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July 1, Artist Opening Reception, Margate Barnaby, new work from Hawaii and Squam, free, public welcome, 5-7 pm, Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, info: 284-7728, www.patricialaddcarega.com.

July 1, Cormac McCarthy Band, 7 pm, Cate Park Bandstand, Wolfeboro Town Docks. Ww.wolfeborobandstand.org.

July 1-2, 4th of July Weekend Craft Fair, 10 am-4 pm, Gunstock Mountain Resort, 719 Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford. Rain or shine, free admission. www.joycescraftshows.com.

July 1-4, July 4 Sam Adams Celebration, beach bathing, music, fun, games, activities, NASWA, 1086 Weirs Blvd., Weirs Beach, info: www.naswa.com, 366-4341.

July 1-Oct. 31, The American Soldier, A Photographic Tribute, The Civil War to the War in Iraq, Wright Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-1212, www.wrightmuseum.org.

July 2, Studio Two Beatles Tribute, 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.

July 3, Fireworks, 11:59 pm, Weirs Beach, www.weirsbeach.com.

July 3, 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.

July 4, 4th of July Parade, 10 am, Main Street Wolfeboro. Starts at Lakeview Terrace, ends at Brewster Academy. 569-9817.

July 4, Fireworks, Dusk, Wolfeboro Bay. 569-2200.

July 4, Center Harbor 4th of July Parade, 2 pm, chparksandrec@metrocast.net.

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

July 5, Music in the Mountains, Rattlesnake Mt., free, visit NH Music Festival for time/info: www.nhmf.org., 238-9007.

July 5-16, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, Inter-Lakes Summer Theatre, One Laker Lane, Meredith, 707-6035, www.interlakestheatre.com.

July 5-Aug. 23, Family Dance Party aboard M/S Mount Washington. Children under age 13 cruise free aboard the M/S Mount Washington Wednesday evenings. 6-8 pm. Family fun – dancing and dining on Lake Winnipesaukee. Special entertainment and dancing fun for children. Limit 2 free children per family. Buffet dinner is included in the cruise price. (Under 21 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.) Departs from Weirs Beach. 366-5531 www.cruiseNH.com.

July 6, Great Waters Presents Cabaret Night Fundraiser, 7:30 pm, Pinckney Boathouse, Brewster Academy, Wolfeboro, info: 569-7710, www.greatwaters.org.

July 6, Carolyn Ramsay Band, 6:30 pm, 19 Mile Beach Pavilion, Bay Road, Tuftonboro. Free admission, concessions available. Parksandrec@ tuftonboro.org. www.tuftonboro.org.

July 6, Music Night featuring Natalie Hebden, 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.

July 6, Patriot Outdoor Concert, 6:30 pm, on the lawn of the Farmington Congregational Church, 400 Main St., Farmington, free, bring canned good donations for food pantry. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket for seating, 755-4816.

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

July 7, Fireworks, 10 pm, Weirs Beach, www.weirsbeach.com.

July 7, Mushroom Walk, 10 am-noon, 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)

July 7, Outdoor Concert in Rotary Park, Michael Vincent 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.

July 7, The Fugitive, 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.

July 7, Yakking for Loons, 8 am-12 pm, Lee’s Mill Landing, Moultonboro. Kayak-A-Thon to support New Hampshire Loons. www.loon.org

July 7-9, On the Green 1, 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.

July 8, Acoustic Radio, 7 pm, Cate Park Bandstand, Wolfeboro Town Docks. www.wolfeborobandstand.org.

July 8, Antique & Classic Car Event, 10 am-3 pm, vehicles on display from early 1900s to 1979. Admission info: 476-5900, Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro.

July 8, Comedian Gilbert Gottfried, Rochester Opera House, Rochester, 335-1992, www.rochesteroperahouse.com.

July 8, Easter Seals Poker Run Charity, by land or boat, NASWA, 1086 Weirs Blvd., Weirs Beach, info: www.naswa.com, 366-4341, www.easterseals.com/nh/get-involved/events.

July 8, 4th Annual Summer Fiesta, presented by Sandwich Children’s Center, 6 pm, at Partridge Hill Farm, Range Rd., Sandwich, dinner, silent auction, raffle. Info: 284-7014.

July 8, Orchestral Concert, 7:30 pm, Kingswood Arts Center, 396 S. Main St. Wolfeboro. New Hampshire Music Festival entire orchestra travels to Wolfeboro. 238-9007, www.nhmf.org.

July 8, Sandwich Business Group Tour of Businesses, 10 am-4 pm, info: www.discoversandwich.com.

July 8, Scriven Arts Colony lecture, Democracy Through the Looking Glass film/discussion, 7:30 pm, 452 NH Rt. 140, Gilmanton, info: scrivenartscolony.com.

