See if you can follow along on a tour at the Center for Cartoon Studies, 94 South Main St. The CCS is a school that offers a two-year course of study that centers on the creation and dissemination of comics, graphic novels and other visual narratives. They have both a gallery and a library full of comics. To inform about the possibilities, call (802) 295-3319. 
Northern Stage Theatre, 58 N Main St, (802) 291-9009, Box Office: (802) 296-7000. A 245-seat theatre playing everything from one-person acoustic concerts to fully staged theatrical productions. 
China Moon Buffet, 42 Sykes Avenue, Phone: +1 802 291-9088.
Tip Top Cafe, 85 N. Main Street, Phone: +1 802 295-3312, .
AJ's Restaurant & Lounge, 40 Bowling Lane, 1+(802) 295-3071 Get an under $20 meal.
C&S Pizza, 104 S Main St.
There's a well stocked supermarket just across the bridge in Hartford. They have a nice salad bar at $5 per pound, great for a picknick.
There are a few diners on the other side of the river in West Lebanon, a 15 minute walk. Shyrl's Diner has an OK breakfast, but don't order more than two pancakes! They're huge.
Also in West Lebanon: Yama, 96 Main St., West Lebanon, (603) 298-5477. Nice Korean/Japanese cuisine. Average price $12.95 for a main course. Closed on Mondays.
CJ's @ Than Wheeler's Tavern, 6 S Main St. A simple sports bar with both well known and local beers from tap and bottle.
Tuckerbox, 1 S Main St. Open during daytime from Monday through Saturday. Get your coffee fix here: free wifi.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 121 Ballardvale Road, ☎ +1 802 299-2700, .
Hotel Coolidge, 39 S Main St, ☎ +1 802 295-3118, . Standard Rooms $ 89.00 - $119.00. . Good place to stay in the old center of town, though a bit thin-walled. Shops nearby.