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Aug. 1, Discovering New England Stone Walls, 4 pm, Meredith Public iibrary, free, 91 Main St., Meredith, NH Humanities sponsored program, 279-4303.

Aug. 1, Invasive Species Removal Day, 9:30-11 am, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, learn techniques for removing invasive species, free, but pre-register a must: 968-7194, www.nhnature.org.

Aug. 1, The Life and Times of a Civil War Soldier, presented by Chris Benedetto, 7 pm, Wright Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, advance reservations: 569-1212, www.wrightmuseum.org.

Aug. 1-2, Creatures Hard to Love, Kamp Kindness, 10 am-noon, ages 5-8, sign up early, spaces fill up fast, Libby Museum, 755 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, registration form: www.thelibbymuseum.org.

Aug. 1-31, Blended Metals Jewelry exhibit , work by Deirdre Donnelly on exhibit and for sale, League of NH Craftsmen – Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, 279 DW Highway, Meredith, info: 279-7920, www.nhcrafts.org/meredith.

Aug. 1-31, Roger Irwin Nature Photographer Exhibit, Libby Museum, 755 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, info: 569-1035, www.thelibbymuseum.org.

Aug. 2, Clay Animal Sculpture, children’s workshop, Sandwich Home Industries, League of NH Craftsmen, Sandwich village, pre-register/info: 284-6831. Also offering on Aug. 2: Collage & Drawing class.

Aug. 2, Creatures of the Night, 2 pm, free, learn about nighttime animal behavior, Libby Museum, 755 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, info: 569-1035.

Aug. 2, Digging Into Native History in NH, 7 pm, Moultonboro Public Library, 4 Holland St., Moultonboro, NH Humanities sponsored program, free, 476-8895.

Aug. 2, Genealogy Program, Ancestry.com, 10 am-noon, Wolfeboro Public Library, South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 2, Mountaintop Yoga for the TRUE Beginner, Gunstock Mt. Resort, Gilford, peaceful chairlift ride to top of mt., meet at welcome center at 8:40 am, life ride begins at 9 am, reserve: www.gunstock.com.

Aug. 2, Natural Shelter Building, 10 am-noon, for families with kids, age 8 & up, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, pre-register: 968-7194, www.nhnature.org.

Aug. 2, The Land Before Lucknow, 7 pm, free, Castle in the Clouds Carriage House, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, program by David Lesuer, professor at PSU, program focused on what land was like before Thomas Plant built Lucknow (castle), info: 476-5900.

Aug. 2-12, The Graduate, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Rd., Meredith, 279-0333, www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Aug. 2-13, Cats, Inter-Lakes Summer Theatre, One Laker Lane, Meredith, 707-6035, www.interlakestheatre.com.

Aug. 2-19, Sandwich Historical Society 100th Anniversary Exhibit, Grange Hill, Sandwich, info: 284-6269.

Aug. 3, Along the Way, presentation of hiking with Jim and Betty Tidd, 6 pm, Gilford Public Library, Potter Hill Rd., Gilford, info: 524-6042.

Aug. 3, Art Inspired by Nature: Write, Sketch, Paint – Nature Journaling and Bird Drawing, 10 am-noon, age 8 & up, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, pre-register: 968-7194, www.nhnature.org.

Aug. 3, Destination Americas, 2-3 pm, Wolfeboro Public Library, South Main St., Wolfeboro, Joyce Davis: 569-2428.

Aug. 3, Flora and Fauna of the Lakes Region, 7:30 pm, free, Rick Van de Pol speaks about plants and animals of the Lakes Region, The Loon Center, 183 Lee’s Mill Rd., Moultonboro, 476-5666, www.loon.org.

Aug. 3, Music Night featuring Brad Myrick, 5:30-8:30 pm, dinner and music as the sun sets over the lake/mts., Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, pre-register early (event sells out): 476-5414.

Aug. 3-5, Soulfest, NE Christian outdoor music festival, five stages, 125 artists and speakers, Gunstock Mt. Resort, Gilford, tickets/info: 978-346-4577m www.theSoulFest.com.

Aug. 4, Art Walk, explore outdoors environment with visual artists, conservationists and NH Music Festival musicians. Encounter small NHMF ensembles performing alongside visual artists. Art Trail, Meredith, info: NH Music Festival, info: www.nhmf.org, 238-9007.

Aug. 4, Black Agnes Indie Folk Rock Band, 6 pm food, 7 pm, free concert, presented by Wakefield Opera House at Music Under the Tent, Turntable Park, Sanbornville, info: 522-0126.

Aug. 4, Build at Puppy House, 10:30-11:30 am, choose a little stuffed dog and build it a home, Wolfeboro Public Library, South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 4, Center Harbor Town Band Concert, 7 pm, Center Harbor at the bandstand, free, public welcome, chparksandrec@metrocast.net.

Aug. 4, Fireworks, 10 pm, Weirs Beach, www.weirsbeach.com.

Aug. 4, Open Air Landscape Art, 10 am-noon, join local artist Mary Ann Stockman for outdoor art session at various locations around Castle grounds. Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro. Info/pre-register: 476-5410.

Aug. 4, Sculpture Walk and Live Music, artists will be on site with their sculptures, along with NH Music Festival musicians, 9:30-10:30 am, Hesky and Scenic Parks, Meredith, free, tour the sculpture walk, Greater Meredith Program: 279-9015.

Aug. 4, Trail run with Squam Lakes Assoc., 10 am-noon, meet at Cotton Mt. parking lot off Rt. 113, Holderness, for fun run and lesson on trail running, technical and strenuous route, sign up/info: www.squamlakes.org., 968-7336.

