December 9, 2021 and beyond Thursday, Dec. 9 Productions of A Christmas Carol take place on stages throughout ...
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Art, music and theater gifts for all ages There are plenty of opportunities to shop locally for handmade, one-of-a-kind gifts ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities • Nutcracker galore: Don’t miss your chance to see the classic ...
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Gear, good reads and great ideas for kids By Dan Szczesny While the cold season and its wind chills, frost ...
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Family fun for the weekend Holiday happenings The Nov. 25 issue was our big Holiday Guide issue, packed full of ...
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How to make them a little brighter This is the darkest time of the year: Not only are the days ...
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Katie Booker Vintage and handmade gift shop owner Katie Booker is the owner of Little Vintage Venue in Suncook. The ...
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News from the local food scene • Shop (and eat) local: More than 80 specialty food vendors, artists and craftspeople ...
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Tasty gift ideas for the foodies in your life Give the gift of local eats this holiday season — whether ...
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Where to dine in for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day ’Tis the season for holiday dining, as several local eateries ...
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Matt Pierce of Salem is the owner and founder of Granite State Spice Blends (granitestatespiceblends.com, and on Facebook @granitestatespiceblends), a ...
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I don’t know if the word “spread” accurately describes this recipe. Yes, as you can see in the photo, it ...
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So you’re finally a full-blown grown-up. Congratulations. One of the things that comes with that is learning how to give ...
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Celebrate with some sparkling wine As the song goes, it is “the most wonderful time of the year!” as we ...
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Modern Nature, Island of Noise (Bella Union Records) Here continues the saga of U.K. songwriter Jack Cooper, with whom you ...
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Gift ideas for book lovers As holiday gifts go, you can’t do much better than books. They’re easy to wrap, ...
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Encanto (PG) A girl growing up in a magical family with a magical house tries to find her place in ...
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8-Bit Christmas (PG) Neil Patrick Harris, Steve Zahn. I’ve seen this movie described as an update of A Christmas Story ...
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Local music news & events • Side to front: A rock guitarist takes a jazz direction as Scott Sharrard & ...
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Black Violin transcends genres Black Violin earned a Grammy nomination for its 2020 album, Take The Stairs — a fitting ...
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Thursday, Dec. 9 Auburn Auburn Pitts: open mic jam, 6:30 p.m. Bedford Copper Door: Chad LaMarsh, 7 p.m. Brookline Alamo: ...
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