ALONG ROUTE 16 EVENTS

APRIL 

April 1-15, Kids Paint Mt. Washington, Jackson Art Studio & Gallery, 155 Ridge Rd., Jackson, Monday after school class for ages 7-13, learn to paint the mountain using acrylics, sketching, etc. Pre-register: 387-3463, www.jacksonartnh.com.

April 1-30, Just Outside, Judy Brenner and Mary Ulinski artwork exhibit of local plants, landscapes, insects, wildlife, ponds, fields and woodlands. Gafney Library, High St., Sanbornville, 522-3401.

April 3, Film Screening: Wilder Than Wild, 7 pm, one-hour documentary on fire suppression and climate change in forests and wildland/urban landscapes, discussion to follow, Nature Learning Center, Albany, 447-6991.

April 4, Spring Ephemerals, 7 pm, pictorial journey of early spring wildflowers, Whitney Community Center, Jackson, Tin Mt. Nature Series, info: 447-6991.

April 4, Storytelling with Sharon Lafond, 6:30 pm, Storytelling and Dinner, Corner House Inn, Center Sandwich, reservations: 284-6219, or email: info@cornerhouseinn.com. 

April 5-7, Tablescapes “Creative Settings,” 10 am-4 pm, Barn at the Inn on Main, 200 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, fundraiser for Governor Wentworth Arts Council, 569-0078.

April 6, Beauty and the Beast Character Breakfast, 9:30 am, bring the family to Theater in the Wood to meet some favorite storybook characters, have pancakes, storybook reading with meet and greet to follow, walk 100 Acre Wood Trail System, Believe in Books Foundation, 41 Observatory Way, Intervale, 356-9980, www.believeinbooks.org.

April 6, Spring Run-Off 5K/10K, 9 am, Schouler Park, N. Conway, info: 356-5947.

April 6, 16th Annual Chili Cookoff, N. Conway Community Center, 78 Norcross Circle, N. Conway, music, chili and sweet treats, 800-337-3563.

April 10, Discovering NE Stone Walls, 7 pm, program with Kevin Gardner, author of The Granite Kiss, Josiah Bartlett Elementary School, 1313 US Rt. 302, Bartlett, 966-6278. 

April 11, Birds of Trinidad and Tobago, 7 pm, Nature Learning Center, Albany, 447-6991.

April 11, Nick Appetizer Social, 5:30-8:30 pm, fundraiser for The Nick, held at Garwoods Restaurant, 6 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, info: 569-7788.

April 11, Storytelling with Kate Chadbourne, 6:30 pm, Storytelling and Dinner, Corner House Inn, Center Sandwich, reservations: 284-6219, or email: info@cornerhouseinn.com. 

April 12, NH Boat Museum Annual Ice-Out Event, 6 pm, the Inn on Main St., Wolfeboro, dinner, silent and live auction, benefit for Boat Museum, www.nhbm.org.

April 13, Tigger & Eeyore Character Breakfast, 9:30 am, bring the family to Theater in the Wood to meet some favorite storybook characters, have pancakes, storybook reading with meet and greet to follow, walk 100 Acre Wood Trail System, Believe in Books Foundation, 41 Observatory Way, Intervale, 356-9980, www.believeinbooks.org.

April 13, Wedding Tasting and Open House, noon-3 pm, Castle in the Clouds, Moultonboro, 476-5900, www.castleintheclouds.org.

April 14, Artist Lecture Series, Rebecca Goodale talk about her book “Illuminated Autobiography” and other art books, 4 pm, program by Sandwich Home Industries, takes place at Benz Center, Heard Rd., Center Sandwich, free, part of Sunday afternoon seminars, 284-6831, sandwichcraftgallery@gmail.com.

April 17-19, Earth Day with Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Theater in the Wood, Believe in Books Foundation, 41 Observatory Way, Intervale, 356-9980, www.believeinbooks.org.

April 18, Storytelling with Bonnie Marshall, 6:30 pm, Storytelling and Dinner, Corner House Inn, Center Sandwich, reservations: 284-6219, or email: info@cornerhouseinn.com. 

April 18-28, The House of Yes by Wendy MacLeod, 7:30 pm (3:30 pm matinees on select days), M&D Playhouse, 1857 White Mt. Highway, N. Conway, tickets/info: 733-5275, mdplayhouse.com.