Aug. 4, When Swing Was King, A Tribute to Benny Goodman, 7:30 pm, Kingswood Arts Center, 396 S. Main St., Wolfeboro. 569-7710, www.greatwaters.org

Aug. 4, Winnipesaukee Hat, adult workshop, Sandwich Home Industries, League of NH Craftsmen, Sandwich village, pre-register/info: 284-6831.

Aug. 4-5, Hospital Aid Street Fair to support Huggins Hospital, 10 am-10 pm, bargains galore, antiques, white elephant, books, food, music, amusements, rides and much more. General info: 569-5022; to donate items: 569-6630, Brewster Field, Wolfeboro.

Aug. 4-6, 80’s Weekend, 1980s music, fun! NazBar & Grill, 1086 Weirs Beach, 366-4341, www.naswa.com.

Aug. 5, Antique & Classic Car Show, 10 am-2 pm, 305 Whittemore Point Rd., North, Bridgewater, rain date: Aug. 6; NH Humane Society, info: 524-3252.

Aug. 5, Art Gallery exhibit – Sallie Wolf – Here…and Beyond, watercolors, opening reception from 5-7 pm, Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, Center Sandwich, 284-7728.

Aug. 5, Art and Pancakes, 9 am-noon, Effingham Preservation Society. Pancakes and sausage with real maple syrup first floor and Art Show upstairs including work by Rachel Ward, Jenn Van Cor and historic buildings by Linda Hefner. Info: 539-1796.

Aug. 5, Basic Woodworking, 10 am-noon, learn about housing, feeding, caring for chickens, Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, pre-register/info: 366-5695.

Aug. 5, Bird crafting demo, League artist Robert Carrier demos the process of creating a fabric bird sculptures, 11 am-2 pm, free, public welcome, League of NH Craftsmen-Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, 279 DW Highway, Meredith, 279-7920.

Aug. 5, Freese Brothers Big Band, 7 pm, Cate Park Bandstand, Wolfeboro Town Docks. Ww.wolfeborobandstand.org.

Aug. 5, Lake Wentworth Sailing Regatta, 2-4 pm, NH Boat Museum, Wolfeboro, race location/volunteer: 569-4554, www.nhbm.org.

Aug. 5, Mushroom Walk, 9:45 am, meet at museum at 9:30 am for a walk with Dr. Tommy Stoughton of PSU Center for Environment, mushroom IDing, Museum of the White Mts., 34 Highland St., Plymouth, info: 535-3210. (Suggested donation: $10 p/p)

Aug. 5, Olde Time Tavern Day, 10 am-3 pm, travel back in time to early 1800s when Jones Farm housed a tavern, meet costumed role players, militia muster demonstration, Concord Coachmen sing tavern songs, sample food and drink such as was served in the tavern. NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840, farmmuseum.org.

Aug. 5, Open House, Quimby Barn Transportation Museum, 10 am-2 pm, 16 Maple St., Sandwich 284-6269. Call for more open dates.

Aug. 5, Orchestral Concert7:30 pm, Kingswood Arts Center, 396 S. Main St. Wolfeboro. New Hampshire Music Festival entire orchestra travels to Wolfeboro. 238-9007, www.nhmf.org.

Aug. 5, Shaker Inspirations – A Day of Music and Dance, 10 am-5 pm, evening performance at 5:30 pm, dance and music live performances, Canterbury Shaker Village, Canterbury, tickets/info: 783-9511, www.shakers.org.

 Aug. 5, Sock Knitting 101, adult workshop, Sandwich Home Industries, League of NH Craftsmen, Sandwich village, pre-register/info: 284-6831. (Also offering Two Color Knitting on Aug. 5)

Aug. 5, 26th Annual NH Championships, Abenaki Water Ski Club, Back Bay, Wolfeboro, info: 569-3017.

Aug. 5, Unplugged and on the Farm, 6-8:30 pm, fun family night at Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, campfire cookout food, picnic dinner, live animals, games, dessert and much more. Tickets/info: 323-7591.

Aug. 5-6, Summer Fun Craft Fair, 10 am-4 pm, Tanger Outlet, 120 Laconia Rd., Tilton. Rain or Shine, Free Admission. www.joycescraftshows.com.

Aug. 5-13, Sheer Lunacy: Paintings of the Evening Sky, art exhibit, Azure Rising, 628 S. Main St., Wolfeboro, www.azurerisinggallery.wordpress.com.

Aug. 6, Advice to The Players present Shakespeare’s Henry IV Part 1 & 2, 5:30-7:30 pm, Fairground Stage, Sandwich, tickets/info: www.advicetotheplayers.org.

 Aug. 6, Lower School House Alumni Picnic, noon-3 pm, picnic for all those who attended one and two-room schoolhouses in Sandwich. Lower Corner School House, Sandwich, 284-6269.

 Aug. 6, Old Time Fair, Andover Historical Society, Potter Place/Andover, auction, flea market, crafts, demos, hand car rides, food, live music and entertainment. Info: pres@andoverhistory.org.

Aug. 6, Karen Morgan & Pony Express Country concert, 6 pm, free, public welcome, Savina Hartwell Memorial Bandstand, Tilton Island Park, Main St./Rt. 3, Tilton, bring lawn chair or blanket, (concert series is celebrating 25 yrs!), refreshment/food available; no alcohol allowed, 286-3000.

Aug. 6, Sign Painting Class, 1-3 pm, instructor Shirley Glines, League of NH Craftsmen, Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, 279 DW Highway, Meredith, info./register: 279-7920.

