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Lots to see and do the week of March 1, 2018

  • Bucky Lewis —Courtesy

  • Marla Fibish —Courtesy


Wednesday, February 28, 2018
MeredithCalling all outdoorsculpture artists

The Meredith Sculpture Walk Committee of the Greater Meredith Program is accepting applications for its fifth annual juried outdoor sculpture installation.

The sculptures will be on display from June to May 19 at multiple sites and will have maps for self-guided and docent-guided tours.

An evening with the selected artists will be held July 23.

Download and submit an application before March 31 from greatermeredithprogram.com/apply-online. For more information, email meredithsculpturewalk@metrocast.net.

ConcordAuthentic bluegrass comes to Cap Center

Del McCoury and David Grisman have been performing bluegrass music together for more than 50 years.

On Friday at 8 p.m., the legendary duo of Del & Dawg will bring their show to the Capitol Center for the Arts.

Their music is as authentic as the songs of hillbilly honkytonks and the Grand Ole Opry and as popular as anything you’d hear at today’s contemporary bluegrass festivals.

Tickets start at $32 and can be purchased from ccanh.com, by calling 225-1111 or at the Cap Center box office.

FranklinComedy act entertains at Opera House

Bucky Lewis will bring his one-man adult comedy show to the Franklin Opera House on Friday to benefit the Mayor’s Drug Task Force.

Lewis’s show, “Wicked Funny,” will contain new material and segments with audience participation.

“I look forward to being part of this great night, as the community gets together for fun and hilarious laughter all for a great cause,” Lewis said in a statement. “It’s going to be a special night.”

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at FranklinOperaHouse.org or by calling 934-1901. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. There will also be raffles to support the task force.

ConcordA weekend of full of strings and things

Concord Community Music School’s 16th annual March Mandolin Festival will be Friday through Sunday. As part of the weekend, there will be two concerts featuring world-class musicians.

Renowned mandolin player Marla Fibish will be joined by Will Patton on mandolin and bass, Matt Shipman on mandolin and guitar, multi-instrumentalist David Surette, polystylist Bruce Victor and singer/guitarist Susie Burke.

Friday night, drive over to the Stone Church in Newmarket, for a concert at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 if bought today or $12 the day of the show. Visit stonechurchrocks.com or call 659-7700 to purchase.

On Saturday, the concert will be at 7:30 p.m. at the music school. Admission is $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors.

For more information, call 228-1196 or visit ccmusicschool.org.

Manchester ‘Beer for Breakfast’ and theater for dinner

The Majestic Theatre’s third dinner show of the season will be Beer for Breakfast.

The play is described as: “A group of middle-aged buddies reunite for a guys’ weekend in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and relive the good old days. Despite divorce, unemployment, and a stroke, spirits are high until Jessie, the wife of absent friend Adrian, shows up in his place.”

Carole Neveux of Concord directs, assisted by Aimee Baker of Manchester. The show stars Chad Boutin of Manchester, Tracy Carracedo of Windham, A. Robert Dionne of Manchester and Katelyn Tustin of Hampton Falls.

There will be performances Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. for $42 or Sunday at 1:30 p.m. for $38 all held at the Executive Court Banquet Facility, 1199 S. Mammoth Road, Manchester. There is a 24-hour in advance minimum reservation, visit majestictheatre.net or call 669-7469.