Spring is awesome! Even if you’re looking out your window thinking “what spring?” (technically, it starts Monday, March 20), a season of awesomeness has already begun with events for the arts lover, comic book fan, gyro-hungerer, hockey fan, beer aficionado (NH Craft Beer Week in early April), music lover and more. Check out our ideas for 63 reasons to get excited about the next few months.
Also on the cover Speaking of seasonal fun, it doesn’t get sweeter than New Hampshire’s Maple Weekend, which runs this weekend. See the story on page 26.
Film-lovers can check out the lineup at the New Hampshire Jewish Film Festival, which starts March 16 and features screenings across the state. See page 17.
And, looking to make some St. Patrick’s Day (Friday, March 17) plans? In this issue, see page 19 for details on a Celtic flute concert and other Irish music events. Find a rundown of the music planned for area bars and restaurants on Friday in our Music This Week, which starts on page 36. Check out Michael Witthaus’ story about some New Hampshire Irish pubs and the musicians that will be playing them on page 34. And get your fix of corned beef, cabbage and other specials by checking out page 25 of the March 9 issue of the Hippo.
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Compiled by Matt Ingersoll, Angie Sykeny and Amy [email protected]
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