Nightlife in Manchester

Up to 57% Off Mead Tour and Tasting

Londonderry

$50 $25

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Expert mead maker Michael Fairbrother offers up fermentation insight as well as fruit-tinged and spiced meads for tasting

Up to 50% Off at J. Michael’s Family Sports Pub

Windham

$58.50 $29

Family-friendly restaurant & pub serves up jumbo wings, reubens, steak tips, & 20+ sandwiches in a unique space with 30 big screen TVs

53% Off Brewery Tour and Tasting

Henniker

$40 $19

Guests get a behind-the-scenes look at the process of brewing Henniker's variety of beers before sampling the wares; includes gift set

58% Off Italian Wine Class for Two The Wine Steward

Hampstead

$140 $59

The class focuses on Italy’s growing regions, most common varietals, and food pairings as students taste and learn about wine and antipasto

"Hair" – Up to 34% Off Musical

Lowell Memorial Auditorium

$55.75 $37

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Iconic musical of the 1960s returns to the stage with previously unreleased tunes and an updated script for 2014 by co-creator James Rado

Up to 43% Off Rodgers and Hammerstein Concert

Durgin Hall at Greater Lowell Music Theatre

$21 $12

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An homage to Broadway songwriting greats might include favorites such as "My Favorite Things" and "Oklahoma!"

New England Civic Ballet – $19 for "Snow White"

Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College

$22 $19

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Dancers leap through the classic Grimm tale of jealousy and magic; a meet-and-greet follows matinées

50% Off American Pub Cuisine at Sports, Steaks & Spirits

North Reading

$40 $20

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Refined sports bar with 60 plasma televisions, including small screens at every booth

Up to 54% Off Wine & Chocolate Tasting at Attrezzi

Portsmouth

$130 $65

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Wine and chocolate experts pair gourmet chocolates and truffles with private-label wines

Up to 49% Off One-Woman Show

The Larcom Theatre

$39 $20

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A one-woman show explores the lives of history's most famous—and infamous—bad girls

Up to 30% Off Comedic One-Man Play

The Regent Theatre

$60 $42

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Brad Zimmerman shares comedic and heartfelt stories about his childhood and career in a show lauded by George Carlin and Joan Rivers

"50 Shades! The Musical" – Up to 31% Off

Lynn Auditorium

$50.85 $35

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Parody of the bestselling Fifty Shades of Grey sees original songs by a live band, hilarious dialogue, and dance numbers

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Arthur Murray has been a leading name in franchise dance since 1912, when the entrepreneur began selling mail-order dance lessons. Expanding his reach, he enlisted teachers to spread his signature dance lessons on first-class steamships and skyrocketed to fame in the '30s after introducing the public to such dances as the Lambeth Walk and The Big Apple. By the 1950s, Arthur and his wife, Kathryn, were hosting their own highly popular TV show on ABC, The Arthur Murray Dance Party, which ran for 12 years. Today, Arthur Murray's team prepares students for rug cutting at special events and weekend nightclub jaunts. Throughout lessons, instructors teach the foundations of two to four dances from a long list of styles that range from Latin to country-western, helping students to learn basic step patterns, timing, and the ability to lead or follow.

99 Elm St
Manchester,
NH
US

Using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, Chef Patrick Ogle crafts a menu of updated American favorites that pair perfectly with World Sports Grille's expansive selection of craft beers, bourbons, whiskies, and single-malt scotches. Burgers start with certified Angus beef, turkey, or chicken breast meat, and can be further customized with the diner's choice of toppings. Other examples of elevated pub fare include a Guinness-braised bratwurst, maple-glazed scallops, and rustic pizzas.

Even diners who aren't hungry can find fun at Worlds Sports Grille, however. The venue broadcasts professional sports games on numerous HD televisions, and fifteen billiards tables invite guests to show off their own competitive skills. A dart room, a shuffleboard area, and occasional live music will also keep the recently revamped space pulsing with energy, much like a snake with his tail caught in an electrical outlet.

50 Phillippe Cote St
Manchester,
NH
US

O'neil Cinemas brings the magic back to watching movies, immersing film buffs and families in walls of enriching digital sound and sharp, high-definition images. Moviegoers settle into comfy seats in tiered, stadium-seating theaters before the show begins. Films in 3D bring summer blockbusters face-to-face with audience members, while D-Box-motion seats translate on-screen explosions into realistic rumbles and movements through the seat cushions.

16 Orchard View Dr
Londonderry,
NH
US

Film buffs across six states stare wide-eyed at large cinema screens, losing themselves in first-run Hollywood movies and the smell of fresh, buttery kernels within Your Neighborhood Theatre's 17 locations. Though all theaters prioritize comfortable seating, old-fashioned friendly service, and high-stakes preshow trivia slideshows, each location encompasses its own distinct charm, be it through arthouse décor, 3-D screens, or Rhode Island's vintage 1950's drive-in setting.

10 Ashleigh Drive
Derry,
NH
US

In 1880, Justin P. White created candlepin bowling because he felt that traditional bowling wasn't challenging enough. Today, Leda Lanes continues this East Coast tradition, where bowlers clutch softball-sized balls before sending them down the lane toward tall, thin pins. Though the game is a throwback, the staff keeps things modern with state-of-the-art scoring systems at each lane. A concession stand provides snacks, while Kegler's Den Lounge provides libations to keep bowlers going till the next string.

340 Amherst St
Nashua,
NH
US

Chunky's Cinema Pub has been mixing the polished glimmer of modern technology with the gauzy glow of yesteryear for almost two decades. Eight screens mingle first-run blockbusters with themed throwback classics catering to children of the ’50s or ’80s. There, in the glow of the previews, is another testament to the melding of time—a contemporary dinner-and-a-movie setup brings with it the nostalgia of old-school drive-ins. Instead of traditional cinema chairs, individual cushy Lincoln Continental surround communal dinner tables, and the seats roll and recline to let guests maximize their comfort and customize their sightlines as they catch the onscreen action and pretend to be backseat drivers. At their tables, American pub snacks and entrées from the extensive menu spread out, combining movies with burgers, quesadillas, and steak tips.

While the theater blends old with new, Chunky's Bio Truck zooms into the future with a gas tank full of the 100% trans-fat-free canola oil used for cooking in the kitchen. The bio-fuel reduces the truck's greenhouse emissions and helps to decrease its carbon footprint, spreading an eco-conscious message to the community.

150 Bridge St
Pelham,
NH
US