A new exhibit at the Millyard Museum and new galleries at the Currier Museum of Art highlight current events on the New Hampshire Heritage Museum Trail.
At the Millyard Museum in Manchester, Manchester Through the Lens of Frank Kelly features
photographs and negatives of Frank Kelly, a prominent Manchester photographer in the mid-twentieth century. Over his long career, Kelly and his wife, Eleanor, photographed many Manchester people, events, businesses, and landmarks.
The 32nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest and Exhibition is now open at the Portsmouth Historical Society on the New Hampshire Heritage Museum Trail.
Located on the New Hampshire Heritage Trail, Canterbury Shaker Village will host several events to help kick off the holiday season, beginning with the Village Store Holiday Sale.
On Sunday, November 13, New England Racing Museum will host Legends Day, which will feature numerous stock car stars of the former NASCAR North and Busch North Series in attendance. These stars include Maine’s Kelly Moore (all-time wins leader in the Busch North Series), legendary Vermont racing brothers Bobby and Beaver Dragon, ‘Dynamite ‘ Dave Dion, and Central New Hampshire native Brad Leighton.
On Saturday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m., historian and author Mike Pride will discuss “the long lost story” of Civil War nurse Harriet Dame at the New Hampshire Historical Society in Concord.
In partnership with Moultonborough Recreation Department and Lakes Region Conservation Trust, Castle in the Clouds will host Halloween Pumpkin Walk on Friday, October 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Self-guided, the walk takes place on a hiking trail that is family-friendly and less than a mile in length.
This Halloween season, visitors just may see some ghosts on the New Hampshire Heritage Museum Trail, beginning with the American Independence Museum’s “Ghosts of Winter Street Cemetery Tours.”
On Saturday, August 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the New England Racing Museum will host the Hot Rods, Muscle and More Car Show, presented by Shea Concrete Products. Accepting all makes, models, and years, the show will feature more than 150 vehicles with proceeds...
In the Lakes Region portion of the New Hampshire Heritage Museum Trail, two special events take place in August.
In Moultonborough on Friday, August 19 from 5:30 p.m., Castle in the Clouds will host Mardi Gras Masquerade Gala, which will feature authentic New Orleans jazz, cocktails, dinner, dancing, and live auction with unique Castle experiences.
Featuring nearly two-dozen museums in New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Heritage Museum Trail offers plenty to do in Portsmouth, one of its major hubs. “Portsmouth is not just a gateway for many visitors to The Trail, but the entire state,” said Jeff Barraclough, president of the group and also executive director of founding member, Millyard Museum, in Manchester.