Aug. 6-13, Sandwich Old Home Week, celebrating 119th anniversary, events all over town, info: 284-284-7701, www.sandwichnh.org.

Aug. 8, Abolitionists of Noyes Academy presentation by Dan Billin, Wolfeboro Community Center, 22 Lehner St., Wolfeboro, 7 pm, free refreshments, Wolfeboro Historical Society, http://www.wolfeborohistoricalsociety.org/events.html.

Aug. 7, Fishing Derby, 9 am-2 pm, Littles Pond, Little Pond Rd., ages 12 and under, prizes, refreshments by Corner House Inn, info: 284-7701.

Aug. 7, Music Night featuring Jonathan Sarty, 5:30-8:30 pm, dinner and music as the sun sets over the lake/mts., Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, pre-register early (event sells out): 476-5414.

Aug. 7, Open House at Lower Corner School House, 1-4 pm, 22 Schoolhouse Rd., Sandwich, info: 284-6269.

Aug. 7, Solar Gazing, 1-3 pm, free, takes place on grounds of Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, led by Marc Stowbridge of NH Astronomical Society. Info: 476-4900, www.castleintheclouds.org

Aug. 7, The Poetry of War: 1914-1918, 1-2 pm, Wolfeboro Public Library, 259 South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 7-11, Lakes Region Music and Arts Day Camp, 8:30 am-4 pm, for students age 9-14, First United Methodist Church, Gilford, pre-register: 524-3289.

Aug. 7-12, Open House at Lower Corner School House Alumni Picnic, 1-4 pm, open to public, free, 22 Schoolhouse Rd., Center Sandwich, 284-6269.

Aug. 8, Building a Better World Through Creativity with Funny Man Dan, high energy comedy and magic show, Samuel Wentworth Library event takes place at Fairgrounds’ Stage, Sandwich, 284-6665.

Aug. 8, Community Church Ladies Aid Annual Fair, 10 am-2 pm, Hodge Building, Sandwich Fairgrounds, Sandwich, baked goods, candy, produce, crafts and white elephant, punch and cookies, 284-6151.

Aug. 8, Family Stories: How and Why to Remember and Tell Them, 10 am, Belmont Public Library, Belmont Senior Center in Belmont Mill, 14 Mill St., Belmont, free, NH Humanities sponsored program, 267-8331.

Aug. 8, Inspired by Nature: Techniques of 19th-Century White Mt. Painters, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, 7-8 pm, demo/talk by artist Lauren Sansaricq, free, pre-registration a must: 968-7194.

Aug. 8, Lake Explorers Family Cruise, 10-11:30 am, search for Common Loon, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, pre-register: 968-7194, www.nhnature.org.

Aug. 8, Live music at 6:30 pm, guest speaker at 7 pm, presentation: “Entertaining and Educational Sing-A-Longs by Paul Winckler of Sanbornville” by Peter Brown of Wakefield Corner, Wakefield-Brookfield Historical Society, 2851 Wakefield Road, free, all welcome, info: 340-2295.

Aug. 8, The Women’s Land Army of America, lecture by Linda Shenton Matchett, 7 pm, Wright Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, advance reservations: 569-1212, www.wrightmuseum.org.

Aug. 8-9, Caring for Mother Earth, Kamp Kindness, 10 am-noon, ages 5-8, sign up early, spaces fill up fast, Libby Museum, 755 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, registration form: www.thelibbymuseum.org.

Aug. 8-10, Book Sale, Friends of the S.H. Wentworth Library, over 20 genres of sorted books, lots of music, movies and games, Smith Bldg., Sandwich Fairgrounds, Sandwich, info: 284-6294.

Aug. 9, Animal Architects, info on how animals build their homes in the wild, free, 2 pm, Libby Museum, 755 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, info: 569-1035, www.thelibbymuseum.org.

Aug. 9, 88th Annual Youth Softball Game, Quimby Field, ages 9-15, Sandwich, 284-6473.

Aug. 9, Mountaintop Yoga for the TRUE Beginner, Gunstock Mt. Resort, Gilford, peaceful chairlift ride to top of mt., meet at welcome center at 8:40 am, life ride begins at 9 am, reserve: www.gunstock.com.

Aug. 9, Nature Play Time, 11 am-noon, for ages 2 and 3, parent/adult must attend with child, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, info/register: 968-7194.

Aug. 9, Opera in the Morning, 10-11 am, free, public welcome, 259 South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 9-12, Open House at Transportation Museum, 10 am-2 pm, view Sandwich Coach and other forms of horse drawn transportation, museum at Quimby Barn, 16 Maple St., Center Sandwich, info: 284-6269.

Aug. 10, Annual Boathouse Tour, unique event to view boathouses by boat, classic pre WWII cars or in your own vehicle, info: NH Boat Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-4554, www.nhbm.org.

Aug. 10, Art Inspired by Nature: Plein Air Watercolor Painting Workshop, 10 am-3 pm, Kirkwood Gardens, Holderness, focus on the landscapes of 19th c. painter Helen Nicolay, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, register/fee/materials/info: 968-7194, www.nhnature.org.

Aug. 10, Artisans on the Green, 10 am-4:30 pm, Sandwich Home Industries, Center Sandwich, free admission, free parking, 30 artisans in mixed media, www.centersandwich.nhcrafts.org/artisans-on-the-green; email: sandwichcraftgallery@gmail.com or 284-6831.

Aug. 10, Bike, Trike and Doll Carriage Parade, 10:30 am, line up at Quimby Field, Sandwich, prizes, info: 284-6473.

