THE LAKER EVENTS 

APRIL 2019

Through April, Photography of James Cryan, Lakes Region Art Assoc., Tilton Outlet Mall, 120 Laconia Rd., Tilton.

April 2, New England Stone Walls, 7 pm, presenter Kevin Gardner, Meredith Historical Society, Meredith Community Center, 1 Circle Drive, Meredith, free, public welcome.

April 3 & 10, Photography Course, 6-8 pm, taught by professional photographer Jaymee Cornell, Lakes Region Art Assoc., Tanger Outlet, 120 Laconia Rd., Tilton, 998-0029.

April 4, Jim Tyrell performs, 7-10 pm, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-0841, www.patrickspub.com.

April 3 & 10, Photography Course, 6-8 pm, taught by professional photographer Jaymee Cornell, Lakes Region Art Assoc., Tanger Outlet, 120 Laconia Rd., Tilton, 998-0029.

April 4, Shaker Spotlight Lecture Series, 10:30 am, Hubbard Education Center, Canterbury Shaker Village, Shaker Rd., Canterbury, Bradford Cook, Shaker trustee and attorney shares remembrances of working with last remaining Shaker women to form the new museum, free lecture with membership, info: 783-9511, rsoules@shakers.org.

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 4, Wild & Scenic Film Festival, 7 pm, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and Plymouth State Univ. Office of Environmental Sustainability co-hosting film festival, takes place at Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, Plymouth, 968-7194.

April 5, Big Night for Amphibians, 6-7:30 pm, amphibians (including spotted salamanders and wood frogs) emerge from the forest and migrate en masse to vernal pools to lay their eggs. Learn more about this phenomenon and how you can help salamanders and frogs reach their destination when the Big Night arrives! Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, 366-5695.

April 5, International Dinner, Susan Weeks gives a tour of Ireland, Doris L. Benz Center, Heard Rd., Center Sandwich, dinner reflects the country/topic, tickets/info: 284-7211.

April 5 & 6, Dan “The Muzik Man” Carter on piano and vocals, 6:30-9:30 pm, Schuster’s Tavern and Steakhouse at Gunstock Inn, 580 Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford, 293-2021.

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, Big Backyard Series, Amazing Vernal Pools, 10-11:30 am, Prescott Farm, White Oaks Rd., Laconia, 366-5695.

 April 6, Blessed Bargains Spring Fashion Show, 10 am, First Congregational Church, 400 Main St., Farmington, free admission door prizes, www.farmingtonnhucc.org.

April 6, Go Gold, Prospect Mt. High School hosting walk to fight cancer, held at the high school, 11 am-3pm, all are welcome to attend/walk, email: childhoodcancerwalk2019@gmail.com.

April 6, Photography Workshop: Long Exposure Light Painting Workshop, 7:30-9:30 pm, Squam Lakes Assoc., 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, 968-7336.

April 6, Pysanky Egg Decorating Class, 9 am-12:3 pm and 1:30-5 pm, League of NH Craftsmen Fine Craft Gallery, DW Highway, Meredith, pre-register/info: 279-7920.

April 6, Roast Turkey Dinner, Bristol United Church of Christ, 5:30-7 pm, 15 Church St., Bristol, 744-8132.

April 6, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, 1 pm, Rochester Opera House, Rochester, 335-1992, www.rochesteroperahouse.com.

April 7, NH Fiddle Ensemble, 2 pm, Franklin Opera House, 316 Central St., Franklin, tickets: 934-1901, www.franklinoperahouse.org.

April 7, Volunteer Trail Work Day, 9 am-1 pm, Squam Lakes Assoc., 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, 968-7336.

April 10-14, Insignificance, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 7:30 pm Wed.-Sat., 2 pm Sat., 5 pm Sun., tickets/info: 279-0333, Footlight Circle, Meredith.

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, Rob Randlett performs, 7-10 pm, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-0841, www.patrickspub.com.

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, 100th Anniversary Celebration, Irwin Marine, Union Ave, Laconia, 524-6661, www.irwinmarine.com.

