THE LAKER ONGOING EVENTS
Event dates and times subject to change; please call ahead for updates/to confirm.
Alton Book Chat, 7-8 pm, Gilman Library, Main St., Alton, meets on 2ndTuesday of each month, all are welcome, info: 875-2550.
Belknap Mill, programs, exhibits 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, www.benzcommunitycenter.webs.com.
Bolduc Park Golf Course, non-profit, volunteer run 9-hole, par-3 golf course and disc golf course, available for public use for modest donation, info: 524-1370. 282 Gilford Ave., Gilford, open daily 7 am-7 pm.
Book Sale, first Sat. of each month, Cook Memorial Library, Tamworth, 10 am-noon, 323-8510.
Bristol Farmers Market, 10 am-2 pm, Saturdays, Mill Stream Park, Rt. 3A, Bristol.
Bristol Historical Society, displays of local interest, free, public welcome, through Oct., Tuesdays 6-8 pm & Saturdays 10 am-noon, High St., Bristol, info: 744-2751.
Canterbury Shaker Village, open 10 am-4 pm, exhibits, tours, special events, food,288 Shaker Road, Canterbury, 783-9511, www.shakers.org.
Contra Dance, beginner lesson at 7:30 pm, dance starts at 8 pm, Old Town Hall, Rt. 140, Gilmanton, second Sat. of each month, $8 admission,https://www.facebook.com/groups/.
Corn Maze, 8 am, daily, take the corn maze challenge and find your way out of the maze which is in the shape of the M/S Mount Washington, located at Moulton Farm, Quarry Rd., Meredith, www.moultonfarm.com.
Country Doctor Tour at the Captain Enoch Remick House, 1:30 pm, Mon.-Sat. through Nov. 2. Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth Village, learn about history of healthcare, country doctor lifestyle, combined 99 years of community medical service by the Doctors Remick in their two-century-old family home. Brief guided tour includes 19th- and 20th-century medical tools and equipment, and historic apothecary. House open for tours only, for age 12 and up; group tours upon request. $5 admission includes access to museum and farm; check-in at Museum center. Info: 603-323-7591.
Day and Evening Cruises,M/S Mount Washington, Weirs Beach, departures/schedule: 366-BOAT, www.cruisenh.com.
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 Tues. at Remick Museum & Farm, Tamworth Village. Free. (Does not include Museum admission.) 323-7591.
Gilford Farmers Market, 9 am-noon,Saturdays, 88 Belknap Mt. Rd. at Benjamin Rowe House, Gilford, info: Gilford Farmers Market on Facebook.
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, 744-6336.
Karaoke, 7 pm, Wednesdays, Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant, DW Highway, Meredith, in the tavern, 279-6212.
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, www.patrickspub.com.
Lakeport Historical Museum, at the Freight House, Railroad Ave., Laconia, call for hours: 524-1593.
Lakes Region Curling Assoc., registration open, runs from Oct. to mid Dec., Pop Whalen Ice Area, Wolfeboro, www.lakesregioncurlingnh.org.
Lakes Region Fiber Artists and Crafters,Wednesdays, 10 am-noon, drop-in fiber arts group, work on rug hooking, needlecrafts, knitting, etc., Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Rd., Gilford, 524-6042.
Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group, meets monthly in Wolfeboro; call for time/location/info: 569-2428.
Libby Museum, natural history museum featuring the collections of Dr. Henry Forrest Libby, Abenaki artifacts, fossils, furs, Gov. Wentworth mansion relics, maps, adult and children’s programs, exhibits of contemporary art by local artists, 755 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, 569-1035, www.thelibbymuseum.org.
Lucknow Revealed, Castle in the Clouds Gallery Exhibit, through Oct. 27, Castle Carriage House, Castle in the Clouds, Rt. 171, Moultonboro, 476-5900, castleintheclouds.org.
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.
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.
Model Yachting, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 1 pm, May-Oct., join Back Bay Skippers as they sail radio-controlled Soling 1 Meter model yachts on Tues. and US 12 model yachts on Thurs. Sailing takes place on Back Bay on the Bridge Falls Path. New participants and visitors are welcome. Call Mark Whitehead at 539-4973 or go to NHBM.org for info.
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.
New Hampton Farmers Market, through Oct., 9 am-noon, Saturdays, Town House, off Rt. 104, New Hampton, 968-9530.
Old-Time Country, Bluegrass, Gospel Music Jam Session, Tuesdays year round, 6:30-9:30 pm, Historic Old White Church, Rt. 109A, Tuftonboro, 569-3861.
Open Mic Night, 7pm, every Tues., Patrick’s Pub & Eatery, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-0841, www.patrickspub.com.
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, dawn-dusk, 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, www.prescottfarm.org.
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth, daily tours and chores, visit the gardens, see the farm animals, tours of the buildings, special events, 323-7591, www.remickmuseum.org.
River Otter Feeding,a special river otter feeding at 11:30 am. See two playful resident river otters enjoy an early lunch. Expert volunteers tell visitors about otter biology and ecology, while also serving up a tasty treat or two. River otter feeding time is included in regular trail admission. Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, call for days and details: 968-7194.
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, www.tuftonborolibrary.org., 569-4256.
Sculpture Walk Tours,self-guided, sponsored by Greater Meredith Program, free, open to public, www.greatermeredithprogram.com, maps/info: 279-9015.
Tamworth Adult Book Group, meets 4th or 5thWed. of each month, 10:30 am, Cook Memorial Library, 93 Main St., Tamworth, info: 323-8510.
Tamworth & the Civil War Exhibit, through Oct. 14, Tamworth History Center, 25 Great Hill Rd., Tamworth, 323-2911, www.tamworthhistorycenter.org.
Team Trivia Every Monday, 7 pm,Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Rd., Gilford, 293-0841, www.patrickspub.com.
Theater Thursday Matinee, first Thursday of each month,2-4 pm, Gilman Library, Main St., Alton, new and classic movies shown, free, 875-2550.
Trivia Night, 7 pm, Thursdays, Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant, DW Highway, Meredith, in the tavern, 279-6212.
Wolfeboro AL-ANON Family Group, 8 pm, meets weekly on Mondays, First Congregational Church, in library on second floor of the church, 115 S. Main St., Wolfeboro.
Wolfeboro Area Farmers Market, Thursdays from 12:30-4:30 pm, May 23-Oct. 31, Clark Park, 233 S. Main St., Wolfeboro, www.WolfeboroAreaFarmersMarket.com.
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: www.wolfebororotary.org.