July 8, Watercolor Workshop with Sallie Wolf, 9 am, Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, Center Sandwich, info: 284-7728.

July 8-9, Cinderella, children’s theatre, Inter-Lakes Summer Theatre, One Laker Lane, Meredith, 707-6035, www.interlakestheatre.com.

July 8-9, “Summer-Thyme” Herbal Retreat, Remick Museum & Farm homestead, Tamworth. Learn secrets of successful harvesting and drying, make and taste infusions, make a tincture (extract), an infused medicinal oil and a salve. Take home your harvest, along with a printed guide. Includes two farm-to-table lunches and one dinner. For age 16 (with parent) and above. Registration closes Saturday, July 1/when filled. Info/preregister: 323-7591.

July 8-16, Family Boat Building, 8:30 am-3:30 pm, NH Boat Museum, lecture, Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-4554, www.nhbm.org.

July 9, Family Day, 11 am-3 pm, family activities, ride in WWII vehicles, talk with re-enactors, face painting, museum tours, live animals and more. Wright Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-1212.

July 9, Victoria & J Street Extension with Bob Cormier classic rock 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.

July 10, A Manufactured Wilderness, 3:30-4:30 pm, info on why summer camps were created, camp architecture, Connecticut College Prof. Abigail Van Slyck will be the speaker, Museum of the White Mts., 34 Highland St., Plymouth, info: 535-3210.

July 10, Outdoor Explorations – What’s Living in Our Pond? Program by UNH’s Bob Craycraft, 10 am, Carriage House at Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, pre-register/info: 476-5410, www.castleintheclouds.org.

 July 10, 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.

 July 11, Live music at 6:30 pm, guest speaker at 7 pm, presentation: “Wakefield Then and Now” by Peter Brown of Wakefield Corner, Wakefield-Brookfield Historical Society, 2851 Wakefield Road, free, all welcome, info: 340-2295.

July 13, Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn: The Connected Farm Buildings of New England, 6:30 pm, Meredith Public Library, 91 Main St., Meredith, free, NH Humanities sponsored program, 279-4303.

July 13, NH’s Long Love-Hate Relationship with its Agricultural Fairs, 7 pm, Sanbornton Historical Society, Lane Tavern, 520 Sanborn Rd., Sanbornton, free, NH Humanities sponsored program, 286-4526.

July 13, The Sweetbloods, 6:30 pm, 19 Mile Beach Pavilion, Bay Road, Tuftonboro. Free admission, concessions available. Parksandrec@ tuftonboro.org. www.tuftonboro.org.

July 13-22, The Ghost Train, The Barnstormers Theatre, Tamworth, tickets: 323-8500, www.barnstormerstheatre.org.

July 14, Art Walk, explore outdoors environment with visual artists, conservationists and NH Music Festival musicians. Encounter small NHMF ensembles performing alongside visual artists. Double Head Trail, Sandwich, info: NH Music Festival, info: www.nhmf.org., 238-9007.

July 14, Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn: The Connected Farm Buildings of New England, 7 pm, Ashland RR Station Museum, 69 Depot St., Rt. 132, Ashland, free, NH Humanities sponsored program, 968-7716.

July 14, Center Harbor Town Band Concert, 7 pm, Center Harbor at the bandstand, free, public welcome, chparksandrec@metrocast.net.

July 14, Comedian Mark Riccadonna, Rochester Opera House, Rochester, 335-1992, www.rochesteroperahouse.com.

July 14, Mrs. Doubtfire, (PG), Dusk, Foss Field Soccer Field, Wolfeboro. Rain date is Saturday. www.wolfeboronh.us/parks-recreation

July 14, Music in the Mountains, Mount Major, off Rt. 11, Alton Bay, free, visit NH Music Festival for time/info: www.nhmf.org., 238-9007.

July 14, The Doo Wop Project, 7:30 pm, Kingswood Arts Center, 396 S. Main St., Wolfeboro. 569-7710, www.greatwaters.org

July 14, Fireworks, 10 pm, Weirs Beach, www.weirsbeach.com.

July 14, 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. (Also takes place July 28 & Aug. 4.)

July 14-15, 21-23, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Village Players Theatre, 51 Glendon St., Wolfeboro, www.village-players.com, 569-9656.

July 15, By Request, 7 pm, Cate Park Bandstand, Wolfeboro Town Docks. www.wolfeborobandstand.org.

July 15, Chamber Concert, 7:30 pm, Anderson Hall, 205 S. Main St. Wolfeboro. New Hampshire Music Festival musician present an exciting array of classical music for ensembles ranging in size style. 238-9007, www.nhmf.org.

