Good Morning, Manchester! It’s hump day, which means the weekend is right around the corner. If you haven’t made plans yet, be sure to keep scrolling for plenty of ideas to celebrate summer in downtown!
Don’t forget: Break out your blankets and lawn chairs, because tomorrow night we’ll be showing Finding Nemo in Veterans Park! Check out our website here for more information. Enjoy this week’s post and your weekend in New Hampshire’s Downtown!
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All Weekend Long
PAINT NIGHT AT MUSE PAINTBAR
Check out their calendar to see what classes they’re offering this weekend!
DATE NIGHT IN THE POTTERY STUDIO
Spend a night crafting with your loved one with this crash course on the pottery wheel. At the end of the night you can pick a glaze and your creation will be fired for you to take home! You have a choice of a 6pm or 7:30 pm class. Visit their page for more info!
ART 3 GALLERY PRESENTS “SURF AND TURF”
Art 3 Gallery celebrates the allure of summer with the exhibit “Surf & Turf”, which opened July 20. Featuring artwork that embraces the outdoors, this exhibit takes the viewer on a journey into the colors and images of summer. The show is on display Monday – Friday from 9a-4p, but can be viewed weekends and evenings by appointment. Call the gallery at 603-668-6650 or click here for more info!
CLUE: THE MUSICAL
The internationally popular game is now a fun filled musical which brings the world’s best know suspects to life and invites the audience to help solve the mystery: who killed Mr. Boddy. The audience receives forms to help them deduce the solution from clues given throughout the fun filled evening. For showtimes and ticketing info, click here.
There is always live music downtown in Manchester! The Shaskeen, Strange Brew Tavern, N’Awlins, Central Ale House, Murphy’s Taproom, Fratellos, Milly’s Tavern, The Wild Rover, XOonElm, A&E Coffee, and even more have live music every weekend! Check out this week’s Hippo for a complete list of live music venues.
Thursday the 20th
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
This timeless classic tells the magical tale of Alice, a little girl who falls down a rabbit hole and discovers Wonderland, a world of fascinating characters and adventure. Click here for showtimes and ticketing info!
BADFELLOWS CD RELEASE
Join the local band Badfellows as they celebrate their CD release at the Shaskeen! To find out more, click here.
Friday the 21st
FREE LINE DANCING LESSONS AT CLUB MANCHVEGAS
Find your inner cowboy, and learn to step with the best of them! This free lesson starts at 6:30p. No cowboy boots required! Visit their website to find out more.
THE SHASKEEN PRESENTS: TOM DIXON
Join the Shaskeen at 9pm this friday night to see Tom Dixon. Starting life as just a small town boy, Tom Dixon has become one of Nashville’s rising stars, taking his explosive live show on the road and entertaining crowds everywhere he goes. His natural ability to connect with an audience has set him apart from many others in the industry and has earned him a loyal fan base. To learn more about Tom Dixon, visit his facebook page.
Saturday the 22nd
MONSTERS ON THE LOOSE AT STUDIO 550
This Saturday, Studio 550 will be releasing little clay monsters into the wild! They’ll be hiding on windowsills and doorsteps. Keep an eye out for them, because you could just win a prize! Stop into the Dancing Lion with your monster for a chocolate coin and bring it by Studio 550 to pick from their prize jar! Click here to learn more.
WOMEN’S DAY OUT EXPO
The Manchester, NH Women’s Day Out Expo is an event for women to come together, bond, be educated, be inspired and uplifted while still enjoying things women love to do.The Women’s Day Out Expo is the event designed for women of all ages. To learn more and reserve your spot, click here.
CAROLINA BURN AT JEWEL NIGHTCLUB
Join Jewel Nightclub as they present Carolina Burn! 21+, doors open at 6pm. Click here to order your tickets!
HEADLINERS COMEDY CLUB
Headliners comedy club was voted New Hampshire’s best comedy club we are inside the Radisson Hotel downtown Manchester see Boston and New York’s best comedians live each weekend. We are celebrating 20+ years of bringing comedy to Manchester New Hampshire. To learn more about the performance, click here.
Sunday the 23rd
AMANDA McCARTHY AT PENUCHE’S
Join Penuche’s on Hanover Street as the present Amanda McCarthy playing live music! To learn more about Amanda McCarthy, click here.
SUNDAYS ARE MADE FOR BRUNCHING AND SUNDAY FUNDAYS!
Head to Strange Brew Tavern or Penuche’s for live music, Firefly Bistro to build your own bloody mary, The Farm for $5 bloody’s and mimosas and $5 1/2 pound burgers all day, Murphy’s Diner for an extensive french toast menu, The Red Barn Diner for a great specials menu and homemade pie, or B&B for a quick and delicious breakfast among many, many other spots!