April 19 & 20, The Village Players monthly movie, “Citizen Kane” at 7:30 pm. Tickets $5 p/p and available at the door at 7 pm. Snacks, popcorn, and water are available in the meeting room before the film begins, info: 569-9656, www.village-players.com.

April 20, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Character Breakfast, 9:30 am, bring the family to Theater in the Wood to meet some favorite storybook characters, have pancakes, storybook reading with meet and greet to follow, walk 100 Acre Wood Trail System, Believe in Books Foundation, 41 Observatory Way, Intervale, 356-9980, www.believeinbooks.org.

April 22-26, Vacation Theatre Camp, theme: Wizards & Theatre Magic!, 9 am-4 pm, learn about live theatre, workshops, performance, Rochester Performing Arts Center, 32 N. Main St., Rochester, pre-registration/info: 948-1099, www.rochesteroperahouse.com.

April 25, Storytelling with Vicky Dworkin, 6:30 pm, Storytelling and Dinner, Corner House Inn, Center Sandwich, reservations: 284-6219, or email: info@cornerhouseinn.com

April 27, Excelsior Cornet Band, 7:30 pm, Anderson Hall, 205 S. Main St., Wolfeboro, presented by Wolfeboro Friends of Music, tickets/info: www.wfriendsofmusic.org

April 27, Farm Women, Farm Work, 10 am-3 pm, tour of traditional work of NH farm women inside Colonial Cape and 19th century tavern, watch video collection and listen to guest speaker on women in agriculture today. Free treats being made fresh. Members free admission, $25 Family, $10 Adult, $7.50 Senior, $5 Juvenile, Free for children, NHFarm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

April 27, Marquetry, Creating Fine Crafted Art in Wood, 1-3 pm, Craig Altobello walks audience through the process of turning lots into works of art to the beeswax finish, Nature Learning Center, Albany, 447-6991.

April 27 & 28, Key Elements of Plein Air Painting, 9 am-4 pm, instructor nationally recognized artist George Van Hook, Jackson Art Studio & Gallery, 155 Ridge Rd., Jackson. Pre-register: 387-3463, www.jacksonartnh.com.

April 28, Earth Day Funergy Festival, 10 am-1 pm, N. Conway Community Center, 447-8361.

April 28, Landscapes in Watercolor, 10 am-4 pm, Field Fine Art Studio, 74 Taylor Rd., Sandwich, registration/info: 273-1326.

April 30, Returning North With the Spring, 7 pm, talk by John Harris, spring from Fla. Everglades to top of Mt. Washington, Madision Library, 1018 East Shore Drive, Silver Lake, 968-1475.

MAY 

May 2, Storytelling with Lynne Cullen, 6:30 pm, Storytelling and Dinner, Corner House Inn, Center Sandwich, reservations: 284-6219, or email: info@cornerhouseinn.com. 

May 4, Follow A Stream, family activity, 10 am-noon, part of MOOSE-ies for Families programs, Moose Mt. Regional Greenways, takes place at Forty to One Farm, Farmington, info: 978-7125, info@mmrg.info.

May 6, MooseMade Expo, food, networking, presentations and more, Tumbledown Farms, Brookfield, Explore Moose Mountains/WEDCO, tickets/vendor space: exploremoosemountains@gmail.com.

May 9, Storytelling with Phyllis Blackstone, 6:30 pm, Storytelling and Dinner, Corner House Inn, Center Sandwich, reservations: 284-6219, or email: info@cornerhouseinn.com. 

May 10, Annual Fundraiser for White Horse Addiction Center, 5-8:30 pm, takes place at First Congregational Church of Ossipee, 50 Rt. 16B, Center Ossipee, 651-1441, www.whitehorseaddictions.com.

May 11, Volunteer Clean-Up Day, 10 am-noon, Castle in the Clouds, Moultonboro, 476-4510, www.castleintheclouds.org.

May 16, Storytelling with Bill Hinderer, 6:30 pm, Storytelling and Dinner, Corner House Inn, Center Sandwich, reservations: 284-6219, or email: info@cornerhouseinn.com.

May 17 & 18, The Village Players monthly movie, “Field of Dreams”, 7:30 pm. Tickets $5 p/p and available at the door at 7 pm. Snacks, popcorn, and water are available in the meeting room before the film begins, info: 569-9656, www.village-players.com.

May 18, Flower Painting Saturday with Amy Brnger, 9 am-4 pm, Jackson Art Studio & Gallery, 155 Ridge Rd., Jackson. Pre-register: 387-3463, www.jacksonartnh.com.