Aug. 10, Luncheon on the Green and Annual Raffle, 11 am-2 pm, downtown Sandwich, sandwiches, cookies, brownies, beverages and more. Tickets: 707-1324 or 284-6443.

Aug. 10, Music Night featuring Tim & Dave Show, 5:30-8:30 pm, dinner and music as the sun sets over the lake/mts., Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, pre-register early (event sells out): 476-5414.

Aug. 10, 65th Annual Penny Sale, 6:30 pm, Newfound Regional High School, Newfound Rd., Bristol, 744-2713.

Aug. 10, The Snow Queen, 7 pm, Kingswood Arts Center, Wolfeboro, Northeastern Ballet Theatre, tickets/info: www.northeasternballet.org., 834-8834.

Aug. 10, Unlaunch’d Voices – An Evening With Walt Whitman, 7-8 pm, program with Stephen Collins, Wolfeboro Public Library, 259 South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 10-19, Toward Zero, Barnstormers Theatre, Tamworth, 323-8500, www.barnstormerstheatre.org.

Aug. 11, Annie & the Orphans, 7-9 pm, Center Harbor at the bandstand, free, public welcomechparksandrec@metrocast.net.

Aug. 11, Comedian Tim Krompier, Rochester Opera House, Rochester, 335-1992, www.rochesteroperahouse.com.

Aug. 11, Dixiegrass Traditional Blue Grass Band, 6 pm food, 7 pm, free concert, presented by Wakefield Opera House at Music Under the Tent, Turntable Park, Sanbornville, info: 522-0126.Aug. 11, Fireworks, 10 pm, Weirs Beach, www.weirsbeach.com.

Aug. 11, Family Fun Triathlon: Swim, Bike, Run, Sandwich Town Beach, 5 pm, register: 4:30 pm, 284-6473.

Aug. 11, Outdoor Concert in Rotary Park, Freese Brothers Big Band, 6:30-8 pm, free, bring lawn chair or blanket, in case of rain show will be held indoors at Belknap Mill, 25 Beacon St. East, Laconia, 524-8813, www.belknapmill.org.

Aug. 11, Paw Patrol Movie, 10:30 am-noon, children’s movie, Wolfeboro Public Library, 259 South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 11, The Parent Trap, (PG), Dusk, Foss Field Soccer Field, Wolfeboro. Rain date is Saturday. www.wolfeboronh.us/parks-recreation

Aug. 11, Yellow Brick Road, A Tribute to Elton John, 7:30 pm, Anderson Hall, 205 S. Main St., Wolfeboro. 569-7710, www.greatwaters.org.

Aug. 11-13, 14th Annual Reggae Fest Weekend, music, tropical theme, NASWA, 1086 Weirs Blvd., Weirs Beach, www.naswa.com, 366-4341.

Aug. 11-13, On the Green 2, Arts & Crafts Fair, Fri. & Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm, Brewster Academy Field, 80 Academy Dr., Wolfeboro. Rain or Shine, Free Admission. www.joycescraftshows.com.

Aug. 12, Art of Making Pasta, with chef/cookbook author Barbara Lauterbach and Karol Keating, 9 am, Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, Center Sandwich, info: 284-7728.

Aug. 12, 41st Alton Bay Boat Show, 9 am-noon, informal, non-judged, fun vintage boat show, NH Boat Museum, takes place at Alton Bay town docks, free, public welcome, 569-4554, www.nhbm.org.

Aug. 12, Belmont Old Home Day, events all day, Tyler Road Band bluegrass music, 10:30 am, bandstand on Mill St., free, all welcome, 998-3525.

Aug. 12, Church Fair, Alexandria village, 9 am, handmade crafts, baked goods, used books, white elephant.

Aug. 12, Clyde Bisbee and the Wheelhouse Revelers, 7 pm, Cate Park Bandstand, Wolfeboro Town Docks. www.wolfeborobandstand.org.

Aug. 12, Family Fun Day, 11 am-2 pm, free to public (or included with admission to Castle in the Clouds), Rt. 171, Moultonboro, music, activities, games and fun for entire family. Info: 476-5410.

Aug. 12, Hebron Family Fun Day, 11 am Hebron Conservation Hike, library book sale and dessert contest at 2 pm, vintage car show at from 2-4 pm, Jim Barnes at 3 pm, Uncle Steve Band at 5 pm, No Limitz at 7 pm, barbecue by fire dept. at 5 pm, fireworks at dusk, 744-3335, hebrongazebo@gmail.com.

Aug. 12, Sandwich Firemen’s Assoc. Pancake Breakfast, 8-11 am, Central Fire Station, 23 Wentworth Hill Rd., Sandwich, $8 adults; $5 kids under age 12.

Aug. 12, Tractor and Truck Fest, 10 am-3 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1035 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840, farmmuseum.org.

Aug. 12, Unplugged and on the Farm, 6-8:30 pm, fun family night at Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, campfire cookout food, picnic dinner, live animals, games, dessert and much more. Tickets/info: 323-7591.

Aug. 12-13, Annual Old Home Week Craft Fair, Railroad Square Park, Alton Bay, Sat.: 9 am-5 pm; Sunday: 10 am-3 pm, info: 875-0109.

Aug. 12-13, Belknap County 4-H Fair, Belknap County Fairgrounds, Mile Hill Rd., Belmont. Demos, live animals, live music, great family event, 286-3213.

Aug. 12-13, Masonic Lodge Yard Sale, Old Quimby School, 43 Maple St., Sandwich.

