The Amherst Recreation Department is happy to announce our Summer Concert Series, Tuesdays on the Green We hope that you will join us! You’re invited to come early and choose your spot- with your picnic and a blanket or chairs you will ready to enjoy the entertainment!
6/19/18 6:30-8:00pm Amherst Town Band, Popcorn offered by Amherst Lions
6/26/18 6:30-8:00pm Rick Godin, with a special appearance by Amherst Bear!
Rick Goldin's lively, interactive and humorous children's songs have made him one of the most popular children's entertainers in New England. Children love his live performances because they get to sing, dance and jump along with Rick and his singing animal puppets Henry The Horse, Quackleberry Duck, and others. His latest recording "I Like To Read" received a Parents' Choice Recommended Award, and features songs about books, libraries and learning to read. Rick has worked as a full-time children’s entertainer and recording artist for over twenty years. He performs at schools, libraries, parks and recreation concerts, festivals and fairs and at all kinds of community and family events
7/3/18 Join your fellow Amherstonians at Souhegan HS for music, food, fun and fireworks! Details to be found in the Amherst Citizen
7/10/18 6:30-8:00pm Amherst Brass Quintet, Popcorn offered by Amherst Lions
The Amherst Brass Quintet is based Amherst, NH. The ensemble performs standard brass quintet literature in a variety of genres including classical, jazz, American songbook, and Broadway show tunes. The group actively performs in the greater New England area. Members include Lisa Hansen and Rick Bolling on trumpet, Patricia McMullen on French Horn, Erik Saunders on trombone and tubist Jim Frens.
7/17/18 6:30-8:00pm Robert Allwarden, Dave Wright and Chris Brunelle (rain date Wed 7/18) Refreshments for sale to benefit the Amherst PTA
7/24/18 6:30-8:00pm DJ Porter Dodge and our First Annual Summer Block Party with pizza, popcorn and water available for sale, proceeds to benefit the Souhegan PTSA
7/31/18 6:30-8:00pm Bat Magoon Band, with the Amherst Community Foundation
The Bat Magoon Band is a classic rock band comprised of Amherst local John “Bat” Magoon on guitar, Tim Powers on piano, Andy Simpson on bass, and Stephen Dailey on drums.
8/7/18 5:45-6:30pm Souhegan Storytellers
6:30-7:30pm "Through the Door: A Journey Through Fairytales by the Brothers Grimm" A live performance by Little Red Wagon, UNH's travelling acting troupe
So many stories and so little time! Each time the door opens a new story begins. Follow the characters from all of the fairy tales you know and love and perhaps a couple you don't. Most re-imagined in ways you wouldn't expect. A fast paced play sure to enchant audiences this summer!
8/14 Outdoor Movie Night!! Join us for a Family Movie starting at dusk (approximately 8pm) Popcorn offered by Amherst Lions
6:30-8:00pm Amherst Town Band, featuring many movie themes and tunes
8:00-9:30pm Family-Friendly Movie: The Parent Trap (1998)
All programs are free of charge
Please check our website, www.amherstrec.org or our FaceBook page for plans in the event of inclement weather. Our rain location is Wilkins Elementary, 80 Boston Post Road.