Things to Do

Capitol Center for the Arts continues to enjoy tremendous success as a venue for nationally and internationally acclaimed performers as well as local performers. Other popular destinations for live entertainment include Concord City Auditorium and Hatbox Theatre. Concord is proud to be home to the largest community music school north of Boston, the Concord Community Music School and Symphony NH is the oldest professional orchestra in New Hampshire. Both put on world-class performances. Our thriving arts community includes the Mill Brook Gallery and Sculpture Garden, the League of N.H. Craftsmen Concord GalleryKimball-Jenkins Estate and Art School and Concord Arts Market. Other popular destination points include the NH Historical Society, Pierce ManseNew Hampshire AudubonCanterbury Shaker Village, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center and Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, all of which are not mere attractions but learning experiences. The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center was recently named one of the top family trip destinations in New England by Yankee Magazine. Yankee also named Red River Theatres as one of the Top Five Cinemas in New England. Reader's Digest voted The Susan N. McLane Audubon Center a "Best free tourist destination in N.H." And if you plan your trip during the right weekend in July, you can watch the world's best drivers compete at New Hampshire Motor Speedway during NH's annual NASCAR race before heading over to the North East Motor Sports Museum

Stop in at the Chamber Visitor Center to browse information racks and see the newest exhibits by the New Hampshire Art Association and NH Furniture Masters. The Gallery at League of NH Craftsmen Headquarters is just a few steps from our door! We also have information for our members in the Lakes, White Mountains and Great North Woods regions of New Hampshire.

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