It’s your mom celebrating weekend. Whether it’s a reservation for brunch or dinner, breakfast in bed, a trip to the Great Bay Food Truck Festival or a show, be sure to spend some time with her if you can. If you can’t, there’s a free comic book day in Rochester on Saturdays, and there’s plenty of art to explore during the monthly Art ‘Round Town on Friday evenings. And if you have a small child, you have the new “Imagine That!” Children’s book exhibition at Discover Portsmouth Center. This is the best photo option for the weekend.
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Great Bay Food Truck Festival
The second annual Great Bay Food Truck Festival will be held on Saturday, May 7 from 5pm to 5pm at Stratham Hill Park, featuring more than 20 food trucks, artisan vendors and music.
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Presented by the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce and Stratham Parks and Recreation, the event will support the income chamber as well as local programs brought forward by the Stratham Parks and Recreation Department. Participating food trucks include The Big Bad Food Truck, Bird’s Nest Italian Street Food, Grace Kitchen Pizza, Butter “Ur” Biscuits, Hot Mess Putin, Chef Rafiqi, Maken Ends Meat, Kimberly’s Gluten Free Kitchen, Chubba Ub, Clyde’s Cupcakes, Red’s Good Vibes, Coppa Magica, The Sandwich Monstahh, The Daily Press, Seacoast Pretzel, Donali’s, Seacoast Street Eats, Friends 4 OBA, and Tin Can Co., a huge variety that will delight everyone in your group.
Admission in advance is $ 5 per person online and দিন 10 per person on the day of the event. Limited tickets are available and children ages 4 and under are free. Free onsite parking at the end of Jack Rabbit Lane in the open field behind Stratham Hill Park. No parking in Jack Rabbit Lane. Satellite parking will be available at Mill Brook Office Park at 118 Portsmouth Avenue and shuttles will run to the festival and return in an uninterrupted loop.
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Rochester Free Comic Book Day
The Rochester Free Comic Book Day Festival is a convention hall on Saturday, May 7th. From 10 a.m., rain or shine, families can visit participating businesses in downtown Rochester and get one free comic book in each, which means you can collect over two dozen free comic books. The comic book Scavenger Hunt Map can be downloaded at jetpackcomics.com and guides participants through downtown businesses and organizations in Rochester. The convention hall will house dozens of guests, vendors, local artists and nationally known comic book makers in the Governor’s Inn Ballroom. The Governor’s Inn’s garage provides the stage for the annual clothing competition, which begins at 4:30 p.m., with hundreds of dollars in prizes. Live music from the 80’s and 90’s cover band The Toes begins at 6 p.m., in the garage. For more information, email email@example.com.
15th Annual PMAC Jazz Night
Faculty from the PMAC Jazz Institute are back for their 15th Annual Jazz Night Concert. This year’s show at The Music Hall in Portsmouth will feature music by three iconic jazz composers: Horace Silver, Mary Lou Williams and Charles Mingas. This team of top jazz musicians from the region will enliven the music through traditional arrangements and innovative innovations in classic jazz masterpieces. The highlight of the evening was the celebration of the 100th birthday of Charles Mingus. :30 25 for admission to the concert on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 pm. Visit themusichall.org for tickets.
The new ‘Imagine That!’ The exhibition opens
The Portsmouth Historical Society exploits the magic of the picture book art in its latest exhibition, “Imagine It! The Power of Picture Books,” which opens on Friday, May 6, and will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 25. More than 30 The artist’s original artwork, a bookmaking station, playground, toy theater and reading nook, is the largest exhibition in the history of historical society. This Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Featuring an original portrait of Robert McCloskey from the favorite classic “Make Way for Ducklings”, the event will be on display. Children are invited to draw their own ducklings. Free for this. This Friday, May 6, the first day of the exhibition, it will be open until 8pm for the Art Round Town.
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‘The Lightning Thief’ on 3S Artspace
RGC Theater and 3S Artspace will present “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” on Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7. Adapted from Rick Rewardan’s book “The Lightning Thief” and featuring an original rock score, the show tells the story of Percy Jackson, the half-blooded son of a Greek god, with newly discovered powers that he can’t control, a destiny he doesn’t want, and a The value of the monsters in the mythological textbook is on its way. Tickets are pay-as-you-go, starting at $ 25 per person (the more you pay, the more actors are paid). Friday’s ceremony at 7 p.m. Saturday at 2 p.m.
Opens ‘One Inspector Call’ in NHTP
The New Hampshire Theater Project presents JB Priestley’s classic mystery drama “An Inspector’s Call” starting this Friday, May 6th and running until May 22nd. A young girl commits suicide and a prominent upper middle class family is the subject of a routine. Investigation into his death. An inspector called the family to inquire about their possible role in bringing him back. First aired in 1945 and set in 1912, the play compels us to look at our personal and social responsibility toward our fellow human beings. In an age of instant global communication and connectivity, these issues seem more important than they were 75 years ago. See nhtheatreproject.org/onstagenow for showtimes and tickets.
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‘Our city’ opens in the representative
Thornton Wilder’s classic “Our Town” opens on Thursday, May 5 and runs through the Seacoast Repertory Theater until June 4. Described by Edward Albie as “the greatest American play ever written,” Hour Town has touched the hearts of millions of people through numerous stage revivals and adaptations in film, television and radio. A perpetual work like its content, it presents the daily life and death of people in Grover Corner, a small American town in the early 20th century. For showtimes and tickets, see seacoastrep.org.
Mother’s Day Matinee: ‘Sabrina’
Looking for a fun Mother’s Day gift idea? On Sunday, May 8, at 3 pm, The Music Hall presents the legendary romantic comedy starring “Sabrina”, Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart and William Holden.
Written and directed by six-time Oscar winner Billy Wilder (“Some Like It Hot”), this special event features pre-show slides with great information about the stars (set for vintage music), and a brief introduction by film historian Jenny MacDonald. , Featured behind the scenes.
For tickets and more information, see themusichall.org/events/sabrina-1954/