Saturday, October 30, 2010

November 2010 History Events

November2010 History Events - Selected events happening in the Londonderry/Derry area

A Life In Context: Telling Your Story
November 2, 6PM, Derry Public Library, 64 E. Broadway, Derry, New Hampshire
Professional Archivist, Melissa Mannon and professional organizer Sue West team up to present a program about deciding what to keep and what to let go of when it comes to telling the story of your family history. Registration requested, FREE. 603-432-6140

Breakfast with George Washington
November 6, 10AM or 11AM (two seatings), 1 Governor’s Lane, Exeter, NH
George Washington visited Folsom Tavern on November 4, 1789. He is returning to have a special flapjack breakfast with children’s crafts, adult trivia game and a child friendly tour of the American Independence Museum. Reservations are necessary, sign up online at $10 adults, $8 children, under 4 free. Phone 603-772-2622

A Tribute to Sarah Josepha Hale
November 6, 1PM, Chateau Restaurant, Manchester, New Hampshire
Sharon Wood portrays Ann Wyman Blake of West Cambridge, Massachusetts, who talks about Sarah Josepha Hale, writer, editor, and suffragette. FREE! Sponsored by the NH Humanities Council.

Frost Farm Hyla Brook Reading
November 11, 6:30 to 8:30 Robert Frost Farm, Route 28, Derry, New Hampshire
Featured poet Todd Hearon. FREE. For information email Robert Crawford at or

Preserving your Prized Possessions
November 14, 1 PM to 4PM, Currier Art Museum, Manchester, New Hampshire
How to care for that heirloom silver? How to store family photographs? Bring in one object and get the answers from the experts. Advance registration required by November 8, call 603-669-6144. $10 members, $14 non-members.

An Informal History of Beer in the Granite State
November 16, 7PM Brookline Public Library, 16 Main St., Brookline, New Hampshire
Glenn A. Knoblock presents a history of beer and ale brewing from Colonial Days to modern brewing and brew pubs. Includes illustrations evidential of society’s changing attitudes toward beer and alcohol consumption over the years. FREE! Sponsored by the NH Humanities Council

The 17th Annual Winter Holiday Stroll
November 27, 5 -10 PM in downtown Nashua, New Hampshire
Over 25 venues will host a variety of performances, as well as entertainment in the street. Food will be served outside of Main Street restaurants, and a new beer garden will be located on High Street. Locations available for dropping off canned goods, diapers, and new unwrapped toys for local charities. Most events are FREE! Check the website for complete details

1 comment:

  1. Nice 'calendar' of History events! A great resource for people visiting NH in November. Don't forget to VOTE on November 2nd...and help make history for our descendants.