The Weekender, November 10-17: Veterans Day Parade, Manchester City Marathon, Saffron at NH and more…


MANCHESTER, NH – After a week of unseasonably warm weather, the cooler days of November are upon us. Prepare for the holidays with some local shopping and a few leisure events to make time for yourself. Check out the mix below!

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Multi-day events

November 12-13

Factory Fusion, Manchester NH- The designer market, Apothecary flowers and the Factory Gardens will host Fusion at the factory Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be a marketplace for makers and creatives with small business vendors, music, food, drink and more. Free admission and parking available.


November 11th

Veterans Parade and Ceremony, Manchester NH-Manchester’s annual Veterans Day Parade will take place this Friday from 10.30am on Elm Street and will travel south on Elm to pause at City Hall for a moment of silence at 11am . After the parade, there will be a short ceremony at Veteran’s Park. with Major Joyce Craig and Peggy LaBrecque. For more details on this event, you can look here for more information.


November 12

Memorial High Booster Club Away, Manchester NH- Manchester Memorial High School will host its Booster Club Craft Fair from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come support the Booster Club while discovering handicrafts. Look here for more information.

Elm Street Holiday Market, Milford NH- Vynterest Antiques & Flips will host a Elm Street Holiday Market! There will be raffles, giveaways, a general store and an art exhibit by Liz Abaid Paintings.

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25th Anniversary at Robie’s Country Store Preservation Corp., Hooksett NH- The Conservation of Robie’s Country Store group will meet for the 25th anniversary of the last day, the store belonged to Mr. and Mrs. Robie. This celebration will also include a plaque honoring a visit from Jimmy Carter in March 1975.

Macrame Pumpkin Wreath Workshop, Bedford NH- The knotted finds will host a Macrame Pumpkin Wreath Workshop for people 12 years and older. This will be a two hour beginners class and learn some basic knots and make a pumpkin wreath. It’s a paid eventbe sure to bring your own snacks and drinks!


November 13

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CMC Manchester City Marathon, Manchester NH- Catholic Medical Center will welcome their Manchester City Marathon which is New Hampshire’s largest marathon. There will be 5k, 13.1, 26.2 and relay races and you can even run virtually.

New Hampshire Wedding Fair, Manchester NH- The New Hampshire Bridal Fair will have area vendors to help you plan your wedding plan with the latest trends. There will be something for all budgets, buy your tickets here to attend.

Autumn Admissions Open House, Manchester NH- The Derryfield School will host its Fall Admissions Open House on Sunday starting at 1 p.m. You can find out more about Derryfield, its education and take a campus tour. After information can be found here and how to register for this event.

Small Shop: Arts Market, Goffstown NH- Start your holiday shopping with handmade gifts from local pottery, knitted goods and more at Basic mountain yoga for a Art Market.


November 16

Friends of Stark Park Annual Meeting, Manchester NH- The friends of Stark Park will hold its annual meeting at sawmill museum from 18h


November 17

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Storage packaging event, Nashua NH- Operation Care for Troops will host a holiday stocking wrap event. Come and drop off products, donations and help with the installation for the packaging of stockings. Discover more information here on what is needed and how to volunteer for this event.

Organic cultivation of saffron in NH, Laconia NH- Laconia Public Library will organize an event to learn more about the cultivation of saffron. The Salvatore Family Farm located in Chichester NH which specializes in growing organic saffron. Space is limited, so you can learn more about registering for this event here.


Plan ahead?

November 25: Trans-Siberian OrchestraManchester NH

December 2: midnight joyConcord NH

December 3: Manchester Holiday Parade and Santa mixManchester NH


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