April 12, How the Potty Trained Us: Stand-Up Comedy & Ted Talk, 6:30 pm, takes place at Plymouth State University, Hyde Hall, Room 200, Highland Ave., Plymouth, program by Squam Lakes Assoc., 968-7336.

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 12, Storytime and Adventure, 10:30 am-noon, please dress for going outdoors, Squam Lakes Assoc., Holderness, pre-registration at must: 968-7336.

April 12 & 13, Dan “The Muzik Man” Carter on piano and vocals, 6:30-9:30 pm, Schuster’s Tavern and Steakhouse at Gunstock Inn, 580 Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford, 293-2021.

April 13, Annalee Easter Open House & Build a Buddy Event, 339 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith, www.annalee.com.

April 13, Easter Egg Hunt, 11 am, for children up to age 12, Moultonboro Public Library, 4 Holland St., Moultonboro, info: 476-8895.

April 13, Good Gardening Workshop, Old & New Methods for Growing Healthy, Local Food, 10 am, Moulton Farm, Quarry Rd., Meredith, free, sign up/info: 279-3915, info@moultonfarm.com.

April 13, Guided Hike: Chamberlain Reynolds Memorial Forest, 1-3 pm, meet at Chamberlain Reynolds Memorial Forest West Parking Lot, College Rd., Center Harbor, Squam Lakes Assoc., 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, registration: 968-7336.

April 13, Introduction to Printmaking Workshop, 10 am-4 pm, Field Fine Art Studio, 74 Taylor Rd., Sandwich, registration/info: 273-1326.

April 13, Katie Dobbins/Lindsey Sampson Concert, doors open 6 pm, concert 7 pm, Belknap Mill, 25 Beacon St. East, Laconia, tickets/info: 524-8813.April 13, Wedding Tasting and Open House, noon-3 pm, Castle in the Clouds, Moultonboro, 476-5900, www.castleintheclouds.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 15, Make a Beeswax Candle, 11 am-12:30 pm, Remick Museum, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd., Tamworth, info/register: 323-7591.

April 15-19, School Vacation Week Pop-in Discovery Days, 11 am & noon, explore the museum and farm, participate in daily activities, Remick Museum & Farm, Tamworth, info/tickets: 323-7591.

April 16, Laundry Day, 11 am-12:30 pm, learn about washing clothing the old-fashioned way, Remick Museum, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd., Tamworth, info/register: 323-7591.

April 16, Talk by Stephen Long, author of Thirty-Eight: The Hurricane That Transformed New England, 7 pm, free, public welcome, a look the hurricane of 1938 and its impact on New England, Hill Public Library, program of Hill Historical Society, info: 744-7864.

April 16, Talking Trash - Reduce Waste, Reduce Emissions, talk by Charlie Hanson of Resource Management, Science Pub, program os Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and Squam Lakes Conservation Society, 6:30 pm, held in lounge of Walter’s Basin, Rt. 3, Holderness, attendees pay for refreshments, advance registration required: 968-7194.

April 17, Butter Making, 11 am-12:30 pm, Remick Museum, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd., Tamworth, info/register: 323-7591.

 April 17, Little Bits of Light, 7:30 pm, Hampstead Stage Co. at Franklin Opera House, Central St., Franklin, 934-1901.

 April 18, Belknap Mill Book Club, 6 pm, Belknap Mill, 25 Beacon St. East, Laconia, 524-8813.

 April 18, Craft Day, 11 am-12:30 pm, Remick Museum, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd., Tamworth, info/register: 323-7591.

 April 18, Pete Peterson performs, 7-10 pm, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-0841, www.patrickspub.com.

 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 19, House of Hamil concert, 7:30 pm, Arts Center at 12 Main, Sandwich, presented by Advice to the Players, suggested donation $15.

April 19, Toys and Games, 11 am-12:30 pm, Remick Museum, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd., Tamworth, info/register: 323-7591.

April 19 & 20, Dan “The Muzik Man” Carter on piano and vocals, 6:30-9:30 pm, Schuster’s Tavern and Steakhouse at Gunstock Inn, 580 Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford, 293-2021.

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, Discover Wild NH Day, 10 am-3 pm, free, family event, live animals, archery, fishing and more, NH Fish & Game, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, info: 271-3421.

