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February

Through February, Gabe Smith Art Exhibit, Gafney Library, 14 High St., Sanbornville, 522-3401, www.gafneylibrary.org.

Through April 4, Winter Adventures Art Show, coordinated by Mt. WashingtonValley Arts Assoc., The Main Street Art Gallery: 2617 White Mtn. Hwy., North Conway and at THE METGallery: 2680 White Mtn. Hwy., North Conway. Info: www.mwvarts.org.

Feb. 2-5, Inherit the Wind, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Rd., Meredith, tickets/info: 279-0333, www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Feb. 2-5, Lakes Region Pond Hockey Classic, Meredith, info: www.pondhockeyclassic.com.

Feb. 4, Decorative Valentine’s Boxes and Cards Workshop, 10 am-noon, create decoupage boxes, materials supplied, $15 fee, Art Works Gallery, 132 White Mt Highway, Chocorua, 323-8041, www.chocoruaartworks.com.

Feb. 4, Draw the Line, Aerosmith tribute band concert, 8 pm, Rochester Opera House, 31 Wakefield St., Rochester, tickets: 335-1992.

Feb. 4, Ice Harvest & Winter Carnival, 11 am-3 pm, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, info: www.remickmuseum.org, 323-7591.

Feb. 4-5, Tamworth Sled Dog Race, 9 am-3 pm, Chocorua Lake, Chocorua, teams of 3, 4, 6 and 8 sled dogs compete and pull sleds on wooded trails and back to finish line on Chocorua Lake, snack shack with homemade chili, burgers and more. Info: 323-7001.

Feb. 6, Books Sandwiched In, book review/discussion, noon, Samuel Wentworth Library, downtown Sandwich, 2/6/17 book: “Alexander Hamilton”, bring brown bag lunch, info: 284-6328.

Feb. 8, Bedtime Story Hour, 6:30-7:30 pm, free, children’s story time, Wolfeboro Public Library. S. Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Feb. 8, Celestial Navigation, 7-8 pm, talk by Steve Durham on art and science of finding your way by sun, moons, starts and planets. Squam Lakes Assoc., 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, 968-7336.

Feb. 8, For the Love of Theatre, lecture on how two experts’ love of the arts fosters theatre in Lakes Region. Casual talk by Winnipesaukee Playhouse Renee Speltz and Lesley Pankhurst, 6:30 pm, Taylor Community Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave., Laconia, free, info: 524-5600.

Feb. 8, Opera in the Morning, 10-11 am, film series, this week’s film explores composters, characters and history of great operas, free, Wolfeboro Public Library. S. Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428. Refreshments served.

Feb. 9, The Grapes of Wrath, 2-4:30 pm, 1940s film starring Henry Fonda, Wolfeboro Public Library. S. Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Feb. 9-11, Valentine Cupcake Challenge, Samuel H. Wentworth Library, Sandwich, compete in or stop by to view and vote on your favorite decorated cupcake, info: 284-6665.

Feb. 10, Full Moon & Lunar Eclipse, free evening hike, 6:30 pm around Shannon Pond, Castle in the Clouds, Moultonboro, info: 476-5900, www.castleintheclouds.org.

Feb. 10, Full Moon Campfire & Walk, 7-8:30 pm, join museum educators outside around a campfire and listen to stories and make S‘mores! When the moon is bright take a moonlight stroll and listen for owls and other night wildlife. Weather dependent: cancelled if raining. Free; donations accepted. Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org.

Feb. 10, International Dinner, Benz Center, Sandwich, dinner at 6 pm, Jennifer Brady talks about her trip to India and Nepal, tickets: Erin Hoag at 284-7211.

Feb. 10-12, 88th World Championship Sled Dog Derby, Laconia, info: www.lrsdc.org.

Feb. 11, Bliss Chocolate Workshop, 10 am-1 pm, create assortment of chocolate truffles, all materials supplied, $25 fee, Art Works Gallery, 132 White Mt Highway, Chocorua, 323-8041, www.chocoruaartworks.com.

Feb. 11, Neptune’s Car, folk concert, 7:30 pm, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, ticket/info: 934-1901, www.franklinoperahouse.org.

Feb. 11, Roast Pork Dinner, 5:30-7 pm, Bristol United Church of Christ, Church St., Bristol, 744-8132.

Feb. 11, Sandwich Farmer’s Winter Market, 9 am-noon, Benz Center, Heard Rd., Center Sandwich.

Feb. 11, Snowshoe Strolls, 10 am and 12:30 pm, Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, White Oak Rd., Laconia, 366-5695.

Feb. 11, We Can Do It – Intro. to Knitting, 2:30-4:30 pm, Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, White Oak Rd., Laconia, 366-5695.

Feb. 11, Winter Camping Expo, 1-3 pm, education/awareness of winter camping in heated tents, Cook Memorial Library, 93 Main St., Tamworth, www.tamworthoutingclub.org.

