Join Salem Parenting & Play Groups and meet other parents and caregivers while they enjoy stories, fun activities, snacks, and parenting/child development information. Moms, Dads, family caregivers, and the children meet with a group leader once a week for fun learning activities and sharing all of the joys and challenges of raising young children. There is a snack/supply fee of $5 per group/family. Fridays 9:30-11a.m.
Tuscan Piazza will transform into an Italian street festival. This annual event to benefit Lazarus House will be brimming with Italian cuisine and culture. While festival-goers snack on artisan treats like paninis, hand-spun gelato, signature meatballs and more, there is live music, bocce ball and fall favorites for the kids like pumpkin carvings, hayrides, face-painting, carnival games, a bouncy house, cotton candy, apple cider and raffles.
The Salem Department of Public Works and the Millville Lake Protective Association are scheduled to open the Millville Lake dam gate. Oct. 15, 7a.m.-4:30p.m.
The fun starts near Olympia Sports and ViaStyle with crafts and fun games.
Celebrate Oktoberfest with the VFW while supporting local Veterans! Raise a toast, have a brat, a giant pretzel, and play fun German party games. All proceeds benefit worthy Veteran causes. Tickets are $10.
Granite State College invites fellow alumni and friends of the college to Tuscan Kitchen for a cooking class and dinner. Guests will work side-by-side with a talented chef, David Crinieri, and learn true artisan Italian cooking. An authentic Italian dinner will follow the pasta making class. Tickets and information available at events.unh.edu.
This group of professional musicians will recreate all of your favorite tunes by the famous band, “Chicago”. SHS Performing Arts students will also perform with the band! Come relive some memories and enjoy great music! Oct. 19, 7:30p.m. & 20, 2p.m.
Granite State Arts Academy presents Studio Two – The Beatles Tribute. Studio Two will capture all of the excitement and danceable 50’s and 60’s Rock ‘n’ Roll songs The Beatles helped popularize. For more information and for tickets, visit StudioTwoTributeBand.com or studiotwotribute on Facebook.
Annual fall event at Griffin Park. There will be a doggie costume parade at noon followed by activities/performers in the rear of the park from 1-3p.m. Roaming Railroad will be giving rides from 12:30-3:30p.m.. There will be a kid costume parade at 2:45p.m followed by trick-or-treating in the front of the park.
St. Lucy Parish invites you to get a jump start on your holiday shopping with 30 vendors, a bake sale, raffles and more. Oct. 19,
The Grand Lodge of New Hampshire, Free and Accepted Masons invite the public to explore the mysteries of their centuries-old organization. All are invited to visit their local lodge to learn about the history, teachings and mysteries surrounding Freemasonry.
Discover the unique talent of local area artists. Various artworks will be on display for viewing and purchase. Enjoy an afternoon of art, live music, local wine and seasonal hors d’oeuvres. RSVPs preferred but walk-ins welcome. To register, and for more information, contact Brittany Talbot (603) 890-0580 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Phil starts its 2019-2020 season with the powerful music of Beethoven. The concert will open with the rousing overture to “Fidelio.” Next, pianist George Lopez joins the orchestra in the Piano Concerto No.5, the “Emperor” concerto. They will close the concert with one of the most well-known pieces of classical music, Beethoven’s stirring Symphony No. 5. Tickets are $30 for adults, seniors $25, students $8, Salem students $5 and can be purchased at nhpo.booktix.com.
Saints Mary and Joseph Parish host Harvest Fest, featuring a chili cook-off, food trucks, apple pie contest, bake sale, 50/50 raffles, scarecrow contest and more! There is no admission to enter or park and the following activities are free: petting zoo, face and pumpkin painting, cornhole and an exciting Salem Police K9 demo!
Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Mall of Rockingham Park, will celebrate local businesses at Biz Fest 2019. There will be something for everyone and admission is free. Many of the mall stores will be participating in this event and attendees will enjoy giveaways, discounts and raffles. The event will feature over 50 local businesses.
Come see the beloved 1985 film staged at SHS! Join Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock, and all the characters you know for a night of madcap hilarity!
Join ThinkGeek for its annual ThinkGeek Halloween cosplay contest! Here how it works: visit the store from 10a.m. Friday 10/25 through 6pm Sunday 10/27 in your best cosplay. The Geeks will take your photo, post it on the store’s Facebook page and the photo with the most likes by 9pm on Halloween will win an awesome prize!
Costume contest, games, dancing, goodies and the movie Hocus Pocus. Cost is $25 for one or $45 for a family. Pre-registration is required.
Dollars for Scholars is hosting a Halloween Theme Party with a DJ, raffles, appetizers and silent auction. Costumes are not required but strongly suggested to take part in the fun.
Bring your costumed little ghouls and goblins and don’ forget their trick or treat pails. Kids World of Salem is hosting a Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. There will be nut-free candy and non-candy prizes, ribbons for best costumes, games, pumpkin painting, character appearances and face painting!