THE LAKER EVENTS 

Event dates and times subject to change; please call ahead for updates/to confirm.

OCTOBER

Through Oct. 24, Inspired Reflection, art exhibit of works by Plymouth State University art professors Pamela Anneser and Tom Driscoll, Museum of the White Mts., Highland St., Plymouth, free, public welcome, 535-3210. 

Through Oct. 31, Canned Food Drive for Life Ministries Food Pantry at Wright Museum, Center St., Wolfeboro, info: www.wrightmuseum.org

Oct. 1-30, 5th Annual Glass Pumpkin Patch, League of NH Craftsmen/Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, DW Highway, Meredith, info: 279-7920.

Oct. 1-30, Hooked on Art, exhibit of hooked rugs and watercolors by Kathi Hopper, Mon.-Fri. 9 am-5 pm, Sat. 9 am-4 pm, Belknap Mill, 25 Beacon St. East, Laconia, 524-8813. Opening reception Wed., Oct. 9 from 5-7 pm.

Oct. 23, Fall Polliwog Series, 10:30 am-noon, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, info: 366-5695.

Oct. 24, Castle After Dark, 5:30-8:30 pm, one drink included in admission price, plus complimentary crudités in the Carriage House, Castle tours from 6-8 pm with home lit by lighting as it would have been when it was a private estate, tickets/info: 476-5900, www.castleintheclouds.org., Castle in the Clouds, 586 Ossipee Park Rd., Rt. 171, Moultonboro, 476-5900.

Oct. 24, 6th Annual Cornhole Tournament, 4-6 pm, Kingswood Golf Course, Wolfeboro, 569-1909.

Oct. 24, Haunted Trolley Ride, 7 pm, ride Molly the Trolley and travel back in time for “haunted” tour exploring history and mystery of Wolfeboro’s past, 90-minute tour departs from Wolfeboro Inn, appropriate for age 12 and up, reservations required: 569-1080. (Also takes place 10/31.)

Oct. 24, Once an Outlaw Concert, 7:30 pm, The Barn at the Inn on Main, Wolfeboro, info: 569-1335.

Oct. 24, Outdoor Walk, 8 am-5 pm, Remick Museum, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd., Tamworth, 323-7591,www.remickmuseum.org.

Oct. 24, Uncorked! Lakes Region, 5-8 pm, sample handcrafted beverages and fine foods, Celebrity Chef demo, silent auction, 35 local vendors, Church Landing, Meredith, sponsored by Lakes Region Community Services, tickets: www.lakesregionuncorked.com, 581-1526.

Oct. 25, Chocolate Extravaganza, 1-3 pm, variety of homemade chocolate confections, $5 per person,Moultonboro Public Library, 4 Holland St., Moultonboro.

Oct. 25, Jim Tyrrell performs, 7-10 pm, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-9841, www.patrickspub.com.

Oct. 25, Once an Outlaw featuring Chris Anderson of the Outlaws, with Bruce Marshall, 8 pm, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 527-0043, info@pitmansfreightroom.com,www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Oct. 25 & 27, Spirit Encounters Tours, 6:30 & 7 pm, Canterbury Shaker Village, Shaker Rd., Canterbury, 783-9511, www.shakers.org.

Oct. 26, Exploring Herbal Medicines and Craft Series for adults, 10 am-noon, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, info: 366-5695.

Oct. 26, Fall Family Halloween Bash, 5-7 pm, all are welcome, $5 each/$10 per family, pries for costumes, games, dancing to spooky music, refreshments, Meredith Community Center, Rt. 3 Meredith, info: 279-8197.

Oct. 26, Folk/Pop Concert with Bobby Jo Valentine, 7 pm, free, Wakefield Opera House, 2 High St., Wakefield, info: sponsored by 1stCongregational Church of Wakefield, info: 522-3189.

Oct. 26, Harvest Music Festival, 3-8 pm, variety of artist, local food and vendors, Canterbury Shaker Village, Shaker Rd., Canterbury, 783-9511.

Oct. 26, Hearthside Dinner: open hearth cooking experience, 4-8 pm,Remick Museum, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd., Tamworth, pre-registration: 323-7591,www.remickmuseum.org.

