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Things to see and do this week


Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Henniker Alchemists brings shows on the road

The Alchemists’ Workshop will be touring this month with its original musicals Kindness and Cruelty: Willa Catherin Jaffery and Georgia O’Keeffe Paints Paradise.

You can watch the Willa Cather show on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Scott-Farrar in Peterborough, 3 p.m. at Good Shepherd Home in Jaffrey and 7 p.m. at the Keene Public Library, Monday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Carmel in Manchester and 7 p.m. at the Manchester Public Library and Wednesday at 3 p.m. at St. Teresa’s in Manchester.

The Georgia O’Keeffe show will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Ash Hill Center for the Performing Arts in Swanzey.

For more information, visit alchemistsworkshop.org.

Northwood Celebrate student art at Coe-Brown

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy will hold its Winter Arts Festival Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Student entries to the Scholastic Art Awards will be on display. At 7 p.m., the Select Chorus will perform, followed by performances by the Concert Chorus, Concert Band and members of theater classes.

Admission is free to participating students, general admission is $5 or $20 for a family of four or more.

Hopkinton A Christmas Eve adventure awaits

On Saturday at 6:30 p.m., clamor aboard the Contoocook Railroad Museum’s rail car for a reading of The Polar Express.

Chris Van Allsburg’s book tells the story of a boy’s Christmas Eve adventure and a train ride to the North Pole.

Dress warmly for the event. Hot chocolate will be served. The reading is free but donations are welcomed to aid the museum’s preservation efforts.

Alton Rock the Bells for children’s nonprofit

A benefit concert featuring local musicians will present Rock the Bells on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Rusty Moose Restaurant.

The event is being organized by the Team Fusion Pub Maniacs.

There will be givaways, raffles and door prizes. Proceeds will benefit the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction.

For more information, email fusionnh603@gmail.com or visit fusionnh.org