April 20, Easter Egg Hunt, 1 pm, Tapply Thompson Community Center, face painting, Easter bunny, entertainment, egg hunt, family fun, 30 N. Main St., Bristol, 744-2713.

April 20, Geology Rocks! Introduction to Geology and Rock Climbing, 10 am-12:30 pm, meet at Squam Lakes Assoc., 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, registration: 968-7336.

April 21, Volunteer Trail Work Day, 8:30 am-3:30 pm, Squam Lakes Assoc., 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, 968-7336.

April 22-26, Adventure Vacation Camp, 9 am-1 pm, grades 3-8, Squam Lakes Assoc., 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, 968-7336.

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 24, Monument Men Part IV, 2 pm, Taylor Community Woodside Building, Laconia, free, public wwelcome, 524-5600.

April 24, Squam Speaker Series: Importance of Local Agriculture and Food Production, 7-8 pm, speaker: John Moulton of Moulton Farm, Squam Lakes Assoc., 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, 968-7336.

April 25, Joel Cage performs, 7-10 pm, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-0841, www.patrickspub.com.

April 25, Magic of Jason Purdy, 10 am, Franklin Opera House, 316 Central St., Franklin, tickets: 934-1901, www.franklinoperahouse.org.

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 26 & 27, Dan “The Muzik Man” Carter on piano and vocals, 6:30-9:30 pm, Schuster’s Tavern and Steakhouse at Gunstock Inn, 580 Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford, 293-2021.

April 26 - 28, Shrek the Musical, The Streetcar Company, Inter-Lakes Community Auditorim, Meredith, tickets: www.streetcarcompany.com.

April 27, Basket Weaving Class with Ray Lagasse, 9 am-4 pm, League of NH Craftsmen, Meredith, 279-7920.

April 27, Contra Dance, 7-10 pm, Great Hall at Town Hall, Main St., Wolfeboro, live band: Binding Energy, children and adults welcome, learn to contra dance or dance with others, GALA Community, 569-1500.

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, NH Farm Museum, 1305 White Mt. Highway, Milton, 652-7840.

April 27, Home, Garden & Recreation Show, 9 am-3 pm, presented by the Alton Centennial Rotary Club at Prospect Mt. High School, Rt. 28, Alton. Discover the latest in home decor, design, landscaping, and find home improvement ideas, inspiration, and expert advice, info: www.altonrotary.org.

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

April 27, Pastels on the Pond, 1-3 pm, workshop on oil pastels, Squam Lakes Assoc., 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, info: 968-7336.

April 27, Small Farmer’s Club, 11 am-noon, ages 2-8, topic will be sheep, Remick Museum & Farm, Tamworth, info/tickets: 323-7591.

April 27, The Wizard of Oz, 10 am, public welcome, free, Wakefield Opera House, program of Gafney Library, Sanbornville, 522-9735.

April 27 & 28, Annual Muffin & Scone Tour, 1-5 pm, $10 p/p, info: http://bedandbreakfastnh.com, 968-7269.

April 28, Canterbury Shaker Village Community Clean-Up and Pot Luck, 9 am-1 pm, volunteers needed to help with spring clean up, projects to include clearing fallen tree limbs, raking leaves, weeding the garden, and helping with indoor projects like sweeping, dusting, and preparing activity supplies. Potluck lunch info/to volunteer: rsoules@shakers.org.

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

April 30, An Acid Rain Retrospective - From Discovery to Controversy and Beyond, talk by Scott Bailey of Hubbard Brook, Science Pub, program os Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and Squam Lakes Conservation Society, 6:30 pm, held in lounge of Walter’s Basin, Rt. 3, Holderness, attendees pay for refreshments, advance registration required: 968-7194.

April 30, Is it Forgetfulness or Dementia? Session 1: Exploring Dementia, free caregiver survival workshop, Peabody Home, 24 Peabody Place, Franklin, 934-3618. (Also May 7, 14, 21, 28 & June 4.)