Oct. 26, LRGH Volunteers Annual Craft Show, 9 am-3 pm, Laconia High School, Union Ave., Laconia, free admission, over 60 vendors, food, handmade items and more, 524-3211.

Oct. 26, Phil ’n Janet perform, 8-11 pm, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-9841, www.patrickspub.com.

Oct. 26, Sensational Sensory Nature Walk, 9:30-11:30 am, Squam Lakes Assoc, Holderness, info/register: 968-7336, www.squamlakes.org.

Oct. 26, Tamworth Farmer’s Market, 9 am-1 pm, rain or shine, 30 Tamworth Rd./Rt. 113, parking lot of Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Tamworth, www.tamworthfarmersmarket.org.

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.

Oct. 27, Legends Day, 11 am opening, featured exhibit on super modified racing, North East Motor Sports Museum, 922 Rt. 106 Loudon, 783-0183.

Oct. 27, Pysanky Jack ’O Lantern Egg Class, 9 am-12:30 pm, taught by League artist Shannon Wallis, with afternoon class from 1:30-5 pm, Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, DW Highway, Meredith, info/register: 279-7920.

Oct, 27, Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, 4-7 pm at WINGS, 237 Ossipee Lake Rd., Tamworth, $10 donation per person, cash bar, raffle, benefits American Legion Harriman Hale group.

Oct. 28, 3 Stooges Take on the Axis Powers,7 pm, Stooge-aholic Daniel Schroeder presents 
lecture and video on the Stooges movie, Moultonboro Public Library, 4 Holland St., Moultonboro, 476-8895.

Oct. 28, Powerman 5000 concert, 6-11 pm, Granite State Music Hall, 546 Main St., Laconia, info: www.granitestatemusichall.com.

Oct. 29, The Islands of Squam Lake, 6:30 pm, talk by author Ron Guilmette, kayaker who visited all 30-plus Squam islands, Moultonboro Public Library, 4 Holland St., Moultonboro, info/pre-register: olli.granite.edu.

Oct. 30, Get Out and Hike! Mt. Livermore via Brooks Fisher Trail, 11 am-5 pm, Squam Lakes Assoc., Holderness, info/register: 968-7336, www.squamlakes.org.

Oct. 31, Feasting with Your Instant Pot, cooking class by Liz Barbour, instant pot craze is here, demo takes the mystery out of this cooking method, 10:30 am, Moultonboro Public Library, 4 Holland St., Moultonboro, 476-8895.

 Oct. 31, Haunted Trolley Ride, 7 pm, ride Molly the Trolley and travel back in time for “haunted” tour exploring history and mystery of Wolfeboro’s past, 90-minute tour departs from Wolfeboro Inn, appropriate for age 12 and up, reservations required: 569-1080.

NOVEMBER

Nov. 1-3, Painting Workshop Weekend, 10 am-4 pm, with artists David and Pamela Lussier, Pickering House, Main St., Wolfeboro, info/register: 569-6948.

Nov. 1-3, Winter Faire, hundreds of gift baskets, handcrafts, recycled items, food, 11/1: beef stew supper from 4:39-6:30 pm; 11/2: blueberry pancake breakfast from 8 am-1 pm 11/3: winning raffle tickets draw fro 11 am-1 pm, 1stCongregational Church, 63 S. Main St., Rochester.

Nov. 1-3 & Nov. 8-10, Once Upon a Mattress, Village Players Theater, 51 Glendon St., Wolfeboro,569-9656,www.village-players.com.

Nov. 2, Chris O’Leary Blues Band, 8 pm, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 527-0043, info@pitmansfreightroom.com,www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Nov. 2, 7th Annual Moulton Farm 5K and Fun Run, Moulton Farm, Quarry Rd., Meredith, free, info: 279-3915, info@moultonfarm.com.

Nov. 2, Fly Away or Stay, 10-11:30 am, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, info: 366-5695.

Nov. 2, Tales of Tchaikovsky, Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 pm, Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Rt. 25, Meredith, 800-838-3006.

Nov. 2 & 3, Demonstration by Aaron Clapp in woodworking, noon-4 pm, League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, DW Highway, Meredith, 279-7920.

Nov. 3, Lakes Region Fall Bridal Show, noon-3 pm, Church Landing, Mill Falls at the Lake, Meredith, 293-2327, www.lakesregionbride.com.