July 15, Fancy Nancy and the Mystery at the Museum, noon-2 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

July 15, 40th Annual Loon Festival, 10 am-2 pm, 183 Lee’s Mill Rd., Moultonborough, Games, wild life exhibits, face painting, storytelling and more. www.loon.org

 

July 15, NH Vintage Boat Auction, 10 am-4 pm, NH Boat Museum, lecture, Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-4554, www.nhbm.org.

July 15, Nickfest, 11 am – 4 pm, Brewster Field, 80 Academy Drive, Wolfeboro. Family fun event, inflatable games, food, Live Music and more. Rain Date July 16. www.thenick.org.

July 15, The Shoe as Art workshop with Jim Daubenspeck of Daub’s Cobbler Shop, 9 am, Jim shares how to transform old shoes into wearable works of art, held at Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, Center Sandwich, info: 284-7728.

July 15-16, 28th Annual Craft Fair at the Bay, 10 am-5 pm, Alton Bay Community House and Grounds, Rt. 11, Alton Bay, Castleberry Fairs, free admission, 332-2616, www.castleberryfairs.com.

July 16, Caffeinated Classics at Café Monte Alto, Main St., Plymouth, 9:30 am, NH Music Festival, info: 238-9007, www.nhmf.org.

July 16, Club Soda band 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.

July 17, The Bedford Boys, presented by Alex Kershaw, 7 pm, Wright Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, advance reservations: 569-1212, www.wrightmuseum.org.

July 18, Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn: The Connected Farm Buildings of New England, 7 pm, Ossipee Historical Society, Old Carroll County Courthouse, 20 Courthouse Square, Ossipee, free, NH Humanities sponsored program, 539-1984.

July 18, Covered Bridges of NH, 6:30 pm, Meredith Public Library, 91 Main St., Meredith, free, NH Humanities sponsored program, 279-4303.

July 18, Pleasures of the Parlor: Playlists from a Victorian iPod, 7:30 pm, Holderness Historical Society, US Rt. 3 Curry Place, Holderness, free, NH Humanities sponsored program, 279-4303.

July 18, Wreck of Winnipesaukee, talk by NH diver Hans Hug, Jr., 6-8 pm, free, public welcome, learn about what’s under the lake, Gilford Public Library, Potter Hill Rd., Gilford, 524-6042.

July 19, Vanished Veterans – NH’s Civil War Monuments and Memorials, 2:30 pm, The Villages, The Terrace at Golden View, 19 NH Rt. 104, Meredith, free, NH Humanities sponsored program, 677-4194.

July 19-29, The Hounds of the Baskervilles, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Rd., Meredith, 279-0333, www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

July 19-30, South Pacific, Inter-Lakes Summer Theatre, One Laker Lane, Meredith, 707-6035, www.interlakestheatre.com.

July 20, Boating on Lake Sunapee: The Lake Sunapee Regattas 1892-1957, 7 pm, historical talk by Barbara Chalmers of Sunapee Historical Society, NH Boat Museum, lecture, Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-4554, www.nhbm.org.

July 20, Outdoor Concert in Rotary Park, 39th Army Band NH National Guard, 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.

July 20, Summer Outdoor Concert, 6:30 pm, on the lawn of the Farmington Congregational Church, 400 Main St., Farmington, free, bring canned good donations for food pantry. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket for seating, 755-4816.

July 21, Art Walk, explore outdoors environment with visual artists, conservationists and NH Music Festival musicians. Encounter small NHMF ensembles performing alongside visual artists. Bridge Falls Path, Wolfeboro, info: NH Music Festival, info: www.nhmf.org., 238-9007.

July 21, Center Harbor Town Band Concert, 7 pm, Center Harbor at the bandstand, free, public welcome, chparksandrec@metrocast.net.

July 21, Adrienne Danrich-This Little Light of Mine, 7:30 pm, Anderson Hall, 205 S. Main St., Wolfeboro. Free show, Tickets required 569-7710, www.greatwaters.org.

July 21, Fireworks, 10 pm, Weirs Beach, www.weirsbeach.com.

July 21, Music in the Mountains, Mt. Washington, free, visit NH Music Festival for time/info: www.nhmf.org., 238-9007.

July 21-Aug. 11, Youth Boat Building, 9 am-3 pm, NH Boat Museum, lecture, Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-4554, www.nhbm.org.

July 22, Kite as Art and workshop with Glenn Davison, how to build a kite, 9 am, Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, Center Sandwich, info: 284-7728. ($5 charge per kite that you make)

July 22, Kite as Art Party, 5-7 pm, kites designed/painted by gallery artists and others to celebrate gallery’s 15 yrs in Sandwich. Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, Center Sandwich, info: 284-7728.

