8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Buy $20 Gift Card, Get a FREE Hot Beverage

Host: Laney & Lu Location: 26 Water Str, Exeter, NH

Give the gift of vibrant food this holiday season!! Buy a Gift Card of $20 or higher value and receive a FREE hot coffee, tea, or crafted latte (up to $4.50).

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Doggy Day

Host: Trends Gift Gallery Location: 85 Water Street, Exeter, NH

FREE Dog Treat for all dogs and Pet Parade Dogs. Also 10% Discount on all Pet Items today only.

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

5th Annual Pooch Parade

Host: The Pet Pantry and ecm design Location: Swasey Parkway

The Pooch Parade in Exeter is possible thanks to its sponsors: The Pet Pantry and ecm design. Dogs of all sizes and ages will walk around the downtown area and on Swasey Parkway on a clearly marked route. This year’s parade begins at 11:00AM at the entrance to Swasey Parkway. Dogs (and their humans) are […]

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Exeter Arts Committee Holiday Show

Host: Exeter Arts Committee Location: Exeter Arts Gallery, Exeter Town Hall, 2nd floor

The gallery will be filled to the rafters with art and gifts in a wide range of mediums and styles. Family, friendly refreshments

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Holiday Box Raffle

Host: Seacoast Artist Association Gallery Location: 130 Water St., Exeter, NH

Seacoast Artist Assoc. have filled a box with their original creations to be raffled off. Every customer making at least one purchase will be given a free ticket. Tickets may also be purchased. Drawing to be held at 4:00 Dec. 3rd.

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Holiday House Tour

Host: Womenade of Greater Squamscott Location: Exeter Area

Womenade of Greater Squamscott is excited to announce the annual Exeter Area Holiday House Tour! Come join us for a festive afternoon featuring several beautifully decorated homes. You will be wowed and inspired. Top off your afternoon by soaking in all that Exeter has to offer. Shopping, dining & merriment awaits you! All monies raised […]

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Bow Making Demonstration

Host: Churchill's Garden Center Location: Churchill's, 12 Hampton Road, Exeter, NH

We’ll show you how to make beautiful bows. We’ll provide the practice ribbon and wire. An assortment of ribbon will be available for you to purchase. Registration: Please call 772-2685 ext 2, no fee.

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Holiday Home Tour

Host: American Independence Museum Location: Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street, Exeter

The Tavern is a featured stop on this year’s Holiday Home Tour. Guests will browse the first floor, hear about its storied history and shop our pop-up gift shop.

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A Christmas Carol

Host: Leddy Center for the Performing Arts Location: 38c Ladd's Lane, Epping, NH

A Charles Dickens Classic for the Entire Family! This annual performance is at the Leddy Center for the Performing Arts just over the Exeter Town Line in the town of Epping. Click here for ticket information.

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Rockingham Choral Society Concert

Host: Rockingham Choral Society Location: Christ Church, Pine Street, Exeter, NH

Join us as we comemmorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation! We will be singing chorales written by Martin Luther and composed by the brilliant composers Bach, Eccard, Mendelssohn and others in both the German and English texts. This year also marks the 60th season of RCS! These anniversaries only come around once so now […]

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Newfields Holiday Celebration

Host: Town of Newfields Location: Town-wide event

Join us at the Newfields Town Hall for the Annual Holiday Celebration. There will be horse-drawn hayrides, community supper, hot chocolate, Santa, and more.

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Caroling & Candlelight Stroll

Location: Exeter Town Hall

Join the members of the Southern NH Ukulele Group for a mid-afternoon candlelight stroll through downtown Exeter. We’ll plan on meeting on the steps of Exeter Town Hall and meander throughout the downtown area singing carols and spreading holiday joy. This is a free event suitable for all ages. Bring your own candles and ukuleles! […]

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Stratham’s Annual Tree Lighting

Location: Stratham Fire Department, Portsmouth Ave., Stratham, NH 03885

Join your friends and neighbors at the tree lighting.

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Brighten the Holidays Decorating Contest

Host: Exeter Parks and Recreation and the RITS committee Location: Your home

New for 2017! Do you decorate your home like the Griswold’s? If so, this is for you. Register for this contest through the Exeter Parks and Recreation Department. There is a $20.00 donation fee. Proceeds from the contest will go to support The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Exeter. Judging will begin at […]