What to Eat, Drink and See This Week // August 13-17

Photo: JUEL

I recently saw someone on Facebook say there was never anything fun going on in the Upper Valley. If you regularly read this blog, well you know that is simply not the case. This week you will notice I broke my 6 events a week rule by sharing a 7th (gasp) event. I just couldn’t choose. Cheers to one awesome week, friends! 

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JUEL IS OPENING - Tuesday at 7:30 am in White River Junction, VT

The day we have all been waiting for (too dramatic?) is just around the corner! If you’re in White River Junction on Tuesday (for their soft opening), or at all this week for that matter, stop in for a smoothie, cold-pressed juice, elixir, gluten-free baked good, coffee or tea. 

27 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 


Randolph Outdoor Concert: Jennings and McComber - Starts on Tuesday at 6pm in Randolph, VT

Pack a picnic and your coziest blanket for this week’s outdoor concert in Randolph. Jennings and McComber are no strangers to Randolph - you might have seen them at the Randolph Farmers’ Market a couple weeks ago. They are a self-described “Green Mountain Indie Folk Band with Celtic Roots” - so if you haven’t seen them yet and think they are up your alley - go for it!  

44 South Main Street, Randolph, VT 


Bruce Molsky Band (Hop Summer Free for All) - Starts on Wednesday at 5:30pm in Hanover, NH 

Photo courtesy of The Hopkins Center

Another week, another excellent free show all thanks to the HOP! You know the drill. Grab some fresh farmers’ market treats and then enjoy an evening of live music in Hanover. 

Dartmouth Green, East Wheelock Street, Hanover, NH 


Farm Tour and Herbal Tea Tasting - Starts on Wednesday at 5pm in Chelsea, VT

Photo: Free Verse Farm

Celebrate Vermont Open Farm Week at Free Verse Farm in Chelsea this Wednesday! Tour their extraordinary perennial herb beds and their drying and processing area. Then, sample herbal tea blends and locally-sourced snacks with the farmers. Show some love for our local farms! 

34 Baraw Hill Road, Chelsea, VT 


An Evening with Zero Gravity at Samurai Soul Food - Starts on Thursday at 5pm in Fairlee, VT 

Check out a special menu from the folks at Samurai made with… yep, you guessed it - Zero Gravity beer! 

176 Route 5 North, Fairlee, VT 


Music on Main Street with Strangled Darlings - Starts on Thursday at 6pm in Bradford, VT 

Hop from Samurai up to Bradford this Thursday for live music on Main Street from Strangled Darlings! 

Denny Park, Main Street, Bradford, VT 


Front Porch Concert Series with Lissie (FREE) - Starts on Thursday at 7pm in Lebanon, NH 

Get EXCITED to see Lissie this Thursday. If you haven’t heard her music yet - do yourself a favor and have a listen. She released a new album this year and it’s 🙌 😍

Colburn Park, Lebanon, NH 


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