May 18, Sheep to Shawl, 10 am-3 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

May 18, Smith River Canoe Race, Wolfeboro, info/times: Wolfeboro Chamber of Commerce - 569-2200.

May 23, Storytelling with Brendan Smith, 6:30 pm, Storytelling and Dinner, Corner House Inn, Center Sandwich, reservations: 284-6219, or email: info@cornerhouseinn.com. 

May 23-June 9, The Shadow Box by Michael Cristofer, 7:30 pm (3:30 pm matinees on select days), M&D Playhouse, 1857 White Mt. Highway, N. Conway, tickets/info: 733-5275, mdplayhouse.com

May 25, Branch River Paddle, canoe and kayak group paddle 4-mile trek on Branch River in Milton Mills, 10 am-2 pm, Moose Mt. Regional Greenways, 473-2020.

May 25, Memorial Day Farm on the Homefront, 10 am-3 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

May 30, Storytelling Gala, season ending celebration with variety of storytellers and dinner, 6:30 pm, Corner House Inn, Center Sandwich, reservations: 284-6219, or email: info@cornerhouseinn.com.

May 31, Environmental Trivia, 6:30 pm, Tuckerman Brewing Co., Tin Mountain Conservation Center, 447-6991, www.tinmountain.org.

JUNE

June 1, Portland Jazz Orchestra, 7:30 pm, Anderson Hall, 205 S. Main St., Wolfeboro, presented by Wolfeboro Friends of Music, tickets/info: www.wfriendsofmusic.org.

June 4, Chamber 45th Annual Golf Tournament, 9 am-4:30 pm, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, The Links at Outlook Golf Club, contests, greens fees, cart, continental breakfast, boxed lunch, clambake dinner and raffle prizes. Info: 332-5080.

June 8, Rail Trail Discovery Walk, Moose Mt. Regional Greenways, info: 978-7125, info@mmrg.info.

June 8, Spring on the Farm, 11 am-3 pm, meet baby animals, card and spin wool, take part in Farm Olympics, visit herbal remedy Boo-boo Station, walking trails open, food available for purchase, admission charge, Remick Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591.

June 8-16, Laconia Motorcycle Week, motorcycle related events and races all over Lakes Region, www.laconiamcweek.com.

June 13, Eating Our Way Through History: Where in the World Did Our Food Come From? 7-8 pm, join in a friendly game of food-geography trivia and mill some dried corn into cornmeal. Enjoy cornbread and apple cider as you learn about how favorite foods traveled across the globe before arriving on our plates. Leave with enriched historical understanding and a cornbread recipe from the Remick-Made Cookbook. Part of a NEW “Eating Our Way Through History” series. Remick Museum, Tamworth, 323-7591.

June 14 & 15, The Village Players monthly movie, “Goonies”, 7:30 pm. Tickets $5 p/p and available at the door at 7 pm. Snacks, popcorn, and water are available in the meeting room before the film begins, info: 569-9656, www.village-players.com.

June 15, 4th Annual NH Appreciation Day, 10 am-4 pm, New Hampshire residents invited to visit Remick Museum, Tamworth, free of charge. Show proof of NH residency at the front desk to receive a bracelet of admission. Bring a lunch to enjoy at one of our many picnic spots. 323-7591.

June 22, Olde Tyme Tavern Day, 10 am-3 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

June 29, Opening Day at NH Boat Museum, 10 am-4 pm, come visit this season’s exhibit Racing on the Waterways of New Hampshire celebrating different regions around the state and types of boat racing. Plus, fresh displays of motors, Pen Yans, and updated children’s discovery activities. 399 Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-4554.

JULY

July 4, Fourth on the Farm, 10 am-3 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

July 5-7, On the Green 1 Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 am-5 pm on Fri. & Sat.; 10 am-4 pm on Sunday, 80 Academy Drive, Rt. 28, Wolfeboro, over 100 exhibitors, www.joycescraftshows.com.

July 6, Abenaki Attack, held at Abenaki Ski Area, Wolfeboro, day of facing to benefit NH Humane Society, Masons Morning Star Lodge 17 and Wolfeboro XC Ski Assoc. trail race, 5 and 10 K races, 5K canicross, one mile fun run/walk, picnic, info: rockhopperraces.com.