Feb. 11-12, Cabin Fever Reliever Studio Open House, artisans/businesses around Canterbury open to visitors, info: Dave Emerson, Old Ways Traditions, Canterbury, 783-4403 or e-mail efurnitr@comcast.net.

Feb. 11-12, 38th Annual Great Meredith Rotary Fishing Derby, great lake event, Meredith, info: www.meredithrotary.com.

Feb. 12, Grom Jam Park, 11 am, Gunstock, Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford, info: 293-4341, www.gunstock.com.

Feb. 12, Rockin’ Road to Dublin, Irish dance/music, 8 pm, Rochester Opera House, 31 Wakefield St., Rochester, tickets: 335-1992.

Feb. 12, St. Paul’s Trio, concert, 3 pm, Taylor Community Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave., Laconia, free, info: 524-5600.

Feb. 13, Storm Chaser, lecture by Dr. Eric Hoffman, professor of meteorology at Plymouth State University, 6:30 pm, Taylor Community Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave., Laconia, free, info: 524-5600.

Feb. 14, Book Discussion, The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, 1-2 pm, Wolfeboro Public Library. S. Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Feb. 15, Connect, Discover, Explore, Alzheimer’s Program with Nicole Von Dette, NH Program Coordinator for Alzheimer Assoc. of Mass/NH presents program The Basics, noon-1 pm, Wolfeboro Public Library. S. Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.

Feb. 15, Downsizing Made Easy, 11 am, 13 Taylor Drive, Taylor’s Back Bay Community, Wolfeboro, reservations: 366-1400.

Feb. 15, Harnessing History: On the Trail of NH’s State Dog, lecture by historian Bob Cottrell, 6:30 pm, Taylor Community Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave., Laconia, free, info: 524-5600.

Feb. 15, Winter Tea Party and Plant Swap, 2-4 pm, Bearcamp Valley Garden Club, takes place at Benz Center, Heard Rd., Sandwich, RSVP: epaulfs@gmail.com.

Feb. 16, The Clinging Vine, 7:30 pm, silent movie, Flying Monkey, downtown Plymouth, tickets/info: 536-2551.

Feb. 16, Wild Times: A Social History of the Klondike/Alaska Goldrush, 7 pm, talk by Mike McKinley, refreshments served, Minot Sleeper Library, 35 Pleasant St., Bristol, 744-3352.

Feb. 16-18, Friends of the Meredith Public Library Book Sale, Main St., Meredith, info: www.meredithlibrary.org.

Feb. 17, Meredith Bay Colony Club presents Cabin Fever Reliever Comedy with Bucky Lewis, 7 pm, $5 at the door, all welcome, reservations: 279-1500.

Feb. 17-24: Winter Carnival at Settlers Green: Enjoy special sales and fun entertainment for all during February vacation break. North Cowany, Info:  www.SettlersGreen.com.

Feb. 18, Candie Tremblay, 8:30 pm, Wolfeboro Inn, 90 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-3016.

Feb. 18, Let Food Be Thy Medicine, 1 pm, learn to create healthy and nourishing food using Remick grown medicinal herbs. Sample foods during class and take home a recipe booklet to encourage home experimentation. Led by Museum Educator and Herbalist, Carol Felice. Cost is $25.00 per person; age 18 & over. Advance registration is required. Registration closes when full. Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org.

Feb. 18, Memories of Patsy Cline, 8 pm, Rochester Opera House, 31 Wakefield St., Rochester, tickets: 335-1992.

Feb. 18, Skatefest, noon-7 pm, Center Harbor Town Beach, food tent, bonfire, skating, snow statue contest, www.centerharbornh.org.

Feb. 18, Russian Tea party, NE Language Center Art Gallery, 16 Hillside Drive, Rochester, by Marina Forbes, 332-2255.

Feb. 18, Snowshoe Strolls, 10 am and 12:30 pm, Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, White Oak Rd., Laconia, 366-5695.

Feb. 18, Winterfest 2017, noon-3 pm, free, bonfire, ice skating, sledding, ice hockey, Nordic skating demos, winter mini golf and more. Annual Chili Contest, Squam Lakes Assoc. 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, 968-7336.

Feb. 18, Zentangle Workshop, 12:30-2:30 pm, League of NH Craftsmen – Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, 279 DW Highway, Meredith, pre-register: 279-7920.

Feb. 19, Blackbird Duo, 2 pm, traditional Celtic music concert, Wolfeboro Friends of Music, Anderson Hall, Brewster Academy, Wolfeboro, tickets/info: www.wfriendsofmusic.org.

Feb. 19, Pink Talking Fish, rock concert, 7:30 pm, Flying Monkey, downtown Plymouth, tickets/info: 536-2551.

Feb. 20, Make a Sachet, 11 am-12:30 pm, sew a patchwork herbal sachet. All materials included. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Appropriate for ages 7 and up. Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org.