MAY 2019

May 1 & 2, Beginner Tatting with Elaine O’Donal, 5/1: 10 am-2:30 pm; 5/2:10 am-noon, League of NH Craftsmen/Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, DW Highway, Meredith, register: 279-7920.

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 2-4, Emma by Perform It! Stage Company, Wolfeboro Town Hall, downtown Wolfeboro, tickets/info: 998-7111.

May 2, 3 & 5, Pemigewasett Choral Society A Walk in the Woods concert, 5/2: Gilford Community Church at 7:30 pm; 5/3: St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church, Franklin at 7:30 pm; 5/5: Silver Center for the Arts, Plymouth State Univ., Plymouth at 3 pm; tickets by donation.

May 2-4 & 10 & 11, Mary Poppins, 7:30 pm, Franklin Opera House, 316 Central St., Franklin, tickets: 934-1901, www.franklinoperahouse.org. Also May 12 at 2 pm.

May 3 & 4, Dan “The Muzik Man” Carter on piano and vocals, 6:30-9:30 pm, Schuster’s Tavern and Steakhouse at Gunstock Inn, 580 Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford, 293-2021.

May 4, Cold Connections, mixed media/jewelry workshop with Joy Raskin, 10:30 am-4:30 pm, League of NH Craftsmen Meredith, 279-7920.

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 4, Hiroya Tsukamoto, guitarist and composer folk, jazz and world music concert, Unitarian Universalist, 206 Central St., Frankin, tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door, more info: email sdhaines57@gmail.com.

May 4, Motorsports Expo, North East Motor Sports Museum, 922 Rt. 106, Loudon, info: 783-0183.

May 4, NH Day, 9:30 am-5 pm, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, info: 968-7194.

Mau 4, Open Mic Night, 7-10 pm, Arts Center at 12 Main St., Sandwich, all welcome, info: janlgoldman@juno.com.

May 4, Planning Your Medicine Garden, 1-4 pm, Remick Museum & Farm, Tamworth, info/tickets: 323-7591.

May 4, Spring Open House, Moulton Farm, Quarry Rd., Meredith, info: 279-3915, info@moultonfarm.com.

May 4 & 5, This Shining Night, Clearlakes Chorale, 5/4: 7:30 pm; 5/5: 2 pm. First Congregational Church, 115 S. Main St., Wolfeboro, www.clearlakeschorale.org.

May 4 & 5, Vintage Market on Squam Lake, 9 am, Cottage Place on Squam Lake, Holderness, 2-day fest of vintage shopping, demos, samples, food trucks, fun and more. Eclectic vintage shopping experience that includes: vendors and shopping upcycling, antiques, local arts and crafts and more. www.vintagemarketonsquam.com, 968-7116. Located at 1132 US Rt. 3, Holderness.

May 6, Cruising NH, Michael Bruno Presents A Guide to NHs Roadside Historical Markers, 7-8:30 pm, Moultonboro Public Library, Holland St., Moultonboro, 476-8895.

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

May 7, Is it Forgetfulness or Dementia? 6-7:30 pm, Session 2: The Dance of the Caregiver - Caring for a Person with Dimentia, free caregiver survival workshop, Peabody Home, 24 Peabody Place, Franklin, 934-3618. (Also May 14, 21, 28 & June 4.)

May 7, Lost in Laconia, 7 pm, documentary tracing history of NH School for the Feebleminded, presenter Gordon Dubois, Meredith Historical Society, Meredith Community Center, 1 Circle Drive, Meredith, free, public welcome.

May 8, Invasive Species Removal Work Day, 10-11:30 am, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, info: 968-7194.

May 8, Iron Chef Wolfeboro, Wolfe’s Tavern, O Bistro, El Centenario, Burnt Timber Tavern, Nolan’s Brick Oven Bistro, chef judges competition, $15,569-3016.

May 9, SCC Spring Fling Fundraiser, 5:30-7:30 pm, clothing tables, dinner for sale, raffle items, Benz Center, Heard Rd., Sandwich, info: 986-8343.

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 9-12, Company, Winnipesaukee Players Community Theater, tickets/info: 279-0333, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Footlight Circle, Meredith.

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 10, Spring Birding, 7-10 am, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, info: 968-7194.

