North Country Events

Nov 5, 2014

CALENDAR OF EVENTS: The newsletter typically announces events in the next week. The calendar shows you events in the coming months.

BETHLEHEM'S GOT TALENT BENEFITS BETHLEHEM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Thursday November 6 6:00 PM The Colonial Theatre, Main Street. For more information, visit  http://bethlehem.k12.nh.us/bes-nest/events/.

ARTIST OPENING RECEPTION: INVESTIGATIONS AT THE GALLERY AT WREN, BETHLEHEM
Friday November 7 5:00-7:00 PM, 2013 Main Street. New and recent works by Kathie Lovett and the late George Manupelli. Opening reception. On exhibit through November 30.

UPSTAGE PLAYERS PRESENT "HARVEY" (PLAY BY MARY CHASE), LITTLETON
Friday November 7 at 7:30 PM and Sunday November 9 at 3:00 PM Littleton Opera House. General admission $10, tickets available for advance sale through Catamount Arts at www.catamountarts.org or purchase at the door. Groups of 12 or more can receive group rates through Catamount Arts by calling 603 616 5550.

HONK! JR., LINCOLN
Friday November 7 and Saturday November 8 at 7:30 PM and Sunday November 9 at 2 PM, Jean's Playhouse, 10 Papermill Drive, Lincoln. The story of an ugly, awkward duck whose looks incite prejudice from his family and neighbors. Separated from his farm, pursued by a hungry cat, searching for a way home, Honk discovers his true beauty, finds love, and achieves acceptance. For more information, visit http://jeans-playhouse.com/shows/2014-season/honk-jr-2014/.

COLONEL TOWN PLAYERS PRESENT YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, LANCASTER
Friday and Saturday November 7 & 8, and 14 & 15 at 7:30 PM and Sunday November 9 at 2:00 PM. Lancaster Town Hall. Mel Brooks' musical, directed by Deborah Osborne and produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International, NY NY. Not suitable for children. adult content and language.

NORTH COUNTRY HOLIDAY HOLISTIC PSYCHIC CRAFT AND ART FAIR, BERLIN
Saturday November 8 10:00-4:30 PM The Collaboratory: A WREN Maker Studio, 117 Main Street. Mediums, tarot card readers, healers, aura photographer, crafters, artists and more. Admission $1 at the door. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/319571198216056/

FRANCONIA SKI CLUB SKI SALE & SWAP, FRANCONIA
Saturday November 8 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Lafayette Regional School. Come sell or buy new and used equipment and clothing: skis, boots, snowboards, good condition clothing, helmets, skates. Equipment drop-off Friday November 7 from 5-8 PM at Lafayette Regional School. 30% of each sale will be donated to the Franconia Ski Club. For more information, call Maria Batten 617 212 6867.

WORKSHOP AND CONCERT WITH TIM & MYLES THOMPSON, LITTLETON
Saturday November 8  3-5 PM workshop, 7 PM concert Northern Lights Music Studio, 57 Main Street. Award-winning Americana-jazz-folk father and son duo from Nashville, TN. Tim Thompson is an International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion. Myles Thompson is a composer, fiddler, and singer. They are known for their high-energy instrumental and vocal duets of improvised originals and classics reminiscent of artists such as Chet Atkins, Stephane Grappelli, Chick Corea, and Jackson Brown. $20 for each event. For more information, visit www.northernlightsmusic.com.

GOSPEL CONCERT: CELEBRATION OF PRAISE 2014, LITTLETON
Saturday November 8 4:00 PM Littleton Opera House. Presented by Bread of Life Pentecostal Church, MC Rev. Jay D. Stirnemann. Ten talented groups from Vermont, Rhode Island, and NH. Each group offers a unique musical experience. For more information, email breadoflifeupc@gmail.com.