Feb. 20, Trivia, stop by for rousing game of trivia, 1:30-2 pm, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org.

Feb 20-24: Winter Carnival at King Pine, sleigh rides, snowshoe tours, Silly Slalom and Belly Bag Races, Family Challenge Races and a Kids Light Parade and fireworks. Info: https://www.kingpine.com/events/winter-carnival.

Feb. 21, Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in NH, Rebecca Rule program/humorist evening on history of town meetings, 7 pm, Freedom Town Hall, 16 Elm St., Freedom, info: 539-5176.

Feb. 21, Tin Punching, 11 am-12:30 pm, make a punched tin window ornament. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Appropriate for ages 4 and up. Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org.

Feb. 22, Hearth Cooking Demonstration and Tasting, 11 am-12:30 pm, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org.

Feb. 23, Wool Day, 11 am-12:30 pm, dyeing and making felted animal, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org.

Feb. 24, Blacksmith Demonstration, 11 am-12:30 pm, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org.

Feb. 24, Comic hypnotist Frank Santos Jr., 8 pm, Rochester Opera House, 31 Wakefield St., Rochester, tickets: 335-1992.

Feb. 24, International Dinner, Benz Center, Sandwich, dinner at 6 pm, Deb and Roger Plimmer talk about their trip to India and Nepal, tickets: Erin Hoag at 284-7211.

Feb. 25, Abenaki Winter Triathlon, 9 am, Abenaki Ski Area, Wolfeboro, 569-5639.

Feb. 25, Bruce Marshall & Al Hospers, 8:30 pm, Wolfeboro Inn, 90 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-3016.

Feb. 25, Classic 70s Retrospective concert, 7:30 pm, Flying Monkey, downtown Plymouth, tickets/info: 536-2551.

Feb. 25, Community Contra Dance, 7-10 pm, Wolfeboro Town Hall’s Great Hall, all welcome, info: www.galacommunity.org, 539-6460.

Feb. 25, Outdoor Progressive Dinner, 5-7 pm, Enjoy an evening’s stroll, admire the festively lighted buildings and partake in locally grown delicious food at Remick Museum’s first ever progressive dinner. Each course will be served at a different outside location at the museum, so the diner moves from one place to another during the course of the evening. Reservations must be paid in advance: 323-7591. Adults are $20; kids 12 and under are $10. For a limited number of guests so don’t delay. Bring a flashlight and dress warmly, If there is a major weather event this will be held Sun., Feb. 26. Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, www.remickmuseum.org.

Feb. 25, Progressive XC Ski Dinner, 6-8 pm, join Wolfeboro Parks and Recreation Department, The Lions Club, & Friends of Abenaki for a magical dinner in the woods. Strap on XC skis or snowshoes and travel around moderate ski loop while stopping at stations with appetizers, main courses, desserts, and more! Delicious food donated by local chefs and restaurants. Register at wolfeboronh.us/parks-recreation or call 569-5639. Abenaki Ski Area, Wolfeboro.

Feb. 25, Snowshoe Strolls, 10 am and 12:30 pm, Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, White Oak Rd., Laconia, 366-5695.

Feb. 25, We Can Do It – Intro to Knitting, 2:30-4:30 pm, Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, White Oak Rd., Laconia, 366-5695.

Feb. 25, Winter Carnival Triathlon, 9-11 am, Abenaki Ski Area, Wolfeboro, 569-5639.

Feb. 25, Winterfest & Chili Cookoff, 11 am-3 pm, Tapply Thompson Community Center, Bristol, 744-2713.

Feb. 26, Bridal Show, Lakes Region Bride, noon-3 pm, Margate, Laconia, info: www.lakesregionbride.com.

Feb. 26, Cobble Mountain Snowshoe Classic, Gunstock, Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford, info: 293-4341, www.gunstock.com.

Feb. 26, The Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers & Bob Franceschini, 6:30 pm, Flying Monkey, downtown Plymouth, tickets/info: 536-2551.

Feb. 27, Books Sandwiched In, book review/discussion, noon, Samuel Wentworth Library, downtown Sandwich, 1/9/17 book: “The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future”, bring brown bag lunch, info: 284-6328.

Feb. 27, Make a Sachet, 11 am-12:30 pm, sew a patchwork herbal sachet. All materials included. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Appropriate for ages 7 and up. Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org.

Feb. 27-March 3, School Vacation Week activities, 11 am, 1:30 and 2 pm, Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, Tamworth village, info: 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org.

Feb. 27-March 3, WildQuest Feb. Vacation Camp, Prescott Farm Education Center, Laconia, info: 366-5695.

Feb. 28, Basic Berry Basket Weaving for Children, 11 am, ages 8 and up, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org.

Feb. 28, Have Lunch Will Travel, noon-1 pm, World Heritage Film Series, free, Wolfeboro Public Library. S. Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-2428.