July 6-14, Adult/Family Boat Building,  8:30 am-3:30 pm, nine-day session, adults can work individually or as family team on their own boat. Trained volunteers guide participants through the process to successful completion. Choose between a one-person canoe, a one-person kayak, paddleboard, Bevin’s Skiff, or Opti Sailboat. NH Boat Museum, 399 Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-4554.

July 13, New England Vintage Boat Auction, 10 am, boats, vintage boating memorabilia, vintage cars, vintage car memorabilia and maritime antiques to be auctioned. Preview items on July 12, noon-5 pm and July 13 from 8-10 am. Donations and consignments welcome; deadline July 5. Net proceeds benefit the Museum. Held at The Nick Recreation Center, Wolfeboro. Visit NHBM.org.

July 13-14, 30th Annual Craft Fair at the Bay, 10 am-5 pm, Alton Bay Community House and Grounds, free admission, held rain or shine, under tents and indoors, Castleberry Fairs, www.castleberryfairs.com.

July 14, Family Day, rides in WWII era vehicles, live music, re-enactors, animal shows, Mo the Clown, and more, Wright Museum of WWII, Center St., Wolfeboro, www.wrightmuseum.org.

July 19 & 20, The Village Players monthly movie, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”, 7:30 pm. Tickets $5 p/p and available at the door at 7 pm. Snacks, popcorn, and water are available in the meeting room before the film begins, info: 569-9656, www.village-players.com.

July 29-August 9, Youth Boat Building, 9 am-3 pm, for boys and girls age 12 & up, build a one-person canoe, kayak or Bevin’s Skiff, NH Boat Museum, 399 Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-4554.

AUGUST

Aug. 2-3, Huggins Hospital Street Fair, held under tents at Brewster Field, Wolfeboro, bargains galore, books, antiques, linens, crafts, midway, food and more, www.hugginshospital.org, 569-6630.

August 3, Truck, Tractor, Wagon Day, 10 am-3 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

August 3-4, Summer Fun Craft Fair, 10 am-5 pm on Sat.; 10 am-4 pm on Sunday, Tanger Outlets, 120 Laconia Rd., Tilton, www.joycescraftshows.com.

August 8, Annual Boathouse Tour, 9 am-4 pm, visit historic and new boathouses on Lake Winnipesaukee. Take the tour on water in a vintage wooden boat, by land in your own car, or by land in an antique automobile. Two tour launch times for boats and antique cars: 9 am and1 pm. Tour departs from Meredith Bay. www.NHBM.org.

August 9-11, On the Green 2 Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 am-5 pm on Fri. & Sat.; 10 am-4 pm on Sunday, 80 Academy Drive, Rt. 28, Wolfeboro, 90 exhibitors, www.joycescraftshows.com.

August 10, Alton Bay Boat Show, 9 am-noon, 41st year of informal, non-judged vintage boat show at Alton Bay town docks as part of the Alton Old Home Day. No advance registration necessary. All “woodies” and “classic” boats welcome on a first-come-first-served basis. Visitors can vote for the 2019 People’s Choice Awards. Info: NH Boat Museum, 569-4554.

August 10, 17th Annual Woods, Water and Wildlife Festival, Moose Mt. Regional Greenways, info: 978-7125, info@mmrg.info.

Aug. 10-11, 27th Annual Lincoln Summer Craft Festival, Castleberry Fairs, takes place at village shops and on the town green, Sat.: 10 am-7 pm; Sun.: 10 am-4 pm, www.castleberryfairs.com

August 15, Lecture Series, 7 pm, Angling in the Smile of the Great Spirit, Hal Lyon speaker, NH Boat Museum, 399 Center st., Wolfeboro, 569-4554, free admission.

August 15, The Wizard, original ballet interpretation of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer, 7 pm, takes place at Kingswood Arts Center, Wolfeboro, presented by Northeastern Ballet Theatre, tickets: www.northeasternballet.org.

August 16 & 17, The Village Players monthly movie, “Beatle Juice”, 7:30 pm. Tickets $5 p/p and available at the door at 7 pm. Snacks, popcorn, and water are available in the meeting room before the film begins, info: 569-9656, www.village-players.com.

August 17-18, Mt. Washington Valley August Craft Fair, 10 am-5 pm, Schouler Park, 1 Norcross Circle, Rt. 16, N. Conway, over 80 exhibitors, www.joycescraftshows.com.