May 10 & 11, Dan “The Muzik Man” Carter on piano and vocals, 6:30-9:30 pm, Schuster’s Tavern and Steakhouse at Gunstock Inn, 580 Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford, 293-2021.

May 11, Michelle Canning bluegrass concert, with dulcimer player/singer Sarah Kate Morgan, 7 pm, Old White Church, Rt. 109A, Center Tuftonboro, admission free with suggested donation of $10 p/p, 569-3861.

May 11, Newfound Babe Ruth Season Opening Banquet & Dance, proceeds to benefit Newfound Babe Ruth Improvement Fund, takes place at Kathleen’s Cottage, Bristol, tickets: 744-2713, www.ttccrec.org.

May 11, Planting Your Container Garden, 10 am, Moulton Farm, Quarry Rd., Meredith, sign up/info: 279-3915, info@moultonfarm.com.

May 11, Vernal Pool Exploration, 10 am, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, info: 968-7194.

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

May 11, Winnipesaukee Hat, participants learn how to make a knitted hat with instructor Maryly Matthewman, 10 am-2 pm, League of NH Craftsman Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, pre-register: 279-7920.

May 14, Is it Forgetfulness or Dementia? 6-7:30 pm, Session 3: Early Stages of Dementia, free caregiver survival workshop, Peabody Home, 24 Peabody Place, Franklin, 934-3618. (Also May 21, 28 & June 4.)

May 14, Science Pub: Solar Shares: Community Funded Solar Energy, talk by Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative, Science Pub, program os Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and Squam Lakes Conservation Society, 6:30 pm, held in lounge of Walter’s Basin, Rt. 3, Holderness, attendees pay for refreshments, advance registration required: 968-7194.

May 15, Squam Speaker Series: Forever Squam, 7-8 pm, Squam Lakes Assoc., 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, 968-7336.

May 16, Birds of the White Mountains, 6:30-7:30 pm, Steve Hale of Open World Explorers takes audience on a virtual tour of the hiking trails in the White Mts., Gilford Public Library, Potter Hill Rd., Gilford, 524-6042.

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 16-18, Book Sale, Friends of Meredith Public Library, Main St., Meredith, 5/16: 9 am-6 pm; 5/17: 9 am-4:30 pm; 5/18: 9 am-1 pm, 520-0434.

May 17, Spring Birding, 7-10 am, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, info: 968-7194.

May 17 & 18, Dan “The Muzik Man” Carter on piano and vocals, 6:30-9:30 pm, Schuster’s Tavern and Steakhouse at Gunstock Inn, 580 Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford, 293-2021.

May 17 & 18, The Village Players monthly movie, “Field of Dreams”, 7:30 pm, Wolfeboro. 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, Coves, Kayaks and Algal Concentrations, noon-3 pm, fun day of kayaking, lake education, Squam Lakes Assoc., 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, registration: 968-7336.

May 18, Dandelion Festival, 11 am-3 pm, taste foods made with dandelions, learn about honey bees care, face painting, yoga, crafts and more, Remick Museum & Farm, Tamworth, info/tickets: 323-7591.

May 18, Meredith Area Community Yard Sale, 9 am-3 pm, yard sale locations all over Meredith, info@meredithareachamber.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 18, Vernal Pool Exploration, 10-11:30 am, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, info: 968-7194.

May 18 & 19, Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra, with Ashley Whalley performing Streisand- Songs of Love, Inter--Lakes Auditorium, Meredith, 5/18: 7:30 pm;5/19: 3 pm; tickets: www.LRSO.org; 800-838-3006.

May 21, Is it Forgetfulness or Dementia? 6-7:30 pm, session 4: Mid Stages of Dementia, free caregiver survival workshop, Peabody Home, 24 Peabody Place, Franklin, 934-3618. (Also May 28 & June 4.)

May 21, Lakes Region Job & Career Fair, 9 am-1 pm, presented by Lakes Region Chamber, info: 524-524-5531.

May 23, Invasive Species Removal Work Day, 10-11:30 am, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, info: 968-7194.

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 24, Spring Birding, 7 am, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, info: 968-7194.

