News from the local food scene
• Celebrate Mardi Gras: Get your tickets now to the Franco-American Centre’s annual Mardi Gras celebration, happening on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. at the Alpine Club (175 Putnam St., Manchester). The event will feature a variety of Cajun and comfort items Continue reading “The Weekly Dish 23/01/26”
Justice of the Peace
Shelly A. Mead is a justice of the peace who officiates weddings throughout southern New Hampshire.
Explain your job and what it entails.
My job is to write and officiate wedding ceremonies for any mutually consenting couple in New Hampshire. I am able to perform quick Continue reading “On The Job – Shelly A. Mead”
Picked this up a few months ago. I thought it was interesting. It looks all handmade and has weight to it. It’s 4 inches by 6 inches. I think it could be an old chalkboard eraser. The bottom has about 1/4 inch of felt. Interesting, as I said. Continue reading “Treasure Hunt 23/01/26”
Family fun for the weekend
• On Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire (27 Navigator Road, Londonderry) will be hosting Lighter Than Air, an educational program and lecture about the people who pioneered flight through hot air balloons. The event will Continue reading “Kiddie Pool 23/01/26”
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The spring flower shows are always a contrast to the cold, icy days of winter. Bright flowers, garden paraphernalia and numerous workshops make these events fun, for both beginner and expert. Here are this year’s offerings.
The first show of the season is a specialty show: Continue reading “Spring flower shows are back!”
The annual Winter Festival in Concord is back
Intown Concord is bringing some post-holiday fun to the city with the annual Winter Festival, with ice sculpting competitions, unique food options and more starting on Friday, Jan. 27, at 3 p.m.
Haylie Stoddard, a representative from Intown Concord, one of the Continue reading “Frozen fun”
Why to marry at a museum, fall versus spring, and the trouble with desserts
Wedding tips and stories from the pros
You probably want too much dessert.
That’s one of the takeaways from the wedding planners who offer their experiences arranging couples’ special days. Wedding planner Anja Matukic reminds us Continue reading “The Hippo’s 2023 Wedding Guide”
The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities
• Stories of ballooning: Hear the stories of balloonists who explored New Hampshire skies in the 19th century at the presentation “Lighter Than Air” on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire (27 Navigator Road Continue reading “The Art Roundup 23/01/26”
Concord Garden Club holds 20th annual Art in Bloom
Every year the Concord Garden Club celebrates the winter with its Art in Bloom event. This year’s show features 23 bouquets inspired by the creations of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen.
“It’s not all paintings, textiles, pottery,” said club president Continue reading “A winter oasis”
Get fantasy and science fiction thrills and horror chills from Granite State authors
With everything from zombie apocalypses to high fantasy and futuristic concepts, the imaginations of the Granite State’s genre fiction writers are seemingly limitless. Katelyn Sahagian and Matt Ingersoll caught up with several New Hampshire-based fantasy, science fiction Continue reading “It came from New Hampshire”