What’s the haps this weekend?

The following #courtneyapproved outings were mentioned this morning on the Girard At Large radio show. Listen to me live every Thursday at 7.40am on 90.7-FM WLMW or via the online stream!

  • From 5 to 9pm tonight (Thursday, 3/19),  the local Dancing With The Stars competition takes place at the Radisson Hotel on Elm Street in Manchester. Local celebrities include Chef Nicole of Great NH Restaurants and Gray Chynoweth of Silvertech. Tickets are $75. Proceeds benefit the Manchester Community Music School.
  • Also tonight, The Big Lebowski is showing at Chunky’s in Nashua as part of their Cult Film Series. Admission is only $3/person and the show starts at 7pm.
  • Tomorrow (Friday, 3/20), Starship takes over the Palace Theatre on Hanover Street. I often perform Starship songs at karaoke, including We Built This City and Sara. If you go, get me an autograph!
  • Also tomorrow, the Palace Theatre‘s annual Table Talk fundraiser is at Southern NH University starting at 6pm. This gala-type event features tables designed by local businesses under an annual theme. This year’s theme is “Broadway”. Tickets are $55.
  • NH Restaurant Week is taking place from Friday thru next Saturday (3/27). Visit restaurantweeknh.com to get the list of participating establishments and see their specialty menus.
  • You can also hit up the Chocolate & Cheese Festival at the Crowne Plaza in Nashua tomorrow night and graze on the two most important food groups.
  • From Saturday (3/21) to Sunday (3/22), the 18th Annual Spring Craft & Specialty Food Fair is at Rockhingham Park in Salem.
  • After all this eating, grab a friend and try the Partner Yoga workshop at YogaBalance in Manchester. You’ll actually help each other get deeper into poses.
  • Also on Saturday and Sunday, the Manchester Monarchs are playing at the Verizon Wireless Arena. See them before they leave us for the Left Coast.
  • On Saturday, comedian Bob Marley will be at the Flying Monkey Move House & Performance Center in Plymouth with two shows — 6.30pm and 9pm. 6.30pm is a dinner show.
  • On Sunday, detox from the weekend at the Holistic Fair at the Country Inn & Suites in Bedford from 10am to 4pm. I can’t find a website but I psychically feel it’s happening.

See you… OUT!

–> If you thought reading this was fun, then try listening to the recording of this segment here.

What’s the haps this weekend?

The following #courtneyapproved outings were mentioned this morning on the Girard At Large radio show. Listen to me live every Thursday at 7.40am on 90.7-FM WLMW or via the online stream!

  • Tonight (Thursday, 3/12), Portland Pie at the corner of Elm and Merrimack is doing a fundraiser for Relay For Life. $1 from every pizza and $1 from every Shipyard sold will go to the cause. There will also be acoustic music starting at 7.30pm.
  • Finesse Pastries on Elm Street is hosting a 2-night class on how to make croissants from scratch. Tonight’s class is from 6 to 9pm and part two is next Thursday.
  • Tomorrow night (Friday the 13th!), the Official Blues Brothers Review will be at the Palace Theatre on Hanover Street. Showtime is 7.30pm.
  • Cafe La Reine on Elm Street is also hosting their Java Jams from 7.30 to 9.30pm tomorrow. Singers and songwriters of all ages are welcome to perform. The headliners are two students from Berklee.
  • On Saturday (3/14), you can make your own Easter treat at Van Otis Chocolates on Elm Street from 9am to 3pm. The cost is $5 and all proceeds go to the Manchester Boys & Girls Club. Treats are sculpted from marshmallow, dipped in chocolate, and decorated with sprinkles and the like. All ages welcome to participate.
  • On Sunday (3/15), The Canvas Roadshow in Bedford is hosting their monthly Paint Your Pet session. Beer, wine and snacks are available for purchase — and to make you an even better artist! $45.

–> If you thought reading this was fun, then try listening to the recording of this segment here.


St. Patrick’s Day is this Tuesday (3/17)!

Here’s a quick rundown of special happenings downtown on this day of amateur partying —

  • Club ManchVegas: Live broadcast with The Morning Buzz.
  • Milly’s Tavern: Green beer, corned beef & cabbage, and live music from The O’Brien Clan.
  • Murphy’s Taproom: Doors open at 5.30am. Live music starts at 9am with Joe McDonald. Irish dancers and bagpipers. Full breakfast menu starts at 5.30am.
  • Penuche’s: Doors open at 9am. Live music from The Black Pudding Rovers.
  • The Shaskeen: Doors open at 5:30am. Irish breakfast and first pints served at 6.00am. Live music begins at noon. 
  • Strange Brew: Doors open at 8am. Irish breakfast served until 11.30am. Live music from Andy Happel starts at 9am.
  • The Wild Rover: Doors open at 6am. Live music with the Traditional Celtic Beats starts at 11.30am.

See you… OUT!