July 22, Moose Mountain Jazz Band, 7 pm, Cate Park Bandstand, Wolfeboro Town Docks. www.wolfeborobandstand.org.

July 22-23, Peter Pan, children’s theatre, Inter-Lakes Summer Theatre, One Laker Lane, Meredith, 707-6035.

July 23, Brass Quintet, 6:30 pm, 19 Mile Beach Pavilion, Bay Road, Tuftonboro. NH Music Festival Music in the Mountains. Free admission, concessions available. Parksandrec@ tuftonboro.org. www.tuftonboro.org., 238-9007.

July 23, Caffeinated Classics at Café Monte Alto, Main St., Plymouth, 9:30 am, NH Music Festival, info: www.nhmf.org., 238-9007.

July 23, Music in the Mountains, Whitten Woods Full Moon Walk, free, visit NH Music Festival for time/info: www.nhmf.org., 238-9007.

July 23, Reggae Day on Lake Winnipesaukee, tropical music, favorite bands, NazBar & Grill, NASWA, 1086 Weirs Blvd., Weirs Beach, info: www.naswa.com, 366-4341.

July 23, 60s Invasion 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.

July 24, Music Night featuring Paul Warnick, 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.

July 24, Outdoor Explorations – What’s Underfoot? Program by Lisa Doner, Asst. Professor at Center for Environment, PSU, 10 am, Carriage House at Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, pre-register/info: 476-5410, www.castleintheclouds.org.

 July 24, 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.

July 24-28, Lake Discovery Summer July 24-28, Lake Discovery Summer Camp, grades K-6, fun hands-on activities in boating, ecology, aquatic life, local history and arts and crafts, NH Boat Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-4554, www.nhbm.org.

July 25, Give Me Tomorrow, presented by Patrick O’Donnell, 7 pm, Wright Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, advance reservations: 569-1212, www.wrightmuseum.org.

July 25, Star Gazing with the NH Astronomical Society, 8 pm, weather permitting, Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, free, info: 476-5410.

July 26, Looking to Nature for Stress Relief, part of Wellness Wed. Series, 2-3 pm, program by PSU Professor David Leuser, free, Castle in the Clouds Carriage House, info: 476-5410.

July 27, The Big Medicine, 6:30 pm, 19 Mile Beach Pavilion, Bay Road, Tuftonboro. Free admission, concessions available. Parksandrec@ tuftonboro.org. www.tuftonboro.org.

July 27, 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.

July 27-Aug. 5, My Three Angels, Barnstormers Theatre, Tamworth, 323-8500, www.barnstormerstheatre.org.

July 28, Art Walk, explore outdoors environment with visual artists, conservationists and NH Music Festival musicians. Encounter small NHMF ensembles performing alongside visual artists. Newfound Lake Beaver Trail, Hebron, info: NH Music Festival, info: www.nhmf.org., 238-9007.

July 28, Comedian Jackie Flynn, Rochester Opera House, Rochester, 335-1992, www.rochesteroperahouse.com.

July 28, Fireworks, 10 pm, Weirs Beach, www.weirsbeach.com.

July 28, The Ossipee Mountain Boys, 7:30 pm, The Great Hall, Wolfeboro Town Hall, 86 S. Main St. Wolfeboro. 569-7710, www.greatwaters.org.

July 28, Thor, (PG-13), Dusk, Foss Field Soccer Field, Wolfeboro. Rain date is Saturday. www.wolfeboronh.us/parks-recreation

July 28-30, 14th Annual Parrothead Weekend on Lake Winnipesaukee, NazBar & Grill, 1086 Weirs Beach, 366-4341, www.naswa.com.

 July 29, Chamber Concert, 7:30 pm, Anderson Hall, 205 S. Main St. Wolfeboro. New Hampshire Music Festival musician present an exciting array of classical music for ensembles ranging in size style. 238-9007, www.nhmf.org., 238-9007.

July 29, Frontiers – the Ultimate Journey Tribute, Rochester Opera House, Rochester, 335-1992, www.rochesteroperahouse.com.

July 29, 60s Invasion, 7 pm, Cate Park Bandstand, Wolfeboro Town Docks, www.wolfeborobandstand.org.

July 30, Caffeinated Classics at Café Monte Alto, Main St., Plymouth, 9:30 am, NH Music Festival, info: www.nhmf.org., 238-9007.

July 30, East Bay Jazz Ensemble Big Band and Contemporary Hits 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.

July 31, Music Night featuring Doug Hazard, 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.

July 31, Outdoor Explorations – Gardening for Wildlife, Program by Trish Leipold, 10 am, Carriage House at Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, pre-register/info: 476-5410, www.castleintheclouds.org.

July 31, 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