Aug. 12-13, 25th Annual Lincoln Summer Craft Festival, (Aug. 12: 10 am-5 pm; Aug. 13: 10 am-4 pm), village shops and town green, 119 Main St., Lincoln, Castleberry Fairs, 332-2616, www.castleberryfairs.com.

Aug. 12-13, Watercolor Portraits, adult workshop, Sandwich Home Industries, League of NH Craftsmen, Sandwich village, pre-register/info: 284-6831.

Aug. 13, Annual Excursion and Picnic, noon-2 pm, lawn behind Elisha Marston House, overlooking Willow Pond, Sandwich, bring your own lunch and a chair, desserts and drinks provided, noon, program begins at 12:30 pm. Sandwich Historical Society, 284-6269.

Aug. 13, Mill City Revival Band 80s Rock w/brass concert, 6 pm, free, public welcome, Savina Hartwell Memorial Bandstand, Tilton Island Park, Main St./Rt. 3, Tilton, bring lawn chair or blanket, (concert series is celebrating 25 yrs!), refreshment/food available; no alcohol allowed, 286-3000.

Aug. 14, 4th Annual Wright Museum Film Festival, 10:30 am-3:45 pm, Wright Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, advance reservations: 569-1212, www.wrightmuseum.org.

Aug. 14, Furniture Discussion with Kristina Wilson, 7:30 pm, public welcome, Scriven Arts Colony, 452 NH Rt. 140, Gilmanton, www.scrivenartscolony.com.

Aug. 14, Music Night featuring Brad Myrick, 5:30-8:30 pm, dinner and music as the sun sets over the lake/mts., Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, pre-register early (event sells out): 476-5414.

Aug. 14, Golf Classic, shotgun start at 8 am, Laconia Country Club, Elm St., Laconia, fundraiser for LRGHealthcare, 527-7063 or www.lrgh.org.

Aug. 14, Latvian Mitten Knitting, adult workshop, Sandwich Home Industries, League of NH Craftsmen, Sandwich village, pre-register/info: 284-6831.

 Aug. 14, Solar Gazing, 1-3 pm, free, takes place on grounds of Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, led by Marc Stowbridge of NH Astronomical Society. Info: 476-4900, www.castleintheclouds.org.

Aug. 14, 7th Annual Carl Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament, pre-register by Aug. 7, scramble format begins at 8 am, lunch and awards to follow, Ridgewood Country Club, Moultonboro, 476-5666, www.loon.org.

Aug. 14, The Poetry of War: 1914-1918, 1-2 pm, Wolfeboro Public Library, 259 South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 15, Boomtown Portsmouth, lecture/book signing by Rod Watterson, 7 pm, Wright Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, advance reservations: 569-1212, www.wrightmuseum.org.

Aug. 15, Star Gazing with the NH Astronomical Society, 8 pm, weather permitting, Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, free, info: 476-5410.

Aug. 15-16, Peace, Kamp Kindness, 10 am-noon, ages 5-8, sign up early, spaces fill up fast, Libby Museum, 755 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, registration form: www.thelibbymuseum.org.

Aug. 15-20, Outdoor Skills, 5 day program to teach outdoor skills for ages 11-14, Libby Museum, 755 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, info/registration: 569-1035, www.thelibbymuseum.org.

Aug. 16, Genealogy Program – Family Search, 10 am-noon, Wolfeboro Public Library, 259 South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 16, Mountaintop Yoga for the TRUE Beginner, Gunstock Mt. Resort, Gilford, peaceful chairlift ride to top of mt., meet at welcome center at 8:40 am, life ride begins at 9 am, reserve: www.gunstock.com.

Aug. 16, Paint Wolfeboro, registration for artists starts at 8 am, a day of plein air painting, with auction of art work from 3-4:30 pm in Cate Park, Wolfeboro. Kid’s art program 11 am-2 pm in Cate Park. Governor Wentworth Arts Council, info: 569-4994 or 569-1701.

Aug. 16, Peg Loughram and Lisa Ferguson concert, 7:30 pm, admission and light refreshments by donation, Arts Center at 12 Main St., Sandwich, info: 284-7532.

Aug. 16, Recycled Toys and Art from Around the World, 2-3:30 pm, Wolfeboro Public Library, 259 South Main St., Wolfeboro, space limited, call: 569-2428.

Aug. 16, Watercolor Landscapes, adult workshop, Sandwich Home Industries, League of NH Craftsmen, Sandwich village, pre-register/info: 284-6831.

Aug. 16, Wildlife in Motion, 2 pm, free, learn about animals that swim and fly. Libby Museum, 755 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, info: 569-1035.

Aug. 16-20, Gypsy, Inter-Lakes Summer Theatre, One Laker Lane, Meredith, 707-6035, www.interlakestheatre.com.

Aug. 16-26, Round and Round the Garden, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Rd., Meredith, 279-0333, www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Aug. 17, Island Life in the Era of Ernest Abbott, 7-8:30 pm, NH Boat Museum program with speaker Ripley Forbes of Gilford Island Assoc. talking about island life through the eyes of Abbott, a caretaker. Takes place at Marine Patrol Headquarters building, Gilford. Free, reservations suggested: 569-4554, www.nhbm.org.

Aug. 17, Music Night featuring Benjamin Vincent Cook, 5:30-8:30 pm, dinner and music as the sun sets over the lake/mts., Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, pre-register early (event sells out): 476-5414.

Aug. 17, Secret Life of Bees, 7:30 pm, free, Kelly Dwyer speaks about honeybees and other pollinators, The Loon Center, 183 Lee’s Mill Rd., Moultonboro, 476-5666, www.loon.org.

