Concord Events: Christmas Letters; #GivingTuesday2022; ringtones; stories

CONCORD, NH — Curious what to do in the Concord area this week? Your Concord Patch Community Calendar is a great way to see what’s happening near you and discover local events that match your interests. Here’s a roundup of local events happening in the area this week.

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Here are a few events happening in Concord this week:


Letters to Santa Claus!

  • When: Monday, November 28 at 9:00 a.m
  • Where: Concord Public Library
  • What: Come into the children’s room and write a letter to Santa Claus from November 28th to December 16th. We’ll make sure it gets sent to him! learn more

Featured Event: #GIVINGTUESDAY: November 29, 2022 | A global day of generosity

  • When: Tuesday, November 29 at 6:00 p.m
  • Where: Family promises of greater unity
  • What: Join us for our special event #GivingTuesday2022 with Family Promise of Greater Concord on Tuesday, November 29th. On #GivingTueday2022, we set a campaign goal of $5,000 (with a potential matching donor!), which is essential for raising funds to provide shelter, and for… Read more
Special Event: #GIVINGTUESDAY: November 29, 2022 | A Global Day of Generosity (Marcia Shell)

Let’s Cook: Butternut Squash Soup

  • When: Tuesday, November 29 at 6:00 p.m
  • Where: Concord Community Center
  • What: Join us in the City Wide Community Center kitchen to learn the basics of cooking the perfect fall soup. No previous knowledge is required and we will provide the material! Registration required: www.concordpubliclibrary.net/librarycalendar Find out more

Give the gift of life – donate blood!

  • When: Wednesday, November 30 at 1:30 p.m
  • Where: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • What: Did you know that you are giving blood to someone: another birthday, another day at the beach, another laugh, another hug, another chance? The blood collected from a blood donation is used to respond to patient emergencies including accident and burn victims, heart… Learn more

Penacook Winter Farmers Market – Every Wednesday

  • When: Wednesday, November 30 at 3:00 p.m
  • Where: River Hill Grange, 32 Horse Hill Road, Penacook, NH 03303
  • What: Open farmers market and Warner River Produce pickup point. Seasonal Mixed Vegetables, Leafy Greens, Microgreens, Apples, Basil Teas, Herbs & Herb Blends, Dried Hot Peppers, Frozen Berries (order in advance), Chicken & Duck Eggs, Raw Honey, Shiitake Mushrooms. Use cash, Merrimack C… Learn more

Signing evening story time

  • When: Wednesday, November 30 at 6:00 p.m
  • Where: Concord Public Library
  • What: Learn to read a book using American Sign Language! The Shared Reading program is brought to you by Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services and takes place four times a year. The program is interpreted for both deaf and hearing participants. No experience… Learn more

A nutcracker vacation

  • When: Wednesday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m
  • Where: Concord City Auditorium
  • What: The Walker Lecture Series invites you on a nutcracker vacation with The Granite State Ringers. Celebrate the holidays with the NH Township’s Handbell Choir. Wednesday, November 30, 2022 19:30 Free Concord City Auditorium, 2 Prince Street For a full season schedule, visit… Learn more

Equity, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion – One Day NASW NH Conference

  • When: Thursday, December 1 at 8:00 a.m
  • Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown
  • What: Join the National Association of Social Workers, NH Chapter for a day-long conference in Manchester NH. All social workers, psychiatrists, social service providers and interested individuals are welcome to participate. 6 CEs available for relicensing Group discounts and… Learn more

STEAM for Littles

  • When: Thursday, December 1 at 10:00 a.m
  • Where: Concord Public Library
  • What: Research shows that an early introduction to science and math also boosts literacy! This is a program for preschoolers (and their caregivers) that gives them the opportunity to explore a new STEAM theme each month. Please register at www.concordpubliclibrary.net/librarycalendar. Learn more

Poetry Society of NH Presents: Gabrielle Calvocoressi

  • When: Thursday, December 1st at 5:00 p.m
  • Where: Gibson’s Bookstore
  • What: The Poetry Society of New Hampshire joins Gibson’s Bookstore in introducing poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi in an evening of verse. This event was kindly made possible by the Rowe Family Charitable Fund. “Has anyone ever softly said to you in the dark, it’s okay?” Gabrielle… Learn more

