coral moons
Coral Moons perform live at The Stone Church next week.

Top five things to do: Feb. 26 – March 4

A roundup of upcoming entertainment on the Seacoast

The next week brings workshops, storytelling, concerts, and other entertainment options to local screens and venues. Here are some of the highlights.

Word Barn Makers Series

The Word Barn Makers Series continues with two online workshops this weekend. On Friday at 7 p.m., mixologist Jim Maldonis presents Mixology Intermediate, teaching participants how to make two cocktails: the Negroni and the Mai Tai. On Sunday at 4 p.m., playwright Don Zolidis offers Playwriting – An Introduction, touching on the basics of dramatic form, situations, characters, and dialogue. Tickets to each event are $20.

New Stories, Old Stories

Local humorist and storyteller Rebecca Rule will present an online program titled “New Stories, Old Stories, the Best Stories I Know — Because it’s February in New Hampshire” this weekend. Rule, who has been telling stories around New England for more than 30 years, will share some of her favorites on Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 3 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Presented by Pontine Theatre, tickets are $24-$27. Learn more here.

Concerts at The Music Hall

jelani remy

The Music Hall hosts a pair of socially-distanced live concerts at the historic theater in Portsmouth this weekend. First up is Broadway star Jelani Remy, who will perform pop and musical theater songs on Friday at 8 p.m. ($38). American singer-songwriter Martin Sexton, who last year released his ninth studio album, follows with a performance on Saturday at 8 p.m. The show is available to view in person ($58) or live-streamed ($15).

Coral Moons at The Stone Church

coral moons

After temporarily shutting down for the month of February, The Stone Church in Newmarket will again be hosting live music in March. The first concert on the schedule takes place Wednesday from 7-10 p.m., when Boston-based retro-rock band Coral Moons takes the stage with opener Brendan “Babe” Condon (of Town Meeting). Tickets are sold by the table (table of four: $40; table of six: $60). For more information, click here.

Tiny Victory Gardens

Gardening season is not far away, and the Seacoast Permaculture group can help you get prepared with an online event on Thursday from 7-8:30 p.m. That’s when Acadia Tucker shares wisdom from her new book, “Tiny Victory Gardens: Growing good food without a yard,” about container gardening. She’ll discuss the tools and instructions needed to grow tiny gardens indoors and out. Tickets are $10-$25. Learn more here.

See the full calendar for more local events.