FUEL ASSISTANCE BENEFIT SUPPER, LITTLETON
Saturday November 8 5:00-7:00 PM First United Methodist Church, 8 Main Street. All proceeds benefit local Catholic Charities Fuel Assistance Program, which helps our local residents keep warm during the cold winter months. $8 per person, crockpot stews, soups, chowders, rolls, brownie sundaes, whole pies available for purchase.

COMMUNITY FOREST POTLUCK AND PRESENTATIONS ON TRAILS AND WILDLIFE, SUGAR HILL
Saturday November 8 5:30 PM Sugar Hill Town Hall. Every one is invited to the second annual community potluck for updates and input into the Cooley-Jericho Community Forest. Bring a dish to share and BYOB. The Community Forest was created one year ago when the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust (ACT) purchased 840 acres in the town of Easton on behalf of Easton, Franconia, Landaff and Sugar Hill. All four towns contributed to the purchase. For more information, visit www.cooley-jericho.org.

CABIN FEVER BENEFIT CONCERTS WITH OPEN MIC AND GUEST PERFORMERS, GUILDHALL VT
Saturday November 8 6:30 PM Guild Hall (town hall) on VT Route 102 in downtown Guildhall. Open mic followed by Greg Nadeau and Aaron Siebert. Concerts are second Saturdays October through March, performers are from the Northeast Kingdom and Northern NH, $5 admission, all concert proceeds benefit local charities and non-profits.

DANCE AND RUMBA LESSONS WITH JENNY GELFAN, ST. JOHNSBURY
Saturday November 8 starting at 6:30 PM South Congregational Church, Main Street. First class at 6:30 is a beginner Rumba dance lesson, slow Latin style. Second class is 7:30 for more intermediate Rumba moves. Take one or both. 8:30-10:30 is open dancing featuring Latin, smooth, various types of music, ask for what you like. $7.50 per lesson includes the dance. Light refreshments. All welcome. For more information, contact Phil Ciotti at pjciotti@yahoo.com.

UNIQUE EVENT AT BETHLEHEM HEBREW CONGREGATION
Monday November 10 Noon-8:00 PM, 39 Strawberry Hill Road, Bethlehem. Rabbi Levi Selwyn, noted rabbi and Torah scribe, will inspect BHC's five Torah scrolls, make small repairs as needed, and provide information about the age and origin of each scroll and possibly even the original scribe. The event is open to the community and media to watch the ancient biblical art of the Torah scribe and the tools used. Conversation with the rabbi, along with a question and answer session is scheduled for 5 to 6 PM. For more information, contact David Goldstone at davegoldstone1@gmail.com.

2014 AMMONOOSUC SOLAR FORUM, BETHLEHEM
Wednesday November 12 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM  at The White Mountain School. This is an opportunity to learn about the growing adoption of solar in our region - photovoltaic, thermal, residential, institutional and community. Take a tour of an institutional-scale solar system, hear presentations from noted experts and experienced neighbors, learn about environmental impact from White Mountain School and The Holderness School students. Get the scoop on funding, grants and incentives from Revolution Energy. Partake in a complimentary lunch and networking session. For more information, visit www.ammenergy.org.  Hosted by the Ammonoosuc Regional Energy Team and the White Mountain School.

SNOWFLAKE TEA BENEFITS BETHLEHEM FIRE DEPARTMENT AUXILIARY
Reservations required for Saturday December 6 with seatings at 12:45 and 2:00 PM on the 3rd floor of the Bethlehem Town Building. Afternoon demi-tea with gourmet desserts and more. To reserve, email bethfiredeptaux@gmail.com. Admission is by donation. This is part of the Christmas in Bethlehem celebration.

VOLUNTEER NEEDED AT RIVERGLEN TO FACILITATE JEOPARDY GAMES, LITTLETON
Riverglen House is looking for a volunteer to run Jeopardy games on Wednesdays from 2:30-3:30. If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information, contact Christina Bertin at NH Catholoic Charities 603 444 7727 x13.