Here are some fun events happening around the area to put a little bit of holiday fun into your weekend. (12/11-12/13)

Listen to a Bluegrass Christmas Concert - Brentwood, NH

A one of a kind Christmas show that features traditional, contemporary, and original Christmas music performed with acoustic instruments and vocals. This upbeat and lively concert will provide a welcome relief from the holiday rush, providing simple moments to treasure and a chance to slow down and savor the season. Tickets are  $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and children under 12. Click here for more info.

Watch a Classic Christmas Tale - Epping, NH

“Bah, humbug!” is the cry from Ebenezer Scrooge, as he ushers in the holiday season in “A Christmas Carol”, at Leddy Center’s beautiful theater on Ladd’s Lane in Epping. Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is tradition at Leddy Center and promises to make everyone’s Christmas a lot more meaningful for the watching. Heading up an all-star cast directed by Elaine Gatchell, Steve Koch returns as the unmatchable Scrooge at Leddy Center. Dr. Henry Ferrell debuts as the truly remorseful Ghost of Marley. Jane Button returns as Mrs. Crachit and Eric Savage is Bob Crachit. Kirsten Bornkessell is Martha Crachit, Mark Deyo returns as Scrooge’s nephew, Fred, and Kathy Anzalone returns as the Ghost of Christmas Past. Don LaDuke is the Ghost of Christmas Present, Beth Gauthier is Fred’s wife, Mary, Kevin Murphy is Mr. Fezziwig and Carole Bilodeau is Mrs. Fezziwig. Parker Irving of Epping is Tiny Tim. Tickets are $18 for all seats. No one under three admitted to the theater. Click here for more.

Find Unique Holiday Gifts - Bedford, NH

Nearly 80 juried artisans and craftspeople participate in the seasonal shop located in the historic Kendall House, 5 Meetinghouse Road off Route 101 in Bedford, NH, behind the Bedford Library. For additional information, visit their website or Facebook page for updates and a sampling of crafts.

 

Witness the Glory of Christmas Lights - Loudon, NH

Spanning over two miles, the Gift of Lights features over 60 holiday scenes and over 400 light displays. The course winds around the outside of the track's grandstands and includes a portion of the NHMS Road Course. It also has the super-popular Tunnel of Lights, which measures over 250 feet in length. New in 2015, the Gift of Lights will add a trip through the infield tunnel and down VIP Street as a part of the circuit. Closed Days The Gift of Lights will NOT be open on the following days: Mon., Nov. 23 Tues., Nov. 24 Mon., Nov. 30 Tues., Dec. 1 Mon., Dec. 7 Tues., Dec. 8 Fri., Dec. 25 (Christmas Day.) Tickets are $15 for Monday-Thursday and $20 Friday-Sunday & holidays. Click here for more information.