Aug. 18, Can You Hear Me Now? Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, 10-11:30 am, for age 8 and up, pre-registration: 968-7194.

Aug. 18, Comedian Lenny Clarke, Rochester Opera House, Rochester, 335-1992, www.rochesteroperahouse.com.

Aug. 18-19, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, 8 pm, Village Players Theatre, 51 Glendon St., Wolfeboro, $5 p/p, box office opens one hour before movie begins, www.village-players.com, 569-9656.

Aug. 18, Fireworks, 10 pm, Weirs Beach, www.weirsbeach.com.

Aug. 18, 60s Invasion, 7-9 pm, Center Harbor at the bandstand, free, public welcome, chparksandrec@metrocast.net.

Aug. 18, Voice Play7:30 pm, Kingswood Arts Center, 205 S. Main St., Wolfeboro. 569-7710, www.greatwaters.org.

Aug. 18-20, Alton Bay Barbershop Jamboree, band concert, competition, Sat. night concert at Prospect Mt. High School, Alton, info: 455-6683.

Aug. 18-20, Nazville Country Weekend, NASWA, 1086 Weirs Blvd., Weirs Beach, www.naswa.com, 366-4341.

Aug. 18-27, Timeworn II: The Art of Architecture in Decline, Azure Rising art gallery, 628 S. Main St., Wolfeboro, info: azurerisinggallery.wordpress.om.

Aug. 19, Antique Car and Motorcycle Show, 10 am-2 pm, rain or shine, Wright Museum of WWII, Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-1212.

Aug. 19, Art gallery opening reception, The Earth on Edge, new prints by Peggy Merritt, Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, Center Sandwich, 284-7728.

Aug. 19, Celebrate Laconia, 11 am-8 pm, vendors, Block Party, celebrating Laconia’s 125th anniversary, celebratelaconia@gmail.com.

Aug. 19, Community Yard Sale, 9 am-1 pm, missions committee of First United Methodist Church, Gilford/Laconia, Rt. 11A, Gilford, rent a table: 524-3289, office@nhlakesumchurch.org

Aug. 19, Family Fun at the Corgiville Fair, 10 am-3 pm, family fair inspired by beloved children’s book author/illustrator Tasha Tudor, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840, farmmuseum.org.

Aug. 19, Granite Man Triathlon, 36th annual, Carry Beach, Forest Rd., Wolfeboro, swim, bike, run competition, 6:30-8:30 am race check in, 8:45 am race pre-meeting, 9 am race start, barbecue and awards ceremony after the race, info: www.wolfeboronh.us.

Aug. 19, Meet & Eat Your Vegetables, 6-8 pm, learn about the veggies we eat, heirloom seeds, organic gardening, dinner served, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, Tickets/info: 323-7591.

Aug. 19, Needle Felted Loon, adult workshop, Sandwich Home Industries, League of NH Craftsmen, Sandwich village, pre-register/info: 284-6831.

Aug. 19, Railway to the Moon Steampunk Festival, events, demos, food, and rides, Mt. Washington Cog Railway, Base Rd., off Rt. 302, Bretton Woods, 278-5404, thecog.com

Aug. 19, Seldom Playwrights, 7 pm, Cate Park Bandstand, Wolfeboro Town Docks. www.wolfeborobandstand.org.

Aug. 19-20, Peanut Butter & Cupcake, the Musical, children’s theatre, Inter-Lakes Summer Theatre, One Laker Lane, Meredith, 707-6035, www.interlakestheatre.com.

Aug. 20, Basketmaking Class, 10:30 am-4:30 pm, by League of NH Craftsmen-Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, takes place at Murray Hill Weaving, Hill, info/register: 279-7920.

Aug. 20, Lower Corner House Tour, 12:30-4 pm, a look into the interior of area houses, Sandwich, info: 284-6268.

 Aug. 20, Rockin’ Daddios Doo Wop, 6 pm, free, public welcome, Savina Hartwell Memorial Bandstand, Tilton Island Park, Main St./Rt. 3, Tilton, bring lawn chair or blanket, (concert series is celebrating 25 yrs!), refreshment/food available; no alcohol allowed, 286-3000.

Aug. 21, Art of Photography, 6:30-7:30 pm, with photographer Nan Scull, Meredith Fine Craft Gallery/League of NH Craft, fine art photography, discussion takes place at Meredith Community Center, 1 Circle Drive, Meredith. 279-7920.

Aug. 21, Byron Carr Painting Demo, 7 pm, Lakes Region Art Assoc. talk, Taylor Community Woodside Bldg., 435 Union Ave., Laconia, www.lraanh.org.

Aug. 21, Music Night featuring Tim & Dave Show, 5:30-8:30 pm, dinner and music as the sun sets over the lake/mts., Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, pre-register early (event sells out): 476-5414.

Aug. 21, Partial Eclipse Viewing & Total Eclipse, noon-4 pm, staff from McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will guide you in safely viewing this phenomenon using solar telescopes and eclipse glasses. Participate in hands-on activities, watch a NASA live-cast of the total eclipse. Eclipse activities included with trail admission. Call 603-968-7194, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness.

Aug. 21, What is THAT?, 7-8 pm, Dr. Tommy Stoughton presents seminar on diversity and distribution of fungi in the White Mts., Museum of the White Mts., 34 Highland St., Plymouth, info: 535-3210.

Aug. 22, Climate Talk with Charles Bayless, board member of Climate.org, 6:30 pm, Gilford Public Library, Potter Hill Rd., Gilford, info: 524-6042.

