The Laker Ongoing Events


Belknap Mill, programs, outdoor concerts and self-guided tours of the Power House, 1823 historic former textile mill, The Mill Plaza, 25 Beacon Street East, Laconia, 524-8813.

Benz Center Senior Meals, Sandwich, each Wed. at noon. Well-balanced meal. Age 60 and older, small donation requested, 284-7211,

Book Sale, first Sat. of each month, Cook Memorial Library, Tamworth, 10 am-noon, 323-8510.

Buffet Breakfast, 3rd Sunday of each month, 7-11 am, American Legion, Spring St., Bristol. 

Carriage House Restaurant, Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, open for winter hours, 9 am-2:30 pm, weekends in winter, call for info: 476-5900.

Contra Dance, beginner lesson at 7:30 pm, dance starts at 8 pm, Old Town Hall, Rt. 140, Gilmanton, takes place second Sat. of each month, $8 admission,

Fiber Friends, Mondays, 10 am-12:30 pm, drop-in fiber arts group, work on rug hooking, needlecrafts, knitting, etc., Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Rd., Gilford, 524-6042.

Fiber Gatherings, Wednesdays, 7-9 pm, Community Room, Samuel Wentworth Library, Sandwich. Knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving, needle felting, embroidery, crewel, rug hooking, quilting, sewing, 284-7168. 

FIKA, every Saturday from noon to 1 pm, experience the custom of FIKA, with a complimentary slice of Scandinavian Almond Cake, Betty Schneider’s Scandinavian Baking, Rt. 113 East, 12 Deer Hill Road, Chocorua, 323-2021.

Forgotten Arts: Fiber Arts Group, every other Tues., 9:30 am-noon. Fiber artists and/or interested onlookers welcome to join Happy Weavers & Friends group to learn the historic art of weaving, spinning, sewing, quilting, and more. Bring a project to work on, if desired. Group meets monthly every other Tuesat Remick Museum & Farm, Tamworth Village. Free. (Does not include Museum admission.) 323-7591.

Friday Fireside Gatherings, second Friday of each month through Dec., 7-8:30 pm, gather around the campfire for info. on farm animals, gardening and more, campfire snacks, free, Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591,

From the Mountains to the Sea, through Columbus Day,Women’s Caucus for the Arts NH Lakes Region, art exhibit, Libby Museum, 755 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-1035.

Hooks and Needles, knitting and crocheting group, 9:30-11 am, Meredith Community Center, One Circle Drive, Meredith, 279-4538.

In the Round, 8:45 am,thought-provoking discussion, Benz Center Sunday mornings, Sandwich, all are welcome to discuss wide range of topics, 284-7532.

Irish Music Session, 7 pm, weekly on Fridays, Kathleen’s Cottage, 90 Lake St., Bristol, 7 pm, 744-6336.

Ladies Night, every Wed. from 5-10 pm, half priced drinks for ladies at the bar, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-9841,

Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group, meets last Thurs. of the month; also weekly morning classes on Wed. from 10-11:30 am, Wolfeboro Public Library, Cindy Scott: 569-2428.

Lunch Box to Paint Box, noon-1 pm, first Wed. of each month, bring your own lunch and watch an art painting demo by artist in residence Larry Frates, Belknap Mill, 25 Beacon St. East, Laconia, free, 524-8813.

Lyceum Sunday Folk Series, free, all ages welcome, every Sunday at 12:30 pm; song circle at 1:30 pm, Tamworth Lyceum, 85 Main St., Tamworth, 323-5120. 

Masonic Breakfast, first Sun. of each month, 7-11:30 am, 35 Trotting Track Road, Wolfeboro.  Fresh fruit, omelets made to order, scrambled eggs, hash browns, cereal, etc.

Masonic Breakfast, first Sun. of each month, 7-11:30 am, 35 Trotting Track Road, Wolfeboro.  Fresh fruit, omelets made to order, scrambled eggs, hash browns, cereal, etc.

Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, interactive science museum, open daily 10 am-5 pm, (closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day). Explore the science of climate and weather through interactive exhibits, 2779 White Mt. Highway, N. Conway, 356-2137.

Old-Time Country, Bluegrass, Gospel Music Jam Session, Tuesdays year round, 6:30-9:30 pm, Historic Old White Church, Rt. 109A, (across from Tuftonboro General Store & Post Office), Tuftonboro. Fans of these types of music are invited to stop by and jam/sing along and enjoy cookies and coffee. Free, donations accepted to help cover operational costs. Call 569-3861.

Open Air Farmer’s Market, through Columbus Day, Saturdays 9 am-noon, veggies, fruit, eggs, farm goods, live music, New Hampton Exit 23 Townhouse Road, 968-9530. 

Open Mic Night, 7-10 pm, every Tues., hosted by Paul Luff, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-9841, Interested in performing: contact

Open Studio, 10 am-noon, Mondays, drop-in painting group, open to public age 18 and up, beginner to advanced welcome, free, no instruction, bring your own supplies, Lakes Region Art Assoc, Tilton Rd., Tanger Outlet Mall, Tilton, info: 991-2137.

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, dawndusk, 928 White Oaks Rd., Laconia. Historic farm with 160 acres offers 3 miles of hiking trails, bird and wildlife viewing plus barn. Events and programs throughout the year. Call 366-5695,

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, 323-7591, Mon.-Sat., 10 am-4 pm.

Saturday Writer’s Group, 10 am-noon, join fellow aspiring writers and meet authors for informal weekly roundtable, Tuftonboro Library, 221 Middle Rd, Center Tuftonboro,, 569-4256.

Sculpture Walk Tours, self-guided, sponsored by Greater Meredith Program, free, open to public,, maps/info: 279-9015.

SnowCoach Trips, adventure trips to Mt. Washington’s summit,, 356-2137.

Sundaes Unplugged, all day, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-0841,

Sunday Brunch at the Castle, 9 am-2:30 pm, Carriage House Restaurant, Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, call for info: 476-5900. (Takes place until March 31.) 

Tamworth Farmer’s Indoor Market, Saturdays from 9 am-1 pm on Nov. 10 & 17; Dec. 1, 8, 15 & 22, KA Brett School, 881 Tamworth Rd., Rt. 113 Tamworth, info:

Tamworth Adult Book Group,meets 4thor 5thWed. of each month, 10:30 am, Cook Memorial Library, 93 Main St., Tamworth. (No Dec. meeting), info: 323-8510.

Team Trivia Every Monday, 7-9:30 pm, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-9841,

Wolfeboro Farmer’s Market, Thursdays, 12:30-4:30 pm, Clark Park, S. Main St., Wolfeboro from June to Oct.

Vynn Art Gallery, Pigs in a Poke exhibit, runs for two months starting on Nov. 1, 30 Main St., Meredith, 279-0557.

Wolfeboro Inn Special Events,Whiskey Wednesdays, Thirsty Thursdays on the Winnipesaukee Belle, Friday AYCE Fish Fry in Wolfe’s Tavern, music on Sat. nights, Sun. Brunch, every Sun. 10 am-2 pm, Wolfeboro Inn, 90 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-3016,

Wolfeboro Rotary Club Meeting, Mondays, 5:30 pm, 1812 Room at Wolfeboro Inn, 90 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, light dinner, guest speaker on various topics of interest, for more info: Brunch at the Castle, 9 am-2:30 pm, Carriage House Restaurant, Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, call for info: 476-5900. (Takes place until March 31.