Midnight Merriment Yard Sale

  • When: Friday, December 2 at 6:00 p.m
  • Where: south church
  • What: Greetings, I hope you are well. Could you please add this blurb (see below) if you like? If you have any questions, please call. Thank you, Alison Midnight Merriment YARD SALE: Books, Games, Puzzles, Gently Used Household Items, Framed Photos and more! Get your… Learn more

Contoocook Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

  • When: Friday, December 2 at 10:00 a.m
  • Where: American Legion Post No. 81
  • What: Contoocook Artisans Holiday Craft Fair Friday 2nd December 2022 from 10am to 7pm **New location this year!** Visit and shop at this annual juried arts and crafts fair featuring 35 local artisans. Handcrafted items include: Fresh Wreaths and Vegetables, Maple Products, Chocolate… Find out more

midnight amusement

  • When: Friday, December 2 at 5:00 p.m
  • What: Make a list and double check? It’s that time of the year! Midnight Merriment returns to downtown Concord on Friday, December 2nd from 5pm to midnight! Shop ’til you drop while enjoying the lights and sounds of the holiday and supporting local businesses. There… Learn more

Concord Arts Market Winter Giftopolis

  • When: Friday, December 2 at 6:00 p.m
  • Where: 7 Adlerplatz
  • What: Support your favorite artists at the Concord Arts Market and shop handmade at Intown Concord’s Midnight Merriment on Friday, December 2 from 6-11pm in the atrium at 7 Eagle Square, Concord, NH! learn more

Taize service

  • When: Friday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m
  • Where: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 21 Center St., Concord NH
  • What: Join us for a quiet service of music and readings to give you a new lease of life during this holy (but busy) season of Advent. learn more

Featured Event: ECS PTO Craft and Vendor Fair

  • When: Saturday 3 December at 10:00 am
  • Where: 282 Black Hall Rd
  • What: Join us on December 3rd and 4th from 10am to 4pm for our annual craft and trade fair! We will have 30+ vendors, raffles, tree raffles to promote our 8th grade DC trip, food trucks and a visit from Santa! learn more
Featured Event: ECS PTO Craft and Vendor Fair (Monika Muise)

Holiday craft market

  • When: Saturday 3 December at 9:00 a.m
  • Where: Webster Town Hall
  • What: Craft Fair featuring many local vendors sponsored by the First Congregational Church of Webster. Learn more

fairy tale stations

  • When: Saturday 3 December at 9:30am
  • Where: Heights Branch Library Canterbury Road Concord, NH 03301
  • What: Enjoy books, crafts, activities and felt boards/manipulations at your own pace with our self-guided stations. Dates in December: 3.12., 10.12., 17.12., 24.12., 31.12. Further information

Handel’s Messiah

  • When: Saturday 3 December at 10:00 am
  • Where: St Paul’s Episcopal Church
  • What: The Walker Lecture Series invites you to Handel’s Messiah. A musical rite of the Christmas season, this Baroque oratorio continues to impress listeners more than 250 years after the composer’s death. Concord’s performance, conducted by Benjamin Greene, will include professional solos… Find out more

Contoocook Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

  • When: Saturday 3 December at 10:00 am
  • Where: American Legion Post No. 81
  • What: Contoocook Artisans Holiday Craft Fair Saturday 3 December from 10am – 5pm **New location this year!** Visit and shop at this annual juried arts and crafts fair featuring 35 local artisans. Handcrafted items include: Fresh Wreaths and Vegetables, Maple Products, Chocolates,… Find out more

Concord Arts Market Holiday Art Market

  • When: Saturday 3 December at 10:00 am
  • Where: Kimball Jenkins School of Art
  • What: Take part in a festive art market at the Kimball Jenkins School of Art on Saturday, December 3rd from 10am to 3pm. Support your favorite local artists this holiday season! learn more

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