May 24 & 25, Dan “The Muzik Man” Carter on piano and vocals, 6:30-9:30 pm, Schuster’s Tavern and Steakhouse at Gunstock Inn, 580 Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford, 293-2021.

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 25, Winnipesaukee Hat, participants learn how to make a knitted hat with instructor Maryly Matthewman, 10 am-2 pm, League of NH Craftsman Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, pre-register: 279-7920.

May 25-26, Wilderness First Aid & CPR, Squam Lakes Assoc., 534 US Rt. 3, Holderness, info/registration: 968-7336.

May 25 & 26, Memorial Day Weekend Craft Fair, 10 am-5 pm, Schouler Park, 1 Norcross Circle, Rt. 16, N. Conway, over 80 exhibitors, www.joycescraftshows.com.

May 25-27, 28th Annual Memorial Day Weekend Craft Festival, Castleberry Fairs, Mill Falls Marketplace, Rt. 3, Meredith, Sat.: 10 am-7 pm; Sun.: 10 am-5 pm; Mon.: 10 am-4 pm, outdoor event under tents, rain or shine, www.castleberryfairs.com.

May 28, Is it Forgetfulness or Dementia? 6-7:30 pm, Session 5: Late Stages of Dementia, free caregiver survival workshop, Peabody Home, 24 Peabody Place, Franklin, 934-3618. (Also June 4.)

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, Dan “The Muzik Man” Carter on piano and vocals, 6:30-9:30 pm, Schuster’s Tavern and Steakhouse at Gunstock Inn, 580 Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford, 293-2021.

May 31, Humane Society Fashion Show Fundraiser, 11:30 am, Bald Peak Colony Club, Melvin Village, www.lrhs.net.

May 31, Spring Birding, 7-10 am, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, info: 968-7194.

May 31-June 2, Three Rivers 48 Hour Student Film Slam, Franklin Opera House, 316 Central St., Franklin, tickets: 934-1901, www.franklinoperahouse.org.

JUNE 2019

June 1, Alton Town Wide Yard Sale, 8 am-2 pm, yard sale locations all over town, 875-0109.

June 1, Free Outdoor Concerts, 4 pm, featuring 3 bands: Stolen Thunder, 19 Miles Per Hour, Radio Roulette Band, also roving performers from Cirque de Light, presentation of three mural paintings, free event, downtown Belmont, info: 998-3525, events@belmontnh.org.

June 1, NHs Ultimate Yard Sale & Food Truck Fest, 10 am-4 pm, Hopkinton State Fairgrounds, 392 Kearsage Ave., Hopkinton, 455-9123.

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 1, Spring Gala, Moultonboro Women’s Club, 7-10 pm, music, dancing, raffle, refreshments, Function Hall of former Lion’s Club, Moultonboro, tickets: 493-2022.

June 4, Is it Forgetfulness or Dementia? 6-7:30 pm, Session 6: Finding Moments of Joy, free caregiver survival workshop, Peabody Home, 24 Peabody Place, Franklin, 934-3618.

June 8, Annual Breeding Bird Census, 5:30 am, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, info: 968-7194.

June 8, NE Lyman Group 20th Annual Boat Show, 9 am-2 pm, town docks, downtown Wolfeboro, info: www.newenglandlymangroup.org.

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 12-22, On Golden Pond, Winnipesaukee Playhouse Professional Company, tickets/info: 279-0333, Footlight Circle, Meredith.

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, Canterbury Shaker Village Herb & Garden Day, 9 am-5 pm, presented by New Hampshire Herbal Network in partnership with Canterbury Shaker Village. Full day of workshops for all levels of skill and interest, plant identification walks, demonstrations. Herbal Market and Plant Sale with 30+ vendors – a unique collection of local herbalists, farmers, crafters, gardeners, artists and environmental and agricultural organizations and local food vendors serving breakfast and lunch. Open to the public. Contact Event Coordinator, Jessica Livingston: 568-5740 or jessica@jlivinspirations.com.

June 19, 50th Anniversary Gala & Auction, 5 pm, Canterbury Shaker Village, Shaker Rd., Canterbury, 783-9511.