Aug. 22, Finding Phil, Lost in War and Silence, lecture/book signing by Paul Levy, 7 pm, Wright Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, advance reservations: 569-1212, www.wrightmuseum.org.

Aug. 22, Have Lunch Will Travel, noon-1 pm, Wolfeboro Public Library, 259 South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 22, Hurricane of 1938, presented by Pat Clarke, free, Gilmanton Historical Society, call for time and location: 267-6098, 1-2 pm, Wolfeboro Public Library,259 South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 22, Invasive Species Removal Work Day, 9:30-11 am, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, free but pre-registration a must: 968-7194.

Aug. 22, Night at the Museum, 7 pm, after-hours movie, free, donations accepted, Libby Museum, 755 North Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-1035.

Aug. 22, Plants of Field & Forest, Outdoor Walk, 10-11:30 am, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591.

Aug. 22, Plein Air Painting, 11 am-3 pm, meet at Remick Museum, Tamworth village, free, meets every other Tues. til Sept. 19. Sponsored by Art Works, 323-8041.

 Aug. 23, Genealogy Program, 10 am-noon, Wolfeboro Public Library, 259 South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 23, Have to Have Habitat, info on how animals survive in the wild, free, 2 pm, Libby Museum, 755 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, info: 569-1035, www.thelibbymuseum.org.

Aug. 23, Live Animal Program, program presented by Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, 10:30 am, Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves, N. Woodstock, 745-8031.

Aug. 23, Long Distance Hiking, 7 pm, free, talk by Jim Gregoire about hiking Appalachian Trail, Castle in the Clouds Carriage House, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, info: 476-5410.

Aug. 23, Mountaintop Yoga for the TRUE Beginner, Gunstock Mt. Resort, Gilford, peaceful chairlift ride to top of mt., meet at welcome center at 8:40 am, life ride begins at 9 am, reserve: www.gunstock.com.

Aug. 23, Nature Play Time, 11 am-noon, ages 2 and 3, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, adult must accompany child, 968-7194, www.nhnature.org.

Aug. 24, Demise of Dinosaurs, 7-8:30 pm, Wolfeboro Public Library, 259 South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 24, End of Season Report and Wildlife Photographer John Rockwood and Loon Preservation senior biologist/exec. Director Harry Vogel, 7:30 pm, free, Kittie Wilson speaks about how loons survive in winter, The Loon Center, 183 Lee’s Mill Rd., Moultonboro, 476-5666, www.loon.org.

Aug. 24, Music Night featuring Erik Ray, 5:30-8:30 pm, dinner and music as the sun sets over the lake/mts., Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, pre-register early (event sells out): 476-5414.

Aug. 24-Sept. 2, Driving Miss Daisy, Barnstormers Theatre, Tamworth, 323-8500.

Aug. 25, Banjos, Bones and Ballads, music of Jeff Warner, Tuftonboro Central School Gym, 7 pm, free, public welcome.

Aug. 25, Barbara and Frank, The Concert that Never Was, 7:30 pm, Kingswood Arts Center, 396 S. Main St., Wolfeboro. 569-7710, www.greatwaters.org.

Aug. 25, Book Sale, Friends of the Meredith Public Library, Main St., Meredith, 8/25: 2:30-8 pm; 8/26: 9 am-4:30 pm; 8/27: 9 am-1 pm. Info: 279-3059.

Aug. 25, Carter Mt. Brass Band, 7-9 pm, Center Harbor at the bandstand, free, public welcome, chparksandrec@metrocast.net.

Aug. 25, Outdoor Concert in Rotary Park, Annie & the Orphans, 6:30-8 pm, free, bring lawn chair or blanket, in case of rain show will be held indoors at Belknap Mill, 25 Beacon St. East, Laconia, 524-8813, www.belknapmill.org.

Aug. 25, Pancake Breakfast by Gilford Rotary, 7-10 am, Youth Center at Gilford Community Church, Potter Hill Rd., Gilford.

Aug. 25, 17th Annual GOACC Golf Fundraiser, 7 am-3 pm, benefits Greater Ossipee Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund, 539-7427, Indian Mound Golf Club, Ossipee, www.ossipeevalley.org.

Aug. 25, Turbo, (PG), Dusk, Foss Field Soccer Field, Wolfeboro. Rain date is Saturday. www.wolfeboronh.us/parks-recreation

Aug. 25-26, Gilford Community Church Fair and Silent Auction, 8/25: 4-7 pm; 8/26: 7:30 am-2 pm; white elephant, toys & games, chuck wagon, books, fried dough, live music, and more! Potter Hill Rd., Gilford, 524-6057.

Aug. 25-26, Gunstock Mt. Brew & BBQ, Gunstock Mt. Resort, Gilford, 293-4341, info: www.gunstock.com.

Aug. 25-27, Buccaneer Bash WeekendNASWA, 1086 Weirs Blvd., Weirs Beach, www.naswa.com, 366-4341.

Aug. 25-27, Tuftonboro Old Home Days, info: www.tuftonboro.org

Aug. 26, Antique Car Show, Davis Field, Tuftonboro, 11 am-2 pm, www.tuftonboro.org.

Aug. 26, Art Walk, Wolfeboro, 5-7:30 pm, monthly self-guided tour of galleries in Wolfeboro, Saturdays. Select locations featuring fine art paintings, prints, jewelry, live music, visit Wolfeboro Art Walk on Facebook.

Aug. 26, Book & Breakfast, 9:30 am, Tuftonboro Free Library, Tuftonboro, info: www.tuftonboro.org.