Nov. 5, Evening of Poetry and Music, 7:30 pm,Moultonboro Public Library, 4 Holland St., Moultonboro, info: 476-8895.

Nov. 5, The Pemigewasset Valley, presented by Dan Heyduk, Meredith Historical Society, Meredith Community Center, 1 Circle Drive, Meredith, door open ta 6:30 pm, free, all are welcome, 279-1190.

Nov. 5-Dec. 13, Walking in the Whites: A Poet/Painter Dialogue, artwork of Kathryn Field and poetry by Timothy Muskat, Museum of the White Mts., Highland St., Plymouth, info: 535-3210.

Nov. 6, Veteran’s Day Chapel Service, 8:45 am, Cornerstone Christian Academy, 129 Rt. 28, Ossipee, 539-8636.

Nov. 7-10, Long Days Journey Into Night, Winnipesaukee Players Community Theater, tickets/info: 279-0333, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Footlight Circle, Meredith.

Nov. 7-10, Newsies the Broadway Musical, presented by Franklin Teen Players, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, tickets/info: 934-1901.

Nov. 8, Free Family Movie, The Pilgrim’s Progress, 7 pm, Wakefield Opera House, 2 High St., Wakefield, info: sponsored by 1stCongregational Church of Wakefield, info: 522-3189.

Nov. 8-10, Once Upon a Mattress, Village Players Theater, Glendon St., Wolfeboro, 569-9656, www.village-players.com

Nov. 9, Cordials and Chocolate, 10 am-noon, Canterbury Shaker Village, Shaker Rd., Canterbury, 783-9511.

Nov. 9, Harvest Fair, 9 am-2 pm, crafts, pies, baked goods, gift baskets, penny sale, coofe and breakfast goodies from 9-11 am, lunch at 11 am, quilt raffle, 1stCongregational Church of Wakefield, 2718 Wakefield Rd., Wakefield, 522-3189.

Nov. 9, Soapmaking for the Holidays, adult class, 10 am-noon, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, info: 366-5695.

Nov. 9, Watercolor Card Workshop, with instructor Ann Xavier, 9 am-noon, League of NH Craftmen, Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, DW Highway, Meredith, info: 279-7920.

Nov. 9, Veterans Day Remembrance, 9 am, at Veterans Memorial/Sanbornton Public Library, Sanbornton Historical Society, Lane Tavern, Rt. 132, Sanbornton Square, info: info@lanetavern.org.

Nov. 12, Christmas Ornament Class, 6-8:30 pm, Mumandi Studio, Brown Hill Rd., N. Sandwich, pre-register/info: mumandiglass@aol.com, 944-0018.

Nov. 13, Make a Christmas Wreath with Linda Ridenour, 10:30 am-12:30 pm,Moultonboro Public Library, 4 Holland St., Moultonboro, info: 476-8895.

Nov. 14, Steamboat a Comin’: Mark Twain’s Mississippi River Stories with Mike McKinley, 6:30-8 pm, Minot Sleeper Library, 35 Pleasant St., Bristol, info: 744-3352.

Nov. 14, The Wind, silent movie starring Lillian Gish, 6:30 pm, Flying Monkey Moviehouse and Performance Center, 39 S. Main St., Plymouth, movie accompanied by live music, 536-2551, www.flyingmonkeynh.com.

Nov. 15, Hungrytown band, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, tickets/info: 934-1901.

Nov. 15, Motown Music with the Soultown Band, 8 pm, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 527-0043, info@pitmansfreightroom.com,www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

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, Glendon St., Wolfeboro, info: 569-9656, www.village-players.com.

Nov. 15-17, Once Upon a Mattress, Village Players Theater, Glendon St., Wolfeboro, 569-9656, www.village-players.com

Nov. 16, Exploring Herbal Medicines and Craft Series for adults, 10 am-noon, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, info: 366-5695.

Nov. 17, National Take a Hike Day - Mt. Livermore, 10 am-2 pm,Squam Lakes Assoc., Rt. 3, Holderness, registration required: 968-7336, www.squamlakes.org.

Nov. 20, Squam Speaker Series: Losing Ground – Carnivores on the Louisiana Coast, 6:30-8 pm,Squam Lakes Assoc, Holderness, info/register: 968-7336, www.squamlakes.org.