Aug. 30 & Sept. 1 & 2, 30th Annual Labor Day Weekend Craft Fair at the Bay, Sat.: 10 am-6 pm; Sun.: 10 am-5 pm; Mon.: 10 am-4 pm, Alton Bay Community House and Grounds, free admission, held rain or shine, under tents and indoors, Castleberry Fairs, www.castleberryfairs.com.

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 7, Flax to Linen, 10 am-3 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

Sept. 13-14, Vintage Race Boat Regatta, 9 am-4 pm, Wolfeboro Town Docks, nearly 50 vintage boats representing several classes including small outboards, Grand Prix hydroplanes, Jersey Skiffs, and Gold Cup racing boats will run group heats on a one-mile oval-shaped course throughout the day. www.NHBM.org for schedule of events and registration. 569-4554.

Sept. 20-21, Fall Plein Air Workshop: Palette Knife Technique with award-winning artist Cynthia Rosen, 9 am-4 pm, Jackson Art Studio & Gallery, 155 Ridge Rd., Jackson. Pre-register: 387-3463, www.jacksonartnh.com.

Sept. 20 & 21, The Village Players monthly movie, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”, 7:30 pm. Tickets $5 p/p and available at the door at 7 pm. Snacks, popcorn, and water are available in the meeting room before the film begins, info: 569-9656, www.village-players.com.

Sept. 21-22, Falling Leaves Craft Fair, 10 am-5 pm on Sat.; 10 am-4 pm on Sunday, Tanger Outlets, 120 Laconia Rd., Tilton, www.joycescraftshows.com.

Sept. 22, Family New Moon Walk, 10 am-noon, part of MOOSE-ies for Families programs, Moose Mt. Regional Greenways, info: 978-7125, info@mmrg.info.

Sept. 22, NH Boat Museum Day, 10 am-4 pm, free to visitors who have registered online at Smithsonian’s Museum Day website. Visitors receive free admission by showing their Museum Day registration ticket. 399 Center St., Wolfeboro, 569-4554.

Sept. 22, The Great NH Pie Festival, 10 am-3 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

OCTOBER

Oct. 5, Harvest Festival, 10 am-3 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

Oct. 5-6, 21st Autumn Craft Festival, Sat.: 10 am-6 pm; Sun.: 10 am-4 pm, Mill Falls Marketplace, Rt. 3, Meredith, free admission, held rain or shine, under tents, Castleberry Fairs, www.castleberryfairs.com.

Oct. 12-14, Lakes Region Home Builders Parade of Homes, self-guided tour of superior homes/designs, 10 am-4 pm, ticket $20 p/p good all weekend, 387-1817.

Oct. 12-14, 23rd Annual Lincoln Fall Craft Festival, Castleberry Fairs, takes place at village shops and on the town green, Sat & Sun.: 10 am-5 pm; Mon.: 10 am-4 pm, www.castleberryfairs.com.

Oct. 19, Sheepdog Day, 10 am-3 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

Oct. 19-20, Leaf Peepers Craft Fair, 10 am-4 pm, N. Conway Community Center, 78 Norcross Circle, Rt.16, N. Conway, over 80 exhibitors, www.joycescraftshows.com.

Oct. 26, Haunted Barn and Wagon Ride, 5-9 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

Oct. 26, The Village Players monthly movie, “The Raven”, 7:30 pm. Tickets $5 p/p and available at the door at 7 pm. Snacks, popcorn, and water are available in the meeting room before the film begins, info: 569-9656, www.village-players.com.

NOVEMBER

Nov. 15 & 16, The Village Players monthly movie, “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”, 7:30 pm. Tickets $5 p/p and available at the door at 7 pm. Snacks, popcorn, and water are available in the meeting room before the film begins, info: 569-9656, www.village-players.com.

Nov. 23, 1863 Thanksgiving, 10 am-3 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

Nov. 23-24, Lakes Region Holiday Craft Fair, Belknap Mill, 96 DW Highway, Belmont, (Sat.: 10 am-4 pm; Sunday: 10 am-3 pm), www.joycescraftshows.com.

DECEMBER

Dec. 14, Victorian Christmas, 10 am-3 pm, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

Dec. 20 & 21, The Village Players monthly movie, “A Christmas Story”, 7:30 pm. Tickets $5 p/p and available at the door at 7 pm. Snacks, popcorn, and water are available in the meeting room before the film begins, info: 569-9656, www.village-players.com.