Things to see and do the week of July 11, 2019

  • Lissa Schneckenburger and Corey DiMario

  • Canyon Run —Courtesy

  • Icarus Necklace by Judy Faller will be on display at the Twiggs Gallery as part of “The New Light Art” exhibit. Courtesy

Published: 7/10/2019 4:31:18 PM
Arts on the Green

What: A fine arts and crafts show highlighting 25 local artists.

When: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Sunapee Harbor, Lake Ave., Sunapee

Cost: Free

Info: centerfortheartsnh.org

Young Adult Authors

What: Erin Bowman and A.C. Gaughen will present their young adult book series. Bowman, the creator of “Contagion,” brings her followup “Immunity.” Gaughen will present “Reign the Earth” and “Imprison the Sky.”

When: Sunday at 3 p.m.

Where: Gibson’s Bookstore, 45 S. Main St., Concord

Info: gibsonsbookstore.com

‘Much Ado About Nothing’

What: Revisit the first Shakespeare play Open Door Theatre ever presented. Set in retired US Senator Don Leonato’s summer house in the Hamptons, this modern dress production will feature Alex Picard as Beatrice and Ian Allan as Benedick. The rest of the company includes veteran Open Door performers Liz Robbins (Ursula and Verges), Katie Coe (Margaret and Conrad), Fred Robbins (Don Leonato), Russ Rattray (Don John), Greg Stuart (Don Pedro), Ian Harte (Dogberry), Adam Boisselle (Antonio and Borachio), and CJ Smith (Claudio). Much Ado will also mark the return of Jennie Leonard, once again playing the role of Hero as she did in 200 and new members Jason Reid (Oatcake and Friar) and Mikayla Healey (Seacoal and Messenger).

When: Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.

Where: Mainstage Theatre, Science Building, 58 Depot St., New England College, Henniker

Cost: $15 general, $10 seniors, students

Info: opendoortheatrenec.com

Folk duo bicycle tour

What: Vermont based fiddler and folk singer Lissa Schneckenburger is well known for her anthemic interpretations of traditional New England fiddle tunes and her recent release of original songs for foster and adoptive families, but this summer she is pairing down and playing duo shows with her husband, double bassist and tenor guitar player Corey DiMario (of Crooked Still). Although both musicians are long-time veterans of the stage, this tour marks the first time they will be traveling to each show via bicycle.

When: Saturday at 7 p.m.

Where: Dunbarton Town Hall, 1004 School St., Dunbarton

Cost: Free, $20 suggested donation

Info: lissafiddle.com/tour

Canyon Run

What: A country/Americana quintet with a touch of bluegrass that plays a mix of covers and original music.

When: Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Where: Angela Robinson Bandstand, Henniker

Cost: Free, donations are welcome

Info: henniker.org

New Light Art Project

What: The New Light Art Project is a collaborative effort of local Christian creatives living and working in central New Hampshire. They explore their connection with their faith, their neighbors and the world around them. 

When: Reception on Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m., with artists talk at 2 p.m. Exhibit will be on display through Aug. 31

Where: Twiggs Gallery, 254 King St., Boscawen

Info: TwiggsGallery.wordpress.com




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