Weekend Watching August-17-2016

Just because we didn’t host any events Downtown last week, does not mean our TD Bank Summer Fest has ended! We are officially a little over half-way through with four events left for the Summer! Next up is our first movie of the season: Inside out on Thursday, August 18th! Next up is TD Bank Presents: Stars, Stripes, and Strings a FREE concert with local musician Jimmy Lehoux on Saturday, August 20th! More information about these events below!

We try our hardest to ensure the accuracy of these events, but please be sure to call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and cost!


Thursday, August 18th

TD Bank FREE Movies in the Park: Inside Out | 8pm-9:30pm-ish | Veterans Park

Intown Manchester and TD Bank are excited to announce the return of–Movies in the Park! These movies are FREE and very family-friendly! Bring your blankets to Veterans Park and enjoy the last two Thursday nights of Summer! **The park will open at 7:00pm and the movies will start around 8:00pm! **

FREE Yoga and Fitness in the Park | 3pm-3:45pm | Victory Park

FREE Yoga and Fitness in the Park continues TOMORROW with KICK BOXING with The Training Station. Head to Victory Park at 3:00pm! There is free parking at the Hartnett Lot on Concord Street for all participants. For full Yoga and Fitness in the Park schedule, click here!

Cinderella | 10a & 6:30p | The Palace Theatre

A clever take on an old classic, this version will have you laughing in your seats.  Full of witty dialogue and clever songs, this musical is ideal for children and adults alike.Ticket prices: $8 subscriptions, $8 for groups of 10 or more and $9 individuals. Everyone needs a ticket, including babes in arms. More here.

World Quilt New England | 10a | The Radisson

World Quilt New England features an exciting Merchants Mall offering the best in fabrics, notions, machines, contemporary and antique quilts, textiles, quilting supplies, books, sewing related craft items, kits, clothing and much, much more. More here!

Manchester Community Market | 3pm-6:30pm | Victory Park

The Manchester Community Market is held in Victory Park and offers an expansive array of locally grown items as well as NH made products. The market aims to provide a fun, weekly farmers market that gives the community a place to connect with friends and farmers, access local foods, and enjoy this community event. More here.

Self-Defense Workshop | 7:00pm | The Training Station

This workshop will cover: Top Principles for Self-Defense: What To Do and What NOT To Do, Awareness and Avoidance techniques, Basic Self-Defense Moves that ANYONE can utilize to defend themselves, Hands-on practice with other workshop participants, Christina, and instructors, An overview of realistic, practical self-defense tools you can use like stun guns, noise makers, and key chains. More here.

Slam Free or Die | 7:00pm | Stark Brewing Company

On Thursday, August 18, 2016, Slam Free or Die continues its popular open mic poetry series at Milly’s Tavern. There will be a poetry open mic followed by a feature by Crystal Valentine and an open poetry slam. Doors open at 7pm along with sign ups for the open mic and slam. The show starts at 8pm. There is a $3 cover. More here.

For the Future’s Release Show | 9pm | The Shaskeen

For The Future’s Release show for the EP “Waves and Droughts!” More here!

Friday, August 19th

World Quilt New England | 10a | The Radisson

World Quilt New England features an exciting Merchants Mall offering the best in fabrics, notions, machines, contemporary and antique quilts, textiles, quilting supplies, books, sewing related craft items, kits, clothing and much, much more. More here!

Date Night in the Art Studio | 6pm or 7:30pm | Studio 550

Date Night in the Pottery Studio is held both Friday and Saturday nights, either 6-7:30 or from 7:30-9PM! Pick your day, pick your time, and have fun! Everything for a COUPLE is included with the listed price of $60 (materials, tools, instruction, etc.). We will guide you through a basic pottery lesson and then you will be set free on the wheel to make your own creations! One piece per person is included in the workshop, but if you make more pieces and you want to keep them, it is just $5 to keep each extra piece. The piece you make will be available for pick up three-four weeks after your date. Usually walk-ins are fine, but we encourage you to call ahead to reserve a spot. We limit each session to 4 couples. 603-232-5597. More here.

NH Fishercats vs. Altoona Curve w/ FIREWORKS! | 7:05pm | Northeast Delta Dental Stadium

Atlas Fireworks:, See spectacular Atlas Fireworks following the game! Kids Run The Show: Presented By TD Bank Kids take over the ball park and learn what it takes to put together the FisherCats Entertainment Experience! Pre-Game Live Music & Happy Hour: Local, family-friendly bands playing just outside of the Bar & Grill starting 90 minutes prior to first pitch. Head inside the Bar & Grill for happy hour drink specials two hours before the game until first pitch. More here.