Aug. 26, Cardboard Boat Race, 3 pm, 19 Mile Beach, Tuftonboro, info: www.tuftonboro.org.

Aug. 26, Chicken Dinner, 5:30-7 pm, Tuftonboro Central School Dining Room, www.tuftonboro.org.

Aug. 26, Church Yard Sale, 1st Congregational Church, Wakefield, 9 am-2 pm, 2718 Wakefield Rd., Wakefield.

Aug. 26, Early Harvest Dinner, 5:30-8:30 pm, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, info: 323-7591.

Aug. 26, Gilford Old Home Day, theme: Celebrating Small Town America, parade 10 am, games/crafts/food in Gilford Village Field, BJ Hickman Magic Show 11:30 am in Gilford Youth Center, & 12:15 pm, live music, dancing, fireworks, info: 527-4722.

Aug. 26, Lake Winni Poker Run, 9 am, all boats welcome from wood to fiberglass, meet at town docks and follow group to five stops to get poker chips. Return to Wolfeboro for lunch at Wolfetrap Restaurant. NH Boat Museum, 569-4554, www.nhbm.org.

Aug. 26, Live Music, 5:30-7:30 pm, bandstand, Gilford Village Field, followed by community band concert from 8-9 pm, fireworks at 9 pm, DJ/Dancing 9:30-11 pm, part of Gilford Old Home Day celebrations, 527-4722.

Aug. 26, Stafford Country Wind Symphony, 7 pm, Cate Park Bandstand, Wolfeboro Town Docks. Ww.wolfeborobandstand.org.

Aug. 26, Wildlife Encounters Show, 4:30 & 5:30 pm, Tuftonboro Central School, Tuftonboro, www.tuftonboro.org.

Aug. 26-27, 38th Annual Lakes Region Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, 9 am-5 pm, Main St. and upper parking lot of Mill Falls Marketplace, Meredith, outdoor arts and crafts show, more than 80 artists/crafters under tents, live music Sat. and Sun.: Marc Elbaum and Christine Chaisson; 11 am Sat. – Simplicity the Clown; Sat. afternoon: Phil and Janed Sanguedolce, Jarrod Taylor, and Ray Porcell. Food will be for sale, info: Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce, 279-6121.

Aug. 27, Annie & the Orphans Oldies concert, 6 pm, free, public welcome, Savina Hartwell Memorial Bandstand, Tilton Island Park, Main St./Rt. 3, Tilton, bring lawn chair or blanket, (concert series is celebrating 25 yrs!), refreshment/food available; no alcohol allowed, 286-3000.

Aug. 27, Belmont Farmer’s Market, located at Belmont Park and Ride, Rt. 106, Belmont, info: 998-3525.

Aug. 27, Nature Walk/Scavenger Hunt, 12:30 pm, sponsored by Tuftonboro Conservation Commission, takes place at Central Park, Tuftonboro, info: www.tuftonboro.org.

Aug. 27, Town Picnic, 1-3 pm, Central Park, Tuftonboro, info: www.tuftonboro.org.

Aug. 28, Mark Twain Erupts, Jim Ketchum portrayal of the famous author, 6:30 pm, Taylor Community Woodside Bldg., Union Ave., Laconia, free, public welcome, info: wwwtaylorcommunity.org.

Aug. 28, Ten Years of Preservation at Castle in the Clouds, 7 pm, presentation on the 10 years of preservation to the historic property and castle, Moultonboro, info: 476-5900.

Aug. 29, Guided Paddle of Newfound Water Trail, 2:30-4 pm, NH Audubon Newfound Center, 290 N. Shore Rd., Hebron, 744-3516.

Aug. 29, Miss Fortune’s Last Mission by William J. Boyce, John Hartley Torrison and John DeMers, book signing/lecture by John Torrison, 7 pm, Wright Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, advance reservations: 569-1212, www.wrightmuseum.org.

Aug. 29, Red Barn Speaker Series: Protecting Newfound Lake Through Landscaping on Your Property, 7-8:15 pm, NH Audubon Newfound Center, 290 N. Shore Rd., Hebron, 744-3516.

Aug. 29-30, Pencil Drawing Class with J.P. Goodwin, 10 am-3 pm, Art Works, 132 White Mt. Highway, Chocorua, 323-8041, www.www.chocoruaartworks.com.

Aug. 30, Fur, Feathers and Scales, 2 pm, free, learn about birds, mammals and reptiles, Libby Museum, 755 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, info: 569-1035.

Aug. 30, Genealogy Program-Family Search, 10 am-noon, Wolfeboro Public Library, 259 South Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Aug. 30, Mountaintop Yoga for the TRUE Beginner, Gunstock Mt. Resort, Gilford, peaceful chairlift ride to top of mt., meet at welcome center at 8:40 am, life ride begins at 9 am, reserve: www.gunstock.com.

Aug. 30, Starting Point Challenge, Indian Mound Golf Club, Ossipee, benefits Starting Point, all-in-one tournament with cocktails, dinner, live music, silent auction, rafle, awards and prizes, dancing. A chance to win a 2017 Jeep Compass Latitude SUV donated for the hole in one prize by Crest Auto World. Info/register: Chris Pacheco: 603-651-7068.

Aug. 30-Sept. 9, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Rd., Meredith 279-0333.

Aug. 31, Last Cruise Night at Harley Jacks Burgers & Brews, 5-8 pm, 1020 Route 16, Ossipee. All pre-1980 Rat Rods, Trucks, Cars and Bikes are welcome. Weekly prizes and end-of-season grand prize and trophies. www.facebook.com/1020route16ossipeenh/