We only have a few weeks left of summer, which means now is the time to get out and enjoy it! If you’re in need of some weekend plans, check out what’s going on right here in Downtown!
Don’t forget: Break out your blankets and lawn chairs, because tomorrow night we’ll be showing The Lego Movie 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!
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 27th
SHIPYARD PUMPKINHEAD RELEASE PARTY
Join the Portland Pie Co. on Thurs., 8/27 from 7-9pm to celebrate the release of Shipyard Pumpkinhead! Swing by to grab some Shipyard promo items and enter to win a Portland Pie Mug Club Membership. Check out their facebook page for more info.
ROCKSPRING AT THE SHASKEEN
Rockspring is a high energy five-piece string band that has quickly gained a strong following in the New England region. Combining original songwriting with eclectic cover choices, Rockspring puts on an incredibly entertaining live show that makes people dance out of their shoes into the wee hours of the night. Don’t miss a great show at the Shaskeen! Band starts at 9pm.
Friday the 28th
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.
JOHNNY AND THE TWO TIMERS
Stop in to Strange Brew this Friday at 9 to catch Johnny and the Two Timers, a Blues/surf band sure to keep you grooving! To listen to their music, click here!
Saturday the 29th
Want to learn about your family’s history? Join the Millyard Museum for an introductory workshop on genealogy! Led by Muriel Chabot Normand and Pauline Cusson of the American-Canadian Genealogical Society, this workshop will teach you the basics of conducting genealogical research. Click here to learn more!
STOP THE CIRCLE RALLY
This rally is to educate the general public on facts related to all sides of the heroin epidemic in our communities. Speakers, both personal and professional, will be on hand. There will also be representatives from area agencies and groups to supply rehabilitation and recovery information to any addicts or families that desire it. To find out more, click here.
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 30th
Stop in to Murphy’s Taproom from 9am to 12:30pm for Sinatra Sunday! Enjoy breakfast on the deck while George Lyons pays tribute to the late great singer. You don’t want to miss the great performance, or the $4 Bloody Marys! Visit their facebook page for more info.
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!