Nov. 21, Book Discussion, Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver, led by Rev. Gina Finocchiaro, 10:30 am-noon, Moultonboro Public Library, 4 Holland St., Moultonboro, 476-8895.

Nov. 22, Christmas at the Castle Preview Party, 4-7 pm, get a preview of the Lucknow mansion festively dressed for the holidays by creative businesses and designers to reflect Christmas memories, tickets/info: www.castleintheclouds.org, 476-5900, Rt. 171, Moultonboro.

Nov. 22, Dianne Blue, 8 pm, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 527-0043, info@pitmansfreightroom.com,www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Nov. 22-23, It’s a Wonderful Life, Winnipesaukee Players Community Theater, tickets/info: 279-0333, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Footlight Circle, Meredith.

Nov. 23, Community Contra Dance, 7-10 pm, Town Hall, 86 S. Main St., Wolfeboro, public welcome, info: www.galacommunity.org.

Nov. 23, Craft Fair, 9 am-2 pm, handmade items, foods and more, Meredith Community Center, Rt. 3, Meredith, info: parksnrec@meredithnh.org.

Nov. 23, Farmhouse Kitchen Series for adults, 11-3 pm, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, pre-register/info: 366-5695.

Nov. 23, Season of Light: DIY Upcycled Lanterns, 10 am-noon, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, info: 366-5695.

Nov. 23, Swing Dance with Tall Granite Big Band, 7 pm, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 527-0043, info@pitmansfreightroom.com,www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Nov. 23 & 24, Christmas at the Castle, 10 am-4 pm, tour the Lucknow mansion festively dressed for the holidays by creative businesses and designers to reflect Christmas memories, browse the Artisan Fair in the Carriage House, visit with Santa, have lunch and more, tickets/info: www.castleintheclouds.org, 476-5900, Rt. 171, Moultonboro. (Also Nov. 29, 30 & Dec. 1)

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.

Nov. 29, Bucky Lewis Music and Comedy Show, 8 pm, jazz concert, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 527-0043, info@pitmansfreightroom.com,www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Nov. 29 & 30, Christmas at the Castle, 10 am-4 pm, tour the Lucknow mansion festively dressed for the holidays by creative businesses and designers to reflect Christmas memories, browse the Artisan Fair in the Carriage House, visit with Santa, have lunch and more, tickets/info: www.castleintheclouds.org, 476-5900, Rt. 171, Moultonboro. 

Nov. 30, Michael Vincent Band, 8 pm, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 527-0043, info@pitmansfreightroom.com,www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

DECEMBER

Dec. 1, Christmas at the Castle, 10 am-4 pm, tour the Lucknow mansion festively dressed for the holidays by creative businesses and designers to reflect Christmas memories, browse the Artisan Fair in the Carriage House, visit with Santa, have lunch and more, tickets/info: www.castleintheclouds.org, 476-5900, Rt. 171, Moultonboro.

Dec. 3, Evening of Poetry and Music, 7:30 pm,Moultonboro Public Library, 4 Holland St., Moultonboro, info: 476-8895.

Dec. 5, Saving Abel concert, 6-11 pm, Granite State Music Hall, 546 Main St., Laconia, info: www.granitestatemusichall.com.

Dec. 6, Neal & the Vipers, 8 pm, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 527-0043, info@pitmansfreightroom.com,www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Dec. 6, Soapmaking for the Holidays, adult class, 6-8 pm, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, info: 366-5695.

Dec. 7, Christmas Wreath and Craft Sale, 9 am-2 pm, Sanbornton Historical Society, Lane Tavern, Rt. 132, Sanbornton Square, info: info@lanetavern.org.

Dec. 7, Food Crafting for the Holidays, 10 am-noon, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, info: 366-5695.

Dec. 7, History of Bristol Cemeteries,10:30 am-12:30 pm, Minot Sleeper Library, 35 Pleasant St., Bristol, info: 744-3352.

Dec. 7, Nature Inspired Wreaths, 1-3 pm, learn how to make a holiday wreath, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, info: 366-5695.

Dec. 7-8 & 13-15 A Gift to Remember, presented by Franklin Footlight Theatre, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, tickets/info: 934-1901.