June 22, Effingham Street Fair, 9 am-2 pm, effinghampreservationsociety@gmail.com.

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

June 24-27, Prince and Princess Mini Ballet Camp, 10 am-noon, introduces children to fundamentals of ballet, Princess Ballerina short performance each day, Northeastern Ballet Theatre, 26 Glendon St., Wolfeboro, 834-8834 to register, www.northeasternballet.org.

June 26-July 6, Moon Over Buffalo, Winnipesaukee Playhouse Professional Company, tickets/info: 279-0333, Footlight Circle, Meredith.

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.

June 29 & 30, Traditional Craft Days at Canterbury Shaker Village, 10 am-4 pm, learn about and participate in traditional arts and crafts. Vendors and demonstrators showing off their craft in wood working, weaving, rug hooking, broom making, oval box making, letterpress printing, and much more! Visit with an artisan, participate in hands-on activities, enjoy music and food, and find out where you can learn to make the crafts. Shaker Rd., Canterbury, 783-9511.

JULY

July 2, Royal Tea Party, all princes and princesses invited to the party from 10 am-noon at Great Hall, Wolfeboro Town Hall, come dressed in royal finery, 86 S. Main St., Wolfeboro, info:, Northeastern Ballet Theatre, 834-8834, www.northeasternballet.org.

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 10, Tips for Keeping Your Garden and Containers Looking Great, 1 pm, Moulton Farm, Quarry Rd., Meredith, sign up/info: 279-3915, info@moultonfarm.com.

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, Nuno Felted Scarf Class with League-juried fiber artist, Melinda LaBarge
at Meredith Community Center, 9:30 am-3:30 pm, League of NH Craftsman Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, pre-register: 279-7920.

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 14, Ikebana-Inspired Flower Arranging Class with Shirley Glines, 1-3 pm, League of NH Craftsman Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, pre-register: 279-7920.

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 19-21, Christmas in July Craft Fair, 10 am-5 pm on Fri. & Sat.; 10 am-4 pm on Sunday, 80 Academy Drive, Rt. 28, Wolfeboro, over 85 exhibitors, www.joycescraftshows.com.

July 21, Summer Splash Gala, 5 pm, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, info: 968-7194.

July 23-Aug. 3, Arts Week, Canterbury Shaker Village presents two weeks of performances and activities. Visit with artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more. Culminates on Aug. 3 with series of performances celebrating the integration of art at Canterbury Shaker Village, Shaker Rd., Canterbury, 783-9511.

July 25, Lecture Series, 7 pm, Squam Lakes Assoc.’s Rebecca Hanson program about lake ecology, protection of our lakes against invasive species like milfoil. NH Boat Museum, 399 Center st., Wolfeboro, 569-4554, free admission.

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.

Aug. 4, Lined Tote Class with Shirley Glines, 12:30-5 pm, League of NH Craftsman Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, pre-register: 279-7920.

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.

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

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. 17 & 18, Two-Day Dichroic Pendant Class with Lynn Haust, League of NH Craftsman Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, pre-register: 279-7920.

 Aug. 28, Glass Suncatcher Class with Lynn Haust, 5-7 pm, League of NH Craftsman Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, pre-register: 279-7920.

August 30-Sept. 1, Gunstock Labor Day Weekend Craft Fair, 10 am-5 pm, Gunstock Mt. Resort, 719 Cherry Valley Rd., Rt. 11A, Gilford, 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. 7, Plymouth Town Wide Yard Sale, 9 am-3 pm, sale locations all over town.

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. 14, Canterbury Artisan Festival, 10 am-5 pm, celebration of handcrafted arts with music, food, family craft activities, farm animals and demonstrations. Canterbury Shaker Village, Shaker Rd., Canterbury, 783-9511.

Sept. 14, Glass Suncatcher Class with Lynn Haust, 11 am-1 pm, League of NH Craftsman Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, pre-register: 279-7920.

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.

Sept. 23, Disney Institute Approach to Employee Engagement, 7:30 am-4 pm, Church Landing, Meredith, info/register: 524-5531.

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

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

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

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

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

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