• BE MERRY: WITH CRAFTS

    The Route 4 indoor/outdoor craft fair will be held on Sunday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Daniels Hall (186 Old Turnpike Road, Nottingham) and will feature dozens of local craft and jewelry vendors. Call 942-8372 for more details.

  • DRINK: WINE

    Join Incredibrew (112 Daniel Webster Highway, Nashua) for A Bottle of Red, a Bottle of White … Taste, Make, Bottle and Take on Thursday, May 25, at 6 p.m., a wine mixing event using Australian Chardonnay and Rosso Grande wines. No winemaking experience is necessary. The cost is $60 per six bottles. Visit incredibrew.com or call 891-2477.

  • EAT: SPAGHETTI

    The next free spaghetti dinner hosted by First Parish Congregational Church (47 E. Derry Road, Derry) will be held on Friday, May 26, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Visit freemealsinderry.blogspot.com or call 434-0628.

  • COLEEN BURPEAU AND CAROL ...

    Local authors Coleen Burpeau and Carol Owen will appear at Gibson's Bookstore (45 S. Main St., Concord) on Wednesday, May 31, at 5:30 p.m. to present their recently released works. Burpeau will be sharing her two books of poetry Harmony and Compassion. Owen will be sharing her novel Heartfelt. Admission is free. Visit gibsonsbookstore.com or call 224-0562.

  • PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN:...

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the fifth installment in the film series starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow and the first since 2011, hits theatres everywhere on Friday, May 26.

  • SHAWN COLVIN

    Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin performs at the Tupelo Music Hall (10 A St., Derry) on Thursday, May 25, at 8 p.m. Colvin has released eight studio albums dating back to 1989 and is perhaps best known for her 1997 folk rock hit “Sunny Came Home.” Tickets start at $50. Visit tupelohalllondonderry.com or call 437-5100.

  • LITE UP THE NITE 5K RUN/W...

    Don't miss the annual Lite Up the Nite 5K Run/Walk for Mental Health, which starts on Thursday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m. at Derryfield Park (Louis Israel Martel Drive, Manchester). Proceeds from the race will benefit community mental health outreach in the state. Participants are encouraged to wear neon colors. Race day registration starts at 4:30 p.m. and is $30. Visit runformentalhealth.org or call 206-8563.

  • SEA LAMPREY APPRECIATION ...

    Amoskeag Fishways will hold its annual Sea Lamprey Appreciation Day at its Learning and Visitors Center (4 Fletcher St., Manchester) on Saturday, May 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn all about the sea lamprey, holding the fish live, playing games, creating crafts and more. The cost is $3 per person, or $6 per family, and no registration is required. Visit amoskeagfishways.org or call 626-3474.