'Climbing Blind' is among the films featured in the Banff Mountain Centre Film Festival.

Top five things to do: Dec. 11-13

A roundup of weekend entertainment on the Seacoast

Live music, theater, film, and more are available for viewing and listening this weekend, both in person and from the comfort of home. Here are some of the highlights.

Live from The Orchard Chapel

The Word Barn is presenting 12 nights of holiday concerts this month, all live-streamed from the Orchard Chapel in Hampton Falls. The first three performances are coming right up, with Dan Blakeslee on Thursday, Green Heron and Todd Hearon on Friday, and Ed Gerhard on Saturday. All shows begin at 7 p.m. on Facebook and YouTube. Tickets are by donation, with proceeds shared between The Word Barn and the artists.

More Stone Church concerts

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The Stone Church in Newmarket again has a full slate of live music lined up this weekend. On Friday, brothers Luke and Babe Condon, both of Americana band Town Meeting, perform from 7-10 p.m. On Saturday, Marble Eyes plays an outdoor show at 1 p.m. (sold out), and regional favorite Ryan Montbleau plays two evening sets (the early show is sold out, but a few tables remain for the 9 p.m. set). Tickets for all shows are sold by the table.

NHTP presents ‘Tiny Mayhem’

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New Hampshire Theatre Project presents an evening of short performances in Portsmouth on Friday from 8-10 p.m., both online and in person. The Tiny Mayhem series features theater, dance, music, poetry, comedy, and more. Friday’s lineup includes “The Singing Lesson” by Ada LaFramboise and Katie Gall, choreography by Sarah Duclose and Anthony Bounphakhom, poetry by Mike Nelson, and “Nut Free” by Amy Derosier. Learn more here.

Banff Centre Mountain Film Fest

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Like so many other annual events, the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour has gone virtual this year. Two different programs of films exploring the great outdoors and action sports are available to rent and watch from home starting on Saturday. Rental packages are available for $15-$28, with a portion of proceeds helping local individuals and families access health services and support. For more information, click here.

Honey’s Holiday Happy Hour

Local drag queen Honey Punch will be joined by her jazz cats and other special guests as she hosts a series of old-fashioned television holiday-themed shows at the Seacoast Repertory Theatre in Portsmouth beginning on Sunday, available to live-stream from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Honey and her friends will merrily sing and dance their way through a series of favorite holiday classics. Tickets are $20 per viewer. Learn more here.

See our full calendar for more local events.