Dec. 7 & 14, Christmas at Canterbury, 3-8 pm, Canterbury Shaker Village, Shaker Rd., Canterbury, 783-9511.

Dec. 8, Annual Tree Lighting, 5-5:30 pm, caroling, refreshments, Santa arrives at 5:15 pm, tree lit at 5:30 pm, Hesky Park, downtown Meredith.

Dec. 8, Holiday Open House, 2-4 pm, free, Meredith Community Center, Rt. 3, Meredith, pictures with Santa, climbing wall, arts and crafts, games, refreshments and more, 279-8197.

Dec. 13 & 14, Friends’ Cookie Buffet, 12/13 from3-5:30 pm & 12/14 from 8-11:30 am,Minot Sleeper Library, 35 Pleasant St., Bristol, info: 744-3352.

Dec. 14, Gifts of the Night Tree, 10-11:30 am, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, info: 366-5695.

Dec. 14, Nature Inspired Holiday Ornaments for the Family, 1-3 pm, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, info: 366-5695.

Dec. 14, Paul D’Angelo: Comedian, 8 pm, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 527-0043, info@pitmansfreightroom.com,www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Dec. 15, Christmas Open House & Santa Visit,Moulton Farm, Quarry Rd., Meredith, info: 279-3915, info@moultonfarm.com.

Dec. 19, Vince Guaraldi’s Charlie Brown Christmas Concert performed by Heather Pierson Quartet, 7 pm, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 527-0043, info@pitmansfreightroom.com,www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

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.

Dec. 21, Winter Solstice Soiree, 3-5 pm, for members, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia.

Dec. 27, Cooking with Tweens and Teens, 1 pm, cookbook author Karen Jacobs creates healthy snacks to taste, Moultonboro Public Library, 4 Holland St., Moultonboro, info: 476-8895.

Dec. 31, Racky Thomas Blues Band: A New Year’s Eve Gala, 8 pm, Pitman’s Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 527-0043, info@pitmansfeightroom.com,www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

JANUARY 2020

Jan. 16, Before & Beyond the Lifts: Sketches of Backcountry Skiing with Jeff Leich of New England Ski Museum, 6:30-8 pm, Minot Sleeper Library, 35 Pleasant St., Bristol, info: 744-3352.

Jan. 18, Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki Trio, 7:30 pm, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, tickets/info: 934-1901.

Jan. 21-Feb. 15, Nourish? Arts Address Mind, Body, Spirit, exhibit, Museum of the White Mts., Highland St., Plymouth, 535-3210.

FEBRUARY

Feb. 8, Joe Cage, acoustic rock song stylist, 7:30 pm, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, tickets/info: 934-1901.

Feb. 15, Winterfest 2020, Celebrate Winter & Watershed Wellness, noon-3 pm, skating, pond hockey, XC skiing, sledding, mini golf, bonfire, live animal programs and more, Squam Lakes Assoc, Holderness, info/register: 968-7336, www.squamlakes.org.

 Feb. 25-March 24, Emerging: Annual PSU Student Juried Art Exhibit, Museum of the White Mts., Highland St., Plymouth, 535-3210.

Feb. 29, Makin’ Whoopie, Ida LeClair’s Guide to Love and Marriage, comedy show featuring Susan Poulin,7:30 pm, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, tickets/info: 934-1901.

MARCH

March 8, Hiroya Tsukamoto in concert, 7:30 pm, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, tickets/info: 934-1901.

March 19-22, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a Footlight Theatre Production, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, tickets/info: 934-1901.

March 21, Maple Sugar Day at Burleigh Hill Farm, 10 am-noon, free, sugar demos and tasting, short guided hike the sugar bush, info/location:Squam Lakes Assoc, Holderness, info/register: 968-7336, www.squamlakes.org.

APRIL

April 4, Introduction: The Chicago Experience concert, 7:30 pm, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, tickets/info: 934-1901.

April 5, NH Fiddle Ensemble, 2 pm, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, tickets/info: 934-1901.

April 25, Durham County Poets band, 7:30 pm, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, tickets/info: 934-1901.

MAY

May 30, The Harp Twins, 7:30 pm, Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, tickets/info: 934-1901.

 

 

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