Rass Kass | 9:30pm | The Shaskeen

Rapper Rass Kass takes the Shaskeen stage! Tickets are $15. More information here!

Saturday, August 20th

Stars, Stripes, and Strings | 6pm-9:30pm | Veterans Park

Join Intown Manchester and TD Bank for the second-ever Stars, Stripes, and Strings Fest on Saturday, August 20th from 6:00pm to 9:30pm for with the Jimmy Lehoux Band – official! This FREE concert is to celebrate current and veteran members of our nation’s military. Thank to our sponsors: TD Bank, AARP, WZID, and The City of Manchester!

Stars Stripes and Strings

August Opening Training | 10a-1p | theatreKAPOW

theatre KAPOW hosts open trainings in acting, movement, improvisation, voice, speech, object work, suzuki, viewpoints, and more. Company members have trained with Double Edge Theatre Company, La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, the Michael Chekhov Studio, The Atlantic Acting School and SITI Company, and draw on these techniques and methods for their work. All are invited, no prior experience is necessary. Participants should come comfortably dressed to move (no jeans). The cost is $5. Sessions are held on the third floor of 83 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check-in and stretch. More here!

World Quilt New England | 10a | The Radisson

World Quilt New England features an exciting Merchants Mall offering the best in fabrics, notions, machines, contemporary and antique quilts, textiles, quilting supplies, books, sewing related craft items, kits, clothing and much, much more. More here!

Studio 550 WORKSHOPS | all day, various times | STUDIO 550

Join Studio 550 for a myriad of workshops every Saturday raning from figure drawing, stained glass, family clay, and more! More info here.

Date Night in the Art Studio | 6pm or 7:30pm | Studio 550

Date Night in the Pottery Studio is held both Friday and Saturday nights, either 6-7:30 or from 7:30-9PM! Pick your day, pick your time, and have fun! Everything for a COUPLE is included with the listed price of $60 (materials, tools, instruction, etc.). We will guide you through a basic pottery lesson and then you will be set free on the wheel to make your own creations! One piece per person is included in the workshop, but if you make more pieces and you want to keep them, it is just $5 to keep each extra piece. The piece you make will be available for pick up three-four weeks after your date. Usually walk-ins are fine, but we encourage you to call ahead to reserve a spot. We limit each session to 4 couples. 603-232-5597.

NH Fishercats vs. Altoona Curve w/ FIREWORKS! | 7:05pm | Northeast Delta Dental Stadium

Atlas Fireworks! See Spectacular Atlas Fireworks after the game courtesy of the New Hampshire Office of Highway Safety! Faith & Family Night! Celebrate your faith with the Fisher Cats! Pre-Game Soccer Clinic with UNH Men’s Soccer and Soccer Sphere: The New Hampshire Fisher Cats have teamed up with the University of New Hampshire (UNH) Men’s Soccer Team and Soccer Sphere to host a pre-game soccer clinic at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 5:15-6:15 p.m. prior to the Fisher Cats game vs. the Altoona Curve at 7:05 p.m. Children aged 6-15 are eligible to participate. For just $24, the clinic includes one hour of instruction (5:15-6:15 p.m.) and two tickets to the Fisher Cats vs. Altoona Curve at 7:05 p.m. After the game, there will be an Atlas Fireworks Show. Additional game tickets (not clinic tickets), may be purchased for $12 each. More here.

Sunday, August 21st

NH Fishercats vs. Altoona Curve | 1:35pm | Northeast Delta Dental Stadium

Hood Kids Club Game: Presented By Hood Members of the FREE Hood Kids Club get into the game for FREE. Plus each game features a special benefit just for Hood Kids Club members. Want to learn more or receive your free membership? Click on “Free Hood Kids Club” under the community tab.

Kids Run the Bases: Presented By NH Liquor Comm., Div. of Enforcemen t| Kids run the bases post-game, presented by NH Liquor Comm., Div. of Enforcement.

Largest Balloon Sword “Fight” that NH has ever seen! Dan Staples of Dan’s Balloons will construct a balloon sword for each of the first 1,000 fans at the ballpark. Arrive early, everyone is invited on field at 12:15 p.m. for the largest balloon sword fight that New Hampshire has ever seen!

Meet the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston Master Model Builder: Witness a live build on the concourse with Megan Quigley, the LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston Master Model Builder and meet their mascot, Bertie!

Poster Giveaway: Presented By Spectrum Marketing | The first 2,500 fans will receive a FREE Fisher Cats Poster, courtesy of Spectrum Marketing! More here.

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