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August

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

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. 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, 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. 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. 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, 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 AnnStockman for outdoor art session at various locations around Castle grounds. Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro. Info/pre-register: 476-5410.

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

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

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. 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. 7, Abolitionists of Noyes Academy, 6:30 pm, Wolfeboro Community Center, 22 Lehner St., Wolfeboro, 832-8707, NH Humanities program, free.

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, 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. 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, 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. 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, Artisans on the Green, Sandwich Home Industries, Center Sandwich, info: artisansonthegreen@gmail.com.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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