January 2018

The “For Real” Artists – Louis and Leslie (Snow) Feron

by The Laker

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper Photos courtesy Joyce and Peter Blue She was a dancer, a painter, a poet and an author; he was a well-known, highly-respected sculptor, jewelry maker, and painter. They were cultured, well-traveled and numbered as friends and colleagues the famed photographer Edward Weston and talented dancer Martha Graham. They could have lived in […]

Ready…Set…Ice Skate!

by The Laker

By Sarah Wright Ice skating is a wonderful sport that historically started out as a way to get around in the winter time. Did you know that around Lake Winnipesaukee, sharpened animal bones have been found that were once attached to shoes for skating? Pretty amazing! Today, skating is a fun way to get out […]

Warm Up with GALA Contra Dances!

by The Laker

The Community Contra Dance Series hosted by Global Awareness Local Action (GALA) kicks off 2018 on Saturday, January 27 at the Wolfeboro Town Hall’s “Great Hall”. Dances run from 7 to 10 pm, with the first half hour dedicated to a brief overview of the basic steps of New England contra dance. Dances are a fun […]

Day Tripping

by The Laker

A Snowy Winter Through the Years By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper Did you know the 1941 Winter Carnival drew large crowds to the 60-meter ski jump on Belknap Mountain’s Recreation Area in Gilford? Or that for hundreds of years, ice was harvested from Lake Winnipesaukee during the winter months and stored for use during the warmer monts? […]

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