Arts, Theatre, & Entertainment

Just because most of us are stuck at home, doesn’t mean it has to feel like it! Order a no-contact wine tasting kit to enjoy from a local distillery, check out virtual tours of the playhouses and theatres we all know and love, or partake in some DIY crafts! Virtual opportunities abound.

Art to You with Larry Frates
Tune in for live drawing tutorials taught by Larry Frates, the current Artist in Residence at the Belknap Mills in Laconia, New Hampshire. Watch fun sketch demonstrations and create your own version as you follow along! Videos stream live on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:30pm on Facebook.

Art Made Easely
Another awesome resource for live art tutorials is brought to you by Painting with Pascucci. You can catch painting demonstrations streamed via Facebook with step-by-step instruction—no experience necessary. With a guided steps and a virtual instructor, even the least experienced painter can create something beautiful!

Durkish Delights
Durkish Delights is offering free art classes for kids and adults on Facebook! Classes are streamed from 2-3pm daily and feature different projects and ideas to follow along.

Electric Earth Concerts, Peterborough
Catch a free, live-streamed concert brought to you by Electric Earth Company! As many in-person performances are cancelled or postponed, we could all benefit from some lively music to keep us in good spirits. Check out their website for upcoming shows streamed to you live!

Hermit Woods Winery, Meredith
Stay connected by tuning in for a virtual wine tasting video or live Q&A session with Hermit Woods’ three founders. Check their website to find out which meads and wines to order for your virtual tasting, or simply pour yourself a glass of any red or white and enjoy some virtual time with fellow wine-aficionados!

KIOEA Music
KIOEA is a groovy psychedelic band based out of the Seacoast region of New Hampshire. Instead of performing regular shows as usual, the band has decided to post practice clips and past performance videos on their Facebook Page—definitely work a look!

Lake Sunapee Region Center for the Arts, New London
Head to the Lake Sunapee Region Center for the Arts’ website to see a resource list of great ideas and ways to keep art in your life while we’re all stuck at home!

The Music Hall, Portsmouth
Check out the spaces that make up Portsmouth’s very own Music Hall. Explore the Historic Theatre or virtually walk through the The Loft on this tour!

NH Theatre Project, Portsmouth
The NH Theatre Project is offering a variety of online classes and workshops that users can register for and participate in from the comfort and safety of their own homes. Sign up today and put your creativity to use!

The Park Theatre, Jaffrey
Netflix routine getting a little stale? Take a break by enjoying a free movie brought to you by The Park Theatre! New films are uploaded daily, and if you don’t like the day’s picks, the theatre also offers Virtual Pay Movies for a broader selection. Entertainment opportunities are endless!

Peterborough Players, Peterborough
Need a bright spot in your day? Check for positive updates and fun posts brought to you via the Peterborough Players’ Facebook page! Between brief video performances, memories of fun on-stage mistakes, or the sharing of some great virtual theatre entertainment, the Peterborough Players want to brighten your day with some much-needed positivity.

Seacoast Repertory Theatre, Portsmouth
Tune in daily for some fun, live online performances and videos from the Seacoast Rep. With daily content, you’ll be hard pressed to find excuses to be bored.

Seven Birches Winery, Lincoln
Seven Birches Winery has introduced a very creative way for folks to safely partake in a wine tasting… After all, the fun must go on! Wine samples are mailed via UPS accompanied by winemakers’ written and video tasting notes. You will also receive an invitation to join a live interactive tasting online with Seven Birches Winemaker Mark LaClair!

Walldogs Murals, Keene
This captivating documentary follows the creation of the Walldogs murals in downtown Keene that manage to bring magic and history to life through art. Learn the stories, see the process, and meet the artists behind these impressive facades in an engaging 25-minute video exploration!

Weekends with Yankee: Exploring the New Hampshire Art Scene
Delve into New Hampshire’s Art Scene through a ‘Weekends with Yankee’ feature! This video highlights some of New Hampshire’s most notable art attractions and details their history, background, and prominence.